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People Who Died in the Year 2001 (75 found): Names Only

DJ Threat

Real/Birth Name:
Jason George Campbell
Nickname(s):
The Turntable Assassin
Gender:
Male
Death Date:

Brief Facts:

Died in a motorcycle-car accident.

Ray Walston

Real/Birth Name:
Herman Walston
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86, 30 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Sting, Fast Times at Ridgemont High. TV series My Favorite Martian. Some say born in Laurel, Mississippi. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7070 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater; ceremony: 8 December 1995.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Nancy Parsons

Real/Birth Name:
Nancy Anne Parsons
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58, 12 days before her 59th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Role of Beulah Ballbricker in the movies Porky's, Porky's II: The Next Day, Porky's Revenge. Movie Steel Magnolias

Virginia O'Brien

Real/Birth Name:
Virginia Lee O'Brien
Nickname(s):
Miss Deadpan
Frozen Face
Miss Ice Glacier
Miss Red Hot Frozen Face
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Kirk Alyn by 8 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Du Barry Was a Lady, Ship Ahoy. Mayor of Wrightwood, California.

Al Waxman

Real/Birth Name:
Albert Samuel Waxman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Cagney & Lacey. Canada's Walk of Fame 2016.

Tommie Agee

Real/Birth Name:
Tommie Lee Agee
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center fielder. Teams Cleveland Indians, Chicago White Sox, New York Mets, Houston Astros, St. Louis Cardinals. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1998. Mobile Sports Hall of Fame 1992. Mobile Sports Hall of Fame 1993. New York Mets Hall of Fame 2002. American League Rookie of the Year Award 1966.

Al McGuire

Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Emanuel McGuire
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:

Coach, team Marquette University. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1995. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1992. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.

Gordon R. Dickson

Real/Birth Name:
Gordon Rupert Dickson
Nickname(s):
Gordie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Science fiction and fantasy fiction writer. Famed for his Dorsai (Childe Cycle) and Dragon Knight novels. Winner of 3 Hugo Awards and 1 Nebula Award. Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 2000.

J.J. Johnson

Real/Birth Name:
James Louis Johnson
Also Known As:
J. J. Johnson
Jay Jay Johnson
Nickname(s):
Jay
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 13 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Trombonist. Scored TV series Starsky & Hutch, Mike Hammer, The Six Million Dollar Man. Suicide by gunshot. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1988. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1988.

Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Real/Birth Name:
Anne Spencer Morrow
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The first American woman to earn a first-class glider pilot's license in 1930. Book Gift from the Sea. Advocate peace with Hitler, causing controversy, before the war. National Aviation Hall of Fame 1979. National Women's Hall of Fame 1996. Women in Aviation, International Pioneers Hall of Fame 1999. Aviation Hall of Fame of New Jersey 1997.

Dale Evans

Real/Birth Name:
Frances Octavia Smith
Also Known As:
Frances Fox
Marian Lee
Dale Evans Rogers
Nickname(s):
Queen of the West
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

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

Brief Facts:

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

Lewis Arquette

Real/Birth Name:
Lewis Michael Arquette
Also Known As:
Mursalin Arquette
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movie The China Syndrome, Out Cold

Dale Earnhardt

Real/Birth Name:
Ralph Dale Earnhardt
Also Known As:
Dale Earnhardt Sr.
Nickname(s):
Ironhead
Mr. Restrictor Plate
The Man in Black
The Intimidator
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

NASCAR driver. Died in a race car wreck at Daytona. International Motorsports Hall of Fame 2006. National Motorsports Press Association Hall of Fame 2001. NASCAR Hall of Fame 2010. Talladega Walk of Fame 1995. Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 2002. North Carolina Auto Racing Hall of Fame 2004. North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame 1994. Automotive Hall of Fame 2006. Daytona Beach Stock Car Racing Hall of Fame 2004.

Eddie Mathews

Real/Birth Name:
Edwin Lee Mathews
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Third baseman. Teams Boston/Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves, Houston Astros, Detroit Tigers. Braves Hall of Fame 1999. Milwaukee Brewers Walk of Fame 2007. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1978. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1976.

