People Born in the Year 1907:

(64 found)

Emanuel Streisand
educator

Real/Birth Name:
Emanuel Streisand
Nickname(s):
Manny
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
36 or 37
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
husband of
Diana Streisand Kind, until he died.
Older than Diana Streisand Kind by 0 or 1 years.
grandfather of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Died at age 35.

Peg Leg Bates
dancer, business

Real/Birth Name:
Clayton Bates
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
91 or 92
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tap dancer with a wooden peg leg. Operated Peg Leg Bates Country Club in the Catskills Mountains of New York.

Ray Milland
actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Reginald Alfred John Truscott-Jones
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Love Story, The Lost Weekend, Dial M for Murder

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1621 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1634 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Jeff Morrow
actor, Broadway, radio

Real/Birth Name:
Leslie Irving Morrow
Also Known As:
Irving Morrow
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86, 18 days before his 87th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Robe, This Island Earth, Copper Sky, The Creature Walks Among Us. Broadway Shakespeare plays Macbeth, Twelfth Night, Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night's Dreamacting as Irving Morrow. Radio show Dick Tracyin the role of Dick Tracy

Ralph Welch
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
W. Ralph Welch
Ralph M. Welch (per Indiana Football)
Nickname(s):
Pest
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback, team Purdue University. Coach, team University of Washington

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Wrong Way Corrigan
aviator, educator

Real/Birth Name:
Clyde Groce Corrigan
Also Known As:
Douglas "Wrong Way" Corrigan
Douglas Corrigan
Nickname(s):
Wrong Way
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Changed the name legally to Douglas as an adult. Famed for flying from New York to Ireland when he was expected to fly to California in 1938, landing July 18.

Mae Barnes
dancer, singer, jazz, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Edith Mae Stith
Also Known As:
the bronze Ann Pennington
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Birth date uncertain. Responsible for introducing the Charleston dance to Broadway in the 1924 revue Runnin' Wild. Broadway revue Shuffle Along

Doc Ball
surfing, dentist, writer, photographer

Real/Birth Name:
John Heath Ball
Nickname(s):
Doc
Jack
Father of Surf Photography
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Famed surfer. Known for photography of surfing.

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Joyce Compton
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Olivia Joyce Compton
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1926). Over two hundred films, like Imitation of Life, Magnificent Obsession, Mildred Pierce, Mighty Joe Young, The Best Years of Our Lives

Joan Meredith
actor, western, model

Real/Birth Name:
Joan Meredith
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:
Height:
5 feet 0 inches (152.4 cm)

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1925). Silent movies The Truthful Sex, The Count of Luxembourg, Blue Blood

Evelyn Peirce
actor, dancer

Real/Birth Name:
Evelyn Peirce
Also Known As:
Evelyn Pierce
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Robert Allen, until she died.
Younger than Robert Allen by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1925). Movie Once a Gentleman

Norton Simon
business, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Norton Winfred Simon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Jennifer Jones, until he died.
Older than Jennifer Jones by 12 years.

Brief Facts:

The Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena is named for him, donated by him.

Johnny Longden
horse racing

Real/Birth Name:
John Eric Longden
Nickname(s):
The Pumper
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96, his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Jockey.

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Cesar Romero
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Cesar Julio Romero Jr.
Nickname(s):
The Latin from Manhattan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Little Princess, The Thin Man. TV series Batman in the role of Joker

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6615 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1719 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

W.H. Auden
poet, educator, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Wystan Hugh Auden
Also Known As:
WH Auden
W. H. Auden
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Became a US citizen in 1946. Also wrote plays, film scripts, and opera libretti.

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Robert Young
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Robert George Young
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Marcus Welby, M.D., Father Knows Best. Movie The Canterville Ghost

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6933 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1620 Vine Street for contributions to radio
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6360 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Sheldon Leonard
actor, producer, director, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Sheldon Leonard Bershad
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Produced/directed TV shows I Spy, The Andy Griffith Show. Movie It's a Wonderful Life in role as Nick the bartender. Movie The Brinks Job

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Dub Taylor
actor, sidekick, western

Real/Birth Name:
Walter Clarence Taylor Jr.
Nickname(s):
Cannonball
W
Dub
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Maverick, No Time for Sergeants, The Wild Bunch, Them, Back to the Future Part III. Noted for his high-pitched giggle.

