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Mr. T (wrestler) -- Alive. Born May 21, 1952. The A Team, beating cancer.  IMDb

Iwao Takamoto (animator) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died January 8, 2007. Born April 29, 1925. Worked for Disney, later designed Scooby-Doo, died on the same day as Yvonne DeCarlo.  IMDb

George Takei (actor) -- Alive. Born April 20, 1937. Mr. Sulu on Star Trek, wrote To the Stars.  IMDb

Lyle Talbot (actor) -- Dead. Died March 3, 1996. Born February 8, 1902. Made over 100 B movies, including Plan 9 from Outer Space, father of Stephen Talbot.  IMDb

Stephen Talbot (documentary producer/TV kid actor) -- Alive. Born circa 1949. Played Gilbert on Leave it to Beaver, son of Lyle Talbot.  IMDb

Nedra Talley Ross (singer) -- Alive. Born January 27, 1946. One of The Ronnettes ("Walkin' in th Rain").  Home Page  IMDb

Russ Tamblyn (actor/dancer) -- Alive. Born December 30, 1934. Tom Thumb, West Side Story, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers.  IMDb

Jeffrey Tambor (actor) -- Alive. Born July 8, 1944. Busy supporting actor, Arrested Development.  IBDB  IMDb

Tomoyuki Tanaka (film maker) -- Dead. Stroke. Died April 2, 1997. Born April 26, 1910. Godzilla's father.  IMDb

Jessica Tandy (actress) -- Dead. Ovarian cancer. Died September 11, 1994. Born June 7, 1909. Many great parts including Driving Miss Daisy and Nobody's Fool.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Brandon Tartikoff (TV exec) -- Dead. Hodgkins disease. Died August 27, 1997. Born January 13, 1949. NBC entertainment president who gave Thursday night to NBC, his wife, Lily, has become a huge fundraiser for many charitable causes.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Vic Tayback (actor) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died May 25, 1990. Born January 6, 1930. Mel in Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore and in the Alice as well.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Billy Taylor (musician/jazz educator) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died December 28, 2010. July 24, 1921. Pianist who hosted the first network TV show on jazz (The Subject Is Jazz) and later spoke about jazz on Sunday Morning and NPR.  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Buck Taylor (actor) -- Alive. Born May 13, 1938. Gunsmoke.  IMDb

Clarice Taylor (actress) -- Dead. Died May 30, 2011. Born September 20, 1917. Best-known for playing Cliff Huxtable's mother on The Cosby Show, also appeared in The Wiz and Sesame Street, died same day as Rosalyn Yalow.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Derek Taylor (Beatles writer) -- Dead. Cancer. Died September 7, 1997. Born March 7, 1932.  IMDb

Dub Taylor (actor) -- Dead. Heart failure. Died October 3, 1994. Born February 26, 1907. Frequently in Westerns, often in wearing a funny bowler.  Home Page  IMDb

Elizabeth Taylor (actress/philanthropist) -- Dead. Congestive heart failure. Died March 23, 2011. Born February 27, 1932. Beautiful, usually soft-voiced actress who married Richard Burton twice and Eddie Fisher and Michael Todd once, among others. Did some amazing work, especially in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, died three days before Geraldine A. Ferraro and Diana Wynne Jones (iconic women three-fer). Make memorial contributions to: AIDS research (AMFAR, for which she was an active fundraiser).  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

James Taylor (singer/songwriter) -- Alive. Born March 12, 1948. "Fire and Rain," survived a long heroin addiction, once married to Carly Simon.  Home Page  IMDb

Joan Taylor (actress/businesswoman) -- Dead. Died March 4, 2012. Born August 18, 1929. Earth vs. the Flying Saucers, 20 Million Miles to Earth, wrote the script for Fools Rush In and managed the syndication of Hawaii 5-0 for many years.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Johnnie Taylor (singer) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died May 31, 2000. Born May 5, 1938. "Who's Makin' Love?" and "Disco Lady"

June Taylor (choreographer) -- Dead. Died May 16, 2004. Born circa 1918. Started a troupe of dancers in the '40s who went on to great fame on the Jackie Gleason Show.  IMDb

Krissy Taylor (model) -- Dead. Asthma attack. Died July 2, 1995. Born May 15, 1978.

Meshach Taylor (actor) -- Dead. Died June 28, 2014. Born April 11, 1947. Designing Women.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Rip Taylor (crazed comic) -- Alive. Born January 13, 1934. Comic who loved to throw confetti.  IMDb

Rod Taylor (actor) -- Dead. Died January 7, 2015. Born January 11, 1930. The Time Machine, The Birds.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Renata Tebaldi (opera singer) -- Dead. Died December 19, 2004. Born February 1, 1922. Italian soprano, probably best-known for Desdemona, active from 1946-1976.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Teena Marie (R+B singer) -- Dead. Seizure. Died December 26, 2010. Born March 5, 1956. "Lovergirl," longtime protege of Rick James, one of the first white singers signed to the Motown label.  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Edward Teller (scientist/professor) -- Dead. Stroke. Died September 9, 2003. Born January 15, 1908. "The father of the H-bomb," died on the same day as Larry Hovis

William Tenn (SF writer/college professor) -- Dead. Congestive heart failure Died February 7, 2010. Born May 9, 1920. Wrote dozens of satiric SF stories including "On Venus, Have We Got a Rabbi," "Child's Play" and "Winthrop Was Stubborn," longtime Penn State professor (his real name was Phil Klass), born same day as Frank Perdue and Richard Adams.  Home Page  IMDb

Mother Teresa (philanthropist) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died September 5, 1997. Born August 27, 1910. A minister to the poor of Calcutta and the world, No Greater Love.  Home Page

Valentina Tereshkova (pilot/cosmonaut) -- Alive. Born March 6, 1937. First woman in space (1963), twenty years before Sally Ride took off in a shuttle, later served in the Russian government.  Home Page

Studs Terkel (working writer) -- Dead. Died October 31, 2008. Born May 16, 1912. Wrote books (Will the Circle Be Unbroken? Reflections on Death, Rebirth, and Hunger for a Faith, Working), jack-of-many trades and an active interviewer.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Nigel Terry (actor) -- Dead. Emphysema. Died April 30, 2015. Born August 15, 1945. Mostly a theater actor but had major roles in at least two memorable movies - Prince John in The Lion in Winter and King Arthur in Exalibur, died same day as Ben E. King.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Terry-Thomas (hyper British comic) -- Dead. Parkinson's disease. Died January 8, 1990. Born July 14, 1911. Many comedies, including It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World.  IMDb

John Tesh (music-maker) -- Alive. Born July 9, 1952. New age pianist (Grand Passion), formerly Mary Hart's former co-anchor on Entertainment Tonight.  IMDb

Lady Margaret Thatcher (first female Prime Minister of the UK) -- Dead.[rumors] Stroke. Died April 8, 2013. Born October 13, 1925. Prime Minister and great ally of Ronald Regan, often called "The Iron Lady," wrote Collected Speeches of Margaret Thatcher. Died same day as Annette Funicello.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Torin Thatcher (actor) -- Dead. Died March 4, 1981. Born January 5, 1905. The magician in The 7th Voyage of Sinbad and much more.  IBDB  IMDb

John Thaw (actor) -- Dead. Esohageal cancer. Died February 21, 2002. Born January 3, 1942. Inspector Morse.  IMDb

Phyllis Thaxter (actress) -- Dead. Alzheimer's disease. Died August 14, 2012. Born November 20, 1919. Busy TV/movie actress in the '40s/'50s/'60s, played Ma Kent in the 1978 version of the movie Superman, died same day as Ron Palillo.  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Leon Theremin (electronics whiz) -- Dead. Died November 3, 1993. Born August 27, 1896. Russian inventor of the theremin, an early electronic instrument that made '50s SF movies (especially Forbidden Planet sound other-worldly, invented devices to support KGB spying, once met Robert Moog.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Alan Thicke (actor/songwriter) -- Dead. Ruptured aorta. Died December 13, 2016. Born March 1, 1947. Starred as the dad in Growing Pains, wrote many TV theme songs (The Facts of Life, Different Strokes)  Home Page  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Lynne Thigpen (actress) -- Dead. Died March 12, 2003. Born December 22, 1948. Maybe best-known for playing the Chief on Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego?, she was starring on The District at the time of her sudden death, died on the same day as Howard Fast.  IMDb

Danny Thomas (actor/producer) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died February 6, 1991. Born January 6, 1912. Make Room for Daddy. Make memorial contributions to: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Dave Thomas (commercial icon/businessman) -- Dead. Cancer. Died January 8, 2002. Born July 2, 1932. Started the Wendy's fast food chain, appeared in hundreds of commercials. Make memorial contributions to: promoted adoptions.  IMDb

Gareth Thomas (actor) -- Dead. Died April 11, 2016. Born February 12, 1945. The star of Blake 7, he appeared in many other TV shows (Merlin) and many plays.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Gerry Thomas (inventor/salesman) -- Dead. Cancer. Died July 18, 2005. Born circa 1922. Invented the TV dinner for Swanson in 1954, died on the same day as General William Westmoreland.

Helen Thomas (journalist) -- Dead. Died July 20, 2013. Born August 4, 1920. Feisty White House correspondent for UPI and the Hearst papers for many years, one of the first female White House reporters, covered presidents from Eisenhower until Obama.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Marlo Thomas (actress) -- Alive. Born November 21, 1938. That Girl, Free to Be You and Me..., married to Phil Donahue, active fundraiser for St. Jude Chidren's Research Hospital.  IMDb

Michelle Thomas Dead. Stomach cancer. Died December 22, 1998. Born September 23, 1968. Myra on Family Matters, on The Young and the Restless just before her death.  Home Page  IMDb

William "Buckwheat" Thomas (little rascal) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died October 10, 1980. Born March 12, 1931. The Little Rascals.  IMDb

Dorothy Thompson (journalist) -- Dead. Died January 30, 1960. Born July 9, 1893. The only female journalist to have been thrown out of Nazi Germany for her reporting, married for a few years to Sinclair Lewis. "When liberty is taken away by force it can be restored by force. When it is relinquished voluntarily by default it can never be recovered."  Home Page  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  FindAGrave

Hugh Thompson (counselor/war hero) -- Dead. Cancer. Died January 6, 2006. Born circa 1943. One of the few Americans who actually rescued civilians during the US-initiated My Lai massacre in Vietnam, eventually awarded medals for his courage, died on the same day as Lou Rawls.  Obituary

Hunter S. Thompson (writer) -- Dead. Suicide. Died February 20, 2005. Born July 18, 1939. The phrase "gonzo journalism" was invented for him, wrote books like Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, died on the same day as Sandra Dee and John Raitt, had his ashes sent up with fireworks over Colorado on 8/30/05.  Home Page  IMDb

Sada Thompson (actress) -- Dead. Died May 4, 2011. Born September 27, 1929. The mother in Family.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Frank Thornton (actor) -- Dead. Died March 16, 2013. Born January 15, 1921. Captain Stephen Peacock on Are You Being Served?, was active in British TV in his 80s.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Three Rivers Stadium (stadium) -- Dead. Obsolesence. Died February 11, 2001. Born circa 1970. Home of four Super Bowl winners (Steelers) and two World Series winners (Pirates).

Richard Threlkeld (journalist) -- Dead. Car accident. Died January 13, 2012. Born November 30, 1937. Journalist who alternated between working at CBS and ABC, one of the last journalists out of Saigon in 1975.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Malachi Throne (actor) -- Dead. Died March 13, 2013. Born December 1, 1928. Popular TV actor, on multiple versions of Star Trek, Noah Bain on It Takes a Thief.  Home Page  twitter  IBDB  IMDb

Strom Thurmond (politician) -- Dead. Extreme old age. Died June 26, 2003. Born December 5, 1902. Long-serving senator, moderated slighted from segregationist views, but ample evidence that voters in the Carolinas operated on auto-pilot (like the ones in Florida...), a half-black daughter revealed herself after his death.  Home Page

Paul Tibbets (pilot) -- Dead. Died November 1, 2007. Born February 23, 1915. Served as a pilot throughout World War II, best-known for piloting the Enola Gay which dropped the first A-bomb on Hiroshima.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Gene Tierney (actress) -- Dead. Emphysema. Died November 6, 1991. Born November 20, 1920. Leave Her to Heaven.  Home Page  IMDb

Lawrence Tierney (actor/businessman) -- Dead. Died February 26, 2002. Born March 15, 1919. Dillinger.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Nikolai Tikhonov (politician) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died June 1, 1997. Born May 1, 1905. Soviet prime minister 1980-85.

