People Who Were Born in the Year 1926:

(129 found)

Gino Marchetti
football

Real/Birth Name:
Gino John Marchetti
Gender:
Male
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:

Defensive end teams University of San Francisco, Dallas Texans, Baltimore Colts.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

George Martin
producer, composer, musician, conductor, knighted

Real/Birth Name:
George Henry Martin
Also Known As:
Sir George Martin
Nickname(s):
the Fifth Beatle
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Produced the albums of the Beatles. Produced theme songs Goldfinger, Live and Let Die. Made a Knight Bachelor in 1996.

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Buddy Young
football, track, accident, vehicle crash

Real/Birth Name:
Claude Henry K. Young
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:
Height:
5 feet 4 inches (162.56 cm)

Brief Facts:

Halfback, teams University of Illinois, New York Yankees, New York Yanks, Dallas Texans, Baltimore Colts. Died in an auto accident.

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Kid Gavilán
boxing

Real/Birth Name:
Gerardo González
Also Known As:
Kid Gavilan
Nickname(s):
Cuban Hawk
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Welterweight. Cuban, invented the "bolo" punch.

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Mickey Hargitay
actor, fitness

Real/Birth Name:
Miklós Hargitay
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 Jayne Mansfield by 7 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Hungarian. Italian films. In stage ensemble of Mae West. A bodybuilder - won title Mr. Universe in 1955. Movie Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?.

Ralph Branca
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Ralph Theodore Joseph Branca
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams Brooklyn Dodgers, Detroit Tigers, New York Yankees.

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Soupy Sales
comedy, tv, unusual name

Real/Birth Name:
Milton Supman
Also Known As:
Soupy Hines
Nickname(s):
Soupbone
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV program The Soupy Sales Show. Famed for thrown pies.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry7 January 2005

Bucky Pizzarelli
jazz, musician

Real/Birth Name:
John Paul Pizzarelli
Also Known As:
Johnny Buck
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Jazz guitarist and banjoist. Member of The Tonight Show Band. Died from coronavirus.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Grant Tinker
radio, tv, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Grant Almerin Tinker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
ex-husband of
Older than Mary Tyler Moore by 10 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

NBC chairman 81-86. Founded MTM Enterprises with Mary Tyler Moore.

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Lev Dyomin
space

Real/Birth Name:
Lev Stepanovich Dyomin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72, 24 days before his 73rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cosmonaut.

Ray Price
country, singer, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Ray Noble Price
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87, 27 days before his 88th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Crazy Arms, Heartaches by the Number, Danny Boy, For the Good Times. Group The Cherokee Cowboys.

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Michael Bond
writer

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Michael Bond
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Book series Paddington Bear. Aninated movie Paddington Bear. Made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2015 Queen's Birthday Honours.

Maria Schell
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Maria Margarethe Anna Schell
Also Known As:
Gritli Schell
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Maximilian Schell by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Austrian. Movie The Voyage of the Damned, The Hanging Tree, The Odessa File, Brothers Karamazov, Superman. Plus many German films.

Fritz Weaver
actor, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Fritz William Weaver
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Broadway plays Child's Play, The Chalk Garden. Movies To Trap a Spy, Marathon Man, Black Sunday, The Thomas Crown Affair.

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Patricia Neal
actor, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Patsy Louise Neal
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:

Movies Hud, The Fountainhead, The Day the Earth Stood Still, Operation Pacific, The Miracle Worker, Breakfast at Tiffany's, Cookie's Fortune.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7018 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry20 May 2005

Chico Carrasquel
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Alfonso Carrasquel Colón
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shortstop. Teams Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians, Kansas City Athletics, Baltimore Orioles.

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John Merritt
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
John Ayers Merritt
Nickname(s):
Big John
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guard. Team Kentucky State University. Coach teams Jackson State University, Tennessee A&I, Tennessee State.

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Gregory Hesselberg
painter, poet

Real/Birth Name:
Melvyn Gregory Hesselberg
Nickname(s):
The Book Guy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Program director.

