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People Who Died in the Year 2010 (126 found): Names Only

Yvette Vickers

Real/Birth Name:
Iola Yvette Vedder
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Playboy Playmate July 1959. Movies Hud, Attack of the 50-Ft Woman (1958), Attack of the Giant Leeches. She was discovered dead by a neighbor in April 2011. The state of her body suggested that she had been dead for close to a year.

Art Clokey

Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Farrington
Also Known As:
Arthur Charles Clokey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name changed when he was adopted. Creator of the Gumby character. TV series The Gumby Show. Movie Gumby: the Movie. Voice actor.

Eric Rohmer

Real/Birth Name:
Maurice Scherer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name pronounced "row-MEHR." Movies My Night at Maud's, Claire's Knee, Pauline at the Beach

Jay Reatard

Real/Birth Name:
Jimmy Lee Lindsey Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
29
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Garage-punk music. Guitarist. Albums Teenage Hate, Watch Me Fall. Groups Reatards, Lost Sounds, Angry Angles

Teddy Pendergrass

Real/Birth Name:
Theodore DeReese Pendergrass
Also Known As:
Theodore DeReese Pendergrass Sr.
Nickname(s):
Teddy P
TP
Teddy Bear
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

R&B and soul singer. Songs If You Don't Know Me by Now, Close the Door. Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame 1989. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2004. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2014.

Bobby Charles

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Charles Guidry
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs See You Later, Alligator, Walking to New Orleans - performed by Fats Domino. Louisiana Music Hall of Fame 2007.

Carl Smith

Real/Birth Name:
Carl Milton Smith
Nickname(s):
Mister Country
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
husband of
Goldie Hill, until her earlier death.
Older than Goldie Hill by 5 years.
ex-husband of
Older than June Carter Cash by 2 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Songs Let's Live a Little, You Are the One, Back Up Buddy, Hey Joe!, Loose Talk. Movies The Badge of Marshal Brennan, Buffalo Gun. Country Music Hall of Fame 2003. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1517 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Erich Segal

Real/Birth Name:
Erich Wolf Segal
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Screenwiter for movies Love Story, Yellow Submarine

Robert Parker

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Brown Parker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The Spenser mysteries, basis for the TV series Spenser: For Hire. Also a series of Jesse Stone novels. Louisiana Music Hall of Fame.

Apache

Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Peaks
Also Known As:
Rapper Apache
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45, 27 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group Flavor Unit. Died of a protracted illness.

Jean Simmons

Real/Birth Name:
Jean Merilyn Simmons
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80, 9 days before her 81st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Movie musical Guys and Dolls. Movies Spartacus, The Robe, Androcles and the Lion, Caesar and Cleopatra, Divorce American Style, The Happy Ending, Daisies in December. TV series North and South, Great Expectations, Dark Shadows. Became a US citizen in 1956.

Johnny Seven

Real/Birth Name:
John Anthony Fetto II
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 32 days before his 84th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie The Apartment. TV series Ironside

Pernell Roberts

Real/Birth Name:
Pernell Elvin Roberts
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Bonanza, Trapper John, M.D.. Civil rights marcher.

Chemical Ali

Real/Birth Name:
Ali Hassan al-Majid
Nickname(s):
The Butcher of Kurdistan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Convicted of being a war criminal. Occupation governor of Kuwait. Gassed more than 5,000 Kurds in 1988. Executed by hanging.

J.D. Salinger

Real/Birth Name:
Jerome David Salinger
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 26 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Author of the novel The Catcher in the Rye published 1951.

Zelda Rubinstein

Real/Birth Name:
Zelda May Rubinstein
Also Known As:
Zelda Rubenstein
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 4' 3". Movies Poltergeist, Poltergeist II: The Other Side, Poltergeist III, Anguish. TV series Picket Fences, Santa Barbara

Tom Brookshier

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Jefferson Brookshier
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cornerback, defensive back. Teams University of Colorado, Philadelphia Eagles. Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame 2007. Eagles Hall of Fame 1989. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1970. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2010.

David Brown

Real/Birth Name:
David Brown
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Helen Gurley Brown, until he died.
Older than Helen Gurley Brown by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Films Jaws, Cocoon, Driving Miss Daisy. Play and movie A Few Good Men. Broadway musicals Sweet Smell of Success, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Nominated for Tony Award for both musicals. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1993.

