People Born in the Year 1905:

(71 found)

Snakehips Tucker
dancer, actor

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

Brief Facts:

Danced with "Bojangles" Bill Robinson. Performed in stage revue Blackbirds of 1928

Anna May Wong
actor, producer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Wong Liu Tsong
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56, 31 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Thief of Bagdad, Daughter of the Dragon, Daughter of Shanghai, Shnghai Express. Broadway play On the Spot. Died of a heat attack.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1708 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry

Sterling Holloway
actor, radio

Real/Birth Name:
Sterling Price Holloway Jr.
Gender:
Male
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 Pooh in the Disney animated cartoon movies Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree, Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day, Alice in Wonderland (1951) in the role of the Cheshire Cat

Tex Ritter
actor, western, singer, country

Real/Birth Name:
Woodward Maurice Ritter
Gender:
Male
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
grandfather of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Ridin' the Cherokee Trail, Bullets for Bandits

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6631 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Kay Francis
actor, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Katherine Edwina Gibbs
Gender:
Female
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 Little Men (1940)

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

Ruth Taylor
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Ruth Alice Taylor
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1928). Movie Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1928)

Grant Withers
actor, western, producer, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Granville G. Withers
Gender:
Male
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 Oklahoma Annie, The Last Stagecoach West. Marriage to Loretta Young annulled. Suicide.

Charles Lane
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Gerstle Levison
Also Known As:
Charlie Lane
Gender:
Male
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 It's a Wonderful Life, Mighty Joe Young (1949). TV shows Petticoat Junction, I Love Lucy. Survivor of the San Francisco earthquake, lived 102 years. Many uncredited roles or roles as a character actor.

Maria von Trapp
singer, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Maria Augusta Kutschera
Gender:
Female
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 The Sound of Music with Julie Andrews portraying her, but differing from actual fact in notable ways. Member of group Von Trapp Family Singers

Ayn Rand
writer, educator

Real/Birth Name:
Alissa Zinov'yevna Rosenbaum
Also Known As:
Ayn Rand O'Connor
Gender:
Female
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 The Fountainhead, Atlas Shrugged. Developed a philosophical system which she called "objectivism."

Wally Butts
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
James Wallace Butts Jr.
Gender:
Male
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.

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Harold Arlen
composer

Real/Birth Name:
Hyman Arluck
Gender:
Male
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 Over the Rainbow, Stormy Weather

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Franchot Tone
actor, director, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Stanislas Pascal Franchot Tone
Gender:
Male
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 Advise and Consent, Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)

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

Bob Wills
musician, bandleader, country

Real/Birth Name:
James Robert Wills
Nickname(s):
The King of Western Swing
Jim Rob
Gender:
Male
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 The Texas Playboys. Songs San Antonio Rose, Faded Love

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Benny Friedman
football

Real/Birth Name:
Benjamin Friedman
Nickname(s):
Benny
Gender:
Male
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 University of Michigan, Cleveland Bulldogs, Detroit Wolverines, New York Giants, Brooklyn Dodgers

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Robert Donat
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Friedrich Robert Donath
Gender:
Male
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 Goodbye Mr. Chips

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

Doris Hill
actor, western, dancer

Real/Birth Name:
Roberta M. Hill
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70, 18 days before her 71st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1929). Movies The Studio Murder Mystery, Sons of the Saddle

Joan Crawford
actor, dancer

Real/Birth Name:
Lucille Fay LeSueur
Nickname(s):
Billie
Gender:
Female
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:

Member of WAMPAS Baby Stars (1926). Movies What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, Caged, Flamingo Road

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1752 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry

William Cagney
producer, actor

Real/Birth Name:
William Jerome Cagney
Nickname(s):
Bill
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Boots Mallory by 8 years.
younger brother of
Younger than James Cagney by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Lost in the Stratosphere, Flirting with Danger both filmed in 1934. Said to be a "look-alike" to his brother. Associate producer for movie musical Yankee Doodle Dandy

Marlin Perkins
tv, naturalist

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

Brief Facts:

Wildlife expert, zoologist, on TV show Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom

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St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6505 Delmar Boulevard

