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Fred Saberhagen (writer) -- Dead. Cancer. Died June 29, 2007. Born May 18, 1930. Wrote the Beserker series, and Dracula novels, died on the same day as Joel Siegel. Make memorial contributions to: Doctors without Borders. Catholic Relief, SFWA Emergency Medical Fund, or John 23rd Catholic Church, Albuquerque, NM.  Home Page  IMDb

Oliver Sacks (neurologist/author) -- Dead. Cancer. Died August 30, 2015. Born July 9, 1933. Neurologist whose work inspired Awakenings, he also wrote The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat (and other clinical tales) and his memoir On The Road: A Life. Died same day as Wes Craven.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Anwar Sadat (politician) -- Dead. Assasinated. Died October 6, 1981. Born December 25, 1918. Egyptian president who signed the Camp David accords in 1978.

Morley Safer (journalist) -- Dead. Died May 19, 2016. Born November 8, 1931. Award-winning journalist who was active on 60 Minutes for 46 years, gave his last broadcast two months before his death. In 1967 he provided the first look inside China in nearly 20 years by a US news show (CBS News Special Report), died same day as Alan Young.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Herbert Saffir (Building engineer) -- Dead. Following surgery. Died November 22, 2007. Born March 29, 1917. Co-developed the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Score.  Obituary

William Safire (writer) -- Dead. Pancreatic cancer. Died September 27, 2009. Born December 17, 1929. Longtime New York Times columnist, won a Pulitzer Prize for commentary in 1978, came up with the idea for the "kitchen debates" between Krushchev and Nixon and later went to work for the Nixon administration; created the famous Agnew line "Nattering nabobs of negativism" to describe the press in the late '60s.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Carl Sagan (astronomer/writer) -- Dead. Pneumonia, cancer. Died December 20, 1996. Born November 9, 1934. Host of the great '70s science series Cosmos, his SF movie, Contact, premiered a few months after his death.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Francoise Sagan (writer) -- Dead. Heart/lung failure. Died September 24, 2004. Born June 21, 1935. A Certain Smile, died on the same day as Tim Choate  IMDb

Ginetta Sagan (freedom fighter) -- Dead. Cancer. Died September 1, 2000. Born circa 1925. A survivor of the Holocaust and a founder of Amnesty International. Make memorial contributions to: Ginetta Sagan Fund  Home Page

Carol Bayer Sager (songwriter) -- Alive. Born March 8, 1947. Co-wrote "A Groovy Kind of Love" while still in high school, collaborated with many other songwriters including Neil Diamond and her ex-husband, Burt Bacharach ("Arthur's Theme").  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb

Mort Sahl (policital comic) -- Alive. Born May 11, 1927.  IMDb

Bernard Sahlins (theater manager) -- Dead. Died June 16, 2013. Born circa 1922. Founded and managed the original Second City which developed talented comics and became something of a training ground for Saturday Night Live.  Wikipedia  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Eva Marie Saint (actress) -- Alive. Born July 4, 1924. On the Waterfront, North by Northwest.  IMDb

Jill Saint John (actress) -- Alive. Born August 19, 1941. Married to Robert Wagner.  IMDb

Yves Saint-Laurent (designer) -- Dead. Died June 1, 2008. Born August 1, 1936. Worked for Dior and popularized suits for women and haute couture.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Harold Sakata (actor) -- Dead. Cancer. Died July 29, 1982. Born July 1, 1920. OddJob in Goldfinger.  IMDb

Andrei Sakharov, Ph.D. (physicist) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died December 14, 1989. Born May 21, 1921. Nobel Peace Prize winner for 1975, imprisoned by the Soviets for years, he eventually was released and emmigrated to America, died on the same day as Jock Mahoney and Lee Van Cleef.  Home Page

Theresa Saldana (actress/activist) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died June 6, 2016. Born August 20, 1954. Co-starred in Raging Bull, her career was interupted by a 1982 knife attack by a stalker, she later starred in a movie about the attack and was in The Comish, died same day as Peter Shaffer.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Soupy Sales (comic) -- Dead. Died October 22, 2009. Born January 8, 1926. "Hey, kids, if you send me a dollar..."  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

J. D. Salinger (reclusive writer) -- Dead. Died January 27, 2010. Born January 1, 1919. Catcher in the Rye, died same day as Zelda Rubinstein and Howard Zinn.  IMDb  Obituary

Pierre Salinger (journalist/political press officer) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died October 16, 2004. Born June 14, 1925. Kennedy's press secretary, he later went to work for ABC.  IMDb

Jonas Salk (biologist) -- Dead. Heart failure, not polio. Died June 23, 1995. Born October 28, 1914. Developed a polio vaccine.  FindAGrave

Alexander Salkind (producer) -- Dead. Died March 8, 1997. Born June 2, 1921. Produced the first Christopher Reeve Superman and the '70s Musketeer movies.  IMDb

Albert Salmi (actor) -- Dead. Suicide. Died April 23, 1990. Born March 11, 1928. Murdered his wife and then shot himself.  IMDb

Will Sampson (actor) -- Dead. Following heart surgery. Died June 3, 1987. Born September 27, 1933. Played enigmatic, tall Indians in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and Poltergeist II.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Col. Harlan Sanders (chicken fryer) -- Dead. Leukemia. Died December 16, 1980. Born September 9, 1890. Founded Kentucky Fried Chicken (AKA KFC - Randy Quaid is doing his cartoon voice in commercials, which is...well...eerie...).  FindAGrave

George Sanders (prolific actor) -- Dead. Suicide. Died April 25, 1972. Born July 3, 1906.  IMDb

Richard Sanders (actor) -- Alive. Born August 28, 1940. Les Nessman on WKRP.  IMDb

William Sanderson (actor) -- Alive. Born January 10, 1948. Larry in Newhart, J. F. Sebastian in Blade Runner.  Home Page  IMDb

Tony Sandler (singer/comic) -- Alive. Born circa 1933. The European-born member of the Sandler and Young team, which last performed publically for a 9/11 benefit in 2001.  Home Page  IMDb

Tommy Sands (singer/actor) -- Retired. Born August 27, 1937. Babes in Toyland, once married to Nancy Sinatra.  IMDb

Isabel Sanford (actress) -- Dead. Died July 9, 2004. Born August 29, 1917. Louise Jefferson in The Jeffersons and bit parts on many other TV shows.  IMDb

Terry Sanford (poltician) -- Dead. Complications of cancer. Died April 18, 1998. Born August 20, 1917. Former governor of, and later a senator from North Carolina.

Margaret Sanger (activist) -- Dead. Died September 6, 1966. Born September 14, 1879. Sex education and birth control proponent, founder of the organization that later became Planned Parenthood.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Merlin Santana (actor) -- Dead. Murdered. Died November 9, 2002. Born March 14, 1976. Hector in Showtime.  IMDb

Dick Sargent (actor) -- Dead. Prostate cancer. Died July 8, 1994. Born April 19, 1933. The second Darren on Bewitched.  IMDb

William Anthony Swithin Sarjeant (paleontologist/fantasy writer) -- Dead. Died July 8, 2002. Born July 15, 1935. Professor at University of Saskatchewan who also wrote fantasies (as Anthony Swithin) and gave interesting talks on the geology of Middle Earth.  Home Page

Michael Sarrazin (actor) -- Dead. Cancer. Died April 17, 2011. Born May 22, 1940. Starred in They Shoot Horses, Don't They? and The Reincarnation of Peter Proud.  IMDb  Obituary

May Sarton (author) -- Dead. Died July 16, 1995. Born May 3, 1912.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Jean-Paul Sartre (philosopher) -- Dead. Lung tumor. Died April 15, 1980. Born June 21, 1905. No Exit.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Vidal Sassoon (hairstylist/businessman) -- Dead. Died May 9, 2012. Born January 17, 1928. The first celebrity hairstylist to globally market products, he gave Mia Farrow her memorable haircut for Rosemary's Baby.  Wikipedia  twitter  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Ann Savage (actress) -- Dead. Died December 25, 2008. Born February 19, 1921. Detour, My Winnipeg," died on the same day as Edd Cartier, and Eartha Kitt, and Leo Frankowski.  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

George Savalas (actor) -- Dead. Leukemia. Died October 2, 1985. Born December 5, 1924. Stavros on Kojack, died same day as Rock Hudson.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Telly Savalas (actor) -- Dead. Prostate cancer. Died January 22, 1994. Born January 21, 1922. Kojack. "Who loves ya, baby?"  Wikipedia  twitter  IMDb  FindAGrave

Tom Savini (ghoulish make-up artist/actor) -- Alive. Born November 3, 1946. Horror movie make-up artist, particularly for George Romero films, he runs an intensive school for make-up artists in the Pittsburgh area.  Home Page  IMDb

Mario Savio (activist) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died November 6, 1996. Born December 8, 1942.

