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People Who Died in the Year 1993 (68 found): Names Only

DJ Subroc

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Dingilizwe Dumile
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
20 or 21

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Member of KMD. Killed in a car accident, struck as he tried to cross the Long Island Expressway.

Phyllis Hill

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Helen Phyllis Hill
Also Known As:
Phyllis Hill Overton
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Frank Overton, until his earlier death.
Younger than Frank Overton by 2 years.
ex-wife of
Younger than José Ferrer by 11 years.

Brief Facts:

TV series General Hospital

Dizzy Gillespie

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Birks Gillespie
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Trumpet player - his trumpet had a bent tube and the bell pointed upward. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1960. Kennedy Center Honors 1990. Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame 1987. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1982. Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame 1993. National Medal of Arts 1989. ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame. South Carolina Hall of Fame 1985. Nesuhi Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame 2004. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7057 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 20 October 1995.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Henry Iba

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Henry Payne Iba
Nickname(s):
Hank
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

College team Westminster College. Coached team Oklahoma State University and Olympic teams 1964 and 1968. FIBA Hall of Fame 2007. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006. Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame 1986. Oklahoma Hall of Fame 1965. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1961. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1969.

Sammy Cahn

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Cohen
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Love and Marriage, High Hopes, Three Coins in the Fountain. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1972. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6540 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 2 February 1990.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Glenn Corbett

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Glenn Edwin Rothenburg
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Shenandoah. TV series Dallas, The Road West, Route 66. Lung cancer.

Audrey Hepburn

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Audrey Kathleen Ruston
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Mel Ferrer by 11 years.
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Breakfast at Tiffany's, My Fair Lady, Wait Until Dark, The Nun's Story, Sabrina, Charade, The Unforgiven, Roman Holiday. Tony Award for Broadway play Ondine. Also play Gigi. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1992. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1961. Cecil B DeMille Award 1990. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1652 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Thomas A. Dorsey

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Andrew Dorsey
Also Known As:
Georgia Tom
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Considered the founder of "black gospel" church music. Composer of songs Peace in the Valley, Take My Hand, Precious Lord. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1979. Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame 1994. Gennett Records Walk of Fame 2007. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1981. GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame 1982.

Thurgood Marshall

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Thoroughgood Marshall
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shortened his name in the second grade. Argued the famous case Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka before the Supreme Court. First African-American justice of the Supreme Court. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1993 postumously. Liberty Medal 1992. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2004.

André the Giant

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
André René Roussimoff
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Largest WWF wrestler, billed at 7' 4" height, weight 520 lbs. Actual height was probably less. Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame 2002.

Arthur Ashe

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Robert Ashe Jr.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Professional tennis player, first African-American male champion, winning Wimbledon in 1975. Died of AIDS-related pneumonia. He and his doctors believed he contracted the virus from blood transfusions he received during his second heart surgery. International Tennis Hall of Fame 1985. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1993. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1984. UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame 1984. Virginia Sports Hall of Fame 1979. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2001. St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2011. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1992.

Phillip Terry

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Henry Kormann
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 12 days before his 84th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Joan Crawford by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Lost Weekend, Born to Kill, To Each His Own

Lillian Gish

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Lillian Diana de Guiche
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
99
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Dorothy Gish by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie Duel in the Sun. Kennedy Center Honors 1982. Theater Hall of Fame 1982. Ohio Women's Hall of Fame 1980. New Rochelle Walk of Fame 2017. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1720 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Ruby Keeler

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Ethel Hilda Keeler
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Al Jolson by 24 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie Gold Diggers of 1933 Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6730 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 138 S. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 26 February 1992.

Billy Eckstine

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Clarence Eckstein
Nickname(s):
Mr. B.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Prisoner of Love, My Foolish Heart, I Apologize. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 2010. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1985. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6638 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Don Barksdale

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Donld Argee Barksdale
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69, 23 days before his 70th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Forward / center. Olympic Gold Medal 1948, the first African American on the US Olympic basketball team. Teams UCLA, Oakland Bittners, Oakland Blue n' Gold Atlas, Baltimore Bullets, Boston Celtics. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1996. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2012. Pac-12 Men's Basketball Hall of Honor 2006. UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame 1987.

Bob Crosby

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Robert Crosby
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Bing Crosby by 10 years.
great uncle of
uncle of
uncle of
uncle of
uncle of
uncle of
uncle of
uncle of

Brief Facts:

Leader of the band The Bob Crosby Orchestra and Bobcats. Movie The Five Pennies Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6313 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6252 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Helen Hayes

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Helen Hayes Brown
Nickname(s):
First Lady of the Theater
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Herbie Rides Again, Airport. First actress to win an Oscar in movie The Sin of Madelon Claude. Winner of Tony Award for Broadway plays Happy Birthday, Time Remembered. Also Oscar and Emmy awards. National Women's Hall of Fame 1973. Kennedy Center Honors 1981. Theater Hall of Fame. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1986. National Medal of Arts 1988. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6258 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6549 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Roy Riegels

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Roy Riegels
Nickname(s):
Wrong Way
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84, 9 days before his 85th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center (both ways). Team University of California. In the 1929 Rose Bowl, he picked up a fumble and ran the wrong way, tackled near the goal line. Cal Athletic Hall of Fame 1998. Rose Bowl Hall of Fame 1991.

Alan Kulwicki

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Alan Dennis Kulwicki
Nickname(s):
Special K
Polish Prince
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:

NASCAR Winston Cup driver. International Motorsports Hall of Fame 2002. Lowe's Motor Speedway Court of Legends 1993. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1993. Talladega Walk of Fame 1996. Bristol Motor Speedway Heroes of Bristol Hall of Fame 1997. National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame 2001. Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 2010. National Motorsports Press Association Hall of Fame 1999. Daytona Beach Stock Car Racing Hall of Fame 2013.

Infante Juan of Spain, Count of Barcelona

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Juan Carlos Teresa Silverio Alfonso de Borbón y Battenberg
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

second cousin twice removed of
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grand nephew of
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great grandson of
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grand nephew of
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grand nephew of
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great grandson of
son of
second cousin twice removed of
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first cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

His son vecame king of Spain.

Pinky Lee

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Pincus Leff
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85, 29 days before his 86th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Host of TV show The Pinky Lee Show Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6201 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Red Allen

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Harley Allen
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

High "mountain" voice. Guitarist. Band Blue Ridge Mountain Boys. International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame 2005.

Marian Anderson

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Marian Anderson
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Opera contralto. The first African-American to sing at the Metropolitan Opera on January 7, 1955. Kennedy Center Honors 1978. National Women's Hall of Fame 1973. Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame 1987. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1963. National Medal of Arts 1986. Congressional Gold Medal 1977. Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame 1994. Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame 2014. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6262 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Wallace Stegner

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Wallace Earle Stegner
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:

Environmental activist. Won Pulitzer Prize for book (novel) Angle of Repose. Died after a car accident on March 28.

David Koresh

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Vernon Wayne Howell
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
33
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Leader of the Branch Davidians. Died in raid by FBI at Waco.

Cantinflas

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Mario Moreno Reyes
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:

Movie Around the World in Eighty Days Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6438 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 10 October 1980.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Ben Schwartzwalder

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

Brief Facts:

Coach, team Syracuse University. Amos Alonzo Stagg Award 1977. College Football Hall of Fame 1982. Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award 1959.

Julio Gallo

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Julio Robert Gallo
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Ernest Gallo by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Italian-American. With his brother, founder of E. & J. Gallo Wineries. Died in a car accident when his Jeep went off the road on his property in 1993. Vintners Hall of Fame 2008.

Mary Philbin

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Mary L. Philbin
Nickname(s):
Baby
Little Mary
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Phantom of the Opera (1925), Merry-Go-Round, The Man Who Laughs, Drums of Love

Bill Wallace

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Bill Wallace
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback. Team Rice University. 1936 NFL draft round 4 to team Philadelphia Eagles. College Football Hall of Fame 1978. Rice Athletics Hall of Fame 1970. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1985. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Sun Ra

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Herman Poole Blount
Also Known As:
Le Sony'r Ra
Nickname(s):
Sonny
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79, 8 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Also a philosopher. Claimed to be from Saturn at one point. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1984. Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame 1979. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1987.

Norton Simon

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Norton Winfred Simon
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Jennifer Jones, until he died.
Older than Jennifer Jones by 12 years.

Brief Facts:

The Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena is named for him, donated by him.

Johnny Mize

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Robert Mize
Nickname(s):
Big Jawn
The Big Cat
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First base. Teams St. Louis Cardinals, New York Giants, New York Yankees. Babe Ruth Award 1952. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1981. St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame.

Alexis Smith

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Margaret Alexis Fitzsimmons Smith
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72, 1 day after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Canadian. Ballet dancer. Movies The Young Philadelphians, The Age of Innocence, Night and Day. TV series Dallas. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1978.

Deke Slayton

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Donald Kent Slayton
Also Known As:
Donald Slayton
Nickname(s):
Deke
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Test pilot and astronaut. Apollo-Soyuz docking. International Space Hall of Fame. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1990. Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame. National Aviation Hall of Fame 1996.

Pat Nixon

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Thelma Catherine Ryan
Also Known As:
Patricia Ryan
Patricia Nixon
Nickname(s):
Pat
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Richard Nixon, until she died.
Older than Richard Nixon by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

First Lady while husband was President.

Roy Campanella

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Roy Campanella
Nickname(s):
Campy
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Catcher. Teams Washington Elite Giants, Monterrey Sultans, Nashua Dodgers, Brooklyn Dodgers. Mexican Professional Baseball Hall of Fame 1971. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1969. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1965. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2006. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2004.

Spanky McFarland

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Robert Phillips McFarland
Also Known As:
George "Spanky" McFarland
Nickname(s):
Spanky
Buddy
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:

Movie mini-comedies Our Gang Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7095 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 1 February 1994.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Fred Gwynne

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Hubbard Gwynne
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66, 8 days before his 67th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 5". TV shows Car 54, Where Are You?, The Munsters. Movies Pet Sematary, My Cousin Vinny, On the Waterfront, The Boy Who Could Fly

Don Drysdale

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Donald Scott Drysdale
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56, 20 days before his 57th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Ann Meyers, until he died.
Older than Ann Meyers by 18 years.

Brief Facts:

Pitcher for teams Brooklyn Dodgers, Los Angeles Dodgers. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1984. Cy Young Award 1962. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with team team: Los Angeles Dodgers; ceremony: 20 June 2008.
A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with team team: Los Angeles Dodgers; ceremony: 20 June 2008.

Anne Shirley

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Dawn Evelyeen Paris
Also Known As:
Dawn O'Day
Baby Dawn O'Day
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than John Payne by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Anne of Green Gables, Stella Dallas, Four Jacks and a Jill, Murder, My Sweet Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7018 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Will Rogers Jr.

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Vann Rogers
Also Known As:
William Vann Rogers Jr.
Nickname(s):
Bill
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Jimmy Rogers by 3 years.
son of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Congressman from California 1943-44, left early to join the Army. Movies The Story of Will Rogers, Wild Heritage. Suicide by gunshot. Different middle name from his father, yet used "Jr.."

Davey Allison

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

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

NASCAR driver. Crashed his helicopter at Talladega infield, died the next day. International Motorsports Hall of Fame 1998. National Motorsports Press Association Hall of Fame 1996. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1995. Daytona Beach Stock Car Racing Hall of Fame 2005.

Vince Foster

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Vincent Walker Foster Jr.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Law partner of Hillary Clinton and deputy counsel in the administration of president William Jefferson Clinton. Depressed over life in politics, he shot himself to death. Despite 3 official inquiries agreeing on his cause of death, conspiracy theorists doubt the suicide.

Nan Grey

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Eschal Loleet Grey Miller
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75, her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Frankie Laine, until she died.
Younger than Frankie Laine by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Sea Spoilers, Dracula's Daughter, Three Smart Girls

Matthew Ridgway

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Matthew Bunker Ridgway
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
98
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

US Army General. Supreme Allied Commander, Europe for NATO. Directed the Korean War effort for the UN. Chief of Staff of the United States Army. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1986. Congressional Gold Medal 1990.

Richard Jordan

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Anson Jordan Jr.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Movies Lawman, Rooster Cogburn, Dune, Posse. TV series The Equalizer. Active stage actor, won Obie.

Hervé Villechaize

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Hervé Jean-Pierre Villechaize
Also Known As:
Herve Villechaize
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 3' 11". TV series Fantasy Island, known for quote "The plane! The plane!" in the role of Tattoo. Movie The Man with the Golden Gun. Died of self-inflicted gunshot wound, because of constant increasing pain.

Granny Hamner

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Granville Wilbur Hamner
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shortstop. Team Philadelphia Phillies. Minor league manager and relief pitcher. Virginia Sports Hall of Fame 1981. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2017. Phillies Wall of Fame 1987.

Raymond Burr

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Raymond William Stacy Burr
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV shows Perry Mason, Ironside. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Canada's Walk of Fame 2009. Movie Airplane II: The Sequel Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6656 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Willie Mosconi

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Joseph Mosconi
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Baltimore Bullet. Technical consultant and uncredited appearance for movie The Hustler. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2006. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1968. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Jimmy Doolittle

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Harold Doolittle
Nickname(s):
Jimmy
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

In 1929 he was the first pilot to take off, fly and land an airplane using instruments alone. Commanded "Doolittle's Raiders" near the end of World War II. Awarded theMedal of Honor. Aerospace Walk of Honor 1990. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1989. Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 1989. National Aviation Hall of Fame 1967.

Patricia Lake

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Patricia Van Cleeve
Nickname(s):
Pachi
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Arthur Lake, until his earlier death.
Younger than Arthur Lake by 18 years.
daughter of
daughter of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Appeared as herself in documentaries. Voice of Blondie on radio show Blondie with her husband. Her will confirmed she was the secret child of Marion Davies and William Randolph Hearst. She was raised by Davies' sister.

Karl Henize

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Karl Gordon Henize
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66, 12 days before his 67th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name pronounced "hen-eyes." Astronomer and astronaut. SpaceLab 2 and shuttle STS-51-F. Died climbing Mt Everest of heart failure and pulmonary edema from high altitude.

Agnes de Mille

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Agnes George de Mille
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88, 18 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Musical movie Oklahoma!. Kennedy Center Honors 1980. National Museum of Dance and Hall of Fame 1987. National Medal of Arts 1986. Theater Hall of Fame.

Vincent Price

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Vincent Leonard Price Jr.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Missouri Wall of Fame. Missouri Walk of Fame 2013. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6201 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6501 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6509 Delmar Boulevard.

Earl Banks

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Earl C. Banks
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guard, teams University of Iowa, New York Yanks. Coach, team Morgan State College. Died in an auto crash. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2011. College Football Hall of Fame 1992.

River Phoenix

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

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Joaquin Phoenix by 4 years.
older brother of
Older than Liberty Phoenix by 5 years.
older brother of
Older than Rain Phoenix by 2 years.
older brother of
Older than Summer Phoenix by 8 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies I Love You to Death, The Mosquito Coast, Stand by Me, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, My Own Private Idaho. Drug overdose caused death by heart failure.

Heather Farr

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Heather Farr
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
28
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Died of breast cancer. Arizona High School Sports Hall of Fame 2007. National High School Hall of Fame 1999. Sun Devil Sports Hall of Fame 1990.

Bill Bixby

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Wilfred Bailey Bixby
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show The Hulk

Anthony Burgess

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Burgess Wilson
Also Known As:
John Anthony Burgess Wilson
Joseph Kell
Nickname(s):
Jack Wilson
Little Jack
Johnny Eagle
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name Anthony added at confirmation. Author, poet, playwright, composer, linguist, translator and critic. Book A Clockwork Orange

Garry Moore

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

Brief Facts:

TV series The Garry Moore Show, I've Got a Secret. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1981. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1718 Vine Street for contributions to radio.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 1680 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Frank Zappa

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Frank Vincent Zappa
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
52, 17 days before his 53rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
father of
father of
husband of
Gail Zappa, until he died.
Older than Gail Zappa by 4 years.
uncle of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Founded the group The Mothers of Invention, then on his own. Song Valley Girl with daughter Moon Zappa. Album Jazz from Hell won a Grammy Award. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1995. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1994. Guitar Center RockWalk 1993. International Guitar Hall of Fame.

Don Ameche

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Dominic Felix Amici
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Movie Cocoon. National Radio Hall of Fame 1992. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6313 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6101 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Myrna Loy

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Myrna Adele Williams
Nickname(s):
Queen of Hollywood
Queen of the Movies
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Cheaper by the Dozen, The Thin Man, Another Thin Man, After the Thin Man, A Connecticut Yankee, The Great Ziegfeld. Role of Nora Charles. Kennedy Center Honors 1988. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6685 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Charizma

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Hicks
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
20 or 21

Brief Facts:

Duo with Peanut Butter Wolf. Album Big Shots released posthumously. Shot to death in a mugging.
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