Guess Who This Is

People Born in the Year 1921 (100 found): Names Only

Cary Middlecoff

Real/Birth Name:
Emmett Cary Middlecoff
Also Known As:
Dr. Middlecoff
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

40 Tour wins, three major championships. Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum 1996. Ole Miss Athletics Hall of Fame 1987. World Golf Hall of Fame 1986. Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame 1967.

Rodger Ward

Real/Birth Name:
Rodger M. Ward
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Midget cars and open wheel racing. Won at Indy twice. Auto Racing Hall of Fame. West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame 2003. Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame. International Motorsports Hall of Fame 1992. Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 1995. National Midget Auto Racing Hall of Fame.

Todd Karns

Real/Birth Name:
Roscoe Todd Karns
Also Known As:
Todd Karnes
Tod Karns
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79, 21 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies It's a Wonderful Life, Flat Top, Ny Foolish Heart

Connie Haines

Real/Birth Name:
Yvonne Marie Antoinette JaMais
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Moon Over Las Vegas. With band of Tommy Dorsey. Became a church minister. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1992.

Donna Reed

Real/Birth Name:
Donna Belle (or Donnabelle) Mullenger
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64, 13 days before her 65th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies It's a Wonderful Life, From Here to Eternity. TV series The Donna Reed Show, Dallas Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1612 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Evelyn West

Real/Birth Name:
Amy May Coomer
Also Known As:
Evelyn "$50,000 Treasure Chest" West
Amy Charles
Nickname(s):
The Habba-Hubba Girl
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Stripper and vedette. Movie A Night at the Follies

Carol Channing

Real/Birth Name:
Carol Elaine Channing
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
97
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Addams Family. Movie Thoroughly Modern Millie. Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in 1985. Broadway musicals Hello, Dolly!, Show Girl, The Vamp. Theater Hall of Fame 1981. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6233 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 369 N. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 2 October 2010.

Mario Lanza

Real/Birth Name:
Alfredo Arnold Cocozza
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Seven Hills of Rome, The Great Caruso. Song Arrivederci Roma. Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame 1987. Italian-American National Hall of Fame 1978. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6821 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 1751 Vine Street for contributions to the recording 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: 31 January 1998.

Betty Friedan

Real/Birth Name:
Bettye Naomi Goldstein
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85, her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Feminist. Books The Feminine Mystique, The Fountain of Age. Co-founder of the feminist group National Organization for Women ("NOW"). National Women's Hall of Fame 1993.

Lana Turner

Real/Birth Name:
Julia Jean Mildred Frances Turner
Nickname(s):
Sweater Girl
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Artie Shaw by 10 years.
ex-wife of
Younger than Lex Barker by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movies The Bad and the Beautiful, Peyton Place Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6241 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Betty Jaynes (actress)

Real/Birth Name:
Betty Jayne Schultz
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
97
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Babes in Arms, Meet the People, Sweethearts

Hope Newell

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Hope Newell
Also Known As:
Hope Newell Daly
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:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than James Daly by 2 years.
grandmother of
mother of
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Bit parts in shows with her daughter. Book A Cap for Mary Ellis

Hugh Downs

Real/Birth Name:
Hugh Malcolm Downs
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
97
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

NBC newscaster. TV shows Today, Concentration. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. American TV Game Show Hall of Fame 2007.

Vera-Ellen

Real/Birth Name:
Vera Ellen Westmeier Rohe
Also Known As:
Vera Ellen
Gender:
Female
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:

One of the youngest Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall. Broadway musicals Panama Hattie, By Jupiter, A Connecticut Yankee. Movie musicals Call Me Madam, White Christmas Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Buddy Rogers (wrestler)

Real/Birth Name:
Herman G. Rohde Jr.
Nickname(s):
Nature Boy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Professional wrestler. Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame 2002.

Abe Vigoda

Real/Birth Name:
Abraham Charles Vigoda
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94, 29 days before his 95th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Barney Miller, Santa Barbara, Fish. Movies The Godfather, The Godfather: Part II, Look Who's Talking, Cannonball Run II

Betty Hutton

Real/Birth Name:
Elizabeth June Thornburg
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86, 12 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Red, Hot and Blue, The Greatest Show on Earth, Annie Get YourGun Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6259 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Howie Fox

Real/Birth Name:
Howard Francis Fox
Nickname(s):
Howie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
34
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Picther. Teams Cincinnati Reds, Philadelphia Phillies, Baltimore Orioles. Stabbed to death after ejecting three men from a tavern he owned.

