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Arthur Ashe

Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Robert Ashe Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
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Professional tennis player, first African-American male champion, winning Wimbledon in 1975. Died of AIDS-related pneumonia. He and his doctors believed he contracted the virus from blood transfusions he received during his second heart surgery. International Tennis Hall of Fame 1985. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1993. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1984. UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame 1984. Virginia Sports Hall of Fame 1979. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2001. St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2011. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1992.

Isaac Asimov

Real/Birth Name:
Isaak Yudovich Ozimov
Also Known As:
Paul French
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
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Prolific science and science fiction writer, over 500 works published. Books Foundation, Foundation and Empire, Second Foundation, I, Robot. Died of heart and kidney failure, which were due to complications of the HIV infection, contracted from a blood transfusion. Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 1997. New York State Writers Hall of Fame 2015.

Rick Aviles

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Anthony Aviles
Gender:
Male
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Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
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Movies Ghost, The Cannonball Run, The Godfather: Part III. Contracted AIDS from a heroin habit, died of a pulmoonary embolism.

Amanda Blake

Real/Birth Name:
Beverly Louise Neill
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
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Role of Miss Kitty on TV series Gunsmoke. Died of AIDS. Hall of Great Western Performers 1968. Dodge City Trail of Fame. Santa Clarita Walk of Western Stars 1987.

Gary Bond

Real/Birth Name:
Gary James Bond
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
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Musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in the role of Joseph. Also musical Evita

Eazy-E

Real/Birth Name:
Eric Wright
Also Known As:
Eaz
Gender:
Male

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From Compton California. Group N.W.A. (aka NWA, N****z With Attitude, founder.) Founded Ruthless Records. Album Impact of a Legend, Straight Outta Compton. Died of AIDS age 31 in 1995.

Denholm Elliott

Real/Birth Name:
Denholm Mitchell Elliott
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
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POW in World War II. Movies Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Voyage of the Damned, The Boys from Brazil. Died of tuberculosis, caused by AIDS.

Tom Fogerty

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Richard Fogerty
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
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older brother of
Older than John Fogerty by 3 years.

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Member band Creedence Clearwater Revival. Songs Bad Moon Rising, Proud Mary, Suzie Q. Died of tuberculosis due to AIDS, gotten from blood transfusions. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of Creedence Clearwater Revival.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1993 as a member of Creedence Clearwater Revival.

Kevin Peter Hall

Real/Birth Name:
Kevin Peter Hall
Also Known As:
Kevin Hall
Gender:
Male
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Death Date:
Age at Death:
35, 29 days before his 36th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
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Height 7' 2". Movies Predator, Predator 2 in role of The Predator. Movies Big Top Pee-wee, Harry and the Hendersons. TV series 227, Misfits of Science. Often took roles as a monster. Died of AIDS contracted from a bad blood transfusion.

John Holmes

Real/Birth Name:
John Curtis Estes
Also Known As:
Johnny Wadd
John C. Holmes
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
43
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
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Adult film star. Died of AIDS.

Rock Hudson

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
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Movies Magnificent Obsession, Giant, Pillow Talk, The Mirror Crack'd. TV series McMillan and Wife. Died of AIDS. West Hollywood Memorial Walk 2002. - a plaque at 8594 Santa Monica Boulevard. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6116 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 189 S. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 19 October 2002.

Liberace

Real/Birth Name:
Wladziu Valentino Liberace
Also Known As:
Walter Busterkeys
Walter Liberace
Lee Liberace
Liberace Chefroach
The Glitter Man
Mr. Showmanship
The King of Bling
Nickname(s):
Lee
Gender:
Male
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Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
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Brief Facts:

Pianist - on his television show he had a candelabra on his piano. Allegedly had HIV and died of complications. UNLV Entertainer/Artist Hall of Fame 2009. Nevada Entertainer/Artist Hall of Fame 2009. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6527 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6739 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
Las Vegas Walk of Stars: A star at Riviera Hotel (removed); ceremony: 1 February 2005.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 100 N. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 7 January 1994.

Freddie Mercury

Real/Birth Name:
Farrokh Bulsara
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
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Front for band Queen. Guitarist. Wrote songs Bohemian Rhapsody, Killer Queen, Somebody to Love, Don't Stop Me Now, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, We Are the Champions. Song We Will Rock You. Grew up in India. Died of AIDS. Guitar Center RockWalk 2004 as a member of Queen.
London Avenue of Stars 2004 as a member of Queen.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2001 as a member of Queen.
Songwriters Hall of Fame 2003 as a member of Queen.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2006 as a member of Queen.
UK Music Hall of Fame 2004 as a member of Queen.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6356 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: Queen for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Cookie Mueller

Real/Birth Name:
Dorothy Karen Mueller
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
40
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
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Brief Facts:

Movies Pink Flamingos, Female Trouble. Book Ask Dr. Mueller. Died of AIDS-related disease 7 weeks after husband, the same cause.

Anthony Perkins

Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Perkins
Nickname(s):
Tony
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
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Movie Psycho. Died of AIDS. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6821 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Robert Reed

Real/Birth Name:
John Robert Rietz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
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Role of the father Mike Brady in the TV series The Brady Bunch. Died of AIDS.

Tony Richardson

Real/Birth Name:
Cecil Antonio Richardson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
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father of
father of
ex-husband of
Older than Vanessa Redgrave by 8 years.

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Died of AIDS. Movies Tom Jones, Dead Cert. Byron "Whizzer" White NFL Man of the Year Award 2011.

Sugar Shaft

Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Hardin
Gender:
Male
Death Date:

Brief Facts:

Group X-Clan. Death was AIDS-related.

Sylvester

Real/Birth Name:
Sylvester James
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
41
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
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Disco and soul singer and drag performer. Died of complications from AIDS. Song You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real). Dance Music Hall of Fame 2005.

Ricky Wilson

Real/Birth Name:
Ricky Helton Wilson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
32
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Cindy Wilson by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Founding member of band The B-52's as guitarist. Movie One Trick Pony. Died of AIDS/HIV.
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