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Alfonso Ribeiro
actor, director, singer, dancer, tv, game show, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Alfonso Lincoln Ribeiro
Also Known As:
Alfonso Lincoln Ribeiro Sr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Silver Spoons, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Dancing with the Stars. Host for TV shows Catch 21, America's Funniest Home Videos. Broadway play The Tap Dance Kid.

Amy Schumer
actor, writer, comedy, producer, director, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Amy Beth Schumer
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
39
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Trainwreck, Women Who Kill, Seeking a Friend for the End of the World. TV series Inside Amy Schumer.

Ann Cusack
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Ann Cusack
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

sister of
Older than Bill Cusack by 2 or 3 years.
daughter of
older sister of
Older than Joan Cusack by 1 year.
older sister of
Older than John Cusack by 5 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Movies A League of Their Own, Multiplicity, Grosse Pointe Blank, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, Sully.

Barron Trump
relative

Real/Birth Name:
Barron Trump
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
14
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

uncle of
son of
half-brother of
Younger than Donald Trump Jr. by 28 years.
nephew of
uncle of
half-brother of
Younger than Eric Trump by 22 years.
grandson of
nephew of
half-brother of
Younger than Ivanka Trump by 24 years.
grand uncle of
grandson of
first cousin of
nephew of
son of
nephew of
half-brother of
Younger than Tiffany Trump by 12 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Son of the third wife of Donald Trump.

Bert Gordon
actor, comedy, radio

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

Brief Facts:

Role as the Mad Russian and his trademark line "How dooo you do." Radio programs The Eddie Cantor Program, The Jack Benny Program, The Abbott and Costello Program.

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.

Bobby McFerrin
singer, conductor, jazz, reggae music

Real/Birth Name:
Robert McFerrin Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Famed especially for song Don't Worry, Be Happy. Grammy winner. Unusual polyphonic and multiphonic stype.

Buzzie Bavasi
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Emil Joseph Bavasi
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

General manager of the teams Brooklyn Dodgers, Los Angeles Dodgers from 1951 to 1968.

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

Carol Lynley
actor, model, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Carole Ann Jones
Also Known As:
Carolyn Lee
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Model as a child, as Carolyn Lee. Movies The Light in the Forest, The Poseidon Adventure, Blue Denim, Return to Peyton Place, Under the Yum Yum Tree. Broadway play Anniversary Waltz. Posed nude for March 1965 magazine Playboy.

Carole Bayer Sager
composer, lyricist, singer, writer, painter, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Carole Bayer
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Burt Bacharach by 18 years.

Brief Facts:

Songs The Prayer, That's What Friends Are For. Broadway musical Georgy.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry14 February 2000

Carole King
singer, composer, producer, actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Carol Joan Klein
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
78, 15 days before her 79th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Gerry Goffin by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Song Will You Love Me Tomorrow performed by The Shirelles. Songs You've Got a Friend, (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman, The Loco-Motion, It's Too Late. Album Tapestry.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6906 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry3 December 2012

Carroll O'Connor
actor, director, writer, producer, composer

Real/Birth Name:
John Carroll O'Connor
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series All in the Family, Archie Bunker's Place in role of Archie Bunker. TV series In the Heat of the Night. Movie Return to Me.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry17 March 2000

Carter Vanderbilt Cooper
suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Carter Vanderbilt Cooper
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
23
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

first cousin once removed of
great nephew of
older brother of
Older than Anderson Cooper by 2 years.
first cousin twice removed of
great great great grandson of
great grandson of
first cousin once removed of
great nephew of
great nephew of
grandson of
son of
first cousin twice removed of
great great grandson of
second cousin once removed of
grandson of
great nephew of
great great grandson of
first cousin twice removed of
second cousin once removed of
son of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Jumped from a balcony in his mother's home.

Chuck Negron
singer

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Negron
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Co-founder, group Three Dog Night.

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Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of group Three Dog Night.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2000 as a member of group Three Dog Night.

Claire Danes
actor, producer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Claire Catherine Danes
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
41
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Family Stone, A Kid Like Jake, Temple Grandin, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, Shopgirl, The Mod Squad, The Rainmaker, Les Misérables, Little Women. TV series My So-Called Life, Homeland. Play Pygmalion.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6541 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry24 September 2015

Danny Aiello
actor, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Daniel Louis Aiello 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:

Movies Hudson Hawk, Bang the Drum Slowly, Lobster Farm, Do the Right Thing. Album I Just Wanted to Hear the Words.

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DJ Charlie Chase
rapper, dj

Real/Birth Name:
Carlos Mandes
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
62, 9 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group Cold Crush Brothers.

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Donald Trump Jr.
business, tv

Real/Birth Name:
Donald John Trump Jr.
Nickname(s):
Don
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
43, 25 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

half-brother of
Older than Barron Trump by 28 years.
uncle of
son of
nephew of
uncle of
older brother of
Older than Eric Trump by 6 years.
grandson of
nephew of
son of
older brother of
Older than Ivanka Trump by 3 years.
grandson of
first cousin of
nephew of
nephew of
half-brother of
Older than Tiffany Trump by 15 years.
ex-husband of
Younger than Vanessa Trump by less than 1 year.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Real estate business (The Trump Organization) with family. TV show The Apprentice.

Eileen Ford
business, style

Real/Birth Name:
Eileen Cecile Otte
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

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

Elliott Roosevelt
military, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Elliott Roosevelt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80, 34 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Brigadier General. Editorial work on movies The Roosevelt Story, Eyes of War.

Eric Trump
business, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Eric Frederick Trump
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
37, 19 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

half-brother of
Older than Barron Trump by 22 years.
father of
son of
younger brother of
Younger than Donald Trump Jr. by 6 years.
nephew of
father of
grandson of
nephew of
son of
younger brother of
Younger than Ivanka Trump by 2 years.
husband of
Younger than Lara Trump by 1 year.
grandson of
first cousin of
nephew of
nephew of
half-brother of
Older than Tiffany Trump by 9 years.

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Manages part of his father's hotel business. Philanthropist. A trophy hunter.

Ervin Drake
composer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Ervin Maurice Druckman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs I Believe, It Was a Very Good Year. Broadway musical What Makes Sammy Run?.

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Everett Sloane
actor, radio, Broadway, lyricist, composer, director, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Everett H. Sloane
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Broadway plays Boy Meets Girl, Room Service. Radio shows Mercury Theatre, The Shadow. Animated cartoon TV series The Dick Tracy Show in role of Dick Tracy. TV series Zorro. Movies Citizen Kane, The Desert Fox, Marjorie Morningstar. Committed suicide by barbiturate overdose, apparently because he feared he was going blind.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6254 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Fiona Apple
singer, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Fiona Apple McAfee Maggart
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
43
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Albums Tidal, Extraordinary Machine.

Flora Payne Whitney
socialite, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Flora Payne Whitney
Also Known As:
Flora Whitney Miller
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88, 9 days before her 89th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

first cousin of
niece of
granddaughter of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
great great granddaughter of
granddaughter of
great niece of
first cousin twice removed of
daughter of
niece of
first cousin of
first cousin once removed of
daughter of
great granddaughter of
second cousin of
niece of
granddaughter of
great granddaughter of
great niece of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Patron of the arts, arts collector.

Fred Ebb
lyricist, Tony Award, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Fred Ebb
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:

Lyricist of musicals with John Kander. Musicals Cabaret, Chicago, Kiss of the Spider Woman. Movie Funny Lady. Song New York, New York.

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Freekey Zekey
rapper, dancer, business, criminal

Real/Birth Name:
Ezekiel Giles
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

A founding member of group The Diplomats. Almost three years in jail for "Ecstasy" possession. Injured by gunshot in a robbery. Album Book of Ezekiel.

Gertrude Ederle
swimming

Real/Birth Name:
Gertrude Caroline Ederle
Also Known As:
Gertrude Jacobs Ederle
Nickname(s):
Trudy
Gertie
Queen of the Waves
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
98
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Long distance swimmer, open water. August 6, 1926, became the first woman to swim across the English Channel. As a child, a world record in the 880 yard freestyle. Olympic Gold Medal 1924 in 4×100 m freestyle relay.

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Gummo Marx
actor, comedy

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

Relationships:

brother of
younger brother of
Younger than Groucho Marx by 3 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Harpo Marx by 4 years.
brother of

Brief Facts:

Comedy group The Marx Brothers. Vaudeville performer.

Harold Prince
director, Broadway, Tony Award, opera

Real/Birth Name:
Harold Smith Prince
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Broadway musical plays West Side Story, Sweeney Todd, The Pajama Game, Damn Yankees, Cabaret, A Little Night Music, Candide, Showboat. Operas Madama Butterfly, Turandot. Winner of 21 Tony Awards.

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Harpo Marx
actor, comedy, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Adolph Marx
Also Known As:
Arthur Marx
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:

brother of
older brother of
Older than Groucho Marx by 1 year.
older brother of
Older than Gummo Marx by 4 years.
husband of
Susan Fleming, until he died.
Older than Susan Fleming by 19 years.
brother of

Brief Facts:

Comedy group The Marx Brothers.

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Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 190 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way11 March 1994

Henry Winkler
actor, producer, director, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Henry Franklin Winkler
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

In role of Fonzie on TV show Happy Days. Movies The Waterboy, Night Shift.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6233 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry30 January 1981

Ilka Chase
actor, Broadway, radio, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Ilka Chase
Gender:
Female
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:

Broadway plays Small Miracle, Barefoot in the Park, Keep Off the Grass. Movie Ocean's 11.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6361 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6751 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Ira Levin
writer, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Ira Marvin Levin
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:

Books, made into movies Rosemary's Baby, The Stepford Wives, A Kiss Before Dying, The Boys from Brazil. Plays No Time for Sergeants, Deathtrap.

Ivanka Trump
model, business, style, tv, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Ivana Marie Trump
Also Known As:
Yael Kushner
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
39
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

half-sister of
Older than Barron Trump by 24 years.
aunt of
daughter of
younger sister of
Younger than Donald Trump Jr. by 3 years.
niece of
aunt of
older sister of
Older than Eric Trump by 2 years.
granddaughter of
niece of
daughter of
wife of
Younger than Jared Kushner by less than 1 year.
great aunt of
granddaughter of
first cousin of
niece of
niece of
half-sister of
Older than Tiffany Trump by 11 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

TV show The Celebrity Apprentice. Adviser to her father.

J.D. Salinger
writer

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

Brief Facts:

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

Jack Mara
football, business, lawyer

Real/Birth Name:
John V. Mara
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

uncle of
uncle of
uncle of
uncle of
son of
father of
older brother of
Older than Wellington Mara by 8 years.

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Co-owner of team New York Giants. Team president for 24 years.

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James Whitmore Jr.
director, actor, producer

Real/Birth Name:
James Allen Whitmore III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

TV shows NCIS, NCIS: Los Angeles, The Good Wife, The Unit, Cold Case, 24 as director. TV series Hunter.

Jan Peerce
singer, opera

Real/Birth Name:
Jacob Pincus Perelmuth
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tenor. Operas Rigoletto, La Bohème.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1751 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry

Jan Sterling
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Jane Sterling Adriance
Also Known As:
Jane Adrian
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 8 days before her 83rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Ace in the Hole, The High and the Mighty.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6638 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Jean Stapleton
actor, singer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Jeanne Murray
Gender:
Female
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:

In role of Edith Bunker on the TV show All in the Family. Song Those Were the Days. Broadway musicals Bells Are Ringing, Damn Yankees, Funny Girl.

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Jill Martin
tv, style, sports analyst, writer, basketball, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Jill Sondra Dorfman
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
44
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show Today, doing the 'Steals and Deals' and the 'Ambush Makeover' segments. Pre-game, halftime and post-game for team New York Knicks.

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.

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus
actor, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Julia Scarlett Elizabeth Louis-Dreyfus
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
60, 12 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Younger than Brad Hall by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

TV series Seinfeld, Watching Ellie, The New Adventures of Old Christine, Saturday Night Live, Arrested Development. Movie National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6250 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry4 May 2010

Jungle Jim Rivera
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Manuel Joseph Rivera
Also Known As:
Jim Rivera
Nickname(s):
Jim
Jungle Jim
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfielder. Teams St. Louis Browns, Chicago White Sox, Kansas City Athletics.

Kastro
rapper

Real/Birth Name:
Katari Terrance Cox
Also Known As:
K-Dog
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
44, 26 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Groups Dramacydal, Outlawz.

Kelis
singer, composer, musician, R&B

Real/Birth Name:
Kelis Rogers
Also Known As:
Kelis Rogers-Jones
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
41
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Nas by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Pronounced Kuh-LEASE. Albums Tasty, Kaleidoscope. R&B singer/songwriter. Songs Trick Me, Milkshake.

Kool Moe Dee
rapper

Real/Birth Name:
Mohandas Dewese
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Album How Ya Like Me Now. Song Wild Wild West. The first rapper to perform at the Grammys.

Luther Vandross
singer, actor, composer, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Luther Ronzoni Vandross
Nickname(s):
Ronnie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Endless Love, Here and Now, Power of Love. Album and song Dance with My Father.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1717 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry3 June 2014

Maria Callas
singer, opera

Real/Birth Name:
Sophia Cecelia Kalos
Also Known As:
Maria Anna Sofia Cecilia Kalogeropoulou (Christened name)
Maria Meneghini Callas
Nickname(s):
Mary
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Birth certificate nate was Sophia Cecelia Kalos. Greek father's last name was Kalogeropoulos. Soprano. Opera Norma.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1680 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry

Mike D
rapper, singer, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Michael L. Diamond
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group Beastie Boys. Album Simply Mortified.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2012 as a member of group Beastie Boys.

Monifah
rapper, singer, R&B

Real/Birth Name:
Monifa Carter
Also Known As:
Monifa
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
48, 3 days before her 49th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Albums Moods...Moments, Home. Song Touch It.

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.

Nicky Arnstein
criminal

Real/Birth Name:
Julius Wilford Arnstein
Also Known As:
Nick Arnold
Nicholas Arnold
Julius Arnold
Wallace Ames
John Adams
J. Willard Adair
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Fanny Brice by 12 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Gambler, swindler, estate speculator, and labor racketeer.

P-Star
rapper, actor, model

Real/Birth Name:
Priscilla Star Diaz
Gender:
Female
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show The Electric Company.

Peter Coyote
actor, director, producer, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Peter Cohon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Erin Brockovich, Sphere, Cross Creek, E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial, Jagged Edge, Patch Adams. TV series Law & Order: Los Angeles, The 4400, Commander in Chief.

Rick Aviles
actor, AIDS

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Anthony Aviles
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:

Movies Ghost, The Cannonball Run, The Godfather: Part III. Contracted AIDS from a heroin habit, died of a pulmoonary embolism.

Ron Leibman
actor, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Ronald Leibman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Jessica Walter, until he died.
Older than Jessica Walter by 3 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Linda Lavin by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

TV series Friends. Broadway play Angels in America.

Ron Perlman
actor, director, writer, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Ronald N. Perlman
Also Known As:
Ronald Perlman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Hellboy, Hellboy II, The Name of the Rose, Star Trek: Nemesis, Blade II, Alien: Resurrection, Quest for Fire, Conan the Barbarian (2011). Voice actor in a large number of video games. TV series Beauty and the Beast in role of Vincent the man-beast. TV series Danny Phantom, Teen Titans. Many voice roles with video games.

Sigourney Weaver
actor, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Susan Alexandra Weaver
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Working Girl, The Cold Light of Day, Exodus: Gods and Kings, Alien, Aliens, Galaxy Quest, Copycat, Vantage Point, Avatar, Ghostbusters, Ghostbusters II. Nominated for Tony and Academy awards.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry16 December 1999

Stubby Kaye
actor, singer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Bernard Sholm Kotzin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79, 33 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie musicals Guys and Dolls, L'il Abner. Movie Who Framed Roger Rabbit. Also Broadway musicals.

Taye Diggs
actor, Broadway, Tony Award, producer, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Scott Leo Diggs
Nickname(s):
Taye
Scottay
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
50, 23 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Idina Menzel by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Name rhymes with "pay," taken from his nickname Scottay. Broadway musical and movie version Rent. Movies Equilibrium, Brown Sugar, Chicago, How Stella Got Her Groove Back, Basic. TV series Private Practice, Day Break, Kevin Hill, Ally McBeal.

Teresa Wright
actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Muriel Teresa Wright
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Little Foxes, The Pride of the Yankees, The Best Years of Our Lives.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1680 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6405 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Tony Cox
actor, little person, stunts, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Anthony Cox
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:
Height:
3 feet 6 inches (106.68 cm)

Brief Facts:

Movies Willow, Star Wars: Return of the Jedi, Beetlejuice, Bad Santa, Me, Myself & Irene, Date Movie, Epic Movie, Disaster Movie.

Viggo Mortensen
actor, writer, painter, poet, photographer

Real/Birth Name:
Viggo Peter Mortensen Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Exene Cervenka by 2 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies 28 Days, Captain Fantastic, Appaloosa, A Perfect Murder, A Walk on the Moon, Carlito's Way, Hidalgo, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, G.I. Jane, Vanishing Point, Crimson Tide, Witness.

Ving Rhames
actor, producer, writer, soap, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Irving Rameses Rhames
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Mission Impossible, Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation, Won't Back Down, Out of Sight, Pulp Fiction, Mission: Impossible II, Mission: Impossible III, Flight of the Intruder, The People Under the Stairs. TV series The District, ER, Another World. Spokeperson in commercials for Arby's restaurant and ADT ads on television.

William Bendix
actor, radio

Real/Birth Name:
William Bendix
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58, 31 days before his 59th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Radio and TV show The Life of Riley. Movies A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, The Babe Ruth Story, Two Years Before the Mast, The Blue Dahlia, Wake Island.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1638 Vine Street for contributions to radio
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6251 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

William Windom
actor

Real/Birth Name:
William Windom
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:

Movies Uncle Buck, Miracle on 34th Street (1994), To Kill a Mockingbird. TV series Murder, She Wrote.

Edwin Armstrong
inventor, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Edwin Howard Armstrong
Also Known As:
Edwin H. Armstrong
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Prolific inventor of radio technology, including the wide-band FM radio. Also a new form of radar based on FM. Suicide by jumping from his 13th floor apartment to a 3rd floor balcony after an altercation with his wife.

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Al Pacino
actor, director, writer, producer, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Alfredo James Pacino
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:
Height:
5 feet 7 inches (170.18 cm)

Brief Facts:

Movies 88 Minutes, The Insider, Carlito's Way, The Godfather, The Godfather: Part II, The Godfather: Part III, Dog Day Afternoon, Serpico, Scarface, Scent of a Woman, The Recruit, Ocean's Thirteen, Righteous Kill. TV miniseries Angels in America. Theatre in New York, with Obie and Tony Awards.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dave East
rapper

Real/Birth Name:
David Brewster Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
32
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Album Paranoia 2.

Joan Hackett
actor, Broadway, activist, model

Real/Birth Name:
Joan Ann Hackett
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Support Your Local Sheriff!, The Group, The Last ofSheila. A number of films for television. Broadway play Much Ado About Nothing.

Lumidee
singer, R&B, rapper, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Lumidee Cedeño
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
36
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Mixture of hip-hop and R&B. Album and song Never Leave You (Uh Oooh, Uh Oooh).

40 Cal
rapper

Real/Birth Name:
Calvin Alan Byrd
Also Known As:
40 Cal.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
39
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member The Diplomats. Album Broken Safety.

Angela Bassett
actor, Broadway, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Angela Evelyn Bassett
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Older than Courtney B. Vance by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movies What's Love Got to Do with It, Malcolm X, Panther, The Rosa Parks Story, Boyz n the Hood, How Stella Got Her Groove Back.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry20 March 2008

ASAP Ferg
rapper, singer, producer, director

Real/Birth Name:
Darold D. Brown Ferguson Jr.
Also Known As:
A$AP Ferg
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
32
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Albums Trap Lord, Always Strive and Prosper.

ASAP Rocky
rapper, producer, director, actor, model

Real/Birth Name:
Rakim Mayers
Also Known As:
A$AP Rocky
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
32
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of A$AP Mob. Movie Dope.

Azealia Banks
rapper, lyricist

Real/Birth Name:
Azealia Amanda Banks
Also Known As:
Miss Bank$
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
29
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Album 212.

Benny Carter
musician, jazz, composer, bandleader

Real/Birth Name:
Bennett Lester Carter
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95, 27 days before his 96th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Alto saxophonist, clarinetist, trumpeter.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry9 February 1995

Billie Holiday
singer, jazz

Real/Birth Name:
Eleanora Fagan
Nickname(s):
Lady Day
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
44
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Album Strange Fruit.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1540 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry7 April 1986

Black Rob
rapper, criminal

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Ross
Gender:
Male
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Album Life Story. Jailed for robbery of jewelry in a hotel. Song Whoa!.

Cam'ron
rapper, basketball, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Cameron Giles
Also Known As:
Cam'Ron
Killa Cam
Killa Kam
Flea
Nickname(s):
Cam
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
44, 10 days before his 45th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Albums Diplomats, Come Home with Me. Group (founder of) The Diplomats, also called Dipset. Formerly with group Children of the Corn. Movie Paid in Full.

Carmen McRae
jazz, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Carmen Mercedes McRae
Gender:
Female
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:

Songs Don't Get Around Much Anymore, Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Colin Powell
military, politician, cabinet

Real/Birth Name:
Colin Luther Powell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First name pronounced Koh-lin. Jamaincan imigrant parents, born in the US. Republican Secretary of State 2001-2005. Military experience: General, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. National Security Advisor.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

D.M.C.
rapper, dj, adopted

Real/Birth Name:
Darryl Matthews McDaniels
Also Known As:
Easy D
DMC
Darryl "D.M.C." McDaniels
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group Run-D.M.C.. See Run. Album Ultimate Run DMC. Adopted at age 1 month.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Guitar Center RockWalk 2002 as a member of group Run-D.M.C..
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of group Run-D.M.C..

Dame Grease
rapper, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Damon Blackman
Gender:
Male
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Album Live on Lenox Ave..

Damon Dash
rapper, producer, business, style, actor, director, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Damon Anthony Dash
Nickname(s):
Dame
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Co-founder of Roc-A-Fella Records wi Jay-Z. Movies The Woodsman, State Property, State Property 2.

DJ E-Z Rock
rapper, dj, producer

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

Brief Facts:

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

DJ Eddie Cheeba
rapper, dj

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Sturgis
Also Known As:
Eddie Cheeba
Gender:
Male
Birth Place:

DJ Hollywood
rapper, dj

Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Holloway
Also Known As:
Wood
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

One of the original "old school" rappers, worked with DJ Eddie Cheeba. Some say he coined the term "hip-hop".

DJ Red Alert
rapper, dj, radio

Real/Birth Name:
Fred Crute
Also Known As:
Kool DJ Red Alert
Red Alert
Nickname(s):
Red
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

New York City FM stations 98.7 KISS FM, WQHT, Power 105.1 FM.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

DukeDaGod
rapper, business

Real/Birth Name:
George Herbert Moore
Also Known As:
Duke Da God
Gender:
Male
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of group Children of the Corn, The Diplomats. Albums More than Music, Vol. 1, Dipset: The Eye of the Eagle.

Frankie Lymon
singer, overdose

Real/Birth Name:
Frank Joseph Lymon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
25
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers. Song Why Do Fools Fall in Love. Died of a heroin drug overdose.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry1 February 1994

G. Dep
rapper, criminal

Real/Birth Name:
Trevell Gerald Coleman
Also Known As:
G-Depp
G Dep
G-Dep
Dep
Nickname(s):
The Deputy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name stands for Ghetto Dependent. Album Child of the Ghetto. Songs Let's Get It, Special Delivery. Turned himself in for shooting a man 15 years earlier. Was convicted April 2012. Has also served time for robbery.

Harry Belafonte
singer, actor, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Harold George Belafonte Jr.
Nickname(s):
King of Calypso
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Jamaica Farewell, Matilda, Banana Boat Song with the famous line "Day-O." Movie Islands in the Sun.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6721 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Isabel Sanford
actor, Broadway, comedy

Real/Birth Name:
Eloise Gwendolyn Sanford
Also Known As:
Isabell Sanford
Gender:
Female
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:

TV series The Jeffersons, All in the Family. Movie Guess Who's Coming for Dinner. Broadway play The Amen Corner.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry15 January 2004

Jae Millz
rapper

Real/Birth Name:
Jarvis Mills
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
37
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Albums Back 2 Tha Future, Zone Out Season. Song Holla at a Playa.

Jim Jones
rapper

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Guillermo Jones II
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
44
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group The Diplomats (aka Dipset.) Albums On My Way to Church, Harlem: The Diary of a Summer, Pray IV Reign. Misdemeanor assault conviction.

Joe Budden
rapper

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Anthony Budden II
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
40
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

From Jersey City, New Jersey. Song Pump It Up.

Joe Morton
actor, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Thomas Morton Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie What Lies Beneath, The Brother from Another Planet, City of Hope, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Of Mice and Men, Speed, Stealth. TV series God Friended Me, Eureka, Scandal. Broadway plays Raisin, Hair.

Juelz Santana
rapper

Real/Birth Name:
LaRon Louis James
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
37, 24 days before his 38th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Best known for his featured status on Cam'ron hit songs, Oh Boy, Hey Ma.

Keith David
actor, producer, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Keith David Williams
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Nominated for a Tony Award. Movies Hollywood Homicide, Homeland Security, Transporter 2, The Chronicles of Riddick, Agent Cody Banks, Volcano, Platoon, The Thing (1982). TV series ER, Spawn, Gargoyles.

Kurtis Blow
rapper, dancer, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Kurtis Walker
Also Known As:
Kool DJ Kurt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

A break dancer. Song The Breaks was rap with a disco beat. Album Kingdom Blow. Movie In Dark Places. A "gospel rapper".

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Large Professor
rapper, producer

Real/Birth Name:
William Paul Mitchell
Also Known As:
Extra P
LP
Large P
Xtra P
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Produced tracks for many other rappers. Group Main Source.

Lil Mama
rapper, singer, dancer

Real/Birth Name:
Niatia Jessica Kirkland
Also Known As:
Lil' Mama
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
31
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Albums Voice of the Young People, VYP (Voice of the Young People). Song Lip Gloss.

Loon
rapper, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Chauncey Lamont Hawkins
Also Known As:
Amir Junaid Muhadith
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Album Loon. Movies State Property 2, Death of a Dynasty. Changed his name to Amir Junaid Muhadith after converting to Islam. Group Harlem World.

Max B
rapper, producer, criminal

Real/Birth Name:
Charly Wingate
Also Known As:
Biggaveli
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Formerly with group The Diplomats. Found guilty of manslaughter and conspiracy to commit robbery, June 2009. 75 year sentence.

Milton Berle
actor, female impersonator, comedy, tv, radio, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Mendel Berlinger
Nickname(s):
Uncle Miltie
Mr. Television
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm, The Mark of Zorro.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6771 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6263 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Mix Master Ice
rapper, dj

Real/Birth Name:
Maurice Bailey
Also Known As:
DJ Ice
Gender:
Male
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group UTFO.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Moby
composer, musician, producer, actor, business, activist, punk, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Melville Hall
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tried Punk rock with little success. Mainly Electronic music. Theme for TV show Twin Peaks. Albums Moby, Play, Wait for Me. Activist against domestic violence. Owns a vegan restaurant.

Norman Whitfield
composer, musician, R&B

Real/Birth Name:
Norman Jesse Whitfield
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs for Motown I Heard It through the Grapevine, Cloud Nine, War, Papa Was a Rolling Stone, Car Wash.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rob Brown
actor, football

Real/Birth Name:
Rob Brown
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
36
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Finding Forrester, Coach Carter, Take the Lead, The Express, the latter in role of Ernie Davis. TV series Treme, Blindspot. Played varsity football at team Amherst College.

Teddy Riley
producer, singer, composer, musician, rapper, R&B

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Theodore Riley
Also Known As:
Lil Man
Street
Swingbeat
The Finisher
Jam
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Album Dangerous produced for Michael Jackson. Music for movie New Jack City.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6405 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry16 August 2019

Yaya DaCosta
actor, model, soap, singer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Camara DaCosta Johnson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series All My Children, Ugly Betty, Chicago Med, Chicago Fire. Television movie Whitney. Movie Honeydripper. Broadway play The First Breeze of Summer.

Young B.
rapper

Real/Birth Name:
Bianca Dupree
Also Known As:
Young B
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
40
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Album Webstar Presents: Caught in the Web. Song Chicken Noodle Soup.

Alicia Keys
singer, musician, actor, activist, producer, composer, R&B

Real/Birth Name:
Alicia Augello Cook
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
41, her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Younger than Swizz Beatz by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Singer and pianist. Albums Songs in A Minor, As I Am. Song We Are Here. Movie Smokin' Aces.

George Raft
actor

Real/Birth Name:
George Ranft
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:

Movies Some Like It Hot, Scarface.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6159 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Mario Puzo
writer

Real/Birth Name:
Mario Gianluigi Puzo
Also Known As:
Mario Cleri
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Book and movie The Godfather. Many stories are about the Mafia. Movies The Godfather: Part II, The Godfather: Part III, Superman, Superman II.

Charlotte Mezvinsky
relative

Real/Birth Name:
Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
6
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Aidan Mezvinsky by 1 year.
niece of
daughter of
granddaughter of
granddaughter of
older sister of
Older than Jasper Mezvinsky by 4 years.
daughter of
granddaughter of
granddaughter of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

First grandchild of Bill and Hillary Clinton.

Joseph Barbera
cartoonist, kids

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Roland Barbera
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group Hanna-Barbera.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6753 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry21 July 1976 as a member of group Hanna-Barbera.

Judy Holliday
actor, singer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Judith Tuvim
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
43, 14 days before her 44th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Broadway musical plays Born Yesterday, Bells Are Ringing.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6901 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Carol Grace
actor, writer, Broadway, socialite

Real/Birth Name:
Carol Doree
Also Known As:
Carol Marcus
Carol Matthau
Carol Marcus Saroyan
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Walter Matthau, until his earlier death.
Younger than Walter Matthau by 3 years.
ex-wife of
Younger than William Saroyan by 16 years.

Brief Facts:

Took the name (Marcus) of her step-father at age 8. Broadway play Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter. Movie Mikey and Nicky. Books Among the Porcupines, The Secret in the Daisy.

George Cukor
director

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

Brief Facts:

Movies Gaslight, My Fair Lady, Born Yesterday, The Philadelphia Story, A Star Is Born (1954), Little Women, What Price Hollywood?, Dinner at Eight, David Copperfield.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6378 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Maggie Gyllenhaal
actor, model, activist, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Maggie Ruth Gyllenhaal
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
43
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Jake Gyllenhaal by 3 years.
wife of
Younger than Peter Sarsgaard by 6 years.
daughter of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Movies Won't Back Down, White House Down, Riding in Cars with Boys, Waterland, Secretary, Mona Lisa Smile, The Dark Knight, Crazyheart. Broadway play The Real Thing. Last name pronounced "Jill-en-hall".

Sammy Cahn
lyricist, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Cohen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Love and Marriage, High Hopes, Three Coins in the Fountain. With James Van Heusen, songs Love and Marriage, My Kind of Town, High Hopes, All the Way.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6540 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry2 February 1990

Joe Cuba
musician

Real/Birth Name:
Gilberto Miguel Calderón
Nickname(s):
Sonny
Father of Latin Boogaloo
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:

Puero Rican ancestry.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Pop Master Fabel
dancer, director, rapper, choreographer, educator

Real/Birth Name:
Jorge Pabon
Also Known As:
PopMaster Fabel
Gender:
Male
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group The Rock Steady Crew.

Tito Puente
musician, bandleader, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Ernest Anthony Puente Jr.
Nickname(s):
El Rey
The King of Mambo
The King of Latin Music
Gender:
Male
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:

Album Dance Mania.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6933 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry14 August 1990

Corey Stoll
actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Corey Daniel Stoll
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
44
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies First Man, Non-Stop, Salt, Midnight in Paris. Broadway play A View from the Bridge.

A.D.O.R.
rapper

Real/Birth Name:
Eddie Castellanos
Gender:
Male
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name means "Another Dimension of Rhythm" or "A Declaration of Revolution." Album The Concrete. Song Enter the Center. From Mt. Vernon, New York.
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