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People Born in the Year 1915 (81 found): Names Only

Bullets Durgom

Real/Birth Name:
George Albert Durgom
Nickname(s):
Bullets
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
77 or 78
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Nickname for his fast feet when he was young. Movie High Anxiety. Managed careers of Jackie Gleason and Frank Sinatra. Age 77 at death of Alzheimers. Personal Managers Hall of Fame 2016. Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 17 February 1995.

Sparkle (actor)

Real/Birth Name:
R. Sparkle Stillman
Also Known As:
R. Sparkle Stillman
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
90 or 91

Brief Facts:

Roles as an old woman movies Man on Fire, Troop Beverly Hills, Big Fat Liar

Fernando Lamas

Real/Birth Name:
Fernando lvaro Lamas y de Santos
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:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Arlene Dahl by 10 years.
husband of
Esther Williams, until he died.
Older than Esther Williams by 6 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood, The Girl Who Had Everthing

Dorothy Dell

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

Brief Facts:

Broadway revue Ziegfeld Follies. Movies Wharf Angel, Little Miss Marker, Shoot the Works. Song With My Eyes Wide Open, I'm Dreaming. Died in a car crash.

Garry Moore

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Garrison Morfit
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:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Garry Moore Show, I've Got a Secret. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1981. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1718 Vine Street for contributions to radio.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 1680 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Norman Wisdom

Real/Birth Name:
Norman Joseph Wisdom
Also Known As:
Sir Norman Joseph Wisdom
Sir Norman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

British comedian and actor, often in role of Mr. Grump, Norman Pitkin. Knighted 2000.

Ray Evans

Real/Birth Name:
Raymond Bernard Evans
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92, 11 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lyrics for songs Mona Lisa, Buttons and Bows, Silver Bells, Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Que Sera, Sera). Duo Livingston & Evans. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1977. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: Livingston & Evans for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 12 January 1995.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: Livingston & Evans for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 12 January 1995.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Lorne Greene

Real/Birth Name:
Lyon Himan Green
Nickname(s):
Chaim
Hyman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Newsreader on CBC. TV shows Bonanza, Battlestar Gallactica. TV miniseries Roots. Spoken song Ringo. Officer of the Order of Canada. Canada's Walk of Fame 2015. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1559 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Ann Sheridan

Real/Birth Name:
Clara Lou Sheridan
Also Known As:
Clara Lou Sheridan
Nickname(s):
The 'Oomph' Girl
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
51, 31 days before her 52nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than George Brent by 15 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies I Was a Male War Bride, Torrid Zone, Good Sam Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7024 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Paul Tibbets

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Warfield Tibbets Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Brigadier general in the United States Air Force, best known for being the pilot of the Enola Gay, the first aircraft to drop an atomic bomb, on Hiroshima, Japan, on August 6, 1945. National Aviation Hall of Fame 1996.

Preacher Roe

Real/Birth Name:
Elwin Charles Roe
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher teams Brooklyn Dodgers, St. Louis Cardinals, Pittsburgh Pirates. Admitted use of the spitball. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1998. Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 1967.

Zero Mostel

Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Joel Mostel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Won a Tony Award for musical Fiddler on the Roof. Movie The Producers. Theater Hall of Fame.

Red Byron

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Byron
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Stock car racing. NASCAR Hall of Fame 2018. Georgia Racing Hall of Fame 2002. National Motorsports Press Association Hall of Fame 1966. Talladega Walk of Fame 2002.

Patricia Morison

Real/Birth Name:
Eileen Patricia Augusta Fraser Morison
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
103
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Broadway musical play Kiss Me Kate. Movies Song without End, The Song of Bernadette, Kiss Me Kate

Gorgeous George

Real/Birth Name:
George Raymond Wagner
Nickname(s):
Gorgeous George
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Started some of the flamboyance of professional wrestling. Long curls in bleached white hair. Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame 2002.

Dorothy Squires

Real/Birth Name:
Edna May Squires
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 20 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than Roger Moore by 12 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie Stars in Your Eyes. Recorded songs in the UK.

Flip Phillips

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Edward Filipelli
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:

Tenor saxophone and clarinet.

Jay Livingston

Real/Birth Name:
Jacob Harold Levison
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:

Relationships:

husband of
Shirley Mitchell, until he died.
Older than Shirley Mitchell by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Songs Mona Lisa, Buttons and Bows, Silver Bells, Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Que Sera, Sera). Duo Livingston & Evans. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1977. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: Livingston & Evans for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 12 January 1995.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: Livingston & Evans for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 12 January 1995.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Henry Morgan

Real/Birth Name:
Henry Lerner Von Ost Jr.
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:

Briefly blacklisted then cleared. Movie Murder, Inc.. TV show I've Got a Secret. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1983. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6325 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Dorothy Fay

Real/Birth Name:
Dorothy Fay Southworth
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandmother of
mother of
grandmother of
wife of
Tex Ritter, until his earlier death.
Younger than Tex Ritter by 10 years.
grandmother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Sundown on the Prairie, White Eagle and a number of uncredited appearances.

John McLendon

Real/Birth Name:
John B. McLendon Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The first African American basketball coach at a predominantly white university and the first African American head coach in any professional sport. Coached teams North Carolina College for Negroes, Hampton Institute, Tennessee State A&I University, Cleveland Pipers, Kentucky State University, Cleveland State University, Denver Rockets. Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 2004. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1979. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.

Billie Holiday

Real/Birth Name:
Eleanora Fagan
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
44
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2000. Blues Hall of Fame 1991. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1961. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1979. National Women's Hall of Fame 2011. ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2002. Nesuhi Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame 2004. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2017. Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame 2015. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1540 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 7 April 1986.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Harry Morgan

Real/Birth Name:
Harry Bratsburg
Also Known As:
Henry Morgan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series M*A*S*H, Dragnet. Movies Support Your Local Sheriff!, The Ox-Bow Incident, Wing and a Prayer, High Noon, Strategic Air Command, How the West Was Won, Inherit the Wind. Hall of Great Western Performers 2006.

Hound Dog Taylor

Real/Birth Name:
Theodore Roosevelt Taylor
Nickname(s):
Hound Dog
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Blues singer and guitarist. Born 1915 (or 1917.) Blues Hall of Fame 1984. He had a small sixth finger on each hand, but amputated the extra finger from his right hand with a razor blade while drunk. International Guitar Hall of Fame.

Bob Devaney

Real/Birth Name:
Robert S. Devaney
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 26 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head coach, teams University of Wyoming, University of Nebraska. Amos Alonzo Stagg Award 1994. College Football Hall of Fame 1981. Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award 1971. Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1976. University of Wyoming Athletics Hall of Fame 1995. Nebraska Football Hall of Fame 1971. Walter Camp Coach of the Year Award 1971.

Anthony Quinn

Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Rudolph Oaxaca Quinn
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Revenge, Zorba the Greek, Hercules and the Amazon Women, The Guns of Navarone, Lawrence of Arabia. Son of an Irish father and Mexican mother. Cecil B DeMille Award 1987. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6251 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Alice Faye

Real/Birth Name:
Alice Jeanne Leppert
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 4 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Phil Harris, until his earlier death.
Younger than Phil Harris by 10 years.
ex-wife of
Younger than Tony Martin by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Radio show The Phil Harris-Alice Faye Show. Many movies in the 1930s. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6930 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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: 24 June 1994.

Orson Welles

Real/Birth Name:
George Orson Wells
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Rita Hayworth by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Famed for radio show War of the Worlds which caused a panic. Movies Citizen Kane, A Man for All Seasons. Narrator in many movies. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Theater Hall of Fame. National Radio Hall of Fame 1988. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1979. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1600 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6552 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

John Archer

Real/Birth Name:
Ralph Bowman
Also Known As:
Ralph Bowman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
ex-husband of
Older than Marjorie Lord by 3 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Name came from winning a contest with the prize made out to "John Archer." Legally changed his name. On the radio show The Shadow, he was the announcer saying, "Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men? The Shadow knows!" Movies Destination Moon, High Lonesome, Rodeo. TV series Lassie, Bonanza

Bill Williams

Real/Birth Name:
Hermann August Wilhelm Katt
Nickname(s):
Willie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Barbara Hale, until he died.
Older than Barbara Hale by 6 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Murder in the Blue Room, Till the End of Time, West of the Pecos, Rio Lobo. TV show The Adventures of Kit Carson Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6145 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Larry Kelley

Real/Birth Name:
Lawrence Morgan Kelley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85, 28 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1936, team Yale University, as end. Team Boston Shamrocks. Suicide by gunshot after health problems. College Football Hall of Fame 1969.

