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People Born in the Year 1905 (50 found): Names Only

Snakehips Tucker

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Earl Tucker
Also Known As:
Earl Snakehips Tucker
Nickname(s):
Human Boa Constrictor
Birth Date:
Death Date:
1937
Age:
32 or 33

Brief Facts:

Danced with "Bojangles":Performed in stage revue:

Sterling Holloway

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Sterling Price Holloway Jr.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Known for distinctive voice.
He was the voice of:in the Disney animated cartoon movies:(1951) in the role of:

Tex Ritter

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Woodward Maurice Ritter
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68, 10 days before his 69th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Dorothy Fay, until he died.
Older than Dorothy Fay by 10 years.
grandfather of
father of
grandfather of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Country Music Hall of Fame 1964.
Hall of Great Western Performers 1980.
Texas Country Music Hall of Fame 1998.
Santa Clarita Walk of Western Stars 1982.
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1971.
Western Music Association Hall of Fame 1989.
Texas Trail of Fame 2002.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6631 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.

Kay Francis

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Katherine Edwina Gibbs
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6766 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Grant Withers

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Granville G. Withers
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

annulled ex-husband of
Older than Loretta Young by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies:Marriage to:annulled.
Suicide.

Charles Lane

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Gerstle Levison
Also Known As:
Charlie Lane
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
102
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies:TV shows:Survivor of the San Francisco earthquake, lived 102 years.
Many uncredited roles or roles as a character actor.

Maria von Trapp

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Maria Augusta Kutschera
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Georg von Trapp, until his earlier death.
Younger than Georg von Trapp by 24 years.

Brief Facts:

Born on a train. Orhaned by age 7.
Inspiration for musical movie:with:portraying her, but differing from actual fact in notable ways.
Member of group:

Ayn Rand

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Alissa Zinov'yevna Rosenbaum
Also Known As:
Ayn Rand O'Connor
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 32 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Immigrated to the US 1926, became a US citizen in 1934.
Books:Developed a philosophical system which she called "objectivism."

Wally Butts

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Wallace Butts Jr.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head coach at University of Georgia from 1939 to 1960.
College Football Hall of Fame 1997.
Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1966.
Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1982.
TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Hall of Fame 1991.

Harold Arlen

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Hyman Arluck
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs:Songwriters Hall of Fame 1971.
Theater Hall of Fame.

Franchot Tone

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Stanislas Pascal Franchot Tone
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
ex-husband of
Older than Joan Crawford by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movies: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6560 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Bob Wills

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Robert Wills
Nickname(s):
The King of Western Swing
Jim Rob
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Western swing band:Songs:Country Music Hall of Fame 1968.
Texas Country Music Hall of Fame 2000.
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970.
West Texas Walk of Fame 1990.
Texas Trail of Fame 1998.
Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame 2001 as a member of The Texas Playboys.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1999 as a member of The Texas Playboys.
Western Music Association Hall of Fame 1995 as a member of The Texas Playboys.

Benny Friedman

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Benjamin Friedman
Nickname(s):
Benny
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Considered the first great passer as a quarterback.
Teams:College Football Hall of Fame 1951.
International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1979.
National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 2004.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 2005.
University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor 1980.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1961.

Robert Donat

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Friedrich Robert Donath
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6420 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Joan Crawford

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Lucille Fay LeSueur
Nickname(s):
Billie
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than Douglas Fairbanks Jr. by 4 years.
ex-wife of
Younger than Franchot Tone by less than 1 year.
ex-wife of
Older than Phillip Terry by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies:Missouri Walk of Fame 2014.
Cecil B DeMille Award 1970.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1752 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Big Maceo

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Major Merriweather
Also Known As:
Big Maceo Merriweather
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song:Blues Hall of Fame 2002.

Arthur Lake

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Silverlake
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Patricia Lake, until he died.
Older than Patricia Lake by 18 years.

Brief Facts:

In role of:in a series of movies including:based on the cartoon:by:See also:Movie: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6646 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.

Henry Koster

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Hermann Kosterlitz
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Peggy Moran, until he died.
Older than Peggy Moran by 13 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6762 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Red Ruffing

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Herbert Ruffing
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher.
Teams:Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame 1995.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1967.
Yankee Stadium Monument Park 2004.

Bumble Bee Slim

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Amos Easton
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63, 32 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Influenced by:Song:

Red Nichols

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ernest Loring Nichols
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21

Brief Facts:

Cornet player.
Leader of band:Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1986.

Joseph Cotten

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Cheshire Cotten
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies:Also French and Italian movies.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6382 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Henry Fonda

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Henry Jaynes Fonda
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandfather of
father of
ex-husband of
Older than Margaret Sullavan by 4 years.
father of
ex-husband of
Older than Susan Blanchard by 22 years.
grandfather of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies:Hall of Great Western Performers 2005.
Dodge City Trail of Fame.
Kennedy Center Honors 1979.
Theater Hall of Fame 2005.
Cecil B DeMille Award 1980.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1601 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Sebastian Shaw

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Sebastian Lewis Shaw
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie:in role of a dying:

Kay Kyser

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James King Kern Kyser
Nickname(s):
The Ol' Perfessor
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Band:in the 1930s.
North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 1999.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1990.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1708 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
A star at 1601 Vine Street for contributions to radio.

Leo Durocher

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Leo Ernest Durocher
Nickname(s):
Leo the Lip
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Laraine Day by 15 years.

Brief Facts:

Shortstop, fielder.
Teams:Managed teams:Over 2,000 career victories as a manager.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1994.

Rajo Jack

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Dewey Gatson
Also Known As:
Jack DeSoto
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Early African-American stock racecar driver. Named for the Rajo cylinder head product he used on his Model T Fords. Used name Jack DeSoto because of racism at the time.
West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame 2003.
National Sprint Car Hall of Fame 2007.

Clara Bow

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Clara Gordon Bow
Nickname(s):
The "It" Girl
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Rex Bell, until his earlier death.
Younger than Rex Bell by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movies: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Myrna Loy

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Myrna Adele Williams
Nickname(s):
Queen of Hollywood
Queen of the Movies
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies:Role of:Kennedy Center Honors 1988.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6685 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Dolores del Rio

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Dolores Martínez Asúnsolo y López Negrete
Also Known As:
Dolores del Río
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Cedric Gibbons by 12 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1630 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Jack Teagarden

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Weldon Leo Teagarden
Nickname(s):
Big T
The Swingin' Gate
Father of Jazz Trombone
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Trombone jazz.
DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1969.
Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1985.
ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame 2005.

Rags Ragland

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Lee Morgan Beauregard Ragland
Also Known As:
'Rags' Ragland
Nickname(s):
Rags
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
40, 3 days before his 41st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Broadway and burlesque.
Movies:

Henry Wilcoxon

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Harry Frederick Wilcoxon
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Joan Woodbury by 10 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6256 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Agnes de Mille

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Agnes George de Mille
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88, 18 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

niece of

Brief Facts:

Musical movie:Kennedy Center Honors 1980.
National Museum of Dance and Hall of Fame 1987.
National Medal of Arts 1986.
Theater Hall of Fame.

Eddie Anderson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Edmund Lincoln Anderson
Also Known As:
Eddie "Rochester" Anderson
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Role of:on radio and TV show:Movie:Known for raspy voice. Owned race horse Burnt Cork.
National Radio Hall of Fame 2001.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6513 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.

Greta Garbo

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Greta Lovisa Gustafsson
Nickname(s):
Garbo
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6901 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Red Smith

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Walter Wellesley Smith
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The first sportswriter to win the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary 1976.
National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame 1977.

Andy Devine

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Andrew Vabre Devine
Also Known As:
Jeremiah Schwartz
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Played semi-pro football under the fake nane Jeremiah Schwartz.
Movies:TV series: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6258 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
A star at 6366 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Carleton Young

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Carleton Scott Young
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89, 17 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie:Not the same as:who was mainly a radio performer.

Albert Brumley

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Albert Edward Brumley
Also Known As:
Albert E. Brumley
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72, 17 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wrote Southern and shape note gospel songs:Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970.
GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame 1972.
Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame 1998.
Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame 2005.

Joel McCrea

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Joel Albert McCrea
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84, 16 days before his 85th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Frances Dee, until he died.
Older than Frances Dee by 4 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Hall of Great Western Performers 1969.
Santa Clarita Walk of Western Stars 2009.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6901 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
A star at 6241 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.

Mantovani

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Annunzio Paolo Mantovani
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1708 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.

Tommy Dorsey

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Francis Dorsey
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
51, 7 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Jimmy Dorsey by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1981.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1989.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6675 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.

Frank Faylen

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Frank Ruf
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6201 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Dalton Trumbo

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Dalton Trumbo
Also Known As:
Robert Rich
Sam Jackson
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Blacklisted - one of the Hollywood Ten. Story or screenplay often uncredited or fronted by others.
Movies:

Gilbert Roland

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Luis Antonio Dámaso de Alonso
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies:Silent films also.
Texas Film Hall of Fame 2002.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6730 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Mary Nolan

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Mary Imogene Robertson
Also Known As:
Imogene
Imogene Wilson
Imogene "Bubbles" Wilson
Imogene Robertson
Nickname(s):
Bubbles
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Revue:star.
Movie:

Albert Dekker

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Albert Ecke
Also Known As:
Albert Van Dekker
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies:Died hanging from a shower rod - ruled accident but some suspected suicide.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6620 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Howard Hughes

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Howard Robard Hughes Jr.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Jean Peters by 20 years.

Brief Facts:

Multi-millionaire businessman. Movies, airplanes, airlines, oil exploration, medical research. Excentric and reclusive.
Subject of movie:Texas Aviation Hall of Fame 1998.
Congressional Gold Medal 1939.
U.S. Business Hall of Fame 1996.
National Aviation Hall of Fame 1973.

Cliff Arquette

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Clifford Arquette
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandfather of
grandfather of
father of
grandfather of
grandfather of
grandfather of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Acted as Charlie Weaver.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6720 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
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