Mooseman

Real/Birth Name:
Lloyd Roberts
Gender:
Male
Death Date:

Brief Facts:

Bassist - group Body Count. Toured with Iggy Pop. Killed in a driveby shooting.

Morton Downey Jr.

Real/Birth Name:
Sean Morton Downey Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Movie Predator 2. Host of TV show Morton Downey Jr. Show controversial talk show. Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 101 S. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 10 October 1998.

Ann Sothern

Real/Birth Name:
Harriette Arlene Lake
Also Known As:
Harriet Lake
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than Robert Sterling by 7 or 8 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie A Letter to Three Wives. A series of movies on a character "Maisie." Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1612 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.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

John Phillips

Real/Birth Name:
John Edmund Andrew Phillips
Nickname(s):
Papa John
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
father of
ex-husband of
father of
ex-husband of
Older than Michelle Phillips by 8 years.
ex-husband of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Groups The Mamas & The Papas, The Journeymen. Songs California Dreamin', Monday, Monday, Dedicated to the One I Love Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of The Mamas & The Papas.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1998 as a member of The Mamas & The Papas.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2000 as a member of The Mamas & The Papas.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 136 N. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 15 November 1996.

William Hanna

Real/Birth Name:
William Denby Hanna
Also Known As:
Bill Hanna
Gender:
Male
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:

Group Hanna-Barberra. Famous cartoons Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!, The Jetsons and many more. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2001. Television Hall of Fame 1993.

Jennifer Syme

Real/Birth Name:
Jennifer Maria Syme
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
28
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Lost Highway in role of Junkie Girl. Died in a car crash.

Brother Theodore

Real/Birth Name:
Theodore Gottlieb
Also Known As:
Theodore Gottlieb
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The 'Burbs, The Hobbit (1977)

Willie Stargell

Real/Birth Name:
Wilver Dornel Stargell
Also Known As:
Wilver Stargell
Nickname(s):
Pops
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61, 34 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Pittsburgh Pirates. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1988. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1989. Roberto Clemente Award 1974. Babe Ruth Award 1979. Hutch Award 1978. Lou Gehrig Memorial Award 1974. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1979.

Harold Abeles

Real/Birth Name:
Harold A. Abeles
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Entertainment attorney.

Joey Ramone

Real/Birth Name:
Jeffry Ross Hyman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
49, 34 days before his 50th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group Ramones. Song I Wanna be Sedated. Died in 2001 of lymphatic cancer. Long Island Music Hall of Fame. Guitar Center RockWalk 1996 as a member of Ramones.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2002 as a member of Ramones.

David M. Walker

Real/Birth Name:
David Mathieson Walker
Nickname(s):
Dave
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56, 27 days before his 57th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Test pilot. Astronaut. Missions: STS-51-A, STS-30, STS-53, STS-69. Died from cancer.

Chandra Levy

Real/Birth Name:
Chandra Ann Levy
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
24, 17 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Disappeared when she went for a walk in a park. Media and others cast suspicion on Gary Condit - apparently unfounded. 2009 a prisoner was implicated.

Happy Hairston

Real/Birth Name:
Harold Hairston
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58, 30 days before his 59th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Basketball teams Los Angeles Lakers, Cincinnati Royals as a forward.

Smokey Yunick

Real/Birth Name:
Smokey Yunick
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 16 days before his 78th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Auto mechanic involved in auto racing. A pilot during World War II. International Motorsports Hall of Fame 1990. National Motorsports Press Association Hall of Fame 1984. Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 2000. Daytona Beach Stock Car Racing Hall of Fame 1997.

Douglas Adams

Real/Birth Name:
Douglas Noel Adams
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wrote sci-fi book(s) and TV series The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy

Perry Como

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

Brief Facts:

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

Jason Miller

Real/Birth Name:
John Anthony Miller Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62, 21 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
father of
ex-husband of
Older than Linda Miller by 3 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Sue Bernard by 8 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movie The Exorcist. Won a Pulitzer Prize and a Tony Award for his 1973 Broadway play That Championship Season

Ralph H. Miller

Real/Birth Name:
Ralph H. Miller
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

At team University of Kansas won 3 letters in both football and basketball. Coach teams University of Wichita, University of Iowa, Oregon State University. Henry Iba Award 1981. Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 1975. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1988. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006. Pac-12 Men's Basketball Hall of Honor 2006. National High School Hall of Fame 1989.

Patricia Hilliard Robertson

Real/Birth Name:
Patricia Consolatrix Hilliard
Also Known As:
Patricia Consolatrix Hilliard Robertson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Medical doctor, astronaut. Died of injuries from a private plane crash.

Anne Haney

Real/Birth Name:
Anne Ryan Thomas
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Osterman Weekend, Mrs. Doubtfire, role as the social worker. TV series L.A. Law

Rockets Redglare

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Morra
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
52, 20 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Desparately Seeking Susan, Big, Talk Radio, Dreamland. Usually small roles. Bodyguard for the band Sex Pistols. Comedy routine with Steve Buscemi

Arlene Francis

Real/Birth Name:
Arline Francis Kazanjian
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Murders in the Rue Morgue. Host of TV show The Arlene Francis Show. Game TV shows participant including What's My Line?. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1982. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6432 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 1734 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Hank Ketcham

Real/Birth Name:
Henry King Ketcham
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cartoon Dennis the Menace. Movie Dennis the Menace

Anthony Quinn

Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Rudolph Oaxaca Quinn
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Revenge, Zorba the Greek, Hercules and the Amazon Women, The Guns of Navarone, Lawrence of Arabia. Son of an Irish father and Mexican mother. Cecil B DeMille Award 1987. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6251 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

John Hartford

Real/Birth Name:
John Cowan Harford
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Banjo, guitar, fiddle, mandolin. A 't' was added to his name when suggested by Chet Atkins. Song Gentle on My Mind for Glen Campbell. TV show Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour. Comedy songs. A riverboat pilot. International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame 2010. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6638 Delmar Boulevard.

Imogene Coca

Real/Birth Name:
Emogeane Coca
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show Your Show of Shows. Broadway play On the Twentieth Century. Broadway musical revue New Faces of 1936. Movies Under the Yum Yum Tree, Rabbit Test, Vacation. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6256 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

John McKay

Real/Birth Name:
John Harvey McKay
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 25 days before his 78th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Head coach, teams University of Southern California, Tampa Bay Buccaneers. College Football Hall of Fame 1988. Los Angeles Memorial Coloseum Court of Honors 2001. Rose Bowl Hall of Fame 1991. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ring of Honor 2010. Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award 1962. Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award 1972.

Timothy McVeigh

Real/Birth Name:
Timothy James McVeigh
Nickname(s):
Tim
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
33
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Executed by lethal injection for bombing the Federal building in Oklahoma City. Decorated serviceman in the Gulf War.

Carroll O'Connor

Real/Birth Name:
John Carroll O'Connor
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series All in the Family, Archie Bunker's Place in role of Archie Bunker. TV series In the Heat of the Night. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1997. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1997. Television Hall of Fame 1989. Movie Return to Me Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 17 March 2000.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

John Lee Hooker

Real/Birth Name:
John Lee Hooker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Birth year may be 1912. Songs Boogie Chillen', Crawling King Snake, Dimples, Boom Boom, One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer, I’m in the Mood. Blues Hall of Fame 1980. Guitar Center RockWalk 1989. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1991. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2016. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 11 September 1997.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Corinne Calvet

Real/Birth Name:
Corinne Dibos
Gender:
Female
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:

Her father invented Pyrex. Movies Peking Express, The Far Country

Jack Lemmon

Real/Birth Name:
John Uhler Lemmon III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Felicia Farr, until he died.
Older than Felicia Farr by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Out to Sea, The Apartment, Some Like It Hot, Grumpy Old Men, Grumpier Old Men, The China Syndrome, Days of Wine and Roses, Irma la Douce, The Fortune Cookie, Good Neighbor Sam, Save the Tiger, Bell, Book and Candle, Mister Roberts. TV series The Odd Couple. Kennedy Center Honors 1996. Cecil B DeMille Award 1991. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6357 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Chet Atkins

Real/Birth Name:
Chester Burton Atkins
Also Known As:
Mister Guitar
The Country Gentleman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 10 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Highly respected guitarist and producer. Album The Essential Chet Atkins. Song Jam Man. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2002. Country Music Hall of Fame 1973. Guitar Center RockWalk 1997. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1995. Grand Ole Opry. Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum 2009. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Atlanta Country Music Hall of Fame 1999. Scandinavian-American Hall of Fame 1994.

Ernie K-Doe

Real/Birth Name:
Ernest Kador Jr.
Nickname(s):
Emperor K-Doe
the Emperor of the Universe
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

New Orleans R&B singer. Song Mother-In-Law. Louisiana Music Hall of Fame.

E-Moneybags

Real/Birth Name:
Eric Smith
Also Known As:
E-Money Bags
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
31
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shot while sitting in his Lincoln Navigator. Recorded with other rappers: N.O.R.E. (formerly Noreaga) and Prodigy

Katharine Graham

Real/Birth Name:
Katharine Meyer
Also Known As:
Katharine Meyer Graham
Nickname(s):
Kay
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84, 31 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Publisher and owner of the Washington Post. Won Pulitzer Prize in 1998. Died from injuries when she fell while on a trip to Sun Valley Idaho. National Women's Hall of Fame 2002. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2002. U.S. Business Hall of Fame 1993.

Lorenzo Music

Real/Birth Name:
Gerald David Music
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Voice of Garfield the cat, in cartoons.

Billy Byrd

Real/Birth Name:
William Lewis Byrd
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Steel guitar. Session musician. Many years with Ernest Tubb in his band The Texas Troubadours

Maureen Reagan

Real/Birth Name:
Maureen Elizabeth Reagan
Nickname(s):
Mermie
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20

Relationships:

daughter of
by adoption sister of
Older than Michael Reagan by 4 years.
half-sister of
Older than Patti Davis by 11 years.
half-sister of
Older than Ron Reagan by 17 years.
daughter of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Specialists

Lou Boudreau

Real/Birth Name:
Louis Boudreau
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84, 24 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shortstop. Teams University of Illinois, Cleveland Indians, Boston Red Sox. Manager, teams Cleveland Indians, Boston Red Sox, Kansas City Athletics, Chicago Cubs. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. Cleveland Indians Hall of Fame 1954. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1970.

Flip Phillips

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Edward Filipelli
Gender:
Male
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:

Tenor saxophone and clarinet.

Jane Greer

Real/Birth Name:
Bette Jane Greer
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76, 16 days before her 77th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Rudy Vallee by 23 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie Out of the Past. TV show Twin Peaks Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1634 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Aaliyah

Real/Birth Name:
Aaliyah Dana Haughton
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
22
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Album I Care 4 You. Died in an airplane crash.

Cougnut

Real/Birth Name:
Ronald Fields
Also Known As:
Cougar Rebel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
33
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Died in a car accident.

Berry Berenson

Real/Birth Name:
Berinthia Berenson
Also Known As:
Berinthia Perkins
Berry Berenson Perkins
Nickname(s):
Berry
Gender:
Female
Death Date:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movie Cat People. Died when the Flight 11 plane crashed into the World Trade Center - she was a passenger.

Dorothy McGuire

Real/Birth Name:
Dorothy Hackett McGuire
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Old Yeller, The Greatest Story Ever Told, Three Coins in the Fountain Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6933 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Tank Younger

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Lawrence Younger
Also Known As:
Paul "Tank" Younger
Nickname(s):
Tank
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fullback and linebacker. Teams Grambling State University, Los Angeles Rams, Pittsburgh Steelers. Assistant general manager with team San Diego Chargers. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2010. College Football Hall of Fame 2000. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1973. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2003.

Abe Mickal

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

Brief Facts:

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

Lani O'Grady

Real/Birth Name:
Lanita Rose Agrati
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
46, 7 days before her 47th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger sister of
Younger than Don Grady by 10 years.

Brief Facts:

TV series Eight Is Enough, Days of Our Lives. Movie Massacre at Central High. Died of a drug overdose.

Gregory Hemingway

Real/Birth Name:
Gregory Hancock Hemingway
Also Known As:
Gloria Hemingway
Gregory H. Hemingway
Nickname(s):
Gig
Gigi
Gender:
Female (changed from) Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

was son of
became daughter of
was half-brother of
Younger than Jack Hemingway by 8 years.
became half-sister of
Younger than Jack Hemingway by 8 years.
was uncle of
became aunt of
was uncle of
became aunt of
was uncle of
became aunt of
was brother of
Younger than Patrick Hemingway by 3 years.
became sister of
Younger than Patrick Hemingway by 3 years.
was son of
became daughter of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Had electric shock therapy. Married 4 times. Had sex change surgery. Died in jail after arrest for indecent exposure.

Dagmar

Real/Birth Name:
Virginia Ruth Egnor
Also Known As:
Jenny Lewis
Jeanne Lewis
Nickname(s):
Ruthie
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

1950s TV show Broadway Open House. Busty comedienne who played a "dumb blonde."

Jay Livingston

Real/Birth Name:
Jacob Harold Levison
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Shirley Mitchell, until he died.
Older than Shirley Mitchell by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Songs Mona Lisa, Buttons and Bows, Silver Bells, Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Que Sera, Sera). Duo Livingston & Evans. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1977. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: Livingston & Evans for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 12 January 1995.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: Livingston & Evans for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 12 January 1995.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Billy Vessels

Real/Birth Name:
Billy Vessels
Nickname(s):
Curly
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1952, team University of Oklahoma, as halfback. Team Baltimore Colts. College Football Hall of Fame 1974. Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame.

John Mitchum

Real/Birth Name:
John Newman Mitchum
Also Known As:
Jack Mitchum
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Robert Mitchum by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Dirty Harry, High Plains Drifter, Magnum Force, The Enforcer

Mary Kay Ash

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Kathlyn Wagner
Also Known As:
Mary Kay
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founder of Mary Kay cosmetics line. Gave pink Cadillacs to top sales people. U.S. Business Hall of Fame 1996. Texas Women's Hall of Fame 1986. Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame.

George Harrison

Real/Birth Name:
George Harold Harrison
Also Known As:
Nelson Wilbury
Spike Wilbury
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Pattie Boyd by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Member of the rock group The Beatles. Fascinated with Eastern religions. Stabbed by an attacker. Died of cancer. See also Tony Sheridan. Group The Traveling Wilburys. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2004. Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame 2002. 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.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of The Traveling Wilburys.
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: 14 April 2009.
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.

Doc Ball

Real/Birth Name:
John Heath Ball
Nickname(s):
Doc
Jack
Father of Surf Photography
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Famed surfer. Known for photography of surfing. Honored on Surfer's Walk of Fame 2003. Surfing Walk of Fame 1998.

Charles McClendon

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Youmans McClendon
Nickname(s):
Cholly Mac
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head coach of team at Louisiana State University. Amos Alonzo Stagg Award 1992. Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 1972. College Football Hall of Fame 1986. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 2003. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1982.

Dick Schaap

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Jay Schaap
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Sports news on NBC, ABC and ESPN. International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 2003. Nassau County Sports Hall of Fame 2002. National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 2001. NSMA Hall of Fame 2015.

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.

Hovie Lister

Real/Birth Name:
Hovie Franklin Lister
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Southern gospel. Founder of the group The Statesmen Quartet singing tenor. Southern Gospel Music Association Hall of Fame. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1986. Atlanta Country Music Hall of Fame 1989.
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