Guess Who This Is

101 Persons in the Television Hall of Fame:

Location:
In the outdoor Academy Plaza, in front of the new Academy of Television Arts & Sciences building in North Hollywood (about two miles northwest of Universal Studios), near the northeast corner of Lankershim & Magnolia Blvds
Web Site:

Aaron Spelling

Real/Birth Name:
Aaron Spelling
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Love Boat, Charlie's Angels, Dynasty, Beverly Hills, 90210. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Television Hall of Fame 1996. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6667 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 15 September 1978.
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Agnes Nixon

Real/Birth Name:
Agnes Eckhardt
Nickname(s):
Aggie
Queen of the Modern American Soap Opera
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series (soaps) One Life to Live, Guiding Light, All My Children, Another World. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2000. Television Hall of Fame 1992. Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame 2014.

Al Michaels

Real/Birth Name:
Alan Richard Michaels
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV program Monday Night Football. Television Hall of Fame 2013. NSMA Hall of Fame 1998. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6667 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 13 October 2004.
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Alan Alda

Real/Birth Name:
Alphonso Joseph D'Abruzzo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Role of Hawkeye Pierce in TV series M*A*S*H. TV series The West Wing. Movies The Aviator, Murder at 1600, California Suite, Paper Lion. Books Never Have Your Dog Stuffed - And Other Things I've Learned, Things I Overheard While Talking to Myself. Several Tony Award nominations for roles in Broadway plays and musicals. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2001. Television Hall of Fame 1993.

Andy Griffith

Real/Birth Name:
Andrew Samuel Griffith
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86, 32 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Andy Griffith Show, Matlock. Movie A Face in the Crowd. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1999. North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 2010. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2005. Television Hall of Fame 1991. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6418 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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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:
92
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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Art Carney

Real/Birth Name:
Arthur William Matthew Carney
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85, 5 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Starred in TV series The Honeymooners and the movie Harry and Tonto. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2007. Television Hall of Fame 2004. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6627 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Barbara Walters

Real/Birth Name:
Barbara Jill Walters
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
88, 35 days before her 89th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Host of TV show The View. Former news anchor TV shows Today, 20/20. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1997. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1997. Television Hall of Fame 1989. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 14 June 2007.
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Betty White

Real/Birth Name:
Betty Marion White
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Allen Ludden, until his death.
Younger than Allen Ludden by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

TV series The Golden Girls, The Love Boat. Often a guest on game TV shows: Password, Hollywood Squares. Movies Annie's Point, Advise and Consent. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2002. California Hall of Fame 2002. Television Hall of Fame 1995. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 2012. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6747 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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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. 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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Bob Barker

Real/Birth Name:
Robert William Barker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV programs Truth or Consequences, The Price is Right. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2007. Hall of Famous Missourians 2007. South Dakota Hall of Fame 1980. Television Hall of Fame 2004. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 2008. Missouri Walk of Fame 2009. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6714 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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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.

Bob Newhart

Real/Birth Name:
George Robert Newhart
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
88, 15 days before his 89th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Bob Newhart Show, Newhart, Bob. Movies In & Out, Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde, Elf. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2000. Television Hall of Fame 1992. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 2009. Mark Twain Prize for American Humor 2002. Irish American Hall of Fame 2015. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6381 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 6 January 1999.
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Bob Schieffer

Real/Birth Name:
Bob Lloyd Schieffer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Host of the CBS TV show Face the Nation 1991 to 2015. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Television Hall of Fame 2013.

Candice Bergen

Real/Birth Name:
Candice Patricia Bergen
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Television Academy Hall of Fame 2010. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 2010. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1995. Television Hall of Fame 2010.

Carl Reiner

Real/Birth Name:
Carl Reiner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Estelle Reiner, until her death.
Younger than Estelle Reiner by 7 years.
father of
step-grandfather of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Ocean's Twelve, Ocean's Thirteen, The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming. Television Hall of Fame 1999. Mark Twain Prize for American Humor 2000. New Rochelle Walk of Fame. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6421 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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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. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6439 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 21 May 1975.
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Carroll O'Connor

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

Brief Facts:

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

Real/Birth Name:
Chester Robert Huntley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV news program The Huntley-Brinkley Report on NBC. Small part in movie Executive Suite. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1996. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1996. Television Hall of Fame 1988.

Chuck Lorre

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Michael Levine
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV shows Two and a Half Men, The Big Bang Theory, Dharma & Greg, Mike & Molly. Theme song for TV show Two and a Half Men. Changed his name at age 26. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2012. Television Hall of Fame 2012. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 12 March 2009.
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Cloris Leachman

Real/Birth Name:
Cloris Leachman
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than George Englund by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movies Young Frankenstein, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, The Iron Giant, The Croods. TV series The Facts of Life, Mary Tyler Moore, Lasssie, Malcolm in the Middle, The Ellen Show. Broadway musical South Pacific. Television Hall of Fame 2011. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6435 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 22 September 1980.
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Dan Rather

Real/Birth Name:
Dan Irvin Rather Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

News anchor for CBS. TV shows 60 Minutes, CBS Evening News with Dan Rather. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2007. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 2007. Television Hall of Fame 2004.

Danny Thomas

Real/Birth Name:
Amos Alphonsus Muzyad Yakhoob
Also Known As:
Amos Jacobs
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79, 31 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Name later Anglicized to Amos Jacobs. TV series Make Room for Daddy. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1998. Michigan Walk of Fame 2007. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1998. Congressional Gold Medal 1983. Television Hall of Fame 1990. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6901 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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David Brinkley

Real/Birth Name:
David McClure Brinkley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 29 days before his 83rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Co-anchor, TV show The Huntley-Brinkley Report. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1996. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1996. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1992. Television Hall of Fame 1988.

David Sarnoff

Real/Birth Name:
David Sarnoff
Nickname(s):
The General
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Main influence in development of Radio Corporation of America (RCA) and NBC. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1977. Television Hall of Fame 1984. National Radio Hall of Fame 1989. New Jersey Hall of Fame 2013. Jewish-American Hall of Fame.

Desi Arnaz

Real/Birth Name:
Desiderio Alberto Arnaz y De Acha III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
father of
ex-husband of
Younger than Lucille Ball by 5 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Co-founder of Desilu Productions. TV show I Love Lucy. Movie The Long, Long Trailer. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1998. Television Hall of Fame 1990. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6325-1/2 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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A star at 6254 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Diahann Carroll

Real/Birth Name:
Carol Diahann Johnson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
83, 35 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Vic Damone by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame 1976. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2011. Bronx Walk of Fame 2001. Television Hall of Fame 2011.. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7005 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 3 April 1990.
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Diane Sawyer

Real/Birth Name:
Lila Diana Sawyer
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Mike Nichols, until his death.
Younger than Mike Nichols by 14 years.

Brief Facts:

Anchor for TV shows Good Morning America, World News with Diane Sawyer on ABC. America's Junior Miss 1962-1965. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2004. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 2004. Television Hall of Fame 1997.

Dick Clark

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Wagstaff Clark
Nickname(s):
America's Oldest Teenager
The World's Oldest Teenager
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show American Bandstand. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1993. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2000. Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame 1987. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Guitar Center RockWalk 1991. National Radio Hall of Fame 1990. Television Hall of Fame 1992. Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame 1992. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at Corner of Sunset Boulevard and Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
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Dick Van Dyke

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Wayne Van Dyke
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
grandfather of
older brother of
Older than Jerry Van Dyke by 5 years.
grandfather of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Star of TV shows Diagnosis Murder, The Dick Van Dyke Show. Musical movies Mary Poppins, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Broadway musical Bye Bye Birdie winning a Tony Award. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2002. Television Hall of Fame 1995. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 25 February 1993.
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Dick Wolf

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Anthony Wolf
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Hill Street Blues, Miami Vice as writer. Creator of TV series Law & Order, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Law & Order: Trial by Jury. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Television Hall of Fame 2013. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7040 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 29 March 2007.
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Dinah Shore

Real/Birth Name:
Frances Rose Shore
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 5 days before her 78th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than George Montgomery by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Her own television shows. Songs I'll Walk Alone, You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To, Buttons and Bows, The Anniversary Song, Baby, It's Cold Outside. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1999. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. LPGA Tour Hall of Fame 1994. World Golf Hall of Fame 1994. Television Hall of Fame 1991. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1980. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6901 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
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A star at 1751 Vine Street for contributions to radio.
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A star at 6916 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 100 Museum Drive; ceremony: 23 March 1996.

Don Francisco

Real/Birth Name:
Mario Kreutzberger
Also Known As:
Mario Kreutzberger
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Television Academy Hall of Fame 2012. Television Hall of Fame 2012. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7018 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 8 June 2001.
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Don Pardo

Real/Birth Name:
Dominick George Pardo
Also Known As:
Dom Pardo
Gender:
Male
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:

Announcer on TV programs Saturday Night Live, Jeopardy, Wheel of Fortune, Search for Tomorrow. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2010. Rhode Island Radio Hall of Fame 2009. Television Hall of Fame 2010.

Earle Hagen

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

Brief Facts:

Composed and whistled theme song for TV show The Andy Griffith Show Song Harlem Nocturne, later used as the theme to TV show Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer. Composed theme songs for TV shows The Dick Van Dyke Show, That Girl, Eight Is Enough, The Mod Squad. Wrote books on arranging music. Trombonist with big bands. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2011. Television Hall of Fame 2011. Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 100 S. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 19 April 2003.

Ed Sullivan

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Vincent Sullivan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73, 15 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Television Academy Hall of Fame 1993. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1993. Television Hall of Fame 1985. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6101 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Edward Asner

Real/Birth Name:
Yitzhak Edward Asner
Nickname(s):
Ed
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Lou Grant. Television Hall of Fame 1996. Movie The Satan Bug Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6363 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 25 September 1992.
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Edward R. Murrow

Real/Birth Name:
Egbert Roscoe Murrow
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57, 2 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Made an honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE) by Queen Elizabeth II on March 5, 1965. TV shows CBS Evening News, Person to Person. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1992. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1992. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1964. National Radio Hall of Fame 1988. Television Hall of Fame 1984. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6263 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
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Eric Sevareid

Real/Birth Name:
Arnold Eric Sevareid
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

News on channel CBS. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1980. Television Hall of Fame 1987. Scandinavian-American Hall of Fame 1993.

Ernie Kovacs

Real/Birth Name:
Ernest Edward Kovacs
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42, 10 days before his 43rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Edie Adams, until he died.
Older than Edie Adams by 8 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies North to Alaska, Bell, Book and Candle. Died in a car accident. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1995. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1995. Television Hall of Fame 1987. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1989. Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame 1992. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6307 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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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 Friendly

Real/Birth Name:
Ferdinand Friendly Wachenheimer
Also Known As:
Fred W. Friendly
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Originated the concept of public broadcasting. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2001. Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame 1968. Television Hall of Fame 1993.

Fred Rogers

Real/Birth Name:
Fred McFeely Rogers
Also Known As:
Mister Rogers
Mr. Rogers
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74, 21 days before his 75th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

An ordained minister. Host of the children's TV show Mr. Rogers Neighborhood. Known for soft voice, song at the beginning and end, and his sweater which was hung in the closet. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2005. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 2005. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2002. Television Hall of Fame 1999. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6600 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Garry Marshall

Real/Birth Name:
Garry Kent Masciarelli
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
father of
older brother of
Older than Penny Marshall by 7 years.
uncle of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Directed movies Runaway Bride, The Princess Diaries, TV series Mork & Mindy. Created TV series Happy Days. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2004. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Bronx Walk of Fame 1994. Television Hall of Fame 1997. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 2012. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6838 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 23 November 1983.
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Gene Roddenberry

Real/Birth Name:
Eugene Wesley Roddenberry
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Majel Barrett, until he died.
Older than Majel Barrett by 10 years.

Brief Facts:

Pilot in World War II. Creator of the TV series Star Trek and its sequels. Creator of TV series Earth: Final Conflict. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2010. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Texas Aviation Hall of Fame 1999. Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 2007. Television Hall of Fame 2010. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6683 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 4 September 1985.
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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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Gracie Allen

Real/Birth Name:
Grace Ethel Cecile Rosalie Allen
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69, 32 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
George Burns, until she died.
Older than George Burns by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

With her husband George Burns she did radio show Burns and Allen. Birth date may be 1902 or 1897. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1996. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1996. Television Hall of Fame 1988. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1977. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6672 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Grant Tinker

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

Relationships:

father of
ex-husband of
Older than Mary Tyler Moore by 10 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

NBC chairman 81-86. Founded MTM Enterprises with Mary Tyler Moore. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2004. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 2004. Television Hall of Fame 1997.

Harvey Korman

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

Brief Facts:

TV show The Carol Burnett Show. Movies Blazing Saddles, High Anxiety, History of the World, Part 1. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2006. Television Hall of Fame 2002.

Howard Cosell

Real/Birth Name:
Howard Cohen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 29 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Television Academy Hall of Fame 2001. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame 1993. Television Hall of Fame 1993. International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1993. National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 2007. Arthur Ashe Courage Award 1995. NSMA Hall of Fame 1993.

Jack Benny

Real/Birth Name:
Benjamin Kubelsky
Also Known As:
Ben K. Benny
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Mary Livingstone, until he died.
Older than Mary Livingstone by 12 years.

Brief Facts:

Played violin, or "fiddle." Radio and TV show The Jack Benny Program. Known for his comedy routines with Eddie Anderson as Rochester. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1996. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1996. National Radio Hall of Fame 1989. Television Hall of Fame 1988. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1977. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1977. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6650 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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A star at 1505 Vine Street for contributions to radio.
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A star at 6370 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Jack Webb

Real/Birth Name:
John Randolph Webb
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Julie London by 6 years.

Brief Facts:

TV series Dragnet, Emergency!, Adam-12. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2000. Television Hall of Fame 1992. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7040 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
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A star at 6278 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Jackie Gleason

Real/Birth Name:
Herbert John Gleason
Also Known As:
Herbert Walton Gleason Jr.
Nickname(s):
The Great One
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:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV show The Honeymooners. Movies Smokey and the Bandit, The Hustler, Soldier in the Rain. Tony Award for acting in Broadway musical play Take Me Along. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1994. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1994. Television Hall of Fame 1986. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6231 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
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A star at 6300 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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James Garner

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

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Jack Garner by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

TV series Rockford Files, Bret Maverick, 8 Simple Rules... for Dating My Teenage Daughter. Movie and TV series Maverick. Movies Support Your Local Sheriff!, The Notebook, Space Cowboys, Victor/Victoria, Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood. Hall of Great Western Performers 1990. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1998. Oklahoma Hall of Fame 1986. Television Hall of Fame 1990. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6927 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Jay Leno

Real/Birth Name:
James Douglas Muir Leno
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Host of TV show The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Collects automobiles. Television Hall of Fame 2014. Mark Twain Prize for American Humor 2014. Motorcycle Hall of Fame 2000. New Rochelle Walk of Fame. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6780 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 27 April 2000.
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Jean Stapleton

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

Brief Facts:

In role of Edith Bunker on the TV show All in the Family. Song Those Were the Days. Broadway musicals Bells Are Ringing, Damn Yankees, Funny Girl. Theater Hall of Fame 2002. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2006. Television Hall of Fame 2002.

Jim Henson

Real/Birth Name:
James Maury Henson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Creator of the Muppets and TV show Sesame Street. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1995. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1995. Television Hall of Fame 1987. Scandinavian-American Hall of Fame 2003. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6631 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 24 September 1991.
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Jim McKay

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

Brief Facts:

Famed for his tagline "the thrill of victory, the agony of defeat", used in his ABC TV series The Wide World of Sports. Famed for his coverage of the Olympic Games, the Indianapolis 500 race, and the British Open. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1988. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2002. American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame 1987. Television Hall of Fame 1995. NSMA Hall of Fame 1987.

Joan Ganz Cooney

Real/Birth Name:
Joan Ganz
Also Known As:
Joan Redden Ganz
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

One of the founders of Children's Television Workshop, now known as Sesame Workshop, famous for creation of the children's TV show Sesame Street. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. National Women's Hall of Fame 1998. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1995. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1997. Television Hall of Fame 1989. National Humanities Medal 2003.

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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Joseph Barbera

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Roland Barbera
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group Hanna-Barbera. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2001. Television Hall of Fame 1993. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6753 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: Hanna-Barbera for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 21 July 1976.
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A star at 6753 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: Hanna-Barbera for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 21 July 1976.
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Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Real/Birth Name:
Julia Scarlett Elizabeth Louis-Dreyfus
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Younger than Brad Hall by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

TV series Seinfeld, Watching Ellie, The New Adventures of Old Christine, Saturday Night Live, Arrested Development. Movie National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation. Television Hall of Fame 2014. Mark Twain Prize for American Humor 2018. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6250 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 4 May 2010.
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Katie Couric

Real/Birth Name:
Katherine Anne Couric
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Anchor for TV show Today on NBC. News anchor on CBS TV show CBS Evening News. Movie Austin Powers: Goldmember. Children's book The Blue Ribbon Day. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2007. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 2007. Television Hall of Fame 2004.

Larry Gelbart

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

Brief Facts:

Broadway musicals A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, City of Angels. Movies Tootsie, Oh, God!. Many episodes of TV series M*A*S*H. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2009. Theater Hall of Fame 2002. Television Hall of Fame 2008. Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 4 November 1995.

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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Lorne Michaels

Real/Birth Name:
Lorne David Lipowitz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV shows Saturday Night Live, 30 Rock. Producer of movies Coneheads, Baby Mama, Wayne's World. Became a US citizen in 1987. Canada's Walk of Fame 2003. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2005. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 2005. Television Hall of Fame 1999. Mark Twain Prize for American Humor 2004. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2016. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6627 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 19 August 1999.
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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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Mary Tyler Moore

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Tyler Moore
Also Known As:
Mary Moore
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80, 27 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Grant Tinker by 10 years.

Brief Facts:

Founded MTM Enterprises with Grant Tinker. TV series The Dick Van Dyke Show, Mary Tyler Moore, Rhoda. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1994. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1994. Television Hall of Fame 1986. Movie Ordinary People Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 8 September 1992.
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Merv Griffin

Real/Birth Name:
Mervyn Edward Griffin Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song I've Got a Lovely Bunch of Coconuts. Created TV game shows Jeopardy, Wheel of Fortune. Composed a theme for Jeopardy. Host of his TV talk show The Merv Griffin Show. Gaming Hall of Fame 2002. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2009. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 2009. Television Hall of Fame 2008. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1541 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
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Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 265 S. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 15 October 1998.

Michael Landon

Real/Birth Name:
Eugene Maurice Orowitz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV shows Little House on the Prairie, Highway to Heaven, Bonanza. Movie I Was a Teenage Werewolf. Hall of Great Western Performers 1998. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2002. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1998. Television Hall of Fame 1995. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 15 August 1984.
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Mike Wallace

Real/Birth Name:
Myron Leon Wallace
Also Known As:
Myron Wallace
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93, 32 days before his 94th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Buff Cobb by 9 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Best known for long CBS News involvement, especially TV series 60 Minutes. Announcer on radio programs Sky King, Green Hornet. TV show All Around the Town. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1998. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1998. Television Hall of Fame 1990. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6263 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Milton Berle

Real/Birth Name:
Mendel Berlinger
(other sources:) Milton Berlinger
Nickname(s):
Uncle Miltie
Mr. Television
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

California Hall of Fame 2007. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1992. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1992. Television Hall of Fame 1984. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1988. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1981. Jewish-American Hall of Fame. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6771 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
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A star at 6263 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Norman Lear

Real/Birth Name:
Norman Milton Lear
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
96, 25 days after his birthday
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.
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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.

Paddy Chayefsky

Real/Birth Name:
Sidney Aaron Chayefsky
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Playwright, screen writer. Broadway plays Middle of the Night, The Tenth Man, Gideon. Movies Marty, Network, The Catered Affair, The Bachelor Party, The Americanization of Emily. Television Hall of Fame 1984.

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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Peter Jennings

Real/Birth Name:
Peter Charles Jennings
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67, 9 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

High school dropout. News anchor for ABC TV World News Tonight. Dual citizen of US and Canada from 2003. Death from lung cancer. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2011. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 2011. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1989. Television Hall of Fame 2011.

Quinn Martin

Real/Birth Name:
Irwin Martin Cohn
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Barnaby Jones, The Streets of San Francisco, Cannon, The Fugitive, The Untouchables. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2004. Television Hall of Fame 1997. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6667 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Ray Dolby

Real/Birth Name:
Ray Milton Dolby
Also Known As:
Dr. Dolby
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Engineer and physicist. Inventor of sound technology for theaters. Awarded an honorary OBE, Order of Officer of the British Empire, by Queen Elizabeth II in 1987. National Medal of Technology and Innovation 1997. Television Hall of Fame 2014. National Inventors Hall of Fame 2004. Consumer Electronics Hall of Fame 2004. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 22 January 2015.
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Red Skelton

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

Brief Facts:

TV series The Red Skelton Show. Movies Around the World in Eighty Days, Ocean's Eleven (1960), Du Barry Was a Lady. International Clown Hall of Fame 1989. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1996. National Radio Hall of Fame 1994. Television Hall of Fame 1988. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1984. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1980. Cecil B DeMille Award 1978. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6763 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
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A star at 6650 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Regis Philbin

Real/Birth Name:
Regis Francis Xavier Philbin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
86, 4 days before his 87th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Talk show host. TV series Live! with Kelly, Today, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2008. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Bronx Walk of Fame 1998. Television Hall of Fame 2006. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 2006. Walter Camp Distinguished American Award 2002. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6834 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 10 April 2003.
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Rod Serling

Real/Birth Name:
Rodman Edward Serling
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Creator and host of TV series Twilight Zone. Movies Patterns, Requiem for a Heavyweight, Planet of the Apes, Seven Days in May. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 2008. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1993. Television Hall of Fame 1985. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6840 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 6 October 1988.
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Ron Howard

Real/Birth Name:
Ronald William Howard
Also Known As:
Ronnie Howard
Ronny Howard
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
husband of
Younger than Cheryl Howard by less than 1 year.
older brother of
Older than Clint Howard by 5 years.
son of
father of
father of
son of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Andy Griffith Show, Happy Days. Movies Solo: A Star Wars Story, Angels & Demons, The 'Burbs, Cocoon, American Graffiti, A Beautiful Mind, The Da Vinci Code, Apollo 13, Splash, The Music Man. National Medal of Arts 2003. Television Hall of Fame 2013. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6931 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 10 December 2015.
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A star at 6838 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 19 August 1981.
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Roone Arledge

Real/Birth Name:
Roone Pinckney Arledge Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Channel ABC Sports, Created TV show Monday Night Football. Winner of 37 Emmy Awards. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1994. Television Hall of Fame 1989. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. Columbia University Athletics Hall of Fame 2016.

Rupert Murdoch

Real/Birth Name:
Keith Rupert Murdoch
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Older than Jerry Hall by 25 years.

Brief Facts:

Founder and CEO of News Corporation and its successors. Owner of channel Fox News and newspaper The Times. Became a naturalized citizen of the US in 1985. Television Hall of Fame 2014.

Sheldon Leonard

Real/Birth Name:
Sheldon Leonard Bershad
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Produced/directed TV shows I Spy, The Andy Griffith Show. Movie It's a Wonderful Life in role as Nick the bartender. Movie The Brinks Job. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1999. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1999. Television Hall of Fame 1991.

Sherman Hemsley

Real/Birth Name:
Sherman Alexander Hemsley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Jeffersons, Amen, Sister, Sister, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2012. Television Hall of Fame 2012.

Sherwood Schwartz

Real/Birth Name:
Sherwood Charles Schwartz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Created TV series Gilligan's Island, The Brady Bunch. Co-wrote theme songs for them and other programs. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2009. Television Hall of Fame 2008. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6541 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 7 March 2008.
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Sid Caesar

Real/Birth Name:
Isaac Sidney Caesar
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV shows Your Show of Shows, The Sid Caesar Show. Movies Grease, Grease 2, Airport 1975. 1948 Broadway revue Make Mine Manhattan. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1993. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1993. Television Hall of Fame 1985. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1989. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7014 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Steve Allen

Real/Birth Name:
Stephen Valentine Patrick William Allen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

son of
husband of
Jayne Meadows, until he died.
Younger than Jayne Meadows by 2 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Original host of TV show The Tonight Show. Movie Casino. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1994. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1994. Television Hall of Fame 1986. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1537 Vine Street for contributions to radio.
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A star at 1720 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
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Steven Bochco

Real/Birth Name:
Steven Ronald Bochco
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series L.A. Law, NYPD Blue, Hill Street Blues, Doogie Howser, M.D.. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Television Hall of Fame 1996.

Ted Turner

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Edward Turner III
Also Known As:
R.E. Turner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Jane Fonda by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Owner of team Atlanta Braves. Manager for 1 game. Movie Gods and Generals. Founder of CNN cable news network and other networks. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1999. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Cable Hall of Fame 1999. U.S. Business Hall of Fame 2007. Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1996. Braves Hall of Fame 2000. Television Hall of Fame 1991. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1994. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2005. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2012. Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame. Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 7 April 2002.
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Tim Conway

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Daniel Conway
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV shows McHale's Navy, The Carol Burnett Show. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2006. Television Hall of Fame 2002. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6740 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 9 February 1989.
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Tom Brokaw

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

Brief Facts:

NBC news anchor. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2008. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 2008. South Dakota Hall of Fame 1991. Television Hall of Fame 2006. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2014.

Vivian Vance

Real/Birth Name:
Vivian Roberta Jones
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70, 22 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show I Love Lucy, The Lucy Show. Movie The Great Race. First to win an Emmy Award for 'Best Supporting Actress' in 1954. Maxine, in Maxwell House commercials. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2012. Television Hall of Fame 2012. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 11 February 1991.
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Walt Disney

Real/Birth Name:
Walter Elias Disney
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65, 10 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Roy O. Disney by 8 years.

Brief Facts:

Started with Mickey Mouse. California Hall of Fame 2006. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1994. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1964. Congressional Gold Medal 1968. Hall of Famous Missourians 1993. William Randolph Hearst Cartoon Hall of Fame. Television Hall of Fame 1986. DeMolay International Alumni Association Hall of Fame 1986. Missouri Walk of Fame 2007. Cecil B DeMille Award 1953. Anaheim / Orange County Walk of Stars: A star; ceremony: 8 November 2005.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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A star at 6747 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Walter Cronkite

Real/Birth Name:
Walter Leland Cronkite Jr.
Also Known As:
Walter Wilcox
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

News anchor for TV program CBS Evening News for 19 years (1962-1981.) Covered many famous events, including Vietnam War, assassinations of Kennedy and King, Watergate, and the moon landings. International Space Hall of Fame. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1993. Missouri Wall of Fame. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1993. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1981. Hall of Famous Missourians 1999. Television Hall of Fame 1985.

William Frawley

Real/Birth Name:
William Clement Frawley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79, 5 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Was Fred Mertz on TV show I Love Lucy. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2012. Television Hall of Fame 2012. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6322 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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William Hanna

Real/Birth Name:
William Denby Hanna
Also Known As:
Bill Hanna
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

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

William S. Paley

Real/Birth Name:
William S. Paley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89, 28 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

At age 12, Paley added a middle initial to his name. The "S." has no meaning. The CEO who built Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS) to amajor influence. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1977. Junior Achievement U.S. Business Hall of Fame 1984. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1977. National Radio Hall of Fame 1988. Television Hall of Fame 1984.

William Shatner

Real/Birth Name:
William Alan Shatner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Star Trek in role of Capt. James T. Kirk. Movies Airplane II: The Sequel, Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Star Trek V: The Final Frontier. TV Series T.J. Hooker, Boston Legal. Canada's Walk of Fame 2000. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2008. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 2008. Television Hall of Fame 2006. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6901 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 19 May 1983.
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