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Figure skating and ice dancing and speed skating

Tenley Albright

Real/Birth Name:
Tenley Emma Albright
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
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Brief Facts:

Gold at the 1956 Olympics and winner of multiple US championships. The first American female skater to win an Olympic gold. Became a surgeon. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1983. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. United States Skating Hall of Fame 1976. World Figure Skating Hall of Fame 1976. National Women's Hall of Fame.

Tai Babilonia

Real/Birth Name:
Tai Reina Babilonia
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
59, 3 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
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Brief Facts:

Pairs figure skater. 1979 World champion and a five-time (1976-1980) U.S. national champion.

Kenny Baker

Real/Birth Name:
Kenneth George Baker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81, 11 days before his 82nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
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Height 3' 8". In role of R2D2 in Star Wars movies Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace, Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones, Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith. Also movie Time Bandits. Movies Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

Bonnie Blair

Real/Birth Name:
Bonnie Kathleen Blair
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
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Brief Facts:

A speedskater. 5 times Olympic Gold Medal. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 2001. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1995. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1994. James E. Sullivan Award 1992.

Brian Boitano

Real/Birth Name:
Brian Anthony Boitano
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
54, 27 days before his 55th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
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Brief Facts:

1988 Olympic champion, 1986 & 1988 World Champion, and 1985-1988 US National Champion in figure skating. United States Skating Hall of Fame 1996. World Figure Skating Hall of Fame 1996. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2010. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 2008. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Christopher Bowman

Real/Birth Name:
Christopher Nicol Bowman
Also Known As:
Chris Bowman
Nickname(s):
Bowman the Showman
Hans Brinker From Hell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
40
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
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Brief Facts:

Champion figure skater, two-time U.S. national champion and two-time World medalist. As a child, in TV series Little House on the Prairie. Analyst for Fox Sports. Appeared in commercials. Died of a drug overdose at a Los Angeles motel.

Dick Button

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Totten Button
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
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Brief Facts:

Does commentary at ice skating competitions. World Figure Skating Hall of Fame 1976. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1983. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1970. New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 1995. James E. Sullivan Award 1949.

Sasha Cohen

Real/Birth Name:
Alexandra Pauline Cohen
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
33, 31 days before her 34th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
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Brief Facts:

Olympic figure skater. 2006 Olympic silver medalist, a three-time World Championship medalist, the 2003 Grand Prix Final Champion, and the 2006 U.S. Champion. United States Figure Skating Hall of Fame 2016. Anaheim / Orange County Walk of Stars: A star for Sports fame.

Toller Cranston

Real/Birth Name:
Toller Shalitoe Montague Cranston
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
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Brief Facts:

Bronze medal in figure skating at the 1976 Olympics. Awarded the Order of Canada in 1977. World Figure Skating Hall of Fame 2004. Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame 1976. Ontario Sports Hall of Fame 1996. Canadian Figure Skating Hall of Fame 1997. Canada's Walk of Fame 2003. Canada's Sports Hall of Fame 1977.

Meryl Davis

Real/Birth Name:
Meryl Elizabeth Davis
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
31
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
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Brief Facts:

Ice dancing champion with Charlie White (ice dancer). TV series Dancing with the Stars

Lottie Dod

Real/Birth Name:
Charlotte Dod
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
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Won as ladies singles champion 5 times, first at age 15 in 1887. Youngest winner. Also excelled at golf and other sports. International Tennis Hall of Fame 1983. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1986.

Peggy Fleming

Real/Birth Name:
Peggy Gail Fleming
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
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Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1968. World Figure Skating Hall of Fame 1976. United States Figure Skating Hall of Fame 1976. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1992. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1983. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1981. Colorado Sports Hall of Fame 1970.

Gracie Gold

Real/Birth Name:
Grace Elizabeth Gold
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
23
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Figure skater.

Dorothy Hamill

Real/Birth Name:
Dorothy Stuart Hamill
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Dean Paul Martin by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1976 Innsbruck Winter Olympic Games. Known for her haircut style. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1991. United States Figure Skating Hall of Fame 1991. World Figure Skating Hall of Fame 2000. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1998. Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame 2007.

Scott Hamilton

Real/Birth Name:
Scott Scovell Hamilton
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
60, 28 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
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Brief Facts:

Adopted at age 6 weeks. Figure skating champion, winning four consecutive U.S. championships (1981-1984), four consecutive World Championships (1981-1984) and Olympic Gold Medal 1984. United States Skating Hall of Fame 1990. World Figure Skating Hall of Fame 1990. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1990. Colorado Sports Hall of Fame 1996.

Tonya Harding

Real/Birth Name:
Tonya Maxine Harding
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
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Brief Facts:

First US woman to do triple axel in competition 1991. Stripped of national skating title after ex-husband
Jeff Gillooley
arranged attack on Nancy Kerrigan. Convicted of conspiracy. Did boxing matches.

Beth Heiden

Real/Birth Name:
Elizabeth Lee Heiden
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
58, 2 days before her 59th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
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Relationships:

younger sister of
Younger than Eric Heiden by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Speed skating, cross-country skiing, bicycle racing. National Speedskating Museum and Hall of Fame 1989.

Eric Heiden

Real/Birth Name:
Eric Arthur
Heiden
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
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Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Beth Heiden by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Speed skating. Became an ortopedic surgeon. Olympic Gold Medal 1980 500 meters. Olympic Gold Medal 1980 500 meters. Olympic Gold Medal 1980 1000 meters. Olympic Gold Medal 1980 1500 meters. Olympic Gold Medal 1980 5000 meters. Olympic Gold Medal 1980 10,000 meters. Madison Sports Hall of Fame 1989. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1990. National Speedskating Museum and Hall of Fame 1989. James E. Sullivan Award 1980.

Sarah Hughes

Real/Birth Name:
Sarah Elizabeth Hughes
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
33
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
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Brief Facts:

Figure skater. Olympic Gold Medal 2002. International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 2005. Nassau County Sports Hall of Fame 2011. National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 2003. James E. Sullivan Award 2002.

Lynn-Holly Johnson

Real/Birth Name:
Lynn-Holly Johnson
Also Known As:
Lynn Holly Givens
Lynn Holly Johnson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Role of Bond Girl Bibi Dahl in movie For Your Eyes Only. Movies Ice Castles, The Watcher in the Woods

Sunny Johnson

Real/Birth Name:
Sunny Sue Johnson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
29
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Flashdance, Dr. Heckyl and Mr. Hype, The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia. Died of a brain hemorrhage.

Nancy Kerrigan

Real/Birth Name:
Nancy Ann Kerrigan
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
48, 18 days before her 49th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Ice Angel, Blades of Glory. 1994 Olympic silver medalist, the 1992 Olympic bronze medalist, a two-time World medalist, and the 1993 U.S. national champion. January 6, 1994, she was clubbed in the right knee with a police baton. The assault was planned by the ex-husband of rival Tonya Harding. United States Figure Skating Hall of Fame 2004.

Michelle Kwan

Real/Birth Name:
Michelle Wingshan Kwan
Also Known As:
Kwan Wing Shan
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Champion ice skater. United States Figure Skating Hall of Fame 2012. World Figure Skating Hall of Fame 2012. California Sports Hall of Fame 2017. James E. Sullivan Award 2001.

Tara Lipinski

Real/Birth Name:
Tara Kristen Lipinski
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
36
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Figure skater. Olympic gold at Nagano in 1998. Commentator for NBC at the 2014 Winter Olympics. Television movie Ice Angel

Francesca Lollobrigida

Real/Birth Name:
Francesca Lollobrigida
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
27
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
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Speed skater. Competed in the 2014 and 2018 Winter Olympics.

Scott Moir

Real/Birth Name:
Scott Patrick Moir
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
31, 23 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Ice dancer, paired with Tessa Virtue. London Sports Hall of Fame 2010. Olympic Gold Medal 2014. Olympic Gold Medal 2018, also one as a team member. Canada's Walk of Fame 2018.

Apolo Ohno

Real/Birth Name:
Apolo Anton Ohno
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
36
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Short track medal winner speed skating at the 2002, 2006 and 2010 Olympics. TV show Dancing with the Stars

Charles M. Schulz

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Monroe Schulz
Also Known As:
Charles Schulz
Nickname(s):
Sparky
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Creator and artist for the cartoon Peanuts. Created roles of Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Sally Brown. Cartoon movies A Charlie Brown Christmas, It's Flashbeagle, Charlie Brown, It's Christmastime Again, Charlie Brown. Broadway musical You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown. Owner of an ice skating rink. United States Hockey Hall of Fame 1993. United States Figure Skating Hall of Fame 2007. Congressional Gold Medal 2000. William Randolph Hearst Cartoon Hall of Fame. Will Eisner Hall of Fame 1997. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 28 June 1996.
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Jack Shea

Real/Birth Name:
John Amos Shea
Nickname(s):
The Chief
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
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Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1932 won twice for speed skating at Lake Placid games. Died of a car accident January 22, 2002 at the 2002 Olympics at Lake Placid. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 2005.

Jim Shea Jr.

Real/Birth Name:
James Edmund Shea Jr.
Also Known As:
Jim Shea
Nickname(s):
Jimmy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
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Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 2002 in speed skating (skeleton event) at Lake Placid.

JoJo Starbuck

Real/Birth Name:
Alicia Starbuck
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Terry Bradshaw by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Olympic pairs skater. Three-time United States pair skating champion, 1970-1972. United States Skating Hall of Fame 1994. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 2002.

Denis Ten

Real/Birth Name:
Denis Yuryevich Ten
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
25
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Figure skater. Highedt world ranking was 3. Murdered in a carjacking attempt.

Debi Thomas

Real/Birth Name:
Debra Janine Thomas
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
51
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. United States Figure Skating Hall of Fame 2000.

Tessa Virtue

Real/Birth Name:
Tessa Jane McCormick Virtue
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
29
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Ice dancer, paired with Scott Moir. London Sports Hall of Fame 2010. Olympic Gold Medal 2014. Olympic Gold Medal 2018, also one as a team member. Canada's Walk of Fame 2018.

Ashley Wagner

Real/Birth Name:
Ashley Elisabeth Wagner
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
27
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Born on a US Army base. Singles figure skater, winning a bronze medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics, and three times the U.S. national champion.

Johnny Weir

Real/Birth Name:
John Garvin Weir
Also Known As:
John Garvin Weir-Voronov
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
34
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Figure skater, U.S national champion 3 times. Analyst for NBC coverage of the 2014 Olympics.

Charlie White (ice dancer)

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Allen White Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
30, 29 days before his 31st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Ice dancer with Meryl Davis

Katarina Witt

Real/Birth Name:
Katarina Witt
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Figure skater. Last name pronouced Vitt. Olympic gold medal 1984 and 1988. Germany's Sports Hall of Fame 2010. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 2005.

Kristi Yamaguchi

Real/Birth Name:
Kristine Tsuya Yamaguchi
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won gold at 1992 Winter Olympics in figure skating. Celebrity winner of the sixth season of TV show Dancing with the Stars. Children's book Dream Big, Little Pig. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2004. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 2005. United States Skating Hall of Fame 1998. World Figure Skating Hall of Fame 1998. California Hall of Fame 2015.
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