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Awarded knighthood in UK; not honorary knighthood

Kingsley Amis

Real/Birth Name:
Kingsley William Amis
Also Known As:
Robert Markham
Lt Col. William ('Bill') Tanner
Sir Kingsley William Amis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Appointed CBE in 1981. Knighted 1990. Novels Lucky Jim, The Anti-Death League

Richard Attenborough

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Samuel Attenborough
Also Known As:
Lord Richard Attenborough
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90, 5 days before his 91st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
husband of
Sheila Sim, until he died.
Younger than Sheila Sim by 1 year.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Miracle on 34th Street (1994), The Great Escape, Jurassic Park, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Doctor Doolittle, Flight of the Phoenix (1965), The L-Shaped Room, Gandhi, A Chorus Line, Cry Freedom, Seance on a Wet Afternoon. Original cast of play The Mousetrap. Appointed a CBE in 1967, knighted in 1976 and created a life peer in 1993. London Avenue of Stars.

Michael Balcon

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Elias Balcon
Also Known As:
Sir Michael Balcon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
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Movies The Man in the White Suit, The Lavender Hill Mob

Roger Bannister

Real/Birth Name:
Roger Gilbert Bannister
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88, 20 days before his 89th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The first runner to run the mile in less than 4 minutes. Knighted 1975. A neurologist. Appointed Member of the Order of the Companions of Honour (CH) in the 2017 New Year Honours. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1954. BBC Sports Personality of the Year 1954.

Alan Bates

Real/Birth Name:
Alan Arthur Bates
Also Known As:
Sir Alan Bates
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19

Brief Facts:

Knighted. Movies Gosford Park, Far from the Madding Crowd. London West End theatre. London Avenue of Stars.

Kenneth Branagh

Real/Birth Name:
Kenneth Charles Branagh
Also Known As:
Sir Kenneth Branagh
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
57, 26 days before his 58th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies My Week with Marilyn, Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets, Valkyrie. Knighted in the 2012 Queen's Birthday Honours. London Avenue of Stars.

Richard Branson

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Charles Nicholas Branson
Also Known As:
Sir Richard Branson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Billionaire entrepreneur, owner of Virgin Group, including Virgin Atlantic and other companies. Invested also in Virgin Galactic for near-space tourism with Burt Rutan. Balloonist adventurer with Steve Fossett. Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6764 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 16 October 2018.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Charlie Chaplin

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Spencer Chaplin
Also Known As:
Sir Charles Chaplin
Nickname(s):
Charlie
The Little Tramp
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
husband of
Oona Chaplin, until he died.
Older than Oona Chaplin by 36 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Paulette Goddard by 21 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Kid, Modern Times, The Gold Rush. In the 1975 New Year Honours, appointed a Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire. Co-founded United Artists. London Avenue of Stars. Anaheim / Orange County Walk of Stars: A star.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6751 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 10 April 1972.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Winston Churchill

Real/Birth Name:
Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill
Also Known As:
Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill
Rt. Hon. Sir Winston Spencer-Churchill
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
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Brief Facts:

Prime Minister of Great Britain during World War II. 1953 invested as a Knight of the Garter. Congressional Gold Medal 1969. Albert Medal 1945.

Sebastian Coe

Real/Birth Name:
Sebastian Newbold Coe
Also Known As:
Seb Coe
Baron Coe
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Winner of four Olympic medals in 1980 and 1984. Chairman of efforts for 2012 London Olympics. Appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire in 1982 and an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 1990. He was created a life peer in 2000 as Baron Coe, of Ranmore in the County of Surrey. Appointed a Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 2006 New Year Honours List for services to sport. Member of Parliament for the Conservative Party from 1992-97 for Falmouth and Camborne. BBC Sports Personality of the Year 1979. BBC Sports Personality of the Year 1980. BBC Sports Personality of the Year 1981. BBC Sports Personality of the Year 1984.

Sean Connery

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Sean Connery
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
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Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Knighted 2000. Role as James Bond in movies From Russia with Love, Dr. No, Goldfinger, Thunderball, You Only Live Twice. Movies The Presidio, Just Cause, Playing by Heart, The Hunt for Red October, Finding Forrester, The Name of the Rose, Marnie, Highlander, The Avengers (1998). Kennedy Center Honors 1999. French Legion of Honor. London Avenue of Stars. Cecil B DeMille Award 1996.

Billy Connolly

Real/Birth Name:
William Connolly
Also Known As:
Sir William Connolly
Nickname(s):
The Big Yin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
75, 10 days before his 76th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Knighted June 2017. CBE. Movies Indecent Proposal, Pocahontas, The Boondock Saints, The Last Samurai, Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events, The X-Files: I Want to Believe, Brave, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. London Avenue of Stars.

Noel Coward

Real/Birth Name:
Noel Pierce Coward
Also Known As:
Sir Noel Pierce Coward
NoŽl Coward
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Knighted 1973. Wrote plays Blithe Spirit, Private Lives. Movie The Italian Job. Love affair with Laurence Olivier. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1988. Theater Hall of Fame. London Avenue of Stars.

Nick Faldo

Real/Birth Name:
Nicholas Alexander Faldo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

English golfer, winner of many tournaments. Appointed MBE in 1998. Knighted in Birthday Honours 2009. Analyst for ABC, then CBS and the Golf Channel. World Golf Hall of Fame 1997. BBC Sports Personality of the Year 1989.

Dick Francis

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Stanley Francis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Appointed CBE in 2000. Former jockey. Writes novels about involving horse racing. Books Whip Hand, Dead Cert, Odds Against

David Frost

Real/Birth Name:
David Paradine Frost
Also Known As:
Sir David Frost
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Lynne Frederick by 15 years.

Brief Facts:

Host of TV series That Was the Week That Was. Subject of movie and stage play Frost/Nixon. Famed for his interview of Richard Nixon. Knighted 1993. London Avenue of Stars.

Michael Gambon

Real/Birth Name:
Michael John Gambon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78, 26 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Good Shepherd, The Insider, Quartet, Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and The Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and The Half-Blood Prince, Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows: Part 1, Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows: Part 2, The Book of Eli, The King's Speech, Brideshead Revisited. Awarded the CBE in 1992 and was knighted in the 1998 Queen's New Year Honours List. London Avenue of Stars.

Barry Gibb

Real/Birth Name:
Barry Alan Crompton Gibb
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Andy Gibb by 11 years.
older brother of
Older than Maurice Gibb by 3 years.
older brother of
Older than Robin Gibb by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Member of group The Bee Gees. CBE awarded 2004. 2009, Barry and his wife Linda Gibb became US citizens. They have dual citizenship. Knighted in 2018 New Year Honours. Song Stayin' Alive. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1994. Movie Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band ARIA Hall of Fame 1997 as a member of The Bee Gees.
Dance Music Hall of Fame 2004 as a member of The Bee Gees.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008 as a member of The Bee Gees.
London Avenue of Stars 2004 as a member of The Bee Gees.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1997 as a member of The Bee Gees.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a member of The Bee Gees.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6845 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: The Bee Gees for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Gilbert

Real/Birth Name:
William Schwenck Gilbert
Also Known As:
Sir Willam S. Gilbert
W. S. Gilbert
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Knighted. Composer duo Gilbert and Sullivan fame. Musical (operetta) (movie) The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance

Peter Hall

Real/Birth Name:
Peter Reginald Frederick Hall
Also Known As:
Sir Peter Hall
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:

Founded the Royal Shakespeare Company and built an international reputation in theatre, opera, film and television. Broadway play Amadeus. CBE in 1963 and knighted in 1977 for his services to the theatre. Theater Hall of Fame 2005.

Cedric Hardwicke

Real/Birth Name:
Cedric Webster Hardwicke
Also Known As:
Sir Cedric Hardwicke
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Knighted 1934. Movies Nicholas Nickleby, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, The Ten Commandments Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6201 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6660 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Nigel Hawthorne

Real/Birth Name:
Nigel Barnard Hawthorne
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:

Knighted 1999. Movies Amistad, Firefox. London Avenue of Stars.

Edmund Hillary

Real/Birth Name:
Edmund Percival Hillary
Also Known As:
Sir Edmund Hillary
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:

First to climb Mt. Everest, with Nepalese Sherpa Tenzing Norgay as guide. Also explored for source of the Yangtze River. Works to support the Sherpa guides. Created a Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE) on 16 July 1953; a member of the Order of New Zealand (ONZ) in 1987; and a Knight of the Order of the Garter (KG) on 23 April 1995.

Ian Holm

Real/Birth Name:
Ian Holm Cuthbert
Also Known As:
Sir Ian Holm
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Knighted June 1998. Movies The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, Time Bandits, Alien

Anthony Hopkins

Real/Birth Name:
Philip Anthony Hopkins
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Bobby, Alexander, Noah, The Silence of the Lambs, Hannibal, Red Dragon, Fracture, Beowulf, Amistad, Nixon, The Wolfman, Legends of the Fall, The Bounty, The Elephant Man, The Lion in Winter, The Remains of the Day. Knighted 1993. London Avenue of Stars. Cecil B DeMille Award 2006. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 24 September 2003.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

John Hurt

Real/Birth Name:
John Vincent Hurt
Also Known As:
Sir John Hurt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 5 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Jackie, Snowpiercer, A Man for All Seasons, Melancholia, V for Vendetta, Alien, The Elephant Man, The Osterman Weekend, Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows: Part 2, Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows: Part 1, Harry Potter and The Sorcerer's Stone, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Hellboy, Contact. TV series I, Claudius. CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2004 Queen's Birthday Honours List and a knighthood in the 2015 New Year Honours.

Mick Jagger

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Philip Jagger
Also Known As:
Sir Mick Jagger
Sir Michael Jagger
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Bianca Jagger by 1 year.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Lead singer for group The Rolling Stones. Album Goddess in the Doorway. Knighted 2003. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1993. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of The Rolling Stones.
London Avenue of Stars 2009 as a member of The Rolling Stones.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1989 as a member of The Rolling Stones.
UK Music Hall of Fame 2004 as a member of The Rolling Stones.

Elton John

Real/Birth Name:
Reginald Kenneth Dwight
Also Known As:
Sir Elton Hercules John
Ann Orson
Lord Choc Ice
William A. Bong
Reggae Dwight
Frank N. Stein
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Older than David Furnish by 15 years.

Brief Facts:

Name legally changed 1972. Musicals Lion King, Aida. Pianist. Knighted 1998. Married 21 December 2014 to David Furnish, by conversion of their civil partnership which happened 21 December 2005. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1994. Kennedy Center Honors 2004. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1992. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6915 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Tom Jones

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas John Woodward
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs It's Not Unusual, She's a Lady, What's New Pussycat. OBE in the 1999 New Year Honours list. Knighted New Year Honours List December 31, 2005. Gaming Hall of Fame 2003. Theater Hall of Fame. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008. London Avenue of Stars. Songwriters Hall of Fame 2012. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6608 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 29 June 1987.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Ben Kingsley

Real/Birth Name:
Krishna Pandit Bhanji
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Changed his name. Knighted in the 2002 New Year Honours. Movies Ghandi, Schindler's List, Species, Exodus: Gods and Kings, Shutter Island, Oliver Twist. TV miniseries Tut Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6931 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 27 May 2010.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Timothy Laurence

Real/Birth Name:
Timothy James Hamilton Laurence
Also Known As:
Vice Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Younger than Princess Anne by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Married: Princess Anne on December 12, 1992. In April 2007 he was promoted to Vice-Admiral. Knighted by the Queen in June 2011 as a Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order.

Christopher Lee

Real/Birth Name:
Christopher Frank Carandini Lee
Also Known As:
Sir Christopher Lee
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93, 11 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 5". Movies The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones, Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith, Horror of Dracula, Corridors of Blood, Castle of the Living Dead, Dracula: Prince of Darkness, The Wicker Man. Commander of the Order of the British Empire 2001. Knighted in Queen's Birthday Honours 2009. Heavy metal album Charlemagne: By the Sword and the Cross. London Avenue of Stars.

Andrew Lloyd Webber

Real/Birth Name:
Andrew Lloyd Webber
Also Known As:
Andrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd-Webber
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Composer of musicals Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Cats, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Phantom of the Opera, Starlight Express, Evita. Songs Memories, The Music of the Night, I Don't Know How to Love Him, Don't Cry for Me Argentina. Knighted 1992 and made a life peer as Baron Lloyd-Webber, of Sydmonton. Theater Hall of Fame 2009. Kennedy Center Honors 2006. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1995. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6233 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater; ceremony: 26 February 1993.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

George Martin

Real/Birth Name:
George Henry Martin
Also Known As:
Sir George Martin
Nickname(s):
the Fifth Beatle
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Produced the albums of the Beatles. Produced theme songs Goldfinger, Live and Let Die. Made a Knight Bachelor in 1996. UK Music Hall of Fame 2006. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1999. Guitar Center RockWalk 1994. New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 2004. Byron "Whizzer" White NFL Man of the Year Award 1987.

Paul McCartney

Real/Birth Name:
James Paul McCartney
Also Known As:
Sir James Paul McCartney
Nickname(s):
Macca
Sir Paul
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Heather Mills by 25 years.
father of
son of
husband of
Linda McCartney, until her death.
Younger than Linda McCartney by less than 1 year.
son of
older brother of
Older than Mike McGear by 1 year.
father of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Help, A Hard Day's Night, Yellow Submarine, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. After rock group The Beatles he founded group Wings. Album Wings over America. Songs Yesterday, Michelle, Eleanor Rigby, With a Little Help From My Friends, I Saw Her Standing There, All My Loving. Spent a few days in jail in Japan for marijuana possession. Knighted. Children's book High in the Clouds: An Urban Furry Tale. Order of the Companion of Honour 2017. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1999. Kennedy Center Honors 2010. French Legion of Honor 2012. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1987. Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song 2010. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of The Beatles.
London Avenue of Stars 2007 as a member of The Beatles.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1988 as a member of The Beatles.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2004 as a member of The Beatles.
UK Music Hall of Fame 2004 as a member of The Beatles.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1750 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 9 February 2012.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: The Beatles for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Ian McKellen

Real/Birth Name:
Ian Murray McKellen
Also Known As:
Sir Ian McKellen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1979. Knighted 1991. Made a Companion of Honour for services to drama and to equality, in the 2008 New Year Honours. Role of Gandalf in movies The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King. Movies The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, The Da Vinci Code, X-Men, X2. Tony Award for Broadway play Amadeus in 1981. Theater Hall of Fame 2004. London Avenue of Stars.

John Mills

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. London Avenue of Stars.

Patrick Moore

Real/Birth Name:
Patrick Alfred Caldwell-Moore
Also Known As:
Sir Patrick Moore
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronomer. TV series The Sky at Night. Played the xylophone. Author of many books. Appointed OBE 1968 and promoted to CBE in 1988. Knighted in 2001.

Roger Moore

Real/Birth Name:
Roger George Moore
Also Known As:
Sir Roger Moore
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
ex-husband of
Younger than Dorothy Squires by 12 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Role as James Bond in movies A View to a Kill, For Your Eyes Only, Octopussy, Moon Raker, The Spy Who Loved Me, Live and Let Die. Role as Simon Templar - title role in TV show The Saint and movies The Fiction Makers, Vendetta for the Saint. Knighted 2003. London Avenue of Stars. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7007 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 11 October 2007.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Van Morrison

Real/Birth Name:
George Ivan Morrison
Also Known As:
Sir Van Morrison
Nickname(s):
Van the Man
The Belfast Cowboy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Album Astral Weeks. Appointed OBE, June 1996. Knighted February 2016 in the Queen's Birthday Honours List. His song Days Like This became the official anthem for the Northern Irish peace movement. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1993. Irish Music Hall of Fame 1999. Songwriters Hall of Fame 2003. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2014.

Stirling Moss

Real/Birth Name:
Stirling Craufurd Moss
Also Known As:
Sir Stirling Moss
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

British Formula 1 racing champion. Appointed OBE. Knighted 2000 New Year Honours List. International Motorsports Hall of Fame 1990. BBC Sports Personality of the Year 1957. BBC Sports Personality of the Year 1961.

Andy Murray

Real/Birth Name:
Andrew Barron Murray
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
31
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Scottish professional tennis player. Olympic Gold Medal 2012 in singles against Federer. Won at Wimbledon 2013. Appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2013 New Year Honours for services to tennis. Knighted in 2016 New Year Honours. BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2012. BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2013. BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2015. BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2016.

Laurence Olivier

Real/Birth Name:
Laurence Kerr Olivier
Also Known As:
Sir Laurence Kerr Olivier
Laurence Kerr Olivier, Baron Olivier of Brighton
Nickname(s):
Larry
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:

Relationships:

husband of
Joan Plowright, until he died.
Older than Joan Plowright by 22 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Vivien Leigh by 6 years.

Brief Facts:

Famed for Shakespeare roles. Academy award for movie Hamlet. Knighted and made a life peer. Theater Hall of Fame. London Avenue of Stars. Cecil B DeMille Award 1983. Albert Medal 1976. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6319 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

John Pople

Real/Birth Name:
John Anthony Pople
Also Known As:
Sir John Pople
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Knighted 2003. Nobel Prize 1998 honoring computer program model of chemical processes.

Anthony Quayle

Real/Birth Name:
John Anthony Quayle
Nickname(s):
Tony
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Knighted 1985. Movies The Guns of Navarone, The Eagle Has Landed, Lawrence of Arabia, Anne of the Thousand Days

Michael Redgrave

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

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Appointed OBE 1952. Knighted in 1959. Movies Uncle Vanya, Heidi, Goodbye, Mr. Chips. Theater Hall of Fame 1986.

Cliff Richard

Real/Birth Name:
Harry Roger Webb
Also Known As:
Sir Cliff Richard
Blacknight
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78, 31 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

UK pop singer, knighted in 1995. Group Cliff Richard and The Shadows. Songs Move It, Devil Woman, We Don't Talk Anymore. Appointed OBE 1984. London Avenue of Stars. UK Music Hall of Fame 2004 as a member of Cliff Richard and The Shadows.

Ralph Richardson

Real/Birth Name:
Ralph David Richardson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Exodus, Doctor Zhivago, Time Bandits. Knighted in 1947. Theater Hall of Fame. London Avenue of Stars.

Brian Rix

Real/Birth Name:
Brian Norman Roger Rix
Also Known As:
Brian Rix, Baron Rix
Lord Rix
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 1977 Birthday Honours. Knighted June 1986 for his services to charity. 27 January 1992, created a life peer, as Baron Rix, of Whitehall. Theatre actor, play Don't Just Lie There, Say Something

Salman Rushdie

Real/Birth Name:
Ahmed Salman Rushdie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Padma Lakshmi by 23 years.

Brief Facts:

Books Satanic Verses, Shame. Knighted 2007.

Ridley Scott

Real/Birth Name:
Ridley Scott
Also Known As:
Sir Ridley Scott
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
80, 16 days before his 81st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Tony Scott by 6 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Alien, Blade Runner, Thelma & Louise, Gladiator, Black Hawk Down, Hannibal, Matchstick Men, Kingdom of Heaven, American Gangster, Robin Hood, Prometheus. Knighted 2003. Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 2007. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6712 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 5 November 2015.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Charles Spencer-Churchill

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Richard Spencer-Churchill
Also Known As:
9th Duke of Marlborough
Earl of Sunderland
Marquess of Blandford
Nickname(s):
Sunny
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

annulled ex-husband of
Older than Consuelo Vanderbilt by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

After divorce to Consuelo Vanderbilt, had marriage annulled - despite having two sons.

Ringo Starr

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Starkey
Also Known As:
Sir Richard Starkey
Sir Ringo Starr
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Older than Barbara Bach by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Drummer for the group Rory Storm and the Hurricanes and the rock band The Beatles. Later, his own band Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band. Received MBE. Movies Help, A Hard Day's Night, Yellow Submarine, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Caveman. Book Photograph. Knighted in 2018 New Year Honours. Percussive Arts Society Hall of Fame 2002. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2015. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of The Beatles.
London Avenue of Stars 2007 as a member of The Beatles.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1988 as a member of The Beatles.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2004 as a member of The Beatles.
UK Music Hall of Fame 2004 as a member of The Beatles.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1750 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 8 February 2010.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: The Beatles for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Jackie Stewart

Real/Birth Name:
John Young Stewart
Also Known As:
Sir Jackie Stewart
Nickname(s):
Flying Scot
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Formula One driver. In the 1971 Birthday Honours Stewart was created an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE). Knighted 2001. Automotive Hall of Fame 2013. Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame. International Motorsports Hall of Fame 1990. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1973. BBC Sports Personality of the Year 1973.

Patrick Stewart

Real/Birth Name:
Patrick Hewes Stewart
Also Known As:
Sir Patrick Stewart
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Star Trek: The Next Generation. Movies Star Trek: Insurrection, Star Trek: First Contact, Star Trek: Nemesis, X-Men, X2, X-Men: The Last Stand. Appointed OBE 2001. Knighted 2010. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater; ceremony: 16 December 1996.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Rod Stewart

Real/Birth Name:
Roderick David Stewart
Also Known As:
Sir Roderick
Nickname(s):
Rod the Mod
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Alana Stewart by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Songs Have I Told You Lately, Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?. Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the Queen's 2007 New Year Honors list. Knighted by Prince William October 2016. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1994. UK Music Hall of Fame 2006. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2012. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 11 October 2005.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Richard Stilgoe

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Henry Simpson Stilgoe
Also Known As:
Sir Richard Stilgoe
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lyrics for musicals Cats, Starlight Express, The Phantom of the Opera. Appointed OBE. Nominated for the Tony Award. Knighted in the 2012 Queen's Birthday Honours.

Sullivan

Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Sullivan
Also Known As:
Sir Arthur Sullivan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Knighted. Of duo Gilbert and Sullivan fame. Musical (operetta) (movie) The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance. Theater Hall of Fame.

Peter Ustinov

Real/Birth Name:
Peter Alexander Ustinov
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Knighted 1990. Won Oscar for movies Topkapi, Spartacus. Movie Lorenzo's Oil. Role as Hercule Poirot in 3 movies. London Avenue of Stars.

Norman Wisdom

Real/Birth Name:
Norman Joseph Wisdom
Also Known As:
Sir Norman Joseph Wisdom
Sir Norman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

British comedian and actor, often in role of Mr. Grump, Norman Pitkin. Knighted 2000.

P G Wodehouse

Real/Birth Name:
Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
Also Known As:
Sir P G Wodehouse
P. G. Wodehouse
Nickname(s):
Plum
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Wrote play (musical) Anything Goes. Books in the Jeeves series. Knighted.
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