Jessica Savitch (news anchor) -- Dead. Drowning/car accident. Died October 23, 1983. Born February 1, 1947. An early woman news anchor, she later went to work for NBC  FindAGrave  IMDb

John Saxon (actor) -- Alive. Born August 5, 1935. The Bold Ones, in over 100 movies.  IMDb

Prunella Scales (actress) -- Alive. Born June 22, 1932. Mrs. Fawlty in Fawlty Towers.  IMDb

Francesco Scavullo (photographer) -- Dead. Heart failure. Died January 6, 2004. Born January 16, 1921. Fashion photographer, published many books of actress photographs.  IMDb

Richard Schaal (actor) -- Dead. Died November 4, 2014. Born May 5, 1928. Once a member of Second City, he went on to do lots of bit parts, including Slaughterhouse Five, Phyllis and The Mary Tyler Moore Show, first husband of Valerie Harper.  Wikipedia  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Dick Schaap (sportscaster/writer) -- Dead. Complications of elective hip replacement surgery. Died December 21, 2001. Born September 27, 1934. TV and radio sportscaster and journalist, wrote an autobiography (Flashing Before My Eyes) just this year, died on the same day as Foster Brooks.  IMDb  Obituary

Rebecca Schaeffer (actress) -- Dead. Stalker murder. Died July 18, 1989. Born November 6, 1967. My Sister Sam.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Natalie Schafer (actress) -- Dead. Cancer. Died April 10, 1991. Born November 5, 1900. Lovey on Gilligan's.  IMDb

William Schallert (actor) -- Dead. Died May 9, 2016. Born July 6, 1922. Versatile actor who acted professionally from 1947-2014, probably best-known as Patty's dad on The Patty Duke Show (and died only 5 weeks after Patty Duke), appeared in Twilight Zone and two versions of Star Trek and was president of the Screen Actors Guild from 1979-1981.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Albert Schatz, Ph.D. (researcher) -- Dead. Pancreatic cancer. Died January 17, 2005. Born February 2, 1920. The real discoverer of streptomycin (even though he didn't get the Nobel for it) an early, effective TB antibiotic, and an expert on massage therapy, died same day as Virginia Mayo and Zhao Ziyang.  Home Page  Wikipedia  twitter  Obituary

Arthur Schawlow (physicist) -- Dead. Died April 28, 1999. Born May 5, 1921. A co-inventer of the laser (with Charles Townes), he won a Nobel Prize in 1981 for work in laser spectroscopy.  Home Page  Obituary

Roy Scheider (actor) -- Dead. Multiple myeloma/staph infection. Died February 10, 2008. Born November 10, 1932. The French Connection, Jaws, All That Jazz, 2010.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Maria Schell (actress) -- Dead. Died April 26, 2005. Born January 15, 1926. Superman, The Brothers Karamozov, the sister of Maximilian Schell, died on the same day as Mason Adams.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Maximilian Schell (actor) -- Dead. Died February 1, 2014. Born December 8, 1930. Judgment at Nuremberg (for which he won an Oscar), Deep Impact, brother of Maria Schell.  Wikipedia  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Vincent Schiavelli (actor/cookbook writer) -- Dead. Lung cancer. Died December 26, 2005. Born November 10, 1948. Long-faced character actor in famous movies like One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Amadeus and Ghost (where he played the ghost who haunted subway cars), he lived in Italy and wrote books on Italian cooking, died on the same day as Kerry Packer.  IMDb

Peter Schickele (musical comic) -- Alive. Born July 17, 1935. Also known as a "biographer," he wrote The Definitive Biography of P.D.Q. Bach.  Home Page  IMDb

Emilie Schindler (humanitarian) -- Dead. Aftereffects of a stroke. Died October 5, 2001. Born October 22, 1907. Oskar Schindler's wife, who helped save 1,000 Jews during WWII Schindler's List.  Home Page  Obituary

Oskar Schindler (humanitarian when it counted) -- Dead. Stroke. Died October 9, 1974. Born April 28, 1908. A businessman who spent most of his fortune rescuing the people who worked for him from the "Final Solution," inspired Schindler's List.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Walter Schirra, Jr. (astronaut/businessman) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died May 3, 2007. Born March 12, 1923. Fifth American in space, participated in three NASA spaceflight programs (Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo).  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. (historian) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died February 28, 2007. Born October 15, 1917. Writer and liberal political aide who wrote an early history of the Kennedy administration A Thousand Days, died on the same day as Leigh Eddings.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

John Schlesinger (director) -- Dead. After-effects of a stroke. Died July 25, 2003. Born February 16, 1926. Directed a range of offbeat films from Midnight Cowboy to Cold Comfort Farm.  IMDb

Max Schmeling (boxer) -- Dead. Died February 2, 2005. Born September 28, 1905. German world heavyweight champion during the Nazi regime who fought black American boxer Joe Louis, beat him once but Louis later knocked him out in the first round of the rematch.  Home Page  IMDb

Maria Schneider (actress) -- Dead. Cancer. Died February 3, 2011. March 27, 1952. Young star of the infamous Last Tango in Paris whose co-star was the much older Marlon Brando.  IMDb  Obituary

Romy Schneider (actress) -- Dead. Suicide/accidental overdose/heart attack. Died May 29, 1982. Born September 23, 1938.  IMDb

John Schoenherr (artist) -- Dead. Died April 8, 2010. Born July 5, 1935. Painted hundreds of famous science fiction book/magazine covers (Dune) and illustrated the Caldecott-award-winning children's book Owl Moon.  Home Page  Obituary

Fritz Scholder (artist/teacher) -- Dead. Pneumonia/diabetes. Died February 10, 2005. Born October 6, 1937. Painted modern Indians and many colorful posters.  Home Page  Obituary

Alex Schomberg (artist) -- Dead. Old age. Died April 7, 1998. Born circa 1906.   AwardWeb

Daniel Schorr (journalist) -- Dead. Died July 23, 2010. Born August 31, 1916. Longtime CBS reporter, an analyst for NPR at the time of his death.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Avery Schreiber (comic) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died January 7, 2002. Born April 9, 1935. Burns and Schreiber comedy team, many Doritos commercials.  IMDb

Schroedinger's Cat (thought experiment) -- Not Alive.  Home Page

Budd Schulberg (writer/producer) -- Dead. Died August 5, 2009. Born March 27, 1914. Wrote the screenplays for On the Waterfront and A Face in the Crowd and the novel What Makes Sammy Run?.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Charles M. Schulz (cartoonist) -- Dead. Heart attack/effects of colon cancer Died February 12, 2000. Born November 26, 1922. No longer drawing Peanuts, died on the same day as "Screamin'" Jay Hawkins and "Oliver".  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Arnold Schwarzenegger (governator/actor/body builder/Kennedy-in-law) -- Alive. Born July 30, 1947. A pretty good comic actor who seems to be doing a pretty good job as governor of California.  IMDb

Norman Schwarzkopf (soldier) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died December 27, 2012. Born August 22, 1934. A leader of Desert Storm, his father was a New Jersey cop who helped investigate the kidnapping of the Lindbergh baby, died same day as Harry Carey, Jr..  Wikipedia  twitter

Julius Schwartz (comic editor/agent) -- Dead. Died February 8, 2004. Born June 19, 1915. Edited many DC comics for many years, including Superman.  Home Page  IMDb

Sherwood Schwartz (producer/composer) -- Dead. Died July 12, 2011. Born November 14, 1916. Producer of many popular shows of the '60s and '70s like Gilligan Island and The Brady Bunch and wrote their memorable theme songs  IMDb  Obituary

George Scithers (editor) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died April 19, 2010. Born May 14, 1929. Longtime science fiction fan, Scithers promoted heroic literature, was the first editor of Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine (for which he won two Hugo Awards) and revived Weird Tales.  Home Page  Obituary

Dick Scobee (Challenger (STS-51L) astronaut) -- Dead. Shuttle explosion. Died January 28, 1986. Born May 19, 1939. Commander of the Challenger mission.  Home Page

Paul Scofield (Actor) -- Dead. Leukemia. Died March 19, 2008. Born January 21, 1922. Magnificent actor, best-known for playing Sir Thomas More in A Man for All Seasons, wonderful as Mark Van Doren in Quiz Show, died on the same day as Sir Arthur C. Clarke.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Peter Scolari (actor) -- Alive. Born September 12, 1954. Bosom Buddies, Newhart, lots of TV.  IBDB  IMDb

Martin Scorsese (director) -- Alive. Born November 17, 1942. Directed many movies, including Taxi Driver and Raging Bull.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb

Alexandra Scott (young philanthropist) -- Dead. Neuroblastoma. Died August 1, 2004. Born January 17, 1996. Starting running lemonade stands as a way to raise money to fight her rare form of cancer when she was just four years old, she helped to raise over $700,000 before she died. Make memorial contributions to: Alex's Lemonade Stand.  Home Page

Bill Scott (voice/producer) -- Dead. Heart attack/cancer. Died November 29, 1985. Born August 2, 1920. Voiced Bullwinkle, Mr. Peabody and Dudley Do-Right.  IMDb

Bon Scott (rocker) -- Dead. Aspirating on vomit while drunk. Died February 19, 1980. Born July 9, 1946. Leader of AC/DC - "Highway to Hell."  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Debralee Scott (redhead) -- Dead. Alcoholism. Died April 6, 2005. Born April 2, 1953. Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, Welcome Back Kotter and Match Game, died on the same day as Saul Bellow and Dale Messick.  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

George C. Scott (actor) -- Dead. Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm. Died September 22, 1999. Born October 18, 1927. Patton, twice married to Colleen Dewhurst, father of Campbell Scott.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Gordon Scott (actor) -- Dead. Following heart surgery. Died April 30, 2007. Born August 3, 1926. Played Tarzan in the '50s, later went on to make spaghetti Westerns, married to Vera Miles in the '50s, died on the same day as Tom Poston.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Lizabeth Scott (actress) -- Dead. Congestive heart failure. Died January 31, 2015. Born September 29, 1922. Star of film noir movies like Dead Reckoning, Pitfall and I Walk Alone.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Martha Scott (actress) -- Dead. Died May 28, 2003. Born September 22, 1914. Emily in the first filmed Our Town, Miriam in Ben Hur.  IMDb

Randolph Scott (actor) --Dead. Died March 2, 1987. Born January 23, 1898. Acted in many Westerns, a roommate of Cary Grant.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Ridley Scott (director) -- Alive Born November 30, 1937. Directed classics like Alien, Blade Runner and Thelma and Louise, co-produced the TV series Numb3rs with his brother Tony.  Wikipedia  twitter  IMDb

Tony Scott (director) -- Dead. Suicide (bridge leap). Died August 19, 2012. Born June 21, 1944. Directed Top Gun and Crimson Tide, co-produced the TV series Numb3rs.  Wikipedia  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Willard Scott (semi-retired bozo) -- Alive. Born March 7, 1934.  IMDb

