People Born in the Year 1922:

(106 found)

Tommy Thompson
NASCAR, auto racing

Real/Birth Name:
Howard W. Thompson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
74 or 75
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First to win with a Chrysler hemi engine. Built a racetrack with a ¼ mile oval.

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Fritz Hollings
politician, Senator, governor

Real/Birth Name:
Ernest Frederick Hollings
Nickname(s):
Fritz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
97
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Democrat. Governor of South Carolina, 1959-1963. US Senaator November 8, 1966 to January 3, 2005.

Byra Hemingway
relative

Real/Birth Name:
Byra Louise Whittlesey
Nickname(s):
Puck
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20

Relationships:

wife of
Jack Hemingway, until she died.
Older than Jack Hemingway by 1 year.
mother of
mother of
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Second wife, died of cancer.

Vincent Gardenia
actor, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Vincente Scognamiglio
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70, 29 days before his 71st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Moonstruck, Little Shop of Horrors, Bang the Drum Slowly. Broadway plays Ballroom, The Prisoner of Second Avenue. TV series L.A. Law

Army Archerd
columnist

Real/Birth Name:
Armand Archerd
Gender:
Male
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:

A columnist for Variety for over fifty years before retiring his column Just for Variety

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6927 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry, ceremony date: 27 June 1984

Jack Bean
producer

Real/Birth Name:
John R. Bean
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Mitzi Gaynor, until he died.
Older than Mitzi Gaynor by 9 years.

Brief Facts:

Produced multiple TV movies stariing his wife Mitzi Gaynor

Betty White
actor, comedy, tv, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Betty Marion White
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
98
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Allen Ludden, until his death.
Younger than Allen Ludden by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

TV series The Golden Girls, The Love Boat. Often a guest on game TV shows: Password, Hollywood Squares. Movies Lake Placid, Annie's Point, Advise and Consent

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6747 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Guy Madison
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Ozell Moseley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74, 18 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Gail Russell by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

TV series The Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6933 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6333 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry
Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 265 S. Palm Canyon Drive, ceremony date: 16 October 1996

Paul Scofield
actor

Real/Birth Name:
David Paul Scofield
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies A Man for All Seasons, King Lear, Henry V, Quiz Show. Companion of Honour in the 2001 New Year Honours List.

Telly Savalas
actor, news

Real/Birth Name:
Aristotelis Savalas
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72, 1 day after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Godfather of Jennifer Aniston. TV series Kojak. Movies Beyond the Poseidon Adventure, Cannonball Run II, Cape Fear (1962)

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry, ceremony date: 26 October 1983

Bob Hoover
aviator, educator

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Anderson Hoover
Also Known As:
Robert A. Hoover
Nickname(s):
Bob
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Test pilot. Civilian air shows with his twin engine plane. Chase pilot for X-1 tests.

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Anna Gordy Gaye
business, composer, R&B

Real/Birth Name:
Anna Ruth Gordy
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92, 3 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Berry Gordy by 7 years.
ex-wife of
Older than Marvin Gaye by 17 years.
aunt of
grand aunt of

Brief Facts:

Song Baby, I'm Real

Dick Martin
tv, comedy, actor, director, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Richard Martin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Duo Dan Rowan and Dick Martin. Co-host of TV series Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In, using his signature line, "You bet your sweet bippy." TV shows The Love Boat, The Lucy Show. Directed episodes of TV show The Bob Newheart Show

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry, ceremony date: 2 April 2002 as a member of group Dan Rowan and Dick Martin.

Joanne Dru
actor, Broadway, western

Real/Birth Name:
Joanne Letitia LaCock
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 Dick Haymes by 3 years.
ex-wife of
Younger than John Ireland by 8 years.
older sister of
Older than Peter Marshall by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Red River, She Wore a Yellow Ribbon, Vengeance Valley, All the King's Men, The Pride of St. Louis

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1708 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Warren Perkins
basketball

Real/Birth Name:
Warren Charles Perkins
Nickname(s):
Red
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Forward. Teams Tulane University, Tri-Cities Blackhawks

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Patrick Macnee
actor, producer, style, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Daniel Patrick Macnee
Nickname(s):
Patty Nee
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Howlng, A View to a Kill, The Howling. TV series The Avengers. Broadway play Sleuth. Became a United States citizen in 1959.

