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Karl Haas (radio show host) -- Dead. Died February 6, 2005. Born circa 1914. Opened the English version of his international classical music show Adventures in Good Music with his distinctive "Hello everyone...".  Home Page  Obituary

Buddy Hackett (comedian/actor) -- Dead. Died June 29, 2003. Born August 31, 1924. The Music Man and It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, died on the same day as Katharine Hepburn.  IMDb

Joan Hackett (actress) -- Dead. Ovarian cancer. Died October 8, 1983. Born May 1, 1934. Only When I Laugh.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Taylor Hackford (director) -- Alive. Born December 31, 1945. An Officer and a Gentleman, Ray, married to the British actress Helen Mirren.  IMDb

Gene Hackman (actor) -- Alive. Born January 30, 1930. Made many movies, but first got noticed in The French Connection, particularly good in The Conversation.  IMDb

Kevin Hagen (actor) -- Dead. Esophageal cancer. Died July 9, 2005. Born April 3, 1928. Many Western roles, probably best-known as Doc Baker in Little House on the Prairie, died on the same day as Byron Preiss.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Uta Hagen (actress/teacher) -- Dead. Died January 14, 2004. Born June 12, 1919. Won a Tony for playing Martha in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, she taught acting for many years in New York City, her first husband was Jose Ferrer, died on the same day as Ron O'Neal.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb

Dan Haggerty (actor) -- Alive. Born November 19, 1941. Grizzly Adams, had 18 operations between 1994 and 1997 after a motorcycle accident  IMDb

Larry Hagman (actor) -- Dead. Throat cancer. Died November 23, 2012. Born September 21, 1931. Lived for years after a liver transplant, starred in Dallas (and its reboot) and I Dream of Jeannie, son of Mary Martin.  Wikipedia  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Albert Hague (actor, composer) -- Dead. Cancer. Died November 12, 2001. Born October 13, 1920. Teacher on Fame, he composed the music for How the Grinch Stole Christmas, died on the same day as Carrie Donovan.  Home Page  IMDb

Harley Hahn (author) -- Alive. At least virtually. Born circa 1952.  Home Page  Dead People Server Photo Gallery

Arthur Hailey (writer) -- Dead. Stroke. Died November 24, 2004. Born April 5, 1920. He wrote big bestsellers like Hotel and Airport, wrote for TV in the '40s, '50s and '60s, died on the same day as Larry Brown.  IMDb

Corey Haim ('80s teen star) -- Dead. Pneumonia, enlarged heart. Died March 10, 2010. Born December 23, 1971. Lucas, The Lost Boys, did a reality show with his old friend Corey Feldman in the late '00s.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Cathy Hainer (journalist) -- Dead. Breast cancer. Died December 14, 1999. Born circa 1961. Wrote of her battle against cancer during the last two years of her life in USA Today.  Home Page

Jester Hairston (actor/composer) -- Dead. Old age. Died January 18, 2000. Born July 9, 1901. Henry in the Amos 'n' Andy, dubbed Sidney Poitier's singing voice in Lillies of the Field, bit part in Being John Malkovich.  IMDb

Fred Haise (astronaut) -- Alive. Born November 14, 1933. Served on Apollo 13; worked for Grumman for many years.  Home Page  IMDb

David Halberstam (writer) -- Dead. Car accident. Died April 23, 2007. Born April 10, 1934. Won a Pulitzer Prize in the '60s for reporting on the Vietnam war, wrote many non-fiction books including The Best and the Brightest, died on the same day as Paul Erdman and Boris Yeltsin.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Jack Haldeman (writer, geek) -- Dead. Cancer. Died January 1, 2002. Born December 11, 1941. Perry's Planet, died same day as Julia Phillips.  Home Page

Alan Hale, Jr. (actor) -- Dead. Cancer of the thymus. Died January 2, 1990. Born March 8, 1918. The Skipper on Gilligan's.  Home Page  IMDb

Barbara Hale (actress) -- Alive. Born April 18, 1921. Best-known as Della Street in Perry Mason, and William Katt's mother.  IMDb

Alex Haley (author) -- Dead. Died February 10, 1992. Born August 11, 1921. Roots and The Autobiography of Malcolm X.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Bill Haley (rock 'n' roller) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died February 9, 1981. Born July 6, 1925. Best-known for "Rock Around the Clock."  IMDb

Jack Haley (actor) -- Dead. Cancer. Died June 6, 1979. Born August 10, 1899. Tin Man in The Wizard of Oz.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Jack Haley, Jr. (documentary producer) -- Dead. Died April 21, 2001. Born October 25, 1933. Produced dozens of documentaries, notably That's Entertainment!, married to Liza Minnelli in the '70s.  IMDb

Alaina Reed Hall (actress) -- Dead. Breast cancer. Died December 17, 2009. Born November 10, 1946. Olivia on Sesame Street, Rose on 227, breast cancer activist.  IBDB  IMDb

Grayson Hall (actress) -- Dead. Cancer. Died August 7, 1985. Born September 18, 1923. Dr. Julia Hoffman (and others, of course!) on Dark Shadows.  Home Page  IMDb

Kevin Peter Hall (actor) -- Dead. AIDS. Died April 10, 1991. Born May 9, 1955. The Predator and Harry of Harry and the Hendersons, married to Alaina Reed Hall.  IMDb

Mark Hall (TV producer) -- Dead. Cancer. Died November 17, 2011. Born May 17, 1936. The man behind Danger Mouse, Count Duckula and The Wind in the Willows.  IMDb  Obituary

Monty Hall (game show host) -- Alive. Born August 25, 1923. Let's Make a Deal, father of actress Joanna Gleason.  IMDb

Charles Hallahan (actor) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died November 25, 1997. Born July 29, 1943. Played a captain on Hunter.  IMDb

Andy Hallett (actor) -- Dead. Heart failure. Died March 29, 2009. Born August 4, 1975. The green, singing demon Lorne on Angel, died on the same day as Maurice Jarre.  IMDb  Obituary

Frances Halop (actress) -- Dead. Lung cancer. Died July 15, 1986. Born February 23, 1923. The second bailiff on Night Court, Mrs. Hufnagle on St. Elsewhere.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Halston (fashion designer) -- Dead. AIDS. Died March 26, 1990. Born April 23, 1932.

Rusty Hamer (TV actor) -- Dead. Suicide. Died January 18, 1990. Born February 15, 1947. Son on Make Room for Daddy.  IMDb

Carrie Hamilton (actress/writer) -- Dead. Cancer. Died January 21, 2002. Born December 5, 1963. Co-wrote the play Hollywood Arms with her mother Carol Burnett, died on the same day as Peggy Lee.  IMDb  Obituary

George Hamilton (tanned actor) -- Alive. Born August 12, 1939. Better at comedy than drama - Love at First Bite.  IMDb

Margaret Hamilton (actress) -- Dead. Died May 16, 1985. Born December 9, 1902. Best-known as the Wicked Witch of the West in The Wizard of Oz, she later pitched coffee on TV.  IMDb

Murray Hamilton (actor) -- Dead. Cancer. Died September 1, 1986. Born March 24, 1923. The mayor in Jaws.  IMDb

Marvin Hamlisch (composer) -- Dead. Died August 6, 2012. Born June 2, 1944. Wrote music for The Way We Were and A Chorus Line, adapted Scott Joplin's ragtime music for The Sting. Probably the only person to win an Oscar, Tony, Grammy, Emmy and a Pulitzer Prize.  Wikipedia  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Dag Hammarskjold (UN Secretary General) -- Dead. Plane crash. Died September 18, 1961. Born July 29, 1905. Secretary-General of the UN from 1953 to 1961, killed while on a peace mission to the Congo.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Armand Hammer (industrialist) -- Dead. Cancer. Died December 10, 1990. Born May 21, 1898.