Alan Hale Jr.

Real/Birth Name:
Alan Hale McKahan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

TV show Gilligan's Island Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6653 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Gordon MacRae

Real/Birth Name:
Albert Gordon MacRae
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
ex-husband of
Older than Sheila MacRae by less than 1 year.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movie musicals Oklahoma!, Carousel Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6325 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Robert McFerrin

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Keith McFerrin
Also Known As:
Robert McFerrin Sr.
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:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Baritone. The first African-American male employed by Metropolitan Opera. Arkansas Black Hall of Fame 1995. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6300 Delmar Boulevard.

Fonty Flock

Real/Birth Name:
Truman Fontell Flock
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Bob Flock by 2 years.
older brother of
Older than Tim Flock by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

NASCAR driver. Georgia Automobile Racing Hall of Fame 2004. National Motorsports Press Association Hall of Fame 1965. Talladega Walk of Fame 2004. Georgia Racing Hall of Fame 2004.

Simone Signoret

Real/Birth Name:
Simone Henriette Charlotte Kaminker
Gender:
Female
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:

Movie Room at the Top

Malcolm Kutner

Real/Birth Name:
Malcolm James Kutner
Nickname(s):
Mal
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:

End, defensive back. Teams University of Texas, Chicago Cardinals. College Football Hall of Fame 1974. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1965. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Richard Marner

Real/Birth Name:
Alexander Molchanoff-Sacha
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 9 days before his 83rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Sum of All Fears, The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, The Mouse on the Moon, The African Queen. TV series 'Allo 'Allo

Jan Sterling

Real/Birth Name:
Jane Sterling Adriance
Also Known As:
Jane Adrian
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 8 days before her 83rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Ace in the Hole, The High and the Mighty Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6638 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Elizabeth Wilson

Real/Birth Name:
Elizabeth Welter Wilson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94, 35 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies 9 to 5, The Graduate, The Birds, The Addams Family, The Incredible Shrinking Woman, The Happy Hooker, Catch-22. TV series Another World, Morningstar / Eveningstar. Broadway play Picnic. Theater Hall of Fame 2006.

Chuck Connors

Real/Birth Name:
Kevin Joseph Aloysius Connors
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Rifleman, Branded. Movie Soylent Green. First base on minor league team Hollywood Stars. Basketball on team Boston Celtics. Hall of Great Western Performers 1991. Santa Clarita Walk of Western Stars 1986. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6838 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 18 July 1984.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Sheb Wooley

Real/Birth Name:
Shelby F. Wooley
Also Known As:
Ben Colder
Gender:
Male
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:

TV show Hee Haw as Ben Colder. Used that name as a composer. Song The Purple People Eater. TV series Rawhide. Movies High Noon, Hoosiers, The Outlaw Josie Wales

Dorothy Shay

Real/Birth Name:
Dorothy Sims
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Feudin' and Fightin'. TV series The Waltons

Janet Blair

Real/Birth Name:
Martha Jane Lafferty
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Lou Busch by 10 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie My Sister Eileen. Theater musical South Pacific. Broadway play A Girl Can Tell

Warren Spahn

Real/Birth Name:
Warren Spahn
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams Boston Braves, Milwaukee Braves, New York Mets, San Francisco Giants. Braves Hall of Fame 1999. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1973. Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1973. Milwaukee Brewers Walk of Fame 2007. Cy Young Award 1957. Oklahoma Hall of Fame 1993. Lou Gehrig Memorial Award 1961. Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame 1991.

Weldon Humble

Real/Birth Name:
Weldon Gaston Humble
Nickname(s):
Hum
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76, 10 days before his 77th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guard. Teams Cleveland Browns, Dallas Texans. College Football Hall of Fame 1961. Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1986. Rice Athletics Hall of Fame 1970. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1984. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. South Texas Football Hall of Fame 1969. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Tommy Noonan

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Patrick Noone
Also Known As:
Tom Noonan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
46, 5 days before his 47th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

half-brother of
Younger than John Ireland by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, A Star Is Born (1954), The Rookie, The Best Things in Life Are Free

Boo Morcom

Real/Birth Name:
Albert Richmond Morcom
Nickname(s):
Boo
One Shoe Boo
The Barefoot Boy
Gender:
Male
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:

Pole vaulter and high jumper. His record in the long jump lasted for 67 years. Braintree High School Athletic Hall of Fame. UNH Athletic Hall of Fame. National Pole Vault Hall of Fame 2003. Massachusetts Track Coaches Hall of Fame.

Joe Ames

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

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Ed Ames by 6 years.
older brother of
Older than Gene Ames by 1 year.
older brother of
Older than Vic Ames by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Group The Ames Brothers. Songs Rag Mop, The Naughty Lady of Shady Lane, Melodie d'Amour Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of The Ames Brothers.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1998 as a member of The Ames Brothers.

Harry Carey Jr.

Real/Birth Name:
Henry George Carey
Nickname(s):
Dobe
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

son of
husband of
Marilyn Fix, until he died.
Older than Marilyn Fix by 3 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Movies Shenandoah, Red River, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Rio Bravo, Back to the Future Part III. Hall of Great Western Performers 2003. Santa Clarita Walk of Western Stars 2003. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6363 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Bob Merrill

Real/Birth Name:
Henry Robert Merrill Levan
Gender:
Male
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:

Lyricist for musical/movie Funny Girl. Songs Don't Rain on my Parade, (How Much Is That) Doggie in the Window?, People, Mambo Italiano. Broadway musical plays Funny Girl, Breakfast at Tiffanys. Suicide by gunshot. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1987.

Patrick Dennis

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Everett Tanner III
Also Known As:
Virginia Rowans
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wrote (fiction) book Auntie Mame which became the musical Mame and the movie Auntie Mame. Later, worked as a butler for Ray Kroc. Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame 2016.

Hal David

Real/Birth Name:
Harold Lane David
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lyricist with Burt Bacharach on songs Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head, I'll Never Fall in Love Again, Do You Know the Way to San Jose, Walk on By, What the World Needs Now Is Love, I Say a Little Prayer, Alfie, What's New Pussycat. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1984. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1972. Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song 2012. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6752 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 14 October 2011.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Goose Tatum

Real/Birth Name:
Reece Tatum
Nickname(s):
Goose
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Basketball team The Harlem Globetrotters. Negro Leagues Baseball. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2011. Arkansas Black Hall of Fame 2010. Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 1974. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6922 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with team team: The Harlem Globetrotters for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Nelson Riddle

Real/Birth Name:
Nelson Smock Riddle Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6724 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Alexis Smith

Real/Birth Name:
Margaret Alexis Fitzsimmons Smith
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72, 1 day after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Canadian. Ballet dancer. Movies The Young Philadelphians, The Age of Innocence, Night and Day. TV series Dallas. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1978.

LeRoy Nieman

Real/Birth Name:
LeRoy Leslie Runquist
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 12 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Painter of sports themed images, using bright colors.

Olga C. Nardone

Real/Birth Name:
Olga Nida Carmena Nardone
Nickname(s):
Little Olga
Princess Olga
Gender:
Female
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:

Member of The Munchkins in the movie The Wizard of Oz. Member of the Lullaby League. Height 3' 4." 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.

Forrest Bird

Real/Birth Name:
Forrest Morton Bird
Also Known As:
Dr. Forrest M. Bird
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Biomedical engineer, created mechanical ventilators for help in breathing. National Inventors Hall of Fame 1995. Presidential Citizens Medal 2008. National Medal of Technology and Innovation 2009. Idaho Aviation Hall of Fame 2008.

Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh

Real/Birth Name:
Prince Philippos of Greece and Denmark
Also Known As:
Prince Philip
Duke of Edinburgh
Earl of Merioneth
Baron Greenwich
His Royal Highness Prince Philip
Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten
Philip Battenberg
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
97
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

second cousin twice removed of
great great grandson of
grand nephew of
third cousin of
first cousin twice removed of
great grandson of
nephew of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin of
third cousin of
third cousin once removed of
grandson of
second cousin twice removed of
grandson of
great grandson of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
great grandfather of
second cousin twice removed of
grandfather of
third cousin of
second cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin twice removed of
grandfather of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin twice removed of
great grandson of
great grandson of
third cousin of
second cousin of
second cousin twice removed of
great grandfather of
great great grandson of
first cousin of
grandfather of
great great grandson of
great grandson of
son of
father of
third cousin once removed of
father of
second cousin once removed of
father of
great grandfather of
second cousin of
grandfather of
second cousin of
grandson of
great grandfather of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
grandfather of
second cousin once removed of
son of
great grandson of
grand nephew of
father of
grandfather of
great grandfather of
grandfather of
third cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
second cousin once removed of
grandson of
husband of
Older than Queen Elizabeth II by 4 years.
second cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
great great grandson of
great grandfather of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
third cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
grandfather of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Related to Greek royalty. Consort to Queen Elizabeth II. Military service (Royal Navy) in World War II. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1969.

Angelo Bertelli

Real/Birth Name:
Angelo Bortolo Bertelli
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78, 8 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1943, team University of Notre Dame, as quarterback. Teams Los Angeles Dons, Chicago Rockets. College Football Hall of Fame 1972. New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 2000. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Louis Jourdan

Real/Birth Name:
Louis Gendre
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

French. In World War II participated in the French Resistance against the Nazis. Movies Gigi, Octopussy, Three Coins in the Fountain, Swamp Thing. French Legion of Honor. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6153 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6445 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Jane Russell

Real/Birth Name:
Ernestine Jane Geraldine Russell
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Bob Waterfield by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movies The Paleface, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, The Outlaw. Santa Clarita Walk of Western Stars 1992. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6850 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Judy Holliday

Real/Birth Name:
Judith Tuvim
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
43, 14 days before her 44th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6901 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Nancy Reagan

Real/Birth Name:
Anne Frances Robbins
Also Known As:
Nancy Davis
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:

mother of
mother of
wife of
Ronald Reagan, until his earlier death.
Younger than Ronald Reagan by 10 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Hellcats of the Navy, Donovan's Brain as Nancy Davis. First Lady when her husband was governor and president. Launched the Just Say No campaign. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2002. Congressional Gold Medal 2000. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1973.

Ezzard Charles

Real/Birth Name:
Ezzard Mack Charles
Nickname(s):
Cincinnati Cobra
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heavyweight boxer. International Boxing Hall of Fame 1990.

Eunice Kennedy Shriver

Real/Birth Name:
Eunice Mary Kennedy
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88, 32 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

aunt of
aunt of
older sister of
Older than Edward Kennedy by 10 years.
older sister of
Older than Jean Kennedy Smith by 6 years.
younger sister of
Younger than John Kennedy by 4 years.
aunt of
great aunt of
younger sister of
Younger than Joseph Kennedy Jr. by 5 years.
daughter of
aunt of
great aunt of
grandmother of
aunt of
mother of
older sister of
Older than Patricia Kennedy Lawford by 2 years.
grandmother of
older sister of
Older than Robert Kennedy by 4 years.
daughter of
great aunt of
younger sister of
Younger than Rosemary Kennedy by 2 years.
wife of
Sargent Shriver, until she died.
Younger than Sargent Shriver by 5 years.

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Founded the Special Olympics 1968. National Women's Hall of Fame 1998. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1984. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame 2015. Arthur Ashe Courage Award 2017. Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali Legacy Award 2008. Theodore Roosevelt Award 2002.

Jeff Donnell

Real/Birth Name:
Jean Marie Donnell
Also Known As:
Miss Jeff Donnell
Gender:
Female
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:

In role of Alice on TV show The George Gobel Show. Movie Sweet Smell of Success

John Glenn

Real/Birth Name:
John Herschel Glenn Jr.
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:

Relationships:

husband of
Annie Glenn, until he died.
Younger than Annie Glenn by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Fighter pilot in WW2 and the Korean War. Test pilot. First American to orbit the Earth, aboard Friendship 7, Mercury-Atlas 6, on February 20, 1962, orbited 3 times. Democratic Senator from Ohio, December 24, 1974 - January 3, 1999. Flew on shuttle Discovery in 1998, mission STS-95, at age 77, the oldest person in space. Candidate for president 1984. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1990. International Space Hall of Fame 1977. Congressional Space Medal of Honor 1978. Congressional Gold Medal 2009. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2012. National Aviation Hall of Fame 1976. Theodore Roosevelt Award 2008.

