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People Born in the Year 1921 (86 found): Names Only

Todd Karns

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Roscoe Todd Karns
Also Known As:
Todd Karnes
Tod Karns
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:

Connie Haines

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Yvonne Marie Antoinette JaMais
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:With band of:Became a church minister.
Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1992.

Donna Reed

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Donna Belle (or Donnabelle) Mullenger
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:TV series: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1612 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Carol Channing

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Carol Elaine Channing
Birth Date:
Age today:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series:Movie:Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in 1985.
Broadway musicals:Theater Hall of Fame 1981.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6233 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars:
A star at 369 N. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 2 October 2010.

Mario Lanza

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Alfredo Arnold Cocozza
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:Song:Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame.
Italian-American National Hall of Fame 1978.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6821 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
A star at 1751 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars:
A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 31 January 1998.

Betty Friedan

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Bettye Naomi Goldstein
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:Co-founder of the feminist group:("NOW").
National Women's Hall of Fame 1993.

Lana Turner

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Julia Jean Mildred Frances Turner
Nickname(s):
Sweater Girl
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: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6241 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Hope Newell

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

Hugh Downs

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Hugh Malcolm Downs
Birth Date:
Age today:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

NBC newscaster.
TV shows:Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
American TV Game Show Hall of Fame 2007.

Vera-Ellen

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Vera Ellen Westmeier Rohe
Also Known As:
Vera Ellen
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:Movie musicals: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Buddy Rogers (wrestler)

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Herman G. Rohde Jr.
Nickname(s):
Nature Boy
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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Abraham Charles Vigoda
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:Movies:

Betty Hutton

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Elizabeth June Thornburg
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: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6259 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Howie Fox

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Howard Francis Fox
Nickname(s):
Howie
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:Stabbed to death after ejecting three men from a tavern he owned.

Alan Hale Jr.

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Alan Hale McKahan
Birth Date:
Age today:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

son of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

TV show: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6653 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Gordon MacRae

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Albert Gordon MacRae
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: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6325 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.

Robert McFerrin

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Keith McFerrin
Also Known As:
Robert McFerrin Sr.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of

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

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

Relationships:

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

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

Richard Marner

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Alexander Molchanoff-Sacha
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:TV series:

Elizabeth Wilson

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Elizabeth Welter Wilson
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:TV series:Broadway play:Theater Hall of Fame 2006.

Chuck Connors

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Kevin Joseph Aloysius Connors
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:Movie:First base on minor league team:Basketball on team: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.

Sheb Wooley

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Shelby F. Wooley
Also Known As:
Ben Colder
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:as Ben Colder. Used that name as a composer.
Song:TV series:Movies:

Dorothy Shay

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Dorothy Sims
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:TV series:

Janet Blair

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Martha Jane Lafferty
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:Theater musical:Broadway play:

Warren Spahn

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Warren Spahn
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: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.

Tommy Noonan

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Patrick Noone
Also Known As:
Tom Noonan
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:

Boo Morcom

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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Urick
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:Songs: 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.

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Henry George Carey
Nickname(s):
Dobe
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: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.

Bob Merrill

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Henry Robert Merrill Levan
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:Songs:Broadway musical plays:Suicide by gunshot.
Songwriters Hall of Fame 1987.

Patrick Dennis

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Edward Everett Tanner III
Also Known As:
Virginia Rowans
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:which became the musical:and the movie:Later, worked as a butler for:

Hal David

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Harold Lane David
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:on songs: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.

Goose Tatum

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Reece Tatum
Nickname(s):
Goose
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: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 The Harlem Globetrotters for contributions to the television industry.

Nelson Riddle

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Nelson Smock Riddle Jr.
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:

Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6724 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.

Alexis Smith

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Margaret Alexis Fitzsimmons Smith
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:TV series:International Best-Dressed List Hall of Fame 1978.

LeRoy Nieman

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
LeRoy Leslie Runquist
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.

Forrest Bird

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Forrest Morton Bird
Also Known As:
Dr. Forrest M. Bird
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

Gender:
Male
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
Birth Date:
Age today:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

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
grandson of
second cousin twice removed of
grandson of
great grandson of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
great grandfather of
second cousin twice removed of
grandfather of
third cousin of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin of
second cousin twice removed of
grandfather 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
father of
second cousin once removed of
father of
great grandfather of
second cousin of
grandfather of
second cousin of
grandson 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
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
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 twice removed of
grandfather of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

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

Angelo Bertelli

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Angelo Bortolo Bertelli
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:as quarterback.
Teams:College Football Hall of Fame 1972.
New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 2000.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Louis Jourdan

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Louis Gendre
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:French Legion of Honor.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6153 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
A star at 6445 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Jane Russell

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Ernestine Jane Geraldine Russell
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:

Movies:Santa Clarita Walk of Western Stars 1992.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6850 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Judy Holliday

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Judith Tuvim
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.

Nancy Reagan

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Anne Frances Robbins
Also Known As:
Nancy Davis
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: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 List Hall of Fame 1973.

