Died On September 3rd

Discover the most famous people who died on September 3. The list includes people like Michael Clarke Duncan, Oliver Cromwell, Griselda Blanco, Vince Lombardi, E. E. Cummings. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, poets, composers and actors and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Italy & France and many more countries.
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Michael Clarke Duncan
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Birthdate: December 10, 1957
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2012

Michael Clarke Duncan was one of the most popular actors best known for his portrayal of John Coffey in the fantasy drama film The Green Mile. Apart from acting in films and TV series, he was also featured in several video games, such as SOCOM II: U.S. Navy SEALs, Forgotten Realms: Demon Stone, and The Suffering: Ties That Bind.

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Vince Lombardi
(One of the Greatest Coaches and Leaders in the History of All American Sports)
Vince Lombardi
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 11, 1913
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 1970

Football coach, Vince Lombardi, is best known for being the head coach of the Green Bay Packers during the 1960s. Beginning his career as a high school coach, he eventually started coaching  National Football League (NFL) teams. As a head coach in the NFL, he never had a losing season. He died of cancer in 1970.

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Thuy Trang
(Vietnamese-American Actress, Known for Her Role as ‘Trini Kwan’ in the TV Series ‘Mighty Morphin Power Rangers’)
Thuy Trang
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Birthdate: December 14, 1973
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Died: 2001

Thuy Trang was a Vietnamese-American actress who is remembered for her portrayal of the first Yellow Ranger on the popular TV series Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. Unfortunately, she joined the infamous 27 Club when she passed away after suffering internal injuries caused by a car accident on September 3, 2001, in San Francisco, California, USA.

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E. E. Cummings
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 14, 1894
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1962
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William Rehnquist
(16th Chief Justice of the United States)
William Rehnquist
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: October 1, 1924
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Died: 2005
William Rehnquist had a 33-year career at the U.S. Supreme Court: as an associate justice for 14 years and as a chief justice for 19 years. He had served under Nixon and Ronald Reagan. He presided over Bill Clinton’s impeachment and was associated with cases such as Roe v. Wade.
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Judy Carne
(Actress)
Judy Carne
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Birthdate: April 27, 1939
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Northamptonshire, England
Died: 2015
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Oliver Cromwell
(English Statesman)
Oliver Cromwell
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 25, 1599
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Huntingdon, Huntingdonshire, Kingdom of England
Died: 1658
The Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland, and Ireland, Oliver Cromwell was a military leader and a devoted Puritan who belonged to an affluent landowning family. During the English Civil War, Cromwell fought against King Charles I and caused the deaths of at least 3,000 soldiers and civilians.
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Frank Capra
(One of America's Most Influential Directors During the 1930s)
Frank Capra
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Birthdate: May 18, 1897
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bisacquino, Italy
Died: 1991
Frank Capra was a filmmaker and writer responsible for making several American award-winning films of the 1930s and 1940s. After being born into a poor Italian family, Capra went on to become one of Hollywood's most influential directors of the 1930s; his rags-to-riches story continues to inspire many, with historians labeling him the American Dream personified.
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Carol Lynley
(Actress)
Carol Lynley
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Birthdate: February 13, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: 2019
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Michel de Montaigne
(One of the Most Significant Philosophers of the French Renaissance)
Michel de Montaigne
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Birthdate: February 8, 1533
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Château de Montaigne, France
Died: 1592

French philosopher Michel de Montaigne was a significant figure of the French Renaissance in the 16th century. He is credited for popularizing the essay as a literary genre. His massive collection of essays was published in the volume Essais. His work had a direct influence on Western writers, including René Descartes, Francis Bacon, Blaise Pascal, and Voltaire.

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Steve Fossett
(The First Person to Fly Solo Nonstop Around the World in a Balloon and in a Fixed-Wing Aircraft)
Steve Fossett
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 22, 1944
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Jackson, Tennessee, United States
Died: 2007

Apart from being the first solo balloonist to circumnavigate the world, Steve Fossett also competed the first non-stop solo flight across the world. The adventurer also owned a securities company. His plane went missing on a 2007 mission in western Nevada, and he was declared dead on the discovery of the wreckage.

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Ivan Turgenev
(Novelist, Short Story Writer, Poet & Popularizer of Russian Literature in the West)
Ivan Turgenev
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 9, 1818
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Oryol, Russia
Died: 1883

It is believed Russian novelist Ivan Turgenev was highly inspired by his dominant mother in his younger days and thus created strong female characters in his novels later. He is remembered for popularizing Russian literature and realism in the West. One of his most notable works was Father and Sons.

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Alan Wilson
(singer, singer-songwriter, guitarist)
Alan Wilson
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 4, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Boston
Died: 1970
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Johnny Marks
(American Composer and Songwriter)
Johnny Marks
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 10, 1909
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mount Vernon, New York, United States
Died: 1985
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Gaetano Scirea
(Association football player, Scout, Association football manager)
Gaetano Scirea
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 25, 1953
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cernusco sul Naviglio
Died: 1989
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Ecaterina Teodoroiu
(Soldier)
Ecaterina Teodoroiu
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 14, 1894
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Târgu Jiu, Romania
Died: 1917
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Edward Coke
(English Barrister, Judge, and Politician Who is Considered the Greatest Jurist of the Elizabethan and Jacobean Eras)
Edward Coke
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 1, 1552
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mileham, Breckland, Norfolk, England
Died: 1634

Edward Coke was an English politician, barrister, and judge. He is regarded as the greatest jurist of the Jacobean and Elizabethan eras. As a barrister, Coke took up important cases like Slade's Case. As a Member of Parliament, Coke campaigned for the Statute of Monopolies 1623. He also played a key role in the passage of the Petition of Right.

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Jo Jones
(American Jazz Drummer)
Jo Jones
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 7, 1911
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 1985
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Chandra Bahadur Dangi
(Shortest Adult Male in Recorded History)
Chandra Bahadur Dangi
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 30, 1939
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kalimati, Salyan district of Nepal
Died: 2015
Nepalese weaver Chandra Bahadur Dangi lived in oblivion in Rhimkholi, a remote village, till he was discovered by a forest contractor, who was stunned by his size. At 21.5 inches, Dangi became the Guinness record-holder for being the shortest man ever. He died at 75, while touring with a circus.
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Benjamin Henry Latrobe
(Architect)
Benjamin Henry Latrobe
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: May 1, 1764
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Fulneck Moravian Settlement, England
Died: 1820
Benjamin Henry Latrobe was a British-American neoclassical architect and civil engineer who established architecture as a profession in the United States. He was the most original proponent of the Greek Revival style in American buildings. His most famous works include Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Roman Catholic cathedral of Baltimore, Exchange and others. 
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Al-Mutanabbi
(Poet)
Al-Mutanabbi
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 0915 AD
Birthplace: Kufa, Iraq
Died: 0965
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Edvard Beneš
(Former President of Czechoslovakia)
Edvard Beneš
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 28, 1884
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kožlany, Czechia
Died: 1948

Czech president Edvard Beneš had come to power twice and resigned in both instances, first after the German occupation of Czechoslovakia and then after the communist coup of 1948. Born to peasants in Bohemia, he had earned a doctorate of law and taught at universities before entering politics.

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Harry Partch
(Composer)
Harry Partch
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 24, 1901
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States
Died: 1974
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W. Clement Stone
(Businessman & Self Help Book Author)
W. Clement Stone
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 4, 1902
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chicago
Died: 2002
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Mike Edwards
(Cellist)
Mike Edwards
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 31, 1948
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 2010
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Derek J. de Solla Price
(Historian)
Derek J. de Solla Price
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Birthdate: January 22, 1922
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Leyton, London, England
Died: 1983

Derek J. de Solla Price was a British physicist, information scientist, and historian of science. He is credited as the father of scientometrics. He received a Doctor of Philosophy in experimental physics from the University of London and began his academic career. He was posthumously awarded the ASIS Research Award for outstanding contributions in the field of information science.

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Eleanor of Portugal, Holy Roman Empress
(Empress)
Eleanor of Portugal, Holy Roman Empress
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 18, 1434
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Torres Vedras, Portugal
Died: 1467
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Adrian Cadbury
(English Businessman, Chairman of ‘Cadbury’ and ‘Cadbury Schweppes’ and Rower)
Adrian Cadbury
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 15, 1929
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Birmingham, United Kingdom
Died: 2015
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Dirch Passer
(Actor)
Dirch Passer
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Birthdate: May 18, 1926
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Østerbro, Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: 1980
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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David Brown
(Businessperson)
David Brown
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: May 10, 1904
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Huddersfield, England
Died: 1993
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Birol Ünel
(Actor)
Birol Ünel
1
Birthdate: August 18, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Silifke, Turkey
Died: 2020
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Fanny Kaplan
(Revolutionary)
Fanny Kaplan
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 10, 1890
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Volhynian Governorate
Died: 1918

Born into a poverty-stricken family of farmers, Fanny Kaplan was home-schooled. Later, while working as a milliner, she joined the Socialist Revolutionary Party and thus became part of radical politics. She developed anti-Bolshevik sentiments and attempted to assassinate Lenin. Though Lenin recovered, Kaplan was later executed.

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Irving Klaw
(American Photographer)
Irving Klaw
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Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: November 9, 1910
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 1966
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Rensis Likert
(American Organizational and Social Psychologist)
Rensis Likert
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Birthdate: August 5, 1903
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cheyenne, Wyoming, United States
Died: 1981
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Serge Voronoff
(Surgeon, Immunologist, Gynaecologist)
Serge Voronoff
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: July 10, 1866
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Voronezh
Died: 1951

Russian-French surgeon Serge Voronoff, or the Monkey Gland Man, stunned everyone by implanting monkey testicles in his patients to cure impotence. He had apparently also injected himself with dog and guinea pig testicle extracts. Unfortunately, the scientific community dismissed his claims as simply the result of placebo effect.

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Earle Birney
(Canadian Novelist and Poet)
Earle Birney
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 13, 1904
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Died: 1995

Earle Birney was a Canadian novelist and poet. He is best remembered for winning the prestigious Governor General's Award on two occasions. In 1953, he was also honored with the Lorne Pierce Medal for his immense contribution to Canadian literature and poetry.

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Emperor Uda
(59th emperor of Japan)
Emperor Uda
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Birthdate: June 10, 0866
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Heian-kyō, Japan
Died: 0931
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Jean-Christophe Yoccoz
(Mathematician)
Jean-Christophe Yoccoz
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 29, 1957
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 2016
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Alec Waugh
(Novelist, Writer)
Alec Waugh
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 8, 1898
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hampstead
Died: 1981
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Seleucus IV Philopator
(Ruler of the Hellenistic Seleucid Empire, reigned from 187 BC to 175 BC)
Seleucus IV Philopator
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Birthdate: 0218 AD
Birthplace: Syria
Died: 0175
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Lewis Morley
(Photographer)
Lewis Morley
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Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: June 16, 1925
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hong Kong, China
Died: 2013

Lewis Morley was a British photographer best remembered for his photographs of popular personalities like John Kingsley Orton and Christine Margaret Keeler. He also worked for publications like Tatler and as a theatre photographer for more than 100 West End productions. In 2006, many of his photographs were showcased at the Art Gallery of New South Wales.

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Friedrich Chrysander
(Publisher)
Friedrich Chrysander
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Birthdate: July 8, 1826
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lübtheen, Germany
Died: 1901
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Jean Hardouin
(Librarian)
Jean Hardouin
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 23, 1646
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Quimper, France
Died: 1729
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Bill Pursell
(Pianist)
Bill Pursell
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 9, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States
Died: 2020
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Hans Conon von der Gabelentz
(Linguist)
Hans Conon von der Gabelentz
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Birthdate: October 13, 1807
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Altenburg, Germany
Died: 1874
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Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden
(Businessperson)
Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 1908 AD
Birthplace: Hadhramaut, South Arabia
Died: 1967

Known widely as the father of Osama bin Laden, Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden was a Saudi business tycoon. He established the Jeddah-headquartered construction conglomerate Saudi Binladin Group and earned contracts from the Saudi royal family. He was also one of the richest non-royal Saudi and had 22 wives.

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Og Mandino
(Author)
Og Mandino
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 12, 1923
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Framingham, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1996
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Pauline Kael
(Film critic, Writer, Journalist)
Pauline Kael
1
Birthdate: June 19, 1919
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Petaluma
Died: 2001
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Alan Dugan
(Poet)
Alan Dugan
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 12, 1923
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 2003
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William Joyce
(Actor)
William Joyce
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Birthdate: October 21, 1930
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 1998
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)