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People Who Died in the Year 2005 (81 found): Names Only

Hildegarde

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Hildegarde Loretta Sell
Birth Date:
Death Date:
2005
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cabaret singer.
Song:Lipstick shade and rose named for her.
Died age 99.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6141 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.

Jimmy Martin

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Henry Martin
Nickname(s):
The King of Bluegrass Music
Birth Date:
Death Date:
2005
Age:
78 or 79

Brief Facts:

Major definer of the "high lonesome sound" as a high tenor.
Vocals and guitar with the:group:Formed his own group:Songs:International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame 1995.

Lee Drinkard

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Lee Drinkard
Also Known As:
Lee Drinkard Warrick
Lee Warrick
Birth Date:
July ?, 1920
Death Date:
2005
Birth Place:

Relationships:

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

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Member of gospel group:and backup singer group:

Sparkle (actor)

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
R. Sparkle Stillman
Also Known As:
R. Sparkle Stillman
Birth Date:
Death Date:
2005
Age:
90 or 91

Brief Facts:

Roles as:movies:

Shirley Chisholm

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Shirley Anita St. Hill
Also Known As:
Shirley St. Hill Chisholm
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:National Women's Hall of Fame 1993.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 2015.

Bud Brooks

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Brooks
Also Known As:
William "Bud" Brooks
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:MVP 1955 Cotton Bowl. Drafted, but never played professional football.
Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 2005.
Outland Trophy 1954.

Rosemary Kennedy

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Rose Marie Kennedy
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
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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Arthur Griffin
Also Known As:
Arthur James
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:Songs: 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

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

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Virginia Clara Jones
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: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.
St. Louis Walk of Fame:
A star at 6620 Delmar Boulevard.

Lamont Bentley

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Artimus Lamont Bentley
Nickname(s):
L Rock
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:The same character on TV shows:Movies:Commercials for Starburst.
Died in a car accident in Los Angeles.

Johnny Carson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John William Carson
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: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.

Jim Capaldi

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Nicola James Capaldi
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: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2004 as a member of Traffic.

John Vernon

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Adolphus Raymondus Vernon Agopsowicz
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:

Ossie Davis

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Raiford Chatman Davis
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:Movies:NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame 1989.
Kennedy Center Honors 2004.
Theater Hall of Fame 2004.
National Medal of Arts 1995.

Sammi Smith

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Jewel Fay Smith
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:Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame 2007.

Nicole DeHuff

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

Brief Facts:

Movie:in role of:Died of pneumonia at age 30.

Hunter S. Thompson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Hunter Stockton Thompson
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:Writing style called "Gonzo Journalism." Committed suicide by gunshot February 20, 2005.

John Raitt

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Emmett Raitt
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:

father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Broadway musical plays:Movie musical: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.

Sandra Dee

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Alexandra Cymboliak Zuck
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:

Goldie Hill

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Argolda Voncile Hill
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:

Hans Bethe

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Hans Albrecht Bethe
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

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Muriel Teresa Wright
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: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.
A star at 6405 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Chris LeDoux

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Chris Lee LeDoux
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:Died of cancer.
ProRodeo Hall of Fame 2005.
Rodeo Hall of Fame 2006.
Texas Trail of Fame 2007.

Glenn Davis

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Glenn Woodward Davis
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:as halfback.
Team:United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1986.
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.

Pookie Loc

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

Brief Facts:

From Macon, Georgia, USA. Shot to death in a woods behind a school. Age 28.
Group:Song:See also:

Andre Norton

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Alice Mary Norton
Also Known As:
Andrew North
Allen Weston
Andre Alice Norton
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:Ohio Women's Hall of Fame 1981.

John DeLorean

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Zachary DeLorean
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:

Bobby Short

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Waltrip Short
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:As himself in movie:International Best-Dressed List Hall of Fame 1986.

Johnnie Cochran

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Johnnie L. Cochran Jr.
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:

Pope John Paul II

Gender:
Male
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
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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Solomon Bellow
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:Book:National Medal of Arts 1988.
Nobel Prize in Literature 1976.

Prince Rainier of Monaco

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Rainier Louis Henri Maxence Bertrand de Grimaldi
Also Known As:
His Most Serene Highness Prince Rainier III
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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Johnnie Clyde Johnson
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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Davis Mills Jr.
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: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

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Ruth Carol Hussey
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: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1551 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.

John Mills

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

Relationships:

father of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies:Many military roles in films. CBE in 1960. Knighted in 1976.
London Avenue of Stars.

Maria Schell

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Maria Margarethe Anna Schell
Also Known As:
Gritli Schell
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:Plus many German films.

Thurl Ravenscroft

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Thurl Arthur Ravenscroft
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:Voice actor.
Animated movie:Song: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:Voice of:saying "Grrrreeeat!" in commercials for Kellogg's cereals.

Fat-Tone

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Anthony D. Watkins
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:

Ismail Merchant

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ismail Noormohamed Abdul Rehman
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:

Dale Velzy

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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Edward Albert Heimberger
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

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV series:Movies: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6441 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Anne Bancroft

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Anna Maria Louise Italiano
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:in role of:Two Tony Awards.
Theater Hall of Fame 1991.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6368 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Dana Elcar

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ibson Dana Elcar
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:TV series:Movie:

Lane Smith

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Walter Lane Smith III
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:TV series:Died of ALS.

James Doohan

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Montgomery Doohan
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:in the TV series: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 31 August 2004.

Paul Winchell

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Paul Wilchen
Nickname(s):
Winch
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:Voice actor TV series:Animated cartoon movie:and many sequels in the voice role of:His TV show:Patented an early artificial heart.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6333 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
A star at 6333 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

John Fiedler

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Donald Fiedler
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:Animated cartoon movie:and many sequels by Disney, in the voice of:Broadway plays:

Luther Vandross

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Luther Ronzoni Vandross
Nickname(s):
Ronnie
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:Album and song: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.

Renaldo Benson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Renaldo Benson
Also Known As:
Obie Benson
Renaldo "Obie" Benson
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:Sang with the group for over 5 decades.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 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 The Four Tops for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 23 April 1997.

Hank Stram

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Henry Louis Stram
Nickname(s):
Hank
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:Purdue Athletic Hall of Fame.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 2003.
Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1996.
Chiefs Hall of Fame 1987.
National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame.

Shirley Goodman

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Shirley Mae Goodman
Also Known As:
Shirley Goodman Pixley
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:Song:Later, pop/disco song:Session singer with others.

Frances Langford

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Julia Frances Langford
Frances Newbern Langford
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: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
A star at 1525 Vine Street for contributions to radio.

Blue Barron

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Harry Friedman
Also Known As:
Harry Friedman
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.

Geraldine Fitzgerald

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Geraldine Mary Fitzgerald
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:Theater Hall of Fame 1986.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6353 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Myron Floren

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

Relationships:

father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Accordionist.
TV series:South Dakota Hall of Fame 1994.

Peter Jennings

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Peter Charles Jennings
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: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 List Hall of Fame 1989.
Television Hall of Fame 2011.

Brock Peters

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Fisher
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:in role of:Movies:Tony Award nomination for play: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.

Bob Denver

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Denver
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:on TV show:and role of:on TV show:Probation for marijuana possession.

Sidney Luft

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Michael Sidney Luft
Nickname(s):
Sid
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:

Don Adams

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

Relationships:

father of
brother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV show:

Gennadi Sarafanov

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Gennadi Vasiliyevich Sarafanov
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:

Louis Nye

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Louis Nyestadt
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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Thomas F. Cheek
Nickname(s):
The Voice of the Toronto Blue Jays
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:Ford C.
Frick Award
2013.

Gordon Lee

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Eugene Lee
Also Known As:
Eugene "Porky" Lee
Eugene Gordon Lee
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:in role of:Name Gordon was a nickname given by parents.

Rosa Parks

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Rosa Louise McCauley
Also Known As:
Rosa Louise McCauley Parks
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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Wellington Timothy Mara
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
grandfather of
grandfather of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Co-owner, team: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.

Skitch Henderson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lyle Russell Cedric Henderson
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:

Bandleader on TV show:with:Founder of orchestra:In prison 4 months for tax evasion.

Sheree North

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Dawn Bethel
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Patrick Lichfield

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Patrick John Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield
Also Known As:
Patrick Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield
6th Viscount Anson
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 List Hall of Fame 1971.

Ralph Edwards

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ralph Livingstone Edwards
Also Known As:
Ralph G. Edwards
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 shows: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.
A star at 6262 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Pat Morita

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Noriyuki Morita
Also Known As:
Noriyuki "Pat" Morita
Pat Noriyuki Morita
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:TV series: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6633 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 4 August 1994.

George Best

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

Relationships:

father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

British.
Team:

Jean Parker

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

Edward L. Masry

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Edward Louis Masry
Also Known As:
Ed Masry
Nickname(s):
Ed
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:) the movie:City Councilman for the city of Thousand Oaks, California.

Mike Botts

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Michael G. Botts
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: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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor
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: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.

John Spencer

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Speshock
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:TV series:

Candy Toxton

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Florence Tockstein
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:

Candy Barr

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Juanita Dale Slusher
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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