People Who Were Born in the Year 1908:

(97 found)

Jean MacLeish
famous

Real/Birth Name:
Jean MacLeish
Also Known As:
Jean MacLeish Dern
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
64 or 65

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Age 63 at death.

William Hartnell
actor

Real/Birth Name:
William Henry Hartnell
Also Known As:
Billy Hartnell
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:

TV series Doctor Who.

Simone de Beauvoir
writer, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Simone Lucie Ernestine Marie Bertrand de Beauvoir
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Book The Feminine Mystique. Partner of Jean-Paul Sartre.

Bernard Lee
actor, writer

Real/Birth Name:
John Bernard Lee
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73, 6 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

In the role of M, in the early James Bond movies Goldfinger, From Russia with Love, Dr. No, The Spy Who Loved Me, Moonraker, Live and Let Die, Thunderball, On Her Majesty's Secret Service, The Man with the Golden Gun. Also movie The Third Man.

Paul Henreid
actor, director

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Georg Julius Hernreid Ritter Von Wassel-Waldingau
Also Known As:
Paul von Hernried
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Casablanca, The Spanish Main, Devotion, Deception, Exorcist II: The Heretic. Directed TV series The Big Valley, The Third Man, Alfred Hitchcock Presents.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6366 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1720 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Edward Teller
scientist

Real/Birth Name:
Teller Ede
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The Manhattan Project. Developer of the hydrogen bomb.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ethel Merman
actor, singer, Tony Award, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Ethel Agnes Zimmermann
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76, 30 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than Ernest Borgnine by 9 years.

Brief Facts:

Tony Award winner. Musical movies Girl Crazy, Anything Goes, Alexander's Ragtime Band. Songs I Got Rhythm, Everything's Coming Up Roses, I Get a Kick Out of You, It's De-Lovely, You're the Top, Anything Goes, There's No Business Like Show Business. Married to Ernest Borgnine for 32 days then filed for divorce, in 1964.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7044 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1751 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry

Violet La Plante
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Violet LaPlant
Also Known As:
Violet Avon
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger sister of
Younger than Laura La Plante by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1925). Silent movie How to Handle Women (1928). Never made sound films.

Lilian Bond
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Lilian Bond
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 7 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1932). Movies The Old Dark House, The Westerner, The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945), Rider of the Plains.

Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
royalty

Real/Birth Name:
Sibylle Calma Maria Alice Bathildis Feodora
Also Known As:
Princess Sibylla of Sweden, Duchess of Västerbotten
Duchess in Saxony
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

second cousin twice removed of
mother of
daughter of
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great granddaughter of
second cousin twice removed of
great niece of
grandmother of
second cousin twice removed of
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second cousin of
wife of
Younger than Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten by 1 year.
second cousin of
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granddaughter of
second cousin once removed of
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great niece of
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great granddaughter of
first cousin once removed of
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great niece of
first cousin once removed of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Descended from Queen Victoria.

Ish Kabibble
musician, singer, comedy, unusual name

Real/Birth Name:
Merwyn Alton Bogue
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Funny trumpeter in the band The Kay Kyser Band in the 1930s and 40s. Song Isch Ka Bibble ("I Should Worry" in Yiddish).

Frank Kurtis
auto racing

Real/Birth Name:
Frank Peter Kuretich
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79, 23 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Racing car designer.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Gene Sheldon
actor, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Eugene Hume
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Banjo player. TV series Zorro and movie Zorro the Avenger role as Bernardo in both and in sequels.

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

Peg Entwistle
actor, suicide, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Millicent Lillian Entwistle
Nickname(s):
The Hollywood Sign Girl
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
24
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Robert Keith by 9 years.

Brief Facts:

In Broadway plays Little Women, The Uninvited Guest. Committed suicide by jumping off the letter H of the HOLLYWOOD sign, which then read "Hollywoodland." Her body was found two days later.

Buster Crabbe
actor, western, swimming

Real/Birth Name:
Clarence Linden Crabbe
Also Known As:
Larry "Buster" Crabbe
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Champion swimmer. Played role of Tarzan in movie Tarzan the Fearless and roles as Flash Gordon, Buck Rogers, Billy the Kid in multiple movies.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6901 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Red Barber
baseball, sports analyst, radio, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Walter Lanier Barber
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Called baseball games for teams Brooklyn Dodgers, New York Yankees. Considered the definer of radio game commentary style.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Susan Fleming
actor, painter, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Susan Fleming
Also Known As:
Susan Fleming Marx
Nickname(s):
Girl with the Million Dollar Legs
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Harpo Marx, until his earlier death.
Younger than Harpo Marx by 19 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Million Dollar Legs, Gold Diggers of 1937. Revue Ziegfeld Follies.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive20 February 1998

John Mills
actor, singer, dancer, knighted

Real/Birth Name:
Lewis Ernest Watts
Also Known As:
Sir John Mills
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
97
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Ghandi, Great Expectations, Ryan's Daughter, Tiger Bay, The Big Freeze, October Man. Many military roles in films. CBE in 1960. Knighted in 1976.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Billie Bird
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Berniece Bird
Also Known As:
Billie Bird Sellen
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Dear John. Movies Sixteen Candles, Home Alone, Ernest Saves Christmas, Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol. Lots of uncredited small roles.

Rex Harrison
actor, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Reginald Carey Harrison
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Elizabeth Rees by 28 years.
husband of
Kay Kendall, until her earlier death.
Older than Kay Kendall by 18 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Lilli Palmer by 6 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Rachel Roberts by 19 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie and Broadway musical My Fair Lady. Broadway play Bell, Book and Candle.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6904 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6390 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Michael Redgrave
actor, knighted, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Scudamore Redgrave
Also Known As:
Sir Michael Redgrave
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 1 day after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandfather of
father of
grandfather of
grandfather of
father of
grandfather of
grandfather of
husband of
Rachel Kempson, until he died.
Older than Rachel Kempson by 2 years.
son of
father of

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Descendants:

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Appointed OBE 1952. Knighted in 1959. Movies Uncle Vanya, Heidi, Goodbye, Mr. Chips.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jack Mara
football, business, lawyer

Real/Birth Name:
John V. Mara
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

uncle of
uncle of
uncle of
uncle of
son of
father of
older brother of
Older than Wellington Mara by 8 years.

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Co-owner of team New York Giants. Team president for 24 years.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Louis L'Amour
writer, western

Real/Birth Name:
Louis Dearborn L'Amour
Also Known As:
Tex Burns
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Many western novels. The Tall Stranger, Last of the Breed. Movies, adapted from his works The Quick and the Dead, The Shadow Riders, Crossfire Trail.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Betty MacDonald
writer, kids

Real/Birth Name:
Anne Elizabeth Campbell Bard
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Book The Egg and I. Movie The Egg and I adapted from it, also the TV series Ma and Pa Kettle. Also wrote children's book series Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle.

Buddy Ebsen
actor, writer, painter, singer, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Christian Rudolf Ebsen Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Beverly Hillbillies, Barnaby Jones. Was scheduled to be the Tinman in the movie The Wizard of Oz but was allergic to the paint.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1765 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry
St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6303 Delmar Boulevard

Frances Ford Seymour
socialite, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Frances Ford Seymour
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42, 10 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandmother of
ex-wife of
Younger than Henry Fonda by 2 years.
mother of
mother of
grandmother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

A sexual abuse victim as a child. Suicide by cutting throat with a razor.

Roy Riegels
football

Real/Birth Name:
Roy Riegels
Nickname(s):
Wrong Way
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84, 9 days before his 85th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center (both ways). Team University of California. In the 1929 Rose Bowl, he picked up a fumble and ran the wrong way, tackled near the goal line.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bette Davis
actor, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Ruth Elizabeth Davis
Nickname(s):
The First Lady of Film
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Of Human Bondage, All About Eve, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, Hush Hush Sweet Charlotte.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6225 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6335 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Ernie Lombardi
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Ernesto Natali Lombardi
Nickname(s):
Schnozz
Lumbago
Bocci
The Cyrano of the Iron Mask
Lom
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Catcher. Teams Oakland Oaks, Brooklyn Robins, Cincinnati Reds, Boston Braves, New York Giants.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Percy Faith
bandleader, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Percy Faith
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Delicado, Theme from a Summer Place.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1501 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry

Bob Nolan
singer, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Clarence Nobles
Also Known As:
Robert Clarence Nolan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Co-founding member of Sons of the Pioneers. Songs Cool Water, Tumbling Tumbleweeds.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6845 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a member of group Sons of the Pioneers.

Lionel Hampton
musician, composer, jazz, bandleader

Real/Birth Name:
Lionel Leo Hampton
Nickname(s):
The Gates of Swing
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Drums and vibraphone. Song Flying Home.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry14 June 1982

Marceline Day
actor, western

Real/Birth Name:
Marceline Newlin
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger sister of
Younger than Alice Day by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1926). Movies London After Midnight, The Cameraman, The Jazz Age, Sky Raiders.

Edward R. Murrow
news, radio, tv

Real/Birth Name:
Egbert Roscoe Murrow
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57, 2 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Made an honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE) by Queen Elizabeth II on March 5, 1965. TV shows CBS Evening News, Person to Person.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6263 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio

Eve Arden
actor, radio, tv, dancer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Eunice Mary Quedens
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Radio and TV show Our Miss Brooks. Movies Night and Day, Anatomy of a Murder. In Broadway revue Ziegfeld Follies of 1936. TV series The Mothers-in-Law.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6329 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6714 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Betty Boyd
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Elizabeth Boyd Smith
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1929). Movie Lilies of the Field.

James Stewart
actor, director, producer, Broadway, western, military, aviator

Real/Birth Name:
James Maitland Stewart
Also Known As:
Jimmy Stewart
Nickname(s):
Jimmy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Rear Window, Harvey, Vertigo, Shenandoah, The Shootist, The Flight of the Phoenix (1965), Cheyenne Autumn, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, Anatomy of a Murder, Bell, Book and Candle, The Far Country, Broken Arrow (1950), Destry Rides Again, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington. Movie It's a Wonderful Life in role as George Bailey. Served in the Army Air Corps during World War II.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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

Mary McAllister
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Mary McAllister
Also Known As:
Little Mary McAlister
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 26 days before her 83rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1927). A child star. Film Sadie Goes to Heaven. Silent films.

Ian Fleming
writer, military, spy

Real/Birth Name:
Ian Lancaster Fleming
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Naval intelligence officer in World War II who wrote espionage novels made into movies Casino Royale, Live and Let Die, Dr. No, From Russia with Love, Moonraker, Diamonds Are Forever, Goldfinger, For Your Eyes Only, Thunderball, On Her Majesty's Secret Service. These all had the central character/role James Bond. Others added later written or co-written by others. Children's book Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang: The Magical Car, movie Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

Mel Blanc
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Melvin Jerome Blank
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

His epitaph reads "That's All Folks!".

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6385 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio

Don Ameche
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Dominic Felix Amici
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Movie Cocoon.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6313 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6101 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Texas Ruby
country, singer, accident

Real/Birth Name:
Ruby Agnes Owens
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Curly Fox, until she died.
Older than Curly Fox by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Songs Don't Let That Man Get You Down, Ain't You Sorry That You Lied, You've Been Cheating on Me. Died in a house fire in her mobile home when she fell asleep while smoking.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Robert Cummings
actor, producer, tv

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Clarence Robert Orville Cummings
Also Known As:
Bob Cummings
Blake Stanhope
Nickname(s):
Bob
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Bob Cummings Show. Movie Dial M for Murder.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6816 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1718 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Marina Semyonova
dancer, ballet, educator

Real/Birth Name:
Marina Timofeyevna Semyonova
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
101, 3 days before her 102nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name pronounced Sem-YOH-no-vah. Famed ballerina in the 1920s and 1930s USSR at the Bolshoi Theatre. Died 3 days short of 102nd birthday.

Bud Collyer
actor, radio, director, producer, tv, writer, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Clayton Johnson Heermance Jr.
Also Known As:
Clayton "Bud" Collyer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than June Collyer by 3 years.
husband of
Marian Shockley, until he died.
Older than Marian Shockley by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Played role of Superman on the 1940s radio show The Adventures of Superman. Game show host on TV show To Tell the Truth.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6150 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio

Bill Kennedy
actor, western, tv

Real/Birth Name:
Willard Kennedy
Also Known As:
William Kennedy
Drew Kennedy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Gunslingers, Law of the West, I Shot Billy the Kid, The Royal Mounted Rides Again, Destination Tokyo. Announcer for TV series Adventures of Superman.

Alvino Rey
musician, bandleader

Real/Birth Name:
Alvin Henry McBurney
Nickname(s):
Father of the pedal steel guitar
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Luise King, until her earlier death.
Older than Luise King by 5 years.
uncle of

Brief Facts:

Swing music, big band leader, pedal steel guitarist.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Thurgood Marshall
judge, lawyer

Real/Birth Name:
Thoroughgood Marshall
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shortened his name in the second grade. Argued the famous case Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka before the Supreme Court. First African-American Justice of the Supreme Court.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

M.F.K. Fisher
cook, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Frances Kennedy
Also Known As:
M. F. K. Fisher
Mary Frances Kennedy Fisher
Mary Fisher
Victoria Berne
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 11 days before her 84th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Dillwyn Parrish, until his earlier death.
Younger than Dillwyn Parrish by 13 years.

Brief Facts:

Many cookbooks and travel books.

Louis Jordan
musician, jazz

Real/Birth Name:
Louis Thomas Jordan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Nelson Rockefeller
governor, vice pres, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller
Also Known As:
Nelson A. Rockefeller
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than David Rockefeller by 6 years.
uncle of
grandson of
younger brother of
Younger than John D. Rockefeller III by 2 years.
son of
older brother of
Older than Laurance Rockefeller by 1 year.
older brother of
Older than Winthrop Rockefeller by 3 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Governor of New York, 1959-1973. Vice president under Ford.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Milton Berle
actor, female impersonator, comedy, tv, radio, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Mendel Berlinger
Nickname(s):
Uncle Miltie
Mr. Television
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm, The Mark of Zorro.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6771 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6263 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Tim Spencer
singer, composer, gospel

Real/Birth Name:
Vernon Harold Timothy Spencer
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:

Brief Facts:

Co-founder and member of Sons of the Pioneers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6845 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a member of group Sons of the Pioneers.

Lupe Vélez
actor, dancer, singer, suicide, overdose, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
María Guadalupe Villalobos Vélez
Also Known As:
Lupe Velez
Nickname(s):
The Mexican Spitfire
The Hot Pepper
Whoopee Lupe
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
36
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Johnny Weissmuller by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Member of WAMPAS Baby Stars (1928). Movies The Half-Naked Truth, Hollywood Party, Hot Pepper. Broadway play You Never Know. Committed suicide by drug overdose.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6927 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Harold Peary
actor, radio

Real/Birth Name:
Harrold Jese Pereira de Faria
Also Known As:
Hal Peary
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie The Great Gildersleeve. Radio show The Great Gildersleeve famed for his unusual giggle.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1639 Vine Street for contributions to radio
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1719 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Jack Gilford
actor, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Jacob Gellman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Musical movies A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Cabaret. Movies Cocoon, Cocoon: The Return.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Blanche Mehaffey
actor, dancer, overdose, accident

Real/Birth Name:
Blanche Mehaffey
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1924). Also a showgirl. Movie A Woman of the World (1925). Died of an overdose.

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

Frank Leahy
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Francis William Leahy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tackle. Team University of Notre Dame. Coach, teams University of Notre Dame, Boston College.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Lyndon Johnson
president, Senator, vice pres

Real/Birth Name:
Lyndon Baines Johnson
Also Known As:
Lyndon B. Johnson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Lady Bird Johnson, until he died.
Older than Lady Bird Johnson by 4 years.
father of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

36th President of the US. Vice President under Kennedy, assumed office on Kennedy's death. Senator from Texas 1948 to 1960. Vice President under Kennedy from 1960 until the assassination in 1963. Signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Righs Act. His major program was known as "The Great Society".

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Fred MacMurray
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Martin MacMurray
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
June Haver, until he died.
Older than June Haver by 18 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie Flubber.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6421 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

William Saroyan
writer

Real/Birth Name:
William Saroyan
Also Known As:
Sirak Goryan
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:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Carol Grace by 16 years.
cousin of

Brief Facts:

Play The Time of Your Life won a Pulitzer Prize.

Dorothy Gulliver
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Dorothy Kathleen Gulliver
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1928). Silents, then success in sound movies. Custer's Last Stand, Faces, In Old Cheyenne, Galloping Ghost, a cliffhanger serial.

Michael DeBakey
doctor, educator, inventor

Real/Birth Name:
Michel Dabaghi
Also Known As:
Michael Ellis DeBakey
Michael E. DeBakey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
99
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Innovator of heart surgery procedures. Invented the "roller pump." Lebanese immigrant parents, changed name to Anglicize it.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Paul Brown
football, coach, inventor

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Eugene Brown
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 33 days before his 83rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founder and first coach of team Cleveland Browns, named after him. Invented the face mask. Also coached teams Ohio State, Great Lakes Navy, Cincinnati Bengals. Coached the Senior Bowl North Team multiple times.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Josefine Balluck
actor, little person

Real/Birth Name:
Josefine Balluck
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Franz Balluck by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie The Wizard of Oz. Member of The Munchkins.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6915 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry as a member of group The Munchkins.

Raymond Scott
bandleader, composer, inventor

Real/Birth Name:
Harry Warnow
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wrote song Powerhouse which was used in many cartoons.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Clarence Munn
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Clarence Munn
Nickname(s):
Biggie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guard, fullback. Team University of Minnesota.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Mae Questel
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Mae Kwestel
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Voice role as Betty Boop, Olive Oyl, Casper, the Friendly Ghost. Movie Funny Girl.

Penny Singleton
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Mariana Dorothy Agnes Letitia McNulty
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

In role of Blondie in a series of movies including Blondie Plays Cupid, Blondie Knows Best based on the comic strip Blondie by Chic Young. See also Arthur Lake. Voice role of Jane Jetson in the cartoon series The Jetsons.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6547 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6811 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio

Edward Rutledge Hawn
musician, conductor

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Rutledge Hawn
Also Known As:
Rut Hawn
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Violinist, also saxophone and clarinet. Conducted orchestra for Arthur Godfrey radio and television broadcasts.

Carole Lombard
actor, accident, air crash

Real/Birth Name:
Jane Alice Peters
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
33
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Clark Gable, until she died.
Younger than Clark Gable by 7 years.
daughter of
ex-wife of
Younger than William Powell by 16 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Movie My Man Godfrey, Twentieth Century, Mr. & Mrs. Smith. Died in a plane crash near Las Vegas,with her mother.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6930 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Jim Folsom
governor

Real/Birth Name:
James Elisha Folsom
Also Known As:
Big Jim Folsom
James Elisha Folsom Sr.
Nickname(s):
Big Jim
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 8 inches (203.2 cm)

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Governor of Alabama twice, 1947-1951 and 1955-1959.

Othol "Abe" Martin
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Othol Hershel Martin
Also Known As:
Abe Martin
Nickname(s):
Abe
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Texas Christian University.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Stuart Hamblen
singer, country, composer, gospel

Real/Birth Name:
Carl Stuart Hamblen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs I Won't Go Huntin' with Ya, Jake, But I'll Go Chasin' Women, It Is No Secret, This Ole House.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Sally O'Neil
actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Virginia Louise Noonan
Also Known As:
Chotsie Noonan
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Molly O'Day by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Member of WAMPAS Baby Stars (1926). Appeared in more than 40 films, often with her name above the title. Movie The Show of Shows. Broadway play When We Are Married.

Polly Ann Young
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Polly Ann Young
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

half-sister of
Older than Georgiana Young by 14 years.
aunt of
older sister of
Older than Loretta Young by 4 years.
older sister of
Older than Sally Blane by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movies The Story of Alexander Graham Bell, Turnabout.

Patsy Montana
country, singer, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Ruby Rose Blevins
Also Known As:
Rubye Rose Blevins
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song I Want to Be a Cowboy's Sweetheart first country recording by a female to pass 1 million records sold. Movie Colorado Sunset.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bronko Nagurski
football, wrestling, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Bronislau Nagurski
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fullback and defensive tackle. Teams University of Minnesota, Chicago Bears. Also a champion professional wrestler.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bobby Dodd
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Lee Dodd
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback for team University of Tennessee. Head coach and athletic director for team Georgia Institute of Technology. First as a player as a coach.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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.

Burgess Meredith
actor, director, producer, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Oliver Burgess Meredith
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Paulette Goddard by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movies Rocky, Rocky II, Rocky III, Clash of the Titans.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6904 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry5 November 1987

Imogene Coca
actor, dancer, comedy, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Emogeane Coca
Gender:
Female
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:

TV show Your Show of Shows. Broadway play On the Twentieth Century. Broadway musical revue New Faces of 1936. Movies Under the Yum Yum Tree, Rabbit Test, Vacation.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6256 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Alistair Cooke
tv, radio, news, writer, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Cooke
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Host of TV series Masterpiece Theatre. 1973 honorary knighthood (KBE). Changed his name to Alistair in 1930. Naturalized US citizen 1941.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1651 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Lefty Gomez
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Vernon Louis Gomez
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher for team New York Yankees from 1930 to 1942. Noted for his wit and his fastball.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Baby Face Nelson
criminal

Real/Birth Name:
Lester Joseph Gillis
Also Known As:
"George Nelson"
Nickname(s):
Baby Face
Public Enemy Number One
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
25, 9 days before his 26th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Famed criminal, gangster, and bank robber during the Great Depression. Called "Public Enemy Number One" after John Dillinger had been killed. Killed in a fight with FBI.

Diana Streisand Kind
famous

Real/Birth Name:
Diana Ida Rosen
Also Known As:
Diana Kind
Diana Ida Rosen Kind
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
wife of
Emanuel Streisand, until his earlier death.
Younger than Emanuel Streisand by 0 or 1 years.
grandmother of
wife of
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Mother of 2 famous daughters.

Sally Eilers
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Dorothea Sally Eilers
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69, 25 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Hoot Gibson by 16 years.

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1928). Movies The Red Mill, Quick Millions, I Was a Prisoner on Devil's Island, She Made Her Bed, Three on a Honeymoon.

Van Heflin
actor, western

Real/Birth Name:
Emmett Evan Heflin Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Frances Heflin by 11 years.
uncle of

Brief Facts:

Movies Santa Fe Trail, Airport.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6311 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6125 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Laurence Naismith
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Lawrence Johnson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Diamonds Are Forever.

Morey Amsterdam
radio, tv, actor, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Moritz Amsterdam
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show The Morey Amsterdam Show.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6850 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio

Dennis Morgan
actor, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Stanley Morner
Also Known As:
Richard Stanley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies God Is My Co-Pilot, The Gun That Won the West, Christmas in Connecticut.

Sylvester L. Weaver Jr.
tv, writer, producer, business

Real/Birth Name:
Sylvester Laflin Weaver Jr.
Also Known As:
Pat Weaver
Nickname(s):
Pat
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandfather of
older brother of
Older than Doodles Weaver by 2 years.
husband of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Creator of the NBC TV shows Today, The Tonight Show. President of NBC.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Helen Twelvetrees
actor, Broadway, suicide, overdose

Real/Birth Name:
Helen Marie Jurgens
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of WAMPAS Baby Stars (1929). Used her first husband's last name. Movies The Painted Desert, A Bedtime Story. Overdose on prescription drugs, pronounced as suicide by the coroner.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6263 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Quintin Crisp
writer, model, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Denis Charles Pratt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90, 34 days before his 91st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Model for art classes for 30 years. Book The Naked Civil Servant.

Lew Ayres
actor, radio

Real/Birth Name:
Lewis Frederick Ayre III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88, 2 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Ginger Rogers by 2 years.
ex-husband of

Brief Facts:

Title role in radio show Dr. Kildare. Many movies on the same character. Movies Donovan's Brain, Advise and Consent, The Carpetbaggers. Often played role of a doctor.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6385 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1724 Vine Street for contributions to radio
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