John Randolph

Real/Birth Name:
Emanuel Hirsch Cohen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tony Award for the Broadway play Broadway Unbound. Movies Frances, You've Got Mail, Prizzi's Honor

Walter Tetley

Real/Birth Name:
Walter Campbell Tetzlaff
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

On radio program The Great Gildersleeve. Many voice actor roles.

Les Paul

Real/Birth Name:
Lester William Polsfuss
Also Known As:
Lester Polfuss
Rhubarb Red
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Mary Ford by 9 years.

Brief Facts:

Famed guitarist. Responsible for electric guitar sound and popularity of the Les Paul Gibson guitar. Invented multi-track recording. Songs How High the Moon, Vaya Con Dios, Mockingbird Hill, Bye Bye, Blues, I'm Sitting on Top of the World. Band The Les Paul Trio. Often recorded with his wife, Mary Ford. Songs Vaya Con Dios, How High the Moon. Duo Les Paul and Mary Ford. Grammy Hall of Fame. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1988. National Inventors Hall of Fame. New Jersey Hall of Fame 2010. Guitar Center RockWalk 1988. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1990. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. National Medal of Arts 2007. New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame 1996. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 2006. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Music City Walk of Fame 2011. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1541 Vine Street for involvement with group group: Les Paul and Mary Ford for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Saul Bellow

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

Brief Facts:

Pulitzer Prize for book Humboldt's Gift. Book Herzog. National Medal of Arts 1988. Nobel Prize in Literature 1976.

Buddy Baer

Real/Birth Name:
Jacob Henry Baer
Nickname(s):
Buddy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Max Baer Sr. by 6 years.

Brief Facts:

Heavyweight boxer. Movies The Big Sky, Quo Vadis

Magda Gabor

Real/Birth Name:
Magdolna Gabor
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81, 5 days before her 82nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Eva Gabor by 3 years.
aunt of
ex-wife of
Younger than George Sanders by 8 years.
daughter of
older sister of
Older than Zsa Zsa Gabor by 1 year.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Hungarian.

David Rockefeller

Real/Birth Name:
David Rockefeller
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
101
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

uncle of
grandson of
younger brother of
Younger than John D. Rockefeller III by 9 years.
son of
younger brother of
Younger than Laurance Rockefeller by 5 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Nelson Rockefeller by 6 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Winthrop Rockefeller by 3 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Philanthropist. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1998.

Don Budge

Real/Birth Name:
John Donald Budge
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:

The first Grand Slam winner in 1938. International Tennis Hall of Fame 1964. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1982. James E. Sullivan Award 1937.

Dave Akeman

Real/Birth Name:
David Akeman
Also Known As:
Stringbean
String Beans
Nickname(s):
Stringbean
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Played with Bill Monroe. Star on the TV show Hee Haw in role of Stringbean. Also semi-pro baseball. Murdered (with his wife Estelle) in a home invasion robbery. Bodies discovered by friend and neighbor Grandpa Jones

Red Adair

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Neal Adair
Nickname(s):
Red
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Business of handling oil-well fires. Subject of movie Hellfighters

Pat Buttram

Real/Birth Name:
Maxwell Emmett Buttram
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:

Sidekick to Gene Autry. TV series Green Acres. Voice-over actor. Movie Back to the Future Part III. Santa Clarita Walk of Western Stars 1983. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6382 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 18 August 1988.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Honeyboy Edwards

Real/Birth Name:
David Edwards
Also Known As:
David "Honeyboy" Edwards
Mr. Honey
Nickname(s):
Honeyboy
Honey Boy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Wind Howlin' Blues, The Army Blues, Long Tall Woman Blues, Gamblin Man, Just Like Jesse James. Received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award on January 31, 2010. Blues Hall of Fame 1996. Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame.

