People Who Died in the Year 2013 (138 found): Names Only

Patti Page
singer, country, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Clara Ann Fowler
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Elmer Gantry. Songs Allegheny Moon, Old Cape Cod, (How Much Is That) Doggie in the Window?, Mockin' Bird Hill, You Belong to Me, Hush, Hush, Sweet Charlotte, Tennessee Waltz, which was chosen by Tennessee in 1965 as the state song.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6760 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Ned Wertimer
actor

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

Brief Facts:

TV series The Jeffersons. Movies Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, Mame, Santa Claus Conquers the Martians

Phil Everly
singer

Real/Birth Name:
Philip Everly
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73, 16 days before his 74th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Don Everly by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Group The Everly Brothers. Songs All I Have to Do Is Dream, Wake Up Little Susie, Bye Bye Love by Felice Bryant. Song ('Til) I Kissed You

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Everly Brothers.

Pete Elliott
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Peter R. Elliott
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:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Bump Elliott by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Head coach for teams University of Nebraska, University of California, University of Illinois, University of Miami

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Tony Lip
actor, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Frank Anthony Vallelonga
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Sopranos. Movies Donnie Brasco, Goodfellas, Lock Up, Innocent Blood, The Pope of Greenwich Village. Book Shut Up and Eat!

Huell Howser
tv, actor, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Huell Burnley Howser
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:

TV series California's Gold about travel in California, originating on station KCET in Los Angeles.

Conrad Bain
actor, soap, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Conrad Stafford Bain
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89, 21 days before his 90th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show Diff'rent Strokes, Maude, Mr. President. Movie Postcards from the Edge. Broadway plays The Iceman Cometh, Candide, Advise and Consent, An Enemy of the People, Uncle Vanya, On Borrowed Time

Abigail Van Buren
writer, columnist

Real/Birth Name:
Pauline Esther Friedman
Also Known As:
Pauline Phillips
Dear Abby
Nickname(s):
Popo
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:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Original writer advice column Dear Abby

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio

Stan Musial
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Stanley Frank Musial
Nickname(s):
Stan the Man
Gender:
Male
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:

Outfielder for team St. Louis Cardinals for 22 seasons, from 1941 through 1963.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6502 Delmar Boulevard

Patty Andrews
singer, educator

Real/Birth Name:
Patricia Marie Andrews
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94, 17 days before her 95th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger sister of
Younger than LaVerne Andrews by 6 years.
younger sister of
Younger than Maxene Andrews by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Member of The Andrews Sisters. Best known songs Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree, Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

A star at 6834 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Andrews Sisters.

Ed Koch
mayor, lawyer, tv, US Representative, writer, educator

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Irving Koch
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pronounced Kotch. Democrat. US Representative from 1969 to1977. Mayor of New York City from 1978 through 1989 for 3 terms. A judge on TV show The People's Court. Children's book Eddie, Harold's Little Brother

Robin Sachs
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Robin David Sachs
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61, 4 days before his 62nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Siân Phillips by 17 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Galaxy Quest, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Ocean's Eleven (2001). TV shows Babylon 5, Star Trek: Voyager, Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Reg Presley
singer, composer, Founder

Real/Birth Name:
Reginald Maurice Ball
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cofounder, group The Troggs, Troglodytes. Vocalist. Songs Wild Thing, Love Is All Around

Shadow Morton
composer, producer

Real/Birth Name:
George Francis Morton
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:

Songs Leader of the Pack, Remember (Walking in the Sand)

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Tim Dog
rapper

Real/Birth Name:
Timothy Blair
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Caused a "battle" between East Coast and Compton rappers with his albums Penicillin on Wax, Do or Die. Died from diabetes.

Tony Sheridan
musician, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Esmond Sheridan McGinnity
Nickname(s):
the Teacher
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Taught George Harrison to play guitar. Recorded song My Bonnie, with group The Beat Brothers, later the band is named The Beatles, in Hamburg.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007 as a group member of The Beatles.
London Avenue of Stars 2007 as a group member of The Beatles.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1988 as a group member of The Beatles.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2004 as a group member of The Beatles.
UK Music Hall of Fame 2004 as a group member of The Beatles.
A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Beatles.

Mindy McCready
singer, country, criminal, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Malinda Gayle McCready
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
37
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Guys Do It All the Time. Album Ten Thousand Angels. Sentenced to jail for probation violations after conviction on prescription fraud. Dispute over custody of her son. Suicide by gunshot.

