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People Who Died in the Year 2004 (95 found): Names Only

Cathy Wydner

Real/Birth Name:
Cathy Weidner
Gender:
Female
Death Date:

Brief Facts:

Broadway musical play 42nd Street role of Peggy Sawyer. Died of cancer 2004 aged 43.

Tug McGraw

Real/Birth Name:
Frank Edwin McGraw Jr.
Nickname(s):
Tug
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher for teams New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies. Excelled at the screwball. New York Mets Hall of Fame 1993. Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame 2008. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2010. Babe Ruth Award 1980. Phillies Wall of Fame 1999.

Phillip Crosby

Real/Birth Name:
Phillip Lang Crosby
Also Known As:
Phil Crosby
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

son of
nephew of
uncle of
twin brother of
The same age as Dennis Crosby.
son of
younger brother of
Younger than Gary Crosby by 1 year.
half-brother of
Older than Harry Crosby by 24 years.
older brother of
Older than Lindsay Crosby by 3 years.
half-brother of
Older than Mary Crosby by 25 years.
half-brother of
Older than Nathaniel Crosby by 27 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Movies Robin and the 7 Hoods, None but the Brave

Uta Hagen

Real/Birth Name:
Uta Thyra Hagen
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than José Ferrer by 10 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?. Broadway play (Shakespeare's) Othello, Country Girl winning a Tony Award. Theater Hall of Fame 1981. National Medal of Arts 2002.

Olivia Goldsmith

Real/Birth Name:
(born:) Randy Goldfield
(changed to:) Justine Rendal
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
55 or 56
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Book made into movie The First Wives Club

Italia Coppola

Real/Birth Name:
Italia Pennino
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
wife of
Carmine Coppola, until his earlier death.
Younger than Carmine Coppola by 2 years.
grandmother of
mother of
great grandmother of
grandmother of
grandmother of
great grandmother of
grandmother of
grandmother of
grandmother of
grandmother of
grandmother of
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Non-speaking part in movie The Godfather: Part II. Cookbook Mama Coppola's Pasta Book

Ann Miller

Real/Birth Name:
Johnnie Lucille Collier
Nickname(s):
Annie
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tap dancer - claimed 500 taps per minute. Movies On the Town, Easter Parade, Kiss Me Kate. Broadway musical Mame Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6914 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 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 10 January 1998.

Billy May

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

Brief Facts:

Song Take the A Train. Lead band The Billy May Orchestra. Trumpeter. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1988.

Bob Keeshan

Real/Birth Name:
Robert James Keeshan
Also Known As:
Captain Kangaroo
Capt. Kangaroo
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:

Played role of Clarabell the Clown on TV show Howdy Doody then hosted TV show Captain Kangaroo. Book Alligator in the Basement. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1998. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at Corner of Sunset Boulevard and Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Jack Paar

Real/Birth Name:
Jack Harold Paar
Nickname(s):
King of Late Night TV
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:

TV show The Tonight Show from 1957-1962. Movies Down Among the Sheltering Palms, Love Nest, Walk Softly, Stranger Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6212 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Elroy Hirsch

Real/Birth Name:
Elroy Leon Hirsch
Also Known As:
Elroy "Crazylegs" Hirsch
Nickname(s):
Crazylegs
Crazy Legs
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

A Marine in World War II. Pro football for team Los Angeles Rams wide receiver. Nickname from his running style. Movies Crazylegs, Zero Hour!. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968. College Football Hall of Fame 1974. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1964. University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor 1984. St. Louis Rams Ring of Fame. University of Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1991. Madison Sports Hall of Fame 1977. National High School Hall of Fame 1988. Los Angeles Memorial Coloseum Court of Honors 2005.

J.C. Quinn

Real/Birth Name:
J.C. Quinn
Also Known As:
J. C. Quinn
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Program, Primary Colors, Days of Thunder, The Abyss, Turner & Hooch, Vision Quest, Silkwood, Brubaker. Died in a car crash in Mexico.

Waylon Jennings

Real/Birth Name:
Waylon Arnold Jennings
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandfather of
husband of
Jessi Colter, until he died.
Older than Jessi Colter by 9 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Songs Mamas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys and the theme song for the TV show The Dukes of Hazzard. Muppet movie Follow That Bird. Guitarist. Member of the Buddy Holly band - gave up his seat on the plane which crashed, to JP Richardson. Country Music Hall of Fame 2001. Member of groups The Old Dogs, The Highwaymen. Texas Country Music Hall of Fame 1999. Guitar Center RockWalk 2006. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1995. West Texas Walk of Fame 1980. International Guitar Hall of Fame.

Alvino Rey

Real/Birth Name:
Alvin Henry McBurney
Nickname(s):
Father of the pedal steel guitar
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Luise King, until her earlier death.
Older than Luise King by 5 years.
uncle of

Brief Facts:

Swing music, big band leader, pedal steel guitarist. Steel Guitar Hall of Fame 1978.

John Randolph

Real/Birth Name:
Emanuel Hirsch Cohen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tony Award for the Broadway play Broadway Unbound. Movies Frances, You've Got Mail, Prizzi's Honor

Mercedes McCambridge

Real/Birth Name:
Carlotta Mercedes Agnes McCambridge
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87, 14 days before her 88th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Broadway play Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf. Movies All the King's Men, Giant, The Exorcist, in which she did the demon voice for Linda Blair. 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.
A star at 6243 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Cecily Adams

Real/Birth Name:
Cecily April Adams
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
46, 26 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

niece of
daughter of
wife of
Jim Beaver, until she died.
Younger than Jim Beaver by 7 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

TV series Cleghorne!, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. Casting director, for TV series 3rd Rock from the Sun, That 70s Show. Though not a smoker, died of lung cancer.

Frances Dee

Real/Birth Name:
Jean Dee
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
wife of
Joel McCrea, until his earlier death.
Younger than Joel McCrea by 4 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Member of WAMPAS Baby Stars (1931). Movies Blood Money, Little Women, Playboy of Paradise Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 1 February 1994.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Paul Winfield

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Edward Winfield
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Presumed Innocent, Mars Attacks!, Cliffhanger, Catfish in Black Bean Sauce, The Terminator, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. TV series Touched by an Angel

Chuck Niles

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Neidel
Nickname(s):
Bebop Charlie
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:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Jazz radio disc jockey at KKJZ-FM 88.1 in Long Beach CA. Real name rhymes with "idle." Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio; ceremony: 5 March 1998.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

John Pople

Real/Birth Name:
John Anthony Pople
Also Known As:
Sir John Pople
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Knighted 2003. Nobel Prize 1998 honoring computer program model of chemical processes.

Mary Kerwin Riehl

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Winifred Kerwin
Nickname(s):
Molly-O
Mimi
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 9 days before her 92nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won the women's division of the 1939 Pacific Coast Surfing Championship, for the quarter-mile national paddleboard event, with a time of 4 minutes, 32 seconds. The only woman honored in the Hermosa Beach plaques. Surfer's Walk of Fame 2003.

Flash Terry

Real/Birth Name:
Verbie Jean Terry
Gender:
Male
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:

Guitarist and singer. Song Enough Troubles of My Own. Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame 1994. Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame 2003.

Richard Marner

Real/Birth Name:
Alexander Molchanoff-Sacha
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 9 days before his 83rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Sum of All Fears, The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, The Mouse on the Moon, The African Queen. TV series 'Allo 'Allo

Jan Berry

Real/Birth Name:
William Jan Berry
Also Known As:
Jan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72, 8 days before his 73rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

With Dean Torrence as Jan of the surfer group Jan & Dean. Songs The Little Old Lady from Pasadena, Surf City, Dead Man's Curve. Badly hurt in an auto accident in 1966, leaving him in a coma for 10 months and damaging his brain, with partial paralysis. Cruisin' Hall of Fame 1999 as a member of Jan & Dean.
Guitar Center RockWalk 1996 as a member of Jan & Dean.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2012 as a member of Jan & Dean.

Jan Sterling

Real/Birth Name:
Jane Sterling Adriance
Also Known As:
Jane Adrian
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 8 days before her 83rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Ace in the Hole, The High and the Mighty Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6638 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Adan Sanchez

Real/Birth Name:
Adan Sanchez
Also Known As:
Adan Chalino Sanchez
Nickname(s):
Chalino
Gender:
Male
Death Date:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Mexican singing star. Album Un Sonador. Died in a car accident in Sinaloa, Mexico.

Scott Helvenston

Real/Birth Name:
Scott Helvenston
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie G.I. Jane. Killed in Fallujah, Iraq, by rioting extremists. He was a contractor.

Niki Sullivan

Real/Birth Name:
Niki M. Sullivan
Nickname(s):
Nick
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Rhythm guitar and backup vocalist for band The Crickets. Songs Peggy Sue, Oh Boy!. Worked at Sony in Kansas. Died April 2004. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of The Crickets.
Music City Walk of Fame 2007 as a member of The Crickets.
Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum 2008 as a member of The Crickets.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2012 as a member of The Crickets.
West Texas Walk of Fame 1986 as a member of The Crickets.

Marian McCargo

Real/Birth Name:
Marian McCargo
Also Known As:
Marian McCargo Bell
Marian Moses
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72, 20 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Alphonzo Bell Jr., until she died.
Younger than Alphonzo Bell Jr. by 17 years.
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV series Falcon Crest. Movies Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell, Doctors' Wives. Former tennis champion.

Pat Tillman

Real/Birth Name:
Patrick Daniel Tillman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
27
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Safety and linebacker. Teams Arizona State University, Arizona Cardinals. In 2002, he turned down a contract and enlisted in the Army. Died in Afghanistan from friendly fire. Academic All-America Hall of Fame 2013. Sun Devil Sports Hall of Fame 2008. Arizona Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006. Arthur Ashe Courage Award 2003. East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame 2005.

Estée Lauder

Real/Birth Name:
Josephine Ester Mentzer
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
97
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founder of the cosmetics business with her name. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2004. U.S. Business Hall of Fame 1988. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1981.

Alphonzo Bell Jr.

Real/Birth Name:
Alphonzo Edward Bell Jr.
Also Known As:
Alphonzo E. Bell Jr.
Nickname(s):
Al
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:

Relationships:

son of
husband of
Marian McCargo, until her earlier death.
Older than Marian McCargo by 17 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Congressman from California 1961-77. Unsuccessful candidate for senator and for mayor of Los Angeles. Died of pneumonia days after his wife died.

William J. Knight

Real/Birth Name:
William John Knight
Also Known As:
Pete Knight
Nickname(s):
Pete
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Test pilot. Holds the speed record for a winged powered aircraft, 4,520 miles per hour. Flew the X-15 to a height of 173,000 feet. Combat pilot in Vietnam. Mayor of Palmdale, California. State senator. Author of California Proposition 22. International Space Hall of Fame. National Aviation Hall of Fame 1988.

Anna Lee

Real/Birth Name:
Joanna Boniface Winnifrith
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Movies King Solomon's Mines (1937), In Like Flint, and musical movie The Sound of Music. 25 years in TV series General Hospital, Port Charles in role of Lila Quartermaine. London theatre. Appointed MBE in 1982. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6777 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 7 January 1993.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Tony Randall

Real/Birth Name:
Leonard Rosenberg
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Best known in role of Felix Unger in TV series The Odd Couple. Broadway play Inherit the Wind. Movies 7 Faces of Dr. Lao, Fatal Instinct, Pillow Talk, The Mating Game. Theater Hall of Fame 1998.

Trudy Marshall

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

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movie Boston Blackie and the Law. Model for cigarettte advertisements.

Woody Shelp

Real/Birth Name:
Woodrow Lee Shelp
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
77 or 78
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Designed hats - the outrageous black-and-white headgear for Glenn Close who was the voice of Cruella de Vil in the movie 101 Dalmatians

Frances Arnstein

Real/Birth Name:
Frances Arnstein
Also Known As:
Frances Brice
Fran Stark
Frances Brice Stark
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Frances Shand Kydd

Real/Birth Name:
Frances Ruth Burke Roche
Also Known As:
Frances Althorp
Frances, Viscountess Althorp
The Honourable Frances Roche
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Estranged from Diana. Divorced Diana's father, remarried.

Ronald Reagan

Real/Birth Name:
Ronald Wilson Reagan
Nickname(s):
Ronnie
Dutch
the Gipper
the Great Communicator
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Jane Wyman by 2 years.
father of
by adoption father of
husband of
Nancy Reagan, until he died.
Older than Nancy Reagan by 10 years.
father of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Bedtime for Bonzo, Knute Rockne All American. Governor of California. 40th President of US. California Hall of Fame 2006. Hall of Great Western Performers 1989. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1993. Congressional Gold Medal 2000. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1986. National Radio Hall of Fame 2011. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1981. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1994. Theodore Roosevelt Award 1990. NSMA Hall of Fame 1990. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6374 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 100 Museum Drive; ceremony: 6 February 1997.

Roosevelt Brown

Real/Birth Name:
Roosevelt Brown Jr.
Nickname(s):
Rosey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive tackle. Teams Morgan State University, New York Giants. Morgan State University Hall of Fame 1974. CIAA Hall of Fame 1996. New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 1994. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1975. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2011.

Ray Charles

Real/Birth Name:
Raymond Charles Robinson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie The Blues Brothers. Songs Hit the Road, Jack, Georgia on My Mind, I Got a Woman, Unchain My Heart, Born to Lose, Route 66. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1986. Blues Hall of Fame 1982. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1993. Kennedy Center Honors 1986. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 2004. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1979. National Medal of Arts 1993. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2004. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2013. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2015. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6777 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 6 October 1981.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Marlon Brando

Real/Birth Name:
Marlon Brando Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies A Streetcar Named Desire, The Godfather, Apocalypse Now, Mutiny on the Bounty, One-Eyed Jacks, Last Tango in Paris Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1765 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Andriyan Nikolayev

Real/Birth Name:
Andriyan Grigoriyevich Nikolayev
Also Known As:
Андриян Григорьевич Николаев
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Valentina Tereshkova by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Soviet cosmonaut from Chuvash Autonomous Republic. Flew Vostok 3 and Soyuz 9. Married the first female who flew into space.

Rodger Ward

Real/Birth Name:
Rodger M. Ward
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Midget cars and open wheel racing. Won at Indy twice. Auto Racing Hall of Fame. West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame 2003. Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame. International Motorsports Hall of Fame 1992. Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 1995. National Midget Auto Racing Hall of Fame.

Eric Douglas

Real/Birth Name:
Eric Anthony Douglas
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
46, 15 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

son of
uncle of
half-brother of
Younger than Joel Douglas by 11 years.
son of
half-brother of
Younger than Michael Douglas by 13 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Peter Douglas by 2 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Movie Delta Force 3: The Killing Game. Died of (possible) apparent drug overdose.

Laurance Rockefeller

Real/Birth Name:
Laurance Spelman Rockefeller
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than David Rockefeller by 5 years.
uncle of
grandson of
younger brother of
Younger than John D. Rockefeller III by 4 years.
son of
younger brother of
Younger than Nelson Rockefeller by 1 year.
older brother of
Older than Winthrop Rockefeller by 1 year.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Financier. Funded the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1969. Congressional Gold Medal 1990.

Richard Ney

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Ney
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Greer Garson by 11 years.

Brief Facts:

Host of finance program on television. Movie Mrs. Miniver

Eve Abbott

Real/Birth Name:
Eve Lynn Abbott
Also Known As:
Eve Wynn
Evie Wynn
Evie Wynn Johnson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than Keenan Wynn by 2 years.
ex-wife of
Older than Van Johnson by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Hours after divorcing Keenan Wynn she married Van Johnson - later divorced him also.

Jerry Goldsmith

Real/Birth Name:
Jerrald King Goldsmith
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Composed scores for movies The Sand Pebbles, Logan's Run, Planet of the Apes, Patton, Chinatown, The Omen, The Boys from Brazil, Capricorn One, Alien, Poltergeist, Hoosiers, Total Recall, Basic InstinctvAir Force One, L.A. Confidential, Mulan, The Mummy, Star Trek: First Contact and four more Star Trek films plus three Rambo films and others. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6752 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 9 May 2017.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Illinois Jacquet

Real/Birth Name:
Jean Baptiste Illinois Jacquet
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Jazz tenor saxophone soloist. Famed for 80-second solo in the Lionel Hampton song Flying Home. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1985.

Mehmood

Real/Birth Name:
Mehmood Ali
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23

Brief Facts:

Indian "Bollywood" actor and comedian who made over 300 films.

Cotton Fitzsimmons

Real/Birth Name:
Lowell Fitzsimmons
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, teams Moberly Area Community College, Kansas State University, Phoenix Suns, Atlanta Hawks, Buffalo Braves, Kansas City Kings, San Antonio Spurs. Arizona Sports Hall of Fame 2015. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1981. Phoenix Suns Ring of Honor 2005.

Francis Crick

Real/Birth Name:
Francis Harry Compton Crick
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Co-winner of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for work showing the double helix shape of DNA. Liberty Medal 2000.

George Williams

Real/Birth Name:
George Reginald Williams Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group The Tymes as lead vocalist. Song So Much in Love The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2005 as a member of The Tymes.

Bob Murphy

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

Brief Facts:

Game announcer for team New York Mets. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2011. Ford C Frick Award 1994. Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame 2010. New York Mets Hall of Fame 1984. NSMA Hall of Fame 2002.

Rick James

Real/Birth Name:
James Ambrose Johnson Jr.
Also Known As:
Big Jimmy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Funk style music. Songs Super Freak, You and I, Come Get It!, Mary Jane. Group Mynah Birds. Convicted for assault and false imprisonment. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2016.

Red Adair

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Neal Adair
Nickname(s):
Red
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:

Business of handling oil-well fires. Subject of movie Hellfighters

Fay Wray

Real/Birth Name:
Vina Fay Wray
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of WAMPAS Baby Stars (1926). Movie King Kong (1933). Canada's Walk of Fame 2005. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6349 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

George Yardley

Real/Birth Name:
George Harry Yardley III
Nickname(s):
Yardbird
Bird
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Forward/Guard. Teams Stanford University, Fort Wayne Pistons/Detroit Pistons, Syracuse Nationals, Los Angeles Jets. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1997. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 2001. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006. Orange County Sports Hall of Fame 1981. Pac-12 Men's Basketball Hall of Honor 2007. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1996.

Julia Child

Real/Birth Name:
Julia McWilliams
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 2 days before her 92nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Famed cook with a high soprano voice. Height 6' 2". PBS TV show The French Chef. Cookbooks published - Mastering the Art of French Cooking. Worked for OSS in World War II. National Women's Hall of Fame 2007. French Legion of Honor.

D-Roc the Executioner

Real/Birth Name:
Dennis Miles
Also Known As:
D-Roc
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
45 or 46

Brief Facts:

Rhythm bassist for heavy metal/punk band Body Count. Performed wearing a goalie mask. His own band Pitch Blaack also. Died of lymphoma.

Elmer Bernstein

Real/Birth Name:
Elmer Bernstein
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Scores for moviees Thoroughly Modern Millie, The Magnificent Seven, The Ten Commandments, The Great Escape, To Kill a Mockingbird, Ghostbusters, The Black Cauldron, Airplane!, Cape Fear, Animal House Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 28 March 1996.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Tom Capone

Real/Birth Name:
Luis Antonio Ferreira Goncalves
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Brazilian music producer. Died in a motorcycle vs. car accident in Los Angeles. He was on the motorcycle. Grammy nomination for album Maria Rita

Tiny Doll

Real/Birth Name:
Elly Annie Schneider
Also Known As:
Tiny Earles
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger sister of
Younger than Daisy Earles by 7 years.
younger sister of
Younger than Gracie Doll by 15 years.
younger sister of
Younger than Harry Earles by 12 years.

Brief Facts:

3'3" tall. Member of The Munchkins in movie The Wizard of Oz Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6915 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with group group: The Munchkins for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Fred Ebb

Real/Birth Name:
Fred Ebb
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lyricist of musicals with John Kander. Musicals Cabaret, Chicago, Kiss of the Spider Woman. Movie Funny Lady. Song New York, New York. Kennedy Center Honors 1998. Theater Hall of Fame 1991. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1983.

Johnny Ramone

Real/Birth Name:
John William Cummings
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55, 23 days before his 56th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist. Group Ramones. Song I Wanna be Sedated. Died of cancer age 55. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Guitar Center RockWalk 1996 as a member of Ramones.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2002 as a member of Ramones.

Eddie Adams

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Thomas Adams
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pulitzer Prize winner for picture of a South Vietnamese officer shooting a North Vietnamese prisoner in the head.

Russ Meyer

Real/Birth Name:
Russell Albion Meyer
Nickname(s):
King Leer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Made "soft core" porn movies - Vixen, The Immoral Mr. Teas, Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!

Skeeter Davis

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Frances Pennick
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Song I Forgot More Than You'll Ever Know

Roy Drusky

Real/Birth Name:
Roy Frank Drusky Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Song Great Speckled Bird

Iggie Wolfington

Real/Birth Name:
Ignatius Wolfington
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 14 days before his 84th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

1958 Tony Award nomination for Broadway musical The Music Man. Song Shipoopi. Movies Herbie Rides Again, 1941

Janet Leigh

Real/Birth Name:
Jeanette Helen Morrison
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
ex-wife of
Younger than Tony Curtis by 2 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movie Psycho the famous shower scene. Movies The Fog, The Manchurian Candidate, Touch of Evil, Bye Bye Birdie, Little Women Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1777 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Gordon Cooper

Real/Birth Name:
Leroy Gordon Cooper Jr.
Nickname(s):
Gordo
Gender:
Male
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:

Mercury-Atlas 9, Gemini 5. International Space Hall of Fame. Aerospace Walk of Honor 2008. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1990. Oklahoma Hall of Fame 1963.

Rodney Dangerfield

Real/Birth Name:
Jacob Rodney Cohen
Also Known As:
Jack Roy
Rover Dangerfield
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Caddyshack, Easy Money. Signature quote: "I can't get no respect." Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6366 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 27 March 2002.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Christopher Reeve

Real/Birth Name:
Christopher D'Olier Reeve
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
52, 15 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Dana Reeve, until he died.
Older than Dana Reeve by 8 years.

Brief Facts:

Famed for his role as Superman in movies Superman, Superman II, Superman III, Superman IV: The Quest for Peace. Movies Somewhere in Time, Deathtrap, Gray Lady Down, The Remains of the Day, The Aviator, Switching Channels. Books Still Me, Nothing Is Impossible. Injured in a fall from a horse, he remained a quadriplegic until his death. New Jersey Hall of Fame 2012. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 15 April 1997.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Robert Merrill

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

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Roberta Peters by 12 years.

Brief Facts:

Baritone opera star at the New York Metropolitan Opera - in Carmen, The Barber of Seville, Rigoletto. Movie musical Aaron Slick from Punkin Crick. National Medal of Arts 1993. New Rochelle Walk of Fame. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6763 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester

Real/Birth Name:
Lady Alice Christabel Montagu Douglas Scott
Also Known As:
Princess Alice
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
102
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandmother of
grandmother of
wife of
Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, until his earlier death.
Younger than Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester by 1 year.
mother of
aunt of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Married Henry, Duke of Gloucester - 3rd son of George V - brother of George VI.

Mac Dre

Real/Birth Name:
Andre Louis Hicks
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
34
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bay area. Killed in Kansas City - the suspect was Fat-Tone. Convicted for bank robbery, part of the "Romper Room Gang." Album: Mac Dre Is the Name

Howard Keel

Real/Birth Name:
Harry Clifford Keel
(but widely reported as:) Harry Clifford Leek
Also Known As:
Harold Keel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, The Day of the Triffids. Movie musicals Kismet, Showboat. TV series Dallas Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6253 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 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 13 April 1996.

Stieg Larsson

Real/Birth Name:
Karl Stig-Erland Larsson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Mystery/crime novels (English names) The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire, The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest. Journalist researching right-wing extremism in Sweden. Died of a heart attack after climbing seven stories.

Yasser Arafat

Real/Birth Name:
Mohammed Yasser Abdel Rahman Abdel Raouf Arafat al-Qudwa
Also Known As:
Yasir Arafat
Abu Amar (his war name)
Nickname(s):
Yasser
Easy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Leader of the Palestinian people. Nobel Peace Prize 1994.

Ol' Dirty Bastard

Real/Birth Name:
Russell Tyrone Jones
Also Known As:
ODB
O.D.B.
Dirt McGirt
Dirt Dog
Big Baby Jesus
Nickname(s):
Rusty
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
35, 2 days before his 36th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Founding member of Wu-Tang Clan. Song Got Your Money. Died of accidental drug overdose.

Frances Chaney

Real/Birth Name:
Fanya Lipetz
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
David Lardner, until his earlier death.
Older than David Lardner by 3 years.
mother of
wife of
Ring Lardner Jr., until his earlier death.
Older than Ring Lardner Jr. by less than 1 year.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Radio programs Topper, Terry and the Pirates. Movies When Harry Met Sally..., Life with Mikey. TV series The Edge of Night. First husband was David Lardner

Harrison Stafford

Real/Birth Name:
Albert Harrison Stafford
Nickname(s):
Harry
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback. Teams University of Texas, New York Giants. College Football Hall of Fame 1975. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1959. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1987. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Jim Johnson (multi-sports coach)

Real/Birth Name:
James A. Johnson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach for 3 sports, Carolina Teachers College, later named East Carolina University. As a spectator, ran from the sideline and tackled a player running for a touchdown. ECU Athletics Hall of Fame 1978.

John Drew Barrymore

Real/Birth Name:
John Blythe Barrymore
Also Known As:
John Barrymore Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
son of
father of
nephew of
nephew of
ex-husband of
Older than Jaid Barrymore by 13 years.
son of
father of
nephew of
grandson of
grandson of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Sundowners, High School Confidential! Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7004 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Alicia Markova

Real/Birth Name:
Lillian Alicia Marks
Also Known As:
Little Alicia, the child Pavlova
Dame Alicia
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94, 1 day after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

English ballerina. Appointed CBE and DBE. London Avenue of Stars.

Dimebag Darrell

Real/Birth Name:
Darrell Lance Abbott
Also Known As:
Dimebag
Diamond Darrell
Nickname(s):
Dime
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Vinnie Paul by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Guitarist. Glam/thrash metal group Pantera. Album Cowboys from Hell. Group Damageplan. Shot and killed while on stage December 8, 2004. Guitar Center RockWalk 2007.

Son Seals

Real/Birth Name:
Frank Seals
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Blues guitarist. Song Funky Bitch. Blues Hall of Fame 2009. International Guitar Hall of Fame.

Johnny Oates

Real/Birth Name:
Johnny Lane Oates
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58, 28 days before his 59th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Catcher for MLB teams Baltimore Orioles, Atlanta Braves, Philadelphia Phillies, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees. Manager for teams Baltimore Orioles, Texas Rangers. Died of a brain tumor. Texas Rangers Hall of Fame 2003. Virginia Tech Sports Hall of Fame 1983. Virginia Sports Hall of Fame 2003. Baltimore Orioles Hall of Fame 2010. Major League Baseball Manager of the Year Award 1996. 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.

Reggie White

Real/Birth Name:
Reginald Howard White
Nickname(s):
Minister of Defense
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
43, 7 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive end. Teams University of Tennessee, Memphis Showboats, Philadelphia Eagles, Green Bay Packers, Carolina Panthers. College Football Hall of Fame 2002. Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 2006. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2006. Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame 2004. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 2005. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2007. Eagles Hall of Fame 2005. Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Hall of Fame 2003. Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award 1987. Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award 1998. Byron "Whizzer" White NFL Man of the Year Award 1992.

Jerry Orbach

Real/Birth Name:
Jerome Bernard Orbach
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:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV series Law & Order, Murder, She Wrote. Movie Dirty Dancing. Broadway musicals Chicago, 42nd Street, The Fantasticks. Tony Award winner for musical play Promises, Promises. Theater Hall of Fame 1999.

Artie Shaw

Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Jacob Arshawsky
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Ava Gardner by 12 years.
ex-husband of
ex-husband of
Older than Evelyn Keyes by 6 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Lana Turner by 10 years.

Brief Facts:

Clarinetist. Swing and jazz. Songs Star Dust, Monnglow, Dancing in the Dark, Begin the Beguine. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1996. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1990. Gennett Records Walk of Fame 2009. ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1709 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
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