Famous People Who Died At 67

The list of famous people who died at 67 includes George Washington, Leonardo da Vinci, Josef Mengele, Jenny Lind, Hunter S. Thompson. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, actors, emperors & kings and spiritual & religious leaders and from other domains of life. This list of celebrities who died at 67 includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Italy and many more countries.
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George Washington
(1st President of the United States (1789 - 1797))
George Washington
223
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 22, 1732
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Westmoreland County, Virginia, United States
Died: December 14, 1799

America’s first president, George Washington led the country with integrity, firmness and prudence that made him one of the greatest presidents in American history. He became a national hero before assuming presidency, when he led the Continental Army to victory against the British during the American Revolution.

 2 
Leonardo da Vinci
(Italian Polymath & Artist Known for His Paintings: ‘Mona Lisa’, ‘The Last Supper’ and ‘Virgin of the Rocks’)
Leonardo da Vinci
127
Birthdate: April 15, 1452
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Anchiano, Italy
Died: May 2, 1519

Widely regarded as one of the greatest painters ever, Leonardo da Vinci was an extremely talented polymath. While his work The Mona Lisa became the most famous portrait, his drawing The Vitruvian Man became a cultural icon. A man well ahead of his time, Leonardo is also known for his notes on science and invention.

 3 
Ray Liotta
(Actor and Producer Best Known for His Roles as ‘Shoeless Joe Jackson’ in Film ‘Field of Dreams’)
Ray Liotta
20
Birthdate: December 18, 1954
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: May 26, 2022

Ray Liotta was an American actor who voiced the central character, Tommy Vercetti, in one of the most popular video games of all time, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City. Ray Liotta's incredible journey from being an abandoned child, who was adopted from an orphanage, to becoming a popular actor is a ray of hope for many people.

 4 
Catherine the Great
(Former Empress of Russia (1762 – 1796))
Catherine the Great
79
Birthdate: May 2, 1729
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pomeranian Dukes' Castle in Szczecin, Szczecin, Poland
Died: November 17, 1796

The Empress of Russia for almost 35 years, Catherine the Great was the country's longest-ruling female leader. An ambitious ruler, she rapidly expanded the Russian Empire and is credited with modernizing the country along Western European lines. She supported the ideals of the Enlightenment and the period of her rule—the Catherinian Era—is considered the Golden Age of Russia.

 5 
Ava Gardner
(Actress)
Ava Gardner
33
Birthdate: December 24, 1922
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Grabtown, North Carolina, United States
Died: January 25, 1990

Ava Gardner was one of the top stars of the 1950s. She was also considered one of the leading Hollywood actresses of her time. In 1999, she was ranked 25th in the greatest female screen legends list issued by The American Film Institute. A truly international figure, a statue of Gardner has been erected in Tossa de Mar, Spain.

 6 
Woodrow Wilson
(28th President of the United States (1913 - 1921))
Woodrow Wilson
55
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 28, 1856
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Staunton, Virginia, United States
Died: February 3, 1924

From presidential cabin of Princeton University to presidential office of the White House, Woodrow Wilson ushered a series of progressive reforms that changed the American politics forever. The 28th President of USA, Woodrow Wilson introduced several ground-breaking policies including the Federal Reserve Act. He played a key role in founding the first intergovernmental organisation—the League of Nations—for which he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

 7 
Joe Frazier
(The First Boxer to Defeat Muhammad Ali)
Joe Frazier
32
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 12, 1944
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Beaufort, South Carolina, United States
Died: November 7, 2011
Joe Frazier, nicknamed “Smokin' Joe,” was a star heavyweight champion who won the boxing gold medal at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. Known for his legendary 1971 “Fight of the Century” against Muhammad Ali and his defeat in the “Thrilla in Manila,” Frazier had scored 32 wins in his career.
 8 
Glenn Frey
(Singer-songwriter)
Glenn Frey
46
Birthdate: November 6, 1948
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: January 18, 2016

American singer, songwriter and vocalist, Glen Frey was the co-founder of the extremely famous rock band of the 1970s—Eagles. The band delivered hit albums like Hotel California before disbanding after a decade. The six time Grammy award winner then enjoyed a successful solo career with hit songs like Smuggler’s Blues and The Heat Is On before re-joining his band.

 9 
Ingrid Bergman
(One of the Most Influential Screen Figures in Cinematic History)
Ingrid Bergman
67
Birthdate: August 29, 1915
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: August 29, 1982

One of the greatest Swedish actresses ever, Ingrid Bergman is the only Triple Crown winner with three Academy Awards under her belt. Such is her impact that her character Ilsa Lund, which she portrayed in Casablanca, inspired the character of Ilsa Faust in the Mission Impossible franchise. An actress with a deep sense of freedom, Bergman voiced her views against racial segregation.

 10 
Shinzō Abe
(Former Prime Minister of Japan)
Shinzō Abe
34
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 21, 1954
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tokyo
Died: July 8, 2022

Shinzō Abe was a Japanese politician who became the longest-serving prime minister in the history of Japan after serving as prime minister of Japan from 2006 to 2007 and then from 2012 to 2020. Aged 52 at the time of assuming office as the prime minister, Abe was also the youngest Japanese post-war prime minister.

 11 
Gilbert Gottfried
(Stand-up comedian, Actor)
Gilbert Gottfried
15
Listed In:
Birthdate: February 28, 1955
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: April 12, 2022
 12 
Adam Smith
(18th Century Scottish Economist Who is Considered the Father of Modern Economics)
Adam Smith
42
Birthdate: June 5, 1723
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland
Died: July 17, 1790

Widely considered The Father of Economics, Adam Smith was a Scottish philosopher and economist. A pioneer of political economy, Adam Smith played a major role during the Scottish Enlightenment. His book The Wealth of Nations is regarded as the first modern work of economics and a forerunner of today's academic discipline of economics.

 13 
Benjamin Harrison
(23rd President of the United States (1889 – 1893))
Benjamin Harrison
23
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 20, 1833
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: North Bend, Ohio, United States
Died: March 13, 1901

Benjamin Harrison was the 23rd U.S. President and is remembered for his efforts to pass the McKinley Tariff and the Sherman Antitrust Act. A qualified lawyer, he was the great-grandson of Benjamin Harrison V. Known for strengthening the Navy, he also attempted to secure the voting rights of African–Americans.

 14 
Sugar Ray Robinson
(One of the Greatest Boxers of All Time)
Sugar Ray Robinson
16
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 3, 1921
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ailey, Georgia, United States
Died: April 12, 1989

Sugar Ray Robinson was an American boxer. Considered one of the greatest boxers ever, Robinson held a 91-fight unbeaten streak from 1943 to 1951, the third-longest in the history of professional boxing. Also known for his flamboyant and classy lifestyle outside the ring, Sugar Ray Robinson unsuccessfully tried his hand at a career as an entertainer after retiring from boxing.

 15 
David Cassidy
(Actor & Singer Best Known for His Role of ‘Keith Partridge’ in the Musical Sitcom, ‘The Partridge Family’')
David Cassidy
16
Birthdate: April 12, 1950
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: November 21, 2017

Actor-singer and teen idol David Cassidy soared to fame with his iconic role of Keith Partridge in the long-running musical sitcom The Partridge Family. Known for hits such as Cherish and Daydreamer, he was often mobbed by girls in his youth. He spent his later life struggling with alcoholism and dementia.

 16 
Hunter S. Thompson
(Journalist, Author and Founder of the Gonzo Journalism Movement)
Hunter S. Thompson
65
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 18, 1937
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Died: February 20, 2005

Hunter S. Thompson was an American author and journalist. He is credited with creating his own subgenre of New Journalism called the gonzo journalism. The author of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, which was later adapted into a film, Thompson was famous for his lifelong use of drugs and alcohol. His books have had a major impact on counterculture.

 17 
Spencer Tracy
(One of the Greatest Actors of Hollywood's Golden Age)
Spencer Tracy
21
Birthdate: April 5, 1900
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Died: June 10, 1967

One of the most popular actors of classical Hollywood cinema, Spencer Tracy was known for his versatility, which helped him win two successive Oscars for Best Actor. In 1999, he was ranked the ninth greatest male star of Hollywood's Golden Age by the American Film Institute. Tracy is widely regarded as one of the finest actors of the 20th century.

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Neil Peart
(Best Known as the Drummer and Primary Lyricist of the Rock Band 'Rush')
Neil Peart
18
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 12, 1952
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hamilton, Canada
Died: January 7, 2020

Neil Peart was a Canadian songwriter, author, and musician. Best known as the drummer of the popular rock band Rush, Peart was nicknamed The Professor for his technical proficiency. In 1983, Neil Peart became the youngest person ever to be inducted into the Modern Drummer publication's Readers Poll Hall of Fame.

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Liberace
(Pianist, Actor, Singer and the Highest-Paid Entertainer in the World From the 1950s to 1970s)
Liberace
30
Birthdate: May 16, 1919
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: West Allis, Wisconsin, United States
Died: February 4, 1987
Known as “Mr. Showmanship,” pianist, singer, and actor Liberace shot to fame with The Liberace Show, which he ended regularly with his theme song I'll Be Seeing You. The highest-paid entertainer from the 1950s-1970s, he performed in concerts and tours frequently. He also released several autobiographies and cookbooks.
 20 
Jenny Lind
(One of the Most Highly Regarded Singers of the 19th Century)
Jenny Lind
23
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 6, 1820
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: November 2, 1887
Swedish opera singer Jenny Lind, also known as the "Swedish Nightingale,” was a prominent 19th-century soprano and performed all over Europe. She also donated generously to various charities, especially to the cause of free schools in Sweden. She also taught at the Royal College of Music in London. 
 21 
Ronnie James Dio
(Former heavy metal singer, songwriter and composer)
Ronnie James Dio
13
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 10, 1942
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States
Died: May 16, 2010
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 22 
Robert Hooke
(Philosopher)
Robert Hooke
14
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: July 28, 1635
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Freshwater, Isle of Wight
Died: March 3, 1703

Scientist Robert Hooke, also called England's Leonardo, initially gained recognition as an architect, conducting surveys following the Great Fire of London. He also taught geometry and was part of the Royal Society. He assisted Robert Boyle and eventually developed his own microscope, thus becoming the first to visualize micro-organisms.

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Paul Cezanne
(French Artist and Post-Impressionist Painter)
Paul Cezanne
17
Birthdate: January 9, 1839
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Aix-en-Provence, France
Died: October 22, 1906

French artist Paul Cézanne was a prominent Post-Impressionist painter and influenced much of the early-20th-century movement known as Cubism. Some of his notable works include The Card Players, The Bathers, and Pyramid of Skulls. He experimented with water colors and had created a host of still-life paintings.

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Lucy Maud Montgomery
10
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 30, 1874
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New London, Canada
Died: April 24, 1942
Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery is best remembered for her iconic novel Anne of Green Gables and its sequels. She had also authored countless short stories, poems, and essays. Most of her novels are set in her native Prince Edward Island. She was honored with the OBE.
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James II of England
(King of England, Scotland, and Ireland from 1685 to 1688)
James II of England
8
Birthdate: October 14, 1633
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, England
Died: September 16, 1701

James II of England reigned as the king of Ireland, Scotland, and England from 1685 to 1688. His deposition as king, caused by the Glorious Revolution of 1688, ended a century of civil and political strife by establishing the principle that Parliament would be preferred over the Crown as opposed to the principles of divine right of kings and absolutism.

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Henry I of England
(King of England)
Henry I of England
2
Birthdate: 1068 AD
Birthplace: Selby, United Kingdom
Died: December 1, 1135
Henry I, fourth son of William the Conqueror, seized the throne of England after his brother William II’s death, and ruled as the King of England from 1100 to 1135. He was strict but efficient, and is known for his conquest of Normandy following the Battle of Tinchebray.
 27 
Peter Jennings
(One of the Most Prominent Television Journalists and the Anchor of 'ABC World News Tonight’)
Peter Jennings
13
Birthdate: July 29, 1938
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Died: August 7, 2005

Canadian-American journalist Peter Jennings is best remembered for his stint on ABC World News Tonight, as its sole anchor. A high-school drop-out, Jennings became one of the U.S.’s Big Three news anchors, along with Tom Brokaw and Dan Rather. He was known for his meticulous coverage of breaking news stories.

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Claude Akins
14
Birthdate: May 25, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nelson, Georgia, United States
Died: January 27, 1994
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 29 
Bat Masterson
(U.S. Army Scout, Lawman and Columnist for ‘The Morning Telegraph’)
Bat Masterson
9
Birthdate: November 26, 1853
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Henryville, Canada
Died: October 25, 1921

Bat Masterson was a lawman and professional gambler known for his exploits in the late 19th and early 20th-century American Old West. He was known for his hunting skills and earned fame as a gunfighter. Later in his life, he became a reporter and columnist for The Morning Telegraph and gained popularity as a leading sports writer.

 30 
E. E. Cummings
13
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 14, 1894
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 3, 1962
 31 
George I of Greece
(Former King of Greece (1863 - 1916))
George I of Greece
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Birthdate: December 24, 1845
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: March 18, 1913

George I of Greece reigned as the king of Greece from 1863 until his murder in 1913. During his reign of nearly 50 years, which is the longest in the history of modern Greece, George helped expand Greece's territory significantly. During his reign, Greece also became increasingly prosperous and attained a popular place on the European stage.

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Richard Mulligan
5
Birthdate: November 13, 1932
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: September 26, 2000
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 33 
Lynn Redgrave
(Best Known for Her Films: ‘Tom Jones’ and ‘Georgy Girl’)
Lynn Redgrave
7
Birthdate: March 8, 1943
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Marylebone, London, England
Died: May 2, 2010

Lynn Redgrave was a British-American actress whose career, which spanned over 40 years, is embellished with two Golden Globe Awards and nominations for prestigious awards, such as Academy Awards, Tony Awards, and Emmy Awards. In 2009, Redgrave was inducted into the American Theatre Hall of Fame. In 2013, the Bleecker Street Theater was renamed Lynn Redgrave Theater in her honor.

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Paul Gleason
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Dr. David Thornton’ in TV Series ‘All My Children’)
Paul Gleason
7
Birthdate: May 4, 1939
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Died: May 27, 2006
Paul Gleason is best remembered for his performance as David Thornton in the soap All My Children. He was also appreciated for his roles in the films The Breakfast Club and Die Hard. He had played briefly with the MLB team Cleveland Indians and also attended golf events.
 35 
Jay Silverheels
(Actor and Athlete Known for His Role as ‘Tonto’ in the TV Series ‘The Lone Ranger’)
Jay Silverheels
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 26, 1912
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brantford, Canada
Died: March 5, 1980

Indigenous Canadian actor Jay Silverheels gained international popularity for playing Tonto, the Native American companion of the protagonist in the American western TV series The Lone Ranger. As a young man, he excelled in athletics and became a lacrosse player. He later quit sports to pursue acting. He bred and raced Standardbred horses as a hobby. 

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Jim Kelly
(American Athlete, Martial Artist and Actor)
Jim Kelly
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 5, 1946
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, Kentucky, United States
Died: June 29, 2013

Athlete and martial artist Jim Kelly won hearts with his Afro hairstyle and his roles in action film such as Enter the Dragon and Black Belt Jones. Apart from films, he also excelled in karate, winning contests such as the International Middle Weight Karate Championship. He has also played professional tennis.

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Colleen Dewhurst
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Josie Hogan’ in the Film ‘A Moon for the Misbegotten’)
Colleen Dewhurst
5
Birthdate: June 3, 1924
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Died: August 22, 1991
Canadian-American actor Colleen Dewhurst is best remembered for her Tony-winning performance in the Broadway play A Moon for the Misbegotten. She was known for her frequent appearances in Eugene O'Neill’s plays. Fans also loved her in TV projects such as Murphy Brown and Anne of Green Gables.
 38 
Angry Grandpa
(American YouTuber and Prankster)
Angry Grandpa
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Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: October 16, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chatham County, Georgia
Died: December 10, 2017

Charles Marvin Green Jr., better known as Angry Grandpa, was a popular American YouTube celebrity who soared to fame with his pranks on the channels TheAngryGrandpaShow and Grandpa's Corner. Initially a firefighter and a small business owner, he later appeared on shows such as TruTV's Most Shocking and MTV's Pranked.

 39 
Johnnie Cochran
(American Lawyer and Civil Activist Best Known for Defending and Acquitting 'O. J. Simpson')
Johnnie Cochran
46
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: October 2, 1937
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
Died: March 29, 2005
Johnnie Cochran was an American civil activist and lawyer. Cochran played an important role in the acquittal of former football player O. J. Simpson in connection with the murder of the latter's ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson. Cochran had also represented other celebrities like Michael Jackson, Sean Combs, Tupac Shakur, Snoop Dogg, Riddick Bowe, and Jim Brown to name a few.
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Lon Chaney Jr.
(Actor)
Lon Chaney Jr.
7
Birthdate: February 10, 1906
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
Died: July 12, 1973
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Louis Prima
(Singer-songwriter)
Louis Prima
5
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 7, 1910
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: August 24, 1978
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 42 
Nerva
(Roman Emperor)
Nerva
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Birthdate: November 8, 0030
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Narni, Italy
Died: January 27, 0098

Nerva was the Roman emperor from 96 to 98. He was aged 66 when he ascended the throne, after serving other emperors for several decades. Even though he ruled for just 15 months, historians consider him a wise and moderate emperor. He selected Trajan as his heir, thus ensuring a peaceful transition of power after his death.

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Walter Becker
(American Musician, Songwriter and Record Producer)
Walter Becker
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 20, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Died: July 3, 2017
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 44 
Charles Edward Stuart
(Military Leader)
Charles Edward Stuart
9
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 31, 1720
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Palazzo Muti, Rome
Died: January 31, 1788
Charles Edward Stuart, also known as "The Young Pretender” and “Bonnie Prince Charlie,” was the son of Prince James, and the grandson of James II. He is best remembered for his role in the 1745 Jacobite Uprising, and his subsequent failure, which became the subject of many folk songs.
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Marie de' Medici
(Queen Consort of France and Navarre from 1600 to 1610)
Marie de' Medici
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Birthdate: April 26, 1575
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: July 3, 1642
Queen Marie de Médicis, the second wife of Henry IV of France, acted as the regent for her son till he came of age. An art connoisseur, she built the Luxembourg Palace in Paris. Known for her affinity for Concino Concini, she was eventually exiled for her excesses. 
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George Stephenson
(Father of Railways)
George Stephenson
7
Birthdate: June 9, 1781
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wylam
Died: August 12, 1848

George Stephenson was a British mechanical and civil engineer. Stephenson is credited with pioneering rail transport which is widely regarded as one of the most prominent inventions of the 19th century. Regarded as the Father of Railways, George Stephenson is also credited with developing the standard rail gauge which is used by several railways around the world.

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Sarah Churchill
(English Actress & Dancer and the Daughter of Winston Churchill)
Sarah Churchill
13
Birthdate: October 7, 1914
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, England
Died: September 24, 1982
Sarah Churchill, daughter of British prime minister Winston Churchill, is best remembered for her performance as Anne Ashmond in the film Royal Wedding. She had also served as an air force interpreter during World War II. She also released many lithographic prints and paintings of her father.
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Forrest Tucker
9
Birthdate: February 12, 1919
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Plainfield, Indiana, United States
Died: October 25, 1986
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Larry Hovis
(Singer)
Larry Hovis
5
Birthdate: February 20, 1936
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Wapato, Washington, United States
Died: September 9, 2003
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Lady Randolph Churchill
(Socialite, Mother of Winston Churchill)
Lady Randolph Churchill
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 9, 1854
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cobble Hill, New York, United States
Died: June 29, 1921