Guess Who This Is

People Born in the Year 1912 (73 found): Names Only

Kim Philby

Real/Birth Name:
Harold Adrian Russell Philby
Also Known As:
Harold "Kim" Philby
Nickname(s):
Kim
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Counterspy - British espionage agent spied for Russia (USSR.)

Larry LaPrise

Real/Birth Name:
Roland Lawrence LaPrise
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84, his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Held copyright for song The Hokey Pokey for a time. He and two others, his group The Ram Trio, wrote the lyrics. Authorship was disputed in court.

Danny Thomas

Real/Birth Name:
Amos Alphonsus Muzyad Yakhoob
Also Known As:
Amos Jacobs
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79, 31 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Name later Anglicized to Amos Jacobs. TV series Make Room for Daddy. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1998. Michigan Walk of Fame 2007. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1998. Congressional Gold Medal 1983. Television Hall of Fame 1990. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6901 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Don Barry

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Barry De Acosta
Also Known As:
Don 'Red' Barry
Donald Barry
Nickname(s):
Red
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Adventures of Red Ryder in role of Red Ryder. TV series Little House on the Prairie, Police Woman. Movie I Shot Billy the Kid. Many television roles as a western character actor. Suicide by shooting himself.

Jackson Pollock

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Jackson Pollock
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
44
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Subject of film Pollock starring Ed Harris who was also director. Abstract expressionist painter. Style - apparently random splatters of paint. Died as result of an alcohol-related solo auto crash.

Byron Nelson

Real/Birth Name:
John Byron Nelson Jr.
Nickname(s):
Lord Byron
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won 11 consecutive tournaments and 18 total tournaments. World Golf Hall of Fame 1974. Congressional Gold Medal 2006. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Chalky Wright

Real/Birth Name:
Albert Wright
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Died after a fall in the bathtub. World featherweight champion. Served as a chauffeur and bodyguard for actress Mae West. International Boxing Hall of Fame 1997.

Andre Norton

Real/Birth Name:
Alice Mary Norton
Also Known As:
Andrew North
Allen Weston
Andre Alice Norton
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93, 28 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Science fiction/fantasy fiction writer. Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 1997. She legally changed her name to Andre Alice Norton in 1934. Books Beast Master, The Time Traders, Crosstime, Quag Keep. Ohio Women's Hall of Fame 1981.

Pierre Boulle

Real/Birth Name:
Pierre-François-Marie-Louis Boulle
Also Known As:
Peter John Rule
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81, 21 days before his 82nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Writer of novels made into movies: The Bridge on the River Kwai, Planet of the Apes. French Legion of Honor.

Dane Clark

Real/Birth Name:
Bernard Zanville
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Deep Valley Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6906 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Arky Vaughan

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Floyd Vaughan
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:

Shortstop, baseball team Pittsburgh Pirates. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1985. Orange County Sports Hall of Fame 1982.

Paul Weston

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Wetstein
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Jo Stafford, until he died.
Older than Jo Stafford by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Musical director at Capitol Records and at movie Holiday Inn Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1535 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Lightnin' Hopkins

Real/Birth Name:
Sam Hopkins
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Houston, Texas. Often singing on the streets. Blues Hall of Fame 1980. International Guitar Hall of Fame.

Pat Nixon

Real/Birth Name:
Thelma Catherine Ryan
Also Known As:
Patricia Ryan
Patricia Nixon
Nickname(s):
Pat
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Richard Nixon, until she died.
Older than Richard Nixon by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

First Lady while husband was President.

Karl Malden

Real/Birth Name:
Mladen George Sekulovich
Also Known As:
Malden Sekulovich
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
97
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies A Streetcar Named Desire, On the Waterfront, How the West Was Won, Birdman of Alcatraz, Patton. TV series Streets of San Francisco. Changed his name from Mladen Sekulovich to Karl Malden at age 22. Hall of Great Western Performers 2005. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6231 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Werner von Braun

Real/Birth Name:
Werner Magnus Maximilian Freiherr von Braun
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Birthplace is now Wyrzysk in Poland. "Freiherr" is a title, not a name - it means "Baron." Developed the V-2 rocket for Germany in World War II. Worked for the US after the war to develop rockets for the Army and for NASA, Chief architect of the Saturn V rocket.

Wernher von Braun

Real/Birth Name:
Wernher Magnus Maximilian Freiherr von Braun
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Freiherr title is equivalent to "baron". Inventor of the V2 rocket for Germany in World War II. US citizen in 1955. Worked on ICBMs and the NASA space program. Alabama Men's Hall of Fame 1998. International Space Hall of Fame. National Aviation Hall of Fame 1982. Space Camp Hall of Fame 2007. State of Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame 1989.

Dorothy Height

Real/Birth Name:
Dorothy Irene Height
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
98, 27 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Major civil rights leader. President of National Council of Negro Women. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1994. National Women's Hall of Fame 1993. Congressional Gold Medal 2003. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2004. Presidential Citizens Medal 1989.

Mary Kerwin Riehl

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Winifred Kerwin
Nickname(s):
Molly-O
Mimi
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 9 days before her 92nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won the women's division of the 1939 Pacific Coast Surfing Championship, for the quarter-mile national paddleboard event, with a time of 4 minutes, 32 seconds. The only woman honored in the Hermosa Beach plaques. Surfer's Walk of Fame 2003.

Dave O'Brien

Real/Birth Name:
David Poole Fronabarger
Also Known As:
David Barclay
'Tex' O'Brien
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:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Fall Guy, Reefer Madness, Kiss Me, Kate. Movie serial Captain Midnight Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6251 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Al Hodge

Real/Birth Name:
Albert Hodge
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66, 29 days before his 67th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Voice of the title role The Green Hornet in radio show The Green Hornet. Voice of Captain Video on TV.

Wendy Barrie

Real/Birth Name:
Marguerite Wendy Jenkins
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

British, became a naturalized American citizen in 1942, Movies The Hound of the Baskervilles, Dead End, The Saint Strikes Back Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1708 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

A.E. van Vogt

Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Elton van Vogt
Also Known As:
AE van Vogt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Science fiction novelist. Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 1996. Books The World of Null-A, Slan

Winthrop Rockefeller

Real/Birth Name:
Winthrop Rockefeller
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

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

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Governor of Arkansas 1967-1971. Philanthropist. Arkansas Aviation Hall of Fame 1995.

Studs Terkel

Real/Birth Name:
Louis Terkel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Books Giants of Jazz, Working, The Good War winning the Pulitzer Prize in 1985. Chicago Journalism Hall of Fame. National Radio Hall of Fame 2009. Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame 2001. National Humanities Medal 1997.

Ace Parker

Real/Birth Name:
Clarence McKay Parker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
101
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams Brooklyn Dodgers, Boston Yanks, New York Yankees, Duke University. Also played pro baseball. College Football Hall of Fame 1955. Virginia Sports Hall of Fame 1972. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1972. North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame 1963. Hampton Roads Sports Hall of Fame 2008. Duke Athletics Hall of Fame 1975.

Perry Como

Real/Birth Name:
Pierino Roland Como
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88, 6 days before his 89th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Long Island Music Hall of Fame. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1997. Kennedy Center Honors 1987. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 2004. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. Television Hall of Fame 1989. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1984. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6376 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 1708 Vine Street for contributions to radio.
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A star at 6376 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

John Payne

Real/Birth Name:
John Howard Payne
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Anne Shirley by 5 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Gloria DeHaven by 13 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Miracle on 34th Street, Springtime in the Rockies, Week-End in Havana, The Razor's Edge, Kansas City Confidential. TV series The Restless Gun. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6125 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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A star at 6687 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Jay Silverheels

Real/Birth Name:
Harold J. Smith
Also Known As:
Jay Smith Silverheels
Harry Smith
Nickname(s):
Harry
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Role of Tonto in TV series The Lone Ranger. Movies Broken Arrow, True Grit, The Lone Ranger and the Lost City of Gold. Hall of Great Western Performers 1993. Texas Trail of Fame 2002. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6538 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 19 July 1979.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Terry Moore (baseball)

Real/Birth Name:
Terry Bluford Moore
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:

Team St. Louis Cardinals. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1995.

