People Who Died in the Year 2016:

(148 found)

Pat Harrington Jr.
actor, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Daniel Patrick Harrington Jr.
Also Known As:
Pat Harrington
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series One Day at a Time.

John Johnson
basketball

Real/Birth Name:
John Howard Getty Johnson
Nickname(s):
J.J.
JJ
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Small forward. Teams Cleveland Cavaliers, Portland Trail Blazers, Houston Rockets, Seattle SuperSonics.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

David Bowie
singer, actor, composer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
David Robert Hayward-Jones
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69, 2 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

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

Brief Facts:

Song Space Oddity. Movie The Man Who Fell to Earth. Album Let's Dance. Song Fame. Broadway play The Elephant Man.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry12 February 1997

Monte Irvin
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Monford Merrill Irvin
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:

Left fielder, also right field. Teams Newark Eagles, New York Giants, Chicago Cubs.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Alan Rickman
actor, producer, director, writer, singer, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Alan Sidney Patrick Rickman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Role as Professor Snape, in the movies Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2. Role of terrorist Hans Gruber, in the movie Die Hard. Movies Eye in the Sky, Galaxy Quest, Love Actually, Dogma, Quigley Down Under, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, The Island, Sense and Sensibility. Television movie Truly, Madly, Deeply. Broadway plays Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Seminar. Tony Award in the 2002 production of Noel Coward's play Private Lives.

Dan Haggerty
actor, producer, criminal

Real/Birth Name:
Dan Haggerty
Also Known As:
Dan Haggarty
Daniel Haggerty
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams. Movies The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams, Muscle Beach Party, Grizzly Mountain, Escape to Grizzly Mountain. Served time for cocaine possession.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7070 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry1 February 1994

Blowfly
rapper, comedy, R&B, singer, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Clarence Henry Reid
Also Known As:
Blow Fly
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76, 28 days before his 77th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Southern rapper who uses raunchy language. R&B in the 1960s and 1970s.

Glenn Frey
composer, singer, musician, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Glenn Lewis Frey
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:

Brief Facts:

Pronounced "Fry." Member of band The Eagles. Song Tequila Sunrise.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008 as a member of group The Eagles.
Kennedy Center Honors 2016 as a member of group The Eagles.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1998 as a member of group The Eagles.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a member of group The Eagles.

Lou Michaels
football

Real/Birth Name:
Louis Andrew Michaels
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Placekicker, defensive end. Teams University of Kentucky, Los Angeles Rams, Pittsburgh Steelers, Baltimore Colts, Green Bay Packers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Sheila Sim
actor, British peer

Real/Birth Name:
Sheila Beryl Grant Sim
Also Known As:
Sheila Beryl Grant Attenborough, Lady Attenborough
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
wife of
Richard Attenborough, until his earlier death.
Older than Richard Attenborough by 1 year.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Original cast of play The Mousetrap. Movies A Canterbury Tale, The Guinea Pig, West of Zanzibar.

Mike Minor
actor, soap

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Fedderson
Also Known As:
Michael Minor
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

TV series All My Children, Another World, As the World Turns, The Edge of Night, Petticoat Junction.

Abe Vigoda
soap, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Abraham Charles Vigoda
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94, 29 days before his 95th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Barney Miller, Santa Barbara, Fish. Movies The Godfather, The Godfather: Part II, Look Who's Talking, Cannonball Run II.

Black
singer, composer, accident, vehicle crash

Real/Birth Name:
Colin Vearncombe
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Wonderful Life. Died from injuries in an accident 10 January, 2016.

Paul Kantner
musician, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Lorin Kantner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Vocals, guitar. Groups Jefferson Airplane, Jefferson Starship. Album Summer of Love. Songs Somebody to Love, White Rabbit.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2014 as a member of group Jefferson Airplane.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2014 as a member of group Jefferson Starship.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1996 as a member of group Jefferson Airplane.

Signe Toly Anderson
singer

Real/Birth Name:
Signe Toly
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Also Jazz and folk. Member of rock band Jefferson Airplane. Album Summer of Love. Songs Somebody to Love, White Rabbit.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2014 as a member of group Jefferson Airplane.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1996 as a member of group Jefferson Airplane.

Bob Elliott
radio, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Brackett Elliott
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Radio show Bob and Ray with Ray Goulding. TV series Get a Life. Movie Cabin Boy.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Joe Alaskey
actor, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Francis Alaskey III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Voice actor. In roles Bugs Bunny, Tweety Bird, Daffy Duck, Droopy, Sylvester, Grandpa Lou Pickles, Baby Huey and many others, in cartoons.

Axl Rotten
wrestling, accident, overdose

Real/Birth Name:
Brian Knighton
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
44
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group The Bad Breed, a tag team. Paralyzed by spine injury. Died of an accidental heroin overdose in a restaurant bathroom.

Ed Mitchell
aviator, space, moon, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Edgar Dean Mitchell
Also Known As:
Edgar Mitchell
Nickname(s):
Ed
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:

Test pilot and astronaut. LM pilot on Apollo 14 mission to the moon. Sixth person to walk on the moon.

Space Missions:

Apollo 14 (1971)
Third moon landing, in Fra Mauro.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Maurice White
singer, composer, bandleader, producer, R&B, gospel

Real/Birth Name:
Maurice White
Nickname(s):
Reese
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Verdine White by 9 years.

Brief Facts:

Founder of group Earth, Wind & Fire. Soul, gospel, jazz, pop, R&B and funk.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Kennedy Center Honors 2019 as a member of group Earth, Wind & Fire.
NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame 1994 as a member of group Earth, Wind & Fire.
Songwriters Hall of Fame 2010 as a member of group Earth, Wind & Fire.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry14 September 1995 as a member of group Earth, Wind & Fire.

Willie Richardson
football

Real/Birth Name:
Willie Louis Richardson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver. Teams Jackson State University, Baltimore Colts, Miami Dolphins.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Johnny Lattner
football

Real/Birth Name:
John Joseph Lattner
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:

Team University of Notre Dame as halfback. Team Pittsburgh Steelers one year, 1954.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Vanity
singer, religion, writer, model, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Denise Katrina Matthews
Also Known As:
Denise Smith
Reverend Denise Matthews
D.D. Winters
Denise Sonic
Denise Matthews-Smith
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Formerly sang with Prince. Grop Vanity 6. Became an evangelist. Movies Klondike Fever, Neon City. TV shows Mike Hammer, Silk Stalkings.

Charlie Tuna
radio, tv, dj, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Art Ferguson
Also Known As:
Billy O'Day
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Personality at stations KBIG, KRTH-FM and others. Announcer on a number of game TV shows, including Time Machine, Scrabble, Scattergories, The $25,000 Pyramid, The Quiz Kids Challenge, The New Battlestars. Honorary mayor of Tarzana, California since 1977.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1560 Vine Street for contributions to radio10 January 1990

Harper Lee
writer

Real/Birth Name:
Nelle Harper Lee
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wrote book (made into a movie) To Kill a Mockingbird, which won for her the Pulitzer Prize. A long-time friend of Truman Capote who was a childhood neighbor.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Sonny James
singer, country

Real/Birth Name:
James Loden
Nickname(s):
The Southern Gentleman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Young Love.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6630 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Donald Williams
space, engineer, aviator

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Edward Williams
Also Known As:
Donald E. Williams
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74, 10 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut, mechanical engineer, test pilot. Navy pilot in Vietnam War, 330 combat missions. 287 hours and 35 minutes in space.

Space Missions:

STS-34
Shuttle Atlantis, launched October 18, 1989

Duration: 4d 23h.
STS-51-D
Shuttle Discovery, launched April 12, 1985

Duration: 6d 23h.

Tony Burton
boxing, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Burton
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78, 27 days before his 79th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro boxer. Movies The Shining, Rocky, Rocky Balboa, Rocky IV.

George Kennedy
actor, soap

Real/Birth Name:
George Harris Kennedy Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 10 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Shenandoah, Charade, Airport, 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, The Eiger Sanction, Cool Hand Luke. TV series The Young and the Restless.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6356 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry3 October 1991

Bud Collins
tennis, sports analyst, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Worth Collins Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Covered tennis events for NBC and ESPN.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Pat Conroy
writer

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Patrick Conroy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Novels The Prince of Tides, The Great Santini.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Nancy Reagan
actor, First Lady, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Anne Frances Robbins
Also Known As:
Nancy Davis
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
mother of
wife of
Ronald Reagan, until his earlier death.
Younger than Ronald Reagan by 10 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Hellcats of the Navy, Donovan's Brain as Nancy Davis. First Lady when her husband was governor and president. Launched the Just Say No campaign.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

George Martin
producer, composer, musician, conductor, knighted

Real/Birth Name:
George Henry Martin
Also Known As:
Sir George Martin
Nickname(s):
the Fifth Beatle
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Produced the albums of the Beatles. Produced theme songs Goldfinger, Live and Let Die. Made a Knight Bachelor in 1996.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Clyde Lovellette
basketball

Real/Birth Name:
Clyde Edward Lovellette
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:
Height:
6 feet 9 inches (205.74 cm)

Brief Facts:

Center, Power forward. Teams University of Kansas, Phillips 66ers, Minneapolis Lakers, Cincinnati Royals, St. Louis Hawks, Boston Celtics/.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Gogi Grant
singer, jazz, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Myrtle Audrey Arinsberg
Also Known As:
Audrey Brown
Audrey Grant
Gender:
Female
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:

Song The Wayward Wind. Also dubbed vocals for Ann Blyth in movie The Helen Morgan Story.

Keith Emerson
musician, composer, producer, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Keith Noel Emerson
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:

Key boarrdist. Progressive rock, jazz, classical. Group Emerson, Lake & Palmer. Suicide by gundhot to the head,in Santa Monica, California.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Guitar Center RockWalk 1993 as a member of group Emerson, Lake & Palmer.

Adrienne Corri
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Adrienne Riccoboni
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies A Clockwork Orange, Revenge of the Pink Panther, Moon Zero Two, Doctor Zhivago.

Frank Sinatra Jr.
singer, actor, kidnapped

Real/Birth Name:
Francis Wayne Sinatra
Also Known As:
First name is not Frankllin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandson of
grandson of
son of
son of
younger brother of
Younger than Nancy Sinatra by 3 years.
older brother of
Older than Tina Sinatra by 4 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Kidnapped at age 19, ransomed 3 days later. Album My Way. TV series Adam-12. Movie Hollywood Homicide.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 125 S. Palm Canyon Drive28 February 2008

Paul Daniels
magician, tv

Real/Birth Name:
Newton Edward Daniels
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Paul Daniels Magic Show on channel BBC.

Joe Santos
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Minieri
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Rockford Files, Hardcastle and McCormick, The Sopranos.

Joe Garagiola
baseball, radio, tv, sports analyst, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Henry Garagiola
Also Known As:
Joseph Henry Garagiola Sr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Catcher for team St. Louis Cardinals. Sports analyst for NBC. Books Baseball Is a Funny Game, Just Play Ball.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6328 Delmar Boulevard

Phife Dawg
rapper, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Malik Isaac Taylor
Also Known As:
Phife
Five Foot Assassin
The Five Footer
Phife Diggy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:
Height:
5 feet 3 inches (160.02 cm)

Brief Facts:

Group A Tribe Called Quest. Movie Who's the Man. Group Pro Era.

Tom Whedon
writer

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Avery Whedon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV series Captain Kangaroo, The Golden Girls, The Electric Company, The Dick Cavett Show, Benson, Alice.

Garry Shandling
comedy, writer, producer, director, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Garry Emmanuel Shandling
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV shows It's Garry Shandling's Show, The Larry Sanders Show, Sanford and Son, Welcome Back, Kotter, Movie Love Affair.

James Noble
actor, producer, soap

Real/Birth Name:
James Wilkes Noble
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94, 23 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Benson, As the World Turns, The Edge of Night.

Patty Duke
actor, writer, producer, activist, director

Real/Birth Name:
Anna Marie Duke
Also Known As:
Patty Duke Astin
Patty Duke Pearce
Anna Pearce
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandmother of
ex-wife of
Younger than John Astin by 16 years.
mother of
annulled ex-wife of
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Role of Helen Keller (see Helen Keller) in movie The Miracle Worker. Movie Valley of the Dolls.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry17 August 2004

Joe Medicine Crow
military, writer, educator

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Medicine Crow
Also Known As:
High Bird
Joseph Medicine Crow-High Bird
Nickname(s):
CrowJoe
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
102
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Acclaimed Native American historian and last surviving war chief of Montana's Crow Tribe. Book Counting Coup: Becoming a Crow Chief on the Reservation and Beyond.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Barbara Turner
writer, actor, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Gloria Rose Turner
Also Known As:
Lauren Currier
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
ex-wife of
Younger than Vic Morrow by 7 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Company, Georgia, The Affair, Cujo.

Merle Haggard
singer, country, musician, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Merle Ronald Haggard
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79, his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Bonnie Owens by 7 years.
step-father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Songs The Legend of Bonnie and Clyde, Okie from Muskogee, Movin' On.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Will Smith (football)
football, murdered

Real/Birth Name:
William Raymond Smith III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
34
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive end. Teams Ohio State University, New Orleans Saints. He was shot and killed by an enraged driver after a traffic accident in New Orleans. His wife was wounded.

Anne Jackson
actor, Broadway, Tony Award, educator

Real/Birth Name:
Anna June Jackson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Eli Wallach, until his earlier death.
Younger than Eli Wallach by 10 years.

Brief Facts:

Broadway plays Middle of the Night, Summer and Smoke, Arms and the Man, Luv, The Waltz of the Toreadors, Mr. Peters' Connections, Lost in Yonkers. Movies The Tiger Makes Out, The Secret Life of an American Wife, How to Save a Marriage and Ruin Your Life, Lovers and Other Strangers, Dirty Dingus Magee, The Shining. Play The Diary of Anne Frank.

David Gest
producer, tv

Real/Birth Name:
David Alan Gest
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62, 29 days before his 63rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Liza Minnelli by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

On the TV shows Celebrity Big Brother, I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here.

Doris Roberts
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Doris May Meltzer
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV shows Everybody Loves Raymond, Remington Steele. Movie The Taking of Pelham One Two Three.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry10 February 2003

Chyna
wrestling, model, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Joan Marie Laurer
Also Known As:
Ninth Wonder of the World
Nickname(s):
Joanie
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Professional wrestler.

Lonnie Mack
singer, musician, blues, country

Real/Birth Name:
Lonnie McIntosh
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist. Songs Memphis, Wham!.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Prince
singer, actor, overdose

Real/Birth Name:
Prince Rogers Nelson
Also Known As:
the Artist (formerly known as Prince)
Jamie Starr
Christopher
Alexander Nevermind
Joey Coco
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Purple Moon, Under the Cherry Moon. Died of an accidental opioid (Fentanyl) overdose.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ron Brace
football

Real/Birth Name:
Ronald Jeffrey Brace III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
29
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Nose tackle. Teams Boston College, New England Patriots.

Afeni Shakur
activist, accused

Real/Birth Name:
Alice Faye Williams
Also Known As:
Afeni Shakur Davis
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

sister of
aunt of
ex-wife of
Older than Mutulu Shakur by 3 years.
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Early member Black Panther Party. Arrested 2010 on drug charges.

Rabbit Kekai
surfing

Real/Birth Name:
Albert Kekai
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Hawaiian surfing legend.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Christy O'Connor
golf

Real/Birth Name:
Christy O'Connor
Also Known As:
Christy O'Connor Snr
Nickname(s):
Himself
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won over 20 important British and Irish tournaments.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Alan Young
actor, director, writer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Angus Young
Nickname(s):
the Charlie Chaplin of television
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Androcles and the Lion, The Time Machine. TV series Mister Ed. Voice of Scrooge McDuck. Broadway play The Girl with the Freudian Slip. Became a US citizen.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6927 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio

Morley Safer
news, writer, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Morley Safer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

CBS News TV show 60 Minutes. Dual citizenship of US and Canada.

Nancy Dow
actor, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Nancy E. Dow
Also Known As:
Nancy Aniston
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
ex-wife of
Younger than John Aniston by 2 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Book From Mother and Daughter to Friends: A Memoir. Movie The Ice House. TV series The Wild Wild West one episode.

Muhammad Ali
boxing, actor, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr.
Also Known As:
Cassius Clay
Nickname(s):
The Greatest
The Louisville Lip
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Heavyweight. Olympic Gold Medal 1960. Said, of his boxing, "Float like a butterfly - sting like a bee." Book The Greatest: My Own Story. Movie for television Freedom Road. Conscientious objector to war. Developed Parkinsons later.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater11 January 2002

Kimbo Slice
actor, boxing

Real/Birth Name:
Kevin Ferguson
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:

Bahamian-American. A "street fighter" - also in movie Blood and Bone.

Gordie Howe
hockey

Real/Birth Name:
Gordon Howe
Nickname(s):
Gordie
Mr. Hockey
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:

Clubs Detroit Red Wings, Omaha Knights, Hartford Whalers, Houston Aeros, New England Whalers, Detroit Vipers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Earl Faison
football

Real/Birth Name:
Earl Faison
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive lineman. Teams Indiana University, San Diego Chargers, Miami Dolphins.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Gypsy Joe
wrestling

Real/Birth Name:
Gilberto Meléndez
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Suzy Phillips-January
tv, ballet, dancer

Real/Birth Name:
Susan Adams
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80, 22 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than John Phillips by less than 1 year.
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

First wife of John Phillips, married May 7, 1957. A descendant of U.S. President John Adams. From Virginia. Divorced 1962. Host, TV series The American Woodshop.

Anton Yelchin
actor, accident

Real/Birth Name:
Anton Victorovich Yelchin
Also Known As:
Анто́н Ви́кторович Ельчи́н
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
27
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Star Trek Beyond, Star Trek, Star Trek Into Darkness, Terminator Salvation, Green Room. Died when his car rolled backon him in his driveway.

Bernie Worrell
musician, composer

Real/Birth Name:
George Bernard Worrell Jr.
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:

Keyboardist. Foundng member of Parliament-Funkadelic.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Pat Summitt
basketball, coach, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Patricia Sue Head
Also Known As:
Pat Head Summitt
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64, 14 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Women's basketball coach. Team Tennessee Lady Vols. Won more that 1,000 games. Books Reach for the Summitt, Raise the Roof. Naismith Basketball Coach of the Century 2000.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Scotty Moore
musician

Real/Birth Name:
Winfield Scott Moore III
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:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist for Elvis Presley. Group Blue Moon Boys. Song Heartbreak Hotel.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Elie Wiesel
writer, educator, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Eliezer Wiesel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Became a US citizen. Holocaust survivor. Book Night. Honorary UK knighthood.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Noel Neill
actor, model, singer, western

Real/Birth Name:
Noel Darleen Neill
Gender:
Female
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:

Brief Facts:

Movies Superman (1948), Atom Man vs. Superman in role of Lois Lane. Also in the 1950s TV series Adventures of Superman. A popular pin-up girl during World War 2.

Bonnie Brown
country, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Bonnie Jean Brown
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78, 15 days before her 79th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger sister of
Younger than Jim Ed Brown by 3 years.
younger sister of
Younger than Maxine Brown by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Trio The Browns. Song The Three Bells.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Country Music Hall of Fame 2015 as a member of group The Browns.
Member of Grand Ole Opry as a member of group The Browns.

Nate Thurmond
basketball

Real/Birth Name:
Nathaniel Thurmond
Nickname(s):
Nate the Great
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74, 9 days before his 75th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 11 inches (210.82 cm)

Brief Facts:

Power forward/center. Teams Bowling Green University, San Francisco / Golden State Warriors, Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Gary S. Paxton
singer, producer, composer, adopted, gospel

Real/Birth Name:
Larry Wayne Stevens
Also Known As:
Flip
Gary Sanford Paxton
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Adopted at age 3. Member of duo Skip & Flip. Producer, songs Alley Oop, It Was I, Cherry Pie. Produced songs Monster Mash, Sweet Pea, Cherish, Along Comes Mary.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Garry Marshall
actor, director, writer, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Garry Kent Masciarelli
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
father of
older brother of
Older than Penny Marshall by 7 years.
uncle of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Directed movies Runaway Bride, The Princess Diaries, TV series Mork & Mindy. Created TV series Happy Days.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6838 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry23 November 1983

Marni Nixon
singer, actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Margaret Nixon McEathron
Nickname(s):
The Ghostess with the Mostess
The Voice of Hollywood
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Dubbed voice for Audrey Hepburn in the movie My Fair Lady and dubbed other voices. Movie musical The Sound of Music in role of Sister Sophia singing the song Maria.

Miss Cleo
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Youree Dell Harris
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53, 17 days before her 54th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Role as the Jamaican psychic Miss Cleo on television commercials.

Gloria DeHaven
actor, singer, soap

Real/Birth Name:
Gloria Mildred DeHaven
Also Known As:
Gloria De Haven
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 7 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than John Payne by 13 years.

Brief Facts:

Moview Two Girls and a Sailor, Modern Times, Out to Sea, Summer Stock, The Thin Man Goes Home, Summer Holiday. TV series As the World Turns, Ryan's Hope, Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6933 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

David Huddleston
actor, director, producer

Real/Birth Name:
David William Huddleston
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:

Movies Blazing Saddles, Crime Busters, Santa Claus: The Movie, The Big Lebowski, The Producers.

Ricci Martin
singer, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Ricci James Martin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

son of
younger brother of
Younger than Dean Paul Martin by 1 year.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Movie Just Tell Me You Love Me.

Pete Fountain
musician, jazz

Real/Birth Name:
Pierre Dewey LaFontaine Jr
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86, 34 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Clarinetist.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Barry Jenner
actor, soap

Real/Birth Name:
Barry Francis Jenner
Gender:
Male
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:

TV series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Another World, Family Matters, Dallas.

Glenn Yarbrough
singer, folk

Real/Birth Name:
Glenn Robertson Yarbrough
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lead vocalist group The Limeliters. Songs Baby the Rain Must Fall, Follow the Drinking Gourd, All My Sorrows.

Kenny Baker
actor, musician, ice skating, little person

Real/Birth Name:
Kenneth George Baker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81, 11 days before his 82nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:
Height:
3 feet 8 inches (111.76 cm)

Brief Facts:

In role of R2D2 in Star Wars movies Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace, Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones, Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith. Also movie Time Bandits. Movies Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back.

Fyvush Finkel
actor, Broadway, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Philip Finkel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fyvush is a Yiddish name he chose to use. TV series Boston Legal, Picket Fences. Broadway musical play Fiddler on the Roof. Movies Nixon, Q & A, Brighton Beach Memoirs.

Jack Riley
actor, radio, writer

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

Brief Facts:

TV series Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In, The Bob Newhart Show, Rugrats and sequels, voice of Stu Pickles. Movie Attack of the Killer Tomatoes!.

Lou Pearlman
producer, criminal

Real/Birth Name:
Louis Jay Pearlman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Manager of boy bands Backstreet Boys, *NSYNC. Convicted of operating a Ponzi scheme. Died in prison.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7072 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry22 April 2013 as a member of group Backstreet Boys.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry30 April 2018 as a member of group *NSYNC.

Brian Rix
actor, activist, knighted, writer, radio, politician, British peer

Real/Birth Name:
Brian Norman Roger Rix
Also Known As:
Brian Rix, Baron Rix
Lord Rix
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:

Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 1977 Birthday Honours. Knighted June 1986 for his services to charity. 27 January 1992, created a life peer, as Baron Rix, of Whitehall. Theatre actor, play Don't Just Lie There, Say Something.

Harry Gilmer
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Harry Vincent Gilmer Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback, left halfback, quarterback, kickoff returner, and defensive back. College team University of Alabama. Pro teams Washington Redskins, Detroit Lions. Head coach, team Detroit Lions.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Toots Thielemans
jazz, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Jean-Baptiste Frédéric Isidor
Also Known As:
Jean-Baptiste Frédéric Isidor, Baron Thielemans
John Tillman
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:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist, harmonica, known for whistling. Song Bluesette. Whistled melody in Old Spice commercials.

Stephen Hill
actor, soap

Real/Birth Name:
Solomon Krakovsky
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Law & Order, Mission: Impossible, One Life to Live. Movies The Firm, Yentl.

Steven Hill
actor, soap

Real/Birth Name:
Solomon Krakovsky
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 0 inches (182.88 cm)

Brief Facts:

TV series Law & Order, Mission: Impossible, One Life to Live.

Gene Wilder
actor, singer, writer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Jerome Silberman
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:

Relationships:

husband of
Gilda Radner, until her earlier death.
Older than Gilda Radner by 13 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, The Woman in Red.

Juan Gabriel
singer, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Alberto Aguilera Valadés
Alberto Aguilera Valadez
Also Known As:
El Divo de Juárez
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Mexican singer - ranchera style. Songs Querida, No Tengo Dinero ("I Have No Money".).

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry10 May 2002
Las Vegas Walk of Stars A star at MGM Hotel17 December 2009

Fred Hellerman
singer, composer, producer, musician, folk, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Fred Hellerman
Also Known As:
Fred Brooks
Bob Hill
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group The Weavers. Produced the album Alice's Restaurant for Arlo Guthrie.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a member of group The Weavers.

Hugh O'Brian
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Hugh Charles Krampe
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp. Movies The Lawless Breed, There's No Business Like Show Business, White Feather, In Harm's Way, The Shootist.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6613 Hollywood B for contributions to the television industry

Phyllis Schlafly
activist, lawyer, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Phyllis McAlpin Stewart
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92, 21 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Conservative activist. Founder of Eagle Forum. Opposed the Equal Rights Amendment. Book A Choice, Not an Echo.

The Lady Chablis
actor, female impersonator, writer, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Benjamin Edward Knox
Also Known As:
Brenda Dale Knox
Nickname(s):
The Doll
Chablis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. Autobiography book Hiding My Candy: The Autobiography of the Grand Empress of Savannah. Had not had gender reassignment surgery. Activist for diabetes.

James Stacy
actor, criminal

Real/Birth Name:
Maurice William Elias
Also Known As:
Jim Stacey
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:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Connie Stevens by 1 year.
ex-husband of
Older than Kim Darby by 10 years.

Brief Facts:

TV series Lancer, The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet. Movie Something Wicked This Way Comes. Lost a leg and arm in a mortorcycle accident. Six year sentence for molesting a child.

Alexis Arquette
actor, singer, female impersonator, transgender

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Arquette
Also Known As:
Eva Destruction
Nickname(s):
Lex
Gender:
Female (changed from) Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

was grandson of
became granddaughter of
was brother of
Older than David Arquette by 2 years.
became sister of
Older than David Arquette by 2 years.
was son of
became daughter of
was brother of
Younger than Patricia Arquette by 1 year.
became sister of
Younger than Patricia Arquette by 1 year.
was brother of
Younger than Richmond Arquette by 5 years.
became sister of
Younger than Richmond Arquette by 5 years.
was brother of
Younger than Rosanna Arquette by 9 years.
became sister of
Younger than Rosanna Arquette by 9 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Movies Bride of Chucky, Killer Drag Queens on Dope, Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror, Pulp Fiction. Female impersonation as Eva Destruction. Movie Alexis Arquette: She's My Brother documents sex change from male to female.

Edward Albee
writer, actor, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Franklin Albee III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Broadway plays The Zoo Story, The Sandbox, Three Tall Women, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? winning a Tony Award for the latter. Tony Award nominations for plays Tiny Alice, Seascape, The Ballad of the Sad Cafe, A Delicate Balance. Won three Pulitzer Prizes.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Charmian Carr
actor, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Charmian Anne Farnon
Nickname(s):
Charmy
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Role of Liesl in movie musical The Sound of Music.

Shawty Lo
rapper, musician, producer, accident, vehicle crash

Real/Birth Name:
Carlos Walker
Also Known As:
Shaw
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
36
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:
Height:
5 feet 6 inches (167.64 cm)

Brief Facts:

Atlanta group D4L. Album D4L: Down 4 Life. Solo album Units in the City. Songs Dey Know, Laffy Taffy. Died in auto crash in Atlanta.

Arnold Palmer
golf, business, aviator

Real/Birth Name:
Arnold Daniel Palmer
Nickname(s):
The King
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87, 15 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won seven major golf championships: The Masters: 1958, 1960, 1962, 1964 , the U.S. Open: 1960, and the Open Championship: 1961, 1962.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jean Shepard
singer, composer, country

Real/Birth Name:
Ollie Imogene Shepard
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Hawkshaw Hawkins, until his earlier death.
Younger than Hawkshaw Hawkins by 11 years.

Brief Facts:

Song A Dear John Letter.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Agnes Nixon
soap, writer, producer, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Agnes Eckhardt
Nickname(s):
Aggie
Queen of the Modern American Soap Opera
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series (soaps) One Life to Live, Guiding Light, All My Children, Another World.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Tom Hayden
politician, activist, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Emmet Hayden
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:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Jane Fonda by 1 year.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

One of the Chicago Seven in 1968. California State Legislature for 18 years. Delegate to Democratic National Convention at Chicago in 1996.

Bobby Vee
singer, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Thomas Velline
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Devil or Angel, Rubber Ball, The Night Has a Thousand Eyes, Take Good Care of My Baby.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bob Hoover
aviator, educator

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Anderson Hoover
Also Known As:
Robert A. Hoover
Nickname(s):
Bob
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Test pilot. Civilian air shows with his twin engine plane. Chase pilot for X-1 tests.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Tammy Grimes
actor, singer, swimming, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Tammy Lee Grimes
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
ex-wife of
Younger than Christopher Plummer by 4 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Tried for Olympic swimming team. Initially cast for TV series Bewitched but turned it down. Tony Awards for Broadway musical The Unsinkable Molly Brown and comedy play Private Lives.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Kay Starr
singer, jazz

Real/Birth Name:
Katherine Laverne Starks
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Native American ancestry. Pop, jazz, country and swing music. Songs Wheel of Fortune, Hoop-de-Doo, Come On-A My House, The Rock and Roll Waltz.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1716 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry

Janet Reno
lawyer, politician

Real/Birth Name:
Janet Wood Reno
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 2 inches (187.96 cm)

Brief Facts:

Attorney general 1993 until 2001, appointed by William Jefferson Clinton. Ran for governor of Florida but lost.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Leonard Cohen
composer, singer, poet, writer, religion

Real/Birth Name:
Leonard Norman Cohen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

'Songs Hallelujah, Suzanne. Named Officer of the Order of Canada 1991, and Companion of the Order of Canada 2003.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

3-2
rapper, murdered

Real/Birth Name:
Christopher Juel Barriere
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
44
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member groups Blac Monks, Screwed Up Click. Shot in the head at a gas station in Houston.

Bill Stanfill
football

Real/Birth Name:
William Thomas Stanfill
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive end. Teams University of Georgia, Miami Dolphins.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Robert Vaughn
actor, director, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Francis Vaughn
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 11 days before his 84th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Man from U.N.C.L.E.. Movies The Towering Inferno, The Magnificent Seven, Superman III, Black Moon Rising.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6633 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry24 July 1998

Leon Russell
composer, actor, singer, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Claude Russell Bridges
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Lost Inside of You from movie A Star Is Born (1976). Album One for the Road.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bob Gain
football

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Gain
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lineman, both offense and defense. Teams University of Kentucky, Ottawa Rough Riders, Cleveland Browns.

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Gwen Ifill
news, writer, tv

Real/Birth Name:
Gwendolyn L. Ifill
Gender:
Female
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:

Host of PBS TV series Washington Week in Review. Book The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the Age of Obama. Moderated the 2004 and 2008 vice-presidential debates.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Denton Cooley
doctor, basketball

Real/Birth Name:
Denton Arthur Cooley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cardiac and thoracic surgeon. Implanted the first artificial heart. Team University of Texas.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ralph Branca
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Ralph Theodore Joseph Branca
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams Brooklyn Dodgers, Detroit Tigers, New York Yankees.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Stan Huntsman
track, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Stanley Houser Huntsman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coached track at universities and Olympics.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dave "Boo" Ferriss
baseball, coach

Real/Birth Name:
David Meadow Ferriss
Nickname(s):
Boo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94, 11 days before his 95th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams Mississippi State University, Boston Red Sox. Coach, team Delta State University.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Florence Henderson
actor, tv, dancer

Real/Birth Name:
Florence Agnes Henderson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Role of Carol Brady on TV show The Brady Bunch. The first woman to guest host TV show The Tonight Show. Contestant on the TV show Dancing with the Stars with Corky Ballas.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7070 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry14 February 1996

Fidel Castro
lawyer, politician, military, revolutionary

Real/Birth Name:
Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Marxist and socialist revolutionary leader of Cuba.

Ron Glass
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Ronald E. Glass
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Houseguest. TV series Teen Angel, Barney Miller.

Fritz Weaver
actor, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Fritz William Weaver
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Broadway plays Child's Play, The Chalk Garden. Movies To Trap a Spy, Marathon Man, Black Sunday, The Thomas Crown Affair.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Grant Tinker
radio, tv, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Grant Almerin Tinker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
ex-husband of
Older than Mary Tyler Moore by 10 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

NBC chairman 81-86. Founded MTM Enterprises with Mary Tyler Moore.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Sammy Lee
diving, doctor, coach, military

Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Lee
Also Known As:
Dr. Sammy Lee
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The first Asian-American to win Olympic Gold Medal 1948 as a diver. Won again, the first man to win back-to-back gold medals in Olympic platform diving, Olympic Gold Medal 1952. Of Korean ancestry. Became a doctor, served in the army in the Korean War. Coached divers at Olympic games.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Big Syke
rapper

Real/Birth Name:
Tyruss Gerald Himes
Also Known As:
Mussolini
Moozalini
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48, 13 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group Outlawz. Also group Thug Life as Big Syke. Natural causes death at home.

Rashaan Salaam
football, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Rashaan Imam Salaam
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of Colorado as running back. Teams Chicago Bears, Cleveland Browns, Memphis Maniax - the latter in the XFL league. Apparent suicide by gun in a park.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

John Glenn
space, Senator, aviator, hero, military

Real/Birth Name:
John Herschel Glenn Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Annie Glenn, until he died.
Younger than Annie Glenn by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Fighter pilot in WW2 and the Korean War. Test pilot. First American to orbit the Earth, aboard Friendship 7. Democratic Senator from Ohio, December 24, 1974 - January 3, 1999. Flew on shuttle Discovery in 1998, at age 77, the oldest person in space. Candidate for president 1984.

Space Missions:

Mercury-Atlas 6 (1962)
Call sign: Friendship 7. 3 orbits. First American in orbit. Retropack retained during re-entry. Recovered by destroyer USS Noa.
STS-95
Shuttle Discovery, launched October 29, 1998

Duration: 8d 21h.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Alan Thicke
actor, composer, soap

Real/Birth Name:
Alan Willis Jeffrey
Nickname(s):
America's TV Dad
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Canadian. TV series Growing Pains, The Alan Thicke Show, America 2-Night, Diff'rent Strokes, The Bold and the Beautiful. Movie Bear with Me. Theme song composer for Growing Pains, Diff'rent Strokes and more.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bernard Fox
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Bernard Lawson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Titanic, The Hound of the Baskervilles, The Mummy. TV seriesBewitched.

Chuck Allen
football

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Richard Allen
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:

Linebacker. Teams University of Washington, San Diego Chargers, Pittsburgh Steelers, Philadelphia Eagles.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Fran Jeffries
singer, dancer, actor, model

Real/Birth Name:
Frances Ann Makris
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Dick Haymes by 18 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies The Pink Panther, Sex and the Single Girl. In magazine Playboy in February 1971 and again September 1982.

Gordon Hunt
director, actor, producer, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Gordon Edwynn Hunt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV series Caroline in the City. Voice actor.

Gordie Tapp
comedy, country, musician, writer, radio

Real/Birth Name:
Gordon Robert Tapp
Nickname(s):
Gordie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Canadian. Cast of TV show Hee Haw on CBS TV; scriptwriter for the show. Host of radio show Main Street Jamboree.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Zsa Zsa Gabor
actor, accused, socialite, Broadway, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Sari Gabor
Gabor Sari
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
99
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Eva Gabor by 2 years.
mother of
ex-wife of
Younger than George Sanders by 10 years.
daughter of
younger sister of
Younger than Magda Gabor by 1 year.

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Naked Gun 2˝: The Smell of Fear, Queen of Outer Space, Moulin Rouge (1952). TV series Hollywood Squares.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6915 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Piers Sellers
space, scientist

Real/Birth Name:
Piers John Sellers
Also Known As:
Piers J. Sellers
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut and climate scientist. Appointed OBE 2011 New Year Honours.

Space Missions:

STS-112
Shuttle Atlantis, launched October 07, 2002

Duration: 10d 19h.
STS-121
Shuttle Discovery, launched July 04, 2006

Duration: 12d 18h 36m 48s.
STS-132
Shuttle Atlantis, launched May 14, 2010

Duration: 11d 18h 29m.

George Michael
singer, criminal, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Convicted of lewd conduct. Former member of group Wham!. Songs Father Figure, I Want Your Sex (Part 1), Faith.

Carrie Fisher
actor, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Carrie Frances Fisher
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

daughter of
daughter of
half-sister of
Older than Joely Fisher by 11 years.
ex-wife of
Younger than Paul Simon by 15 years.
older sister of
Older than Todd Fisher by 1 year.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

In role of Princess Leia in movies Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi. Book and one-woman play Wishful Drinking. Book (novel) and movie Postcards from the Edge. Movies Star Wars: The Last Jedi, The 'Burbs, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back.

Debbie Reynolds
actor, singer, dancer

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Frances Reynolds
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
ex-wife of
Younger than Eddie Fisher by 3 years.
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies In & Out, Behind the Candelabra, Singin' in the Rain, The Singing Nun.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6654 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 155 S. Palm Canyon Drive4 January 2000

LaVell Edwards
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Reuben LaVell Edwards
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head coach team Brigham Young University.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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