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  • Dody Goodman: Born: 1914-10-28 - Died: 2008-06-22
    Goodman was a comedian/actress best known for her role as the mother on the television show Mary Hart, Mary Hart. She also appeared on a number of other television shows such as Different Strokes and St. Elsewhere as well as on Jack Paar’s late-night talk show. She also appeared in a number of movies, notably […]
    Macho Man Randy Savage: Born: 1952-11-15 - Died: 2011-05-20
    Randall Mario Poffo, better known by his alter ego “Macho Man” Randy Savage, was a professional wrestling icon. During his career he wrestled for both the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) and World Championship Wrestling (WCW). During his tenure Macho Man was a seven-time world champion (2 time WWF Champion and 4 time WCW Champion). Aside […]
    Dom DeLuise: Born: 1933-08-01 - Died: 2009-05-04
    DeLuise was an actor, comedian, director, producer and chef. He began his career as a regular performer on the television show The Entertainers in 1964. Later, he was hired by TV producer Greg Garrison to appear periodically on the Dean Martin Show. DeLUise would go on as “Dominick the Great”, a magic act gone horribly […]
    Bernie Mac: Born: 1957-10-05 - Died: 2008-08-09
    Mac got his start as a stand-up comedian in Chicago’s Cotton Pickin’ Club. At the age of 32 he won the Miller Lite Comedy Search, this is when he started to develop a fan base. He started acting when he was offered the role of Pastor Clever in Ice Cube’s 1995 film Friday. Following his […]
    Bob Ross: Born: 1942-10-29 - Died: 1995-07-04
    Ross was a painter who is best known for his television show “The Joy of Paining”, which was shown on public broadcast stations across the United States. During each episode Ross would show viewers the art of oil painting using the quick-study technique that kept colors to a minimum and broke the whole process down […]
    Mama Cass Elliot: Born: 1941-09-19 - Died: 1974-07-29
    Cass was a well-known singer and member of the pop quartet “The Mamas & the Papas”. After the group broke up, she went on to have a successful singing career. Though she is simply known as Mama Cass, her real name was Ellen Naomi Cohen. She adopted the name “Cass” in high school… borrowing it […]
    Danny Gans: Born: 1956-10-25 - Died: 2009-05-01
    Gans was a singer, comedian and impressionist who found success with his Las Vegas Strip performances. He had even been named Entertainer of the Year, and his show had been awarded Show of the Year. Before Gans made his way to Las Vegas, he was a professional baseball player. His knowledge of the game helped […]
    Paula Goodspeed: Born: 1978-??-?? - Died: 2008-11-12
    Goodspeed was a former contest on the hugely popular show American Idol. She auditioned for season five in 2005, and was closely followed by the producers. Even though she had no singing ability, she gained semi-stardom through Youtube. Goodspeed claimed that her audition videos had been seen over a million times. Goodspeed didn’t hide the […]
    Donald Pleasence: Born: 1919-10-05 - Died: 1995-02-02
    Pleasence was well-known as the James Bond villain Ernst Stavro Blofeld from “You Only Live Twice”, a character that is the obvious inspiration for Mike Myer’s Austin Powers villain Dr. Evil, but Pleasence is probably even more well-known for his ties to a different Mike Myers. <br><br> That would of course be Michael Myers of […]
    Gregory Hines: Born: 1946-02-14 - Died: 2003-08-09
    Gregory Hines had a variety of talents. He was probably best known as an actor, but he was also a singer, a tap dancer, and a choreographer. He even displayed his tap dancing talent in the film Tap, in which he acted. Other films that he is remembered for are Running Scared, Eve of Destruction, […]