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Richard Biggs -- b.3/18/1960 d.5/22/2004 (44)
TV Shows: Babylon 5 (as Dr. Steven Franklin)

Verlon Biggs -- b.3/12/1943 d.6/7/1994 (51)
NFL Defensive
Sports Teams: New York Jets

Roxann Biggs-Dawson -- b.9/11/1958 N.S.
Actress, Producer/Director
Names/Places: aka Roxann Dawson
TV Shows: Star Trek: Voyager (as chief engineer B'Elanna Torres, half Klingon/half human)
Movie Titles: Guilty by Suspicion

John Bigham -- b.3/3/1969
Modern Rock Singer
Group Names: Fishbone

Isabel Bigley -- b.2/23/1926 d.9/30/2006 (80)
Stage Actress

Kevin Bigley -- b.10/5/1986
TV Shows: Sirens (as Brian)
Movie Titles: The Angry Birds Movie, Game Change, The Dilemma

John Jeremiah Bigsby -- b.8/14/1792 d.2/10/1881 (88)
Geologist, Physician, English
Misc: studies of structure of underlying rock strata and uncovered many new prehistoric species of life

Joseph Bihari -- b.5/30/1925 d.11/28/2013 (88)
Businessperson, Music Figure
Misc: co-founder of Modern Records

Julius Jeramiah Bihari -- b.9/9/1913 d.11/17/1984 (71)
Businessperson, Music Figure
Misc: co-founder of Modern Records

Lester Louis Bihari -- b.5/12/1912 d.9/9/1983 (71)
Businessperson, Music Figure
Misc: co-founder of Modern Records

Saul Samuel Bihari -- b.3/9/1918 d.2/22/1975 (56)
Businessperson, Music Figure
Misc: co-founder of Modern Records

Theodore Bikel -- b.5/2/1924 d.7/21/2015 (91)
Movie/Stage Actor, Folk Singer, Austrian
Names/Places: b. in Vienna

Abebe Bikila -- b.8/7/1932 d.10/25/1973 (41)
Runner, Olympic Athlete, Track and Field

Steven Biko -- b.12/18/1946 d.9/12/1977 (30)
Misc: Black Student leader, South African anti-apartheid activist.

Jedediah Bila -- b.1/29/1979 N.S.
Author, Columnist, TV Hostess, Personality
TV Shows: The View

Dann Bilardello -- b.5/26/1959
MLB Catcher

Jay Bilas -- b.12/24/1963
Basketball Announcer
Misc: Basketball commentator

Theodore G. Bilbo -- b.10/13/1877 d.8/21/1947 (69)

Simone Biles -- b.3/14/1997 N.S.
Gymnast, Olympic Athlete
Misc: is regarded by many to be one of the greatest and most dominant gymnasts of all time.

Frederick Biletnikoff -- b.2/23/1943
NFL Coach, NFL Wide Receiver, College Football Player, CFL Figure, USFL Figure
Misc: 6x Pro Bowl, Super Bowl XI MVP; in the College and Pro Football Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: Florida State University, Oakland Raiders (player 1965-1978), Montreal Alouettes (player and coach 1980), Orange Glen High School (1982), Palomar College (1983), Diablo Valley College (1984), Oakland Invaders (1985), Arizona Wrangelers (1986), Calgary Stampeders (1987-1988), Los Angeles/Oakland Raiders (1989-2006)

Vera Bilitch -- b.3/12/2016 N.S.
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Emilie de Ravin and Eric's daughter

Mr. Acker Bilk -- b.1/28/1929 d.11/2/2014 (85)
Composer, Songwriter, Clarinetist, Bandleader, Jazz Musician, English
Names/Places: RN:Bernard Stanley Bilk
Song Titles: Stranger on the Shore

Steve Bilko -- b.11/13/1928 d.3/7/1978 (49)
MLB Player

Tony Bill -- b.8/23/1940
Actor, Producer/Director
Movie Titles: Flyboys, Untamed Heart, Five Corners, The Sting, My Bodyguard, Shampoo

George Billick -- b.4/13/1910 d.9/8/1992 (82)
Misc: the first bowler to roll more than 15 perfect games in ABC sanctioned competition.

