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People Who Died in the Year 1988 (50 found): Names Only

Robert A. Heinlein

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Anson Heinlein
Also Known As:
Anson McDonald
Lyle Monroe
John Riverside
Caleb Saunders
Simon York
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
81 or 82

Brief Facts:

Noted Science fiction writer. Invented the water bed. Books made into movies: Starship Trooper, The Puppet Masters, Destination Moon, which is from book Spaceship Galileo. Books Stranger in a Strange Land, Farnham's Freehold, Space Cadet, The Cat Who Walks through Walls, The Door into Summer, Methuselah's Children. Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 1998. Hall of Famous Missourians 2016.

William Cagney

Real/Birth Name:
William Jerome Cagney
Nickname(s):
Bill
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Boots Mallory by 8 years.
younger brother of
Younger than James Cagney by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Lost in the Stratosphere, Flirting with Danger both filmed in 1934. Said to be a "look-alike" to his brother. Associate producer for movie musical Yankee Doodle Dandy

Pete Maravich

Real/Birth Name:
Peter Press Maravich
Nickname(s):
Pistol Pete
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
40
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Atlanta Hawks. Died while playing a game of pick-up basketball. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1984. LSU Athletic Hall of Fame 1970. Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame 1990. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006. Naismith College Player of the Year 1970.

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.

Colleen Moore

Real/Birth Name:
Kathleen Morrison
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of WAMPAS Baby Stars (1922). Silent and talkie films. Movied The Scarlet Letter, Lilac Time Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1549 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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Heather O'Rourke

Real/Birth Name:
Heather Michelle O'Rourke
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
12
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Blonde little girl in movie Poltergeist who said "They're here!" - died suddenly at age 12. Movie Poltergeist II: The Other Side

Frederick Loewe

Real/Birth Name:
Friedrich Löwe
Nickname(s):
Fritz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Musicals Camelot, My Fair Lady, Paint Your Wagon. Kennedy Center Honors 1985. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1972. Theater Hall of Fame. Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 13 January 1995.

Memphis Slim

Real/Birth Name:
John Len Chatman
Also Known As:
Peter Chatman
Nickname(s):
Peter
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:

Brief Facts:

Pianist. Song Every Day I Have the Blues. Blues Hall of Fame 1989.

Harvey Kuenn

Real/Birth Name:
Harvey Kuenn
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfielder / shortstop, later coach and manager. Teams Detroit Tigers, Cleveland Indians, San Francisco Giants, Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Phillies, Milwaukee Brewers. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1993. Milwaukee Brewers Walk of Fame 2005. University of Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1991. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1988. American League Rookie of the Year Award 1953. Milwaukee Brewers Wall of Honor 2014.

Joe Besser

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Besser
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Replacement for a member of the 3 Stooges

Pearl Butler

Real/Birth Name:
Pearl Dee Jones
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Carl Butler, until she died.
Younger than Carl Butler by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Duo Carl Butler and Pearl. Song Don't Let Me Cross Over Grand Ole Opry as a member of Carl Butler and Pearl.

Divine

Real/Birth Name:
Harris Glen Milstead
Also Known As:
Glen Milstead
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Often in roles as an overweight transvestite. Movies Pink Flaminos, Hairspray (1988). Play (stage) The Neon Woman

Andy Gibb

Real/Birth Name:
Andrew Roy Gibb
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
30, 5 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Barry Gibb by 11 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Maurice Gibb by 8 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Robin Gibb by 8 years.

Brief Facts:

Songs I Just Want to Be Your Everything, (Love Is) Thicker Than Water, Shadow Dancing. Died age 30. Movie Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Ray Milland

Real/Birth Name:
Reginald Alfred John Truscott-Jones
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Love Story, The Lost Weekend, Dial M for Murder Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1621 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 1634 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
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John Holmes

Real/Birth Name:
John Curtis Estes
Also Known As:
Johnny Wadd
John C. Holmes
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
43
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Adult film star. Died of AIDS.

Mickey Thompson

Real/Birth Name:
Marion Lee Thompson
Nickname(s):
Mickey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

1960, the first American to break the 400mph barrier. Auto parts business for hot rod cars. Murdered, his wife was also killed. International Motorsports Hall of Fame 1990. International Drag Racing Hall of Fame 1991. Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 1990. Automotive Hall of Fame 2009.

Brook Benton

Real/Birth Name:
Benjamin Franklin Peay
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs The Boll Weevil Song, It's Just a Matter of Time. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2014.

Dave Prater

Real/Birth Name:
David Prater Jr.
Also Known As:
Dave
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50, 30 days before his 51st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Soul Man. Singer with duo Sam & Dave. Died in a single-car accident in Sycamore, Georgia. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1997. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2015 as a member of Sam & Dave.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1992 as a member of Sam & Dave.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of Sam & Dave.

Jeff Donnell

Real/Birth Name:
Jean Marie Donnell
Also Known As:
Miss Jeff Donnell
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

In role of Alice on TV show The George Gobel Show. Movie Sweet Smell of Success

Valerie Solanas

Real/Birth Name:
Valerie Jean Solanas
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
52, 16 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Radical feminist. Book SCUM Manifesto. Shot Andy Warhol on June 3, 1968. He survived, she was convicted of "reckless assault with intent to harm", served a three-year prison sentence, including treatment in a psychiatric hospital for paranoid schizophrenia.

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.)

Daws Butler

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Dawson Butler
Also Known As:
Dawes Butler
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Voice actor for many characters, in role of Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound, Chilly Willy, Quick-Draw McGraw, Elroy Jetson, Loopy De Loop in animated cartoons.

Ella Raines

Real/Birth Name:
Ella Wallace Raubes
Also Known As:
Ella Wallace Raines
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than Robin Olds by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movies The Web, Brute Force, Tall in the Saddle, Phantom Lady. TV series Janet Dean, Registered Nurse Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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A star at 6600 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Louis L'Amour

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. Congressional Gold Medal 1982. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1984. Texas Trail of Fame 2003.

Bobby Dodd

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. College Football Hall of Fame 1959. First as a player. College Football Hall of Fame 1993 as a coach. Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame 1966. Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1965. Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1976. TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Hall of Fame 1989. Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Hall of Fame 2002. Georgia Tech Athletics Hall of Fame 1967. Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame.

Dennis Day

Real/Birth Name:
Owen Patrick Eugene McNulty
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72, 32 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Tenor voice. Radio program A Day in the Life of Dennis Day. Radio and TV show The Jack Benny Program. Often said "Gee, Mr. Benny!" Song Dear Hearts and Gentle People. Voice actor for cartoons. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7048 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6646 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Byra Hemingway

Real/Birth Name:
Byra Louise Whittlesey
Nickname(s):
Puck
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20

Relationships:

wife of
Jack Hemingway, until she died.
Older than Jack Hemingway by 1 year.
mother of
mother of
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Second wife, died of cancer.

Hillel Slovak

Real/Birth Name:
Hillel Slovak
Also Known As:
Slim
Pan Handle Slim
The Israeli Cowboy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
26
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Original guitarist and founding member of the band Red Hot Chili Peppers. Died of a heroin overdose. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2012 as a member of Red Hot Chili Peppers.

Adrian Adonis

Real/Birth Name:
Keith A. Franke
Nickname(s):
Adorable
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
33
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro wrestler died in a car accident when he hit a moose.

Nico

Real/Birth Name:
Christa Päffgen
Also Known As:
Krista Nico
Nico Otzak
Moon Goddess
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

In movie La Dolce Vita. Singer for Andy Warhol's group The Velvet Underground. Died of a cerebral hemorrhage after a bicycle accident. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1996 as a member of The Velvet Underground.

Carter Vanderbilt Cooper

Real/Birth Name:
Carter Vanderbilt Cooper
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
23
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

first cousin once removed of
grand nephew of
older brother of
Older than Anderson Cooper by 2 years.
first cousin twice removed of
great great great grandson of
great grandson of
grand nephew of
grand nephew of
grandson of
son of
first cousin twice removed of
great great grandson of
second cousin once removed of
grandson of
grand nephew of
great great grandson of
first cousin twice removed of
second cousin once removed of
son of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Jumped from a balcony in his mother's home.

Judith Barsi

Real/Birth Name:
Judith Eva Barsi
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
10
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Child actor in commercials. Movies for television Kids Don't Tell, Do You Remember Love, There Were Times, Dear. Movie Jaws: The Revenge. Voice actor in inanimated movies The Land Before Time, All Dogs Go to Heaven. TV series Growing Pains, The Tracey Ullman Show. Shot to death at age 10, by her father who also killed her mother then committed suicide.

Frank Zamboni

Real/Birth Name:
Frank Joseph Zamboni Jr.
Also Known As:
Frank J. Zamboni
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Invented the Zamboni machine, used to resurface ice rinks. Other sports facility inventions. United States Hockey Hall of Fame 2009. World Figure Skating Hall of Fame 2006. National Inventors Hall of Fame 2007.

Pete Drake

Real/Birth Name:
Roddis Franklin Drake
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Steel guitar. Record label owner. Songs (I Never Promised You A) Rose Garden, Behind Closed Doors, Lay Lady Lay, Stand by Your Man. Country Music Hall of Fame 1970. Steel Guitar Hall of Fame 1987. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 2010. International Guitar Hall of Fame.

Ralph Meeker

Real/Birth Name:
Ralph Rathgeber
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Paths of Glory, Kiss Me Deadly, Gentle Giant, The Dirty Dozen. TV series Not for Hire

Anatoli Levchenko

Real/Birth Name:
Anatoli Semyonovich Levchenko
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. Missions: Soyuz TM-4/3

Alan Ameche

Real/Birth Name:
Lino Dante Ameche
Nickname(s):
The Iron Horse
The Horse
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1954, team University of Wisconsin, as fullback. Team Baltimore Colts. College Football Hall of Fame 1975. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1967. Rose Bowl Hall of Fame 2004. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. Academic All-America Hall of Fame 1992. University of Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1991. National High School Hall of Fame 1986.

Alan Napier

Real/Birth Name:
Alan Napier-Clavering
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

In role of Batman's butler in 1966 TV show and Movie Batman. Also a small part in movie My Fair Lady

Adela Rogers St. Johns

Real/Birth Name:
Adela Nora Rogers
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wrote screenplays for silent films, plus short stories, and was a reporter and journalist. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1970. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6424 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Art Rooney

Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Joseph Rooney
Also Known As:
Art Rooney Sr.
Nickname(s):
The Chief
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandfather of
father of
great grandfather of
grandfather of
father of
grandfather of
great grandfather of
father of
grandfather of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Founder and owner (1938-1988) of professional football team Pittsburgh Steelers - originally the team was named Pittsburgh Pirates. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1964. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1966. Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Honor 2017.

Papa Dee Allen

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Sylvester Allen
Nickname(s):
Papa Dee
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group War. Percussionist (conga, bongos) drummer. Song The World Is a Ghetto. Died of a brain aneurysm 1988 after collapsing on stage.

Henry Koster

Real/Birth Name:
Hermann Kosterlitz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Peggy Moran, until he died.
Older than Peggy Moran by 13 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Harvey, The Bishop's Wife, The Robe Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6762 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Billy Carter

Real/Birth Name:
William Alton Carter III
Nickname(s):
Billy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

uncle of
uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Jimmy Carter by 12 years.

Brief Facts:

Owned a gas station. Named for him: beer brand "Billy Beer."

John Houseman

Real/Birth Name:
Jacques Haussmann
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie and TV series The Paper Chase. Academy award for the role of Professor Kingsfeld in the movie. Movies The Fog, Three Days of the Condor, Rollerball. Co-founder of the Mercury Theatre with Orson Welles. Many theatre and opera projects. Theater Hall of Fame.

Billy Curtis

Real/Birth Name:
Luigi Curto
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 4' 2". Movie The Wizard of Oz. Member of The Munchkins. Movies The Incredible Shrinking Man, High Plains Drifter. Role of Mayor McCheese for McDonalds ads. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6915 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with group group: The Munchkins for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Clarke Hinkle

Real/Birth Name:
William Clarke Hinkle
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fullback, linebacker, punter, placekicker. Teams Bucknell University, Green Bay Packers. Bucknell Athletics Hall of Fame 1979. College Football Hall of Fame 1971. Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1972. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1964. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1951.

Carl Hubbell

Real/Birth Name:
Carl Owen Hubbell
Nickname(s):
The Meal Ticket
King Carl
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Known for screwball pitch. Team New York Giants. Director of player development for 35 years. Died from injuries in an auto accident. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1951. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1947. Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame 1986.

John Carradine

Real/Birth Name:
Richmond Reed Carradine
Also Known As:
Peter Richmond
John Peter Richmond
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Changed name to John Carradine in 1935. Many horror movies: Terror of the Wax Museum, Billy the Kid versus Dracula. Movies The Grapes of Wrath, Thank You, Mr. Moto. Hall of Great Western Performers 2003. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6240 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Roy Orbison

Real/Birth Name:
Roy Kelton Orbison
Also Known As:
Lefty Wilbury
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Only the Lonely, Blue Angel, It's Over, Oh Pretty Woman. Group The Traveling Wilburys. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987. Music City Walk of Fame 2006. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1989. Guitar Center RockWalk 1989. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1987. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. West Texas Walk of Fame 1989. Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum 2014. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2017. The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of The Traveling Wilburys.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1750 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 29 January 2010.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Sylvester

Real/Birth Name:
Sylvester James
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
41
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Disco and soul singer and drag performer. Died of complications from AIDS. Song You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real). Dance Music Hall of Fame 2005.
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