Willie Dixon

Real/Birth Name:
William James Dixon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Imprisoned as a conscientious objector. Won Illinois Golden Gloves. Songs I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man, You Can't Judge a Book by Its Cover recorded by others. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1994. Blues Hall of Fame 1980. Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame. Guitar Center RockWalk 1989. Songwriters Hall of Fame 2015.

Junior Durkin

Real/Birth Name:
Trent Bernard Durkin
Also Known As:
Trent Durkin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
19
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Role of Huck Finn in movie Tom Sawyer (1930). Died in a car accident in 1935 - as did Jack Coogan Sr.. His friend Jackie Coogan was injured.

Yul Brynner

Real/Birth Name:
Yuriy Borisovich Bryner
Also Known As:
Youl Bryner
Taidje Khan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bald-headed actor with a deep voice. Claimed (falsely) to be half-Swiss, half-Japanese with name Taidje Khan. Most famed for movie musical The King and I. Movies Solomon and Sheba, The Ten Commandments, Westworld, The Magnificent Seven. Birth date also reported as 1920, but 1915 is most likely. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6162 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Cass Daley

Real/Birth Name:
Catherine Dailey
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Star in revue Ziegfeld Follies. Silent films. Accidental death from injuries in a fall. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6710 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6301 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Frances Chaney

Real/Birth Name:
Fanya Lipetz
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
David Lardner, until his earlier death.
Older than David Lardner by 3 years.
mother of
wife of
Ring Lardner Jr., until his earlier death.
Older than Ring Lardner Jr. by less than 1 year.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Radio programs Topper, Terry and the Pirates. Movies When Harry Met Sally..., Life with Mikey. TV series The Edge of Night. First husband was David Lardner

Jimmy Rogers

Real/Birth Name:
James Blake Rogers
Nickname(s):
Jim
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

son of
younger brother of
Younger than Will Rogers Jr. by 3 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Movie Prairie Chickens. Blues Hall of Fame 1995.

Joseph Kennedy Jr.

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Patrick Kennedy Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
29, 18 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

uncle of
uncle of
older brother of
Older than Edward Kennedy by 16 years.
older brother of
Older than Eunice Kennedy Shriver by 5 years.
older brother of
Older than Jean Kennedy Smith by 12 years.
older brother of
Older than John Kennedy by 1 year.
uncle of
great uncle of
son of
uncle of
great uncle of
great uncle of
uncle of
uncle of
older brother of
Older than Patricia Kennedy Lawford by 8 years.
great uncle of
older brother of
Older than Robert Kennedy by 10 years.
son of
great uncle of
older brother of
Older than Rosemary Kennedy by 3 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Bomber pilot during World War II. Killed when his plane exploded in flight - it had a load of explosives and was planned to be crashed as a bomb.

Luke Easter

Real/Birth Name:
Luscious Luke Easter
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First base, team Cleveland Indians. Also Negro Leagues. Killed by two robbers during a payroll robbery at a bank. International League Hall of Fame 2008. Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame 1997.

Jean Parker

Real/Birth Name:
Lois Mae Green
Also Known As:
Louise Stephanie Zelinska
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:

ex-wife of
Younger than Robert Lowery by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movies Little Women (1933), Sequoia. Son
Robert Lowery Hanks
says her name at birth was Green. Other sources say Zelinska. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6666 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Alex Wojciechowicz

Real/Birth Name:
Alexander Francis Wojciechowicz
Nickname(s):
Wojie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76, 30 days before his 77th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive lineman and linebacker. Teams Fordham University, Detroit Lions, Philadelphia Eagles. Eagles Hall of Fame 1987. College Football Hall of Fame 1955. National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame. New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 1995. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968.

Michael Kidd

Real/Birth Name:
Milton Greenwald
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Broadway musicals Guys and Dolls, Li'l Abner. Theater Hall of Fame.

Ring Lardner Jr.

Real/Birth Name:
Ringgold Wilmer Lardner Jr.
Also Known As:
Oliver Skene
Phillip Rush
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than David Lardner by 3 years.
husband of
Frances Chaney, until he died.
Younger than Frances Chaney by less than 1 year.
uncle of
son of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Jailed for contempt of Congress. Script for movie MASH and TV series M*A*S*H

James Tiptree Jr.