Ezzard Charles

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ezzard Mack Charles
Nickname(s):
Cincinnati Cobra
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

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Eunice Mary Kennedy
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
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
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.

Jeff Donnell

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Jean Marie Donnell
Also Known As:
Miss Jeff Donnell
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:on TV show:Movie:

John Glenn

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Herschel Glenn Jr.
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, , on February 20, 1962, orbited 3 times. Democratic Senator from Ohio, December 24, 1974 - January 3, 1999. Flew on shuttle Discovery in 1998, mission , 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.

Jack Kramer

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Albert Kramer
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.

Esther Williams

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Esther Jane Williams
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: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.

Webb Pierce

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Webb Michael Pierce
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: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.

Alex Haley

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Alexander Murray Palmer Haley
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:based on book:

Gene Roddenberry

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Eugene Wesley Roddenberry
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:and its sequels.
Creator of TV series: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.

Monty Hall

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Maurice Halperin
Birth Date:
Age today:
95, 2 days before his 96th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV series game show:producer and host.
Canada's Walk of Fame 2002.
American TV Game Show Hall of Fame 2007.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1995.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars:
A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 14 December 1996.

Leo Penn

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Leonard Penn
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:

father of
grandfather of
husband of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Blacklisted during the McCarthy era.
Directed TV series:and many others.

Nancy Kulp

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Nancy Jane Kulp
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:in role of:

Angelo Dundee

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Angelo Mirena Jr.
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:International Boxing Hall of Fame 1994.
Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1976.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Jack Valenti

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jack Joseph Valenti
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.

Joseph Woodland

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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Melvin White
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:

Jim McKay

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Kenneth McManus
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: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.
National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame 1987.
American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame 1987.
Television Hall of Fame 1995.

Sheila MacRae

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Sheila Margaret Stephens
Also Known As:
Sheila Margaret Stevens
Sheila Stephenson
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:Broadway musical play:

Deborah Kerr

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Deborah Jane Kerr-Trimmer
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:Appointed CBE in 1998.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1709 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.

James Whitmore

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Allen Whitmore Jr.
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:Roles in several one-man plays.
Tony Award for Broadway play:Commercial spokeperson for Miracle-Gro products.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6611 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Art Clokey

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Farrington
Also Known As:
Arthur Charles Clokey
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:Movie:Voice actor.

Les Horvath

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Leslie Horvath
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:as quarterback/halfback.
Teams: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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ivo Levi
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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Poston
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:Movies:

Jesse Helms

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jesse Alexander Helms Jr.
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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Henry Mauldin
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:Oklahoma Cartoonists Hall of Fame 2005.
St. Louis Walk of Fame:
A star at 6271 Delmar Boulevard.

Charles Bronson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Buchinsky
Nickname(s):
Charlie
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: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.

Brian Keith

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

Relationships:

son of
son of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

TV series:Movies: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.

Roy Campanella

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Roy Campanella
Nickname(s):
Campy
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: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

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Phyllis St. Felix Thaxter
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: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6531 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Vivian Blaine

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Vivienne Stapleton
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:

Rodney Dangerfield

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jacob Rodney Cohen
Also Known As:
Jack Roy
Rover Dangerfield
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: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.

Dagmar

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Virginia Ruth Egnor
Also Known As:
Jenny Lewis
Jeanne Lewis
Nickname(s):
Ruthie
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:Busty comedienne who played a "dumb blonde."

Deanna Durbin

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Edna Mae Durbin
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:Oscar for movie:Movie:Lived in France since the 1950s.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1724 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Charley Trippi

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Louis Trippi
Birth Date:
Age today:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback/quarterback.
Team: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.
Arizona Cardinals Ring of Honor.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.
Arizonal Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006.

Alan Freed

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Albert James Freed
Also Known As:
Moondog
Nickname(s):
Father of Rock 'n' Roll
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.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6381 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio; ceremony: 10 December 1991.

Maila Nurmi

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Maila Elizabeth Syrjäniemi
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:

niece of

Brief Facts:

In role as:in TV show:on local Los Angeles television.
Model for:Movie:Inducted into Monster Kid Hall of Fame.
Claimed she was niece of:

Hankshaw Hawkins

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Harold Franklin Hawkins
Nickname(s):
The Hawk
Eleven Yards of Personality
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:Song:Died in the same plane crash that killed:Grand Ole Opry.

Bill Dudley

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William McGarvey Dudley
Nickname(s):
Bullet Bill
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: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.

Steve Allen

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Stephen Valentine Patrick William Allen
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:Movie: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.
A star at 1720 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.

Johnny Otis

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ioannis Alexandres Veliotes
Also Known As:
John Veliotis
Johnny Otis Show
Nickname(s):
Godfather of Rhythm and Blues
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:Songs:Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1994.
Blues Hall of Fame 2000.

Rex Allen

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

Relationships:

cousin of
cousin of

Brief Facts:

Singing cowboy movies such as:Song: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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