People Who Died in the Year 2020:

(173 found)

David Stern
basketball, commissioner, lawyer, business

Real/Birth Name:
David Joel Stern
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:

NBA Commissioner. Helped found Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA).

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Don Larsen
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Don James Larsen
Nickname(s):
Gooneybird
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:

Pitcher. The only perfect game in a World Series for the Yankees, 1956. Teams St. Louis Browns, Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees, Kansas City Athletics, Chicago White Sox, San Francisco Giants, Houston Colt .45's, Houston Astros, Chicago Cubs.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Harry Hains
actor, overdose, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Harrison George Haines
Nickname(s):
Antiboy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
27, 34 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 American Horror Story, The Deleted. Movies Groupies, The Surface. Died of fentanyl overdose.

Neil Peart
lyricist, musician, metal

Real/Birth Name:
Neil Ellwood Peart
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Last name pronounced PEERT. Main Lyricist and drummer. Member of band Rush. Songs Tom Sawyer, Limelight, The Spirit of Radio. Awarded Officer of the Order of Canada 1996.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Canada's Walk of Fame 1999 as a member of group Rush.
Canadian Music Hall of Fame 1994 as a member of group Rush.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2013 as a member of group Rush.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6752 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry25 June 2010 as a member of group Rush.

Buck Henry
actor, writer, director, comedy

Real/Birth Name:
Henry Zuckerman
Also Known As:
G. Clifford Prout
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89, 30 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Graduate, To Die For, Heaven Can Wait. He was president of the hoax organization, the "Society for Indecency to Naked Animals".

Edd Byrnes
actor, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Byrne Breitenberger
Also Known As:
Edward Byrnes
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:

In TV show 77 Sunset Strip in role of Kookie. Movies Grease, Troop Beverly Hills.

Jack Kehoe
actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Jack Kehoe
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Serpico, The Sting.

Terry Jones
actor, comedy, writer, director

Real/Birth Name:
Terence Graham Parry Jones
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 11 days before his 78th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Monty Python's Flying Circus, Monty Python's Life of Brian. Member of comedy group Monty Python.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame 2001 as a member of group Monty Python.

John Karlen
actor, soap, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
John Adam Karlewicz
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:

Movie Pennies from Heaven. TV series Dark Shadows, Cagney & Lacey. Broadway play Sweet Bird of Youth.

Jim Lehrer
news, writer

Real/Birth Name:
James Charles Lehrer
Gender:
Male
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:

TV show PBS NewsHour. Presidential debate moderator.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bob Shane
folk, singer, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Castle Schoen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85, 6 days before his 86th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist. Founding member of folk music group The Kingston Trio. Songs Where Have All the Flowers Gone, Tom Dooley, Hard, Ain't It Hard, The Ballad of Reuben James, Scotch and Soda, The Tijuana Jail, Greenback Dollar, A Worried Man, M.T.A., The Reverend Mr. Black. Album The Kingston Trio at Large.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Gianna Bryant
accident, air crash, basketball

Real/Birth Name:
Gianna Bryant
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
13
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21

Relationships:

great niece of
granddaughter of
daughter of
granddaughter of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Died in a helicopter crash, with her father.

Kobe Bryant
basketball, accused, accident, air crash

Real/Birth Name:
Kobe Bean Bryant
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
41
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 5 inches (195.58 cm)

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Team Los Angeles Lakers. Accused of rape. Charges dropped and suit settled. Spoke fluent Italian. Died in a helicopter crash near Calabassas, California. Olympic Gold Medal 2008. Olympic Gold Medal 2012.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Mary Higgins Clark
writer

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Theresa Eleanor Higgins
Also Known As:
Mary Theresa Eleanor Higgins Clark Conheeney
Nickname(s):
Queen of Suspense
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Author of suspense / mystery novels. Book, adapted to film Where Are the Children?. Television movies adapted from her stories.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Andy Gill
musician, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Andrew James Dalrymple Gill
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64, 31 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lead guitarist for the British rock band Gang of Four, which he co-founded. Songs At Home He's a Tourist, Damaged Goods, Anthrax, What We All Want, I Love a Man in a Uniform.

Willie Wood
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
William Vernell Wood
Also Known As:
William Vernell Wood Sr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Free safety, team Green Bay Packers. Head coach team Philadelphia Bell of the World Football League, the first pro African-American head coach.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Kirk Douglas
actor, director, producer, western, stunts

Real/Birth Name:
Issur Danielovitch Demsky
Also Known As:
Isidore Demsky
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
103
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
grandfather of
ex-husband of
Older than Diana Douglas by 6 years.
father of
father of
father of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Spartacus, Seven Days in May, It Runs in the Family, The List of Adrian Messenger.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6263 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Orson Bean
actor, producer, tv, Broadway, Tony Award, blacklist, accident

Real/Birth Name:
Dallas Frederick Burrows
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Alley Mills, until he died.
Older than Alley Mills by 22 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Broadway plays Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?, Subways Are for Sleeping which got him a nomination for a Tony Award. TV series Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, Normal, Ohio, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman. Died when struck by two autos while walking.

Robert Conrad
actor, stunts, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Conrad Robert Falk
Also Known As:
Bob Conrad
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84, 22 days before his 85th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Wild Wild West, Baa Baa Black Sheep. Movie The Lady in Red.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Joseph Shabalala
singer

Real/Birth Name:
Bhekizizwe Joseph Siphatimandla Mxoveni Mshengu Bigboy Shabalala
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founder and lead vocalist, group Ladysmith Black Mabazo. Album Graceland.

Caroline Flack
tv, radio, actor, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Caroline Louise Flack
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
40
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series X Factor, Love Island, I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! NOW!. Arrested for allegedly assaulting her boyfriend. Three weeks before her trial start date, committed suicide.

Amie Harwick
murdered, psychologist

Real/Birth Name:
Amie Nicolle Harwick
Also Known As:
Dr. Amie Harwick
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Sex/marriage/family therapist, murdered.

Kellye Nakahara
actor, painter

Real/Birth Name:
Kellye Nakahara
Also Known As:
Kellye Nakahara Wallett
Kellye Wallett
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72, 31 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series M*A*S*H. Watercolor artist.

Mickey Wright
golf

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Kathryn Wright
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85, 3 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Winner of 82 tournaments on the LPGA tour.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Pop Smoke
rapper, composer, murdered

Real/Birth Name:
Bashar Barakah Jackson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
20
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Welcome to the Party. Shot during a home invasion.

Clive Cussler
writer

Real/Birth Name:
Clive Eric Cussler
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Underwater explorer, found many shipwreck sites. Author of thriller novels , one adapted as a movie was Raise the Titanic!.

Katherine Johnson
scientist, mathematician

Real/Birth Name:
Katherine Coleman
Also Known As:
Katherine Coleman Goble Johnson
Katherine C. Johnson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
101
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Calculated orbits for NASA. Subject of movie Hidden Figures.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Max von Sydow
actor, director

Real/Birth Name:
Carl Adolph von Sydow
Also Known As:
Max Von Sydow
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90, 33 days before his 91st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Swedish. Pronounced "von SEE-doh". Movies Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Snow Falling on Cedars, Dune, The Seventh Seal, The Exorcist, Conan the Barbarian, Three Days of the Condor, Shutter Island, Minority Report, The Greatest Story Ever Told role of Jesus Christ. Movie Needful Things in role of the Devil.

Stuart Whitman
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Stuart Maxwell Whitman
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:

Movies The Mark, The Sound and the Fury, Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines, These Thousand Hills, The Longest Day.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry1 February 1998

Alfred Worden
space

Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Merrill Worden
Also Known As:
Al Worden
Nickname(s):
Al
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Apollo 15 CSM pilot. Orbited the moon.

Space Missions:

Apollo 15 (1971)
First Extended LM and LRV rover, landed in Hadley-Apennine.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Lyle Waggoner
actor, model, sculptor

Real/Birth Name:
Lyle Wesley Waggoner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84, 27 days before his 85th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 4 inches (193.04 cm)

Brief Facts:

TV series The Carol Burnett Show, Wonder Woman.

Kenny Rogers
singer, actor, business, photographer

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

Brief Facts:

Songs Lucille, The Gambler, Coward of the County, Lady, Islands in the Stream.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6666 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry7 September 1979

Terrence McNally
writer, Broadway, Tony Award, opera

Real/Birth Name:
Terrence McNally
Nickname(s):
the bard of American theater
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:

Brief Facts:

Musical plays Kiss of the Spider Woman, Ragtime, The Full Monty. Plays Master Class, And Things That Go Bump in the Night. Libretto of opera Dead Man Walking. Died of complicaions from coronavirus.

Bill Withers
composer, singer, musician, R&B

Real/Birth Name:
William Harrison Withers Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Denise Nicholas by 6 years.

Brief Facts:

Album Still Bill. Songs Lean on Me, Ain't No Sunshine, Use Me, Just the Two of Us, Lovely Day, Grandma's Hands.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Adam Schlesinger
musician, composer, producer, Tony Award, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Adam Lyons Schlesinger
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Stacy's Mom. Guitarist. Groups Fountains of Wayne, Ivy. Play An Act of God, a closing song. Died of coronavirus.

Bucky Pizzarelli
jazz, musician

Real/Birth Name:
John Paul Pizzarelli
Also Known As:
Johnny Buck
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Jazz guitarist and banjoist. Member of The Tonight Show Band. Died from coronavirus.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ellis Marsalis Jr.
musician, jazz, educator

Real/Birth Name:
Ellis Louis Marsalis Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Jazz pianist. Died from pneumonia brought on by COVID-19.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Honor Blackman
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Honor Blackman
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Role of Bond Girl Pussy Galorein movie Goldfinger. TV series The Avengers. Movies Bridget Jones's Diary, Jason and the Argonauts.

Shirley Douglas
actor, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Shirley Jean Douglas
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86, 3 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than Donald Sutherland by 1 year.
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV series Wind at My Back, Robson Arms. Television movie The Path to 9/11. Movies Lolita, Dead Ringers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Allen Garfield
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Allen Goorwitz
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:

Movies Beverly Hils Cop II, One Trick Pony. Died of COVID-19.

Harv Schmidt
basketball, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Harvard Schmidt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 6 inches (198.12 cm)

Brief Facts:

Small forward and coach, team University of Illinois.

Chynna
rapper, model, dj

Real/Birth Name:
Chynna Rogers
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
25
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Selfie, Glen Coco. Group ASAP Mob. Found dead, unknown cause.

Brian Dennehy
soap, actor, producer, director, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Brian Manion Dennehy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Presumed Innocent, Assault on Precinct 13, Cocoon, Cocoon: The Return, 10. TV series Dynasty. Broadway plays Death of a Salesman, Long Day's Journey into Night, Under the Elms, Inherit the Wind.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Willie Davis
football, sports analyst

Real/Birth Name:
William Delford Davis
Also Known As:
Willie D. Davis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive lineman, teams Grambling State University, Green Bay Packers, Cleveland Browns.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bobby Winkles
baseball, coach, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Bobby Brooks Winkles
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams Arizona State University, Oakland Athletics.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Shirley Knight
actor, producer, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Shirley Enola Knight
Also Known As:
Shirley Knight Hopkins
Gender:
Female
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:

Movies As Good as It Gets, Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2, Endless Love, Paul Blart: Mall Cop, Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, The Rain People. Broadway play Kennedy's Children.

Fred the Godson
rapper, dj

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Thomas
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
35
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Died of COVID-19.

Harold Reid
singer, country, gospel

Real/Birth Name:
Harold Reid
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:

Brief Facts:

Bass singer, co-founder of group The Statler Brothers. Harold and Don Reid were brothers, others were not. Country and gospel music. Songs Flowers on the Wall, Do You Know You Are My Sunshine, Bed of Roses.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Marino Casem
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Marino H. Casem
Nickname(s):
The Godfather
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:

Football coach, teams Alabama State University, Alcorn State University, Southern University.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dave Greenfield
musician, singer

Real/Birth Name:
David Paul Greenfield
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:

Keyboardist, group The Stranglers. Album No More Heroes. Died after a long hospital stay, tested positive for COVID-19.

Don Shula
football, coach, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Francis Shula
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:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Befensive back. Teams Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Colts, Washington Redskins. NFL team Miami Dolphins as coach. Most winning coach in NFL history. Only perfect season - 17-0 in 1972.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ty
rapper

Real/Birth Name:
Benedict Chijioke
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Album Upwards. Died of peumonia, days after treatment from COVID-19.

Roy
magician

Real/Birth Name:
Roy Uwe Ludwig Horn
Also Known As:
Roy Horn
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Roy of group Siegfried & Roy. Bitten by a tiger 3 October 2003 during his performance in Las Vegas. See Siegfried. Movie Vegas Vacation. Naturalized citizen. Death due to complications from COVID-19.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Las Vegas Walk of Stars A star at Mirage Hotel3 October 2006 as a member of group Siegfried & Roy.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater23 September 1999 as a member of group Siegfried & Roy.

Little Richard
singer

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Wayne Penniman
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:

Songs Tutti Frutti, Long Tall Sally, Good Golly Miss Molly.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6840 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Jerry Stiller
actor, writer, comedy, tv

Real/Birth Name:
Gerald Isaac Stiller
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92, 28 days before his 93rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
husband of
Anne Meara, until her earlier death.
Older than Anne Meara by 2 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV show The King of Queens. Movies The Taking of Pelham One Two Three, Hairspray (1988), The Sunset Gang. Duo Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7018 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry9 February 2007 as a member of group Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara.

Pepper Rodgers
football, coach, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Franklin C. Rodgers
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, teams University of Kansas, UCLA, Georgia Institute of Technology. Fiction book Fourth and Long Gone.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Phyllis George
actor, model, sports analyst, news, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Phyllis Ann George
Also Known As:
Phyllis Ann George Brown
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Miss Texas 1970 and Miss America 1971. First Lady of Kentucky. TV show co-host The NFL Today on channel CBS Sports.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Fred Willard
actor, writer, comedy, soap

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Charles Willard
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:

Movies The Magic of Belle Isle, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, A Mighty Wind, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me. TV series Everybody Loves Raymond, The Bold and the Beautiful, Modern Family.

Ken Osmond
actor, lawman

Real/Birth Name:
Kenneth Osmond
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76, 20 days before his 77th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Leave It to Beaver in role of Eddie Haskell. Later a police officer in Los Angeles.

Annie Glenn
relative

Real/Birth Name:
Annna Margaret Castor
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
100
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
John Glenn, until his earlier death.
Older than John Glenn by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Had a stuttering problem, as did her father. Died of COVID-19.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Richard Herd
soap, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Herd Jr.
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:

Movies All the President's Men, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, The Mule, The China Syndrome. TV series Seinfeld, T.J. Hooker, Knots Landing, SeaQuest 2032, Star Trek: Voyager.

Christo
painter

Real/Birth Name:
Christo Vladimirov Javacheff
Also Known As:
Christo Vladimirov Javachev
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84, 13 days before his 85th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Jeanne-Claude, until her earlier death.
The same age as Jeanne-Claude.

Brief Facts:

Famed for huge and costly outdoor displays, such as "Umbrellas" in California and Japan, and "The Gates" in Central Park.

Pat Dye
football, coach, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Patrick Fain Dye
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:

Head coach and athletic director known for his coaching at Auburn University.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Wes Unseld
basketball, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Westley Sissel Unseld
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:
Height:
6 feet 7 inches (200.66 cm)

Brief Facts:

Center. Teams University of Louisville, Baltimore Bullets, Capital Bullets, Washington Bullets.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Johnny Majors
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Johnny Terrill Majors
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85, 13 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback. Teams University of Tennessee, Montreal Alouettes. As head coach, teams Iowa State University, University of Pittsburgh, University of Tennessee.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Reche Caldwell
football, murdered, criminal

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Reche Caldwell Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
41
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide Receiver. Name pronounced rih-SHAY or / REE-shay. Teams University of Florida, San Diego Chargers, New England Patriots, Washington Redskins. Shot at home, believed to be an armed robery.

Bonnie Pointer
singer, composer, R&B

Real/Birth Name:
Patricia Eva Pointer
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69, 33 days before her 70th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger sister of
Younger than Anita Pointer by 2 years.
aunt of
older sister of
Older than June Pointer by 3 years.
younger sister of
Younger than Ruth Pointer by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Vocalist, group The Pointer Sisters. Song I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch).

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6363 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a member of group The Pointer Sisters.

Charles Webb
writer

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Tichard Webb
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81, 7 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Novel and movie The Graduate.

Jean Kennedy Smith
ambassador, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Jean Ann Kennedy
Also Known As:
Jean Kennedy
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

aunt of
aunt of
aunt of
older sister of
Older than Edward Kennedy by 4 years.
younger sister of
Younger than Eunice Kennedy Shriver by 6 years.
younger sister of
Younger than John F. Kennedy by 10 years.
aunt of
aunt of
younger sister of
Younger than Joseph Kennedy Jr. by 12 years.
daughter of
aunt of
aunt of
aunt of
aunt of
aunt of
aunt of
younger sister of
Younger than Patricia Kennedy Lawford by 3 years.
aunt of
younger sister of
Younger than Robert F. Kennedy by 2 years.
aunt of
daughter of
aunt of
younger sister of
Younger than Rosemary Kennedy by 9 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Democrat. Ambassador to Ireland June 17, 1993 - September 17, 1998 under president William Jefferson Clinton. Supporter of the arts.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Vera Lynn
singer, composer, actor, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Vera Margaret Welch
Also Known As:
Dame Vera Lynn
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
103
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs I'll Be Seeing You, The Last Time I Saw Paris, The White Cliffs of Dover, Auf Wiederseh'n Sweetheart, My Son, My Son. Officer of the Order of the British Empire, 1969 New Year Honours. Dame, 1975 Birthday Honours. Order of the Companions of Honour, 2016 Birthday Honours.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ian Holm
actor, knighted, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Ian Holm Cuthbert
Also Known As:
Sir Ian Holm
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, Time Bandits, Alien, The Fifth Element, Chariots of Fire. Broadway play The Homecoming. Appointed CBE in 1989 Birthday Honours, knighted in June 1998 Birthday Honours.

Joel Schumacher
director, style, writer, costume design

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

Brief Facts:

Movies Batman & Robin, Batman Forever, St. Elmo's Fire, The Lost Boys, The Client, A Time to Kill, The Phantom of the Opera, The Wiz.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Huey
rapper, murdered

Real/Birth Name:
Christian Jimelle Huey
Also Known As:
Baby Huey
Jimelle
jimelle Huey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
31
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Album Notebook Paper. Single song Pop, Lock & Drop It. Shot in front of his home. Confused with Lawrence Franks Jr.?.

Taryn Power
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Taryn Stephanie Power
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

niece of
first cousin once removed of
daughter of
granddaughter of
younger sister of
Younger than Romina Power by 1 year.
daughter of
half-sister of
Older than Tyrone Power Jr. by 5 years.
granddaughter of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Count of Monte Cristo, Tracks.

Carl Reiner
writer, producer, actor, director, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Carl Reiner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
98
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Estelle Reiner, until her earlier death.
Younger than Estelle Reiner by 7 years.
father of
step-grandfather of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming, Ocean's Twelve, Ocean's Thirteen, The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming. Broadway musical play Call Me Mister.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6421 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Johnny Mandel
composer, jazz, musician

Real/Birth Name:
John Alfred Mandel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song The Shadow of Your Smile. Music for movies The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming, M*A*S*H, Freaky Friday.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hugh Downs
news, actor, producer, writer, composer, tv, game show

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

Brief Facts:

NBC newscaster. TV shows Today, Concentration, 20/20.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Max Crook
musician, composer, inventor

Real/Birth Name:
Maxfield Doyle Crook
Also Known As:
Maximilian
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:

Keyboardist on song Runaway by Del Shannon using his invention.

Nick Cordero
actor, Tony Award, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Nicholas Eduardo Alberto Cordero
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
41
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 5 inches (195.58 cm)

Brief Facts:

Tony nomination for Broadway musical play Bullets Over Broadway. Plays Waitress, A Bronx Tale. COVID-19 death.

Charlie Daniels
musician, singer, country, jazz, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Edward Daniels
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:

Vocalist, fiddler, guitarist. Songs The Devil Went Down to Georgia, In America.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ennio Morricone
composer, musician, conductor, accident

Real/Birth Name:
Ennio Morricone
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:

Over 400 film scores, including Inglourious Basterds, Django Unchained, The Hateful Eight, Once Upon a Time in America, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, A Fistful of Dollars, The Thing, The Untouchables. Died in a hospital at dawn after falling and breaking a leg.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7065 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater26 February 2016

Naya Rivera
actor, singer, model, accident, drowned

Real/Birth Name:
Naya Marie Rivera
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
33
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Mychal Rivera by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

TV series Glee. Disappeared off her rented boat at Lake Piru in Fillmore, California, leaving her small 4 year old son on the boat. Drowned. Body found about 5 days later.

Herman Cain
business, politician, mathematician

Real/Birth Name:
Herman J Cain
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:

Brief Facts:

African-American. Master's degree in computer science. CEO of Godfather's Pizza. Banker. Candidate for President as a Tea Party Republican 2012. Quit after allegations of infidelity. Died of complications from COVID-19.

Kelly Preston
actor, model, singer, adopted

Real/Birth Name:
Kelly Kamalelehua Smith
Also Known As:
Kelly Palzis
Kelly Kamalelehua Palzis
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
John Travolta, until she died.
Younger than John Travolta by 8 years.

Brief Facts:

Adopted by stepfather. Movies Jack Frost, Jerry Maguire, Battlefield Earth: A Saga of theYear 3000, Twins, For Love of the Game, Casino Jack, SpaceCamp. Died of breast cancer.

John Lewis
activist, US Representative, politician

Real/Birth Name:
John Robert Lewis
Nickname(s):
Uncle Robert
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

A civil rights activist as Chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. Democrat. US Representative from Georgia from 1987.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Regis Philbin
tv

Real/Birth Name:
Regis Francis Xavier Philbin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88, 32 days before his 89th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Talk show host. TV series Live! with Kelly, Today, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6834 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry10 April 2003

John Saxon
actor, soap

Real/Birth Name:
Carmine Orrico
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84, 11 days before his 85th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Electric Horseman, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Enter the Dragon. TV series Another World.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Maurice Petty
auto racing, NASCAR

Real/Birth Name:
Maurice Petty
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

uncle of
son of
younger brother of
Younger than Richard Petty by 1 year.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Engine builder for Petty Enterprises and NASCAR crew chief.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Olivia de Havilland
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Olivia Mary De Havilland
Also Known As:
Dame Olivia de Havilland
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
104, 24 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Joan Fontaine by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movies Gone with the Wind, Hush Hush Sweet Charlotte, To Each His Own, Captain Blood, The Adventures of Robin Hood. A citizen of the USA, UK, and France. Named Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire 2017.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6762 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Peter Green
musician, blues

Real/Birth Name:
Peter Allen Greenbaum
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Blues rock guitar. Founder of band Fleetwood Mac. Songs Albatross, Black Magic Woman, Oh Well, Man of the World.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of group Fleetwood Mac.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1998 as a member of group Fleetwood Mac.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2005 as a member of group Fleetwood Mac.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6608 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a member of group Fleetwood Mac.

Rickey Dixon
football, educator

Real/Birth Name:
Rickey Dixon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Safety. Teams University of Oklahoma, Cincinnati Bengals, Los Angeles Raiders. Died of ALS complications.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Wilford Brimley
actor, western, model, rodeo, stunts

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

Brief Facts:

Rodeo rider. Movies The Electric Horseman, In & Out, The Thing (1982), The China Syndrome, Cocoon, Cocoon: The Return, The Firm. TV series The Waltons, Our House. Commercials for Quaker Oats and Liberty Medical diabetic supplies.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

FBG Duck
rapper, murdered

Real/Birth Name:
Carlton D. Weekl
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
26
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Slide. Killed in a drive-by shooting.

Sumner Redstone
business

Real/Birth Name:
Sumner Murray Rothstein
Also Known As:
Sumner Murray Redstone
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
97
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Former head of CBS. Multi-bilion dollar investor.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry30 March 2012

Trini Lopez
singer, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Trinidad López III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs If I Had a Hammer, Lemon Tree. Movie The Dirty Dozen. Died of complications from COVID-19.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Las Vegas Walk of Stars A star at Flamingo Hotel15 May 2008
Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 101 N. Palm Canyon Drive21 May 1993

Bill Yeoman
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Bill Yeoman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center. Team United States Military Academy ("Army"). Coach, teams Michigan State University, University of Houston.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Robert Trump
business

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Stewart Trump
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71, 11 days before his 72nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

uncle of
uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Donald Trump by 2 years.
uncle of
brother of
Younger than Elizabeth Trump Grau by 5 or 6 years.
uncle of
uncle of
son of
younger brother of
Younger than Fred Trump Jr. by 9 years.
uncle of
son of
uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Maryanne Trump by 11 years.
uncle of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Executive for The Trump Organization. Philanthropist.

Xavier
wrestling

Real/Birth Name:
Johnny Bedoya
Also Known As:
John Xavier
Juan Xavier
Johnny Jirus
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

American professional wrestler, with Ring of Honor.

Ben Cross
actor, writer, director, lyricist

Real/Birth Name:
Harry Bernard Cross
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Chariots of Fire, First Knight, A Bridge Too Far, Star Trek (2009).

John Hager
politician, military

Real/Birth Name:
John Henry Hager
Also Known As:
John H. Hager
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 5 days before his 84th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Lt. Goverernor of Virginia 1998 to 2002. Republican. Wheelchair bound due to polio. Assistant secretary within the United States Department of Education from 2004 to 2007.

Lori Nelson
actor, model

Real/Birth Name:
Dixie Kay Nelson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87, 8 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Johnny Mann, until his earlier death.
Younger than Johnny Mann by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

TV series How to Marry a Millionaire. Movies Revenge of the Creature, Ma and Pa Kettle at the Fair, Francis Goes to West Point.

Gerald Carr
space, aviator, engineer

Real/Birth Name:
Gerald Paul Carr
Also Known As:
Gerald P. Carr
Nickname(s):
Jerry
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88, 4 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. Skylab 4.

Space Missions:

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bob Armstrong
wrestling

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Melton James
Also Known As:
"Bullet" Bob Armstrong
Alabama Jaw Jacke
Georgia Jaw Cracker
Jim Durango
The Bullet
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:

Pro wrestler.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Chadwick Boseman
actor, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Chadwick Aaron Boseman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Marshall, 42, Black Panther. TV series Persons Unknown, Lincoln Heights. Colon cancer death.

John Thompson Jr.
basketball, coach, sports analyst

Real/Birth Name:
John Robert Thompson Jr.
Also Known As:
John Thompson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78, 3 days before his 79th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 10 inches (208.28 cm)

Brief Facts:

Center. Teams Providence College, Boston Celtics. Coach, team Georgetown University for 27 seasons. Coach for 2 Olympic teams.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Tom Seaver
baseball, writer, sports analyst

Real/Birth Name:
George Thomas Seaver
Nickname(s):
The Franchise
Tom Terrific
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

3 time winner. Pitcher, teams New York Mets, Cincinnatti Reds, Chicago White Sox, Boston Red Sox. Died of effects from Levy body dementia and COVID-19.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Kevin Dobson
actor, soap

Real/Birth Name:
Kevin Patrick Dobson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Kojak, Knots Landing, One Life to Live, The Bold and the Beautiful, Days of Our Lives. Movie Midway.

Lou Brock
baseball, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Louis Clark Brock
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Left Field. Teams Southern University, Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Cardinals. 938 stolen bases, beating the record by Ty Cobb.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6602 Delmar Boulevard

Ronald Bell
musician, composer, singer, jazz, R&B

Real/Birth Name:
Ronald Nathan Bell
Also Known As:
Khalis Bayan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Robert Bell by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Saxophonist and vocalist. Group Kool & The Gang. Songs Hollywood Swinging, Jungle Boogie, Boardmeeting.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7065 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry8 October 2015 as a member of group Kool & The Gang.

Diana Rigg
actor, singer, Tony Award, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Enid Diana Elizabeth Rigg
Also Known As:
Dame Diana Rigg
Gender:
Female
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:

Role of Bond Girl Tracy Bond in movie On Her Majesty's Secret Service. TV series The Avengers. Broadway plays Abelard & Heloise, My Fair Lady, Medea. Appointed Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) for services to drama in the 1994 Birthday Honours.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Toots Hibbert
singer, reggae music

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Nathaniel Hibbert
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:

Brief Facts:

Ska and roots reggae. Band Toots & the Maytals. Songs Bam Bam, Sweet and Dandy, Pomps & Pride. His 1968 song Do the Reggay is widely credited as the origin of the name of reggae music.

Winston Groom
writer

Real/Birth Name:
Winston Francis Groom Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Novel Forrest Gump. Historian.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg
judge, lawyer

Real/Birth Name:
Joan Ruth Bader
Nickname(s):
The Notorious R.B.G.
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court from August 10, 1993 until her death. Nominated by president Clinton.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Michael Lonsdale
actor, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Edward Lonsdale-Crouch
Also Known As:
Michaël Lonsdale
Michel Lonsdale
Alfred de Turris
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Munich, Ronin, The Name of the Rose, Moonraker, Chariots of Fire, The Day of the Jackal, The Remains of the Day, Of Gods and Men. Dual citizen, France and the UK.

Tommy DeVito
singer, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Gaetano DeVito
Also Known As:
Tom DeVito
Nickname(s):
Tommy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Vocals and lead guitar for group The Four Seasons. A founding member. Songs Sherry, Big Girls Don't Cry, Walk Like a Man, Rag Doll, Can't Take My Eyes Off You. Died after recently being hospitalized after contracting COVID-19.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of group The Four Seasons.
New Jersey Hall of Fame 2017 as a member of group The Four Seasons.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1990 as a member of group The Four Seasons.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a member of group The Four Seasons.

Bob Atkins
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Lee Atkins Jr.
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:

Defensive back. Teams Grambling State University, St. Louis Cardinals, Houston Oilers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Road Warrior Animal
wrestling

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Michael Laurinaitis
Also Known As:
Joe Laurinaitis
Nickname(s):
Joe
Animal
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63, 10 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Pro wrestler, groups The Road Warriors, The Legion of Doom (in the WWF).

Gale Sayers
football, writer, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Gale Eugene Sayers
Nickname(s):
Kansas Comet
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback and return specialist. Teams University of Kansas, Chicago Bears. Book and movie Brian's Song, about his friend Brian Piccolo.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Guitar Crusher
blues, singer, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Sidney Selby
Also Known As:
Bone Crusher
Nickname(s):
The Big Voice from New York
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Performed for years in Berlin, Germany. Group Midnight Rockers.

Steve Smith
track

Real/Birth Name:
Stephen Norwood Smith
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 1 inches (185.42 cm)

Brief Facts:

Pole vaulter. The first person to clear the 18 foot barrier indoors. Best height: 5.61 meters (18 ft 5 in) in 1975.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jimmy Winston
musician, actor

Real/Birth Name:
James Edward Winston Langwith
Also Known As:
James Moody
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Keyboards. Co-founder, band Small Faces/Faces. TV series Day of the Daleks.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2012 as a member of group Small Faces/Faces.

Kevin Burns
director, producer, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Kevin Burns
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series In Search of Aliens, Biography.

Helen Reddy
singer, actor, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Helen Maxine Reddy
Nickname(s):
Queen of '70s Pop
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78, 26 days before her 79th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs I Am Woman, Delta Dawn. Movie Pete's Dragon.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1750 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry23 July 1974

Mac Davis
singer, composer, country, actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Morris Mac Davis
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:

Movies The Sting II, North Dallas Forty. TV sshow The Mac Davis Show. Song It's Hard to Be Humble.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry10 September 1998

Bob Gibson
baseball, sports analyst, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Gibson
Nickname(s):
Hoot
Gibby
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:

Pitcher/ Team St. Louis Cardinals from 1959-1975.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6352 Delmar Boulevard

Margaret Nolan
actor, model

Real/Birth Name:
Margaret Ann Nolan
Also Known As:
Vicki Kennedy
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76, 24 days before her 77th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:
Height:
5 feet 10 inches (177.8 cm)

Brief Facts:

Role of Bond Girl Dink in movie Goldfinger. Movie A Hard Day's Night. Playboy magazine model under the name Vicki Kennedy.

Bunny Lee
producer, reggae music

Real/Birth Name:
Edward O'Sullivan Lee
Also Known As:
Bunny "Striker" Lee
Striker Lee
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Record producer in Jamaica.

Eddie Van Halen
composer, musician, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Van Halen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Alex Van Halen by 1 year.
ex-husband of
Older than Valerie Bertinelli by 5 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist for group Van Halen. Song Respect the Wind used in movie Twister. Songs Jump, Eruption. A naturalized U.S. citizen.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Guitar Center RockWalk 1996 as a member of group Van Halen.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of group Van Halen.

Johnny Nash
singer, composer, actor

Real/Birth Name:
John Lester Nash Jr.
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:

Brief Facts:

Songs I Can See Clearly Now, (What A) Wonderful World, Tears on My Pillow. Also reggae.

Whitey Ford
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Charles Ford
Nickname(s):
Whitey
The Chairman of the Board
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 13 days before his 92nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Team New York Yankees 1950, 1953-67. Led them to 11 Pennant wins and 6 World Series Championships. During his career, led them in these categories: games pitched, innings pitched, wins, strikeouts and shutouts.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Joe Morgan
baseball, sports analyst

Real/Birth Name:
Joe Leonard Morgan
Nickname(s):
Little Joe
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 22 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams Houston Astros, Cincinnati Reds, San Francisco Giants, Philadelphia Phillies, Oakland Athletics from 1963 to 1984.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Conchata Ferrell
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Conchata Galen Ferrell
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV shows Two and a Half Men, Teen Angel, L.A. Law, Hot L Baltimore, Hearts Afire. Movies Mystic Pizza, Erin Brockovich.

Jacinda Barclay
football, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Jacinda Barclay
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
29
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback for team Chicago Bliss. Australian rules football team Greater Western Sydney. Baseball pitcher, national team. Suicide, depression.

Fred Dean
football

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Rudolph Dean
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive end. Teams San Diego Chargers, San Francisco 49ers. Died of COVID-19 complications.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Johnny Bush
country, singer, composer, musician

Real/Birth Name:
John Bush Shinn III
Nickname(s):
The Country Caruso
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Drummer. Composed song Whiskey River. Member of band The Cherokee Cowboys.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Marge Champion
dancer, choreographer, model, educator, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Marjorie Celeste Belcher
Also Known As:
Marjorie Bell
Marge Bell
Marge Champion Sagal
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
101
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Art Babbitt by 11 years.
wife of
Boris Sagal, until his earlier death.
Younger than Boris Sagal by 1 year.
ex-wife of
Younger than Gower Champion by less than 1 year.
half-sister of
Younger than Lina Basquette by 12 years.

Brief Facts:

Famed as dance partner of Gower Champion. Model for Snow White in the Disney film. Movie Show Boat. Broadway musical 3 for Tonight.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6282 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Matt Blair
football

Real/Birth Name:
Matthew Albert Blair
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70, 32 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Teams Iowa State University, Minnesota Vikings.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jerry Jeff Walker
composer, singer, country

Real/Birth Name:
Ronald Clyde Crosby
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:

Composed song Mr. Bojangles. Took his stage name in 1966.

W.C. Gorden
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
William C. Gorden
Gender:
Male
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:

Head coach at team Jackson State University from 1977 to 1991.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Johnny Leeze
actor, soap

Real/Birth Name:
John Glen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series (British soaps) Emmerdale, Coronation Street. Died of COVID-19.

Jimmy Orr
football

Real/Birth Name:
James Edward Orr Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85, 23 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver. Teams University of Georgia, Pittsburgh Steelers, Baltimore Colts.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Billy Joe Shaver
country, singer, actor, musician, composer

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

Brief Facts:

Song Live Forever. Movies Secondhand Lions, The Apostle.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Tracy Smothers
wrestling

Real/Birth Name:
Tracy Stanton Smothers
Also Known As:
Freddie Joe Floyd
Jason the Terrible
Shaquille Ali
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro wrestler. Died of lymphoma.

Herb Adderley
football, sports analyst

Real/Birth Name:
Herbert Allen Adderley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cornerback, halfback. Teams Michigan State University, Green Bay Packers, Dallas Cowboys.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Nobby Stiles
soccer

Real/Birth Name:
Norbert Peter Stiles
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

English footballer, defensive midfielder. Team Manchester United. Awarded MBE in 2000.

Sean Connery
actor, producer, knighted

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Sean Connery
Also Known As:
Sir Sean Connery
Nickname(s):
Tommy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 2 inches (187.96 cm)

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Knighted 2000. Role as James Bond in movies From Russia with Love, Dr. No, Goldfinger, Thunderball, You Only Live Twice. Movies The Untouchables, The Presidio, Just Cause, Playing by Heart, The Hunt for Red October, Finding Forrester, The Name of the Rose, Marnie, Highlander, The Avengers (1998).

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Carol Arthur
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Carol Arata
Also Known As:
Carol DeLuise
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
wife of
Dom DeLuise, until his earlier death.
Younger than Dom DeLuise by 2 years.
mother of
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Hot Stuff, Between the Sheets, Robin Hood: Men in Tights, Blazing Saddles.

Eddie Hassell
actor, murdered

Real/Birth Name:
Ed Taylor Hassell
Nickname(s):
Crash
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
30
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie The Kids Are All Right. TV series Surface, Devious Maids. Shot, apparent robbery.

Paul Crane
football

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Crane
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center. Teams University of Alabama, New York Jets.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Elsa Raven
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Elsa Rabinowitz
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:

TV series Amen, Wiseguy. Movies Back to the Future, Titanic.

King Von
rapper, murdered, criminal

Real/Birth Name:
Dayvon Daquan Bennett
Also Known As:
Von
Grandson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
26
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Served multiple jail terms. Shot to death at a club.

Norm Crosby
actor, comedy

Real/Birth Name:
Norman Lawrence Crosby
Nickname(s):
The Master of Malaprop
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Stand-up comedian. Appeared as a celebrity guest on a number of game shows. TV show The Comedy Shop.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6560 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry24 February 1982

Howie Meeker
hockey, sports analyst, politician

Real/Birth Name:
Howard William Meeker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
97, 4 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Right winger. Team Toronto Maple Leafs.

Tom Heinsohn
basketball, coach, sports analyst, painter

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas William Heinsohn
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 7 inches (200.66 cm)

Brief Facts:

Power forward. Teams Holy Cross, Boston Celtics. Also coached the Celtics.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jim Pace
auto racing

Real/Birth Name:
Jim Pace
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

24 Hours of Daytona race winner. Died of COVID-19.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Terry Duerod
basketball

Real/Birth Name:
Terry Duerod
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Point guard. Teams University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit Pistons, Dallas Mavericks, Boston Celtics, Golden State Warriors, Detroit Spirits, Scavolini Pesaro.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Des O'Connor
tv, comedy, musician, game show, singer, actor, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Desmond Bernard O'Connor
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

English TV shows The Des O'Connor Show, Des O'Connor Tonight. Appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2008 Birthday Honours.

Lindy McDaniel
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Lindall Dale McDaniel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84, 29 days before his 85th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs, San Francisco Giants, New York Yankees, Kansas City Royals. Died of COVID-19.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hal Ketchum
singer, country, musician, actor, painter

Real/Birth Name:
Hal Michael Ketchum
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Past the Point of Rescue, Small Town Saturday Night, Hearts Are Gonna Roll. Movie Heartbreak Hotel.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Diego Maradona
soccer, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Diego Armando Maradona Franco
Nickname(s):
El Pibe de Oro
The Golden Boy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60, 26 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:
Height:
5 feet 5 inches (165.1 cm)

Brief Facts:

Argentina football star. Attacking midfielder, second striker. Heart attack.

Bob Miller (baseball)
baseball, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Robert John Miller
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:

Pitcher. Team Philadelphia Phillies. Coach, team University of Detroit Mercy.

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David Prowse
actor, soap, fitness

Real/Birth Name:
David Charles Prowse
Also Known As:
Dave Prowse
Nickname(s):
Dave
Darth Farmer
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:
Height:
6 feet 6 inches (198.12 cm)

Brief Facts:

Body builder. Role of Darth Vader (but not the voice) in the Star Wars movies. Movie A Clockwork Orange. Appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for services to charity and to road safety in the 2000 New Year Honours.

Betty Bobbitt
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Betty Ann Bobbitt
Nickname(s):
Betty from Big Bear
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Prisoner: Cell Block H. Movies Crocodile Dundee II, Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles. Lived in Australia.

Rafer Johnson
track, actor, sports analyst, basketball, hero

Real/Birth Name:
Rafer Lewis Johnson
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:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Jimmy Johnson (cornerback) by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Decathlon athlete. Olympic Gold in 1960. Also basketball team UCLA. Movie Licence to Kill. Helped Rosey Grier capture Sirhan Sirhan at Robert Kennedy's assassination.

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Peter Alliss
golf, sports analyst, architect, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Peter Alliss
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won 20 professional golf tournaments. Golf course designer. Television coverage of events.

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Chuck Yeager
aviator, military, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Elwood Yeager
Nickname(s):
Chuck
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:

World War II fighter pilot. Test pilot. First person to break the sound barrier, in the X-1 rocket plane.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dick Allen
baseball, singer, R&B

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Anthony Allen
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:

First/third base. Teams Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Cardinals, Los Angeles Dodgers, Chicago White Sox, Oakland Athletics. Song Echoes of November.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard (special)20 June 2008 as a member of team Los Angeles Dodgers.

Fred Akers
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Fred Akers
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback, kicker, punter. Team University of Arkansas. Head coach, teams University of Wyoming, University of Texas, Purdue University.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Goo Kennedy
basketball

Real/Birth Name:
Eugene Kennedy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 7 inches (200.66 cm)

Brief Facts:

Power forward, center. Teams Texas Christian University, Dallas Chaparrals, San Antonio Spurs, Spirits of St. Louis, Utah Stars, Houston Rockets.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ray Perkins
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Walter Ray Perkins
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79, 3 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver, teams University of Alabama, Baltimore Colts. Coach, teams New York Giants, University of Alabama, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Arkansas State University.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Billy DeMars
baseball, coach

Real/Birth Name:
William Lester DeMars
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shortstop. TeamsPhiladelphia Athletics, St. Louis Browns. Coach, teams Philadelphia Phillies, Montreal Expos, Cincinnati Reds.

Tom Lister Jr.
wrestling, actor, track

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Lister Jr.
Also Known As:
Zeus
Z-Gangsta
Tom "Tiny" Lester
Nickname(s):
Tommy
Tiny
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 5 inches (195.58 cm)

Brief Facts:

Character actor. Pro wrestler. Movies Friday, Runaway Train. Shot put in high school.

Charley Pride
singer, country, baseball, business

Real/Birth Name:
Charley Frank Pride
Gender:
Male
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:

In the Negro American League for the team Memphis Red Sox. Song Kiss an Angel Good Mornin'.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry21 July 1999
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