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People Born in the Year 1909 (71 found): Names Only

Dana Andrews

Real/Birth Name:
Carver Dana Andrews
(or:)Carver Daniel Andrews
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 15 days before his 84th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Steve Forrest by 15 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies The Best Years of Our Lives, Elephant Walk, The Satan Bug

Victor Borge

Real/Birth Name:
B°rge Rosenbaum
Nickname(s):
The Clown Prince of Denmark
The Unmelancholy Dane
The Great Dane
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 11 days before his 92nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Danish musician and comedian, pianist. Became a US citizen 1948. Movie Higher and Higher. Kennedy Center Honors 1999. Scandinavian-American Hall of Fame 1990.

JosÚ Ferrer

Real/Birth Name:
JosÚ Vicente Ferrer de Otero y Cintron
Also Known As:
Jose Ferrer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 18 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
father of
ex-husband of
Older than Phyllis Hill by 11 years.
father of
ex-husband of
Older than Rosemary Clooney by 19 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Uta Hagen by 10 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

No relation to Mel Ferrer. Movies Joan of Arc, Moulin Rouge (1952), Ship of Fools, Dune. Married and divorced Rosemary Clooney twice. Theater Hall of Fame. National Medal of Arts 1985. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6541 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Gene Krupa

Real/Birth Name:
Eugene Bertram Krupa
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Drummer. Modern Drummer Hall of Fame 1978. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1983. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1972. Guitar Center RockWalk 1991. ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2004.

Ann Sothern

Real/Birth Name:
Harriette Arlene Lake
Also Known As:
Harriet Lake
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than Robert Sterling by 7 or 8 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie A Letter to Three Wives. A series of movies on a character "Maisie." Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1612 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 1634 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Carmen Miranda

Real/Birth Name:
Maria do Carmo Miranda da Cunha
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6262 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Max Baer Sr.

Real/Birth Name:
Maximilian Adelbert Baer
Also Known As:
Max Baer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Buddy Baer by 6 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Heavyweight champion. Heavyweight Champion of the World. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1988.

Hugh Beaumont

Real/Birth Name:
Eugene Hugh Beaumont
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Leave It to Beaver in role of Ward Cleaver. Uncredited small roles in movies.

Jeffrey Lynn

Real/Birth Name:
Ragnar Lind
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 A Letter to Three Wives, BUtterfield 8, Four Daughters, Four Wives, Four Mothers

Wallace Stegner

Real/Birth Name:
Wallace Earle Stegner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Environmental activist. Won Pulitzer Prize for book (novel) Angle of Repose. Died after a car accident on March 28.

Mel Ott

Real/Birth Name:
Melvin Thomas Ott
Nickname(s):
Master Melvin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Right Fielder. Player and manager for team New York Giants. Died in car accident. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1951. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1951. Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame 1971.

Phillip Terry

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Henry Kormann
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 12 days before his 84th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Joan Crawford by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Lost Weekend, Born to Kill, To Each His Own

Ab Box

Real/Birth Name:
Albert George Box
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:

Halfback, quarterback and punter. Teams Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers, Toronto Argonauts. Canada's Sports Hall of Fame 1975. Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1965.

Ernest Gallo

Real/Birth Name:
Ernest Gallo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
97, 12 days before his 98th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Julio Gallo by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Co-founder of the E & J Gallo Winery with his brother Julio Gallo. Vintners Hall of Fame 2008.

Clyde Barrow

Real/Birth Name:
Clyde Chestnut Barrow
Also Known As:
Bonnie and Clyde
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
25
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head of the duo Barrow Gang with Bonnie Parker ("Bonnie and Clyde") and brother Buck. Killed in a shootout with lawmen.

Frank Howard

Real/Birth Name:
Frank J. Howard
Gender:
Male
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:

Coach, team Clemson University. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1974. College Football Hall of Fame 1989. TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Hall of Fame 1990. Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1981. Mobile Sports Hall of Fame 1990. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame.

