People Who Died in the Year 1994:

(82 found)

Cesar Romero
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Cesar Julio Romero Jr.
Nickname(s):
The Latin from Manhattan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Little Princess, The Thin Man. TV series Batman in the role of Joker.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6615 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1719 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Tip O'Neill
politician, US Representative

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Phillip O'Neill Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81, 27 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Democrat. US Representative from Massachusetts, later Speaker.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Pat Buttram
actor, sidekick, western

Real/Birth Name:
Maxwell Emmett Buttram
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Sidekick to Gene Autry. TV series Green Acres. Voice-over actor. Movie Back to the Future Part III.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6382 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry18 August 1988

Helen Stephens
track

Real/Birth Name:
Helen Herring Stephens
Nickname(s):
The Fulton Flash
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75, 17 days before her 76th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shot put and discus. Olympic Gold Medal 1936 100 m. Olympic Gold Medal 1936 4x100 m relay.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Lee Roy Caffey
football

Real/Birth Name:
Lee Roy Caffey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outside linebacker. Teams Texas A&M University, Philadelphia Eagles, Green Bay Packers, Chicago Bears, Dallas Cowboys, San Diego Chargers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Telly Savalas
actor, news

Real/Birth Name:
Aristotelis Savalas
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72, 1 day after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Godfather of Jennifer Aniston. TV series Kojak. Movies Beyond the Poseidon Adventure, Cannonball Run II, Cape Fear (1962).

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry26 October 1983

Claude Akins
actor, western

Real/Birth Name:
Claude Marion Akins
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie From Here to Eternity, Battle for the Planet of the Apes, Inherit the Wind. TV shows B.J. and the Bear, Movin' On.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Sherm Feller
composer, radio, baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Sherman Feller
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Co-wrote song Summertime, Summertime. Public address announcer at Fenway Park for team Boston Red Sox.

Pierre Boulle
writer

Real/Birth Name:
Pierre-Franois-Marie-Louis Boulle
Also Known As:
Peter John Rule
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81, 21 days before his 82nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Writer of novels made into movies: The Bridge on the River Kwai, Planet of the Apes.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Joseph Cotten
actor, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Cheshire Cotten
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Gaslight, Citizen Kane, Duel in the Sun, Airport '77, Soylent Green. Also French and Italian movies.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6382 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Raymond Scott
bandleader, composer, inventor

Real/Birth Name:
Harry Warnow
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wrote song Powerhouse which was used in many cartoons.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bud Wilkinson
football, coach, sports analyst

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Burnham Wilkinson
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:

Brief Facts:

Head football coach at the University of Oklahoma from 1947 to 1963. 1964 legally changed his first name to Bud. Ran as a Republican for the U.S. Senate in 1964.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

William Conrad
actor, radio, director, producer

Real/Birth Name:
John William Cann
Also Known As:
J. Darnoc
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV shows Jake and the Fatman, Cannon, Nero Wolfe. Narrator for multiple series.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jake Gaither
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Alonzo Smith Gaither
Nickname(s):
Jake
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach team Florida A&M University.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dinah Shore
actor, singer, golf

Real/Birth Name:
Frances Rose Shore
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 5 days before her 78th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than George Montgomery by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Her own television shows. Songs I'll Walk Alone, You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To, Buttons and Bows, The Anniversary Song, Baby, It's Cold Outside.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6901 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1751 Vine Street for contributions to radio
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6916 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry
Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 100 Museum Drive23 March 1996

Jersey Joe Walcott
boxing

Real/Birth Name:
Arnold Raymond Cream
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80, 25 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heavyweight boxer, and referee.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

John Candy
actor

Real/Birth Name:
John Franklin Candy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
43
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Home Alone, Vacation, Splash.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Melina Mercouri
actor, writer, politician, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Maria Amalia Mercouri
Μαρία Αμαλία Μερκούρη
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Stella, Topkapi, Never on Sunday. Greek Parliament.

Fernando Rey
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Fernando Casado D'Arambillet
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:

Movie The French Connection.

Lewis Grizzard
writer, columnist, comedy, sports analyst

Real/Birth Name:
Lewis McDonald Grizzard Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

step-brother of
Younger than Ludlow Porch by 12 years.

Brief Facts:

Humor and sports columns for newspaper Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Books I Haven't Understood Anything Since 1962, If I Ever Get Back to Georgia, I'm Gonna Nail My Feet to the Ground, If Love Were Oil, I'd Be About a Quart Low.

Dack Rambo
actor, soap, AIDS

Real/Birth Name:
Norman Jay Rambo
Also Known As:
Dack Rambeau
Norman "Dack" Rambo
Norman Rambo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

twin brother of
The same age as Dirk Rambo.

Brief Facts:

TV series Gunsmoke, Another World, All My Children, The New Loretta Young Show, Dallas, The Guns of Will Sonnett. Bisexual. Died of "complications from AIDS".

Lili Damita
actor, model, dancer

Real/Birth Name:
Liliane Marie Madeleine Carr
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than Errol Flynn by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Das Spielzeug von Paris, Der Goldene Schmetterling, The Bridge of San Luis Rey starting in the silent era. Theatre musicals.

Macdonald Carey
actor, soap, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Macdonald Carey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81, 6 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Days of Our Lives. Movies The Lawless, The Great Gatsby. Broadway play Anniversary Waltz.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6536 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Walter Lantz
producer, writer, director, actor, cartoonist, kids

Real/Birth Name:
Walter Lanza
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Grace Stafford, until her earlier death.
Older than Grace Stafford by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Responsible for creation of Woody Woodpecker.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry5 March 1986

Betty Furness
actor, activist, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Elizabeth Mary Furness
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV shows What's My Line?, Today. Consumer advocate under President Johnson. Spokesperson for Westinghouse. Movies Swing Time, The Band Plays On.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1533 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6675 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Tom Hamilton (football)
football, coach, military, aviator

Real/Birth Name:
Tom Hamilton (football)
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback. Teams Naval Academy, University of Pittsburgh. Navy rear admiral.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ginny Simms
actor, singer, radio, tv

Real/Birth Name:
Virginia Simms
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Here We Go Again, Broadway Rhythm, Night and Day, That's Right - You're Wrong.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6408 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio
Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive5 June 1993

Kurt Cobain
singer, musician, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Kurt Donald Cobain
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
27
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Courtney Love, until he died.
Younger than Courtney Love by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Lead singer for group Nirvana. Suicide by gunshot, leaving a note to his wife. Body found about 3 days later, death date uncertain.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2014 as a member of group Nirvana.

John Curry
ice skating, AIDS

Real/Birth Name:
John Anthony Curry
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
44
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Figure skater. Died of AIDS-related heart attack. Olympic Gold Medal 1976.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ruth Hiatt
actor, model

Real/Birth Name:
Ruth Hiatt
Also Known As:
Ruth Hyatt
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1924). Movie The Chinatown Mystery. In the role of Mabel Smith in multiple shorts.

Richard Nixon
president, accused, writer, vice pres, Senator, US Representative

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Milhous Nixon
Also Known As:
Richard M. Nixon
Nickname(s):
Tricky Dick
Dick
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Pat Nixon, until her earlier death.
Younger than Pat Nixon by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

37th US President. Resigned over Watergate scandal. Vice president under Dwight David Eisenhower. Senator from California 1950-1953.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Lynne Frederick
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Lynne Maria Frederick
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
39
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than David Frost by 15 years.
ex-wife of
Younger than Peter Sellers by 28 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies No Blade of Grass, Village of the Damned.

Tiny Ross
actor, little person

Real/Birth Name:
Walter John Ross Skudder
Also Known As:
Walter John (Tiny) Ross
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Time Bandits, Flash Gordon, Black Jack.

George Peppard
actor

Real/Birth Name:
George Peppard Jr.actor
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Elizabeth Ashley by 10 years.

Brief Facts:

TV show The A-Team. Movie Breakfast at Tiffany's.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6675 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry17 July 1985

Gilbert Roland
actor, western

Real/Birth Name:
Luis Antonio Dmaso de Alonso
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Islands in the Stream, The Last of the Fast Guns, The Wild and the Innocent. Silent films also.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6730 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Henry Morgan
actor, comedy, radio, tv, blacklist

Real/Birth Name:
Henry Lerner Von Ost Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Briefly blacklisted then cleared. Movie Murder, Inc.. TV show I've Got a Secret.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6325 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio

Jackie Kennedy
First Lady

Real/Birth Name:
Jacqueline Lee Bouvier
Also Known As:
Jackie Onassis
Jackie O
Nickname(s):
Jackie
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Aristotle Onassis, until his earlier death.
Younger than Aristotle Onassis by 23 years.
mother of
wife of
John Kennedy, until his earlier death.
Younger than John Kennedy by 12 years.
mother of
grandmother of
older sister of
Older than Lee Radziwill by 3 years.
grandmother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

First Lady and later a book editor.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Pug Lund
football

Real/Birth Name:
Francis Lund
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback, team University of Minnesota.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Frances Heflin
actor, soap, director

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Frances Heflin
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
younger sister of
Younger than Van Heflin by 11 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV series All My Children. Movies Mr. Billion, The Molly Maguires.

Adam C. Taylor
director, accident

Real/Birth Name:
Adam Carlyle Taylor
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
27, 3 days before his 28th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Anne Lockhart, until he died.
Younger than Anne Lockhart by 12 years.
son of
grandson of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Assistant director or production assistant for films. Died in Montana in a road accident.

Stephen McNally
actor, lawyer, Broadway, western

Real/Birth Name:
Horace Vincent McNally
Also Known As:
Horace McNally
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Johnny Belinda, Winchester '73, Criss Cross, No Way Out, Split Second.

Ish Kabibble
musician, singer, comedy, unusual name

Real/Birth Name:
Merwyn Alton Bogue
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Funny trumpeter in the band The Kay Kyser Band in the 1930s and 40s. Song Isch Ka Bibble ("I Should Worry" in Yiddish).

Barry Sullivan
radio, Broadway, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Patrick Barry Sullivan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie The Bad and the Beautiful. TV series The Tall Man.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6160 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Nicole Brown Simpson
murdered

Real/Birth Name:
Nicole Brown
Also Known As:
Nicole Simpson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
35, 24 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than O.J. Simpson by 11 years.

Brief Facts:

The murdered ex-wife of O.J. Simpson, who was acquitted of the crime. Ron Goldman also killed with her.

Henry Mancini
composer, musician, conductor

Real/Birth Name:
Enrico Nicola Mancini
Also Known As:
Henry Nicola Mancini
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Moon River, Days of Wine and Roses, The Pink Panther Theme.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6821 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Jack Schwartzman
producer

Real/Birth Name:
Jacob Schwartzman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
father of
husband of
Talia Shire, until he died.
Older than Talia Shire by 13 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Being There, One Night Stand, Red.

Dick Sargent
actor, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Cox
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:

TV series Bewitched in role of Darrin. Advocate of the Special Olympics. Never married, despite fake report of an ex-wife.

Mona Rico
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Enriqueta de Valenzuela
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87, her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1929). Became an American citizen at age 23. Movies Eternal Love (1929), Shanghai Lady (1929), A Devil with Women (1930), Zorro Rides Again (1937).

Dennis Morgan
actor, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Stanley Morner
Also Known As:
Richard Stanley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies God Is My Co-Pilot, The Gun That Won the West, Christmas in Connecticut.

Peter Cushing
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Peter Wilton Cushing
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:

Brief Facts:

British actor. Often in role as a mad scientist. Many horror films. Movies The Curse of Frankenstein (1957), Dr. Who and the Daleks, Legend of the Werewolf.

Fred Wilt
track, writer, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Loren Wilt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Long distance runner. FBI agent. Competed in the 10,000 m run at the 1948 and 1952 Olympics. Book Run Run Run. Coach for men's and women's team at Purdue Univerity.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

James Clavell
writer, director

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Edmund DuMaresq Clavell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72, 34 days before his 73rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Birth year also given as 1924. Australian-born, a British citizen. In 1963, he became a naturalized citizen of the USA. Movies The Great Escape, To Sir, with Love, The Fly. Novels Kig Rat, Shōgun, Noble House.

Patrick O'Neal (actor)
actor, business, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Patrick Wisdom O'Neal
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66, 17 days before his 67th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Broadway plays The Night of the Iguana, A Far Country. Movies The Kremlin Lettter, The Stepford Wives, Castle Keep, Where Were You When the Lights Went Out?. TV series The Moneychangers. Owner of restaurants.

Charles Drake
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Ruppert
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76, 22 days before his 77th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies It Came from Outer Space (1953), Valley of the Dolls.

Jessica Tandy
actor, Tony Award, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Jessie Alice Tandy
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Hume Cronyn, until she died.
Older than Hume Cronyn by 2 years.
ex-wife of
Older than Jack Hawkins by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Tony Award for role as Blanche Dubois in the original Broadway production of play A Streetcar Named Desire in 1948. Plays A Delicate Balance, Foxfire. Movie Driving Miss Daisy, the oldest actress to receive the Academy Award for Best Actress. Movies The Birds, Cocoon, Cocoon: The Return, Fried Green Tomatoes, *batteries not included, The World According to Garp.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6284 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Tom Ewell
actor, producer, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Yewell Tompkins
Also Known As:
Thomas Ewell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Broadway play The Seven Year Itch. Tony Award winner. Movie The Girl Can't Help It.

Mark Stevens
actor, radio

Real/Birth Name:
Richard William Stevens
Also Known As:
Stephen Richard
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Within These Walls, The Dark Corner, The Snake Pit.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6637 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Vitas Gerulaitis
tennis, accident, sports analyst

Real/Birth Name:
Vytautas Kevin Gerulaitis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
40
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lithuanian ancestry. Last name pronunciation is with a soft G. Champion pro tennis player, both singles and doubles tennis. A tennis commentator on the USA network between 1988 and 1994. Died of accidental carbon monoxide poisoning from a faulty heater.

Don Lash
track, politician

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Ray Lash
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 35 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Long distance runner. Set a world's record for the two-mile run in 1936. FBI agent. Republican, Indiana state legislature.

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Lina Basquette
actor, model, dancer

Real/Birth Name:
Lina Copeland Baskette
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

half-sister of
Older than Marge Champion by 12 years.
wife of
Sam Warner, until his earlier death.
Younger than Sam Warner by 19 years.

Brief Facts:

One of thirteen members of group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1928). Revue Ziegfeld Follies in New York City. Silent films. Married 8 times. Mother was also mother of Marge Champion.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1529 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry

Harriet Hilliard
actor, singer, dancer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Peggy Lou Snyder
Also Known As:
Harriet Nelson
Harriet Hilliard Nelson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
grandmother of
grandmother of
wife of
Ozzie Nelson, until his earlier death.
Younger than Ozzie Nelson by 3 years.
mother of
grandmother of
by adoption grandmother of
grandmother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Was Harriet of radio show and TV show The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet. Duo Ozzie & Harriet Nelson, Fibber McGee and Molly. Broadway play Diamond Lil. Sang with Ozzie's swing band.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6821 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6260 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio as a member of group Ozzie & Harriet Nelson.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to radio21 December 1983 as a member of group Fibber McGee and Molly.

Dub Taylor
actor, sidekick, western

Real/Birth Name:
Walter Clarence Taylor Jr.
Nickname(s):
Cannonball
W
Dub
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Maverick, No Time for Sergeants, The Wild Bunch, Them, Back to the Future Part III. Noted for his high-pitched giggle.

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Paul Picard
actor, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Romeo Picard
Also Known As:
Paul R. Picard
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Louise Latham, until he died.
Younger than Louise Latham by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

TV shows The Lawrence Welk Show, The Hollywood Palace, The Dukes of Hazzard.

Dagny Haraldsen
famous

Real/Birth Name:
Dagny Ulrichsen
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Mother of Queen Sonja.

Martha Raye
actor, dancer, singer, military, nurse

Real/Birth Name:
Margaret Teresa Yvonne O'Reed
Nickname(s):
Colonel Maggie
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show The Martha Raye Show. Was a nurse. Buried at the Special Forces cemetery at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6251 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6547 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Burt Lancaster
actor, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Burton Steven Lancaster
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80, 13 days before his 81st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Trapeze, From Here to Eternity, Judgment at Nuremberg, Atlantic City, Airport, Elmer Gantry, Sweet Smell of Success, Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, Field of Dreams.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry15 August 1958

Raul Julia
actor, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Raul Rafael Carlos Julia y Arcelay
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Addams Family, Tequila Sunrise, Presumed Innocent, Street Fighter.

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Noah Beery Jr.
actor, western

Real/Birth Name:
Noah Nicholas Beery Jr.
Noah Beery III
Nickname(s):
Pidge
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Maxine Jones by 4 years.
son of
nephew of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Story of Will Rogers, Little Fauss and Big Halsey, Walking Tall, Rocketship X-M. TV series Wagon Train, Gunsmoke, The Rockford Files in role of Rockford's father.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7047 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Carleton Young
actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Carleton Scott Young
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89, 17 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, The Day the Earth Stood Still, From Here to Eternity. Not the same as Carleton G. Young who was mainly a radio performer.

Shorty Rogers
musician, jazz, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Milton Rogers
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Flugelhorn. One of the principal creators of West Coast jazz.

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Betty Tanner
actor, little person

Real/Birth Name:
Betty D. Toczylowski
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:
Height:
4 feet 3 inches (129.54 cm)

Brief Facts:

Movie The Wizard of Oz. Member of The Munchkins.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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

Carmen McRae
jazz, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Carmen Mercedes McRae
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Don't Get Around Much Anymore, Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone.

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Wilma Rudolph
track

Real/Birth Name:
Wilma Glodean Rudolph
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

At the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome she won three Olympic titles.

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Cab Calloway
musician, bandleader, jazz, singer, actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Cabell Calloway III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Minnie the Moocher. Movies Stormy Weather, Porgy and Bess, Hello Dolly!. Broadway musical The Pajama Game.

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Jeffrey Dahmer
criminal, murdered

Real/Birth Name:
Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
34
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Notorious serial killer and sex offender. Dahmer murdered 17 men and boys. Beaten to death with a bar from a weight machine by a fellow inmate.

Stuart Roosa
space, aviator

Real/Birth Name:
Stuart Allen Roosa
Nickname(s):
Stu
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Test pilot and astronaut. Apollo 14 - orbited the moon in the CSM.

Space Missions:

Apollo 14 (1971)
Third moon landing, in Fra Mauro.

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Don Fedderson
producer, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Joy Fedderson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV show My Three Sons, Family Affair, The Millionaire.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1635 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Sebastian Shaw
actor, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Sebastian Lewis Shaw
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi in role of a dying Anakin Skywalker.

Rossano Brazzi
actor, writer, singer, director, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Rossano Brazzi
Also Known As:
Rosanno Brazzi
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Little Women (1949), Three Coins in the Fountain, The Italian Job, The Barefoot Contessa, South Pacific. Songs Some Enchanted Evening, This Nearly Was Mine.

Allie Reynolds
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Allie Pierce Reynolds
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams Cleveland Indians, New York Yankees.

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Buddy Ace
singer, blues, R&B

Real/Birth Name:
James Lee Land
Nickname(s):
Silver Fox of the Blues
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Named after unsuccessful Buddy Ace (#2) failed. Also gospel. Songs Nothing in the World Can Hurt Me (Except You), Hold on (To This Old Fool).

Woody Strode
actor, stunts, football, wrestling

Real/Birth Name:
Woodrow Wilson Woolwine Strode
Also Known As:
Woodrow Strode
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro football for team Cleveland Rams. Movies Pork Chop Hill, Tarzan's Deadly Silence, Spartacus in role as the gladiator fighting Kirk Douglas.

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