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People Who Died in the Year 1988 (56 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

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

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.

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

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 the Navy Cross.

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Medal of Honor as a member of
Idaho Aviation Hall of Fame 2012 as a member of
United States Naval Aviation Hall of Honor 1994 as a member of

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

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

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Kennedy Center Honors 1985 as a member of
Songwriters Hall of Fame 1972 as a member of
Theater Hall of Fame as a member of

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

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Beale Street Brass Notes Walk of Fame as a member of
Blues Hall of Fame 1989 as a member of

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

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

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

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Grand Ole Opry as a member of

Lois Wilson

Real/Birth Name:
Lois Wilson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1922). Western silents.

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

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 400 mph barrier. Auto parts business for hot rod cars. Murdered, his wife was also killed.

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Ted Kluszewski

Real/Birth Name:
Theodore Bernard Kluszewski
Nickname(s):
Big Klu
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First base. teams Cincinnati Reds, Cincinnati Redlegs, Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago White Sox, Los Angeles Angels

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

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

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of
SoulMusic Hall of Fame as a member of

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.

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Beale Street Brass Notes Walk of Fame as a member of
Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1997 as a member of
Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2015 as a member of
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1992 as a member of
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of

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.

Frederick Patterson

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Douglass Patterson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary Pathology. President of Tuskegee Institute. Founder of the United Negro College Fund.

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

New Rochelle Walk of Fame as a member of
Presidential Medal of Freedom 1987 as a member of

Tommy Thomas

Real/Birth Name:
Alphonse Thomas
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams Chicago White Sox, Washington Senators, Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Browns, Boston Red Sox

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

ABCA Hall of Fame 2006 as a member of
International League Hall of Fame 1948 as a member of
National College Baseball Hall of Fame 2016 as a member of

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.)

Chet Baker

Real/Birth Name:
Chesney Henry Baker Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Trumpet and flugelhorn. Apparently fell from his second story hotel room window. Subject of movie Born to Be Blue

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1987 as a member of
DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1989 as a member of
Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame 1991 as a member of

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

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

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Congressional Gold Medal 1982 as a member of
Presidential Medal of Freedom 1984 as a member of
Texas Trail of Fame 2003 as a member of

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. First as a player as a coach.

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame 2005 as a member of
Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Hall of Fame 2002 as a member of
College Football Hall of Fame 1959 as a member of
College Football Hall of Fame 1993 as a member of
Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1965 as a member of
Georgia Tech Athletics Hall of Fame 1967 as a member of
Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1976 as a member of
TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Hall of Fame 1989 as a member of
Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame 1966 as a member of
University of Tennessee Athletics Hall of Fame 2016 as a member of

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.

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.

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2012 as a member of

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.

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1996 as a member of

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
first cousin once removed 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.

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

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

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Georgia Music Hall of Fame 2010 as a member of
International Guitar Hall of Fame as a member of
Steel Guitar Hall of Fame 1987 as a member of

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:

Cosmonaut.

Space Missions:

Soyuz TM-3 - Return only
Soyuz TM-4 - Launch only

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:

Team University of Wisconsin as fullback. Team Baltimore Colts

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

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.

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Presidential Medal of Freedom 1970 as a member of

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

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1966 as a member of
Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Honor 2017 as a member of
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1964 as a member of

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

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.

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Theater Hall of Fame as a member of

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:
Height:
4 feet 2 inches (127 cm)

Brief Facts:

Movie The Wizard of Oz. Member of The Munchkins. Movies The Incredible Shrinking Man, High Plains Drifter. Role of Mayor McCheese for McDonalds ads.

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

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Bucknell Athletics Hall of Fame 1979 as a member of
College Football Hall of Fame 1971 as a member of
Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1972 as a member of
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1964 as a member of
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1951 as a member of

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.

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1951 as a member of
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1947 as a member of
Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame 1986 as a member of

John Carradine

Real/Birth Name:
Richmond Reed Carradine
Also Known As:
Peter Richmond
John Peter Richmond
Gender:
Male
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82
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Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
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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

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Hall of Great Western Performers 2003 as a member of

Roy Orbison

Real/Birth Name:
Roy Kelton Orbison
Also Known As:
Lefty Wilbury
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Male
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Age at Death:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
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Songs Only the Lonely, Blue Angel, It's Over, Oh Pretty Woman. Group The Traveling Wilburys

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Guitar Center RockWalk 1989 as a member of
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of
Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2017 as a member of
Music City Walk of Fame 2006 as a member of
Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum 2014 as a member of
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1987 as a member of
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987 as a member of
Rockabilly Hall of Fame as a member of
Songwriters Hall of Fame 1989 as a member of
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of
West Texas Walk of Fame 1989 as a member of

Sylvester

Real/Birth Name:
Sylvester James
Gender:
Male
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Age at Death:
41
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
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Disco and soul singer and drag performer. Died of complications from AIDS. Song You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Dance Music Hall of Fame 2005 as a member of

Julanne Johnston

Real/Birth Name:
Julanne Johnston
Gender:
Female
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Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
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Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1924). Movie The Thief of Bagdad
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