Pat Tillman (soldier/pro football player) -- Dead. War (killed in action in Afghanistan). Died April 22, 2004. Born November 6, 1976. Football player who gave up the game to go into the Army.  Home Page

Burr Tillstrom (puppeteer) -- Dead. Died December 6, 1985. Born October 13, 1917. The man beneath Kukla and Ollie.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Grant Tinker (TV executive) -- Dead. Died November 28, 2016. Born January 11, 1926. An NBC executive, he went on to start MTM Enterprises with his then wife Mary Tyler Moore, which created shows like The Mary Tyler Moore, Rhoda & Lou Grant.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  youtube  Obituary  FindAGrave

Laurence Tisch (entrepreneur/philanthropist) -- Dead. Cancer. Died November 15, 2003. Born circa 1923. At varying times, president of CBS and Loews Theatres, gave lots of money to NYU, died on the same day as Dorothy Loudon

Kenneth Tobey (actor) -- Dead. Died December 22, 2002. Born March 23, 1917. Many bit parts since the '50s.  IMDb

Mike Todd (producer) -- Dead. Small plane crash. Died March 22, 1958. Born June 6, 1909. Developed the Todd-AO sound sustem and produced Around the World in 80 Days, married to Joan Blondell, and for the last year of his life, Elizabeth Taylor.  twitter  IMDb  FindAGrave

Alvin Toffler (writer) -- Dead. Died June 27, 2016. October 4, 1928. Writer best-known for Future Shock, he was a columnist for Fortune and interviewed Vladimir Nabokov for Playboy.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

John R. R. Tolkien (author, linguistics professor) -- Dead. Died September 2, 1973. Born January 3, 1892. The Hobbit, Lord of the Rings and other books, good friend of another famous fantacist, C. S. Lewis with whom he founded The Inklings.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Judy Toll (comic/writer) -- Dead. Melanoma. Died May 2, 2002. Born January 14, 1958. Writer for Sex and the City, stand-up comic, regular on Curb Your Enthusiasm, did voices for The Brave Little Toaster.  IMDb

Peter Tomarken (game show host) -- Dead. Private plane crash. Died March 13, 2006. Born December 7, 1942. Hosted Press Your Luck, died on the same day as Maureen Stapleton.  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Jenny Tomasin (actress) -- Dead. Hypertensive heart disease. Died January 3, 2012. Born November 30, 1936. Ruby on Upstairs/Downstairs, also appeared on Dr. Who and Emmerdale.  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Clyde Tombaugh (astronomer) -- Dead. Died January 17, 1997. Born February 4, 1906. Discovered Pluto in 1930. In July 2015, some of his ashes reached the orbit of Pluto on the New Horizons spacecraft.  twitter

Lily Tomlin (actress) -- Alive. Born September 1, 1939. Murphy Brown's boss, her memorable characters include Ernestine and Edith Ann, was on Broadway searching for signs of intelligent life in the universe, a Laugh-In regular.  IBDB  IMDb

David Tomlinson (actor) -- Dead. Strokes. Died June 24, 2000. Born May 7, 1917. Best-known as the father in Mary Poppins.  IMDb

Peter Tork (singer) -- Alive. Born February 13, 1942. Former Monkee, diagnosed with adenoid cystic carcinoma in 2009.  Home Page  IMDb

Mel Torme (singer, songwriter) -- Dead. After-effects of a stroke. Died June 5, 1999. Born September 13, 1925. Crooner who wrote "Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire" Mel Torme and Friends.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Rip Torn (actor) -- Alive. Born February 6, 1931. Larry Sanders and Zed in Men in Black, was married to Geraldine Page.  IMDb

Dean Torrence (singer) -- Alive. Born March 10, 1940. Part of the early '60s duo Jan and Dean who brought you "Little Old Lady from Pasadena."  Home Page  IMDb

Arturo Toscanini (conductor) -- Dead. Died January 16, 1957. Born March 25, 1867. Longtime conductor of the NBC Symphony Orchestra, conducted the world premieres of Puccini's La Boheme and Barber's Adagio for Strings.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Andrew Toti (inventor) -- Dead. Died March 20, 2005. Born July 24, 1915. Held 550 patents, helped to invent the "Mae West" life vest and breathing tubes. Make memorial contributions to: Community Hospice, Modesto or SPCA of Stanislaus  Home Page  Obituary

Charles Townes (physicist) -- Died January 27, 2015 Born July 28, 1915. An inventor of the laser (with Arthur L. Schawlow), he won the Nobel Prize, and later a Templeton Prize, died same day as Suzette Haden Elgin.  Home Page  Obituary

Spencer Tracy (actor) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died October 6, 1967. Born April 5, 1900. Captains Courageous, Father of the Bride, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, longtime companion of Katharine Hepburn.  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Edwin Traisman (food scientist) -- Dead. Heart disease. Died June 5, 2007. Born November 25, 1915. Helped to develop Cheez Whiz for Kraft and improved frozen french fries for McDonald's.  Obituary

Thuy Trang (actress) -- Dead. Car accident (no seat belt). Died September 3, 2001. Born December 14, 1973. The Yellow Ranger in the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers movies.  IMDb

Mary Ellen Trainor (actress) -- Dead. Pancreatic cancer. Died June 8, 2015. Born July 8, 1950. Mom in The Goonies, the kidnapped sister in Romancing the Stone & the psychatrist in the Lethal Weapon movies, ex-wife of Robert Zemeckis. Make memorial contribution to Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation or The Wounded Warrior Project.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Fred Travalena (impersonator/comic/cartoon voice) -- Dead. Cancer. Died June 28, 2009. Born October 6, 1942. Frequent late-night guest, probably best-known for mimicking Frank Sinatra, died on the same day as Billy Mays.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Bill Travers (Actor) -- Dead. Died March 29, 1994. Born January 3, 1922. Played George Adamson in Born Free, married to Virginia McKenna.  IMDb

Mary Travers (folk singer) -- Dead. Cancer. Died September 16, 2009. Born November 9, 1936. Best of Peter, Paul and Mary. Make memorial contributions to: Mary Travers Healthcare Fund at Danbury (CT) Hospital or Be the Match (bone marrow matching).  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

P. L. Travers (actress/children's author) -- Dead. Died April 23, 1996. Born August 9, 1899. Wrote Mary Poppins.  IMDb

John Travolta (actor) -- Alive. Born February 18, 1954. From Saturday Night Fever to Pulp Fiction and a number of highs and lows in between.  Home Page  IMDb  IBDB

Arthur Treacher (actor) -- Dead. Died December 14, 1975. Born July 23, 1894. In lots of old British comedies, opened fish and chips joints in the US.  IMDb

Timothy Treadwell (eco-warrior) -- Dead. Bear attack. Died October 6, 2003. Born April 29, 1957. Posthumously starred in Grizzly Man, wrote Among Grizzlies: Living With Wild Bears in Alaska.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Alex Trebek (game show host) -- Alive. Born July 22, 1940. Hosted Jeopardy! since 1984.  Home Page  IMDb

Claire Trevor (actress) -- Dead. Died April 8, 2000. Born March 8, 1909. Appeared in the Oscar reunion segment in '98, Stagecoach.  IMDb

Les Tremayne (cartoon voice/bit player) -- Dead. Heart failure. Died December 19, 2003. Born April 16, 1913. Mentor in Shazaam, died on the same day as Hope Lange.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Trigger (horse) -- Dead. Died July 3, 1965. Born circa 1932. Yes, he is stuffed and in a museum.  Home Page

Alice Trillin (writer) -- Dead. Heart failure. Died September 11, 2001. Born circa 1938. Essayist, Dear Bruno, died on the same day as Barbara Olson and Berry Berenson and David Angell but from an unrelated cause.  Obituary

Calvin Trillin (writer) -- Alive. Born December 5, 1935. You've seen his work in Time, Brill's Content, The New Yorker, The Nation, and, Inc.  Home Page

Patrick Troughton (Who? Doctor #2) -- Dead. Heart attack at a US media convention. Died March 28, 1987. Born March 25, 1920. Died same day as Maria Augusta Von Trapp.  IMDb

Bobby Troup (actor/songwriter) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died February 7, 1999. Born October 18, 1918. Dr. Joe Early on Emergency!, married to Julie London, wrote some minor hits of the '50s and '60s including "(Get Your Kicks on) Route 66."  IMDb  FindAGrave

Robert Trout (radio Methuselah) -- Dead. Old age. Died November 14, 2000. Born October 15, 1909. Spent most of his long career at CBS, but was a wonderful historical commentator on NPR until three weeks before his death, coined the term "fireside chat" to describe FDR's informal speeches.

