People died on 15 December

(19 found)

James Kennedy
famous, actor

Real/Birth Name:
James Robert Kennedy
Also Known As:
James "Radio" Kennedy
Nickname(s):
Radio
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Subject of the 2003 movie Radiostarring Cuba Gooding Jr..

Fran Jeffries
singer, dancer, actor, model

Real/Birth Name:
Frances Ann Makris
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Dick Haymes by 18 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies The Pink Panther, Sex and the Single Girl. In magazine Playboy in February 1971 and again September 1982.

Joan Fontaine
actor, singer, Broadway, soap

Real/Birth Name:
Joan de Beauvoir de Havilland
Also Known As:
Joan Burfield
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Brian Aherne by 15 years.
younger sister of
Younger than Olivia de Havilland by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movies Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Rebecca, Suspicion, Island in the Sun, Tender Is the Night, Jane Eyre (1944), Ivanhoe, Dark Mansions. TV soap Ryan's HopeEstranged from her sister.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1645 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry

Bob Feller
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Robert William Andrew Feller
Nickname(s):
Heater from Van Meter
Bullet Bob
Rapid Robert
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher for team Cleveland Indians.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Blake Edwards
writer, director, actor, producer

Real/Birth Name:
William Blake Crump
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
husband of
Julie Andrews, until he died.
Older than Julie Andrews by 13 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV series Peter Gunn. Movies The Pink Panther, Breakfast at Tiffany's, Operation Petticoat, 10, Victor Victoria, Days of Wine and Roses.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6908 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry3 April 1991

Oral Roberts
religion, educator

Real/Birth Name:
Granville Oral Roberts
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Televangelist and founder of a university in Oklahoma bearing his name.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dat Bo
rapper, murdered

Real/Birth Name:
Iliff Omar Burleson
Also Known As:
DBO
Gender:
Male
Death Date:

Brief Facts:

Colorado Springs rapper. Song Don't Blow Me Up. Age 30.

Tiny Moore
musician, country

Real/Birth Name:
Billie Moore
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Electric mandolin (5 string) and fiddle. Western swing band The Texas Playboys. Band The Strangers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jan Peerce
singer, opera

Real/Birth Name:
Jacob Pincus Perelmuth
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tenor. Operas Rigoletto, La Bohème.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1751 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry

Eden Hartford
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Edna Marie Higgins
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger sister of
Younger than Dee Hartford by 1 year.
ex-wife of
Younger than Groucho Marx by 39 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie Invisible Invaders.

Chill Wills
actor, sidekick, western, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Chill Theodore Wills
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Voice of Francis the Talking Mule. Movies Meet Me in St. Louis, Giant, The Alamo. Group Avalon Boys Quartet.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6923 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Red Sitko
football

Real/Birth Name:
Emil Sitko
Nickname(s):
Red
Six-Yard Sitko
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback and fullback, teams University of Notre Dame, San Francisco 49ers, Chicago Cardinals.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Walt Disney
producer, cartoonist, kids, business

Real/Birth Name:
Walter Elias Disney
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65, 10 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Roy O. Disney by 8 years.

Brief Facts:

Started with Mickey Mouse.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6747 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Charles Laughton
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Laughton
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Elsa Lanchester, until he died.
Older than Elsa Lanchester by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Spartacus, Witness for the Prosecution, The Canterville Ghost.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Dummy Hoy
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
William Ellsworth Hoy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
99
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Nickname because he was hearing impaired. Outfielder. 1961, aged 99, threw out the first ball in game 3 of the World Series. Teams Washington Nationals, Buffalo Bisons, St. Louis Browns, Washington Senators, Cincinnati Reds, Louisville Colonels, Chicago White Sox.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Glenn Miller
musician, composer, bandleader, accident, air crash

Real/Birth Name:
Alton Glenn Miller
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
40
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Trombonist, composer, bandleader. Songs In the Mood, Moonlight Serenade, Pennsylvania 6-5000, Chattanooga Choo Choo, A String of Pearls, Tuxedo Junction. The best-selling recording artist from 1939 to 1942. While he was traveling to entertain U.S. troops in France during World War II, his aircraft disappeared in bad weather over the English Channel.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6915 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Fats Waller
jazz, musician, singer, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Wright Waller
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
39
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pianist. Songs Ain't Misbehavin', The Joint is Jumpin'.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Sitting Bull
wild west

Real/Birth Name:
Tatanka Iyotake
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
59 or 60
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Of Sioux (Lakota) tribe. In Wild West show by Buffalo Bill Cody.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Prince Alexander of Hesse and by Rhine
royalty

Real/Birth Name:
Prince Alexander Ludwig Georg Friedrich Emil of Hesse
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

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Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Ancestry may be questionable.
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