Chips Rafferty

Real/Birth Name:
John William Pilbean Goffage
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tall Australian. Movies Sundowners, Mutiny on the Bounty, Walk into Paradise, King of the Coral Sea

Moon Mullican

Real/Birth Name:
Aubrey Wilson Mullican
Nickname(s):
Moon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Piano player. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1976. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. Grand Ole Opry.

Albert R. Broccoli

Real/Birth Name:
Albert Romolo Broccoli
Nickname(s):
Cubby
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Produced James Bond films. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6910 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 16 January 1990.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Art Cohn

Real/Birth Name:
Art Cohn
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48, 14 days before his 49th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Sports writer, screenwriter. Movies The Girl Who Had Everything, The Seven Hills of Rome, Red Skies of Montana. Died in a plane crash.

Clarke Hinkle

Real/Birth Name:
William Clarke Hinkle
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fullback, linebacker, punter, placekicker. Teams Bucknell University, Green Bay Packers. Bucknell Athletics Hall of Fame 1979. College Football Hall of Fame 1971. Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1972. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1964. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1951.

Karl Farr

Real/Birth Name:
Karl Marx Farr
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of Sons of the Pioneers. Heart attack while on stage. Hall of Great Western Performers 1995. Hall of Great Western Performers 1995 as a member of Sons of the Pioneers.
Country Music Hall of Fame 1980 as a member of Sons of the Pioneers.
Texas Trail of Fame 2001 as a member of Sons of the Pioneers.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2005 as a member of Sons of the Pioneers.
Western Music Association Hall of Fame 1989 as a member of Sons of the Pioneers.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6845 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: Sons of the Pioneers for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Tom Ewell

Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Yewell Tompkins
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Howard Da Silva

Real/Birth Name:
Howard Silverblatt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Role of Judd Fry in 1943 Broadway Oklahoma!

John H. Vaught

Real/Birth Name:
John Howard Vaught
Also Known As:
Johnny Vaught
Nickname(s):
Johnny
Gender:
Male
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:

Guard, team Texas Christian University. Head coach, team University of Mississippi, winning 10 bowls. Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum 1976. Ole Miss Athletics Hall of Fame 1987. University of Mississippi Alumni Hall of Fame 1990. College Football Hall of Fame 1979. TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Hall of Fame 1992. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Maybelle Carter

Real/Birth Name:
Maybelle Addington
Nickname(s):
Mother Maybelle
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Groups Carter Family, Mother Maybelle and the Three Carter Sisters. Grand Ole Opry. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Country Music Hall of Fame 1970 as a member of Carter Family.
International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame 2001 as a member of Carter Family.

James Mason

Real/Birth Name:
James Neville Mason
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Movie 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea in role as Captain Nemo. Movies Desert Fox, North by Northwest, Lolita, in role as Humbert Humbert Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6821 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Margaret Sullavan

Real/Birth Name:
Margaret Brooke Sullavan
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Henry Fonda by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Suicide by drug overdose. Movie The Shopworn Angel. Theater Hall of Fame. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1751 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Papa Charlie McCoy

Real/Birth Name:
Charles McCoy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
41
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Kansas Joe McCoy by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Delta blues.

Dolores Hope

Real/Birth Name:
Dolores DeFina
Also Known As:
Dolores Reade
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
102
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Bob Hope, until his earlier death.
Younger than Bob Hope by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Albums Dolores Hope: Now and Then, Hopes for the Holidays. Bronx Walk of Fame 2000. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater; ceremony: 1 May 1997.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 28 January 1997.

Benny Goodman

Real/Birth Name:
Benjamin David Goodman
Nickname(s):
King of Swing
Patriarch of the Clarinet
The Professor
Swing's Senior Statesman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 14 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Clarinet. Jazz and swing music. Song Sometimes I'm Happy. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1983. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1957. Kennedy Center Honors 1982. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1978. ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame. National Radio Hall of Fame 1988. Jewish-American Hall of Fame. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2003. Nesuhi Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame 2005. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6101 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Ben Schwartzwalder

Real/Birth Name:
Floyd Benjamin Schwartzwalder
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, team Syracuse University. Amos Alonzo Stagg Award 1977. College Football Hall of Fame 1982. Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award 1959.

Jessica Tandy

Real/Birth Name:
Jessie Alice Tandy
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Hume Cronyn, until she died.
Older than Hume Cronyn by 2 years.
ex-wife of
Older than Jack Hawkins by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Tony Award for role as Blanche Dubois in the original Broadway production of play A Streetcar Named Desire in 1948. Plays A Delicate Balance, Foxfire. Movie Driving Miss Daisy, the oldest actress to receive the Academy Award for Best Actress. Movies Cocoon, Cocoon: The Return, Fried Green Tomatoes, *batteries not included, The World According to Garp. Kennedy Center Honors 1986. Theater Hall of Fame 1979. National Medal of Arts 1990. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6284 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Burl Ives

Real/Birth Name:
Burle Icle Ivanhoe Ives
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs A Little Bitty Tear, A Holly Jolly Christmas, Chim Chim Cher-ee, Blue Tail Fly. Movies Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Ensign Pulver. Broadway plays Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, The Boys from Syracuse. DeMolay International Alumni Association Hall of Fame 1994.

Errol Flynn

Real/Birth Name:
Errol Leslie Thomson Flynn
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Lili Damita by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938), Captain Blood. Dodge City Trail of Fame. London Avenue of Stars. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6654 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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A star at 7008 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Katherine Dunham

Real/Birth Name:
Katherine Mary Dunham
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96, 32 days before her 97th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Opened and directed the Katherine Dunham School of Dance and Theatre. Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame 1974. Kennedy Center Honors 1983. National Museum of Dance and Hall of Fame 1987. National Medal of Arts 1989. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6513 Delmar Boulevard.

Colonel Tom Parker

Real/Birth Name:
Andreas Cornelius van Kuijk
Also Known As:
Tom Parker
Col. Tom Parker
Nickname(s):
Colonel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Manager of Elvis Presley. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 100 S. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 27 March 1994.

Billy Curtis

Real/Birth Name:
Luigi Curto
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 4' 2". Movie The Wizard of Oz. Member of The Munchkins. Movies The Incredible Shrinking Man, High Plains Drifter. Role of Mayor McCheese for McDonalds ads. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6915 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with group group: The Munchkins for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Deek Watson

Real/Birth Name:
Ivory Watson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group The Ink Spots. Sang tenor. Songs My Prayer, If I Didn't Care, Don't Get Around Much Anymore, To Each His Own Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1989 as a member of The Ink Spots.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a member of The Ink Spots.

Harriet Hilliard

Real/Birth Name:
Peggy Lou Snyder
Also Known As:
Harriet Nelson
Harriet Hilliard Nelson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
grandmother of
grandmother of
wife of
Ozzie Nelson, until his earlier death.
Younger than Ozzie Nelson by 3 years.
mother of
grandmother of
by adoption grandmother of
grandmother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Was Harriet of radio show and TV show The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet. Duo Ozzie & Harriet Nelson, Fibber McGee and Molly. Broadway play Diamond Lil. Sang with Ozzie's swing band. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6821 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1500 Vine Street for involvement with group group: Fibber McGee and Molly for contributions to radio; ceremony: 21 December 1983.
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A star at 1500 Vine Street for involvement with group group: Fibber McGee and Molly for contributions to radio; ceremony: 21 December 1983.
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Anaheim / Orange County Walk of Stars: A star for involvement with show show: Ozzie & Harriet Nelson for Show Business fame.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6260 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with show show: Ozzie & Harriet Nelson for contributions to radio.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Licia Albanese

Real/Birth Name:
Felicia Albanese
Also Known As:
Licia Albanese Gimma
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
105, 24 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Soprano. Known especially for her performances of Verdi and Puccini at the Metropolitan Opera of New York. Opera Madama Butterfly. She became a citizen of the United States in 1945. National Medal of Arts 1995. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6671 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Alan Curtis

Real/Birth Name:
Harry Ueberroth
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
43
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Duke of West Point, Flight to Nowhere, Buck Privates Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Vivian Vance

Real/Birth Name:
Vivian Roberta Jones
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70, 22 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show I Love Lucy, The Lucy Show. Movie The Great Race. First to win an Emmy Award for 'Best Supporting Actress' in 1954. Maxine, in Maxwell House commercials. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2012. Television Hall of Fame 2012. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 11 February 1991.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Leo Fender

Real/Birth Name:
Clarence Leonidas Fender
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Creator of a series of electronic guitars and amplifiers. Guitar Center RockWalk 1987. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1992. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Anaheim / Orange County Walk of Stars: A star for Show Business fame.

