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  • Zig Ziglar: Born: 1926-11-06 - Died: 2012-11-28
    Zig Ziglar (born as Hilary Hinton Ziglar) was a well-known motivational speaker and book author from Gary, Indiana. Ziglar was mostly known for his motivational speeches and seminars at sports arenas. Ziglar also published various books, such as: Zig Ziglar’s Secrets of Closing the Sale (1982), Top Performance: How to Develop Excellence in Yourself and [...]
    Gore Vidal: Born: 1925-10-13 - Died: 2012-07-31
    Gore Vidal (born as Eugene Luther Gore Vidal) was a well-known political activist, playwright, and novelist from West Point in New York, NY. Gore Vidal was mostly known for his fiction/non-fiction essays and political writings. Gore Vidal began his writing career at the age of 19 in 1946 with his first fiction novel titled Williwaw, [...]
    John Finnegan: Born: 1926-08-18 - Died: 2012-07-29
    John Finnegan (also known as “J.P. Finnegan”) was a well-known character actor from New York, NY. Mostly known for his various character roles in the crime drama Columbo, Finnegan also held other various roles in big-production movies, such as: An American Tail, The Natural, and Mars Attacks, and Last Action Hero. Finnegan also held minor [...]
    Harry Morgan: Born: 1915-04-10 - Died: 2011-12-07
    Morgan was an actor who is probably best known for his roles of Colonel Sherman T. Potter on the hit television show M*A*S*H, and Detective Bill Gannon on Dragnet. As well as television, Morgan also appeared in over 100 films.
    Sue Mengers: Born: 1932-09-02 - Died: 2011-10-15
    Mengers was a talent agent to some of the most important members members of the ‘New Hollywood’ generation of actors and filmmakers in the 1960s, 1970s and early 1980s. Some of her clients included: Candice Bergen, Peter Bogdanovich, Michael Caine, Dyan Cannon, Cher, Joan Collins, Brian De Palma, Faye Dunaway, Bob Fosse, Gene Hackman, Sidney [...]
    Frances Bay: Born: 1919-01-23 - Died: 2011-09-15
    Frances Bay was an actress probably best known for playing Adam Sandler’s grandma in the film “Happy Gilmore”. In fact, when she passed away, this even appeared in the headlines. Bay was also well known for her role on the hit television series Seinfeld, as the old lady who Jerry Seinfeld stole a marble rye [...]
    Len Lesser: Born: 1922-12-03 - Died: 2011-02-16
    Len Lesser is a famous American character actor who had been in the acting business since the 1950′s. He didn’t reach widespread notoriety until the 90′s on the hit show, Seinfeld. He played the recurring characted, Uncle Leo.
    Blake Edwards: Born: 1922-07-26 - Died: 2010-12-15
    Blake Edwards is a highly touted American film writer, and director. His most famous works include Breakfast at Tiffany’s and The Pink Panther series. He received an Honorary Academy Award for his lifelong quality of work.
    Leslie Nielsen: Born: 1926-02-11 - Died: 2010-11-28
    Leslie Nielsen, an iconic Canadian-American actor appeared in over 100 films, 1,500 television programs, and portrayed over 220 characters during his career. Nielsen was born in Saskatchewan, Canada, the son of a Welsh immigrant, and a Danish father who was a Constable with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
    John Forsythe: Born: 1918-01-29 - Died: 2010-04-01
    John Forsythe was an actor who starred in three television series spanning four decades: Bachelor Father, Charlie’s Angels, and Dynasty. His role of Blake Carrington on the 1980s soap opera Dynasty is the role most people remember Forsythe for. Forsythe was also the announcer for Michelob beer commercials from the 1970s through 1985, most notably [...]