Guess Who This Is

People Born in the Year 1917 (79 found): Names Only

Robert Sterling

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Sterling Hart
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
89 or 90
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Ann Sothern by 7 or 8 years.
husband of
Anne Jeffreys, until he died.
Older than Anne Jeffreys by 5 or 6 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Bunco Squad, Two-Faced Woman, The Penalty. TV series Topper Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1709 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Charles Tingwell

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles William Tingwell
Also Known As:
Charles "Bud" Tingwell
Nickname(s):
Bud
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Desert Rats, Tarzan the Magnificent, King of the Coral Sea. TV series Homicide. Awarded AM (Member of the Order of Australia) in 1999 Queen's Honours List.

Jesse White

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jesse Marc Weidenfeld
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80, 6 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Broadway play Harvey. Movies Harvey, The Bad Seed, The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini. 1968-1989 on TV commercials as the Maytag Repair Man.

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Mahesh Prasad Varma
Mahesh Srivastava
Also Known As:
Bal Brahmacharya Mahesh
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 24 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founded and invented transcendental meditation, also called TM.

John Raitt

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Emmett Raitt
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88, 32 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Broadway musical plays Oklahoma, Carousel, Pajama Game. Movie musical Pajama Game. Theater Hall of Fame. Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame 2001. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6126 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater; ceremony: 29 January 1992.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Ernest Borgnine

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ermes Effron Borgnino
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Ethel Merman by 9 years.

Brief Facts:

Noted for gap in front teeth. Movies A Grandpa for Christmas, Marty, From Here to Eternity, Emperor of the North Pole, The Dirty Dozen. TV series McHale's Navy. Marriage to Ethel Merman lasted 32 days in 1964. Hall of Great Western Performers 1996. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6324 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 265 S. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 17 January 1998.

Jack Brickhouse

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Beasley Brickhouse
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Television coverage of games for Chicago teams and more. American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame 1985. Ford C Frick Award 1983. National Radio Hall of Fame 1998. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. NSMA Hall of Fame 1983.

Louis Zamperini

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Louis Silvie Zamperini
Nickname(s):
Louie
Torrance Tornado
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
97
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

1035 Olympics in Berlin. Joined the Army Air Forforce in World War II. His plane crashed at sea. He was later captured and made a prisoner of war. Subject of the movie Unbroken. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Lloyd Perryman

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lloyd Wilson Perryman
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of Sons of the Pioneers. Hall of Great Western Performers 1995. Western Music Association Hall of Fame 2008. 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.

Zsa Zsa Gabor

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Sari Gabor
Gabor Sari
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
99
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Eva Gabor by 2 years.
mother of
ex-wife of
Younger than George Sanders by 10 years.
daughter of
younger sister of
Younger than Magda Gabor by 1 year.

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear, Queen of Outer Space, Moulin Rouge (1952). TV series Hollywood Squares Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6915 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Banks McFadden

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Banks McFadden
Nickname(s):
Bonnie Banks
The Great
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Player, coach, and administrator at Clemson University. Football, halfback for NFL team Brooklyn Dodgers. Clemson Athletic Hall of Fame 1973. College Football Hall of Fame 1959. Southern Conference Hall of Fame 2010.

Allie Reynolds

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Allie Pierce Reynolds
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:

Pitcher. Teams Cleveland Indians, New York Yankees. Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame. Yankee Stadium Monument Park 1989. American Indian Athletic Hall of Fame 1972.

Sidney Sheldon

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Sidney Schechtel
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89, 12 days before his 90th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Created TV show I Dream of Jeannie. Novels The Other Side of Midnight, Rage of Angels, If Tomorrow Comes, Windmills of the Gods. Movie The Bachelor and the Bobbysoxer Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6739 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 9 June 1988.
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: 25 February 1994.

Dom DiMaggio

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Dominic Paul DiMaggio
Nickname(s):
the Little Professor
the Prof
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:

younger brother of
Younger than Joe DiMaggio by 2 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Vince DiMaggio by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Center fielder, team Boston Red Sox. Seven times on All-Star team. Served in the military in World War II. Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame 1995. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1992.

Anthony Burgess

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Burgess Wilson
Also Known As:
John Anthony Burgess Wilson
Joseph Kell
Nickname(s):
Jack Wilson
Little Jack
Johnny Eagle
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name Anthony added at confirmation. Author, poet, playwright, composer, linguist, translator and critic. Book A Clockwork Orange

Cliffie Stone

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Clifford Gilpin Snyder
Also Known As:
Cliffie G. Stone
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Bass player. Radio show The Hollywood Barn Dance. Co-wrote song So Round, So Firm, So Fully Packed. The Pioneer award by the Academy of Country Music is called the "Cliffie". Country Music Hall of Fame 1989. Santa Clarita Walk of Western Stars 1990. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1501 Vine Street for contributions to radio; ceremony: 1 March 1989.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Desi Arnaz

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Desiderio Alberto Arnaz y De Acha III
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
father of
ex-husband of
Younger than Lucille Ball by 5 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Co-founder of Desilu Productions. TV show I Love Lucy. Movie The Long, Long Trailer. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1998. Television Hall of Fame 1990. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6325-1/2 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6254 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Frankie Howerd

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Francis Alick Howard
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show That Was the Week That Was. London Avenue of Stars.

Nancy Barbato

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Nanicia Rose Barbato
Also Known As:
Nancy Sinatra
Nancy Barbato Sinatra
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
101
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Frank Sinatra by 1 year.
mother of
mother of
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Childhood sweetheart, then first wife of Frank Sinatra

Dabbs Greer

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert William Greer
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90, 26 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Gunsmoke, Little House on the Prairie and many small character roles. He never married and had no survivors. Missouri Walk of Fame 2017.

Hugh Gallarneau

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Hugh H. Gallarneau
Nickname(s):
Duke
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback. Teams Stanford University, Chicago Bears. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. College Football Hall of Fame 1982. Stanford Athletic Hall of Fame.

Hans Conried

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Hans Georg Conried Jr.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The voice of Snidely Whiplash in Dudley Do-Right cartoons on Rocky and Bullwinkle. TV series Make Room for Daddy. Movie The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T. Broadway musical Can-Can Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6664 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Frederica of Hanover

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Frederica Louisa Thyra Victoria Margareta Sophie Olga Cécilie Isabelle Christa
Friederike Luise Thyra Victoria Margarita Sophia Olga Cecilia Isabella Christa
Also Known As:
Queen Consort of the Hellenes
Queen Consort of Greece
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

third cousin once removed of
third cousin of
first cousin twice removed of
mother of
third cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
great granddaughter of
third cousin once removed of
third cousin once removed of
third cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
third cousin once removed of
third cousin of
first cousin twice removed of
second cousin once removed of
third cousin of
second cousin once removed of
third cousin once removed of
third cousin once removed of
third cousin once removed of
third cousin once removed of
third cousin once removed of
third cousin once removed of
third cousin of
second cousin once removed of
third cousin once removed of
wife of
Paul of Greece, until his earlier death.
Younger than Paul of Greece by 15 years.
first cousin once removed of
great great granddaughter of
third cousin once removed of
third cousin once removed of
third cousin once removed of
third cousin of
third cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
third cousin of
third cousin of
third cousin of
third cousin of
third cousin of
second cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
third cousin once removed of
third cousin once removed of
third cousin of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin twice removed of
second cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
daughter of
first cousin twice removed of
third cousin of
mother of
great great granddaughter of
first cousin twice removed of
third cousin once removed of
great granddaughter of
granddaughter of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

In exile to London during WWII.

Ella Fitzgerald

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Ella Jane Fitzgerald
Nickname(s):
Lady Ella
Queen of Scat
First Lady of Song
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won 13 Grammy Awards, and was awarded the National Medal of Art by Ronald Reagan. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1992. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1979. National Women's Hall of Fame 1995. Kennedy Center Honors 1979. Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame 1984. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1978. Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame 1997. National Medal of Arts 1987. ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2001. Nesuhi Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame 2005. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6738 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

I.M. Pei

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ieoh Ming Pei
Birth Date:
Age today:
(may be unreliable data?)
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Chinese-American architect. Designer of the John F. Kennedy Library and many other famous buildings. National Medal of Arts 1988. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1993.

Virgil Trucks

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Virgil Oliver Trucks
Also Known As:
Fire Trucks
Nickname(s):
Fire
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95, 34 days before his 96th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher and coach. Teams Detroit Tigers, St. Louis Browns, Chicago White Sox, Kansas City Athletics, New York Yankees. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1974. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1985.

Celeste Holm

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Celeste Holm
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies All About Eve, Gentleman's Agreement, High Society. TV series Touched by an Angel, Falcon Crest. Broadway musical Oklahoma!. Theater Hall of Fame 1992. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 2007. Scandinavian-American Hall of Fame 1995. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6821 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Black Jack Stewart

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Sherratt Stewart
Also Known As:
J.S. Stewart
Jack Stewart
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66, 19 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Detroit Red Wings. Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame. Hockey Hall of Fame 1964. Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame 1997. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 2000.

Mike McCormick (outfielder)

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Myron Winthrop McCormick
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58, 23 days before his 59th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfielder. Teams Cincinnati Reds, Boston Braves, Brooklyn Dodgers, New York Giants, Chicago White Sox, Washington Senators. Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame 1966.

Raymond Burr

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Raymond William Stacy Burr
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:

TV shows Perry Mason, Ironside. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Canada's Walk of Fame 2009. Movie Airplane II: The Sequel Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6656 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

John Kennedy

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Also Known As:
John F. Kennedy
Nickname(s):
Jack
JFK
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
older brother of
Older than Edward Kennedy by 14 years.
older brother of
Older than Eunice Kennedy Shriver by 4 years.
husband of
Jackie Kennedy, until he died.
Older than Jackie Kennedy by 12 years.
older brother of
Older than Jean Kennedy Smith by 10 years.
father of
grandfather of
younger brother of
Younger than Joseph Kennedy Jr. by 1 year.
son of
uncle of
great uncle of
great uncle of
uncle of
uncle of
older brother of
Older than Patricia Kennedy Lawford by 6 years.
great uncle of
older brother of
Older than Robert Kennedy by 8 years.
son of
grandfather of
older brother of
Older than Rosemary Kennedy by 1 year.

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

US Representative from Massachusetts 11th District 1947-1953. Senator from Massachusetts 1953-1960. 35th President of the United Statesfrom January 20, 1961 till he was assassinated in Dallas, Texas Novemeber 22, 1963. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1963. Irish American Hall of Fame 2011. Los Angeles Memorial Coloseum Court of Honors 1964.

Leo Gorcey

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Leo Bernard Gorcey
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
51, 1 day before his 52nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Broadway play Dead End. In group Dead End Kids and Bowery Boys movies. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with group group: Dead End Kids for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Robert Merrill

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Moishe Millstein
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Roberta Peters by 12 years.

Brief Facts:

Baritone opera star at the New York Metropolitan Opera - in Carmen, The Barber of Seville, Rigoletto. Movie musical Aaron Slick from Punkin Crick. National Medal of Arts 1993. New Rochelle Walk of Fame. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6763 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Kirk Kirkorian

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Kerkor Kirkorian
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
98, 9 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Built large hotels in Las Vegas, owned the studio company MGM, became a billionaire.

Dean Martin

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Dino Paul Crocetti
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Member the Rat Pack. Paired withJerry Lewis in many movies. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6519 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 1617 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
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A star at 6651 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Las Vegas Walk of Stars: A star at Flamingo Hotel; ceremony: 22 February 2010.

Byron White

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Byron Raymond White
Nickname(s):
Whizzer
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:

Halfback. Team Detroit Lions. Associate Justice in the Supreme Court from 1962 to 1993. College Football Hall of Fame 1954. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2003. Colorado Sports Hall of Fame 1965. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1962. Colorado Athletic Hall of Fame 1998. Academic All-America Hall of Fame 1996. National High School Hall of Fame 1987. Theodore Roosevelt Award 1969.

Katharine Graham

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Katharine Meyer
Also Known As:
Katharine Meyer Graham
Nickname(s):
Kay
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84, 31 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Publisher and owner of the Washington Post. Won Pulitzer Prize in 1998. Died from injuries when she fell while on a trip to Sun Valley Idaho. National Women's Hall of Fame 2002. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2002. U.S. Business Hall of Fame 1993.

Davey O'Brien

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert David O'Brien
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:

Heisman Trophy 1938, team Texas Christian University, as quarterback. Team Philadelphia Eagles. College Football Hall of Fame 1955. Texas Sports Hall of Fame 1966. Woodrow Wilson High School Hall of Fame 1969. Maxwell Award 1938. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1993. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Lena Horne

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Lena Calhoun Horne
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movie Stormy Weather. Kennedy Center Honors 1984. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1991. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1991. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1983. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2006. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2003. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6282 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6250 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Susan Hayward

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Edythe Marrenner
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Five Academy Award nominations for Best Actress. Movies I Want to Live!, Snows of Kilimanjaro, With a Song in My Heart, I'll Cry Tomorrow, Valley of the Dolls 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.

Faye Emerson

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Faye Margaret Emerson
Nickname(s):
The First Lady of Television
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Elliott Roosevelt by 6 years.
ex-wife of
Older than Skitch Henderson by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movies The Mask of Dimitrios, Desert Song, Destination Tokyo, Hollywood Canteen. TV show Faye and Skitch Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6529 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6689 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Don Herbert

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Donald Herbert Kemske
Also Known As:
Mr. Wizard
Donald Jeffrey Herbert
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89, 28 days before his 90th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV shows Watch Mr. Wizard, Mr. Wizard's World

Andrew Wyeth

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Andrew Newell Wyeth
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

American painter b. 1917. Best work is painting Christina's World. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1963. National Medal of Arts 2007. Congressional Gold Medal 1988.

Lou Boudreau

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Louis Boudreau
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84, 24 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shortstop. Teams University of Illinois, Cleveland Indians, Boston Red Sox. Manager, teams Cleveland Indians, Boston Red Sox, Kansas City Athletics, Chicago Cubs. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. Cleveland Indians Hall of Fame 1954. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1970.

Phyllis Diller

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Phyllis Ada Driver
Also Known As:
Dame Illya Dillya
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95, 34 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Often appeared on TV game shows, like Hollywood Squares. Voice actor in animated movie A Bug's Life. TV show The Bold and the Beautiful. Movies Splendor in the Grass, The Boneyard. Broadway musical play Hello, Dolly!. Known for her distinctive laugh. Ohio Women's Hall of Fame 1981. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7001 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television 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: 8 March 2001.
St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6366 Delmar Boulevard.

Judy Martin

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Eva Alaine Overstake
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
34
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Second wife, at age 16, of Red Foley, on August 9, 1933, six months after his first wife Pauline died in childbirth. Group Three Little Maids. Committed suicide by overdose of sleeping pills, leaving a note.

Robert Mitchum

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Charles Durman Mitchum
Also Known As:
Bob Mitchum
Nickname(s):
Mitch
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than John Mitchum by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Thunder Road, Ryan's Daughter, Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (1944), Cape Fear (1962), Cape Fear. Cecil B DeMille Award 1992. Hall of Great Western Performers 2013. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6240 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 25 January 1984.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Marjorie Reynolds

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Marjorie Goodspeed
Also Known As:
Marjorie Moore
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie (musical) Holiday Inn. TV show The Life of Riley Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1525 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

John Lee Hooker

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Lee Hooker
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Birth year may be 1912. Songs Boogie Chillen', Crawling King Snake, Dimples, Boom Boom, One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer, I’m In The Mood. Blues Hall of Fame 1980. Guitar Center RockWalk 1989. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1991. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2016. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 11 September 1997.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Tex Williams

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Sollie Paul Williams
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Western swing musician, talking blues style. Song Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette). Santa Clarita Walk of Western Stars 1983. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6412 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Dennis James

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Demie James Sposa
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Game show host - TV show Name That Tune Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6753 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 10 September 1992.
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: 29 February 1996.

Mel Ferrer

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

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Audrey Hepburn by 11 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

No relation to José Ferrer. Movies Lili, War and Peace, The Sun Also Rises, The Brave Bulls. Play Strange Fruit in New York. Children's book Tito's Hats Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6268 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Herbert Lom

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Herbert Karel Angelo Kuchačevič ze Schluderpacheru
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95, 16 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies A Shot in the Dark, The Pink Panther Strikes Again, The Dead Zone, King Solomon's Mines, Count Dracula

June Foray

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
June Lucille Forer
Nickname(s):
The Cartoon Queen
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
99
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 4′ 11″. Voice actor in many cartoons, role of Rocky the Squirrel, Rocket J. Squirrel on TV show Rocky and His Friends Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 7 July 2000.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Fernando Rey

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Fernando Casado D'Arambillet
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:

Movie The French Connection

Red Auerbach

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Arnold Jacob Auerbach
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, teams Washington Capitols, Tri-Cities Blackhawks, Boston Celtics. GW Athletic Hall of Fame 1959. International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1979. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1969. National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1996. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame.

Jakob "Jackie" Gerlich

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jakob "Jackie" E. Gerlich
Nickname(s):
Jackie
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
43
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie The Wizard of Oz. Member of The Munchkins. The red member of the Lollipop Guild 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.

Phil Rizzuto

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Philip Francis Rizzuto
Nickname(s):
The Scooter
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shortstop, team New York Yankees for 13 years. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1994. New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 1993. New Jersey Hall of Fame 2009. Yankee Stadium Monument Park 1985. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. Babe Ruth Award 1951.

Buddy Rich

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Bernard Rich
Also Known As:
Bernard "Buddy" Rich
Nickname(s):
Buddy
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1974. Guitar Center RockWalk 1991. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1981. ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame.

Charles Drake

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Ruppert
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76, 22 days before his 77th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies It Came from Outer Space (1953), Valley of the Dolls

Allen Ludden

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Allen Elsworth
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Betty White, until he died.
Older than Betty White by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Game show host. TV shows Password, Password Plus Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6743 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 31 March 1988.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

June Allyson

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Ella Geisman
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Dick Powell, until his earlier death.
Younger than Dick Powell by 12 years.

Brief Facts:

Musical The Glenn Miller Story Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1537 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Thelonious Monk

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Thelonious Sphere Monk
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1963. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1980. North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 2009. ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame. Nesuhi Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame 2004. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7055 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 24 July 1989.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Boris Sagal

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Boris Sagal
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
father of
father of
husband of
Marge Champion, until he died.
Older than Marge Champion by 1 year.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movie Girl Happy. TV series Dr. Kildare, Ironside, McCloud, Peter Gunn and many TV movies. Died when he accidentally walked into a helicopter tail rotor.

Dizzy Gillespie

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Birks Gillespie
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Trumpet player - his trumpet had a bent tube and the bell pointed upward. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1960. Kennedy Center Honors 1990. Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame 1987. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1982. Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame 1993. National Medal of Arts 1989. ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame. South Carolina Hall of Fame 1985. Nesuhi Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame 2004. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7057 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 20 October 1995.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Joan Fontaine

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Joan de Beauvoir de Havilland
Also Known As:
Joan Burfield
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Brian Aherne by 15 years.
younger sister of
Younger than Olivia de Havilland by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movies Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Rebecca, Suspicion, Island in the Sun, Tender Is the Night, Jane Eyre (1944), Ivanhoe, Dark Mansions. TV soap Ryan's HopeEstranged from her sister. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1645 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Marshall Goldberg

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

Brief Facts:

Halfback, fullback. Teams University of Pittsburgh, Chicago Cardinals. Arizona Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. College Football Hall of Fame 1958. International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1980. National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 2000.

Ann Rutherford

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Therese Ann Rutherford
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Gone with the Wind, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Pride and Prejudice. Also a series a Andy Harvey movies. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6834 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6333 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Jo Stafford

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Jo Elizabeth Stafford
Nickname(s):
G.I. Jo
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Paul Weston, until his earlier death.
Younger than Paul Weston by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Songs I'll Walk Alone, I'll Be Seeing You, I'll Never Smile Again, You Belong to Me. Member of group The Pied Pipers. The first recording artist to sell twenty-five million records. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 2003. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a member of The Pied Pipers.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1625 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
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A star at 1709 Vine Street for contributions to radio.
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A star at 6270 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Robert Byrd

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Cornelius Calvin Sale Jr.
Also Known As:
Robert Carlyle Byrd
Robert C. Byrd
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

At age 1, his mother died, he was moved to live with his aunt and uncle, who renamed him Robert Carlyle Byrd. Served over 51 years as Democratic senator from West Virginia, 1959-2010, the longest service as senator in history. Previously a US Representative 1953-1959. Held offices of Majority Whip, Minority Leader, twice Majority Leader and President Pro Tempore of the Senate. Early in life he w| the KKK, and voted against civil rights, which he later regretted and apologized for.

Nesuhi Ertegun

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Nesuhi Ertegün
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Ahmet Ertegun by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Record producer. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1991. National Soccer Hall of Fame 2003.

Lou Brock (football)

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Louis Brock
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback and running back. Team Green Bay Packers. Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1982.

Slim Clark

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Raymond LeRoy Clark
Also Known As:
Yodelin' Slim Clark
Yodeling Slim Clark
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:

Brief Facts:

Western musician known for his yodeling. Cowboy Hall of Fame 2000. Maine Country Music Hall of Fame. Massachusetts Country Music Hall of Fame. Rhode Island Country Music Hall of Fame. Western Music Association Hall of Fame 2000.

Elyse Knox

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Elsie Lilian Kornbrath
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:

grandmother of
mother of
mother of
mother of
grandmother of
grandmother of
grandmother of
wife of
Tom Harmon, until his earlier death.
Older than Tom Harmon by 1 year.
grandmother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Mummy's Tomb, Sweetheart of Sigma Chi, Joe Palooka, Champ, Gentleman Joe Palooka, Joe Palooka in the Knockout and sequels.

Arthur C. Clarke

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Charles Clarke
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:

Brief Facts:

Science fiction author. Books Childhood's End, Rendezvous with Rama, Movies based on books 2001: A Space Odyssey, 2010. Known for formulating the Three Laws of Robotics, and for suggesting communication satellites in geosynchronous orbit in a memo in 1945. Received a CBE in 1989 and was knighted in 2000. Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 1997. International Space Hall of Fame.

Ossie Davis

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Raiford Chatman Davis
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

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

Brief Facts:

TV series Touched by an Angel, The Defenders. Movies Doctor Doolittle, Grumpy Old Men. NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame 1989. Kennedy Center Honors 2004. Theater Hall of Fame 2004. National Medal of Arts 1995. New Rochelle Walk of Fame.

Freddie Francis

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Frederick William Francis
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cinamatographer. Movies Glory, Sons and Lovers, The Elephant Man, The French Lieutenant's Woman, Dune

Gene Rayburn

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Eugene Rubessa
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81, 23 days before his 82nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show The Match Game. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1983.

Buddy Boudreaux

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Landry Boudreaux
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
97
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Big band musician from Baton Rouge.
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