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People Who Died in the Year 2014 (123 found): Names Only

Juanita Moore

Real/Birth Name:
Juanita Moore
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
99
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Imitation of Life, The Singing Nun, The Kid

Carmen Zapata

Real/Birth Name:
Carmen Margarita Zapata
Also Known As:
Marge Cameron
Gender:
Female
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:

TV series Santa Barbara, Trapper John, M.D.. Broadway play The Innkeepers Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6357 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater; ceremony: 2 October 2003.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Jerry Coleman

Real/Birth Name:
Gerald Francis Coleman
Nickname(s):
The Colonel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Second baseman. Team New York Yankees. TV show Game of the Week. Babe Ruth Award 1950. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2007. Ford C Frick Award 2005. National Radio Hall of Fame 2007. San Diego Padres Hall of Fame 2001.

Dave Madden

Real/Birth Name:
David Joseph Madden
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 30 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Partridge Family, Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In

Russell Johnson

Real/Birth Name:
Russell David Johnson
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:

TV series Gilligan's Island. Movies This Island Earth, Attack of the Crab Monsters, It Came from Outer Space, Tumbleweed, Seminole

Ruth Duccini

Real/Birth Name:
Ruth L. Robinson
Also Known As:
Ruth Robinson Duccini
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie The Wizard of Oz as an uncredited member of The Munchkins 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.

Charlie Osgood

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Benjamin Osgood
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:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. One game, June 18, 1944, 3 innings. Team Brooklyn Dodgers

Pete Seeger

Real/Birth Name:
Peter Seeger
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

half-brother of
Older than Mike Seeger by 14 years.

Brief Facts:

Wrote the songs Where Have All the Flowers Gone, If I Had a Hammer, Turn! Turn! Turn!. Group The Weavers. Active in political causes. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1996. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1972. Kennedy Center Honors 1994. National Medal of Arts 1994. International Guitar Hall of Fame. American Banjo Museum Hall of Fame 2015. The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a member of The Weavers.

Larry Packard

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Lawrence Packard
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
101
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Designed or worked on over 600 golf courses.

Tom Sherak

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Mitchell Sherak
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences 2009-2012. Movies The One, Rent Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6910 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 28 January 2014.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Anna Gordy Gaye

Real/Birth Name:
Anna Ruth Gordy
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92, 3 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Berry Gordy by 7 years.
ex-wife of
Older than Marvin Gaye by 17 years.
aunt of
great aunt of

Brief Facts:

Song Baby, I'm Real

Maximilian Schell

Real/Birth Name:
Maximilian Schell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Maria Schell by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Deep Impact, Judgment at Nuremberg, Julia, The Black Hole, Topkapi, Heidi, Krakatoa, East of Java

Bunny Rugs

Real/Birth Name:
Willam Clarke
Also Known As:
Bunny Scott
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65, 4 days before his 66th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of groups Third World, Inner Circle, Bunny & Ricky, The Wild Bunch. Lead singer.

Philip Seymour Hoffman

Real/Birth Name:
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Also Known As:
Philip S. Hoffman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Twister, The Big Lebowski, Cold Mountain, Capote, Doubt, Moneyball. Broadway play Death of a Salesman. 3 nominations for the Tony Award. Died of a drug overdose, probably heroin.

Richard Bull

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Bull
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Little House on the Prairie. Movie The Thomas Crown Affair (1968)

Ralph Kiner

Real/Birth Name:
Ralph McPherran Kiner
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:

Outfielder teams Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago Cubs, Cleveland Indians. Announcer for the New York Mets. New York Mets Hall of Fame 1984. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1975. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1970. New Mexico Sports Hall of Fame 2014.

Betty Jaynes

Real/Birth Name:
Betty Faith Jaynes
Gender:
Female
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:

A stationary guard, a position in six-on-six basketball. Coach, team James Madison University. Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 2007. Virginia Sports Hall of Fame 2008. Women's Basketball Hall of Fame 2000.

Shirley Temple

Real/Birth Name:
Shirley Jane Temple
Also Known As:
Shirley Temple Black
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Child star in the 1930s black and white movies - The Little Princess, Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm, Poor Little Rich Girl, Heidi, Curly Top, The Little Colonel, Mr. Belvedere Goes to College. Ambassador to Czechoslovakia. Kennedy Center Honors 1998. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Sid Caesar

Real/Birth Name:
Isaac Sidney Caesar
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV shows Your Show of Shows, The Sid Caesar Show. Movies Grease, Grease 2, Airport 1975. 1948 Broadway revue Make Mine Manhattan. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1993. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1993. Television Hall of Fame 1985. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1989. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7014 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Ralph Waite

Real/Birth Name:
Ralph Waite
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Waltons, Days of Our Lives, NCIS, Carnivàle. Movies Five Easy Pieces, The Bodyguard, Cliffhanger, Cool Hand Luke, Timequest, A Day for Thanks on Walton's Mountain, Mother's Day on Waltons Mountain, A Wedding on Walton's Mountain

John Henson

Real/Birth Name:
John Paul Henson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Movie Muppet Treasure Island. Died of a heart attack.

Valeri Kubasov

Real/Birth Name:
Valeri Nikolayevich Kubasov
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:

Astronaut. Missions: Soyuz 6, Soyuz 19, Soyuz 36/35

Harold Ramis

Real/Birth Name:
Harold Allen Ramis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Meatballs, Ghostbusters, Ghostbusters II, Animal House, Caddyshack II, Groundhog Day St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6338 Delmar Boulevard.

Jim Lange

Real/Birth Name:
Jim Lange
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Nancy Fleming, until he died.
Older than Nancy Fleming by 8 years.

Brief Facts:

TV game shows The Dating Game, Card Sharks, Hollywood Squares. Bay Area Radio Hall of Fame 2006.

William Pogue

Real/Birth Name:
William Reid Pogue
Also Known As:
William R. Pogue
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:

Skylab 4. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1997. Oklahoma Aviation and Space Hall of Fame 1980. 5 Civilized Tribes Hall of Fame 1975.

Geoff Edwards

Real/Birth Name:
Geoffrey Bruce Owen Edwards
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 18 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show host Jackpot and other game shows.

Sheila MacRae

Real/Birth Name:
Sheila Margaret Stephens
Also Known As:
Sheila Margaret Stevens
Sheila Stephenson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Gordon MacRae by less than 1 year.
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Became a naturalized United States citizen 1959. TV series General Hospital, The Jackie Gleason Show. Broadway musical play Guys and Dolls

Cynthia Lynn

Real/Birth Name:
Zinta Valda Ziemelis
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 23 days before her 78th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Arrived in the US in 1960. TV series Hogan's Heroes. Had a daughter with Marlon Brando

Richard Hayes

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Herbert Hayes
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Peggy Ann Garner by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Host of TV game shows Name That Tune, All About Faces

David Brenner

Real/Birth Name:
David Norris Brenner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV shows Hollywood Squares. Guest host for Johnny Carson

L'Wren Scott

Real/Birth Name:
Luann Bambrough
(adoption name)
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 3". Fashion designer and girlfriend of Mick Jagger. Designed costumes for movies Diabolique (1996), Ocean's Thirteen, Eyes Wide Shut. Died of apparent suicide by hanging.

James Rebhorn

Real/Birth Name:
James Robert Rebhorn
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Box, The Danish Girl, Far from Heaven, Carlito's Way, Independence Day, Scent of a Woman, The Game, The Talented Mr. Ripley, My Cousin Vinny, Meet the Parents, Snow Falling on Cedars. TV series Homeland, White Collar, As the World Turns, Law & Order. Broadway play Twelve Angry Men

Hank Lauricella

Real/Birth Name:
Francis Edward Lauricella
Nickname(s):
Mr. Everything
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:

Halfback, quarterback. Teams University of Tennessee, Dallas Texans. Member of the Louisiana state legislature, both houses. Real estate developer. College Football Hall of Fame 1981. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 2005. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1983. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Jerry Roberts

Real/Birth Name:
Raymond Clarke Roberts
Also Known As:
Captain Jerry Roberts
Gender:
Male
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:

Worked at Bletchley Park in World War II as a codebreaker. Broke secret messages sent by the Germans. Appointed MBE in the 2013 New Year Honours, for services to the work of Bletchley Park and to code breaking.

Kate O'Mara

Real/Birth Name:
Frances M. Caroll
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Dynasty. Movie The Horror of Frankenstein

Mickey Rooney

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Yule Jr.
Also Known As:
Mickey McGuire
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:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Ava Gardner by 2 years.
separated husband of
Jan Rooney, until he died.
Older than Jan Rooney by 19 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Martha Vickers by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies National Velvet, Night at the Museum, Captains Courageous, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Bridges at Toko-Ri, Babes in Arms (1938), Girl Crazy with Judy Garland. Duo Jan and Mickey Rooney. Married 8 times. Anaheim / Orange County Walk of Stars: A star for Show Business fame.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1718 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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A star at 6372 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
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A star at 6541 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 135 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way; ceremony: 11 January 1996.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: Jan and Mickey Rooney for live performance or theater; ceremony: 26 April 2004.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: Jan and Mickey Rooney for live performance or theater; ceremony: 26 April 2004.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Peaches Geldof

Real/Birth Name:
Peaches Honeyblossom Geldof
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
25, 25 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
daughter of
younger sister of
Younger than Fifi Geldof by 5 years.
daughter of
mother of
older sister of
Older than Pixie Geldof by 1 year.
half-sister of
Older than Tiger Lily Hutchence Geldof by 7 years.

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Fashion model. Died of a heroin overdose.

The Ultimate Warrior

Real/Birth Name:
James Brian Hellwig
Also Known As:
Ultimate Warrior
Warrior
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:

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 2". Legally changed his name to the mononym Warrior in 1993 which is also the last name of his wife and children. WWE Hall of Fame 2014.

Jesse Winchester

Real/Birth Name:
James Ridout Winchester
Nickname(s):
The Greatest Voice of the Decade
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:

To avoid the Vietnam War draft he moved to Canada in 1967. Became a citizen of Canada 1973. After amnesty, returned to the US. Songs Say What, Yankee Lady, Biloxi. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2014.

Earl Morrall

Real/Birth Name:
Earl Morrall
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79, 22 days before his 80th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams San Francisco 49ers, Pittsburgh Steelers, Detroit Lions, New York Giants, Baltimore Colts, Miami Dolphins. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2000. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1979. Dolphins Walk of Fame 2012. MSU Athletics Hall of Fame 1992.

DJ E-Z Rock

Real/Birth Name:
Rodney Bryce
Nickname(s):
Skip
Gender:
Male
Death Date:
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

From Harlem in New York. Formerly in group Rob Base & DJ E-Z Rock. Song It Takes Two. Age 46 at death.

Bob Hoskins

Real/Birth Name:
Robert William Hoskins
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, Snow White and the Huntsman, Hook, Brazil, Thee Long Good Friday, Nixon

Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

Real/Birth Name:
Efrem Zimbalist Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV series 77 Sunset Strip, Maverick, The F.B.I., Zorro. Producer and performer in Broadway plays. In later life, a voice actor. Movie Wait Until Dark Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7095 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 1 February 1994.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Pauline Wagner

Real/Birth Name:
Pauline Cynthia Wagner
Also Known As:
Pauline McCourtney
Nickname(s):
Polly
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
103
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies King Kong (1933), Mr. Deeds Goes to Town, King of Jazz. A founding member of the Screen Actors Guild.

William Dana

Real/Birth Name:
William Harvey Dana
Also Known As:
William H. Dana
Bill Dana
Nickname(s):
Bill
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

X-15 test pilot. His peak altitude of 307,000 feet (nearly 59 miles) technically qualified him for the Astronaut Badge, awarded 2005.

Jerry Vale

Real/Birth Name:
Genaro Louis Vitaliano
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Volare, Old Cape Cod, You Don't Know Me. Bronx Walk of Fame 2010. Movie Goodfellas Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 255 S. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 5 December 1998.

Wubbo Ockels

Real/Birth Name:
Wubbo Johannes Ockels
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Physicist. The first Dutch person in space, mission STS-61-A which was the SpaceLab D1 mission. Died of cancer.

Jane Adams (actress)

Real/Birth Name:
Betty Jean Bierce
Also Known As:
Poni Adams
Nickname(s):
Poni
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Radio program series The Whistler. Movie serial Batman and Robin (1949). Movies House of Dracula, Lost City of the Jungle, The Brute Man

Matthew Cowles

Real/Birth Name:
Matthew C. Cowles
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Christine Baranski, until he died.
Older than Christine Baranski by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

TV series All My Children, The Bold and the Beautiful. Movies Shutter Island, Nurse Betty. Broadway play Sweet Bird of Youth

Mona Freeman

Real/Birth Name:
Monica Elizabeth Freeman
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87, 17 days before her 88th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Angel Face, Black Beauty, Battle Cry, The Heiress. TV series Perry Mason

Herb Jeffries

Real/Birth Name:
Umberto Alexander Valentino
Also Known As:
Herb Jeffrey
Herbert Jeffrey
Umberto Alejandro Ballentino
Nickname(s):
The Bronze Buckaroo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
100
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Tempest Storm by 14 years.

Brief Facts:

Itallian/Irish/one quarter Ethiopian. Singng cowboy in films made for black audiences. Movies Harlem on the Prairie, The Bronze Buckaroo, Calypso Joe. Album The Bronze Buckaroo (Rides Again). Member of the group Duke Ellington Orchestra. Songs Flamingo, In My Solitude, I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good, When the Swallows Come Back to Capistrano, Basin Street Blues. Hall of Great Western Performers 2004. Western Music Association Hall of Fame 1997. Texas Trail of Fame 2001. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1995. Santa Clarita Walk of Western Stars 2001. Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 255 S. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 20 November 1998.

Maya Angelou

Real/Birth Name:
Marguerite Ann Johnson
Also Known As:
Rita Johnson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Book I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. TV miniseries Roots. Tony Award nomination for play Look Away. National Women's Hall of Fame 1998. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2011. National Medal of Arts 2000. Arkansas Black Hall of Fame 1993. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2008.. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6337 Delmar Boulevard.

Ann B. Davis

Real/Birth Name:
Ann Bradford Davis
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88, 27 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Brady Bunch, The Bob Cummings Show. Died after a fall in her bathroom and hit her head. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7048 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Ruby Dee

Real/Birth Name:
Ruby Ann Wallace
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Ossie Davis, until his earlier death.
Younger than Ossie Davis by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Just Cause, A Raisin in the Sun, American Gangster, Do the Right Thing. Broadway play A Raisin in the Sun. Kennedy Center Honors 2004. NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame 1989. Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame 1975. Theater Hall of Fame 2004. National Medal of Arts 1995. Ohio Women's Hall of Fame 1986. New Rochelle Walk of Fame. Westchester County Women's Hall of Fame 2007.

Carla Laemmle

Real/Birth Name:
Rebecca Isabelle Laemmle
Also Known As:
Beth Laemmle
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
104
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Silent films. Movies The Phantom of the Opera (1925), Dracula (1931)

Chuck Noll

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Henry Noll
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:

Team Cleveland Browns As a coach, team Pittsburgh Steelers. Won 4 Super Bowls. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1993. Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Honor 2017.

Casey Kasem

Real/Birth Name:
Kemal Amin Kasem
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lebanese immigrant parents. Disk jockey. Voice of Shaggy in the animated TV series Scooby Doo, Where Are You!, What's New, Scooby-Doo?. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. National Radio Hall of Fame 1992. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1985. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1995. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6931 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio; ceremony: 27 April 1981.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Tony Gwynn

Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Keith Gwynn
Also Known As:
Anthony Keith Gwynn Sr.
Nickname(s):
Mr. Padre
Captain Video
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Righ field. Team San Diego Padres. National Baseball Hall of Fame 2007. San Diego Padres Hall of Fame 2002. Breitbard Hall of Fame 2002. Roberto Clemente Award 1999. Branch Rickey Award 1995. Lou Gehrig Memorial Award 1998. California Hall of Fame 2016.

Patsy Byrne

Real/Birth Name:
Patricia Byrne
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80, 26 days before her 81st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Les Miserables (1998), David Copperfield, July 13, 1933

Horace Silver

Real/Birth Name:
Horace Ward Martin Tavares Silva
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Hard bop style. Song Filthy McNasty. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1996. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1991. ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame.

Gerry Goffin

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

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Carole King by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Songs Will You Love Me Tomorrow, Some Kind of Wonderful, Take Good Care of My Baby, The Loco-Motion, Hey Girl, Up on the Roof, (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman, Who Put the Bomp (in the Bomp, Bomp, Bomp), Just Once in My Life, Theme from Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going To). Many songs written with Carole King. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1990. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1987.

Jimmy C. Newman

Real/Birth Name:
Jimmy Yves Newman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The "C" middle name stood for "Cajun."Grand Ole Opry. Louisiana Music Hall of Fame 2009. Cajun Music Hall of Fame 2004.

Eli Wallach

Real/Birth Name:
Eli Herschel Wallach
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
98
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Anne Jackson, until he died.
Older than Anne Jackson by 10 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies The Godfather: Part III, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, Baby Doll, The Magnificent Seven, The Misfits, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, The Godfather: Part II. Broadway play The Rose Tattoo winning a Tony Award. Theater Hall of Fame. Play The Diary of Anne Frank

Bobby Womack

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Dwayne Womack
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Lookin' for a Love, Woman's Gotta Have It, Harry Hippie, Across 110th Street, If You Think You're Lonely Now. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2009. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2013. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2015.

Paul Mazursky

Real/Birth Name:
Irwin Mazursky
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:

TV series Curb Your Enthusiasm. Movies Down and Out in Beverly Hills, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice, A Star is Born, The Blackboard Jungle Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6667 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 13 December 2013.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Louis Zamperini

Real/Birth Name:
Louis Silvie Zamperini
Nickname(s):
Louie
Torrance Tornado
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
97
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

1035 Olympics in Berlin. Joined the Army Air Forforce in World War II. His plane crashed at sea. He was later captured and made a prisoner of war. Subject of the movie Unbroken. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Rosemary Murphy

Real/Birth Name:
Rosemary Murphy
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie To Kill a Mockingbird. TV series Another World, All My Children. Broadway play A Delicate Balance. Father was a diplomat in Munich.

Eileen Ford

Real/Birth Name:
Eileen Cecile Otte
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:

Co-founder with her husband of the Eileen Ford modeling agency.

Tommy Ramone

Real/Birth Name:
Erdélyi Tamás
Also Known As:
Thomas Erdelyi
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Drummer for group Ramones. Movie Deadly Intruder Guitar Center RockWalk 1996 as a member of Ramones.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2002 as a member of Ramones.

Alice Coachman

Real/Birth Name:
Alice Marie Coachman
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1948. Won the high jump event. The first African-American woman to win gold in the Olympics. Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1979. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1991. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1975.

Johnny Winter

Real/Birth Name:
John Dawson Winter III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Produced albums featuring Muddy Waters. Blues Hall of Fame 1988. Guitar Center RockWalk 1998. International Guitar Hall of Fame.

Elaine Stritch

Real/Birth Name:
Elaine Stritch
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series 30 Rock. Broadway plays Bus Stop, Company. Theater Hall of Fame 1995. Movie Out to Sea

Henry Hartsfield

Real/Birth Name:
Henry Warren Hartsfield Jr.
Nickname(s):
Hank
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Test pilot in the Air Force. Astronaut. Missions STS-4, STS-41-D, STS-61-A. Commanded the first Shuttle mission, using Discovery. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2006. Alabama Aviation Hall of Fame 1983.

James Garner

Real/Birth Name:
James Scott Bumgarner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Jack Garner by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

TV series Rockford Files, Bret Maverick, 8 Simple Rules... for Dating My Teenage Daughter. Movie and TV series Maverick. Movies Support Your Local Sheriff!, The Notebook, Space Cowboys, Victor/Victoria, Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood. Hall of Great Western Performers 1990. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1998. Oklahoma Hall of Fame 1986. Television Hall of Fame 1990. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6927 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Skye McCole Bartusiak

Real/Birth Name:
Skye McCole Bartusiak
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
21
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Patriot, Firestarter 2: Rekindled, Boogeyman. TV series 24, Storm of the Century. Play The Miracle Worker in North Carolina. Found dead in her home at age 21.

Jess Marlow

Real/Birth Name:
Myron Jess Marlow
Gender:
Male
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:

Los Angeles news anchor, stations KNTV-TV, KNBC-TV, KCBS-TV Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6420 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 14 May 1999.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

James Brady

Real/Birth Name:
James Scott Brady
Also Known As:
James S. Brady
Nickname(s):
Jim
Bear
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73, 25 days before his 74th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

News secretary to Ronald Reagan. Wounded and paralyzed by the same assailant who shot the president in 1981. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1996. Presidential Citizens Medal 1989.

Kathleen Ollerenshaw

Real/Birth Name:
Kathleen Mary Timpson
Also Known As:
Dame Kathleen Ollerenshaw
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
101
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Deaf (mostly) from childhood. Became a mathematician and astronomer and educator. Published a solution for Rubik's Cube in 1980. Given the Dame title when she was appointed DBE in 1971. Children's books The Lord Mayor's Party, First Citizen. Lord Mayor of Manchester in 1975-76. Involved in education policy.

Robin Williams

Real/Birth Name:
Robin McLaurin Williams
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63, 21 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

half-brother of
Younger than Dr. Toad by 13 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Boulevard, RV, Mrs. Doubtfire, Hook, Dead Poets Society, Patch Adams, Jumanji, The Birdcage, The Fisher King, Moscow on the Hudson, Night at the Museum, Good Morning, Vietnam, Good Will Hunting, The World According to Garp. TV show Mork & Mindy. Suicide by hanging. Cecil B DeMille Award 2005. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6925 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 12 December 1990.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Lauren Bacall

Real/Birth Name:
Betty Joan Perske
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89, 35 days before her 90th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Humphrey Bogart, until his earlier death.
Younger than Humphrey Bogart by 24 years.

Brief Facts:

Kennedy Center Honors 1997. Theater Hall of Fame 1998. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 2000. Cecil B DeMille Award 1993. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1724 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 135 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way; ceremony: 10 January 1997.

Licia Albanese

Real/Birth Name:
Felicia Albanese
Also Known As:
Licia Albanese Gimma
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
105, 24 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Soprano. Known especially for her performances of Verdi and Puccini at the Metropolitan Opera of New York. Opera Madama Butterfly. She became a citizen of the United States in 1945. National Medal of Arts 1995. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6671 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Don Pardo

Real/Birth Name:
Dominick George Pardo
Also Known As:
Dom Pardo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Announcer on TV programs Saturday Night Live, Jeopardy!, Wheel of Fortune, Search for Tomorrow. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2010. Rhode Island Radio Hall of Fame 2009. Television Hall of Fame 2010.

Steven Nagel

Real/Birth Name:
Steven Ray Nagel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Linda Godwin, until he died.
Older than Linda Godwin by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Four shuttle missions. STS-51-G, STS-61-A, STS-37, STS-55

Richard Attenborough

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Samuel Attenborough
Also Known As:
Lord Richard Attenborough
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90, 5 days before his 91st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
husband of
Sheila Sim, until he died.
Younger than Sheila Sim by 1 year.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Miracle on 34th Street (1994), The Great Escape, Jurassic Park, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Doctor Doolittle, Flight of the Phoenix (1965), The L-Shaped Room, Gandhi, A Chorus Line, Cry Freedom, Seance on a Wet Afternoon. Original cast of play The Mousetrap. Appointed a CBE in 1967, knighted in 1976 and created a life peer in 1993. London Avenue of Stars.

Jimi Jamison

Real/Birth Name:
Jimmy Wayne Jamison
Also Known As:
Jim Jamison
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63, 8 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs The Moment of Truth, Is This Love, Burning Heart, I'm Always Here. Bands Cobra, Survivor

Joan Rivers

Real/Birth Name:
Joan Alexandra Molinsky
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Goosed, Lady Boss. Voice actor in multiple animated films and shows. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 26 July 1989.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Simone Battle

Real/Birth Name:
Simone Sherisse Battle
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
25
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Finalist on TV show X-Factor in 2011. Group G.R.L.. Death reported as suicide by hanging, at age 25.

Troy Gentry

Real/Birth Name:
Troy Lee Gentry
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Duo Montgomery Gentry. Album Back When I Knew It All. Songs Something to Be Proud Of, My Town, Lucky Man. Died in a helicopter crash in New Jersey. Grand Ole Opry as a member of Montgomery Gentry.

Denny Miller

Real/Birth Name:
Dennis Linn Miller
Also Known As:
Denny Scott Miller
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Tarzan, the Ape Man (1959). Basketball for team UCLA. TV show Wagon Train. 14 years as the Gorton's fisherman.

Richard Kiel

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Dawson Kiel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74, 3 days before his 75th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

7' 1.5" tall. Role of Jaws in movies The Spy Who Loved Me, Moonraker and video games. TV series The Wild Wild West

Cosimo Matassa

Real/Birth Name:
Cosimo Vincent Matassa
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Recording engineer and studio owner, early rock and roll. Blues Hall of Fame 2013. Louisiana Blues Hall of Fame. Louisiana Music Hall of Fame. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2012.

Boris Yegorov

Real/Birth Name:
Boris Borisovich Yegorov
Also Known As:
Борис Борисович Егоров
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The first doctor in space. Mission Voskhod 1

Lonnie Lynn

Real/Birth Name:
Lonnie Lynn
Nickname(s):
Pops
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

6'7" tall. Forward. Teams St. Louis Hawks, Pittsburgh Pipers. Involved with Amer-I-Can organization.

Warren Perkins

Real/Birth Name:
Warren Charles Perkins
Nickname(s):
Red
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:

Forward. Teams Tulane University, Tri-Cities Blackhawks. Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame 1981. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 2007. Tulane Athletics Hall of Fame 1977.

Angus Lennie

Real/Birth Name:
Angus Wilson Lennie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Great Escape, HMS Paradise

Polly Bergen

Real/Birth Name:
Nellie Paulina Burgin
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Freddie Fields by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Move Over Darling, Cape Fear (1962). TV series Commander in Chief, The Polly Bergen Show

Elsie Ford

Real/Birth Name:
Elsie Ann Ford
Also Known As:
L.C. Downey
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than Robert Downey by 2 or 3 years.
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV series Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman. Movie Chafed Elbows

Sarah Danielle Madison

Real/Birth Name:
Sarah Goldberg
Also Known As:
Sarah Danielle
Sarah Danielle Goldberg
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
40, 21 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series 90210, House, 7th Heaven. Movies Jurassic Park III, Pig, Training Day

Jerrie Mock

Real/Birth Name:
Geraldine Fredritz
Also Known As:
Geraldine Fredritz Mock
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The first woman to fly solo around the world in 1964. Ohio Women's Hall of Fame 1979. Women in Aviation, International Pioneers Hall of Fame 2008.

Paul Revere

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Revere Dick
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Co-founder of band Paul Revere & The Raiders Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2010 as a member of Paul Revere & The Raiders.
Oregon Music Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of Paul Revere & The Raiders.

Geoffrey Holder

Real/Birth Name:
Geoffrey Richard Holder
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Carmen de Lavallade, until he died.
Older than Carmen de Lavallade by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 6". Movies Doctor Dolittle (1967), Live and Let Die. Broadway musicals The Wiz, Annie

Misty Upham

Real/Birth Name:
Misty Anne Upham
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
32
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Frozen River, August: Osage County, Django Unchained. Disappeared October 5, body found in a ravine October 16. Suicide suspected by some, accident by others.

Jan Hooks

Real/Birth Name:
Janice Hooks
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Saturday Night Live, 3rd Rock from the Sun, Designing Women. Movies Batman Returns, Pee-wee's Big Adventure, Simon Birch, Coneheads

Oscar de la Renta

Real/Birth Name:
Óscar Arístides de la Renta Fiallo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Known in the 1960s for designing dresses for Jackie Kennedy. Became a US citizen in 1971. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1973.

Jack Bruce

Real/Birth Name:
John Symon Asher Bruce
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist and lead vocals for rock group Cream. Song Sunshine of Your Love. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Guitar Center RockWalk 2004 as a member of Cream.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1993 as a member of Cream.

Marcia Strassman

Real/Birth Name:
Marcia A. Strassman
Gender:
Female
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:

Role as Julie Kotter. TV series Welcome Back, Kotter, M*A*S*H, Tremors, Providence. Movies Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, Honey, I Blew Up the Kid, Honey, I Shrunk the Audience!

Wayne Static

Real/Birth Name:
Wayne Richard Wells
Also Known As:
The King of Evil Disco
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48, 3 days before his 49th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lead vocalist, guitarist, keyboardist for the industrial metal band Static-X. Died from overuse of prescription drugs and alcohol, per the coroner in 2015.

Ernie Vandeweghe

Real/Birth Name:
Ernest Maurice Vandeweghe Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandfather of
husband of
Colleen Kay Hutchins, until her earlier death.
Younger than Colleen Kay Hutchins by 2 years.
father of
father of

Descendants:

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Guard, small forward. Team New York Knicks

Big Bank Hank

Real/Birth Name:
Henry Lee Jackson
Also Known As:
Imp the Dimp
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:

Group Sugarhill Gang. From Englewood, New Jersey. Song Rapper's Delight

Mike Nichols

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Igorevitch Peschkowsky
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 13 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Diane Sawyer, until he died.
Older than Diane Sawyer by 14 years.

Brief Facts:

Directed movies The Graduate, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Working Girl, Silkwood, Charlie Wilson's War. Tony Award for Broadway plays Monty Python's Spamalot, The Real Thing, Annie, Barefoot in the Park. Kennedy Center Honors 2003. Theater Hall of Fame 2003. National Medal of Arts 2001.

P.D. James

Real/Birth Name:
Phyllis Dorothy James
Also Known As:
PD James
Phyllis Dorothy James, Baroness James of Holland Park
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Crime novel author. Books The Children of Men, The Murder Room, Death Comes to Pemberley. Awarded an OBE in 1983, and made a life peer in 1991.

Bobby Keys

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Henry Keys
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70, 16 days before his 71st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

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Saxophonist. Member of band The Rolling Stones. Song Brown Sugar. Movie Mad Dogs & Englishmen. West Texas Walk of Fame 1984.

Jim Swink

Real/Birth Name:
James E. Swink
Nickname(s):
The Rusk Rambler
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Later a surgeon. Halfback. Teams Texas Christian University, Dallas Texans. Academic All-America Hall of Fame 1989. College Football Hall of Fame 1980. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 2000. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1989. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Charlie Flowers

Real/Birth Name:
Charlie Flowers
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fullback. Teams University of Mississippi, Los Angeles Chargers, San Diego Chargers, New York Titans. Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 2010. College Football Hall of Fame 1997. Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum 1985. Ole Miss Athletics Hall of Fame 1988.

Ken Weatherwax

Real/Birth Name:
Kenneth Patrick Weatherwax
Nickname(s):
Kenny
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Addams Family in role of Pugsley

Earl Hayes

Real/Birth Name:
Earl Warren Hayes
Also Known As:
Robert Earl Hayes
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
34 or 35
Birth Place:

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Brief Facts:

Movies The Exonerated, Rock the Paint. Murdered his wife then committed suicide by gunshot. Age 34.

Stephanie Moseley

Real/Birth Name:
Stephanie Elyse Moseley
Gender:
Female
Death Date:
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Earl Hayes - they died the same date, December 8, 2014

Brief Facts:

Movies The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1, Mirror Mirror, Sparkle, Idlewild, Catwoman, TV series Hellcats, Hit the Floor. Killed by her husband. Age 30.

Mary Ann Mobley

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Ann Mobley
Also Known As:
Miss America 1959
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Gary Collins, until his earlier death.
Older than Gary Collins by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Miss America 1959, then later cohost of the pageant in 1989. Movies Girl Happy, Harum Scarum. University of Mississippi Alumni Hall of Fame 1981. Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame.

Bess Myerson

Real/Birth Name:
Bess Myerson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Miss America 1945. TV shows The Match Game, The Big Payoff, I've Got a Secret. Jewish-American Hall of Fame.

Christine Cavanaugh

Real/Birth Name:
Christine Josephine Sandberg
Also Known As:
Christina Cavanaugh
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Voice actor in animated TV series Darkwing Duck, Sonic the Hedgehog, Cave Kids, 101 Dalmatians: The Series, Dexter's Laboratory, Rugrats. Movies Babe, Jerry Maguire

Joe Cocker

Real/Birth Name:
John Robert Cocker
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:

Songs Up Where We Belong, With a Little Help from My Friends. In 2008 he received an OBE. Guitar Center RockWalk 1998.

David Ryall

Real/Birth Name:
David John Ryall
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79, 11 days before his 80th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows: Part 1, City of Ember, Goodnight Sweetheart

Luise Rainer

Real/Birth Name:
Luise Rainer
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
104, 13 days before her 105th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The first to win consecutive Oscars. Movies The Great Ziegfeld, The Good Earth, The Emperor's Candlesticks, The Gambler. Broadway play A Kiss for Cinderella. Became a US citizen in the 1940s. Boulevard der Stars 2011. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6300 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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