Category Search - doctor

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Tenley Albright
ice skating, doctor

Real/Birth Name:
Tenley Emma Albright
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Winner of multiple US championships. The first American female skater to win an Olympic gold. Became a surgeon. Olympic Gold Medal 1956.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Phog Allen
basketball, coach, doctor

Real/Birth Name:
Forrest Clare Allen
Nickname(s):
Phog
Father of Basketball Coaching
Doc
Gender:
Male
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:

Basketball coach, team University of Kansas. Coached college basketball for 50 seasons. Also an osteopathic physician.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Oleg Atkov
space, doctor, educator, inventor

Real/Birth Name:
Oleg Yuriyevich Atkov
Also Known As:
Оле́г Ю́рьевич Атько́в
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cosmonaut. Cardiologist. Time in space 236d 22h 49m.

Space Missions:

Soyuz T-10 - Launch only
Soyuz T-11 - Return only

Serena Auñón-Chancellor
space, doctor

Real/Birth Name:
Serena Marie Auñón
Also Known As:
Serena Marie Auñón-Chancellor
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
44
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut and physician.

Space Missions:

Ellen S. Baker
space, doctor

Real/Birth Name:
Ellen Louise Shulman
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut.

Space Missions:

STS-34
Shuttle Atlantis, launched October 18, 1989

Duration: 4d 23h.
STS-50
Shuttle Columbia, launched June 25, 1992

Duration: 13d 19h.
STS-71
Shuttle Atlantis, launched June 27, 1995

Duration: 9d 19h.

Roger Bannister
track, knighted, doctor

Real/Birth Name:
Roger Gilbert Bannister
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88, 20 days before his 89th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The first runner to run the mile in less than 4 minutes. Knighted 1975. A neurologist. Appointed Member of the Order of the Companions of Honour (CH) in the 2017 New Year Honours.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dan Barry
space, doctor, inventor, educator

Real/Birth Name:
Daniel Thomas Barry
Also Known As:
Daniel T. Barry
Daniel Barry
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut and medical doctor, the first mission to dock with the ISS. Over 734 hours in space, four spacewalks. Contestant for TV series Survivor: Panama - Exile Island

Space Missions:

STS-105
Shuttle Discovery, launched August 10, 2001

Duration: 11d 21h.
STS-72
Shuttle Endeavour, launched January 11, 1996

Duration: 8d 22h.
STS-96 (1999)
Shuttle Discovery, launched May 27, 1999

Duration: 9d 19h. The first shuttle flight to dock with the ISS. Discovery shuttle

Forrest Bird
aviator, inventor, doctor, engineer

Real/Birth Name:
Forrest Morton Bird
Also Known As:
Dr. Forrest M. Bird
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:

Biomedical engineer, created mechanical ventilators for help in breathing.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Roberta Bondar
space, educator, scientist, doctor, photographer

Real/Birth Name:
Roberta Lynn Bondar
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First Canadian Woman into space - Shuttle mission in the SpaceLab module IML-1. Neurobiologist.

Space Missions:

SpaceLab (1992)
January 22. The IML-1 module, aboard Discovery on mission STS-42.
STS-42
Shuttle Discovery, launched January 22, 1992

Duration: 8d 1h.

Marci Bowers
doctor, actor, transgender

Real/Birth Name:
Mark Bowers
Also Known As:
Dr. Marci L. Bowers, M.D.
Gender:
Female (changed from) Male
Birth Date:
Age:
62 or 63

Brief Facts:

Performs transgender surgeries. Had gender reassignment (sex change) surgery herself. Is an OB/GYN doctor.

Charles E. Brady Jr.
space, doctor, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Eldon Brady Jr.
Nickname(s):
Chuck
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54, 20 days before his 55th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. Apparenty suicide, self inflicted knife wounds in the woods outside his home on Orcas Island in Washington state.

Space Missions:

STS-78
Shuttle Columbia, launched June 20, 1996

Duration: 16d 21h.

Fredric Brandt
doctor, radio, writer, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Fredric Sheldon Brandt
Nickname(s):
Baron of Botox
King of Collagen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Got approval for use of botulinum toxins ("botox") for cosmetic use, also cosmetic dermatology using collagen fillers.

Bobby Brown (NYY)
baseball, doctor

Real/Birth Name:
Robert William Brown
Also Known As:
Dr. Bobby Brown
Nickname(s):
Doc
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
96, 3 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Third base, team New York Yankees, World Series champs 1949, '50, '51. Cardiologist in Texas. 10 years as president of the American League.

Ben Carson
doctor, educator, columnist, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Benjamin Solomon Carson
Also Known As:
Dr. Benjamin S. Carson Sr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Neurosurgeon credited with pioneering work on the successful separation of conjoined twins joined at the head. Known for critical and controversial remarks about President Obama.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Sonny Carter
aviator, accident, air crash, space, doctor

Real/Birth Name:
Manley Lanier Carter Jr.
Nickname(s):
Sonny
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
43
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Test pilot, astronaut. Died in a plane crash, a commercial flight.

Space Missions:

STS-33
Shuttle Discovery, launched November 22, 1989

Duration: 5d 0h.

Tommy Casanova
football, doctor, politician

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Henry Casanova III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive back. Teams Louisiana State University, Cincinnati Bengals. Republican, former member of the Louisiana State Senate. Opthalmologist and surgeon.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Laurel Clark
doctor, space, accident, Columbia

Real/Birth Name:
Laurel Blair Salton
Also Known As:
Laurel Blair Salton Clark
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
41
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Medical doctor, United States Navy Captain, NASA astronaut and Space Shuttle mission specialist. Died in Columbia shuttle disaster.

Space Missions:

STS-107 - Died on reentry
Shuttle Columbia, launched January 16, 2003

Duration: 15d 22h. Destroyed February 1, 2003 on re-entry, killing all seven astronauts. The cause was a breach on the left wing at take-off.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Denton Cooley
doctor, basketball

Real/Birth Name:
Denton Arthur Cooley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cardiac and thoracic surgeon. Implanted the first artificial heart. Team University of Texas

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Michael Crichton
writer, director, producer, doctor

Real/Birth Name:
John Michael Crichton
Also Known As:
Jeffery Hudson
John Lange
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66, 12 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Books made into movies: Congo, Jurassic Park, Sphere, The Andromeda Strain. Created TV series ER. Movie Twister as screenwriter. Last name pronounced "CRY-tun."

Howard Dean
governor, doctor, politician

Real/Birth Name:
Howard Brush Dean III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71, 20 days before his 72nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Democrat. Governor of Vermont 1991-2003. Chairman of the Democratic National Committee 2005-2009. Candidate for president in the 2004 race. A family practice physician.

Michael DeBakey
doctor, educator, inventor

Real/Birth Name:
Michel Dabaghi
Also Known As:
Michael Ellis DeBakey
Michael E. DeBakey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
99
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Innovator of heart surgery procedures. Invented the "roller pump." Lebanese immigrant parents, changed name to Anglicize it.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Anna Lee Fischer
space, doctor, scientist

Real/Birth Name:
Anna Lee Sims
Also Known As:
Anna Lee Tingle Fischer
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Mission specialist, medical doctor and chemist. First mother in space. Management at NASA after several years leave of absence.

Space Missions:

STS-51-A
Shuttle Discovery, launched November 08, 1984

Duration: 7d 23h.

William Frederick Fisher
space, doctor

Real/Birth Name:
William Frederick Fisher
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut, emergency physician.

Space Missions:

STS-51-I
Shuttle Discovery, launched August 27, 1985

Duration: 7d 2h.

F. Drew Gaffney
space, doctor, educator

Real/Birth Name:
Francis Andrew Gaffney
Also Known As:
Drew Gaffney
Nickname(s):
Drew
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut.

Space Missions:

STS-40
Shuttle Columbia, launched June 05, 1991

Duration: 9d 2h.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

William Gorgas
doctor

Real/Birth Name:
William Crawford Gorgas
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Surgeon General of the US. Conquered Yellow Fever in Central America - enabling the Panama canal to be built.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Che Guevara
revolutionary, doctor, writer, executed

Real/Birth Name:
Ernesto Guevara
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
39
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

A Marxist. Major part of the Cuban revolution against Batista. Executed in Bolivia.

Claudie Haigneré
space, doctor, politician

Real/Birth Name:
Claudie André-Deshays
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Younger than Jean-Pierre Haigneré by 8 years.

Brief Facts:

French astronaut, the first French woman to go to space.

Space Missions:

Soyuz TM-23 (1996) - Return only
193 days. Visited Mir
Soyuz TM-24 - Launch only
Soyuz TM-32 - Return only
Soyuz TM-33 - Launch only

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bernard Harris
space, doctor

Real/Birth Name:
Bernard Anthony Harris Jr.
Also Known As:
Bernard A. Harris
Bernard A. Harris Jr.
Bernard Harris Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First African-American astronaut to do a spacewalk.

Space Missions:

Spacelab D-2
STS-55
Shuttle Columbia, launched April 26, 1993

Duration: 9d 23h.
STS-63
Shuttle Discovery, launched February 03, 1995

Duration: 8d 6h.

Eric Heiden
ice skating, doctor

Real/Birth Name:
Eric Arthur
Heiden
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Beth Heiden by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Speed skating. Became an ortopedic surgeon. Olympic Gold Medal 1980 500 m. Olympic Gold Medal 1980 500 m. Olympic Gold Medal 1980 1000 m. Olympic Gold Medal 1980 1500 m. Olympic Gold Medal 1980 5000 m. Olympic Gold Medal 1980 10,000 m.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Gregory Hemingway
doctor, writer, accused, transgender

Real/Birth Name:
Gregory Hancock Hemingway
Also Known As:
Gloria Hemingway
Gregory H. Hemingway
Nickname(s):
Gig
Gigi
Vanessa
Gender:
Female (changed from) Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

was son of
became daughter of
was half-brother of
Younger than Jack Hemingway by 8 years.
became half-sister of
Younger than Jack Hemingway by 8 years.
was uncle of
became aunt of
was uncle of
became aunt of
was uncle of
became aunt of
was brother of
Younger than Patrick Hemingway by 3 years.
became sister of
Younger than Patrick Hemingway by 3 years.
was son of
became daughter of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Had electric shock therapy. Married 4 times. Had sex change surgery. Died in jail after arrest for indecent exposure.

James Herriot
writer, doctor

Real/Birth Name:
James Alfred Wight
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

A veterinarian. Stories about a country veterinarian, referred to collectively as All Creatures Great and Small

Patricia Hilliard Robertson
accident, doctor, air crash, aviator

Real/Birth Name:
Patricia Consolatrix Hilliard
Also Known As:
Patricia Consolatrix Hilliard Robertson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Medical doctor, astronaut. Died of injuries from a private plane crash.

Matt Iseman
tv, doctor, comedy, actor, soap

Real/Birth Name:
Matt Iseman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 3 inches (190.5 cm)

Brief Facts:

After becoming a doctor, began doing stand-up comedy. TV series American Ninja Warrior as host. Winner, TV series The New Celebrity Apprentice in early 2017. TV series General Hospital

Robert Jarvik
inventor, doctor

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Koffler Jarvik
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Older than Marilyn vos Savant by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Inventor of the first permanently implantable artificial heart, the Jarvik-7.

Mae Jemison
space, doctor, business, activist, educator

Real/Birth Name:
Mae Carol Jemison
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
64, 11 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Volunteer in Peace Corps in Africa. The first African-American female in space. Taught at Dartmouth College. Founded the company Jemison Group.

Space Missions:

STS-47
Shuttle Endeavour, launched September 12, 1992

Duration: 7d 22h.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Norishige Kanai
space, doctor

Real/Birth Name:
Norishige Kanai
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
43
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. 168 days in space.

Space Missions:

Joseph Kerwin
doctor, space

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Peter Kerwin
Also Known As:
Joseph P. Kerwin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Doctor and astronaut. Skylab 2 mission.

Space Missions:

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jack Kevorkian
criminal, doctor, composer, musician, jazz, painter, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Jacob Kevorkian
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 8 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pathologist who supported right-to-die efforts. Convicted of second-degree homicide. A pathologist. Painted with oil. Composed music.

Sammy Lee
diving, doctor, coach, military

Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Lee
Also Known As:
Dr. Sammy Lee
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The first Asian-American to win Olympic Gold Medal 1948 as a diver. Won again, the first man to win back-to-back gold medals in Olympic platform diving, Olympic Gold Medal 1952. Of Korean ancestry. Became a doctor, served in the army in the Korean War. Coached divers at Olympic games.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Kjell N. Lindgren
space, doctor

Real/Birth Name:
Kjell Norwood Lindgren
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut and doctor.

Space Missions:

Dallas Long
track, doctor

Real/Birth Name:
Dallas Crutcher Long
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 4 inches (193.04 cm)

Brief Facts:

Shot put, discus throw. Olympic Gold Medal 1964.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Thomas Marshburn
space, doctor

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Henry Marshburn
Nickname(s):
Tom
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut and physician.

Space Missions:

Expedition 34/35
Soyuz TMA-07M
STS-127
Shuttle Endeavour, launched July 15, 2009

Duration: 15d 16h 44m 58s.

Bill McColl
football, politician, doctor

Real/Birth Name:
William Frazer McColl Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

A surgeon. End, teams Stanford University, Chicago Bears

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Larry McDonald
doctor, US Representative, murdered, air crash, military

Real/Birth Name:
Lawrence Patton McDonald
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Flight surgeon in the Navy. Democratic US Representative from Georgia 7th district. Killed as a passenger on a Korean Airlines shot down over the Soviet Union.

James McNulty
doctor

Real/Birth Name:
James Vincent McNulty
Also Known As:
Dr. James McNulty
Gender:
Male
Death Date:
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Obstetrics and gynecology. Husband of Ann Blyth for 54 years. Brother Dennis Day pre-deceased him. Age 89 at death.

Walter Meanwell
basketball, coach, doctor

Real/Birth Name:
Walter E. Meanwell
Nickname(s):
Doc
Little Doc
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, teams University of Wisconsin, University of Missouri

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Abe Mickal
football, doctor

Real/Birth Name:
Abe Mickal
Nickname(s):
Miracle
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Louisiana State University

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Andrew R. Morgan
space, doctor

Real/Birth Name:
Andrew Rrichard Morgan
Nickname(s):
Drew
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
44
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. Sports and emergency medicine. Colonel in the US Army.

Space Missions:

Chiaki Mukai
space, doctor, educator

Real/Birth Name:
Chiaki Naitou
向井 千秋
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. The first Japanese woman in space, and was the first Japanese citizen to have two spaceflights. 23 days in space. Cardiovascular surgeon.

Space Missions:

STS-65
Shuttle Columbia, launched July 08, 1994

Duration: 14d 17h.
STS-95
Shuttle Discovery, launched October 29, 1998

Duration: 8d 21h.

Story Musgrave
space, doctor, aviator, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Franklin Story Musgrave
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Mission specialist in 1983, the payload commander in 1993, mission specialist in 1996.

Space Missions:

SpaceLab 2 (1985)
July 29. Aboard Challenger on mission STS-51-F.
STS-33
Shuttle Discovery, launched November 22, 1989

Duration: 5d 0h.
STS-44
Shuttle Atlantis, launched November 24, 1991

Duration: 6d 22h.
STS-51-F
Shuttle Challenger, launched July 29, 1985

Duration: 7d 22h.
STS-6
Shuttle Challenger, launched April 04, 1983

Duration: 5d 0h.
STS-61
Shuttle Endeavour, launched December 02, 1993

Duration: 10d 19h.
STS-80
Shuttle Columbia, launched November 19, 1996

Duration: 17d 15h.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

John E. Olerud
baseball, doctor, educator

Real/Birth Name:
John Everett Olerud
Also Known As:
John Olerud Sr.
Nickname(s):
Doc
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
76, 29 days before his 77th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Catcher, team Washington State University and various minor league teams.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Andrew P. Ordon
tv, doctor, writer, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Andrew Paul Ordon
Also Known As:
Dr. Drew Ordon
Andrew Ordon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Plastic surgeon/ TV series The Doctors

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 194 S. Palm Canyon Drive, ceremony date: 15 January 2011

John H. Outland
football, coach, doctor, military

Real/Birth Name:
John Henry Outland
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76, 17 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Suggested the trophy named for him.

Mehmet Oz
doctor, tv, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Mehmet Cengiz Öz
Also Known As:
Mehmet Cengiz Oz
Dr. Oz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Turkish-American doctor, gives medical advice on TV show The Dr. Oz Show. Some of his advice is considered alternative medicine. Holds both US and Turkey citizenship.

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Scott Parazynski
space, doctor, aviator

Real/Birth Name:
Scott Edward Parazynski
Also Known As:
Scott E. Parazynski
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut.

Space Missions:

STS-100
Shuttle Endeavour, launched April 19, 2001

Duration: 11d 21h.
STS-120
Shuttle Discovery, launched October 23, 2007

Duration: 15d 2h 23m 55s.
STS-66
Shuttle Atlantis, launched November 03, 1994

Duration: 10d 22h.
STS-86
Shuttle Atlantis, launched September 25, 1997

Duration: 10d 19h.
STS-95
Shuttle Discovery, launched October 29, 1998

Duration: 8d 21h.

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Rand Paul
Senator, doctor

Real/Birth Name:
Randal Howard Paul
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Cataract and glaucoma surgeon. Republican senator from Kentucky from 2011. Supports libertarian and conservative policies. Candidate for president, declared in April 2015. Dropped out after the Iowa caucuses in February 2016.

Ron Paul
doctor, US Representative, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Ronald Ernest Paul
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from the Texas 22nd district 1979-1985 and the 14th district from 1997. Candidate for president as a Libertarian 1988 and as a Republican in 2011.

Valeri Polyakov
space, doctor, adopted

Real/Birth Name:
Valeri Ivanovich Korshunov
Also Known As:
Valeri Vladimirovich Polyakov
Valery Vladimirovich Polyakov
Валерий Владимирович Поляков
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cosmonaut. Changed name after adoption by his stepfather in 1957. Stayed 437 days in a row aboard the Mir space station in 1994-1995. A total of over 678 days in space.

Space Missions:

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Robert M. Rey
doctor, tv, martial arts

Real/Birth Name:
Roberto Miguel Rey Jr.
Also Known As:
Dr. Robert Rey
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Plastic surgeon. Host of TV series Dr. 90210. Television commercials (a chicken that needs "breast augmentation".) Martial arts expert - helped subdue a distraught passenger on a plane flight. Half Brazilian ancestry.

Dave Roberts
track, doctor

Real/Birth Name:
David Luther Roberts
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pole vaulter. World record 1976 18-8¼ feet, 5.70m. Became a surgeon.

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Ed Roberts
inventor, business, doctor

Real/Birth Name:
Henry Edward Roberts
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Created the MITS Altair 8800, considered the first personal computer, also the first with a Basic language, which was done by Bill Gates, Paul Allen. Later became a country doctor.

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Frank Rubio
doctor, aviator, military

Real/Birth Name:
Francisco Carlos Rubio
Also Known As:
Francisco Rubio
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
43
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

US Army helicopter pilot, flight surgeon, and NASA astronaut candidate.

David Saint-Jacques
space, doctor, scientist, aviator

Real/Birth Name:
David Saint-Jacques
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Canadian astronaut, astrophysicist, physician.

Space Missions:

Jonas Salk
doctor, inventor

Real/Birth Name:
Jonas Edward Salk
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:

Known for his discovery and development of the first safe and effective polio vaccine.

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Rhea Seddon
space, doctor

Real/Birth Name:
Margaret Rhea Seddon
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
72, 11 days before her 73rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Younger than Robert Gibson by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Flew three Space Shuttle flights, mission specialist and payload commander. Over 30 days in space.

Space Missions:

STS-40
Shuttle Columbia, launched June 05, 1991

Duration: 9d 2h.
STS-51-D
Shuttle Discovery, launched April 12, 1985

Duration: 6d 23h.
STS-58
Shuttle Columbia, launched October 18, 1993

Duration: 14d 0h.

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Mutulu Shakur
doctor, criminal

Real/Birth Name:
Jeral Wayne Williams
Also Known As:
Dr. Mutulu Shakur
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Afeni Shakur by 3 years.
uncle of
step-father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Doctor of acupuncture. Leader of the Black Liberation Army. Incarcerated 1988.

Sócrates
soccer, columnist, doctor, politician

Real/Birth Name:
Sócrates Brasileiro Sampaio de Souza Vieira de Oliveira
Also Known As:
Socrates
Dr. Socrates
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:

Brazilian doctor, team Corinthians. South American Footballer of the Year in 1983.

Travis Stork
doctor, tv

Real/Birth Name:
Travis Lane Stork
Also Known As:
Dr. Travis Stork
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lead host on TV show The Doctors. Was the batchelor on season 8 of TV show The Batchelor

Jim Swink
football, doctor, military

Real/Birth Name:
James E. Swink
Nickname(s):
The Rusk Rambler
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Later a surgeon. Halfback. Teams Texas Christian University, Dallas Texans

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Norman Thagard
space, doctor, educator

Real/Birth Name:
Norman Earl Thagard
Nickname(s):
Norm
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut.

Space Missions:

Mir EO-18
Soyuz TM-21
STS-30
Shuttle Atlantis, launched May 04, 1989

Duration: 4d 0h.
STS-42
Shuttle Discovery, launched January 22, 1992

Duration: 8d 1h.
STS-51-B
Shuttle Challenger, launched April 29, 1985

Duration: 7d 0h.
STS-7
Shuttle Challenger, launched June 18, 1983

Duration: 6d 2h.
STS-71
Shuttle Atlantis, launched June 27, 1995

Duration: 9d 19h.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Robert Thirsk
space, doctor, engineer, educator

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Brent Thirsk
Nickname(s):
Bob
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Canadian astronaut, physician. Time in space: 204 days 18 hours 29 minutes. Chancellor of the University of Calgary.

Space Missions:

Soyuz TMA-15
STS-78
Shuttle Columbia, launched June 20, 1996

Duration: 16d 21h.

Debi Thomas
ice skating, doctor

Real/Birth Name:
Debra Janine Thomas
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

1986 World champion, two-time U.S. national champion and 1988 Olympic bronze medalist. An orthopedic surgeon.

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William E. Thornton
space, doctor, educator

Real/Birth Name:
William Edgar Thornton
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut and doctor. Spacelab-3.

Space Missions:

Spacelab-3
STS-51-B
Shuttle Challenger, launched April 29, 1985

Duration: 7d 0h.
STS-8
Shuttle Challenger, launched August 30, 1983

Duration: 6d 1h.

Ernie Vandeweghe
basketball, doctor

Real/Birth Name:
Ernest Maurice Vandeweghe Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandfather of
husband of
Colleen Kay Hutchins, until her earlier death.
Younger than Colleen Kay Hutchins by 2 years.
father of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Guard, small forward. Team New York Knicks

Dafydd Williams
space, writer, doctor

Real/Birth Name:
Dafydd Rhys Williams
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut.

Space Missions:

STS-118
Shuttle Endeavour, launched August 08, 2007

Duration: 12d 17h 55m 34s.
STS-90
Shuttle Columbia, launched April 17, 1998

Duration: 15d 21h.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

David Wolf
space, doctor

Real/Birth Name:
David Alexander Wolf
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut.

Space Missions:

Mir
STS-112
Shuttle Atlantis, launched October 07, 2002

Duration: 10d 19h.
STS-127
Shuttle Endeavour, launched July 15, 2009

Duration: 15d 16h 44m 58s.
STS-58
Shuttle Columbia, launched October 18, 1993

Duration: 14d 0h.
STS-86 - Launch only
Shuttle Atlantis, launched September 25, 1997

Duration: 10d 19h.
STS-89 - Return only
Shuttle Endeavour, launched January 22, 1998

Duration: 8d 19h.

Boris Yegorov
space, doctor

Real/Birth Name:
Boris Borisovich Yegorov
Also Known As:
Борис Борисович Егоров
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:

The first doctor in space.

Space Missions:

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