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People Who Died in the Year 1992 (66 found): Names Only

Grace Hopper

Real/Birth Name:
Grace Brewster Murray
Also Known As:
Grace Murray Hopper
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85, 23 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Computer scientist and United States Navy rear admiral. A pioneer in computer programming languages. National Women's Hall of Fame 1994. National Medal of Technology and Innovation 1991. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2016.

Freddie Bartholomew

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Llewellyn
(later:) Frederick Llewellyn March
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Child actor. Movie Little Lord Fauntleroy Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6663 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

José Ferrer

Real/Birth Name:
José Vicente Ferrer de Otero y Cintron
Also Known As:
Jose Ferrer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 18 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
father of
ex-husband of
Older than Phyllis Hill by 11 years.
father of
ex-husband of
Older than Rosemary Clooney by 19 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Uta Hagen by 10 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

No relation to Mel Ferrer. Movies Joan of Arc, Moulin Rouge (1952), Ship of Fools, Dune. Married and divorced Rosemary Clooney twice. Theater Hall of Fame. National Medal of Arts 1985. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6541 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Willie Dixon

Real/Birth Name:
William James Dixon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Imprisoned as a conscientious objector. Won Illinois Golden Gloves. Songs I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man, You Can't Judge a Book by Its Cover recorded by others. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1994. Blues Hall of Fame 1980. Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame. Guitar Center RockWalk 1989. Songwriters Hall of Fame 2015.

Mel Hein

Real/Birth Name:
Melvin Jack Hein
Nickname(s):
Old Indestructible
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center (both ways), linebacker. Teams Washington State University, New York Giants. Assistant coach, various. College Football Hall of Fame 1954. Inland Northwest Sports Hall of Fame. New York Giants Ring of Honor 2010. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963. State of Washington Sports Hall of Fame 1961. Washington State University Athletic Hall of Fame 1979.

Bert Parks

Real/Birth Name:
Bertram Jacobson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

MC at Miss America pageant; song There She Is, Miss America

Alex Haley

Real/Birth Name:
Alexander Murray Palmer Haley
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:

Brief Facts:

TV miniseries Roots based on book Roots: The Saga of an American Family

Ray Danton

Real/Birth Name:
Raymond Kaplan
Also Known As:
Raymond Danton
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Julie Adams by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond, The George Raft Story. TV show The Alaskans. Director for TV show Cagney & Lacey

Angelique Pettyjohn

Real/Birth Name:
Dorothy Lee Perrins
Also Known As:
Angelique
Heaven St. John
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48, 26 days before her 49th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Stalag 69, Repo Man. TV series Star Trek

Dick York

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Allen York
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Inherit the Wind

Sandy Dennis

Real/Birth Name:
Sandra Dale Dennis
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Up the Down Staircase

Scott Appleton

Real/Birth Name:
Gordon Scott Appleton
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50, 11 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle. Died age 50, of heart failure. Teams University of Texas, Houston Oilers, San Diego Chargers, Portland Storm. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 2001. Outland Trophy 1963. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1972. UPI Lineman of the Year 1963. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1986.

Grace Stafford

Real/Birth Name:
Grace Boyle
Also Known As:
Gracie Lantz
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:

Relationships:

wife of
Walter Lantz, until she died.
Younger than Walter Lantz by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Voice of Woody Woodpecker from 1950 until the end of the 1980s. Before WWII, movie Confessions of a Nazi Spy

John Ireland

Real/Birth Name:
John Benjamin Ireland
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Joanne Dru by 8 years.
half-brother of
Older than Tommy Noonan by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies All the King's Men, Spartacus Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Nancy Walker

Real/Birth Name:
Ann Myrtle Swoyer
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Murder by Death. TV show Rhoda. Hosted her own TV show. Tony for Broadway musical Phoenix '55. Role of Rosie the Waitress on TV commercials for Bounty paper towels. Theater Hall of Fame.

John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer

Real/Birth Name:
Edward John Spencer
Also Known As:
Viscount Althorp
Nickname(s):
Johnnie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Invested as a member of the Royal Victorian Order (MVO) in 1954.

Paul Henreid

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Georg Julius Hernreid Ritter Von Wassel-Waldingau
Also Known As:
Paul von Hernried
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Casablanca, The Spanish Main, Devotion, Deception, Exorcist II: The Heretic. Directed TV series The Big Valley, The Third Man, Alfred Hitchcock Presents Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6366 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 1720 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Molly Picon

Real/Birth Name:
Małka Opiekun
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Yiddish theatre star. Movie musical Fiddler on the Roof in role of Yentl. Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame 1993. Theater Hall of Fame.

Isaac Asimov

Real/Birth Name:
Isaak Yudovich Ozimov
Also Known As:
Paul French
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Prolific science and science fiction writer, over 500 works published. Books Foundation, Foundation and Empire, Second Foundation, I, Robot. Died of heart and kidney failure, which were due to complications of the HIV infection, contracted from a blood transfusion. Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 1997. New York State Writers Hall of Fame 2015.

Sam Kinison

Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Burl Kinison
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Five days after his wedding, died in a car accident - hit by a drunk driver.

Benny Hill

Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Hawthorn Hill
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Silly TV show with many pratfalls. London Avenue of Stars.

Frankie Howerd

Real/Birth Name:
Francis Alick Howard
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show That Was the Week That Was. London Avenue of Stars.

George Murphy

Real/Birth Name:
George Lloyd Murphy
Also Known As:
George L. Murphy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Step Lively (1943). President of the Screen Actor's Guild. US Senator from California. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1601 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Marlene Dietrich

Real/Birth Name:
Marie Magdalena Dietrich
Nickname(s):
Lili Marlene
Lene
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Blue Angel, Morocco, Dishonored, Shanghai Express, Blonde Venus, The Scarlet Empress, The Devil is a Woman, Witness for the Prosecution, Destry Rides Again. Became a US citizen 1937. French Legion of Honor. Boulevard der Stars 2010. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6400 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 101 S. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 8 November 1996.

Lenny Montana

Real/Birth Name:
Lenny Passofaro
Also Known As:
The Zebra Kid
Chief Chickawicki
Nickname(s):
Bull
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro wrester turned actor. Movie The Godfather. Often played gangster or tough guy.

Robert Reed

Real/Birth Name:
John Robert Rietz
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:

Brief Facts:

Role of the father Mike Brady in the TV series The Brady Bunch. Died of AIDS.

Barbara Lee

Real/Birth Name:
Barbara Lee
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
44, 1 day before her 45th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Girl group The Chiffons. Songs He's So Fine, Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow, One Fine Day, It's My Party, The Loco-Motion, Da Doo Ron Ron, My Boyfriend's Back The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2005 as a member of The Chiffons.

Lawrence Welk

Real/Birth Name:
Lawrence Welk
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show The Lawrence Welk Show. Born in a German-speaking community, which was the origin of his accent. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1989. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Gennett Records Walk of Fame 2007. South Dakota Hall of Fame 1978. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6613 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 1601 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Laurence Naismith

Real/Birth Name:
Lawrence Johnson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Diamonds Are Forever

Bill France Sr.

Real/Birth Name:
William Henry Getty France
Also Known As:
William Henry Getty France Sr.
Nickname(s):
Big Bill
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Chairman and CEO of NASCAR. Builder of Daytona International Speedway and Talladega Speedway. International Motorsports Hall of Fame 1990. Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 1990. Automotive Hall of Fame 2004. National Motorsports Press Association Hall of Fame 1976. Daytona Beach Stock Car Racing Hall of Fame 1992. NASCAR Hall of Fame 2010. North Carolina Auto Racing Hall of Fame 2000. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1997. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1963. Motorcycle Hall of Fame 2000.

Jim Nance

Real/Birth Name:
James Solomon Nance
Nickname(s):
Big Jim
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fullback. Teams Syracuse University, Boston/New England Patriots, New York Jets, Houston Texans/Shreveport Steamer. New England Patriots Hall of Fame 2009. NFL Player of the Year 1966. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1985.

Chuck Mitchell

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Thomas Mitchell Jr.
Also Known As:
Chuck "Porky" Mitchell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Role of bar owner Porky in movies Porky's, Porky's II: The Next Day, Porky's Revenge. Movies Better Off Dead, Don't Answer the Phone. TV series General Hospital. Louisiana Blues Hall of Fame.

M.F.K. Fisher

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Frances Kennedy
Also Known As:
M. F. K. Fisher
Mary Frances Kennedy Fisher
Mary Fisher
Victoria Berne
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 11 days before her 84th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Dillwyn Parrish, until his earlier death.
Younger than Dillwyn Parrish by 13 years.

Brief Facts:

Many cookbooks and travel books.

Jerome Brown

Real/Birth Name:
Willie Jerome Brown III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
27
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle. Teams University of Miami, Philadelphia Eagles. Died from an auto crash when he lost control of his ZR1 Chevrolet Corvette at high speed and crashed into a utility pole. Eagles Hall of Fame 1996. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2004. University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame 1997. University of Miami Ring of Honor 2014. UPI Lineman of the Year 1986.

Buddy Rogers (wrestler)

Real/Birth Name:
Herman G. Rohde Jr.
Nickname(s):
Nature Boy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Professional wrestler. Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame 2002.

Clint Frank

Real/Birth Name:
Clinton E. Frank
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1937, team Yale University, as halfback. Lieutenant Colonel in the Army Air Corps, serving as an aide to General Jimmy Doolittle during World War II. College Football Hall of Fame 1955. Maxwell Award 1937. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.

Eric Sevareid

Real/Birth Name:
Arnold Eric Sevareid
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:

News on channel CBS. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1980. Television Hall of Fame 1987. Scandinavian-American Hall of Fame 1993.

Alex Wojciechowicz

Real/Birth Name:
Alexander Francis Wojciechowicz
Nickname(s):
Wojie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76, 30 days before his 77th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive lineman and linebacker. Teams Fordham University, Detroit Lions, Philadelphia Eagles. Eagles Hall of Fame 1987. College Football Hall of Fame 1955. National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame. New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 1995. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968.

Buck Buchanan

Real/Birth Name:
Junious Buchanan
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:

Defensive tackle. Team Kansas City Chiefs. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1987. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2010. Chiefs Hall of Fame 1981. College Football Hall of Fame 1996. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1990. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1986.

Mary Wells

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Esther Wells
Nickname(s):
the Queen of Motown
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song My Guy. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2017.

John Anderson (actor)

Real/Birth Name:
John Robert Anderson
Nickname(s):
J.R.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Especially westerns. TV series Gunsmoke, Dallas, MacGyver, Backstairs at the White House. Movies The Satan Bug, Ride the High Country, Psycho, Smokey and the Bandit II

John Cage

Real/Birth Name:
John Milton Cage Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79, 24 days before his 80th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Avant-garde composer. Longtime partner of choreographer and dancer Merce Cunningham

Tony Williams

Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Anthony Williams
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lead singer, tenor. Co-founder, group The Platters. Songs Only You, My Prayer, Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, The Great Pretender, Twilight Time. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1997. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1997. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of The Platters.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1990 as a member of The Platters.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1998 as a member of The Platters.

Dai Vernon

Real/Birth Name:
David Frederick Wingfield Verner
Nickname(s):
The Professor
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
98
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Great card tricks. Canadian.

Carl Butler

Real/Birth Name:
Carl Robert Butler
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:

husband of
Pearl Butler, until her earlier death.
Older than Pearl Butler by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Duo Carl Butler and Pearl. Song Don't Let Me Cross Over Grand Ole Opry as a member of Carl Butler and Pearl.

Henry Ephron

Real/Birth Name:
Henry Ephron
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
June Gale, until he died.
Older than June Gale by less than 1 year.
father of
husband of
Phoebe Ephron, until her earlier death.
Older than Phoebe Ephron by 2 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Carousel, There's No Business Like Show Business

Anthony Perkins

Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Perkins
Nickname(s):
Tony
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movie Psycho. Died of AIDS. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6821 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Bill Williams

Real/Birth Name:
Hermann August Wilhelm Katt
Nickname(s):
Willie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Barbara Hale, until he died.
Older than Barbara Hale by 6 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Murder in the Blue Room, Till the End of Time, West of the Pecos, Rio Lobo. TV show The Adventures of Kit Carson Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6145 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Bullets Durgom

Real/Birth Name:
George Albert Durgom
Nickname(s):
Bullets
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
77 or 78
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Nickname for his fast feet when he was young. Movie High Anxiety. Managed careers of Jackie Gleason and Frank Sinatra. Age 77 at death of Alzheimers. Personal Managers Hall of Fame 2016. Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 17 February 1995.

Petra Kelly

Real/Birth Name:
Petra Karin Lehmann
Also Known As:
Petra Karin Kelly
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
44
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name changed when her mother married a US Army officer. German Green Party (Die Grünen) founder in 1979. Shot dead in Bonn while sleeping by her partner, Gert Bastian, born 1923, who then killed himself. Her body was found October 19.

Denholm Elliott

Real/Birth Name:
Denholm Mitchell Elliott
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

POW in World War II. Movies Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Voyage of the Damned, The Boys from Brazil. Died of tuberculosis, caused by AIDS.

Shirley Booth

Real/Birth Name:
Thelma Booth Ford
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won a Tony Award for musical Come Back, Little Sheba. Theater Hall of Fame 1979. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6850 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Cleavon Little

Real/Birth Name:
Cleavon Jake Little
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Blazing Saddles, Greased Lightning. Broadway musical play Purlie Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 1 February 1994.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Red Barber

Real/Birth Name:
Walter Lanier Barber
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Called baseball games for teams Brooklyn Dodgers, New York Yankees. Considered the definer of radio game commentary style. Ford C Frick Award 1978. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame 1984. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1979. National Radio Hall of Fame 1995. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1989. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1977. DeMolay International Alumni Association Hall of Fame 1986. NSMA Hall of Fame 1973.

Roger Miller

Real/Birth Name:
Roger Dean Miller
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
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Songs Dang Me, King of the Road. Country Music Hall of Fame 1995. Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame 2004. Texas Country Music Hall of Fame 2005. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1973. Texas Heritage Songwriters' Hall of Fame 2013. Oklahoma Hall of Fame 2011.

Wilson Whitley

Real/Birth Name:
Wilson Whitley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
37
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
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Defensive tackle. Teams University of Houston, Cincinnati Bengals, Houston Oilers. Died of a heart condition. College Football Hall of Fame 2007. Knute Rockne Memorial Trophy 1976. Rotary Lombardi Award 1976. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1986. University of Houston Cougars Hall of Honor 1998. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Hal Roach

Real/Birth Name:
Harold Eugene Roach
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
100
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
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Best known for producing the Laurel and Hardy and Our Gang comedy movies. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1654 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Chuck Connors

Real/Birth Name:
Kevin Joseph Aloysius Connors
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
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TV series The Rifleman, Branded. Movie Soylent Green. First base on minor league team Hollywood Stars. Basketball on team Boston Celtics. Hall of Great Western Performers 1991. Santa Clarita Walk of Western Stars 1986. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6838 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 18 July 1984.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Dorothy Walker Bush

Real/Birth Name:
Dorothy Wear Walker
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
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great grandmother of
mother of
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grandmother of
grandmother of
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great grandmother of
great great grandmother of
grandmother of
great great grandmother of
wife of
Prescott Bush, until his earlier death.
Younger than Prescott Bush by 6 years.
grandmother of

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Married in 1921 in Kennebunkport, Maine. Missouri Walk of Fame 2011.

Sterling Holloway

Real/Birth Name:
Sterling Price Holloway Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
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Known for distinctive voice. He was the voice of Pooh in the Disney animated cartoon movies Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree, Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day, Alice in Wonderland (1951) in the role of the Cheshire Cat

Roy Acuff

Real/Birth Name:
Roy Claxton Acuff
Nickname(s):
King of Country Music
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
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Grand Ole Opry. Band Smoky Mountain Boys. Song Wabash Cannonball. Country Music Hall of Fame 1962. Kennedy Center Honors 1991. National Medal of Arts 1991. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1988. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1541 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Hank Worden

Real/Birth Name:
Heber Snow
Also Known As:
Norton E. Worden
Nickname(s):
Hank
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show Twin Peaks in role as the room service waiter. Movie The Searchers

Vincent Gardenia

Real/Birth Name:
Vincente Scognamiglio
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70, 29 days before his 71st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Moonstruck, Little Shop of Horrors, Bang the Drum Slowly. Broadway plays Ballroom, The Prisoner of Second Avenue. TV series L.A. Law

Dana Andrews

Real/Birth Name:
Carver Dana Andrews
(or:)Carver Daniel Andrews
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 15 days before his 84th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Steve Forrest by 15 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies The Best Years of Our Lives, Elephant Walk, The Satan Bug

Albert King

Real/Birth Name:
Albert Nelson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
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Song Laundromat Blues. Blues Hall of Fame 1983. Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame 2010. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2013. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2013. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6370 Delmar Boulevard.

Eddie Hazel

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Earl Hazel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

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Lead guitarist for band Parliament-Funkadelic aka band P-Funk Guitar Center RockWalk 1996 as a member of Parliament-Funkadelic.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1997 as a member of Parliament-Funkadelic.
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