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159 Persons awarded the Kennedy Center Honors:

Location:
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
2700 F Street NW
Washington, DC 20566
Web Site:
Years Active:
1978 to present

Aaron Copland

Real/Birth Name:
Aaron Copland
Nickname(s):
The Dean of American Composers
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90, 18 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lithuanian Jewish ancestry. Father's original name was Kaplan. Composed ballet songs Appalachian Spring, Rodeo, Billy the Kid. Popular fanfare song Fanfare for the Common Man. Awarded a special Congressional Gold Medal 1986. Kennedy Center Honors 1979. Long Island Music Hall of Fame. National Medal of Arts 1986. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1964.

Agnes de Mille

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

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Musical movie Oklahoma!. Kennedy Center Honors 1980. National Museum of Dance and Hall of Fame 1987. National Medal of Arts 1986. Theater Hall of Fame.

Al Green

Real/Birth Name:
Albert Greene
Also Known As:
Rev. Al Green
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Gospel and soul and R&B singer. Broadway musical Your Arms Too Short to Box with God. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1995. Albums I'm Still in Love with You, Al Green's Greatest Hits. Songs Let's Stay Together, I'm Still in Love with You. Songwriters Hall of Fame 2004. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2011. Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame 1996. GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame 2004. Kennedy Center Honors 2014. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2012. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2012.

Al Pacino

Real/Birth Name:
Alfredo James Pacino
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Insider, Carlito's Way, The Godfather, The Godfather: Part II, The Godfather: Part III, Dog Day Afternoon, Serpico, Scarface, Scent of a Woman, The Recruit, Ocean's Thirteen, Righteous Kill. TV miniseries Angels in America. Theatre in New York, with Obie and Tony Awards. National Medal of Arts 2011. Theater Hall of Fame 2000. Kennedy Center Honors 2016. Cecil B DeMille Award 2001.

Andrew Lloyd Webber

Real/Birth Name:
Andrew Lloyd Webber
Also Known As:
Andrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd-Webber
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Composer of musicals Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Cats, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Phantom of the Opera, Starlight Express, Evita. Songs Memories, The Music of the Night, I Don't Know How to Love Him, Don't Cry for Me Argentina. Knighted 1992 and made a life peer as Baron Lloyd-Webber, of Sydmonton. Theater Hall of Fame 2009. Kennedy Center Honors 2006. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1995. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6233 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater; ceremony: 26 February 1993.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

André Previn

Real/Birth Name:
Andre Ludwig Prewin
Also Known As:
Andre George Previn
Andre Previn
Gender:
Male

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Conductor for several symphoy orchestras. Pianist. Composer of music for many movies. Kennedy Center Honors 1998.

Angela Lansbury

Real/Birth Name:
Angela Brigid Lansbury
Also Known As:
Dame Angela Lansbury
Nickname(s):
First Lady of Musical Theatre
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Bruce Lansbury by 4 years.
aunt of
older sister of
Older than Edgar Lansbury by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Gaslight, Blue Hawaii, Bedknobs and Broomsticks, The Manchurian Candidate, National Velvet, The Picture of Dorian Gray. TV show Murder, She Wrote. Musical Sweeney Todd. Became a US citizen in 1951. DBE 2014. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2003. Kennedy Center Honors 2000. Theater Hall of Fame 1982. National Medal of Arts 1997. Television Hall of Fame 1996. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6623 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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A star at 6259 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Aretha Franklin

Real/Birth Name:
Aretha Louise Franklin
Nickname(s):
The Queen of Soul
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Respect, (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman, I Say a Little Prayer. Movie The Blues Brothers. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987. UK Music Hall of Fame 2005. Kennedy Center Honors 1994. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2005. National Medal of Arts 1999. Michigan Women's Hall of Fame 2001. GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame 2012. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2012. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2015. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6920 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 13 June 1979.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Arthur Miller

Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Asher Miller
Gender:
Male

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Playwright. Plays and movies The Crucible, Death of a Salesman. Kennedy Center Honors 1984. Theater Hall of Fame 1979. National Medal of Arts 1993. Jewish-American Hall of Fame.

B.B. King

Real/Birth Name:
Riley B. King
Also Known As:
B B King
BB King
Nickname(s):
King of the Blues
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist. Album King of the Blues. Blues Hall of Fame 1980. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987. Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame. Kennedy Center Honors 1995. Guitar Center RockWalk 1989. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 2003. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2006. National Medal of Arts 1990. Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame 2008. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2014. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2012. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6771 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 21 August 1990.
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Barbra Streisand

Real/Birth Name:
Barbara Joan Streisand
Nickname(s):
Babs
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

daughter of
ex-wife of
Younger than Elliott Gould by 3 years.
daughter of
wife of
Younger than James Brolin by 1 year.
mother of
half-sister of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Hello, Dolly!, Yentl, A Star Is Born (1976). Broadway Funny Girl. Song People. Theater Hall of Fame. Long Island Music Hall of Fame. Kennedy Center Honors 2008. California Hall of Fame 2010. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. National Medal of Arts 2000. French Legion of Honor. Jewish-American Hall of Fame. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2015. Cecil B DeMille Award 2000. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6925 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 17 December 1976.
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Benny Goodman

Real/Birth Name:
Benjamin David Goodman
Nickname(s):
King of Swing
Patriarch of the Clarinet
The Professor
Swing's Senior Statesman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 14 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Clarinet. Jazz and swing music. Song Sometimes I'm Happy. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1983. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1957. Kennedy Center Honors 1982. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1978. ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame. National Radio Hall of Fame 1988. Jewish-American Hall of Fame. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2003. Nesuhi Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame 2005. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6101 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
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Bette Davis

Real/Birth Name:
Ruth Elizabeth Davis
Nickname(s):
The First Lady of Film
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:

Brief Facts:

Movies Of Human Bondage, All About Eve, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, Hush Hush Sweet Charlotte. Kennedy Center Honors 1987. Cecil B DeMille Award 1974. Anaheim / Orange County Walk of Stars: A star for Show Business fame.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6225 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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A star at 6335 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Betty Comden

Real/Birth Name:
Basya Cohen
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Incorrectly reported as Elizabeth Cohen birth name. Worked with composer
Adolph Green
. Winner of multiple Tony Awards, including musical play Hallelujah, Baby!. Kennedy Center Honors 1991. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1980. Theater Hall of Fame.

Beverly Sills

Real/Birth Name:
Belle Miriam Silverman
Nickname(s):
Bubbles
America's Queen of Opera
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coloratura soprano. Chair of Lincoln Center and Metopolitan Opera. 2007 inductee Long Island Music Hall of Fame. National Women's Hall of Fame 1998. Kennedy Center Honors 1985. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1980. National Medal of Arts 1990. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1750 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 5 October 1977.
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Bill Cosby

Real/Birth Name:
William Henry Cosby Jr.
Also Known As:
Dr. William H. Cosby Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Earned a doctorate in education. TV shows The Cosby Show, I Spy. Movie Mother, Jugs & Speed. Convictedof 3 counts of rape. Sentenced to 3 to 10 years prison. 2009 Mark Twain prize was rescinded. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1999. Kennedy Center Honors 1998. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2002. Television Hall of Fame 1991. Theodore Roosevelt Award 1982. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6930 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Billy Joel

Real/Birth Name:
William Martin Joel
Also Known As:
Bill Martin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Christie Brinkley by 4 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Katie Lee by 31 or 32 years.

Brief Facts:

Album Storm Front. Song We Didn't Start the Fire. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1999. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1992. Long Island Music Hall of Fame. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. Kennedy Center Honors 2013. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6233 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 20 September 2004.
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Billy Wilder

Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Wilder
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:

Movies Some Like It Hot, Double Indemnity, The Lost Weekend, Sunset Boulevard, The Seven Year Itch, The Apartment, The Fortune Cookie, Stalag 17, Witness for the Prosecution. His mother, grandmother and stepfather died at Auschwitz concentration camp. Kennedy Center Honors 1990. National Medal of Arts 1993. Boulevard der Stars 2010. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1751 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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Bob Dylan

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Allen Zimmerman
Also Known As:
Lucky Wilbury
Boo Wilbury
Robert Dylan
Rob Dylan
Elston Gunnn
Blind Boy Grunt
Bob Landy
Robert Milkwood Thomas
Tedham Porterhouse
Jack Frost
Sergei Petrov
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Blowin' in the Wind, The Times They Are a-Changin', Mr. Tambourine Man, Like a Rolling Stone. Album Time Out of Mind. Group The Traveling Wilburys. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1988. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1982. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 2002. UK Music Hall of Fame 2005. Kennedy Center Honors 1997. National Medal of Arts 2009. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2012. Minnesota Music Hall of Fame 1991. International Guitar Hall of Fame. The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of The Traveling Wilburys.

Bob Hope

Real/Birth Name:
Leslie Townes Hope
Also Known As:
Lester Hope
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
100
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Dolores Hope, until he died.
Older than Dolores Hope by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Signature song Thanks for the Memory. Movies Call Me Bwana, The Seven Little Foys, Son of Paleface, The Lemon Drop Kid, Fancy Pants, Sorrowful Jones, Road to Bali, Road to Rio, Road to Hong Kong. Broadway revue Ziegfeld Follies of 1936. World Golf Hall of Fame 1983. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1995. Kennedy Center Honors 1985. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1969. National Medal of Arts 1995. Congressional Gold Medal 1962. London Avenue of Stars. National Radio Hall of Fame 1990. Television Hall of Fame 1987. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1977. Cecil B DeMille Award 1963. Walter Camp Distinguished American Award 1985. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6541 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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A star at 6141 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
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A star at 6758 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater.
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Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 15 November 1992.

Brian Wilson

Real/Birth Name:
Brian Douglas Wilson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Carl Wilson by 4 years.
older brother of
Older than Dennis Wilson by 2 years.
cousin of

Brief Facts:

Group The Beach Boys. Songwriters Hall of Fame 2002. UK Music Hall of Fame 2006. Kennedy Center Honors 2007. Guitar Center RockWalk 1996. Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame 2004. California Hall of Fame 2011 as a member of The Beach Boys.
Cruisin' Hall of Fame 2000 as a member of The Beach Boys.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of The Beach Boys.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1988 as a member of The Beach Boys.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1998 as a member of The Beach Boys.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1500 Vine Street as a member of band: The Beach Boys for contributions to the recording industry.
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Bruce Springsteen

Real/Birth Name:
Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen
Nickname(s):
The Boss
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Julianne Phillips by 10 years.
husband of
Older than Patti Scialfa by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Band named E Street Band. Song and album Born in the U.S.A.. Grammy Award and Oscar winner. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1999. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1999. Kennedy Center Honors 2009. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2011. New Jersey Hall of Fame 2008. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2016. Little League Hall of Excellence 1997. New Jersey Hall of Fame 2012 as a member of E Street Band.

Buddy Guy

Real/Birth Name:
George Guy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist. Albums Stone Crazy!, Damn Right, I've Got the Blues. Owner of Chicago club Buddy Guy's Legends. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2005. Blues Hall of Fame 1985. Guitar Center RockWalk 1995. National Medal of Arts 2003. Louisiana Music Hall of Fame. Kennedy Center Honors 2012. Louisiana Blues Hall of Fame. Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum 2014. International Guitar Hall of Fame.

Carlos Santana

Real/Birth Name:
Carlos Augusto Alves Santana
Also Known As:
Santana
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist. Group Santana. Albums Santana, Abraxas, Shaman. Guitar Center RockWalk 1996. Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame 2006. Kennedy Center Honors 2013. International Guitar Hall of Fame. California Hall of Fame 2011. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1998 as a member of Santana.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 17 August 1998.
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Carmen de Lavallade

Real/Birth Name:
Carmen de Lavallade
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Geoffrey Holder, until his death.
Younger than Geoffrey Holder by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Ballet "Flight". Danced in operas Samson and Delilah, Aida and choreographer for operas Porgy and Bess, Die Meistersinger. at the Metropolitan Opera. Kennedy Center Honors 2017.

Carol Burnett

Real/Birth Name:
Carol Creighton Burnett
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
wife of
Joe Hamilton, until his death.
Younger than Joe Hamilton by 4 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Carol Burnett Show. Movies The Four Seasons, Annie. Broadway plays Same Time, Next Year, Once Upon a Mattress. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1993. Kennedy Center Honors 2003. California Hall of Fame 2009. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2005. Television Hall of Fame 1985. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1995. Mark Twain Prize for American Humor 2013. Texas Film Hall of Fame 2016. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6439 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 21 May 1975.
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Carole King

Real/Birth Name:
Carol Joan Klein
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Gerry Goffin by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Song Will You Love Me Tomorrow performed by The Shirelles. Songs You've Got a Friend, (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman, The Loco-Motion, It's Too Late. Album Tapestry. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1990. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1987. Long Island Music Hall of Fame 2007. Guitar Center RockWalk 1989. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song 2013. Kennedy Center Honors 2015. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6906 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 3 December 2012.
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Cary Grant

Real/Birth Name:
Archibald Alexander Leach
Also Known As:
Archie Leach
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Barbara Hutton by 8 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Dyan Cannon by 32 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Charade, Night and Day, The Philadelphia Story (1940), Arsenic and Old Lace, North by Northwest, To Catch a Thief, Operation Petticoat, Father Goose, Notorious. Kennedy Center Honors 1981. London Avenue of Stars. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1969. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1610 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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Charlton Heston

Real/Birth Name:
John Charles Carter
Nickname(s):
Chuck
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Took last name of stepfather as a child. Role of Moses in movie The Ten Commandments. Movies True Lies, The Greatest Show on Earth, Planet of the Apes, Ben-Hur, Soylent Green, The Omega Man, Earthquake. Involved in the National Rifle Association as president from 1998 to 2003. TV show The Colbys. Kennedy Center Honors 1997. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2003. Presidential Citizens Medal 1989. Hall of Great Western Performers 2010. Cecil B DeMille Award 1967. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1628 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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Chita Rivera

Real/Birth Name:
Delores Conchita Figueroa del Rivero
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won Tony Award for role of Aurora in the play Kiss of the Spider Woman on Broadway. Movie musical Sweet Charity. Kennedy Center Honors 2002. Theater Hall of Fame 1991. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2009.

Chuck Berry

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Edward Anderson Berry
Nickname(s):
Father of Rock and Roll
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Created the Rock and Roll style for guitar playing. Also the "duck walk". Songs Johnny B. Goode, Nadine, Roll Over Beethoven, Rock and Roll Music, Maybellene. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1986. Blues Hall of Fame 1985. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1986. Kennedy Center Honors 2000. Guitar Center RockWalk 1986. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1982. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1984. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1777 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 8 October 1987.
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St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6504 Delmar Boulevard.

Cicely Tyson

Real/Birth Name:
Cicely Tyson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
84, 3 days before her 85th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Miles Davis by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies The Help, Alex Cross, Sounder, Fried Green Tomatoes, Miss Jane Pittman, Because of Winn-Dixie, The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter. TV series East Side/West Side, Sweet Justice. Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame 1977. Kennedy Center Honors 2015. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2016. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 21 August 1997.
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Claudette Colbert

Real/Birth Name:
Lily Claudette Chauchoin
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Movies Drums Along the Mohawk, It's a Wonderful World, The Egg and I. Kennedy Center Honors 1989. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1958. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6812 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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Clint Eastwood

Real/Birth Name:
Clinton Eastwood Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Older than Dina Eastwood by 35 years.
father of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies In the Line of Fire, The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, The Bridges of Madison County, Mystic River, Firefox, The Eiger Sanction, Dirty Harry, High Plains Drifter. TV series Rawhide. Former mayor of Carmel, California. California Hall of Fame 2006. Kennedy Center Honors 2000. National Medal of Arts 2009. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2007. Cecil B DeMille Award 1988. Hall of Great Western Performers 2000.

Count Basie

Real/Birth Name:
William Allen Basie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Jazz and swing orchestra Count Basie Orchestra jazz pianist and swing music. Theme song One O'Clock Jump. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1958. Long Island Music Hall of Fame. Kennedy Center Honors 1981. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1981. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1985. New Jersey Hall of Fame 2010. ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2002. Nesuhi Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame 2005. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6508 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 20 January 1982.
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Danny Kaye

Real/Birth Name:
David Daniel Kaminsky (or Kaminski)
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Silvia Fine, until he died.
Older than Silvia Fine by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movies White Christmas, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. Kennedy Center Honors 1984. Theater Hall of Fame 1984. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1987. French Legion of Honor. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6563 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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A star at 6125 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
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A star at 6101 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
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Dave Brubeck

Real/Birth Name:
David Warren Brubeck
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 1 day before his 92nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pianist. Compositions and performed music were sometimes in unusual time signatures. Songs Take Five, Unsquare Dance, Blue Rondo à la Turk. California Hall of Fame 2008. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1994. Kennedy Center Honors 2009. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1989. National Medal of Arts 1994. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1716 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
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David Letterman

Real/Birth Name:
David Michael Letterman
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Kennedy Center Honors 2012. Mark Twain Prize for American Humor 2017.

Diana Ross

Real/Birth Name:
Diane Ernestine Ross
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Group The Supremes. Song (solo) Ain't No Mountain High Enough. Movie The Wiz. Jailed for drunken driving in February 2004. Kennedy Center Honors 2007. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2013. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2016. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of The Supremes.
Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2013 as a member of The Supremes.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1988 as a member of The Supremes.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2014 as a member of The Supremes.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1998 as a member of The Supremes.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6712 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 6 May 1982.
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Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: The Supremes for contributions to the recording industry.
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Dizzy Gillespie

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

Brief Facts:

Trumpet player - his trumpet had a bent tube and the bell pointed upward. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1960. Kennedy Center Honors 1990. Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame 1987. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1982. Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame 1993. National Medal of Arts 1989. ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame. South Carolina Hall of Fame 1985. Nesuhi Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame 2004. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7057 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 20 October 1995.
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Dolly Parton

Real/Birth Name:
Dolly Rebecca Parton
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
72, 34 days before her 73rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Stella Parton by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Movie Joyful Noise. Movie 9 to 5. Songs I Will Always Love You, Coat of Many Colors, 9 to 5. Composer for Broadway musical 9 to 5. Tony Award nomination. Subject of television movie Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors. Songwriters Hall of Fame 2001. Country Music Hall of Fame 1999. Small Town of America Hall of Fame 1988. Blue Ridge Music Hall of Fame 2008. The Americana Highway Hall of Fame 2006. East Tennessee Hall of Fame 1988. Music City Walk of Fame 2009. Kennedy Center Honors 2006. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2011. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1986. National Medal of Arts 2005. GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame 2009. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6712 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 14 June 1984.
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Dustin Hoffman

Real/Birth Name:
Dustin Lee Hoffman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Sphere, Quartet, Tootsie, Rain Man, Papillon, Kramer vs. Kramer, All the President's Men, The Graduate, Outbreak. Broadway plays Death of a Salesman, The Merchant of Venice. Kennedy Center Honors 2012. Cecil B DeMille Award 1997.

Edward Albee

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Franklin Albee III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Broadway plays The Zoo Story, The Sandbox, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? winning a Tony Award for the latter. Tony Award nominations for plays Tiny Alice, Seascape, The Ballad of the Sad Cafe, A Delicate Balance. Won three Pulitzer Prizes. Theater Hall of Fame 1985. Kennedy Center Honors 1996. National Medal of Arts 1996.

Elia Kazan

Real/Birth Name:
Elia Kazanjoglou
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94, 21 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Kennedy Center Honors 1983. Theater Hall of Fame 1983. New Rochelle Walk of Fame. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6800 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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Elizabeth Taylor

Real/Birth Name:
Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor
Also Known As:
Dame Elizabeth Taylor
Nickname(s):
Liz
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79, 24 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Conrad Hilton Jr. by 5 years.
ex-wife of
Younger than Eddie Fisher by 3 years.
ex-wife of
ex-wife of
Older than Larry Fortensky by 19 years.
wife of
Michael Todd, until his earlier death.
Older than Michael Todd by 24 years.
ex-wife of
mother of
ex-wife of
Younger than Richard Burton by 6 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies National Velvet, Cleopatra, BUtterfield 8, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Raintree County, Suddenly, Last Summer, Giant, Elephant Walk. Broadway play Little Foxes. Dual USA and British citizenship. AIDS activist. Named Dame New Year Honours of 1999. California Hall of Fame 2007. Kennedy Center Honors 2002. French Legion of Honor. London Avenue of Stars. Presidential Citizens Medal 2001. Cecil B DeMille Award 1985. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6336 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 435 N. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 21 January 1994.

Ella Fitzgerald

Real/Birth Name:
Ella Jane Fitzgerald
Nickname(s):
Lady Ella
Queen of Scat
First Lady of Song
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won 13 Grammy Awards, and was awarded the National Medal of Art by Ronald Reagan. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1992. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1979. National Women's Hall of Fame 1995. Kennedy Center Honors 1979. Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame 1984. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1978. Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame 1997. National Medal of Arts 1987. ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2001. Nesuhi Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame 2005. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6738 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
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Elton John

Real/Birth Name:
Reginald Kenneth Dwight
Also Known As:
Sir Elton Hercules John
Ann Orson
Lord Choc Ice
William A. Bong
Reggae Dwight
Frank N. Stein
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Older than David Furnish by 15 years.

Brief Facts:

Name legally changed 1972. Musicals Lion King, Aida. Pianist. Knighted 1998. Married 21 December 2014 to David Furnish, by conversion of their civil partnership which happened 21 December 2005. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1994. Kennedy Center Honors 2004. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1992. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6915 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
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Eugene Ormandy

Real/Birth Name:
Jeno Blau
Gender:
Male
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:

Kennedy Center Honors 1982. Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame 1988. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1970. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6926 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
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Frank Sinatra

Real/Birth Name:
Francis Albert Sinatra
Also Known As:
Frank Sinatra Sr.
Nickname(s):
Old Blue Eyes
Chairman of the Board
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:

Relationships:

son of
ex-husband of
Older than Ava Gardner by 7 years.
husband of
Barbara Sinatra, until he died.
Older than Barbara Sinatra by 11 years.
son of
father of
ex-husband of
Older than Mia Farrow by 29 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Nancy Barbato by 1 year.
father of
father of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Songs Come Fly with Me, Fly Me to the Moon, I've Got You Under My Skin, It Was a Very Good Year, New York, New York, Luck Be a Lady, Strangers in the Night, The Best Is Yet to Come, My Way, Let It Snow, Mack the Knife. Movies Ocean's 11 (1960), Pal Joey, From Here to Eternity, Scarface, Tony Rome, The Manchurian Candidate. Member the Rat Pack. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1998. Gaming Hall of Fame 1997. Kennedy Center Honors 1983. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1980. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1985. New Jersey Hall of Fame 2008. Congressional Gold Medal 1997. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1982. Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame 2005. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2001. Cecil B DeMille Award 1971. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1600 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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A star at 1637 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
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A star at 6538 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Las Vegas Walk of Stars: A star at Flamingo Hotel; ceremony: 22 February 2010.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 15 January 1994.

Fred Astaire

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Austerlitz
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:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Many dance movies - often with Ginger Rogers. Movie The Towering Inferno. National Museum of Dance and Hall of Fame 1987. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1997. Kennedy Center Honors 1978. Theater Hall of Fame 1972. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1968. Television Hall of Fame 1989. Cecil B DeMille Award 1961. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6756 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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Fred Ebb

Real/Birth Name:
Fred Ebb
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lyricist of musicals with John Kander. Musicals Cabaret, Chicago, Kiss of the Spider Woman. Movie Funny Lady. Song New York, New York. Kennedy Center Honors 1998. Theater Hall of Fame 1991. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1983.

Frederick Loewe

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

Brief Facts:

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

Gene Kelly

Real/Birth Name:
Eugene Curran Kelly
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:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Betsy Blair by 11 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Hello, Dolly!, An American in Paris, Singin' in the Rain. Kennedy Center Honors 1982. Theater Hall of Fame 1992. National Medal of Arts 1994. Irish American Hall of Fame 2015. Cecil B DeMille Award 1981. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6153 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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George Balanchine

Real/Birth Name:
Giorgi Melitonovich Balanchivadze
Also Known As:
Георгий Мелитонович Баланчивадзе
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Maria Tallchief by 21 years.

Brief Facts:

Georgian father. Co-founder and balletmaster of New York City Ballet. National Museum of Dance and Hall of Fame 1987. Kennedy Center Honors 1978. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1983. Theater Hall of Fame.

George Burns

Real/Birth Name:
Nathan Birnbaum
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
100
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Gracie Allen, until her earlier death.
Younger than Gracie Allen by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movie Oh God. Partner with wife in group Burns and Allen. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1996. Kennedy Center Honors 1988. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1996. State of Washington Sports Hall of Fame 1974. Television Hall of Fame 1988. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1980. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1977. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1639 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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A star at 6510 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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A star at 6672 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater.
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George Jones

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:

Grand Ole Opry. 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. Texas Country Music Hall of Fame 2010. Kennedy Center Honors 2008. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. Country Music Hall of Fame 1992. National Medal of Arts 2002. Atlanta Country Music Hall of Fame 2008.

George Lucas

Real/Birth Name:
George Walton Lucas Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back, American Graffiti, Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. Founder of Lucasfilm. Sound effects and special effects. California Hall of Fame 2009. Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 2006. National Medal of Arts 2013. Kennedy Center Honors 2015.

Ginger Rogers

Real/Birth Name:
Virginia Katherine McMath
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Lew Ayres by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Member WAMPAS Baby Stars (1932). Paired with Fred Astaire in many movies. Kennedy Center Honors 1992. Missouri Wall of Fame 1992. Hall of Famous Missourians. Missouri Walk of Fame 2016. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6772 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 15 November 1992.

Gloria Estefan

Real/Birth Name:
Gloria María Milagrosa Fajardo García de Estefan
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Younger than Emilio Estefan Jr. by 4 years.
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame 2014. Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame 2011. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2015. Kennedy Center Honors 2017. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 3 February 1983.
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Las Vegas Walk of Stars: A star at Flamingo Hotel; ceremony: 29 April 2010.

Gregory Peck

Real/Birth Name:
Eldred Gregory Peck
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie To Kill a Mockingbird in role of Atticus Finch. Movies The Keys of the Kingdom, The Yearling, Gentleman's Agreement, Twelve O'Clock High, On the Beach, The Guns of Navarone, Mackenna's Gold, MacArthur, Cape Fear (1962), Cape Fear. Hall of Great Western Performers 1979. Kennedy Center Honors 1991. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1969. National Medal of Arts 1998. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1983. Cecil B DeMille Award 1969. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6100 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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Harry Belafonte

Real/Birth Name:
Harold George Belafonte Jr.
Nickname(s):
King of Calypso
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Jamaica Farewell, Matilda, Banana Boat Song with the famous line "Day-O." Movie Islands in the Sun. Kennedy Center Honors 1989. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2011. National Medal of Arts 1994. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1972. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2005.. Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame 2013. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6721 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
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Helen Hayes

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

Brief Facts:

Movies Herbie Rides Again, Airport. First actress to win an Oscar in movie The Sin of Madelon Claude. Winner of Tony Award for Broadway plays Happy Birthday, Time Remembered. Also Oscar and Emmy awards. National Women's Hall of Fame 1973. Kennedy Center Honors 1981. Theater Hall of Fame. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1986. National Medal of Arts 1988. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6258 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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A star at 6549 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
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Henry Fonda

Real/Birth Name:
Henry Jaynes Fonda
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandfather of
father of
ex-husband of
Older than Margaret Sullavan by 4 years.
father of
ex-husband of
Older than Susan Blanchard by 22 years.
grandfather of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies On Golden Pond, 12 Angry Men, The Grapes of Wrath, The Cheyenne Social Club, How the West Was Won, The Return of Frank James, The Longest Day, The Ox-Bow Incident, Mister Rogers. Hall of Great Western Performers 2005. Dodge City Trail of Fame. Kennedy Center Honors 1979. Theater Hall of Fame 2005. Cecil B DeMille Award 1980. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1601 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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Herbie Hancock

Real/Birth Name:
Herbert Jeffrey Hancock
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Jazz pianist. Multiple Grammy awards. Album The Essential Herbie Hancock. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 2005. Guitar Center RockWalk 2003. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1993. Kennedy Center Honors 2013. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2014. Movie Valerian and the Ciry of a Thousand Planets Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7057 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 8 September 1994.
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Hume Cronyn

Real/Birth Name:
Hume Blake Cronyn Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 33 days before his 92nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Jessica Tandy, until her earlier death.
Younger than Jessica Tandy by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Cocoon, Cocoon: The Return, *batteries not included, The World According to Garp. Broadway play A Delicate Balance. Canada's Walk of Fame 1999. Kennedy Center Honors 1986. Theater Hall of Fame 1979. National Medal of Arts 1990.

Irene Dunne

Real/Birth Name:
Irene Marie Dunn
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:

Movies I Remember Mama, Life with Father, Magnificent Obsession (1935). Movie musical Show Boat. Kennedy Center Honors 1985. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1958. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6440 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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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.
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Jack Nicholson

Real/Birth Name:
John Joseph Nicholson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Oscar winner. Most nominated actor for Academy awards. Movies A Few Good Men, The Departed, Terms of Endearment, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, About Schmidt, As Good as It Gets, Something's Gotta Give, The Shining. Role of the Joker. California Hall of Fame 2008. New Jersey Hall of Fame 2010. Kennedy Center Honors 2001. Cecil B DeMille Award 1999. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6925 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 4 December 1996.
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James Brown

Real/Birth Name:
James Joseph Brown Jr.
Nickname(s):
The Godfather of Soul
The Hardest Working Man in Show Business
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song I Got You (I Feel Good). Served 26 months for a high speed chase, in Georgia, 1988. Charter member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1986. Songwriters Hall of Fame 2000. UK Music Hall of Fame 2006. Kennedy Center Honors 2003. Guitar Center RockWalk 1992. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1983. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2011. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2013. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2013. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2017. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1501 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 10 January 1997.
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James Cagney

Real/Birth Name:
James Francis Cagney Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than William Cagney by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie musical Yankee Doodle Dandy. Kennedy Center Honors 1980. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1984. Irish American Hall of Fame 2013. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6504 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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James Earl Jones

Real/Birth Name:
James Earl Jones
Nickname(s):
Todd
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
87, 32 days before his 88th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Voice of Darth Vader in the movie Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope and sequels. Movies Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Field of Dreams, The Lion King, Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back, Patriot Games, The Hunt for Red October. Broadway plays The Great White Hope, Fences. Kennedy Center Honors 2002. Theater Hall of Fame 1985. National Medal of Arts 1992. Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 135 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way; ceremony: 7 January 1996.

James Stewart

Real/Birth Name:
James Maitland Stewart
Also Known As:
Jimmy Stewart
Nickname(s):
Jimmy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Rear Window, Harvey, Vertigo, Shenandoah, The Shootist, The Flight of the Phoenix (1965), Cheyenne Autumn, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, Anatomy of a Murder, Bell, Book and Candle, The Far Country, Broken Arrow (1950), Destry Rides Again, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington. Movie It's a Wonderful Life in role as George Bailey. Served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. Hall of Great Western Performers 1972. Kennedy Center Honors 1983. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1985. Santa Clarita Walk of Western Stars 2010. Cecil B DeMille Award 1965. National Aviation Hall of Fame 2009. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1708 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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James Taylor

Real/Birth Name:
James Vernon Taylor
Nickname(s):
JT
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Carly Simon by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Guitarist. Songs Fire and Rain, Mockingbird. Albums Hourglass, James Taylor at Christmas. Voice-over on TV animated series The Simpsons. Songwriters Hall of Fame 2000. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2000. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2010. North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 2009. National Medal of Arts 2010. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2015. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Kennedy Center Honors 2016. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with show show: The Simpsons for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 14 January 2000.
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A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with show show: The Simpsons for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 14 January 2000.
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Jason Robards

Real/Birth Name:
Jason Nelson Robards Jr.
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:

Oscar for movie All the President's Men. Kennedy Center Honors 1999. Theater Hall of Fame 1979. National Medal of Arts 1997. Movie Philadelphia

Jerome Robbins

Real/Birth Name:
Jerome Rabinowitz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Angered many by naming people as Communists in the HUAC scandal. Caused blacklisting of several. Broadway musical West Side Story. National Museum of Dance and Hall of Fame 1989. Kennedy Center Honors 1981. Theater Hall of Fame 1979. National Medal of Arts 1988.

Jerry Herman

Real/Birth Name:
Gerald Herman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Musical theatre. Tony Awards and nominations. Musicals Hello, Dolly!, La Cage aux Folles, Mame. Kennedy Center Honors 2010. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1982. Theater Hall of Fame 1986. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7095 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater; ceremony: 1 February 1994.
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Jessica Tandy

Real/Birth Name:
Jessie Alice Tandy
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:

Relationships:

wife of
Hume Cronyn, until she died.
Older than Hume Cronyn by 2 years.
ex-wife of
Older than Jack Hawkins by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Tony Award for role as Blanche Dubois in the original Broadway production of play A Streetcar Named Desire in 1948. Plays A Delicate Balance, Foxfire. Movie Driving Miss Daisy, the oldest actress to receive the Academy Award for Best Actress. Movies The Birds, Cocoon, Cocoon: The Return, Fried Green Tomatoes, *batteries not included, The World According to Garp. Kennedy Center Honors 1986. Theater Hall of Fame 1979. National Medal of Arts 1990. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6284 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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Jessye Norman

Real/Birth Name:
Jessye Mae Norman
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Dramatic soprano, known expecially for Wagnerian operas. Also recitals, oratorios and classical music. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1993. Kennedy Center Honors 1997. National Medal of Arts 2009..

Joan Sutherland

Real/Birth Name:
Joan Alston Sutherland
Also Known As:
Dame Joan Sutherland
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 28 days before her 84th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Noted soprano. Opera Lucia di Lammermoor. Dame Commander (DBE) in the New Year Honours of 1979. Kennedy Center Honors 2004. ARIA Hall of Fame 1988.

Joanne Woodward

Real/Birth Name:
Joanne Gignilliat Trimmier Woodward
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Paul Newman, until his death.
Younger than Paul Newman by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies The Three Faces of Eve, The Sound and the Fury, Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys!, They Might Be Giants, The Drowning Pool, The Glass Menagerie, Philadelphia, Empire Falls. Kennedy Center Honors 1992. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 15 August 1958.
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John Kander

Real/Birth Name:
John Harold Kander
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Composer of musicals with Fred Ebb. Musicals Cabaret, Chicago, Kiss of the Spider Woman. Movie Funny Lady. Song New York, New York. Kennedy Center Honors 1998. Theater Hall of Fame 1991. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1983.

Johnny Carson

Real/Birth Name:
John William Carson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show Late Night with Johnny Carson on NBC. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1995. Kennedy Center Honors 1993. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1995. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1992. Television Hall of Fame 1987. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1751 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
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Johnny Cash

Real/Birth Name:
J.R. Cash
Also Known As:
John R. Cash
Nickname(s):
The Man in Black
J.R.
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:

Relationships:

step-father of
husband of
June Carter Cash, until her earlier death.
Younger than June Carter Cash by 2 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Songs I Walk the Line, Ring of Fire, Folsom Prison Blues, A Boy Named Sue. TV series Little House on the Prairie, North and South. Movie for television Stagecoach. Country Music Hall of Fame 1980. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1992. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1977. Kennedy Center Honors 1996. Guitar Center RockWalk 1990. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1977. National Medal of Arts 2001. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame 1996. GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame 2010. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2013. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6320 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
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Julie Andrews

Real/Birth Name:
Julia Elizabeth Wells
Also Known As:
Dame Julie Andrews
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Blake Edwards, until his death.
Younger than Blake Edwards by 13 years.
mother of
step-mother of
ex-wife of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Musical movies Mary Poppins, The Sound of Music, and movies The Princess Diaries, 10, Victor/Victoria. Awarded DBE at 1999 New Year Honours. Musical play My Fair Lady. Theater Hall of Fame 1997. Kennedy Center Honors 2001. London Avenue of Stars. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6901 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 27 September 1979.
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Julie Harris

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. Kennedy Center Honors 2005. Theater Hall of Fame 1979. National Medal of Arts 1994.

Katharine Hepburn

Real/Birth Name:
Katharine Houghton Hepburn
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies On Golden Pond, The African Queen, The Lion in Winter. Kennedy Center Honors 1990. Theater Hall of Fame 1979. Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame 1994. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6284 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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Katherine Dunham

Real/Birth Name:
Katherine Mary Dunham
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96, 32 days before her 97th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Opened and directed the Katherine Dunham School of Dance and Theatre. Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame 1974. Kennedy Center Honors 1983. National Museum of Dance and Hall of Fame 1987. National Medal of Arts 1989. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6513 Delmar Boulevard.

Kirk Douglas

Real/Birth Name:
Issur Danielovitch Demsky
Also Known As:
Isidore Demsky
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
102, 7 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
grandfather of
ex-husband of
Older than Diana Douglas by 6 years.
father of
father of
father of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Spartacus, Seven Days in May, It Runs in the Family, The List of Adrian Messenger. Hall of Great Western Performers 1984. Kennedy Center Honors 1994. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1981. National Medal of Arts 2001. French Legion of Honor. Cecil B DeMille Award 1968. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6263 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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Lauren Bacall

Real/Birth Name:
Betty Joan Perske
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89, 35 days before her 90th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Humphrey Bogart, until his earlier death.
Younger than Humphrey Bogart by 24 years.

Brief Facts:

Kennedy Center Honors 1997. Theater Hall of Fame 1998. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 2000. Cecil B DeMille Award 1993. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1724 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 135 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way; ceremony: 10 January 1997.

Lena Horne

Real/Birth Name:
Lena Calhoun Horne
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movie Stormy Weather. Kennedy Center Honors 1984. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1991. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1991. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1983. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2006. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2003. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6282 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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A star at 6250 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
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Leonard Bernstein

Real/Birth Name:
Louis Bernstein
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:

Changed name at age 15. Musical play West Side Story, Candide. Kennedy Center Honors 1980. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1998. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1971. Theater Hall of Fame 1998. Television Hall of Fame 1990. Jewish-American Hall of Fame. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6200 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
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Leontyne Price

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Violet Leontyne Price
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than William Warfield by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Soprano opera singer. The first African-American top-earning prima donna at Metropolitan Opera. Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame. Kennedy Center Honors 1980. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1964. National Medal of Arts 1985.

Lillian Gish

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

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Dorothy Gish by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie Duel in the Sun. Kennedy Center Honors 1982. Theater Hall of Fame 1982. Ohio Women's Hall of Fame 1980. New Rochelle Walk of Fame 2017. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1720 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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Lily Tomlin

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Jean Tomlin
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Younger than Jane Wagner by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies The Incredible Shrinking Woman, I Heart a Huckabee, 9 to 5. TV shows Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In, The Magic Schoolbus, Malibu Country. TV series Grace and Frankie. Kennedy Center Honors 2014. Mark Twain Prize for American Humor 2003.

Lionel Hampton

Real/Birth Name:
Lionel Leo Hampton
Nickname(s):
The Gates of Swing
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Drums and vibraphone. Song Flying Home. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1986. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1987. Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame 1992. Kennedy Center Honors 1992. Kentucky Music Hall of Fame 2006. National Medal of Arts 1996. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2001. Nesuhi Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame 2013. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 14 June 1982.
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Lionel Richie

Real/Birth Name:
Lionel Brockman Richie Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

by adoption grandfather of
by adoption father of
by adoption grandfather of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Member of group Commodores. Songs Hello, All Night Long. Alabama Music Hall of Fame 1997. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1994. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2014. Kennedy Center Honors 2017. The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2003 as a member of Commodores.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7018 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 20 June 2003.
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LL Cool J

Real/Birth Name:
James Todd Smith
Also Known As:
James Todd Smith aka LL Cool J
James Todd Smith
Nickname(s):
LL
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
50, 29 days before his 51st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name means "Ladies Love Cool James." Movies Mindhunters, Charlie's Angels (2000), Rollerball, Last Holiday, Slow Burn, Edison, The Hard Way, Halloween H20: 20 Years Later, Any Given Sunday, S.W.A.T.. TV series NCIS: Los Angeles, In the House. Children's book And the Winner Is.... Album Mr. Smith. Long Island Music Hall of Fame. Kennedy Center Honors 2017. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6901 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 21 January 2016.
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Loretta Lynn

Real/Birth Name:
Loretta Webb
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Crystal Gayle by 18 years.
older sister of
Older than Peggy Sue by 14 years.

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Subject of movie Coal Miner's Daughter. Songs Coal Miner's Daughter, I'm a Honky Tonk Girl, Lousiana Woman, Mississippi Man. Country Music Hall of Fame 1988. Songwriters Hall of Fame 2008. Kennedy Center Honors 2003. Kentucky Music Hall of Fame 2002. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1982. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2013. The Southern Legends Entertainment & Performing Arts Hall of Fame 2006. Music City Walk of Fame 2015. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1515 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
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Lucille Ball

Real/Birth Name:
Lucille Desiree Ball
Also Known As:
Diane Belmont
Lucille Ball Arnaz'Lucille Ball Morton
Nickname(s):
Lucy
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than Desi Arnaz by 5 years.
mother of
wife of
Gary Morton, until she died.
Older than Gary Morton by 13 years.
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Star of TV shows I Love Lucy, The Lucy Show, Here's Lucy. Movies Mame, Yours, Mine and Ours, The Long, Long Trailer. Broadway musical Wildcat. National Women's Hall of Fame 2001. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1992. Kennedy Center Honors 1986. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1992. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1989. Television Hall of Fame 1984. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1988. Cecil B DeMille Award 1979. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6436 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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A star at 6100 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Lynn Fontanne

Real/Birth Name:
Lilleie Louise Fontanne
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Alfred Lunt, until his earlier death.
Older than Alfred Lunt by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Lived in the United States for more than 60 years but never relinquished her British citizenship. Broadway plays Design for Living, The Taming of the Shrew, Idiot's Delight, There Shall Be No Night, Quadrille. Acted always with her husband. Kennedy Center Honors 1980. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1964. Theater Hall of Fame.

Maria Tallchief

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. Kennedy Center Honors 1996. National Women's Hall of Fame 1996. National Medal of Arts 1999. Oklahoma Hall of Fame 1972.

Marian Anderson

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

Brief Facts:

Opera contralto. The first African-American to sing at the Metropolitan Opera on January 7, 1955. Kennedy Center Honors 1978. National Women's Hall of Fame 1973. Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame 1987. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1963. National Medal of Arts 1986. Congressional Gold Medal 1977. Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame 1994. Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame 2014. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6262 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
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Martin Scorsese

Real/Birth Name:
Martin Charles Scorsese
Nickname(s):
Marty
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
76, 29 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Isabella Rossellini by 9 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Taxi Driver, The Wolf of Wall Street, The Aviator, Cape Fear (1991), Raging Bull, Goodfellas. Cecil B DeMille Award 2010. French Legion of Honor. Kennedy Center Honors 2007. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 28 February 2003.
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Mary Martin

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Virginia Martin
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76, 28 days before her 77th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

In Broadway musicals South Pacific, The Sound of Music, Peter Pan. Role of Peter Pan. Kennedy Center Honors 1989. Theater Hall of Fame 1989. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1958. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1560 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
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A star at 6609 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
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Mel Brooks

Real/Birth Name:
Melvin Kaminsky
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Anne Bancroft, until her death.
Older than Anne Bancroft by 5 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Spaceballs, Blazing Saddles. Kennedy Center Honors 2009. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6712 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 23 April 2010.
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Merce Cunningham

Real/Birth Name:
Mercier Philip Cunningham
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Merce rhymes with "purse." Famed choreographer, founder of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. Longtime partner of John Cage. Kennedy Center Honors 1985. Many other awards and honors. National Museum of Dance and Hall of Fame 1993. National Medal of Arts 1990.

Merle Haggard

Real/Birth Name:
Merle Ronald Haggard
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79, his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs The Legend of Bonnie and Clyde, Okie from Muskogee, Movin' On. California Hall of Fame 2010. Country Music Hall of Fame 1994. Kennedy Center Honors 2010. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1977. Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame 1997. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2012.

Meryl Streep

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Louise Streep
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Julie & Julia, The Post, The Manchurian Candidate (2004), The Giver, August: Osage County, The Devil Wears Prada, The Bridges of Madison County, Out of Africa, Silkwood, Sophie's Choice, Rendition, Doubt, Death Becomes Her. Kennedy Center Honors 2011. New Jersey Hall of Fame 2008. National Medal of Arts 2010. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2014. Cecil B DeMille Award 2017. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7018 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 16 September 1998.
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Mike Nichols

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Igorevitch Peschkowsky
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 13 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Diane Sawyer, until he died.
Older than Diane Sawyer by 14 years.

Brief Facts:

Directed movies The Graduate, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Working Girl, Silkwood, Charlie Wilson's War. Tony Award for Broadway plays Monty Python's Spamalot, The Real Thing, Annie, Barefoot in the Park. Kennedy Center Honors 2003. Theater Hall of Fame 2003. National Medal of Arts 2001.

Mikhail Baryshnikov

Real/Birth Name:
Mikhail Nikolayevich Baryshnikov
Also Known As:
Михаил Николаевич Барышников
Nickname(s):
Misha
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Ballet star. Also Broadway play Metamorphosis in 1989. Movie White Nights. In 1986, he became a naturalized citizen of the United States. Kennedy Center Honors 2000. National Medal of Arts 2000.

Morgan Freeman

Real/Birth Name:
Morgan Freeman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Brubaker, Going in Style, Along Came a Spider, The Magic of Belle Isle, Last Vegas, Driving Miss Daisy, Outbreak, The Shawshank Redemption, Se7en, Million Dollar Baby, Invictus, The Dark Knight Rises, Evan Almighty, Batman Begins, Deep Impact, Olympus Has Fallen. Kennedy Center Honors 2008. Cecil B DeMille Award 2012. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 18 March 2003.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Myrna Loy

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

Brief Facts:

Movies Cheaper by the Dozen, The Thin Man, Another Thin Man, After the Thin Man, A Connecticut Yankee, The Great Ziegfeld. Role of Nora Charles. Kennedy Center Honors 1988. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6685 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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Neil Diamond

Real/Birth Name:
Neil Leslie Diamond
(NOT: Noah Kaminsky!)
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Red, Red Wine, Sweet Caroline, Song Sung Blue, Holy Holly, Cherry Cherry, Cracklin' Rosie, I'm a Believer. Album Hot August Night. Movie The Jazz Singer (1980). Songwriters Hall of Fame 1984. Long Island Music Hall of Fame. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2011. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. Kennedy Center Honors 2011. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1750 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 10 August 2012.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Neil Simon

Real/Birth Name:
Marvin Neil Simon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Elaine Joyce, until he died.
Older than Elaine Joyce by 18 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Marsha Mason by 14 years.

Brief Facts:

Broadway plays The Odd Couple, Lost in Yonkers, Biloxi Blues, California Suite, Barefoot in the Park, Sweet Charity. Kennedy Center Honors 1995. Theater Hall of Fame 1983. Mark Twain Prize for American Humor 2006.

Norman Lear

Real/Birth Name:
Norman Milton Lear
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series All in the Family, Sanford and Son, One Day at a Time, The Jeffersons, Good Times, Maude. Movie Divorce American Style. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2004. Kennedy Center Honors 2017. National Medal of Arts 1999. Television Hall of Fame 1984. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6615 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Oprah Winfrey

Real/Birth Name:
Oprah Gail Winfrey
Nickname(s):
O
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Lee Daniels' the Butler, The Color Purple. News anchor. Talk show host. Name misspelled on birth certificate (should have been Biblical name Orpah). National Women's Hall of Fame 1994. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2001. Kennedy Center Honors 2010. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 2001. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2013. Television Hall of Fame 1993. Cecil B DeMille Award 2018.

Ossie Davis

Real/Birth Name:
Raiford Chatman Davis
Gender:
Male
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:

Relationships:

husband of
Ruby Dee, until he died.
Older than Ruby Dee by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

TV series Touched by an Angel, The Defenders. Movies The Client, Doctor Doolittle, Grumpy Old Men. NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame 1989. Kennedy Center Honors 2004. Theater Hall of Fame 2004. National Medal of Arts 1995. New Rochelle Walk of Fame.

Paul McCartney

Real/Birth Name:
James Paul McCartney
Also Known As:
Sir James Paul McCartney
Nickname(s):
Macca
Sir Paul
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Heather Mills by 25 years.
father of
son of
husband of
Linda McCartney, until her death.
Younger than Linda McCartney by less than 1 year.
son of
older brother of
Older than Mike McGear by 1 year.
father of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Help, A Hard Day's Night, Yellow Submarine, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. After rock group The Beatles he founded group Wings. Album Wings over America. Songs Yesterday, Michelle, Eleanor Rigby, With a Little Help From My Friends, I Saw Her Standing There, All My Loving. Spent a few days in jail in Japan for marijuana possession. Knighted. Children's book High in the Clouds: An Urban Furry Tale. Order of the Companion of Honour 2017. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1999. Kennedy Center Honors 2010. French Legion of Honor 2012. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1987. Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song 2010. 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.
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: 9 February 2012.
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Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: The Beatles for contributions to the recording industry.
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Paul Newman

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Leonard Newman
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:

Relationships:

husband of
Joanne Woodward, until he died.
Older than Joanne Woodward by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Salad dressing named "Newman's Own" funds his charity work. Movies Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, The Sting, The Hustler, Cool Hand Luke, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Long Beach Motorsports Walk of Fame 2007. Kennedy Center Honors 1992. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1991. SCCA Hall of Fame 2009. Cecil B DeMille Award 1984. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 1 February 1994.
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Paul Simon

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Frederic Simon
Also Known As:
Paul Kane
Jerry Landis
Tico
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Carrie Fisher by 15 years.
husband of
Older than Edie Brickell by 24 years.

Brief Facts:

Member of Simon & Garfunkel. See Art Garfunkel. Songs Bridge Over Troubled Water, Scarborough Fair, Mrs. Robinson, Cecilia, The Sound of Silence. Album Graceland. Movie Annie Hall. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1982. Kennedy Center Honors 2002. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2001. Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song 2007. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of Simon & Garfunkel.
Long Island Music Hall of Fame as a member of Simon & Garfunkel.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1990 as a member of Simon & Garfunkel.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2006 as a member of Simon & Garfunkel.

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.
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A star at 1708 Vine Street for contributions to radio.
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A star at 6376 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Pete Seeger

Real/Birth Name:
Peter Seeger
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

half-brother of
Older than Mike Seeger by 14 years.

Brief Facts:

Wrote the songs Where Have All the Flowers Gone, If I Had a Hammer, Turn! Turn! Turn!. Group The Weavers. Active in political causes. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1996. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1972. Kennedy Center Honors 1994. National Medal of Arts 1994. International Guitar Hall of Fame. American Banjo Museum Hall of Fame 2015. The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a member of The Weavers.

Pete Townshend

Real/Birth Name:
Peter Dennis Blandford Townshend
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of The Who. Primary creator of rock opera Tommy. Book Horse's Neck of short stories. Kennedy Center Honors 2008. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1990 as a member of The Who.
UK Music Hall of Fame 2005 as a member of The Who.

Plácido Domingo

Real/Birth Name:
José Plácido Domingo Embil
Also Known As:
Placido Domingo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tenor. Member of The Three Tenors. Honorary Knighthood from Queen Elizabeth. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2002. Kennedy Center Honors 2000. Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame 2007. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater.
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Quincy Jones

Real/Birth Name:
Quincy Delight Jones Jr.
Nickname(s):
Q
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Trumpeter. Producer of the Michael Jackson album Off the Wall. Composed songs Chump Change, Soul Bossa Nova. California Hall of Fame 2008. Kennedy Center Honors 2001. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1981. National Medal of Arts 2010. ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2013. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2007. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2013. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2015. National Humanities Medal 2000. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 14 March 1980.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Ray Charles

Real/Birth Name:
Raymond Charles Robinson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie The Blues Brothers. Songs Hit the Road, Jack, Georgia on My Mind, I Got a Woman, Unchain My Heart, Born to Lose, Route 66. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1986. Blues Hall of Fame 1982. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1993. Kennedy Center Honors 1986. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 2004. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1979. National Medal of Arts 1993. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2004. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2013. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2015. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6777 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 6 October 1981.
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Richard Rodgers

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Charles Rodgers
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Worked with Lorenz Hart, Oscar Hammerstein. Wrote popular musicals (later movies) South Pacific, Oklahoma!, The Sound of Music, Pal Joey. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970. Kennedy Center Honors 1978. Theater Hall of Fame.

Rise Stevens

Real/Birth Name:
Rise Steenburg
Gender:
Female

Brief Facts:

Opera singer (first name pronounced Ree-Zay). Kennedy Center Honors 1990.

Rita Moreno

Real/Birth Name:
Rosita Dolores Alverio
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
87, 5 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Oscar for movie musical West Side Story. Tony Award for play The Ritz. TV series Oz, Cane. California Hall of Fame 2007. Bronx Walk of Fame 1998. International Latin Music Hall of Fame 2001. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2004. National Medal of Arts 2009. Kennedy Center Honors 2015. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 20 July 1995.
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Robert Redford

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Robert Redford Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Brubaker, Truth, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, A Walk in the Woods, The Company You Keep, The Sting, The Horse Whisperer, A River Runs Through It, All the President's Men, All is Lost. Founder of the Sundance Movie Festival. Kennedy Center Honors 2005. National Medal of Arts 1996. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2016. Cecil B DeMille Award 1994.

Robert Shaw

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Archibald Shaw
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
51, 19 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Jaws, From Russia with Love, A Man for All Seasons, The Sting, The Taking of Pelham One Two Three. Kennedy Center Honors 1991. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1988. National Medal of Arts 1992. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1559 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
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Roger Daltrey

Real/Birth Name:
Roger Harry Daltrey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Band The Who. TV show Rude Awakening. Kennedy Center Honors 2008. Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame 2003. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1990 as a member of The Who.
UK Music Hall of Fame 2005 as a member of The Who.

Roger L. Stevens

Real/Birth Name:
Roger Lacey Stevens
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Special Tony Award for his body of work. Plays Bus Stop, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Death of a Salesman. Kennedy Center Honors 1988. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1988. Theater Hall of Fame 1986.

Roy Acuff

Real/Birth Name:
Roy Claxton Acuff
Nickname(s):
King of Country Music
Gender:
Male
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:

Grand Ole Opry. Band Smoky Mountain Boys. Song Wabash Cannonball. Country Music Hall of Fame 1962. Kennedy Center Honors 1991. National Medal of Arts 1991. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1988. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1541 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
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Ruby Dee

Real/Birth Name:
Ruby Ann Wallace
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Ossie Davis, until his earlier death.
Younger than Ossie Davis by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Just Cause, A Raisin in the Sun, American Gangster, Do the Right Thing. Broadway play A Raisin in the Sun. Kennedy Center Honors 2004. NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame 1989. Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame 1975. Theater Hall of Fame 2004. National Medal of Arts 1995. Ohio Women's Hall of Fame 1986. New Rochelle Walk of Fame. Westchester County Women's Hall of Fame 2007.

Sammy Davis Jr.

Real/Birth Name:
Sammy Davis Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Altovise Davis, until he died.
Older than Altovise Davis by 17 years.
ex-husband of
Older than May Britt by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Ocean's Eleven (1960), Robin and the Seven Hoods. Songs What Kind of Fool Am I?, I've Gotta Be Me. TV show One Life to Live. Member the Rat Pack. Lost his left eye in a traffic accident. Converted to Judaism. Broadway musical Golden Boy, winning a Tony Award. Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame 1987. Kennedy Center Honors 1987. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2008. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2017. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6254 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
Las Vegas Walk of Stars: A star at Riviera Hotel (removed); ceremony: 15 February 2007.

Sean Connery

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Sean Connery
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Knighted 2000. Role as James Bond in movies From Russia with Love, Dr. No, Goldfinger, Thunderball, You Only Live Twice. Movies The Untouchables, The Presidio, Just Cause, Playing by Heart, The Hunt for Red October, Finding Forrester, The Name of the Rose, Marnie, Highlander, The Avengers (1998). Kennedy Center Honors 1999. French Legion of Honor. London Avenue of Stars. Cecil B DeMille Award 1996.

Shirley MacLaine

Real/Birth Name:
Shirley MacLean Beaty
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

aunt of
older sister of
Older than Warren Beatty by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Steel Magnolias, Rumor Has It..., Irma LaDouce. Kennedy Center Honors 2013. Cecil B DeMille Award 1998. Texas Film Hall of Fame 2017. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1617 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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Shirley Temple

Real/Birth Name:
Shirley Jane Temple
Also Known As:
Shirley Temple Black
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Child star in the 1930s black and white movies - The Little Princess, Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm, Poor Little Rich Girl, Heidi, Curly Top, The Little Colonel, Mr. Belvedere Goes to College. Ambassador to Czechoslovakia. Kennedy Center Honors 1998. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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Sidney Poitier

Real/Birth Name:
Sidney L. Poitier
Gender:
Male
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Born in the US, grew up in the Bahamas. Movies In the Heat of the Night, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, The Jackal, Blackboard Jungle, Cry, the Beloved Country, To Sir, with Love, Lilies of the Field. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1972. Kennedy Center Honors 1995. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2009. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2007. Cecil B DeMille Award 1982. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7065 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 1 February 1994.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Smokey Robinson

Real/Birth Name:
William Robinson Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Claudette Rogers by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Motown group The Miracles. Formerly called this group The Matadors. Songs Got a Job, Shop Around, Ooh Baby Baby, The Tears of a Clown, My Girl, Since I Lost My Baby. Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. Album The 35th Anniversary Collection. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1990. Kennedy Center Honors 2006. Guitar Center RockWalk 1991. National Medal of Arts 2002. Boys and Girls Clubs Alumni Hall of Fame. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2003. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2013. Movie Hollywood Homicide. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2016. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2011 as a member of The Miracles.
Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2015 as a member of The Miracles.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2012 as a member of The Miracles.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2015 as a member of The Miracles.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a member of The Miracles.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 22 February 1983.
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Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: The Miracles for contributions to the recording industry.
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Sonny Rollins

Real/Birth Name:
Theodore Walter Rollins
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Saxophonist. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1973. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1999. Kennedy Center Honors 2011. National Medal of Arts 2010. ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame. Nesuhi Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame 2005.

Stephen Sondheim

Real/Birth Name:
Stephen Joshua Sondheim
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Musical plays A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Company, Follies, A Little Night Music, Sweeney Todd, Sunday in the Park with George, Into the Woods. Also wrote the lyrics to musicals West Side Story, Gypsy. Kennedy Center Honors 1993. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1975. Theater Hall of Fame. National Medal of Arts 1996. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2014.

Steve Martin

Real/Birth Name:
Stephen Glenn Martin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Love the Coopers, My Blue Heaven, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Cheaper by the Dozen, Roxanne, ¡Three Amigos!, The Jerk. Broadway musical play Bright Star. Excellent on the banjo. Long Island Music Hall of Fame. Kennedy Center Honors 2007. Mark Twain Prize for American Humor 2005. American Banjo Museum Hall of Fame 2015. Anaheim / Orange County Walk of Stars: A star for Show Business fame.

Steven Spielberg

Real/Birth Name:
Steven Allan Spielberg
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71, 2 days before his 72nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Amy Irving by 6 years.
husband of
Older than Kate Capshaw by 6 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Arachnophobia, The Post, Jaws, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, 1941, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, The Color Purple, Jurassic Park, Amistad, Schindler's List, Saving Private Ryan, Poltergeist, Back to the Future, Men in Black. Kennedy Center Honors 2006. Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 2005. Liberty Medal 2009. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2015. Cecil B DeMille Award 2009. National Humanities Medal 1999. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 10 January 2002.
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Stevie Wonder

Real/Birth Name:
Stevland Hardaway Judkins
Also Known As:
Little Stevie Wonder
Stevland Hardaway Morris
Steveland Judkins Hardaway
Eivets Rednow
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Birth name Stevland Judkins - changed several times. Blind singer and pianist. Movie Muscle Beach Party. Songs For Once in My Life, You Are the Sunshine of My Life, I Just Called to Say I Love You. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1989. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1983. Michigan Walk of Fame 2006. Kennedy Center Honors 1999. Guitar Center RockWalk 1985. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008. Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song 2009. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2006. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2014. Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame 2001. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2012. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7050 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 1 February 1994.
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Sting

Real/Birth Name:
Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Commander of the British Empire (CBE.) Formerly of group The Police. Albums Sacred Love, All This Time. Movie Dune. Songwriters Hall of Fame 2002. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 2001. Kennedy Center Honors 2014. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2003 as a member of The Police.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6834 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 8 December 2000.
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Tennessee Williams

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Lanier Williams
Nickname(s):
Tom
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71, 29 days before his 72nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

second cousin of
second cousin once removed of

Brief Facts:

Playwright. Wrote plays A Streetcar Named Desire, The Glass Menagerie, Night of the Iguana. Movies A Streetcar Named Desire, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Died choking on a bottle cap. Kennedy Center Honors 1979. Theater Hall of Fame 1979. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1980. Rainbow Honor Walk. Missouri Wall of Fame. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6500 Delmar Boulevard.

Tina Turner

Real/Birth Name:
Anna Mae Bullock
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
79, 20 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Ike Turner by 8 years.

Brief Facts:

Song What's Love Got to Do with It. Group Ike & Tina Turner. Movie Tommy. Songs It's Gonna Work Out Fine, River Deep - Mountain High, I Want to Take You Higher, Proud Mary, Nutbush City Limits. Kennedy Center Honors 2005. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1996. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2015. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1991 as a member of Ike & Tina Turner.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1750 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 28 August 1986.
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St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6378 Delmar Boulevard.

Tom Hanks

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Jeffrey Hanks
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
father of
father of
older brother of
Older than Jim Hanks by 4 years.
husband of
Older than Rita Wilson by less than 1 year.
ex-husband of
Younger than Samantha Lewes by 3 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Post, The 'Burbs, The Circle, Angels & Demons, The Da Vinci Code, Saving Mr. Banks, Splash, Big, Apollo 13, Forrest Gump, Sleepless in Seattle, Cast Away, Saving Private Ryan, The Green Mile, Philadelphia, The Terminal, Larry Crowne, Captain Phillips, Sully. TV mini-series From the Earth to the Moon. Broadway play Lucky Guy. Kennedy Center Honors 2014. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2016. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 1 July 1992.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Tony Bennett

Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Dominick Benedetto
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
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Brief Facts:

Song I Left My Heart in San Francisco. Album Duets: An American Classic. A respected painter. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1997. Long Island Music Hall of Fame. Kennedy Center Honors 2005. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. New Jersey Hall of Fame 2011. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2007. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2001. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1560 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Van Cliburn

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
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Brief Facts:

Classical pianist. Won the first quadrennial International Tchaikovsky Piano Competition in Moscow, at the height of the Cold War. Kennedy Center Honors 2001. National Medal of Arts 2010. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2003.

Victor Borge

Real/Birth Name:
Børge Rosenbaum
Nickname(s):
The Clown Prince of Denmark
The Unmelancholy Dane
The Great Dane
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 11 days before his 92nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Danish musician and comedian, pianist. Became a US citizen 1948. Movie Higher and Higher. Kennedy Center Honors 1999. Scandinavian-American Hall of Fame 1990.

Warren Beatty

Real/Birth Name:
Henry Warren Beaty
Nickname(s):
Pro
The Chief
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Older than Annette Bening by 21 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Shirley MacLaine by 2 years.
father of

Descendants:

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Name pronounced BAY-tee. Movies Bonnie and Clyde, Reds, Bulworth, Dick Tracy, Heaven Can Wait, Shampoo. Kennedy Center Honors 2004. California Hall of Fame 2012. Cecil B DeMille Award 2007.

Willie Nelson

Real/Birth Name:
Willie Hugh Nelson
Nickname(s):
Red-Headed Stranger
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Composed songs Crazy, Hello Walls. Songs Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain, Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys, Always on My Mind. Member of group The Highwaymen. Movies Stagecoach, Wag the Dog, Electric Horseman, Barbarossa, The Dukes of Hazzard. Once a disc jockey for Vancouver (Washington) station KVAN and in Fort Worth, Texas. Developed a bio-diesel business. Originated Farm Aid concerts in 1985. Kennedy Center Honors 1998. Country Music Hall of Fame 1993. Songwriters Hall of Fame 2001. Texas Country Music Hall of Fame 1998. Texas Film Hall of Fame 2002. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2010. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1973. National Agricultural Hall of Fame 2011. Austin City Limits Hall of Fame 2014. Texas Heritage Songwriters' Hall of Fame 2009. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Texas Trail of Fame 2012.

Zubin Mehta

Real/Birth Name:
Zubin Mehta
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Symphony conductor. Music Director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra from 1962 to 1978. Kennedy Center Honors 2006. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1600 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 1 March 2011.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
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