Stuff Smith

Real/Birth Name:
Hezekiah Leroy Gordon Smith
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:

Jazz violinist - the first violinist to use electric amplification techniques on a violin. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1994.

Hugo Winterhalter

Real/Birth Name:
Hugo Winterhalter
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64, 33 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Arranged song Stardust. Songs Blue Christmas, The Third Man Theme, My Foolish Heart, Blue Tango Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1600 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Beattie Feathers

Real/Birth Name:
William Beattie Feathers
Nickname(s):
Big Chief
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:

Halfback. Teams University of Tennessee, Chicago Bears, Brooklyn Dodgers, Green Bay Packers. Coach, teams Appalachian State Teachers College, North Carolina State University. Also coached baseball. College Football Hall of Fame 1955. Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame 1966. Virginia Sports Hall of Fame 1981.

Mel Hein

Real/Birth Name:
Melvin Jack Hein
Nickname(s):
Old Indestructible
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center (both ways), linebacker. Teams Washington State University, New York Giants. Assistant coach, various. College Football Hall of Fame 1954. Inland Northwest Sports Hall of Fame. New York Giants Ring of Honor 2010. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963. State of Washington Sports Hall of Fame 1961. Washington State University Athletic Hall of Fame 1979.

Michael Rennie

Real/Birth Name:
Eric Alexander Rennie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height: 6'4". Role of Klaatu, in movie The Day the Earth Stood Still. British TV series The Third Man, in role of Harry Lime

Jim Davis

Real/Birth Name:
Marlin Davis
Also Known As:
James Davis
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:

Movies The Choirboys, Winter Meeting. TV series Rescue 8 Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6290 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Lester Young

Real/Birth Name:
Lester Willis Young
Nickname(s):
Pres
Prez
The Prez
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tenor saxophonist and clarinetist. Member of Count Basie Orchestra. ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1980. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1980. Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame. Nesuhi Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame 2004.

Elia Kazan

Real/Birth Name:
Elia Kazanjoglou
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94, 21 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Kennedy Center Honors 1983. Theater Hall of Fame 1983. New Rochelle Walk of Fame. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6800 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Bill France Sr.

Real/Birth Name:
William Henry Getty France
Also Known As:
William Henry Getty France Sr.
Nickname(s):
Big Bill
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Chairman and CEO of NASCAR. Builder of Daytona International Speedway and Talladega Speedway. International Motorsports Hall of Fame 1990. Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 1990. Automotive Hall of Fame 2004. National Motorsports Press Association Hall of Fame 1976. Daytona Beach Stock Car Racing Hall of Fame 1992. NASCAR Hall of Fame 2010. North Carolina Auto Racing Hall of Fame 2000. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1997. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1963. Motorcycle Hall of Fame 2000.

Al Capp

Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Gerald Caplin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cartoon strip L'il Abner. William Randolph Hearst Cartoon Hall of Fame. Will Eisner Hall of Fame 2004.

Mary Patricia McCartney

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Patricia Mohin
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47, 32 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandmother of
wife of
Jim McCartney, until she died.
Younger than Jim McCartney by 7 years.
mother of
mother of
grandmother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Mother of Paul McCartney. A midwife.

Everett Sloane

Real/Birth Name:
Everett H. Sloane
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Broadway plays Boy Meets Girl, Room Service. Radio shows Mercury Theatre, The Shadow. Animated cartoon TV series The Dick Tracy Show in role of Dick Tracy. TV series Zorro. Movies Citizen Kane, The Desert Fox, Marjorie Morningstar. Committed suicide by barbiturate overdose, apparently because he feared he was going blind. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6254 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Joe Kendall

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Nathaniel Kendall
Nickname(s):
Tarzan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback. Team Kentucky State University. KSU Hall of Fame 1975. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2011. College Football Hall of Fame 2007. Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame 2008.

Bill Hewitt

Real/Birth Name:
William Ernest Hewitt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
37
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

End, fullback. Refused to wear a helmet. Teams University of Michigan, Chicago Bears, Philadelphia Eagles, Phil-Pitt Steagles. Died in a car crash. Eagles Hall of Fame 1987. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1961. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1971. University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor 2008.

Art Tatum

Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Tatum Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47, 23 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pianist. Blind in one eye, partially in the other eye. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1985. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1964. ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame. Nesuhi Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame 2004.

Cozy Cole

Real/Birth Name:
William Randolph Cole
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:

Jazz (swing) drummer who had a #1 hit with the album Topsy Part 2

Carla Laemmle

Real/Birth Name:
Rebecca Isabelle Laemmle
Also Known As:
Beth Laemmle
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
104
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Silent films. Movies The Phantom of the Opera (1925), Dracula (1931)

Red Pollard

Real/Birth Name:
John M. Pollard
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Canadian thoroughbred horse racing jockey, famed for riding Seabiscuit. Portrayed by Tobey Maguire in movie Seabiscuit. Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame 1982.

Evelyn Johnson

Real/Birth Name:
Evelyn Stone
Also Known As:
Evelyn Bryan Johnson
Evelyn Bryan
Evelyn Stone Bryan
Nickname(s):
Mama Bird
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
102
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Logged more flight hours than any other woman - over 57,000. Taught thousands of pilots to fly. Owned a plane dealership. Managed a local air strip. Carnegie Foundation award for heroism. Women in Aviation, International Pioneers Hall of Fame 1994. Kentucky Aviation Hall of Fame. Tennessee Aviation Hall of Fame. National Aviation Hall of Fame 2007. National Flight Instructors Hall of Fame 1999.

Scotty Wiseman

Real/Birth Name:
Scott Greene Wiseman
Also Known As:
Scotty
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Lulu Belle, until he died.
Older than Lulu Belle by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Group Lulu Belle and Scotty. Illinois Country Music Hall of Fame. Song Have I Told You Lately That I Love You?. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1971.

Bukka White

Real/Birth Name:
Booker T. Washington White
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Album The Complete Bukka White. Name is based on his real name Booker. Blues Hall of Fame 1990. International Guitar Hall of Fame.

Johnny Mercer

Real/Birth Name:
John Herndon Mercer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs I'm an Old Cowhand from the Rio Grande, You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby, Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive, On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe, One for My Baby (and One More for the Road), Lazybones, The Glow-Worm, Something?s Gotta Give, That Old Black Magic, In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening, Autumn Leaves, Moon River, Summer Wind. Co-founder of Capitol Records. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1971. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1980. Georgia Writers Hall of Fame 2007. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1628 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Frances Dee

Real/Birth Name:
Jean Dee
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
wife of
Joel McCrea, until his earlier death.
Younger than Joel McCrea by 4 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Member of WAMPAS Baby Stars (1931). Movies Blood Money, Little Women, Playboy of Paradise Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 1 February 1994.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

James Agee

Real/Birth Name:
James Rufus Agee
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Script for movie The African Queen. In the 1940s, he was one of the most influential film critics in the United States.

Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

Real/Birth Name:
Douglas Elton Ullman Fairbanks
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

son of
ex-husband of
Younger than Joan Crawford by 4 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Naval officer in World War II. Movies The Prisoner of Zenda (1937), State Secret (1950). French Legion of Honor. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1969. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6318 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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A star at 6710 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
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A star at 6661 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Karen Morley

Real/Birth Name:
Karen Morley
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Charles Vidor by 9 years.

Brief Facts:

Member of WAMPAS Baby Stars (1931). Movies M, The Last Train from Madrid. Testified before HUAC - refused to say anything about Communist activities.

Bitsy Grant

Real/Birth Name:
Bryan Morel Grant Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 5 feet 4 inches. International Tennis Hall of Fame 1972. Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1965.
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