Earl Scruggs (country musician) -- Dead. Died March 28, 2012. Born January 6, 1924. Flatt and Scruggs.  Home Page  Wikipedia  twitter  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Glen Seaborg, Ph.D. (chemist) -- Dead. Stroke. Died February 25, 1999. Born April 19, 1912. Won a Nobel Prize for chemistry for 1951 for discovering plutonium and other elements.  Home Page

"England" Dan Seals (singer) -- Dead. Lymphoma. Died March 25, 2009. Born February 8, 1948. Part of the duo England Dan and John Ford Coley, best-known for "I'd Really Love to See You Tonight."  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Jean Seberg (actress) -- Dead. Suicide. Died September 8, 1979. Born November 13, 1938. Controversial American actress who was more at home in French movies; hounded by FBI due to her Black Panther support.  Home Page  IMDb

Sir Harry Secombe (actor) -- Dead. Diabetes. Died April 11, 2001. Born September 8, 1921. The Goon Show, Mr. Bumble in Oliver!, died on the same day as Nyree Dawn Porter.  IMDb

Neil Sedaka (songwriter/singer) -- Alive. Born March 13, 1939. The Captain and Tenielle helped him come back when they recorded "Love Will Keep Us Together."  Home Page  IMDb

Pete Seeger (singer/songwriter/activist) -- Dead. Died January 27, 2014. Born May 3, 1919. Wrote songs like "If I Had a Hammer" and "Where Have All the Flowers Gone," founder of the group The Weavers, blacklisted during the '50s and '60s due to his political views, performed regularly in concert through his late 80s, marched for miles during an Occupy march in his 90s.  Home Page  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Erich Segal (writer/academic) Dead. Heart attack/Parkinson's disease. Died January 17, 2010. Born June 16, 1937. Best-known for Love Story.  IMDB  

Sheldon Segal (embryologist/biochemist) -- Dead. Heart failure. Died October 17, 2009. Born March 15, 1926. Birth control developer, lead developer of Norplant, died on the same day as Vic Mizzy.  Obituary

Marian Seldes (actress/teacher) -- Alive. Born August 23, 1928. Actress who set the record for most consecutive performances in a Broadway play Deathtrap (1,809), won a Tony Award for lifetime achievement, many bit parts on TV (including "Mr. Big's" mother), second wife of Garson Kanin.  IBDB  IMDb

Tom Selleck (actor) -- Alive. Born January 29, 1945. Magnum, P.I., for which he turned down the part of Indy Jones, did a great comic turn in In and Out, allegedly a water thief during the California drought.  twitter  IMDb

Peter Sellers (actor) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died July 24, 1980. Born September 8, 1925. Great range, from Dr. Strangelove, to Pink Panther and Being There, The Goon Show; Geoffrey Rush played him in a terrific HBO biopic, survived a heart attack while in his 30s.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Maurice Sendak (writer) -- Dead. Stroke. Died May 8, 2012. Born June 10, 1928. Great kids' book writer, Where the Wild Things Are.  Home Page  Wikipedia  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Mack Sennett (producer/director/actor) -- Dead. Died November 5, 1960. Born January 17, 1880. Directed and produced hundred of silent shorts, directed early Charlie Chaplin and Mabel Normand movies and invented the Keystone Cops.  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Victor Serebriakoff (genius) -- Dead. Old age. Died January 1, 2000. Born circa 1913. Helped build MENSA and designed IQ tests.

Rod Serling (writer) -- Dead. Departed for the Twilight Zone after heart surgery. Died June 28, 1975. Born December 25, 1924. Creator of The Twilight Zone and Night Gallery.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Eric Sevareid (TV journalist) -- Dead. Stomach cancer. Died July 9, 1992. Born November 26, 1912.  IMDb

Doc Severinsen (trumpeter/band leader) -- Alive. Born July 7, 1927. Tonight Show band leader known for his eye-catching outfits.  Home Page  IMDb

Betty Shabazz, Ph.d. (icon) -- Dead. Complications after being caught in a fire set by her grandson. Died June 23, 1997. Born May 1936. Widow of Malcolm X (murdered in 1965) she raised six daughters and earned a doctorate in education.  Home Page  FindAGrave

Anthony Shaffer (playwright) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died November 6, 2001. Born May 15, 1926. Wrote Sleuth, twin brother of Peter Shaffer.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Peter Shaffer (playwright) -- Dead. Died June 6, 2016 Born May 15, 1926. Wrote Amadeus, twin brother of Anthony Shaffer, died same day as Theresa Saldana.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Forrest Shaklee (businessman) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died December 15, 1985. Born November 27, 1894. Shaklee Products founder.

Tupac "2pac" Shakur (rapper) -- Dead. Drive-by shooting. Died September 13, 1996. Born June 16, 1971.  IMDb

Gene Shalit (movie reviewer) -- Alive. Born March 25, 1932. Reviewer for many years for the Today Show.  IMDb

Tony Shalhoub (actor) -- Alive. Born October 9, 1953. Wings, Men in Black, Galaxy Quest, married to Brooke Adams, attended college drama classes with the Jane Kaczmarek.  IBDB  IMDb

Alan J. Shalleck (illustrator) -- Dead. Murder. Died February 6, 2006. Born circa 1929. Collaborated with Margaret Rey on the Curious George books after her husband's death, helped direct the cartoon TV series.  Home Page

Garry Shandling (comic/actor/writer) -- Dead. Died March 24, 2016. Born November 29, 1949. Comic whose satiric show about a late night talk show host (The Larry Sanders Show) made network executives offer him late night talk show gigs, his last TV appearance was probably two months before he died on Jerry Seinfeld's Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee and the name of the episode was "It's Great that Garry Shandling Is Still Alive," Conan O'Brien gave a touching and funny tribute to Shandling the night he died, died same day as Earl Hamner, Jr.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Bob Shane (singer) -- Alive. Born February 1, 1934. Kingston Trio - "Tom Dooley."  Home Page  IMDb

Ravi Shankar (sitarist/60s icon) -- Dead. After-effects of heart surgery. Died December 11, 2012. Born April 7, 1920. Famous friend of the Beatles, particularly George Harrison, who called him "the godfather of world music." Father of sitarist Anoushka Shankar and singer Norah Jones.  Home Page  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Claude Shannon (information theorist) -- Dead. Alzheimer's. Died February 24, 2001. Born April 30, 1916. Invented binary code and bits Mathematical Theory of Communication.  Home Page

Del Shannon (musician) -- Dead. Suicide. Died February 9, 1990. Born December 30, 1934. "Runaway."  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Omar Sharif (bridge expert/actor) -- Dead. Heart attack/Alzheimer's. Died July 10, 2015 Born April 10, 1932. Lawrence of Arabia and Dr. Zhivago - a great-looking man into his 70s - perferred to play bridge rather than be in a bad movie, died same day as Roger Rees  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Ray Sharkey (actor) -- Dead. AIDS. Died June 11, 1993. Born November 14, 1952.  IMDb

William Shatner (actor (alleged director, alleged author)) -- Alive. Born March 22, 1931. Made several comebacks after Star Trek, good in comedies (like Miss Congeniality), but can be good in dramas with the right material (Boston Legal).  IMDb

Artie Shaw (clarinetist/bandleader) -- Dead. Died December 30, 2004. Born May 23, 1910. Married many stars, but stayed married to Evelyn Keyes from 1957 to his death.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Bob Shaw (science fiction writer) -- Dead. Cancer. Died February 11, 1996.   AwardWeb

Reta Shaw (actress) -- Dead. Emphysema. Died January 8, 1982. Born September 13, 1912. Martha Grant on TV's The Ghost and Mrs. Muir and many other bit parts.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Robert Shaw (chorale director) -- Dead. Stroke. Died January 25, 1999. Born April 30, 1916. One of the great choral conductors ever.

Robert Shaw (actor) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died August 27, 1978. Born August 9, 1927. Jaws.  IMDb

Dick Shawn (actor) -- Dead. Heart attack while performing on stage. Died April 17, 1987. Born December 1, 1929. Probably best-known for the original version of The Producers.  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Wallace Shawn (actor) -- Alive. Born November 12, 1943. Andre's dinner companion and a princess's kidnapper.  IMDb

Christopher Shea (Original Linus) -- Dead. Died August 19, 2010. Born February 5. 1958. Linus in the first few Charlie Brown specials.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Robert Shea (author) -- Dead. Cancer. Died March 10, 1994. Born February 14, 1933. The Illuminatus Trilogy.  Home Page

Michael Sheard (actor) -- Dead. Cancer. Died August 31, 2005. Born June 18, 1940. Probably best-known for being the first person Darth Vader kills in The Empire Strikes Back ("You have failed me for the last time, Admiral"), for playing Hitler multiple times and for playing Grange Hill's Mr Bronson.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Moira Shearer (dancer/actress/writer) -- Dead. Died January 31, 2006. Born January 17, 1926. The Red Shoes, died on the same day as Coretta Scott King.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Norma Shearer (actress) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died June 12, 1983. Born August 10, 1900. Won an Oscar, married to MGM boy-wonder Irving Thalberg.  IMDb  FindAGrave

George Shearing (jazz pianist) -- Dead. Congestive heart failure. Died February 14, 2011. Born August 13, 1919. "Lullaby Of Birdland," performed until late in his life.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Robert Sheckley (writer) -- Dead. Brain aneurysm/heart disease. Died December 9, 2005. Born July 16, 1928. Mostly wrote humorous SF, probably best-known for Immortality, Inc., later made into the movie Freejack.  Dead People Server Photo Gallery  Home Page  IMDb

Charlie Sheen (actor) -- Alive. Born September 3, 1965. Actor known more for wild behavior than his performances (though he gave a fine performance in Platoon, an ironic performance in Being John Malcovich and was on Two and a Half Men for almost eight seasons until he was fired), ex-husband of Denise Richards, announced he was HIV positive in November 2015.  twitter  IMDb

Martin Sheen (actor) -- Born August 3, 1940. Father of a brood of American actors, he gave brilliant performances in Apocalypse Now, Gettysburg, and Wall Street; played the President in West Wing, longtime antiwar activist.  Home Page  twitter  IBDB  IMDb

Charles Sheffield (writer) -- Dead. Brain cancer. Died November 2, 2002. Born circa 1935. Wrote hard science SF like Starfire and non-fiction books like The Borderlands of Science, married to the writer Nancy Kress.  Home Page

Johnny Sheffield (child actor) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died October 15, 2010. Born April 11, 1931. Boy in the Tarzan movies, Bomba in the Bomba movies.  IMDb  Obituary

Sidney Sheldon (writer/producer) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died January 30, 2007. Born February 11, 1917. Produced shows like The Patty Duke Show, wrote books like The Other Side of Midnight, won an Oscar for writing The Bachelor and the BobbySoxer.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Adrienne Shelly (director/actress) -- Dead. Homicide. Died November 1, 2006. Born June 24, 1966. Probably best-known for Waitress, which premired six months after her murder, died on the same day as William Styron. Make memorial contributions to: Adrienne Shelly Foundation.  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Reid Shelton (actor) -- Dead. Stroke. Died June 8, 1997. Born October 7, 1924. Best-known as the original Daddy Warbucks in Annie.  IMDb

Alan Shepard (astronaut) -- Dead. Leukemia. Died July 21, 1998. Born November 18, 1923. First American in space, first golfer on the moon Moon Shot

Lucius Shepard (writer) -- Dead. Died March 18, 2014. Born August 21, 1947. Brilliant short fiction writer who won a Nebula for "R&R" and a Hugo for "Barnacle Bill the Spacer."  Home Page  Wikipedia  twitter  Obituary

Sam Shepard (playwright/actor) -- Alive. Born November 5, 1943. Wrote Fool for Love and True West, starred as Chuck Yeager in The Right Stuff, longtime companion of Jessica Lange.  IBDB  IMDb

Jean Shepherd (writer/radio artist) -- Dead. Old age. Died October 16, 1999. Born July 21, 1921. Voice-over specialist, wrote In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash.  IMDb

Craig Shergold (healthy adult) -- Not dead yet. Born circa 1977.  Home Page

Mary Sherlach (Psychologist/hero) -- Dead. Murdered by semiautomatic-carrying gunman. Died December 14, 2012. Born circa 1956. Tried to rush the gunman with the principal before he got further into the school.  twitter  Obituary

Allan Sherman (comic musician) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died November 21, 1973. Born November 30, 1924. TV writer/producer, wrote the famous camp song "Hello Mudda, Hello Fadda" in the early '60s.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Bobby Sherman (EMT/singer/'60s teen idol) -- Alive. Born July 22, 1943. Here Comes the Brides.  IMDb

Josepha Sherman (editor/writer) -- Dead. Died August 23, 2012. Born December 12, 1946. An editor and folklorist who also wrote media tie-in books (Star Trek, Buffy), died same day as Jerry Nelson.  Home Page  Wikipedia  twitter  Obituary

Richard M. Sherman (songwriter) -- Alive. Born June 12, 1928. With his brother Robert, he wrote iconic music for Disney ("It's a Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow") and the score for Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.  Home Page  Wikipedia  twitter  IBDB  IMDb

Robert B. Sherman (songwriter) -- Dead. Died March 5, 2012. Born December 19, 1925. With his brother Richard, he wrote iconic music for Disney ("It's a Small World After All" and the score for Mary Poppins), one of the liberators of Dachau.  Home Page  Wikipedia  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Carol Shields (author) -- Dead. Breast cancer. Died June 16, 2003. Born June 2, 1935. Won the Pulitzer Prize for The Stone Diaries in 1993.  Home Page  IMDb

Robert Shields (artist, mime) -- Alive. Born March 26, 1951. Part of the ubiquitous '70s-'80s Shields and Yarnell mime team, Shields and Lorene Yarnell divorced and he retired to Sedona, Arizona to create native American-inspired art.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb

James Shigeta (actor/singer) -- Dead. Died July 28, 2014. Born June 17, 1933. Born in Hawaii, he became a singing star in '50s Japan after winning the Ted Mack Original Amateur Hour, went on to star in Flower Drum Song and Die Hard, did a lot of TV, died same day as Margot Adler.  Home Page  Wikipedia  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Talia Shire (actress) -- Alive. Born April 25, 1946. Adrian in the Rocky movies, Connie in the Godfather movies, Francis Ford Coppola's sister, Jason Swartzman's mother.  IBDB  IMDb

Carolyn Shoemaker (astronomer) -- Alive. Born June 24, 1929. Co-discoverer of the Shoemaker-Levy comet that had a spectacular collision with Jupiter in 1994, survived the car accident in Australia that killed her husband.  Home Page  twitter

Eugene Shoemaker (astronomer) -- Spaced. Car accident in Australia. Died July 18, 1997. Born April 28, 1928. Co-discoverer of the Shoemaker-Levy comet that had a spectacular collision with Jupiter in 1994.  Home Page  twitter  Obituary  FindAGrave

Willie Shoemaker (jockey) -- Dead. Died October 12, 2003. Born August 19, 1931. Winning jockey from the '50s-'80s, paralyzed in a car crash after his retirement, died on the same day as Joan Kroc.  Home Page

Dinah Shore (entertainer/women's golf promoter) -- Dead. Cancer. Died February 24, 1994. Born March 1, 1917. An early actress turned talk-show host, won an Emmy for it after her show was canned, married to George Montgomery.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Bobby Short (classy pianist/singer) -- Dead. Leukemia. Died March 21, 2005. Born September 15, 1924. New York City institution, played at the Hotel Carlyle for 36 years, played himself in Hannah and Her Sisters, died on the same day as Barney Martin  Home Page  IMDb

Eunice Kennedy Shriver (philanthropist) -- Dead. Died August 11, 2009. Born July 10, 1921. Founded the Special Olympics, Maria Shriver's mother.  IMDb  Obituary

Sargent Shriver (public servant) -- Dead. Died January 18, 2011 Born November 9, 1915. First director of the Peace Corps, started VISTA and HeadStart.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Nevil Shute (writer) -- Dead. Died January 12, 1960. Born January 17, 1899. On the Beach, A Town Like Alice.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Fred Shuttlesworth (civil rights leader/minister) -- Dead. Died October 5, 2011. Born March 18, 1922. One of the leaders of the civil rights movement in the South, especially in Birmingham, Alabama in the early '60s, survived multiple assassination attempts, died same day as Steve Jobs.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Sylvia Sidney (actress) -- Dead. Throat cancer. Died July 1, 1999. Born August 8, 1910. Beetlejuice, Oscar-nominated for Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams.  IMDb

Joel Siegel (movie critic) -- Dead. Cancer. Died June 29, 2007. Born July 7, 1943. Film critic for ABC, co-founder of Gilda's Club, died on the same day as Fred Saberhagen.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Simone Signoret (actress) -- Dead. Cancer. Died September 30, 1985. Born March 25, 1921. Won an Oscar for Room at the Top.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Alan Sillitoe (writer) -- Dead. Died April 25 2010. Born March 4, 1928. Wrote "The Lonliness of the Long Distance Runner" and Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, died same day as Dorothy Provine.  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Beverly Sills (opera singer/chair of the Met) -- Dead. Cancer. Died July 2, 2007. Born May 25, 1929. Soprano with the New York City Opera and later the Met who went on to manage opera companies.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Bernard Silver (engineer) -- Dead. Died August 28, 1963. Born September 21, 1924 Acute Leukemia. With Joseph Woodland, patented the basic concept behind what would become the bar code in the early '50s, 30 years before it was in common use.  Home Page  twitter

Ron Silver (actor) -- Dead. Esophageal cancer. Died March 15, 2009. Born July 2, 1946. Versatile actor, was on The West Wing, Veronica's Closet and played Alan Dershowitz in Reversal of Fortune, won a Tony Award for Speed-the-Plow, became a Republican activist after 9/11.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Jay Silverheels (actor) -- Dead. Stroke. Died March 5, 1980. Born May 26, 1919. Tonto on TV's The Lone Ranger.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Phil Silvers (actor) -- Dead. Natural causes. Died November 1, 1985. Born May 11, 1912. Sgt. Bilko.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Shel Silverstein (writer) -- Dead. Heart attack while writing. Died May 10, 1999. Born September 25, 1932. Wrote a wide variety of material, from country music like "One's on the Way" and "A Boy Named Sue" to kid's books like The Giving Tree and Where the Sidewalk Ends.  IMDb

Alastair Sim (actor) -- Dead. Died August 19, 1976. Born October 9, 1900. Scrooge in the 1951 version of A Christmas Carol.  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Clifford Simak (author) -- Dead. Respiratory failure. Died April 25, 1988. Born August 3, 1904.   AwardWeb

Harry Simeone (music director/arranger) -- Dead. Died February 22, 2005. Born May 9, 1911. His children's chorale helped to popularize "The Little Drummer Boy" and "Do You Hear What I Hear?," arranger for Bing Crosby, died on the same day as Simone Simon.  Home Page  IMDb

Jean Simmons (actress) -- Dead. Died January 22, 2010. Born January 31, 1929. Guys and Dolls, Spartacus, Elmer Gantry and over 70 other films, once married to Stewart Granger, died same day as James Mitchell.  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Richard Simmons (exercise guru) -- Alive. Born July 12, 1948.  IMDb

Carly Simon (singer/song writer) -- Alive. Born June 25, 1945. "You're So Vain," wrote several movie scores, including the music for Working Girl, once married to James Taylor.  IMDb

