People Who Were Born in the Year 1914:

(82 found)

Jane Wyman
soap, actor, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Sarah Jane Mayfield
Also Known As:
Sarah Jane Fulks
Jane Durell
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
by adoption mother of
ex-wife of
Younger than Ronald Reagan by 2 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Night and Day, Johnny Belinda, So Big, Magnificent Obsession, The Yearling. TV series Falcon Crest. Birth date may have been January 5, 1917.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6607 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1620 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

George Reeves
actor, western, director, adopted, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
George Keefer Brewer
(changed to) George Besolo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Adventures of Superman in the role of Superman. Movies Gone with the Wind, Superman and the Mole-Men. Subject of movie Hollywoodland. Shot to death; controversy whether murder or suicide as announced.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6709 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Kay Hughes
actor, dancer, western

Real/Birth Name:
Catherine Mary Rhoads
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie serial Vigilantes are Coming.

Phoebe Ephron
writer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Phoebe Wolkind
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Henry Ephron, until she died.
Younger than Henry Ephron by 2 years.
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Carousel, There's No Business Like Show Business with her husband.

David Wayne
soap, actor, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Wayne James McMeekan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81, 10 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Broadway Mister Roberts in role of Ensign Pulver. Movie (with Marilyn Monroe) How to Marry a Millionaire. First to receive a Tony Award for acting in the play Finian's Rainbow. TV series Dallas, Ellery Queen. Movies Adam's Rib, The Andromeda Strain.

John Ireland
actor, director

Real/Birth Name:
John Benjamin Ireland
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Joanne Dru by 8 years.
half-brother of
Older than Tommy Noonan by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies All the King's Men, Spartacus.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Jersey Joe Walcott
boxing

Real/Birth Name:
Arnold Raymond Cream
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80, 25 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heavyweight boxer, and referee.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Mary Carlisle
actor, singer, dancer

Real/Birth Name:
Gwendolyn Witter
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
104
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of WAMPAS Baby Stars (1932). The last Baby Star to die. Movies College Humor, Double or Nothing (1930), Doctor Rhythm with Bing Crosby. Birthdate unconfirmed.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6679 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Forrest Towns
track, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Forrest Grady Towns
Nickname(s):
Spec
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

110m hurdles athlete. Broke world records 3 times in that event. Coach at University of Georgia. Olympic Gold Medal 1936.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Thurl Ravenscroft
singer, actor, radio, famous

Real/Birth Name:
Thurl Arthur Ravenscroft
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Radio in the 1920s and 1930s. Program The Kraft Music Hall. Voice actor. Animated movie How the Grinch Stole Christmas!. Song You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch. Voices on Disneyland rides - a singing head in the Haunted Mansion, "Yo Ho Ho" in the Pirates of the Caribbean ride, and many animated features. Sang with group The Mellomen. Voice of Tony the Tiger saying "Grrrreeeat!" in commercials for Kellogg's cereals.

Ernest Tubb
singer, country

Real/Birth Name:
Ernest Dale Tubb
Nickname(s):
the Texas Troubadour
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Song Walking the Floor over You.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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

Hale Boggs
politician, US Representative, accident, air crash

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Hale Boggs
Also Known As:
Thomas Hale Boggs Sr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
husband of
Lindy Boggs, until he died.
Older than Lindy Boggs by 2 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Democrat. On the Warren Commission. Candidate for governor of Louisiana, but lost. US Representative from Louisiana until his death. Succeeded by wife Lindy Boggs. Disappeared in Alaska in a single engine airplane.

Jimmy Wakely
composer, singer, country

Real/Birth Name:
James Clarence Wakeley
Nickname(s):
The Singing Cowboy
The Melody Kid
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:

Song Beautiful Brown Eyes.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1680 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry

Arthur Kennedy
actor, western, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
John Arthur Kennedy
Nickname(s):
Johnny
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Broadway play Death of a Salesman, won a Tony Award. Movies Fantastic Voyage, Peyton Place, Devotion, Champion, Lawrence of Arabia.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6681 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1620 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Pee Wee King
actor, singer, country, composer, bandleader, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Julius Frank Anthony Kuczynski
Also Known As:
Frank "Pee Wee" King
Nickname(s):
Pee Wee
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86, 18 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

In the Gene Autry movie Gold Mine in the Sky. Wrote song Tennessee Waltz with Redd Stewart, chosen by Tennessee in 1965 as the state song - sung by Patti Page.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1715 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry

John Daly
producer, radio, tv, news

Real/Birth Name:
John Charles Patrick Crogan Daly
Also Known As:
John Charles Daly
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 4 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie The Last Emperor. TV show What's My Line?.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1765 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Cletus "Cowboy" O'Rourke
auto racing

Real/Birth Name:
Cletus Joseph O'Rourke
Also Known As:
Cletus J. O'Rourke
Nickname(s):
Cowboy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Raced midget cars, stripped down, with stock engines such as a Ford V8, in the 1930s, -40s and -50s, often in the Chicago area.

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Robert Alda
actor, singer, dancer, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Alphonso Giuseppe Giovanni Roberto D'Abruzzo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movie Rhapsody in Blue. Tony Award for Broadway plays Guys and Dolls, What Makes Sammy Run?.

Harry Caray
baseball, radio, sports analyst, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Harry Christopher Carabina
Nickname(s):
The Mayor of Rush Street
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 11 days before his 84th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Broadcaster for baseball teams St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago White Sox, Chicago Cubs, Famed for leading the song Take Me Out to the Ball Game during the seventh inning "stretch".

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6321 Delmar Boulevard

Lee Hays
singer, composer, folk, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Lee Hays
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bass singer, group The Weavers. Songs If I Had a Hammer, Kisses Sweeter than Wine.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a member of group The Weavers.

Lee Petty
auto racing, business, NASCAR

Real/Birth Name:
Lee Arnold Petty
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86, 22 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

One of the pioneers of NASCAR.

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Sammy Baugh
football, coach, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Adrian Baugh
Nickname(s):
Slingin' Sammy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback, defensive back and punter. Teams Texas Christian University, Washington Redskins.

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Judith Arlen
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Laurette Rutherford
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Ann Rutherford by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Member of WAMPAS Baby Stars (1934). Movie Kiss and Make-Up.

Jay Berwanger
football

Real/Birth Name:
John Jacob Berwanger
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of Chicago as halfback. The Heisman award was then called by another name. The first player dafted in the first NFL draft. Turned down offers to play NFL.

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Snooky Lanson
singer

Real/Birth Name:
Roy Landman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show Your Hit Parade.

Sonny Boy Williamson (original)
musician, blues, murdered

Real/Birth Name:
John Lee Williamson
Also Known As:
Sonny Boy Williamso
Nickname(s):
The Father of Modern Blues Harp
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Harmonica blues. Record/song Good Morning, School Girl in 1937 was a hit. His stage name widely copied. Killed after a mugging. See also Sonny Boy Williamson (more famous).

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Alec Guinness
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Alec Guinness de Cuffe
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:

Role of Obi-Wan Kenobe in movie Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope. Movies Doctor Zhivago, Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back, The Bridge on the River Kwai, The Man in the White Suit.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1559 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry

Douglas McPhail
actor, singer, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Douglas McPhail
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
30
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Betty Jaynes (actress) by 6 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Sweethearts, Babes in Arms. Suicide by poison.

Tyrone Power
actor, military, aviator

Real/Birth Name:
Tyrone Edmund Power Jr.
Also Known As:
Tyrone Power Jr.
Tyrone Power III
Nickname(s):
Ty
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:

husband of
Annabella, until he died.
Younger than Annabella by 6 years.
first cousin of
ex-husband of
Older than Linda Christian by 9 years.
son of
father of
father of
father of
son of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Razor's Edge, Witness for the Prosecution, The Eddy Duchin Story, The Mark of Zorro. Marine pilot in World War II. Died of a heart attack.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6747 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Eve Abbott
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Eve Lynn Abbott
Also Known As:
Eve Wynn
Evie Wynn
Evie Wynn Johnson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than Keenan Wynn by 2 years.
ex-wife of
Older than Van Johnson by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Hours after divorcing Keenan Wynn she married Van Johnson - later divorced him also.

