People Who Died in the Year 1985:

(51 found)

Clarence Nash
actor, kids

Real/Birth Name:
Clarence Charles Nash
Nickname(s):
Ducky
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The voice of Donald Duck for Disney in cartoons.

Ina Claire
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Ina Fagan
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than John Gilbert by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Silent movie Wild Goose Chase.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6150 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Efrem Zimbalist
musician, composer, educator, conductor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Efrem Zimbalist
Also Known As:
Efrem Zimbalist Sr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Concert violinist. Composed for Broadway play Honeydew. Birth year may be 1890.

Eugene Ormandy
conductor

Real/Birth Name:
Jenő Blau
Also Known As:
Blau Jenő
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coonductor of orchestra Philadelphia Orchestra.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6926 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Michael Redgrave
actor, knighted, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Scudamore Redgrave
Also Known As:
Sir Michael Redgrave
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 1 day after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandfather of
father of
grandfather of
grandfather of
father of
grandfather of
grandfather of
husband of
Rachel Kempson, until he died.
Older than Rachel Kempson by 2 years.
son of
father of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Appointed OBE 1952. Knighted in 1959. Movies Uncle Vanya, Heidi, Goodbye, Mr. Chips.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Zoot Sims
musician, jazz

Real/Birth Name:
John Haley Sims
Nickname(s):
Zoot
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Saxophonist with big band of Alvino Rey.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jeanine Deckers
singer, religion, folk, musician, suicide, overdose

Real/Birth Name:
Jeanne-Paule Marie Deckers
Also Known As:
The Singing Nun
Sœur Sourire
Sister Luc Gabriel, O.P.
Luc Dominique
Nickname(s):
Sister Smile
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Dominique. Suicide by alcohol and barbiturates overdose.

Harold Peary
actor, radio

Real/Birth Name:
Harrold Jese Pereira de Faria
Also Known As:
Hal Peary
Gender:
Male
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:

Movie The Great Gildersleeve. Radio show The Great Gildersleeve famed for his unusual giggle.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1639 Vine Street for contributions to radio
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1719 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Harry Earles
actor, little person

Real/Birth Name:
Kurt Schneider
Also Known As:
Harry Doll
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 31 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Daisy Earles by 5 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Gracie Doll by 3 years.
older brother of
Older than Tiny Doll by 12 years.

Brief Facts:

One of the group Lollipop Guild, a member of The Munchkins in the movie The Wizard of Oz.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6915 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry as a member of group The Munchkins.

Susan Morrow
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Jacqueline Ann Teresa Bernadette Immoor,
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53, 17 days before her 54th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

annulled ex-wife of
Younger than Gary Morton by 6 years.
older sister of
Older than Judith Exner by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Marriage was annulled. TV series Canadian Mounties vs Atomic Invaders. Movie Cat Women of the Moon.

Chester Gould
cartoonist, writer, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Chester Gould
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Created cartoon strip Dick Tracy which he drew from 1931 to 1977.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Chef Boyardee
cook, business, model

Real/Birth Name:
Ettore Boiardi
Also Known As:
Chef Boy-Ar-Dee
Hector Boiardi
Nickname(s):
Hector
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Started the food business using a simpler version of his name. Spokesmodel for the products named Chef Boy-Ar-Dee. Restauranteur in Cleveland, Ohio. During World War II his factory made food for US troops.

Margo
actor, dancer

Real/Birth Name:
Marķa Marguerita Guadalupe Teresa Estela Bolado Castilla y O'Donnell
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Eddie Albert, until she died.
Younger than Eddie Albert by 11 years.
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Lost Horizon, Viva Zapata!, I'll Cry Tomorrow, Behind the Rising Sun.

Kay Kyser
musician, bandleader

Real/Birth Name:
James King Kern Kyser
Nickname(s):
The Ol' Perfessor
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Band The Kay Kyser Band in the 1930s.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1708 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1601 Vine Street for contributions to radio

Grant Williams
actor

Real/Birth Name:
John Grant Williams
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54, 24 days before his 55th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lead role - movie The Incredible Shrinking Man.

Piano Red
musician, radio, blues

Real/Birth Name:
William Lee Perryman
Also Known As:
Piano Red Perryman
Dr, Feelgood
Willie Lee Perryman
Nickname(s):
Willie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pianist. Radio shows Piano Red Show, Dr. Feelgood Show. Song Rockin' with Red may be credited for part of the term "rock and roll.".

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Frank Faylen
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Frank Ruf
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Funny Girl, The Lost Weekend, Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, It's a Wonderful Life.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6201 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Louise Brooks
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Louise Brooks
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Films made in Germany in the late 1920s.

Kenny Baker (radio)
singer, actor, radio, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Kenneth Laurence Baker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Featured vocalist on radio program The Jack Benny Program during the 1930s. Movie musicals At the Circus, The Harvey Girls, Hit Parade of 1941. Broadway musical One Touch of Venus.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6329 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio

Gale Sondergaard
actor, blacklist

Real/Birth Name:
Edith Holm Sondergaard
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Movies (both 1940) The Mark of Zorro, The Black Cat.

Rudi Gernreich
style, dancer

Real/Birth Name:
Rudolph Gernreich
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63, 13 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Designed bathing suits with multiple cutouts, like Swiss cheese.

Samantha Smith
famous, activist, accident, air crash

Real/Birth Name:
Samantha Reed Smith
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
13
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Ten years old, wrote to Soviet leader Yuri Andropov asking why he wanted nuclear war. The Soviet Union issued a stamp in her honor. Died in a plane crash. Called a "Goodwill Ambassador".

Ruth Gordon
actor, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Ruth Gordon Jones
Gender:
Female
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:

Movies Rosemary's Baby, Harold and Maude.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Philly Joe Jones
musician, jazz, dancer

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Rudolph Jones
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Drummer. Member of band Miles Davis Quintet.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Taylor Caldwell
writer

Real/Birth Name:
Janet Miriam Holland Taylor Caldwell
Also Known As:
Marcus Holland
Max Reiner
J. Miriam Reback
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84, 8 days before her 85th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Books Dynasty of Death, Dear and Glorious Physician, Captains and Kings. Popular fiction, and historical novels.

Jo Jones
musician, jazz, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Jonathan David Samuel Jones
Also Known As:
Papa Jo Jones
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73, 34 days before his 74th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Jazz drummer. Pioneered use of brushes. Movie Jamminn' the Blues.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Little Brother Montgomery
jazz, blues, musician, singer, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Eurreal Wilford Montgomery
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pianist. Songs Crescent City Blues, Shreveport Farewell, Farrish Street Jive, Vicksburg Blues.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bruiser Kinard
football

Real/Birth Name:
Frank Manning Kinard
Also Known As:
Frank Manning Kinnard Sr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams University of Mississippi, Brooklyn Dodgers/Tigers, New York Yankees.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Cootie Williams
jazz, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Melvin Williams
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Trumpeter.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Lloyd Nolan
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Lloyd Benedict Nolan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Airport, Hannah and Her Sisters, Ice Station Zebra, Peyton Place. TV series Julia.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1752 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Simone Signoret
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Simone Henriette Charlotte Kaminker
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than Yves Montand by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movie Room at the Top.

E.B. White
writer

Real/Birth Name:
Elwyn Brooks White
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Died in North Brooklin, Maine. Books Charlotte's Web, Stuart Little, The Elements of Style (co-written.) Pulitzer Prize winner.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock Hudson
actor, western, AIDS

Real/Birth Name:
Roy Harold Scherer Jr.
Also Known As:
Roy Fitzgerald (legal name)
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Magnificent Obsession, Giant, Pillow Talk, The Mirror Crack'd. TV series McMillan and Wife. Died of AIDS - a plaque at 8594 Santa Monica Boulevard.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6116 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 189 S. Palm Canyon Drive19 October 2002

Nelson Riddle
composer, bandleader

Real/Birth Name:
Nelson Smock Riddle Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6724 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Orson Welles
actor, director, writer, producer, radio

Real/Birth Name:
George Orson Wells
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Rita Hayworth by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Famed for radio show War of the Worlds which caused a panic. Movies Citizen Kane, A Man for All Seasons. Narrator in many movies.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1600 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6552 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio

Yul Brynner
actor, singer, dancer, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Yuriy Borisovich Bryner
Also Known As:
Youl Bryner
Taidje Khan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bald-headed actor with a deep voice. Claimed (falsely) to be half-Swiss, half-Japanese with name Taidje Khan. Most famed for movie musical The King and I. Movies Solomon and Sheba, The Ten Commandments, Westworld, The Magnificent Seven. Birth date also reported as 1920, but 1915 is most likely.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6162 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Frank Anderson
track, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Frank Gist Anderson
Also Known As:
Frank G. Anderson
Nickname(s):
Colonel Andy
Col. Andy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Track head coach team Texas A&M University.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Tex Williams
singer, country, blues

Real/Birth Name:
Sollie Paul Williams
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:

Western swing musician, talking blues style. Song Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette).

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6412 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio

Ricky Wilson
musician, AIDS

Real/Birth Name:
Ricky Helton Wilson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
32
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Cindy Wilson by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Founding member of band The B-52's as guitarist. Movie One Trick Pony. Died of AIDS/HIV.

Dan White
politician, suicide, criminal

Real/Birth Name:
Daniel James White
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
39
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

San Francisco Board of Supervisors politician who assassinated Mayor George Moscone and Harvey Milk. convicted of manslaughter rather than murder. Served five years of a seven-year prison sentence. Suicide in his garage by running a garden hose from the exhaust pipe to the inside of his car, carbon monoxide poisoning.

Morton Downey
actor, composer, singer, tv

Real/Birth Name:
Sean Morton Downey
Also Known As:
Morton James
Morton Downey Sr.
Nickname(s):
The Irish Nightingale
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 20 days before his 84th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Barbara Bennett by 4 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Song Wabash Moon. Movie The Devil's Holiday (1930). CBS TV show Star of the Family.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1680 Vine Street for contributions to radio

Phil Silvers
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Philip Silversmith
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

In role of Sgt. Ernie Bilko.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6370 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry26 October 2000

Jimmy Ritz
comedy, actor, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Joachim
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name pronounced Joe-AK-him. Group The Ritz Brothers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive26 October 1996 as a member of group The Ritz Brothers.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6756 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry17 November 1987 as a member of group The Ritz Brothers.

Stepin Fetchit
actor, unusual name

Real/Birth Name:
Lincoln Theodore Monroe Perry
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Steamboat Round the Bend, The Galloping Ghost, Miracle in Harlem. Pioneering African-American actor, often in stereotypical roles of the time.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1751 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry

Big Joe Turner
blues, singer, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Vernon Turner Jr.
Nickname(s):
Big Joe
Boss of the Blues
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Corrina, Corrina, Shake, Rattle and Roll.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

John McNally
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
John Victor McNally
Nickname(s):
Blood
Johnny Blood
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 1 day after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback. Teams Saint John's University (MN), Milwaukee Badgers, Duluth Eskimos, Pottsville Maroons, Green Bay Packers, Pittsburgh Pirates, Buffalo Tigers. As coach, teams Pittsburgh Pirates, Kenosha Cardinals, Saint John's University (MN).

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Anne Baxter
actor, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Anne Baxter
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Razor's Edge, All About Eve, The Ten Commandments, Walk on the Wild Side, Cimarron, Charley's Aunt, The Magnificent Ambersons. TV series Batman.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6741 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Roger Maris
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Roger Eugene Maris
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Right fielder.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

D. Boon
musician, accident, punk, vehicle crash

Real/Birth Name:
Dennes Dale Boon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
27
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist, punk band The Minutement. Album Double Nickels on the Dime. Known for unusual style, eliminating low frequencies from the sound. Killed in a car accident - riding in a van, lying down, thrown out of the back and killed.

Andy Chapin
musician, accident, air crash

Real/Birth Name:
Andrew Robert Chapin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
34
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Keyboardist. Member of bands The Association, Steppenwolf, Ricky Nelson Band. Album Hour of the Wolf with Steppenwolf. Died in a plane crash with Ricky Nelson.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2003 as a member of group The Association.

Ricky Nelson
singer, actor, accident, air crash

Real/Birth Name:
Eric Hilliard Nelson
Also Known As:
Rick Nelson
Nickname(s):
Rick
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than David Nelson by 3 years.
father of
son of
ex-husband of
Older than Kristin Nelson by 5 years.
father of
son of
father of
by adoption uncle of
father of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Band Ricky Nelson Band. Died in a plane crash. He owned an old DC-3. Songs Lonesome Town, Poor Little Fool, Hello Mary Lou, Young World, Be-Bop Baby.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1515 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry17 September 1975
Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 100 S. Palm Canyon Drive27 March 1994
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