Dead People Server

People Whose Last Names Start With M

Dead People Server Sitemap

Ali Maow Maalin (polio erradication worker) -- Dead. Virus. Died July 22, 2013. Born circa 1954. The last known person to have smallpox, he worked on vaccinating people to erradicate polio in Africa, died same day as Dennis Farina.  twitter  Obituary

Peter Maas (writer) -- Dead. Died August 23, 2001. Born June 27, 1929. Author of Serpico and The Terrible Hours.  IMDb

Lorin Maazel (conductor) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died July 14, 2014. Born March 6, 1930. Conducted for 75 years, starting at the age of 9 until his death, led many great orchestras worldwide (including the Pittsburgh Symphony and New York Philharmonic), started the Castleton Festival in Virginia.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Moms Mabley (comedian) -- Dead. Died May 23, 1975. Born March 19, 1894. Popularized on the Merv Griffin Show.  IMDb

Bernie Mac (comic) -- Dead. Sarcoidosis/pneumonia. Died August 9, 2008. Born October 5, 1957. The Bernie Mac Show, the "Oceans" movies.  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

James MacArthur (actor) -- Dead. Died October 28, 2010. Born December 8, 1937. Son of Helen Hayes and Charles MacArthur, the Danno on the original Hawaii 5-0, once married to Melody Patterson. Ironically, the exec producer of the Hawaii 5-0 remake wanted MacArthur on as a guest, but the original Danno was busy. The producer said "We have time," three weeks before MacArthur died.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Kirsty MacColl (singer/songwriter) -- Dead. Boat hit her while she was swimming. Died December 18, 2000. Born October 10, 1959. Tropical Brainstorm  Home Page  IMDb

Simon MacCorkindale (actor) -- Dead. Cancer. Died October 14, 2010. Born February 12, 1952. Death on the Nile, Falcon Crest, married to Susan George, died same day as Benoit Mandelbrot  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Jeanette MacDonald (actress/singer) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died January 14, 1965. Born June 18, 1903. Sang in many light operas (Naughty Marietta) and was frequently paired with Nelson Eddy.  twitter  IMDb  FindAGrave

Ali MacGraw (actress) -- Alive. Born April 1, 1938. Love Story.  IMDb

Katherine "Scottie" MacGregor (actress) -- Alive. Born January 12, 1925. Mrs. Oleson on Little House on the Prairie.  IBDB  IMDb

Jeff MacKay (actor) -- Dead. Liver failure. Died August 22, 2008. Born October 20, 1948. Played recurring characters in JAG and Magnum, P. I.  IMDb

Gisele MacKenzie (singer, actress) -- Dead. Colon cancer. Died September 5, 2003. Born January 10, 1927. Your Hit Parade.  Home Page  IMDb

Shirley MacLaine (actress) -- Alive. Born April 24, 1934. Sister of Warren Beatty, won her Oscar for Terms of Endearment.  IMDb

Charlotte MacLeod (writer) -- Dead. Alzheimer's. Died January 14, 2005. Born November 12, 1922. Rest You Merry and many other mysteries.  Home Page

Gavin MacLeod (actor) -- Alive. Born February 28, 1930. The Mary Tyler Moore Show and The Love Boat.  IMDb

Norma Macmillan (cartoon voice) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died March 16, 2001. Born circa 1921. Voice of Casper and Sweet Polly Purebread, mother of Alison Arngrim (Little House on the Prairie).  IMDb  Obituary

Fred MacMurray (actor) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died November 5, 1991. Born August 30, 1908. My Three Sons, married to June Haver.  Home Page  IMDb

Patrick Macnee (actor) -- Dead. Died June 25, 2015. Born February 6, 1922. Steed in The Avengers.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Jeff MacNelly (cartoonist) -- Dead. Lymphoma. Died June 8, 2000. Born September 17, 1947. Shoe and many great political cartoons. Make memorial contributions to: Jeff MacNelly Award, University of North Carolina School of Journalism and Mass Communication.  Home Page

Gordon MacRae (singer/actor) -- Dead. Cancer. Died January 24, 1986. Born March 12, 1921. Musical star with Shirley Jones of several big movie musicals, father of Meredith MacRae.  IMDb

Meredith MacRae (actress) -- Dead. Brain cancer. Died July 14, 2000. Born May 30, 1944. The blonde sister on Petticoat Junction. Make memorial contributions to: United Cerebral Palsy Foundation; she was the telethon host for many years.  Home Page  IMDb

Sheila MacRae (actress) -- Dead. Died March 6, 2014. Born September 24, 1920. The other Alice Kramden, mother of Meredith MacRae.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Bill Macy (actor) -- Alive. Born May 18, 1922. Walter on Maude.  IMDb

Dave Madden (comic) -- Dead. Congestive heart and kidney failure. Died January 16, 2014. Born December 12, 1933. The Partridge Family, Laugh-In. Died same day as Ruth Duccini and Russell Johnson and Hiroo Onoda.  twitter  IMDb

Ray Magliozzi (car guy) -- Alive. Born March 30, 1949. An MIT grad who became a car mechanic and fell into being an NPR star of Car Talk.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb

Tom Magliozzi (car guy) -- Dead. Alzheimer's Died November 3, 2014. Born June 28, 1937. An MIT grad who became a car mechanic, earned a Ph.d. in Marketing and fell into being an NPR star of Car Talk.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

George Maharis Alive. Born September 1, 1928. Lots of TV in the '60s and '70s, a regular on Route 66.  IMDb

Jock Mahoney (actor) -- Dead. Car accident/stroke. Died December 14, 1989. Born February 7, 1919. Starred in a number of Tarzan movies, step-father of Sally Field, died on the same day as Andrei Sakharov and Lee Van Cleef.  IMDb

John Mahoney (actor) -- Alive. Born June 20, 1940. Acted in many movies, best-known as Martin Crane in Frasier, played Ione Skye's father in the wonderful teen flick Say Anything.  Home Page  IMDb

Norman Mailer (writer) -- Dead. Kidney failure. Died November 10, 2007. Born January 31, 1923. Controversial, pugnacious writer, acclaimed for his first novel The Naked and the Dead, he was considered counter-cultural in the '50s and helped found The Village Voice, died on the same day as Laraine Day.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Major, the Bear (hairy entertainer) -- Dead. Old age. Died June 3, 2000. Born circa 1967. A polar bear who lived at Zoo New England/Old Stone Zoo.

Lee Majors (actor) -- Alive. Born April 23, 1939. Six Million Dollar Man, The Fall Guy, ex-husband of Farrah Fawcett.  IMDb

Miriam Makeba (singer) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died November 10, 2008. Born March 4, 1932. South African singer called "Mama Afrika," best-known for "Pata Pata," part of Paul Simon's Graceland, she died after having a heart attack during a concert, died same day as Dorothy Vaughan.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Mako (actor) -- Dead. Esophageal cancer. Died July 21, 2006. Born December 10, 1933. Pearl Harbor, Conan movies.  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Bernard Malamud (writer) -- Dead. Died March 18, 1986. Born April 26, 1914. The Natural

Christopher Malcolm (actor/director) -- Dead. Died February 15, 2014. Born Aubust 19, 1946. The original Brad in the first production of Rocky Horror Picture Show (later directed many productions of Rocky Horror and won a Tony for Best Broadway Revival), a pilot in The Empire Strikes Back but probably best-known as Justin in Absolutely Fabulous, died same day as Mary Grace Canfield.  Home Page  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Karl Malden (actor) -- Dead. Died July 1, 2009. Born March 22, 1912. On the Waterfront, A Streetcar Named Desire, The Streets of San Francisco and many commercials for American Express, died on the same day as Mollie Sugden.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Louis Malle (director) -- Dead. Lymphoma. Died November 23, 1995. Born October 30, 1932. Directed Pretty Baby, married to Candice Bergen.  IMDb

Nancy Malone (director/producer/actress) -- Dead. Pneumonia/leukemia. Died May 8, 2014. Born March 19, 1935. Won Emmys for acting (Naked City) and producing (Bob Hope: The First 90 Years), directed/produced many TV shows and movies, a founder of Women in Film in 1973, died same day as Roger Easton.  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

William Manchester (biographer) -- Dead. Strokes. Died June 1, 2004. Born April 1, 1922. Wrote lauded biographies of Douglas McArthur and Winston Churchill.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Henry Mancini (composer) -- Dead. Liver cancer. Died June 14, 1994. Born April 16, 1924. Composer of much popular TV/movie music, especially the theme for Pink Panther.  Home Page  IMDb

Robert Mandan (actor) -- Alive. Born February 2, 1932. Mostly seen as Chester in Soap.  IMDb

Nelson Mandela (politician/activist) -- Dead. Lung disease. Died December 5, 2013. Born July 18, 1918. For many years, the world's most famous political prisoner, later elected as the first black president of South Africa after the fall of apartheid and won a Nobel Peace Prize. "Grandfather of the World." There are very individuals who changed history by themselves - Mandela was one of them.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Benoit Mandelbrot (mathematician) -- Dead. Pancreatic cancer. Died October 14, 2010 Born November 20, 1924. Developed the area of fractal geometry, died same day as Simon MacCorkindale.  Home Page

Jeanne Manford (teacher/activist) -- Dead. Died January 8, 2013. Born December 4, 1920. In 1972, a founder of Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG). Make memorial contribution to PFLAG's Jeanne Manford Legacy Fund  twitter  Obituary