Audrey Meadows
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Audrey Cotter
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73, 5 days before her 74th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger sister of
Younger than Jayne Meadows by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

TV show The Honeymooners

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6100 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Kathryn Grayson
actor, singer, Broadway, educator, opera

Real/Birth Name:
Zelma Kathryn Hedrick
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88, 8 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie musicals Show Boat, Anchors Aweigh, Kiss Me Kate. Broadway musical Camelot. Sang in operas.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1600 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry

Helen Gurley Brown
publisher, writer, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Helen Gurley
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
David Brown, until his earlier death.
Younger than David Brown by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Editor-in-chief of magazine Cosmopolitan for 32 years, Book Sex and the Single Girl

Stephen Hill
actor, soap

Real/Birth Name:
Solomon Krakovsky
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Law & Order, Mission: Impossible, One Life to Live. Movies The Firm, Yentl

Steven Hill
actor, soap

Real/Birth Name:
Solomon Krakovsky
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 0 inches (182.88 cm)

Brief Facts:

TV series Law & Order, Mission: Impossible, One Life to Live

Tex Winter
basketball, coach, inventor

Real/Birth Name:
Morice Fredrick Winter
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Innovator of the triangle offense. Teams Oregon State University, University of Soutern California. As coach, teams Marquette University, Kansas State University, University of Washington, Houston Rockets, Northwestern University, Long Beach State University

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Jay Presson Allen
writer, Broadway, director, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Jacqueline Presson
Also Known As:
Sara Schiff
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Lewis Allen, until his earlier death.
Older than Lewis Allen by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Playwright. Broadway plays Tru, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie. Movies The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Marnie, Cabaret as screenplay writer.

James Noble
actor, producer, soap

Real/Birth Name:
James Wilkes Noble
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94, 23 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Benson, As the World Turns, The Edge of Night

Cyd Charisse
dancer, actor, ballet

Real/Birth Name:
Tula Ellice Finklea
Also Known As:
Lily Norwood
Celia Siderova
Maria Istromena
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

aunt of
ex-wife of
Younger than Nico Charisse by 15 or 16 years.
wife of
Tony Martin, until she died.
Younger than Tony Martin by 8 years.

Brief Facts:

Member of the ballet group Ballet Russe. Movies The Band Wagon, Silk Stockings, Meet Me in Las Vegas, Singin' in the Rain, Brigadoon. Some sources say born 1921.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1601 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry

Johnny Dollar
singer, producer, country, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
John Washington Dollar Jr.
Also Known As:
Johnny $ Dollar
Mr. Personality
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:

Brief Facts:

Rockabilly. Songs The Wheels Fell Off the Wagon Again, Green-Eyed Cat, Everybody's Got to Be Somebody. Suicide after throat cancer removed ability to sing.

Jack Kerouac
writer, poet

Real/Birth Name:
Jean-Louis Lebris de Kerouac
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Author of On the Road

Guy Lewis
basketball, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Guy Vernon Lewis II
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center, forward, the coach, team University of Houston

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Carl Reiner
writer, producer, actor, director, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Carl Reiner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
98
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Estelle Reiner, until her earlier death.
Younger than Estelle Reiner by 7 years.
father of
step-grandfather of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming, Ocean's Twelve, Ocean's Thirteen, The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming. Broadway musical play Call Me Mister

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6421 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Russ Meyer
producer, director

Real/Birth Name:
Russell Albion Meyer
Nickname(s):
King Leer
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:

Made "soft core" porn movies - Vixen, The Immoral Mr. Teas, Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!

Eileen Ford
business, style

Real/Birth Name:
Eileen Cecile Otte
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Co-founder with her husband of the Eileen Ford modeling agency.

Alex Agase
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Alexander Arrasi Agase
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guard, linebacker. Teams University of Illinois, Los Angeles Dons, Chicago Rockets, Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Colts. Coach, teams Northwestern University, Purdue University

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Turhan Bey
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Turhan Gilbert Selahattin Sahultavy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Song of India, The Mummy's Tomb. TV series Babylon 5

Doris Day
actor, activist, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Doris Mary Ann Kappelhoff
Nickname(s):
Clara Bixby
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
97
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Song Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be). Movies Pillow Talk, The Glass Bottom Boat, Please Don't Eat the Daisies, With Six You Get Eggroll, Teacher's Pet, The Man Who Knew Too Much, The Ballad of Josie

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6735 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6278 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Elmer Bernstein
composer, conductor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Elmer Bernstein
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:

Scores for moviees Thoroughly Modern Millie, The Magnificent Seven, The Ten Commandments, The Great Escape, To Kill a Mockingbird, Ghostbusters, The Black Cauldron, Airplane!, Cape Fear (1991), Animal House

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry, ceremony date: 28 March 1996

Gale Storm
actor, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Josephine Owaissa Cottle
Also Known As:
Gail Storm
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV shows My Little Margie, The Gale Storm Show. Songs I Hear You Knockin', Dark Moon. Movie Forever Yours

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1519 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6119 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1680 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Michael Ansara
actor, Broadway, producer, director

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Ansara
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Barbara Eden by 12 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, The Message. TV series Broken Arrow, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6666 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Kingsley Amis
writer, educator, poet, knighted

Real/Birth Name:
Kingsley William Amis
Also Known As:
Robert Markham
Lt Col. William ('Bill') Tanner
Sir Kingsley William Amis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Appointed CBE in 1981. Knighted 1990. Novels Lucky Jim, The Anti-Death League

Barbara Hale
actor, model

Real/Birth Name:
Barbara Hale
Nickname(s):
Barb
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Bill Williams, until his earlier death.
Younger than Bill Williams by 6 years.
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV series Perry Mason in role as Della Street, also in many Perry Mason movies for television. Movies Airport, West of the Pecos, The Boy with Green Hair

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1628 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Jack Klugman
actor, writer, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Jacob Joachim Klugman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

separated husband of
Brett Somers, until her earlier death.
Older than Brett Somers by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

TV series The Odd Couple, Quincy M.E.. Movies 12 Angry Men, Goodbye, Columbus, Days of Wine and Roses. Book Tony and Me: A Story of Friendship. Broadway plays Gypsy, The Odd Couple

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6555 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry, ceremony date: 7 January 1988

Toots Thielemans
jazz, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Jean-Baptiste Frédéric Isidor
Also Known As:
Jean-Baptiste Frédéric Isidor, Baron Thielemans
John Tillman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist, harmonica, known for whistling. Song Bluesette. Whistled melody in Old Spice commercials.

Margaret Field
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Margaret Morlan
Also Known As:
Maggie Mahoney
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Jock Mahoney by 3 years.
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Story of Will Rogers, The Man from Planet X

Nancy Walker
actor, singer, director, tv, model, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Ann Myrtle Swoyer
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Murder by Death. TV show Rhoda. Hosted her own TV show. Tony for Broadway musical Phoenix '55. Role of Rosie the Waitress on TV commercials for Bounty paper towels.

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Beatrice Arthur
actor, Tony Award, Broadway, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Bernice Frankel
Nickname(s):
Bea
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86, 18 days before her 87th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV shows Maude, All in the Family, The Golden Girls. Tony Award for Broadway musical Mame. Musical Fiddler on the Roof

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Forrest Petersen
aviator, engineer, X-15

Real/Birth Name:
Forrest Silas Petersen
Also Known As:
Forrest S. Petersen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Test pilot. Flew the X-15.

Space Missions:

X-15
Multiple flights by a rocket-powered aircraft. Some qualified by the US Air Force for an Astronaut Medal, exceeding 50 miles altitude.