Jack McCracken

Real/Birth Name:
Jack D. McCracken
Nickname(s):
Jumping Jack
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Forward. Never turned professional. Team Northwest Missouri State Teachers College. Colorado Sports Hall of Fame 1968. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1962. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006. Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame 2015.

Harrison Stafford

Real/Birth Name:
Albert Harrison Stafford
Nickname(s):
Harry
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback. Teams University of Texas, New York Giants. College Football Hall of Fame 1975. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1959. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1987. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Abe Mickal

Real/Birth Name:
Abe Mickal
Nickname(s):
Miracle
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Louisiana State University. College Football Hall of Fame 1967. Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame 1985. Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum 1985. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1970.

Woody Guthrie

Real/Birth Name:
Woodrow Wilson Guthrie
Nickname(s):
Dust Bowl Troubadour
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Composed over 1000 songs. Songs This Land Is Your Land, So Long, It's Been Good to Know You, Reuben James. Social protest songs and actions. Inspired other writers of urban folk music. Died of Huntington's disease. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1988. Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame 1997. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1977.

Art Linkletter

Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Gordon Kelly
Also Known As:
Arthur Gordon Linkletter
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
97
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Adopted as a baby. Moved to USA when he was about 7. TV shows Kids Say the Darndest Things, People Are Funny, Art Linkletter's House Party. Wrote books: Old Age is Not for Sissies, How to Be a Supersalesman, Confessions of a Happy Man, Hobo on the Way to Heaven, I Didn't Do It Alone. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1994. Theodore Roosevelt Award 1981. National Humanities Medal 2002. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6363 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 1560 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Bill Wallace

Real/Birth Name:
Bill Wallace
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback. Team Rice University. 1936 NFL draft round 4 to team Philadelphia Eagles. College Football Hall of Fame 1978. Rice Athletics Hall of Fame 1970. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1985. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Henry Jones

Real/Birth Name:
Henry Burk Jones
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies 9 to 5, Support Your Local Sheriff!, The Bad Seed, Vertigo, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Arachnophobia

Julia Child

Real/Birth Name:
Julia McWilliams
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 2 days before her 92nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Famed cook with a high soprano voice. Height 6' 2". PBS TV show The French Chef. Cookbooks published - Mastering the Art of French Cooking. Worked for OSS in World War II. National Women's Hall of Fame 2007. French Legion of Honor.

Mary Lanier

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Bernadette Anderson
Also Known As:
Bernadette Anderson
Mary Bernadette Ladner Garey
Mary Bernadette Ladner
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movie Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me

Wendy Hiller

Real/Birth Name:
Wendy Margaret Hiller
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies A Man for All Seasons, Murder on the Orient Express, The Elephant Man, Sons and Lovers, Sepsrate Tables. Awarded an OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in 1971 for services to drama. Awarded the Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1975.

Gene Kelly

Real/Birth Name:
Eugene Curran Kelly
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:

ex-husband of
Older than Betsy Blair by 11 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Hello, Dolly!, An American in Paris, Singin' in the Rain. Kennedy Center Honors 1982. Theater Hall of Fame 1992. National Medal of Arts 1994. Irish American Hall of Fame 2015. Cecil B DeMille Award 1981. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6153 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Barry Sullivan

Real/Birth Name:
Patrick Barry Sullivan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie The Bad and the Beautiful. TV series The Tall Man Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6160 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
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Gigi Parrish

Real/Birth Name:
Katherine Gertrude McElroy
Also Known As:
Gertrude McElroy
Katherine Weld
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Dillwyn Parrish by 18 years.

Brief Facts:

Member WAMPAS Baby Stars (1934). Adopted at age 8. Married at age 15 to Dillwyn Parrish who had been her tutor. Movie Roman Scandals

John Cage

Real/Birth Name:
John Milton Cage Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79, 24 days before his 80th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Avant-garde composer. Longtime partner of choreographer and dancer Merce Cunningham

Vince DiMaggio

Real/Birth Name:
Vincent Paul DiMaggio
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74, 27 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Dom DiMaggio by 4 years.
older brother of
Older than Joe DiMaggio by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Outfielder. Teams Boston Bees, Pittsburgh Pirates. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Bones Hamilton

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Hamilton
Also Known As:
Bob "Bones" Hamilton
Nickname(s):
Bones
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:

Brief Facts:

Halfback. Team Stanford University. Movie The Big Game on 1936. College Football Hall of Fame 1972. Stanford Athletic Hall of Fame.

Jim Johnson (multi-sports coach)

Real/Birth Name:
James A. Johnson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach for 3 sports, Carolina Teachers College, later named East Carolina University. As a spectator, ran from the sideline and tackled a player running for a touchdown. ECU Athletics Hall of Fame 1978.

Jean Gale

Real/Birth Name:
Lenore Gilmartin
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62, 13 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger sister of
Younger than Jane Gale by 1 year.
twin sister of
The same age as Joan Gale.
younger sister of
Younger than June Gale by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Member WAMPAS Baby Stars (1934). Vaudeville and movies.

Joan Gale

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

Relationships:

younger sister of
Younger than Jane Gale by 1 year.
twin sister of
The same age as Jean Gale.
younger sister of
Younger than June Gale by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movies in the 1930s: The Miracle Rider, Hollywood Here We Come, Blind Date

Chuck Jones

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Martin Jones
Gender:
Male
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:

Animated movie Gay Purr-ee and many shorts with his characters Pepe LePew, Wile E. Coyote and The Road Runner. William Randolph Hearst Cartoon Hall of Fame. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7011 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 10 January 1995.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Alfred G. Vanderbilt II

Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

son of
grandson of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
great great grandson of
grandson of
grand nephew of
nephew of
nephew of
first cousin of
first cousin once removed of
great grandson of
second cousin of
nephew of
great grandson of
grand nephew of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Captain of a PT boat in the South Pacific in Word War II. President of Belmont Racetrack. Owner of famed horse Native Dancer.

Martha Scott

Real/Birth Name:
Martha Ellen Scott
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Mel Powell, until his earlier death.
Older than Mel Powell by 10 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Ben-Hur, Our Town, The Ten Commandments. TV series Dallas Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6126 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater; ceremony: 23 April 1993.
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William Shakespeare

Real/Birth Name:
William Valentine Shakespeare
Nickname(s):
Bill
The Bard of Staten Island
The Merchant of Menace
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback, punter. Team University of Notre Dame. College Football Hall of Fame 1983.

Beryl Wallace

Real/Birth Name:
Beatrice Heischuber
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
35
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Murder at the Vanities. Boadway revue Earl Carroll's Vanities (1940). Died in a plane crash at Mt. Carmel, Pennsylvania. Boyfriend Earl Carroll also killed.

Kenny Baker (radio)

Real/Birth Name:
Kenneth Laurence Baker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Featured vocalist on radio program The Jack Benny Program during the 1930s. Movie musicals At the Circus, The Harvey Girls, Hit Parade of 1941. Broadway musical One Touch of Venus Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6329 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
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Kathleen Ollerenshaw

Real/Birth Name:
Kathleen Mary Timpson
Also Known As:
Dame Kathleen Ollerenshaw
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
101
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Deaf (mostly) from childhood. Became a mathematician and astronomer and educator. Published a solution for Rubik's Cube in 1980. Given the Dame title when she was appointed DBE in 1971. Children's books The Lord Mayor's Party, First Citizen. Lord Mayor of Manchester in 1975-76. Involved in education policy.

Frances Drake

Real/Birth Name:
Frances Dean
Gender:
Female
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:

Movies Les Miserables (1935), The Invisible Ray, It's a Wonderful World Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6821 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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Minnie Pearl

Real/Birth Name:
Sarah Ophelia Colley
Also Known As:
Sarah Ophelia Colley Cannon
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Comedienne. TV show Hee Haw. Wore hats with a price tag still attached, and her greeting "Howwww-DEE!". Country Music Hall of Fame 1975. National Medal of Arts 1992.

Dale Evans

Real/Birth Name:
Frances Octavia Smith
Also Known As:
Frances Fox
Marian Lee
Dale Evans Rogers
Nickname(s):
Queen of the West
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:

ex-wife of
Younger than R. Dale Butts by 2 years.
wife of
Roy Rogers, until his earlier death.
Younger than Roy Rogers by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

A birth certificate says she was born as Lucille Wood Smith, but her mother insisted she was named Frances Octavia Smith. Wrote song Happy Trails. Host of TV show A Date with Dale. In many films with husband Roy Rogers. Hall of Great Western Performers 1976. Texas Country Music Hall of Fame 2000. Santa Clarita Walk of Western Stars 1983. Western Music Association Hall of Fame 1989. Texas Trail of Fame 1997. National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame 1995. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6638 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
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A star at 1737 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 100 Museum Drive; ceremony: 5 May 2001.

Ollie Johnston

Real/Birth Name:
Oliver Martin Johnston Jr.
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:

Disney animator for animated cartoon movies Bambi, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Fantasia. National Medal of Arts 2005.

Birdie Tebbetts

Real/Birth Name:
George Robert Tebbetts
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Catcher team Detroit Tigers. Managed team Cincinnati Reds

Barbara Hutton

Real/Birth Name:
Barbara Woolworth Hutton
Nickname(s):
Poor Little Rich Girl
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Cary Grant by 8 years.
first cousin of
niece of
daughter of
granddaughter of
daughter of
ex-wife of
mother of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Heiress to Woolworth fortune.

Larry Packard

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Lawrence Packard
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
101
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Designed or worked on over 600 golf courses.

Bebe Rebozo

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Gregory Rebozo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cuban ancestry. A friend of President Richard Nixon

Eleanor Powell

Real/Birth Name:
Eleanor Torrey Powell
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than Glenn Ford by 3 years.
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Tap dancer. Movies Broadway Melody of 1936, Broadway Melody of 1938, Broadway Melody of 1940 Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1541 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 15 February 1984.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Eric Sevareid

Real/Birth Name:
Arnold Eric Sevareid
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

News on channel CBS. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1980. Television Hall of Fame 1987. Scandinavian-American Hall of Fame 1993.

Connie Sawyer

Real/Birth Name:
Rosie Cohen
Nickname(s):
The Clown Princess of Comedy
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
105
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Pineapple Express, Dumb and Dumber, When Harry Met Sally. Broadway play A Hole in the Head

Cookie Lavagetto

Real/Birth Name:
Harry Arthur Lavagetto
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:

Third base. Teams Brooklyn Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates, Oakland Oaks

Pappy Boyington

Real/Birth Name:
Gregory Boyington
Also Known As:
Gregory Hallenbeck
Nickname(s):
Gramps
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Commanded the Black Sheep Squadron later in World War II. Was a prisoner of war. Awarded theMedal of Honor. Awarded the Navy Cross. Idaho Aviation Hall of Fame 2012.

Tip O'Neill

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Phillip O'Neill Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81, 27 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Democrat. US Representative from Massachusetts, later Speaker. Irish American Hall of Fame 2012. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1991.

Pauline Foley

Real/Birth Name:
Axie Pauline Cox
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
20
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
grandmother of
wife of
Red Foley, until she died.
Younger than Red Foley by 2 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

First wife of Red Foley, died in childbirth of Betty Foley

Italia Coppola

Real/Birth Name:
Italia Pennino
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
wife of
Carmine Coppola, until his earlier death.
Younger than Carmine Coppola by 2 years.
grandmother of
mother of
great grandmother of
grandmother of
grandmother of
great grandmother of
grandmother of
grandmother of
grandmother of
grandmother of
grandmother of
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Non-speaking part in movie The Godfather: Part II. Cookbook Mama Coppola's Pasta Book

Lady Bird Johnson

Real/Birth Name:
Claudia Alta Taylor
Nickname(s):
Lady Bird
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
mother of
wife of
Lyndon Johnson, until his earlier death.
Younger than Lyndon Johnson by 4 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Got her nickname as a child. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1977. Congressional Gold Medal 1984. Texas Women's Hall of Fame 1984. Texas Trail of Fame 2002.
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