People died on 02 May

(24 found)

Louis BadAzz
rapper, murdered

Real/Birth Name:
Louis Robinson Jr.
Also Known As:
Louis Badazz
Louis Robinson
Gender:
Male
Death Date:
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Let Me Thru Dis B. Shot to death. Age 29.

Tony Alamo
criminal, religion, business, style, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Bernie LaZar Hoffman
Also Known As:
Marcus Abad
Mark Hoffman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Convicted of tax evasion. Head of Tony and Susan Alamo Christian Foundation, known for leaving tracts on car windshields. Sold a line of sequined denim jackets. Sentenced November 13, 2009 to 175 years for violations of the Mann Act, including sham marriages to under-aged children. Died in prison.

Afeni Shakur
activist, accused

Real/Birth Name:
Alice Faye Williams
Also Known As:
Afeni Shakur Davis
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

sister of
aunt of
ex-wife of
Older than Mutulu Shakur by 3 years.
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Early member Black Panther Party. Arrested 2010 on drug charges.

Michael Blake
writer, director

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Lennox Blake
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Novel Dances Against Wolves.

Pauline Wagner
actor, stunts

Real/Birth Name:
Pauline Cynthia Wagner
Also Known As:
Pauline McCourtney
Nickname(s):
Polly
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
103
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies King Kong (1933), Mr. Deeds Goes to Town, King of Jazz. A founding member of the Screen Actors Guild.

Efrem Zimbalist Jr.
actor, producer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Efrem Zimbalist Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV series 77 Sunset Strip, Maverick, The F.B.I., Zorro. Producer and performer in Broadway plays. In later life, a voice actor. Movie Wait Until Dark.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7095 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry1 February 1994

Jeff Hanneman
musician, singer, metal

Real/Birth Name:
Jeffrey John Hanneman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Thrash metal vocalist and guitar player, co-founder of band Slayer. Song Eyes of the Insane. Died of liver failure, possibly due to a spider bite.

Junior Seau
football, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Tiaina Baul Seau Jr.
Nickname(s):
Tasmanian Devil
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
43
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name pronounced SAY-ow. Linebacker for teams San Diego Chargers, Miami Dolphins, New England Patriots. Named to NFL 1990s All-Decade Team. Found dead in his Oceanside, California home of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Osama bin Laden
terrorist

Real/Birth Name:
Osama bin Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden
Also Known As:
Usama
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founder and leader of the al Qaeda organization.

Lynn Redgrave
actor, Tony Award, Broadway, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Lynn Rachel Redgrave
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

aunt of
younger sister of
Younger than Corin Redgrave by 3 years.
aunt of
aunt of
ex-wife of
Younger than John Clark by 10 years.
daughter of
aunt of
mother of
daughter of
granddaughter of
younger sister of
Younger than Vanessa Redgrave by 6 years.

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Georgy Girl, Gods and Monsters. Tony nominations for plays Mrs. Warren's Profession, Shakespeare for My Father, The Constant Wife. Book Journal: A Mother and Daughter's Recovery from Breast Cancer. Appointed OBE 2001. Naturalized US citizen.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jack Kemp
US Representative, football, cabinet

Real/Birth Name:
Jack French Kemp
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Football teams Pittsburgh Steelers, New York Giants, Buffalo Bills. Congressman from New York, 1971-1989. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development 1989-1993. Candidate for vice president with Bob Dole 1996.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Mildred Loving
hero

Real/Birth Name:
Mildred Delores Jeter
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Richard Loving, until his earlier death.
Younger than Richard Loving by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

With her husband, plaintiffs in the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case Loving v. Virginia (1967). The Lovings were an interracial married couple who were criminally charged under a Virginia statute banning such marriages. He was white, she was African-American and Native American descent. With the help of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the Lovings filed suit seeking to overturn the law. In 1967, the Supreme Court ruled in their favor, striking down the Virginia statute and all state anti-miscegenation laws as unconstitutional violations of the Fourteenth Amendment.

Oliver Reed
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Oliver Reed
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Three Musketeers, Oliver!, The Curse of the Werewolf.

Gene Raymond
actor, director, writer, composer, singer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Raymond Guion
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Jeanette MacDonald, until her earlier death.
Younger than Jeanette MacDonald by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Flying Down to Rio, Mr. and Mrs. Smith, The Life of the Party. Some musicals. Many dramatic roles on television.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7001 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1708 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Hide (musician)
musician, suicide, metal, singer, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Hideto Matsumoto
Also Known As:
Matsumoto Hideto
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Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
33
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lead guitarist of the heavy metal band X Japan. Bands Zilch, Spread Beaver. Suicide by hanging by a towel tied to a doorknob in his apartment.

Julio Gallo
business, accident, winery, vehicle crash

Real/Birth Name:
Julio Robert Gallo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Ernest Gallo by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Italian-American. With his brother, founder of E. & J. Gallo Wineries. Died in a car accident when his Jeep went off the road on his property in 1993.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

David Rappaport
actor, little person, writer, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
David Stephen Rappaport
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:
Height:
3 feet 11 inches (119.38 cm)

Brief Facts:

Movies Time Bandits, The Bride. TV series L.A. Law, The Wizard. Shot himself in the chest with a .38 caliber revolver he had bought 15 days earlier, in a San Fernando Valley park.

Norm Van Brocklin
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Norman Mack Van Brocklin
Nickname(s):
The Dutchman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback, punter. Teams University of Oregon, Los Angeles Rams, Philadelphia Eagles. As coach, teams Minnesota Vikings, Atlanta Falcons.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hugh Marlowe
actor, radio, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Hugh Herbert Hipple
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Elmer Gantry, Birdman of Alcatraz, Meet Me in St. Louis, Rawhide, All About Eve, Twelve O'Clock High. Broadway plays It Takes Two, Kiss the Boys Good-bye.

George Pal
director, producer, photographer, writer, actor

Real/Birth Name:
György Pál Marczincsák
Gender:
Male
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:

Movies The Time Machine, The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm, 7 Faces of Dr. Lao, Destination Moon, When Worlds Collide.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1720 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry

J. Edgar Hoover
lawyer, writer, lawman

Real/Birth Name:
John Edgar Hoover
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
Less than 1
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tthe first Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) of the United States, from 1935 to 1972. Known for strong anti-Communism, and his opposition to civil rights leader Martin Luther King.

Joe McCarthy (senator)
Senator

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Raymond McCarthy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

U.S. Senator from the state of Wisconsin from 1947 until his death in 1957. Accused many people of being Communists.

Tom Wills
suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Wentworth Wills
Nickname(s):
Father of football
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
44
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cricketer, creator of the game Australian rules football. Committed suicide by stabbing a pair of scissors into his heart three times.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Giacomo Meyerbeer
composer, opera

Real/Birth Name:
Yaakov Liebmann Beer
Jacob Liebmann Beer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Father of French Grand Opera. Composed Les Huguenots, Le Prophète.
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