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Luke Appling
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Luke Benjamin Appling
Nickname(s):
Old Aches and Pains
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Chicago White Sox

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Ena Gregory
actor, singer, dancer, western

Real/Birth Name:
Ena J. Gregory
Also Known As:
Marian Douglas
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1925). Movies The Calgary Stampede (1925), Blazing Days (1927), Sioux Blood (1929). Movies (using name Marian Douglas) The Shepherd of the Hills, Twisted Tales (1931), Aloha (1931), Beach Pajamas (1931.)

Lina Basquette
actor, model, dancer

Real/Birth Name:
Lina Copeland Baskette
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

half-sister of
Older than Marge Champion by 12 years.
wife of
Sam Warner, until his earlier death.
Younger than Sam Warner by 19 years.

Brief Facts:

One of thirteen members of group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1928). Revue Ziegfeld Follies in New York City. Silent films. Married 8 times. Mother was also mother of Marge Champion

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1529 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry

Daisy Earles
actor, little person

Real/Birth Name:
Hilda E. Schneider
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger sister of
Younger than Gracie Doll by 8 years.
younger sister of
Younger than Harry Earles by 5 years.
older sister of
Older than Tiny Doll by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Member of The Munchkins in the movie The Wizard of Oz

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6915 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry as a member of group The Munchkins.

Jumbo Brown
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Walter George Brown
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Relief pitcher. Weight 295 pounds. Teams Chicago Cubs, Cleveland Indians, New York Yankees, Cincinnati Reds, New York Giants

Kate Smith
singer, actor, radio, tv, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Kathryn Elizabeth Smith
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Alto. Songs God Bless America, Dream a Little Dream of Me, The Woodpecker Song, Now Is the Hour, When the Moon Comes Over the Mountain

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6157 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6145 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio

Pinky Lee
actor, comedy

Real/Birth Name:
Pincus Leff
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85, 29 days before his 86th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Host of TV show The Pinky Lee Show

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

Weeb Ewbank
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Wilbur Charles Ewbank
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach of the team New York Jets

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Pee Wee Hunt
bandleader, musician, singer, jazz

Real/Birth Name:
Walter GerhardtHunt
Nickname(s):
Pee Wee
Pee-Wee
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Big band (swing); played trombone. Song Twelfth Street Rag

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6838 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Rip Sewell
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Truett Banks Sewell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher known for his blooper, or "eephus" pitch. Teams Detroit Tigers, Pittsburgh Pirates

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Katharine Hepburn
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Katharine Houghton Hepburn
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies On Golden Pond, The African Queen, The Lion in Winter

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6284 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Harry Ritz
comedy, actor, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Harold Joachim
Also Known As:
Harold Ritz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name pronounced Joe-AK-him. Group The Ritz Brothers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive, ceremony date: 26 October 1996 as a member of group The Ritz Brothers.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6756 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry, ceremony date: 17 November 1987 as a member of group The Ritz Brothers.

Laurence Olivier
actor, producer, director, writer, knighted, British peer

Real/Birth Name:
Laurence Kerr Olivier
Also Known As:
Sir Laurence Kerr Olivier
Laurence Kerr Olivier, Baron Olivier of Brighton
Nickname(s):
Larry
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Joan Plowright, until he died.
Older than Joan Plowright by 22 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Vivien Leigh by 6 years.

Brief Facts:

Famed for Shakespeare roles. Academy award for movie Hamlet. Knighted and made a life peer.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6319 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Paul Schwegler
football, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Anthony Schwegler
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tackle. Team Univerity of Washington. Movie 365 Nights in Hollywood

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Carleton G. Young
actor, radio

Real/Birth Name:
Carleton Garrettson Young
Also Known As:
Carleton Young
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Voice of Ellery Queen on radio.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6733 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio

John Wayne
actor, western, producer, director, stunts

Real/Birth Name:
Marion Robert Morrison
Also Known As:
Marion Michael Morrison
Nickname(s):
Duke
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72, 16 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Parents used Robert as middle name at first, then changed his middle name at age 4 to Michael when brother Robert was born. Movies Sands of Iwo Jima, True Grit, The Shootist, Rooster Cogburn, Rio Lobo, The Green Berets, Flying Leathernecks, Rio Bravo

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1541 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry

Rachel Carson
scientist, activist, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Rachel Louise Carson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Marine biologist, conservationist. Book Silent Spring. Credited with initiating much of the popular ecology movement. Her book led to the banning of DDT.

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Jean Fenwick
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Harriet Krauth
Also Known As:
Jean Morgan
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Marian Marsh by 6 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Mary of Scotland, Divorce, Conquest, Arrest Bulldog Drummond, I've Been Around

Rosalind Russell
actor, writer, singer, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Catherine Rosalind Russell
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Auntie Mame, His Girl Friday, Gypsy, Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad, Picnic, Mourning Becomes Electra. Broadway musical plays Wonderful Town, Bell, Book and Candle, Auntie Mame

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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

Aleta Freel
actor, suicide, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Aleta Friele
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
28
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Ross Alexander, until she died.
Older than Ross Alexander by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Shot herself with a .22 rifle because she could not find work and was despondent over her marriage to Ross Alexander. Broadway play Louder, Please

Joan Davis
actor, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Madonna Josephine Davis
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie musical Show Business

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1521 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1716 Vine Street for contributions to radio

Frida Kahlo
painter

Real/Birth Name:
Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo y Calderon
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47, 8 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Diego Rivera, until she died.
Younger than Diego Rivera by 20 years.

Brief Facts:

Mexican artist. Badly hurt in an accident when she was a student. Subject of the movie Frida starring Salma Hayek

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Robert A. Heinlein
writer, military, politician, inventor

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Anson Heinlein
Also Known As:
Anson McDonald
Lyle Monroe
John Riverside
Caleb Saunders
Simon York
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Noted Science fiction writer. Invented the water bed. Books made into movies: Starship Trooper, The Puppet Masters, Destination Moon, which is from book Spaceship Galileo. Books Stranger in a Strange Land, Farnham's Freehold, Space Cadet, The Cat Who Walks through Walls, The Door into Summer, Methuselah's Children

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George W. Romney
business, governor, politician, activist, cabinet

Real/Birth Name:
George Wilcken Romney
Also Known As:
George Romney
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88, 18 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Born in a Mormon colony in Mexico to US citizen parents. Fled to US as a child. Attended several colleges, but graduated from none. Chairman and president of American Motors Corporation from 1954 to 1962. Elected 43rd Governor of Michigan from 1963 to 1969. Established the first Michigan state income tax. Was a candidate for the Republican nomination for president of the United States in 1968 against Nixon. The US Secretary of Housing and Urban Development from 1969 to 1973. Advocate for public service.

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Annabella
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Suzanne Georgette Charpentier
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Tyrone Power, until his earlier death.
Older than Tyrone Power by 6 years.

Brief Facts:

French. Movies in France. Movie 13 Rue de Madeleine

Mona Rico
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Enriqueta de Valenzuela
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87, her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1929). Became an American citizen at age 23. Movies Eternal Love (1929), Shanghai Lady (1929), A Devil With Women (1930), Zorro Rides Again (1937)

Barbara Stanwyck
actor, dancer, western, Broadway, stunts

Real/Birth Name:
Ruby Catherine Stevens
Nickname(s):
Missy
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Frank Fay by 9 years.
ex-wife of
Older than Robert Taylor by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie Double Indemnity. TV series Big Valley. Dancer on Broadway.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1751 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry

Ross Alexander
actor, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Alexander Ross Smith
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
29
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Aleta Freel, until her earlier death.
Younger than Aleta Freel by less than 1 year.
husband of

Brief Facts:

Movies Here Comes Carter, Captain Blood. Committed suicide by gunshot two years after his wife Aleta Freel shot herself. Rumor says it was the same rifle. He was married to Nagel just a few months before his death.

Benny Carter
musician, jazz, composer, bandleader

Real/Birth Name:
Bennett Lester Carter
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95, 27 days before his 96th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Alto saxophonist, clarinetist, trumpeter.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 9 February 1995

Joe Besser
actor, comedy

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Besser
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Replacement for a member of the 3 Stooges

Alan Reed
actor, radio, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Herbert Theodore Bergman
Also Known As:
Teddy Bergman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Voice of Fred Flintstone on TV series The Flintstones. Created the phrase 'Yabba Dabba Doo'. Movie Viva Zapata!. Radio shows The Shadow, My Friend Irma. Broadway plays Double Dummy, A House in the Country, Love's Old Sweet Song

Walter Reuther
activist, accident, air crash

Real/Birth Name:
Walter Philip Reuther
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pronounced ROO-ther. Labor leader (UAW), died 1970 in a plane crash.

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Buck Leonard
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Walter Fenner Leonard
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First baseman, Negro Leagues teams Brooklyn Royal Giants, Homestead Grays

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Fay Wray
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Vina Fay Wray
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

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Member of WAMPAS Baby Stars (1926). Movie King Kong (1933)

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6349 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Shug Fisher
singer, musician, actor, composer, western, comedy, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
George Clinton Fisher Jr.
Nickname(s):
Shug
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:

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"Shug" is short for "sugar". Member of Sons of the Pioneers. TV series The Beverly Hillbillies, Gunsmoke. Movie Mister Roberts

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6845 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a member of group Sons of the Pioneers.

Turk Edwards
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Albert Glen Edwards
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

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Tackle. Teams Washington State University, Boston Braves, Washington Redskins

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Gene Autry
actor, singer, business, western, wild west, baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Orvon Grover Autry
Also Known As:
The Singing Cowboy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 3 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

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Traveled and performed with the Fields Brothers Marvelous Medicine Show. Songs Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Here Comes Santa Claus, Frosty the Snowman, Back in the Saddle Again. Was owner of the baseball team California Angels and a Los Angeles television station.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6644 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6384 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6520 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6667 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater

Art Babbitt
director

Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Harold Babitsky
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
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ex-husband of
Older than Marge Champion by 11 years.

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Animator, animation director at Disney. Created Goofy. Animated films Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Pinocchio, Fantasia, Dumbo

Arlene Francis
tv, actor, Broadway, radio, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Arline Francis Kazanjian
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

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Movie Murders in the Rue Morgue. Host of TV show The Arlene Francis Show. Game TV shows participant including What's My Line?

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6432 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1734 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Jimmie Foxx
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
James Emory Foxx
Nickname(s):
The Beast
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

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Team Philadelphia Athletics. The second batter to top 500 home runs.

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Jane Froman
actor, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Ellen Jane Froman
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
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Subject of movie With a Song in My Heart. Movies Kissing Time, Stars Over Broadway, Radio City Revels. Song I Believe. Survived a plane crash in Portugal in 1943.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6145 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6321 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1645 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Compay Segundo
singer, musician, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Maximo Francisco Repilado Muñoz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

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Guitarist. Song Chan Chan

Barbara Kent
actor, model, aviator

Real/Birth Name:
Barbara Cloutman
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
103
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

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Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1927). 1925, won the Miss Hollywood Beauty Pageant. Movie No Man's Law wearing a nude-colored bathing suit.

Thomas Cruise Mapother Jr.
relative

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Cruise Mapother Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78, 31 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
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Grandfather of actors.

Cab Calloway
musician, bandleader, jazz, singer, actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Cabell Calloway III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

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Song Minnie the Moocher. Movies Stormy Weather, Porgy and Bess, Hello Dolly!. Broadway musical The Pajama Game

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Mike Mazurki
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Michail Mazuruski
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 16 days before his 83rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

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Movies Amazon Women on the Moon, Murder, My Sweet, It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World. Many uncredited bit parts in the 1940s.

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