Barry Manilow (singer) -- Alive. Born June 17, 1943. Singer/songwriter probably best-known for "Copacabana," early on, he worked in the CBS mailroom, wrote commercial jingles like "I am stuck on Bandaid Brand" and served as Bette Midler's pianist.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb

Abby Mann (screenwriter) -- Dead. Heart failure. Died March 25, 2008. Born December 1, 1927. Wrote Judgment at Nuremberg and Ship of Fools.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Barry Mann (songwriter) -- Alive. Born February 9, 1939. With his wife Cyntiha Weil, wrote songs like "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin',""We Gotta Get Out of This Place," "Here You Come Again," music and life story featured in the Broadway show Beautiful.  Home Page  twitter  IBDB  IMDb

Delbert Mann (director) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died November 11, 2007. Born January 30, 1920. Marty, Separate Tables.  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Herbie Mann (flutist) -- Dead. Prostate cancer. Died July 1, 2003. Born April 16, 1930. Performer/composer who put the "fusion" in jazz by combining Carribean and African rhythms, died on the same day as N!xau.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Dr. Jonathan Mann (AIDS expert) -- Dead. Crash of SwissAir flight 111. Died September 2, 1998. Born circa 1947.  Home Page  Obituary

Jayne Mansfield (actress) -- Dead. Car crash. Died June 29, 1967. Born April 19, 1933. Blonde bombshell in the '50s and '60s, starred in movies like Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?, mother of TV actress Mariska Hargity.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Mickey Mantle (athlete) -- Dead. Cancer, liver disease. Died August 13, 1995. Born October 20, 1931. Yankee player who led the team in the late '50s and early '60s, won baseball's Triple Crown in 1956.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Pete Maravich (basketball player) -- Dead. Heart attack during a pick up basketball game. Died January 5, 1988. Born June 22, 1947. Famous last words "This is great, I've never felt better."

Marcel Marceau (mime) -- Dead. Died September 22, 2007. Born March 22, 1923. French mime, had the only spoken line in Silent Movie, member of the French Resistance, helped hide Jewish children from the Nazis and later served as a translator for US troops.  Home Page  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Fredric March (actor) -- Dead. Died April 4, 1975. Born August 31, 1897. Multi-Oscar winner.  IMDb

Nancy Marchand (actress) -- Dead. Lung cancer/emphysema. Died June 18, 2000. Born June 19, 1928. Mrs. Pynchon on Lou Grant, Livia on The Sopranos.  IMDb

Bea Marcus (pitchwoman) -- Dead. Died September 18, 2000. Born circa 1912. "I've fallen and I can't get up!." Make memorial contributions to: Prasad Project.  IMDb

Jerry Maren (actor) -- Alive. Born January 24, 1920. The last surviving actor to play a Munchkin in The Wizard of Oz (the Lollipop Guild member who handed Dorothy a lollipop), he had a very busy acting career until 2010.  twitter  IMDb

Princess Margaret of England (royalty) -- Dead. Strokes/heart trouble. Died February 9, 2002. Born August 21, 1930. First divorced "high level" royal since the days of Henry VIII, she died during her sister's jubilee and before her legendary mother.  Home Page  IMDb

Stuart Margolin (actor) -- Alive. Born January 31, 1940.  IMDb

Rose Marie (actress) -- Alive. Born August 15, 1923. Dick van Dyke Show and lots of game shows.  IMDb

Cheech Marin (comic/actor) -- Alive. Born July 13, 1946. Cheech and Chong, the sidekick on Nash Bridges.  IMDb

Monte Markham (actor) -- Alive. Born June 21, 1935. Extremely busy TV actor in the '60s and '70s.  IMDb

Doug Marlette (cartoonist) -- Dead. Car crash. Died July 10, 2007. Born circa 1950. Pulitzer Prize winning political cartoonist who also drew Kudzu and wrote books.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Bob Marley (musician) -- Dead. Cancer. Died May 11, 1981. Born February 6, 1945.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez (author) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died April 17, 2014. Born March 6, 1927. One Hundred Years of Solitude, Love in the Time of Cholera, won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1982 .  Home Page  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Forrest Mars, Sr. Dead. Old age. Died July 1, 1999. Born circa 1904. Creator of my second-favorite American candy, M and Ms.

Kenneth Mars (actor/video voice) -- Dead. Pancreatic cancer. Died February 12, 2011. Born April 14, 1936. Memorable in the first movie version of The Producers, had a great bit part in Young Frankenstein, died same day as Betty Garrett.  IMDb  IBDB  Obituary

Jean Marsh (actress/series creator) -- Alive. Born July 1, 1934. Co-created and starred in Upstairs, Downstairs and The House of Eliott.  Home Page  IMDb

Joan Marsh (actress) -- Dead. Old age. Died August 10, 2000. Born July 10, 1914. Dimples in Road to Zanzibar.  IMDb

Don Marshall (actor/producer) -- Dead. Died October 30, 2016. Born May 2, 1936. Land of the Giants and lots of TV in the '60s and '70s; later a commercial and documentary producer.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

E. G. Marshall (actor) -- Dead. Old age. Died August 24, 1998. Born June 18, 1910. The Caine Mutiny and The Defenders.  IMDb

Garry Marshall (director/writer/actor) -- Dead. Stroke/pneumonia. Died July 19, 2016. Born November 13, 1934. Brother of Penny Marshall - adapted The Odd Couple for TV, created Mork and Mindy, Happy Days and Laverne and Shirley directed many movies including Pretty Woman and the Princess Diaries movies.  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Penny Marshall (director/comic) -- Alive. Born October 15, 1942. Sister of Garry Marshall - AKA Laverne, directed many movies including A League of Their Own.  twitter  IMDb

Peter Marshall (game show host) -- Alive. Born March 30, 1927. Joanne Dru's brother, best-known for hosting the original Hollywood Squares.  IMDb

Thurgood Marshall (jurist) -- Dead. Died January 24, 1993. Born July 2, 1908. First black man on the Supreme Court.

William Marshall (actor) -- Dead. Alzheimer's. Died June 11, 2003. Born August 19, 1924. From Blacula to Pee Wee's Playhouse, with a short stop in a Star Trek as the memorable Dr. Richard Daystrom in "The Ultimate Computer," died on the same day as David Brinkley.  IMDb

Barney Martin (actor) -- Dead. Cancer. Died March 21, 2005. Born March 3, 1923. Jerry's dad on Seinfeld, died on the same day as Bobby Short.  IBDB  IMDb

Billy Martin (Yankees manager many different times) -- Dead. Car crash. Died December 25, 1989. Born May 16, 1928. Had many famous battles with his boss, George Steinbrenner.

Dean Martin (singer/actor) -- Dead. Acute respiratory failure. Died December 25, 1995. Born June 7, 1917. Steubenville, OH's favorite son, a public mural was dedicated to him on the 80th anniversary of his birth, teamed with Jerry Lewis in the '50s and the Rat Pack in the '60s  Home Page

Dick Martin (director/comedian) -- Dead. Respiratory failure. Died May 24, 2008. Born January 30, 1922. Long time professional partner of Dan Rowan, co-host of Laugh-In, later directed shows like The Bob Newhart Show and Family Ties, died same day as Robert Calhoun.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Don Martin (Mad cartoonist) -- Dead. Cancer. Died January 6, 2000. Born circa 1931.  Home Page

Sir George Martin (record producer extraordinaire) -- Dead. Died March 8, 2016. Born January 3, 1926. Signed Beatles to a production contract in 1962, producer of most Beatles records, the real "fifth Beatle," also produced '60s comedy albums, Shirley Bassey's "Goldfinger" and Elton John's 1997 version of "Candle in the Wind."  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Helen Martin (actress) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died March 25, 2000. Born July 23, 1909. The Grandmother in Bulworth, Pearl on 227.  IMDb

Hugh Martin (songwriter/pianist) -- Dead. Died March 11, 2011. Born August 11, 1914. Wrote the music for shows like Meet me in St. Louis (including the classic "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas") and Best Foot Forward along with his partner Ralph Blane, inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1983.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Lori Martin (retired actress) -- Dead. Died April 4, 2010. Born April 18, 1947. The daughter in the original Cape Fear.  IMDb

Mary Martin (actress) -- Dead. Cancer. Died November 3, 1990. Born December 1, 1913. Musical comedy actress, mother of Larry Hagman.  IMDb


Quinn Martin (TV producer) -- Dead. Died September 5, 1987. Born May 22, 1922. Produced major shows of the '60s and '70s (The Fugitive and The Streets of San Francisco), married for a few years to Madelyn Pugh Davis.  IMDb

Ross Martin (actor) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died July 3, 1981. Born March 22, 1920.  IMDb

Steve Martin (actor/comic) -- Alive. Born August 14, 1945. Ignore those pictures of a man with an arrow through his head!  IMDb

Strother Martin (actor) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died August 1, 1980. Born March 26, 1919.  IMDb

Tony Martin (singer/actor) -- Dead. Died July 27, 2012. Born December 25, 1913. Sang "When I'm With You" with Shirley Temple, first husband of Alice Faye, married to Cyd Charisse for over 60 years, died same day as Geoffrey Hughes.  IMDb  Obituary

Margo Martindale (actress) -- Alive. Born July 18, 1951. Won Emmys for Justified and The Americans, originated the role of Truvy for the first off-Broadway production of Steel Magnolias, gave the script of Nebraska to her longtime friend June Squibb as she felt she was too young for the role of Kate.  twitter  IBDB  IMDb

Wink Martindale (game show host) -- Alive. Born December 4, 1933.  IMDb

Tony Martinez (actor) -- Dead. Died September 16, 2002. Born January 27, 1920. Pepino on The Real McCoys, played Sancho Panza in Man of La Mancha over 2,000 times (including on Broadway). Make memorial contributions to: Nathan Adelson Hospice, died on the same day as James Gregory.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Al Martino (singer) -- Dead. Died October 13, 2009. Born October 7, 1927. Johnny Fontaine in The Godfather, very popular '50s singer, popularized "Spanish Eyes," "Volare," toured into his 80s.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Lee Marvin (actor) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died August 29, 1987. Born February 19, 1924.  IMDb

Chico Marx (comic) -- Dead. Heart disease. Died October 21, 1961. Born March 22, 1887. The piano-playing Marx brother who performed with an Italian accent, avid card-player.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Groucho Marx (comic) -- Dead. Died August 19, 1977. Born October 2, 1890. Vaudeville performer with his brothers who went on to make legendary comedy movies like Duck Soup and the TV show You Bet Your Life.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Harpo Marx (comic) -- Dead. Heart disease. Died September 28, 1964. Born November 23, 1888. The harp-playing Marx brother who almost never spoke on camera, member of the Algonquin Round Table.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Zeppo Marx (comic) -- Dead. Cancer. Died November 30, 1979. Born February 25, 1901. The Marx Brothers straight man who retired early and went to invent medical devices, his second wife Barbara later married Frank Sinatra.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Jackie Mason (comic) -- Alive. Born June 9, 1931.  IMDb

James Mason (actor) -- Dead. Died July 27, 1984. Born May 15, 1909.  IMDb

Marsha Mason (actress) -- Alive. Born April 3, 1942. The Goodbye Girl, Sherry on Frasier.  IMDb

Shirley "Sybil" Ardell Mason (psychological study/artist/teacher) -- Dead. Died February 26, 1998. Born January 25, 1923. Subject of Sybil, a best-seller which covered her treatment for multiple-personality disorder.  Home Page

Ed Masry (lawyer) -- Dead. Complications of diabetes. Died December 5, 2005. Born July 29, 1932. Led the law firm that Erin Brockovich worked for, helped to win $300 million for people whose water was contaminated by Pacific Gas and Electric, played by Albert Finney in the Oscar-winning movie.  Home Page

Raymond Massey (actor) -- Dead. Pnemonia. Died July 29, 1983. Born August 30, 1896. Dr. Gillespie on Dr. Kildare, died on the same day as David Niven.  IMDb

William Masters (sex researcher) -- Dead. Complications of Parkinson's Disease. Died February 19, 2001. Born December 27, 1915. Masters and Johnson, died on the same day as Stanley Kramer

Marcello Mastroianni (actor) -- Dead. Died December 19, 1996. Born September 28, 1924.  IMDb

Jerry Mathers (actor) -- Not dead yet. Born June 2, 1948. Leave it to Beaver, like his TV brother Tony Dow, a successful former child star.  IMDb

Richard Matheson (writer) -- Dead. Died June 23, 2013. Born February 20, 1926 . Wrote books like Bid Time Return (later filmed as Somewhere In Time) and the famous Twilight Zone episode "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet" died same day as Gary David Goldberg.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Kerwin Mathews (actor) -- Dead. Died July 5, 2007. Born January 8, 1926. Sinbad in The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad, later a landlord in San Francisco.  IMDb  Obituary

Bob Mathias (decathalete/Congressional representative) -- Dead. Cancer. Died September 2, 2006. Born November 17, 1930. Won the Olympic decathalon twice, later served in Congress, appeared on Wheaties boxes for many years.  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Johnny Mathis (singer) -- Alive. Born September 30, 1935. Extremely smooth singer who missed trying out for the 1956 US Olympic track team to go to New York to make his first record.  Home Page  IMDb

Melissa Mathison (screenwriter) -- Dead. Neuroendocrine cancer. Died November 4, 2015. Born June 3, 1950. Wrote the classic script for ET, married to Harrison Ford in the '80s and '90s.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Walter Matthau (actor) -- Dead. Cardiac arrest. Died July 1, 2000. Born October 1, 1920. Oscar in the movie version of The Odd Couple; starred in a number of movies with Jack Lemmon.  IMDb

Gordon Matthews (engineer) -- Dead. Stroke. Died February 23, 2002. Born circa 1936. Inventor of voice mail.

Victor Mature (actor) -- Dead. [rumors] Cancer. Died August 4, 1999. Born January 29, 1913. Played both Sampson and Sampson's father, avid golfer.  IMDb

Bill Mauldin (cartoonist) -- Dead. Alzheimer's/pneumonia. Died January 22, 2003. Born October 29, 1921. Drew cartoons about WWII Army grunts, Willie and Joe.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Armistead Maupin (author) -- Alive. Born May 13, 1944. Tales of the City.  Home Page

Brian Maxwell (entreprenuer/runner) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died March 19, 2004. Born March 1953. Developed the Powerbar with his nutritionist wife in 1986, runner for Canada in the late '70s.  FindAGrave

Jennifer Maxwell (inventor) -- Alive. Born circa 1966. Developed the Powerbar with her husband in 1986.

Lois Maxwell (actress) -- Dead. Died September 29, 2007. Born February 14, 1927. Miss Moneypenny in 14 James Bond movies.  IMDb  Obituary

Bob May (actor/robot driver) -- Dead. Congestive heart failure. Died January 18, 2009. Born September 4, 1939. The man who operated the robot in Lost in Space, but not the voice, who died 3 years after Bob.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Elaine May (comic/writer/actress) -- Alive. Born April 21, 1932. Wrote the final screenplay for The Birdcage, directed The Heartbreak Kid, once the professional partner of Mike Nichols.  Home Page  twitter  IBDB  IMDb

Curtis Mayfield (composer/singer) -- Dead. Died December 26, 1999. Born June 3, 1942. "People Get Ready," he was paralyzed in a 1990 accident.  IMDb

Joe Mayhew (cartoonist/reviewer) -- Dead. Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. Died June 10, 2000. Born circa 1942. Curator of the science fiction area for the Library of Congress. Make memorial contributions to: The Washington Home.  AwardWeb

Peter Mayhew (wookie) -- Alive. Born May 19, 1944. Very (over 7 feet) tall actor!  IMDb

Brittany Maynard (Suicide six months after getting a terminal brain cancer diagnosis) -- Dead. Died November 1, 2014. Born November 19, 1984. Became an advocate for assisted suicide after getting a terminal cancer diagnosis and moving to Oregon.  Home Page  twitter  Obituary

Billy Mays (pitchman) -- Dead. Heart attack/cocaine. Died June 28, 2009. Born July 20, 1958. The spokesguy for OrangeGlo, Oxiclean and dozens of other products, starred in cable's Pitchmen, died three days after and at the same age as Michael Jackson, died on the same day as Fred Travalena.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Willie Mays (baseball player) -- Alive. Born May 6, 1931. Great baseball player, mostly for the Giants, won Golden Gloves 12 times, MVP twice, and inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.  Home Page  IMDb

Virginia Mayo (actress) -- Dead. Pneumonia/heart failure. Died January 17, 2005. Born November 30, 1920. The Best Years of Our Lives, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, died on the same day as Zhao Ziyang and Albert Schatz.  Home Page  IMDb

Whitman Mayo (actor) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died May 22, 2001. Born November 15, 1930. Grady on Sanford and Son.  Home Page  IMDb

Ernst Mayr (evolutionary biologist) -- Dead. Died February 3, 2005. Born July 5, 1904. Ornithology curator at the American Museum of Natural History for 20 years, he later went to teach at Harvard University, developed the field of modern evolutionary biology, and founded the journal Evolution.  Home Page  Obituary

Paul Mazursky (director) -- Dead. Died June 30, 2014. Born April 25, 1930. Directed Bob and Carol and Ted and Alice and An Unmarried Woman, created The Monkees, occasional actor, married for 63 years, died same day as Bob Hastings and Frank M. Robinson.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Christa McAuliffe (Teacher/Challenger (STS-51L) astronaut) -- Dead. Shuttle explosion. Died January 28, 1986. Born September 2, 1948. Chosen to be the first "Teacher in Space," McAuliffe trained to be a civilian payload specialist for the Challenger.  Home Page

Anne McCaffrey (writer) -- Dead. Stroke. Died November 21, 2011. Born April 1, 1926. Award-winning writer of the Dragonrider/Pern series.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Mitzi McCall (comic/voice) -- Alive. Born circa 1935. Glypto in Ice Age, Fran Lipschitz in Silk Stockings, married to Charlie Brill.  IMDb

Robert McCall (artist) -- Dead. Died February 26, 2010. Born 1919. Astronomical artist who worked for NASA and movies such as 2001 and Star Trek, created several space-related stamps in the '70s.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

David McCallum (actor) -- Alive. Born September 19, 1933. The Man from UNCLE, once married to Jill Ireland.  IMDb

Mercedes McCambridge (actress) -- Dead. Died March 2, 2004. Born March 17, 1918. Won a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for All the King's Men, voiced the demon in The Exorcist.  IMDb

Eugene McCarthy (senator) -- Dead. Died December 10, 2005. Born March 29, 1916. Minnesota senator and twice a presidential candidate, died on the same day as Mary Jackson and Richard Pryor.  Home Page  IMDb

John McCarthy (AI theorist/LISP inventor) -- Dead. Heart disease. Died October 24, 2011. Born September 4, 1927. Longtime computer professor, he developed the ideas about Artificial Intelligence and timesharing, co-founded the MIT AI Lab with Marvin Minsky, won the Turing Award.  Home Page  twitter  Obituary

Kevin McCarthy (actor) -- Dead. Died September 11, 2010. Born February 15, 1914. Broadway actor who earned an Oscar nomination for Death of a Salesman and went on to star in the cult movie classic Invasion of the Body Snatchers, died same day as Harold Gould.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Linda McCartney (photographer) -- Dead. Cancer. Died April 17, 1998. Born September 24, 1941. A Wing... Make memorial contributions to: American Cancer Society.  IMDb

Sir Paul McCartney (musician) -- Not dead yet. Born June 18, 1942. A founding Beatle, wrote many famous songs with John Lennon, born on the same day as Roger Ebert.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb

Rue McClanahan (actress) -- Dead. Stroke. Died June 3, 2010. Born February 21, 1934. Maude, Mama's Family. Golden Girls - married six times, battled breast cancer.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Robert McCloskey (writer/illustrator) -- Dead. Died June 30, 2003. Born September 14, 1914. Make Way for Ducklings

Doug McClure (TV actor) -- Dead. Lung cancer. Died February 5, 1995. Born May 11, 1938.  IMDb  FindAGrave

William McCool (Columbia (STS-107) astronaut) -- Dead. Shuttle break-up. Died February 1, 2003. Born September 23, 1961. Columbia pilot.  Home Page

Kent McCord (actor) -- Alive. Born September 26, 1942. The rookie on Adam 12, frequently appears on Farscape.  Home Page  IMDb

Susannah McCorkle (singer) -- Dead. Suicide. Died May 19, 2001. Born January 4, 1946.  Home Page  Obituary

Kenny McCormick (running joke) -- Dead. writers were tired of figuring out ways for him to die. Died 1997 1998 1999 2000December 5, 2001. Born circa 1997. South Park's bad luck boy.

Pat McCormick (writer/comic) -- Dead. Died July 29, 2005. Born June 30, 1927. Acted in Smokey and the Bandit, wrote for Jack Paar and Jonathan Winters, appeared on many Friars' Club Roasts, died on the same day as Hildegarde.  IMDb  Obituary

Frank McCourt (Writer/teacher) -- Dead. Meningitis. Died July 19, 2009. Born August 19, 1930. Angela's Ashes  IMDb  Obituary

Carmen McCrea (jazz singer) -- Dead. Died November 10, 1994. Born April 8, 1922. Singer who acted in Roots: The Next Generation, cut an album with Sammy Davis.  Home Page  IMDb

Joel McCrea (actor) -- Dead. Died October 20, 1990. Born November 5, 1905. Mostly acted in Westerns, played Buffalo Bill, married to Frances Dee.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Colleen McCullough (writer) -- Dead. Died January 29, 2015. Born June 1, 1937. Author of the best-selling novel The Thorn Birds which went on to be a huge miniseries, also wrote Mary and Tim, died same day as Rod McKuen.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

David McCullough (writer/historian) -- Alive. Born July 7, 1933. John Adams, Truman, 1776 and a number of other great books about history.  IMDb

Hattie McDaniel (actress) -- Dead. Breast cancer Died October 26, 1952. Born June 10, 1895. Popular in movies and on radio, she was the first black woman to win a Best Supporting Actress Oscar.  twitter  IMDb  FindAGrave

Allan J. McDonald (aerospace executive) -- Alive. Born circa 1937. The Morton Thiokol (now ATK Space Systems) executive who refused to sign off on launching the Chllanger due to O-ring concerns, he was overruled by higher-ups and NASA. Later wrote Truth, Lies and O-Rings.  Home Page

Gregory Mcdonald (writer) -- Dead. Cancer. Died September 7, 2008. Born February 15, 1937. The Fletch series, former newspaper reporter.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Roddy McDowall (actor/photographer) -- Dead. Cancer. Died October 3, 1998. Born September 17, 1928. How Green Was My Valley and four of the Planet of the Apes movies.  Home Page  IMDb

Geraldine McEwan (actress) -- Dead. Stroke. Died January 30, 2015. Born May 9, 1932. Miss Marple in the late 2000s, Alice in Henry V.  Home Page  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Gates McFadden (actress) -- Alive. Born March 2, 1949. Beverly Crusher on various versions of Star Trek.  Home Page  IMDb

George "Spanky" McFarland (actor) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died June 30, 1993. Born October 2, 1928. Our Gang kid in the mid-30s.  IMDb

Kate McGarrigle (singer/songwriter) -- Dead. Died January 18, 2010. Born February 6, 1946. Canadian folksinger, wrote "Heart Like a Wheel," mother of Rufus and Martha Wainwright, died same day as Robert B. Parker.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Darren McGavin (actor) -- Dead. Died February 25, 2006. Born May 7, 1922. The Night Stalker and the classic A Christmas Story.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Joe McGinniss (writer) -- Dead. Prostate cancer. Died March 10, 2014. Born December 9, 1942. The Selling of the President, Fatal Vision, The Last Brother, Rogue: Searching for the Real Sarah Palin  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

John McGlinn (conductor/music historian) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died February 14, 2009. Born September 18, 1953. Restored music removed from old musicals, like Showboat ("Mis'ry") and Annie Get Your Gun, died on the same day as Louie Bellson.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Patrick McGoohan (actor) -- Dead. Died January 13, 2009. Born March 19, 1928. Best known for the original TV show The Prisoner, also appeared in Braveheart.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

George McGovern (politician) -- Dead. Died October 21, 2012. Born July 19, 1922. Liberal senator who ran for president and lost the 1972 election to Richard Nixon (and don't blame the people from Massachusetts for Nixon...).  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Patrick Joseph McGovern, Jr. (publisher/philanthropist) -- Dead. Died March 19, 2014. Born August 11, 1937. Founded IDG which published Computerworld and all those Dummies books, gave $350 million to MIT for the McGovern Institute for Brain Research, died same day as Robert Strauss.  Home Page  twitter  Obituary

Mary McGrory (writer) -- Dead. Died April 21, 2004. Born August 22, 1918. Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist, wrote for the Washington Post for the last 20 years of her life.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Dorothy McGuire (actress) -- Dead. Heart failure. Died September 13, 2001. Born June 14, 1918. Starred in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Gentleman's Agreement.  IMDb

John McIntire (actor) -- Dead. Cancer. Died January 30, 1991. Born June 27, 1907. Wagon Train, married to Jeanette Nolan.  IMDb

Christine McIntyre (actress) -- Dead. Died July 8, 1984. Born April 16, 1911. The blonde with The Three Stooges during the '40s.  IMDb

Gardner McKay (actor/writer/critic) -- Dead. Prostate cancer. Died November 21, 2001. Born June 10, 1932. Adventures in Paradise.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Jim McKay (sportscaster) -- Dead. Died June 7, 2008. Born September 24, 1921. "Spanned the globe..." -- Wide World of Sports  IMDb  Obituary

Donna McKechnie (dancer/actress) -- Alive. Born November 16, 1940. Talented dancer who starred in A Chorus Line on Broadway, briefly married to director Michael Bennett.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb

Sir Ian McKellen (great actor) -- Alive. Born May 25, 1939. For most of his career, an underappreciated actor, later magnificent in, among other things, And the Band Played On, Gods and Monsters, King Lear and the Lord of the Rings, won a Tony Award for playing Salieri in the original Broadway production of Amadeus.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb

Terence McKenna (novel writer/mystic) -- Dead. Brain cancer. Died April 3, 2000. Born November 14, 1946.  Home Page

Virginia McKenna (Actress) -- Alive. Born June 7, 1931. Played Joy Adamson in Born Free, married to Bill Travers.  IMDb

Leo McKern (actor) -- Dead. Old age. Died July 23, 2002. Born March 16, 1920. #2 on The Prisoner, Rumpole of the Bailey, died on the same day as Chaim Potok.  IMDb  Obituary

Rod McKuen (poet/songwriter) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died January 29, 2015. Born April 29, 1933. Nominated for an Oscar for the song "Jean," wrote many books of poetry, died same day as Colleen McCullough.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Emily McLaughlin (actress) -- Dead. Died April 26, 1991. Born December 1, 1930. Nurse Jessie on General Hospital, attended Middlebury College.  IMDb

Don McLean (musician) -- Alive. Born October 2, 1945. "American Pie."  Home Page

Wayne McLaren (Marlboro Man) -- Dead. Lung cancer. Died July 22, 1992. Born September 12, 1940.

Marshall McLuhan (academic/writer) -- Dead. Died December 31, 1980. Born July 21, 1911.