Jack Kramer

Real/Birth Name:
John Albert Kramer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tennis champion in the 1940s. The first executive director of Association of Tennis Professionals. International Tennis Hall of Fame 1968. Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame 1980. Southern California Tennis Association Hall of Fame 1998.

Esther Williams

Real/Birth Name:
Esther Jane Williams
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Ben Gage by 6 years.
wife of
Fernando Lamas, until his earlier death.
Younger than Fernando Lamas by 6 years.

Brief Facts:

Often in a swimming suit. Movies This Time for Keeps, Neptune's Daughter, Million Dollar Mermaid, Take Me Out to the Ballgame, Dangerous When Wet. Commentator for synchronized swimming at the 1984 Summer Olympics. International Swimming Hall of Fame 1966. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1560 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Webb Pierce

Real/Birth Name:
Webb Michael Pierce
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Why Baby Why, Slowly, In the Jailhouse Now, Wondering. 13 No. 1 singles in his career. Country Music Hall of Fame 2001. Louisiana Music Hall of Fame 2008. Grand Ole Opry. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1600 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Alex Haley

Real/Birth Name:
Alexander Murray Palmer Haley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV miniseries Roots based on book Roots: The Saga of an American Family

Gene Roddenberry

Real/Birth Name:
Eugene Wesley Roddenberry
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Majel Barrett, until he died.
Older than Majel Barrett by 10 years.

Brief Facts:

Pilot in World War II. Creator of the TV series Star Trek and its sequels. Creator of TV series Earth: Final Conflict. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2010. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Texas Aviation Hall of Fame 1999. Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 2007. Television Hall of Fame 2010. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6683 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 4 September 1985.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Monty Hall

Real/Birth Name:
Maurice Halperin
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:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV series game show Let's Make a Deal producer and host. Canada's Walk of Fame 2002. American TV Game Show Hall of Fame 2007. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1995. New Rochelle Walk of Fame. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6801 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: 14 December 1996.

Leo Penn

Real/Birth Name:
Leonard Penn
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 9 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Blacklisted during the McCarthy era. Directed TV series Bonanza, Ben Casey, Ironside and many others.

Nancy Kulp

Real/Birth Name:
Nancy Jane Kulp
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Beverly Hillbillies in role of Jane Hathaway

Wendell Scott

Real/Birth Name:
Wendell Oliver Scott
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

NASCAR driver. Daytona Beach Stock Car Racing Hall of Fame 2006. International Motorsports Hall of Fame 1999. NASCAR Hall of Fame 2015. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2003. National Motorsports Press Association Hall of Fame 2000.

Angelo Dundee

Real/Birth Name:
Angelo Mirena Jr.
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:

Boxing promoter and trainer of many champions, including Muhammad Ali. International Boxing Hall of Fame 1994. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1976. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Jack Valenti

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

Brief Facts:

Movie business lobbyist, invented the MPAA rating system used in the US. Texas Film Hall of Fame 2002. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 1 November 1988.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Joseph Woodland

Real/Birth Name:
Norman Joseph Woodland
Also Known As:
N.J. Woodland
N. J. Woodland
N. Joseph Woodland
Nickname(s):
Joe
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:

Helped design the UPC barcode while working for IBM after earlier co-inventing and patenting an earlier barcode. National Medal of Technology and Innovation 1992. National Inventors Hall of Fame 2011.

Slappy White

Real/Birth Name:
Melvin White
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Amazon Women on the Moon

Jim McKay

Real/Birth Name:
James Kenneth McManus
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Famed for his tagline "the thrill of victory, the agony of defeat", used in his ABC TV series The Wide World of Sports. Famed for his coverage of the Olympic Games, the Indianapolis 500 race, and the British Open. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1988. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2002. American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame 1987. Television Hall of Fame 1995. NSMA Hall of Fame 1987.

