People Who Died in the Year 1993 (84 found): Names Only

DJ Subroc
rapper, dj, accident, vehicle crash

Real/Birth Name:
Dingilizwe Dumile
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
20 or 21

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Member of KMD. Killed in a car accident, struck as he tried to cross the Long Island Expressway.

Phyllis Hill
actor, soap

Real/Birth Name:
Helen Phyllis Hill
Also Known As:
Phyllis Hill Overton
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Frank Overton, until his earlier death.
Younger than Frank Overton by 2 years.
ex-wife of
Younger than José Ferrer by 11 years.

Brief Facts:

TV series General Hospital

Dewey Weber
surfing, wrestling, business

Real/Birth Name:
David Earl Weber
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Surfing champion. Manufacturer of surfboards in Hermosa Beach, California.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dizzy Gillespie
musician, jazz

Real/Birth Name:
John Birks Gillespie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Trumpet player - his trumpet had a bent tube and the bell pointed upward.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7057 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 20 October 1995

Rudolf Nureyev
dancer, choreographer, AIDS

Real/Birth Name:
Rudolf Khametovich Nureyev
Also Known As:
Рудо́льф Хаме́тович Нуре́ев
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Born on a Trans-Siberian train. Defected from the Soviet Union to the West in 1961.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Legacy Walk 2015.

Henry Iba
basketball, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Henry Payne Iba
Nickname(s):
Hank
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

College team Westminster College. Coached team Oklahoma State University and Olympic teams 1964 and 1968.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Sammy Cahn
lyricist, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Cohen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Love and Marriage, High Hopes, Three Coins in the Fountain. With James Van Heusen, songs Love and Marriage, My Kind of Town, High Hopes, All the Way

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6540 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 2 February 1990

Glenn Corbett
soap, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Glenn Edwin Rothenburg
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Shenandoah. TV series Dallas, The Road West, Route 66. Lung cancer.

Audrey Hepburn
actor, model, Broadway, Tony Award

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

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Mel Ferrer by 11 years.
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Breakfast at Tiffany's, My Fair Lady, Wait Until Dark, The Nun's Story, Sabrina, Charade, The Unforgiven, Roman Holiday. Tony Award for Broadway play Ondine. Also play Gigi

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1652 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry

Thomas A. Dorsey
musician, singer, blues, composer, gospel, Founder

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Andrew Dorsey
Also Known As:
Georgia Tom
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Considered the founder of "black gospel" church music. Composer of songs Peace in the Valley, Take My Hand, Precious Lord

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Thurgood Marshall
judge, lawyer

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

Brief Facts:

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

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

André the Giant
wrestling

Real/Birth Name:
André René Roussimoff
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:
Height:
7 feet 4 inches (223.52 cm)

Brief Facts:

Largest WWF wrestler, billed height was 7' 4", weight 520 lbs. Actual height was probably less. Movie The Princess Bride

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Arthur Ashe
tennis, AIDS

Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Robert Ashe Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Professional tennis player, first African-American male champion, winning Wimbledon in 1975. Died of AIDS-related pneumonia. He and his doctors believed he contracted the virus from blood transfusions he received during his second heart surgery.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Kerry Von Erich
wrestling, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Kerry Gene Adkisson
Also Known As:
The Modern Day Warrior
The Texas Tornado
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
33, 15 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Chris Von Erich by 9 years.
son of
father of
older brother of
Older than Mike Von Erich by 4 years.

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Four-time WCWA World Heavyweight Champion, one-time NWA World Heavyweight Champion, one-time WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion. Footamputated after motorcycle accident, continued to wrestle.Suicide by gunshot to the heart.

Phillip Terry
actor, aviator

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Henry Kormann
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 12 days before his 84th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Joan Crawford by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Lost Weekend, Born to Kill, To Each His Own

Lillian Gish
actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Lillian Diana de Guiche
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
99
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Dorothy Gish by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie Duel in the Sun

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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

Ruby Keeler
actor, singer, dancer

Real/Birth Name:
Ethel Hilda Keeler
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Al Jolson by 24 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie Gold Diggers of 1933

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6730 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 138 S. Palm Canyon Drive, ceremony date: 26 February 1992

Billy Eckstine
musician, jazz, singer, bandleader

Real/Birth Name:
William Clarence Eckstein
Nickname(s):
Mr. B.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Prisoner of Love, My Foolish Heart, I Apologize

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6638 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Don Barksdale
basketball

Real/Birth Name:
Donld Argee Barksdale
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69, 23 days before his 70th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Forward / center. Olympic Gold Medal 1948, the first African American on the US Olympic basketball team. Teams UCLA, Oakland Bittners, Oakland Blue n' Gold Atlas, Baltimore Bullets, Boston Celtics

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bob Crosby
bandleader, singer, actor

Real/Birth Name:
George Robert Crosby
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Bing Crosby by 10 years.
great uncle of
uncle of
uncle of
uncle of
uncle of
uncle of
uncle of
uncle of

Brief Facts:

Leader of the band The Bob Crosby Orchestra and Bobcats. Movie The Five Pennies

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6313 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6252 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Helen Hayes
actor, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Helen Hayes Brown
Nickname(s):
First Lady of the Theater
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Herbie Rides Again, Airport. First actress to win an Oscar in movie The Sin of Madelon Claude. Winner of Tony Award for Broadway plays Happy Birthday, Time Remembered. Also Oscar and Emmy awards.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6258 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6549 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio

Robert Rushworth
aviator, military, engineer, X-15

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Aitken Rushworth
Also Known As:
Robert A. Rushworth
Nickname(s):
Bob
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fighter pilot, test pilot. Flew the X-15. On June 27, 1963, he flew the X-15 to an altitude above 50 miles, thereby qualifying as an astronaut according to the United States definition, not the international definition.

Space Missions:

X-15
Multiple flights by a rocket-powered aircraft. Some qualified by the US Air Force for an Astronaut Medal, exceeding 50 miles altitude.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Roy Riegels
football

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

Brief Facts:

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

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Alan Kulwicki
auto racing, accident, air crash, NASCAR

Real/Birth Name:
Alan Dennis Kulwicki
Nickname(s):
Special K
Polish Prince
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

NASCAR Winston Cup driver.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Infante Juan of Spain, Count of Barcelona
royalty

Real/Birth Name:
Juan Carlos Teresa Silverio Alfonso de Borbón y Battenberg
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

second cousin twice removed of
son of
second cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin of
grandfather of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin twice removed of
father of
great grandson of
grand nephew of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin twice removed of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin of
second cousin of
second cousin twice removed of
great grandson of
great grandson of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of
grand nephew of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin of
second cousin twice removed of
grandson of
second cousin of
second cousin of
grand nephew of
grand nephew of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin of
first cousin once removed of
grand nephew of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of
grandson of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
great grandson of
son of
second cousin twice removed of
grand nephew of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

His son became King of Spain.

Pinky Lee
actor, comedy

Real/Birth Name:
Pincus Leff
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85, 29 days before his 86th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Host of TV show The Pinky Lee Show

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6201 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Red Allen
singer, musician, bluegrass, country

Real/Birth Name:
Harley Allen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

High "mountain" voice. Guitarist. Band Blue Ridge Mountain Boys

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Marian Anderson
singer, opera, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Marian Anderson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Opera contralto. The first African-American to sing at the Metropolitan Opera on January 7, 1955.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6262 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Wallace Stegner
writer, accident, activist, vehicle crash

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

Brief Facts:

Environmental activist. Won Pulitzer Prize for book (novel) Angle of Repose. Died after a car accident on March 28.

David Koresh
religion, accused

Real/Birth Name:
Vernon Wayne Howell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
33
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Leader of the Branch Davidians. Died in raid by FBI at Waco.

Cantinflas
actor

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

Brief Facts:

Movie Around the World in Eighty Days

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6438 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry, ceremony date: 10 October 1980

Ben Schwartzwalder
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Floyd Benjamin Schwartzwalder
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, team Syracuse University

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Julio Gallo
business, accident, winery, vehicle crash, Founder

Real/Birth Name:
Julio Robert Gallo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Ernest Gallo by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Italian-American. With his brother, founder of E. & J. Gallo Wineries. Died in a car accident when his Jeep went off the road on his property in 1993.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Mary Philbin
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Mary L. Philbin
Nickname(s):
Baby
Little Mary
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of WAMPAS Baby Stars (1922). Movies The Phantom of the Opera (1925), Merry-Go-Round, The Man Who Laughs, Drums of Love

Bill Wallace
football

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

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Sun Ra
musician, jazz, composer, bandleader, poet

Real/Birth Name:
Herman Poole Blount
Also Known As:
Le Sony'r Ra
Nickname(s):
Sonny
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79, 8 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Also a philosopher. Claimed to be from Saturn at one point.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Norton Simon
business, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Norton Winfred Simon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Jennifer Jones, until he died.
Older than Jennifer Jones by 12 years.

Brief Facts:

The Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena is named for him, donated by him.

Johnny Mize
baseball, coach, sports analyst

Real/Birth Name:
John Robert Mize
Nickname(s):
Big Jawn
The Big Cat
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First base. Teams St. Louis Cardinals, New York Giants, New York Yankees

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Conway Twitty
singer, country

Real/Birth Name:
Harold Lloyd Jenkins
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man, Hello Darlin', Danny Boy

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Alexis Smith
soap, actor, dancer, ballet, singer, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Margaret Alexis Fitzsimmons Smith
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72, 1 day after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Canadian. Ballet dancer. Movies The Young Philadelphians, The Age of Innocence, Night and Day. TV series Dallas

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Deke Slayton
space, aviator

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Kent Slayton
Also Known As:
Donald Slayton
Nickname(s):
Deke
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:

Test pilot and astronaut. Apollo-Soyuz docking.

Space Missions:

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ena Gregory
actor, singer, dancer, western

Real/Birth Name:
Ena J. Gregory
Also Known As:
Marian Douglas
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1925). Movies The Calgary Stampede (1925), Blazing Days (1927), Sioux Blood (1929). Movies (using name Marian Douglas) The Shepherd of the Hills, Twisted Tales (1931), Aloha (1931), Beach Pajamas (1931.)

Pat Nixon
First Lady

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.

Flora Bramley
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Flora Bramley
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1928). Movie College (1927)

Roy Campanella
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Roy Campanella
Nickname(s):
Campy
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:

Catcher. Teams Washington Elite Giants, Monterrey Sultans, Nashua Dodgers, Brooklyn Dodgers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Spanky McFarland
actor, model

Real/Birth Name:
George Robert Phillips McFarland
Also Known As:
George "Spanky" McFarland
Nickname(s):
Spanky
Buddy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie mini-comedies Our Gang

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7095 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry, ceremony date: 1 February 1994

Fred Gwynne
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Hubbard Gwynne
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66, 8 days before his 67th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 5 inches (195.58 cm)

Brief Facts:

TV shows Car 54, Where Are You?, The Munsters. Movies Pet Sematary, My Cousin Vinny, On the Waterfront, The Boy Who Could Fly

Don Drysdale
baseball, actor, sports analyst

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Scott Drysdale
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56, 20 days before his 57th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Ann Meyers, until he died.
Older than Ann Meyers by 18 years.

Brief Facts:

Pitcher for teams Brooklyn Dodgers, Los Angeles Dodgers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard (special), ceremony date: 20 June 2008 as a team member of Los Angeles Dodgers.

Anne Shirley
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Dawn Evelyeen Paris
Also Known As:
Dawn O'Day
Baby Dawn O'Day
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than John Payne by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Anne of Green Gables, Stella Dallas, Four Jacks and a Jill, Murder, My Sweet

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7018 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Will Rogers Jr.
actor, publisher, military, US Representative, politician, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
William Vann Rogers
Also Known As:
William Vann Rogers Jr.
Nickname(s):
Bill
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Jimmy Rogers by 3 years.
son of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Congressman from California 1943-44, left early to join the Army. Movies The Story of Will Rogers, Wild Heritage. Suicide by gunshot. Different middle name from his father, yet used "Jr.."

Davey Allison
auto racing, air crash, NASCAR

Real/Birth Name:
David Carl Allison
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
32
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

NASCAR driver. Crashed his helicopter at Talladega infield, died the next day.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Vince Foster
lawyer, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Vincent Walker Foster Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Law partner of Hillary Clinton and deputy counsel in the administration of president William Jefferson Clinton. Depressed over life in politics, he shot himself to death. Despite 3 official inquiries agreeing on his cause of death, conspiracy theorists doubt the suicide.

Nan Grey
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Eschal Loleet Grey Miller
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75, her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Frankie Laine, until she died.
Younger than Frankie Laine by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Sea Spoilers, Dracula's Daughter, Three Smart Girls

Matthew Ridgway
military

Real/Birth Name:
Matthew Bunker Ridgway
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
98
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

US Army General. Supreme Allied Commander, Europe for NATO. Directed the Korean War effort for the UN. Chief of Staff of the United States Army.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Milton Thompson
aviator, engineer, writer, X-15

Real/Birth Name:
Milton Orville Thompson
Nickname(s):
Milt
Ollie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Test pilot. Flew the X-15.

Space Missions:

X-15
Multiple flights by a rocket-powered aircraft. Some qualified by the US Air Force for an Astronaut Medal, exceeding 50 miles altitude.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Euronymous
musician, metal, murdered, Founder

Real/Birth Name:
Øystein Aarseth
Also Known As:
Destructor
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
25
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist, a founder of black metal band Mayhem. Stabbed to death.

Jean Carmen
actor, radio, Broadway, writer, director, producer, western

Real/Birth Name:
Jean Carmen
Also Known As:
Julia Thayer
Jean Carmen Dillow
Gender:
Female
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:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1934). Broadway play The Man Who Came to Dinner. Movie The Pawn. Movie serial The Painted Stallion

Roy Raymond
business, Founder

Real/Birth Name:
Roy Larson Raymond
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founder of Victoria's Secret. Ccommitted suicide by jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge.

Richard Jordan
actor, director, producer, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Anson Jordan Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Movies Lawman, Rooster Cogburn, Dune, Posse. TV series The Equalizer. Active stage actor, won Obie.

Hervé Villechaize
actor, little person, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Hervé Jean-Pierre Villechaize
Also Known As:
Herve Villechaize
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:
Height:
3 feet 11 inches (119.38 cm)

Brief Facts:

TV series Fantasy Island, known for quote "The plane! The plane!" in the role of Tattoo. Movie The Man with the Golden Gun. Died of self-inflicted gunshot wound, because of constant increasing pain.

Granny Hamner
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Granville Wilbur Hamner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shortstop. Team Philadelphia Phillies. Minor league manager and relief pitcher.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Raymond Burr
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Raymond William Stacy Burr
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV shows Perry Mason, Ironside. Movie Airplane II: The Sequel

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6656 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Willie Mosconi
billiards, actor, writer

Real/Birth Name:
William Joseph Mosconi
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:

Movie Baltimore Bullet. Technical consultant and uncredited appearance for movie The Hustler

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

John Pennel
track

Real/Birth Name:
John Thomas Pennel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pole vaulter. In 1969, he set his fourth and final world record, 17-10¼ (5.44 m) in the pole vault.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jimmy Doolittle
military, aviator, hero

Real/Birth Name:
James Harold Doolittle
Nickname(s):
Jimmy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

In 1929 he was the first pilot to take off, fly and land an airplane using instruments alone. Commanded "Doolittle's Raiders" near the end of World War II.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Patricia Lake
radio, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Patricia Van Cleeve
Nickname(s):
Pachi
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Arthur Lake, until his earlier death.
Younger than Arthur Lake by 18 years.
daughter of
daughter of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Appeared as herself in documentaries. Voice of Blondie on radio show Blondie with her husband. Her will confirmed she was the secret child of Marion Davies and William Randolph Hearst. She was raised by Davies' sister.

Karl Henize
space, accident

Real/Birth Name:
Karl Gordon Henize
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66, 12 days before his 67th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name pronounced "hen-eyes." Astronomer and astronaut. Died climbing Mt. Everest of heart failure and pulmonary edema from high altitude.

Space Missions:

SpaceLab 2 (1985)
July 29. Aboard Challenger on mission STS-51-F.
STS-51-F
Shuttle Challenger, launched July 29, 1985

Duration: 7d 22h.

Agnes de Mille
dancer, actor, choreographer, Tony Award, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Agnes George de Mille
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88, 18 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Musical movie Oklahoma!

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Vincent Price
actor, writer, cook, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Vincent Leonard Price Jr.
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:
Height:
6 feet 4 inches (193.04 cm)

Brief Facts:

Movies The Ten Commandments, The Pit and the Pendulum, The Raven, The Masque of the Red Death, Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine. Broadway play Victoria Regina. TV series Hollywood Squares

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6201 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6501 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry
St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6509 Delmar Boulevard

Everett S. Dean
basketball, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Everett S. Dean
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Baseball and basketball coach, team Indiana University

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Earl Banks
football, coach, accident, vehicle crash

Real/Birth Name:
Earl C. Banks
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guard, teams University of Iowa, New York Yanks. Coach, team Morgan State College. Died in an auto crash.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

River Phoenix
actor, musician, activist, overdose

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

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Joaquin Phoenix by 4 years.
older brother of
Older than Liberty Phoenix by 5 years.
older brother of
Older than Rain Phoenix by 2 years.
older brother of
Older than Summer Phoenix by 8 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies I Love You to Death, The Mosquito Coast, Stand by Me, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, My Own Private Idaho. Drug overdose caused death by heart failure.

Dorothy Revier
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Dorothy Patricia Valerga
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1925). Movie The Iron Mask (1929). Revier was her first husband's last nam.

Heather Farr
golf

Real/Birth Name:
Heather Farr
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
28
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Died of breast cancer.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bill Bixby
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Wilfred Bailey Bixby
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show The Hulk

Anthony Burgess
writer, composer, educator, poet, critic

Real/Birth Name:
John Burgess Wilson
Also Known As:
John Anthony Burgess Wilson
Joseph Kell
Nickname(s):
Jack Wilson
Little Jack
Johnny Eagle
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name Anthony added at confirmation. Author, poet, playwright, composer, linguist, translator and critic. Book A Clockwork Orange

Garry Moore
tv

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Garrison Morfit
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Garry Moore Show, I've Got a Secret

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1718 Vine Street for contributions to radio
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1680 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Frank Zappa
musician, singer, composer, actor, director, writer, producer, Founder

Real/Birth Name:
Frank Vincent Zappa
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
52, 17 days before his 53rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
father of
father of
husband of
Gail Zappa, until he died.
Older than Gail Zappa by 4 years.
uncle of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Founded the group The Mothers of Invention, then on his own. Song Valley Girl with daughter Moon Zappa. Album Jazz from Hell won a Grammy Award.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Doug Hopkins
musician, composer, bassist, suicide, Founder

Real/Birth Name:
Douglas Owen Hopkins
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
32
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Co-founder, group Gin Blossom. Group The Chimeras. Guitar, bass guitar. Song Hey Jealousy. Suicide by gunshot to the head. Depression and alcoholism.

Don Ameche
actor

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

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Movie Cocoon

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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

Myrna Loy
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Myrna Adele Williams
Nickname(s):
Queen of Hollywood
Queen of the Movies
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Cheaper by the Dozen, The Thin Man, Another Thin Man, After the Thin Man, A Connecticut Yankee, The Great Ziegfeld. Role of Nora Charles

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6685 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Charizma
rapper, murdered

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Edward Hicks Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
20
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Worked with Peanut Butter Wolf. Album Big Shots released posthumously. Shot to death in a mugging.

Sam Wanamaker
actor, director, blacklist, opera, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Wattenmacker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Blacklisted in Hollywood due to his communist sympathies. Movies Superman IV: The Quest for Peace, The Aviator, Private Benjamin. Broadway play A Case of Libel. Appointed CBE in 1993. Directed opera Aida

Jeff Morrow
actor, Broadway, radio

Real/Birth Name:
Leslie Irving Morrow
Also Known As:
Irving Morrow
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86, 18 days before his 87th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Robe, This Island Earth, Copper Sky, The Creature Walks Among Us. Broadway Shakespeare plays Macbeth, Twelfth Night, Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night's Dreamacting as Irving Morrow. Radio show Dick Tracyin the role of Dick Tracy
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