People Who Were Born in the Year 1925:

(120 found)

Eddie O'Jay
radio, dj

Real/Birth Name:
Edward O. Jackson
Eddie Ovay Jackson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
73 or 74
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Mentored and named the group The O'Jays. Pioneer radio DJ for black radio soul music. Radio program Soul at Sunrise.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2011 as a member of group The O'Jays.
NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame 1992 as a member of group The O'Jays.
Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2013 as a member of group The O'Jays.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2005 as a member of group The O'Jays.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame as a member of group The O'Jays.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2004 as a member of group The O'Jays.

Zena Marshall
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Zena Moyra Marshall
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Role of Bond Girl Miss Taro in movie Dr. No. Movie Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines or How I Flew from London to Paris in 25 hours 11 minutes.

Jill Balcon
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Jill Angela Henrietta Balcon
Gender:
Female
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:

mother of
daughter of
wife of
Nicholas Blake, until his earlier death.
Younger than Nicholas Blake by 20 years.

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Wittgenstein, Edward II, An Ideal Husband.

Johnny Lujack
football, sports analyst

Real/Birth Name:
John Christopher Lujack Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of Notre Dame as quarterback. Team Chicago Bears.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

John DeLorean
business, inventor

Real/Birth Name:
John Zachary DeLorean
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Kelly Harmon by 23 years.

Brief Facts:

Credited with inventing the first "muscle car," a Pontiac GTO. Created the DeLorean DMC-12, the time machine in movie Back to the Future.

Lee Van Cleef
actor, western

Real/Birth Name:
Clarence LeRoy Van Cleef Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64, 24 days before his 65th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

"Spaghetti Western" movies For a Few Dollars More, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.

Scottie MacGregor
actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Dorlee Deane MacGregor
Also Known As:
Katherine MacGregor
Scotty MacGregor
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:

Best known in role of Harriet Oleson in TV series Little House on the Prairie (as Katherine MacGregor.) Also Broadway, play Handful of Fire. Off-Broadway stage roles.

Gwen Verdon
actor, dancer, singer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Gwyneth Evelyn Verdon
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Bob Fosse, until his earlier death.
Older than Bob Fosse by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Danced in Broadway musical Chicago in role as Roxie Hart. Choreographed by Bob Fosse.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Marilyn Fix
relative, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Marilyn Francis Fix
Also Known As:
Marilyn Fix Carey
Marilyn Carey
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Harry Carey Jr., until his earlier death.
Younger than Harry Carey Jr. by 3 years.
daughter of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

TV show Horse Tales.

Rosemary Murphy
actor, soap, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Rosemary Murphy
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie To Kill a Mockingbird. TV series Another World, All My Children. Broadway play A Delicate Balance. Father was a diplomat in Munich.

George Connor
football

Real/Birth Name:
George Leo Connor
Nickname(s):
Moose
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tackle on offense, and on defense was recognized as one of the first linebackers. Teams College of the Holy Cross, University of Notre Dame, Chicago Bears.

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Maria Tallchief
dancer, ballet

Real/Birth Name:
Elizabeth Marie Tall Chief
Also Known As:
Elizabeth Maria Tallchief
Nickname(s):
Betty Marie
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than George Balanchine by 21 years.

Brief Facts:

Father was a Native American, an Osage. Changed her name professionally. Danced with the New York City Ballet. Danced in The Nutcracker in role of The Sugarplum Fairy.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Joan Leslie
actor, dancer

Real/Birth Name:
Joan Agnes Theresa Sadie Brodel
Also Known As:
Joan Brodel
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:

Brief Facts:

Movies Sergeant York, Yankee Doodle Dandy, High Sierra.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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

Paul Newman
actor, producer, writer, director, auto racing, business, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Leonard Newman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Joanne Woodward, until he died.
Older than Joanne Woodward by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Salad dressing named "Newman's Own" funds his charity work. Movies Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, The Sting, The Hustler, Cool Hand Luke, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry1 February 1994

Bump Elliott
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Chalmers W. Elliott
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Pete Elliott by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Halfback. Team University of Michigan and later coach.

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Dorothy Malone
soap, actor, model

Real/Birth Name:
Dorothy Eloise Maloney
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92, 11 days before her 93rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Peyton Place. Movies Written on the Wind, Too Much, Too Soon.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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

Douglas Engelbart
inventor, engineer

Real/Birth Name:
Douglas Carl Engelbart
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Electrical engineer. Invented the computer mouse, helped in creation of hypertext.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Elaine Stritch
actor, singer, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Elaine Stritch
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series 30 Rock. Broadway plays Bus Stop, Company. Movie Out to Sea.

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John Fiedler
actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
John Donald Fiedler
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

High voiced actor. Movies 12 Angry Men, True Grit, The Shaggy D. A.. Animated cartoon movie Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day and many sequels by Disney, in the voice of Piglet. Broadway plays A Raisin in the Sun, Our Town, Harold, Howie, One Eye Closed.

Shelley Berman
actor, comedy, writer, educator

Real/Birth Name:
Sheldon Leonard Berman
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:

Movies Meet the Fockers, Divorce American Style, You Don't Mess with the Zohan.

Jack Lemmon
actor, producer, director, composer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
John Uhler Lemmon III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Felicia Farr, until he died.
Older than Felicia Farr by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Out to Sea, The Apartment, Some Like It Hot, Grumpy Old Men, Grumpier Old Men, The China Syndrome, Days of Wine and Roses, Irma la Douce, The Fortune Cookie, Good Neighbor Sam, Save the Tiger, Bell, Book and Candle, Mister Roberts. TV series The Odd Couple.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6357 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Hal Holbrook
actor, Broadway, Tony Award, director, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Harold Rowe Holbrook Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Dixie Carter, until her death.
Older than Dixie Carter by 14 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies The Firm, The Fog, The Kidnapping of the President, Wall Street, All the President's Men. Role of Abraham Lincoln in two TV miniseries North and South, Book II, Lincoln.

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George Kennedy
actor, soap

Real/Birth Name:
George Harris Kennedy Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 10 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Shenandoah, Charade, Airport, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!, The Naked Gun 2˝: The Smell of Fear, Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult, The Eiger Sanction, Cool Hand Luke. TV series The Young and the Restless.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6356 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry3 October 1991

Robert Altman
director

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

Relationships:

husband of
Lynda Carter, until he died.
Older than Lynda Carter by 26 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies MASH, Gosford Park, The Long Goodbye. TV series The Millionaire.

Sam Peckinpah
writer, director, western

Real/Birth Name:
David Samuel Peckinpah
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Wild Bunch, The Osterman Weekend.

Patricia Broderick
writer, producer, painter

Real/Birth Name:
Patricia Biow
Also Known As:
Patricia Biow Broderick
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
James Broderick, until his earlier death.
Older than James Broderick by 2 years.
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movie Infinity.

Miroslava
actor, suicide, overdose

Real/Birth Name:
Miroslava Šternová
Also Known As:
Miroslava Stern
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
30, 11 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Moved to Mexico as a child with her mother and adoptive father in 1941. Movie Stranger on Horseback. Committed suicide by overdosing on sleeping pills.

Jimmy Bryant
musician, country

Real/Birth Name:
Ivy J. Bryant Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitar. Played with Speedy West. Songs I'll Never Be Free, Only Daddy That'll Walk the Line, Wild Card.

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Harry Harrison
writer

Real/Birth Name:
Henry Maxwell Dempsey
Also Known As:
Harry Max Harrison
Leslie Charteris
Wade Kaempfert
Philip St. John
Felix Boyd
Hank Dempsey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Science fiction author. Did not know his birth name until age 30, at which point he changed his name to Harry Max Harrison in court. Book Make Room! Make Room! the basis for movie Soylent Green. Books Deathworld, The Stainless Steel Rat, Wheelworld.