Herbert A. Simon, Ph.D. (economist) -- Dead. Complications of cancer surgery. Died February 9, 2001. Born June 15, 1916. Wonderful speaker and teacher, Nobel Prize winner for economics for 1978. Make memorial contributions to: Carnegie Mellon University, the First Unitarian Church of Pittsburgh or a charity of the donor's choice.  Home Page  Home Page  Home Page

Paul Simon (singer/songwriter) -- Alive. Born October 13, 1941. Former professional partner of Art Garfunkel, many hits including "Sounds of Silence," married to the very talented singer Edie Brickell, toured with Nelson Mandela after his release.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb

Simone Simon (actress) -- Dead. Died February 22, 2005. Born April 23, 1910. Seventh Heaven, the original The Cat People, died on the same day as Harry Simeone.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Nina Simone (singer) -- Dead. Died April 21, 2003. Born February 21, 1933. "I Put a Spell on You".  Home Page  IMDb

Don Simpson (producer) -- Dead. Stupidity (drugs). Died January 19, 1996. Born October 29, 1943. Canny pop film producer behind Flashdance, Top Gun and about a dozen teen-pleasers.  IMDb

OJ Simpson (ex-everything) -- Alive. Born July 9, 1947. Football star, so-so actor (except when it really counted), acquitted murderer (just like Robert Blake).  IMDb

Valerie Simpson (singer/songwriter) -- Alive. Born August 26, 1945. With professional and life partner Nickolas Ashford, Ashford & Simpson wrote for Ray Charles and Diana Ross ("Reach Out and Touch Somebody's Hand"), performed their own music ("Solid") and Simpson had a solo hit with "I'm Every Woman."  Home Page  IMDb

Frank Sinatra (singer) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died May 14, 1998. Born December 12, 1915. He did it his way - an ex-husband of Ava Gardner and Mia Farrow.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Madge Sinclair (actress) -- Dead. Leukemia. Died December 20, 1995. Born April 28, 1938. Bell in Roots , Geordie's mom in Star Trek TNG.  IMDb

Doris Singleton (actress) -- Dead. Died June 26, 2012. Born September 28, 1919. Frequent co-star of Lucille Ball in different series including I Love Lucy, died same day as Nora Ephron.  Wikipedia  twitter  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Penny Singleton (actress/labor activist) -- Dead. Died November 12, 2003. Born September 15, 1908. Blondie, later a union organizer who led the Rockettes on their first strike in 1966, voiced Jane Jetson, sister of Barney McNulty, died on the same day as Jonathan Brandis.  IMDb

Curt Siodmak (screenplay writer) -- Dead. Heart failure. Died September 2, 2000. Born August 10, 1902. Wrote The Wolf Man and many other films, died on the same day as Elvera Davis and Jean Speegle Howard.  IMDb

Leslie Arthur Sirkin (geologist) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died June 25, 2000. Born circa 1934.  Home Page

Marina Sirtis (actress) -- Alive. Born March 29, 1960. Deanna Troi on various versions of Star Trek.  Home Page  IMDb

Gene Siskel (critic) -- Dead. Complications of brain surgery. Died February 20, 1999. Born January 26, 1946. The Balcony Is Closed. Roger Ebert's longtime TV partner.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Emil Sitka (actor) -- Dead. Stroke. Died January 16, 1998. Born February 22, 1914. In many Three Stooges shorts, famous for the tipsy "Now hold hands, you lovebirds" line.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Red Skelton (comic) -- Dead. Old age. Died September 17, 1997. Born July 18, 1913. Freddie the Freeloader and a host of other characters.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Tom Skerritt (actor) -- Alive. Born August 25, 1933. Alien and Picket Fences.  IMDb

John Sladek (writer) -- Dead. Lung disease. Died March 10, 2000. Born December 15, 1937. Science fiction satirist.

Elisabeth Sladen (actress) -- Dead. Cancer. Died April 19, 2011. February 1, 1948. Sarah Jane in Dr. Who in the '70s and in The Sarah Jane Adventures in the '00s.  IMDb

Deke Slayton (Mercury astronaut/NASA administrator) -- Dead. Brain cancer. Died June 13, 1993. Born March 1, 1924.  Home Page  IMDb

William Sleator (YA writer) -- Dead. Died August 3, 2011. Born February 13, 1945. Prolific writer, wrote House and Stairs and The Angry Moon.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Grace Slick ('60s icon) -- Alive. Born October 30, 1939. Jefferson Airplane/Starship

Alexis Smith (actress) -- Dead. Cancer. Died June 9, 1993. Born June 8, 1921. The Two Mrs. Carrolls, TV in the '70s and '80s, married to Craig Stevens

Anna Nicole Smith (model) -- Dead. Drug overdose. Died February 8, 2007. Born November 28, 1967. Amusing Playboy centerfold-turned amusing performer, died five months after her 20-year-old son died of a drug overdose.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

"Buffalo" Bob Smith (TV personality) -- Dead. Cancer. Died July 30, 1998. Born November 27, 1917. The Howdy Doody Show.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Carl Smith (singer/songwriter) -- Dead. Died January 16, 2010. Born March 15, 1927. Opry star, wrote "Your Love Keeps Lifting Me (Higher and Higher)," first husband of June Carter Cash  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Darwood "Ken" Kaye Smith (actor/minister) -- Dead. Hit by a car. Died May 15, 2002. Born September 8, 1929. Waldo in the later Our Gang shorts.  IMDb  Obituary

DeVon "Robot Man" Smith (world champion hitchhiker) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died May 30, 2003. Born April 8, 1926. A character who created robot and flying saucer art and hitchhiked over 200,000 miles

Elliott Smith (singer/songwriter) -- Dead. Suicide. Died October 21, 2003. Born August 6, 1969. Nominated for an Oscar for "Miss Misery" for Good Will Hunting, died on the same day as Fred Berry.  Home Page  IMDb

Hal Smith (actor/cartoon voice) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died January 28, 1994. Born August 24, 1916. Probably most-seen as the drunk on The Andy Griffith Show.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Howard K. Smith (TV journalist) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died February 15, 2002. Born May 12, 1914.  IMDb

Jaclyn Smith (actress/designer) -- Alive. Born October 26, 1945. Charlie's Angels, played Jacqueline Onassis in a made-for-TV movie, designed clothing for K-Mart, breast cancer survivor, married to Dennis Cole, 1978-1981.  Home Page  IMDb

Jeff Smith (cookbook writer) -- Dead. Heart disease. Died July 7, 2004. Born January 22, 1939. An entertaining cook and frugal gourmet who wrote usable cookbooks; he screwed his career by "alledgedly" screwing others...  IMDb

Kate Smith (singer) -- Dead. Respiratory arrest/Diabetes. Died June 17, 1986. Born May 1, 1909. Famous for "God Bless America."  IMDb  FindAGrave

Kevin Smith (actor) -- Dead. Fall during a stunt causing a skull fracture. Died February 15, 2002. Born March 16, 1963. Ares on Xena (not to be confused with the American director Kevin Smith, who is alive and well).  IMDb

Lane Smith (actor) -- Dead. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Died June 13, 2005. Born April 29, 1936. Played Nixon in The Final Days, Perry White in Lois and Clark.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Lois Smith (actress) -- Alive. Born November 3, 1930. Five Easy Pieces, Twister - one of the great character actresses of the last 50 years, nominated twice for the Tony Award.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb

Dame Maggie Smith (actress) -- Alive. Born December 28, 1934. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Professor McGonagall in the Harry Potter movies.  IBDB  IMDb

Margaret Chase Smith (legislator) -- Dead. Stroke. Died May 29, 1995. Born December 14, 1897. One of the first Republicans to condemn Joe McCarthy for the witchhunter that he was.

Mel Smith (comic) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died July 19, 2013. Born December 3, 1952. Part of the British comedy team Smith and Jones, he played the memorable albino in The Princess Bride.  Wikipedia  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Mike Smith (Singer/songwriter) -- Dead. Pneumonia/effects of paralysis. Died February 28, 2008. Born December 3, 1943. Dave Clark Five, songs like "I Like It Like That," died on the same day as Joseph Juran.  Home Page  Obituary  FindAGrave

Michael Smith (Challenger (STS-51L) astronaut) -- Dead. Shuttle explosion. Died January 28, 1986. Born April 30, 1945. Pilot of the Challenger.  Home Page

Mary Louise Smith (politico) -- Dead. Lung cancer. Died August 22, 1997. Born circa 1915. Only woman to chair the Republican National Committee.

Nicholas Smith (actor) -- Dead. Complications after a fall. Died December 6, 2015. Born March 5, 1934. Mr. Rumbold on Are You Being Served?, did various voices for Wallace and Grommit cartoons and video games.  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Roger Smith (actor) -- Alive. Born December 18, 1932. Married to Ann-Margret.  IMDb

Samantha Smith ("good will ambassador," actress) -- Dead. Plane crash. Died August 25, 1985. Born June 29, 1972. Wrote a letter to Soviet Premiere Yuri Andropov in the early '80s and visited Russia on his invitation.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Sammi Smith (singer) -- Dead. Died February 12, 2005. Born August 5, 1943. "Help Me Make It Through the Night," died on the same day as Brian Kelly.  IMDb  Obituary

Jan Smithers (actress) -- Alive. Born July 3, 1949. WKRP, an ex-wife of James Brolin.  IMDb

Dick Smothers (comic/folk musician/wine maker) -- Alive. Born November 20, 1939. The Smothers Brothers.  Home Page  IMDb

Tom Smothers (comic/folk musician/wine maker) -- Alive. Born February 2, 1937. The Smothers Brothers.  Home Page  IMDb

Sam Snead (golfer) -- Dead. Died May 23, 2002. Born May 27, 1912. Won more PGA tour events than anyone else.

Carrie Snodgress (actress) -- Dead. Died April 1, 2004. Born October 27, 1946. Oscar-nominated for Diary of a Mad Housewife, she appeared as Mrs. Paul in Iron Jawed Angels just before her death.  IMDb

Phoebe Snow (singer) -- Dead. Died April 26, 2011. Born July 17, 1950. "Poetry Man" was a big hit for her in 1975, cared for a disabled daughter until her death in 2007, performed many commercial jingles, suffered a stroke in early 2010.  Dead People Server Photo Gallery  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Jimmy "The Greek" Snyder (oddsmaker) -- Dead. Died April 21, 1996. Born September 9, 1919.  IMDb

Tom Snyder (Talk show host) -- Dead. Leukemia. Died July 29, 2007. Born May 12, 1936. Tomorrow Show, The Late, Late Show.  IMDb

Louis Sokoloff (doctor) -- Dead. Died July 30, 2015. Born Octoboer 14, 1921. Developed the PET scanner, died same day as Lynn Anderson.  twitter  Obituary

Paul Soles (actor/cartoon voice) -- Alive. Born circa 1930. Spiderman in the late '60s cartoons, Hermey in Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (later a neighbor in Toronto of Bilie Mae Richards who voiced Rudolph).  Home Page  IMDb

Sir Georg Solti (conductor) -- Dead. Died September 5, 1997. Born October 21, 1912.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (writer) -- Dead. Died August 3, 2008. Born December 11, 1918. Wrote the controversial One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, won the Nobel Prize, expelled from the Soviet Union and lived in Vermont from the mid-70s until he returned to Russia in the '90s.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Brett Somers (actress) -- Dead. Died September 15, 2007. Born July 11, 1924. Match Game player, Jack Klugman's long-separated wife in real life, she played his ex-wife in The Odd Couple.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Elke Sommer (artist/actress) -- Alive. Born November 5, 1940. German starlet (A Shot in the Dark), formerly married to Hollywood writer Joe Hyams, has mostly been a painter for many years.  IMDb

Stephen Sondheim (lyricist/composer/screenwriter) -- Alive. Born March 22, 1930. Lyricist for Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Gypsy and others.  IMDb

Susan Sontag (writer, activist) -- Dead. Acute myelogenous leukemia. Died December 28, 2004. Born January 28, 1933. Novelist and essayist, On Photography, died on the same day as Jerry Orbach.  Home Page  IMDb

Jack Soo (actor) -- Dead. Cancer. Died January 11, 1979. Born October 28, 1917. Barney Miller.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Ann Sothern (actress) -- Dead. Heart failure. Died March 15, 2001. Born January 22, 1909. Voice of My Mother, the Car.  IMDb

Vicki Soto (Teacher/hero) -- Dead. Murdered by semiautomatic-carrying gunman. Died December 14, 2012. Born 1985. Teacher murdered after hiding her students from the Newtown gunman.  twitter  Obituary

Terry Southern (writer) -- Dead. Died October 29, 1995. Born May 1, 1926. One of the writers of Dr. Strangelove....  IMDb

Sissy Spacek (actress) -- Alive. Born December 25, 1949. Carrie, won an Oscar for Coal Miner's Daughter.  IMDb

Phil Spector (record producer) -- Alive. Born October 26, 1940. An early producer of Cher and Tina Turner, married to Ronnie Spector (a Ronnette) for a few years, convicted of murder in the shooting death of Lana Clarkson.  Home Page  IMDb

Ronnie Spector (performer) -- Alive. Born August 10, 1943. A Ronnette ("Be My Baby"), still tours, had been married to Phil Spector, younger sister of Estelle Bennett.  Home Page  IMDb

Mark Speight (kid TV host) -- Dead. Suicide by hanging. Died April 7, 2008. Born August 6, 1965. Longtime British TV presenter, who killed himself a few months after his girlfriend's drug-related death.  IMDb  Obituary

Aaron Spelling (producer) -- Dead. Stroke. Died June 23, 2006. Born April 22, 1923. Producer of shows like Charlie's Angels and Dynasty first husband of Carolyn Jones.  IMDb  FindAGrave

John Spencer (actor) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died December 16, 2005. Born December 20, 1946. Leo McGarry on The West Wing, Tommy Mullaney on LA Law, gardening enthusiast, wonderful actor, died on the same day as Kenneth Bulmer.  IBDB  IMDb

Wendie Jo Sperber (actress/philanthropist) -- Dead. Cancer. Died November 29, 2005. Born September 15, 1958. Amy in Bosom Buddies, Linda in the Back to the Future movies. Make memorial contributions to: weSpark Cancer Support Center, the foundation she started.  Home Page  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Steven Spielberg (director/producer) -- Alive. Born December 18, 1946. Directed blockbusters like Jaws and ET and brilliant movies like Schindler's List, founded DreamWorks, started the Shoah Foundation, married to Kate Capshaw.  IMDb

Mickey Spillane (writer) -- Dead. Died July 17, 2006. Born March 9, 1918. Created the Mike Hammer books including I, the Jury.  IMDb

Brent Spiner (actor) -- Alive. Born February 2, 1949. Data in various versions of Star Trek, and many bit parts on TV, movies and Broadway.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb

Dr. Benjamin Spock (pediatrician/writer/activist/Olympic rower) -- Dead. Heart disease. Died March 15, 1998. Born May 2, 1903. Controversial child care writer, not to be confused with Mr. Spock (who "died" but came back anyway).  Home Page

Dusty Springfield (pop singer) -- Dead. Breast cancer. Died March 2, 1999. Born April 16, 1939. "Wishin' and Hopin'" and "Son of a Preacher Man"

Elizabeth Spriggs (actress) -- Dead. Died July 2, 2008. Born September 18, 1929. Mrs. Jennings in Sense and Sensibility, pops into Harry Potter movies from portraits.  IMDb  Obituary

June Squibb (actress) -- Alive. Born November 6, 1929. Oscar-nominated for Nebraska after 60 years in show-biz, played Aunt Fishy in Love the Coopers, played Electra in the original Broadway run of Gypsy, longtime friend of Margo Martindale, her favorite TV show is Game of Thrones--she says she'd love to be in it and be killed by a sword.  twitter  IBDB  IMDb

Robert Stack (actor) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died May 14, 2003. Born January 13, 1919. TV's Eliot Ness, longtime host of Unsolved Mysteries, died on the same day as Wendy Hiller.  Home Page  IMDb

Jo Stafford (big band singer) -- Dead. Congestive heart failure. Died July 16, 2008. Born November 12, 1917. Her song "I'll Be Seeing You" was the most popular record distributed to US soldiers during WWII, created a musical parody in the late '50s called "Darlene Edwards."  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Terry Stafford (singer/songwriter) -- Dead. Died March 17, 1996. Born November 22, 1941. "Suspicion"

Layne Staley (Grunge rocker) -- Dead. stupidity (speedball). Died April 5, 2002. Born August 27, 1967. Lead singer for Alice in Chains.  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Lionel Stander (actor) -- Dead. Lung cancer. Died November 30, 1994. Born January 11, 1908. Max on Hart to Hart.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Arnold Stang (actor) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died December 20, 2009. Born September 28, 1918. Co-starred in Arnold S.'s film debut, Hercules in New York, did the voice of Top Cat, did lots of TV in the '50s and '60s, died on the same day as Brittany Murphy.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Florence Stanley (actress) -- Dead. Stroke. Died October 3, 2003. Born July 1, 1924. Mrs. Fish on Barney Miller, died on the same day as William Steig.  IMDb

Vivian Stanshall (musician) -- Dead. Fire. Died March 5, 1995. Born March 21, 1943. Bizarre Brit also known as Ginger Geezer.  Home Page

Harry Dean Stanton (actor/musician) -- Alive. Born July 14, 1926. Alien.  IMDb

Barbara Stanwyck (actress) -- Dead. Died January 20, 1990. Born July 16, 1907.  IMDb

Jean Stapleton (actress) -- Dead. Died May 31, 2013. Born January 19, 1923. Best-known as Edith Bunker, played Birdie in You've Got Mail.  Wikipedia  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Maureen Stapleton (actress) -- Dead. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Died March 13, 2006. Born June 21, 1925. Won an Oscar, Tony and Emmy during her long career, played a memorable Emma Goldman in Reds, titled her autobiography Hell of a Life, died on the same day as Peter Tomarken.  IBDB  IMDb

Willie "Pops" Stargell (baseball great/humanitarian) -- Dead. Stroke/Hypertension/Kidney disease/Diabetes. Died April 9, 2001. Born March 6, 1940. Powerful hitter, raised millions for charity, died the morning the new baseball park opened in Pittsburgh, two days after his large bronze statue was unveiled at PNC Park.  Home Page

Kay Starr (singer) -- Alive. Born July 21, 1922.  IMDb

Ringo Starr (musician) -- Alive. Born July 7, 1940.  IMDb

Harold Stassen (perennial presidential candidate/politician) -- Dead. Old age. Died March 4, 2001. Born April 13, 1907. Liberal Republican who decried extremism, helped to start the UN, resigned as governor of Minnesota to enlist for WWII.

