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Howard Da Silva (actor) -- Dead. Lymphoma. Died February 14, 1986. Born May 4, 1909. Played Ben Franklin in 1776, blacklisted during McCarthyism, played the original Jud Fry in Oklahoma.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Dagmar (blonde) -- Dead. Died October 9, 2001. Born November 29, 1921. A regular on Broadway Open House, died on the same day as Herbert Ross

Roald Dahl (writer) -- Dead. Died November 23, 1990. Born September 13, 1916. Acclaimed children's author, married to Patricia Neal for 30 years.  IMDb

Salvador Dali (artist) -- Dead. Died January 23, 1989. Born May 11, 1904. Most famous image was probably the pocket watch flowing over the edge of the table.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Katharina Dalton (doctor/writer) -- Dead. Died September 17, 2004. Born circa 1916. Doctor who coined the phrase pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS) and wrote extensively about its treatment.

John Charles Daly (game show host/journalist) -- Dead. Cardiac arrest. Died February 24, 1991. Born February 20, 1914. An early What's My Line? MC.  Home Page  IMDb

Cathryn Damon (actress) -- Dead. Cancer. Died May 4, 1987. Born September 17, 1930. Very funny as the deadpan Mary Campbell in Soap.  IMDb

Vic Damone (singer) -- Alive. Born June 12, 1928. Ex-husband of Diahann Carroll.  IMDb

Bill Dana (actor) -- Alive. Born October 5, 1925. A fixture on '50s and '60s TV shows - created Jose Jimenez, childhood friend of Don Adams.  IMDb

Dorothy Dandridge (singer/actress) -- Dead. Anti-depressent overdose. Died September 8, 1965. Born November 9, 1922. Carmen Jones, third black actress nominated for a Best Actress Oscar.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Rodney Dangerfield (comic) -- Dead. Heart disease. Died October 5, 2004. Born November 22, 1922. Finally getting respect?  Home Page  IMDb

Eliot Daniel (composer) -- Dead. Died December 6, 1997. Born January 7, 1908. Wrote the I Love Lucy theme.

Margaret Truman Daniel (writer) -- Dead. Died January 29, 2008. Born February 17, 1924. Writer, mostly of mystery novels like Murder at the White House and daughter of President Harry Truman.  Home Page  IMDb

Stan Daniels (writer/producer) -- Dead. Heart failure. Died April 6, 2007. Born circa 1934. Co-creator of Taxi, writer/producer of The Mary Tyler Moore Show. Make memorial contributions to: The Association for Frontotemporal Dementias.  Home Page  IMDb

William Daniels (actor) -- Alive. Born March 31, 1927. Starred in St. Elsewhere, Boy Meets World, and Knight Rider (as the voice of the car) and played John Adams in 1776. Won an Emmy the same night as his wife, Bonnie Bartlett.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb

Alexandra Danilova (ballet great) -- Dead. Died July 13, 1997. Born November 20, 1904.

Blythe Danner (actress) -- Alive. Born February 3, 1943. Martha in 1776, the mother in The Great Santini, and Meet the Parents, co-producer of Gwyneth Paltrow, married to Bruce Paltrow for over 30 years.  IMDb

Royal Dano (actor) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died May 15, 1994. Born November 16, 1922. Mostly a Western actor, he did the voice of the anamatronic Lincoln in the Hall of Presidents at Disney, died on the same day as Gilbert Roland.  IMDb

Ted Danson (actor) -- Alive. Born December 29, 1947. Sam on Cheers, Becker on Becker.  IMDb

Paula Danziger (writer) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died July 8, 2004. Born August 18, 1944. The Amber Brown books and other kids' books.  Home Page

Bao Dai (ex-monarch) -- Dead. Old age. Died July 31, 1997. Born October 22, 1913. Last emporer of Vietnam.

Bobby Darin (singer) -- Dead. Heart disease. Died December 20, 1973. Born May 14, 1936. "Mack the Knife" - teen heartthrob in the '60s, married to Sandra Dee, one of the first white singers signed to the Motown label.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Christopher Dark (actor) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died October 8, 1971. Born April 21, 1920. Mostly guest-starred on many, many TV shows.  IMDb

Danny Dark (voice) -- Dead. Died June 13, 2004. Born circa 1940. Voice of Superman in the '70s and '80s, did voiceovers for NBC and Bewitched.  Home Page  IMDb

James Darren (actor) -- Alive. Born June 8, 1936. The Time Tunnel, father of CNN reporter Jim Moret.  IMDb

Sam Dash (lawyer) -- Dead. Died May 29, 2004. Born circa 1924. Senate counsel during Watergate, died on the same day as Archibald Cox and Ramona Igelsias-Jordan.  IMDb

Hal David (lyricsit) -- Dead. Stroke. Died September 1, 2012. Born May 25, 1921. Longtime collaborator of Burt Bacharach, wrote the lyrics for songs like "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on my Head" and "Alfie."  Home Page  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

