People Who Were Born in the Year 1920:

(101 found)

Jody Rainwater
musician, comedy, bluegrass, radio, dj

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Edward Johnson
Also Known As:
Little Jody Rainwater
Little Jody
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
91 or 92
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

String bass with the group Foggy Mountain Boys. Radio DJ.

Isaac Asimov
writer, AIDS

Real/Birth Name:
Isaak Yudovich Ozimov
Also Known As:
Paul French
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Prolific science and science fiction writer, over 500 works published. Books Foundation, Foundation and Empire, Second Foundation, I, Robot. Died of heart and kidney failure, which were due to complications of the HIV infection, contracted from a blood transfusion.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Early Wynn
baseball, radio, sports analyst

Real/Birth Name:
Early Wynn Jr.
Nickname(s):
Gus
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Baseball teams Washington Senators, Cleveland Indians, Chicago White Sox.

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DeForest Kelley
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Jackson DeForest Kelley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Star Trek. Movies Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry18 December 1991

William Warfield
singer, actor

Real/Birth Name:
William Caesar Warfield
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Leontyne Price by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Bass-baritone, famed for role as Porgy in opera Porgy and Bess. Movie Show Boat as the tugboat captain, also song Ol' Man River.

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Jerry Maren
actor, little person

Real/Birth Name:
Gerald Marenghi
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:
Height:
3 feet 4 inches (101.6 cm)

Brief Facts:

Height in 1938 shown. Member of The Munchkins in movie The Wizard of Oz, and a member of the Lollipop Guild. He hands a lollipop to Dorothy. Was in role Buster Brown in commercials for the shoe company.

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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.

Frankie Albert
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Frank Cullen Albert
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback, left-handed. Teams Stanford University, Los Angeles Bulldogs, San Francisco 49ers, Calgary Stampeders. The first college T-formation quarterback in modern football history. In the Navy during World War II.

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Mo Scarry
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Joseph Scarry
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:

Center, tackle. Teams Waynesburg College, Cleveland Rams, Cleveland Browns.

Eddie Bracken
actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Vincent Bracken
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Vacation, Natonal Lampoon's Vacation, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York. Broadway plays Too Many Girls, Shinbone Alley, Hello, Dolly!, The Odd Couple, Sugar Babies.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1651 Vine Street for contributions to radio
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6751 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Bruce Smith (halfback)
football

Real/Birth Name:
Bruce P. Smith
Nickname(s):
Boo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of Minnesota as halfback. Teams Green Bay Packers, Los Angeles Rams.

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Boudleaux Bryant
composer, singer, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Diadorius Boudleaux Bryant
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Felice Bryant, until he died.
Older than Felice Bryant by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

First name pronounced Bood-Low. Composed many songs with his wife including Wake Up Little Susie performed by the Everly Brothers. Violinist and fiddler.

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Trudy Marshall
actor, tv, radio, model

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

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movie Boston Blackie and the Law. Model for cigarettte advertisements.

Annie Glenn
relative

Real/Birth Name:
Annna Margaret Castor
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
100
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
John Glenn, until his earlier death.
Older than John Glenn by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Had a stuttering problem, as did her father. Died of COVID-19.

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Billy Byrd
musician, country, jazz

Real/Birth Name:
William Lewis Byrd
Gender:
Male
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:

Steel guitar. Session musician. Many years with Ernest Tubb in his band The Texas Troubadours.

Bill Cullen
tv, radio, game show

Real/Birth Name:
William Lawrence Francis Cullen
Nickname(s):
Dean of Game Show Hosts
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV game shows The Price Is Right, I've Got a Secret, To Tell the Truth, The $25,000 Pyramid, Chain Reaction.

Tony Randall
actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Leonard Rosenberg
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Best known in role of Felix Unger in TV series The Odd Couple. Broadway play Inherit the Wind. Movies 7 Faces of Dr. Lao, Fatal Instinct, Pillow Talk, The Mating Game.

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James Doohan
actor

Real/Birth Name:
James Montgomery Doohan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

In role of Scotty in the TV series Star Trek.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry31 August 2004

Lewis Gilbert
director, writer, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Lewis Gilbert
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
97, 11 days before his 98th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 1997 Birthday Honours. Movies Reach for the Sky, Sink the Bismarck!, Alfie, Educating Rita, Shirley Valentine, You Only Live Twice, The Spy Who Loved Me, Moonraker.

Hank Ketcham
cartoonist

Real/Birth Name:
Henry King Ketcham
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cartoon Dennis the Menace. Movie Dennis the Menace.

Buster Ramsey
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Garard Sliger Ramsey
Also Known As:
Garard S. Ramsey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guard, linebacker. Teams College of William & Mary, Chicago Cardinals. Coach, teams Chicago Cardinals, Detroit Lions, Buffalo Bills, Pittsburgh Steelers. Credited with devising the 4-3 defense.

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Leo McKern
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Reginald McKern
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Played title role of Rumpole in BBC TV series Rumpole of the Bailey. Movie A Man for All Seasons.

Tige Andrews
actor, painter, singer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Tiger Andrews
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Mod Squad. Movies Raid on Entebbe, Mister Roberts. Broadway play Mister Roberts.

Ross Martin
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Martin Rosenblatt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show The Wild Wild West. Movie Conquest of Space.

Patrick Troughton
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Patrick George Troughton
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67, 3 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Doctor Who.

Toshiro Mifune
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Mifune Toshirō
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Parents were Methodist missionaries in Chima. Movies Rashomon, Seven Samurai. TV miniseries Shogun.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6912 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry14 November 2016

Jack Webb
actor, director, producer, writer

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

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Julie London by 6 years.

Brief Facts:

TV series Dragnet, Emergency!, Adam-12.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7040 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6278 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Eric Rohmer
director, actor, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Maurice Scherer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name pronounced "row-MEHR." Movies My Night at Maud's, Claire's Knee, Pauline at the Beach.

Ravi Shankar
musician, composer, educator

Real/Birth Name:
Robindro Shaunkor Chowdhury
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Hindustani classical music on the sitar. Worked with George Harrison. In 2001 awarded an Honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire by Elizabeth II for his services to music.

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Carmen McRae
jazz, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Carmen Mercedes McRae
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Don't Get Around Much Anymore, Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone.

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Barry Nelson
actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Haakon Nielson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86, 9 days before his 87th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Shining, Airport, Pete 'n' Tillie. TV show (one hour) Casino Royale in 1954 role of James Bond aka Card Sharp Jimmy Bond. Broadway plays Cactus Flower, Act.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6259 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Hal March
actor, radio, director, tv, Broadway, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Harold Mendelson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Candy Toxton, until he died.
Older than Candy Toxton by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Directed TV series F Troop. Host of game TV show The $64,000 Question.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1560 Vine Street for contributions to radio
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6536 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

David M. Nelson
football, coach, educator, writer, inventor

Real/Birth Name:
David Moir Nelson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:
Height:
5 feet 7 inches (170.18 cm)

Brief Facts:

Specialist on game rules. Halfback, team University of Michigan. Coach, teams Hillsdale College, University of Maine, University of Delaware. Invented the Wing-T formation. Book The Anatomy of a Game: Football, the Rules, and the Men Who Made the Game.

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Denver Pyle
actor, director, western

Real/Birth Name:
Denver Dell Pyle
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:

Brief Facts:

Best known for TV series The Dukes of Hazard. Movies Maverick, Shenandoah, Return from Witch Mountain.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry12 December 1997

Tiny Moore
musician, country

Real/Birth Name:
Billie Moore
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Electric mandolin (5 string) and fiddle. Western swing band The Texas Playboys. Band The Strangers.

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Pope John Paul II
religion, poet, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Karol Jˇzef Wojtyła
Karol Jozef Wojtyla
Also Known As:
Giovanni Paolo II
John Paul II
John Paul the Great
Nickname(s):
Lolek
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:

Brief Facts:

Pope travelled widely, over 100 countries. Credited with helping to bring down Communism. Acted in plays as a student. Published poetry. The first Polish Pope. Last name pronounced Voy-Tee-Wah. Beatified on 1 May, 2011.

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Betty Driver
actor, soap, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Elizabeth Mary Driver
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series (British "soap") Coronation Street for more than 2,800 episodes. Appointed MBE in the Queen's New Year Honours List of 2000.

Peggy Lee
singer, jazz, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Norma Delores Egstrom
Also Known As:
Miss Peggy Lee
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Ma˝ana (Is Soon Enough for Me).

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6319 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Clifton James
actor, soap

Real/Birth Name:
George Clifton James
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Live and Let Die, The Man with the Golden Gun, Cool Hand Luke. TV series City of Angels.

Tex Schramm
football, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Texas Earnest Schramm Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

President and general manager of team Dallas Cowboys.

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Ian Carmichael
actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Ian Gillett Carmichael
Also Known As:
Ian Carmichael OBE
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:

Broadway farce play Boeing-Boeing. Movies School for Scoundrels, I'm All Right Jack, Private's Progress, Lucky Jim. Role of Lord Peter Wimsey in multiple television mini-series.

Paul Frees
actor, kids

Real/Birth Name:
Solomon Hersh Frees
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:

Voices in cartoons. Voice of the Ghost Host in the Disneyland Haunted Mansion.

Lee Drinkard
singer

Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Lee Drinkard
Also Known As:
Lee Drinkard Warrick
Lee Warrick
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Birth Place:

Relationships:

aunt of
sister of
Older than Cissy Houston by 12 or 13 years.
mother of
mother of
aunt of
wife of
Mansel Warrick, until his earlier death.
Younger than Mansel Warrick by 8 or 9 years.
aunt of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Member of gospel group The Drinkard Singers and backup singer group The Sweet Inspirations.

Leona Helmsley
business, criminal

Real/Birth Name:
Leona Mindy Rosenthal
Nickname(s):
The Queen of Mean
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:

Hotelier in New York, also owned the Empire State Building, convicted of tax evasion and other charges, Served 18 months in prison. Net worth several billion dollars. Quoted as saying, "We don't pay taxes. Only the little people pay taxes".

David Brinkley
news, tv, writer

Real/Birth Name:
David McClure Brinkley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 29 days before his 83rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Co-anchor, TV show The Huntley-Brinkley Report.

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Beah Richards
actor, writer, poet, activist, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Beulah Elizabeth Richardson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pronounced first name Bee-ah. Academy award nomination for part in movie Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?. Won Emmy for part in TV series The Practice. TV show ER. Book A Black Woman Speaks and Other Poems. Broadway play The Amen Corner.

John Paxton
actor, producer

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

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Spider-Man, Spider-Man 3.

Marijohn Wilkin
educator, composer, country

Real/Birth Name:
Marijohn Melson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song P. T. 109 performed by Jimmy Dean. Song I Just Don't Understand recorded by the Beatles.

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Tommy Prothro
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
James Thompson Prothro Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach at teams Oregon State University, UCLA, Los Angeles Rams, San Diego Chargers, Cleveland Browns.

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Isaac Stern
musician

Real/Birth Name:
Isaac Stern
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Famous violinist. Moved to USA at age 14 months.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6540 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Bob Waterfield
football, coach, actor, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Stanton Waterfield
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Jane Russell by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams UCLA, Cleveland Rams, Los Angeles Rams. Coach, team Los Angeles Rams. Movie The King and Four Queens.

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Sammy Lee
diving, doctor, coach, military

Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Lee
Also Known As:
Dr. Sammy Lee
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The first Asian-American to win Olympic Gold Medal 1948 as a diver. Won again, the first man to win back-to-back gold medals in Olympic platform diving, Olympic Gold Medal 1952. Of Korean ancestry. Became a doctor, served in the army in the Korean War. Coached divers at Olympic games.

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P.D. James
writer, British peer

Real/Birth Name:
Phyllis Dorothy James
Also Known As:
PD James
Phyllis Dorothy James, Baroness James of Holland Park
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Crime novel author. Books The Children of Men, The Murder Room, Death Comes to Pemberley. Awarded an OBE in 1983, and made a life peer in 1991.

Helen Thomas
news, columnist, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Helen Amelia Thomas
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92, 14 days before her 93rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of the White House press corps. News and commentary with United Press International for 57 years. Received numerous awards and more than 30 honorary degrees.

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Ella Raines
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Ella Wallace Raubes
Also Known As:
Ella Wallace Raines
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than Robin Olds by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movies The Web, Brute Force, Tall in the Saddle, Phantom Lady. TV series Janet Dean, Registered Nurse.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6600 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Maureen O'Hara
actor, singer, western, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Maureen Fitzsimmons
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:

Movies Miracle on 34th Street (1947), How Green Was My Valley, Spencer's Mountain, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, The Parent Trap (1961), The Quiet Man. Broadway musical play Christine. Naturalized citizen of the United States 1946, remaining dual citizen in Ireland.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7004 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Shelley Winters
actor, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Shirley Schrift
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Diary of Anne Frank, A Patch of Blue, A Place in the Sun, The Poseidon Adventure. Two Oscars.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1752 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry
St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6323 Delmar Boulevard

Christopher Robin Milne
writer

Real/Birth Name:
Christopher Robin Milne
Nickname(s):
Billy
Moon
Billy Moon
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:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Book The Enchanted Places. Subject of book Winnie-the-Pooh by his father.

Denton Cooley
doctor, basketball

Real/Birth Name:
Denton Arthur Cooley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cardiac and thoracic surgeon. Implanted the first artificial heart. Team University of Texas.

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Ray Bradbury
writer

Real/Birth Name:
Ray Douglas Bradbury
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Books The Martian Chronicles, The Illustrated Man, Something Wicked this Way Comes. Book and movie Fahrenheit 451.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6644 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry1 April 2002

Charlie Parker
musician, jazz

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Christopher Parker Jr.
Nickname(s):
Charlie
Bird
Yardbird
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
34
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Saxophone player. Nickname Yardbird because he liked chicken.

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Richard Farnsworth
stunts, actor, western, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Richard William Farnsworth
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80, 35 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Spartacus, The Ten Commandments, The Grey Fox, Anne of Green Gables, Misery, The Straight Story. Suicide by gunshot.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1560 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry17 August 1992

Shot Jackson
country, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Harold Bradley Jackson
Nickname(s):
Buckshot
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Session player. Worked for Kitty Wells, Roy Acuff.

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John Houston
relative

Real/Birth Name:
John Russell Houston Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandfather of
ex-husband of
Older than Cissy Houston by 13 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Newark City administrator and entertainment executive.

Jack Warden
actor, boxing, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
John H. Lebzelter
Also Known As:
Johnny Costello
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Presidio, All the President's Men, 12 Angry Men, From Here to Eternity, Shampoo. TV series Jigsaw John, The Bad News Bears, N.Y.P.D.. Broadway play A View from the Bridge.

Frances Heflin
actor, soap, director

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Frances Heflin
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
younger sister of
Younger than Van Heflin by 11 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV series All My Children. Movies Mr. Billion, The Molly Maguires.

Jay Ward
producer, writer

Real/Birth Name:
J Troplong Ward
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69, 22 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Produced cartoon series Rocky and His Friends, George of the Jungle.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry21 June 2000

Mickey Rooney
actor, dancer, singer, producer, director, writer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Ninnian Joseph Yule Jr.
Also Known As:
Mickey McGuire
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:
5 feet 2 inches (157.48 cm)

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Ava Gardner by 2 years.
separated husband of
Carolyn Mitchell, until her earlier death.
Older than Carolyn Mitchell by 16 years.
separated husband of
Jan Rooney, until he died.
Older than Jan Rooney by 19 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Martha Vickers by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies National Velvet, Night at the Museum, Captains Courageous, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Bridges at Toko-Ri, Babes in Arms (1938), Girl Crazy, with Judy Garland. Broadway musical revue Sugar Babies. Duo Jan and Mickey Rooney. Married 8 times.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1718 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6372 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6541 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry
Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 135 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way11 January 1996
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater26 April 2004 as a member of group Jan and Mickey Rooney.

Barbara Britton
actor, western, soap

Real/Birth Name:
Barbara Maurine Brantingham
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Mr. and Mrs. North, One Life to Live. Movies Captain Kidd, The Virginian, Bwana Devil.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1719 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Tommy Doss
singer, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Lloyd Thomas Doss
Nickname(s):
Spike
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 29 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of Sons of the Pioneers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6845 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a member of group Sons of the Pioneers.

William Conrad
actor, radio, director, producer

Real/Birth Name:
John William Cann
Also Known As:
J. Darnoc
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV shows Jake and the Fatman, Cannon, Nero Wolfe. Narrator for multiple series.

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Walter Matthau
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Walter John Matthow
Also Known As:
Walter Matuschanskayasky (said to be a joke by himself!)
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:

Relationships:

husband of
Carol Grace, until he died.
Older than Carol Grace by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Hello, Dolly!, The Taking of Pelham One Two Three, Charade, Out to Sea, Grumpy Old Men, Grumpier Old Men, Dennis the Menace, The Fortune Cookie, Cactus Flower, The Odd Couple II.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6357 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry9 March 1982

Frank Sinkwich
football

Real/Birth Name:
Frank Francis Sinkwich
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70, 12 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of Georgia as halfback. Teams Detroit Lions, New York Yankees, Baltimore Colts.

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Laraine Day
actor, writer

Real/Birth Name:
La Raine Johnson
Also Known As:
Laraine Hays
Laraine Johnson
Nickname(s):
The First Lady of Baseball
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87, 28 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Leo Durocher by 15 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Calling Dr. Kildare, Foreign Correspondent, The High and the Mighty.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6676 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Iggie Wolfington
actor, singer, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Ignatius Wolfington
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 14 days before his 84th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

1958 Tony Award nomination for Broadway musical The Music Man. Song Shipoopi. Movies Herbie Rides Again, 1941.

Chris Economaki
auto racing, sports analyst, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Christopher Constantine Economaki
Nickname(s):
The Dean of American Motorsports
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 17 days before his 92nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Role of a pit reporter in the movies Stroker Ace, Six Pack.

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Mario Puzo
writer

Real/Birth Name:
Mario Gianluigi Puzo
Also Known As:
Mario Cleri
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Book and movie The Godfather. Many stories are about the Mafia. Movies The Godfather: Part II, The Godfather: Part III, Superman, Superman II.

Montgomery Clift
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Montgomery Clift
Nickname(s):
Monty
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies A Place in the Sun, From Here to Eternity.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6104 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Melina Mercouri
actor, writer, politician, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Maria Amalia Mercouri
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Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Stella, Topkapi, Never on Sunday. Greek Parliament.

LaWanda Page
actor, comedy

Real/Birth Name:
Alberta Peal
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81, 35 days before her 82nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Sanford and Son. Movies Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood, Zapped!, Meteor Man.

Nanette Fabray
actor, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Ruby Bernadette Nanette Fabares
Also Known As:
Nanette Fabares
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
97
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

In Our Gang comedies. Movie The Band Wagon. Broadway play Love Life.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6300 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Phyllis Hill
actor, soap

Real/Birth Name:
Helen Phyllis Hill
Also Known As:
Phyllis Hill Overton
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Frank Overton, until his earlier death.
Younger than Frank Overton by 2 years.
ex-wife of
Younger than JosÚ Ferrer by 11 years.

Brief Facts:

TV series General Hospital.

Dick Francis
writer, horse racing, knighted

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Stanley Francis
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:

Brief Facts:

Appointed CBE in 2000. Former jockey. Writes novels about involving horse racing. Books Whip Hand, Dead Cert, Odds Against.

Esther Rolle
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Esther Elizabeth Rolle
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78, 9 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Role of Florida Evans. TV shows Maude, Good Times. Movie Driving Miss Daisy.

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Jennifer Holt
actor, western

Real/Birth Name:
Elizabeth Marshall Holt
Also Known As:
Jacqueline Holt
Jenifer Holt
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:

Relationships:

daughter of
younger sister of
Younger than Tim Holt by 1 year.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Movies Buffalo Bill Rides Again, Pioneer Justice, Riders of the Santa Fe.

Rabbit Kekai
surfing

Real/Birth Name:
Albert Kekai
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:

Brief Facts:

Hawaiian surfing legend.

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Sunset Carson
actor, western, rodeo, circus

Real/Birth Name:
Winifred Maurice Harrison
Also Known As:
Michael Harrison
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

A real cowboy. Rodeo rider. Movies The El Paso Kid, The Marshal of Windy Hollow.

Jack Elam
actor, western

Real/Birth Name:
William Scott Elam
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 24 days before his 83rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Noted for his unmoving left eye. Often played a sidekick. Movies Support Your Local Sheriff!, Rio Lobo, Cannonball Run II, The Cannonball Run, The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again, Cockeyed Cowboys of Calico County, Once Upon a Time in the West.

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Jerry Roberts
hero, spy, military

Real/Birth Name:
Raymond Clarke Roberts
Also Known As:
Captain Jerry Roberts
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Worked at Bletchley Park in World War II as a codebreaker. Broke secret messages sent by the Germans. Appointed MBE in the 2013 New Year Honours, for services to the work of Bletchley Park and to code breaking.

Gene Tierney
actor, model

Real/Birth Name:
Gene Eliza Tierney
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70, 13 days before her 71st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Razor's Edge, The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947), Advise and Consent, Tobacco Road, The Return of Frank James.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6125 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Ralph Meeker
actor, producer

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

Brief Facts:

Movies Paths of Glory, Kiss Me Deadly, Gentle Giant, The Dirty Dozen. TV series Not for Hire.

Stan Musial
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Stanley Frank Musial
Nickname(s):
Stan the Man
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:

Outfielder for team St. Louis Cardinals for 22 seasons, from 1941 through 1963.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6502 Delmar Boulevard

Noel Neill
actor, model, singer, western

Real/Birth Name:
Noel Darleen Neill
Gender:
Female
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:

Brief Facts:

Movies Superman (1948), Atom Man vs. Superman in role of Lois Lane. Also in the 1950s TV series Adventures of Superman. A popular pin-up girl during World War 2.

Ricardo Montalban
actor, model, director, singer, Broadway, western

Real/Birth Name:
Ricardo Gonzalo Pedro Montalbßn Merino
Also Known As:
Ricardo Montalbßn
Gender:
Male
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:

Relationships:

husband of
Georgiana Young, until her earlier death.
Older than Georgiana Young by 2 years.
uncle of

Brief Facts:

Spokesperson for Chrysler cars ("rich Corinthian leather".) TV series Fantasy Island, The Colbys. Broadway musical play Jamaica. Movies Sweet Charity, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Conquest of the Planet of the Apes. 1998, Pope John Paul II made him a Knight Commander of St. Gregory the Great.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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

Cal Worthington
business

Real/Birth Name:
Calvin Coolidge Worthington
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Famed for his amusing TV commercials for his auto dealerships in Los Angeles and other western locations.

Virginia Mayo
actor, dancer

Real/Birth Name:
Virginia Clara Jones
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Best Years of Our Lives, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. Her singing was dubbed by others.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1751 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry
St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6620 Delmar Boulevard

Dave Brubeck
musician, composer, jazz, bandleader

Real/Birth Name:
David Warren Brubeck
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 1 day before his 92nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pianist. Compositions and performed music were sometimes in unusual time signatures. Songs Take Five, Unsquare Dance, Blue Rondo Ó la Turk.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1716 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry

Clark Terry
musician, composer, educator, jazz

Real/Birth Name:
Clark Virgil Terry Jr.
Gender:
Male
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:

Trumpet and flugelhorn. Band The Tonight Show Band. Also performed with Count Basie and Duke Ellington. Over 900 recordings.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6623 Delmar Boulevard

Fred Wilt
track, writer, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Loren Wilt
Gender:
Male
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:

Brief Facts:

Long distance runner. FBI agent. Competed in the 10,000 m run at the 1948 and 1952 Olympics. Book Run Run Run. Coach for men's and women's team at Purdue Univerity.

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Little Jimmy Dickens
singer, composer, musician, country

Real/Birth Name:
James Cecil Dickens
Nickname(s):
Tater
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94, 14 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:
Height:
4 feet 11 inches (149.86 cm)

Brief Facts:

Songs A-Sleeping at the Foot of the Bed, Take an Old Cold Tater (And Wait), I'm Little But I'm Loud, Raggedy Ann (You've Been Quite a Doll), May the Bird of Paradise Fly Up Your Nose.

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Steve Van Buren
football

Real/Birth Name:
Stephen W. Van Buren
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback. Teams Louisiana State University, Philadelphia Eagles.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Viveca Lindfors
actor, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Elsa Viveca Torstensdotter Lindfors
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Stargate, The Hand.
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