Big Maceo
musician, blues

Real/Birth Name:
Major Merriweather
Also Known As:
Big Maceo Merriweather
Gender:
Male
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 Kid Man Blues

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Ilka Chase
actor, Broadway, radio, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Ilka Chase
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Broadway plays Small Miracle, Barefoot in the Park, Keep Off the Grass. Movie Ocean's 11

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6361 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6751 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Doris Dawson
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Doris G. Dawson
Also Known As:
Doris Levy
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81, 4 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1929). Silent films The Little Wildcat, Naughty Baby, His Captive Woman, Hot Stuff

Arthur Lake
actor, dancer, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Silverlake
Gender:
Male
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 Dagwood Bumstead in a series of movies including Blondie Plays Cupid, Blondie Knows Best based on the cartoon Blondie by Chic Young. See also Penny Singleton. Movie Topper

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6646 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio

Henry Koster
director, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Hermann Kosterlitz
Gender:
Male
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 Harvey, The Bishop's Wife, The Robe

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

Red Ruffing
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Herbert Ruffing
Gender:
Male
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, New York Yankees, Chicago White Sox

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Bumble Bee Slim
blues, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Amos Easton
Gender:
Male
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 Scrapper Blackwell. Song B&O Blues

Red Nichols
jazz, musician, bandleader

Real/Birth Name:
Ernest Loring Nichols
Gender:
Male
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 Red Nichols and His Five Pennies

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Kansas Joe McCoy
blues, composer, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Wilbur Joe McCoy
Also Known As:
Kansas Joseph Allen McCoy
JoeMcCoy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
44
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Memphis Minnie by 7 years.
older brother of
Older than Papa Charlie McCoy by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Song When the Levee Breaks

Joseph Cotten
actor, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Cheshire Cotten
Gender:
Male
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 Gaslight, Citizen Kane, Duel in the Sun, Airport '77, Soylent Green. Also French and Italian movies.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6382 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Henry Fonda
actor, producer, western, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Henry Jaynes Fonda
Gender:
Male
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
ex-husband of
Older than Frances Ford Seymour by 2 years.
father of
ex-husband of
Older than Margaret Sullavan by 4 years.
father of
ex-husband of
Older than Susan Blanchard (socialite) by 22 years.
grandfather of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies On Golden Pond, 12 Angry Men, The Grapes of Wrath, The Cheyenne Social Club, How the West Was Won, The Return of Frank James, The Longest Day, The Ox-Bow Incident, Mister Rogers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1601 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry

Natalie Kingston
actor, dancer, Broadway, comedy

Real/Birth Name:
Natalia Ringstrom
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1927). Movies Tarzan the Mighty, Tarzan the Tiger. Role of Jane. Comedy movies Miss Brewster's Millions, The Cat's Pajamas, Wet Paint. Revue Broadway Brevities of 1920

Sebastian Shaw
actor, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Sebastian Lewis Shaw
Gender:
Male
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 Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi in role of a dying Anakin Skywalker

Ann Christy
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Gladys Cronin
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1928). Movie Speedy

Kay Kyser
musician, bandleader

Real/Birth Name:
James King Kern Kyser
Nickname(s):
The Ol' Perfessor
Gender:
Male
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 The Kay Kyser Band in the 1930s.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1708 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1601 Vine Street for contributions to radio

Prince John of the United Kingdom
royalty

Real/Birth Name:
John Charles Francis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
13
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

great uncle of
grandson of
second cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
great grandson of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
great uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Duke of Windsor by 11 years.
second cousin twice removed of
grandson of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of
grand nephew of
great uncle of
first cousin twice removed of
second cousin of
second cousin of
great uncle of
second cousin once removed of
grandson of
son of
younger brother of
Younger than King George VI by 9 years.
first cousin once removed of
first cousin of
great uncle of
great uncle of
great uncle of
great uncle of
great uncle of
great uncle of
second cousin of
great grandson of
second cousin once removed of
son of
younger brother of
Younger than Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood by 8 years.
second cousin of
great grandson of
first cousin once removed of
great uncle of
grand nephew of
second cousin twice removed of
great uncle of
uncle of
great uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Prince George, Duke of Kent by 2 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester by 5 years.
grand nephew of
uncle of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin of
uncle of
uncle of
uncle of
second cousin of
grand nephew of
first cousin once removed of
great uncle of
grand nephew of
second cousin twice removed of
uncle of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin of
grandson of
nephew of
first cousin twice removed of
second cousin of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin of
first cousin once removed of
uncle of
second cousin once removed of
great grandson of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of
grand nephew of
first cousin once removed of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Died of epilepsy. Showed behavior like autism. Youngest child.

Lila Lee
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Augusta Wilhelmena Fredericka Appel
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1922). Movie The Unholy Three

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1716 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry

Leo Durocher
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Leo Ernest Durocher
Nickname(s):
Leo the Lip
Gender:
Male
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 New York Yankees, Cincinnati Reds, St. Louis Cardinals, Brooklyn Dodgers. Managed teams Brooklyn Dodgers, New York Giants, Chicago Cubs, Houston Astros, Taiheiyo Club Lions. Over 2,000 career victories as a manager.

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Rajo Jack
auto racing

Real/Birth Name:
Dewey Gatson
Also Known As:
Jack DeSoto
Gender:
Male
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.

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Clara Bow
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Clara Gordon Bow
Nickname(s):
The "It" Girl
Gender:
Female
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:

Member of WAMPAS Baby Stars (1924). Movies It, Wings, Parisian Love, Call Her Savage

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

Myrna Loy
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Myrna Adele Williams
Nickname(s):
Queen of Hollywood
Queen of the Movies
Gender:
Female
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 Cheaper by the Dozen, The Thin Man, Another Thin Man, After the Thin Man, A Connecticut Yankee, The Great Ziegfeld. Role of Nora Charles

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6685 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Dolores del Rio
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Dolores Martínez Asúnsolo y López Negrete
Also Known As:
Dolores del Río
Gender:
Female
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:

Member of WAMPAS Baby Stars (1926). Movies Flying Down to Rio, Journey into Fear

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

Newsboy Brown
boxing

Real/Birth Name:
David Montrose
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bantamweight boxer.

Rags Matthews
football

Real/Birth Name:
Raymond Matthews
Also Known As:
Raymond "Rags" Matthews
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

End, both offense and defense. Team Texas Christian University

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Jack Teagarden
singer, musician, jazz, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Weldon Leo Teagarden
Nickname(s):
Big T
The Swingin' Gate
Father of Jazz Trombone
Gender:
Male
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.

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Rags Ragland
actor, boxing, comedy, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
John Lee Morgan Beauregard Ragland
Also Known As:
'Rags' Ragland
Nickname(s):
Rags
Gender:
Male
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 Panama Hattie, The Canterville Ghost

Henry Wilcoxon
actor, producer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Harry Frederick Wilcoxon
Gender:
Male
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 The Ten Commandments, Caddyshack, Cleopatra (1938), The Greatest Show on Earth, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

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

Agnes de Mille
dancer, actor, choreographer, Tony Award, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Agnes George de Mille
Gender:
Female
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:

Brief Facts:

Musical movie Oklahoma!

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Eddie Anderson
actor, radio, tv, horse racing

Real/Birth Name:
Edmund Lincoln Anderson
Also Known As:
Eddie "Rochester" Anderson
Gender:
Male
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 Rochester van Jones on radio and TV show The Jack Benny Program. Movie Gone with the Wind. Known for raspy voice. Owned race horse Burnt Cork.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6513 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio

Greta Garbo
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Greta Lovisa Gustafsson
Nickname(s):
Garbo
Gender:
Female
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 Queen Christina, Ninochka, Grand Hotel, Camille, Anna Karenina, Mata Hari

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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

Red Smith
writer, sports analyst

Real/Birth Name:
Walter Wellesley Smith
Gender:
Male
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.

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Andy Devine
actor, sidekick, western, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Andrew Vabre Devine
Also Known As:
Jeremiah Schwartz
Gender:
Male
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 The Over-the-Hill Gang, It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, How the West Was Won, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Around the World in Eighty Days, The Red Badge of Courage. TV series Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok, Flipper

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6258 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6366 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Fred Trump
business

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Christ Trump
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandfather of
father of
grandfather of
grandfather of
father of
grandfather of
husband of
Mary Anne Trump, until he died.
Older than Mary Anne Trump by 6 years.
grandfather of
father of
father of
grandfather of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Real estate developer in New York City.