Real/Birth Name:
Alice Bradley
Also Known As:
Alice Sheldon
Alice Bradley Sheldon
Raccoona Sheldon
Nickname(s):
Alli
Tip
Gender:
Female
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:

Birth name Bradley, married name Sheldon. Science fiction author. CIA employee. Book Up the Walls of the World. Killed her husband and commited suicide. Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 2012.

Ingrid Bergman

Real/Birth Name:
Ingrid Bergman
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67, her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
ex-wife of
Younger than Roberto Rossellini by 9 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Gaslight, Casablanca, For Whom the Bell Tolls, The Bells of St. Mary's, Notorious, Joan of Arc, The Inn of the Sixth Happiness, Murder on the Orient Express. Broadway plays The Constant Wife, Joan of Lorraine Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6759 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Pete Newell

Real/Birth Name:
Peter Francis Newell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Loyola Marymount University. Teams, as coach University of San Francisco, Michigan State University, University of California. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1984. Breitbard Hall of Fame 2008. FIBA Hall of Fame 2009. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1979. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006. Pac-12 Men's Basketball Hall of Honor 2002. Henry Iba Award 1960.

Meinhardt Raabe

Real/Birth Name:
Meinhardt Frank Raabe
Also Known As:
Meiny
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Role of the Munchkin Coroner in movie The Wizard of Oz, a member of The Munchkins. His only lines: "As coroner, I must aver... I thoroughly examined her... And she's not only merely dead... She's really most sincerely dead!" which were dubbed by someone else. Height 4' 7". Name pronounced Mine-heart RAH-bee. 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.

Memphis Slim

Real/Birth Name:
John Len Chatman
Also Known As:
Peter Chatman
Nickname(s):
Peter
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pianist. Song Every Day I Have the Blues. Blues Hall of Fame 1989.

Duffy Daugherty

Real/Birth Name:
Hugh Duffy Daugherty
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72, 17 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head coach team Michigan State University 1954-1972. College Football Hall of Fame 1984. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1975. MSU Athletics Hall of Fame 1992. Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award 1965. Amos Alonzo Stagg Award 1985. Walter Camp Man of the Year 1973.

Clint Frank

Real/Birth Name:
Clinton E. Frank
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1937, team Yale University, as halfback. Lieutenant Colonel in the Army Air Corps, serving as an aide to General Jimmy Doolittle during World War II. College Football Hall of Fame 1955. Maxwell Award 1937. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.

Dorothy Bridges

Real/Birth Name:
Dorothy Louise Simpson
Also Known As:
Dorothy Dean
Dorothy Simpson
Dorothy Dean Bridges
Dorothy Louise Bridges
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
grandmother of
mother of
grandmother of
wife of
Lloyd Bridges, until his earlier death.
Younger than Lloyd Bridges by 2 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Met Lloyd Bridges when they were students at UCLA. Married 60 years (till his death). Movies Finders Keepers, See You in the Morning

Ethel Rosenberg

Real/Birth Name:
Ethel Greenglass Rosenberg
Gender:
Female
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:

Convicted of spying for the USSR - was executed. Later doubts arose about her guilt.

Chubby Wise

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Russell Dees
Also Known As:
Robert Russell Wise
Nickname(s):
Chubby
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Adopted, name changed to Wise. Played fiddle with the Bill Monroe group Blue Grass Boys. Famed for song Orange Blossom Special. Co-wrote song Shenandoah Waltz. International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame 1998.

Belva Plain

Real/Birth Name:
Belva Offenberg
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95, 3 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Author of women's stories and novels. Book Evergreen

Bob Kane

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Kahn
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 10 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Credited as creator of the comic book character Batman. Jack Kirby Hall of Fame 1994. Will Eisner Hall of Fame 1998. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6764 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 21 October 2015.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Fred Friendly

Real/Birth Name:
Ferdinand Friendly Wachenheimer
Also Known As:
Fred W. Friendly
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Originated the concept of public broadcasting. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2001. Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame 1968. Television Hall of Fame 1993.

Sidney Luft

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Sidney Luft
Nickname(s):
Sid
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Judy Garland by 6 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movie A Star Is Born (1954)

Sargent Shriver

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Sargent Shriver Jr.
Also Known As:
R. Sargent Shriver
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:

Relationships:

husband of
Eunice Kennedy Shriver, until her earlier death.
Older than Eunice Kennedy Shriver by 5 years.
uncle of
grandfather of
father of
grandfather of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Ambassador to France. Director of the Peace Corps. Candidate for vice president with George McGovern in 1972. Opposed entry by the USA into World War II, later changed his mind. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1994.

Richard Ney

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Ney
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Greer Garson by 11 years.

Brief Facts:

Host of finance program on television. Movie Mrs. Miniver

Cornel Wilde

Real/Birth Name:
Cornelius Louis Wilde
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74, 3 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Movies No Blade of Grass, A Song to Remember. Often in swashbucking roles. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1635 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Ellen Drew

Real/Birth Name:
Esther Loretta Ray
Also Known As:
Terry Ray
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88, 10 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies If I Were King, Christmas in July, Women Without Names (1940) Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6901 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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: 22 November 1997.

Fred Wolcott

Real/Birth Name:
Fred Wolcott
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Hurdles, world records in early 1040s. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 2005. Rice Athletics Hall of Fame 1970. Texas Sports Hall of Fame 1958. Texas Track and Field Coaches Hall of Fame 2016. Big Country Athletic Hall of Fame. Snyder Athletic Hall of Fame 2005. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Eli Wallach

Real/Birth Name:
Eli Herschel Wallach
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
98
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Anne Jackson, until he died.
Older than Anne Jackson by 10 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies The Godfather: Part III, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, Baby Doll, The Magnificent Seven, The Misfits, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, The Godfather: Part II. Broadway play The Rose Tattoo winning a Tony Award. Theater Hall of Fame. Play The Diary of Anne Frank

Frank Sinatra

Real/Birth Name:
Francis Albert Sinatra
Also Known As:
Frank Sinatra Sr.
Nickname(s):
Old Blue Eyes
Chairman of the Board
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

son of
ex-husband of
Older than Ava Gardner by 7 years.
husband of
Barbara Sinatra, until he died.
Older than Barbara Sinatra by 11 years.
son of
father of
ex-husband of
Older than Mia Farrow by 29 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Nancy Barbato by 1 year.
father of
father of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Songs Come Fly with Me, Fly Me to the Moon, I've Got You Under My Skin, It Was a Very Good Year, New York, New York, Luck Be a Lady, Strangers in the Night, The Best Is Yet to Come, My Way, Let It Snow, Mack the Knife. Movies Ocean's 11 (1960), Pal Joey, From Here to Eternity, Scarface, Tony Rome, The Manchurian Candidate. Member the Rat Pack. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1998. Gaming Hall of Fame 1997. Kennedy Center Honors 1983. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1980. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1985. New Jersey Hall of Fame 2008. Congressional Gold Medal 1997. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1982. Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame 2005. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2001. Cecil B DeMille Award 1971. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1600 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 1637 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6538 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
Las Vegas Walk of Stars: A star at Flamingo Hotel; ceremony: 22 February 2010.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 15 January 1994.

Joan Woodbury

Real/Birth Name:
Joanne Woodbury
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Henry Wilcoxon by 10 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies The Ten Commandments, Brenda Starr, Reporter, Charlie Chan in the Chinese Cat

Edith Piaf

Real/Birth Name:
Edith Giovanna Gassion
Also Known As:
Édith Giovanna Lamboukas
Nickname(s):
La Môme Piaf
(The Little Sparrow)
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song La Vie en rose

Barbara Billingsley

Real/Birth Name:
Barbara Lillian Combes
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:

Brief Facts:

Role of the mother in TV series Leave It to Beaver

Pete Rugolo

Real/Birth Name:
Pietro Rugolo
Peter Rugolo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Arranger for Stan Kenton and composer of movie and TV scores.

Bill Osmanski

Real/Birth Name:
William Thomas Osmanski
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80, 4 days before his 81st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fullback. Teams College of the Holy Cross, Chicago Bears. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. College Football Hall of Fame 1973. National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame.
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