People died on 31 December

(17 found)

Beth Howland
actor, Broadway, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Elizabeth Howland
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Michael J. Pollard by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

TV series Alice. Movie You Can't Take It with You. Broadway musical plays Once Upon a Mattress, Bye Bye Birdie, High Spirits, Darling of the Day, Company.

Natalie Cole
singer

Real/Birth Name:
Stephanie Natalie Maria Cole
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Album Unforgettable... with Love. Songs This Will Be, Inseparable, Our Love.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1750 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry5 February 1979

Wayne Rogers
actor, producer, writer, director

Real/Birth Name:
William Wayne McMillan Rogers III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series M*A*S*H, Murder, She Wrote, City of Angels, Stagecoach West. Movie Cool Hand Luke.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7018 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry13 December 2005

James Avery
actor, producer

Real/Birth Name:
James La Rue Avery
Also Known As:
James L. Avery
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68, 34 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, L.A. Law, Sparks. Movie Dr. Doolittle 2. Voice actor in animated features and series.

John Fortune
writer, actor, comedy

Real/Birth Name:
John Wood
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:

TV series Bremner, Bird and Fortune.

Donald Westlake
writer

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Edwin Westlake
Also Known As:
Richard Stark
Tucker Coe
Samuel Holt
Edwin West
John B. Allan
Judson Jack Carmichael
Curt Clark
Timothy J. Culver
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:

Author of over 90 books, many were mystery novels. Movies adapted from his novels: Point Blank, Payback, What's the Worst That Could Happen?.

Jerry Williams
football, coach, aviator

Real/Birth Name:
Jerry Ralph Williams
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back, defensive back. Teams Washington State University, Los Angeles Rams, Philadelphia Eagles. Coach, teams University of Montana, Philadelphia Eagles, Cleveland Browns, Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Calgary Stampeders.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Billie Dove
model, actor, dancer, poet, aviator, painter

Real/Birth Name:
Bertha Bohny
Also Known As:
Lillian Bohny
Nickname(s):
The American Beauty
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Legally changed her name in the early 1930s to Lillian Bohny. Revue Ziegfeld Follies Revue. Movie The American Beauty.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6351 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Floyd Cramer
musician, country

Real/Birth Name:
Floyd Cramer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pianist, known for his slip note piano style. Songs Last Date, San Antonio Rose.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Woody Strode
actor, stunts, football, wrestling

Real/Birth Name:
Woodrow Wilson Woolwine Strode
Also Known As:
Woodrow Strode
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro football for team Cleveland Rams. Movies Pork Chop Hill, Tarzan's Deadly Silence, Spartacus in role as the gladiator fighting Kirk Douglas.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

George Allen
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
George Herbert Allen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

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Descendants:

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Coach, teams Chicago Bears, Los Angeles Rams, Washington Redskins, Chicago Blitz, Arizona Wranglers, Long Beach State University.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Vasili Lazarev
space

Real/Birth Name:
Vasili Grigoriyevich Lazarev
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cosmonaut. Soyuz 18A was aborted after launch, crew experienced 21G.

Space Missions:

Andy Chapin
musician, accident, air crash

Real/Birth Name:
Andrew Robert Chapin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
34
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Keyboardist. Member of bands The Association, Steppenwolf, Ricky Nelson Band. Album Hour of the Wolf with Steppenwolf. Died in a plane crash with Ricky Nelson.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2003 as a member of group The Association.

Ricky Nelson
singer, actor, accident, air crash

Real/Birth Name:
Eric Hilliard Nelson
Also Known As:
Rick Nelson
Nickname(s):
Rick
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than David Nelson by 3 years.
father of
son of
ex-husband of
Older than Kristin Nelson by 5 years.
father of
son of
father of
by adoption uncle of
father of

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Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Band Ricky Nelson Band. Died in a plane crash. He owned an old DC-3. Songs Lonesome Town, Poor Little Fool, Hello Mary Lou, Young World, Be-Bop Baby.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1515 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry17 September 1975
Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 100 S. Palm Canyon Drive27 March 1994

Roberto Clemente
baseball, accident, activist, air crash

Real/Birth Name:
Roberto Walker Clemente
Also Known As:
Roberto Clemente (Walker)
Nickname(s):
Arriba
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Puerto Rican. Right field. Over 3,000 hits. Team Pittsburgh Pirates. Died in a plane crash helping deliver relief supplies to victims of an earthquake in Nicauraga.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Pete Duel
actor, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Peter Deuel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
31
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Apparent suicide - gunshot wound. TV series Alias Smith and Jones.

Ray Henderson
composer

Real/Birth Name:
Raymond Brost
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74, 30 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Often teamed with Lew Brown, Buddy De Sylva. Songs Bye Bye Blackbird, Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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