Carleton Young
actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Carleton Scott Young
Gender:
Male
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 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, The Day the Earth Stood Still, From Here to Eternity. Not the same as Carleton G. Young who was mainly a radio performer.

Gladys McConnell
actor, aviator

Real/Birth Name:
Gladys McConnell
Also Known As:
Gladys Morrow
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1927). Movie Three's a Crowd. Flew planes.

Gertrude Ederle
swimming

Real/Birth Name:
Gertrude Caroline Ederle
Also Known As:
Gertrude Jacobs Ederle
Nickname(s):
Trudy
Gertie
Queen of the Waves
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
98
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Long distance swimmer, open water. August 6, 1926, became the first woman to swim across the English Channel. As a child, a world record in the 880 yard freestyle. Olympic Gold Medal 1924 in 4×100 m freestyle relay.

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Albert Brumley
composer, gospel

Real/Birth Name:
Albert Edward Brumley
Also Known As:
Albert E. Brumley
Gender:
Male
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 I'll Fly Away, I'm Bound for the Land of Canaan, Turn Your Radio On

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Joel McCrea
actor, western

Real/Birth Name:
Joel Albert McCrea
Gender:
Male
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:
Height:
6 feet 2 inches (187.96 cm)

Relationships:

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

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Ride the High Country, Foreign Correspondent

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6901 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6241 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio

Adamae Vaughn
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Adamae Vaughn
Also Known As:
Ada Mae Vaughn
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
37
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger sister of
Younger than Alberta Vaughn by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1927). Movie The Courtship of Miles Standish in 1923.

Mantovani
musician, conductor

Real/Birth Name:
Annunzio Paolo Mantovani
Gender:
Male
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 Main Theme from Exodus (Ari's Theme), The Song from the Moulin Rouge, Around the World

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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

Tommy Dorsey
bandleader, musician, military

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Francis Dorsey
Gender:
Male
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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6675 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Jack Mollenkopf
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Kenneth Mollenkopf
Nickname(s):
Jack
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70, 10 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

End, team Bowling Green University. Head coach, team Purdue University

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Oscar Stonorov
architect, accident, air crash

Real/Birth Name:
Oscar Gregory Stonorov
Also Known As:
Oskar Stonorov
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Modernist architect. Emigrated to the US in 1929. Died in the same plane crrash witth Walter Reuther

Frank Faylen
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Frank Ruf
Gender:
Male
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 Funny Girl, The Lost Weekend, Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, It's a Wonderful Life

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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

Dalton Trumbo
writer, blacklist

Real/Birth Name:
James Dalton Trumbo
Also Known As:
Robert Rich
Sam Jackson
Gender:
Male
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 Exodus, Spartacus, Papillon, The Sandpiper, Lonely Are the Brave

Gilbert Roland
actor, western

Real/Birth Name:
Luis Antonio Dámaso de Alonso
Gender:
Male
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 Islands in the Stream, The Last of the Fast Guns, The Wild and the Innocent. Silent films also.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6730 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Mary Nolan
actor, model

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Imogene Robertson
Also Known As:
Imogene
Imogene Wilson
Imogene "Bubbles" Wilson
Imogene Robertson
Nickname(s):
Bubbles
Gender:
Female
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 Ziegfeld Follies star. Movie Outside the Law (1930)

Albert Dekker
actor, accident, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Albert Ecke
Also Known As:
Albert Van Dekker
Gender:
Male
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 The Man in the Iron Mask (1939), Dr. Cyclops, Come Spy with Me. Died hanging from a shower rod - ruled accident but some suspected suicide.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6620 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Howard Hughes
producer, director, aviator, business, inventor

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

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 The Aviator

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Tom Hamilton (football)
football, coach, military, aviator

Real/Birth Name:
Tom Hamilton (football)
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback. Teams Naval Academy, University of Pittsburgh. Navy rear admiral.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Cliff Arquette
radio, tv

Real/Birth Name:
Clifford Arquette
Gender:
Male
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:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Acted as Charlie Weaver.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6720 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio
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