Pierre Elliott Trudeau (former Canadian Prime Minister) -- Dead. Prostate cancer/Parkinson's Disease. Died September 28, 2000. Born October 18, 1919. Canadian Prime Minister in the '60s, '70s and '80s.  Home Page

Andrea True (odd jobs, including disco diva and porn star) -- Dead. Heart failure. Died November 7, 2011. Born July 26, 1943. Performer and co-writer of disco-era earworm "More, More, More," died same day as Joe Frazier.  IMDb  Obituary

Paul Tsongas (politician) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died January 18, 1997. Born February 14, 1941.

Thomas Tryon (writer/author) -- Dead. Cancer. Died September 4, 1991. Born January 14, 1926. Starred in The Cardinal, then retired from acting to write books like The Other  IMDb  FindAGrave

E. C. Tubb (writer) -- Dead. Died September 10, 2010. Born October 15, 1919. British science fiction and Western writer, probably best-known for the The Dumarest Saga and for novelizations of the Space: 1999 series, died same day as Billie Mae Richards.  Home Page  IMDb

Forrest Tucker (actor) -- Dead. Lung cancer. Died October 25, 1986. Born February 12, 1919. F Troop, Auntie Mame.  IMDb

Wilson "Bob" Tucker (writer) -- Dead. Died October 6, 2006. Born November 23, 1914. Year of the Quiet Sun, "Smooooth!"  Home Page   AwardWeb  Obituary

Tasha Tudor (writer/artist) -- Dead. Died June 18, 2008. Born August 28, 1915. Illustrator of classic children's books like The Secret Garden, she also wrote some of her own and won two Caldecott medals along the way.  Home Page  Obituary

Dick Tufeld (voice) -- Dead. Died January 22, 2012. Born December 11, 1926. Famous line: "Danger, danger Will Robinson!" Lost in Space, heard on other Irwin Allen shows, died 3 years after the robot driver Bob May.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Edward R. Tufte (visual thinker) -- Alive. Born circa 1940. The Visual Display of Quantitative Data and author of one of my favorite lines about the Web: "If your Web site looks like a Web site, it's in trouble. It should look like a content site."

John W. Tukey (professor/computer theorist) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died July 25, 2000. Born June 16, 1915. Invented terms like "software" and "bit," helped develop election polls The Practice of Data Analysis.  Home Page

Kwame Ture (activist) -- Dead. Prostate cancer. Died November 15, 1998. Born June 29, 1941. Born as Stokely Carmichael, he led a number of black organizations in the US and coined the phrase Black Power before emmigrating to Africa, wrote Black Power: The Politics of Liberation in America

Alan Turing (uber geek) -- Dead. Suicide (cyanide). Died June 7, 1954. Born June 23, 1912. Developed concepts like AI and neural nets and the basic machines later used to break the German's Enigma code during WWII, lost his security clearance for being gay.  Home Page  Home Page  twitter  Obituary  FindAGrave

Ike Turner (??/singer/songwriter) -- Dead. Cocaine overdose. Died December 12, 2007. Born November 5, 1931. Wasted a potentially great career, Proud Mary.  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Lana Turner (actress) -- Dead. Cancer. Died June 29, 1995. Born February 8, 1921. Imitation of Life.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Ted Turner (media mogul) -- Alive. Born November 19, 1938. Started CNN and a host of other cable stations, owned a piece of the Braves, won America's Cup in the '70s, was married to Jane Fonda for nearly 10 years.  Home Page  IMDb

Tina Turner (diva!) -- Alive. Born November 26, 1939. Great singing survivor, emerging from semi-retirement, Twenty Four Seven.  Home Page  IMDb

Lurene Tuttle (actress) -- Dead. Died May 28, 1986. Born August 29, 1906. Hannah on Julia, mother of Barbara Ruick, mother-in-law of John Williams.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

William Tuttle (Make-up artist) -- Dead. Died July 27, 2007. Born April 13, 1912. Worked on over two hundred movies, including The Time Machine, Seven Faces of Dr. Lao, and Young Frankenstein, briefly married to Donna Reed.  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Rev. Desmond Tutu (religious leader) -- Retired. Born October 7, 1931. A voice of reason in South Africa, won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984, wrote No Future Without Forgiveness.  Home Page

Conway Twitty (country singer) -- Dead. Died June 5, 1993. Born September 1, 1933. Ultimate Collection.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Margaret Tyzack (actress) -- Dead. Died June 25, 2011. Born September 9, 1931. British stage actress who starred as Antonia in I, Claudius, Winifred in The Forsythe Saga and Miss Seymour in The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, very brief appearance (and one of the only women) in 2001.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave