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James Caan (actor) -- Alive. Born March 26, 1940. The Godfather, Misery, Las Vegas.  IMDb

Sebastian Cabot (actor) -- Dead. Died August 23, 1977. Born July 6, 1917. Family Affair.  IMDb

Robert Cade (nephrologist) -- Dead. Kidney disease. Died November 27, 2007. Born September 27, 1927. A medical researcher at the University of Florida who invented the first sports drink, GatorAde, back in the '60s.  Home Page  Obituary  FindAGrave

Frank Cady (actor) -- Dead. Rumor. Died June 8, 2012. Born September 8, 1915. Mr. Drucker on Green Acres.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Herb Caen (columnist) -- Dead. Lung cancer. Died February 1, 1997. Born April 3, 1916.  Home Page

Adolph Caesar (actor) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died March 6, 1986. Born December 5, 1933. The Color Purple, A Soldier's Story, had his fatal heart attack while on the set of Tough Guys, died on the same day as Georgia O'Keeffe.  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Sid Caesar (comedian/actor) -- Dead. Died February 12, 2014. Born September 8, 1922. Your Show of Shows, appeared on the NBC 75th Anniversary Show.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

John Cage (composer) -- Dead. Died August 12, 1992. Born September 5, 1912.  Home Page

James Cagney (actor) -- Dead. Heart attack/Diabetes. Died March 30, 1986. Born July 17, 1899.  Home Page  IMDb

Sir Michael Caine (actor/former restaurantuer) -- Alive. Born March 14, 1933. Wonderful in many movies, including Educating Rita, won supporting Oscars for Hannah and Her Sisters and Cider House Rules.  IMDb

Sarah Caldwell (opera director/professor) -- Dead. Heart failure. Died March 23, 2006. Born March 6, 1924. Started the Boston Opera Company, one of the first women opera conductors in the country.  Home Page  IMDb

Dr. Mary Calderone (doctor/writer) -- Dead. Old age. Died October 24, 1998. Born July 1, 1904. Wrote several books including Talking With Your Child About Sex, a founder of SIECUS.  Home Page

Robert Calhoun (soap opera producer) -- Dead. Died May 24, 2008. Born November 24, 1930. Soap opera producer who won an Emmy for As the World Turns in the late '80s, longtime companion of Farley Granger, died same day as Dick Martin.  IMDb  Obituary

Rory Calhoun (actor) -- Dead. Diabetes/emphysema. Died April 28, 1999. Born August 8, 1922.  IMDb

James T. Callahan (actor) -- Dead. Esophageal cancer. Died August 3, 2007. Born October 4, 1930. The grandfather in Charles in Charge, busy TV actor for over 40 years.  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Charlie Callas (comic) -- Dead. Died January 27, 2011. Born December 20, 1924. Funny man with a cross-eyed shtick, Silent Movie.  IMDb  Obituary

Dr.Eugenia Calle (epidemiologist) -- Dead. Murder. Died February 17, 2009. Born circa 1952. A former vice president of the American Cancer Society, her research work linked estrogen plus progestin and obesity to increased cancer risks.  Home Page  Obituary

Simon Callow (actor/writer) -- Alive. Born June 13, 1949. The effervescent Gareth in Four W and a Funeral, wrote Orson Wells: The Road to Xanadu.  Home Page  IMDb

Cab Calloway (jazz great) -- Dead. Stroke. Died November 18, 1994. Born December 25, 1907. Best-known for "Minnie the Moocher."  IMDb

Northern Calloway (actor) -- Dead. Stomach cancer. Died January 9, 1990. Born circa 1950. David on Sesame Street, appeared on Broadway in Pippin.  IBDB  IMDb

Jeanne Calment (nice lady) -- Dead. Extreme old age. Died August 4, 1997. Born February 21, 1875. For many years, the oldest well-documented person. She even outlived a lawyer who'd arranged to inherit her house after her death by betting on outliving her.

Calvin and Hobbes (comic strip) -- Dead. Died December 31, 1995. Born November 18, 1985.  Home Page

Godfrey Cambridge (comic actor) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died November 29, 1976. Born February 26, 1933. Watermelon Man.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Hamilton Camp (comic actor/voice/singer) -- Dead. Accidental fall. Died October 2, 2005. Born October 30, 1934. Played Mary's short date on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Leck on several Deep Space Nine episodes, and dozens of cartoon voices, died on the same day as August Wilson.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Bebe Moore Campbell (writer) -- Dead. Brain cancer. Died November 27, 2006. Born February 18, 1950. Your Blues Ain't Like Mine, also an NPR commentator.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Glen Campbell (singer/songwriter) -- Alive. Born April 22, 1936. Sang "By the Time I get to Phoenix" and starred in the original True Grit, went on tour after being diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease. Home Page  twitter  IMDb

William Campbell (actor) -- Dead. Died April 28, 2011. Born October 30, 1923. TV and B-movie actor, best-known for "The Squire of Gothos" on Star Trek.  IMDb

Vincent Canby (critic) -- Dead. Cancer. Died October 15, 2000. Born July 27, 1924.

John Candy (comedian) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died March 4, 1994. Born October 31, 1950. Planes, Trains and Automobiles, Delirious.  IMDb

Mary Grace Canfield (actress) -- Dead. Died February 15, 2014. Born September 3, 1924. Ralph, the carpenter, on Green Acres, appeared in dozens of other TV shows, died same day as Christopher Malcolm.  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Stephen J. Cannell (producer/writer) -- Dead. Melanoma. Died September 30, 2010. Born February 5, 1941. Writer/producer of many TV shows, created popular shows like The Rockford Files, The A Team and The Commish.  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Dyan Cannon (actress) -- Alive. Born January 4, 1937. Once married to Cary Grant.  IMDb

J. D. Cannon (actor) -- Dead. Died May 20, 2005. Born April 24, 1922. Clifford on McCloud, died on the same day as Paul Ricoeur.  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Virginia Capers (actress) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died May 6, 2004. Born September 22, 1925. Won a Tony for Raisin, played many supporting roles on TV.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Truman Capote (author) -- Dead. Booze and pills overdose. Died August 25, 1984. Born September 30, 1924. Childhood friend Harper Lee, who helped him research In Cold Blood.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Frank Capra (director) -- Dead. Natural causes. Died September 3, 1991. Born May 18, 1897.  IMDb

Kate Capshaw (actress) -- Alive. Born November 3, 1953. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, The Love Letter, married to Steven Spielberg.  IMDb

Toni Carabillo (writer/feminist) -- Dead. Lymphoma and lung cancer. Died October 28, 1997. Born circa 1926. Edited The Feminist Chronicles 1953-1993 with longtime partner Judith Meuli.  Obituary

Princess Caradja-Kretzulesco (obscure royalty) -- Dead. Died May 14, 1997. Born circa 1920. A direct descendent of Prince Vlad the Impaler, who was nicknamed Dracula. His father had been nicknamed "Dracul" (Dragon) so the nickname Dracula means "Son of the Dragon.".

Harry Caray (long-time Cubs baseball announcer) -- Dead. Heart attack/coma. Died February 18, 1998. Born March 1, 1920.  Home Page

Pierre Cardin Alive. Born July 6, 1922.  Home Page

Jaime Cardriche (actor/wrestler) -- Dead. Complications of surgery. Died July 28, 2000. Born March 20, 1968. Many bit parts, probably best-known as Tim in Malcolm and Eddie.  IMDb

Harry Carey, Jr. (cowboy actor) -- Dead. Died December 27, 2012. Born May 16, 1921. In dozens of Westerns, from Red River to Tombstone, died same day as Norman Schwarzkopf.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

MacDonald Carey (actor) -- Dead. Cancer. Died March 21, 1994. Born March 15, 1913. Many movies, played Dr. Tom Horton on Days of Our Lives for nearly many years.  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Ron Carey (actor) -- Dead. Stroke. Died January 16, 2007. Born December 11, 1935. Officer Levitt on Barney Miller and performed in a number of Mel Brooks movies.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

George Carlin (comedian) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died June 22, 2008. Born May 12, 1937. These days, you can say those seven words on cable television, a number of books including When Will Jesus Bring the Pork Chops?, never lost his passion for political humor, died on the same day as Dody Goodman.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Richard Carlson (actor) -- Dead. Died November 24, 1977. Born April 29, 1912. Creature from the Black Lagoon.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Dr. Richard Carlson (psychologist/writer) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died December 13, 2006. Born May 16, 1961. Wrote the Don't Sweat the Small Stuff books, died on a plane during a book tour.  Home Page  Obituary

Hoagy Carmichael (composer) -- Dead. Died December 27, 1981. Born November 22, 1899.  IMDb

Ian Carmichael (actor) -- Alive. Born June 18, 1920. Played both Lord Peter Wimsey and Bertie Wooster on the BBC.  IBDB  IMDb

Judy Carne (comic) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died September 3, 2015. Born April 27, 1939. Laugh-In's "Sock-it-to-Me" girl, an ex-wife of Burt Reynolds, returned to England after a difficult time in the States.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Art Carney (actor) -- Dead. Died November 9, 2003. Born November 4, 1918. Starred in Harry and Tonto, Going in Style and played Ed in The Honeymooners.  IMDb

Leslie Caron (actress/dancer) -- Alive. Born July 1, 1931. Starred in An American in Paris, Gigi.  IMDb

Humphrey Carpenter (writer) -- Dead. Heart failure. Died January 4, 2005. Born April 29, 1946. Wide-ranging biographer (J. R. R. Tolkien, Benjamin Britten), reviewer and children's writer.  IMDb  Obituary

Karen Carpenter (singer) -- Dead. Heart failure due to complications from anorexia nervosa. Died February 4, 1983. Born March 2, 1950. Very popular lead singer of The Carpenters, one of the top groups of the early '70s.  Home Page  IMDb

Liz Carpenter (writer) -- Dead. Pneumonia Died March 20, 2010. Born September 1, 1920. Down-to-earth writer who was Lady Bird Johnson's press secretary and fought for women's causes, died same day as another LBJ administration member, Stewart Udall  Obituary

Scott Carpenter (Mercury astronaut) -- Dead. Stroke. Died October 10, 2013. Born May 1, 1925.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb

Thelma Carpenter (singer) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died May 14, 1997. Born January 15, 1922. Appeared in The Wiz.  IMDb

Allan Carr (Producer, manager) -- Dead. Cancer. Died June 29, 1999. Born May 27, 1937. Producer of films such as Grease.  IMDb

Charmian Carr (16 going on 17) -- Dead. Dementia. Died September 17, 2016. Born December 27, 1942. Kind of a "one-hit-wonder" (as The Guardian observed just before her death), she played Liesl in the blockbuster movie The Sound of Music.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb

Jayge Carr (writer) -- Dead. Cancer. Died December 20, 2006. Born circa 1940. Leviathan's Deep, real name: Margery Krueger.  Obituary

David Carradine (actor) -- Dead. Reported asphyxiation. Died June 3, 2009. Born December 8, 1936. Kill Bill, Kung Fu, many other TV Westerns, and a surprising number of movie bit parts in the years before he died.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

John Carradine (actor) -- Dead. Old age. Died November 27, 1988. Born February 5, 1906. Horror/B-movie king, one of the few 20th century-deads with a great deathbed line "Oh, to die in Italy!."  IMDb

Keith Carradine (actor) -- Alive. Born August 8, 1949. Nashville, Will Rogers Follies, father of Martha Plimpton.  Home Page  IMDb

Bob Carroll, Jr. (writer) -- Dead. Died January 27, 2007. Born August 13, 1919. Co-creator of I Love Lucy, died on the same day as Tige Andrews and Charles Fontenay.  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Diahann Carroll (singer/actress) -- Alive. Born July 17, 1935. Starred in Julia, ex-wife of Vic Damone, high school classmate of Billy Dee Williams.  IBDB  IMDb

Leo G. Carroll (actor) -- Dead. Pneumonia and cancer. Died October 16, 1972. Born October 25, 1886. TV's Topper.  IMDb

Jean Carson (actress) -- Dead. Complications of a stroke. Died November 2, 2005. Born February 28, 1923. I Married a Monster from Outer Space, bit parts on TV shows, particularly The Andy Griffith Show.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Johnny Carson (TV host) -- Dead. Emphysema. Died January 23, 2005. Born October 23, 1925. Longtime host of The Tonight Show (1962-1992), rumored to have done a little joke-writing for David Letterman before his death.  Home Page  IMDb

Billy Carter (president's brother/novelty beer) -- Dead. Pancreatic cancer. Died September 25, 1988. Born March 29, 1937.

Dixie Carter (actress) -- Dead. Died April 10, 2010. Born May 25, 1939. Designing Women, Family Law, married to Hal Holbrook since the early '80s.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Jack Carter (comic) -- Dead. Died June 28, 2015 Born June 24, 1922. Acerbic comic, appeared on many Friar's Club Roasts.  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Jimmy Carter (volunteer/our greatest former President) -- Alive. Born October 1, 1924. A so-so president who went on to win the Nobel Peace Prize, has participated as an election observer in many places where elections aren't always fair and honest (Where was he in November 2004?).  Home Page  twitter  Home Page

Lillian Carter (volunteer) -- Dead. Cancer. Died October 30, 1983. Born August 15, 1898. The quotable presidential Mom, Miz Lillian, who went to India as a Peace Corps volunteer when she was 68.  Home Page

Lynda Carter (actress) -- Alive. Born July 24, 1951. Wonder Woman, sells contact lenses.  twitter  IMDb

Nell Carter (actress) -- Dead. Probable effects of diabetes. Died January 23, 2003. Born September 13, 1948. Broadway's Ain't Misbehavin' and later on Gimme a Break, and like Wilford Brimley, sold diabetic supplies.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Ralph Carter (actor) -- Alive. Born May 30, 1961. Michael on Good Times.  twitter  IMDb

Rosalynn Carter (volunteer/former First Lady) -- Alive. Born August 18, 1927.  Home Page  twitter  Home Page

Rosanna Carter (actress) -- Alive(?) Born September 20, 1918. Judge Brown in She Devil, sister of Esther Rolle and Estelle Evans. [[Rosanna Carter is one of the few people I can't find a definite status of. Some sites report that she died in 2001, but others do not so she may still be alive.]]  twitter  IBDB  IMDb

Terry Carter (actor/newscaster) -- Not dead yet. Born December 16, 1928. Colonel Tigh on the original Battlestar Galactica, Broadhurst on McCloud, Sugarman on The Phil Silver Show, he was also the first black newscaster on WBZ-TV in Boston in the mid-'60s.  Home Page  twitter  IBDB  IMDb

Edd Cartier (artist) -- Dead. Died December 25, 2008. Born 1914. Starting selling art to science fiction magazines in 1936, died on the same day as Leo Frankowski, and Eartha Kitt, and Ann Savage.  Home Page  Obituary

Henri Cartier-Bresson (Photographer) -- Dead. Died August 3, 2004. Born August 22, 1908. Primary photographer of French realism, particularly after World War II.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Barbara Cartland (romance writer) -- Dead. Old age. Died May 21, 2000. Born July 9, 1901. Wrote at least 723 books, step-grandmother of Diana, Princess of Wales, but suffered from the same disease as Tammy Faye Bakker (morbidly obese eyelashes).  IMDb

Katrin Cartlidge (actress) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died September 7, 2002. Born May 15, 1961. From Hell, Mike Leigh movies, especially Naked.  IMDb  Obituary

Angela Cartwright (actress/photographer) -- Alive. Born September 9, 1952. Penny in Lost in Space, one of the kids in The Sound of Music.  Home Page  IMDb

Lynn Cartwright (actress) -- Dead. Died January 2, 2004. Born February 27, 1927. Played the older Dottie in A League of Their Own, appeared in many B movies.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Veronica Cartwright (actress) -- Alive. Born April 20, 1950. Lambert in Alien, one of the kids in The Birds.  IMDb

Tom Carvel (ice cream mogul) -- Dead. Died October 21, 1990. Born July 14, 1906. Carvel Ice Cream founder

Jack Casady (musician) -- Alive. Born April 13, 1944. Hot Tuna

Adriana Caselotti (voice) -- Dead. Cancer. Died January 19, 1997. Born May 16, 1916. She whistled while she worked as the voice of Snow White for Disney.  IMDb

Johnny Cash (man-in-black) -- Dead. Complications of diabetes and lung ailments. Died September 12, 2003. Born February 26, 1932. Country singer and songwriter, married to singer June Carter Cash for over 30 years. Had many health problems, but outlived his wife by several months.  Home Page  IMDb

June Carter Cash (singer/actress) -- Dead. Complications of heart surgery. Died May 15, 2003. Born June 23, 1929. Married to Johnny Cash, appeared in The Apostle, first wife of Carl Smith.  Home Page  IMDb

Rosalind Cash (actress) -- Dead. Cancer. Died October 31, 1995. Born December 31, 1938. Nominated for an Emmy for 1984's Go Tell It On the Mountain.  IMDb

Peggy Cass (actress) -- Dead. Heart failure. Died March 8, 1999. Born May 21, 1924. Agnes Gooch in Auntie Mame and common game show contestent, especially To Tell the Truth (went to the same high school as fellow panelist Orson Bean).  IMDb

Andre Cassagnes (inventor/technician) -- Dead. Died January 16, 2013. Born September 23, 1926. Invented the Etch A Sketch, first released in 1960, died same day as Abigail Van Buren.  twitter  Obituary

John Cassavetes (director) -- Dead. Died February 3, 1989. Born December 9, 1929. made many movies with his wife Gena Rowlands and friend Peter Falk.  IMDb  FindAGrave

David Cassidy (singer) -- Alive. Born April 12, 1950. A Partridge, one of Jack Cassidy's sons.  IBDB  IMDb

Jack Cassidy (TV actor) -- Dead. Smoking in bed. Died December 12, 1976. Born March 5, 1927. Married to Shirley Jones for nearly 20 years, father of many performing sons.  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Joanna Cassidy (actress) -- Alive. Born August 2, 1945. Great bit parts in many movies, including Who Framed Roger Rabbit and Blade Runner.  IMDb

Ted Cassidy (actor) -- Dead. During open heart surgery Died January 16, 1979. Born July 31, 1932. The Addams Family.  Home Page  IMDb

Oleg Cassini (fashion designer) -- Dead. Died March 17, 2006. Born April 11, 1913. Fashion designer, particularly for Jacqueline Kennedy and Gene Tierney, was working in his 90s.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb

Gil Cates (producer/director) -- Dead. Died October 31, 2011. Born June 6, 1934. Producer of many Oscar telecasts in the '90s and '00s.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Christine Cavanaugh (voice) -- Dead. Died December 22, 2014. Born August 16, 1963. Voiced Babe the Pig in the Babe movies and Dexter in Dexter's Laboratory, died same day as Joe Cocker.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Hugh Cave (pulp writer) -- Dead. Died June 27, 2004. Born July 11, 1910. A professional writer for over 70 years, he was writing fiction well into his 90s...  Home Page  Obituary

Dick Cavett (talk show host/actor) -- Alive. Born November 19, 1936. Hosted an intelligent talk show back in the '70s, played a great bit part in Beetlejuice, was married to Carrie Nye for over 40 years.  Home Page  IMDb

John Cazale (actor) -- Dead. Bone cancer. Died March 12, 1978. Born August 12, 1935. Memorable as Fredo in The Godfather movies, significant other of Meryl Streep at the time of his death.  IMDb

Pierre Celis (brewer) -- Dead. Cancer. Died April 9, 2011. Born March 21, 1925. Belgian brewer who founded Celis beer in Texas (later bought by the Michigan Brewing Company), died same day as Sidney Lumet.

Bennett Cerf (writer/publisher) -- Dead. Died August 27, 1971. Born May 25, 1898. A founder of Random House who was a regular panelist on What's My Line for many years, briefly married to Sylvia Sydney in the '30s.  IMDb

Eugene Cernan (astronaut/aerospace consultant) -- Dead. Died January 16, 2017. Born March 14, 1934. The last human to walk on the moon in December 1972.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  youtube  Obituary  FindAGrave

John Chafee (senator) -- Dead. Heart failure. Died October 24, 1999. Born October 22, 1922. One of the few rational people in the irrational Senate of the late '90s.

Roger Chaffee (astronaut) -- Dead. Apollo One fire. Died January 27, 1967. Born February 15, 1935. One of the few astronauts who never made it into space, died in the Apollo One pad fire.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  FindAGrave

George Chakiris (dancer/actor) -- Alive. Born September 16, 1934. Bernardo in West Side Story.  IMDb

Jack Chalker (writer) -- Dead. Heart failure/kidney failure. Died February 11, 2005. Born December 17, 1944. Started Mirage Press, wrote many books, including Midnight at the Well of Souls, died on the same day as Samuel Alderson and Mary Jackson.  Home Page  Obituary

Wilt "The Stilt" Chamberlain (basketball great/sometime actor) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died October 12, 1999. Born August 21, 1936. Record-smashing basketball player who scored over 70 points in several pro games.  Home Page  IMDb

Marilyn Chambers (model/adult star) -- Dead. Died April 12, 2009. Born April 22, 1952. Appeared on the Ivory Snow detergent box in the early '70s before starring in the porn classic Behind the Green Door, was married to Linda Lovelace's ex-husband for a while.  IMDb  Obituary

John Chancellor (news anchorman) -- Dead. Cancer. Died July 12, 1996. Born July 14, 1927.  IMDb

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, Ph.D. (physicist) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died August 21, 1995. Born October 19, 1910. Nobel Prize winner for physics for 1983.  Home Page

Carol Channing (stage actress) -- Alive. Born January 31, 1921. Hello, Dolly!, married to her 4th husband nearly 70 years after they broke up.  IMDb

Harry Chapin (singer) -- Dead. Heart attack/traffic accident. Died July 16, 1981. Born December 7, 1942. "Cats in the Cradle."  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Lauren Chapin (ex-actress) -- Alive. Born May 23, 1945. Kitten on Father Knows Best.  IMDb

Tom Chapin (singer) -- Alive. Born circa 1944. Popular among adults and children.  Home Page  IMDb

Charlie Chaplin (actor/director) -- Dead. Old age. Died December 25, 1977. Born April 16, 1889. Made great movies including The Kid and The Great Dictator, married to a variety of much younger women including Paulette Goddard and Oona O'Neil, fathered many performers including Geraldine Chaplin.  IMDb

Graham Chapman (comedian) -- Dead. Cancer. Died October 4, 1989. Born January 8, 1941. The Python who starred in Life of Brian and Monty Python and the Holy Grail, was a doctor before turning to a life of comedy.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Lonny Chapman (actor/teacher) -- Dead. Heart disease. Died October 12, 2007. Born October 1, 1920. Very busy TV actor in the '60s and '70s, was in the original Broadway cast of Come Back Little Sheba, started his own theater company in California and taught acting.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Robert L. Chapman (lexicographer) -- Dead. Died January 27, 2002. Born circa 1920. Lexicographer for Roget's Thesaurus

Kate Chappell (Special effects artist) -- Dead. Lion attack. Died June 1, 2015. Born December 19, 1985. Special effects artist for Game of Thrones and Divergent, killed while on a photo safari.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Alan Charig (paleontologist) -- Dead. Stroke. Died July 15, 1997. Born July 1, 1927. The Carl Sagan of the BBC.

Cyd Charisse (actress) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died June 17, 2008. Born March 8, 1921. Dancer in many movies, including Singing in the Rain, Silk Stockings, Brigadoon, married to Tony Martin for over 60 years.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Ray Charles (blues legend) -- Dead. Died June 10, 2004. Born September 23, 1930. Cultural icon, singer, pianist, "Hit the Road Jack," "Georgia on My Mind," Jamie Foxx played him uncannily in Ray.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Charo (entertainer) -- Alive. Born January 15, 1942. "Coochi-coochi" gal of the early '70s when she was married to the much older Xavier Cugat.  IMDb

Leslie Charteris (writer) -- Dead. Died April 15, 1993. Born May 12, 1907. Created The Saint.  IMDb

Chevy Chase (comic) -- Alive. Born October 8, 1943. SNL alum.  IMDb

Kalpana Chawla (Columbia (STS-107) astronaut) -- Dead. Shuttle break-up. Died February 1, 2003. Born July 1, 1961. First Asian Indian woman in space, payload specialist on the Columbia.  Home Page

Paddy Chayefsky (screenwriter) -- Dead. Cancer. Died August 1, 1981. Born January 29, 1923. Only person to win three solo Academy Awards for writing - Network, The Hospital and Marty.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Doc Cheatham (jazz musician) -- Dead. Stroke. Died June 2, 1997. Born June 13, 1905.

Chubby Checker (twistman) -- Alive. Born October 3, 1941. Sang and danced "The Twist" in the early '60s. [[ In an obscure college newspaper from '62, there's a picture of a 5-year-old me with my 4-year-old sister in matching dresses dancing The Twist in front of some bemused college students. ]]  IMDb

Cheetah (chimp) -- Dead. Kidney failure. Died December 24, 2011. Tarzan co-star in the 30s, spent a very long retirement swinging from bar to bar in a Florida zoo, Guinness Book of World's Records have named him the world's oldest chimp.  Home Page  twitter  Obituary

Cher (singer/actress) -- Alive. Born May 20, 1946. Once married to Sonny Bono.  IMDb

Chiang Kai-shek (Taiwan president) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died April 5, 1975. Born October 31, 1887. China's only elected president in 1948.

Madame Chiang Kai-shek (more-than-just-a-political-widow) -- Dead. Died October 23, 2003. Born March 5, 1898.

Julia Child (French Chef) -- Dead. Kidney failure. Died August 13, 2004. Born August 15, 1912. Early PBS star who popularized French cooking in America and lived into her '90s while eating meat, desserts and drinking wine-my kind of woman!  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Alvin Childress (actor) -- Dead. Diabetes/Parkinson's disease. Died April 19, 1986. Born September 10, 1907. Amos in the Amos 'n' Andy TV show.  IMDb

Lois Chiles (actress) -- Alive. Born April 15, 1947. A Bond girl in Moonraker, the "other" newscaster in Broadcast News.  IMDb

Alex Chilton (singer) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died March 17, 2010. Born December 28, 1950. Had one huge song from the '60s "My Baby, She Wrote Me a Letter," sang in The Box Tops and started Big Star.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Shirley Chisholm (politician) -- Dead. Died January 1, 2005. Born November 30, 1924. First black Congresswoman, she ran for president in 1972, died on the same day as Cyril Fletcher.  Home Page

Tim Choate (actor) -- Dead. Motorcycle accident. Died September 24, 2004. Born October 11, 1954. Zathras on Babylon 5, bit player in many Merchant-Ivory movies, died on the same day as Francoise Sagan. Make memorial contributions to: The Tim Choate Memorial Fund, PO Box 861355, Los Angeles, CA 90086.  Home Page  IMDb

Tommy Chong (comic) -- Alive. Born May 24, 1938. Cheech and Chong.  IMDb

Dame Agatha Christie (mystery writer) -- Dead. Died January 12, 1976. Born September 15, 1890. Prolific and best-selling writer of Murder on the Orient Express.  Home Page  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  youtube  Obituary  FindAGrave

Julie Christie (actress) -- Alive. Born April 14, 1941. Lara in Dr. Zhivago, nominated for an Oscar for Afterglow.  IMDb

Virginia Christine (actress/Mrs. Olson) -- Dead. Heart disease. Died July 24, 1996. Born March 5, 1920. Married to Fritz Feld for over 50 years.  IMDb

Christo (artist) -- Alive. Born June 13, 1935. Collaborator with his wife Jeanne-Claude on large-scale, frequently temporary art projects including "The Gates" (Central Park) and "The Umbrellas" (Japan).  Home Page  IMDb

Warren Christopher (politician) -- Dead. Bladder cancer. Died March 18, 2011. Born October 27, 1925. Secretary of State under Bill Clinton.  IMDb  Obituary

William Christopher (actor) -- Dead. Cancer. Died December 31, 2016. Born October 20, 1932. Father Mulcahy on TV's M*A*S*H.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Marguerite Churchill (actress) -- Dead. Old age. Died January 10, 2000. Born December 25, 1909. Appeared in many westerns, starred on Broadway in Dinner at Eight.  IBDB  IMDb

Sir Winston Churchill (prime minister/writer) -- Dead. Stroke. Died January 24, 1965. Born November 30, 1874. Led England several times, most importantly during WWII, wrote extensively about history (winning a Nobel prize for literature) and said many quotable things, including "A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.."  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Vincent Ciccone (inventor) -- Dead. Old age. Died December 20, 1997. Born circa 1916. Invented Blow-Pops candy and the mass production of penicillin.

Diane Cilento (Actress) -- Dead. Died October 6, 2011. Born October 5, 1933. Oscar-nominated for Tom Jones, married to Sean Connery for eleven years and to Anthony Shaffer until his death.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Michael Cimino (director/writer) -- Dead. Died July 2, 2016. February 3, 1939. Wrote and directed The Deer Hunter for which he won a Best Director Oscar....but then created Heaven's Gate, died same day as Elie Wiesel.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Casey Cisyk (jingle singer) -- Dead. Breast cancer. Died March 29, 1998. Born circa 1953. "Have you driven a Ford lately?" "Come see the softer side of Sears..." and many others over the last 20 years.  IMDb

Craig Claiborne (food author) -- Dead. Old age. Died January 22, 2000. Born September 4, 1920. Writer for the New York Times and author of over 20 books about food.

Liz Claiborne (fashion designer) -- Dead. Cancer. Died June 26, 2007. Born March 31, 1929. Designer of affordable clothes for women since the mid-70s.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Tom Clancy (bestselling author) -- Dead. Died October 1, 2013. Born April 12, 1947. Wrote Hunt for Red October, Patriot Games and other technothrillers, part owner of the Baltimore Orioles.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Benjamin "Bob" Clark (director/writer) -- Dead. Car crash (killed by drunken driver with his son). Died April 4, 2007. Born August 5, 1941. Directed A Christmas Story and Porky's.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Dick Clark (host/producer/for a long time "the world's oldest teenager") -- Dead. Heart attack. Died April 18, 2012. Born November 30, 1929. Host of American Bandstand, The $10,000 Pyramid, and New Year's Rockin' Eve, continued working after suffering a severe stroke in 2004.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Laurel Clark (Columbia (STS-107) astronaut) -- Dead. Shuttle break-up. Died February 1, 2003. Born October 3, 1961. Physician for the Columbia mission.  Home Page

Petula Clark (singer/actress) -- Alive. Born November 15, 1932. British pop singer with songs like "Downtown" in the '60s, she's still touring.  Home Page  IMDb

Roy Clark (banjo player) -- Alive. Born April 5, 1933. "Yesterday, When I Was Young," co-hosted Hee Haw!, one of the first performers to open a theater in Branson, MO.  IMDb

Susan Clark (actress) -- Alive. Born March 8, 1940. Many made-for-TV movies in the '70s, (notably Babe), married to Alex Karras.  twitter  IMDb

Sir Arthur C. Clarke (author) -- Spaced. Respiratory problems. Died March 19, 2008. Born December 16, 1917. Not only did he write science fiction (2001, Childhood's End), he developed the concept of the geosynchronous communications satellite. He lived near the coast of Sri Lanka and survived the tsunami of 2004, died on the same day as Paul Scofield.  Home Page  IMDb   AwardWeb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Caitlin Clarke (actress/teacher) -- Dead. Ovarian cancer. Died September 9, 2004. Born May 3, 1952. Memorable as Valerian in Dragonslayer, she played a supporting role in the Broadway show Titanic and spent much of her life teaching drama to young people. Make memorial contributions to: Pittsburgh Musical Theater.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Frederick Clarke (writer/publisher) -- Dead. Suicide/depression. Died October 17, 2000. Born circa 1949. Created and wrote Cinefantastique. Make memorial contributions to: Building Fund of Ascension Church, 815 S. East Ave., Oak Park, IL 60304

Lana Clarkson (actress) -- Dead. Murdered by gun. Died February 3, 2003. Born April 5, 1962. Amazon Women on the Moon, many bit parts in movies and on TV, shot by Phil Spector, who was convicted of her murder in 2009.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Robert Clary (actor/Holocaust survivor) -- Alive. Born March 1, 1926. Probably best-known for Hogan's Heroes, he spent nearly 20 years on soap operas.  Home Page  IMDb

James Clavell (author) -- Dead. Cancer. Died September 7, 1994. Born October 10, 1924. Shogun, Tai-Pan and other very long books.  IMDb

Jill Clayburgh (actress) -- Dead. Leukemia. Died November 5, 2010. Born April 30, 1944. Oscar-nominated for Starting Over, she also starred in An Unmarried Woman, appeared on Broadway a number of times, and was married to David Rabe for many years.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Jan Clayton (actress) -- Dead. Died August 28, 1983. Born August 26, 1917. "TV Lassie's first Mom."  IMDb

Jo Clayton (author) -- Dead. Cancer. Died February 13, 1998. Born February 15, 1939. Drums of Chaos

John Cleese (comedian) -- Alive. Born October 27, 1939. Not dead like the parrot; he was a Python, in Fawlty Towers and in silly movies like A Fish Called Wanda.  IMDb

Clarence Clemons (musician) -- Dead. Stroke. Died June 18, 2011. Born January 11, 1942. Played a wailing sax for the E Street Band.  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Hal Clement (science fiction writer/chemistry teacher/educator) -- Dead. Died October 29, 2003. Born May 30, 1922. Wrote classic hard SF books like Mission of Gravity, taught high school chemistry for many years (under his birth name of Harry Stubbs), panelist par excellence at many science fiction conventions. Make memorial contributions to: Joslin Diabetes Center, died on the same day as Franco Corelli.  Dead People Server Photo Gallery  Home Page  Obituary

Roberto Clemente (baseball great/humanitarian) -- Dead. Plane crash while delivering relief supplies to earthquake-ravaged Nicaragua. Died December 31, 1972. Born August 18, 1934.

Mary-Lou Clements-Mann (AIDS expert) -- Dead. Crash of SwissAir flight 111. Died September 2, 1998. Born September 17, 1946.

Van Cliburn (pianist) -- Dead. Bone cancer. Died February 27, 2013. Born July 12, 1934. First American to win Tchaikovsky Competition (1958) and went on to help popularize classical piano in the US, died same day as Dale Robertson.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Clark Clifford (lawyer/DC insider) -- Dead. Old age. Died October 10, 1998. Born December 25, 1906.

Patsy Cline (singer) -- Dead. Plane crash. Died March 5, 1963. Born September 8, 1932. Country singer, Jessica Lange played her in a biopic, good friend of Loretta Lynn, may be most-famous work may be the posthumous release, "Sweet Dreams."  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Bill Clinton (former president) -- Alive. Born August 19, 1946. Knows how to come back after a fall. Born in the same small town as Melinda Dillon. Make contributions to: American Heart Association.  Home Page  Home Page

Hillary Rodham Clinton (senator/former first lady) -- Alive. Born October 26, 1947. Ditto (see Bill's comments above).  Home Page  Home Page

Art Clokey (animator) -- Dead. Died January 8, 2010. Born October 12, 1921. Inventor of Gumby, he was also the animator for Davey and Goliath.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Rosemary Clooney (singer) -- Dead. Lung cancer. Died June 29, 2002. Born May 23, 1928. Big band singer from the '40s, Coronet pusher in the '70s, came back in the '90s, survived a serious illness in mid-1998, then married her boyfriend of 25 years. George's aunt, once married to Jose Ferrer, Miguel Ferrer's mother, Debby Boone's mother-in-law.  IMDb

Glenn Close (actress) -- Alive. Born March 19, 1947. First major Hollywood role was as Garp's mother in The World According to Garp, infamous as Alex in Fatal Attraction.  IMDb

Kurt Cobain (musician) -- Dead. Angst. Died April 8, 1994. Born February 20, 1967. Nirvana lead singer.  Home Page  IMDb

Joe Cobb (actor) -- Dead. Died May 21, 2002. Born November 7, 1917. Played Joe, a member of the original Our Gang Cast.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Lee J. Cobb (actor) -- Dead. Died February 11, 1976. Born December 8, 1911.  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Tex Cobb (actor/wrestler) -- Alive. Born May 7, 1950. Bit parts in movies like Raising Arizona, WBC Heavyweight champ in the early '80s and earned a college degree in his 50s.  IMDb

James Coburn (actor) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died November 18, 2002. Born August 31, 1928. Many Westerns, supporting actor Oscar for Affliction.  IMDb

Imogene Coca (comic) -- Dead. Old age. Died June 2, 2001. Born November 18, 1908. Your Show of Shows.  IMDb

Joe Cocker (rocker) -- Dead. Lung cancer Died December 22, 2014. Born May 20, 1944. Raspy-voiced singer who performed at Woodstock, best-known for "With a Little Help from my Friends," "You Are So Beautiful," and "Love Lifts Us Up Where We Belong" (duet with Jennifer Warnes), died same day as Christine Cavanaugh  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Johnnie Cochran (lawyer) -- Dead. Brain cancer. Died March 29, 2005. Born October 2, 1937. LA lawyer for OJ in the infamous Simpson/Goldman murder case.  IMDb

James Coco (actor) -- Dead. Died February 25, 1987. Born March 21, 1930. Sancho Panza in Man of La Mancha.  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Iron Eyes Cody (actor) -- Dead. Old age. Died January 4, 1999. Born April 3, 1904. (or 1907 or maybe even 1915) Bit parts in many movies, appeared in a famous environmental ad of the early '70s.  IMDb

Leonard Cohen (writer/singer) -- Dead. Died November 7, 2016. Born September 21, 1934. Famous Canadian popular singer, wrote a frequently-recorded "Hallelujah" (even used at the end of the first Shrek), released his last album shortly before he died, died same day as Janet Reno  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Nicholas Colasanto (actor/director) -- Dead. Heart disease. Died February 12, 1985. Born January 19, 1924. Coach on Cheers.  IMDb

Claudette Colbert (actress) -- Dead. Stroke. Died July 30, 1996. Born September 13, 1903. It Happened One Night.  IMDb  Obituary

Lawrence Colburn (entrepreneur/war hero) -- Alive. Born circa 1950. One of the few Americans who actually rescued civilians during the US-initiated My Lai massacre in Vietnam, eventually awarded medals for his courage.  Home Page

Dennis Cole (actor) -- Dead. Died November 15, 2009. Born July 19, 1940. Felony Squad, lots of TV in the '70s and '80s, married to Jaclyn Smith 1978-1981.  IMDb

Michael Cole (actor) -- Alive. Born July 3, 1945. Pete in The Mod Squad.  IMDb

Nat King Cole (singer) -- Dead. Lung cancer. Died February 15, 1965. Born March 17, 1919. Mellow voiced singer of songs like "Unforgettable" (later remixed by his daughter Natalie), first black entertainer to have a primetime, network show (on NBC).  Home Page  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Natalie Cole (singer) -- Dead. Congestive heart failure. Died December 31, 2015. Born February 6, 1950. Sang "This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)" on her first album, "Unforgettable" as a virtual duet with her father, and in the movie De-Lovely, died same day as Wayne Rogers.  Home Page  twitter  IBDB  IMDb

Charlotte Coleman (actress) -- Dead. Asthma attack. Died November 14, 2001. Born April 3, 1968. Scarlet, the flighty flatmate in Four Weddings and a Funeral.  IMDb  Obituary

Dabney Coleman (actor) -- Alive. Born January 3, 1932. Tootsie and 9 to 5.  IMDb

Gary Coleman (former child star) -- Dead. Intracranial hemorrhage. Died May 28, 2010. Born February 8, 1968. Diff'rent Strokes.  IMDb   Obituary  FindAGrave

John Ford Coley (singer) -- Alive. Born October 14, 1948. Part of the duo England Dan and John Ford Coley, best-known for "Nights Are Forever Without You."  IMDb

John Colicos (actor) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died March 6, 2000. Born December 10, 1928. A Shakespearean actor probably best-known as Baltar on the original Battlestar Gallactica (had much less hair than the later Baltar but an equal lust for power...).  IMDb

Gary Collins (actor) -- Dead. Died October 13, 2012. Born April 30, 1938. Performed in many '60s and '70s TV shows and served as the MC of the Miss America Pageant in the '80s and '90s, married to Mary Ann Mobley for nearly 45 years.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Judy Collins (singer/songwriter) -- Alive. Born May 1, 1939. The Fabulous Folksinger - we should all look so good when we're in our 60s!).  Home Page  IMDb

Joan Collins (actress) -- Alive. Born May 23, 1933. While best-known for Dynasty, she also appeared on Star Trek and once played Cleopatra; an ex-wife of Anthony Newley.  IMDb

Lyn Collins (singer) -- Dead. Cardiac arrhythmia. Died March 13, 2005. Born June 12, 1948. R+B backup singer for James Brown, released Think (About It) and Check Me Out If You Don't Know Me By Now.  IMDb  Obituary

Michael Collins (astronaut) -- Alive. Born October 31, 1930. First man to orbit the moon solo.

Pauline Collins (actress) -- Alive. Born September 3, 1940. Wonderful in Shirley Valentine, great supporting role as Miss Drummond in Paradise Road.  IMDb

Bud Collyer (game show host) -- Dead. Died September 8, 1969. Born June 18, 1908. To Tell the Truth, also the voice of Superman in the old cartoons.  IMDb

Ronald Colman (actor) -- Dead. Emphysema. Died May 19, 1958. Born February 9, 1891. Oscar-winning for A Double Life, he made a number of historical epics like Prisoner of Zenda and A Tale of Two Cities.  Home Page  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Jerry Colonna (comic) -- Dead. Died November 21, 1986. Born September 17, 1904. Bit parts in many movies, particularly the "Road" movies.  IMDb

Ray Combs (game show host) -- Dead. Suicide. Died June 2, 1996. Born April 3, 1956. Second host of Family Feud.  IMDb

Betty Comden (lyricist, screenwriter) -- Dead. Heart failure. Died November 23, 2006. Born May 3, 1919. Wrote the script for Singin' in the Rain and Auntie Mame, longtime writing partner of Adolph Green, died on the same day as Anita O'Day.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Alex Comfort (writer) -- Dead. Complications of strokes. Died March 26, 2000. Born February 10, 1920. The New Joy of Sex

Perry Como (singer) -- Dead. Died May 12, 2001. Born May 18, 1912. The singing barber from Canonsburg, PA.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Jeff Conaway (actor) -- Dead. Pneumonia/sepsis. Died May 27, 2011. Born October 5, 1950. May be currently best-known for Celebrity Rehab, he initially became famous from Grease, Taxi and was later on Babylon 5.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

John Connally (politician) -- Dead. Died June 15, 1993. Born February 27, 1917. Texas governor who was riding in front of JFK, was shot and survived.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Christopher Connelly (actor) -- Dead. Cancer. Died December 7, 1988. Born September 8, 1941. Busy TV actor who played Ryan O'Neal's younger brother in Peyton Place and played his role of Moze Pray in the short-lived TV version of Paper Moon (with a very young Jodie Foster playing Addie).  IMDb

Sean Connery (actor) -- Alive. Born August 25, 1930. The first James Bond and much more.  IMDb

Ray Conniff (arranger/bandleader) -- Dead. Died October 12, 2002. Born November 6, 1916. His recording of "Lara's Theme" is probably the best-known, produced many, many albums over the years.  Home Page  IMDb

Billy Connolly (comic/actor) -- Alive. Born November 24, 1942. Very funny but occasionally tasteless Scot who tends to die (Mrs. Brown, Series of Unfortunate Events) in movies, married to Pamela Stephenson.  IMDb

Chuck Connors (actor) -- Dead. Lung cancer. Died November 10, 1992. Born April 10, 1921. An early jock-turned actor, Connors played pro basketball and baseball and starred as The Rifleman.  IMDb

Mike Connors (actor) -- Dead. Died January 26, 2017. Born August 15, 1925. Mannix, born Krekor llevado Ohanian, served in WWII, had an active TV career for 45 years, married to the same woman for 67 years, died same day as Barbara Hale.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Pete Conrad (astronaut, businessman) -- Dead. Motorcycle accident. Died July 8, 1999. Born June 2, 1930. Third man to walk on the moon, managed the lengthy Skylab flight in 1973.

Robert Conrad (actor) -- Alive. Born March 1, 1935. Wild Wild West and many more.  IMDb

William Conrad (actor) -- Dead. Cardiac arrest. Died February 11, 1994. Born September 27, 1920. Cannon.  IMDb

Hans Conried (actor) -- Dead. Died January 5, 1982. Born April 15, 1917. The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T, a fixture on American TV, may be best-remembered for narrating Horton Hears a Who.  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Frances Conroy (actress) -- Alive. Born November 13, 1953. Went from Shakespearean roles to playing Ruth on Six Feet Under  IBDB  IMDb

Pat Conroy (writer) -- Dead. Pancreatic cancer. Died March 4, 2016. Born October 26, 1945. Wrote The Prince of Tides and The Great Santini.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Tim Considine (actor) -- Alive. Born October 31, 1940. The oldest brother on My Three Sons who decamped to Arizona after a few years.  IMDb

Michael Constantine (actor) -- Alive. Born May 22, 1927. Room 222, My Big Fat Greek Wedding.  IMDb

Richard Conte (actor) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died April 15, 1975. Born March 24, 1910. Don Barzini in The Godfather.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Bert Convy (actor/game show host) -- Dead. Brain cancer. Died July 15, 1991. Born June 23, 1933.  IMDb

John Horton Conway (mathematician) -- Alive. Born December 26, 1937. The Book of Numbers.  Home Page

Tim Conway (actor) -- Alive. Born December 15, 1933. McHale's Navy, The Carol Burnett Show and lots of direct-to-video comedy.  IMDb

Jackie Coogan (actor) -- Dead. Cardiac arrest. Died March 1, 1984. Born October 26, 1914. Uncle Fester on TV's The Addams Family.  Home Page  IMDb

Elisha Cook, Jr. (actor) -- Dead. Died May 18, 1995. Born December 26, 1903.  IMDb

Peter Cook (comedian) -- Dead. Died January 9, 1995. Born November 17, 1937. The marrying bishop in Princess Bride.  IMDb

Robin Cook (British politician) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died August 6, 2005. Born February 28, 1946. Foreign Secretary under Tony Blair, he resigned from the government in March 2003 in protest over Britain's involvement in Iraq.

Alistair Cooke (radio commentator/author) -- Dead. Died March 29, 2004. Born November 20, 1908. Retired from doing a weekly radio show for the BBC after doing it for over 60 years just weeks before he died; host for Masterpiece Theater for over 20 years.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Gary Cooper (actor) -- Dead. Prostate cancer. Died May 13, 1961. Born May 7, 1901. Son of British immigrants to America, he was a stunt man before making classic movies like Sargeant York, High Noon, Pride of the Yankees  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Gordon Cooper (astronaut/businessman) -- Dead. Died October 4, 2004. Born March 6, 1927. Flew on Mercury and Gemini spacecraft.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Jackie Cooper (director/actor) -- Dead. Died May 3, 2011. Born September 15, 1922. Child star in the original The Champ, appeared in a few Our Gang shorts, played Perry White in the Reeve Superman movies, directed many TV shows, including 14 episodes of M*A*S*H.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Louise Cooper () -- Dead. Aneurysm. Died October 20, 2009. Born May 29, 1952. Lots of fantasy including The Time Master Trilogy.  Home Page  Obituary

Myron Cope (writer, sportscaster) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died February 27, 2008. Born January 29, 1929. Award-winning writer and colorful "professional Steeler fan," (Oy!) he invented the famous "Terrible Towel" in the mid-70s, and donated all the proceeds to the Allegheny Valley School, died on the same day as William F. Buckley, Jr..  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Aaron Copland (composer) -- Dead. Died December 2, 1990. Born November 14, 1900. "Simple Gifts."  IMDb

Carmine Coppola (composer/musician) -- Dead. Died April 26, 1991. Born June 11, 1910. Scored many of his son's movies, father of Talia Shire.  IMDb

Francis Ford Coppola (director/writer/wine maker) -- Alive. Born April 7, 1939. From The Godfather to The Rainmaker, brother of Talia Shire.  IMDb

Ellen Corby (actress) -- Dead. Old age. Died April 14, 1999. Born June 3, 1911. Grandma on The Waltons, worked after suffering a major stroke in the '70s.  IMDb

Kevin Corcoran (assistant director/kid actor) -- Dead. Cancer. Died October 6, 2015. Born June 10, 1949. Lots of Disney movies including Old Yeller, Toby Tyler and Pollyanna, served as first asssistant director for many TV shows in the '80s and '90s, producer of Sons of Anarchy.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Noreen Corcoran (actress) -- Dead. Died January 15, 2016. Born October 20, 1943. Kelly in Bachelor Father, showed up in some teenager movies in the '60s before retiring, older sister of Kevin Corcoran, died same day as Dan Haggerty.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Henry Corden (voice) -- Dead. Emphysema. Died May 19, 2005. Born January 6, 1920. Voiced Fred Flintstone after Alan Reed.  IMDb

Jeff Corey (actor/teacher) -- Dead. Complications of a fall. Died August 16, 2002. Born August 10, 1914. Very active movie actor until the McCarthy hearings blacklisted him, then became a much in demand acting coach until Pat Boone helped get him back in the movies in the early '60s.  Home Page  IMDb

Professor Irwin Corey (ditsy comic) -- Dead. Dead February 6, 2017. Born July 29, 1914. "The World's Foremost Authority..."  Home Page  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Pat Corley (actor) -- Dead. Congestive heart failure. Died September 11, 2006. Born June 1, 1930. Murphy Brown's bartender.  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Robert Cormier (writer) -- Dead. Died November 2, 2000. Born January 17, 1925. The Chocolate War.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Franco Corelli (opera singer) -- Dead. Stroke. Died October 29, 2003. Born April 8, 1921. Italian opera star who made his Met debut the same night as Leontyne Price, died on the same day as Hal Clement.  IMDb

Don Cornelius (producer/host) -- Dead.Suicide-gunshot. Died February 1, 2012. Born September 27, 1936. The man who brought you Soul Train.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Tara Correa-McMullen (actress) -- Dead. Murder by gun. Died October 21, 2005. Born May 24, 1989. Had a recurring role in Judging Amy as a gang member. She then wound up being killed in a gang-related shooting, died on the same day as Shirley Horn.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Douglas "Wrong Way" Corrigan (aviator who needed a navigator) -- Dead. Died December 9, 1995. Born January 22, 1907.

Aneta Corsaut (actress) -- Dead. Cancer. Died November 6, 1995. Born November 3, 1933. Sheriff Taylor's girlfriend on The Andy Griffith Show.  IMDb

Bud Cort (actor) -- Alive. Born March 29, 1950. Harold and Maude.  IMDb

Bill Cosby (actor) -- Not dead yet. Born July 12, 1937. I Spy, The Cosby Show, many commercials, one of the only folks (along with Harold Gould) in the entertainment business to actually earn a doctorate (his is in education), sadly, like some men, treated some women very badly. Home Page  IBDB  IMDb

Howard Cosell (sportscaster) -- Dead. Heart aneurysm. Died April 23, 1995. Born March 21, 1920.  IMDb

Johnny Costa (musician) -- Dead. Leukemia. Died October 11, 1996. Born January 18, 1922. Jazz pianist who wrote music for Mr. Rogers.  IMDb

Lou Costello (comic) -- Dead. Heart attack Died March 3, 1959. Born March 6, 1906 . The short comic of Abbott and Costello ("Who's on first?"), his image appeared in a cartoon series long after his death.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Joseph Cotten (actor) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died February 6, 1994. Born May 15, 1905. He searched for the meaning of "Rosebud" in Citizen Kane, died on the same day as Jack Kirby.  IMDb

Alexander Courage (composer) -- Dead. Stroke. Died May 15, 2008. Born December 10, 1919. Most known for the distinctive Star Trek original theme, did orchestrations for many TV shows and movies.  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Jacques-Yves Cousteau (oceanographer/filmmaker/writer) -- Dead. Died June 25, 1997. Born June 11, 1910.  Home Page  IMDb

William Costello (voice) -- Dead. Died October 9, 1971. Born February 2, 1898. Popeye's first voice, later fired, but returned to voice Popeye for '50s TV shows.  Home Page  IMDb

Hazel Court (actress) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died April 15, 2008. Born February 10, 1926. British horror actress, The Curse of Frankenstein, particularly known for pairing with Vincent Price in several Poe-based films.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Nicholas Courtney (actor) -- Dead. Died February 22, 2011. Born February 16, 1928. Brigadier Lethbridge Stewart on many incarnations of Dr. Who  IMDb  Obituary

Franklin Cover (actor) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died February 5, 2006. Born November 20, 1928. Tom Willis on The Jeffersons.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb

Barbara Cowsill (singer) -- Dead. Emphysema. Died January 31, 1985. Born July 12, 1928. The mother the Cowsills, a '60s family rock group that inspired The Partridge Family.  Home Page

Barry Cowsill (singer/bass player) -- Dead. Katrina aftermath. Died circa September 2005. Born September 14, 1954. One of the Cowsills, a '60s family rock group that inspired The Partridge Family, he later played for Bridey Murphy.  Home Page

Billy Cowsill (singer/guitarist) -- Dead. Emphysema. Died February 17, 2006. Born January 9, 1948. One of the Cowsills.  Home Page  Obituary

Archibald Cox (Watergate prosecutor) -- Dead. Died May 29, 2004. Born May 17, 1912. Fired by Nixon during the Watergate hearings, died on the same day as Sam Dash and Ramona Igelsias-Jordan

Jo Cox (Member of Parliament/humanitarian) -- Dead. Assassinated. Died June 16, 2016. June 22, 1974. Longtime Oxfam employee who spoke out passionately about the refugee crisis, was elected to Parliament and killed about a year later.  Home Page  twitter  Obituary

Wally Cox (actor/voice of Underdog) -- Dead. Died February 15, 1973. Born December 6, 1924. An early regular panelist on Hollywood Squares, died on the same day as Tim Holt.  IMDb

Buster Crabbe (actor) -- Dead. Died April 23, 1983. Born February 7, 1908. Flash Gordon, Buck Rogers, Tarzan, many westerns.  Dead People Server Photo Gallery  IMDb

Yvonne Craig (actress) -- Dead. Cancer. Died August 17, 2015. Born May 16, 1937. Batgirl, first wife of Jimmy Boyd.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Jeanne Crain (actress) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died December 14, 2003. Born May 25, 1925. Many movies in the 40s and 50s including An Apartment for Peggy, had seven children.  IMDb

Floyd Cramer (pianist) -- Dead. Cancer. Died December 31, 1997. Born October 27, 1933. Creator of the Nashville sound, recorded with Elvis Presley and Patsy Cline.

Bob Crane (actor) -- Dead. Murder. Died June 29, 1978. Born July 13, 1928. Hogan in Hogan's Heroes.  IMDb

Fred Crane (radio announcer/actor) -- Dead. Blood clot. Died August 21, 2008. Born March 22, 1918. One of the Tarleton Twins in Gone with the Wind, longtime radio announcer in KFAC in LA.  IMDb  Obituary

Harry Crane (writer) -- Dead. Old age. Died September 14, 1999. Born August 23, 1914. Co-creator of The Honeymooners, comedy writer for Red Skelton, grandfather of Melissa Gilbert.  IMDb

Patrick Cranshaw (actor) -- Dead. Died December 28, 2005. Born June 17, 1919. The oldest "brother" in Old School.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Wes Craven (writer/director) -- Dead. Cancer. Died August 30, 2015. Born August 2, 1939. Mostly wrote/directed horror movies like the Nightmere on Elm Street and Scream series, he directed Meryl Streep to an Oscar nomination in Music of the Heart. Died same day as Oliver Sacks.  Home Page  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Broderick Crawford (actor) -- Dead. Old age. Died April 26, 1986. Born December 9, 1911. Many, many movies and Highway Patrol.  IMDb

Joan Crawford (actress) -- Dead. Cancer. Died May 10, 1977. Born March 23, 1908. Almost more famous for being the "Mommie Dearest" than for her acting, won an Oscar for Mildred Pierce, first wife of Douglas Fairbanks, Jr..  IMDb

Johnny Crawford (actor) -- Alive. Born March 26, 1946. An early Mouseketeer, played Mark on The Rifleman, appeared on The Dating Game in the late '60s (wasn't chosen).  IMDb

Seymour Cray (supercomputer designer) -- Dead. Auto accident. Died October 5, 1996. Born September 28, 1925.  Home Page

Richard Crenna (actor) -- Dead. Pancreatic cancer. Died January 17, 2003. Born November 30, 1927. Actor on many TV shows (The Real McCoys), Rambo's colonel.  IMDb

Michael Crichton (writer) -- Dead. Cancer. Died November 4, 2008. Born October 23, 1942. Andromeda Strain, Jurassic Park, created the popular TV series ER.  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Francis Crick, Ph. D (DNA researcher) -- Dead. Colon cancer. Died July 28, 2004. Born June 8, 1916. Co-discoverer of DNA, co-winner of a Nobel Prize for medicine for 1962, wrote The Astonishing Hypothesis: The Scientific Search for the Soul, died on the same day as Jackson Beck and Eugene Roche.  Home Page

Quentin Crisp (writer, life-stylist) -- Dead. Old age. Died November 21, 1999. Born December 25, 1908. The "raw material" for The Naked Civil Servant.  Home Page

Ann C. Crispin (writer) -- Dead. Cancer. Died September 6, 2013. Born April 5, 1950. Wrote the Star Trek tie-in books Yesterday's Son and Sarek, a prequel novel to The Pirates of the Carribean series, and she co-created Writer Beware, a site that helped writers avoid scams  Home Page  twitter  Obituary

Judith Crist (critic/professor) -- Dead. Died August 7, 2012. Born May 22, 1922. Critic for the Today Show and New York Herald Tribune, she was a Columbia professor for many years.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Jim Croce (singer) -- Dead. Plane crash. Died September 20, 1973. Born January 10, 1943. "Bad, Bad, Leroy Brown" and "Time in a Bottle."  Home Page  IMDb

Mary Jane Croft (actress) -- Dead. Old age. Died August 24, 1999. Born February 15, 1916. Lucy's "second" sidekick during the '60s.  IMDb

Sir John Crofton (TB researcher/medical educator) -- Alive. Born circa 1912. Developed the practice of using multiple drugs to fight TB.

James Cromwell (actor) -- Alive. Born January 27, 1940. Extremely tall animal-activist actor who was probably first generally noticed for playing the farmer in Babe, Zefram Cochrane in Star Trek: First Contact, Ruth's paranoid second husband in Six Feet Under.  IBDB  IMDb

Walter Cronkite (newscaster) -- Died July 17, 2009. Born November 4, 1916. Longtime CBS evening newscaster, worked on reporting the Kennedy assassination and the first moon landing.  IMDb

Hume Cronyn (actor) -- Dead. Prostate cancer. Died June 15, 2003. Born July 18, 1911. Cocoon, Lifeboat, married to the talented Jessica Tandy until her death, later married the playwright Susan Cooper.  IMDb

Bing Crosby (singer) -- Dead. Heart attack on a Spanish golf course. Died October 14, 1977. Born May 3, 1903.  Home Page  IMDb

David Crosby (singer) -- Alive. Born August 14, 1941. Has a second-hand liver, Crosby, Stills and Nash (and Young).  IMDb

Gary Crosby (actor/singer) -- Dead. Lung cancer. Died August 24, 1995. Born June 27, 1933. Hunter, Emergency and many bit parts, oldst son of Bing Crosby.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Kathryn Grant Crosby (actress) -- Alive. Born November 25, 1933. Appeared in many '50s movies, notably The 7th Voyage of Sinbad, retired after marrying Bing Crosby.  IBDB  IMDb

Norm Crosby (comic) -- Alive. Born September 15, 1927. Comic who "talks sideways."  IMDb

Ronald Anthony Cross (writer) -- Dead. Stroke. Died March 1, 2006. Born September 12, 1937. Wrote the Eternal Guardians series.  Obituary

Scott Crossfield (pilot) -- Dead. Small plane crash. Died April 19, 2006. Born October 2, 1921. First pilot to break Mach 2, he helped train pilots for a re-enactment of the Wright Brothers flight in 2003.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Scatman Crothers (actor) -- Dead. Died November 22, 1986. Born May 23, 1910. The Shining, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.  twitter  IMDb

Suzanne Crough (office manager/child actress) -- Dead. Died April 27, 2015. Born March 6, 1963. Played Tracy, the youngest daughter on The Partridge Family, retired from show business before she turned 20, died same day as Andrew Lesnie.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Graham Crowden (actor) -- Dead. Died October 19, 2010. Born November 30, 1922. Tom in Waiting for God, many bit parts on British TV, including Dr. Who (he was cast as "The Doctor" but chose not to play the part...so Tom Baker played him instead), died the same day as Tom Bosley.  IMDb  Obituary

Jane Crowley (censor) -- Dead. Died April 26, 1999. Born circa 1925. Nicknamed "Priscilla Goodbody," she was Johnny Carson's TV censor.

Thalassa Cruso (gardening expert) -- Dead. Alzheimer's. Died June 11, 1997. Born circa 1909. Hosted PBS's Making Things Grow

Celia Cruz (singer/actress) -- Dead. Brain cancer. Died July 16, 2003. Born October 21, 1925. Cuban salsa singer.  IMDb

Billy Crystal (comic) -- Alive. Born March 14, 1947. SNL alum, Jodie on Soap and an excellent Oscar host.  IMDb

Xavier Cugat (band leader) -- Dead. Died October 27, 1990. Born January 1, 1900. Bandleader married to the much-younger Charo.  IMDb

Bill Cullen (game show host) -- Dead. Died July 7, 1990. Born February 18, 1920. Many game shows since the '50s, his last game was Joker's Wild.  IMDb

John Cullum (Broadway actor) -- Alive. Born March 2, 1930. Powerfully-voiced theater actor, on Broadway since 1960, won a Tony for Shenandoah, did two Broadway plays simultaneously in late 2008, played Marc Green's father on ER.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb

Zara Cully (actress) -- Dead. Old age. Died February 28, 1978. Born January 26, 1892. Mother Jefferson on The Jeffersons.  IMDb

Robert Culp (actor) -- Dead. Injuries from a fall. Died March 24, 2010. Born August 16, 1930. I Spy, Bob and Carol and Ted and Alice, Everybody Loves Raymond and lots more TV.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Constance Cummings (actress) -- Dead. Died November 23, 2005. Born May 15, 1910. The ghost in Blithe Spirit, won a Tony for Wings.  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Quinn Cummings (Child star/inventor) -- Retired. Born August 13, 1967. Received an Oscar nomination for The Goodbye Girl, but quit the business and started her own company.  Home Page  IMDb

Robert Cummings (actor) -- Dead. Died December 2, 1990. Born June 10, 1908. Popular TV star in the '50s.  IMDb

Eve Curie Labouisse (humanitarian/writer) -- Dead. Died October 22, 2007. Born December 6, 1904. Wrote the first major biography of her Nobel-prize winning mother (Madame Curie), traveled extensively in the '50s and '60s with her husband who ran the United Nations Children's Fund.  Home Page  IMDb

Jane Curtin (actress) -- Alive. Born September 6, 1947. SNL, Kate and Allie, Third Rock.  IMDb

Billy Curtis (small actor) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died November 9, 1988. Born June 27, 1909. One of the "city father" Munchkins in The Wizard of Oz, Mordecai in High Plains Drifter.  IBDB  IMDb

Dan Curtis (TV producer) -- Dead. Brain tumor. Died March 27, 2006. Born August 12, 1928. Created Dark Shadows, produced many shows and miniseries, including The Winds of War, died on the same day as Stanislaw Lem.  IMDb  Obituary

Keene Curtis (actor) -- Dead. Alzheimer's. Died October 13, 2002. Born February 15, 1925. Stage actor (Annie, The Rothschilds) who did some TV (Melville's manager on Cheers), died on the same day as Stephen Ambrose and Dennis Patrick.  IMDb  Obituary

Ken Curtis (actor) -- Dead. Died April 28, 1991. Born July 2, 1916. Festus on Gunsmoke.  IMDb

Tony Curtis (actor/painter) -- Dead. Cardiac arrest. Died September 29, 2010. Born June 3, 1925. Oscar-nominated for The Defiant Ones, starred in The Boston Strangler, Spartacus, Some Like It Hot (later played the aging playboy in the theatrical version), once married to Janet Leigh, father of Jamie Lee Curtis.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Peter Cushing (actor) -- Dead. Cancer. Died August 11, 1994. Born May 26, 1913.  IMDb