Guess Who This Is

55 Persons in the National Broadcasters Hall of Fame:

Location:
Wall,NJ?
Web Site:
Years Active:
inactive after 2007?

Al Jolson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Asa Yoelson
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Ruby Keeler by 24 years.

Brief Facts:

An early movie with sound::Songs:Theater Hall of Fame 2000.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1985.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6622 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
A star at 1716 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
A star at 6750 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars:
A star at 128 S. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 4 October 2000.

Andy Williams

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Howard Andrew Williams
Nickname(s):
Andy
Paul
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Claudine Longet by 14 years.

Brief Facts:

Songs:TV show:Former member group:Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 2007.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6667 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 3 November 1982.

Arlene Francis

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Arline Francis Kazanjian
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie:Host of TV show:Game TV shows participant including:Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1982.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6432 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
A star at 1734 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.

Art Linkletter

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Gordon Kelly
Also Known As:
Arthur Gordon Linkletter
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
97
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Adopted as a baby. Moved to USA when he was about 7.
TV shows:Wrote books::National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1994.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6363 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
A star at 1560 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.

Arthur Godfrey

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Morton Godfrey
Nickname(s):
The Old Redhead
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:

Radio and TV host, tv show:Movie:Ukelele player on his show.
Ukulele Hall of Fame 2001.
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
New Jersey Aviation Hall of Fame 1976.
National Aviation Hall of Fame 1987.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1988.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1977.
Aviation Hall of Fame of New Jersey 1976.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6616 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
A star at 6233 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
A star at 1559 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.

Bing Crosby

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Harry Lillis Crosby
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Bob Crosby by 10 years.
grandfather of
father of
husband of
Dixie Lee, until her earlier death.
Older than Dixie Lee by 8 years.
father of
father of
husband of
Kathryn Grant, until he died.
Older than Kathryn Grant by 30 years.
father of
father of
father of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Sang "crooner" style.
"On the Road" movies with:Song:Movie musical:Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 2002.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007.
World Golf Hall of Fame 1978.
Western Music Association Hall of Fame 2008.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1998.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1980.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1977.
Irish American Hall of Fame 2013.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1611 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
A star at 6751 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
A star at 6769 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.

Bob Elliott

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

Relationships:

grandfather of
grandfather of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Radio show:with:TV series:Movie:National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1981.
Breitbard Hall of Fame 1967.

Bob Hope

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Leslie Townes Hope
Also Known As:
Lester Hope
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
100
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Dolores Hope, until he died.
Older than Dolores Hope by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Signature song:Movies:Broadway revue:World Golf Hall of Fame 1983.
Television Academy Hall of Fame 1995.
Kennedy Center Honors 1985.
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 1969.
National Medal of Arts 1995.
Congressional Gold Medal 1962.
London Avenue of Stars.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1990.
Television Hall of Fame 1987.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1977.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6541 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
A star at 6141 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
A star at 6758 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars:
A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 15 November 1992.

Casey Kasem

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

Brief Facts:

Lebanese immigrant parents. Disk jockey.
Voice of:in the cartoon series:and sequels.
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1992.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1985.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1995.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6931 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio; ceremony: 27 April 1981.

Celeste Holm

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Celeste Holm
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies:TV series:Broadway musical:Theater Hall of Fame 1992.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 2007.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
A star at 6821 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Charles Osgood

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Osgood Wood III
Birth Date:
Age today:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Radio program:and host of TV program:Known for wearing a bowtie and relating stories in poetic verse or playing piano and singing. Closes his programs with "I'll see you on the radio".
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1990.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1990.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 2006.

David Sarnoff

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
David Sarnoff
Nickname(s):
The General
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:

Main influence in development of Radio Corporation of America (RCA) and NBC.
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1977.
Television Hall of Fame 1984.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1989.
New Jersey Hall of Fame 2013.
Jewish-American Hall of Fame.

Dinah Shore

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Frances Rose Shore
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 5 days before her 78th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than George Montgomery by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Her own television shows.
Songs:Television Academy Hall of Fame 1999.
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
LPGA Tour Hall of Fame 1994.
World Golf Hall of Fame 1994.
Television Hall of Fame 1991.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1980.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6901 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
A star at 1751 Vine Street for contributions to radio.
A star at 6916 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars:
A star at 100 Museum Drive; ceremony: 23 March 1996.

