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Pearl Aday

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Pearl Aday
Birth Date:
Age:
43 or 44
Birth Place:

Relationships:

adopted daughter of
wife of
Younger than Scott Ian by 11 or 12 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Her own band Pearl plus backing singer for others. Biological father was a drummer for Janis Joplin in her band.

Sean Astin

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Sean Patrick Duke
Also Known As:
Sean Patrick Astin
Birth Date:
Age today:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
husband of
adopted son of
half-brother of
Older than Mackenzie Astin by 2 years.
son of
son of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Adopted at age 3 by John Astin. Movies Bulworth, 50 First Dates, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring and sequels, in role as Samwise Gamgee

Jillian Barberie

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Jillian Marie Warry
Also Known As:
Jillian Barberie-Reynolds
Jillian Reynolds
Jillian Warry
Birth Date:
Age today:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Adopted as a baby. Newscaster on FOX television station KTTV in Los Angeles. Co-host TV show Good Day L.A.. Actor in TV shows Good Morning, Miami, V.I.P.. Spokesperson for NutriSystem television commercials. Driver in the Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race in Long Beach.

James Best

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jules Franklin Guy
Also Known As:
James K. Best
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

Bif Naked

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Beth Torbert
Also Known As:
Bif Torbert
Birth Date:
Age today:
47, 30 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Juno Award-winning Canadian rock singer and actress. Adopted by missionaries to India. Albums Bif Naked, Superbeautifulmonster. Movie The House of the Dead

Blu Crush

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Mark Stenberg
Also Known As:
Dozzieloc
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
29
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Portland rapper was found shot to death in a Houston motel. He had been there to promote music. Album Jail House Dreams Vol. 1. Adopted when he was 7 months old.

Dean Cain

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Dean George Tanaka
Birth Date:
Age:
52 or 53
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Adopted at age 3 by stepfather. Played role of Superman, Clark Kent in TV show Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman. Television movies Small Town Santa, The Dog Who Saved Easter

Truman Capote

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Truman Streckfus Persons
Also Known As:
Truman Garcia Capote
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Adopted by his stepfather and renamed Truman Garcia Capote. Wrote the books In Cold Blood: A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences, Other Voices, Other Rooms, Breakfast at Tiffany's: A Short Novel and Three Stories. Famed for his party "The Black and White Ball." Subject of movie Capote. Movie Breakfast at Tiffany's based on his novella. Alabama Stage and Screen Hall of Fame 2001.

Kristin Chenoweth

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Kristi Dawn Chenoweth
Birth Date:
Age today:
49, 9 days before her 50th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Adopted. Height 4' 11". TV series The West Wing, Glee, Pushing Daisies. Movies RV, The Pink Panther (2006). Albums Let Yourself Go, As I Am. 1999 Tony Award as Best Actress (Featured Role - Musical) for Broadway musical play You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown. Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame 2011. Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame 2014. Oklahoma Hall of Fame 2010. TV show Hairspray Live! Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6243 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 24 July 2015.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Charlotte Church

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Charlotte Maria Reed
Also Known As:
Charlotte Maria Church
Birth Date:
Age today:
32
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20

Brief Facts:

From Cardiff, Wales. Adopted by stepfather 1999. Albums Voice of an Angel, Tissues and Issues. Movie I'll Be There

Wesley Clark

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Wesley Kanne
Also Known As:
Wesley Kanne Clark
Wesley Kanne Clark Sr.
Gen. Wesley Clark
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

After his father died when he was four, and his mother remarried, he was adopted by his stepfather and his name changed to Clark. Supreme Allied Commander Europe of NATO from 1997 to 2000. Commanded allied forces in the Kosovo campaign. Candidate for president in 2004 as a Democrat. Books Waging Modern War, Winning Modern Wars. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2000. French Legion of Honor.

Art Clokey

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Farrington
Also Known As:
Arthur Charles Clokey
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name changed when he was adopted. Creator of the Gumby character. TV series The Gumby Show. Movie Gumby: the Movie. Voice actor.

Connor Cruise

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Connor Anthony Kidman Cruise
Birth Date:
Age today:
23
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

first cousin of
adopted son of
first cousin once removed of
by adoption grandson of
grandson of
adopted son of
first cousin of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Movie Red Dawn (2012)

D.M.C.

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Darryl Matthews McDaniels
Also Known As:
Easy D
DMC
Darryl "D.M.C." McDaniels
Birth Date:
Age today:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group Run-D.M.C.. See Run. Album Ultimate Run DMC. Adopted at age 1 month. Long Island Music Hall of Fame. Guitar Center RockWalk 2002 as a member of Run-D.M.C..
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of Run-D.M.C..

Bo Diddley

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ellas Otha Bates
Also Known As:
Ellas Bates McDaniel
Nickname(s):
The Originator
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Birth name Ellas Otha Bates. Later, adopted by mother's cousin, took name McDaniel. Song Hey Bo Diddley. Known for his homemade rectangular-shaped guitar and his signature rhythm beat. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987. Blues Hall of Fame 2004. Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame. Guitar Center RockWalk 1989. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2010. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2017.

Monie Ellis

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Mona Elizabeth Nerney
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Adopted by her mother's second husband. Television movie Gidget Gets Married in role of Gidget

Frankie Ford

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Vincent Francis Guzzo Jr.
Nickname(s):
New Orleans Dynamo
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:

Song ("Won't you let me take you on a") Sea Cruise. Pianist and vocalist. Louisiana Music Hall of Fame. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. The Southern Legends Entertainment & Performing Arts Hall of Fame 2005.

Jonathan Gilbert

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jonathan J. Gilbert
Birth Date:
Age today:
50, 5 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

adopted son of
uncle of
grandson of
by adoption brother of
Younger than Melissa Gilbert by 4 years.
adopted son of
by adoption brother of
Older than Sara Gilbert by 6 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

TV series Little House on the Prairie in role of Willie Oleson. Works as a stockbroker.

Melissa Gilbert

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Melissa Ellen Gilbert
Also Known As:
Melissa Gilbert Brinkman
Melissa Gilbert-Boxleitner
Birth Date:
Age today:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

adopted daughter of
ex-wife of
Younger than Bo Brinkman by 7 years.
ex-wife of
Younger than Bruce Boxleitner by 13 years.
mother of
granddaughter of
by adoption sister of
Older than Jonathan Gilbert by 4 years.
adopted daughter of
adopted sister of
Older than Sara Gilbert by 10 years.
wife of
Younger than Timothy Busfield by 6 years.

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Adopted by Paul and Barbara Gilbert at age 1 day. Star of TV series Little House on the Prairie. Union president. TV series Dancing with the Stars. Hall of Great Western Performers 1998. Santa Clarita Walk of Western Stars 2004. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6429 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 13 March 1985.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Newt Gingrich

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Newton Leroy McPherson
Also Known As:
Newton Leroy Gingrich
Nickname(s):
Newt
Birth Date:
Age today:
75, 28 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Adopted by his step-father. Earned a PhD in European History. Republican. Representative for Georgia 6th District 1979-1999 during which he was Minority Whip then Speaker of the House 1995 to 1999. Author of non-fiction and history-based fiction. Candidate for president in 2012, abandoning his bid in May 2012.

Debbie Harry

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Deborah Ann Harry
Birth Date:
Age today:
73, 14 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

She was adopted when she was three months old. A Playboy Bunny. Band Blondie. Movies Hairspray (1988), Full Grown Men, Patch, Deuces Wild. Album Koo Koo Guitar Center RockWalk 2006 as a member of Blondie.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2006 as a member of Blondie.

Sterling Hayden

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Sterling Relyea Walter
Also Known As:
John Hamilton
Sterling Walter Hayden
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name changed at age 9 when he was adopted. OSS during WW II as John Hamilton. Movies The Godfather, The Asphalt Jungle, 9 to 5, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Faith Hill

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Audrey Faith Perry
Birth Date:
Age today:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23

Relationships:

wife of
Younger than Tim McGraw by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Adopted. Crossover star, pop and country. Songs This Kiss, Wild One, Mississippi Girl. Movie The Stepford Wives (2004). Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame.

Tiger Lily Hutchence Geldof

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Heavenly Hiraani Tiger Lily Hutchence
Also Known As:
Heavenly Hiraani Tiger Lily Hutchence Geldof
Nickname(s):
Tiger
Birth Date:
Age today:
21, 7 days before her 22nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22

Relationships:

aunt of
adopted daughter of
half-sister of
Younger than Fifi Geldof by 13 years.
daughter of
half-sister of
Younger than Peaches Geldof by 7 years.
aunt of
half-sister of
Younger than Pixie Geldof by 5 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Adopted by Bob Geldof

Jesse Jackson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jesse Louis Burns
Also Known As:
Jesse Louis Jackson
Reverend Jesse Jackson
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Activist Baptist preacher who has run for major offices as a Democrat. A candidate for president in 1984 and 1988. Host of former TV show Both Sides with Jesse Jackson on channel CNN. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2000.

Steve Jobs

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Steven Paul Jobs
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Adopted. Last name pronounced like the plural word "jobs." With Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple Computer. Former CEO of Next Computer and Pixar Animation Studios. California Hall of Fame 2007. National Medal of Technology and Innovation 1985. Entrepreneur Walk of Fame 2011.

Maddox Jolie-Pitt

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Maddox Chivan Jolie-Pitt
Also Known As:
Rath Vibol
Maddox Chivan Thornton Jolie
Birth Date:
Age today:
16, 21 days before his 17th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

son of
son of
grand nephew of
nephew of
grandson of
older brother of
Older than Knox Léon Jolie-Pitt by 6 years.
grandson of
older brother of
Older than Pax Jolie-Pitt by 2 years.
older brother of
Older than Shiloh Jolie-Pitt by 4 years.
older brother of
Older than Vivienne Jolie-Pitt by 6 years.
older brother of
Older than Zahara Jolie-Pitt by 3 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Birth name was Rath Vibol. Adopted March 10, 2002. Name changed when Brad Pitt adopted him also.

Zahara Jolie-Pitt

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Zahara Marley Jolie-Pitt
Also Known As:
Zahara Marley Jolie
Birth Date:
Age today:
13
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

daughter of
daughter of
grand niece of
niece of
granddaughter of
older sister of
Older than Knox Léon Jolie-Pitt by 3 years.
younger sister of
Younger than Maddox Jolie-Pitt by 3 years.
granddaughter of
younger sister of
Younger than Pax Jolie-Pitt by 1 year.
older sister of
Older than Shiloh Jolie-Pitt by 1 year.
older sister of
Older than Vivienne Jolie-Pitt by 3 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Adopted on July 6, 2005. Original name has been reported as either Tena Adam or Yemsrach.

King Curtis

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Curtis Ousley
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
37
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tenor sax solo on song Yakety-Yak for the group The Coasters. Also song Charlie Brown. Stabbed to death. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2000. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987 as a member of The Coasters.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a member of The Coasters.

Matthew Labyorteaux

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Matthew Charles Labyorteaux
Also Known As:
Matthew Laborteaux
Matt Labyorteaux
Matt Laborteaux
Birth Date:
Age today:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

adopted brother of
Younger than Patrick Labyorteaux by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

TV series Little House on the Prairie, Whiz Kids. Voice roles in many video games.

Patrick Labyorteaux

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Patrick Labyorteaux
Also Known As:
Patrick Laborteaux
Birth Date:
Age today:
52, 7 days before his 53rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

adopted brother of
Older than Matthew Labyorteaux by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

TV series Little House on the Prairie, JAG, See Dad Run. Voice roles.

Gordon Lee

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Eugene Lee
Also Known As:
Eugene "Porky" Lee
Eugene Gordon Lee
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71, 9 days before his 72nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Little Rascals in role of Porky. Name Gordon was a nickname given by parents.

Hugh Leonard

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

Art Linkletter

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Gordon Kelly
Also Known As:
Arthur Gordon Linkletter
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
97
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Adopted as a baby. Moved to USA when he was about 7. TV shows Kids Say the Darndest Things, People Are Funny, Art Linkletter's House Party. Wrote books: Old Age is Not for Sissies, How to Be a Supersalesman, Confessions of a Happy Man, Hobo on the Way to Heaven, I Didn't Do It Alone. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1994. Theodore Roosevelt Award 1981. National Humanities Medal 2002. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6363 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 1560 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Ray Liotta

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Raymond Allen Liotta
Birth Date:
Age today:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pronounced Lee-oh-tah. Movies Field of Dreams, Operation Dumbo Drop, Hannibal, Identity, Smokin' Aces, Goodfellas. TV series Another World, Smith

Sarah McLachlan

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Sarah Ann McLachlan
Birth Date:
Age today:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Representative for ASPCA in commercials using the song Angel. Vocalist in soundtracks of many films and television programs. Canadian Music Hall of Fame 2017. Canada's Walk of Fame 2012.

Minnesota Fats

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Rudolph Walter Wanderone Jr.
Also Known As:
New York Fats
Rudolf Wanderone Jr.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 4 days before his 83rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20

Brief Facts:

Known for his pool (billiards) playing. Adopted his name from the movie The Hustler. TV series Celebrity Billiards

Teri Nelson

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Teri L. Huston

Relationships:

ex-wife of
adopted daughter of
by adoption granddaughter of
by adoption granddaughter of
daughter of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Worked in music clearance. Adopted by David Nelson - daughter of his wife Yvonne O'Connor Huston

Greg Noll

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Greg Lawhead
Nickname(s):
Da Bull
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Adopted age 3. Famed surfer pioneer. Introduced the first longboard to Australia. Surfer's Walk of Fame 2003. Surfing Walk of Fame 1996. Surfers' Hall of Fame 2006.

Michael Oher

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Michael Jerome Williams Jr.
Also Known As:
Michael Jerome Oher
Birth Date:
Age today:
32
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 6'4". College team University of Mississippi. Offensive tackle for teams Baltimore Ravens, Tennessee Titans, Carolina Panthers. Subject of book The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game and movie The Blind Side. Autobiography book I Beat The Odds: From Homelessness to The Blind Side and Beyond. Adopted by the Tuohy family.

Gigi Parrish

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Katherine Gertrude McElroy
Also Known As:
Gertrude McElroy
Katherine Weld
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Dillwyn Parrish by 18 years.

Brief Facts:

Member WAMPAS Baby Stars. Adopted at age 8. Married at age 15 to Dillwyn Parrish who had been her tutor. Movie Roman Scandals

Gary S. Paxton

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Gary Sanford Paxton
Also Known As:
Flip
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Adopted at age 3. Member of duo Skip & Flip. Songs Alley Oop, It Was I, Cherry Pie. Produced songs Monster Mash, Sweet Pea, Cherish, Along Comes Mary. Country Gospel Music Hall of Fame 1999.

Soon-Yi Previn

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Soon-Yi Farrow Previn
Birth Date:
Age today:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

adopted daughter of
by adoption granddaughter of
by adoption granddaughter of
adopted daughter of
adopted sister of
Older than Ronan Farrow by 17 years.
wife of
Younger than Woody Allen by 34 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Adopted at age 8. Almost 35 years younger than Woody Allen

Michael Reagan

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Michael Flaugher
Michael Edward Reagan
Also Known As:
Michael Edward Reagan
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

adopted son of
adopted brother of
Younger than Maureen Reagan by 4 years.
adopted half-brother of
Older than Patti Davis by 7 years.
adopted half-brother of
Older than Ron Reagan by 13 years.
adopted son of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Book Twice Adopted. Radio talk show host.

Don Rich

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Donald Eugene Ulrich
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
32, 29 days before his 33rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Adopted. Worked with Buck Owens. Songs Who's Gonna Mow Your Grass?, Tall Dark Stranger. TV program Hee Haw. Bakersfield sound influence. Fiddler and guitarist. Died in a motorcycle accident. International Guitar Hall of Fame.

Nicole Richie

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Nicole Camille Escovedo
Nickname(s):
Nikki
Birth Date:
Age today:
36
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
wife of
Younger than Joel Madden by 2 years.
by adoption daughter of
daughter of
niece of
mother of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV show The Simple Life. Birth father Peter Michael Escovedo w| Lionel Richie's band, mother a backstage assistant. Adopted by Lionel Richie

Patricia Roc

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Felicia Herold (birth)
Felicia Riese (adopted)

Brief Facts:

British film star in the 40s. Movies Canyon Passage, The Brothers, The House in the Woods. Adopted as a baby by Andre Riese - she discovered this at age 34.

L'Wren Scott

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Luann Bambrough
(adoption name)
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 3". Fashion designer and girlfriend of Mick Jagger. Designed costumes for movies Diabolique (1996), Ocean's Thirteen, Eyes Wide Shut. Died of apparent suicide by hanging.

Snooki

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Nicole Polizzi
Also Known As:
Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi
Birth Date:
Age today:
30
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
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Brief Facts:

Height 4' 8". TV series Snooki & JWOWW, Jersey Shore

Michael Steele

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Michael Stephen Steele
Birth Date:
Age today:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Former lieutenant governor of Maryland. Chair of the Reblican National Committee from 2009 to 2011. Often appears as a commentator on news shows on channel MSNBC

Dave Thomas

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Rex David Thomas
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founder of the Wendy's restaurant chain - named for his daughter. Spokesmodel for Wendy's on TV. Adopted, activist for adoption. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2003. U.S. Business Hall of Fame 1999.

KT Tunstall

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Kate Tunstall

Brief Facts:

Half Chinese, half Irish descent. Born June 23, 1975 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Adopted. Album Eye to the Telescope, song Suddenly I See

Scott Weiland

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Scott Richard Kline
Also Known As:
Scott Richard Weiland
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Adopted by his stepfather at age 5, changed his surname. Bands Stone Temple Pilots, Velvet Revolver, The Wildabouts. Grunge style. Solo album 12 Bar Blues. Jail time and probation for drugs. Found dead on his tour bus.

Grace Lee Whitney

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Mary Ann Chase
Also Known As:
Ruth Whitney
Lee Whitney
Grace Elaine Whitney
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85, 30 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Toured with Spike Jones. Movies Some Like It Hot, Pocketful of Miracles, Irma la Douce. TV series Star Trek in role of Janice Rand - also movies and later television series in the same role.

Jett Williams

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Antha Belle Jett
Also Known As:
Catherine Yvonne Stone
Cathy Louise Deupree
Nickname(s):
Cathy
Birth Date:
Age today:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

daughter of
daughter of
half-sister of
Younger than Hank Williams Jr. by 3 years.
adopted daughter of
granddaughter of

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Brief Facts:

Born 5 days after her father's death. Adopted by her grandmother Lillian Stone, mother of Hank Williams, then adopted again and renamed again. Sued for inheritance rights and won. NACMAI Hall of Fame 2002.

Chubby Wise

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Russell Dees
Also Known As:
Robert Russell Wise
Nickname(s):
Chubby
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Adopted, name changed to Wise. Played fiddle with the Bill Monroe group Blue Grass Boys. Famed for song Orange Blossom Special. Co-wrote song Shenandoah Waltz. International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame 1998.

Aileen Wuornos

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Aileen Carol Pittman
Also Known As:
Aileen Carol Wuornos
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Subject of the movie Monster. Her mother married at age 14. Adopted by her grandparents. Executed in Florida for murder of 6 men.
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