Ed McMahon (announcer) -- Dead. Pneumonia/cancer. Died June 23, 2009. Born March 6, 1923. The Tonight Show announcer during the Carson years, famous for greeting him with "Heeeeeeeeeeeere's Johnnny!," later, a spokesperson for American Family Publishing, died on the same day as Jerri Nielsen Fitzgerald.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Kenneth McMillan (actor) -- Dead. Died January 8, 1989. Born July 2, 1932. Played many heavies, especially Baron Harkonnen in Dune.  IMDb

Barbara McNair (singer/actress) -- Dead. Throat cancer. Died February 4, 2007. Born March 4, 1934. Singer/actress with her own variety show in the late '60s, played Sidney Portier's wife in They Call Me Mister Tibbs.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Ronald McNair (Challenger (STS-51L) astronaut) -- Dead. Shuttle explosion. Died January 28, 1986. Born October 21, 1950. Mission specialist for the Challenger.  Home Page

Robert McNamara (secretary of defense) -- Dead. Died July 6, 2009. Born June 9, 1916. Secretary of Defense during the Viet Nam war, subject of The Fog of War.  IMDb  Obituary

Ian McNaughton (director) -- Dead. After-effects of a car accident. Died December 10, 2002. Born December 30, 1925. Directed most of the episodes of Monty Python's Flying Circus.  IMDb  Obituary

Barney McNulty ("behind-the-scenes inventor") -- Dead. Died December 18, 2000. Born June 15, 1923. Invented cue cards in 1949, later worked for Bob Hope and Milton Berle, Penny Singleton's brother.  IMDb

Jimmy McPartland (cornetist, singer) -- Dead. Died March 12, 1991. Born March 15, 1907. Jazz musician and a survivor of the invasion of Normandy.  twitter  IMDb

Marian McPartland (pianist, composer) -- Dead. Died August 20, 2013. Born March 21, 1918. Well-respected pianist and long-time host of NPR's Piano Jazz, died same day as Elmore Leonard.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Ralph McQuarrie (artist) -- Dead. Parkinson's disease. Died March 3, 2012. Born June 13, 1929. Probably best-known for his conceptual art for Star Wars.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Butterfly McQueen (actress) -- Dead. Fire. Died December 22, 1995. Born January 7, 1911. Prissy in Gone with the Wind.  IMDb

Steve McQueen (actor) -- Dead. Heart attack after lung cancer surgery. Died November 7, 1980. Born March 24, 1930.  IMDb

Jody McRea (actor) -- Dead. Cardiac arrest. Died April 4, 2009. Born September 6, 1934. Bit parts in many '50s and '60s movies, noteably Bonehead in several of the "Frankie and Annette" beach flicks.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Norris McWhirter (Guinness World Records curator/commentator) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died April 19, 2004. Born August 12, 1925. For the first 50 years of his life, shared an almost identical biography with his brother and frequent collaborator Ross.  IMDb

Ross McWhirter (Guinness World Records curator/commentator) -- Dead. Murdered by terrorists. Died November 27, 1975. Born August 12, 1925. For the first 50 years of his life, shared an almost identical biography with his brother and frequent collaborator Norris.  IMDb

Caroline McWilliams (actress) -- Dead. Multiple myeloma Died February 11, 2010. Born April 4, 1945. Guiding Light, Soap, Benson, ex-wife of Micheal Keaton.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Peter McWilliams (writer) -- Dead. Governmental stupidity/AIDS/lymphoma. Died June 16, 2000. Born circa 1950. Ain't Nobody's Business If I Do, a great book on dumb laws.

Margaret Mead (antropologist/writer) -- Dead. Died November 15, 1978. Born December 16, 1901. Coming of Age in Samoa.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Vaughn Meader (comic/musician) -- Dead. Pulmonary disease. Died October 29, 2004. Born March 20, 1936. Kennedy mimic whose The First Family was a major craze in late '62 and most of '63 but who sank into obscurity after the Kennedy assassination.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Audrey Meadows (actress) -- Dead. Cancer. Died February 3, 1996. Born February 8, 1922. To the moon, Alice?.  Home Page  twitter  IBDB  IMDb

Jayne Meadows (actress) -- Dead. Died April 26, 2015. Born September 27, 1919. Performed in many Broadway plays and on TV, married to Steve Allen for over 40 years.  Home Page  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Colm Meaney (actor) -- Alive. Born May 30, 1953. Irish actor who played Miles O'Brien on various versions of Star Trek and starred in The Commitments.  Home Page  IMDb

Anne Meara (actress) -- Dead. Died May 23, 2015. Born September 20, 1929. Lots of TV since the fifties, won Emmy awards, appeared on Broadway, comic partner of husband Jerry Stiller (married for 61 years) and mother of Ben and Amy Stiller, died same day as John Nash.  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Bill Medley (singer) -- Alive. Born September 19, 1940. One of the Righteous Brothers, famous for "Unchained Melody."  Home Page  IMDb

Michael Medved (critic) -- Alive. Born October 1948. Commentator who wrote Hollywood vs. America, high school classmate of David Wallechinsky.  Home Page  IMDb

Marie-Louise Febronie Meilleur (for about a year, the oldest well-documented person) -- Dead. Extreme old age. Died April 16, 1998. Born August 29, 1880.

Golda Meir (former Israeli prime minister/teacher) -- Dead. Cancer. Died December 8, 1978. Born May 3, 1898. Born in Russia, and lived in the US before emmigrating to Israel. Tovah Feldshuh did a one-woman show, The Balcony, based on her life.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Eddie Mekka (actor/dancer) -- Not dead yet. Born June 14, 1952. The Big Ragu on Laverne and Shirley and one of Worcester's finest.  IMDb

Terry Melcher (record producer) -- Dead. Melanoma. Died November 19, 2004. Born February 8, 1942. Wrote "Kokomo," produced albums for many '60s groups, Doris Day's son.  IMDb

Arthur "Spud" Melin (entreprenuer) -- Dead. Alzheimer's. Died June 28, 2002. Born circa 1925. Co-founded Wham-O with Richard Knerr and marketed fad toys like the hula hoop and frisbee.  Home Page

Paul Mellon (art patron/horse owner) -- Dead. Old age. Died February 1, 1999. Born June 11, 1907. Helped build and donated hundreds of paintings to the National Gallery of Art, his horses won major races including the Kentucky Derby.  Home Page

Sid Melton (actor) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died November 2, 2011. Born May 22, 1917. Bit player on many TV shows, Sofia's husband (in flashbacks) on The Golden Girls, Alf on Green Acres, Charlie on various shows with Danny Thomas, died same day as another TV bit player, Leonard Stone and John F. Burke.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Sam Melville (actor) -- Dead. Heart failure. Died March 9, 1989. Born August 20, 1936. TV actor who starred as Mike Danko (Kate Jackson's husband) in The Rookies.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Allan Melvin (actor) -- Dead. Cancer. Died January 17, 2008. Born February 18, 1922. Extensive amount of TV in the '60s and '70s, Barney on Archie Bunker's Place, Sam the butcher on The Brady Bunch, died on the same day as Bobby Fischer.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Bill Melendez (animator/cartoon director) -- Dead. Died September 2, 2008. Born November 5, 1916. Directed/produced the Peanuts specials and commercials for 41 years, voiced Snoopy, worked as an animator for Warner Brothers. Make memorial contributions to: Childrens Hospital Los Angeles.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Sue Mengers (agent) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died October 15, 2011. Born September 2, 1932. Agent of many '70s stars including Ali McGraw, Tatum O'Neal, Barbra Streisand and Gene Hackman, hosted gatherings of the famous at her house until shortly before her death.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Gian Carlo Menotti (composer) -- Dead. Died February 1, 2007. Born July 7, 1911. Wide ranging composer, probably best-known for Amahl and the Night Visitors (the first opera ever written for TV), founded Spoleto Festivals on two continents, longtime companion of Samuel Barber.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb

Yehudi Menuhin (violin virtuoso) -- Dead. Heart failure while on tour in Berlin. Died March 12, 1999. Born April 22, 1916. Prodigy who played publically for over 70 years, he was a great musician and promoter of music education.  IMDb

Jack Mercer (voice/writer/artist) -- Dead. Died December 4, 1984. Born January 13, 1910. Main voice of Popeye, also helped draw the cartoons in the '30s and wrote many later shows.  Home Page  IMDb

Johnny Mercer (songwriter) -- Dead. Died June 25, 1976. Born November 18, 1909. Songwriter particularly known for hits like "Accentuate the Positive" and "Hooray for Hollywood," co-wrote hits with people like Henry Mancini.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Ismail Merchant (classy producer/occassional director) -- Dead. Ulcers. Died May 25, 2005. Born December 25, 1936. The Indian founder of Merchant Ivory Productions, produced Remains of the Day.  Home Page  IMDb

Melina Mercouri (actress/Greek politician) -- Dead. Lung cancer. Died March 6, 1994. Born October 18, 1910. Never on Sunday. Make memorial contributions to: Melina Mercouri Foundation.  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Freddie Mercury (singer) -- Dead. AIDS. Died November 24, 1991. Born September 5, 1946. Queen.  IMDb

Burgess Meredith (actor) -- Dead. Melanoma, Alzheimer's and old age. Died September 9, 1997. Born November 16, 1908. Grumpier Old Men.  IMDb

Don "Dandy Don" Meredith (football player/football broadcaster/pitchman) -- Dead. Cerebral hemorrage. Died December 5, 2010. Born April 10, 1938. A Dallas Cowboy for years, part of the first Monday Night Football broadcast team, died same year as Merlin Olsen.  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Lee Meriwether (actress) -- Alive. Born May 27, 1935. The original Catwoman.  IMDb

Ethel Merman (singer/actress) -- Dead. Died February 15, 1984. Born January 16, 1909. "There's no business, like show business...," more of a Broadway star than a movie actress, very briefly married to Ernest Borgnine.  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Judith Merril (editor/writer) -- Dead. Died September 12, 1997. Born January 21, 1923. "That Only a Mother...", helpful to American expatriots in Canada during Viet Nam.

