Category Archives: Biography

  • sam shepard 73, sam shephard 2004, american playwright, 1979 pulitzer prize, buried child, actor, academy award, 1980s movies, the right stuff, raggedy man, frances, resurrection, crimes of the heart, fool for love, baby boom, steel magnolias, partner jessica lange, 1990s movies, thunderheart, the pelican brief, safe passage, the only thrill, it all came true, 1990s television mini series, streets of laredo, pea eye parker, 2000s movies, swordfish, black hawk down, leo, blind horizon, the notebook dont come knocking, stealth, bandidas, walker payne, the assassination of jesse james by the coward robert ford, the accidental husband, felon, brothers, fair game, inhale, blackthorn, darling companion, safe house, killing them softly, mud, savannah, august osage county, midnight special, in dubious battle, never here, 2000s television shows, bloodline robert rayburn, costar sissy spacek, costar diane keaton, septuagenarian, senior citizen, celebrity birthday, famous people birthdays, november 5 birthday, born november 5 1943, died july 27 2017, celebrity deaths

    Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, screenwriter, author, and Academy Award-winning actor Sam Shepard died July 27, 2017 at the age of 73. Cause of death was ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) complications. Shepard leaves behind oldest son Jesse Mojo Shepard (b. 1970), whom he had with his ex-wife O-Lan Jones (m. 1969-1984), and two children from his long […]

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  • beverly cleary 1971, american childrens author, young adult fiction, ramona and beezus, ramona the pest, born april 12 1916, april 12th birthday, centenarian, senior citizen

    Update April 12 2017:  Beverly Cleary is now 101 years old! The United States Library of Congress has named children’s author Beverly Cleary a “Living Legend”; her 35+ books for teenagers and children have sold 91 million copies in 20 countries and 14 languages. (Beverly Cleary 1971 Photo: Public Domain) Beverly Bunn was born (April […]

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  • kim novak 1956, the eddy duchin story, 1950s movies, american actress

    Octogenarian senior citizen, artist, former model and actress Kim Novak (nee Marilyn Pauline Novak) was born on February 13 1933 in Chicago, Illinois.   (Kim Novak Photo: The Eddy Duchin Story 1956 movie trailer) As she says on her website KimNovakArtist.com, Kim Novak first dreamed of becoming an artist as a girl, winning scholarships to the Chicago […]

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  • richard hatch, actor, movies, television, streets of san francisco, battlestar galactica, dead mans curve, jan berry, captain apollo, younger, older, 1960s, 1980s

    Septuagenarian American writer, producer, and actor Richard Hatch has passed away on February 7, 2017 at the age of 71, from pancreatic cancer. Below, Richard Hatch in his younger years, and more recently.   (Richard Hatch Photo Sources: Pinterest | Photo Montage: Senior City) Richard Hatch was born on May 21, 1945 in Santa Monica, California. […]

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  • dorothy malone, actress, movies, younger, the big sleep, written on the wind, 1940s, 1950s

    Actress and nonagenarian senior citizen Dorothy Malone was born Dorothy Eloise Maloney on January 30, 1925 in Chicago, Illinois. Below, Dorothy Malone in her younger years circa 1940s and 1950s.   (Photo Sources: Pinterest, YouTube | Photo Montage: Senior City) Femme Noir: Bad Girls of Film (1998) author Karen Burroughs Hannsberry said that Dorothy Malone’s family […]

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  • john hurt, english actor, 2011, died jan 25 2017, movies, television

    English actor John Hurt (CBE) has died from pancreatic cancer on January 25, 2017 at the age of 77. (John Hurt 1971 Mr. Forbush and the Penguins Screenshot) After announcing in June 2015 that he had pancreatic cancer and would continue working through treatment, in October that year he said it was in remission. John Hurt leaves behind […]

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  • mike connors 1966, american actor, 1960s movies, 1960s westerns, stagecoach

    January 2017 Update: Mike Connors has died on January 26, 2017 at the age of 91. Cause of death was leukemia.  (Mike Connors 1966 Stagecoach Movie Screenshot) American actor and now nonagenarian senior citizen Mike Connors was born August 15, 1925 in Fresno, California. His nickname of “Touch” began in high school where he played […]

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  • anne jeffreys 1950s, american actress, younger, older, 1970s actress

    Update: Anne Jeffreys died on September 27, 2017 at the age of  94. Nonagenarian American singer and actress Anne Jeffreys was born January 26, 1923 in Goldsboro, North Carolina and turns 94 today on January 26, 2017. Below, Anne Jeffreys from younger (c. 1954) to older (c. 1972). (Source Photos:Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain | Photo Montage: […]

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  • mary tyler moore show, tv series, 70s television, actress

    American actress Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80 today on January 25, 2017. Born in Brooklyn, New York City on December 29, 1936, Mary Tyler Moore married for the first time at the age of 18 in 1955, to Richard Carlton Meeker. Their son Richard Meeker Jr. was born in July […]

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  • virginia woolf in 1902, writer, author

    Celebrated English publisher, writer and novelist Virginia Woolf was born January 25, 1882; her birth name was Adeline Virginia Stephen. Right, a photo of Virginia Woolf circa 1902, captures a pensive expression. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons | George C. Beresford/Hulton Archive/Getty Images) Her father was Sir Leslie Stephen was an editor, biographer and critic who counted authors […]

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