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Roger Vadim (director) -- Dead. Cancer. Died February 11, 2000. Born January 26, 1928. Famous for And God Created Woman, ex-husband of Bridgitte Bardot and Jane Fonda.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Sigrid Valdis (actress) -- Dead. Lung cancer. Died October 14, 2007. Born September 21, 1935. Hilda on Hogan's Heroes, married to Bob Crane.  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Michael Vale (commercial baker) -- Dead. Diabetes. Died December 24, 2005. Born June 28, 1922. Stage actor best-known for the "Time to Make the Doughnuts" slogan in Dunkin Donuts ads.  IBDB  IMDb

Jack Valenti (former MPAA chief) -- Dead. Stroke. Died April 26, 2007. Born September 5, 1921. Political advisor, helped develop film ratings, novelist, and speaker at many Oscar ceremonies.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Karen Valentine (actress) -- Alive. Born May 25, 1947. Room 222 and many made-for-TV movies.  IMDb

Rudy Vallee (singer/actor) -- Dead. Died July 3, 1986. Born July 28, 1901.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Frankie Valli (singer) -- Alive. Born May 3, 1937. Had a life beyond the Four Seasons, lots of early '60s music, especially "Big Girls Don't Cry."  Home Page  IMDb

Raf Vallone (actor) -- Dead. Died October 31, 2002. Born February 17, 1916. Italian actor in many movies including El Cid and Godfather III.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Vampira (TV icon) -- Dead. Cardiac arrest. Died January 10, 2008. Born December 21, 1921. Obscure actress wanna-be who turned a Halloween costume into a brief TV career as a movie host, real name: Maila Syrjaniemi, died on the same day as Christopher Bowman. Make memorial contributions to: Much Love Animal Rescue.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Bobby Van (actor, dancer) -- Dead. Cancer. Died July 31, 1980. Born December 6, 1930. Kiss Me Kate.  IMDb  FindAGrave

James Van Allen (teacher/astronomer) -- Dead. Died August 9, 2006. Born September 7, 1914. Developed instruments to record conditions in space; discovered the Van Allen radiation belt.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Hendrikje van Andel-Schipper (oldest person on Earth) -- Dead. Died August 30, 2005. Born June 29, 1890. Oldest, well-documented person in 2004-2005, Dutch soccer fan, ate herring.  Home Page

Wernher von Braun (physicist) -- Dead. Cancer. Died June 15, 1977. Born March 23, 1912. Father of Modern Rocketry.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Abigail Van Buren (advice columnist) -- Dead. Died January 16, 2013. Born July 4, 1918. "Dear Abby..." (column now written by her daughter Jeanne) but her real name was Pauline Friedman Phillips and she was the twin sister of Ann Landers, died same day as Andre Cassagnes.  Wikipedia  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Lee Van Cleef (actor) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died December 14, 1989. Born January 9, 1925. Tough-guy actor, died on the same day as Andrei Sakharov and Jock Mahoney.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Charles Van Doren (author) -- Born February 12, 1926. Wrote A History of Knowledge, long-time editor for Encyclopeadia Britannica, he first became famous as part of the quiz show scandals of the late '50s.  Home Page  IMDb

Mamie Van Doren (actress) -- Born February 6, 1931. Teacher's Pet, B movie actress.  IMDb

Dick Van Dyke (actor) -- Alive. Born December 13, 1925. The Dick Van Dyke Show  Home Page  IMDb

Jerry Van Dyke (comic sidekick) -- Alive. Born July 27, 1932.  IMDb

Jo Van Fleet (actress) -- Dead. Died June 10, 1996. Born December 30, 1919.  IMDb

Theo van Gogh (director) -- Dead. Murdered by terrorists. Died November 2, 2004. Born July 23, 1957. Dutch filmmaker who made a controversial film about abuse of Islamic women and received death threats for it, great grandnephew of Vincent van Gogh.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Dick Van Patten (actor) -- Dead. Complications of diabetes. Died June 23, 2015 Born December 9, 1928. Eight is Enough, a bunch of Mel Brooks movies, brother of Joyce Van Patten, half-brother of Timothy Van Patten.  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Joyce Van Patten (actress) -- Alive. Born March 9, 1934. Performed on hundreds of TV episodes for nearly 70 years, sister of Dick Van Patten, half-sister of Timoty Van Patten.  twitter  IBDB  IMDb

Timothy Van Patten (actor) -- Alive. Born June 10, 1959. Directed 20 episodes of The Sopranos, 18 episodes of Boardwalk Empire and the first 2 episodes of Game of Thrones, half-brother of Joyce Van Patten and Dick Van Patten.  twitter  IMDb

Don "Captain Beefheart" Van Vliet (avant garde musician/artist) -- Dead. Multicple sclerosis. Died December 17, 2010. Born January 15, 1941. Influential musician and longtime friend of Frank Zappa, probalby best-known for Trout Mask Replica.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

A. E. van Vogt (writer) -- Dead. Pneumonia/Alzheimer's. Died January 26, 2000. Born April 26, 1912. Slan and The World of Null-A.   AwardWeb

Townes Van Zandt (singer/songwriter) -- Dead. Died January 1, 1997. Born March 7, 1944.  FindAGrave

Danitra Vance (comic) -- Dead. Breast cancer. Died August 21, 1994. Born July 13, 1954. SNL alum.  IMDb

Jack Vance (writer) -- Dead. Died May 26, 2013. Born August 28, 1916. Wrote SF and mysteries and a charming autobiography.  Home Page  Wikipedia  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Paul Vance (songwriter) -- Not dead yet. Born circa 1930. Co-wrote "Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini," "Catch a Falling Star," sang in The Cuff Links.  Home Page  IMDb

Vivian Vance (comic sidekick) -- Dead. Cancer. Died August 17, 1979. Born July 26, 1909. Lucy's sidekick Ethel in I Love Lucy.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Jean Vander Pyl (cartoon voice) -- Dead. Lung cancer. Died April 10, 1999. Born circa 1920. Wilma in The Flintstones and many others.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Gloria Vanderbilt (businesswoman/artist) -- Alive. Born February 20, 1924. She's had both an interesting and tragic life, four husbands (including Sidney Lumet), mother of CNN reporter Anderson Cooper, jeans marketer.  Home Page  IMDb

Luther Vandross (smooth singer) -- Dead. [rumors] Died July 1, 2005. Born April 20, 1951. "Here and Now," lapsed into a coma following a stroke on April 16, 2003, recovered somewhat but died just over two years later.  Home Page  IMDb

Jim Varney (actor) -- Dead. Lung cancer. Died February 10, 2000. Born June 15, 1949. Ernest, Jed in the Beverly Hillbillies remake and the voice of Slinky Dog in the Toy Story movies.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Dorothy Vaughan (NACA "computer"/FORTRAN programmer) -- Dead. Died November 10, 2008. Born Septmber 20, 1910. Worked for National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics during WWII as a "computer," became the first black manager and later a FORTRAN programmer for NASA, portrayed in Hidden Figures, died same day as Miriam Makeba.  Home Page  twitter  Obituary

Frankie Vaughan (singer/actor) -- Dead. Heart ailment. Died September 17, 1999. Born February 3, 1928. "Kisses Sweeter Than Wine," co-starred in an old Marilyn Monroe flick Let's Make Love.  IMDb  Obituary

Norman Vaughan (adventurer) -- Dead. Died December 23, 2005. Born December 19, 1905. Went to the South Pole with Admiral Byrd, participated in many Iditarods in his 70s and 80s, climbed a mountain in Antarctica when he was 88.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Robert Vaughn (actor) -- Dead. Died November 11, 2016. Born November 22, 1932. A Man from U.N.C.L.E., The Towering Inferno, earned a Ph.D. in Communication Philosophy in 1972 (his dissertation: "Only Victims: A Study of Show Business Blacklisting"), had a professional acting career that lasted nearly 60 years.  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Sarah Vaughan (singer) -- Dead. Lung cancer. Died April 3, 1990. Born March 27, 1924. Sarah Vaughn's Finest Hour.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Stevie Ray Vaughan (musician) -- Dead. Helicopter crash. Died August 27, 1990. Born October 3, 1954. Greatest Hits.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Vera-Ellen (actress) -- Dead. Cancer. Died August 30, 1981. Born February 16, 1926.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Jesse Ventura (governor/actor/wrestler) -- Alive. Born July 15, 1951. Minnesota's former governor can lick your governor!.  Home Page  IMDb

Gwen Verdon (actress/dancer) -- Dead. Died October 18, 2000. Born January 13, 1925. Damn Yankees, Cocoon, married to Bob Fosse.  Home Page, died on the same day as Julie London.  IMDb

Jackie Vernon (comic) -- Dead. Died November 10, 1987. Born March 29, 1924.

John Vernon (actor) -- Dead. After heart surgery. Died February 1, 2005. Born February 24, 1932. Dean Wormer on Animal House, heard in many video games.  IBDB  IMDb

Gianni Versace (fashion designer) -- Dead. Murder. Died July 15, 1997. Born December 2, 1946.  FindAGrave

Sid Vicious (punk musician/murderer) -- Dead. Drugs (heroin overdose). Died February 2, 1979. Born May 10, 1957. Murdered his equally drugged-out girlfriend, then died during her trial.  IMDb

Gore Vidal (writer) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died July 31, 2012. Born October 3, 1925. Wrote as Edgar Box after his controversial novel The City and the Pillar (a fairly tame novel on homosexuality) blacklisted him, wrote other novels (Julian, Myra Breckenridge), plays (Visit to a Small Planet) and commentaries.  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Meredith Vieira (reporter) -- Alive. Born December 30, 1951. 60 Minutes and The View.  IMDb

Abe Vigoda (actor) -- Dead. [Rumor] Old age. Died January 26, 2016. Born February 24, 1921. Fish on Barney Miller, rumored as dead for the first time by People Magazine in the early '80s.  Home Page  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Herve Villechaize (actor) --Dead. Suicide. Died September 4, 1993. Born April 23, 1943.  IMDb

Jan-Michael Vincent (actor) -- Breathing. Born July 15, 1944. Survived multiple car accidents, but may still be drinking....  IMDb

Bobby Vinton (singer) -- Alive. Born April 16, 1935. The only singer to ever have a top ten song with a Polish title (AKA "The Melody of Love"), one of many singers with a theater in Branson, MO.  Home Page  IMDb

Joe Viterelli (mob actor) -- Dead. Died January 29, 2004. Born March 10, 1937. Jelly in the Analyze... movies, brought into movies by Sean Penn, died on the same day as Mary-Ellis Bunim  IMDb

Lucy O'Donnell Vodden (Beatles inspiration) -- Dead. Lupus. Died September 22, 2009. Born circa 1963. Helped inspire John Lennon's most elliptical title "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds."  IMDb  Obituary

Nedra Volz (actress) -- Dead. Alzheimer's. Died January 20, 2003. Born June 18, 1908. Adelaide Brubaker on Diff'rent Strokes, died on the same day as Al Hirschfeld.  IMDb

Diane Von Furstenberg (fashion designer) -- Alive. Born December 31, 1945. Women's designer first married to Egon Von Furstenberg, married to Barry Diller.  Home Page  IMDb

Egon Von Furstenberg (fashion designer) -- Dead. Cause is debatable (Cancer in some sources, AIDS in others). Died June 11, 2004. Born December 29, 1946. Banker turned men's fashion designer, married to Diane Von Furstenberg from the late '60s to the ealry '80s.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

John von Neumann (genius) -- Dead. Cancer. Died February 8, 1957. Born December 28, 1903. Leading scholar in many areas, including mathematics, physics, game theory and computer theory.  Home Page  twitter  Obituary  FindAGrave

Max von Sydow (tall actor) -- Alive. Born April 10, 1929. Appeared in many Ingmar Bergman movies, memorably played against Death in a chess game in The Seventh Seal, nominated for an Oscar in his 80s, appeared in Game of Thrones.  twitter  IBDB  IMDb

Maria Von Trapp (author/singer) -- Dead. Post-death rumor. Kidney disease. Died March 28, 1987. Born January 26, 1905. Born on a train, wrote The Story of the Trapp Family Singers, later adapted into The Sound of Music, died same day as Patrick Troughton. Her descendents still run a gorgeous lodge outside of Stowe, Vermont.  Home Page  Wikipedia  twitter  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Harry Von Zell (sidekick) -- Dead. Died November 21, 1981. Born July 7, 1906. Second banana to George Burns and Gracie Allen.  IMDb

Jon Voight (actor) -- Alive. Born December 29, 1938. Midnight Cowboy, portrayed FDR and Howard Cosell, father of Angelina Jolie.  IMDb

Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. (writer, teacher) -- Dead. Injuries from a fall. Died April 11, 2007. Born November 11, 1922. Slaughterhouse Five, created Kilgore Trout but did not publish any books under that name (though Philip Jose Farmer did), married to Jill Krementz, died on the same day as Roscoe Lee Browne.   AwardWeb  Home Page  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave