Category Search - drowned (Likely died by drowning)

(16 found)

Jeff Buckley
singer, musician, composer, accident, drowned

Real/Birth Name:
Jeffrey Scott Buckley
Also Known As:
Scotty Moorhead
Nickname(s):
Scotty
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
10
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Raised as Scotty Moorhead. Drowned while swimming fully clothed in the Wolf River at Memphis, May 29, 1997. Album Grace

Randy California
singer, musician, composer, accident, drowned

Real/Birth Name:
Randy Craig Wolfe
Also Known As:
Randy Wolfe
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist. Group Spirit. Song I Got a Line on You. Drowned at sea.

Ed Delahanty
baseball, accident, drowned

Real/Birth Name:
Edward James Delahanty
Nickname(s):
Big Ed
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
35
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Left field, also infield. Teams Philadelphia Phillies, Cleveland Infants, Washington Senators. Drowned in Niagara Falls or the river after being kicked off a train for being drunk and waving a razor 1985.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Joe Delaney
football, accident, drowned

Real/Birth Name:
Joe Alton Delaney
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
24
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back. Teams Northwestern State University, Kansas City Chiefs. Drowned while trying to save three children from drowning in a pond.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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

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

Relationships:

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Brief Facts:

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

Spalding Gray
actor, writer, suicide, drowned

Real/Birth Name:
Spalding Rockwell Gray
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Known for autobiographical theater monologues. Movies The Killing Fields, Kate and Leopold, And Everything Is Going Fine. Suicide by jumping off the Staten Island Ferry, drowning.

Whitney Houston
actor, singer, model, accident, drowned

Real/Birth Name:
Whitney Elizabeth Houston
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
ex-wife of
Older than Bobby Brown (singer) by 5 years.
daughter of
first cousin of
first cousin of
half-sister of
Younger than Gary Garland by 5 years.
daughter of
niece of

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Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Bodyguard, Waiting to Exhale, The Preacher's Wife. Song I Will Always Love You written by Dolly Parton. Producer of movie The Princess Diaries. Album Just Whitney. Accidental drowning in a bathtub in a hotel due to the effects of cocaine use and heart disease.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Brian Jones
musician, singer, accident, drowned

Real/Birth Name:
Lewis Brian Hopkins-Jones
Also Known As:
Elmo Lewis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
27
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

With rock group The Rolling Stones. Guitar. 1969 - found dead in his swimming pool - drowned - coroner said "death by misadventure."

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

London Avenue of Stars 2009 as a group member of The Rolling Stones.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1989 as a group member of The Rolling Stones.
UK Music Hall of Fame 2004 as a group member of The Rolling Stones.

Rodney King
criminal, accident, drowned

Real/Birth Name:
Rodney Glen King
Nickname(s):
Glen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Beaten by L A police on March 3, 1991. Los Angeles riots ensued when a trial let the police go. He was quoted as saying, "can't we all just get along." He was found dead in his pool in 2012, ruled an accidental drowning, and alcohol, cocaine, marijuana and PCP found in his system were contributing factors.

Shorty Long
jazz, composer, producer, singer, accident, drowned

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick EarlLong
Nickname(s):
Shorty
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
29
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Motown. Songs Devil with the Blue Dress On, Chantilly Lace, Here Comes the Judge. He and a friend drowned when their boat capsized on the Detroit River in Michigan.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Katoucha Niane
model, accident, style, activist, writer, drowned

Real/Birth Name:
Katoucha Niane
Also Known As:
Katoucha
Nickname(s):
Peul Princess
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

French-African supermodel for Yves Saint Laurent and others. Lived on a houseboat in Paris. Activist against female circumcision. Apparently drowned in February 2008, possibly the 1st or 2nd; body found drowned in the Seine River on February 28, 2008. Possibly intoxicated.

Naya Rivera
actor, singer, model, accident, drowned

Real/Birth Name:
Naya Marie Rivera
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
33
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Mychal Rivera by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

TV series Glee. Disappeared off her rented boat at Lake Piru in Fillmore, California, leaving her small 4 year old son on the boat. Drowned. Body found about 5 days later.

James Whale
director, actor, Broadway, suicide, drowned

Real/Birth Name:
James Whale
Nickname(s):
Jimmy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Frankenstein (1931), The Old Dark House (1932), The Invisible Man (1933), Bride of Frankenstein (1935), Show Boat(1936), Hell's Angels (1930). Drowned in his swimming pool.

Dennis Wilson
singer, accident, composer, drowned

Real/Birth Name:
Dennis Carl Wilson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
39, 24 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Brian Wilson by 2 years.
older brother of
Older than Carl Wilson by 2 years.
cousin of

Brief Facts:

Group The Beach Boys. Wrote many of the songs. Drowned while swimming off his boat in a marina.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

California Hall of Fame 2011 as a group member of The Beach Boys.
Cruisin' Hall of Fame 2000 as a group member of The Beach Boys.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007 as a group member of The Beach Boys.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1988 as a group member of The Beach Boys.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1998 as a group member of The Beach Boys.
A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Beach Boys.

Natalie Wood
actor, accident, drowned

Real/Birth Name:
Natasha Nikolaevna Zakharenko
Also Known As:
Natasha Nikolaevna Gurdin
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
43
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Lana Wood by 7 years.
wife of
Robert Wagner, until she died.
Younger than Robert Wagner by 8 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Miracle on 34th Street (1947), Splendor in the Grass. Died when she drowned off a private boat at Catalina Island. Some consider the circumstances suspicious. Coroner amended death certificate in 2012 to add "undetermined circumstances."

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry, ceremony date: 1 February 1986
Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 538 N. Palm Canyon Drive, ceremony date: 7 December 2007

Virginia Woolf
writer, suicide, drowned

Real/Birth Name:
Adeline Virginia Stephen
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Novels Between the Acts, The Voyage Out, To the Lighthouse. Drowned herself by filling her overcoat pockets with stones and walking into the River Ouse.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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