Sheila MacRae

Real/Birth Name:
Sheila Margaret Stephens
Also Known As:
Sheila Margaret Stevens
Sheila Stephenson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Gordon MacRae by less than 1 year.
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Became a naturalized United States citizen 1959. TV series General Hospital, The Jackie Gleason Show. Broadway musical play Guys and Dolls

Deborah Kerr

Real/Birth Name:
Deborah Jane Kerr-Trimmer
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86, 16 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Last name pronounced "Carr." Movies From Here to Eternity, Quo Vadis, Separate Tables, The Sundowners. Movie musical The King and I. Appointed CBE in 1998. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1709 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

James Whitmore

Real/Birth Name:
James Allen Whitmore Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Audra Lindley by 3 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Asphalt Jungle, Them!, Battleground, Black Like Me, Guns of the Magnificent Seven, Tora! Tora! Tora!, Give 'em Hell, Harry!, The Shawshank Redemption. Roles in several one-man plays. Tony Award for Broadway play Command Decision. Commercial spokeperson for Miracle-Gro products. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6611 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Bill Willis

Real/Birth Name:
William Karnet Willis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle. Teams Ohio State University, Cleveland Browns. Coach team Kentucky State University. Cleveland Browns Ring of Honor 2010. College Football Hall of Fame 1971. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1977.

James Clavell

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Edmund DuMaresq Clavell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72, 34 days before his 73rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Birth year also given as 1924. Australian-born, a British citizen. In 1963, he became a naturalized citizen of the USA. Movies The Great Escape, To Sir, with Love, The Fly. Novels Kig Rat, Shōgun, Noble House

Art Clokey

Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Farrington
Also Known As:
Arthur Charles Clokey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name changed when he was adopted. Creator of the Gumby character. TV series The Gumby Show. Movie Gumby: the Movie. Voice actor.

Les Horvath

Real/Birth Name:
Leslie Horvath
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74, 33 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1944, team Ohio State University, as quarterback/halfback. Teams Los Angeles Rams, Cleveland Browns. College Football Hall of Fame 1969. Parma Senior High School Athletics Hall of Fame 2007. Ohio State Men's Varsity "O" Hall of Fame 1977.

Yves Montand

Real/Birth Name:
Ivo Levi
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70, 27 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Tom Poston

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

Relationships:

husband of
Suzanne Pleshette, until he died.
Older than Suzanne Pleshette by 15 years.

Brief Facts:

TV series To Tell the Truth, Mork & Mindy, The Bob Newhart Show. Movies Rabbit Test, Christmas with the Kranks

Jesse Helms

Real/Birth Name:
Jesse Alexander Helms Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

U.S. Senator from North Carolina for 5 terms. Conservative, anti-communist, pro-segregation, controversial. Was chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

Bill Mauldin

Real/Birth Name:
William Henry Mauldin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Two time winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Movie The Red Badge of Courage. Oklahoma Cartoonists Hall of Fame 2005. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6271 Delmar Boulevard.

Charles Bronson

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Buchinsky
Nickname(s):
Charlie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Jill Ireland, until her earlier death.
Older than Jill Ireland by 14 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Death Wish, The Mechanic, The Great Escape. Santa Clarita Walk of Western Stars 2014. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6901 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 10 December 1980.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Brian Keith

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Keith Richey Jr.
Also Known As:
Robert Keith Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

TV series Hardcastle and McCormick, Family Affair. Movies The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming, The Parent Trap (1961), Sharky's Machine. Terminal emphysema and lung cancer; apparent suicide. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 26 June 2008.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Roy Campanella

Real/Birth Name:
Roy Campanella
Nickname(s):
Campy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Catcher. Teams Washington Elite Giants, Monterrey Sultans, Nashua Dodgers, Brooklyn Dodgers. Mexican Professional Baseball Hall of Fame 1971. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1969. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1965. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2006. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2004.

Phyllis Thaxter

Real/Birth Name:
Phyllis St. Felix Thaxter
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Superman, Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6531 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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Vivian Blaine

Real/Birth Name:
Vivienne Stapleton
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74, 18 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie musical Guys and Dolls

Rodney Dangerfield

Real/Birth Name:
Jacob Rodney Cohen
Also Known As:
Jack Roy
Rover Dangerfield
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Caddyshack, Easy Money. Signature quote: "I can't get no respect." Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6366 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 27 March 2002.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Dagmar

Real/Birth Name:
Virginia Ruth Egnor
Also Known As:
Jenny Lewis
Jeanne Lewis
Nickname(s):
Ruthie
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

1950s TV show Broadway Open House. Busty comedienne who played a "dumb blonde."

Deanna Durbin

Real/Birth Name:
Edna Mae Durbin
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Musical One Hundred Men and a Girl. Oscar for movie Mad About Music. Movie Lady on a Train. Lived in France since the 1950s. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1724 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Dave "Boo" Ferriss

Real/Birth Name:
David Meadow Ferriss
Nickname(s):
Boo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94, 11 days before his 95th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams Mississippi State University, Boston Red Sox. Coach, team Delta State University. ABCA Hall of Fame 1988. Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame 2002. Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum 1964. Mississippi State Sports Hall of Fame 1970.

Otto Graham

Real/Birth Name:
Otto Everett Graham Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 11 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams Northwestern University, Cleveland Browns. Coach, teams Washington Redskins, Coast Guard Academy. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. Cleveland Browns Ring of Honor 2010. College Football Hall of Fame 1956. Federation of Christian Athletes Hall of Champions 2004. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965. NFL Player of the Year 1949. NFL Player of the Year 1951. Walter Camp Man of the Year 1981.

Charley Trippi

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Louis Trippi
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
96, 23 days before his 97th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback/quarterback. Team Chicago Cardinals. College Football Hall of Fame 1959. Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1965. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968. Maxwell Award 1946. Rose Bowl Hall of Fame 1991. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. Arizona Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006. University of Georgia Athletic Association Circle of Honor 1996. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. Florida-Georgia Hall of Fame.

Alan Freed

Real/Birth Name:
Albert James Freed
Also Known As:
Moondog
Nickname(s):
Father of Rock 'n' Roll
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
43
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Introduced the phrase "rock and roll" on his shows. Lost work because of the payola scandal. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1986. National Radio Hall of Fame 1988. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2017. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6381 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio; ceremony: 10 December 1991.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Maila Nurmi

Real/Birth Name:
Maila Elizabeth Syrjäniemi
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86, 20 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

In role as Vampira in TV show The Vampira Show on local Los Angeles television. Model for Man Ray, Alberto Vargas. Movie Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959). Inducted into Monster Kid Hall of Fame. Claimed she was niece of Paavo Nurmi

Hankshaw Hawkins

Real/Birth Name:
Harold Franklin Hawkins
Nickname(s):
The Hawk
Eleven Yards of Personality
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
41
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Jean Shepard, until he died.
Older than Jean Shepard by 11 years.

Brief Facts:

Album I'm a Rattlesnakin' Daddy. Song Lonesome 7-7203. Died in the same plane crash that killed Patsy Cline. Grand Ole Opry. West Virginia Music Hall of Fame 2009.

Bill Dudley

Real/Birth Name:
William McGarvey Dudley
Nickname(s):
Bullet Bill
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback/defensive back/punter/kicker. Teams Pittsburgh Steelers, Detroit Lions, Washington Redskins. Virginia House of Delegates. College Football Hall of Fame 1956. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966. Virginia Sports Hall of Fame 1974. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1971. Washington Redskins Ring of Fame. Maxwell Award 1941. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame. Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Honor 2017. NFL Player of the Year 1946.

Steve Allen

Real/Birth Name:
Stephen Valentine Patrick William Allen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

son of
husband of
Jayne Meadows, until he died.
Younger than Jayne Meadows by 2 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Original host of TV show The Tonight Show. Movie Casino. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1994. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1994. Television Hall of Fame 1986. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1537 Vine Street for contributions to radio.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 1720 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
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Johnny Otis

Real/Birth Name:
Ioannis Alexandres Veliotes
Also Known As:
John Veliotis
Johnny Otis Show
Nickname(s):
Godfather of Rhythm and Blues
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90, 20 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Greek ancestry. Book Listen to the Lambs. Songs Willie and the Hand Jive, Harlem Nocturne, Every Beat of My Heart, Double Crossing Blues. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1994. Blues Hall of Fame 2000. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2017.

Rex Allen

Real/Birth Name:
Rex Elvie Allen
Nickname(s):
the Arizona Cowboy
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Male
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Age at Death:
77, 14 days before his 78th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
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Brief Facts:

Singing cowboy movies such as The Arizona Cowboy. Song Crying in the Chapel. Died in a car accident when he was run over by a Cadillac driven by a friend, in his own driveway. Hall of Great Western Performers 1983. Santa Clarita Walk of Western Stars 1982. Western Music Association Hall of Fame 1989. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6821 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 20 August 1975.
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