Damon Harris
singer, R&B

Real/Birth Name:
Otis Robert Harris Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of The Temptations from 1971 to 1975.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of The Temptations.
NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame 1992 as a group member of The Temptations.
Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2013 as a group member of The Temptations.
Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2015 as a group member of The Temptations.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1989 as a group member of The Temptations.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame as a group member of The Temptations.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a group member of The Temptations.
A star at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Temptations.

Jerry Buss
business, basketball

Real/Birth Name:
Gerald Hatten Buss
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80, 22 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Majority owner of team Los Angeles Lakers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry, ceremony date: 30 October 2006

Magic Slim
blues, musician, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Morris Holt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group Magic Slim and the Teardrops

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dale Robertson
western, actor, boxing

Real/Birth Name:
Dayle Lymoine Robertson
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:

TV series Tales of Wells Fargo, Dallas, Iron Horse

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6500 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Van Cliburn
musician

Real/Birth Name:
Harvey Lavan Cliburn Jr.
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:

Classical pianist. Won the first quadrennial International Tchaikovsky Piano Competition in Moscow, at the height of the Cold War.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bonnie Franklin
actor, director, singer, dancer, soap

Real/Birth Name:
Bonnie Gail Franklin
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:
Height:
5 feet 3 inches (160.02 cm)

Brief Facts:

TV series One Day at a Time, The Young and the Restless, The Munsters Today

Magic
rapper, accident, vehicle crash

Real/Birth Name:
Awood Johnson
Also Known As:
Mr. Magic
Awood Magic Johnson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
37
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Albums White Eyes, Sky's the Limit Died in a car accident. Movie Hollywood Homicide

John D. Wilson
football, educator

Real/Birth Name:
John Delane Wilson
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:

President of Washington and Lee University. Rhodes Scholar. Team Michigan State Univerity, defensive back.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bobby Rogers
singer, Founder

Real/Birth Name:
Robert E. Rogers
Nickname(s):
B
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73, 12 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Founding member of group The Miracles

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2011 as a group member of The Miracles.
Michigan Rock and Roll Legends Hall of Fame as a group member of The Miracles.
Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2015 as a group member of The Miracles.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2012 as a group member of The Miracles.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame as a group member of The Miracles.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a group member of The Miracles.
A star at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Miracles.

Harry Reems
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Herbert Streicher
Also Known As:
Harry Reams
Harry Reemes
Bruce Gilchrist
Charles Lamont
Tim Long
Ned Reems
Dan Stryker
Herb Streecher
Herbert Streicher
Herb Streicher
Herb Stryker
Bob Walters
Nickname(s):
Herb
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:

Brief Facts:

Pornographic film Deep Trhroat

Virgil Trucks
baseball, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Virgil Oliver Trucks
Also Known As:
Fire Trucks
Nickname(s):
Fire
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95, 34 days before his 96th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher and coach. Teams Detroit Tigers, St. Louis Browns, Chicago White Sox, Kansas City Athletics, New York Yankees

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Richard Griffiths
actor, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Griffiths
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tony Award, Broadway play The History Boys. Movies Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear, Harry Potter and The Sorcerer's Stone, Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and The Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows: Part 1. Appointed OBE in the 2008 New Year Honours.

Phil Ramone
composer, producer, musician, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Philip Ramone
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Violinist and record, television and Broadway producer. Introduced optical surround sound for movies. Became a naturalized citizen of the US on December 14, 1953.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jack Pardee
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
John Perry Pardee
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76, 18 days before his 77th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker and fullback. Teams Texas A&M University, Los Angeles Rams, Washington Redskins. Coach for multiple leagues, teams Florida Blazers, Chicago Bears, Washington Redskins, San Diego Chargers, Houston Gamblers, University of Houston, Houston Oilers, Birmingham Barracudas

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Roger Ebert
writer, columnist, tv, critic

Real/Birth Name:
Roger Joseph Ebert
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name pronounced "EE-burt." Wrote script for movie Beyond the Valley of the Dolls. TV show Siskel & Ebert at the Movies. Won a Pulitzer Prize as a cinema critic, the first to do so. Columnist for newspaper Chicago Sun-Times

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6834 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry, ceremony date: 23 June 2005

Lilly Pulitzer
style, socialite, Founder

Real/Birth Name:
Lillian Lee McKim
Also Known As:
Lillian Pulitzer Rousseau
Lillian McKim Rousseau
Nickname(s):
Queen of Prep
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founder of a clothing firm, Lilly Pulitzer, Inc. Creator of the Lilly Shift dress.

Annette Funicello
actor, singer, dancer, producer, mouseketeer

Real/Birth Name:
Annette Joanne Funicello
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Beach Blanket Bingo, Beach Party, Muscle Beach Party, Bikini Beach with Frankie Avalon. A mousketeer for Disney's TV series The Mickey Mouse Club

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6834 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry, ceremony date: 14 September 1993

Margaret Thatcher
politician, British peer

Real/Birth Name:
Margaret Hilda Roberts
Also Known As:
Margaret Hilda Thatcher
Baroness Thatcher
Nickname(s):
Iron Lady
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Former prime minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. First female to hold the position. Member of Parliament 1959-1970. Education Secretary 1970-1974. Prime Minister 1979-1990.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jonathan Winters
actor, comedy, tv, kids, writer, painter

Real/Birth Name:
Jonathan Harshman Winters III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming, Viva Max!, Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mama's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feeling So Sad

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6290 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Maria Tallchief
dancer, ballet

Real/Birth Name:
Elizabeth Marie Tall Chief
Also Known As:
Elizabeth Maria Tallchief
Nickname(s):
Betty Marie
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than George Balanchine by 21 years.

Brief Facts:

Father was a Native American, an Osage. Changed her name professionally. Danced with the New York City Ballet. Danced in The Nutcracker in role of The Sugarplum Fairy

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Frosty Westering
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Forrest Westering
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head coach at teams Parsons College, Lea College, Pacific Lutheran University

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Richard LeParmentier
actor, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Richard LeParmentier
Also Known As:
Richard Parmentier
Richard le Parmentier
Gender:
Male
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:

Movies Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope, Octopussy, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Rollerball. TV series Capital City

Pat Summerall
football, sports analyst, tv

Real/Birth Name:
George Allen Summerall
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 24 days before his 83rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Placekicker for pro teams Detroit Lions, Chicago Cardinals, New York Giants

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Deanna Durbin
actor, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Edna Mae Durbin
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Musical One Hundred Men and a Girl. Oscar for movie Mad About Music. Movie Lady on a Train. Lived in France since the 1950s.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1724 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry

Richie Havens
musician, singer, actor, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Richard P. Havens
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist. Appeared at the Woodstock festival in 1969. In the original rock opera Tommy by group The Who. Song Here Comes the Sun

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1990 as a group member of The Who.
UK Music Hall of Fame 2005 as a group member of The Who.

George Jones
country, singer

Real/Birth Name:
George Glenn Jones
Also Known As:
Thumper Jones
Nickname(s):
The Possum
No Show Jones
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Tammy Wynette by 10 years.

Brief Facts:

Songs Why, Baby Why, I Was Country When Country Wasn't Cool, High-Tech Redneck, He Stopped Loving Her Today, We're Gonna Hold On. Nickname "No Show Jones" comes from excessive drinking problems he had - in 1979 he missed more than 50 concerts.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Mac Daddy
rapper, overdose

Real/Birth Name:
Chris Kelly
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
34
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Duo Kris Kross. Songs Jump, Rugrats Rap, Alright, Tonite's tha Night. Album Da Bomb. Died of a drug overdose.

Jeff Hanneman
musician, singer, metal, Founder

Real/Birth Name:
Jeffrey John Hanneman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Thrash metal vocalist and guitar player, co-founder of band Slayer. Song Eyes of the Insane. Died of liver failure, possibly due to a spider bite.

Mario Machado
tv, news, soccer, sports analyst, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Mario Jose de Souza Machado
Also Known As:
Mario J. Machado
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78, 12 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Chinese-American with Portuguese ancestry. Immigrated to the US in 1956. Became a US citizen in 1965. Movie RoboCop. Soccer commentator on TV.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jeanne Cooper
actor, soap

Real/Birth Name:
Wilma Jeanne Cooper
Also Known As:
Jeannie Cooper
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Soap TV series The Young and the Restless, Guiding Light, The Bold and the Beautiful. Movies Tomorrow Man, The Boston Strangler

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1777 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry, ceremony date: 20 August 1993

Dr. Joyce Brothers
writer, tv, radio, actor, columnist, psychologist, educator

Real/Birth Name:
Joyce Diane Bauer
Also Known As:
Joyce Brothers
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Spy Hard, Loaded Weapon 1. Frequent television guest. Column in magazine Good Housekeeping

Dick Trickle
auto racing, NASCAR, suicide, unusual name

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Trickle
Nickname(s):
White Knight
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:

Short track racer. More than an estimated 2,200 races, Trickle logged one million laps and is believed to have won over 1,200 feature races. Suicide by gunshot.

Ken Venturi
golf, sports analyst, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Kenneth Venturi
Nickname(s):
Kenny
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 2 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro golfer, US Open winner 1964. 35 years with CBS Sports.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 161 Waterford Circle, ceremony date: 15 May 2004

Steve Forrest
actor

Real/Birth Name:
William Forrest Andrews
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Dana Andrews by 15 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie Amazon Women on the Moon. TV series S.W.A.T.

Harry Schuh
football

Real/Birth Name:
Harry Frederick Schuh
Also Known As:
Harry F. Schuh
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tackle. Teams University of Memphis, Oakland Raiders, Los Angeles Rams, Green Bay Packers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ray Manzarek
musician, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Raymond Daniel Manczarek Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Keyboardist for group The Doors. Song Light My Fire

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of The Doors.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1993 as a group member of The Doors.
A star at 6901 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Doors.

Marvin Junior
singer, R&B

Real/Birth Name:
Marvin Junior
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group The Dells as lead baritone, lead vocals.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame 1992 as a group member of The Dells.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2004 as a group member of The Dells.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame as a group member of The Dells.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2004 as a group member of The Dells.

Jean Stapleton
actor, singer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Jeanne Murray
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

In role of Edith Bunker on the TV show All in the Family. Song Those Were the Days. Broadway musicals Bells Are Ringing, Damn Yankees, Funny Girl

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Deacon Jones (football & actor)
football, actor

Real/Birth Name:
David D. Jones
Also Known As:
Deacon Jones
Nickname(s):
Secretary of Defense
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Heaven Can Wait. Defensive left end for team Los Angeles Rams. Member of the Fearsome Foursome, his term for four defensive players. Coined the term "sack" for tacklling the quarterback.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Joey Covington
musician, vehicle crash, accident

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Edward Covington
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67, 23 days before his 68th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Drummer with the band Jefferson Airplane. Died in a car crash when he crashed into a retaining wall.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2014 as a group member of Jefferson Airplane.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1996 as a group member of Jefferson Airplane.

Esther Williams
actor, swimming, singer, sports analyst

Real/Birth Name:
Esther Jane Williams
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Ben Gage by 6 years.
wife of
Fernando Lamas, until his earlier death.
Younger than Fernando Lamas by 6 years.

Brief Facts:

Often in a swimming suit. Movies This Time for Keeps, Neptune's Daughter, Million Dollar Mermaid, Take Me Out to the Ballgame, Dangerous When Wet. Commentator for synchronized swimming at the 1984 Summer Olympics.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1560 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry

Bob Meistrell
surfing, business

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Meistrell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

twin brother of
Younger than Bill Meistrell by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Business Dive N' Surf in Redondo Beach, CA, also Body Glove.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

James Gandolfini
actor, producer, singer

Real/Birth Name:
James Joseph Gandolfini Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Sopranos. Movies Fallen, Zero Dark Thirty, The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3, Crimson Tide, The Man Who Wasn't There

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Slim Whitman
singer, country

Real/Birth Name:
Ottis Dewey Whitman Jr.
Nickname(s):
The Smiling Starduster
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Rose Marie, Indian Love Call, Secret Love. Albums sold through TV ads.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1709 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry

Bobby Bland
singer, musician, blues, gospel

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Calvin Bland
Also Known As:
Bobby "Blue" Bland
Blue Bland
Nickname(s):
Blue
The Lion of the Blues
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Vocalist and harmonica performer. Mixed gospel with blues and R&B. Songs Ain't Nothing You Can Do, Ain't No Love in the Heart of the City

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Justin Miller (baseball)
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Justin Mark Miller
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
35
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Team Toronto Blue Jays and a number of mior league teams. Known for extensive tattoos. Found dead at age 35.

Matt Osborne
wrestling, accident

Real/Birth Name:
Matthew Wade Osborne
Also Known As:
Doink The Clown
Big Josh
Matt Borne
Borne Again
Great Mustapha
Nickname(s):
Matt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55, 29 days before his 56th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Professional wrestler. Initiated the role of Doink the Clown. Death initially thought to be accidental, has been investigated as a murder.

Paul Jenkins
soap, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Paul R. Jenkins
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74, 32 days before his 75th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Waltons, M*A*S*H, Columbo, Lou Grant, Kojak, The Partridge Family, Starsky and Hutch, Dynasty

Douglas Engelbart
inventor, engineer

Real/Birth Name:
Douglas Carl Engelbart
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Electrical engineer. Invented the computer mouse, helped in creation of hypertext.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Joe Conley
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Joe Conley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Green Acres, The Beverly Hillbillies, The Waltons. Movie Cast Away

Cory Monteith
actor, accident, overdose

Real/Birth Name:
Cory Allan Michael Monteith
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
31
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show Glee. Movies Final Destination 3, Sisters & Brothers, Deck the Halls. Found dead in his hotel room in Vancouver. Cause of deat ruled alcohol and drug overdose.

Dennis Burkley
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Dennis Henry Burkeley
Also Known As:
Dennis Burkely
Nickname(s):
Big D
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

A tall heavy man, usually as a tough guy. Movies Eye of the Stalker, The First 9 1/2 Weeks, The Exonerated, Touch, Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot, Mask

Briony McRoberts
actor, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Briony McRoberts
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Pink Panther Strikes Again. TV series Mr. Palfrey of Westminster, High Road. Suspected suicide - died when hit by a tube train in London.

Helen Thomas
news, columnist, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Helen Amelia Thomas
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92, 14 days before her 93rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of the White House press corps. News and commentary with United Press International for 57 years. Received numerous awards and more than 30 honorary degrees.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dennis Farina
actor, accused, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Dennis Farina
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:

Movies Snatch, Out of Sight, Get Shorty, Saving Private Ryan, Reindeer Games. TV series Law & Order. Probation for trying to pass a handgun through security. On July 17, 2009, the judge in his case dismissed the charge and expunged it from his record. Former police officer.

JJ Cale
singer, musician, composer, blues, R&B

Real/Birth Name:
John Weldon Cale
Also Known As:
Johnny Cale}J.J. Cale
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Crazy Mama. Songs composed for others.

Lindy Boggs
politician, ambassador, US Representative

Real/Birth Name:
Marie Corinne Morrison Claiborne
Also Known As:
Marie Corinne Morrison Claiborne Boggs
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
97
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
wife of
Hale Boggs, until his earlier death.
Younger than Hale Boggs by 2 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Democrat. United States Ambassador to the Holy See, 1997 to 2001. US Representative from Louisiana, 1973- 1991, the first woman elected to Congress from Louisiana. Chair of the Democratic Party 1976.

Eileen Brennan
actor, singer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Verla Eileen Regina Brennen
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Sting, Clue, Murder by Death, Miss Congeniality 2: Armed & Fabulous. TV series Will & Grace, Private Benjamin, Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In. Broadway musical Hello, Dolly!

George Scott
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
George Charles Scott Jr.
Nickname(s):
Boomer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First baseman. Teams Boston Red Sox, Milwaukee Brewers, Kansas City Royals, New York Yankees

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Michael Ansara
actor, Broadway, producer, director

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Ansara
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Barbara Eden by 12 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, The Message. TV series Broken Arrow, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6666 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Dick Kazmaier
football

Real/Birth Name:
Richard William Kazmaier Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Princeton University as halfback. Did not go pro.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Gail Kobe
producer, actor, soap, model

Real/Birth Name:
Gabriella Kieliszewski
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:

Brief Facts:

TV series Guiding Light, The Bold and the Beautiful, Peyton Place. Movie The Ten Commandments

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 255 S. Palm Canyon Drive, ceremony date: 30 March 2008

Art Donovan
football

Real/Birth Name:
Artthur James Donovan Jr.
Nickname(s):
The Bulldog
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle. Teams New York Yanks, Dallas Texans, Baltimore Colts

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Margaret Pellegrini
actor, little person

Real/Birth Name:
Margaret Williams
Also Known As:
Margaret Williams Pellegrini
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Was 3' 5" tall in 1939. Movie The Wizard of Oz as a member of The Munchkins. Uncredited. Role of Sleepyhead

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

A star at 6915 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry as a group member of The Munchkins.

Barbara Mertz
writer

Real/Birth Name:
Barbara Louise Gross
Also Known As:
Barbara Michaels
Elizabeth Peters
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Mystery and suspense novels. Earned a PhD in Egyptology at age 23.

Jack Clement
composer, producer, country, folk, singer, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Jack Henderson Clement
Also Known As:
Cowboy Jack Clement
"Cowboy" Jack Clement
Nickname(s):
Cowboy
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:

Brief Facts:

Steel guitar. Songs Ballad of a Teenage Queen, Everybody Loves a Nut

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Karen Black
actor, singer, composer, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Karen Blanche Ziegler
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than L.M. Kit Carson by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Five Easy Pieces, Airport 1975, Children of the Corn, Capricorn One, Easy Rider, Nashville, The Great Gatsby

Haji
actor, dancer, burlesque

Real/Birth Name:
Barbarella Catton
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Go-go dancer. Left school before finishing the sixth grade and began stripping at age 14. Movies Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!, Supervixens, Motor Psycho, Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, Killer Drag Queens on Dope

Eydie Gormé
singer, actor, tv

Real/Birth Name:
Edith Gormezano
Also Known As:
Eydie Gorme
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84, 6 days before her 85th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
wife of
Steve Lawrence, until she died.
Older than Steve Lawrence by 6 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Duo Steve and Eydie, Eydie Gormé & Steve Lawrence. Song Blame It on the Bossa Nova. TV show The Steve Lawrence-Eydie Gorme Show

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Gaming Hall of Fame 1999 as a group member of Steve and Eydie.
A star at 1541 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 20 September 1977 as a group member of Eydie Gormé & Steve Lawrence.

Gia Allemand
model, actor, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Gia Allemand
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
29
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Reality TV shows The Bachelor: On the Wings of Love, Bachelor Pad.. Suicide by hanging.

August Schellenberg
actor

Real/Birth Name:
August Werner Schellenberg
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 21 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The New World, Free Willy, Eight Below, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, Crazy Horse. Swiss-German and Mohawk) ancestry. Role of Sitting Bull in three productions.

Elmore Leonard
writer

Real/Birth Name:
Elmore John Leonard Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Novel and film Get Shorty

Marian McPartland
musician, jazz, composer, writer, radio

Real/Birth Name:
Margaret Marian Turner
Gender:
Female
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:

Radio program Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz. Appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2010 New Year Honours.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

C. Gordon Fullerton
space, aviator

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Gordon Fullerton
Also Known As:
Charles Fullerton
Gordon Fullerton
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Air Force test pilot and NASA astronaut. SpaceLab 2 mission.

Space Missions:

SpaceLab 2 (1985)
July 29. Aboard Challenger on mission STS-51-F.
STS-3
Shuttle Columbia, launched March 22, 1982

Duration: 8d 0h.
STS-51-F
Shuttle Challenger, launched July 29, 1985

Duration: 7d 22h.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Julie Harris
soap, actor, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Julia Ann Harris
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won five Tony Awards for best actress in a play, plus a sixth as a lifetime achievement award. Broadway plays I Am a Camera, The Belle of Amherst, The Member of the Wedding, The Lark, Forty Carats, The Last of Mrs. Lincoln. TV series Knots Landing. Movies East of Eden, Gorillas in the Mist

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Gerard Murphy
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Eamon Gerard Murphy
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:

Movies Waterworld, Batman Begins

Zelmo Beaty
basketball, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Zelmo Beaty
Nickname(s):
Big Z
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 9 inches (205.74 cm)

Brief Facts:

Pronounced BAY-tee. Center. Teams Prairie View A&M University, St. Louis / Atlanta Hawks, Utah Stars, Los Angeles Lakers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

David Frost
tv, news, knighted, writer

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

Relationships:

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

Brief Facts:

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

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Frederik Pohl
writer

Real/Birth Name:
Frederik George Pohl Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Science fiction author. Novels Wolfbane, Star Child, Rogue Star, The World at the End of Time

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Cal Worthington
business

Real/Birth Name:
Calvin Coolidge Worthington
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Famed for his amusing TV commercials for his auto dealerships in Los Angeles and other western locations.

Susan Fitzgerald
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Susan Mary Theresa FitzGerald
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Angela's Ashes

Prince Jazzbo
reggae music, producer, dj

Real/Birth Name:
Linval Roy Carter
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62, 8 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Performer, producer, dancehall DJ.

Frank Tripucka
football

Real/Birth Name:
Francis Joseph Tripucka
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams University of Notre Dame, Detroit Lions, Chicago Cardinals, Dallas Texans, Ottawa Rough Riders, Denver Broncos, Saskatchewan Roughriders

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ray Dolby
inventor, scientist, engineer

Real/Birth Name:
Ray Milton Dolby
Also Known As:
Dr. Dolby
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:

Engineer and physicist. Inventor of sound technology for theaters. Awarded an honorary OBE, Order of Officer of the British Empire, by Queen Elizabeth II in 1987.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry, ceremony date: 22 January 2015

Rick Casares
football

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Jose Casares
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fullback. Teams University of Florida, Chicago Bears, Washington Redskins, Miami Dolphins

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Marvin Rainwater
country, singer, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Marvin Karlton Rainwater
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Country and rockabilly performer. 25 percent Cherokee. Songs Gonna Find Me a Bluebird, Whole Lotta Woman

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ken Norton
boxing, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Kenneth Howard Norton
Nickname(s):
The Black Hercules
The Jaw Breaker
The Fighting Marine
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Broke Muhammad Ali's jaw in their first match. Movie Mandingo

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Marta Heflin
actor, singer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Marta Michelle Heflin
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Movie and Broadway play Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean. Movies A Perfect Couple, A Star Is Born (1976). Broadway musicals Fiddler on the Roof, Hair, Jesus Christ Superstar

Amidou
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Hamidou Benmessaoud
Also Known As:
Hamidou Ben Messaoud
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Ronin, Sorceror, Rules of Engagement, Spy Game

A.C. Lyles
producer, writer, western

Real/Birth Name:
Andrew Craddock Lyles Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Deadwood, Rawhide. Movies Johnny Reno, Waco

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6840 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry, ceremony date: 3 March 1988

L.C. Greenwood
football

Real/Birth Name:
L.C. Henderson Greenwood
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67, 21 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 6 inches (198.12 cm)

Brief Facts:

Defensive end. Teams Arkansas AM&N, Pittsburgh Steelers. One member of the Steel Curtain

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

James Street
football

Real/Birth Name:
James Lowell Street
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Team University of Texas. Also pitcher on baseball team, pitched a no-hitter.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Tom Clancy
writer

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Leo Clancy Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Novels and movies The Hunt for Red October, Patriot Games, Clear and Present Danger, The Sum of All Fears

Scott Carpenter
space, aviator

Real/Birth Name:
Malcolm Scott Carpenter
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Test pilot. The second American to orbit the Earth.

Space Missions:

Mercury-Atlas 7 (1962)
Call sign: Aurora 7. 3 orbits. Carpenter replaced Deke Slayton. Recovered by destroyer USS Farragut.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ed Lauter
actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Matthew Lauter Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74, 14 days before his 75th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies King Kong (1976), My Blue Heaven, Born on the Fourth of July, Seabiscuit, Breakheart Pass, Death Wish 3, French Connection II, The Longest Yard, The Artist, Cujo. Broadway play The Great White Hope

Bum Phillips
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Oail Andrew Phillips
Also Known As:
OA Phillips
O. A. Phillips
Nickname(s):
Bum
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90, 19 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams Houston Oilers, New Orleans Saints as head coach.

Don James
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Earl James
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:

Head coach at teams Kent State University, University of Washington

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bill Sharman
basketball, coach, writer

Real/Birth Name:
William Walton Sharman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams Washington Capitols, Boston Celtics. As coach teams Cleveland Pipers, San Francisco Warriors, Los Angeles / Utah Stars, Los Angeles Lakers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hal Needham
stunts, model, director, writer, producer, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Hal Brett Needham
Also Known As:
Harold Needham
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:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Dani Crayne by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Stunt double and stunt coordinator. Movies Smokey and the Bandits, Cannonball Run II, Stroker Ace, Little Big Man

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Marcia Wallace
actor, comedy, activist, soap

Real/Birth Name:
Marcia Karen Wallace
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70, 7 days before her 71st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Voice role in animated cartoon series The Simpsons. TV shows The Bob Newheart Show, The Young and the Restless, Full House

Lou Reed
singer, musician, composer, poet, activist, actor, photographer

Real/Birth Name:
Lewis Alan Reed
Nickname(s):
The Godfather of Punk
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group The Velvet Underground. 1985 Farm Aid concert. Movie One Trick Pony. 2013 he had a liver transplant.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Charlie Trotter
cook, business, tv, actor, activist, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Trotter
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Restaurateur and chef in Chicago. PBS TV show The Kitchen Sessions with Charlie Trotter in 1999. Cookbook Workin' More Kitchen Sessions with Charlie Trotter

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ace Parker
football

Real/Birth Name:
Clarence McKay Parker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
101
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams Brooklyn Dodgers, Boston Yanks, New York Yankees, Duke University. Also played pro baseball.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Aleksandr Serebrov
space

Real/Birth Name:
Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Serebrov
Also Known As:
Alexandr Serebrov
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cosmonaut.

Space Missions:

Soyuz T-5 - Return only
Soyuz T-7 - Launch only
Soyuz T-8 (1983)
Salyut 7, docking failed due to a broken antenna
Soyuz TM-17 (1993)
To Mir. Lasted 193 days

Shirley Mitchell
actor, soap, radio

Real/Birth Name:
Shirley Mitchell
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94, 9 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Jay Livingston, until his earlier death.
Younger than Jay Livingston by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie The War of the Roses. TV series The Young and the Restless, Petticoat Junction, Pete and Gladys, Batchelor Father, I Love Lucy

Mike McCormack
football, coach, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Joseph McCormack
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:

Teams New York Yanks, Dallas Texans, Cleveland Browns. As coach of manager, teams Washington Redskins, Philadelphia Eagles, Cincinnati Bengals, Baltimore Colts, Seattle Seahawks, Carolina Panthers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jay Leggett
actor, director, writer, comedy

Real/Birth Name:
Jay Leggett
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Without a Paddle, Employee of the Month

Paul Walker
actor, accident, vehicle crash, soap, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Paul William Walker IV
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
40
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Into the Blue, The Fast and the Furious, 2 Fast 2 Furious, Fast & Furious, Fast & Furious 6. TV series Throb

Nelson Mandela
politician

Real/Birth Name:
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela
Also Known As:
Madiba
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Eleanor Parker
actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Eleanor Jean Parker
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Caged, Detective Story, Interrupted Melody. Broadway musical play All About Eve and play The Night of the Iguana

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6340 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Jim Hall (jazz)
jazz, musician, composer

Real/Birth Name:
James Stanley Hall
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 6 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Jazz guitarist.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Peter O'Toole
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Peter Seamus O'Toole
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:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Siân Phillips by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movies Lawrence of Arabia, What's New Pussycat, The Lion in Winter, Troy, Goodbye, Mr. Chips, The Ruling Class, The Stunt Man, My Favorite Year, Venus

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Joan Fontaine
actor, singer, Broadway, soap

Real/Birth Name:
Joan de Beauvoir de Havilland
Also Known As:
Joan Burfield
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Brian Aherne by 15 years.
younger sister of
Younger than Olivia de Havilland by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movies Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Rebecca, Suspicion, Island in the Sun, Tender Is the Night, Jane Eyre (1944), Ivanhoe, Dark Mansions. TV soap Ryan's HopeEstranged from her sister.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1645 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry

Ray Price
country, singer, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Ray Noble Price
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87, 27 days before his 88th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Crazy Arms, Heartaches by the Number, Danny Boy, For the Good Times

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Lord Infamous
rapper, criminal

Real/Birth Name:
Ricky Dunigan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
38, 33 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

half-brother of
Older than DJ Paul by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Group Three 6 Mafia. Album When the Smoke Clears. Died of a heart attack in his sleep.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Allan McKeown
producer, writer, director

Real/Birth Name:
Allan John McKeown
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:

Relationships:

husband of
Tracey Ullman, until he died.
Older than Tracey Ullman by 13 years.

Brief Facts:

TV series State of the Union, Mumbai Calling, Pie in the Sky, Birds of a Feather, Lovejoy

Doe B
rapper, murdered

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

Brief Facts:

Montgomery, Alabama rapper. Shot to death. Member Hustle Gang

Joseph Ruskin
actor, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Richard Schlafman
Gender:
Male
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:

Movies Smokin' Aces, The Scorpion King, Star Trek: Insurrection

Andy Granatelli
auto racing, business

Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Granatelli
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Race car owner. CEO of STP. Owner of TuneUp Masters. Did television commercials.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

James Avery
actor, producer

Real/Birth Name:
James La Rue Avery
Also Known As:
James L. Avery
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68, 34 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, L.A. Law, Sparks. Movie Dr. Doolittle 2. Voice actor in animated features and series.

John Fortune
writer, actor, comedy

Real/Birth Name:
John Wood
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Bremner, Bird and Fortune
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