Bob Merrill (songwriter) -- Dead. Suicide (and chronic illness). Died February 18, 1998. Born May 17, 1921. Lyricist for Funny Girl.  IMDb

Dina Merrill (actress) -- Alive. Born December 9, 1925. Classy actress who's done hundreds of bit parts on TV and in movies, married to Cliff Robertson for twenty years, daughter of E. F. Hutton and Marjorie Merriweather Post.  Home Page  IMDb

Gary Merrill (actor) -- Dead. Lung cancer. Died March 5, 1990. Born August 2, 1915. Co-starred in All About Eve, did lots of TV in the '50s and '60s, married to Bette Davis for ten years.  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Robert Merrill (opera singer) -- Dead. Baseball?. Died October 23, 2004. Born June 4, 1919. Met baritone and occassional movie actor.  IMDb

Theresa Merritt (actress) -- Dead. Died June 12, 1998. Born September 24, 1922. That's My Mama.  IMDb

Dale Messick (cartoonist) -- Dead. Strokes. Died April 5, 2005. Born April 11, 1906. One of the first female comic strip writers, she created Brenda Starr and wrote it for over 40 years, died on the same day as and Debralee Scott.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Don Messick (cartoon voice) -- Dead. Strokes. Died October 24, 1997. Born September 7, 1927. Bam-bam, Astro, Scooby-Doo and dozens more voices.  IMDb

Judith Meuli (writer) -- Dead. Multiple myeloma. Died December 14, 2007. Born February 15, 1938. A founder of the Feminist Majority, active in NOW, edited The Feminist Chronicles with longtime partner Toni Carabillo.  Obituary

Russ Meyer (maker of busty movies) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died September 18, 2004. Born March 21, 1922. Vixen movies and many other "uplifting" flicks.  IMDb

George Michael (singer/songwriter) -- Dead. Died December 25, 2016. Born June 25, 1963. Started as part of the teen duo Wham!, had solo hits such as "Careless Whisper" and "Father Figure," was often a quiet philanthropist, died same day as Vera Rubin.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Lorne Michaels (producer/writer) -- Alive. Born November 17, 1944. Guiding force beind Saturday Night Live for most of its run.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb

James Michener (writer) -- Dead. Kidney disease, old age. Died October 16, 1997. Born February 3, 1907. Wrote 48 books, many of them very long, including Hawaii and Texas.  Home Page  IMDb

Bette Midler (singer/actress) -- Alive. Born December 1, 1945. "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy," "Wind Beneath my Wings," starred in The Rose, Beaches, Barry Manilow was her pianist early in her career.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb

Toshiro Mifune (actor) -- Dead. Died December 24, 1997. Born April 1, 1920. Many movies with Akira Kurosawa, especially Rashomon.  Home Page  IMDb

John Milford (actor) -- Dead. Melanoma. Died August 14, 2000. Born September 7, 1929. Appeared in dozens of TV shows; played at least ten different characters on different episodes of The Rifleman, helped to create the Hollywood Walk of Fame.  IMDb

Joe Mikolas (actor) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died circa 1997. Born circa 1924. A regular on The Ernie Kovacs Show, invented the line "Sorry about that, chief" for Get Smart, married to Janis Hansen for 35 years...  Home Page

Vera Miles (actress) -- Alive. Born August 23, 1929. The sister in two Psycho movies, very active on TV, married to Gordon Scott.  IMDb

Harvey Milk (businessman/politician) -- Dead. Assassination. Died November 27, 1978. Born May 22, 1930. First openly-gay poitician elected to office, assassinated by a disgruntled former city supervisor.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Ray Milland (actor) -- Dead. Cancer. Died March 10, 1986. Born January 3, 1907.  IMDb

Mary Millar (actress) -- Dead. Cancer. Died November 10, 1998. Born July 26, 1936. Rose in Keeping Up Appearances.  IMDb

Ann Miller (dancer) -- Dead. Cancer. Died January 22, 2004. Born April 12, 1919. Bianca in Kiss Me Kate.  IBDB  IMDb

Arthur Miller (playwright) -- Dead. Congestive heart failure. Died February 10, 2005. Born October 17, 1915. The Crucible, After the Fall, and Death of a Salesman, briefly married to Marilyn Monroe, father of Rebecca Miller, father-in-law of Daniel Day-Lewis.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Dennis Miller (comedian) -- Alive. Born November 3, 1953.  Home Page  IMDb

Henry Miller (author) -- Dead. Heart failure. Died June 7, 1980. Born December 26, 1891. Tropic of Cancer

Jason Miller (playwright/actor) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died May 13, 2001. Born April 22, 1939. Wrote That Championship Season, starred in The Exorcist, father of Jason Patric, son-in-law of Jackie Gleason.  Home Page  IMDb

JP Miller (writer) -- Dead. Died November 1, 2001. Born December 18, 1919. Wrote both the novel and the screenplay for Days of Wine and Roses and screenplays for The People Next Door and Helter-Skelter.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Mitch Miller (conductor) -- Dead. Died July 31, 2010. Born July 4, 1911. Starred in Sing-A-Long with Mitch ("Follow the bouncing ball...") but started his career as an oboeist for symphony orchestras before going on to be a record producer for Columbia and launching the careers of singers like Leslie Uggams.  IMDb  Obituary

Roger Miller (singer) -- Dead. Throat cancer. Died October 25, 1992. Born January 2, 1936. Made "King of the Road" an extremely famous song.  IMDb

Millie (former first dog) -- Dead. Died May 19, 1997. Born circa 1985. Barbara Bush wrote about her in the best-selling Millie's Book in 1990.

Spike Milligan (comic, writer) -- Dead. Died February 27, 2002. Born April 16, 1918. Was the last surviving member of The Goon Show, Gormenghast.  IMDb

Alley Mills (actress) -- Alive. Born May 9, 1951. Mom in The Wonder Years, married to Orson Bean.  IMDb

Donald Mills (singing brother) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died November 13, 1999. Born April 29, 1915. The Mills Brothers.  IMDb

Harry Mills (singing brother) -- Dead. Died June 28, 1982. Born August 19, 1913. The Mills Brothers.  IMDb

Hayley Mills (actress) -- Alive. Born April 18, 1946. The original The Parent Trap and Pollyanna, mostly performs onstage these days.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb

Herbert Mills (singing brother) -- Dead. Died April 12, 1989. Born April 2, 1912. The Mills Brothers.  IMDb

Sir John Mills (actor) -- Dead. Died April 23, 2005. Born February 22, 1908. Won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for the role of a mute in Ryan's Daughter, husband of Mary Hayley Bell, father of Juliet and Hayley.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb

Juliet Mills (actress) -- Alive. Born November 21, 1941. Nanny and the Professor, Passions and many, many diaper commercials.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb

A. A. Milne (writer) -- Dead. Aftereffects of a stroke Died January 31, 1956. Born January 18, 1882. Creator of Winnie the Pooh, many related children's books and some plays.  Home Page  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Christopher Robin Milne (adult "child") -- Dead. Died April 20, 1996. Born August 21, 1920.  Home Page

Martin Milner (actor, radio host) -- Dead. Died September 6, 2015. Born December 28, 1931. Adam 12, co-hosted a radio show on fishing for a few years.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Yvette Mimieux (actress) -- Alive. Born January 8, 1942. The Black Hole, The Time Machine.  IMDb

Sal Mineo (actor) -- Dead. Murdered (stabbing). Died February 12, 1976. Born January 10, 1939.  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Jan Miner (pitchwoman/stage actress) -- Dead. Died February 15, 2004. Born October 15, 1917. Her catchphrase "You're soaking in it" for Palmolive supported her to her perform on Broadway for many years.  IBDB  IMDb

Anthony Minghella (director) -- Dead. Hemorrhage after surgery for cancer of the tonsils and neck. Died March 18, 2008. Born January 6, 1954. Truly, Madly, Deeply, The English Patient, Cold Mountain.  Home Page  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Liza Minnelli (actress/singer) -- Alive. Born March 12, 1946. Multi-talented daughter of Judy Garland and Vincent Minnelli, married to Peter Allen in the '60s and Jack Haley, Jr. in the '70s, divorced her (ex)producer David Gest in the '00s..  IMDb

Vincente Minnelli (Director) -- Dead. Alzheimer's. Died July 25, 1986. Born February 28, 1903. Directed movies like Gigi and Meet Me In St. Louis, married to Judy Garland, father of Liza Minnelli.  IMDb

Marvin Minsky (computer theorist/writer) -- Dead. Cerebral hemorrhage. Died January 24, 2016. Born August 9, 1927. Co-founded the MIT Artificial Intelligence Lab in 1959 with John McCarthy, winner of the Turing Prize, taught computer science for many years, wrote The Society of the Mind.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Helen Mirren (actress) -- Alive. Born July 26, 1945. Prime Suspect, received an Oscar nomination for Gosford Park, married to American director Taylor Hackford.  Home Page  IMDb

Cameron Mitchell (actor) -- Dead. Lung cancer. Died June 29, 1994. Born November 4, 1918.  IMDb

Guy Mitchell (singer/actor) -- Dead. Died July 1, 1999. Born February 22, 1925. "My Heart Cries for You."  IMDb

James Mitchell (actor/dancer) -- Dead. Heart disease/Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Died January 22, 2010. Born February 29, 1920. Starred in All My Children as Palmer Cortlandt for nearly 30 years, played Curly in the dream sequence ballet in Oklahoma and starred in Brigadoon on Broadway, survived by his partner, the costume designer Albert Wolsky. died same day as Jean Simmons.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Joni Mitchell (singer) -- Alive. Born November 7, 1943. Wrote and sang "Woodstock," "Both Sides Now" and "Big Yellow Taxi."  Home Page  twitter  IMDb

William Mitchell (food scientist) -- Dead. Died July 26, 2004. Born circa 1912. Chemist for General Foods who invented (non-fatal!) Pop Rocks, and helped develop Cool Whip.  Obituary

Robert Mitchum (actor) -- Dead. Emphysema and lung cancer. Died July 1, 1997. Born August 6, 1917.  IMDb

Jessica Mitford (writer) -- Dead. Lung cancer. Died July 23, 1996. Born September 11, 1917. The American Way of Death

Francois Mitterrand (politician) -- Dead. Prostate cancer. Died January 8, 1996. Born October 26, 1916.

Vic Mizzy (composer) -- Dead. Heart failure. Died October 17, 2009. Born January 9, 1916. Hollywood composer best-known for his memorable themes for The Addams Family and Green Acres, died on the same day as Sheldon Segal.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Mary Ann Mobley (actress, singer) -- Dead. Breast Cancer. Died December 9, 2014. Born February 17, 1939. A former Miss America who went on to be a TV actress and a popular game show participant, married to Gary Collins for nearly 45 years, died only 5 days before "fellow" Miss America Bess Myerson  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Donald Moffat (actor) -- Alive. Born December 26, 1930. Many movies, including Popeye (the Taxman).  IMDb

Al Molinaro (actor) -- Dead. Gall stones. Died October 29, 2015. Born June 24, 1919. Murray the Cop on TV's The Odd Couple, Happy Days, later did Encore commercials.  twitter  IMDb Obituary

Richard Moll (actor) -- Alive. Born January 14, 1943. The Bailiff on Night Court, has mostly been doing cartoon voices in the years since.  IMDb

Jay Monahan (lawyer) -- Dead. Colon cancer. Died January 24, 1998. Born January 9, 1956. MSNBC legal analyst, married to Katie Couric.

Walter Mondale (politician) -- Alive. Born January 5, 1928. Senator from Minnesota, ambassador to Japan.

Thelonious Monk (jazz great) -- Dead. Stroke. Died February 17, 1982. Born October 11, 1917. "Round Midnight," died on the same day as Lee Strasberg.  Home Page  IMDb

Bill Monroe (musician) -- Dead. Stroke. Died September 9, 1996. Born September 13, 1911.  IMDb

Marilyn Monroe (actress) -- Dead. Suicide or accidental overdose. Died August 5, 1962. Born June 1, 1926. Seven Year Itch, Some Like It Hot, famously sang "Happy Birthday" to President Kennedy, married to Joe DiMaggio and Arthur Miller.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Rosie Will Monroe (WW II icon) -- Dead. Died May 31, 1997. Born circa 1920. She had a riveting past.

Ashley Montagu (anthropologist) -- Dead. Heart disease. Died November 26, 1999. Born June 28, 1905. Dozens of books, including The Natural Superiority of Women.  Home Page  IMDb

Ricardo Montalban (actor) -- Dead. Died January 14, 2009. Born November 25, 1920. Fantasy Island, memorable as Khan in Star Trek.  IMDb

Cory Monteith (actor) -- Dead. Drug overdose. Died July 13, 2013. Born May 11, 1982. Tall star of Glee, in and out of rehab since he was 19.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Elizabeth Montgomery (actress) -- Dead. Cancer. Died May 18, 1995. Born April 15, 1933. Bewitched, many made-for-TV movies, daughter of Robert Montgomery, survived being married to Gig Young, even if his last wife didn't.  Home Page  IMDb

George Montgomery (sculptor/actor) -- Dead. Heart failure. Died December 12, 2000. Born August 29, 1916. Western actor, married to Dinah Shore.  IMDb

R. A. Montgomery (writer/publisher/educator) -- Dead. Died November 9, 2014. Born circa 1936. Educator who published and wrote many Choose Your Own Adventure books.  Home Page  twitter  Obituary

Robert Montgomery (actor) -- Dead. Died September 27, 1981. Born May 21, 1904. Father of Elizabeth Montgomery.  IMDb

Anne Moody (writer/activist) -- Dead. Dementia Died February 5, 2015. Born September 15, 1940. Fought for civil rights in the South, wrote The Coming of Age in Mississippi.  Home Page  twitter  Obituary

Ron Moody (actor) -- Dead. Died June 11, 2015. Born January 8, 1924. Fagin in Oliver!, Eastenders, was once considered to play Doctor Who, but he turned it down.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Robert Moog (inventor/musician) -- Dead. Brain Tumor. Died August 21, 2005. Born May 23, 1934. Experimented with theremins, later developed synthesizers in the '60s, launching a wave of electronic music, met once with Leon Theremin. Make memorial contributions to: Bob Moog Foundation.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Keith Moon (rocker) -- Dead. Drugs. Died September 7, 1978. Born August 23, 1947. Who.  Home Page  IMDb

Alvy Moore (actor/producer) -- Dead. Heart failure. Died May 4, 1997. Born December 5, 1921. Mr. Kimball on Green Acres.  IMDb

Brian Moore (writer) -- Dead. Heart trouble. Died January 11, 1999. Born August 25, 1921. The Statement, The Secret Passion of Judith Hearn.  IMDb

Clayton Moore (actor) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died December 28, 1999. Born September 14, 1914. TV's The Lone Ranger  Dead People Server Photo Gallery  IMDb

Constance Moore (actress) -- Dead. Heart failure. Died September 16, 2005. Born January 18, 1920. Appeared as Wilma Deering in various versions of Buck Rogers and in the classic You Can't Cheat an Honest Man, died on the same day as Gordon Gould.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Dickie Moore (writer/actor/public relations) -- Dead. Died September 10, 2015. Born September 12, 1925. Very famous child star of the '30s and '40s (briefly in "Our Gang") who went into writing and public relations, married to Jane Powell from 1988 until his death.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Dudley Moore (actor) -- Dead. Pneumonia/progressive supranuclear palsy. Died March 27, 2002. Born April 19, 1935. Starred in 10 and Arthur, died on the same day as Milton Berle and Billy Wilder.  IMDb

Garry Moore (TV game show host) -- Dead. Emphysema. Died November 28, 1993. Born January 31, 1915.  IMDb

Joanna Moore (obscure actress) -- Dead. Lung cancer. Died November 22, 1997. Born October 11, 1934. First ex-wife of Ryan O'Neal, Tatum O'Neal's mother.  IMDb

Juanita Moore (actress) -- Dead. Died January 1, 2014. Born October 19, 1914. Received Best Actress Oscar and Golden Globe nominations for Imitation of Life, and appeared the London production of A Raisin in the Sun.  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Mary Tyler Moore (actress) -- Dead. Died January 25, 2017. Born December 29, 1936. Emmy-winning actress who starred in great shows in the '60s (The Dick Van Dyke Show) and '70s (The Mary Tyler Moore Show), activist for diabetics everywhere, married to TV exec Grant Tinker in the '60s & '70s.  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  youtube  Obituary

Robin Moore (writer) -- Dead. Throat cancer. Died February 21, 2008. Born October 31, 1925. Wrote The French Connection and The Green Berets (including the famous '60s song)  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Roger Moore (actor) -- Alive. Born October 14, 1927. The third James Bond.  IMDb

Agnes Moorehead (actress) -- Dead. Cancer. Died April 30, 1974. Born December 6, 1906. Bewitched, Citizen Kane.  IMDb

Eileen Moran (special effects producer) -- Dead. Cancer Died December 2, 2012. Born January 23, 1952. Produced effects for many movies, including The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and Avatar.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Emma Morano (last surivor of people born in the 1800s) -- Dead. Died April 15, 2017. Born November 29, 1899. Former factory worker and kitchen worker who was the last well-documented person born in the 1800s, celebrated her 117th birthday. She credited her longevity to eating 2 raw eggs a day (one raw and one cooked) and drinking homemade brandy. She had a sibling who lived to be 102 so genes mattered too.  Home Page  Home Page  twitter Obit

Jeanne Moreau (actress) -- Alive. Born January 23, 1928. French actress who starred in a number of Truffault movies (Jules and Jim).  IMDb

Rita Moreno (actress/dancer) -- Alive. Born December 11, 1931. West Side Story, The King and I.  IMDb

Kenneth More (actor) -- Dead. Parkinson's Disease. Died July 12, 1982. Born September 20, 1914. Ghost of Christmas Present in Scrooge.  IMDb

Dennis Morgan (actor) -- Dead. Respiratory failure. Died September 7, 1994. Born December 20, 1908. My Wild Irish Rose.  IMDb

Elaine Morgan (Writer) -- Dead. Died July 12, 2013. Born November 7, 1920. TV writer who became interested in science and anthropology and wrote The Aquatic Ape, died same day as Amar Bose.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Harry Morgan (actor) -- Dead. Died December 7, 2011. Born April 10, 1915. Lots of movies, but probably best-known as Col. Potter on the M*A*S*H TV show.  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Henry Morgan (actor) -- Dead. Died May 19, 1994. Born March 31, 1915. Some TV, probably best-known from I've Got a Secret.  IMDb

Jaye P. Morgan (singer/actress) -- Alive. Born December 3, 1931. Another '60s TV game show regular.  IMDb

Akio Morita (industrialist) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died October 3, 1999. Born January 26, 1921. CEO of SONY, popularized transitorized consumer products.  Home Page

Pat Morita (actor) -- Dead. Died November 24, 2005. Born August 28, 1932. Arnold on Happy Days, teacher in The Karate Kid movies.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Robert Morley (actor) -- Dead. Stroke. Died June 3, 1992. Born May 26, 1908. Tall British comedy actor.  IMDb

John Morressy (English professor/fantasy writer) -- Dead. Coronary seizure. Died March 20, 2006. Born circa 1930. Wrote the Kedrigern series. Make memorial contributions to: St. Bernard's Parish, 173 Main Street, Keene, NH 03431  Home Page  Obituary

Priscilla Morrill (actress) -- Dead. Kidney infection. Died November 9, 1994. Born June 4, 1927. TV actress probably best-known as Lou Grant's ex-wife on the Mary Tyler Moore Show.  IMDb

Anita Morris (actress/dancer) -- Dead. Cancer. Died March 2, 1994. Born March 14, 1943.  IMDb

Eva Morris (really old woman) -- Dead. Died November 2, 2000. Born November 8, 1885. Another oldest well-documented person, said whiskey and boiled onions helped her live so long.

Garrett Morris (actor) -- Alive. Born February 1, 1937. SNL alum.  IMDb

Greg Morris (actor) -- Dead. Cancer. Died August 27, 1996. Born September 27, 1934. Mission Impossible, born on the same day as Wilford Brimley, believe it or not..  IMDb

Howie Morris (second banana/comic/TV director) -- Dead. Heart ailment. Died May 21, 2005. Born September 4, 1919. Your Show of Shows, Ernest T Bass on the Andy Griffith Show, died on the same day as Pat York.  IMDb  Obituary

Willie Morris (writer) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died August 2, 1999. Born November 29, 1935. Famous Southern writer, The Ghosts of Medgar Evers.  IMDb

Jim Morrison (singer/songwriter) -- Dead. Heroin/cocaine overdose (asthma attack?). Died July 3, 1971. Born December 8, 1943. Leader of The Doors.  IMDb

Patricia Keneally Morrison (writer) -- Alive. Born circa 1947. Fantasy writer.

Philip Morrison (physicist/educator) -- Dead. Died April 22, 2005. Born November 7, 1915. One of the A-bomb developers, he went on to help develop SETI and narrated the famous short subject Powers of 10.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Sterling Morrison (musician) -- Dead. Cancer. Died August 30, 1995. Born August 29, 1942.  Home Page  IMDb

Toni Morrison (writer) -- Alive. Born February 18, 1931. The Bluest Eye, won Nobel Prize for literature for 1993, and the Pulitzer Prize for 1988.  Home Page

Van Morrison (rocker) -- Alive. Born August 31, 1945. "Have I Told You Lately That I Love You?"

Vic Morrow (actor) -- Dead. Killed by helicopter blade while filming. Died July 23, 1982. Born February 14, 1932. Father of Jennifer Jason Leigh, he died along with two child actors during the filming of The Twilight Zone movie.  IMDb

Barry Morse (actor) -- Dead. Died February 2, 2008. Born June 10, 1918. Actor with a long and varied career, including The Fugitive and Space: 1999.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb

Gary Morton (producer/actor) -- Dead. Lung cancer. Died March 30, 1999. Born December 19, 1924. Lucille Ball's second husband and her producer.  IMDb

George Moscone (politician) -- Dead. Assassination. Died November 27, 1978. Born November 24, 1929. Mayor of San Francisco, assassinated by a disgruntled employee.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Sam Moskowitz (SF fandom historian) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died April 15, 1997. Born June 30, 1920.  AwardWeb

Grandma Moses (artist) -- Dead. . Died December 13, 1961. September 7, 1860. Farmer who took up painting rustic rural scenes in her late 70s, popularizing primitive art.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Jeff Moss (writer/composer) -- Dead. Colon cancer. Died September 24, 1998. Born June 19, 1942. He was a writer of Sesame Street, and wrote the classics "Rubber Duckie" and "I Love Trash."  IMDb

Don Most (actor) -- Alive. Born August 8, 1953. Ralph on Happy Days.  IMDb

Zero Mostel (actor) -- Dead. Died September 8, 1977. Born February 28, 1915. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.  IMDb

Farley Mowat (writer/environmentalist) -- Dead. Died May 6, 2014. Born May 12, 1921. Wrote Never Cry Wolf and a number of nature-related books.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Mo Mowlam (politician) -- Dead. Brain cancer/effects of a fall. Died August 19, 2005. Born September 18, 1949. Northern Ireland Secretary under Blair.  Obituary

Mr. Ed (TV animal) -- Dead. Died 1968. Born 1949. Mr. Ed  IMDb

Ulrich Muehe (actor) -- Dead. Stomach cancer. Died July 22, 2007. Born June 20, 1953. Starred as the wire tapper Hauptmann in the great German movie The Lives of Others, very busy on German TV.  IMDb

Anita Mui (singer/actress) -- Dead. Cervical cancer. Died December 30, 2003. Born October 10, 1963. Hong Kong movie star who was also known as the Asia Madonna, died on the same day as John Gregory Dunne.  IMDb

Edward Mulhare (actor) -- Dead. Lung cancer. Died May 24, 1997. Born April 8, 1923. A ghost, but where's Mrs. Muir?.  IMDb

Martin Mull (actor) -- Alive. Born August 18, 1943. Played Barth Gimble in several late '70s shows, including Fernwood 2Nite, Leon on Roseanne, frequently co-stars with Fred Willard.  IMDb

Richard Mulligan (actor) -- Dead. Colon cancer. Died September 26, 2000. Born November 13, 1932. Soap and Empty Nest, younger brother of Robert Mulligan.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Robert Mulligan (director) -- Dead. Heart disease. Died December 20, 2008. Born August 23, 1925. Directed To Kill a Mockingbird and Up the Down Staircase, older brother of Richard Mulligan.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Bill Mumy (actor/musician) -- Alive. Born February 1, 1954. The original Will Robinson, Lennier on Babylon 5.  Home Page  IMDb

Iris Murdoch (writer) -- Dead. Alzheimer's disease. Died February 8, 1999. Born July 15, 1919. Many novels including Jackson's Dilemma

Anne Marie Murphy (Teacher/hero) -- Dead. Murdered by semiautomatic-carrying gunman. Died December 14, 2012. Born July 25, 1960. Special education teacher who was murdered shielding her students from the Newtown gunman, Autism Speaks.  twitter  Obituary

Audie Murphy (war hero/actor) -- Dead. Plane crash. Died May 28, 1971. Born June 20, 1924.  IMDb

Ben Murphy (actor) -- Alive. Born March 6, 1942. Alias Smith and Jones, appeared on JAG and Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman.  IMDb

Brittany Murphy (actress) -- Dead. Cardiac arrest. Died December 20, 2009. Born November 10, 1977. Voiced Luanne for King of the Hill, co-starred in Clueless and 8-Mile, died on the same day as Arnold Stang.  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Rosemary Murphy (actress) -- Dead. Died July 5, 2014. Born January 13, 1927. Miss Maudie in To Kill a Mockingbird, won an Emmy in the '70s for playing Sara Delano Roosevelt.  Home Page  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Anne Murray (singer) -- Alive. Born June 20, 1945. Canadian singer who brought us "Snowbird" and "Could I Have This Dance."  Home Page  IMDb

Bill Murray (comic) -- Alive. Born September 21, 1950. Not reliving February 2nd any more, starred on SNL and many movies including Lost in Translation and Groundhog Day.  IMDb

Don Murray (actor) -- Alive. Born July 31, 1929. Bit parts in many movies, appeared as Sid Fairgate in Knott's Landing, met his first wife Hope Lange while filming Bus Stop.  IMDb

Jan Murray (comic) -- Dead. Died July 2, 2006. Born October 4, 1916. Hosted Treasure Hunt in the late '50s, guested on many TV shows.  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Joseph Murray (surgeon) -- Dead. Stroke. Died November 26, 2012. Born April 1, 1919. Performed the first kidney transplant in 1954, later won a Nobel Prize for that, was a leading plastic surgeon, wrote his autobiography, Surgery Of The Soul: Reflections on a Curious Career.  Home Page  twitter  Obituary

Tony Musante (actor) -- Dead. Post-surgical hemorrhage. Died November 26, 2013. Born June 30, 1936. Starred in Toma, appeared in the first season of Oz, died same day as Jane Kean.  Home Page  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Real Musgrave (dragon artist) -- Alive. Born circa 1945.  Home Page Artist, brother of Story Musgrave

Story Musgrave (astronaut) -- Alive. Born August 19, 1935. Astronaut, brother of Real Musgrave, has degrees in chemistry, medicine and literary criticism.  Home Page  IMDb

Lorenzo Music (voice) -- Dead. Lung cancer. Died August 4, 2001. Born May 2, 1937. Went from working behind the scenes to being the voice of Carlton, the Doorman and Garfield, the Cat.  IMDb

Edmund Muskie (politician) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died March 26, 1996. Born March 28, 1914. Senator from Maine.

Burt Mustin (actor) -- Dead. Died January 28, 1977. Born February 8, 1882. Played very tall, very old men in the '60s and '70s.  IMDb

Carl Mydans (photographer) -- Dead. Died August 17, 2004. Born May 20, 1907. Life magazine photogapher, mostly known for iconic WWII photographs like MacArthur returning to the Phillipines in 1945.  Home Page  IMDb

Bess Myerson (game show panelist) -- Dead. Died December 14, 2014. Born July 16, 1924. Still the only Jewish Miss America, she later worked on TV and for New York politicians, involved in some public scandals in the '80s, died only 5 days after "fellow" Miss America Mary Ann Mobley.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary