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People Who Died in the Year 1951 (13 found): Names Only

Sinclair Lewis

Real/Birth Name:
Harry Sinclair Lewis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65, 28 days before his 66th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
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Nobel Prize in Literature 1930. Books Main Street, Elmer Gantry, Babbitt, Dodsworth

Jack Holt

Real/Birth Name:
Charles John Holt II
Also Known As:
John Holt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
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Silent and sound films. Movies Dirigible, Flight to Nowhere, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (a bit part.) One of the founders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6313 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Eddy Duchin

Real/Birth Name:
Edwin Frank Duchin
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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Born either April 1 or April 10. Pianist and bandleader. Subject of the somewhat fictionalized movie The Eddy Duchin Story. Died of leukemia.

Ivor Novello

Real/Birth Name:
David Ivor Davies
Gender:
Male
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Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
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Wrote the song Keep the Home Fires Burning, popular in World War I days. Acted in Alfred Hitchcock's movie The Lodger. Wrote and starred in several London musicals.

Warner Baxter

Real/Birth Name:
Warner Leroy Baxter
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
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Silent films, then talkies. Movie Daddy Long Legs Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6284 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Fanny Brice

Real/Birth Name:
Fania Borach
Gender:
Female
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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ex-wife of
Older than Billy Rose by 7 years.
mother of

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Played role of Baby Snooks on NBC radio. Subject of musical Funny Girl. Theater Hall of Fame. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6415 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to radio.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Harry Heilmann

Real/Birth Name:
Harry EdwinHeilmann
Nickname(s):
Slug
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56, 25 days before his 57th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
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Brief Facts:

Right fielder / first baseman. Teams Detroit Tigers, Cincinnati Reds. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1986. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1956. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1952.

William Randolph Hearst

Real/Birth Name:
William Randolph Hearst
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
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Newspaper publisher.

Robert Walker

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Hudson Walker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
32
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
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ex-husband of
Older than Jennifer Jones by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movies One Touch of Venus, Strangers on a Train. Died when psychiatrist gave him medicine and he had alcohol in his system. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1709 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Pauline Pfeiffer

Real/Birth Name:
Pauline Marie Pfeiffer
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
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ex-wife of
Older than Ernest Hemingway by 3 years.
mother of
mother of

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Second wife of Ernest Hemingway. A fashion editor.

George Jeske

Real/Birth Name:
George Washington Jeske
Gender:
Male
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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One of the original Keystone Kops. Movie Hoffmeyer's Legacy in 1912.

Judy Martin

Real/Birth Name:
Eva Alaine Overstake
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
34
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
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Second wife, at age 16, of Red Foley, on August 9, 1933, six months after his first wife Pauline died in childbirth. Group Three Little Maids. Committed suicide by overdose of sleeping pills, leaving a note.

Hi Bithorn

Real/Birth Name:
Hiram Gabriel Bithorn
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
35
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Right-handed pitcher who became the first baseball player from Puerto Rico in Major League Baseball. Teams Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox. Shot by a policeman in Mexico.
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