Hank Snow
singer, country

Real/Birth Name:
Clarence Eugene Snow
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:

Brief Facts:

Song Movin' On. Became an American naturalized citizen in 1958.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Charles McGraw
actor, accident, western

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Butters
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Often in a role of a policeman or role as a military man. Movie Hang 'Em High. Died after a fall through a glass shower door.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6927 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Johnnie Wright
singer, country

Real/Birth Name:
John Robert Wright Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
97
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Kitty Wells, until he died.
Older than Kitty Wells by 5 years.
brother of

Brief Facts:

Group Johnnie and Jack with Jack Anglin. Song Hello Vietnam.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Sun Ra
musician, jazz, composer, bandleader, poet

Real/Birth Name:
Herman Poole Blount
Also Known As:
Le Sony'r Ra
Nickname(s):
Sonny
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79, 8 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Also a philosopher. Claimed to be from Saturn at one point.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Lilli Palmer
actor, Broadway, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Lilli Marie Peisner
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Rex Harrison by 6 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Body and Soul, The Four Poster. Broadway Play Bell, Book and Candle.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7013 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Curley Williams
singer, country

Real/Birth Name:
Dock Williams
Gender:
Male
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:

Band Georgia Peach Pickers. Song Half as Much.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Estelle Reiner
actor, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Estelle Lebost
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Carl Reiner, until she died.
Older than Carl Reiner by 7 years.
mother of
step-grandmother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movie When Harry Met Sally... in which she said, "I?ll have what she?s having.".

Wild Bill Wright
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Burnis Wright
Also Known As:
Bill Wright
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:

Brief Facts:

Negrp Leagues and Mexico. Outfielder. Teams Baltimore Elite Giants, Mexico City Reds.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

E.G. Marshall
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Everett Eugene Grunz
Also Known As:
E. G. Marshall
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Nixon, Interiors, Tora! Tora! Tora!, 12 Angry Men, The Caine Mutiny. TV series The Defenders.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Lester Flatt
musician, bluegrass

Real/Birth Name:
Lester Raymond Flatt
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:

Songs Foggy Mountain Breakdown, The Ballad of Jed Clampett with Earl Scruggs AKA duo Flatt & Scruggs. Member of the Blue Grass Boys in the mid 1940s.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Billy Eckstine
musician, jazz, singer, bandleader

Real/Birth Name:
William Clarence Eckstein
Nickname(s):
Mr. B.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Prisoner of Love, My Foolish Heart, I Apologize.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6638 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Tiny Doll
actor, little person

Real/Birth Name:
Elly Annie Schneider
Also Known As:
Tiny Earles
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger sister of
Younger than Daisy Earles by 7 years.
younger sister of
Younger than Gracie Doll by 15 years.
younger sister of
Younger than Harry Earles by 12 years.

Brief Facts:

3'3" tall. Member of The Munchkins in 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.

Woody Strode
actor, stunts, football, wrestling

Real/Birth Name:
Woodrow Wilson Woolwine Strode
Also Known As:
Woodrow Strode
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:

Pro football for team Cleveland Rams. Movies Pork Chop Hill, Tarzan's Deadly Silence, Spartacus in role as the gladiator fighting Kirk Douglas.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Carmen Dragon
composer, conductor

Real/Birth Name:
Carmen Dragon
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:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Conductor of the orchestra Glendale Symphony Orchestra. Oscar for the score of movie Cover Girl. Arranger for the Hollywood Bowl orchestra.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6104 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio9 September 1989

Jeff Corey
actor, director, blacklist

Real/Birth Name:
Jeff Corey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88, 6 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Little Big Man, True Grit, Conan the Destroyer, Petticoat Politics. Blacklisted after testimony before the HUAC and did not work in films or television for 12 years.