John Davidson (host/actor) -- Alive. Born December 13, 1941.  IMDb

Robertson Davies (author) -- Dead. Died December 2, 1995. Born August 28, 1913.  Home Page

Rachel D'Avino (Teacher/hero) -- Dead. Murdered by semiautomatic-carrying gunman. Died December 14, 2012. Born July 17, 1983. Teacher's aide who worked with special needs students and was murdered protecting her students. Make memorial contributions to Rachel D'Avino Memorial Fund.  twitter  Obituary

Ann B. Davis (actress/minister) -- Dead. Aftereffects of a fall. Died June 1, 2014. Born May 3, 1926. Best-known as Alice on The Brady Bunch, died same day as Jay Lake.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Bette Davis (actress) -- Dead. Died October 6, 1989. Born April 5, 1908. It was a bumpy ride, married four times, the last time to Gary Merrill.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

General Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. (Air Force General) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died July 4, 2002. Born December 18, 1912. An early black pilot in World War II, first black general in the Air Force.  Home Page

General Benjamin O. Davis, Sr. (Army General) -- Dead. Died November 27, 1970. Born July 1, 1877. First black general in the Army.  Home Page

Brad Davis (actor) -- Dead. AIDS. Died August 8, 1991. Born November 6, 1949. Midnight Express.  IMDb

Don S. Davis (actor) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died June 29, 2008. Born August 4, 1942. Stargate's Major General Hammond. Make memorial contributions to: American Heart Association  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Elvera Davis (tap dancer) -- Dead. Old age. Died September 2, 2000. Born September 1, 1905. Sammy Davis, Jr.'s mother, well-known dancer, died on the same day as Jean Speegle Howard and Curt Siodmak.  IMDb

Gail Davis (TV's Annie Oakley) -- Dead. Cancer. Died March 15, 1997. Born October 5, 1925.  IMDb

Jack Davis (cartoonist) -- Dead. Stroke. Died July 27, 2016. Born December 2, 1924. Mostly drew for Mad magazine but his art appeared all over, including in posters for movies like It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, died same day as Jerry Doyle.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Katherine K. Davis (teacher/composer) -- Dead. Died April 20, 1980. Born June 25, 1892. Composer of "The Little Drummer Boy," she wrote hundreds of pieces for women's choruses.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Marc Davis (Disney cartoonist) -- Dead. Stroke. Died January 1, 2000. Born March 30, 1913. Animated Cruella de Vil, designed the "Pirates of the Carribean" ride.

Miles Davis (musician) -- Dead. Pneumonia and stroke. Died September 28, 1991. Born May 25, 1926. Trumpet great and an abstract painter.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Ossie Davis (actor/writer/activist) -- Dead. Died February 4, 2005. Born December 18, 1917. Kennedy in Bubba Ho-tep, the judge in The Stand, married to Ruby Dee for over 50 years, very active in the civil rights movement.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb

Roger Davis (actor) -- Alive. Born April 5, 1939. Dark Shadows and Alias Smith and Jones.  IMDb

Sammy Davis, Jr. (singer) -- Dead. Throat cancer. Died May 16, 1990. Born December 8, 1925. Mr. Entertainment - a singer, dancer, comic and actor, died on the same day as Jim Henson.  Home Page  IMDb

Richard Dawson (actor/gameshow host) -- Dead. Rumor. Esophageal cancer. Died June 2, 2012. Born November 20, 1932. Survey says dead. Leering Family Feud host, a Laugh-in and Hogan's Heroes regular, died same day as Kathryn Joosten.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Dennis Day (Irish tenor) -- Dead. Died June 22, 1988. Born May 21, 1917. Singer on The Jack Benny Show.  IMDb

Doris Day (actress) -- Alive. Born April 3, 1922. Pillow Talk, famous for "Que Sera Sera," advocate for animals.  Home Page  IMDb

Laraine Day (actress) -- Dead. Died November 10, 2007. Born October 13, 1917. Foreign Correspondent, Nurse Lamont in many Dr. Kildaire movies, married to Leo Durocher for thirteen years, died on the same day as Norman Mailer.  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Philippe de Broca (director) -- Dead. Cancer. Died November 26, 2004. Born March 15, 1933. Director of many films, probably best-known outside of France for King of Hearts.  IMDb

Catherine Crook de Camp (writer) -- Dead. Surgical complications/Alzheimer's. Died April 9, 2000. Born November 6, 1907. The Day of the Dinosaur. Make memorial contributions to: Alzheimer's Association.  Home Page

L. Sprague de Camp (writer) -- Dead. Died November 6, 2000. Born November 27, 1907. Lest Darkness Fall.  Home Page

Rosemary De Camp (actress) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died February 20, 2001. Born November 14, 1910. Played many mothers in movies and TV, long-time pitchwoman for 20-Mule Team Borax.  IMDb

Yvonne De Carlo (actress) -- Dead. Heart failure. Died January 8, 2007. Born September 1, 1922. Lily Munster, The Ten Commandments, starred in the original Broadway cast of Follies, died on the same day as Iwao Takamoto.  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  youtube  Obituary  FindAGrave

Fred De Cordova (producer/director) -- Dead. Old age. Died September 15, 2001. Born October 27, 1910. Tonight Show producer for 20 years.  IMDb

Charles de Gaulle (French ) -- Dead. Died November 9, 1970. Born November 22, 1890. Led the French government during and after World War II.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Olivia De Havilland (actress) -- Alive. Born July 1, 1916.  Home Page  IMDb

Willem de Kooning (abstract artist) -- Dead. Alzheimer's. Died March 18, 1997. Born April 24, 1904.

Dino De Laurentiis (producer) -- Dead. Died November 11, 2010. Born August 8, 1919. Active in the industry for over 70 years, he produced big movies like King Kong, Dune and Ragtime.  IMDb  Obituary

Frank De Vol (composer) -- Dead. Natural causes. Died October 27, 1999. Born September 20, 1911. Wrote theme music for TV shows, in particular My Three Sons and The Brady Bunch, married to Helen O'Connell.  IMDb

Brandon De Wilde (actor) -- Dead. Car accident. Died July 6, 1972. Born April 9, 1942. Memorable as the boy in Shane.  IMDb

Billy De Wolfe (actor) -- Dead. Lung cancer. Died March 5, 1974. Born February 18, 1907. Comic actor who starred as Doris Day's boss on her TV show.  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Richard Deacon (bald actor) -- Dead. Died August 8, 1984. Born May 14, 1922.  IMDb

Jimmy Dean (singer/sausage king) -- Dead. Died June 13, 2010. Born August 10, 1928. "Big Bad John."  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Blossom Dearie (singer/pianist) -- Dead. Died February 7, 2009. Born April 19, 1926. Longtime jazz performer ("Peel Me a Grape") who performed serveral songs for Schoolhouse Rock.  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Dr. Michael DeBakey (heart surgeon) -- Dead. Died July 11, 2008. Born September 7, 1908. Pioneering surgeon who helped to develop MASH units while in the Army in WWII, various kinds of heart surgeries and multi-organ transplants.  Obituary

Jeanine Deckers (singer/activist) -- Dead. Suicide. Died March 31, 1985. Born October 17, 1933. "Dominique" and the basis for the movie The Singing Nun, her vocation name was Soeur Sourire.  IMDb

Frances Dee (actress) -- Dead. Stroke. Died March 6, 2004. Born November 26, 1907. In the original Little Women, Of Human Bondage, married to Joel McCrea for 57 years.  IBDB  IMDb

Ruby Dee (actress) -- Dead. Died June 11, 2014. Born October 27, 1922. A Raisin in the Sun, The Stand, married to Ossie Davis for over 50 years, very active in the civil rights movement.  Home Page  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Sandra Dee (actress) -- Dead. Kidney disease. Died February 20, 2005. Born April 23, 1942. A Summer Place, married to Bobby Darin, died on the same day as John Raitt and Hunter S. Thompson.  IMDb

Don DeFore (actor) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died December 22, 1993. Born August 25, 1913. George Baxter in Hazel.  IMDb

Calvert DeForest (comic) -- Dead. Heart attack/pneumonia. Died March 19, 2007. Born July 23, 1921. Larry "Bud" Melman on various David Letterman shows, died on the same day as Luther Ingram.  Home Page  IMDb

Gloria DeHaven (actress) -- Dead. Died July 30, 2016. Born July 23, 1925. Appeared in musicals like Best Foot Forward and Step Lively, later in Ryan's Hope and Out to Sea.  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

John Dehner (actor) -- Dead. Emphysema/Diabetes. Died February 4, 1992. Born November 23, 1915. Busy actor, particularly on Westerns.  IMDb

Nicole DeHuff (actress) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died February 16, 2005. Born January 6, 1974. Meet the Parents actress who was spiked by Ben Stiller in a game of volleyball.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Emiliano Mercado Del Toro (World's oldest man, 2005-2007) -- Dead. Died January 24, 2007. Born August 21, 1891. Also the world's oldest person for the month before his death.  Home Page  Obituary

Bessie Delany (author/dentist) -- Dead. Old age. Died September 25, 1995. Born March 9, 1891. Having Our Say  Home Page

Samuel "Chip" Delany (author) -- Alive. Born circa 1942. Wrote many SF novels, including Triton, a great memoir called The Motion of Light on Water, and nephew of the Delany sisters.   AwardWeb

Sarah Delany (author/teacher) -- Dead. Old age. Died January 25, 1999. Born September 19, 1889.  Home Page Having Our Say

John DeLorean (entrepreneur) -- Dead. Stroke. Died March 19, 2005. Born January 6, 1925. Created the Pontiac GTO, then the futuristic DeLorean car (with the doors that raise rather than open outward.  FindAGrave

Vine DeLoria, Jr. (educator/writer) -- Dead. Aortic aneurysm. Died November 6, 2005. Born March 26, 1933. American indian educator who wrote Custer Died for Your Sins.

Brad Delp (musician) -- Dead. Suicide - carbon monoxide poisoning. Died March 9, 2007. Born June 12, 1951. Member of the band Boston, lead singer for "More than a Feeling," eulogized by many as the "Nicest guy in rock and roll."  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Dom DeLuise (comic actor/cook) -- Dead. Died May 4, 2009. Born August 1, 1933. Blazing Saddles.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb

William Demarest (actor) -- Dead. Died December 28, 1983. Born February 27, 1892. Uncle Charlie on My Three Sons, died on the same day as Dennis Wilson.  IMDb

Jonathan Demme (director) -- Alive. Born February 22, 1944. Silence of the Lambs and Philadelphia, uncle of Ted Demme.  IMDb

Ted Demme (director) -- Dead. Heart attack/cocaine. Died January 14, 2002. Born October 26, 1963. Beautiful Girls and Blow, nephew of Jonathan Demme.  IMDb

Jack Dempsey (world heavyweight champion boxer) -- Dead. Died May 31, 1983. Born June 24, 1895.

Dame Judi Dench (actress/writer/director) -- Alive. Born December 9, 1934. Versatile actress, from Shakespeare to comedy, married to Michael Williams for over thirty years.  IMDb

Deng Xiaopeng (politician) -- Dead. Died February 19, 1997. Born August 22, 1904.

Robert DeNiro (actor) -- Alive. Born August 17, 1943. "Are you talkin' to me?."  IMDb

Brian Dennehy (actor) -- Alive. Born July 9, 1938. Death of a Salesman and Long Day's Journey Into Night on Broadway in the late '90s.  Home Page.  IBDB  IMDb

Nora Denney (actress) -- Dead. Died November 20, 2005. Born May 5, 1928. Mrs. Teevee in Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Richard Denning (actor) -- Dead. Cardiac arrest. Died October 11, 1998. Born March 27, 1914. Many movie bit parts, the governor in Hawaii Five-O.  IMDb

Sandy Dennis (actress) -- Dead. Ovarian cancer. Died March 2, 1992. Born April 27, 1937.  IMDb

Martin Denny (Hawaiian musicmaker) -- Dead. Died March 2, 2005. Born April 5, 1911. Popularizer of Exotica music, earlier in his career, he led a band for Hildegarde. Make memorial contributions to: Live Music Awareness Martin Denny Fund for Aspiring Musicians, 949 Kapi'olani Blvd., Honolulu, HI 96814  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Bob Denver (Little Buddy) -- Dead. Cancer. Died September 2, 2005. Born January 9, 1935. Gilligan on Gilligan's Island, Maynard on Dobie Gillis. Make memorial contributions to: The Denver Foundation (a charity for helping handicapped kids in West Virginia).  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb

John Denver (singer) -- Dead. Small plane crash. Died October 12, 1997. Born December 31, 1943. "Rocky Mountain High."  IMDb

John Derek (actor/director) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died May 22, 1998. Born August 12, 1926. Married to many beautiful, women when they were young including Ursula Andress, Linda Evans and Bo Derek.  IMDb

Joe DeRita (stooge) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died July 3, 1993. Born July 12, 1909. Curly-Joe -- the "last" "third" stooge.  IMDb

Bruce Dern (actor) -- Alive. Born June 4, 1936. Nebraska, Coming Home and Silent Running, once married to Diane Ladd, father of Laura Dern.  twitter  IBDB  IMDb

Alan Dershowitz (lawyer) -- Alive. Born September 1, 1938.

Patti Deutsch (voice/comic) -- Alive. Born December 16, 1945. Laugh-In and Match Game back in the '70s, has done cartoon voices since.  IMDb

Andy Devine (actor) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died February 18, 1977. Born October 7, 1905. Acted in dozens of Westerns.  IMDb

Danny DeVito (actor/director) -- Alive. Born November 17, 1944. Louie in Taxi, directed and starred in Throw Momma From the Train, married to Rhea Perlman.  IMDb

Colleen Dewhurst (actress) -- Dead. Died August 22, 1991. Born June 3, 1926. Many TV shows (Murphy Brown), movies (Annie Hall), and plays (Long Day's Journey Into Night), twice married to George C. Scott, Campbell's Scott's mother.  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Joyce DeWitt (actress) -- Alive. Born April 23, 1949. Three's Company.  IMDb

Renato Di Paolo (obscure method actor) -- Dead. Hanged himself accidentally. Died April 22, 2000. Born circa 1977. Actor who died the day before Easter while performing the part of Judas a bit too convincingly in an Italian production of Via Crucis.  Obituary

Selma Diamond (actress) -- Dead. Lung cancer. Died May 13, 1985. Born August 5, 1920. Various TV shows including Night Court and It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Princess Diana (philanthropist) -- Dead. Murphy's Law. Died August 31, 1997. Born July 1, 1961. Beautiful person on her way to becoming an interesting woman. The paparazzi killed their cash cow (possibly, with some help from a legally-drunk limo driver and Diana forgetting to wear her seat belt). Step granddaughter of Barbara Cartland.  Home Page

Philip K. Dick (writer) -- Heart failure. Died March 2, 1982. Born December 16, 1928.  Home Page  IMDb   AwardWeb

Nancy Dickerson (journalist) -- Dead. Stroke/heart attack. Died October 18, 1997. Born January 27, 1927. About the only woman doing political reporting for the networks in the early '60s, later a Peabody-award-winning documentary producer.

James Dickey (writer) -- Dead. Lung disease. Died January 19, 1997. Born February 2, 1923. Deliverance

Angie Dickinson (actress) -- Alive. Born September 30, 1931.  IMDb

Peter Dickinson (YA writer) -- Dead. Died December 16, 2015. Born December 16, 1927. Wrote dozens of YA books, including Tulku.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Gordon R. Dickson (writer) -- Dead. Died January 31, 2001. Born November 1, 1923. Books about the Dorsai and dragons (The Dragon and the George).  IMDb

Clarissa Dickson Wright (cook, writer, bookstore owner, ex-lawyer) -- Dead. Died March 15, 2014 Born June 28, 1947. One of the Two Fat Ladies, died same day as David Brenner.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Joan Didion (writer) -- Alive. Born December 5, 1934. The Year of Magical Thinking, The Book of Common Prayer and many essays, married to John Gregory Dunne for many years.  IBDB  IMDb

Bo Diddley (guitarist) -- Dead. Heart failure. Died June 2, 2008. Born December 30, 1928. "I Am a Man," professional musician for over 50 years, died on the same day as Mel Ferrer  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Walter Diemer (inventor/accountant) -- Dead. Congestive heart failure. Died January 8, 1998. Born circa 1904. Invented bubble gum accidentally in 1928.

Marlene Dietrich (actress) -- Dead. Died May 6, 1992. Born December 27, 1901.  IMDb

Edsger Dijkstra (programmer) -- Dead. Cancer. Died August 6, 2002. Born circa 1930. Leading programmer who gave names to concepts like "stack" and "vector," simplified programming algorithms and helped get rid of the GOTO statement.  Home Page  Obituary

Barry Diller (media mogul) -- Alive. Born February 2, 1942. Worked his way out of the mail room to head Paramount and help create the Fox network, focusing on the Web at InterActiveCorp/IAC.  Home Page  Home Page  IMDb

Phyllis Diller (comedian) -- Dead. Died August 20, 2012. Born July 17, 1917. One of the first women stand-up comics on TV, she frequently performed with Bob Hope.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Bradford Dillman (actor/writer) -- Alive. Born April 14, 1930. In many movies, in a number of Murder, She Wrote episodes, married model Suzy Parker in 1963.  IMDb

Diane Dillon (artist) -- Alive. Born March 13, 1933. Illustrated the Dangerous Visions collections and many children's books with her husband Leo.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb

Leo Dillon (artist) -- Dead. Died May 26, 2012. Born March 2, 1933. Illustrated the Dangerous Visions collections and many children's books with his wife Diane.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Melinda Dillon (actress) -- Alive. Born October 13, 1939. Member of the first Second City troupe, originated the role of Honey in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? on Broadway, Barry's Mom in Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Ralphie's Mom in A Christmas Story, ex-wife of Richard Libertini, born in the same small town as Bill Clinton!  Home Page  twitter  IBDB  IMDb

Joe DiMaggio (athlete) -- Dead. [rumors] Lung cancer. Died March 8, 1999. Born November 25, 1914. Baseball great who pitched Mr. Coffees back in the '70s, married to Marilyn Monroe.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Dion DiMucci (singer/songwriter) -- Alive. Born July 18, 1939. Sang "A Teenager in Love" with Dion and the Belmonts, has had an active career, avoided an early death by not getting on the same plane with Buddy Holly and Ritchie Valens.  Home Page  IMDb

Annette Dionne (secluded quintuplet) -- Alive. Born May 28, 1934. First known set of surviving quintuplets, they were treated as a side show and lived in a virtual museum as children. The three surviving quints went public after the birth of the McCaughey septuplets, to encourage their parents to not do the same. One of the quintuplets, Emilie, died in 1954.  Home Page

Annette Dionne (secluded quintuplet) -- Alive. Born May 28, 1934.

Cecile Dionne (secluded quintuplet) -- Alive. Born May 28, 1934.

Marie Dionne (secluded quintuplet) -- Dead. Blood clot. Died February 23, 1970. Born May 28, 1934.

Yvonne Dionne (secluded quintuplet) -- Dead. Cancer. Died June 23, 2001. Born May 28, 1934.

Thomas M. Disch (writer) -- Dead. Suicide. Died July 4, 2008. Born February 2, 1940. Camp Concentration, 334, The Brave Little Toaster, died on the same day as Evelyn Keyes and Jesse Helms.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Lillian Disney (Mickey's mom) -- Dead. Stroke. Died December 16, 1997. Born February 15, 1899. Convinced Walt to rename Mortimer Mouse "Mickey Mouse."  IMDb

Walt Disney (Movie maker/entrepreneur) -- Dead. Lung cancer. Died December 15, 1966. Born December 5, 1901. Cartoonist, animator, director and theme park developer, creator of Mickey Mouse.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Divine ("actress") -- Dead. Natural causes (sleep apnea). Died March 7, 1988. Born October 19, 1945. Born as Harris Glenn Milstead, made famous in John Waters movies.  IMDb

Ivan Dixon (director/actor) -- Dead. Hemmorhage/kidney failure. Died March 16, 2008. Born April 6, 1931. Kinchloe on Hogan's Heroes.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Jeane Dixon (astrologer) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died January 25, 1997. Born January 5, 1918. Apparently missed this prediction.

E. L. Doctorow (writer) -- Dead. Lung cancer. Died July 21, 2015. Born January 6, 1931. Wrote great historical fiction, in particular Ragtime and The Book of Daniel.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Jack Dodson (actor) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died September 16, 1994. Born May 16, 1931. Howard on The Andy Griffith Show.  IMDb

Denny Doherty (actor/singer) -- Dead. Died January 19, 2007. Born November 29, 1940. The only member of the Mamas and the Papas who toured in the new millennium, occasionally showed up on TV shows.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Bob Dole (long-time senator and presidential candidate) -- Alive. Born July 22, 1923.

Micky Dolenz (singer) -- Alive. Born March 8, 1945. Former Monkee.  Home Page  IMDb

Faith Domergue (actress) -- Dead. Cancer Died April 4, 1999. Born June 16, 1924. Appeared in many B movies, like This Island Earth and It Came from Beneath the Sea.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Antoine "Fats" Domino (pianist/singer) -- Alive. Born February 26, 1928. "Blueberry Hill," lived in New Orleans, was rescued the Thursday after Katrina hit.  Home Page  IMDb

Elinor Donahue (actress) -- Alive. Born April 19, 1937. Very versatile, long-careered actress, maybe best-known as Betty on Father Knows Best.  IMDb

Phil Donahue (talk show host) -- Retired. Born December 21, 1935. One of the first to do a serious talk show; married to Marlo Thomas.  IMDb

Troy Donahue (actor) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died September 2, 2001. Born January 27, 1936. Teen heartthrob of the early '60s.  IMDb

Richard Donner (director) -- Alive. Born April 24, 1930. Action/comedy director of the Lethal Weapon flicks and Superman.  IMDb

Robert Donner (actor) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died June 8, 2006. Born April 27, 1931. Exidor on Mork and Mindy, recurring character on The Waltons.  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Carrie Donovan (editor/Old Navy icon) -- Dead. Died November 12, 2001. Born March 22, 1928. Well-known fashion editor, she became famous to the masses in Old Navy commercials with her big glasses and little dog, died on the same day as Albert Hague

James Doohan (Scotty) -- Spaced. Pneumonia/Alzheimer's. Died July 20, 2005. Born March 3, 1920. And was a father again at the age of 80! "Cap'n, I dunna know if we kin hold on much longa!" He attended one last Star Trek convention and received his Hollywood star in 2004.  Home Page  IMDb

Jimmy Doolittle (war hero/businessman) -- Dead. Old age. Died September 27, 1993. Born December 14, 1896. Led bombing of Tokyo in WW II.

Michael Dorris (writer) -- Dead. Suicide. Died April 11, 1997. Born January 30, 1945. Broken Cord

Sister Lucia de Jesus dos Santos (nun) -- Dead. Old age. Died February 13, 2005. Born March 22, 1907. Long-surviving member of the Portugese children who witnessed a vision at Fatima in 1917, later became a nun.  Home Page

Karen Dotrice (actress) -- Retired. Born November 9, 1955. Cute kid in Mary Poppins, daughter of Roy Dotrice.  IMDb

Roy Dotrice (actor) -- Alive. Born May 26, 1923. Leopold in Amadeus, Dickens in a '70s miniseries, father of Karen Dotrice.  IMDb

Marion Dougherty (casting directory) -- Dead. Died December 4, 2011. Born 1923. Revolutionized how TV and movies are cast; was in charge of casting movies like Lenny, Reds and the Tim Burton Batman movies, inspired the documentary Casting by: Revolution in Hollywood, died same day as Mary Ellen Avery.    IMDb  Obituary

Donna Douglas (actress) -- Dead. Died January 1, 2015. Born September 26, 1933. Eternally typecast as Elly Mae Clampett, later sang gospel music.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Kirk Douglas (actor/writer) -- Alive. Born December 9, 1916. Starred in Spartacus, wrote The Ragman's Son, suffered a severe stroke in the '90s, but made a good recovery, father of Michael Douglas.  IMDb

Marjory Stoneman Douglas (environmentalist, author) -- Dead. Extreme old age. Died May 14, 1998. Born April 7, 1890. "First Lady of the Everglades".

Mike Douglas (talk show host) -- Dead. Died August 11, 2006. Born August 11, 1925. Sing. Sing a song... Ran a popular talk show in the '60s and '70s, eclectic guest list included a very young Tiger Woods and John Lennon and Yoko Ono.  IMDb

Melvyn Douglas (actor) -- Dead. Died August 4, 1981. Born April 5, 1901. Being There.  IMDb

Brad Dourif (actor) -- Alive. Born March 18, 1950. Billy Bibbit in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Grima in the Lord of the Rings movies, Chucky in the Child's Play movies.  Home Page  IMDb

Tony Dow (actor/director) -- Alive. Born April 13, 1945. Directed episodes of Babylon 5, he was best-known as Wally in Leave It To Beaver.  IMDb

Morton Downey, Jr. (former talk show host) -- Dead. Lung disease (cancer?). Died March 12, 2001. Born December 9, 1933. More obnoxious than Jerry Springer (yes, really), had half a lung; survived a major cancer surgery in 1998, died on the same day as Robert Ludlum.  Home Page  IMDb

Hugh Downs (journalist/game show host) -- Alive. Born February 14, 1921. An early Today Show and 20/20 host, he also MCed Concentration during the '60s.  IMDb

David Doyle (TV actor) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died February 26, 1997. Born December 1, 1929. Charlie's Angels.  IMDb

Jerry Doyle (actor/radio host) -- Dead. Died July 27, 2016. Born July 16, 1956. Garibaldi on Babylon 5, later became a radio host, died same day as Jack Davis.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Charles Drake (geologist) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died July 8, 1997. Born circa 1925. Promoted the theory that volcanic activity lead to dinosaur extinction.

Richard Dreyfuss (actor) -- Alive. Born October 29, 1947. Close Encounters, The Goodbye Girl.  IMDb

JoAnne Dru (actress) -- Dead. Lymphedema. Died September 11, 1996. Born January 31, 1923. Peter Marshall's sister.  IMDb

Peter Drucker (writer/management theorist) -- Dead. Died November 11, 2005. Born November 19, 1909. Wrote Practice of Management, taught at Claremont College for over 30 years, died on the same day as Moustapha Akkad.  Home Page  Obituary

Alice Drummond (actress) -- Dead. Complications of a fall. Died November 30, 2016. Born May 21, 1928. Small but memorable roles in Ghostbusters (librarian), Awakenings (Lucy) and Nobody's Fool (Hattie).  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Allen Drury (author/journalist) -- Dead. Heart failure. Died September 2, 1998. Born September 2, 1918. Advise and Consent

James Drury (actor) -- Alive. Born April 18, 1934. The Virginian, reads Westerns for audio books.  Home Page  IMDb

Fred Dryer (actor) -- Alive. Born July 6, 1946. TV's Hunter.  Home Page  IMDb

Ruth Robinson Duccini (actress) -- Dead. Died January 16, 2014. Born July 23, 1918. Last surviving actress to play a Munchkin in The Wizard of Oz, also appeared in Under the Rainbow. Died same day as Dave Madden and Russell Johnson and Hiroo Onoda.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Peter Duchin (pianist/bandleader) -- Alive. Born July 28, 1937. New York-based bandleader, separated from Brooke Hayward.  Home Page  IMDb

Rick Ducommun (comic/actor) -- Dead. Complications of diabetes. Died June 12, 2015. Born July 3, 1952. The 'burbs, Groundhog Day and many other movies/TV shows in addition to many years of stand-up.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Patricia Stephens Due (civil rights leader) -- Dead. Thyroid cancer. Died February 7, 2012. Born December 9, 1939. An organizer for civil rights in the South in the '60s, she later wrote an award-winning book (Freedom in the Family: A Mother-Daughter Memoir of the Fight for Civil Rights) on her experiences with her daughter Tananarive Due.  twitter  Obituary

Pete Duel (actor) -- Dead. Suicide. Died December 31, 1971. Born February 24, 1940. Alias Smith and Jones.  IMDb

Howard Duff (actor) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died July 8, 1990. Born November 24, 1917. Once married to Ida Lupino.  IMDb

Andrew Duggan (actor) -- Dead. Cancer. Died May 15, 1988. Born December 28, 1923.  IMDb

Olympia Dukakis (actress) -- Alive. Born June 20, 1931. Won a supporting Oscar for Moonstruck in 1988 and memorably acknowledged her cousin, presidential candidate Michael Dukakis in her speech.  IMDb

Patty Duke (actress/writer/mental health advocate) -- Dead. Sepsis from a ruptured intestine. Died March 29, 2016. Born December 14, 1946. Won an Oscar for The Miracle Worker (also originated the role on Broadway and later played Annie Sullivan in a made-for-TV movie), active on TV, starred in The Patty Duke Show as identical cousins (died 5 weeks before her TV dad William Schallert), ex-wife of John Astin, wrote Call Me Anna and A Brilliant Madness (both unsparing looks at her lifelong battle with mental illness), mother of Sean Astin and Mackenzie Astin, make memorial contribution to the Patty Duke Mental Health Project.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

David Dukes (actor) -- Dead. Died October 9, 2000. Born June 6, 1945. Edith's would-be rapist on All in the Family, David Lewis in Gods and Monsters.  IMDb

Keir Dullea (actor) -- Alive. Born May 30, 1936. Dave in 2001 and 2010, the original David and Lisa.  IMDb

Faye Dunaway (actress) -- Alive. Born January 14, 1941. Bonnie and Clyde, won an Oscar for Network.  IBDB  IMDb

Michael Clarke Duncan (actor) -- Dead. Aftereffects of a heart attack. Died September 3, 2012. Born December 10, 1957. The Green Mile, Armageddon, voicework for Kung Fu Panda.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Sandy Duncan (actress) -- Alive. Born February 20, 1946.  IMDb

Michael Dunn (actor) -- Dead. Complications related to dwarfism (but rumored that it might have been suicide. Died August 29, 1973. Born October 20, 1934.  IMDb

Dominick Dunne (writer/celebrity watcher) -- Dead. Bladder cancer. Died August 26, 2009. Born October 29, 1925. Novelist (The Two Mrs. Grenvilles, A Murder in Connecticut) who became an obsessive trial-commentator after the murder of his daughter, Dominique, father of actor/director Griffin Dunne, died on the same day as Ellie Greenwich.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Dominique Dunne (actress) -- Dead. Strangled by her boyfriend. Died November 4, 1982. Born November 23, 1959. Oldest daughter in Poltergeist, sister of Griffin Dunne.  IMDb

John Gregory Dunne (writer) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died December 30, 2003. Born May 25, 1932. Author of True Confessions and many essays, married to Joan Didion, he was also the uncle of Dominique and Griffin Dunne, died on the same day as Anita Mui.  IMDb

Irene Dunne (actress) -- Dead. Died September 4, 1990. Born December 20, 1894. Anna and the King of Siam, Life with Father.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Don Durant (actor) -- Dead. Lymphocytic leukemia and lymphoma. Died March 15, 2005. Born November 20, 1932. Johnny Ringo.  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Jimmy Durante (comic, "singer") -- Dead. Died January 29, 1980. Born February 10, 1893. The Schnozzola!  IMDb

Deanna Durbin (singer) -- Dead. Died April 27, 2013. Born December 4, 1921. A magnificently-voiced teenager who retired young, married to director Charles David for nearly 50 years.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Charles Durning (actor) -- Dead. Died December 24, 2012. Born February 28, 1923. Won a Tony Award for a revival of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Pappy O'Daniel in O Brother Where Art Thou, Snyder in The Sting, fought at the Battle of Normandy and the Battle of the Bulge, died same day as Jack Klugman  Home Page  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Ian Dury (rocker) -- Dead. [rumors] Cancer. Died March 27, 2000. Born May 12, 1942. The Blockheads and a surprising number of movies.  IMDb

Dan Duryea (actor) -- Dead. Died June 7, 1968. Born January 23, 1907.  IMDb

Andrea Dworkin (writer/activist) -- Dead. Died April 9, 2005. Born September 26, 1946. Anti-porn feminist activist, wrote anumber of books including Pornography - Men Possessing Women.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

John Dye (actor) -- Dead. Died January 10, 2011. Born January 31, 1963. Andrew on Touched by an Angel.  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Bob Dylan (folk singer) -- Alive. Born May 24, 1941. Wrote and performed "Blowin in the Wind," "The Times They Are A-Changin'," "Maggie's Farm," one of the most influential singer-songwriters, inspired the very quirky flick I'm Not There.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb

Richard Dysart (actor) -- Dead. Cancer. Died April 5, 2015. Born March 30, 1929. Leland in LA Law, Being There, starred as the Coach in the original Broadway production of That Championship Season. Make memorial donation to Will Geer's Theatricum Botanicum.  Home Page  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary