People Who Were Born in the Year 1918:

(90 found)

Oral Roberts
religion, educator

Real/Birth Name:
Granville Oral Roberts
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:

Televangelist and founder of a university in Oklahoma bearing his name.

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Ernie Harwell
sports analyst, baseball

Real/Birth Name:
William Earnest Harwell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Sportscaster for team Detroit Tigers.

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Elmore James
musician, blues, singer, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Elmore Brooks
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist. Postwar urban blues, responsible for slide-guitar styles that shaped rock.

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Skitch Henderson
bandleader, radio, conductor, musician, composer, criminal

Real/Birth Name:
Lyle Russell Cedric Henderson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Faye Emerson by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

TV show The Tonight Show with Steve Allen. Founder of orchestra New York Pops. In prison 4 months for tax evasion.

John Forsythe
soap, actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
John Lincoln Freund
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Dynasty. Broadway plays Mister Roberts, The Teahouse of the August Moon. Movies The Trouble with Harry, Topaz, The Ambassador's Daughter, Madame X, In Cold Blood.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6549 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Helen Stephens
track

Real/Birth Name:
Helen Herring Stephens
Nickname(s):
The Fulton Flash
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75, 17 days before her 76th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shot put and discus. Olympic Gold Medal 1936 100 m. Olympic Gold Medal 1936 4x100 m relay.

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Joey Bishop
actor, comedy

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Abraham Gottlieb
Also Known As:
El Dumpo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Ocean's Eleven (1960), The Naked and the Dead, Valley of the Dolls, The Delta Force, Betsy's Wedding. TV series The Joey Bishop Show. Member the Rat Pack.

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Ida Lupino
actor, director, producer, writer, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Ida Lupino
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Howard Duff by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies High Sierra, The Sea Wolf. Directed many television shows.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6821 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1724 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Maxine Jones
relative

Real/Birth Name:
Maxine Evelyn Jones
Also Known As:
Maxine Jones Firfires
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19

Relationships:

daughter of
ex-wife of
Younger than Noah Beery Jr. by 4 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Married Beery 1940, divorced 1966.

Patty Berg
golf

Real/Birth Name:
Patricia Jane Berg
Gender:
Female
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:

Co-founder of LPGA and a leading player.

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Hank Locklin
singer, country, musician, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Lawrence Hankins Locklin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 21 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Send Me the Pillow You Dream On, Please Help Me I'm Falling, Geisha Girl. Last album By the Grace of God: The Gospel Album.

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Patty Andrews
singer, educator

Real/Birth Name:
Patricia Marie Andrews
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94, 17 days before her 95th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger sister of
Younger than LaVerne Andrews by 6 years.
younger sister of
Younger than Maxene Andrews by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Member of The Andrews Sisters. Best known songs Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree, Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6834 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a member of group The Andrews Sisters.

Primula Rollo
actor, accident

Real/Birth Name:
Primula Susan Rollo
Nickname(s):
Primmie
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
28
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
David Niven, until she died.
Younger than David Niven by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie Her Man Gilbey. Died in an unusual accident, at age 28. While playing Hide and Seek at a party at the home of Tyrone Power she opened a door to step into what she assumed was a closet. It was actually steep stairs into his basement. She was severely injured in the fall and died the next day.

Forest Evashevski
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Forest Evashevski
Nickname(s):
Evy
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:

Quarterback. Teams University of Michigan, Iowa Pre-Flight Seahawks. Coach, teams Washington State University, University of Iowa.

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Don Pardo
actor, radio, tv, soap, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Dominick George Pardo
Also Known As:
Dom Pardo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Announcer on TV programs Saturday Night Live, Jeopardy!, Wheel of Fortune, Search for Tomorrow.

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Bobby Riggs
tennis

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Larimore Riggs
Nickname(s):
Bobby
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Famed for challenge match "The Battle of the Sexes" in 1973 on TV with Billie Jean King - he lost to King. Middle name also reported as Lorimer.

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Roger Delgado
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Roger Caesar Marius Bernard de Delgado Torres Castillo Roberto
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie The Road to Hong Kong.

Frank Overton
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Francis Emmons Overton
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Phyllis Hill, until he died.
Older than Phyllis Hill by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies To Kill a Mockingbird, 12 O'Clock High, Fail Safe, Desire Under the Elms.

George McAfee
football

Real/Birth Name:
George Anderson McAfee
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90, 9 days before his 91st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback. Teams Duke University, Chicago Bears.

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Marian McPartland
musician, jazz, composer, writer, radio

Real/Birth Name:
Margaret Marian Turner
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Radio program Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz. Appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2010 New Year Honours.

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Howard Cosell
boxing, radio, tv, sports analyst

Real/Birth Name:
Howard Cohen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 29 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Covered boxing and other sports.

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Pearl Bailey
singer, jazz

Real/Birth Name:
Pearly Mae Bailey
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie St. Louis Blues.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry1 February 1994

Betty Ford
First Lady, model, activist, dancer

Real/Birth Name:
Elizabeth Anne Bloomer
Also Known As:
Elizabeth Bloomer Warren
Nickname(s):
Betty
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Gerald Ford, until his earlier death.
Younger than Gerald Ford by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Became First Lady when her husband took office on Nixon's resignation. Encouraged breast cancer exams and championed alcohol and drug rehabilitation.

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Bob Flock
auto racing, NASCAR

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Newman Flock
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
46, 30 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Fonty Flock by 2 years.
older brother of
Older than Tim Flock by 6 years.

Brief Facts:

Pole position for NASCAR's first Strictly Stock (now Monster Energy Cup Series) race. Was a moonshiner.

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Spike Milligan
actor, comedy, radio, musician, jazz, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Terrence Alan Patrick Seán Milligan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Irish citizenship. Radio show The Goon Show. Book Puckoon. Honorary Knight (KBE).

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Anne Shirley
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Dawn Evelyeen Paris
Also Known As:
Dawn O'Day
Baby Dawn O'Day
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than John Payne by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Anne of Green Gables, Stella Dallas, Four Jacks and a Jill, Murder, My Sweet.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7018 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

William Holden
actor

Real/Birth Name:
William Franklin Beedle Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Brenda Marshall by 2 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Way, The Towering Inferno, Sunset Boulevard, Love is a Many-Splendored Thing, Network.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1651 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry
St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6150 Delmar Boulevard

George Allen
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
George Herbert Allen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Coach, teams Chicago Bears, Los Angeles Rams, Washington Redskins, Chicago Blitz, Arizona Wranglers, Long Beach State University.

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Jack Paar
tv, comedy, writer, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Jack Harold Paar
Nickname(s):
King of Late Night TV
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:

TV show The Tonight Show from 1957-1962. Movies Down Among the Sheltering Palms, Love Nest, Walk Softly, Stranger.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6212 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Mike Wallace
tv, commentator, news, actor, radio

Real/Birth Name:
Myron Leon Wallace
Also Known As:
Myron Wallace
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93, 32 days before his 94th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Buff Cobb by 9 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Best known for long CBS News involvement, especially TV series 60 Minutes. Announcer on radio programs Sky King, Green Hornet. TV show All Around the Town.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6263 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Mary Kay Ash
style, business

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Kathlyn Wagner
Also Known As:
Mary Kay
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founder of Mary Kay cosmetics line. Gave pink Cadillacs to top sales people.

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Eddy Arnold
singer, country, tv

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Edward Arnold
Nickname(s):
The Tennessee Plowboy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89, 7 days before his 90th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Anytime, Cattle Call, Make the World Go Away.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6775 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio

A.C. Lyles
producer, writer, western

Real/Birth Name:
Andrew Craddock Lyles Jr.
Gender:
Male
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:

TV series Deadwood, Rawhide. Movies Johnny Reno, Waco.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6840 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry3 March 1988

Patricia Ellis
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Patricia O'Brien
Also Known As:
Patricia Leftwich
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1932). Movies The King's Vacation, The Lady in the Morgue, Block-Heads.

Henry Calvin
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Wimberly Calvin Goodman Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Role of Sgt. Garcia in TV series Zorro. Movie Zorro the Avenger.

Lili St. Cyr
dancer, burlesque

Real/Birth Name:
Willis Marie Van Schaack
Also Known As:
Willis Marie VanSchaack
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Burlesque dancer and stripper.

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Robert Preston
actor, singer, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Preston Meservey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Music Man, The Lion in Winter, Victor Victoria. Tony Award for Broadway musical plays The Music Man, I Do! I Do!.

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John Kimbrough
football, coach, politician, actor, western, aviator, military

Real/Birth Name:
John Kimbrough
Nickname(s):
Haskell Hurricane
Jarrin' John
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fullback / quarterback. Teams Texas A&M University, New York Americans, Los Angeles Dons. Head coach, teams Baylor University, West Texas A&M University. Member of the Texas Legislature as a Democrat. Fighter pilot in the Pacific during World War II. Movies Sundown Jim, The Lone Star Ranger.

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Abigail Van Buren
writer, columnist

Real/Birth Name:
Pauline Esther Friedman
Also Known As:
Pauline Phillips
Dear Abby
Nickname(s):
Popo
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Original writer advice column Dear Abby.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio

Ann Landers
writer, columnist

Real/Birth Name:
Esther Pauline Friedman
Also Known As:
Eppie Lederer
Nickname(s):
Eppie
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 12 days before her 84th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Advice columnist from Chicago - began in 1955, replacing original columnist who died. Column Dear Ann Landers.

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Johnnie Parsons
auto racing

Real/Birth Name:
Johnnie Woodrow Parsons
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Race car driver. Dirt racing.

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Sebastian Cabot
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Sebastian Thomas Cabot
Nickname(s):
Sabby
Gender:
Male
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:

TV shows Family Affair, Circle of Fear, The Beachcomber. Movie The Time Machine. Voice actor or narrator in animated films.

Nile Kinnick
football, aviator, air crash, military

Real/Birth Name:
Nile Clarke Kinnick Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
24
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of Iowa as quarterback. In the Navy, his plane crashed into the ocean after an oil leak killed the engine.

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Ingmar Bergman
director, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Ernst Ingmar Bergman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89, 16 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Films The Seventh Seal, Smiles of a Summer Night, Wild Strawberries. Also stage productions in Sweden.

Red Sovine
singer, musician, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Woodrow Wilson Sovine
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist. Recorded songs Giddy-Up Go, Teddy Bear. Trucking songs, often spoken rather than sung. Duet with Webb Pierce - song Why Baby Why.

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Bobby Troup
actor, composer, jazz, bandleader

Real/Birth Name:
Robert William Troup Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Julie London, until he died.
Older than Julie London by 8 years.

Brief Facts:

TV show Emergency! with wife Julie London. Wrote song Route 66.

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Nelson Mandela
politician

Real/Birth Name:
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela
Also Known As:
Madiba
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Cindy Walker
singer, composer, country

Real/Birth Name:
Cindy Walker
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Compositions for many artists, winning awards. Songs Dream Baby (How Long Must I Dream), Lone Star Trail, When My Blue Moon Turns to Gold Again, You Don't Know Me.

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Pee Wee Reese
baseball, sports analyst, radio

Real/Birth Name:
Harold Henry Reese
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81, 22 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Brooklyn Dodgers shortstop. NBC play-by-play.

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Ruth Duccini
actor, little person

Real/Birth Name:
Ruth L. Robinson
Also Known As:
Ruth Robinson Duccini
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie The Wizard of Oz as an uncredited member of The Munchkins.

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

Nan Grey
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Eschal Loleet Grey Miller
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75, her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Frankie Laine, until she died.
Younger than Frankie Laine by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Sea Spoilers, Dracula's Daughter, Three Smart Girls.

Marjorie Lord
actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Marjorie F. Wollenberg
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
97
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
ex-wife of
Younger than John Archer by 3 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV series Make Room for Daddy. Movies Johnny Come Lately, Sherlock Holmes in Washington. Broadway plays The Old Maid, Little Brown Jug.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6317 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Sherm Feller
composer, radio, baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Sherman Feller
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Co-wrote song Summertime, Summertime. Public address announcer at Fenway Park for team Boston Red Sox.

Smoki Whitfield
actor, singer, blues

Real/Birth Name:
Jordan Whitfield
Also Known As:
Jordan Whitfield
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Function at the Junction. Movies Bomba, the Jungle Boy, Born Yesterday.

Tom Drake
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Alderdice
Nickname(s):
Buddy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64, 6 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Meet Me in St. Louis, Raintree County.

Jane Adams
actor, radio, model

Real/Birth Name:
Betty Jean Bierce
Also Known As:
Poni Adams
Jane "Poni" Adams
Betty J. Turnage
Nickname(s):
Poni
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Radio program series The Whistler. Movie serial Batman and Robin (1949). Movies House of Dracula, Lost City of the Jungle, The Brute Man, Outlaw Gold.

Leonard Bernstein
conductor, composer, writer, musician, Broadway, Tony Award, educator

Real/Birth Name:
Louis Bernstein
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:

Changed name at age 15. Musical play West Side Story, Candide.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6200 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Katherine Johnson
scientist, mathematician

Real/Birth Name:
Katherine Coleman
Also Known As:
Katherine Coleman Goble Johnson
Katherine C. Johnson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
101
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Calculated orbits for NASA. Subject of movie Hidden Figures.

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Ted Williams
baseball, manager, military, aviator, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Teddy Samuel Williams
Also Known As:
Theodore Samuel Williams
Nickname(s):
The Kid
The Splendid Splinter
Teddy Ballgame
The Thumper
Gender:
Male
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:

Named Teddy for president Teddy Roosevelt. Name changed to Theodore on birth certificate later. Book The Science of Hitting. Left field for team Boston Red Sox. Marine Corps pilot during World War II and the Korean War.

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Alan Jay Lerner
lyricist, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Alan Jay Lerner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Musical movies My Fair Lady, Gigi,, Camelot. Especially teamed with Frederick Loewe. Song I Could Have Danced All Night. Married eight times.

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Paul Harvey
radio, writer, commentator, news

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Harvey Aurandt
Also Known As:
Paul Aurandt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Book More of Paul Harvey's The Rest of the Story. Radio show Paul Harvey News and Comment, where he often said, "... and now, the rest of the story".

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Jimmy Snyder
sports analyst, actor, football

Real/Birth Name:
Dimetrios Georgios Snyder
Also Known As:
Jimmy "The Greek" Snyder
Jimmy the Greek
Nickname(s):
The Greek
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Football commentator on CBS and Las Vegas bookie. TV show The NFL Today. Fired for apparently racist remarks.

Dick Haymes
actor, singer, radio

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

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Fran Jeffries by 18 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Joanne Dru by 3 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Rita Hayworth by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movie musical State Fair.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1724 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6841 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio

Rosemary Kennedy
relative

Real/Birth Name:
Rose Marie Kennedy
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

great aunt of
aunt of
aunt of
older sister of
Older than Edward Kennedy by 13 years.
older sister of
Older than Eunice Kennedy Shriver by 2 years.
older sister of
Older than Jean Kennedy Smith by 9 years.
younger sister of
Younger than John Kennedy by 1 year.
aunt of
great aunt of
younger sister of
Younger than Joseph Kennedy Jr. by 3 years.
daughter of
aunt of
great aunt of
great aunt of
aunt of
great aunt of
aunt of
older sister of
Older than Patricia Kennedy Lawford by 5 years.
great aunt of
aunt of
older sister of
Older than Robert Kennedy by 7 years.
daughter of
great aunt of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Had mental disbilities. Father had her lobotomized November 1941, at age 23, which strongly damaged her abilities. Lived in a Catholic facility the rest of her life.

Karl Slover
actor, singer, little person

Real/Birth Name:
Karl Kosiczky
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:
Height:
4 feet 5 inches (134.62 cm)

Brief Facts:

Movie The Wizard of Oz as a member of The Munchkins, the lead trumpeter in the band, a singer, and one of the townspeople.

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

Audra Lindley
actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Audra Marie Lindley
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79, 22 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than James Whitmore by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Broadway play Long Day's Journey into Night. TV show Three's Company in role of Mrs. Roper.

Jerome Robbins
dancer, choreographer, director, producer, blacklist, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Jerome Rabinowitz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Angered many by naming people as Communists in the HUAC scandal. Caused blacklisting of several. Broadway musical West Side Story.

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Robert Walker
actor, accident

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Hudson Walker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
32
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Jennifer Jones by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movies One Touch of Venus, Strangers on a Train. Died when psychiatrist gave him medicine and he had alcohol in his system.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1709 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry

Stoney Cooper
country, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Dale Troy Cooper
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fiddler and guitarist.

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Rita Hayworth
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Margarita Carmen Cansino
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Dick Haymes by less than 1 year.
ex-wife of
Younger than Orson Welles by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Pal Joey, Angels Over Broadway.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1645 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry

James Daly
actor

Real/Birth Name:
James Firman Daly
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Hope Newell by 2 years.
grandfather of
father of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Planet of the Apes, Wild in the Sky.

Peggy Moran
actor, western

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Jeanette Moran
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84, 1 day after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Henry Koster, until his earlier death.
Younger than Henry Koster by 13 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Ninotchka, The Mummy's Hand, King of the Cowboys with Roy Rogers.

Chubby Jackson
jazz, musician, bandleader

Real/Birth Name:
Greig Stewart Jackson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84, 24 days before his 85th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Jazz double bass.

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Teresa Wright
actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Muriel Teresa Wright
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Little Foxes, The Pride of the Yankees, The Best Years of Our Lives.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1680 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6405 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Ken Miles
auto racing, vehicle crash, accident

Real/Birth Name:
Kenneth Henry Miles
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Winner of multiple road races. Died in a crash testing a new car.

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Bob Feller
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Robert William Andrew Feller
Nickname(s):
Heater from Van Meter
Bullet Bob
Rapid Robert
Gender:
Male
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:

Pitcher for team Cleveland Indians.

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Art Carney
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Arthur William Matthew Carney
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85, 5 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Starred in TV series The Honeymooners and the movie Harry and Tonto.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6627 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Billy Graham
religion, gospel

Real/Birth Name:
William Franklin Graham Jr.
Also Known As:
Rev. Billy Graham
Nickname(s):
America's Pastor
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
99
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Popular evangelist and preacher. Honorary knighthood (KBE) 2001. Met with 12 presidents.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6901 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio15 October 1989

Florence Chadwick
swimming

Real/Birth Name:
Florence May Chadwick
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Open water and long distance swimming. The first woman to swim the English Channel in both directions, setting a time record each time. Also the first woman to swim the Catalina Channel, the Straits of Gibraltar, the Bosporus (one way), and the Dardanelles (round trip).

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Spiro Agnew
vice pres, lawyer, politician, governor, criminal

Real/Birth Name:
Spiro Theodore Agnew
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Governor of Maryland. Vice president under Richard Nixon. Resigned and pleaded no contest to tax evasion, paying a fine.

Stubby Kaye
actor, singer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Bernard Sholm Kotzin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79, 33 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie musicals Guys and Dolls, L'il Abner. Movie Who Framed Roger Rabbit. Also Broadway musicals.

Wild Bill Davis
jazz, musician, composer

Real/Birth Name:
William Strethen Davis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Jazz pianist, organist, and arranger.

Jack H. Harris
producer, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Jack Henry Harris
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:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Blob, 4D Man, Equinox, Eyes of Laura Mars.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6764 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry4 February 2014

Madeleine L'Engle
writer, poet, kids

Real/Birth Name:
Madeleine L'Engle Camp
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Best known for science fiction/fantasy for children and adults. Book A Wrinkle in Time.

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Efrem Zimbalist Jr.
actor, producer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Efrem Zimbalist Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV series 77 Sunset Strip, Maverick, The F.B.I., Zorro. Producer and performer in Broadway plays. In later life, a voice actor. Movie Wait Until Dark.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7095 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry1 February 1994

Alexander Solzhenitsyn
writer, poet

Real/Birth Name:
Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenitsyn
Gender:
Male
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:

Writer, dramatist and historian. Exiled from the Soviet Union in 1974. He returned to Russia in 1994. Books The Gulag Archipelago, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, The Cancer Ward and play The Love-Girl and the Innocent.

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Bill Vukovich
auto racing, accident, vehicle crash

Real/Birth Name:
William John Vukovich
Nickname(s):
Vuky
The Mad Russian
Vuke
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
36
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Serbian ancestry. Formula One and Indy 500 driver. Killed in a crash at the Indy 500.

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Jeff Chandler
actor, western, singer, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Ira Grossel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Broken Arrow (1950), A Story of David, Away All Boats. Died from problems in surgery.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1770 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry

Paul Gilbert
actor, aviator, circus, singer, comedy

Real/Birth Name:
Ed MacMahon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
by adoption grandfather of
by adoption father of
by adoption father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Fighter pilot. Movie Cat Ballou. TV show Laugh-In. Died of a stroke.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6340 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Ray Graves
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Ray Graves
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Deaf in one ear. Center. Teams University of Tennessee, Philadelphia Eagles, Phil-Pitt Steagles. Coach at team University of Florida.

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