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People, Died on August 20 (10 found)

Brian Rix

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Brian Norman Roger Rix
Also Known As:
Brian Rix, Baron Rix
Lord Rix
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 1977 Birthday Honours. Knighted June 1986 for his services to charity. 27 January 1992, created a life peer, as Baron Rix, of Whitehall.
Theatre actor, play:

Marian McPartland

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Margaret Marian Turner
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Radio program:Appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2010 New Year Honours.
National Radio Hall of Fame 2007.
Long Island Music Hall of Fame 2006.
ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame.
Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1999.

Elmore Leonard

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Elmore John Leonard Jr.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Novel and film:

Phyllis Diller

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Phyllis Ada Driver
Also Known As:
Dame Illya Dillya
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95, 34 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Often appeared on TV game shows, like:Voice actor in animated movie:TV show:Movies:Broadway musical play:Known for her distinctive laugh.
Ohio Women's Hall of Fame 1981.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 7001 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars:
A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 8 March 2001.
St. Louis Walk of Fame:
A star at 6366 Delmar Boulevard.

Ross Barbour

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ross Edwin Barbour
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Don Barbour by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Original member of group:Songs: Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a member of The Four Freshmen.

Dudu Topaz

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
David Goldenberg
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62, 31 days before his 63rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Israeli TV actor, in jail accused of hiring people to assault television executives, apparently hanged himself.

Gene Upshaw

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Eugene Thurman Upshaw Jr.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63, 5 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Football team:as a guard. Executive director of the NFL Players' Association (union leader for NFL players.) Pro Football Hall of Fame 1987.
Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1996.
Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1989.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Leona Helmsley

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Leona Mindy Rosenthal
Nickname(s):
The Queen of Mean
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:

Hotelier in New York, also owned the Empire State Building, convicted of tax evasion and other charges, Served 18 months in prison. Net worth several billion dollars. Quoted as saying, "We don't pay taxes. Only the little people pay taxes."

Rags Ragland

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Lee Morgan Beauregard Ragland
Also Known As:
'Rags' Ragland
Nickname(s):
Rags
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
40, 3 days before his 41st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Broadway and burlesque.
Movies:

Edith Roberts

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Edith Josephine Roberts
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
35, 28 days before her 36th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

aunt of
younger sister of
Younger than Leona Roberts by 20 years.

Brief Facts:

Silent movies. Died during childbirth.
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