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People Who Died in the Year 2005 (91 found): Names Only

Hildegarde

Real/Birth Name:
Hildegarde Loretta Sell
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cabaret singer. Song Darling, Je Vous Aime Beaucoup. Lipstick shade and rose named for her. Died age 99. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6141 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Lee Drinkard

Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Lee Drinkard
Also Known As:
Lee Drinkard Warrick
Lee Warrick
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Birth Place:

Relationships:

great aunt of
sister of
Older than Cissy Houston by 12 or 13 years.
mother of
mother of
aunt of
wife of
aunt of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Member of gospel group The Drinkard Singers and backup singer group The Sweet Inspirations

Sparkle (actor)

Real/Birth Name:
R. Sparkle Stillman
Also Known As:
R. Sparkle Stillman
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
90 or 91

Brief Facts:

Roles as an old woman movies Man on Fire, Troop Beverly Hills, Big Fat Liar

Shirley Chisholm

Real/Birth Name:
Shirley Anita St. Hill
Also Known As:
Shirley St. Hill Chisholm
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Elected to Congress from NY, served 1969-1983. Candidate for president 1972. Books Unbought and Unbossed, The Good Fight. National Women's Hall of Fame 1993. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2015.

Bud Brooks

Real/Birth Name:
William Brooks
Also Known As:
William "Bud" Brooks
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:

Brief Facts:

Linwman. Team Arkansas Razorbacks. MVP 1955 Cotton Bowl. Drafted, but never played professional football. Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 2005. Outland Trophy 1954. University of Arkansas Sports Hall of Honor 1995.

Rosemary Kennedy

Real/Birth Name:
Rose Marie Kennedy
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

aunt of
aunt of
older sister of
Older than Edward Kennedy by 13 years.
older sister of
Older than Eunice Kennedy Shriver by 2 years.
older sister of
Older than Jean Kennedy Smith by 9 years.
younger sister of
Younger than John Kennedy by 1 year.
aunt of
great aunt of
younger sister of
Younger than Joseph Kennedy Jr. by 3 years.
daughter of
aunt of
great aunt of
great aunt of
aunt of
aunt of
older sister of
Older than Patricia Kennedy Lawford by 5 years.
great aunt of
older sister of
Older than Robert Kennedy by 7 years.
daughter of
great aunt of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Had mental disbilities. Father had her lobotomized November 1941, at age 23, which strongly damaged her abilities. Lived in a Catholic facility the rest of her life.

Jimmy Griffin

Real/Birth Name:
James Arthur Griffin
Also Known As:
Arthur James
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:

Vocals and guitar. Grew up in Memphis. Band Bread. Songs If, Make It with You Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008 as a member of Bread.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2006 as a member of Bread.

Victoria de los Ángeles

Real/Birth Name:
Victoria Gómez Cima
Also Known As:
Victňria dels Ŕngels
Gender:
Female
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:

Soprano. Performed at La Scala, the Paris Opera, Covent Garden, and the Metropolitan Opera in New York. Also had a concert career. Recorded 21 complete operas.

Virginia Mayo

Real/Birth Name:
Virginia Clara Jones
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Best Years of Our Lives, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. Her singing was dubbed by others. Santa Clarita Walk of Western Stars 1992. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1751 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6620 Delmar Boulevard.

Lamont Bentley

Real/Birth Name:
Artimus Lamont Bentley
Nickname(s):
L Rock
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
31
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Moesha. The same character on TV shows The Parkers, Clueless. Movies Too Legit: The MC Hammer Story, Tales from the Hood. Commercials for Starburst. Died in a car accident in Los Angeles.

Johnny Carson

Real/Birth Name:
John William Carson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show Late Night with Johnny Carson on NBC. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1995. Kennedy Center Honors 1993. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1995. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1992. Television Hall of Fame 1987. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1751 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Jim Capaldi

Real/Birth Name:
Nicola James Capaldi
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Drummer for group Traffic Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2004 as a member of Traffic.

John Vernon

Real/Birth Name:
Adolphus Raymondus Vernon Agopsowicz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72, 23 days before his 73rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Animal House, Dirty Harry, I'm Gonna Git You Sucka

Malcolm Kutner

Real/Birth Name:
Malcolm James Kutner
Nickname(s):
Mal
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

End, defensive back. Teams University of Texas, Chicago Cardinals. College Football Hall of Fame 1974. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1965. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Ossie Davis

Real/Birth Name:
Raiford Chatman Davis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Ruby Dee, until he died.
Older than Ruby Dee by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

TV series Touched by an Angel, The Defenders. Movies The Client, Doctor Doolittle, Grumpy Old Men. NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame 1989. Kennedy Center Honors 2004. Theater Hall of Fame 2004. National Medal of Arts 1995. New Rochelle Walk of Fame.

Parker Hall

Real/Birth Name:
Linus Parker Hall
Nickname(s):
Bullet
Tunica Tornado
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:

Quarterback / tailback. Teams University of Mississippi, Cleveland Rams, San Francisco 49ers. College Football Hall of Fame 1991. Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum 1970. Ole Miss Athletics Hall of Fame 1987.

Sammi Smith

Real/Birth Name:
Jewel Fay Smith
Gender:
Female
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:

Song Help Me Make It Through the Night. Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame 2007.

Nicole DeHuff

Real/Birth Name:
Nicole Renee DeHuff
Gender:
Female
Death Date:

Brief Facts:

Movie Meet the Parents in role of the bride. Died of pneumonia at age 30.

Hunter S. Thompson

Real/Birth Name:
Hunter Stockton Thompson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Novel and movie Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. Writing style called "Gonzo Journalism." Committed suicide by gunshot February 20, 2005.

John Raitt

Real/Birth Name:
John Emmett Raitt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88, 32 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Broadway musical plays Oklahoma, Carousel, Pajama Game. Movie musical Pajama Game. Theater Hall of Fame. Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame 2001. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6126 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater; ceremony: 29 January 1992.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Sandra Dee

Real/Birth Name:
Alexandra Cymboliak Zuck
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Bobby Darin by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Gidget, Tammy Tell Me True, Tammy and the Doctor, A Summer Place

Reggie Roby

Real/Birth Name:
Reginald Henry Roby
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
43
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Punter. Teams University of Iowa, Miami Dolphins, Washington Redskins, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Houston/Tennessee Oilers, San Francisco 49ers. American Football Kicking Hall of Fame 2013. Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Hall of Fame 2006. Iowa Sports Hall of Fame 2003.

Goldie Hill

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

Relationships:

wife of
Carl Smith, until she died.
Younger than Carl Smith by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Song I Let the Stars Get in My Eyes

Hans Bethe

Real/Birth Name:
Hans Albrecht Bethe
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
98
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22

Brief Facts:

Pronounced Bay-ta. Winner of the Nobel Prize in physics. Member of the Manhattan Project. Explained how the sun and stars get their energy.

Teresa Wright

Real/Birth Name:
Muriel Teresa Wright
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Little Foxes, The Pride of the Yankees, The Best Years of Our Lives. Theater Hall of Fame. Columbia High School Hall of Fame 1992. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1680 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6405 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Chris LeDoux

Real/Birth Name:
Chris Lee LeDoux
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pronounced Luh-Doo. A Rodeo star, then country-western star. Song A Cowboy Like Me. Died of cancer. ProRodeo Hall of Fame 2005. Rodeo Hall of Fame 2006. Texas Trail of Fame 2007.

Glenn Davis

Real/Birth Name:
Glenn Woodward Davis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Terry Moore by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1946 team United States Military Academy, as halfback. Team Los Angeles Rams. College Football Hall of Fame 1961. Maxwell Award 1944. Ohio State Men's Varsity "O" Hall of Fame 1978. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1974. National High School Hall of Fame 1991.

Pookie Loc

Real/Birth Name:
Henry Lee Clark III
Gender:
Male
Death Date:

Brief Facts:

From Macon, Georgia, USA. Shot to death in a woods behind a school. Age 28. Group Loccish Lifestyle. Song Riding High. See also Gucci Mane

Andre Norton

Real/Birth Name:
Alice Mary Norton
Also Known As:
Andrew North
Allen Weston
Andre Alice Norton
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93, 28 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Science fiction/fantasy fiction writer. Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 1997. She legally changed her name to Andre Alice Norton in 1934. Books Beast Master, The Time Traders, Crosstime, Quag Keep. Ohio Women's Hall of Fame 1981.

Prentice Gautt

Real/Birth Name:
Prentice Gautt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back. Teams University of Oklahoma, Cleveland Browns, St. Louis Cardinals. Federation of Christian Athletes Hall of Champions 2005. Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame 2000. Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1986.

John DeLorean

Real/Birth Name:
John Zachary DeLorean
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Kelly Harmon by 23 years.

Brief Facts:

Credited with inventing the first "muscle car," a Pontiac GTO. Created the DeLorean DMC-12, the time machine in movie Back to the Future

Bobby Short

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Waltrip Short
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Singer and pianist. Movie Man of the Century. As himself in movie Hannah and Her Sisters. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1986.

Johnnie Cochran

Real/Birth Name:
Johnnie L. Cochran Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

His most famous case was defense of O.J. Simpson

Pope John Paul II

Real/Birth Name:
Karol Józef Wojtyła
Karol Jozef Wojtyla
Also Known As:
Giovanni Paolo II
John Paul II
John Paul the Great
Nickname(s):
Lolek
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pope travelled widely, over 100 countries. Credited with helping to bring down Communism. Acted in plays as a student. Published poetry. The first Polish Pope. Last name pronounced Voy-Tee-Wah. Beatified on 1 May 2011. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2004. Congressional Gold Medal 2000. Los Angeles Memorial Coloseum Court of Honors 1987.

Saul Bellow

Real/Birth Name:
Solomon Bellow
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:

Pulitzer Prize for book Humboldt's Gift. Book Herzog. National Medal of Arts 1988. Nobel Prize in Literature 1976.

Prince Rainier of Monaco

Real/Birth Name:
Rainier Louis Henri Maxence Bertrand de Grimaldi
Also Known As:
His Most Serene Highness Prince Rainier III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
husband of
Grace Kelly, until her earlier death.
Older than Grace Kelly by 6 years.
father of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Reigned over Monaco from 1950 until his death.

Johnnie Johnson

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

Brief Facts:

Jazz pianist. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2001. West Virginia Music Hall of Fame 2007. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6628 Delmar Boulevard.

Sam Mills

Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Davis Mills Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Teams Philadelphia/Baltimore Stars, New Orleans Saints, Carolina Panthers. College Football Hall of Fame 2009. Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame 2002. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 2001. New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 2003. New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame 1998. Carolina Panthers Hall of Honor 1998.

Ruth Hussey

Real/Birth Name:
Ruth Carol Hussey
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie The Great Gatsby (1949) Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1551 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

John Mills

Real/Birth Name:
Lewis Ernest Watts
Also Known As:
Sir John Mills
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
97
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Ghandi, Great Expectations, Ryan's Daughter, Tiger Bay, The Big Freeze, October Man. Many military roles in films. CBE in 1960. Knighted in 1976. London Avenue of Stars.

Maria Schell

Real/Birth Name:
Maria Margarethe Anna Schell
Also Known As:
Gritli Schell
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Maximilian Schell by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Austrian. Movie The Voyage of the Damned, The Hanging Tree, The Odessa File, Brothers Karamazov, Superman. Plus many German films.

Jimmy Martin

Real/Birth Name:
James Henry Martin
Nickname(s):
The King of Bluegrass Music
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Major definer of the "high lonesome sound" as a high tenor. Vocals and guitar with the Bill Monroe group Blue Grass Boys. Formed his own group Sunny Mountain Boys. Songs Ocean of Diamonds, Sophronie, Widow Maker, Sunny Side of the Mountain. International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame 1995.

Thurl Ravenscroft

Real/Birth Name:
Thurl Arthur Ravenscroft
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Radio in the 1920s and 1930s. Program The Kraft Music Hall. Voice actor. Animated movie How the Grinch Stole Christmas!. Song You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch. Voices on Disneyland rides - a singing head in the Haunted Mansion, "Yo Ho Ho" in the Pirates of the Caribbean ride, and many animated features. Sang with group The Mellomen. Voice of Tony the Tiger saying "Grrrreeeat!" in commercials for Kellogg's cereals.

Fat-Tone

Real/Birth Name:
Anthony D. Watkins
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
24, 24 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Kansas City rapper killed in Las Vegas. Considered a "person of interest" (suspect?) in the death of Mac Dre

Ismail Merchant

Real/Birth Name:
Ismail Noormohamed Abdul Rehman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies A Room with a View, Howard's End, The Remains of the Day

Dale Velzy

Real/Birth Name:
Dale Velzy
Nickname(s):
The Hawk
Gender:
Male
Death Date:

Brief Facts:

First to open a surf shop, in Manhattan Beach, California, in 1950, and make surfboards maneuverable, and put a logo on a surfboard. Surfer's Walk of Fame 2003. Surfing Walk of Fame 1997.

Eddie Albert

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Albert Heimberger
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
99, 34 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
husband of
Margo, until her earlier death.
Older than Margo by 11 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV series Green Acres, Petticoat Junction, Switch. Movies Escape to Witch Mountain, The Longest Day, The Teahouse of the August Moon, Oklahoma! Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6441 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Banks McFadden

Real/Birth Name:
Banks McFadden
Nickname(s):
Bonnie Banks
The Great
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Player, coach, and administrator at Clemson University. Football, halfback for NFL team Brooklyn Dodgers. Clemson Athletic Hall of Fame 1973. College Football Hall of Fame 1959. Southern Conference Hall of Fame 2010.

Anne Bancroft

Real/Birth Name:
Anna Maria Louise Italiano
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
wife of
Mel Brooks, until she died.
Younger than Mel Brooks by 5 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Agnes of God, The Miracle Worker, The Graduate in role of Mrs. Robinson. Two Tony Awards. Theater Hall of Fame 1991. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6368 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Dana Elcar

Real/Birth Name:
Ibson Dana Elcar
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Went blind from glaucoma while acting in TV series MacGyver. TV series Baretta. Movie The Sting

Lane Smith

Real/Birth Name:
Walter Lane Smith III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Places in the Heart, The Final Days, Red Dawn, Rooster Cogburn, The Legend of Bagger Vance, My Cousin Vinny, The Mighty Ducks. TV series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman. Died of ALS.

James Doohan

Real/Birth Name:
James Montgomery Doohan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

In role of Scotty in the TV series Star Trek Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 31 August 2004.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Paul Winchell

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Wilchen
Nickname(s):
Winch
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Has puppets Jerry Mahoney, Knucklehead Smiff. Voice actor TV series The Smurfs. Animated cartoon movie Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day and many sequels in the voice role of Tigger. His TV show The Paul Winchell-Jerry Mahoney Show. Patented an early artificial heart. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6333 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6333 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

John Fiedler

Real/Birth Name:
John Donald Fiedler
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

High voiced actor. Movies 12 Angry Men, True Grit, The Shaggy D. A.. Animated cartoon movie Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day and many sequels by Disney, in the voice of Piglet. Broadway plays A Raisin in the Sun, Our Town, Harold, Howie, One Eye Closed

Luther Vandross

Real/Birth Name:
Luther Ronzoni Vandross
Nickname(s):
Ronnie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Endless Love, Here and Now, Power of Love. Album and song Dance with My Father. Bronx Walk of Fame 2007. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2012. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2015. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1717 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 3 June 2014.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Renaldo Benson

Real/Birth Name:
Renaldo Benson
Also Known As:
Obie Benson
Renaldo "Obie" Benson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69, 17 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bass group The Four Tops. Sang with the group for over 5 decades. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of The Four Tops.
Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2013 as a member of The Four Tops.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1990 as a member of The Four Tops.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2013 as a member of The Four Tops.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2015 as a member of The Four Tops.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a member of The Four Tops.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: The Four Tops for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 23 April 1997.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: The Four Tops for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 23 April 1997.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Hank Stram

Real/Birth Name:
Henry Louis Stram
Nickname(s):
Hank
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach of team Kansas City Chiefs. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2003. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1996. Chiefs Hall of Fame 1987. National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame. Purdue Intercollegiate Athletic Hall of Fame 1996. Indiana Football Hall of Fame.

Shirley Goodman

Real/Birth Name:
Shirley Mae Goodman
Also Known As:
Shirley Goodman Pixley
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69, 16 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group Shirley and Lee. Song Let the Good Times Roll. Later, pop/disco song Shame, Shame, Shame. Session singer with others.

Frances Langford

Real/Birth Name:
Julia Frances Langford
Frances Newbern Langford
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie musicals Yankee Doodle Dandy, Broadway Melody of 1936 Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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A star at 1525 Vine Street for contributions to radio.
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Blue Barron

Real/Birth Name:
Harry Friedman
Also Known As:
Harry Friedman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Called his music style "sweet" music. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1724 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Geraldine Fitzgerald

Real/Birth Name:
Geraldine Mary Fitzgerald
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:

Brief Facts:

Movies Poltergeist II: The Other Side, Arthur, The Pawnbroker, Dark Victory, Wuthering Heights. Theater Hall of Fame 1986. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6353 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Jim Parker

Real/Birth Name:
James Thomas Parker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive guard and tackle. Teams Ohio State University, Baltimore Colts. Baltimore Ravens Ring of Honor 2000. College Football Hall of Fame 1974. Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1974. Outland Trophy 1956. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1973. Rice Athletics Hall of Fame 1997.

Myron Floren

Real/Birth Name:
Myron Howard Floren
Nickname(s):
The Happy Norwegian
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Accordionist. TV series The Lawrence Welk Show. South Dakota Hall of Fame 1994. Scandinavian-American Hall of Fame 1984.

Sue Gunter

Real/Birth Name:
Sue Gunter
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, teams Middle Tennessee State University, Stephen F. Austin State University, Louisiana State University, United States Olympic Team. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 2005. Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum 2003. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2005. Women's Basketball Hall of Fame 2000.

Peter Jennings

Real/Birth Name:
Peter Charles Jennings
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67, 9 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

High school dropout. News anchor for ABC TV World News Tonight. Dual citizen of US and Canada from 2003. Death from lung cancer. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2011. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 2011. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1989. Television Hall of Fame 2011.

Double Duty Radcliffe

Real/Birth Name:
Theodore Roosevelt Radcliffe
Also Known As:
Ted Radcliffe
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
103, 35 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Catcher and pitcher Negro Leagues.

Brock Peters

Real/Birth Name:
George Fisher
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie To Kill a Mockingbird in role of Tom Robinson. Movies Soylent Green, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country. Tony Award nomination for play Lost in the Stars. Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame 1976. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater; ceremony: 23 April 1992.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Bob Denver

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Denver
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Role of Gilligan on TV show Gilligan's Island and role of Maynard Krebs on TV show The Many Lives of Doble Gillis. Probation for marijuana possession.

Gatemouth Brown

Real/Birth Name:
Clarence Brown
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:

Album Alright Again!. Blues Hall of Fame 1999. Louisiana Blues Hall of Fame.

Chris Schenkel

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

Brief Facts:

Sportscaster for channel ABC News. Covered bowling and pther events such as college gridiron games. PBA Hall of Fame 1976. United States Bowling Congress Hall of Fame 1988. American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame 1996. Indiana Football Hall of Fame. Purdue Intercollegiate Athletic Hall of Fame 1995. NSMA Hall of Fame 1981.

Sidney Luft

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Sidney Luft
Nickname(s):
Sid
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Judy Garland by 6 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movie A Star Is Born (1954)

Don Adams

Real/Birth Name:
Donald James Yarmy
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:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV show Get Smart

Gennadi Sarafanov

Real/Birth Name:
Gennadi Vasiliyevich Sarafanov
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. Missions: Soyuz 15

Louis Nye

Real/Birth Name:
Louis Nyestadt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Known for line "Hi Ho Steverino."

Tom Cheek

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas F. Cheek
Nickname(s):
The Voice of the Toronto Blue Jays
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:

Brief Facts:

Announcer, team Toronto Blue Jays. Ford C Frick Award 2013. Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame 2013.

Gordon Lee

Real/Birth Name:
Eugene Lee
Also Known As:
Eugene "Porky" Lee
Eugene Gordon Lee
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71, 9 days before his 72nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Little Rascals in role of Porky. Name Gordon was a nickname given by parents.

Rosa Parks

Real/Birth Name:
Rosa Louise McCauley
Also Known As:
Rosa Louise McCauley Parks
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Famed for instigating the Montgomery Bus Boycott when on December 1, 1955, she refused to give up her seat to a white person. Civil rights icon. Michigan Walk of Fame 2006. National Women's Hall of Fame 1993. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1996. Congressional Gold Medal 1999. Michigan Women's Hall of Fame 1983. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2004. Alabama Women's Hall of Fame 2008.

Wellington Mara

Real/Birth Name:
Wellington Timothy Mara
Nickname(s):
The Duke
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
younger brother of
Younger than Jack Mara by 8 years.
father of
grandfather of
grandfather of
son of
uncle of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Co-owner, team New York Giants. New Jersey Hall of Fame 2012. New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 1995. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1997. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1990. National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 2006. New York Giants Ring of Honor 2010.

Skitch Henderson

Real/Birth Name:
Lyle Russell Cedric Henderson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Faye Emerson by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

TV show The Tonight Show with Steve Allen. Founder of orchestra New York Pops. In prison 4 months for tax evasion.

Sheree North

Real/Birth Name:
Dawn Shirley Crang
Also Known As:
Dawn Shirley Bethel
Shirley Mae Bessire
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Rabbit Test, The Shootist, Destination Inner Space

Patrick Lichfield

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Patrick John Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield
Also Known As:
Patrick Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield
6th Viscount Anson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Official photographer for royal wedding of Prince Charles. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1971.

Ralph Edwards

Real/Birth Name:
Ralph Livingstone Edwards
Also Known As:
Ralph G. Edwards
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:

Radio and TV game shows This Is Your Life, Truth or Consequences producer. National Radio Hall of Fame 1995. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1980. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6116 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
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A star at 6262 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Pat Morita

Real/Birth Name:
Noriyuki Morita
Also Known As:
Noriyuki "Pat" Morita
Pat Noriyuki Morita
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Karate Kid, The Karate Kid, Part II, The Karate Kid, Part III, The Next Karate Kid. TV series Baywatch Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6633 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 4 August 1994.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

George Best

Real/Birth Name:
George Best
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

British. Team Manchester United. BBC Sports Personality of the Year 1969. BBC Sports Personality of the Year 1971.

Jean Parker

Real/Birth Name:
Lois Mae Green
Also Known As:
Louise Stephanie Zelinska
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:

ex-wife of
Younger than Robert Lowery by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movies Little Women (1933), Sequoia. Son
Robert Lowery Hanks
says her name at birth was Green. Other sources say Zelinska. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6666 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Edward L. Masry

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Louis Masry
Also Known As:
Ed Masry
Nickname(s):
Ed
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Subject of (with Erin Brockovich) the movie Erin Brockovich. City Councilman for the city of Thousand Oaks, California.

Mike Botts

Real/Birth Name:
Michael G. Botts
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61, 1 day after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Drummer. Band Bread. Also a session musician. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008 as a member of Bread.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2006 as a member of Bread.

Richard Pryor

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65, 9 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Superman III, Silver Streak, Blue Collar. Mark Twain Prize for American Humor 1998. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6438 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 20 May 1993.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

John Spencer

Real/Birth Name:
John Speshock
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58, 4 days before his 59th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Presumed Innocent, The Rock. TV series The West Wing, L.A. Law

Candy Toxton

Real/Birth Name:
Florence Tockstein
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Hal March, until his earlier death.
Younger than Hal March by 5 years.
ex-wife of
Younger than Mel Tormé by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movies Knock on Any Door, Act of Violence

Candy Barr

Real/Birth Name:
Juanita Dale Slusher
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Exotic dancer, stripper. Burlesque Hall of Fame.
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