Art Arfons
auto racing

Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Eugene Arfons
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Held world land speed records with his "Green Monster" series of turbine-powered cars.

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Konstantin Feoktistov
space, scientist, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Konstantin Petrovich Feoktistov
Also Known As:
Константин Петрович Феоктистов
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:

Brief Facts:

Doctorate in physics. One of designers of Sputnik. First civilian in space. Only non-Communist in the Soviet cosmonaut corps.

Space Missions:

Voskhod 1 (1964)
October 12-13. First multi-person spacecraft.

Leslie Nielsen
soap, actor, producer, writer

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

Brief Facts:

Movies Airplane!, Forbidden Planet, The Poseidon Adventure, Tammy and the Bachelor, Spy Hard, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!, The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear, Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult, Dracula: Dead and Loving It. TV series Police Squad!, Peyton Place.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6541 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry9 December 1988
Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 445 N. Palm Canyon Drive4 December 1997

Joe Garagiola
baseball, radio, tv, sports analyst, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Henry Garagiola
Also Known As:
Joseph Henry Garagiola Sr.
Gender:
Male
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:

Catcher for team St. Louis Cardinals. Sports analyst for NBC. Books Baseball Is a Funny Game, Just Play Ball.

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St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6328 Delmar Boulevard

John Schlesinger
director, actor

Real/Birth Name:
John Richard Schlesinger
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Appointed CBE. Movies Midnight Cowboy, Darling, Sunday Bloody Sunday.

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Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 155 S. Palm Canyon Drive10 January 2003

Len Ford
football

Real/Birth Name:
Leonard Guy Ford Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
46, 25 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive end. Teams University of Michigan, Los Angeles Dons, Cleveland Browns, Green Bay Packers.

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Johnny Seven
actor, writer, producer, director

Real/Birth Name:
John Anthony Fetto II
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 32 days before his 84th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie The Apartment. TV series Ironside.

Pete Rozelle
football, commissioner, business

Real/Birth Name:
Alvin Ray Rozelle
Nickname(s):
Pete
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Commissioner of the NFL 1960-1989.

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Alan Greenspan
business

Real/Birth Name:
Alan Greenspan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Older than Andrea Mitchell by 20 years.

Brief Facts:

Economist, chair of the Federal Reserve from 1987 to 2006. PhD in economics.

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Alan Sues
actor, comedy, Broadway

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

Brief Facts:

TV show Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In. Movies Snowballing, Oh Heavenly Dog. Broadway play Tea and Sympathy.

Jerry Ross
composer, lyricist, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Jerold Rossberg
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
29
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Musicals Pajama Game, Damn Yankees. Songs Hey There, Hernando's Hideaway, Whatever Lola Wants, Steam Heat.

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Marques Haynes
basketball, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Marques Oreole Haynes
Nickname(s):
World's Greatest Dribbler
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Teams Langston University, The Harlem Globetrotters. Known for dribbling skills. The first Globetrotter to be enshrined in the Hall of Fame.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6922 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry as a member of team The Harlem Globetrotters.

Lenny Montana
actor, wrestling

Real/Birth Name:
Lenny Passofaro
Also Known As:
The Zebra Kid
Chief Chickawicki
Nickname(s):
Bull
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro wrester turned actor. Movie The Godfather. Often played gangster or tough guy.

Lita Roza
singer

Real/Birth Name:
Lilian Patricia Lita Roza
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song (How Much Is) That Doggie in the Window?.

Norm Van Brocklin
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Norman Mack Van Brocklin
Nickname(s):
The Dutchman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback, punter. Teams University of Oregon, Los Angeles Rams, Philadelphia Eagles. As coach, teams Minnesota Vikings, Atlanta Falcons.

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Jerry Lewis
actor, singer, director, producer, writer, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Levitch
Nickname(s):
Picchiatello
The King of Comedy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Nutty Professor, The Geisha Boy. Often paired with Dean Martin in movies. Host of MS Telethon 1984.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6821 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6150 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Peter Graves
actor, western, director

Real/Birth Name:
Peter Aurness
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 4 days before his 84th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than James Arness by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

TV shows Mission: Impossible, 7th Heaven, Whiplash. Movies Stalag 17, Airplane II: The Sequel, Men in Black II, It Conquered the World.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6667 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry30 October 2009

Peter Marshall
actor, tv, singer, writer, Broadway, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Ralph Pierre LaCock
Also Known As:
Peter L. Marshall
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Joanne Dru by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

The host of TV show Hollywood Squares. Broadway plays Skyscraper, La Cage aux Folles, The Music Man.

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Anne McCaffrey
writer

Real/Birth Name:
Anne Inez McCaffrey
Gender:
Female
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:

Science fiction and fantasy novels. Known especially for her series Dragonriders of Pern. Books The White Dragon, The Ship Who Sang, Dinosaur Planets, Decision at Doona and many more, some with other co-writers.

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Gus Grissom
accident, space, Apollo 1

Real/Birth Name:
Virgil Ivan Grissom
Also Known As:
Virgil I. Grissom
Virgil Grissom
Nickname(s):
Gus
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
40
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Mercury-Redstone 4 suborbital flight. Orbited in first Gemini mission, Gemini 3. Died in a fire at a pre-flight test run in the Apollo 1 (Apollo 204) capsule. See Roger Chaffee, Edward White.

Space Missions:

Apollo 1 (1967) - Died in a fire during ground test
(AS-204). Planned as a low-orbit mission February 21, 1967, but a cabin fire in a rehearsal test on January 27 killed the three astronauts.
Gemini 3 (1965)
First manned Gemini flight, three orbits.
Mercury-Redstone 4 (1961)
Call sign: Liberty Bell 7. Suborbital test. Spacecraft sank during recovery when hatch unexpectedly blew off. Recovered by carrier USS Randolph.

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Joe Steffy
football

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Benton Steffy Jr.
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:

Offensive guard, defensive center. Teams University of Tennessee, US Military Academy.

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Speedy Thompson
auto racing, NASCAR

Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Bruce Thompson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45, 1 day before his 46th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

NASCAR driver.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Roger Corman
producer, director, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Roger William Corman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Apollo 13, Philadelphia, The Little Shop of Horrors.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7013 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry12 June 1991

Shecky Greene
actor, comedy

Real/Birth Name:
Fred Sheldon Greenfield
Also Known As:
Shecky Green
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Combat!. Movies Splash, Tony Rome, Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood.

Hugh Hefner
publisher, business, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Hugh Marston Hefner
Also Known As:
Hugh M. Hefner
Nickname(s):
Hef
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:

husband of
Crystal Hefner, until he died.
Older than Crystal Hefner by 60 years.

Brief Facts:

Creator of magazine Playboy. Also Playboy Clubs.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6126 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry9 April 1980

Junior Samples
comedy, musician, country

Real/Birth Name:
Alvin Samples Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Harmonica player. Had a third-grade education. Comedy on CBS TV show Hee Haw as a used car salesman with phone number BR-549.

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Cosimo Matassa
business, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Cosimo Vincent Matassa
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Recording engineer and studio owner, early rock and roll.

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Harry Gilmer
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Harry Vincent Gilmer Jr.
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:

Halfback, left halfback, quarterback, kickoff returner, and defensive back. College team University of Alabama. Pro teams Washington Redskins, Detroit Lions. Head coach, team Detroit Lions.

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Elena Verdugo
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Elena Angela Verdugo
Gender:
Female
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 Marcus Welby, M.D.. Movies House of Frankenstein, Song of Scheherazade, The Moon and Sixpence.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1709 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Queen Elizabeth II
royalty, military

Real/Birth Name:
Elizabeth Alexandra Mary (House of Windsor)
Also Known As:
Queen Elizabeth
Nickname(s):
Lilibet
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

first cousin once removed of
great granddaughter of
great grandmother of
third cousin of
first cousin twice removed of
great great granddaughter of
first cousin twice removed of
third cousin of
aunt of
niece of
daughter of
third cousin once removed of
great granddaughter of
third cousin of
third cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
great grandmother of
first cousin once removed of
grandmother of
third cousin of
great granddaughter of
granddaughter of
daughter of
second cousin of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
grandmother of
aunt of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
great great granddaughter of
third cousin of
granddaughter of
niece of
first cousin twice removed of
great grandmother of
second cousin once removed of
grandmother of
great great granddaughter of
first cousin twice removed of
mother of
third cousin once removed of
mother of
first cousin of
mother of
great grandmother of
niece of
grandmother of
niece of
niece of
great grandmother of
first cousin of
first cousin twice removed of
wife of
Younger than Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh by 4 years.
second cousin once removed of
first cousin of
first cousin of
grandmother of
first cousin of
second cousin once removed of
niece of
first cousin twice removed of
mother of
grandmother of
great grandmother of
grandmother of
third cousin once removed of
older sister of
Older than Princess Margaret by 4 years.
first cousin twice removed of
second cousin once removed of
great granddaughter of
great niece of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
second cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
third cousin of
great great granddaughter of
great grandmother of
second cousin twice removed of
first cousin twice removed of
third cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
grandmother of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Worked in a motor pool during World War II. Longest serving monarch in British history, serving since February 6, 1952.

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Charlotte Rae
actor, singer, composer, dancer, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Charlotte Rae Lubotsky
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Facts of Life, Diff'rent Strokes, Hot L Baltimore, Car 54, Where Are You?. Movies Ricki and the Flash, You Don't Mess with the Zohan.

Bambi Linn
actor, dancer, ballet, Broadway, choreographer

Real/Birth Name:
Bambina Linnemeier
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Musical movie Oklahoma! in the dream sequence. Broadway musicals Carousel, Oklahoma!.

Harper Lee
writer

Real/Birth Name:
Nelle Harper Lee
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:

Brief Facts:

Wrote book (made into a movie) To Kill a Mockingbird, which won for her the Pulitzer Prize. A long-time friend of Truman Capote who was a childhood neighbor.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Cloris Leachman
actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Cloris Leachman
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than George Englund by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movies Young Frankenstein, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, The Iron Giant, The Croods. TV series The Facts of Life, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Lassie, Malcolm in the Middle, The Ellen Show. Broadway musical South Pacific.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6435 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry22 September 1980

Milton Thompson
aviator, engineer, writer, X-15

Real/Birth Name:
Milton Orville Thompson
Nickname(s):
Milt
Ollie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ann B. Davis
actor, accident

Real/Birth Name:
Ann Bradford Davis
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88, 27 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Brady Bunch, The Bob Cummings Show. Died after a fall in her bathroom and hit her head.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7048 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Bing Russell
actor, baseball, western, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Neil Russell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76, 27 days before his 77th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Owner of Class A team Portland Mavericks. TV show Bonanza in role of the sheriff. Movies The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes, The Magnificent Seven.

David Attenborough
actor, writer, naturalist, knighted

Real/Birth Name:
David Frederick Attenborough
Also Known As:
Sir David Attenborough
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV specials and shows about plants and animals, usually as host or presenter. Knighted in the 1985 Birthday Honours.

Don Rickles
comedy, writer, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Jay Rickles
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90, 32 days before his 91st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Insult comedy. TV series C.P.O. Sharkey. Movie Beach Blanket Bingo.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6834 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater17 October 2000

Kay Kendall
actor, dancer

Real/Birth Name:
Justine Kay Kendall-McCarthy
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
33
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Rex Harrison, until she died.
Younger than Rex Harrison by 18 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Marriage a la Mode, Les Girls, The Reluctant Debutante. Died of leukemia.

Colleen Kay Hutchins
model

Real/Birth Name:
Colleen Kay Hutchins
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandmother of
wife of
Ernie Vandeweghe, until she died.
Older than Ernie Vandeweghe by 2 years.
mother of
older sister of
Older than Mel Hutchins by 2 years.
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Miss America 1952.

Bill Sharman
basketball, coach, writer

Real/Birth Name:
William Walton Sharman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams Washington Capitols, Boston Celtics. As coach teams Cleveland Pipers, San Francisco Warriors, Los Angeles / Utah Stars, Los Angeles Lakers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Claude Akins
actor, western

Real/Birth Name:
Claude Marion Akins
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie From Here to Eternity, Battle for the Planet of the Apes, Inherit the Wind. TV shows B.J. and the Bear, Movin' On.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Miles Davis
musician, jazz

Real/Birth Name:
Miles Dewey Davis III
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:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Betty Davis by 19 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Cicely Tyson by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Trumpeter. Album Bitches Brew.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry19 February 1998
St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6314 Delmar Boulevard

Christine Jorgensen
famous, tennis, actor, singer, transgender

Real/Birth Name:
George William Jorgensen Jr.
Gender:
Female (changed from) Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62, 27 days before her 63rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Famed for sex change from man to woman. Summer-stock actor and singer. Played professional tennis as a woman.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Andy Griffith
actor, singer, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Andrew Samuel Griffith
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86, 32 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Andy Griffith Show, Matlock. Movie A Face in the Crowd.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6418 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Marilyn Monroe
actor, singer, overdose, suicide, playmate

Real/Birth Name:
Norma Jean Mortenson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
36
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
ex-wife of
Younger than Joe DiMaggio by 11 years.

Brief Facts:

Playboy Playmate centerfold, the first one, 1953. Legally changed her name in 1956. Movies Some Like It Hot, Seven Year Itch, Let's Make Love. Died of a drug overdose - possible suicide.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6774 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 101 S. Palm Canyon Drive1 December 1995

Allen Ginsberg
poet, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Irwin Allen Ginsberg
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:

Poet associated witth the Beat Generation. A peace activist. Experimented with drugs. World traveler.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Mona Freeman
model, actor, painter

Real/Birth Name:
Monica Elizabeth Freeman
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87, 17 days before her 88th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Angel Face, Black Beauty, Battle Cry, The Heiress. TV series Perry Mason.

Lionel Jeffries
actor, writer, director, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Lionel Charles Jeffries
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:

movies Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Tarzan the Magnificent, First Men in the Moon, Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mama's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feeling So Sad, Call Me Bwana.

Paul Lynde
actor, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Edward Lynde
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV shows The Partridge Family, Hollywood Squares. Movie Beach Blanket Bingo.

Don Newcombe
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Newcombe
Nickname(s):
Newk
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Team Newark Eaglesin the Negro Leagues. Teams Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Indians, Chunichi Dragons- the latter in Japan.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bob Miller (baseball)
baseball, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Robert John Miller
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:

Pitcher. Team Philadelphia Phillies. Coach, team University of Detroit Mercy.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Audie Murphy
military, accident, actor, western, air crash, hero

Real/Birth Name:
Audie Leon Murphy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
44, 23 days before his 45th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Wanda Hendrix by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Many medals for heroism in World War II. Movie To Hell and Back. Died in a private plane crash.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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

George Englund
director, producer, actor, writer

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

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Cloris Leachman by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movies The Ugly American, Zachariah.

Kenny Baker (fiddler)
musician, bluegrass

Real/Birth Name:
Kenneth Clayton Baker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85, 12 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fiddler. Member of Bluegrass Boys.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Little Roy Wiggins
musician, country

Real/Birth Name:
Ivan Leroy Wiggins
Also Known As:
"Little" Roy Wiggins
Roy Wiggins
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Non-pedal steel guitarist. Song Bouquet of Roses.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Mel Brooks
director, actor, writer, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Melvin Kaminsky
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Anne Bancroft, until her death.
Older than Anne Bancroft by 5 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Spaceballs, Blazing Saddles.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6712 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry23 April 2010

Conrad Hilton Jr.
business, socialite

Real/Birth Name:
Conrad Nicholson Hilton Jr.
Also Known As:
Nicky Hilton
Nickname(s):
Nicky
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Barron Hilton by 1 year.
son of
ex-husband of
Older than Elizabeth Taylor by 5 years.
half-brother of
Older than Francesca Hilton by 20 years.
uncle of
uncle of
uncle of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Hilton Hotels heir.

Fred Gwynne
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Hubbard Gwynne
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66, 8 days before his 67th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 5 inches (195.58 cm)

Brief Facts:

TV shows Car 54, Where Are You?, The Munsters. Movies Pet Sematary, My Cousin Vinny, On the Waterfront, The Boy Who Could Fly.

James Best
actor, director, writer, producer, western, educator, adopted

Real/Birth Name:
Jules Franklin Guy
Also Known As:
James K. Best
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Orphaned at age 3. Adopted. TV series The Dukes of Hazzard in role of Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane. Movies Shenandoah, Ode to Billy Joe, Sounder.

Gordon Scott
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Gordon M. Werschkul
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Vera Miles by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie Tarzan's Hidden Jungle.

Tony Bennett
singer, jazz, painter

Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Dominick Benedetto
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song I Left My Heart in San Francisco. Album Duets: An American Classic. A respected painter.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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

Sydney Omarr
columnist, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Sidney Kimmelman
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:

Astrologer.

Stan Freberg
comedy, actor, kids

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

Brief Facts:

Song John and Marsha. Comedy records. Voice of many characters in cartoons.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6145 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Richard Anderson
soap, actor, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Norman Anderson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 23 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Six Million Dollar Man, The Bionic Woman, Cover Up, Dynasty. Movies Paths of Glory, Seven Days in May, Tora! Tora! Tora!.

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Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 205 S. Palm Canyon Drive22 October 2007

Urbie Green
jazz, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Urban Clifford Green
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Trombonist.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

John Derek
actor, director

Real/Birth Name:
Derek Delevan Harris
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Bo Derek, until he died.
Older than Bo Derek by 30 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Linda Evans by 16 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Ursula Andress by 9 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Rogues of Sherwood Forest, The Ten Commandments. Directed movie Bolero starring his wife Bo Derek.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6531 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Fidel Castro
lawyer, politician, military, revolutionary

Real/Birth Name:
Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Marxist and socialist revolutionary leader of Cuba.

Buddy Greco
singer, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Armando Joseph Greco
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Dani Crayne by 8 years.

Brief Facts:

Also pianist. Songs The Lady Is a Tramp, Up, Up and Away. Jazz and pop.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bob Flanigan
singer

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Lee Flanigan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Member of the close harmony group The Four Freshmen, Songs Their Hearts Were Full of Spring, It Could Happen to You, Route 66, Day by Day, The Day Isn't Long Enough, How Can I Tell Her.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a member of group The Four Freshmen.

Betty Lynn
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Betty Ann Lynn
Also Known As:
Betty Ann Lynn
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Andy Griffith Show, Matlock, My Three Sons, Family Affair. Movies Cheaper by the Dozen, June Bride, Sitting Pretty.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Anne Jackson
actor, Broadway, Tony Award, educator

Real/Birth Name:
Anna June Jackson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Eli Wallach, until his earlier death.
Younger than Eli Wallach by 10 years.

Brief Facts:

Broadway plays Middle of the Night, Summer and Smoke, Arms and the Man, Luv, The Waltz of the Toreadors, Mr. Peters' Connections, Lost in Yonkers. Movies The Tiger Makes Out, The Secret Life of an American Wife, How to Save a Marriage and Ruin Your Life, Lovers and Other Strangers, Dirty Dingus Magee, The Shining. Play The Diary of Anne Frank.

Ronnie Gilbert
folk, singer, actor, Broadway, psychologist

Real/Birth Name:
Ruth Alice Gilbert
Also Known As:
Ronnie L. Gilbert
Gender:
Female
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:

Group The Weavers. Songs Goodnight, Irene, Wimoweh, Tzena, Tzena, Tzena, Follow the Drinking Gourd, Kisses Sweeter than Wine, Darling Corey.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a member of group The Weavers.

Robert Schuller
religion, tv, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Harold Schuller
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:

Founder of the Crystal Cathedral and a drive-in church. TV program Hour of Power.

Hovie Lister
singer, gospel

Real/Birth Name:
Hovie Franklin Lister
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Southern gospel. Founder of the group The Statesmen Quartet singing tenor.

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Bud Greenspan
producer, director, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Jonah J. Greenspan
Joseph Greenspan
Gender:
Male
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:

Known for televising and documenting the Olympic Games.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Duke Snider
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Edwin Donald Snider
Nickname(s):
The Silver Fox
The Duke of Flatbush
Gender:
Male
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:

Team Brooklyn Dodgers. Center field. Eight-time All-Star.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jack Garner
actor, singer, golf, baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Jack Edward Bumgarner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84, 6 days before his 85th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than James Garner by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

TV series The Rockford Files, Bret Maverick. Golf pro at golf courses. Pitcher, minor league baseball for the team Pittsburgh Pirates.

Harold Abeles
lawyer

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

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Entertainment attorney.

John Coltrane
musician, jazz

Real/Birth Name:
John William Coltrane
Nickname(s):
Trane
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
40
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Jazz saxophonist.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Aldo Ray
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Aldo DaRe
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies God's Little Acre, The Green Berets.

Julie London
actor, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Julie Peck
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74, 22 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Bobby Troup, until his earlier death.
Younger than Bobby Troup by 8 years.
ex-wife of
Younger than Jack Webb by 6 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie The Jungle Woman; TV show Emergency!.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Pete Elliott
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Peter R. Elliott
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:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Bump Elliott by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Head coach for teams University of Nebraska, University of California, University of Illinois, University of Miami.

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Robin Roberts (baseball)
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Robin Evans Roberts
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams Philadelphia Phillies, Baltimore Orioles, Houston Astros, Chicago Cubs.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Y.A. Tittle
football, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Yelberton Abraham Tittle
Also Known As:
Y. A. Tittle
Nickname(s):
Yat
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 4 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback, teams Baltimore Colts, San Francisco 49ers, New York Giants. Movie Any Given Sunday.

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June Haver
actor, singer, dancer

Real/Birth Name:
June Stovenour
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Fred MacMurray, until his earlier death.
Younger than Fred MacMurray by 18 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Irish Eyes Are Smiling, Love Nest.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1777 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry

Diana Lynn
actor, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Dolores Marie Loehr
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pianist. Movies They Shall Have Music, Bedtime for Bonzo. Died days after she had a stroke.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1625 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6350 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Richard Jaeckel
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Hanley Jaeckel
Nickname(s):
Jake
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Dirty Dozen, Starman, Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid, 3:10 to Yuma. TV series Baywatch.

Jean Peters
actor, model

Real/Birth Name:
Elizabeth Jean Peters
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73, 2 days before her 74th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Howard Hughes by 20 years.

Brief Facts:

Miss Ohio State. Movies Three Coins in the Fountain, A Man Called Peter, Broken Lance, Viva Zapata!, Niagara.

Beverly Garland
soap, actor, business

Real/Birth Name:
Beverly Lucy Fessenden
Also Known As:
Beverly Campbell
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Acted as mother of a leading character in TV series Remington Steele, Scarecrow and Mrs. King, Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman. TV series 7th Heaven, Port Charles. Movies The Alligator People, Gunslinger, It Conquered the World, Naked Paradise. Owner of the Beverly Garland Holiday Inn in Hollywood.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry26 January 1983

Julie Adams
actor, western

Real/Birth Name:
Betty May Adams
Also Known As:
Julia Adams
Betty Adams
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than Ray Danton by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Creature from the Black Lagoon, The Dalton Gang, How to Marry a Millionaire. TV series Murder, She Wrote, The Jimmy Stewart Show.

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Karl Henize
space, accident

Real/Birth Name:
Karl Gordon Henize
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66, 12 days before his 67th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name pronounced "hen-eyes." Astronomer and astronaut. Died climbing Mt. Everest of heart failure and pulmonary edema from high altitude.

Space Missions:

SpaceLab 2 (1985)
July 29. Aboard Challenger on mission STS-51-F.
STS-51-F
Shuttle Challenger, launched July 29, 1985

Duration: 7d 22h.

Chuck Berry
singer, criminal, musician, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Edward Anderson Berry
Nickname(s):
Father of Rock and Roll
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Created the Rock and Roll style for guitar playing. Also the "duck walk". Songs Johnny B. Goode, Nadine, Roll Over Beethoven, Rock and Roll Music, Maybellene.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1777 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry8 October 1987
St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6504 Delmar Boulevard

Klaus Kinski
actor, director, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Klaus Günter Karl Nakszynski
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:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Grew up in Berlin. Movies Doctor Zhivago, The Little Drummer Girl, Nosferatu the Vampyre and many European titles.

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Bowie Kuhn
baseball, lawyer, commissioner

Real/Birth Name:
Bowie Kent Kuhn
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Commissioner of Major League Baseball from February 4, 1969 to September 30, 1984.

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Betsy Palmer
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Patricia Betsy Hrunek
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:

Movies Mister Roberts, The Long Gray Line, Friday the 13th.

John Gagliardi
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
John Gagliardi
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 25 days before his 92nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pronounce ga-LAR-dee. Teams Saint John's University, Carroll College.

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Joan Sutherland
opera, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Joan Alston Sutherland
Also Known As:
Dame Joan Sutherland
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 28 days before her 84th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Noted soprano. Opera Lucia di Lammermoor. Dame Commander (DBE) in the New Year Honours of 1979.

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Hugh Leonard
adopted, writer, columnist, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
John Joseph Byrne
Also Known As:
John Keyes Byrne
Nickname(s):
Jack
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:

Irish playwright. Plays The Big Birthday Suit, The Au Pair Man, Da, A Life. Movie Da which means "Dad" in Irish Gaelic.

Don Gordon
soap, actor, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Walter Guadagno
Also Known As:
Donald Gordon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Bek Nelson by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movies Papillon, Bullitt, Lethal Weapon, The Exorcist III. TV series Peyton Place, The Blue Angels.

Lew Burdette
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Selva Lewis Burdette Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams New York Yankees, Boston / Milwaukee Braves, St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Phillies, California Angels.

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Charlie Osgood
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Benjamin Osgood
Gender:
Male
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:

Pitcher. One game, June 18, 1944, 3 innings. Team Brooklyn Dodgers.

Jeffrey Hunter
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Henry Herman McKinnies Jr.
Also Known As:
Jeff Hunter
Nickname(s):
Hank
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies King of Kings, The Longest Day.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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

Richard Crenna
actor, director, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Donald Crenna
Also Known As:
Dick Crenna
Gender:
Male
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:

Movies Sabrina (1995), Leviathan, Wait Until Dark, First Blood, Rambo: First Blood Part II, Rambo III. TV series Judging Amy.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6714 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry23 May 1988

Guitar Slim
singer, musician, blues

Real/Birth Name:
Eddie Jones
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
32
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Album and song Things That I Used to Do fusion of gospel and blues. Died of pneumonia.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Big Mama Thornton
singer, R&B, blues

Real/Birth Name:
Willie Mae Thornton
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Hound Dog recorded 4 years before Elvis Presley recorded it. Songs Wade in the Water, Ball 'n' Chain.

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Dick Tufeld
actor, radio

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Norton Tufeld
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:

Actor, narrator, announcer. Voice of the The Robot on TV series Lost in Space.

Bill Arnsparger
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
William Stephen Arnsparger
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:

Teams coached Baltimore Colts, New York Giants, Miami Dolphins, Louisiana State University, San Diego Chargers and several universities.

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Bobby Layne
football

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Lawrence Layne
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59, 18 days before his 60th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback, Teams University of Texas, Chicago Bears, New York Bulldogs, Detroit Lions, Pittsburgh Steelers.

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Joe Paterno
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Vincent Paterno
Nickname(s):
Joe
JoePa
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85, 32 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Long-time (almost 46 years) coach for team Pennsylvania State University. Fired mid-season 2011 after a scandal involving an assistant coach.

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