Willard Waterman
actor, radio, tv

Real/Birth Name:
Willard Lewis Waterman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Radio show The Great Gildersleeve. Movies Auntie Mame, The Apartment.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1601 Vine Street for contributions to radio

Julie Bishop
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Jacqueline Brown
Also Known As:
Jacqueline Wells
Diane Duval.
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87, her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1934) as Jacqueline Wells. Movies Any Old Port!, Sands of Iwo Jima, Rhapsody in Blue, The High and the Mighty.

Richard Basehart
actor

Real/Birth Name:
John Richard Basehart
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70, 17 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie The Brothers Karamazov.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6276 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

James Van Allen
scientist, educator

Real/Birth Name:
James Alfred Van Allen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 29 days before his 92nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Professor of physics. Discovered radiation belts around Earth, named for him.

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By Saam
sports analyst, baseball, football

Real/Birth Name:
Byrum Fred Saam Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Sportscaster in Philadelphia.

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Desmond Llewelyn
actor, accident, vehicle crash

Real/Birth Name:
Desmond Wilkinson Llewelyn
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

In role of Q in 17 James Bond films. Died in a car accident - hit head-on by another car.

Clayton Moore
actor, western, circus, stunts

Real/Birth Name:
Jack Carlton Moore
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie serials The Lone Ranger in lead role.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6914 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry5 June 1987

Kay Medford
actor, soap

Real/Birth Name:
Margaret O'Regan
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies BUtterfield 8, Funny Girl, A Face in the Crowd. TV show A Search for Tomorrow.

Alphonzo Bell Jr.
US Representative

Real/Birth Name:
Alphonzo Edward Bell Jr.
Also Known As:
Alphonzo E. Bell Jr.
Nickname(s):
Al
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

son of
husband of
Marian McCargo, until her earlier death.
Older than Marian McCargo by 17 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Congressman from California 1961-77. Unsuccessful candidate for senator and for mayor of Los Angeles. Died of pneumonia days after his wife died.

Slam Stewart
jazz, bassist, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Leroy Eliot Stewart
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

String bass.

Jack LaLanne
fitness, tv

Real/Birth Name:
Jack François Henri LaLanne
Also Known As:
Jack La Lanne
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Ran fitness centers. Host of TV show The Jack LaLanne Show which showed excercises and discussed health, with his wife Elaine. Known for feats of strength even in old age.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry26 June 2002

Baby Ray
football

Real/Birth Name:
Buford Ray
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:

Offensive tackle for team Green Bay Packers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dick Todd
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Dick Todd
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fullback, defensive back, punt returner, teams Texas A&M University, Washington Redskins. Coach for the Redskins and team Midwestern State University.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Alfred Drake
actor, singer, Broadway, director, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Capurro
(or:) Alfredo Capurro
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Broadway musical (1943) Oklahoma! in role of Curly.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Sarah Churchill
actor, dancer

Real/Birth Name:
Sarah Millicent Hermione Churchill
Also Known As:
Sarah Millicent Hermione Touchet-Jesson, Baroness Audley
Sarah Oliver
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67, 13 days before her 68th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Movie Royal Wedding.

Joe Routt
football, military

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Eugene Routt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
30
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guard. Team Texas A&M University. In the army, killed in action in Belgium.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Juanita Moore
actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Juanita Moore
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
99
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Imitation of Life, The Singing Nun, The Kid.

Martin Gardner
writer, mathematician, scientist, columnist

Real/Birth Name:
Martin Gardner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Known for popularizing recreational mathematics and debunking paranormal claims. Column Mathematical Games in magazine Scientific American. Wrote more than 50 books, including The Annotated Alice, The Annotated Wizard of Oz.

Bruiser Kinard
football

Real/Birth Name:
Frank Manning Kinard
Also Known As:
Frank Manning Kinnard Sr.
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:

Teams University of Mississippi, Brooklyn Dodgers/Tigers, New York Yankees.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jackie Coogan
actor, director

Real/Birth Name:
John Leslie Coogan Jr.
Also Known As:
Jack Coogan
John L. Coogan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Betty Grable by 2 years.
son of
brother of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Kid (1921), Tom Sawyer (1930), The Joker is Wild. TV series The Addams Family in role of Uncle Fester.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1654 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry

Dody Goodman
actor, comedy

Real/Birth Name:
Dolores Goodman
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Tonight Show, Diff'rent Strokes, Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman. Movies Grease, Grease 2, Splash. Musical Wonderful Town.

Jonas Salk
doctor, inventor

Real/Birth Name:
Jonas Edward Salk
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Known for his discovery and development of the first safe and effective polio vaccine.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ben Gage
radio, actor, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Benjamin Austin Gage
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 6 inches (198.12 cm)

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Esther Williams by 6 years.

Brief Facts:

Dubbed for non-singing actors, such as George Montgomery in movie Coney Island.

Jonathan Harris
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Jonathan Charasuchin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87, 3 days before his 88th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Lost in Space in role of Dr. Zachary Smith. Voice actor in animated movies Toy Story 2, A Bug's Life.

Archie Campbell (Hee Haw)
country, comedy, singer, writer, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Archie James Campbell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Comedy and writing for TV show Hee Haw. Role as a lecherous doctor with Nurse Goodbody. Albums Trouble in the Amen Corner, Bull Session at Bull's Creek.

Norman Lloyd
actor, producer, director

Real/Birth Name:
Norman Nathan Lloyd
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
106 (may be unreliable data?), 20 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Dead Poets Society, The Carpenters. TV series St. Elsewhere, Home Fires, The Practice, Seven Days.

Alan Caillou
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Alan Lyle-Smythe
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Ice Pirates, Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo.

Joe DiMaggio
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Paul Dimaggio
Giuseppe Paolo DiMaggio Jr.
Nickname(s):
Joltin' Joe
the Yankee Clipper
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Dom DiMaggio by 2 years.
husband of
ex-husband of
Older than Marilyn Monroe by 11 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Vince DiMaggio by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Team New York Yankees. Outfielder. 56 game hitting streak set a record.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ray Walston
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Herman Walston
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86, 30 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Sting, Fast Times at Ridgemont High. TV series My Favorite Martian. Some say born in Laurel, Mississippi.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7070 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater8 December 1995

Dorothy Lamour
actor, singer, radio, model

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Leta Dorothy Slaton
Nickname(s):
Dottie
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Series of movies: Road to Singapore, Road to Rio, Road to Bali etc., with Bob Hope, Bing Crosby. Movies Jungle Princess, The Greatest Show on Earth. A popular pin-up girl in World War II.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6332 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6240 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio

Buzzie Bavasi
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Emil Joseph Bavasi
Gender:
Male
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:

Brief Facts:

General manager of the teams Brooklyn Dodgers, Los Angeles Dodgers from 1951 to 1968.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard (special)20 June 2008 as a member of team Los Angeles Dodgers.

Larry Parks
actor, blacklist

Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Lawrence Klausman Parks
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie The Jolson Story (1946), Love is Better than Ever.

Richard Widmark
actor, director, producer, Broadway, activist, western

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Weedt Widmark
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
husband of
Jean Hazlewood, until her earlier death.
Older than Jean Hazlewood by 1 year.
husband of
Older than Susan Blanchard (socialite) by 13 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Broadway plays Kiss and Tell, Get Away Old Man. Movies Kiss of Death, Judgment at Nuremberg, Yellow Sky, When the Legends Die, Against All Odds, Coma.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6800 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Pops Staples
singer, R&B, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Roebuck Staples
Also Known As:
Roebuck "Pops" Staples
Nickname(s):
Pops
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85, 9 days before his 86th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group The Staple Singers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Billy Tipton
jazz, musician, bandleader, transgender

Real/Birth Name:
Dorothy Lucille Tipton
Also Known As:
Billy Lee Tipton
Nickname(s):
Tippy
Gender:
Male (changed from) Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74, 23 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Notable for the discovery, after his death, that he was born biologically female. Hid gender from female partners and others, including adopted family.

Bert Parks
tv, singer, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Bertram Jacobson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

MC at Miss America pageant; song There She Is, Miss America.

Pat Brady
actor, sidekick, musician, western, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Patrick Aloysius O'Brady
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist for group Sons of the Pioneers. Sidekick to Roy Rogers in westerns.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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.
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