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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Birdman of Alcatraz
Criminal
28-Jan-1890 22-Nov-1963 Subject of Burt Lancaster movie
Maxene Andrews
Singer
3-Jan-1916 21-Oct-1995 The Andrews Sisters
Pier Angeli
Actor
19-Jun-1932 10-Sep-1971 Tomorrow Is Too Late
Eddie Antar
Business
18-Dec-1947   Crazy Eddie
Mary Astor
Actor
3-May-1906 25-Sep-1987 The Maltese Falcon
Tai Babilonia
Figure Skating
9-Sep-1959   Five-time US pairs figure skating champion
Ginger Baker
Drummer
19-Aug-1939   Drummer for Cream
Daniel Baldwin
Actor
5-Oct-1960   A Baldwin brother
Brigitte Bardot
Actor
28-Sep-1934   Voulez-vous danser avec moi?
Rona Barrett
Columnist
8-Oct-1936   Entertainment gossip columnist
Fantasia Barrino
Singer
30-Jun-1984   American Idol winner
Charles Bedaux
Business
26-Oct-1887 18-Feb-1944 Industrial efficiency expert
Mary Flora Bell
Criminal
1957   Killed two boys as a 10-year-old
Belladonna
Pornstar
21-May-1981   The Fashionistas
Busby Berkeley
Film Director
29-Nov-1895 14-Mar-1976 Strike Up the Band
Bjorn Borg
Tennis
6-Jun-1956   Pro tennis player
Eva Braun
First Lady
6-Feb-1912 30-Apr-1945 Adolf Hitler's mistress, then wife
Divine Brown
Criminal
9-Aug-1969   Charged Hugh Grant for fellatio
Dan Burros
Activist
5-Mar-1937 31-Oct-1965 Antisemitic Jew outed by NY Times
Gary Busey
Actor
29-Jun-1944   The Buddy Holly Story
Maria Callas
Singer
2-Dec-1923 16-Sep-1977 Operatic Soprano
Jennifer Capriati
Tennis
29-Mar-1976   Troubled tennis pro
Johnny Cash
Country Musician
26-Feb-1932 12-Sep-2003 The Man in Black
Jimmy Chamberlin
Drummer
10-Jun-1964   Ex-Smashing Pumpkins drummer
Christine Chubbuck
Journalist
24-Aug-1944 15-Jul-1974 Newscaster, suicided on live TV
Kurt Cobain
Musician
20-Feb-1967 5-Apr-1994 Lead singer of Nirvana
Judy Collins
Singer/Songwriter
1-May-1939   Folk singer
Jeff Conaway
Actor
5-Oct-1950 27-May-2011 Grease
Richard Allen Davis
Criminal
2-Jun-1954   Murderer of Polly Klaas
Patty Duke
Actor
14-Dec-1946   The Patty Duke Show
Eminem
Rapper
17-Oct-1972   The Real Slim Shady
Katelyn Kristine Faber
Victim
18-Jun-1985   Kobe Bryant's accuser
Marianne Faithfull
Singer/Songwriter
29-Dec-1946   Sister Morphine
Amy Fisher
Criminal
21-Aug-1974   Long Island Lolita
Carrie Fisher
Actor
21-Oct-1956   Princess Leia in Star Wars
Larry Flynt
Business
1-Nov-1942   Publisher of HUSTLER
John Frusciante
Guitarist
5-Mar-1970   Guitarist for the Red Hot Chili Peppers
Stephen Fry
Actor
24-Aug-1957   Jeeves and Wooster
Dave Gahan
Musician
9-May-1962   Depeche Mode
Judy Garland
Singer
10-Jun-1922 22-Jun-1969 Dorothy in Wizard of Oz
Paul Gascoigne
Soccer
27-May-1967   There's no crying in football
Gary Gilmore
Criminal
4-Dec-1940 17-Jan-1977 Executed by Utah firing squad
Greg Giraldo
Comic
10-Dec-1965 29-Sep-2010 Friday Night Stand-Up
Gary Glitter
Musician
8-May-1944   Rock and Roll Part 2
Cary Grant
Actor
18-Jan-1904 29-Nov-1986 North by Northwest
Shauna Grant
Pornstar
30-May-1963 21-Mar-1984 Killed herself with a .22 rifle
Jerry Hall
Model
2-Jul-1956   Second wife of Mick Jagger
Edward A. Hannegan
Politician
25-Jun-1807 25-Feb-1859 US Senator, committed suicide
Richard Harris
Actor
1-Oct-1930 25-Oct-2002 English Bob in Unforgiven
Wayne L. Hays
Politician
13-May-1911 13-Feb-1989 Congressman from Ohio, 1949-76
Gary Heidnik
Criminal
22-Nov-1943 6-Jul-1999 Sex torturer, murderer
Tony Hendra
Comic
1941   National Lampoon
John Hinckley
Assassin
29-May-1955   Shot President Reagan
Mark W. Hofmann
Criminal
7-Dec-1954   Forger, murderer
Ian Huntley
Criminal
31-Jan-1974   Jailed for double murder
Uday Hussein
Royalty
18-Jun-1964 22-Jul-2003 Saddam Hussein's barbarous eldest son
Janis Ian
Singer/Songwriter
7-Apr-1951   Society's Child
Billy Idol
Musician
30-Nov-1955   Sneering faux punk rocker
Thomas Kinkade
Painter
19-Jan-1958 6-Apr-2012 Self-proclaimed "Painter of Light"
Arthur Koestler
Author
3-Sep-1905 3-Mar-1983 Darkness at Noon
Carole Landis
Actor
1-Jan-1919 5-Jul-1948 A Scandal in Paris
Michel Leiris
Author
20-Apr-1901 30-Sep-1990 Surrealist, ethnographer, autobiographer
Jerry Lee Lewis
Musician
29-Sep-1935   Goodness gracious, great balls of fire
Mark Linkous
Singer/Songwriter
9-Sep-1962 6-Mar-2010 Sparklehorse
Shelley Long
Actor
23-Aug-1949   Diane on Cheers
Courtney Love
Singer
9-Jul-1964   Kurt Cobain's widow, Hole
Bernard L. Madoff
Business
29-Apr-1938   Madoff Investment Securities LLC
Gideon Mantell
Geologist
3-Feb-1790 10-Nov-1852 English paleontologist and geologist
John Matuszak
Football
25-Oct-1950 17-Jun-1989 Oakland Raider turned actor
Mindy McCready
Country Musician
30-Nov-1975 17-Feb-2013 Troubled country music singer
Bud McFarlane
Government
12-Jul-1937   Iran-Contra figure
Maggie McNamara
Actor
18-Feb-1928 18-Feb-1978 Three Coins in the Fountain
Marilyn Monroe
Actor
1-Jun-1926 5-Aug-1962 Some Like It Hot
Rita Moreno
Actor
11-Dec-1931   West Side Story, Electric Company
Jim Morrison
Singer/Songwriter
8-Dec-1943 3-Jul-1971 Lead singer and songwriter, The Doors
Joan O'Brien
Actor
14-Feb-1936   Operation Petticoat
Anita O'Day
Singer/Songwriter
18-Oct-1919 23-Nov-2006 Feminine master of scat
Barbara Payton
Actor
16-Nov-1927 8-May-1967 Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye
Fred Phelps
Activist
13-Nov-1929   Convinced that God hates fags
Trent Reznor
Electronic Musician
17-May-1965   Nine Inch Nails
Adam Rich
Actor
12-Oct-1968   Nicholas Bradford on Eight is Enough
Rene Rivkin
Business
6-Jun-1944 1-May-2005 Disgraced Australian stockbroker
Winona Ryder
Actor
29-Oct-1971   Edward Scissorhands
Savannah
Pornstar
9-Oct-1970 11-Jul-1994 Saturday Night Beaver
Christopher Scarver
Criminal
c. 1969   Murdered Jeffrey Dahmer
Maria Schneider
Actor
27-Mar-1952 3-Feb-2011 Last Tango in Paris
Charlie Sheen
Actor
3-Sep-1965   The prodigal Sheen
Karen Silkwood
Victim
19-Feb-1946 13-Nov-1974 Nuclear whistleblower
Nikki Sixx
Bassist
11-Dec-1958   Mötley Crüe bassist
Anna Nicole Smith
Model
28-Nov-1967 8-Feb-2007 Addled golddigger
Izzy Stradlin
Guitarist
8-Apr-1962   Former rhythm guitarist, Guns n' Roses
Elizabeth Taylor
Actor
27-Feb-1932 23-Mar-2011 Cleopatra
Sara Teasdale
Poet
8-Aug-1884 29-Jan-1933 Strange Victory
Tila Tequila
TV Personality
24-Oct-1981   Pants-Off Dance-Off
Timothy Treadwell
Naturalist
29-Apr-1957 5-Oct-2003 Consumed by bears
Sid Vicious
Bassist
10-May-1957 2-Feb-1979 Sex Pistols bassist
Mike Wallace
Journalist
9-May-1918 7-Apr-2012 Veteran 60 Minutes correspondent
Amy Winehouse
Singer
14-Sep-1983 23-Jul-2011 Rehab
Natalie Wood
Actor
20-Jul-1938 29-Nov-1981 Rebel Without A Cause
Andrea Yates
Criminal Defendant
2-Jul-1964   Drowned her five children


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