E.G. Marshall

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Everett Eugene Grunz
Also Known As:
E. G. Marshall
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies:TV series:Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1982.

Eddie Bracken

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Edward Vincent Bracken
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies:Broadway plays:National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1996.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1651 Vine Street for contributions to radio.
A star at 6751 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Eddie Cantor

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Edward Israel Iskowitz
Nickname(s):
Banjo Eyes
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Helped found March of Dimes.
Theater Hall of Fame.
National Radio Hall of Fame 2000.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1978.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6648 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
A star at 6765 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
A star at 1770 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.

Edgar Bergen

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

Relationships:

father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Ventriloquist.
Puppets:Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1990.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1982.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1978.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6766 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
A star at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
A star at 6425 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Frank Sinatra

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Francis Albert Sinatra
Also Known As:
Frank Sinatra Sr.
Nickname(s):
Old Blue Eyes
Chairman of the Board
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

son of
ex-husband of
Older than Ava Gardner by 7 years.
father of
ex-husband of
Older than Mia Farrow by 29 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Nancy Barbato by 1 year.
father of
son of
father of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Songs:Movies:Member:DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1998.
Gaming Hall of Fame 1997.
Kennedy Center Honors 1983.
Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1980.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 1985.
New Jersey Hall of Fame 2008.
Congressional Gold Medal 1997.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1982.
Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame 2005.
National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2001.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1600 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
A star at 1637 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
A star at 6538 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
Las Vegas Walk of Stars:
A star at Flamingo Hotel; ceremony: 22 February 2010.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars:
A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 15 January 1994.

Fred Waring

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Fredrick Malcolm Waring
Nickname(s):
America's Singing Master
The Man Who Taught America How to Sing
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs:Financial backer for the Waring blender.
Congressional Gold Medal 1982.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1981.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6300 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
A star at 6556 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
A star at 1751 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars:
A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 11 April 1997.

Gale Gordon

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles T. Aldrich Jr.
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:

National Radio Hall of Fame 1999.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1980.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6340 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.

Garry Moore

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

Brief Facts:

TV series:National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1981.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1718 Vine Street for contributions to radio.
A star at 1680 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.

Gary Owens

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Gary Altman
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:

South Dakota Hall of Fame 1995.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1994.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1995.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1994.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6743 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio; ceremony: 20 May 1981.

Gene Autry

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Orvon Grover Autry
Also Known As:
The Singing Cowboy
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 3 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Traveled and performed with the Fields Brothers Marvelous Medicine Show.
Songs:Was owner of the baseball team:and a Los Angeles television station.
Country Music Hall of Fame 1969.
Hall of Great Western Performers 1972.
Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame 1998.
Texas Country Music Hall of Fame 1998.
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
Santa Clarita Walk of Western Stars 1981.
Texas Aviation Hall of Fame 1999.
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970.
Western Music Association Hall of Fame 1989.
Gennett Records Walk of Fame 2007.
Texas Trail of Fame 1998.
National Radio Hall of Fame 2003.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1980.
Oklahoma Hall of Fame 1991.
Anaheim / OC Walk of Stars:
A star; ceremony: 7 April 2008.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6644 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
A star at 6384 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
A star at 6520 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
A star at 6667 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater.

Gene Rayburn

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

Brief Facts:

TV show:Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1983.

George Burns

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Nathan Birnbaum
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
100
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Gracie Allen, until her earlier death.
Younger than Gracie Allen by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movie:Partner with wife in group:Television Academy Hall of Fame 1996.
Kennedy Center Honors 1988.
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1996.
State of Washington Sports Hall of Fame 1974.
Television Hall of Fame 1988.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1980.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1977.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1639 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
A star at 6510 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
A star at 6672 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater.

Goodman Ace

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Goodman Aiskowitz
Also Known As:
Asa Goodman
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:

Radio show:Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1990.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1979.

Gracie Allen

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Grace Ethel Cecile Rosalie Allen
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69, 32 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
George Burns, until she died.
Older than George Burns by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

With her husband:she did radio show:Birth date may be 1902 or 1897.
Television Academy Hall of Fame 1996.
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1996.
Television Hall of Fame 1988.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1977.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6672 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Guglielmo Marconi

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Guglielmo Giovanni Maria Marconi
Also Known As:
Guglielmo Marconi, 1st Marquis of Marconi
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Credited as the inventor of radio, then called wireless telegraphy. Nobel Prize in Physics 1909.
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1978.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1977.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1988.
New Jersey Hall of Fame 2009.

H.V. Kaltenborn

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Hans von Kaltenborn

Brief Facts:

News commentator for CBS, covered World War II.
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
National Radio Hall of Fame 2011.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1977.

Henry Morgan

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Henry Lerner Von Ost Jr.
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:

Briefly blacklisted then cleared.
Movie:TV show:National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1983.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6325 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.

Herb Jeffries

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

Relationships:

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

Brief Facts:

Itallian/Irish/one quarter Ethiopian. Singng cowboy in films made for black audiences.
Movies:Album:Member of the group:Songs:Hall of Great Western Performers 2004.
Western Music Association Hall of Fame 1997.
Texas Trail of Fame 2001.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1995.
Santa Clarita Walk of Western Stars 2001.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars:
A star at 255 S. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 20 November 1998.

Jack Benny

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Benjamin Kubelsky
Also Known As:
Ben K. Benny
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Mary Livingstone, until he died.
Older than Mary Livingstone by 12 years.

Brief Facts:

Played violin, or "fiddle." Radio and TV show:Known for his comedy routines with:as Rochester.
Television Academy Hall of Fame 1996.
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1996.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1989.
Television Hall of Fame 1988.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1977.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1977.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6650 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
A star at 1505 Vine Street for contributions to radio.
A star at 6370 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Jane Powell

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Suzanne Lorraine Burce
Birth Date:
Age today:
87, 8 days before her 88th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Dickie Moore, until his death.
Younger than Dickie Moore by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie:TV series:National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 2007.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6818 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Jonathan Winters

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jonathan Harshman Winters III
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies:National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1995.
Mark Twain Prize for American Humor 1999.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6290 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Kate Smith

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Kathryn Elizabeth Smith
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Alto.
Songs:North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 2009.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 1982.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1999.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1981.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1977.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6157 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
A star at 6145 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.

Kenny Delmar

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Kenneth Howard Delmar

Brief Facts:

Voice actor TV series:National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1981.

Kirk Alyn

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Feggo Jr.
Also Known As:
Kirk Allen
Jack Fago
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Virginia O'Brien by 8 years.

Brief Facts:

First in role of:movie serials:National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1995.

Larry King

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lawrence Harvey Zeigler
Also Known As:
Lawrence Harvey King
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV talk show host on CNN, program:Married to 7 women, one twice, as of 2009.
Voice actor in movies:Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
Cable Hall of Fame 2012.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1989.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1992.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1994.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6616 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 2 May 1997.

Les Paul

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lester William Polsfuss
Also Known As:
Lester Polfuss
Rhubarb Red
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Mary Ford by 9 years.

Brief Facts:

Famed guitarist. Responsible for electric guitar sound and popularity of the Les Paul Gibson guitar. Invented multi-track recording.
Songs:Band:Often recorded with his wife,:Songs:Duo:Grammy Hall of Fame.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1988.
National Inventors Hall of Fame.
New Jersey Hall of Fame 2010.
Guitar Center RockWalk 1988.
Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1990.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009.
National Medal of Arts 2007.
New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame 1996.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 2006.
International Guitar Hall of Fame.
Music City Walk of Fame 2011.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1541 Vine Street as a member of Les Paul and Mary Ford for contributions to the recording industry.

Margaret Whiting

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Margaret Eleanor Whiting
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Jack Wrangler, until his earlier death.
Older than Jack Wrangler by 21 years.
ex-wife of
Younger than Lou Busch by 14 years.

Brief Facts:

Songs:National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 2007.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6623 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.

Mel Allen

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Melvin Allen Israel
Nickname(s):
Voice of the Yankees
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Called games for baseball team:Ford C Frick Award 1978.
National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame 1972.
American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame 1985.
Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1974.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1989.
Yankee Stadium Monument Park 1998.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1986.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1979.
International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1980.
National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1995.

Milton Berle

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Mendel Berlinger
(other sources:) Milton Berlinger
Nickname(s):
Uncle Miltie
Mr. Television
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:

California Hall of Fame 2007.
Television Academy Hall of Fame 1992.
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1992.
Television Hall of Fame 1984.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1988.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1981.
Jewish-American Hall of Fame.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6771 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
A star at 6263 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Monty Hall

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Maurice Halperin
Birth Date:
Age today:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV series game show:producer and host.
Canada's Walk of Fame 2002.
American TV Game Show Hall of Fame 2007.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1995.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars:
A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 14 December 1996.

Perry Como

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Pierino Roland Como
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88, 6 days before his 89th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Long Island Music Hall of Fame.
Television Academy Hall of Fame 1997.
Kennedy Center Honors 1987.
Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 2004.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007.
Television Hall of Fame 1989.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1984.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6376 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
A star at 1708 Vine Street for contributions to radio.
A star at 6376 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Ralph Edwards

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ralph Livingstone Edwards
Also Known As:
Ralph G. Edwards
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:

Radio and TV shows:producer.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1995.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1980.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6116 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
A star at 6262 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Ray Goulding

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Raymond Walter Goulding

Brief Facts:

Radio show:with:NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1984.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1981.

Red Barber

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

Brief Facts:

Called baseball games for teams:Considered the definer of radio game commentary style.
Ford C Frick Award 1978.
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame 1973.
American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame 1984.
Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1979.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1995.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1989.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1977.
DeMolay International Alumni Association Hall of Fame 1986.

Red Skelton

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Richard Bernard Skelton
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series:Movies:International Clown Hall of Fame 1989.
Television Academy Hall of Fame 1996.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1994.
Television Hall of Fame 1988.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1984.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1980.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6763 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
A star at 6650 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Ronald Reagan

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ronald Wilson Reagan
Nickname(s):
Ronnie
Dutch
the Gipper
the Great Communicator
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Jane Wyman by 2 years.
father of
by adoption father of
husband of
Nancy Reagan, until he died.
Older than Nancy Reagan by 10 years.
father of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies:Governor of California. 40th President of US.
California Hall of Fame 2006.
Hall of Great Western Performers 1989.
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame 1990.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 1993.
Congressional Gold Medal 2000.
International Best-Dressed List Hall of Fame 1986.
National Radio Hall of Fame 2011.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1981.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1994.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6374 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars:
A star at 100 Museum Drive; ceremony: 6 February 1997.

Rosemary Clooney

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Rosemary Clooney
Nickname(s):
Rosie
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
mother of
aunt of
ex-wife of
Younger than José Ferrer by 19 years.
mother of
older sister of
Older than Nick Clooney by 5 years.
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movie musical:Songs:TV show:Kentucky Music Hall of Fame 2002.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1995.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6325 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.

Rudy Vallee

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Hubert Prior Vallée
Also Known As:
Rudy Vallée
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84, 25 days before his 85th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Jane Greer by 23 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies:Famed for the song:Popular singer in the 1930s.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1978.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1632 Vine Street for contributions to radio.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars:
A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 13 January 1995.

Ted Husing

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Edmund Husing
Also Known As:
Edward Britt Husing
Nickname(s):
Mile a Minute Husing
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name changed to Edward Britt Husing at age ten. Early sportscaster who influenced the style of announcing.
American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame 1984.
National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame 1963.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1977.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6821 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.

Ted Turner

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Edward Turner III
Also Known As:
R.E. Turner
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

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

Brief Facts:

Owner of team:Manager for 1 game.
Movie:Founder of CNN cable news network and other networks.
Television Academy Hall of Fame 1999.
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
Cable Hall of Fame 1999.
U.S. Business Hall of Fame 2007.
Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1996.
Braves Hall of Fame 2000.
Television Hall of Fame 1991.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1994.
International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2005.
International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2012.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 7 April 2002.

Walter Winchell

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Walter Winchel
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:

TV series:Column:Called people "communist" like McCarthy did.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1977.
National Radio Hall of Fame 2004.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1645 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.

William S. Paley

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William S. Paley
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89, 28 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

At age 12, Paley added a middle initial to his name. The "S." has no meaning. The CEO who built Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS) to amajor influence.
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1977.
Junior Achievement U.S. Business Hall of Fame 1984.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1977.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1988.
Television Hall of Fame 1984.
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