People Who Died in the Year 1991:

(76 found)

Luke Appling
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Luke Benjamin Appling
Nickname(s):
Old Aches and Pains
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Chicago White Sox.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Keye Luke
actor, soap

Real/Birth Name:
Luk Shek Kee
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Original actor role of Kato in the 1939-1941 Green Hornet serials.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry5 December 1990

King Olav V of Norway
royalty

Real/Birth Name:
King Olav V of Norway
Alexander Edward Christian Fredrik, Prince of Denmark
Also Known As:
Crown Prince Olav of Norway
Prince Alexander
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22

Relationships:

first cousin twice removed of
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second cousin once removed of
first cousin of
husband of
Märtha, until her earlier death.
Younger than Märtha by 2 years.
second cousin of
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Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Son Harald born before Olav became King.

Shot Jackson
country, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Harold Bradley Jackson
Nickname(s):
Buckshot
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Session player. Worked for Kitty Wells, Roy Acuff.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Lilian Bond
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Lilian Bond
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 7 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1932). Movies The Old Dark House, The Westerner, The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945), Rider of the Plains.

Natalie Kingston
actor, dancer, Broadway, comedy

Real/Birth Name:
Natalia Ringstrom
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1927). Movies Tarzan the Mighty, Tarzan the Tiger. Role of Jane. Comedy movies Miss Brewster's Millions, The Cat's Pajamas, Wet Paint. Revue Broadway Brevities of 1920.

Nancy Kulp
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Nancy Jane Kulp
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Beverly Hillbillies in role of Jane Hathaway.

Dean Jagger
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Ira Dean Jagger
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Twelve O'clock High, The Lindberg Kidnapping Case.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1623 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry

Danny Thomas
actor, singer, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Amos Alphonsus Muzyad Yakhoob
Also Known As:
Amos Jacobs
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79, 31 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Name later Anglicized to Amos Jacobs. TV series Make Room for Daddy.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6901 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Dame Margot Fonteyn
actor, dancer, ballet, choreographer

Real/Birth Name:
Margaret Hookham
Also Known As:
Margot Fonteyn
Nickname(s):
Peggy
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Romeo and Juliet. Made Dame of the Order of the British Empire in 1956.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

George Gobel
comedy, actor, poet

Real/Birth Name:
George Leslie Gobel
Nickname(s):
Lonesome George
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show The George Gobel Show.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6850 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Jean Rogers
actor, painter

Real/Birth Name:
Eleanor Dorothy Lovegren
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74, 29 days before her 75th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Role of Dale Arden in movie serial Flash Gordon. Movie Whistling in Brooklyn.

John Daly
producer, radio, tv, news

Real/Birth Name:
John Charles Patrick Crogan Daly
Also Known As:
John Charles Daly
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 4 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie The Last Emperor. TV show What's My Line?.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1765 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Webb Pierce
singer, country, radio

Real/Birth Name:
Webb Michael Pierce
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Why Baby Why, Slowly, In the Jailhouse Now, Wondering. 13 No. 1 singles in his career.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1600 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry

Cool Papa Bell
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
James Thomas Nichols
Also Known As:
James Thomas Bell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center field and pitcher, in Negro league baseball. Not known when he changed his name to Bell.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6265 Delmar Boulevard

Doc Pomus
singer, musician, composer, blues, lyricist

Real/Birth Name:
Jerome Solon Felder
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:

Lyricist for songs A Teenager in Love, Save the Last Dance for Me, This Magic Moment and more.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Leo Fender
inventor

Real/Birth Name:
Clarence Leonidas Fender
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Creator of a series of electronic guitars and amplifiers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dave Guard
singer, folk, composer, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Donald David Guard
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group The Kingston Trio. Songs Tom Dooley, A Worried Man, Tijuana Jail, Greenback Dollar, Sloop John B., Scotch and Soda, Hard, Ain't It Hard, M.T.A.. Book Colour Guitar.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Aldo Ray
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Aldo DaRe
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies God's Little Acre, The Green Berets.

John Heinz
Senator, US Representative, business, accident, air crash

Real/Birth Name:
Henry John Heinz III
Also Known As:
H. John Heinz III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Teresa Heinz Kerry, until he died.
Younger than Teresa Heinz Kerry by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Republican House of Representatives from 1971 to 1977. US senator from Pennsylvania 1977 to his death in 1991. Died in a plane crash.

John Tower
Senator, accident, air crash

Real/Birth Name:
John Goodwin Tower
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Republican. Senator from Texas, 1981-1985. Air crash, landing in a commercial flight at Brunswick, Georgia.

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.

Per Ohlin
musician, singer, lyricist, metal, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Per Yngve Ohlin
Also Known As:
Per "Dead" Ohlin
Nickname(s):
Dead
Pelle
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
22
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lead vocals, black metal band Mayhem. Often cut himself at live performances. Suicide, slit his wrists and throat with a knife and then shot himself in the forehead with a shotgun. He left a brief suicide note apologizing for firing a gun indoors. The first sentence written on the note was: "Excuse the blood." A bandmate made necklaces with bits of his skull.

Forrest Towns
track, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Forrest Grady Towns
Nickname(s):
Spec
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

110m hurdles athlete. Broke world records 3 times in that event. Coach at University of Georgia. Olympic Gold Medal 1936.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Kevin Peter Hall
actor, stunts, basketball, AIDS

Real/Birth Name:
Kevin Peter Hall
Also Known As:
Kevin Hall
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
35, 29 days before his 36th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:
Height:
7 feet 2 inches (218.44 cm)

Brief Facts:

Movies Predator, Predator 2 in role of The Predator. Movies Big Top Pee-wee, Harry and the Hendersons. TV series 227, Misfits of Science. Often took roles as a monster. Died of AIDS contracted from a bad blood transfusion.

Anthony Newley
composer, actor, singer, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Anthony George Newley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Joan Collins by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

With Leslie Bricusse he wrote the song Stop the World - I Want to Get Off. Stage actor. Movies The Old Curiosity Shop, Doctor Doolittle.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Johnny Thunders
musician, overdose, punk

Real/Birth Name:
John Anthony Genzale Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitar. Punk/glam rock. Groups The New York Dolls, The Heartbreakers. Album So Alone. Died 1991 of a drug overdose.

Carmine Coppola
composer, musician, Broadway, conductor

Real/Birth Name:
Carmine Coppola
Also Known As:
Carmen Coppola
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:

Relationships:

father of
grandfather of
father of
great grandfather of
grandfather of
husband of
Italia Coppola, until he died.
Older than Italia Coppola by 2 years.
grandfather of
great grandfather of
grandfather of
grandfather of
grandfather of
grandfather of
grandfather of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Flutist. Scored movies The Godfather, Apocalypse Now. Won Oscar for the music of movie The Godfather: Part II. Music director for the Broadway stage production of play Once Upon a Mattress.

Ken Curtis
actor, singer, western

Real/Birth Name:
Curtis Wain Gates
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:

Group Sons of the Pioneers. Role of Festus on TV series Gunsmoke. Middle name is NOT Wayne.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6845 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a member of group Sons of the Pioneers.

Mary McAllister
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Mary McAllister
Also Known As:
Little Mary McAlister
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 26 days before her 83rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1927). A child star. Film Sadie Goes to Heaven. Silent films.

Richard Thorpe
director, writer, producer, actor, western

Real/Birth Name:
Rollo Smolt Thorpe
Also Known As:
Frank L. Inghram
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lots of westerns and comedies. Movies Jailhouse Rock, The Honeymoon Machine.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6101 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Gene Clark
singer, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Harold Eugene Clark
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of group The Byrds. Song Turn! Turn! Turn!.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1991 as a member of group The Byrds.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2006 as a member of group The Byrds.

Stan Getz
musician, jazz

Real/Birth Name:
Stanley Gayetski
Nickname(s):
The Sound
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Saxophonist. Song The Girl from Ipanema.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Joe Hamilton
producer, actor, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Henry Hamilton
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Carol Burnett, until he died.
Older than Carol Burnett by 4 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV show The Garry Moore Show.

Bertha Teague
basketball, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Bertha F. Teague
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

High school coach in Byng, OK, for 42 years (1927-1969) with a career record of 1157-115 (.910 winning percentage).

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Happy Chandler
baseball, Senator, governor, commissioner

Real/Birth Name:
Albert Benjamin Chandler Sr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92, 30 days before his 93rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Second Commissioner of Major League Baseball. Senator and governor from Kentucky.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jean Arthur
actor, model

Real/Birth Name:
Gladys Georgianna Greene
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of WAMPAS Baby Stars (1929). Movies Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, The Devil and Miss Jones, Shane, The More the Merrier. Some report 1905 as birth year - possibly she exagerated her age at one time.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6333 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Michael Landon
actor, director, producer, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Eugene Maurice Orowitz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV shows Little House on the Prairie, Highway to Heaven, Bonanza. Movie I Was a Teenage Werewolf.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry15 August 1984

Lee Remick
actor, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Lee Ann Remick
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Omen, The Running Man, Days of Wine and Roses, Anatomy of a Murder. Broadway play Wait Until Dark. Died of cancer.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6104 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry29 April 1991

Bert Convy
actor, tv, singer, baseball, Broadway, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Bernard Whalen Convy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57, 8 days before his 58th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV game shows hosting Super Password, Win, Lose or Draw, Tattletales. Movie The Cannonball Run. Member of the 1950s vocal band The Cheers, with the song Black Denim Trousers and Motorcycle Boots. Minor league baseball team Philadelphia Phillies. Broadway plays Fiddler on the Roof, The Impossible Years, Cabaret.

Janice Kreutzmann
dancer, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Janice Beryl Shaughnessy
Nickname(s):
Jneece
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63, 6 days before her 64th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Mother of Bill Kreutzmann. Dance instructor.

Paul Brown
football, coach, inventor

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Eugene Brown
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 33 days before his 83rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founder and first coach of team Cleveland Browns, named after him. Invented the face mask. Also coached teams Ohio State, Great Lakes Navy, Cincinnati Bengals. Coached the Senior Bowl North Team multiple times.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Sammy White
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Sammy Charles White
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64, 29 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Catcher. Teams University of Washington, Boston Red Sox, Milwaukee Braves, Philadelphia Phillies.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Harry Reasoner
news, tv, accident

Real/Birth Name:
Harry Truman Reasoner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

A founder of the TV show 60 Minutes. After retirement, he died from a blood clot in his brain after a fall in his home.

James Irwin
space, moon

Real/Birth Name:
James Benson Irwin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Apollo 15 Lunar Module Pilot, the 8th person to walk on the moon.

Space Missions:

Apollo 15 (1971)
First Extended LM and LRV rover, landed in Hadley-Apennine.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dootsie Williams
producer

Real/Birth Name:
Walter D. Williams Jr.
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:

Record label Duotone founder.

Vince Taylor
singer

Real/Birth Name:
Brian Maurice Holden
Nickname(s):
the Black Leather Rebel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member The Playboys.

Frank Capra
director, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Frank Rosario Capra
Francesco Rosario Capra
Also Known As:
Frank Russell Capra
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies It Happened One Night, Mr. Deeds Goes to Town, Lost Horizon, You Can't Take It with You, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Meet John Doe, Arsenic and Old Lace, It's a Wonderful Life. Became a US naturalized citizen 1920.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6614 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Dottie West
singer, country, accident, vehicle crash

Real/Birth Name:
Dorothy Marie Marsh
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23

Brief Facts:

Sang duets with Kenny Rogers. Song Country Sunshine as an advertisement for Coca-Cola. Died of injuries in a car accident.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Chris Von Erich
wrestling, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Chris Barton Adkisson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
21, 18 days before his 22nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

son of
younger brother of
Younger than Kerry Von Erich by 9 years.
uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Mike Von Erich by 5 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Shot himself in the head.

Smoky Burgess
baseball, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Forrest Harrill Burgess
Nickname(s):
Smoky
Smokey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Catcher. MLB teams Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Phillies, Cincinnati Reds, Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago White Sox.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dr. Seuss
writer, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Theodore Seuss Geisel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Helen Palmer, until her earlier death.
Younger than Helen Palmer by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Children's stories and animated movies The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, Horton Hears a Who!, The Lorax, How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6600 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry3 March 2004

Peter Bellamy
singer, folk, suicide, overdose

Real/Birth Name:
Peter Franklyn Bellamy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47, 16 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founding member of group The Young Tradition. Suicide by overdose of tranquilizers and alcohol.

Oona O'Niell
famous

Real/Birth Name:
Oona O'Niell
Also Known As:
Oona O'Niell Chaplin
Lady Chaplin
Oona, Lady Chaplin
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Charlie Chaplin, until his earlier death.
Younger than Charlie Chaplin by 36 years.
daughter of
mother of
grandmother of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Wanted to be an actor. Married Charlie Chaplin when she was 17 and he was 56. After September 1952, renounced her American citizenship, moved to Switzerland.

Miles Davis
musician, jazz

Real/Birth Name:
Miles Dewey Davis III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Betty Davis by 19 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Cicely Tyson by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Trumpeter. Album Bitches Brew.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry19 February 1998
St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6314 Delmar Boulevard

Leo Durocher
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Leo Ernest Durocher
Nickname(s):
Leo the Lip
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Laraine Day by 15 years.

Brief Facts:

Shortstop, fielder. Teams New York Yankees, Cincinnati Reds, St. Louis Cardinals, Brooklyn Dodgers. Managed teams Brooklyn Dodgers, New York Giants, Chicago Cubs, Houston Astros, Taiheiyo Club Lions. Over 2,000 career victories as a manager.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Thalmus Rasulala
actor, soap, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Jack Crowder
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series One Life to Live, Sanford and Son. Movie Blacula. Broadway musical Hello, Dolly!.

Redd Foxx
actor, unusual name

Real/Birth Name:
John Elroy Sanford
Also Known As:
Chicago Red
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show Sanford and Son.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6331 Delmar Boulevard

Regis Toomey
actor

Real/Birth Name:
John Regis Toomey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Often in a policeman role. Movies A Shot in the Dark (1941), Mighty Joe Young (1949).

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Tennessee Ernie Ford
singer, country, actor, gospel

Real/Birth Name:
Ernest Jennings Ford
Nickname(s):
The Ol' Pea-Picker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Sixteen Tons. TV show I Love Lucy.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6922 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1600 Vine Street for contributions to radio
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6311 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Gene Roddenberry
producer, writer, military, aviator

Real/Birth Name:
Eugene Wesley Roddenberry
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Majel Barrett, until he died.
Older than Majel Barrett by 10 years.

Brief Facts:

Pilot in World War II. Creator of the TV series Star Trek and its sequels. Creator of TV series Earth: Final Conflict.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6683 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry4 September 1985

Bill Graham
business, producer, actor, accident, air crash

Real/Birth Name:
Wolodia Grajonca
Nickname(s):
Wolfgang
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Changed name after coming to New York after World War II. His mother was killed in Auschwitz. A rock concert producer and promoter. Movie Bugsy. Killed in a helicopter crash.

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Sylvia Fine
lyricist, composer, producer, educator

Real/Birth Name:
Sylvia Fine
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Danny Kaye, until his earlier death.
Younger than Danny Kaye by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Songs Lullaby in Ragtime, The Five Pennies.

Fred MacMurray
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Martin MacMurray
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
June Haver, until he died.
Older than June Haver by 18 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie Flubber.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6421 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Gene Tierney
actor, model

Real/Birth Name:
Gene Eliza Tierney
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70, 13 days before her 71st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Razor's Edge, The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947), Advise and Consent, Tobacco Road, The Return of Frank James.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6125 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Yves Montand
actor, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Ivo Livi
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70, 27 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Simone Signoret by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movies Z, Let's Make Love.

Tony Richardson
director, writer, producer, AIDS

Real/Birth Name:
Cecil Antonio Richardson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
father of
ex-husband of
Older than Vanessa Redgrave by 8 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Died of AIDS. Movies Tom Jones, Dead Cert.

Kelly Van Dyke
actor, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Kelly Jean Van Dyke
Also Known As:
Nancee Kelly
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
33
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

first cousin of
first cousin once removed of
niece of
wife of
Jack Nance, until she died.
Younger than Jack Nance by 14 years.
daughter of
first cousin once removed of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

TV series My Mother the Car. Adult film actress. Suicide by hanging.

Klaus Kinski
actor, director, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Klaus Günter Karl Nakszynski
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Grew up in Berlin. Movies Doctor Zhivago, The Little Drummer Girl, Nosferatu the Vampyre and many European titles.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Eric Carr
musician

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Charles Caravello
Nickname(s):
the Fox
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:

Brief Facts:

Drummer with band KISS. Died of cancer.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Guitar Center RockWalk 1993 as a member of group KISS.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2014 as a member of group KISS.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a member of group KISS.

Freddie Mercury
singer, composer, musician, AIDS

Real/Birth Name:
Farrokh Bulsara
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Front for band Queen. Guitarist. Wrote songs Bohemian Rhapsody, Killer Queen, Somebody to Love, Don't Stop Me Now, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, We Are the Champions. Song We Will Rock You. Subject of movie Bohemian Rhapsody. Grew up in India. Died of AIDS.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

London Avenue of Stars 2004 as a member of group Queen.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2001 as a member of group Queen.
Songwriters Hall of Fame 2003 as a member of group Queen.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2006 as a member of group Queen.
UK Music Hall of Fame 2004 as a member of group Queen.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6356 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a member of group Queen.

Bob Johnson (hockey)
hockey, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Norman Johnson
Nickname(s):
Badger
Badger Bob
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams University of Minnesota, Calgary Flames.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ralph Bellamy
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Ralph Rexford Bellamy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Honorary Oscar in 1987. Movie Sunrise at Campobello.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6542 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry
Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at To be determined26 February 1992

David M. Nelson
football, coach, educator, writer, inventor

Real/Birth Name:
David Moir Nelson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:
Height:
5 feet 7 inches (170.18 cm)

Brief Facts:

Specialist on game rules. Halfback, team University of Michigan. Coach, teams Hillsdale College, University of Maine, University of Delaware. Invented the Wing-T formation. Book The Anatomy of a Game: Football, the Rules, and the Men Who Made the Game.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Eleanor Boardman
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Eleanor Boardman
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than King Vidor by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1923). Silent films.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6928 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Cassandra Harris
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Sandra Colleen Waites
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
43, 13 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Pierce Brosnan, until she died.
Older than Pierce Brosnan by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Role of Bond Girl Countess Lisl von Schlaf in movie For Your Eyes Only. Movie Rough Cut. TV series Remington Steele.
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