Oscar Hammerstein, II (lyricist) -- Dead. Stomach cancer. Died August 23, 1960. Born July 12, 1895. Wrote the words for songs in Show Boat, South Pacific, and The Sound of Music ("Edelweiss" was the last song he wrote before his death).  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Dashiell Hammett (writer) -- Dead. Died January 10, 1961. Born May 27, 1894. Wrote The Maltese Falcon, The Thin Man, longtime companion of Lillian Hellman.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Henry Hampton (documentary maker) -- Dead. Bone marrow disease. Died November 22, 1998. Born January 8, 1940. Eyes on the Prize.  IMDb

James Hampton (TV actor) -- Alive. Born July 9, 1936. Hapless bugler on F Troop.  IMDb

Lionel Hampton (vibrophonist) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died August 31, 2002. Born April 12, 1908. Just donated an old set of vibrophones to the Smithsonian Greatest Hits.  IMDb

Ruth Handler (inventor) -- Dead. Cancer/surgical complications. Died April 27, 2002. Born November 4, 1916. Invented Barbie, co-founded Mattel, and later helped to develop a prosthetic breast.  Home Page  Obituary  FindAGrave

Anne Haney (character actress) -- Dead. Heart failure. Died May 26, 2001. Born March 4, 1934. Many bit parts, the social worker in Mrs. Doubtfire.  IMDb

Helene Hanff (author) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died April 9, 1997. Born April 15, 1916. Wrote 84 Charing Cross Road.  Wikipedia  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

William Hanna (cartoon creator) -- Dead. Old age. Died March 22, 2001. Born July 14, 1910. Directed many cartoons including Huckleberry Hound, The Flintstones, and The Jetsons, partner of Joseph Barbera.  Home Page  IMDb

Janis Hansen (actress/businesswoman) -- Alive. Born June 14, 1940. Gloria on The Odd Couple, ran a company for coaching actors, married to Joe Mikolas for many years.  IMDb

Robert Hardy (actor) -- Alive. Born October 25, 1925. Cornelius Fudge in the Harry Potter movies, Sir John Middleton in Sense and Sensibility.  IMDb

Oliver Hardy (comic) -- Dead. Cerebral thrombosis. Died August 7, 1957. Born January 18, 1892. The talkative half of Laurel and Hardy  Home Page  Wikipedia  twitter  IMDb  FindAGrave

Keith Haring (artist) -- Dead. AIDS. Died February 16, 1990. Born May 4, 1958. His simple cartoons, especially "brilliant baby," are icons of the '90s. Keith Haring.  Home Page

Larry Harmon (Bozo popularizer) -- Dead. Congestive heart failure. Died July 3, 2008. Born January 2, 1925. An early Bozo who turned the character into a '60s and '70s icon.  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Sheldon Harnick (Lyricist) -- Alive Born April 30, 1924. Wrote the lyrics for the songs in Fiddler on the Roof, brother-in-law of Barbara Barrie.  IBDB  IMDb

Valerie Harper (actress) -- Alive. Born August 22, 1940. Rhoda, married to Richard Schaal in the '70s.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb

Pamela Harriman (ambassador/hostess) -- Dead. Stroke. Died February 5, 1997. Born March 20, 1920. Collected art and husbands, was a daughter-in-law of Winston Churchill during WWII.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Addie Micki Harris (singer) -- Dead. Heart attack while performing. Died June 10, 1982. Born circa 1941. A Shirelle, group that performed the early Carole King hit "Will You Love Me Tomorrow?" (among many others!).  Home Page

Emmylou Harris (singer) -- Alive. Born April 2, 1947.  Home Page  IMDb

Jean Harris (headmistress (in more ways than one)) -- Dead. Died December 23, 2012. Born April 27, 1923. Murdererd her longtime lover (the Scarsdale Diet Doctor), but, while in prison, started a number of programs for incarcerated women.  Wikipedia  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Jonathan Harris (TV actor) -- Dead. Died November 3, 2002. Born November 6, 1917. Dr. Smith on the TV version of Lost in Space, known for saying "Oh my back is very delicate today..."  IMDb

Phil Harris (cartoon voices/musician) -- Dead. Died August 11, 1995. Born June 24, 1904. Baloo in The Jungle Book, married to Alice Faye for over 50 years.  IMDb

Richard Harris (actor) -- Dead. Hodgkin's. Died October 25, 2002. Born October 1, 1930. Actor with a wide-ranging career, capping off his career as Albus Dumbledore in the first two Harry Potter Movies.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Rob Harris (sky surfer) -- Dead. Killed while skydiving. Died December 14, 1995. Born December 17, 1966.

Don Harrison (Headline News anchor) -- Dead. Kidney cancer. Died May 2, 1998. Born circa 1936.

George Harrison (musician) -- Dead. Brain cancer. Died November 29, 2001. Born February 25, 1943. The quiet Beatle, he survived being stabbed four times in the chest on Dec 30, 1999 and had individual success with "My Sweet Lord."  IMDb  Obituary

Harry Harrison (writer) -- Dead. Died August 15, 2012. Born March 12, 1925. Wrote the Stainless Steel Rat books, Make Room, Make Room (later adapted as the movie Soylent Green) and the Bill, the Galactic Hero books.  Home Page  Wikipedia  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Noel Harrison (actor) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died October 22, 2013. Born January 26, 1934. Good-looking son of Rex Harrison, did some TV (The Girl from U.N.C.L.E.) in the '60s, sang "Windmills of Your Mind," was also a ski champ.  Wikipedia  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Sir Rex Harrison (actor) -- Dead. Pancreatic cancer. Died June 2, 1990. Born March 5, 1908. My Fair Lady, died on the same day as Jack Gilford.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Debbie "Blondie" Harry (actress/rocker) -- Alive. Born July 1, 1945. Lead singer for Blondie in the late '70s and early '80s, she's gone on to give fine performances in movies like My Life Without Me.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb

Ray Harryhausen (special effects wizard) -- Dead. Died May 7, 2013. Born June 29, 1920. He revitalized stop-motion photography in memorable movies like Jason and the Argonauts and The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad.  Home Page  Wikipedia  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Johnny Hart (cartoonist) -- Dead. Stroke (while cartooning). Died April 7, 2007. Born February 18, 1931. Creator of B.C. and The Wizard of Id, died on the same day as Barry Nelson.  Home Page  IMDb

Kitty Carlisle Hart (actress/game show participant) -- Dead. Died April 17, 2007. Born September 3, 1910. Regular on To Tell the Truth, performed with the Marx Brothers in Night at the Opera, widow of the playwright Moss Hart, performed in a night club when she was 96 years old.  Home Page  Wikipedia  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Mary Hart (ET anchor) -- Alive. Born November 8, 1951. Entertainment Tonight co-host since 1982, ten of them with John Tesh.  IMDb

Michael S. Hart (Geek/futurist) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died September 6, 2011. Born March 8, 1947. Creator of Project Gutenberg.  Home Page  Obituary

Moss Hart (playwright/director) -- Dead. Heart failure. Died December 20, 1961. Born October 24, 1904. Co-wrote (with George S. Kaufman) the classics You Can't Take it With You and The Man Who Came to Dinner, directed the Broadway debuts of My Fair Lady and Camelot, married to Kitty Carlisle Hart.  Wikipedia  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Elizabeth Hartman (actress) -- Dead. Suicide. Died June 10, 1987. Born December 23, 1941. A Patch of Blue, The Secret of NIHM.  IMDb

Phil Hartman (comic) -- Dead. Murdered with a gun by his wife (who then shot herself). Died May 28, 1998. Born September 24, 1948. SNL and News Radio.  IMDb

William Hartnell (Who? - The Doctor #1) -- Dead. Died April 23, 1975. Born January 8, 1908.  IMDb

Bryan Harvey (guitarist/geek) -- Dead. Murdered. Died January 1, 2006. Born circa 1956. House of Freaks singer/guitarist murdered along with his entire family, died on the same day as Susan Bergman.  Home Page  Obituary

Laurence Harvey (actor) -- Dead. Cancer. Died November 25, 1973. Born October 1, 1928. The Manchurian Candidate  IMDb  FindAGrave

Paul Harvey (radio broadcaster) -- Dead. Died February 28, 2009. Born September 4, 1918. "And now you know the rest of the story..."  Home Page

Rodney Harvey (actor) -- Dead. Stupidity (heroin). Died April 11, 1998. Born July 31, 1967. Second actor from My Own Private Idaho to die from drug-related causes.  IMDb

Margaret Hassan (humanitarian) -- Dead. Murdered by terrorists. Died November 14, 2004. Born April 18, 1945. Director of Care in Iraq who'd married an Iraqi and worked in country for 30 years until she was abducted.  Home Page  Obituary

David Hasselhoff (actor) -- Alive. Born July 17, 1952. Baywatch, Knight Rider.  Home Page  IMDb

Signe Hasso (actress) -- Dead. Died June 7, 2002. Born August 15, 1910. Starred in the original Heaven Can Wait.  IMDb

Bob Hastings (actor) -- Dead. Prostate cancer. Died June 30, 2014. Born April 18, 1925. Probably best-known as Lt. Carpenter on McHale's Navy, he was in dozens of TV shows and spent much of the later part of his career doing voicework for animation, particularly Comissioner Gordon in various incarnations of Batman, married for 66 years, older brother of Don Hastings, died same day as Paul Mazursky and Frank M. Robinson.  Wikipedia  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Don Hastings (actor) -- Born April 1, 1934. Played Bob Hughes on As the World Turns for 50 years, the record for American TV, younger brother of Bob Hastings.  Wikipedia  twitter  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Bobby Hatfield (singer) -- Dead. Heart attack and cocaine. Died November 5, 2003. Born August 10, 1940. One of the Righteous Brothers, famous for "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'."  Home Page  IMDb

Hurd Hatfield (actor) -- Dead. Died December 25, 1998. Born December 7, 1918. Picture of Dorian Gray, Crimes of the Heart.  IMDb

Rutger Hauer (actor) -- Alive. Born January 23, 1944. Blade Runner, Ladyhawke.  Home Page  IMDb

Enid Haupt (philanthropist/publisher) -- Dead. Died October 25, 2005. Born May 13, 1906. Publisher of the Philadelphia Inquirer who donated huge sums of money to the New York Botanical Garden, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.  Obituary

Rick Hautala (writer) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died March 21, 2013. Born February 3, 1949. Wrote the bestselling Night Stone and the award-winning Bedbugs. The "other" horror writer from Maine. How to help Rick's family  Home Page  Wikipedia  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Vaclav Havel (former Czech president/playwright) -- Dead. Died December 18, 2011. Born October 5, 1936. Served as the first democratially-elected Czech president from 1990-2003, fought lung cancer for many years.  Home Page  Wikipedia  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Richie Havens (singer/guitarist) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died April 22, 2013. Born January 21, 1941. "Freedom" and "Motherless Child," his Woodstock opening act which ran for three hours, wrote commercial jingles like "The Fabric of Our Lives" for cotton.  Home Page  Wikipedia  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

June Haver (actress) -- Dead. Respiratory failure. Died July 4, 2005. Born June 10, 1926. Daughter of Rosie O'Grady, married to Fred MacMurray.  IMDb

June Havoc (actress) -- Dead. Died March 28, 2010. Born November 8, 1913. Actress with an interesting career and a tendency to write about it (like her older sister, Gypsy Rose Lee), a star of Gentleman's Agreement, she played Miss Hannigan on Broadway in Annie.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

John Hawkesworth (producer/writer) -- Dead. Died September 30, 2003. Born December 7, 1920. Producer of Upstairs, Downstairs and Dutchess of Duke Street.  IMDb

Stephen Hawking (physicist/writer) -- Not dead yet. Born January 8, 1942. One of the world's top physicists, A Brief History of Time, diagnosed with ALS when he was only 21.  Home Page  IMDb

"Screamin'" Jay Hawkins (R and B singer) -- Dead. Hemmorhage. Died February 12, 2000. Born July 18, 1929. "I Put a Spell on You," may have fathered another 30-50 children during his travels, died on the same day as Charles Schulz and "Oliver".  IMDb

Adelaide Hawley Cumming (Betty Crocker) -- Dead. Kidney failure. Died December 20, 1998. Born March 6, 1905. Played Betty Crocker in the '50s and early '60s on TV, taught English-as-a-second language until three days before her death.

Goldie Hawn (comic/producer) -- Alive. Born November 21, 1945. Went from a famously ditsy role on Laugh-In to winning a Supporting Actress Oscar to producing films like Private Benjamin, mother of Kate Hudson.  IMDb

Nigel Hawthorne (actor) -- Dead. Heart attack/cancer. Died December 26, 2001. Born April 5, 1929. The Madness of King George.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

S. I. Hayakawa (academic/politician) -- Dead. Died February 27, 1992. Born July 18, 1906.

Billie Hayes (actress/cartoon voice) -- Alive. Born circa 1932. Witchiepoo on H. R. Pufnstuf.  Home Page  IMDb

Helen Hayes (great actress, demolished theater (later rebuilt)) -- Dead. Died March 17, 1993. Born October 10, 1900. Married to dead playwright Charles MacArthur, mother of 60s hunky actor James MacArthur.  Home Page  IMDb

Isaac Hayes (actor, songwriter) -- Dead. Stroke. Died August 10, 2008. Born August 20, 1942. Wrote the theme for Shaft, "reborn" as Chef on South Park.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Lloyd Haynes (actor) -- Dead. Cancer. Died December 31, 1986. Born September 19, 1934. Room 222, on General Hospital during the last two years before he died.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Brooke Hayward (writer/actress) -- Alive. Born July 5, 1937. Bit-part actress, she wrote a best-selling book (Haywire) about her family, daughter of Margaret Sullavan, an ex-wife of Dennis Hopper, separated from Peter Duchin.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb

Chris Hayward (writer/producer) -- Dead. Cancer. Died November 20, 2006. Born June 19, 1925. One of the writers for The Bullwinkle Show, developer of The Munsters, died on the same day as Robert Altman.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Susan Hayward (actress) -- Dead. Brain cancer. Died March 14, 1975. Born June 30, 1919. Won an Oscar for I Want to Live.  IMDb

Rita Hayworth (actress) -- Dead. Alzheimer's. Died May 14, 1987. Born October 17, 1918.  IMDb

Ofra Haza (singer) -- Dead. AIDS/complications of pneumonia. Died February 23, 2000. Born November 19, 1957. One of Israeli's most famous singers, she recorded songs for Prince of Egypt and The Governess, her death caused a storm of controversy in Israel.  IMDb

Ed Headrick (inventor) -- Dead. Stroke. Died August 12, 2002. Born June 28, 1924. Popularized the Frisbee and invented Disc Golf, he planned to have his ashes molded into Frisbees. "When we die, we don't go to purgatory. We just land up on the roof and lay there."  Home Page  Obituary  FindAGrave

Jeff Healey (singer/guitarist) -- Dead. Cancer. Died March 2, 2008. Born March 26, 1966. Had the pop hit "Angel Eyes," played his guitar flat across his lap often while seated, very active in the Toronto music scene.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Sir Edward Heath (prime minister, British politician) -- Dead. Died July 17, 2005. Born July 9, 1916. Prime Minister of England in the early '70s, died on the same day as Geraldine Fitzgerald.  Home Page  Obituary

Joey Heatherton (actress) -- Alive. Born September 14, 1944. The blonde on Dean Martin Presents.  IMDb

Heaven's Gate (psycho religious cult/overblown movie) -- Dead. Very dead. The cult died on March 26, 1997; the movie died almost immediately after its release in 1980.

Eileen Heckart (actress) -- Dead. Cancer. Died December 31, 2001. Born March 29, 1919. Butterflies Are Free and Aunt Flo in Mary Tyler Moore Show.  IMDb

Mitch Hedberg (comic) -- Dead. Multiple drug toxicity. Died March 30, 2005. Born February 24, 1968. Frequent David Letterman guest.  Home Page  IMDb

David Hedison (actor) -- Alive. Born May 20, 1927. Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, appeared in two Bond movies as a CIA agent.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb

Van Heflin (actor) -- Dead. Died July 23, 1971. Born December 13, 1910. Won a Best Supporting Oscar for Johnny Eager, starred in Shane.  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Christie Hefner (publisher) -- Alive. Born November 8, 1952. Runs Playboy for her father.

Hugh Hefner (playboy) -- Alive. Born April 9, 1926. Started the Playboy empire, famous for his pajamas and robes, he has longevity genes - his mother at the age of 101.  Home Page  IMDb

Robert Hegyes (actor) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died January 26, 2012. Born May 7, 1951. Epstein on Welcome Back Kotter, Cagney and Lacey, died about 7 months before fellow Kotter alum Ron Palillo.  Home Page  Wikipedia  twitter  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Dorothy Height (civil rights activist) -- Dead. Died April 20, 2010. Born March 20, 1912. One of the early, visible women in the US civil rights, Height encouraged dialog between white and black women in the South, worked with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and served as an advisor to many presidents.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Piet Hein (architect/poet/mathematician) -- Dead. Died April 18, 1996. Born December 16, 1905.  Home Page

Robert Anson Heinlein (author) -- Dead. Emphysema and related disabilities. Died May 8, 1988. Born July 7, 1907. Influential and controversial science fiction writer, wrote Stranger in a Strange Land and The Moon is a Harsh Mistress. From the same part of Missouri as Sally Rand.  Home Page  IMDb   AwardWeb

John Heinz (politician, philanthropist) -- Dead. Airplane accident. Died April 4, 1991. Born October 23, 1938. Republican (but independent) Pennsylvania senator who helped oversee his family foundations; led renovation of Heinz Hall in the '70s; the Heinz History Museum in Pittsburgh is named in his honor.  Home Page

Werner Heisenberg (physicist) -- Died February 1, 1976. Born December 5, 1901. Developer of atomic theory and the uncertainty principle, wrote From a Life of Physics, died on the same day as Edgar Pangborn.  Home Page

Joseph Heller (writer) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died December 12, 1999. Born May 1, 1923. Catch-22.  IMDb

Lillian Hellman (writer, teacher) -- Dead. Cardiac arrest. Died June 30, 1984. Born June 20, 1905. Wrote The Children's Hour and The Little Foxes, and a memoir Pentimento that inspired the movie Julia (which may have been an appropriated story), longtime companion of Dashiell Hammett.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Levon Helm (drummer/actor) -- Dead. Throat cancer. Died April 19, 2012. Born May 26, 1940. Played with The Band ("The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down") and played Loretta Lynn's father in Coal Miner's Daughter  Home Page  Wikipedia  twitter  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Katherine Helmond (actress) -- Alive. Born July 5, 1934. Jessica Tate on Soap.  IMDb

Bobby Helms (singer) -- Dead. Died June 19, 1997. Born August 15, 1933. Recorded "Jingle Bell Rock"

Jesse Helms (politician) -- Dead. Vascular dementia. Died July 4, 2008. Born October 18, 1921. The kind of politician who failed to understand the meaning of the word "democracy."  Home Page  Wikipedia  twitter  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Harry B. Helmsley (businessman) -- Dead. Died January 4, 1997. Born March 4, 1909. Hotelier who once owned the Empire State Building.  Home Page  FindAGrave

Leona Helmsley (businesswoman/ex-con) -- Dead. Heart failure (how appropriate!). Died August 20, 2007. Born July 4, 1920. Difficult person who managed many hotels for her husband Harry, nicknamed "The Queen of Mean," willed $12 million to her dog, once said "Only the little people pay taxes," she served time for tax evasion.  Obituary  FindAGrave

Ernest Hemingway (writer) -- Dead. Suicide after a cancer diagnosis. Died July 2, 1961. Born July 21, 1899. The Sun Also Rises, Old Man and the Sea, served in World War I, won a Nobel Prize in 1954.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Margaux Hemingway (model/photographer) -- Dead. Suicide (or epileptic seizure?). Died July 1, 1996. Born February 19, 1955. Named for a bottle of wine.  IMDb

Mariel Hemingway (actress) -- Alive. Born November 22, 1961. Manhattan, Star 80.  IMDb

David Hemmings (actor/durectir) -- Dead. Died December 4, 2003. Born November 18, 1941. Most famous as the photographer in Blow Up, he also directed lots of American TV and was a famous boy soprano as a child.  IMDb

Shirley Hemphill (actress) -- Dead. Died December 10, 1999. Born July 1, 1947. Played Shirley on What's Happening!.  IMDb

Sherman Hemsley (actor) -- Dead. Died July 24, 2012. Born February 1, 1938. George on The Jeffersons, died same day as Chad Everett.  Home Page  Wikipedia  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Florence Henderson (actress/singer) -- Alive. Born February 14, 1934. Brady Bunch, was a "Today Show girl" in the early '60s, co-host of Later Today.  IMDb

Skitch Henderson (musician) -- Dead. Died November 1, 2005. Born January 27, 1918. Early leader of the Tonight Show band, a founder of the New York Pops, died on the same day as Michael Piller.  Home Page  IMDb

Jimi Hendrix (musician) -- Dead. Aspirated vomit after taking sleeping pills. Died September 18, 1970. Born November 27, 1942. Raging guitarist of the '60s, Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has interesting paraphenalia from his life.  IMDb

Doug Henning (magician) -- Dead. Liver cancer. Died February 7, 2000. Born May 3, 1947. The funny magician of the '70s and '80s.  Home Page  IMDb

Paul Henning (TV producer) -- Dead. Died March 25, 2005. Born September 16, 1911. Created The Beverly Hillbillies, co-wrote Bedtime Story that was later adapted as Dirty, Rotten Scoundrels, died on the same day as Greg Garrison  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb

Paul Henreid (actor) -- Dead. Complications from pneumonia. Died March 29, 1992. Born January 10, 1908. Normally I don't bother with real names, but for Paul George Julius Henreid Ritter Von Wassel-Waldingau I'll make an exception.  IMDb

Buck Henry (writer/producer/actor) -- Alive. Born December 9, 1930. Creator of Get Smart and frequent SNL contributor and host.  IMDb

Emmaline Henry (actress) -- Dead. Alzheimer's (cancer?). Died October 8, 1979. Born November 1, 1930. Amanda Bellows on I Dream of Jeannie.  IMDb

Gloria Henry (actress) -- Alive. Born April 2, 1923. Dennis' Mom in Dennis the Menace.  IMDb

Jim Henson (puppeteer) -- Dead. Bacterial pneumonia. Died May 16, 1990. Born September 24, 1936. Father of the Muppets, voice of Kermit and Ernie, died on the same day as Sammy Davis, Jr..  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

William "Tex" Henson (animator) -- Dead. Hit by a truck. Died December 4, 2002. Born circa 1924. Animated Chip and Dale and Rocky and Bullwinkle (but not at the same time).

Audrey Hepburn (actress) -- Dead. Colon cancer. Died January 20, 1993. Born May 4, 1929. Breakfast at Tiffany's, My Fair Lady, married to Mel Ferrer.  Home Page  IMDb

Katharine Hepburn (actress) -- Dead. Died June 29, 2003. Born May 12, 1907. Lion in Winter, Desk Set and many classic flicks, won four Academy Awards, died on the same day as Buddy Hackett.  IMDb

Don Herbert (teacher) -- Dead. Bone cancer. Died June 12, 2007. Born July 10, 1917. Mr. Wizard.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Frank Herbert (author) -- Dead. Pancreatic cancer. Died February 11, 1986. Born November 8, 1920. Created the Dune series.  Home Page  IMDb   AwardWeb

Herblock (political cartoonist) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died October 7, 2001. Born October 13, 1909. Washington Post cartoonist.  Home Page

James Leo Herlihy (author) -- Dead. Suicide (drugs and asphixiation). Died October 20, 1993. Born February 27, 1927. Author of Midnight Cowboy

James Herriot (author) -- Dead. Prostate cancer. Died February 23, 1995. Born October 3, 1916. Pen name of British veternarian James Alfred Wright who wrote a series of books starting with All Things Bright and Beautiful.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Bernard Herrmann (composer) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died December 24, 1975. Born June 29, 1911. Scored many films for Hitchcock and Harryhausen; his first film score was for Citizen Kane and his last was for Taxi Driver.  Home Page  IMDb

Chaim Herzog (former Israeli president) -- Dead. Died April 17, 1997. Born September 7, 1918.

Howard Hesseman (actor) -- Alive. Born February 27, 1940. WKRP in Cincinnati and many movies.  IMDb

Charlton Heston (Actor/NRA activist) -- Dead. Alzheimer's. Died April 5, 2008. Born October 4, 1923. Ben Hur, Planet of the Apes, Touch of Evil, president of the NRA for several years. Make memorial contributions to: Motion Picture and Television Fund.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Tim Hetherington (war photographer) -- Dead. Libyan war mortar attack. Died April 20, 2011. Born December 5, 1970. Longtime war photographer, he co-directed the Oscar-nominated documentary Restrepo with Sebastian Junger, who later directed a documentary about him, died same day as Chris Hondros and Madelyn Pugh Davis.  Wikipedia  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Christopher Hewett (actor) -- Dead. Complications of diabetes. Died August 3, 2001. Born April 5, 1921. TV's Mr. Belvedere.  IMDb  Obituary

Don Hewitt (TV news producer/director) -- Dead. Pancreatic cancer. Died August 19, 2009. Born December 14, 1922. Creator/producer of 60 Minutes, produced shows for Edward R. Murrow, director of the 1960 presidential debates, author of Tell Me a Story.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

William Hewlett (started an early "garage" company) -- Dead. Old age. Died January 12, 2001. Born May 20, 1913. A co-founder of Hewlett-Packard with Dave Packard

Jon-Erik Hexum (actor) -- Dead. Stupidity/bad luck. Shot himself accidentally. Died October 18, 1984. Born November 5, 1957.  IMDb

Thor Heyerdahl (anthropologist/adventurer) -- Dead. Died April 18, 2002. Born October 6, 1914. Led a trip on the Kon-Tiki in 1947 to see if people from South America could have sailed to Polynesia.

Al Hibbler (singer) -- Dead. Died April 24, 2001. Born August 16, 1915. Had original #1 of "Unchained Melody," sang with Duke Ellington's band.  IMDb

William Hickey (actor) -- Dead. Emphysema. Died June 29, 1997. Born September 19, 1928. Played much older men, especially the Don in Prizzi's Honor.  IMDb

Bill Hicks (comedian) -- Dead. Pancreatic cancer. Died February 26, 1994. Born September 16, 1961.  IMDb

Joan Hickson (actress) -- Dead. Old age. Died October 17, 1998. Born August 5, 1906. Miss Marple for the BBC.  IMDb

Greg Hildebrandt (artist) -- Alive. Born January 23, 1939. A fantasy art team with his twin brother Tim; popularizer of Tolkein-related art in the '60s and '70s.  Home Page  IMDb

Tim Hildebrandt (artist) -- Dead. Diabetes. Died June 11, 2006. Born January 23, 1939. A fantasy art team with his twin brother Greg; popularizer of Tolkein-related art in the '60s and '70s.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Hildegarde (singer/labor organizer) -- Dead. Died July 29, 2005. Born February 1, 1906. Billed as "The Incomperable Hildegarde," she performed for audiences for well over 70 years, had a radio show and helped to form unions for performers, died on the same day as Pat McCormick.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Dr. Andrew Hill (jazz pianist/teacher/composer) -- Alive. Born June 30, 1937. Earned a Ph.d. in composition in the '70s, Point of Departure.  Home Page

Arthur Hill (actor) -- Dead. Alzheimer's. Died October 22, 2006. Born August 1, 1922. Dr. Stone in The Andromeda Strain, Owen Marshall on TV.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Benny Hill (comedian) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died April 20, 1992. Born January 21, 1925.  IMDb

Dana Hill (actress) -- Dead. Diabetes/stroke. Died July 15, 1996. Born May 6, 1964. Gave a great performance in the little-seen Shoot the Moon, later did lots of cartoon voices.  IMDb

Debra Hill (producer/writer) -- Dead. Colon ancer. Died March 7, 2005. Born 1950. Produced and/or wrote many John Carpenter movies, including Halloween.  IMDb

George Roy Hill (director) -- Dead. Parkinson's disease. Died December 20, 2002. Born December 20, 1922. Directed wonderful movies including Butch Cassidy and The Sting.  IMDb

Steven Hill (actor) -- Alive. Born February 24, 1922. Co-starred as the DA in Law and Order during the '90s, helped the start the Actors' Studio in the '50s.  IBDB  IMDb

Sir Edmund Hillary (mountain climber) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died January 11, 2008. Born July 20, 1919. In the '50s, first white man to reach the summit of Mt. Everest with the help of Sherpa guide Tenzing Norgay, died on the same day as Carl Karcher, had his ashes scattered over Everest.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Cliff Hillegass (businessman) -- Dead. Died May 5, 2001. Born circa 1917. Immortalized as the man who invented Cliffs Notes.  Home Page

Maurice Hilleman (microbiologist) -- Dead. Cancer. Died April 11, 2005. Born August 30, 1919. Prolific vaccine developer responsible for vaccines that fought mumps, measles, chickenpox, pneumonia, meningitis, hepatitis and other communicable diseases.  Home Page

Wendy Hiller (actress) -- Dead. Died May 14, 2003. Born August 15, 1912. Wonderful character actress who played Eliza Doolittle in the original Pygmalion, died on the same day as Robert Stack.  IMDb

Tony Hillerman (author) -- Dead. Pulmonary failure. Died October 26, 2008. Born May 27, 1925. Wrote a series of Navajo mysteries.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

James Hilton (writer) -- Dead. Liver cancer. Died December 20, 1954. Born September 9, 1900. Wrote Lost Horizon and Goodbye Mr. Chips, adapted the screenplay for Mrs. Miniver.  Wikipedia  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs (actor) -- Alive. Born September 4, 1953. Washington in Welcome Back Kotter.  Home Page  IMDb

Earl Hindman (voice with hat) -- Dead. Lung cancer. Died December 29, 2003. Born October 20, 1942. Achieved noteriety for playing Wilson on Home Improvement.  IMDb

Connie Hines (actress) -- Dead. Heart trouble. Died December 18, 2009. Born March 24, 1931. Best-known for playing Alan Young's wife on Mr. Ed.  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Gregory Hines (dancer/actor) -- Dead. Cancer. Died August 9, 2003. Born February 14, 1946. Won a Tony for Jelly's Last Jam, starred as a dancer in many movies, like White Nights.  IMDb

Pat Hingle (actor) -- Dead. Myelodysplasia. Died January 3, 2009. Born July 19, 1924. Many movies, Commissioner Gordon in the '80s and '90s series of Batman movies, was supposed to play the lead in Elmer Gantry but an injury forced him out.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Al Hirschfeld (cartoonist) -- Dead. Died January 20, 2003. Born June 21, 1903. Broadway's sketch artist, died on the same day as Nedra Volz.  Home Page  IMDb

Al Hirt (jazz master) -- Dead. Liver failure. Died April 27, 1999. Born November 7, 1922. One of the great trumpeters.  IMDb

Alger Hiss (former alleged spy) -- Dead. Died November 15, 1996. Born November 11, 1904.

Alfred Hitchcock (mysterious director) -- Dead. Died April 29, 1980. Born August 13, 1899. Directed Psycho, North by Northwest, Rear Window and many other stylish flicks.  IMDb

Christopher Hitchens (writer) -- Dead. Esophageal cancer/pneumonia. Died December 15, 2011. Born April 13, 1949. Societal commentator who wrote a variety of books including God Is not Great. "If I could change just one thing, it would be to disassociate the idea of faith from virtue."  Home Page  Home Page  Wikipedia  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Don Ho (entertainer) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died April 14, 2007. Born August 13, 1930. "Tiny Bubbles."  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Russell Hoban (writer) -- Dead. Died December 13, 2011. Born February 4, 1925. Wrote a number of books including Riddley Walker and Turtle Diary.  Home Page  Wikipedia  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Dawn Hochsprung (Principal/hero) -- Dead. Murdered by semiautomatic-carrying gunman. Died December 14, 2012. Born circa 1965. One of the first people murdered in the Newtown gun massacre, she ran a school so well that she inspired the teachers to protect the children no matter what. Make memorial contributions to the Dawn Hochsprung Memorial Fund.  twitter  Obituary

Syd Hoff (cartoonist/children's book illustrator) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died May 12, 2004. Born September 4, 1912. Cartoonist for The New Yorker, later did a number of childrens books.  IMDb

Jimmy Hoffa (labor leader) -- Dead. Most likely eviscerated. Died July 30, 1975. Born July 14, 1913. Rumored to have been buried under the field of the Meadowlands as it was being built at that time (or is a really good hider).

Abbie Hoffman (activist) -- Dead. Suicide. Died April 12, 1989. Born November 30, 1936. One of the Chicago Seven, he later wrote Steal This Book.  IMDb

Albert Hoffman (chemist) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died April 29, 2008. Born January 11, 1906. Synthesized LSD in 1938, tested it in 1943, and later tested other hallucinogenic substances, died on the same day as John Berkey.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Dustin Hoffman (actor) -- Alive. Born August 8, 1937. Actor with a range - The Graduate to Midnight Cowboy to Tootsie.  IMDb

Gregg Hoffman (producer) -- Dead. Unknown - suspected anuerysm. Died December 4, 2005. Born 1963. Produced the splatter flicks Saw, but, earlier in his career, worked on movies like George of the Jungle and Inspector Gadget. Make memorial contributions to: Habitat for Humanity, Greater LA  IMDb

Philip Seymour Hoffman (actor) -- Dead. Drug overdose. Died February 2, 2014. Born July 23, 1967. Brilliant actor who won an Oscar for Capote, died while Mockingjay was in production.  Home Page  Wikipedia  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Ben Hogan (golf great) -- Dead. Stroke/cancer. Died July 25, 1997. Born August 13, 1912.  Home Page

Hulk Hogan (wrestler/movie personality) -- Alive. Born August 11, 1953.  IMDb

James P. Hogan (writer) -- Dead. Died July 12, 2010. Born June 27, 1941. Science fiction writer (The Genesis Experiment) whose later writings frequently blurred the line between fantasy and reality, died same day as Harvey Pekar  Home Page

Paul Hogan (Australian "ambassador") -- Alive. Born October 8, 1940. Crocodile Dundee flicks, pitchman for Australia and Subaru Outbacks, famous for two great lines: "G'day, mate!" and "Now that's a knife."  IMDb

Hal Holbrook (actor) -- Alive. Born February 17, 1925. Played Mark Twain in many one-man shows and Lincoln in several movies, Oscar-nominated for Into the Wild, starred on Evening Shade, married to Dixie Carter for twenty-five years.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb

Richard Holbrooke (diplomat/writer/Wall St. executive) -- Dead. Aortic dissection. Died December 13, 2010. Born April 24, 1941. Helped negotiate peace settlements, most notably in the Balkans, special representative to both Pakistan and Afghanistan at the time of his death.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

William Holden (actor) -- Dead. Bled to death from a minor fall while drunk. Died November 16, 1981. Born April 17, 1918. Sunset Blvd., Network.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Geoffrey Holder (director) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died October 5, 2014. Born August 1, 1930. Broadway director, won direction and costume design Tonys for The Wiz, was widely-known as the "Uncola" pitchman for 7-Up in the '70s ("Ha-ha-ha....")  Home Page  Wikipedia  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Cheryl Holdridge (actress) -- Dead. Lung cancer. Died January 5, 2009. Born June 20, 1944. A Mouseketeer in the '50s, she appeared in many '50s and '60s TV shows and played one of Wally's girlfriends on Leave It To Beaver.  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Robert Holdstock (writer) -- Dead. E. coli which caused organ failure. Died November 29, 2009. Born August 2, 1948. Wrote many fantasies, including Mythago Wood, which won the World Fantasy Award in 1985.  Home Page  Obituary

Earl Holliman (actor) -- Alive. Born September 11, 1928. Robby's drinking buddy in Forbidden Planet, lots of TV appearances.  IMDb

John Holliman (CNN journalist) -- Dead. Car crash. Died September 12, 1998. Born October 23, 1948. Survived Baghdad and Tiennamen Sq. to be killed on his way home from the store.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Sterling Holloway (voice) -- Dead. Died November 22, 1992. Born January 4, 1905. Voice of Winnie the Pooh.  IMDb

Celeste Holm (actress) -- Dead. Died July 15, 2012. Born April 29, 1919. Appeared in the Oscar Reunion segment 1998, Best Supporting Actress Oscar in 1947 for Gentleman's Agreement.  Wikipedia  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Ian Holm (actor) -- Alive. Born September 12, 1931. Extremely active over the last 20 years in everything from Shakespeare (Hamlet) to science fiction (Alien).  IMDb

John Holmes (actor in a horizontal market) -- Dead. AIDS. Died March 13, 1988. Born August 8, 1944.  IMDb

Tim Holt (actor) -- Dead. Cancer. Died February 15, 1973. Born February 5, 1918. Mostly in Westerns like Stagecoach, died on the same day as Wally Cox.  IMDb

Chris Hondros (war photographer) -- Dead. Libyan war mortar attack. Died April 20, 2011. Born March 14, 1970. A Pulitzer finalist, died same day as Tim Hetherington and Madelyn Pugh Davis. Home Page  Wikipedia  twitter  Obituary

Kamato Hongo (old man) -- Dead. Died October 31, 2003. Born September 16, 1887. World's oldest well-documented man for almost four years.  FindAGrave

David Honigsberg (writer/rabbi) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died March 26, 2007. Born September 13, 1958. SF/RPG writer, muscian and rabbi.  Home Page

John Lee Hooker (bluesman) -- Dead. Old age. Died June 21, 2001. Born August 22, 1917. Gave a concert just days before he died.  IMDb

Jan Hooks (comic) -- Dead. Cancer. Died October 9, 2014. Born April 23, 1957. SNL in the '90s, part of the last great cast.  Wikipedia  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Herbert Hoover (President, mining engineer) -- Dead. Intestinal cancer. Died October 20, 1964. Born August 10, 1874. Lived in Australia and England while a mining engineer, he was President during the beginning of the Depression, he later helped raise funds for war relief in Europe.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

J. Edgar Hoover ("well dressed" FBI honcho) -- Dead. Died May 2, 1972. Born January 1, 1895. In charge of the FBI for way too long, spied on many American citizens for no good reason, fought against civil rights in the government.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Bob Hope (comedian) -- Dead. [rumors] Pneumonia. Died July 27, 2003. Born May 29, 1903. Comic, world traveler, golfer, made it past 100!  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Dolores Hope (singer) -- Dead. Died September 19, 2011. Born May 27, 1909. Sometimes performed with her husband, started recording albums in her 70s, made it to 102!  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Anthony Hopkins (actor) -- Alive.">Obituary  FindAGrave

Anthony Hopkins (actor) -- Alive. Born December 31, 1937. Superb in Howards End, frightening in Silence of the Lambs; named the AFI's Top Movie Villain in 1993.  IMDb

Dennis Hopper (actor) -- Dead. Cancer. Died May 29, 2010. Born May 17, 1936. Hoosiers, Blue Velvet and directed and starred in the classic Easy Rider. A former space cadet, Hopper was clean and sober for many years, former husband of Brooke Hayward and (briefly) of Michelle Phillips.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  

Grace Murray Hopper (Computer scientist) -- Dead. Died January 1, 1992. Born December 9, 1906. The mother of COBOL, she coined the term "bug" after a hardware problem in an early system turned out to be a moth on a relay  Home Page

Hedda Hopper (gossip columnist/actress) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died February 1, 1966. Born May 2, 1885. Radio/newspaper gossiper who helped Joe McCarthy fight Hollywood "communists," mother of William Hopper, famous for her large hats and feud with Louella Parsons, died on the same day as Buster Keaton.  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

William Hopper (actor) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died March 6, 1970. Born January 26, 1915. Paul Drake on Perry Mason, son of Hedda Hopper.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Roy Horn (tiger tamer) -- Alive. Born October 3, 1944. Part of the Siegfried and Roy team, seriously injured by a tiger while performing on his birthday.  Home Page  IMDb

Shirley Horn (singer/pianist) -- Dead. Diabetes. Died October 20, 2005. Born May 1, 1934. Jazz legend who worked with Quincy Jones and Miles Davis, died on the same day as Tara McMullen.  IMDb  Obituary

Richard Hornberger (doctor/novelist) -- Dead. Leukemia. Died November 4, 1997. Born February 1, 1924. Wrote M*A*S*H under the pen name of Richard Hooker.  IMDb

Lena Horne (singer/actress) -- Dead. Heart disease. Died May 9, 2010. Born June 30, 1917 . Long had a "Summertime" voice, one of the first major black stars in Hollywood, activist for civil rights causes.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Vladimir Horowitz (superb pianist) -- Dead. Died November 5, 1989. Born October 1, 1903.

Edward Everett Horton (actor) -- Dead. Died September 29, 1970. Born March 18, 1886. The voice of Fractured Fairy Tales, co-starred in several Astaire-Rogers movies.  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Gladys Horton (singer) -- Dead. Complications of a stroke. Died January 26, 2011. Born 1944. Lead singer for the hit song "Please Mr. Postman" by the Marvelettes, the first major girl group for Motown.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Bob Hoskins (actor) -- Dead. Pneumonia/Parkinson's Disease. Died April 29, 2014. Born October 26, 1942. Eddie in Who Framed Roger Rabbit, The Long Good Friday, major theater actor in the UK during the 70s.  Wikipedia  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

John Houghtaling (inventor) -- Dead. Complications of a fall. Died June 17, 2009. Born November 14, 1916. Invented "The Magic Fingers," a coin-operated vibrating bed later installed in motels across America during the '50s and '60s.  Obituary

John Houseman (actor) -- Dead. Spinal cancer. Died October 31, 1988. Born September 22, 1902. The Paper Chase, helped adapt the radio version of The War of the Worlds which stunned America back in 1938.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Whitney Houston (singer/actress) -- Dead. Rumor. Drowning/effects of atherosclerotic heart disease and cocaine use. Very talented singer in the '80s and '90s. "I Wanna Dance with Somebody Who Loves Me." Too young to be listed here, she was included here for 10 years due to persistant rumors about her health, died at 48.  Wikipedia  twitter  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Larry Hovis (actor/teacher) -- Dead. Cancer. Died September 9, 2003. Born February 20, 1936. Carter on Hogan's Heroes, acting professor later in life, died on the same day as Edward Teller.  IMDb

Clint Howard (actor) -- Alive. Born April 20, 1959. Shows up in many movies directed by his brother, Ron Howard, kid star in the '60s (Gentle Ben).  Home Page  IMDb

Curly Howard (stooge) -- Dead. Cerebral hemmorhage/strokes. Died January 18, 1952. Born October 22, 1903. The manic member of The Three Stooges, youngest brother of Moe and Shemp, shaved his head when he was told he didn't look funny enough.  Home Page  Wikipedia  twitter  IMDb  FindAGrave

Jean Speegle Howard (actress) -- Dead. Heart and lung disease. Died September 2, 2000. Born January 31, 1927. Bit parts in dozens of movies and TV shows after her son, Ron Howard, cast her in Cocoon, died on the same day as Elvera Davis and Curt Siodmak.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Ken Howard (actor) -- Alive. Born March 28, 1944. Played Thomas Jefferson in the Broadway and filmed versions of 1776, starred in The White Shadow, the father in Crossing Jordan.  IBDB  IMDb

Moe Howard (stooge) -- Dead. Lung cancer. Died May 4, 1975. Born June 19, 1897. The "intellectual" member of The Three Stooges, brother of Curly and Shemp Howard.  Home Page  Wikipedia  twitter  IMDb  FindAGrave

Rance Howard (actor) -- Alive. Born November 17, 1928. David Sheriden in Babylon 5, appeared in most of son Ron Howard's movies.  IMDb

Ron Howard (director/actor) -- Alive. Born March 1, 1954. Went from being a well-adjusted child star (The Music Man, The Andy Griffith Show) to one of the best directors around (Apollo 13, A Brilliant Mind).  IMDb

Shemp Howard (stooge) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died November 23, 1955. Born March 11, 1895. While originally in a vaudeville act with his brother Moe and Larry Fine, he wound up doing other movies and his youngest brother Curly joined the stooge act, which Shemp rejoined after Curly's death.  Home Page  Wikipedia  twitter  IMDb  FindAGrave

Trevor Howard (actor) -- Dead. Bronchitis and influenza. Died January 7, 1988. Born September 29, 1916. Judge Broomfield in Gandhi.  IMDb

Sir Fred Hoyle (astronomer, science fiction writer) -- Dead. Stroke. Died August 20, 2001. Born June 24, 1915. One of the last adherents of the "steady state" theory, he was the one, ironically, to coin the term "big bang" as a joke to describe that theory of the creation of the universe.  Home Page  IMDb

Hsing-Hsing (good will ambassador) -- Dead. Euthanasia/kidney disease. Died November 28, 1999. Born circa 1971. A donation from China to the National Zoo in 1972. Predesceased by Ling-Ling

Gusti Huber (actress) -- Dead. Heart failure. Died July 12, 1993. Born July 27, 1914. Memorable as Mrs. Frank in The Diary of Anne Frank, mother of of Bibi Besch, grandmother of Samantha Mathis.  IMDb

L. Ron Hubbard (author of many fantasies) -- Dead. Died January 24, 1986. Born March 13, 1911. Marginally more dead than Elvis. Infamous for once saying: "Someday, I'm going to do something that will make P. T. Barnum look like a piker," and getting away with it

Rock Hudson (actor) -- Dead. AIDS. Died October 2, 1985. Born November 17, 1925. Starred in action/adventure flicks and in comedies with Doris Day, later on popular TV shows like McMillan and Wife and Dynasty, died same day as George Savalas.  Wikipedia  twitter IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Barnard Hughes (actor) -- Dead. Died July 11, 2006. Born July 16, 1915. Actor of stage, screen and TV, starred in Da, played Bob's father on The Bob Newhart Show.  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Geoffrey Hughes (actor) -- Dead. Prostate cancer. Died July 27, 2012. Born February 2, 1944, died same day as Tony Martin. Keeping Up Appearances and Coronation Street.  Wikipedia  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

John Hughes (writer/director) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died August 6, 2009. Born February 18, 1950. Wrote/directed Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Sixteen Candles and Planes, Trains and Automobiles, retired from Hollywood youngish to be a farmer.  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Mark Reynolds Hughes (entreprenuer) -- Dead. Unexpected. Died May 21, 2000. Born circa 1956. Helped launch the herbal/dietary supplement craze in 1980 with Herbalife, but ya gotta wonder if it's so good for you, why did he die so middle-age... Make memorial contributions to: Herbalife Family Foundation

Engelbert Humperdinck (singer) -- Alive. Born May 2, 1936. "Please Release Me."  Home Page  IMDb

Hubert Humphrey (politician) -- Dead. Cancer. Died January 13, 1978. Born May 27, 1911. Mayor, senator, vice president and presidential candidate.

Linda Hunt (eclectic actress) -- Alive. Born April 2, 1945. Won an Oscar for playing a male photographer.  IMDb

Richard Hunt (puppeteer) -- Dead. AIDS. Died January 7, 1992. Born August 16, 1951. Voice of Beaker and Scooter.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Evan Hunter (wrter) -- Dead. Larynx cancer. Died July 6, 2005. Born October 15, 1926. Born Salvatore Lombino, he changed his name to Hunter (The Blackboard Jungle) and wrote under other pen names like Ed McBain.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb

Kim Hunter (actress) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died September 11, 2002. Born November 12, 1922. Stella in A Streetcar Named Desire and Dr. Zira in the Planet of the Apes movies, died on the same day as Johnny Unitas.  IMDb

Tab Hunter (actor/producer) -- Alive. Born July 11, 1931. Impossibly good-looking actor (still in his 70s!), starred in Damn Yankees!, cut the teen classic song "Young Love," had a come-back in the cult classic Polyester, wrote his own tell-all book (he was a better actor than we thought!).  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb

Chet Huntley (newscaster) -- Dead. Died March 20, 1974. Born December 10, 1911. Long time NBC nightly news anchor ("Good night, David").  IMDb

Zora Neale Hurston (writer) -- Dead. Stroke. Died January 28, 1960. Born January 7, 1891. Author best-known for Their Eyes Were Watching God, her work vanished until she was rediscovered by writers like Alice Walker in the '70s.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

John Hurt (actor) -- Alive. Born January 22, 1940. Died horrifically in Alien and I, Claudius.  Home Page  IMDb

William Hurt (actor) -- Alive. Born March 20, 1950. Won an Oscar for Kiss of the Spider Woman.  IMDb

King Hussein (Jordanian king) -- Dead. Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. Died February 7, 1999. Born November 14, 1935. A long-serving constitutional monarch and a moderating influence in the Middle East.  Home Page

Ruth Hussey (actress) -- Dead. Died April 19, 2005. Born October 30, 1911. Oscar-nominated for The Philadelphia Story.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

John Huston (director) -- Dead. Emphysema. Died August 28, 1987. Born August 5, 1906. Brilliant director of The African Queen (he was shooting it in Africa when daughter Angelica was born).  IMDb

Rick Husband (Columbia (STS-107) astronaut) -- Dead. Shuttle break-up. Died February 1, 2003. Born July 12, 1957. Commander of the Columbia.  Home Page

Michael Hutchence (rocker) -- Dead. Suicide (hanging). Died November 22, 1997. Born January 22, 1960. INXS.  Home Page  IMDb

Betty Hutton (actress) -- Dead. Colon cancer. Died March 11, 2007. Born February 26, 1921. The Greatest Show on Earth.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Jim Hutton (actor) -- Dead. Liver cancer. Died June 2, 1979. Born May 31, 1934. Timothy Hutton's father.  IMDb

Aldous Huxley (writer) -- Dead. Cancer. Died November 22, 1963. Born July 26, 1894. Brave New World and many essays, died on the same day as John F. Kennedy and C. S. Lewis.  Home Page  Wikipedia  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Joe Hyams (writer) -- Dead. Coronary artery disease. Died November 8, 2008. Born June 6, 1923. Journalist, Hollywood bio writer (Bogie), ex-husband of Elke Sommer. Make memorial contributions to: Guide Dogs of America  IMDb  Obituary

Wilfrid Hyde-White (actor) -- Dead. Heart failure. Died May 6, 1991. Born May 12, 1903. Col. Pickering in My Fair Lady.  IMDb

Diana Hyland (actress) -- Dead. Cancer. Died March 25, 1977. Born January 25, 1936. The mother of teenagers in Eight Is Enough, she was dating teen heartthrob John Travolta at the time of her death.  IMDb