People died on 22 January

(25 found)

John Karlen
actor, soap, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
John Adam Karlewicz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
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Movie Pennies from Heaven. TV series Dark Shadows, Cagney & Lacey. Broadway play Sweet Bird of Youth.

Ursula K. Le Guin
writer

Real/Birth Name:
Ursula Kroeber
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
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Fantasy fiction. Book The Left Hand of Darkness and the Earthsea series.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dick Tufeld
actor, radio

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Norton Tufeld
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
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Actor, narrator, announcer. Voice of the The Robot on TV series Lost in Space.

Joe Paterno
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Vincent Paterno
Nickname(s):
Joe
JoePa
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85, 32 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
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Long-time (almost 46 years) coach for team Pennsylvania State University. Fired mid-season 2011 after a scandal involving an assistant coach.

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Apache
rapper

Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Peaks
Also Known As:
Rapper Apache
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45, 27 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
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Group Flavor Unit. Died of a protracted illness.

Jean Simmons
soap, actor, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Jean Merilyn Simmons
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80, 9 days before her 81st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
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Movie musical Guys and Dolls. Movies Spartacus, The Robe, Androcles and the Lion, Caesar and Cleopatra, Divorce American Style, The Happy Ending, Daisies in December. TV series North and South, Great Expectations, Dark Shadows. Became a US citizen in 1956.

Johnny Seven
actor, writer, producer, director

Real/Birth Name:
John Anthony Fetto II
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 32 days before his 84th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
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Movie The Apartment. TV series Ironside.

Heath Ledger
actor, producer, director, overdose

Real/Birth Name:
Heath Andrew Ledger
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
28
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
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Role of the Joker. Movies Brokeback Mountain, The Patriot, Monster's Ball, A Knight's Tale, Lords of Dogtown, The Dark Knight, as well as Australian movies. Directed and produced a video for Australian rapper Nfamas. Found dead in a New York apartment, of an overdose on prescription pain and sleep drugs.

Billy May
musician, composer, bandleader, jazz

Real/Birth Name:
William E. May
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
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Song Take the A Train. Lead band The Billy May Orchestra. Trumpeter.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ann Miller
actor, dancer, singer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Johnnie Lucille Collier
Nickname(s):
Annie
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
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Tap dancer - claimed 500 taps per minute. Movies On the Town, Easter Parade, Kiss Me Kate. Broadway musical Mame.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6914 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive10 January 1998

Bill Mauldin
cartoonist, actor

Real/Birth Name:
William Henry Mauldin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
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Two time winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Movie The Red Badge of Courage.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6271 Delmar Boulevard

Jack Shea
ice skating, accident, vehicle crash

Real/Birth Name:
John Amos Shea
Nickname(s):
The Chief
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
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Died of a car accident January 22, 2002 at the 2002 Olympics at Lake Placid. Olympic Gold Medal 1932 won twice for speed skating at Lake Placid games.

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Tommie Agee
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Tommie Lee Agee
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
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Center fielder. Teams Cleveland Indians, Chicago White Sox, New York Mets, Houston Astros, St. Louis Cardinals.

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Jimmy Day
musician, country

Real/Birth Name:
James Clayton Day
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65, 13 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
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Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Billy Mackenzie
singer, lyricist, suicide, overdose

Real/Birth Name:
William MacArthur Mackenzie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
39
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

High tenor voice Scottish singer. Founding member, group Associates. Overdosed on a combination of paracetamol and prescription medication in the garden shed of his father's house.

Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy
activist

Real/Birth Name:
Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
114
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
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Joseph Kennedy Sr., until his earlier death.
Older than Joseph Kennedy Sr. by 8 years.
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Mother of famous children.

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Telly Savalas
actor, news

Real/Birth Name:
Aristotelis Savalas
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72, 1 day after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
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Godfather of Jennifer Aniston. TV series Kojak. Movies Beyond the Poseidon Adventure, Cannonball Run II, Cape Fear (1962).

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry26 October 1983

Freddie Bartholomew
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Llewellyn
(later:) Frederick Llewellyn March
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Child actor. Movie Little Lord Fauntleroy.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6663 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Hadley Richardson
relative

Real/Birth Name:
Elizabeth Hadley Richardson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

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ex-wife of
Older than Ernest Hemingway by 7 years.
mother of
grandmother of
grandmother of
grandmother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

First wife of Ernest Hemingway.

Lyndon Johnson
president, Senator, vice pres

Real/Birth Name:
Lyndon Baines Johnson
Also Known As:
Lyndon B. Johnson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Lady Bird Johnson, until he died.
Older than Lady Bird Johnson by 4 years.
father of
father of

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Brief Facts:

36th President of the US. Vice President under Kennedy, assumed office on Kennedy's death. Senator from Texas 1948 to 1960. Vice President under Kennedy from 1960 until the assassination in 1963. Signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Righs Act. His major program was known as "The Great Society".

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Duke Kahanamoku
surfing, actor, swimming

Real/Birth Name:
Duke Paoa Kahinu Makoe Hulikohoa Kahanamoku
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Hawaiian. Spread the surfing sport around the world. Olympic swimmer 1912, '20, '24. Silent movie Lord Jim (1925) and movie Mister Roberts.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jobyna Ralston
actor, Broadway, dancer

Real/Birth Name:
Jobyna Lancaster Raulston
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Richard Arlen by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1923). Broadway play Two Little Girls in Blue. Leading lady in films with Harold Lloyd. Movie Wings.

Herbert Marshall
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Herbert Brough Falcon Marshall
Nickname(s):
Bart
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Often in a role as a doctor. Lost a leg in WW II. Movies The Fly, The List of Adrian Messenger, The Secret Garden (1949).

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6200 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Alan Hale
actor, director, sidekick

Real/Birth Name:
Rufus Alan MacKahan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57, 19 days before his 58th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
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Brief Facts:

Movies Night and Day, Yellowstone, The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938), The Man in the Iron Mask (1939), Gentleman Jim, Always Leave Them Laughing, The Adventures of Mark Twain, Destination Tokyo.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6532 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Queen Victoria
royalty

Real/Birth Name:
Alexandrina Victoria
Also Known As:
Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Empress of India
Victoria of the United Kingdom
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:

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Long-lived British monarch. Victorian Era named for her. Married her first cousin. The last British monarch of the House of Hanover.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Albert Medal 1887.
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