Bill Dudley

Real/Birth Name:
William McGarvey Dudley
Nickname(s):
Bullet Bill
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback/defensive back/punter/kicker. Teams Pittsburgh Steelers, Detroit Lions, Washington Redskins. Virginia House of Delegates. College Football Hall of Fame 1956. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966. Virginia Sports Hall of Fame 1974. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1971. Washington Redskins Ring of Fame. Maxwell Award 1941. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame. Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Honor 2017. NFL Player of the Year 1946.

Ian Carmichael

Real/Birth Name:
Ian Gillett Carmichael
Also Known As:
Ian Carmichael OBE
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:

Broadway farce play Boeing-Boeing. Movies School for Scoundrels, I'm All Right Jack, Private's Progress, Lucky Jim. Role of Lord Peter Wimsey in multiple television mini-series.

Charles Wilson

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Nesbitt Wilson
Nickname(s):
Charlie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

US House of Representatives, Texas, 2nd district, from 1973 to 1996. Democratic party. Subject of movie Charlie Wilson's War

Alexander McQueen

Real/Birth Name:
Lee Alexander McQueen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
40, 33 days before his 41st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

British fashion designer. Appointed CBE. Death was suicide by hanging, per coroner.

Dale Hawkins

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

Brief Facts:

Co-composer of song Susie Q also known as song Susie-Q, Susy-Q. Swamp rock boogie, or rockabilly style. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. Louisiana Music Hall of Fame. The Southern Legends Entertainment & Performing Arts Hall of Fame 2005.

Andrew Koenig

Real/Birth Name:
Joshua Andrew Koenig
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
41
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Danielle Koenig by 4 years.
son of
son of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

TV series Growing Pains. Movies Batman: Dead End. Suicide by hanging from a tree. Body found in Stanley Park in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Dick Francis

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Stanley Francis
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:

Brief Facts:

Appointed CBE in 2000. Former jockey. Writes novels about involving horse racing. Books Whip Hand, Dead Cert, Odds Against

Doug Fieger

Real/Birth Name:
Douglas Lars Fieger
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group The Knacks. Song My Sharona

Kathryn Grayson

Real/Birth Name:
Zelma Kathryn Hedrick
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88, 8 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie musicals Show Boat, Anchors Aweigh, Kiss Me Kate. Broadway musical Camelot. Sang in operas. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1600 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Lionel Jeffries

Real/Birth Name:
Lionel Charles Jeffries
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

movies Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Tarzan the Magnificent, First Men in the Moon, Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mama's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feeling So Sad, Call Me Bwana

T-Bone Wolk

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Wolk
Also Known As:
Tom "T-Bone" Wolk
Nickname(s):
Tom
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist with group Hall & Oates

Mark Linkous

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Mark Linkous
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bands Dancing Hoods, Sparklehorse. Albums Vivadixiesubmarinetransmissionplot, Dreamt for Light Years in the Belly of a Mountain, Suicide by gunshot.

Corey Haim

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

Brief Facts:

Movies The Lost Boys, Murphy's Romance, Blown Away, Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star, License to Drive, Watchers, Shark City. TV series The Two Coreys

Merlin Olsen

Real/Birth Name:
Merlin Jay Olsen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lineman, football team Los Angeles Rams, the Fearsome Foursome. TV shows Little House on the Prairie, Father Murphy. Spokesmodel on television commercials. Sports analyst. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1982. College Football Hall of Fame 1980. California Sports Hall of Fame 2010. St. Louis Rams Ring of Fame. Outland Trophy 1961. Academic All-America Hall of Fame 1988. Bert Bell Award 1974. National High School Hall of Fame 1987. East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame 2003. Walter Camp Man of the Year 1982.

G Baby

Real/Birth Name:
Gregory Brown
Also Known As:
G-Baby
Gender:
Male
Death Date:
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Aspiring rapper, shot at a club in Queens. Age 22. Signed to Get Low Records.

Peter Graves

Real/Birth Name:
Peter Aurness
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 4 days before his 84th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than James Arness by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

TV shows Mission: Impossible, 7th Heaven, Whiplash. Movies Stalag 17, Airplane II: The Sequel, Men in Black II, It Conquered the World Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6667 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 30 October 2009.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Nate Dogg

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

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Album Music & Me. Joined US Marine Corps - dishonorable discharge. G-Funk style early in career. Member group 213. Died after a series of strokes.

Fess Parker

Real/Birth Name:
Fess Elisha Parker Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Daniel Boone, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Disneyland in the role of Davy Crockett. Movie Old Yeller. A winemaker and resort owner. Hall of Great Western Performers 2012.

Colleen Kay Hutchins

Real/Birth Name:
Colleen Kay Hutchins
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandmother of
wife of
Ernie Vandeweghe, until she died.
Older than Ernie Vandeweghe by 2 years.
mother of
older sister of
Older than Mel Hutchins by 2 years.
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Miss America 1952.

Johnny Maestro

Real/Birth Name:
John Mastrangelo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song 16 Candles the 1958 doo-wop hit with group The Crests. The theme for movie Sixteen Candles. Also group The Brooklyn Bridge, song The Worst That Could Happen. Long Island Music Hall of Fame 2006. The Global Doo Wop Coalition Music Hall of Fame 2015. The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2004 as a member of The Crests.

Robert Culp

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Martin Culp
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than France Nuyen by 8 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV series I Spy, The Greatest American Hero, Trackdown, Everybody Loves Raymond (as Ray's father-in-law Warren.) Movies PT 109, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice, The Pelican Brief

June Havoc

Real/Birth Name:
Ellen Evangeline Hovick
Also Known As:
Baby June
Ellen June Hovick
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger sister of
Younger than Gypsy Rose Lee by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie Gentleman's Agreement. Play Marathon '33. Broadway musical Pal Joey. Theater Hall of Fame 2000. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6618 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6413 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Jaime Escalante

Real/Birth Name:
Jaime Alfonso Escalante Gutierrez
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teacher of calculus in East Los Angeles. The subject of the 1988 movie Stand and Deliver. Presidential Citizens Medal 1988.

Coots Matthews

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Owen Matthews
Nickname(s):
Coots
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86, 23 days before his 87th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Business of handling oil-well fires, former associate of Red Adair. Co-founder of Boots & Coots International Well Control which used explosives to stifle fires.

Ed Roberts

Real/Birth Name:
Henry Edward Roberts
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Created the MITS Altair 8800, considered the first personal computer, also the first with a Basic language, which was done by Bill Gates, Paul Allen. Later became a country doctor. California Hall of Fame 2011.

John Forsythe

Real/Birth Name:
John Lincoln Freund
Gender:
Male
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:

TV series Dynasty. Broadway plays Mister Roberts, The Teahouse of the August Moon. Movies The Trouble with Harry, Topaz, The Ambassador's Daughter, Madame X, In Cold Blood Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6549 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Lori Martin

Real/Birth Name:
Dawn Catherine Menzer
Also Known As:
Dawn Menzer
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62, 14 days before her 63rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Cape Fear (1962). TV series National Velvet

Corin Redgrave

Real/Birth Name:
Corin Redgrave
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

uncle of
father of
uncle of
older brother of
Older than Lynn Redgrave by 3 years.
son of
uncle of
uncle of
son of
grandson of
younger brother of
Younger than Vanessa Redgrave by 2 years.

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies A Man for All Seasons, Four Weddings and a Funeral, England, My England, Enigma. TV mini-series The Forsyte Saga. Nominated for Tony Award, Broadway play Not About Nightingales

Wilma Mankiller

Real/Birth Name:
Wilma Pearl Mankiller
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation for 10 years. Book Mankiller: A Chief and Her People. National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame 1994. Oklahoma Hall of Fame 1994. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1998. National Women's Hall of Fame 1993. Okhahoma Women’s Hall of Fame 1986.

Meinhardt Raabe

Real/Birth Name:
Meinhardt Frank Raabe
Also Known As:
Meiny
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Role of the Munchkin Coroner in movie The Wizard of Oz, a member of The Munchkins. His only lines: "As coroner, I must aver... I thoroughly examined her... And she's not only merely dead... She's really most sincerely dead!" which were dubbed by someone else. Height 4' 7". Name pronounced Mine-heart RAH-bee. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6915 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with group group: The Munchkins for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Dixie Carter

Real/Birth Name:
Dixie Virginia Carter
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Hal Holbrook, until she died.
Younger than Hal Holbrook by 14 years.

Brief Facts:

In TV series Designing Women, Different Strokes, The Edge of Night, Desparate Housewives. Television movie Our First Christmas. Broadway musical Pal Joey

Mississippi Slim (blues)

Real/Birth Name:
Walter Horn Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

See also Mississippi Slim. Song Crying in the Arms of Another Love

Peter Steele

Real/Birth Name:
Peter Thomas Ratajczyk
Also Known As:
Green Man
The Ogre Salami
Ladder Rung
Jolly Green Giant
Lord Petrus
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of bands Type O Negative, Fallout. Album Life is Killing Me. Lead vocalist, bassist, and composer. Rock, gothic metal, heavy metal styles. Centerfold model in magazine Playgirl. Height 6' 7", with a deep bass voice.

Guru

Real/Birth Name:
Keith Elam
Also Known As:
Guru Keith E
Keithy E
MC Keith
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Son of a judge. Guru means Gifted Unlimited Rhymes Universal. Group Gang Starr with DJ Premier. Albums Step in the Arena, The Ownerz. Died of cancer. Birth year controversial - 1961 from arrest sheet and family member.

Dorothy Height

Real/Birth Name:
Dorothy Irene Height
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
98, 27 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Major civil rights leader. President of National Council of Negro Women. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1994. National Women's Hall of Fame 1993. Congressional Gold Medal 2003. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2004. Presidential Citizens Medal 1989.

Dorothy Provine

Real/Birth Name:
Michele Dorothy Provine
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World, The Great Race, That Darn Cat!, Good Neighbor Sam. TV series The Roaring 20's

Lynn Redgrave

Real/Birth Name:
Lynn Rachel Redgrave
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

aunt of
younger sister of
Younger than Corin Redgrave by 3 years.
aunt of
aunt of
ex-wife of
Younger than John Clark by 10 years.
daughter of
aunt of
mother of
daughter of
granddaughter of
younger sister of
Younger than Vanessa Redgrave by 6 years.

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Georgy Girl, Gods and Monsters. Tony nominations for plays Mrs. Warren's Profession, Shakespeare for My Father, The Constant Wife. Book Journal: A Mother and Daughter's Recovery from Breast Cancer. Appointed OBE 2001. Naturalized US citizen. Theater Hall of Fame 2009.

Ernie Harwell

Real/Birth Name:
William Earnest Harwell
Gender:
Male
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:

Sportscaster for team Detroit Tigers. American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame 1991. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1998. National Radio Hall of Fame 1998. Ford C Frick Award 1981. Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 2008. NSMA Hall of Fame 1989.

Robin Roberts (baseball)

Real/Birth Name:
Robin Evans Roberts
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams Philadelphia Phillies, Baltimore Orioles, Houston Astros, Chicago Cubs. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1976. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1966. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2004. MSU Athletics Hall of Fame 1992. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1998. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1999. Phillies Wall of Fame 1978.

Dave Fisher

Real/Birth Name:
David Louis Fisher
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group The Highwaymen (folk music). Songs Michael, Row the Boat Ashore, Cotton Fields, All My Trials, Big Rock Candy Mountain

Lena Horne

Real/Birth Name:
Lena Calhoun Horne
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movie Stormy Weather. Kennedy Center Honors 1984. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1991. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1991. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1983. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2006. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2003. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6282 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6250 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Yung Hott

Real/Birth Name:
Jerode Paige
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
27 or 28
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shot while making his first video at his home town. Had served 30 months for drug charges. Age 27.

Ronnie James Dio

Real/Birth Name:
Ronald James Padavona
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:

Heavy metal. Groups Rainbow, Black Sabbath replacing Ozzy Osbourne in the latter group. Also his own band Dio. Guitar Center RockWalk 2007. Guitar Center RockWalk 1992 as a member of Black Sabbath.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2006 as a member of Black Sabbath.
UK Music Hall of Fame 2005 as a member of Black Sabbath.

Martin Gardner

Real/Birth Name:
Martin Gardner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Known for popularizing recreational mathematics and debunking paranormal claims. Column Mathematical Games in magazine Scientific American. Wrote more than 50 books, including The Annotated Alice, The Annotated Wizard of Oz

Paul Gray

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Dedrick Gray
Also Known As:
#2
The Pig
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist of the Grammy Award-winning Nu-metal rock band Slipknot. Wore a black mask. Noted for using altered tunings on his bass.

Art Linkletter

Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Gordon Kelly
Also Known As:
Arthur Gordon Linkletter
Gender:
Male
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:

Adopted as a baby. Moved to USA when he was about 7. TV shows Kids Say the Darndest Things, People Are Funny, Art Linkletter's House Party. Wrote books: Old Age is Not for Sissies, How to Be a Supersalesman, Confessions of a Happy Man, Hobo on the Way to Heaven, I Didn't Do It Alone. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1994. Theodore Roosevelt Award 1981. National Humanities Medal 2002. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6363 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 1560 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Gary Coleman

Real/Birth Name:
Gary Wayne Coleman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Star of TV series Diff'rent Strokes. Height: 4' 8". Candidate for governor of California in 2003. Movies Church Ball, Party, Shafted!, Fox Hunt. Spokesperson in television commercials. Twice had a kidney transplant. Died of an intracranial hemorhage after a fall.

Dennis Hopper

Real/Birth Name:
Dennis Lee Hopper
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74, 12 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Michelle Phillips by 8 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Easy Rider, Hoosiers, Apocalypse Now, Rumble Fish, Ostermann Weekend, Speed, Waterworld. Dodge City Trail of Fame. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6712 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 26 March 2010.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Rue McClanahan

Real/Birth Name:
Eddi-Rue McClanahan
Also Known As:
Rhue McClanahan
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show The Golden Girls, Mama's Family, Maude, Another World. Movies Out to Sea, Starship Troopers, The Rotten Apple

Marvin Isley

Real/Birth Name:
Marvin Isley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Ernie Isley by 1 year.
younger brother of
Younger than Kelly Isley by 15 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Ron Isley by 12 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Rudy Isley by 14 years.

Brief Facts:

R&B group The Isley Brothers. Song Shout Guitar Center RockWalk 2002 as a member of The Isley Brothers.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1992 as a member of The Isley Brothers.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2013 as a member of The Isley Brothers.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2003 as a member of The Isley Brothers.

Marina Semyonova

Real/Birth Name:
Marina Timofeyevna Semyonova
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
101, 3 days before her 102nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name pronounced Sem-YOH-no-vah. Famed ballerina in the 1920s and 1930s USSR at the Bolshoi Theatre. Died 3 days short of 102nd birthday.

Gene Conners

Real/Birth Name:
Gene Conner
Also Known As:
Gene Connors
Nickname(s):
The Mighty Flea
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Jazz trombonist. Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame 2008.

Les Richter

Real/Birth Name:
Leslie Alan Richter
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Team Los Angeles Rams. College Football Hall of Fame 1982. Cruisin' Hall of Fame 1997. Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 2009. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2011. Riverside Sport Hall of Fame 2005. Daytona Beach Stock Car Racing Hall of Fame 2007. St. Louis Football Ring of Honor 2011. UPI Lineman of the Year 1950.

Jimmy Dean

Real/Birth Name:
Jimmy Ray Dean
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Big Bad John. Movie Diamonds are Forever in role of Willard Whyte. Sold "Jimmy Dean" sausage in ads on television. Country Music Hall of Fame 2010. Virginia Country Music Hall of Fame 1997. Texas Country Music Hall of Fame 2005. West Texas Walk of Fame 1984.

Leonid Kizim

Real/Birth Name:
Leonid Denisovich Kizim
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. Missions: Soyuz T-3, Soyuz T-10/11, Soyuz T-15

Garry Shider

Real/Birth Name:
Garry Marshall Shider
Nickname(s):
Diaper Man
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist. Member of Parliament-Funkadelic aka band P-Funk Guitar Center RockWalk 1996 as a member of Parliament-Funkadelic.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1997 as a member of Parliament-Funkadelic.

Robert Byrd

Real/Birth Name:
Cornelius Calvin Sale Jr.
Also Known As:
Robert Carlyle Byrd
Robert C. Byrd
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

At age 1, his mother died, he was moved to live with his aunt and uncle, who renamed him Robert Carlyle Byrd. Served over 51 years as Democratic senator from West Virginia, 1959-2010, the longest service as senator in history. Previously a US Representative 1953-1959. Held offices of Majority Whip, Minority Leader, twice Majority Leader and President Pro Tempore of the Senate. Early in life he w| the KKK, and voted against civil rights, which he later regretted and apologized for.

Don Coryell

Real/Birth Name:
Donald David Coryell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive back. Team University of Washington. As a coach, teams Whittier College, University of Southern California, San Diego State University, St. Louis Cardinals, San Diego Chargers. Breitbard Hall of Fame 1987. College Football Hall of Fame 1999. Husky Fever Hall of Fame 2000. San Diego Chargers Hall of Fame 1994. St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2012. State of Washington Sports Hall of Fame 2011.

Ilene Woods

Real/Birth Name:
Jacquelyn Ruth Woods
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Voice of Cinderella in animated movie Cinderella. Songs Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo, A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes

Harvey Fuqua

Real/Birth Name:
Harvey Fuqua
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80, 21 days before his 81st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founder of group The Moonglows. Died in an auto crash. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2000 as a member of The Moonglows.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a member of The Moonglows.

Vonetta McGee

Real/Birth Name:
Vonetta Lawrence McGee
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Eiger Sanction, Repo Man, Blacula. TV series L.A. Law, Cagney & Lacey

Sugar Minott

Real/Birth Name:
Lncoln Barrington Minott
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Buff Cobb

Real/Birth Name:
Patrizia Cobb Chapman
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Mike Wallace by 9 years.

Brief Facts:

Uncredited part in movie Anna and the King of Siam. Nominated for Tony Ward as a producer. TV show All Around the Town

George Steinbrenner

Real/Birth Name:
George Michael Steinbrenner III
Nickname(s):
The Boss
Manager George
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80, 9 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Principal owner of Major League Baseball team New York Yankees. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1982. Yankee Stadium Monument Park 2010. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2011.

Daniel Schorr

Real/Birth Name:
Daniel Louis Schorr
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

On National Public Radio as well as CNN.

Jack Tatum

Real/Birth Name:
John David Tatum
Nickname(s):
The Assassin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Free safety. Teams Ohio State University, Oakland Raiders, Houston Oilers. College Football Hall of Fame 2004. Ohio State Men's Varsity "O" Hall of Fame 1981.

Maury Chaykin

Real/Birth Name:
Maury Alan Chaykin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61, his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series A Nero Wolfe Mystery. Movies WarGames, My Cousin Vinny, Whale Music, Dances with Wolves

Mitch Miller

Real/Birth Name:
Mitchell William Miller
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
99, 27 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Sing Along with Mitch Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7013 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
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Gary Johnson

Real/Birth Name:
Gary Lynn Johnson
Also Known As:
Gary "Big Hands" Johnson
Nickname(s):
Big Hands
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57, 27 days before his 58th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle. Teams San Diego Chargers, San Francisco 49ers. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2017. Breitbard Hall of Fame 2007. College Football Hall of Fame 1997. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1991. San Diego Chargers Hall of Fame 1999. Southwestern Athletic Conference Hall of Fame 1997.

Patricia Neal

Real/Birth Name:
Patsy Louise Neal
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Hud, The Fountainhead, The Day the Earth Stood Still, Operation Pacific, The Miracle Worker, Breakfast at Tiffany's, Cookie's Fortune. Theater Hall of Fame 2003. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7018 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 20 May 2005.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Ted Stevens

Real/Birth Name:
Theodore Fulton Stevens
Gender:
Male
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:

Pilot in World War II, awarded Distinguished Flying Cross. Republican Senator from Alaska, December 24, 1968 - January 3, 2009, longer than any other Republican senator. Convicted of making false statements, conviction reversed due to prosecutorial misconduct. Lost his reelection bid. Died when a plane crashed as he was going on a fishing trip in Alaska. United States Olympic Hall of Fame.

Abbey Lincoln

Real/Birth Name:
Anna Marie Wooldridge
Also Known As:
Aminata Moseka
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80, 8 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies For Love of Ivy, The Girl Can't Help It. Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame 1975.

Steve DeLong

Real/Birth Name:
Steven Cyril DeLong
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:

Defensive end / tackle. Teams University of Tennessee, San Diego Chargers, Chicago Bears. College Football Hall of Fame 1993. Outland Trophy 1964. Virginia Sports Hall of Fame 2000. Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame 1989.

Johnny Bailey

Real/Birth Name:
Johnny Lee Bailey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
43
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back. Teams Texas A&I University, Chicago Bears, Phoenix Cardinals, Los Angeles/St. Louis Rams, Iowa Barnstormers. College Football Hall of Fame 2000. Division II Football Hall of Fame 1999. Javelina Hall of Fame 1996. Lone Star Conference Hall of Honor 2000.

Cammie King

Real/Birth Name:
Eleanore Cammack King
Also Known As:
Cammie King Conlon
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76, 27 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Role of child Bonnie Blue Butler in the 1939 movie Gone with the Wind. Voice actor in animated film Bambi

Paul Conrad

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Francis Conrad
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Political editorial cartoons in newspapers Denver Post, Los Angeles Times. Sculpture Chain Reaction made of chains in Santa Monica, California. Pulitzer Prize for cartoons, 1964, 1971 and 1984.

Harold Gould

Real/Birth Name:
Harold V. Goldstein
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV shows Rhoda, The Mary Tyler Moore Show. Multiple TV roles - usually as a father or grandfather.

Ron Kramer

Real/Birth Name:
Ronald J. Kramer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams Green Bay Packers, Detroit Lions. College Football Hall of Fame 1978. Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1975. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1971. University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor 1979.

Eddie Fisher

Real/Birth Name:
Edwin Jack Fisher
Nickname(s):
Sonny Boy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
ex-husband of
Older than Connie Stevens by 9 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Debbie Reynolds by 3 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Elizabeth Taylor by 3 years.
father of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV show Coke Time with Eddie Fisher. Movies BUtterfield 8, Bundle of Joy. Songs Any Time, I'm Walking Behind You, Oh, My Pa-pa, I'm Yours, Lady of Spain, Count Your Blessings. Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame 1988. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6241 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
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A star at 1724 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
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Jackie Burroughs

Real/Birth Name:
Jacqueline Burroughs
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Dead Zone, Heavy Metal. TV series Road to Avonlea

Olga C. Nardone

Real/Birth Name:
Olga Nida Carmena Nardone
Nickname(s):
Little Olga
Princess Olga
Gender:
Female
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:

Member of The Munchkins in the movie The Wizard of Oz. Member of the Lullaby League. Height 3' 4." Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6915 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with group group: The Munchkins for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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Gloria Stuart

Real/Birth Name:
Gloria Frances Stewart
Also Known As:
Gloria Stuart Sheekman
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
100
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of WAMPAS Baby Stars (1932). Movies The Invisible Man (1933), Rebecca of Sunnybrooke Farm, Titanic. Nominated for Oscar for Titanic role of Old Rose Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6714 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 26 September 2000.
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George Blanda

Real/Birth Name:
George Frederick Blanda
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 10 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Football quarterback and placekicker with teams Houston Oilers, Chicago Bears and more. Played professionally for 26 seasons, in 340 games. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1981. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1989. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. Bert Bell Award 1970. Titans/Oilers Hall of Fame 1999. Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame 1998. American Football Kicking Hall of Fame 2008. Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award 1974.

Arthur Penn

Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Hiller Penn
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88, 1 day after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Miracle Worker, Alice's Restaurant, Bonnie and Clyde

Tony Curtis

Real/Birth Name:
Bernard Herschel Schwartz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
ex-husband of
Older than Janet Leigh by 2 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Served on a submarine tender in World War II. Movies Trapeze, The Sweet Smell of Success, Operation Petticoat, Spartacus, Houdini, Some Like It Hot, The Defiant Ones. UNLV Entertainer/Artist Hall of Fame 2004. Nevada Entertainer/Artist Hall of Fame 2004. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6817 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Stephen J. Cannell

Real/Birth Name:
Stephen Joseph Cannell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name rhymes with "flannel." Created (or co-) nearly 40 TV series, mostly crime dramas, including The Rockford Files, The Greatest American Hero, The A-Team, Wiseguy, 21 Jump Street, Silk Stalkings, The Commish. Scripted more than 450 episodes, and produced or executive produced over 1,500 episodes. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 14 January 1985.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Norman Wisdom

Real/Birth Name:
Norman Joseph Wisdom
Also Known As:
Sir Norman Joseph Wisdom
Sir Norman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

British comedian and actor, often in role of Mr. Grump, Norman Pitkin. Knighted 2000.

Joan Sutherland

Real/Birth Name:
Joan Alston Sutherland
Also Known As:
Dame Joan Sutherland
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 28 days before her 84th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Noted soprano. Opera Lucia di Lammermoor. Dame Commander (DBE) in the New Year Honours of 1979. Kennedy Center Honors 2004. ARIA Hall of Fame 1988.

Belva Plain

Real/Birth Name:
Belva Offenberg
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95, 3 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Author of women's stories and novels. Book Evergreen

Simon MacCorkindale

Real/Birth Name:
Simon Charles Pendered MacCorkindale
Also Known As:
Simon Mac Corkindale
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Fiona Fullerton by 4 years.
husband of
Susan George, until he died.
Younger than Susan George by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

TV series Falcon Crest. Movie Jaws 3-D

Johnny Sheffield

Real/Birth Name:
Jon Matthew Sheffield Cassan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Seven films in the role of Tarzan's Boy. Movies Tarzan Finds a Son!, Tarzan and the Leopard Woman and more. Also several jungle films in the role of Bomba

Barbara Billingsley

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

Brief Facts:

Role of the mother in TV series Leave It to Beaver

Eyedea

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Larsen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
28, 24 days before his 29th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22

Brief Facts:

Duo Eyedea & Abilities. Died in sleep, in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Tom Bosley

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Edward Bosley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 18 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Happy Days, Murder, She Wrote, Port Charles, Father Dowling Mysteries, The Sandy Duncan Show. Spokesperson for Glad trash bags. Broadway musicals Fiorello, Beauty and the Beast. Won Tony Award.

Charlie O'Donnell

Real/Birth Name:
Charles O'Donnell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Announcer for many TV game shows, especially Wheel of Fortune

Jerry Bock

Real/Birth Name:
Jerrold Lewis Bock
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81, 20 days before his 82nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Musicals Fiddler on the Roof, Fiorello. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1971. Theater Hall of Fame. New Rochelle Walk of Fame.

Sparky Anderson

Real/Birth Name:
George Lee Anderson
Nickname(s):
Sparky
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Managed teams Detroit Tigers, Cincinnati Reds. National Baseball Hall of Fame 2000. Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame 2000. Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame 2007. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1992. Major League Baseball Manager of the Year Award 1984. Major League Baseball Manager of the Year Award 1987.

Dino De Laurentiis

Real/Birth Name:
Agostino De Laurentiis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandfather of
ex-husband of
Older than Silvana Mangano by 10 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies King Kong (1976), Serpico, Barbarella, Halloween II, Conan the Barbarian, Hannibal

Ingrid Pitt

Real/Birth Name:
Ingoushka Petrov
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73, 2 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Survivor of a concentration camp as a child. Movies The Wicker Man, Where Eagles Dare plus a number of horror movies Vampire Lovers, The House That Dripped Blood, Countess Dracula. TV series Doctor Who

Leslie Nielsen

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

Brief Facts:

Movies Airplane!, Forbidden Planet, The Poseidon Adventure, Tammy and the Bachelor, Spy Hard, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!, The Naked Gun 2˝: The Smell of Fear, Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult, Dracula: Dead and Loving It. TV series Police Squad!, Peyton Place. Canada's Walk of Fame 2001. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6541 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 9 December 1988.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Patrick Rooney

Real/Birth Name:
Patrick J. Rooney
Also Known As:
Patrick J. Rooney Sr.
Gender:
Male
Death Date:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Director of the team Pittsburgh Steelers

Don Meredith

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Don Meredith
Nickname(s):
Dandy Don
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback for team Dallas Cowboys, threw for 17,199 yards and 111 touchdowns. TV program Monday Night Football. Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor 1976. College Football Hall of Fame 1982. Bert Bell Award 1966. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Blake Edwards

Real/Birth Name:
William Blake Crump
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
husband of
Julie Andrews, until he died.
Older than Julie Andrews by 13 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV series Peter Gunn. Movies The Pink Panther, Breakfast at Tiffany's, Operation Petticoat, 10, Victor Victoria, Days of Wine and Roses Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6908 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 3 April 1991.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Bob Feller

Real/Birth Name:
Robert William Andrew Feller
Nickname(s):
Heater from Van Meter
Bullet Bob
Rapid Robert
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher for team Cleveland Indians. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1962. Iowa Sports Hall of Fame 1951. Cleveland Indians Hall of Fame 1957.

Bud Greenspan

Real/Birth Name:
Jonah J. Greenspan
Joseph Greenspan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Known for televising and documenting the Olympic Games. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 2004. International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1994. International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1995.

Teena Marie

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Christine Brockert
Also Known As:
Lady Tee
Ivory Queen of Soul
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Ooo La La La, Work it, It Must Be Magic, Lovergirl, Square Biz, Fire and Desire. Album Congo Square. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2014.

Bobby Farrell

Real/Birth Name:
Roberto Alfonso Farrell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Dutch national, born in Aruba. Disco group Boney M
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