People died on 15 September

(18 found)

Ric Ocasek
singer, musician, producer, writer, poet, painter

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Theodore Otcasek
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 4 inches (193.04 cm)

Relationships:

husband of
Paulina Porizkova, until he died.
Older than Paulina Porizkova by 16 years.

Brief Facts:

Guitarist and lead vocalist. Group The Cars. Song Just What I Needed.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2018 as a member of group The Cars.

Frances Bay
actor, soap

Real/Birth Name:
Frances Goffman
Gender:
Female
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:

Movies Arachnophobia, Happy Gilmore, In the Mouth of Madness, Blue Velvet. TV series Twin Peaks.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Richard Wright
musician, singer, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Richard William Wright
Also Known As:
Rick Wright
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Keyboards. Founding member of band Pink Floyd. Albums Meddle, The Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

London Avenue of Stars 2010 as a member of group Pink Floyd.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1996 as a member of group Pink Floyd.
UK Music Hall of Fame 2005 as a member of group Pink Floyd.

Brett Somers
actor, comedy

Real/Birth Name:
Audrey Johnston
Also Known As:
Dawn Johnston
Brett Somers-Klugman
Brett Sommers
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

separated wife of
Jack Klugman, until she died.
Younger than Jack Klugman by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

TV series The Odd Couple. As herself, a panelist on TV show The Match Game.

Sidney Luft
producer

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Sidney Luft
Nickname(s):
Sid
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Judy Garland by 6 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movie A Star is Born (1954).

Johnny Ramone
musician, punk

Real/Birth Name:
John William Cummings
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55, 23 days before his 56th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist. Group Ramones. Song I Wanna be Sedated. Died of cancer age 55.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2002 as a member of group Ramones.

Tank Younger
football, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Lawrence Younger
Also Known As:
Paul "Tank" Younger
Nickname(s):
Tank
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fullback and linebacker. Teams Grambling State University, Los Angeles Rams, Pittsburgh Steelers. Assistant general manager with team San Diego Chargers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Mark Stevens
actor, radio

Real/Birth Name:
Richard William Stevens
Also Known As:
Stephen Richard
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Within These Walls, The Dark Corner, The Snake Pit.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6637 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Smoky Burgess
baseball, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Forrest Harrill Burgess
Nickname(s):
Smoky
Smokey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Catcher. MLB teams Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Phillies, Cincinnati Reds, Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago White Sox.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Virginia Gregg
radio, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Virginia Gregg Burket
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Radio shows as Dragnet, The Lone Ranger and more. Movies Spencer's Mountain, Psycho as the voice of the mother of Norman Bates.

Cootie Williams
jazz, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Melvin Williams
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Trumpeter.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Willie Bobo
musician, jazz

Real/Birth Name:
William Correa
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Jazz percussionist. Latin jazz.

Bill Evans
jazz, musician, composer

Real/Birth Name:
William John Evans
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
51, 30 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pianist. Song Waltz for Debby.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ralph Welch
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
W. Ralph Welch
Ralph M. Welch (per Indiana Football)
Nickname(s):
Pest
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback, team Purdue University. Coach, team University of Washington.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

King Gustaf VI Adolf
royalty

Real/Birth Name:
Oscar Fredrik Wilhelm Olaf Gustaf Adolf
Also Known As:
Crown Prince of Sweden
Prince Gustaf Adolf of Sweden, Duke of Scania
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

great grandfather of
father of
grandfather of
husband of
Princess Margaret of Connaught, until her earlier death.
Younger than Princess Margaret of Connaught by less than 1 year.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Reigned 1950 to 1973.

Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden
royalty

Real/Birth Name:
Oscar Fredrik Wilhelm Olaf Gustaf Adolf
Also Known As:
King of Sweden
Duke of Skåne
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Became king on 29 October 1950.

William B. Bankhead
lawyer, politician, US Representative

Real/Birth Name:
William Brockman Bankhead
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

son of
younger brother of
Younger than John H. Bankhead II by 1 year.
father of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Democrat. Speaker of the House 1936 to 1940.

Frank Chance
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Frank Leroy Chance
Nickname(s):
Husk
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48, 6 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

"Tinkers to Evers to Chance" - see Joe Tinker, Johnny Evers. Player-manager and first baseman. Team Chicago Cubs.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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