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Jennifer Howard
actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Clare Jenness Howard
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV series Perry Mason, various parts. Broadway play The Fatal Weakness.

Jules Irving
producer, actor, director, lyricist

Real/Birth Name:
Jules Israel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
father of
husband of
Priscilla Pointer, until he died.
Younger than Priscilla Pointer by less than 1 year.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV mini-series Loose Change.

Rod Steiger
actor, singer

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

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Claire Bloom by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Doctor Zhivago, The Longest Day, In the Heat of the Night, On the Waterfront, The Illustrated Man, Oklahoma!.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry10 April 1997

Hugh O'Brian
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Hugh Charles Krampe
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:

Brief Facts:

TV show The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp. Movies The Lawless Breed, There's No Business Like Show Business, White Feather, In Harm's Way, The Shootist.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6613 Hollywood B for contributions to the television industry

Corinne Calvet
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Corinne Dibos
Gender:
Female
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:

Her father invented Pyrex. Movies Peking Express, The Far Country.

Johnny Horton
singer, radio, criminal, country, accident, vehicle crash

Real/Birth Name:
John Gale Horton
Nickname(s):
The Singing Fisherman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
35
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Billie Jean Horton, until he died.
Older than Billie Jean Horton by 8 years.

Brief Facts:

Died of injuries in a car accident. Songs The Battle of New Orleans, North to Alaska, Johnny Reb. Radio show The Louisiana Hayride.

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Chuck Bednarik
football

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Philip Bednarik
Nickname(s):
Concrete Charlie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The last two-way player in the National Football League. Linebacker and center. Team Philadelphia Eagles.

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Scott Carpenter
space, aviator

Real/Birth Name:
Malcolm Scott Carpenter
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Test pilot. The second American to orbit the Earth.

Space Missions:

Mercury-Atlas 7 (1962)
Call sign: Aurora 7. 3 orbits. Carpenter replaced Deke Slayton. Recovered by destroyer USS Farragut.

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Leo Ryan
US Representative, mayor, murdered

Real/Birth Name:
Leo Joseph Ryan Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Congressman from California 11th District 1973-1978. Killed just before the Jonestown massace. See Jim Jones (Jonestown). Posthumously awarded.

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Yogi Berra
baseball, coach, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Lawrence Peter Berra
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:

Brief Facts:

Catcher. "It ain't over till it's over". Teams New York Yankees, New York Mets, Houston Astros, Norfolk Tars, Newark Bears.

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St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6322 Delmar Boulevard

Oona O'Niell
famous

Real/Birth Name:
Oona O'Niell
Also Known As:
Oona O'Niell Chaplin
Lady Chaplin
Oona, Lady Chaplin
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Charlie Chaplin, until his earlier death.
Younger than Charlie Chaplin by 36 years.
daughter of
mother of
grandmother of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Wanted to be an actor. Married Charlie Chaplin when she was 17 and he was 56. After September 1952, renounced her American citizenship, moved to Switzerland.

Wendy Bagwell
singer, gospel, comedy

Real/Birth Name:
Wendell Lee Bagwell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71, 28 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Southern Gospel singer. He formed group Wendy Bagwell & The Sunliters. Song Here Come the Rattlesnakes.

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Malcolm X
religion, murdered, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Malcolm Little
Also Known As:
El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
39
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

A leader and spokeman of the Nation of Islam. Assassinated by gunshot.

Vic Ames
singer, accident, vehicle crash

Real/Birth Name:
Amory Victor Urick
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Ed Ames by 2 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Gene Ames by 2 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Joe Ames by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Group The Ames Brothers. Songs Rag Mop, The Naughty Lady of Shady Lane, Melodie d'Amour. Died in a car crash.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of group The Ames Brothers.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1998 as a member of group The Ames Brothers.

Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez
actor, sidekick, comedy

Real/Birth Name:
Ramiro Gonzalez-Gonzalez
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:
Height:
5 feet 3 inches (160.02 cm)

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Movie Rio Bravo with John Wayne. Movies The High and the Mighty, The Love Bug.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1555 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry14 November 2008

Jeanne Crain
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Jeanne Elizabeth Crain
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Cheaper by the Dozen, State Fair, A Letter to Three Wives.

Tony Hillerman
writer, military, educator

Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Grove Hillerman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Served in World War II. Taught journalism. Wrote mystery novels about Navajo Tribal Police. Book and movie Skinwalkers.

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Martha Vickers
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Martha MacVickar
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Mickey Rooney by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Alimony, Fast Gun.

Dale Warren
singer

Real/Birth Name:
Dale Henry Warren
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of Sons of the Pioneers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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

Tony Curtis
actor, military, painter

Real/Birth Name:
Bernard Herschel Schwartz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
ex-husband of
Older than Janet Leigh by 2 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Served on a submarine tender in World War II. Movies Trapeze, The Sweet Smell of Success, Operation Petticoat, Spartacus, Houdini, Some Like It Hot, The Defiant Ones.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6817 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Art Donovan
football

Real/Birth Name:
Artthur James Donovan Jr.
Nickname(s):
The Bulldog
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle. Teams New York Yanks, Dallas Texans, Baltimore Colts.

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Barbara Bush
First Lady

Real/Birth Name:
Barbara Pierce
Also Known As:
Barbara Pierce Bush
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandmother of
mother of
wife of
George H.W. Bush, until she died.
Younger than George H.W. Bush by less than 1 year.
grandmother of
mother of
great grandmother of
mother of
grandmother of
grandmother of
mother of
great grandmother of
mother of
grandmother of
great grandmother of
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

First Lady when her husband was president.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Del Ennis
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Delmer Ennis
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:

Left and right field. Teams Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Cardinals, Cincinnati Reds, Chicago White Sox.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Charlie Drake
actor, comedy

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Springall
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:

British. High voice, slapstick.

Doris Hart
tennis

Real/Birth Name:
Doris Hart
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89, 22 days before her 90th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

67 Grand Slam finals and 35 titles.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Maureen Stapleton
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Lois Maureen Stapleton
Nickname(s):
Mo
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Reds, Plaza Suite.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

June Lockhart
actor, soap

Real/Birth Name:
June Lockhart
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
95, 5 days before her 96th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV series Lassie, Lost in Space, Petticoat Junction, General Hospital. Movie Sergeant York.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6323 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6362 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Pavel Belyayev
space, aviator, military

Real/Birth Name:
Pavel Ivanovich Belyayev
Also Known As:
Павел Иванович Беляев
Nickname(s):
Pasha
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
44
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fighter pilot. The first commander of the cosmonaut corps.

Space Missions:

Voskhod 2 (1965)
March 18-19. First spacewalk.

Doc Pomus
singer, musician, composer, blues, lyricist

Real/Birth Name:
Jerome Solon Felder
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:

Lyricist for songs A Teenager in Love, Save the Last Dance for Me, This Magic Moment and more.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Al Mulock
actor, western, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Mulok Rogers
Also Known As:
Al Mullock
Al Muloc
Alfred Mulock
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, Tarzan the Magnificent, Battle Beneath the Earth. "Spaghetti western" actor. Committed suicide by jumping from a hotel window, wearing his movie costume, in/near Guadix, Spain.

Farley Granger
actor, soap, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Farley Earle Granger Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series As the World Turns. Movies Rope, Strangers on a Train.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1551 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Marvin Rainwater
country, singer, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Marvin Karlton Rainwater
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Country and rockabilly performer. 25 percent Cherokee. Songs Gonna Find Me a Bluebird, Whole Lotta Woman.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Eric Fleming
actor, singer, dancer, western, writer, accident, drowned

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Heddy Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
41
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

NY stage theatre. Movies Queen of Outer Space, Curse of the Undead, The Glass Bottom Boat. TV series Rawhidein role of Gil Favor, the trail boss. Drowned filming a scene in Peru.

Bill Haley
singer, composer, musician

Real/Birth Name:
William John Clifton Haley Jr.
Nickname(s):
The Father of Rock and Roll
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Leader of the first rock 'n' roll band The Comets. Songs Rock Around the Clock, Shake, Rattle and Roll.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Guitar Center RockWalk 2005 as a member of group The Comets.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2012 as a member of group The Comets.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6350 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Merv Griffin
singer, business, tv, actor, producer, director, writer, composer, bandleader, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Mervyn Edward Griffin Jr.
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:

Song I've Got a Lovely Bunch of Coconuts. Created TV game shows Jeopardy!, Wheel of Fortune. Composed a theme for Jeopardy. Host of his TV talk show The Merv Griffin Show.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1541 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry
Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 265 S. Palm Canyon Drive15 October 1998

Philip Carey
actor, western, model, soap

Real/Birth Name:
Eugene Carey
Also Known As:
Phil Carey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series One Life to Live. Movies Wicked as They Come, Mister Roberts, Calamity Jane, This Woman Is Dangerous, They Rode West, Gun Fury. Role of Granny Goose in commercials for potato chips.

Gloria DeHaven
actor, singer, soap

Real/Birth Name:
Gloria Mildred DeHaven
Also Known As:
Gloria De Haven
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 7 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than John Payne by 13 years.

Brief Facts:

Moview Two Girls and a Sailor, Modern Times, Out to Sea, Summer Stock, The Thin Man Goes Home, Summer Holiday. TV series As the World Turns, Ryan's Hope, Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6933 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Marv Levy
football, coach, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Marvin Daniel Levy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head coach for teams Montreal Alouettes, Kansas City Chiefs, Buffalo Bills plus several college positions. The only coach to compete in four Super Bowls in a row.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Art Laboe
radio, dj, producer, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Egnoian
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Credited with coining the term "Oldies But Goodies." Album Oldies But Goodies.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6800 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio17 July 1981
Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 144 S. Palm Canyon Drive29 November 2003

Felice Bryant
lyricist

Real/Birth Name:
Matilda Genevieve Scaduto
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Boudleaux Bryant, until his earlier death.
Younger than Boudleaux Bryant by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Wrote over 800 songs including Rocky Top, Wake Up Little Susie, All I Have to Do Is Dream, Bye Bye Love with husband Boudleaux Bryant - many for the Everly Brothers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Arlene Dahl
actor, soap, style

Real/Birth Name:
Arlene Carol Dahl
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Fernando Lamas by 10 years.
ex-wife of
Younger than Lex Barker by 6 years.
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Journey to the Center of the Earth, Three Little Words.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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

Mike Douglas
tv, singer, radio

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Delaney Dowd Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81, his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Radio show Hi, Ladies. TV show The Mike Douglas Show. Song Ole Buttermilk Skies. Disney cartoon movie Cinderella (1950) vocals for role of Prince Charming but was uncredited.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7001 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Mike Connors
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Kreker Ohanian
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show Mannix.

Oscar Peterson
musician, jazz

Real/Birth Name:
Oscar Emmanuel Peterson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Canadian jazz pianist.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Willie Jones
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Willie Edward Jones
Nickname(s):
Puddin' Head
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Third baseman. Teams Philadelphia Phillies, Cleveland Indians, Cincinnati Reds.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Honor Blackman
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Honor Blackman
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Role of Bond Girl Pussy Galorein movie Goldfinger. TV series The Avengers. Movies Bridget Jones's Diary, Jason and the Argonauts.

Billy DeMars
baseball, coach

Real/Birth Name:
William Lester DeMars
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shortstop. TeamsPhiladelphia Athletics, St. Louis Browns. Coach, teams Philadelphia Phillies, Montreal Expos, Cincinnati Reds.

Billy Grammer
singer, country

Real/Birth Name:
Billie Wayne Grammer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85, 18 days before his 86th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Gotta Travel On.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Donald O'Connor
actor, dancer, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Donald David Dixon Ronald O'Connor
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78, 30 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Sang on the Jack Benny show. Movie musicals Singin' in the Rain, That's Entertainment. Movie Out to Sea.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1680 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry
Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive9 January 1998

Dick Cusack
actor, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Richard John Cusack
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Return to Me, The Fugitive, The Jack Bull.

Hank Thompson
country, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Henry William Thompson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Honky tonk Western swing.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jimmy Reed
musician, blues

Real/Birth Name:
Mathias James Reed
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50, 8 days before his 51st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Mississippi blues star.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Peter Sellers
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Henry Sellers
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Britt Ekland by 17 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Lynne Frederick by 28 years.

Brief Facts:

Best known in role as Chief Inspector Clouseau in the movie (and sequels) The Pink Panther. Movies Dr. Strangelove. Appointed OBE.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dickie Moore
actor, producer, writer, Broadway, educator

Real/Birth Name:
John Richard Moore Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89, 5 days before his 90th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Jane Powell, until he died.
Older than Jane Powell by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Oliver Twist, Blonde Venus, Sergeant York, Out of the Past. In the Our Gang series.

Mel Tormé
singer, composer, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Melvin Howard Torme
Also Known As:
Mel Torme
Nickname(s):
The Velvet Fog
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Candy Toxton by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Wrote song A Christmas Song ("Chestnuts roasting ...".). Movies The Patsy, The Private Lives of Adam and Eve.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1541 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry18 June 1989

B.B. King
singer, musician, blues

Real/Birth Name:
Riley B. King
Also Known As:
B B King
BB King
Nickname(s):
King of the Blues
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist. Album King of the Blues.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6771 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry21 August 1990

Bobby Shantz
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Clayton Shantz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:
Height:
5 feet 6 inches (167.64 cm)

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams Philadelphia Athletics, Kansas City Athletics, New York Yankees, Pittsburgh Pirates, Houston Colt .45s, St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Phillies.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Marty Robbins
singer, country

Real/Birth Name:
Martin David Robinson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs El Paso, A White Sport Coat.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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

John Tower
Senator, accident, air crash

Real/Birth Name:
John Goodwin Tower
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Republican. Senator from Texas, 1981-1985. Air crash, landing in a commercial flight at Brunswick, Georgia.

Gore Vidal
writer, politician, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Eugene Luther Gore Vidal
Also Known As:
Edgar Box
Katherine Everard
Cameron Kay
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Books Myra Breckinridge, Williwaw. Movie Gattaca. Founded US Peace Party with Dr. Benjamin Spock.

Elmore Leonard
writer

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

Brief Facts:

Novel and film Get Shorty.

Lenny Bruce
comedy, writer, accident, overdose

Real/Birth Name:
Leonard Alfred Schneider
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
40
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Stand up comic. Died of an accidental morphine drug overdose.

Margaret Thatcher
politician, British peer

Real/Birth Name:
Margaret Hilda Roberts
Also Known As:
Margaret Hilda Thatcher
Baroness Thatcher
Nickname(s):
Iron Lady
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Former prime minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. First female to hold the position. Member of Parliament 1959-1970. Education Secretary 1970-1974. Prime Minister 1979-1990.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Angela Lansbury
actor, singer, producer, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Angela Brigid Lansbury
Also Known As:
Dame Angela Lansbury
Nickname(s):
First Lady of Musical Theatre
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Bruce Lansbury by 4 years.
aunt of
older sister of
Older than Edgar Lansbury by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Gaslight, Blue Hawaii, Bedknobs and Broomsticks, The Manchurian Candidate, National Velvet, The Picture of Dorian Gray. TV show Murder, She Wrote. Musical Sweeney Todd. Became a US citizen in 1951. Appointed DBE 2014.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6623 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6259 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Carolina Cotton
actor, western, educator, singer, country, radio, composer, dj

Real/Birth Name:
Helen Hagstrom
Nickname(s):
Yodeling Blonde Bombshell
Western's First Lady
The All-American Girl
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Movies Sing, Neighbor, Sing, Singing on the Trail. Yodeling cowgirl roles. Song Three Miles South of Cash in Arkansas.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Chuck "Bobo" Brayton
baseball, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Charles Brayton
Also Known As:
Charles "Bobo" Brayton
Nickname(s):
Chuck
Bobo
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:

Infielder, then head coach, team Washington State University, for 33 years.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Slater Martin
basketball, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Slater Nelson Martin Jr.
Also Known As:
Slater N. Martin
Nickname(s):
Dugie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86, 4 days before his 87th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Point guard. Teams Minneapolis Lakers, New York Knicks, St. Louis Hawks. As coach, teams St. Louis Hawks, Houston Mavericks.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Johnny Carson
tv, writer, comedy

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

Brief Facts:

TV show Late Night with Johnny Carson on NBC.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1751 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Dominick Dunne
writer, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Dominick John Dunne
Nickname(s):
Nick
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Producer, movie The Boys in the Band. Books (novels) The Two Mrs. Grenvilles, People Like Us, An Inconvenient Woman, A Season in Purgatory. Writer for magazine Vanity Fair. Wrote both fiction and fictionalized accounts of real events.

Robert Hardy
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Timothy Sydney Robert Hardy
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:

Movies Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Sense and Sensibility, Escape to Nowhere, The Spy Who Came in from the Cold. TV series All Creatures Great and Small, David Copperfield. Appointed CBE in the 1981 Birthday Honours.

Zoot Sims
musician, jazz

Real/Birth Name:
John Haley Sims
Nickname(s):
Zoot
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Saxophonist with big band of Alvino Rey.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

John Pople
mathematician, scientist, knighted

Real/Birth Name:
John Anthony Pople
Also Known As:
Sir John Pople
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Knighted 2003. Nobel Prize 1998 honoring computer program model of chemical processes.

Robin Moore
writer

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Lowell Moore Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Books The French Connection, The Green Berets.

Richard Burton
actor, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Walter Jenkins Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Elizabeth Taylor by 6 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies The Robe, Becket, The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Anne of the Thousand Days, Equus, Look Back in Anger. Tony Award for Broadway musical play Camelot.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6336 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry1 March 2013

Jonathan Winters
actor, comedy, tv, kids, writer, painter

Real/Birth Name:
Jonathan Harshman Winters III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming, Viva Max!, Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mama's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feeling So Sad.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6290 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Candy Toxton
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Florence Tockstein
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Hal March, until his earlier death.
Younger than Hal March by 5 years.
ex-wife of
Younger than Mel Tormé by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movies Knock on Any Door, Act of Violence.

Rock Hudson
actor, western, AIDS

Real/Birth Name:
Roy Harold Scherer Jr.
Also Known As:
Roy Fitzgerald (legal name)
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Magnificent Obsession, Giant, Pillow Talk, The Mirror Crack'd. TV series McMillan and Wife. Died of AIDS - a plaque at 8594 Santa Monica Boulevard.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6116 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 189 S. Palm Canyon Drive19 October 2002

Kaye Ballard
actor, singer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Catherine Gloria Balotta
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Fly Me to the Moon. Broadway musicals The Golden Apple, Carnival!. TV series The Mothers-in-Law. Movies Freaky Friday, The Girl Most Likely.

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Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 101 S. Palm Canyon Drive18 November 1995

Robert F. Kennedy
Senator, lawyer, murdered, cabinet

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Francis Kennedy
Also Known As:
Robert Kennedy
RFK
Bobby Kennedy
Nickname(s):
Bobby
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandfather of
uncle of
uncle of
older brother of
Older than Edward Kennedy by 6 years.
husband of
Ethel Kennedy, until he died.
Older than Ethel Kennedy by 2 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Eunice Kennedy Shriver by 4 years.
older brother of
Older than Jean Kennedy Smith by 2 years.
younger brother of
Younger than John F. Kennedy by 8 years.
uncle of
uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Joseph Kennedy Jr. by 10 years.
son of
father of
grandfather of
uncle of
father of
grandfather of
uncle of
uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Patricia Kennedy Lawford by 1 year.
uncle of
father of
son of
uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Rosemary Kennedy by 7 years.

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Senator from New York. US Attorney General. Candidate for President. Murdered by Sirhan Sirhan.

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Jerrie Mock
aviator, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Geraldine Fredritz
Also Known As:
Geraldine Fredritz Mock
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The first woman to fly solo around the world in 1964.

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Gene Brito
football, radio

Real/Birth Name:
Gene Herman Brito
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
39
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive end and end. Teams Loyola University, Washington Redskins, Calgary Stampeders, Los Angeles Rams.

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Johnny Mandel
composer, jazz, musician

Real/Birth Name:
John Alfred Mandel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song The Shadow of Your Smile. Music for movies The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming, M*A*S*H, Freaky Friday.

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William F. Buckley
publisher, writer, columnist, tv

Real/Birth Name:
William Frank Buckley Jr.
Also Known As:
William F. Buckley Jr.
Nickname(s):
Bill
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:

Founded magazine National Review. Host of TV show Firing Line. Famed for conservative political philosphy. Newspaper column On the Right. Novel Saving the Queen.

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Julie Harris
soap, actor, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Julia Ann Harris
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won five Tony Awards for best actress in a play, plus a sixth as a lifetime achievement award. Broadway plays I Am a Camera, The Belle of Amherst, The Member of the Wedding, The Lark, Forty Carats, The Last of Mrs. Lincoln. TV series Knots Landing. Movies East of Eden, Gorillas in the Mist.

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Ferlin Husky
country, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Ferlin Eugene Husky
Also Known As:
Terry Preston
Simon Crum
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Country singer/guitarist. Songs Wings of a Dove, Dove, A Dear John Letter.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6675 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Andy Robustelli
football, sports analyst

Real/Birth Name:
Andrew Richard Robustelli
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive end. Teams Arnold College, Los Angeles Rams, New York Giants.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Sammy Davis Jr.
singer, dancer, photographer, Broadway, Tony Award, soap

Real/Birth Name:
Sammy Davis Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Altovise Davis, until he died.
Older than Altovise Davis by 17 years.
ex-husband of
Older than May Britt by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Ocean's Eleven (1960), Robin and the Seven Hoods. Songs What Kind of Fool Am I?, I've Gotta Be Me. TV show One Life to Live. Member the Rat Pack. Lost his left eye in a traffic accident. Converted to Judaism. Broadway musical Golden Boy, winning a Tony Award.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6254 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry
Las Vegas Walk of Stars A star at Riviera Hotel (removed)15 February 2007

Dina Merrill
actor, producer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Nedenia Marjorie Hutton
Also Known As:
Dina Merrill-Hartley
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

first cousin of
granddaughter of
ex-wife of
Younger than Cliff Robertson by 2 years.
daughter of
niece of
first cousin once removed of
daughter of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Movies Operation Petticoat, The Magnificent Ambersons, Caddyshack II, BUtterfield 8.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dick Van Dyke
actor, singer, dancer, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Wayne Van Dyke
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
grandfather of
older brother of
Older than Jerry Van Dyke by 5 years.
uncle of
grandfather of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Star of TV shows Diagnosis Murder, The Dick Van Dyke Show. Musical movies Mary Poppins, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Broadway musical Bye Bye Birdie winning a Tony Award.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry25 February 1993

Robert B. Sherman
composer, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Bernard Sherman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Richard M. Sherman by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Songs it's a small world (after all), Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, Feed the Birds, Chim Chim Cher-ee, Let's Get Together. Movies The Jungle Book, The Aristocats, The Parent Trap, Charlotte's Web, The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, Snoopy, Come Home, Bedknobs and Broomsticks.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Harry Guardino
actor, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Harry Vincent Guardino
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Dirty Harry, The Enforcer, Any Which Way You Can, Houseboat. TV series The New Perry Mason, Monty Nash. Broadway plays Woman of the Year, One More River.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 124 S. Palm Canyon Drive28 May 1993
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