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People Who Died in the Year 2004 (89 found): Names Only

Cathy Wydner

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Cathy Weidner
Death Date:
2004

Brief Facts:

Broadway musical play:role of:Died of cancer 2004 aged 43.

Tug McGraw

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

Relationships:

father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

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

Phillip Crosby

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Phillip Lang Crosby
Also Known As:
Phil Crosby
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:

Uta Hagen

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Uta Thyra Hagen
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:Broadway play (Shakespeare's):winning a Tony Award.
Theater Hall of Fame 1981.
National Medal of Arts 2002.

Olivia Goldsmith

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

Brief Facts:

Book made into movie:

Italia Coppola

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Italia Pennino
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:Cookbook:

Ann Miller

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Johnnie Lucille Collier
Nickname(s):
Annie
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:Broadway musical: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6914 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars:
A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 10 January 1998.

Billy May

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William E. May
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:Lead band:Trumpeter.
Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1988.

Bob Keeshan

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert James Keeshan
Also Known As:
Captain Kangaroo
Capt. Kangaroo
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:on TV show:then hosted TV show:Book: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.

Jack Paar

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jack Harold Paar
Nickname(s):
King of Late Night TV
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:from 1957-1962.
Movies: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6212 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Elroy Hirsch

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Elroy Leon Hirsch
Also Known As:
Elroy "Crazylegs" Hirsch
Nickname(s):
Crazylegs
Crazy Legs
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:wide receiver. Nickname from his running style.
Movies: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.

J.C. Quinn

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
J.C. Quinn
Also Known As:
J. C. Quinn
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:Died in a car crash in Mexico.

Waylon Jennings

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Waylon Arnold Jennings
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:and the theme song for the TV show:Muppet movie:Guitarist.
Member of the:band - gave up his seat on the plane which crashed, to:Country Music Hall of Fame 2001.
Member of groups: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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Alvin Henry McBurney
Nickname(s):
Father of the pedal steel guitar
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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Emanuel Hirsch Cohen
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:Movies:

Mercedes McCambridge

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Carlotta Mercedes Agnes McCambridge
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:Movies: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.
A star at 6243 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Cecily Adams

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Cecily April Adams
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:Casting director, for TV series:Though not a smoker, died of lung cancer.

Frances Dee

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Jean Dee
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:

Movies: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 1 February 1994.

Paul Winfield

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Paul Edward Winfield
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:TV series:

Chuck Niles

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Neidel
Nickname(s):
Bebop Charlie
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of

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.

John Pople

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Anthony Pople
Also Known As:
Sir John Pople
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

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Mary Winifred Kerwin
Nickname(s):
Molly-O
Mimi
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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Verbie Jean Terry
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:Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame 1994.
Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame 2003.

Richard Marner

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Alexander Molchanoff-Sacha
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:TV series:

Jan Berry

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Jan Berry
Also Known As:
Jan
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:as Jan of the surfer group:Songs: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.

Adan Sanchez

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

Relationships:

son of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

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

Scott Helvenston

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Scott Helvenston
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:Killed in Fallujah, Iraq, by rioting extremists.
He was a contractor.

Niki Sullivan

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Niki M. Sullivan
Nickname(s):
Nick
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:Songs: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

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Marian McCargo
Also Known As:
Marian McCargo Bell
Marian Moses
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:Movies:Former tennis champion.

Pat Tillman

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Patrick Daniel Tillman
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: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.

Estée Lauder

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Josephine Ester Mentzer
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 List Hall of Fame 1981.

Alphonzo Bell Jr.

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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William John Knight
Also Known As:
Pete Knight
Nickname(s):
Pete
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

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Joanna Boniface Winnifrith
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:

wife of

Brief Facts:

Movies:and musical movie:25 years in TV series:in role of:London theatre.
Awarded MBE in 1982.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6777 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 7 January 1993.

Tony Randall

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Leonard Rosenberg
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:in TV series:Broadway play:Movies:Theater Hall of Fame 1998.

Trudy Marshall

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Gertrude Marshall
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:

mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movie:Model for cigarettte advertisements.

Woody Shelp

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

Brief Facts:

Designed hats - the outrageous black-and-white headgear for:who was the voice of:in the movie:

Frances Arnstein

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

Relationships:

daughter of
wife of

Ancestors:

Frances Shand Kydd

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Frances Ruth Burke Roche
Also Known As:
Frances Althorp
Frances, Viscountess Althorp
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:

mother of
ex-wife of
Younger than John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer by 11 years.
great grandmother of
grandmother of
grandmother of
great grandmother of
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

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

Ronald Reagan

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ronald Wilson Reagan
Nickname(s):
Ronnie
Dutch
the Gipper
the Great Communicator
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:Governor of California. 40th President of US.
California Hall of Fame 2006.
Hall of Great Western Performers 1989.
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame 1990.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 1993.
Congressional Gold Medal 2000.
International Best-Dressed List Hall of Fame 1986.
National Radio Hall of Fame 2011.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1981.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1994.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6374 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars:
A star at 100 Museum Drive; ceremony: 6 February 1997.

Ray Charles

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Raymond Charles Robinson
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:Songs: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.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6777 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 6 October 1981.

Marlon Brando

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

Relationships:

father of
father of
grandfather of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1765 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Andriyan Nikolayev

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Andriyan Grigoriyevich Nikolayev
Also Known As:
Андриян Григорьевич Николаев
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 and . Married the first female who flew into space.

Eric Douglas

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Eric Anthony Douglas
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:Died of (possible) apparent drug overdose.

Laurance Rockefeller

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Laurance Spelman Rockefeller
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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Richard Ney
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:

Eve Abbott

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Eve Lynn Abbott
Also Known As:
Eve Wynn
Evie Wynn
Evie Wynn Johnson
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:she married:- later divorced him also.

Jerry Goldsmith

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jerrald King Goldsmith
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: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.

Illinois Jacquet

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jean Baptiste Illinois Jacquet
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:song:Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1985.

Mehmood

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Mehmood Ali
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.

Francis Crick

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Francis Harry Compton Crick
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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Reginald Williams Jr.
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:as lead vocalist.
Song: The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2005 as a member of The Tymes.

Bob Murphy

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Allan Murphy
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:Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2011.
Ford C Frick Award 1994.
Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame 2010.
National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame 2002.
New York Mets Hall of Fame 1984.

Rick James

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Ambrose Johnson Jr.
Also Known As:
Big Jimmy
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:Group:Convicted for assault and false imprisonment.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2016.

Red Adair

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

Fay Wray

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Vina Fay Wray
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:

Movie:Canada's Walk of Fame 2005.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6349 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

George Yardley

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Harry Yardley III
Nickname(s):
Yardbird
Bird
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: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

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Julia McWilliams
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:Cookbooks published -:Worked for OSS in World War II.
National Women's Hall of Fame 2007.
French Legion of Honor.

D-Roc the Executioner

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

Brief Facts:

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

Elmer Bernstein

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Elmer Bernstein
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: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 28 March 1996.

Tom Capone

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Luis Antonio Ferreira Goncalves
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:

Tiny Doll

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Elly Annie Schneider
Also Known As:
Tiny Earles
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.
A Munchkin in movie:

Fred Ebb

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Fred Ebb
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:Musicals:Movie:Song:Kennedy Center Honors 1998.
Theater Hall of Fame 1991.
Songwriters Hall of Fame 1983.

Johnny Ramone

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John William Cummings
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:Song: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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Edward Thomas Adams
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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Russell Albion Meyer
Nickname(s):
King Leer
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 -:

Skeeter Davis

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Mary Frances Pennick
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:

Roy Drusky

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Roy Frank Drusky Jr.
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:

Iggie Wolfington

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ignatius Wolfington
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:Song:Movies:

Janet Leigh

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Jeanette Helen Morrison
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:the famous shower scene.
Movies: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1777 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Gordon Cooper

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

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International Space Hall of Fame.
Aerospace Walk of Honor 2008.
U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1990.
Oklahoma Hall of Fame 1963.

Rodney Dangerfield

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jacob Rodney Cohen
Also Known As:
Jack Roy
Rover Dangerfield
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: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.

Christopher Reeve

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Christopher D'Olier Reeve
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:in movies:Movies:Books: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.

Robert Merrill

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Moishe Millstein
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:Movie musical:National Medal of Arts 1993.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6763 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.

Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Lady Alice Christabel Montagu Douglas Scott
Also Known As:
Princess Alice
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:

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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Andre Louis Hicks
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:Convicted for bank robbery, part of the "Romper Room Gang." Album::

Howard Keel

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Harry Clifford Keel
(but widely reported as:) Harry Clifford Leek
Also Known As:
Harold Keel
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:Movie musicals:TV series: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6253 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars:
A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 13 April 1996.

Stieg Larsson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Karl Stig-Erland Larsson
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):Journalist researching right-wing extremism in Sweden.
Died of a heart attack after climbing seven stories.

Ol' Dirty Bastard

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Russell Tyrone Jones
Also Known As:
ODB
O.D.B.
Dirt McGirt
Dirt Dog
Big Baby Jesus
Nickname(s):
Rusty
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:

cousin of
cousin of

Brief Facts:

Founding member of:Song:Died of accidental drug overdose.

Frances Chaney

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Fanya Lipetz
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:Movies:TV series:First husband was:

Jim Johnson (multi-sports coach)

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James A. Johnson
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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Blythe Barrymore
Also Known As:
John Barrymore Jr.
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: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 7004 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Alicia Markova

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Lillian Alicia Marks
Also Known As:
Little Alicia, the child Pavlova
Dame Alicia
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. Awarded CBE and DBE.
London Avenue of Stars.

Dimebag Darrell

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Darrell Lance Abbott
Also Known As:
Dimebag
Diamond Darrell
Nickname(s):
Dime
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:Album:Group:Shot and killed while on stage December 8, 2004.
Guitar Center RockWalk 2007.

Son Seals

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Frank Seals
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:Blues Hall of Fame 2009.
International Guitar Hall of Fame.

Johnny Oates

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Johnny Lane Oates
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:Manager for teams: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 Los Angeles Dodgers; ceremony: 20 June 2008.

Reggie White

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Reginald Howard White
Nickname(s):
Minister of Defense
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: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.

Jerry Orbach

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jerome Bernard Orbach
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV series:Movie:Broadway musicals:Tony Award winner for musical play:Theater Hall of Fame 1999.

Artie Shaw

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Jacob Arshawsky
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: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.
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