Dawn Steel (studio chief) -- Dead. Brain tumor. Died December 20, 1997. Born August 19, 1946. An early women producer and studio head, she oversaw films like When Harry Met Sally and Top Gun.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Tommy Steele (actor) -- Alive. Born December 17, 1936. Appeared in a bunch of musicals like Finnean's Rainbows.  IMDb

Joseph Stefano (writer) -- Dead. Heart failure. Died August 25, 2006. Born May 5, 1922. Writer/producer behind The Outer Limits, adapted Robert Bloch's Psycho.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

William Steig (cartoonist/writer) -- Dead. Died October 3, 2003. Born November 14, 1907. New Yorker cartoonist who later turned to writing children's books, including Shrek!, died on the same day as Florence Stanley.  Home Page  IMDb

Rod Steiger (actor) -- Dead. Pneumonia/kidney failure. Died July 9, 2002. Born April 14, 1925. On the Waterfront, The Pawnbroker and won an Oscar for In the Heat of the Night.  IMDb  Obituary

Ben Stein (writer/comic) -- Alive. Born November 25, 1944. Dead-panned his way through Comedy Central's Win Ben Stein's Money, wrote at least one novel (as Benjamin Stein), played bit-parts in movies and in Republican administrations.  IMDb

Herman Stein (composer) -- Dead. [rumors] Congestive heart failure. Died March 15, 2007. Born August 19, 1915. Composed the music for many B movies, including It Came From Outer Space.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Joseph Stein (playwright) -- Dead. Died October 24, 2010. Born May 30, 1912. Won a Tony for Fiddler on the Roof, also wrote Zorba and Enter Laughing, died a little over a week before Jerry Bock who wrote the music for Fiddler.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

David Steinberg (director, writer, stand-up comic) -- Alive. Born August 9, 1942. Comic whose famous sermon got the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour taken off the air, turned to TV directing, wrote The Book of David.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb

Saul Steinberg (cartoonist/modern artist) -- Dead. Old age. Died May 12, 1999. Born June 15, 1914. Well-known New Yorker cartoonist whose trademark "A View of the World from Manhattan" became a cottage industry for poster-makers.  Home Page

George Steinbrenner (Yankees owner) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died July 13, 2010. Born July 4, 1930. Owned the Yankees from 1973, many famous battles with Billy Martin.  Home Page  IMDb

Gloria Steinem (writer) -- Alive. Born March 25, 1934. Feminist organizer and writer who once went "undercover" as a Playboy Bunny, her essays from the '70s and '80s (Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions) are even more relevent today than ever!  Home Page  Wikipedia  twitter  IMDb

David Stemple (Renaissance man) -- Dead. Cancer. Died March 22, 2006. Born circa 1937. Helped develop compilers (including the first FORTRAN compiler), taught at UMass for many years, birder, author, and inspiration for Pa in the classic Owl Moon. Make memorial contributions to: Mass Audubon or Library of Natural Sounds at Cornell.  Home Page  Obituary

John Stennis (politician) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died April 23, 1995. Born August 3, 1901.

Mattie Stepanek (poet) -- Dead. Complications of muscular dystrophy. Died June 22, 2004. Born July 17, 1990. Heartsongs author, spokesman for muscular dystrophy, died on the same day as Bob Bemer.  Home Page

Pamela Stephenson (psychology professor/sex therapist/comic) -- Alive. Born December 4, 1949. A former wild woman of British TV, she appeared on Saturday Night Live (same year as Billy Crystal), married Billy Connolly, then returned to school and became a psychologist.  Home Page  IMDb

Skip Stephenson (comedian) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died May 18, 1992. Born April 18, 1940.  IMDb

Patrick Steptoe (obstetrician) -- Dead. Died March 21, 1988. Born June 9, 1913. Developed in vitro fertilization with Robert Edwards and they successfully impregnated Lesley Brown with the first test tube baby.  Wikipedia  twitter  Obituary

Jan Sterling (actress) -- Dead. Strokes. Died March 26, 2004. Born April 3, 1921. Star of many '50s dramas, Oscar-nominated for The High and the Mighty, died on the same day as Jan Berry.  IMDb

Robert Sterling (actor) -- Dead. Died May 30, 2006. Born November 13, 1917. Ghost who haunted TV's Topper, married to Anne Jeffreys for 55 years.  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Howard Stern (self-proclaimed "king of all media") -- Alive. Born January 12, 1954. So high up on the jerk-meter that, when my daughter was a teenager, she used his show as her morning alarm - so she'd immediately race across the room the turn the radio off...  IMDb

Isaac Stern (violinist) -- Dead. Heart failure. Died September 22, 2001. Born July 21, 1920.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Leo Sternbach (chemist) -- Dead. Died September 28, 2005. Born May 7, 1908. Another Nazi escapee, he led the development of Librium and Valium.  Home Page  Obituary

Frances Sternhagen (actress) -- Alive. Born January 13, 1930. The doctor in Outland, Mrs. Clavin on Cheers, Carter's grandmother on ER.  IMDb

Cat Stevens (singer) -- Alive. Born July 21, 1948. "Morning Has Broken," AKA Yusuf Islam.  IMDb

Connie Stevens (actress, huckster) -- Alive. Born August 8, 1938. Mother of Joley Fisher, ex-wife of Eddie Fisher.  IMDb

Craig Stevens (actor) -- Dead. Cancer. Died May 10, 2000. Born July 8, 1918. Peter Gunn.  IMDb

Inger Stevens (actress) -- Dead. Suicide. Died April 30, 1970. Born October 18, 1934. TV series The Farmer's Daughter.  IMDb

Ray Stevens (singer) -- Alive. Born January 24, 1939.  IMDb

Stella Stevens (actress) -- Alive. Born October 1, 1936. Lots of movies and TV, and a Playboy bunny in 1960.  Home Page  IMDb

Warren Stevens (actor) -- Dead. Lung disease. Died March 27, 2012. Born November 2, 1919. Extremely busy TV actor during the '50s, '60s and '70s, he starred in Forbidden Planet as the ship's doctor, died same day as Adrienne Rich.  Wikipedia  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

McLean Stevenson (actor) -- Dead. Cardiac arrest. Died February 15, 1996. Born November 14, 1927. TV series M*A*S*H and many others.  IMDb  FindAGrave

James Stewart (actor) -- Dead. Cardiac arrest/blood clot. Died July 2, 1997. Born May 20, 1908. "I'd like you to meet my friend Harvey...We'll go over to the bar and have a drink together..."  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

John Stewart (singer/songwriter) -- Dead. Stroke/early-onset Alzheimer's. Died January 19, 2008. Born September 5, 1939. A member of the Kingston Trio ("Tom Dooley"), may be best-known for writing the Monkees' hit "Daydream Believer," died on the same day as Suzanne Pleshette.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Martha Stewart (writer/media maven) -- Alive. Born August 3, 1941. Started writing "entertaining" books in the '70s, later became the "Queen of all Media," released after serving a sentence for insider trading.  Home Page  IMDb

Mary Stewart (novelist) -- Dead. Died May 10, 2014. Born August 17, 1916. Best-selling novelist of The Crystal Cave.  Wikipedia  twitter  IMDb

Patrick Stewart (actor) -- Alive. Born July 13, 1940. Sejanus on I, Claudius, Picard on Star Trek, TNG and Ahab on Moby Dick.  IMDb

Payne Stewart (colorful golfer) -- Dead. Asphyxiation at the start of a very long, bizarre plane accident. Died October 25, 1999. Born January 30, 1957. Won US Open twice and helped beat the Europeans for the 1999 Ryder Cup.

David Ogden Stiers (actor) -- Alive. Born October 31, 1942. M*A*S*H, conducts symphony orchestras on the side.  IMDb

Jerry Stiller (actor) -- Alive. Born June 8, 1927. George's father on Seinfeld, comic partner of wife Anne Meara (married for 61 years), and father of Ben and Amy Stiller.  twitter  IBDB  IMDb

JerryStilleractor1929-06-08George's father on Seinfeld, comic partner of wife Anne Meara until her death, and father of Ben Stiller.

G. Harry Stine (writer) -- Dead. Stroke. Died November 2, 1997. Born circa 1928. Also wrote as Lee Correy.

Linda Stirling (college professor/B movie actress) -- Dead. Cancer. Died July 20, 1997. Born October 11, 1921.  IMDb

James Stockdale (Naval officer/POW/candidate) -- Dead. Alzheimer's. Died July 5, 2005. Born December 23, 1923. Survived being a POW in Vietnam to being Perot's running mate in 1992, died on the same day as L. Patrick Gray.

Dean Stockwell (actor) -- Alive. Born March 5, 1936. 1940's child star who made a big comeback in Quantum Leap.  Home Page  IMDb

Guy Stockwell (actor) -- Dead. Died February 6, 2002. Born November 16, 1934. Beau Geste in the '60s version of the film.  IMDb

Carl Stokes (politician) -- Dead. Cancer. Died April 3, 1996. Born June 27, 1927. First black mayor of a major city (Cleveland).  FindAGrave

Mike Stoller (composer) -- Alive. Born March 13, 1933. With professional partner Jerry Leiber, Stoller wrote the music for songs like "Hound Dog," "Jailhouse Rock," "Stand by Me" (with Ben E. King) and the Peggy Lee standard "Is That All There Is?."  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb

Christopher Stone (actor) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died October 20, 1995. Born October 4, 1942. Cujo and lots of TV, first husband of Dee Wallace Stone.  IMDb

Donna J. Stone (poet) -- Dead. Heart failure. Died December 12, 1994. Born February 23, 1933.  FindAGrave

Harold Stone (actor) -- Dead. Died November 18, 2005. Born March 13, 1913. Spartacus, bit parts in many movies and TV shows between the mid-50s and mid-80s.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Leonard Stone (actor) -- Dead. Cancer. Died November 2, 2011. Born November 3, 1923. Tons of TV, but may be best-known as Violet's father in the original Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, died same day as another TV bit player, Sid Melton and John F. Burke.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Milburn Stone (actor) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died June 12, 1980. Born July 5, 1904. Played the part of Doc on Gunsmoke.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Noel Paul Stookey (folk singer) -- Alive. Born December 30, 1937. Best of Peter, Paul and Mary. Make contributions to: The Public Domain Foundation with royalties from "The Wedding Song."  Home Page  Home Page  IMDb

Larry Storch (comic) -- Alive. Born January 8, 1925. Agarn on F Troop.  IMDb

Gale Storm (actress) -- Dead. Died June 27, 2009. Born April 5, 1922. My Little Margie, The Gale Storm Show; her autobiography was called I Ain't Down Yet.  IMDb  Obituary

Beatrice Straight (actress) -- Dead. Died April 7, 2001. Born August 2, 1914. Stage actress who won an Academy Award for playing William Holden's angry wife in Network.  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Lee Strasberg (actor/Actors Studio founder) -- Dead. Died February 17, 1982. Born November 17, 1901. "Method acting" teacher, Going in Style, died on the same day as Thelonious Monk.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Susan Strasberg (actress/writer) -- Dead. Cancer. Died January 20, 1999. Born May 22, 1938. Stage actress, daugheter of Lee Strasberg.  IMDb

Marcia Strassman (actress) -- Dead. Breast cancer. Died October 24, 2014. Born April 28, 1948. Welcome Back Kotter, Honey I Shrunk the Kids.  Wikipedia  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

David Strathairn (actor) -- Alive. Born January 26, 1949. Played a brilliant Edward R. Murrow in Good Night and Good Luck, co-starred in Lincoln.  Wikipedia  twitter  IBDB  IMDb

Robert Strauss (political operative/ambassador) -- Dead. Died March 19, 2014. Born October 18, 1918. The last ambassador to the USSR, the first ambassador to the Russian Federation, chair of the Democratic party in the '70s, died same day as Patrick Joseph McGovern.  Home Page  Wikipedia  twitter  Obituary

Neil Strawser (journalist) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died December 31, 2005. Born circa 1927. Anchored CBS radio's coverage of John Kennedy's funeral, NASA missions and Watergate.

Barbra Streisand (singer/actress/director) -- Alive. Born April 24, 1942. Talented triple-threat, once married to Elliott Gould, married to James Brolin, the in-person punch line of one of the funniest SNL sketches ever, with Mike Meyers, Madonna and Roseanne.  IMDb

David Strickland (actor) --Dead. Suicide during a drinking binge. Died March 22, 1999. Born October 14, 1969. Suddenly Susan.  IMDb

Elaine Stritch (actress) -- Dead. Died July 17, 2014. Born February 2, 1925. Many movie bit parts, starred in Company on Broadway, had an astounding one-woman show Elaine Stritch, At Liberty in 2001/2002, played Alec Baldwin's mother on 30 Rock.  Home Page  Wikipedia  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Michael Stroka (TV actor) -- Dead. Liver cancer. Died April 16, 1997. Born May 9, 1939. played many bit parts on TV, especially on Combat and on Dark Shadows as Aristede.  IMDb

Joe Strummer (rocker) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died December 22, 2002. Born August 21, 1952. The Clash (inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in early 2003), Joe Strummer and the Mescaleros.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Sally Struthers (actress) -- Alive. Born July 28, 1948. Gloria on All in the Family, made a minor comeback on stage as Miss Hannigan in Annie.  IMDb

Barbara Stuart (actress) -- Dead. Died May 15, 2011. Born January 3, 1930. Semi-regular on TV shows for 50 years, from The Great Gildersleve (Bessie) to Gomer Pyle (Bunny) to Huff (Alice), ex-wife of Richard Gautier.  Wikipedia  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Gloria Stuart (actress) -- Dead. Lung cancer. Died September 26, 2010. Born July 4, 1910. A founder of the Screen Actors Guild, she appeared in many '30s movies and appeared as the older Rose in Titanic.  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Mary Stuart (long-time soap star) -- Dead. Stroke. Died February 28, 2002. Born July 4, 1925. Jo on Search for Tomorrow.  IMDb

Levi Stubbs (singer) -- Dead. Died October 17, 2008. Born June 6, 1936. The lead singer of The Four Tops, probably best-known for their song "Baby, I Need Your Lovin'."  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Stephen Stucker (actor) -- Dead. AIDS. Died April 13, 1986. Born July 2, 1947. Johnny on Airplane!.  IMDb

Jule Stein (Composer) -- Dead. Died September 20, 1994. Born December 31, 1905. Composer for the musical Gypsy, he wrote standards like "Don't Let it Rain on my Parade" and "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend."  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

William Styron (writer) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died November 1, 2006. Born June 22, 1925. Confessions of Nat Turner and Sophie's Choice.  Home Page  IMDb

Alan Sues (comic) -- Dead. Died December 1, 2011. Born March 7, 1926. Breathless regular on Laugh-In, Uncle Al, the kiddie's pal.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb

Mollie Sugden (actress) -- Dead. [rumors] Died July 1, 2009. Born July 21, 1922. Popular for her "feline" comments as Mrs. Slocombe in Are You Being Served?, died on the same day as Karl Malden.  IMDb

Margaret Sullavan (actress) -- Dead. Drug overdose. Died January 1, 1960. Born May 16, 1909. The Shop Around the Corner, first wife of Henry Fonda, mother of writer Brooke Hayward.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Barry Sullivan (actor) -- Dead. Died June 6, 1994. Born August 29, 1912.  IMDb

Ed Sullivan (emcee) --Dead. Died October 13, 1974. Born September 28, 1901. Had a "reely big shew" in the '50s and '60s, first to feature the Beatles on US TV.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Donna Summer (singer) -- Dead. Breast/lung cancer. Died May 17, 2012. Born December 31, 1948. The Disco Queen, her hits included "Love to Love Ya Baby (a short version and a 17 minute version)," "On the Radio" and "She Worked Hard for the Money."  Wikipedia  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Sun Ra (musician) -- Dead. Stroke. Died May 30, 1993. Born circa 1914.  Home Page

Superman (superhero) -- Temporarily dead 1992-3. See Christopher Reeve

Carol Ann Susi ("Howard!") -- Dead. Cancer. Died November 11, 2014. Born February 2, 1952. Theater actress, bit part player on many TV shows, Kolchak's secretary on The Night Stalker, but best-"not seen" as Howard Wolowitz's mother on The Big Bang Theory.  Wikipedia  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

David Susskind (talk show host, producer) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died February 22, 1987. Born December 19, 1920.  Home Page  IMDb

Stuart Sutcliffe (Beatle bassist) -- Dead. Aneurysm. Died April 10, 1962. Born June 23, 1940. Played with the Beatles from 1960 until his untimely death in 1962.  Wikipedia  twitter  FindAGrave

Donald Sutherland (actor) -- Alive. Born July 17, 1934. Extremely busy actor, The Hunger Games, Ordinary People, Pride and Prejudice, father of Kiefer Sutherland.  Home Page  Wikipedia  twitter  IMDb

Crystal Lee Sutton (union organizer) -- Dead. Cancer/insurance negligence Died September 11, 2009. Born December 31, 1940. Young woman who became angry over poor treatment of mill workers in North Carolina and fought for union rights after she was fired, inspiration for the movie Norma Rae. Years later, died fighting her insurance company for delaying her cancer treatment, died same day as Larry Gelbart.  Home Page  Obituary

Frank Sutton (actor) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died June 28, 1974. Born October 23, 1923. Sgt. Carter on Gomer Pyle.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Helen Suzman (politician/anti-apartheid activist) -- Dead. Died January 1, 2009. Born November 7, 1917. Member of the South African Parliament for decades, fought racism and befriended Nelson Mandela while he was a political prisoner, aunt of Janet Suzman.  Home Page  Obituary

Janet Suzman (actress/teacher) -- Alive. Born February 9, 1939. Active in the Royal Shakespeare Company, went on to star in Nicholas and Alexandra and A Dry White Season, niece of Helen Suzman, formerly married to Trevor Nunn.  IMDb

Shinichi Suzuki (music educator) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died January 26, 1998. Born October 17, 1899. Developed the "Suzuki Method" which taught violin and other instruments to children as young as four.  Home Page

Bo Svenson (actor) -- Alive. Born February 13, 1941.  IMDb

Gloria Swanson (actress) -- Dead. Died April 4, 1983. Born March 27, 1899. Probably still waiting for that close-up, Sunset Boulevard.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Dave Swarbrick (folk fiddler) -- Dead. Emphysema. Died June 3, 2016. Born April 5, 1941. Violinist for the Fairport Convention, toured after a double lung transplant in 2004, died same day as Muhammad Ali.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Aaron H. Swartz (Programmer/activist) -- Dead. Suicide. Died January 11, 2013. Born November 8, 1986. Helped write RSS 1.0 while still a teenager, involved with Reddit, started Demand Progress which fought SOPA and PIPA, got in trouble with the FBI over downloading and sharing many tech journals from JSTOR.  Home Page  Wikipedia  twitter  Obituary

John Cameron Swayze (TV reporter/wristwatch pitchman) -- Dead. Died August 15, 1995. Born April 4, 1906. Stopped ticking.  IMDb

Patrick Swayze (actor) -- Dead. Pancreatic cancer. Died September 14, 2009. Born August 18, 1952. Dirty Dancing, Ghost, died on the same day as Henry Gibson and Jody Powell.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Darrell K. Sweet (artist) -- Dead. Died December 5, 2011. Born 1934. Science fiction and western artist since the '70s, may be best-known for the Wheel of Time covers.  Home Page  twitter  Obituary

Sawyer Sweeten (actor) -- Dead. Suicide. Died April 24, 2015. Born May 12, 1995. Grew up on Everybody Loves Raymond as Geoffrey Barone.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Clive Swift (actor) -- Alive. Born February 9, 1936. Many TV parts including Keeping Up Appearences.  Home Page  IMDb

Jack Swigert (astronaut) -- Dead. Bone cancer. Died December 28, 1982. Born August 30, 1931. One of the three astronauts on Apollo 13, elected to Congress from Colorado just before his death.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Loretta Swit (actress) -- Alive. Born November 4, 1937. Hot Lips on the MASH TV show.  IMDb

William "Oliver" Swofford (singer) -- Dead. Cancer. Died February 12, 2000. Born circa 1945. "Good Morning, Starshine," died on the same day as "Screamin'" Jay Hawkins and Charles Schulz

Wladyslaw Szpilman (pianist/writer) -- Dead. Died July 6, 2000. Born December 5, 1911. Polish pianist who survived living in the Warsaw Ghetto, wrote Death of a City after World War II, and whose story was adapted by Polanski as The Pianist.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave