People Who Died in the Year 1992:

(76 found)

Grace Hopper
scientist, military

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Judith Anderson
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Frances Margaret Anderson
Also Known As:
Dame Judith Anderson
Francee Anderson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Broadway plays Rebecca, The Old Maid, Medea. Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) in 1960.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Freddie Bartholomew
actor

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6663 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

José Ferrer
actor

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6541 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Willie Dixon
composer, blues, singer, musician, boxing, criminal, producer, bassist

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Mel Hein
football, coach

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bert Parks
tv, singer, actor

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
writer

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ray Danton
actor, writer, director

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
actor, burlesque

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
actor

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
actor

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:

Movies The Four Seasons, Up the Down Staircase.

Scott Appleton
football

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Art Babbitt
director

Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Harold Babitsky
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Marge Champion by 11 years.

Brief Facts:

Animator, animation director at Disney. Created Goofy. Animated films Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Pinocchio, Fantasia, Dumbo.

Grace Stafford
actor

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
actor, director

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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

Nancy Walker
actor, singer, director, tv, model, Broadway

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer
British peer

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
actor, director

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6366 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1720 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Molly Picon
actor, singer, lyricist

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Isaac Asimov
writer, AIDS

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Sam Kinison
comedy, accident, writer, actor, composer, producer, vehicle crash

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
actor, comedy

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Frankie Howerd
tv, comedy

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Alberta Vaughn
actor, western

Real/Birth Name:
Alberta Vaughn
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Adamae Vaughn by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1924). In silents and westerns. Movies Working Girls, Dance Hall Hostess, The Laramie Kid, The Live Wire.

George Murphy
dancer, actor, Senator

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1601 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry

Marlene Dietrich
actor, singer, western

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6400 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 101 S. Palm Canyon Drive8 November 1996

Lenny Montana
actor, wrestling

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
actor, director, AIDS

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
singer

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2005 as a member of group The Chiffons.

Lawrence Welk
tv, bandleader, musician, inventor

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6613 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1601 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Frances Arnstein
famous, activist, socialite

Real/Birth Name:
Frances Brice Arnstein
Also Known As:
Frances Brice
Fran Stark
Frances Brice Stark
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

On many best-dressed lists.

Laurence Naismith
actor

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.
NASCAR, auto racing

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jim Nance
football

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Chuck Mitchell
actor, singer, comedy, stunts, soap

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

M.F.K. Fisher
cook, writer

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
football, accident, vehicle crash

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Buddy Rogers (wrestler)
wrestling

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Clint Frank
football, military

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:

Team Yale University as halfback. Lieutenant Colonel in the Army Air Corps, serving as an aide to General Jimmy Doolittle during World War II.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Eric Sevareid
news, writer, actor

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Alex Wojciechowicz
football

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Buck Buchanan
football

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Alfred Drake
actor, singer, Broadway, director, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Capurro
(or:) Alfredo Capurro
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Broadway musical (1943) Oklahoma! in role of Curly.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Mary Wells
singer, actor

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Brenda Marshall
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Ardis Ankerson
Also Known As:
Ardis Ankerson Gaines
Mrs. William Holden
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
ex-wife of
Older than William Holden by 2 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Espionage Agent, Captains of the Clouds, The Constant Nymph, The Sea Hawk.

John Anderson (actor)
soap, actor, western, director

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
composer

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
singer, R&B

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of group The Platters.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1990 as a member of group The Platters.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1998 as a member of group The Platters.

Dai Vernon
magician

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
singer, country

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Henry Ephron
writer, producer, Broadway

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
actor, AIDS

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6821 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Lona Andre
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Launa Anderson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1932). Movie Ghost Valley Raiders.

Bill Williams
swimming, dancer, actor

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.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6145 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Bullets Durgom
actor

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

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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.

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Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive17 February 1995

Petra Kelly
murdered, activist, politician, writer

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
actor, military, AIDS

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
actor, singer, Tony Award

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:

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Won a Tony Award for musical Come Back, Little Sheba.

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

Cleavon Little
actor, Broadway, Tony Award

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.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry1 February 1994

Red Barber
baseball, sports analyst, radio, writer

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.

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Roger Miller
country, singer, actor

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
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Dang Me, King of the Road.

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Wilson Whitley
football

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
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle. Teams University of Houston, Cincinnati Bengals, Houston Oilers. Died of a heart condition.

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Hal Roach
producer, director, actor

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
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Best known for producing the Laurel and Hardy and Our Gang comedy movies.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1654 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry

Red Mitchell
musician, jazz, composer, poet

Real/Birth Name:
Keith Moore Mitchell
Nickname(s):
Red
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Double-bassist. Lived in Sweden from 1968 to 1992.

Natalie Joyce
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Natalie Marie Johnson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90, 3 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1925). Movies The Circus Ace, Whispering Sage, A Girl in Every Port.

Chuck Connors
actor, western, baseball, basketball

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
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Rifleman, Branded. Movie Soylent Green. First base on minor league team Hollywood Stars. Basketball on team Boston Celtics.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6838 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry18 July 1984

Ronnie Bond
musician

Real/Birth Name:
Ronald James Bullis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Original drummer, group The Troggs. Songs Wild Thing, With a Girl Like You, Love Is All Around.

Dorothy Walker Bush
relative

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
Birth Place:

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Prescott Bush, until his earlier death.
Younger than Prescott Bush by 6 years.
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Married in 1921 in Kennebunkport, Maine.

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Sterling Holloway
actor, radio

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
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

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
singer, country, bandleader, musician, publisher

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
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Band Smoky Mountain Boys. Song Wabash Cannonball.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1541 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry

Hank Worden
actor, stunts, western, sidekick

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
actor, Broadway, Tony Award

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
actor

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.

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

Albert King
blues, musician, singer

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
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Laundromat Blues.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6370 Delmar Boulevard

Eddie Hazel
musician, criminal

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:

Brief Facts:

Lead guitarist for band Parliament-Funkadelic aka band P-Funk.

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