Kai Winding
musician, jazz, bandleader

Real/Birth Name:
Kai Cresten Winding
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60, 12 days before his 61st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21

Brief Facts:

Danish-born jazz trombone player. Pronounced "Keye Winn-Ding." Song More from the movie Mondo Cane

Quinn Martin
producer, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Irwin Martin Cohn
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Barnaby Jones, The Streets of San Francisco, Cannon, The Fugitive, The Untouchables

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6667 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Christopher Lee
actor, producer, stunts, knighted, singer, writer, metal

Real/Birth Name:
Christopher Frank Carandini Lee
Also Known As:
Sir Christopher Lee
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93, 11 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 5 inches (195.58 cm)

Brief Facts:

Movies The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones, Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith, Horror of Dracula, Corridors of Blood, Castle of the Living Dead, Dracula: Prince of Darkness, The Wicker Man. Commander of the Order of the British Empire 2001. Knighted in Queen's Birthday Honours 2009. Heavy metal album Charlemagne: By the Sword and the Cross

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Joe Weatherly
auto racing, accident, vehicle crash

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Herbert Weatherly
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
41
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

NASCAR racer. Died from a head injury in a race crash.

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Hal Clement
writer, educator, military, painter

Real/Birth Name:
Harry Clement Stubbs
Also Known As:
George Richard
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

High school chemistry teacher who wrote science fiction books: Needle, Mission of Gravity, Close to Critical. Also painted science fiction images.

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Denholm Elliott
actor, military, AIDS

Real/Birth Name:
Denholm Mitchell Elliott
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

POW in World War II. Movies Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Voyage of the Damned, The Boys from Brazil. Died of tuberculosis, caused by AIDS.

Gordie Tapp
comedy, country, musician, writer, radio

Real/Birth Name:
Gordon Robert Tapp
Nickname(s):
Gordie
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:

Canadian. Cast of TV show Hee Haw on CBS TV; scriptwriter for the show. Host of radio show Main Street Jamboree

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Sheila Sim
actor, British peer

Real/Birth Name:
Sheila Beryl Grant Sim
Also Known As:
Sheila Beryl Grant Attenborough, Lady Attenborough
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
wife of
Richard Attenborough, until his earlier death.
Older than Richard Attenborough by 1 year.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Original cast of play The Mousetrap. Movies A Canterbury Tale, The Guinea Pig, West of Zanzibar

George Axelrod
writer, producer, director, radio, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
George Axelrod
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81, 12 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Movies Breakfast at Tiffany's, The Manchurian Candidate, The Seven Year Itch, How to Murder Your Wife, The Fourth Protocol. Play Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?. Radio show The Shadow

Judy Garland
actor, overdose, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Frances Ethel Gumm
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47, 12 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
mother of
ex-wife of
Younger than Sidney Luft by 6 years.
ex-wife of
Younger than Vincente Minnelli by 19 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Song Somewhere Over the Rainbow. Movies TheWizard of Oz, Meet Me in St. Louis, Judgment at Nuremberg, A Star is Born (1954). Died from a drug overdose of sleeping pills.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1715 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6764 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Eleanor Parker
actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Eleanor Jean Parker
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Caged, Detective Story, Interrupted Melody. Broadway musical play All About Eve and play The Night of the Iguana

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

Lewis Allen
producer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Lewis Maitland Allen Jr.
Also Known As:
Lewis M. Allen
Lewis Maitland Allen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Jay Presson Allen, until he died.
Younger than Jay Presson Allen by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Broadway producer, plays Tru, A Few Good Men and Broadway musical Annie. Movies Lord of the Flies, Miss Firecracker

Pierre Cardin
style, business

Real/Birth Name:
Pietro Cardin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
98
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

French. Known for his avant-garde style and his Space Age designs of clothing.

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Alex Sarkisian
football

Real/Birth Name:
Alex Sarkisian
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center. Team Northwestern University

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Robin Olds
military, football, aviator

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Oldys Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84, 30 days before his 85th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Ella Raines by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Tackle, offense anddefense. Team US Military Academy. Fought both World War II and Vietnam as a fighter pilot. Triple Ace. Final rank Brigadier General.

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George McGovern
writer, aviator, military, politician, US Representative, Senator, educator, ambassador, activist

Real/Birth Name:
George Stanley McGovern
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Democratic candidate for president 1972. Pilot of a B-24 Liberator bomber for 35 missions in World War II. History professor. US House of Representatives 1957-1961. Senator from South Dakota 1963-1981. The first UN Global Ambassador on World Hunger.

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Kay Starr
singer, jazz

Real/Birth Name:
Katherine Laverne Starks
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:

Brief Facts:

Native American ancestry. Pop, jazz, country and swing music. Songs Wheel of Fortune, Hoop-de-Doo, Come On-A My House, The Rock and Roll Waltz

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

Dan Rowan
tv, comedy, producer, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Daniel Hale David
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Born on a circus train. Orphaned at age 11. TV show Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In as a host. Duo Dan Rowan and Dick Martin

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry, ceremony date: 2 April 2002 as a member of group Dan Rowan and Dick Martin.

Blake Edwards
writer, director, actor, producer

Real/Birth Name:
William Blake Crump
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:

Relationships:

father of
husband of
Julie Andrews, until he died.
Older than Julie Andrews by 13 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV series Peter Gunn. Movies The Pink Panther, Breakfast at Tiffany's, Operation Petticoat, 10, Victor Victoria, Days of Wine and Roses

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6908 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry, ceremony date: 3 April 1991

Hoyt Wilhelm
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
James Hoyt Wilhelm
Nickname(s):
Old Sarge
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80, 28 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams New York Giants, St. Louis Cardinals, Cleveland Indians, Baltimore Orioles, Chicago White Sox, California Angels, Atlanta Braves, Chicago Cubs, Los Angeles Dodgers

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard (special), ceremony date: 20 June 2008 as a member of team Los Angeles Dodgers.

Jason Robards
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Jason Nelson Robards Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Lauren Bacall by 2 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Oscar for movie All the President's Men. Movie Philadelphia

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Norman Lear
writer, producer, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Norman Milton Lear
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
98
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series All in the Family, Sanford and Son, One Day at a Time, The Jeffersons, Good Times, Maude. Movie Divorce American Style

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6615 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Arthur Hill
actor, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Edward Spence Hill
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Andromeda Strain, Futureworld. TV series Glitter, Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law. Broadway play Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? winning a Tony Award.

Rory Calhoun
actor, criminal, western

Real/Birth Name:
Francis Timothy McCown (Durgin after adoption)
Nickname(s):
Smoky
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Hired Gun and TV series The Texan. Three years prison for car theft.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7007 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1752 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Rudi Gernreich
style, dancer

Real/Birth Name:
Rudolph Gernreich
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63, 13 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Designed bathing suits with multiple cutouts, like Swiss cheese.

Al Alberts
singer, tv

Real/Birth Name:
Al Albertini
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group The Four Aces. Songs Three Coins in the Fountain, Love is a Many Splendored Thing. In Philadelphia he hosted a Saturday afternoon talent TV show, Al Alberts Showcase

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Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of group The Four Aces.
Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame 1988 as a member of group The Four Aces.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a member of group The Four Aces.

Mr. Blackwell
writer, painter, style, actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Sylvan Selzer
Also Known As:
Richard Blackwell
Dick Ellis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Famed for his "Worst Dressed" lists. Broadway play Dead End as a child. Book From Rags to Bitches

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Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive, ceremony date: 11 January 1997

Yvonne De Carlo
actor, dancer, western, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Margaret Yvonne Middleton
Also Known As:
Yvonne DeCarlo
Peggy Yvonne Middleton
Nickname(s):
Peggy
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Role of Lily Munster on TV show The Munsters. Movies Salome, Where She Danced, Calamity Jane and Sam Bass, Black Bart, The Ten Commandments. Broadway play Follies by Stephen Sondheim

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6124 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6715 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Ray Evans (football)
football

Real/Birth Name:
Ray Richard Evans
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback. Teams University of Kansas, Pittsburgh Steelers

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Sid Caesar
actor, writer, musician, singer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Isaac Sidney Caesar
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:

TV shows Your Show of Shows, The Sid Caesar Show. Movies Vegas Vacation, Grease, Grease 2, Airport 1975. 1948 Broadway revue Make Mine Manhattan

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7014 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Yma Sumac
singer, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Zoila Augusta Emperatriz Chavarri del Castillo
Also Known As:
Imma Sumack
Ymma Sumack
Ima Sumack
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Peruvian singer with a four- to five-octave voice range. Movie The Secret of the Inca. Became a US citizen in 1955. Name is derived from "how pretty" in the Inca's Quechua language, and is pronounced "ee-mah soo-mack."

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6445 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Jackie Cooper
actor, producer, director

Real/Birth Name:
John Cooper Jr.
Also Known As:
Alan Smithee
Leonard
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Played role of "Daily Planet" editor Perry White in the movie Superman (and 3 sequels) with Christopher Reeve. Was in the "Our Gang" series of shorts. Youngest child actor nominated for Oscar. Directed episodes of TV series M*A*S*H

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1507 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry

Louise Latham
actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Johnie Louise Latham
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Paul Picard, until his earlier death.
Older than Paul Picard by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Love Field, Marnie, The Philadelphia Experiment, The Sugarland Express, White Lightning. Broadway play Major Barbara

Arthur Penn
director, producer, educator, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Hiller Penn
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88, 1 day after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Miracle Worker, Alice's Restaurant, Bonnie and Clyde

Larry Munson
football, sports analyst, radio

Real/Birth Name:
Lawrence Harry Munson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Called University of Georgia games. Hosted talk shows.

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Lizabeth Scott
actor, radio

Real/Birth Name:
Emma Matzo
Also Known As:
Lizabeth Virginia Scott
Nickname(s):
The Threat
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:

Brief Facts:

Movies Dead Reckoning, Scared Stiff

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1624 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry

Bil Keane
cartoonist

Real/Birth Name:
William Aloysius Keane
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89, 34 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cartoon strip The Family Circus

Fyvush Finkel
actor, Broadway, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Philip Finkel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fyvush is a Yiddish name he chose to use. TV series Boston Legal, Picket Fences. Broadway musical play Fiddler on the Roof. Movies Nixon, Q & A, Brighton Beach Memoirs

John Anderson (actor)
soap, actor, western, director

Real/Birth Name:
John Robert Anderson
Nickname(s):
J.R.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Especially westerns. TV series Gunsmoke, Dallas, MacGyver, Backstairs at the White House. Movies The Satan Bug, Ride the High Country, Psycho, Smokey and the Bandit II

Ralph Kiner
baseball, sports analyst

Real/Birth Name:
Ralph McPherran Kiner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfielder teams Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago Cubs, Cleveland Indians. Announcer for the New York Mets.

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Ruby Dee
actor, producer, writer, activist, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Ruby Ann Wallace
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Ossie Davis, until his earlier death.
Younger than Ossie Davis by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Just Cause, A Raisin in the Sun, American Gangster, Do the Right Thing. Broadway play A Raisin in the Sun

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Illinois Jacquet
musician, jazz, bandleader, R&B

Real/Birth Name:
Jean Baptiste Illinois Jacquet
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:

Jazz tenor saxophone soloist. Famed for 80-second solo in the Lionel Hampton song Flying Home

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James Wetherington
singer, gospel

Real/Birth Name:
James Stephen Wetherington
Also Known As:
James S. Wetherington
Nickname(s):
Big Chief
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50, 28 days before his 51st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of The Statesmen Quartet as the bass singer.

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Al Hirt
musician, jazz

Real/Birth Name:
Alois Maxwell Hirt
Nickname(s):
Jumbo
The Round Mound of Sound
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Trumpet player. New Orleans Jazz.

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Dorothy Dandridge
actor, singer, overdose, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Dorothy Jean Dandridge
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Died by drug overdose (suicide.)

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6719 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry, ceremony date: 18 January 1983

Kurt Vonnegut
writer, activist, educator, accident

Real/Birth Name:
Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Books Cat's Cradle, Slaughterhouse-Five, Breakfast of Champions. Was a prisoner of war in Word War II in Dresden, Germany. Died of a head injury after a fall down stairs at home.

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Kim Hunter
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Janet Cole
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Role as Stella in movie A Streetcar Named Desire, Planet of the Apes in role of Zira

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1617 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1715 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Veronica Lake
actor, aviator, model, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Constance Frances Marie Ockleman
Also Known As:
Constance Keane
Connie Keane
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:
Height:
4 feet 11½ inches (149.86 cm)

Brief Facts:

Movies Sullivan's Travels, I Wanted Wings, This Gun for Hire, The Hour Before the Dawn, The Blue Dahlia, Saigon. A popular pin-up girl during World War II. Earned her pilot's license in 1946 and was able to fly solo between Los Angeles and New York.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6918 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Dick Wesson
actor, comedy, writer, producer, director

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Lewis Wesson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Destination Moon, Calamity Jane

Abe Lemons
basketball, coach

Real/Birth Name:
A.E. Lemons
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Given initials-only name of "A.E.". Center/forward, college teams Hardin College, Oklahoma City. Coach, teams Oklahoma City University, Pan American University, University of Texas

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Charles M. Schulz
cartoonist, hockey, ice skating, business, writer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Monroe Schulz
Also Known As:
Charles Schulz
Nickname(s):
Sparky
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Creator and artist for the cartoon Peanuts. Created roles of Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Sally Brown. Cartoon movies A Charlie Brown Christmas, It's Flashbeagle, Charlie Brown, It's Christmastime Again, Charlie Brown. Broadway musical You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown. Owner of an ice skating rink.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry, ceremony date: 28 June 1996

Leo Gordon
actor, western, writer, director

Real/Birth Name:
Leo Vincent Gordon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78, 24 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Hondo, Big Top Pee-wee

Len Lesser
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Leonard King Lesser
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Papillon, The Outlaw Josie Wales, Kelly's Heroes, Sorority Girls and the Creature from Hell. TV series Seinfeld, Everybody Loves Raymond

Tom Fears
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Jesse Fears
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 32 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

American father, Mexican mother. Split end. Teams UCLA, Los Angeles Rams. Coach, teams Los Angeles Rams, Green Bay Packers, Atlanta Falcons, New Orleans Saints, Philadelphia Eagles, Southern California Sun. Executive, team Los Angeles Express

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John B. McKay
aviator, engineer, X-15

Real/Birth Name:
John Barron McKay
Nickname(s):
Jack
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Test pilot. Flew the X-15. Died from diabetes and issues from a hard landing accident with the X-15.

Space Missions:

X-15
Multiple flights by a rocket-powered aircraft. Some qualified by the US Air Force for an Astronaut Medal, exceeding 50 miles altitude.

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Redd Foxx
actor, unusual name

Real/Birth Name:
John Elroy Sanford
Also Known As:
Chicago Red
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show Sanford and Son

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6331 Delmar Boulevard

Paul Winchell
actor, puppeteer, inventor, tv, kids

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Wilchen
Nickname(s):
Winch
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Has puppets Jerry Mahoney, Knucklehead Smiff. Voice actor TV series The Smurfs. Animated cartoon movie Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day and many sequels in the voice role of Tigger. His TV show The Paul Winchell-Jerry Mahoney Show. Patented an early artificial heart.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6333 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6333 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Ruth Roman
soap, actor

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

Brief Facts:

TV series Knots Landing. Movie Lightning Strikes Twice. Survivor of the sinking of the ship Andrea Doria.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6672 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Ava Gardner
actor, dancer

Real/Birth Name:
Ava Lavinia Gardner
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67, 32 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Artie Shaw by 12 years.
ex-wife of
Younger than Frank Sinatra by 7 years.
ex-wife of
Younger than Mickey Rooney by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies On the Beach (1959), The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean, The Cassandra Crossing, The Barefoot Contessa

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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

Agnes Nixon
soap, writer, producer, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Agnes Eckhardt
Nickname(s):
Aggie
Queen of the Modern American Soap Opera
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series (soaps) One Life to Live, Guiding Light, All My Children, Another World

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Stan Lee
cartoonist, kids

Real/Birth Name:
Stanley Martin Lieber
Nickname(s):
the Man
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Co-creator of comic book and film heroes Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk, X-Men, the Fantastic Four, Iron Man, Daredevil, the Avengers, Silver Surfer and Dr. Strange.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7072 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry, ceremony date: 4 January 2011
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