People died on 21 January

(23 found)

Terry Jones
actor, comedy, writer, director

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

Brief Facts:

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

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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

Kaye Ballard
actor, singer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Catherine Gloria Balotta
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Fly Me to the Moon. Broadway musicals The Golden Apple, Carnival!. TV series The Mothers-in-Law. Movies Freaky Friday, The Girl Most Likely.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 101 S. Palm Canyon Drive18 November 1995

Maxine Brown
country, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Maxine Brown
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Bonnie Brown by 5 years.
older sister of
Older than Jim Ed Brown by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Trio The Browns. Song The Three Bells.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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

Connie Sawyer
actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Rosie Cohen
Nickname(s):
The Clown Princess of Comedy
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
105
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Pineapple Express, Dumb and Dumber, When Harry Met Sally. Broadway play A Hole in the Head.

Rooster Andrews
football

Real/Birth Name:
William Edward Andrews Jr.
Nickname(s):
All-America Waterboy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:
Height:
4 feet 11 inches (149.86 cm)

Brief Facts:

Kicker, drop kick style, and team manager. Team University of Texas.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

U;Nee
singer, dancer, actor, rapper, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Lee Hye-Ryeon
이혜련
Also Known As:
Heo Yun
허윤
유니
Hur Youn
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
25
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Began as a dance-pop performer. Changed name to Heo Yun. Album Call Call Call. Suicide at her home, found by her grandmother, hanging from a door frame.

Italia Coppola
cook, writer, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Italia Pennino
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
wife of
Carmine Coppola, until his earlier death.
Younger than Carmine Coppola by 2 years.
grandmother of
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Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Non-speaking part in movie The Godfather: Part II. Cookbook Mama Coppola's Pasta Book.

Peggy Lee
singer, jazz, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Norma Delores Egstrom
Also Known As:
Miss Peggy Lee
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Maņana (Is Soon Enough for Me).

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6319 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Susan Strasberg
actor, writer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Susan Elizabeth Strasberg
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

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Brief Facts:

Broadway play The Diary of Anne Frank. Movies Picnic, The Delta Force.

Polly Ann Young
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Polly Ann Young
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

half-sister of
Older than Georgiana Young by 14 years.
aunt of
older sister of
Older than Loretta Young by 4 years.
older sister of
Older than Sally Blane by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movies The Story of Alexander Graham Bell, Turnabout.

Colonel Tom Parker
manager

Real/Birth Name:
Andreas Cornelius van Kuijk
Also Known As:
Tom Parker
Col. Tom Parker
Nickname(s):
Colonel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Manager of Elvis Presley.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 100 S. Palm Canyon Drive27 March 1994

Billy Tipton
jazz, musician, bandleader, transgender

Real/Birth Name:
Dorothy Lucille Tipton
Also Known As:
Billy Lee Tipton
Nickname(s):
Tippy
Gender:
Male (changed from) Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74, 23 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Notable for the discovery, after his death, that he was born biologically female. Hid gender from female partners and others, including adopted family.

Baby Ray
football

Real/Birth Name:
Buford Ray
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive tackle for team Green Bay Packers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jackie Wilson
singer, R&B

Real/Birth Name:
Jack Leroy Wilson Jr.
Nickname(s):
Mr. Excitement
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Lonely Teardrops, (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7057 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry4 September 2019

Frances Dade
actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Frances Dade
Also Known As:
Lorelei Lee
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57, 24 days before her 58th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1931). Movies The Constant Nymph, Dracula, The She-Wolf, Seed. Broadway play Collision.

Ann Sheridan
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Clara Lou Sheridan
Also Known As:
Clara Lou Sheridan
Nickname(s):
The 'Oomph' Girl
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
51, 31 days before her 52nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than George Brent by 15 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies I Was a Male War Bride, Torrid Zone, Good Sam.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7024 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Al St. John
actor, western, sidekick

Real/Birth Name:
Alfred St. John
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Defined the cowboy sidekick in role as Fuzzy Q. Jones. Often rode a horse backwards in films.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6313 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Carl Switzer
actor, comedy, murdered

Real/Birth Name:
Carl Dean Switzer
Also Known As:
Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer
Alfalfa
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
31
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

In role of Alfalfa in the "Our Gang" series of comedies. Uncredited part in the movie It's a Wonderful Life. Died when shot - ruled "Justifiable Homicide" - shooter claimed self defense, was not charged.

Hooks Wiltse
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
George Leroy Wiltse
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams New York Giants, Brooklyn Tip-Tops.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Cecil B. DeMille
producer, director, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Cecil Blount DeMille
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Ten Commandments, The Greatest Show on Earth.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1725 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6240 Vine Street for contributions to radio

Archie Hahn
track, coach, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Archibald Hahn
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Sprinter. Olympic Gold Medal 1904 in three events. Book How to Sprint. Coach in multiple sports at several colleges and universities.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Vladimir Lenin
politician, despot

Real/Birth Name:
Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov
Also Known As:
V.I. Lenin
Lenin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Revolutionary Russian Marxist, created the Soviet Union.

Francis, Duke of Teck
royalty

Real/Birth Name:
Francis Paul Charles Louis Alexander
Franz Paul Karl Ludwig Alexander
Also Known As:
Count Francis von Hohenstein
His Serene Highness Prince of Teck
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

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husband of
Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge, until her earlier death.
Younger than Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge by 3 years.
great grandfather of
great great great great grandfather of
great great great grandfather of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Family of the Kingdom of Württemberg.
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