Jack Billingham -- b.2/21/1943
MLB Pitcher

Mickey Billingham -- b.8/9/1957
Hip-Pop Keyboardist, New Wave Keybordist, English
Group Names: Dexy's Midnight Runners, The Beat (aka The English Beat in the U.S.), General Public

Alexandra Billings -- b.3/28/1962 N.S.
Actress, Internet Video Actress

Brandon Billings -- b.1/10/1992 N.S.
Misc: retired from acting in 1996

Eric Billings -- b.1/10/1992
Misc: retired from acting in 1996

John Shaw Billings -- b.4/12/1838 d.3/11/1913 (74)
Librarian, Physician

Josh Billings -- b.4/21/1818 N.S. d.10/14/1885 N.S. (67)
Author, Lecturer, Humorist
Names/Places: aka Henry Wheeler Shaw
Misc: a famous humorist of his time perhaps second only to Mark Twain during the latter half of the 19th century

William Billings -- b.10/7/1746 d.9/26/1800 (53)
Composer, American

Beau Billingslea -- b.9/1/1953
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer, Video Game Voice Actor
Movie Titles: Star Trek Into Darkness, The American President
Video Games: Dynasty Warriors (series), Naruto Shippuden (series)

Joe Billingslea -- b.11/14/1937 N.S.
Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: Contours

Barbara Billingsley -- b.12/22/1915 d.10/16/2010 (94)
TV/Movie Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress
Names/Places: b. in Los Angeles
TV Shows: Leave It To Beaver (as June Cleaver), Muppet Babies (as Nanny voicist)

Hobie Billingsley -- b.12/2/1926 N.S.
Diver, Olympic Athlete, American

John Billingsley -- b.5/20/1960 N.S.
TV Shows: True Blood (as Mike Spencer), Star Trek: Enterprise (as Dr. Phlox)
Movie Titles: Out of Time, The Man from Earth, While Oleander, 2012

Peter Billingsley -- b.4/16/1971
Actor, TV Host, Commercial Actor, Producer/Director
Misc: Messy Marvin in Hersheys syrup ads
TV Shows: Real People
Movie Titles: Iron Man, The Break-Up, Four Christmases, A Christmas Story

Ray Billingsley -- b.7/25/1957
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Names/Places: MN:Curtis
Misc: Strip: Curtis

Sherman Billingsley -- b.3/10/1896 N.S. d.10/4/1966 N.S. (70)
TV Host
Misc: N.Y. inpersario & owner of the chic Stork Club (TV too)

Craig Billington -- b.9/11/1966
NHL Goaltender, Canadian

James Hadley Billington -- b.6/1/1929 N.S. d.11/20/2018 N.S. (89)
Author, Government Official, Teacher
Misc: Librarian of Congress

Michael Billington -- b.12/24/1941 d.6/3/2005 (63)
Actor, English
TV Shows: UFO, Edward The Seventh, The Collectors
Movie Titles: The Spy Who Loved Me, Alfred the Great, KGB: The Secret War

Stephen Billington -- b.12/10/1969
Actor, English
Movie Titles: Braveheart, Resident Evil, Exorcismus, Dracula III: Legacy

Chauncey Billups -- b.9/25/1976
NBA Player
Names/Places: NN:Mr. Big Shot
Misc: NBA Finals MVP 2004
Sports Teams: Detroit Pistons, Denver Nuggets

Billy -- b.12/11/????
Radio Disc Jock
Misc: host of the John Boy and Billy Show

Billy The Kid -- b.11/23/1859 d.7/14/1881 (21)
Names/Places: RN:William H. Bonney Jr.

Chuck Billy -- b.6/23/1962
Rock & Roll Singer
Group Names: Testament

Jean-Luc Bilodeau -- b.11/4/1990 N.S.
Actor, Canadian
TV Shows: Baby Daddy (as Ben Wheeler)
Movie Titles: LOL, Piranha 3DD

Caitlin Bilodeaux -- b.3/17/1965
Fencer, Olympic Athlete
Misc: Olympics 1992

Michael Patrick Bilon -- b.8/29/1947 d.1/27/1983 (35)

Dmitri Bilozerchev -- b.12/22/1966
Gymnast, Russian

Rachel Bilson -- b.8/25/1981 N.S.
TV Shows: The O.C. (as Summer Roberts), Hart of Dixie (as Dr. Zoe Hart)
Movie Titles: Jumper, Waiting For Forever

Luke Bilyk -- b.11/10/1994 N.S.
Actor, Canadian

Maeve Binchy -- b.5/28/1939 N.S. d.7/30/2012 N.S. (73)
Novelist, Short Story Writer, Playwright, Columnist, Irish

Maurice Binder -- b.12/4/1925 d.4/9/1991 (65)
Entertainment Figure
Misc: Title designer, trailer maker, and artist of James Bond films; some say d. at 73

Alfred Binet -- b.7/8/1857 d.10/18/1911 (54)
Psychologist, French

David "Dave" Bing -- b.11/24/1943
Baptist, Mayor, Businessperson, NBA Guard
Misc: 1968 NBA scoring leader; some say b. Nov 29; Detroit Mayor 2009-2013
Sports Teams: Detroit Pistons (1966-1975), Washington Bullets (1975-1977), Boston Celtics (1977-1978)

Sir Rudolph Bing -- b.1/9/1902 d.9/2/1997 (95)
Executive, Entertainment Figure, Austrian
Misc: Opera Manager of NY Metropolitan Opera

Stan Bing -- b.5/20/1951 N.S. d.5/2/2020 N.S. (68)
Novelist, Humorist
Names/Places: aka Stanley Bing, RN: Gil Schwartz
Misc: wrote a column for Fortune magazine for over 20 years and a decade at Esquire magazine.

Steve Bing -- b.3/31/1965 N.S. d.6/22/2020 N.S. (55)
Writer, Producer/Director
Movie Titles: Kangaroo Jack, Get Carter, Missing in Action, Marley

Li Bingbing -- b.2/27/1973 N.S.
Actress, Singer, Chinese
Movie Titles: Seventeen Years, Transformers: Age of Extinction

Brittany Binger -- b.3/24/1987
Model, Playmate
Misc: June 2007

George Caleb Bingham -- b.3/20/1811 d.7/7/1879 (68)
Painter, Politician

Hiram Bingham -- b.11/19/1875 d.6/6/1956 (80)
Archaeologist, Explorer, Statesman
Misc: discoverer of the Inca city of Machu Picchu.

Jeff Bingham -- b.10/3/1943

Traci Bingham -- b.1/13/1968
TV Shows: Baywatch (as Jordan Tate)

Gregg Binkley -- b.3/20/1963
Actor, Director
TV Shows: Raising Hope (as Barney)
Movie Titles: The Man Who Wasn't There, Galaxy Quest, Changeling

Les Binks -- b.4/5/1948 N.S.
Heavy Metal Drummer, British
Group Names: Judas Priest

Osama Bin Laden -- b.3/10/1957 d.5/2/2011 (54)
Misc: founder of al-Qaeda

David Binn -- b.2/6/1972
NFL Player

Edward Binns -- b.9/12/1916 d.12/4/1990 (75)
TV/Movie Actor
TV Shows: Brenner, The Nurses, It Takes a Thief's Wallie Powers

Juliette Binoche -- b.3/9/1964
Actress, French
Movie Titles: Chocolat, Three Colors: Blue, Hidden, Godzilla (2014), The English Patient

Ludwig Binswanger -- b.4/13/1881 d.2/5/1966 (84)
Author, Psychiatrist, Swiss

Jacob Binzer -- b.10/28/1966
Rock & Roll Guitarist
Group Names: D-A-D

Jesper Binzer -- b.9/4/1965
Rock & Roll Musician

Frank J. Biondi Jr. -- b.1/9/1945 N.S. d.11/25/2019 N.S. (74)
TV Executive
Misc: HBO president 1983, Viacom President 1987-1996, Universal Studios President 1996-1998

Matthew Nicholas "Matt" Biondi -- b.10/8/1965 N.S.
Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American
Misc: won 7 medals in 1988 Olympics, including 5 gold (2 individual, 3 relay); has won a total of 11 medals (8 gold, 2 silver and a bronze) in 3 Olympics (1984,88,92).

George Biondo -- b.9/3/1945
Rock & Roll Bassist
Names/Places: MN: Michael
Group Names: Steppenwolf

John Birch -- b.5/8/1918 N.S. d.8/25/1945 N.S. (27)
Military Leader
Misc: WWII hero captain

Paul Birch -- b.1/13/1912 d.5/24/1969 (57)

Peter Birch -- b.12/11/1922 d.12/13/1987 N.S. (65)
Choreographer, Dancer

Reginald Birch -- b.5/2/1856 d.6/17/1943 (87)
Illustrator, Children's Author, British

Thomas Birch -- b.7/26/1779 d.1/3/1851 (71)
Painter, British

Thora Birch -- b.3/11/1982
TV/Movie Actress, Producer/Director
Names/Places: aka:Thora
TV Shows: Day by Day (as Molly), Parenthood (as Taylor Buckman)
Movie Titles: Now and Then, American Beauty, Ghost World, The Hole, Patriot Games

Will Birch -- b.9/12/1948
Songwriter, Drummer, English

Andrew Bird -- b.7/11/1973
Songwriter, Multi-instrumentalist, Pop Singer

Billie Bird -- b.2/28/1908 d.11/27/2002 (94)
TV Actress, Comedienne
TV Shows: It Takes Two, Benson (as Mrs. Cassidy), Dear John (as Mrs. Philbert)

Brad Bird -- b.9/24/1957 N.S.
Movie Producer/Director
TV Shows: The Critic, The Simpsons
Movie Titles: Toy Story 3, Monsters University, Ratatouille, The Incredibles, Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol

Cyril Kenneth Bird -- b.12/17/1887 d.6/11/1965 (77)
Cartoonist, English
Misc: who, particularly in Punch, created warmhearted social comedies, using little stick figures to convey his point.

Greg Bird -- b.11/9/1992 N.S.
MLB First Baseman

Harley Bird -- b.12/17/2001 N.S.
Cartoon Voice Actress, English
TV Shows: Peppa Pig (voicist)

Jade Bird -- b.10/1/1997 N.S.
Songwriter, Singer

Larry Bird -- b.12/7/1956
NBA Coach, NBA Forward, Olympic Athlete
Names/Places: b. in French Lick, IN; MN:Joe
Misc: 150 games, 3681 points, 24.5 ppg; college Player of Year (1979) at Indiana St.; led Boston Celtics to 3 NBA titles; 3x NBA Champion (1981, 1984, 1986); 3x NBA Most Valuable Player (1984-1986); 12x NBA All-Star (1980-1988, 1990-1992); 2x NBA Finals MVP (1984, 1986); 9x All-NBA First Team (1980-1988); All-NBA Second Team (1990); 3x NBA All-Defensive Second Team (1982-1984); NBA Rookie of the Year (1980); NBA All-Rookie Team (1980); 50 Greatest Players in NBA History (1996); Member of the 1992 "Dream Team" inducted as a unit in 2010; Celtics #33 retired
Sports Teams: Indiana State (1976-1979), Boston Celtics (1979-1992), Indiana Pacers (coach 1997-2000)

Nereyda Bird -- b.4/18/1998 N.S.
Model, Playmate, American, Dominican Republican
Misc: April 2018 Playmate

Robert Montgomery Bird -- b.2/5/1806 d.1/23/1854 (47)
Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright

Rose Bird -- b.11/2/1936 N.S. d.12/4/1999 N.S. (63)
Misc: ousted Calif Supreme Court Judge

Sam Bird -- b.1/9/1987 N.S.
Auto Racer, English

Simon Bird -- b.8/19/1984 N.S.
Actor, Comic Actor, Director, English
TV Shows: The Inbetweeners (as Will McKenzie), Friday Night Dinner (as Adam)
Movie Titles: The Inbetweeners Movie, The Inbetweeners 2

Sue Bird -- b.10/16/1980 N.S. or 10/16/1981 N.S.
Basketball Player, Olympic Athlete
Misc: WNBA star

J. J. Birden -- b.6/16/1965
NFL Wide Receiver

Bob Birdsell -- b.12/10/1947
NHL Player, Canadian
Sports Teams: Detroit Red Wings

Clarence Birdseye -- b.12/9/1886 d.10/7/1956 (69)
Inventor, Businessperson
Misc: Deep Freezing food method; General Foods Corp. co-founder

Cindy Birdsong -- b.12/15/1939 N.S.
Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: The Supremes (1967-72), Patti LaBelle & the Blue Belles

Mary Birdsong -- b.4/18/1968
Actress, Producer
TV Shows: Stroker and Hoop, Reno 911!, Crash and Bernstein
Movie Titles: The Descendants, Buried, Reno 911!: Miami, Perry Jackson: Sea of Monsters

Otis Birdsong -- b.12/9/1955
NBA Player

Tala Birell -- b.9/10/1907 d.2/17/1958 (50)
Actress, Romanian

Vannocio Biringuccio -- b.10/20/1480 d.8/??/1537
Misc: He is best known for his manual on metalworking. Could have died in 1539

Matt Birk -- b.7/23/1976
NFL Center

Olivia Birkelund -- b.4/26/1963
TV Shows: All My Children
Movie Titles: The Bone Collector, Far From Heaven, Letters from a Killer

Bernadette Birkett -- b.7/8/1946
Names/Places: George Wendt's wife
TV Shows: It's Garry Shandling's Show (as Jackie Schumaker)
Movie Titles: Heartbreakers, St. Elmo's Fire, The Ratings Game

Jane Birkin -- b.12/14/1946 N.S.
Writer, Actress, Director, English
Song Titles: Je T'Aime...Moi Non Plus
Movie Titles: Death on the Nile, Blow-Up, Evil Under the Sun

Gil Birmingham -- b.7/13/1953 N.S.
Movie Titles: Twilight (film series)

Stephen Birmingham -- b.5/28/1929 N.S. d.11/15/2015 N.S. (86)
Author, Historian
Book Titles: Our Crowd: The Great Jewish Families of New York

Laura Bryan Birn -- b.4/3/1965
Soap Actress
TV Shows: The Young and the Restless (as Lynne for over a quarter of a century)

David Birney -- b.4/23/1939 N.S. d.4/29/2022 N.S. (83)
TV Actor
Names/Places: b. in Washington, DC; Meredith Baxter's ex-hubby
Misc: some say b. in 1940
TV Shows: Master of the Game, Bridget Loves Bernie (as Bernie), Serpico (star), St. Elsewhere (as Dr. Ben Samuels), Glitter, Live Shot (as Harry Chandler Moore)

Mollie Elizabeth Birney -- b.10/1/1984
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Meredith Baxter & David's girl

Peter David Edwin Birney -- b.10/1/1984
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Meredith Baxter & David's son

Reed Birney -- b.9/11/1954
TV Shows: House of Cards (as Rep. Donald Blythe / VP Donald Blythe), The Blacklist (as Tom Connolly)
Movie Titles: Four Friends

William Alfred Hart Birnie -- b.8/4/1910 d.8/19/1979 (69)
Journalist, Editor
Misc: Senior Editor of Reader's Digest

Martin Biron -- b.8/15/1977
NHL Goaltender, Canadian

Péter Biros -- b.4/5/1976 N.S.
Olympic Athlete, Water Polo Player, Hungarian

Augustine Birrell -- b.1/19/1850 d.11/20/1933 (83)
Author, Statesman, English

Peter Birrell -- b.5/9/1941
Bassist, English
Group Names: Freddie & the Dreamers

Beeb Birtles -- b.11/28/1948
Songwriter, Guitarist, Australian, Dutch (Netherlands)
Names/Places: RN:Gerard Birtlekamp
Group Names: Zoot, Little River Band

Eric Bischoff -- b.5/27/1955 N.S.
Entrepreneur, TV Producer, Personality, Wrestler

Joy Bisco -- b.10/15/1975
Actress, Producer
Movie Titles: Ghost World, Couples Retreat, Not Another Teen Movie

Kerry Bishé -- b.5/1/1984
Actress, New Zealand
TV Shows: Scrubs (as Lucy Bennett), Halt and Catch Fire (as Donna Clark)
Movie Titles: Argo, Grand Piano, Sex and the City, Red State

James Furman Bisher -- b.11/4/1918 N.S. d.3/18/2012 N.S. (93)
Columnist, Sports Writer
Misc: Tha Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Summer Bishil -- b.7/17/1988
TV Shows: The Magicians (as Margo Hanson)
Movie Titles: Towelhead, The Last Airbender, Crossing Over, Mooz-Lum

Billy Bishop -- b.8/24/1906 d.7/7/1995 (88)
Misc: Big Bands

Blaine Bishop -- b.7/24/1970
NFL Safety

Ed Bishop -- b.6/11/1932 d.6/8/2005 (72)

Elizabeth Bishop -- b.2/8/1911 d.10/6/1979 (68)

Elvin Bishop -- b.10/21/1942
Songwriter, Harmonicaist, Blues Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Tulsa, OK; NN:Pigboy Crabshaw
Group Names: Paul Butterfield Blues Band, soloist

Greg Bishop -- b.5/2/1971
NFL Player

Harold Bishop -- b.4/8/1970
NFL Player

Hazel Bishop -- b.8/17/1906 d.12/5/1998 (92)
Inventor, Cosmetic Executive
Misc: non smear lipstick

Henry Rowley Bishop -- b.11/18/1786 d.4/30/1855 (68)
Composer, Conductor, English
Song Titles: Home Sweet Home

Isabel Bishop -- b.3/3/1902 d.2/19/1988 (85)

Jim Bishop -- b.11/21/1907 d.7/26/1987 (79)
Author, Columnist

Joe Bishop -- b.11/27/1907 d.5/12/1976 (68)
Songwriter, Flugelhorn

Joey Bishop -- b.2/3/1918 d.10/17/2007 (89)
Columnist, Movie Actor, Comedian, TV Talk Show Host, Panelist
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RN:Joseph Abraham Gottlieb
Misc: some say b. 1919
TV Shows: Jack Paar Show, Joey Bishop Show (as Joey Barnes), Liar's Club

John Bishop -- b.11/30/1966 N.S.
Actor, Comedian, Soccer Player, English

John Bishop -- b.??/??/????
Sports Figure
Misc: in the Motor Sports Hall of Fame

John Michael Bishop -- b.2/22/1936
Scientist, Immunologist, Microbiologist, Virologist
Misc: co-winner (with Harold Varmus) of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1989 for achievements in clarifying the origins of cancer.

Julie Bishop -- b.8/30/1914 d.8/30/2001 (87)
TV/Movie Actress
Names/Places: RN:Jacqueline Wells
Misc: leading lady of 30s-40s films; some say b. 1917

Kelly Bishop -- b.2/28/1944 N.S.
Actress, Dancer
Names/Places: RN: Carole Bishop
TV Shows: Gilmore Girls (as Emily Gilmore)
Movie Titles: Dirty Dancing, Wonder Boys, Private Parts

Kevin Bishop -- b.6/18/1980 N.S.
Writer, Actor, Comedian, Producer, English
TV Shows: The Kevin Bishop Show (star and co-writer)
Movie Titles: Muppet Treasure Island

Louanne Bishop -- b.11/10/1955
Movie Titles: Kalofornia, Kiss the Girls, Don Jon

Max Bishop -- b.9/5/1899 d.2/24/1962 (62)
MLB Player
Names/Places: NN:Camera Eye

Michael Bishop -- b.11/12/1945
Sci-fi Writer

Stephen Bishop -- b.11/14/1951
Actor, Songwriter, Guitarist, Pop Singer
Song Titles: On and On, It Might Be You, Save It For A Rainy Day

Troy Bishop -- b.9/21/1972
Movie Titles: Scream, Terms of Endearment, Apartment 206, Accidents Happen

Walter Bishop Jr. -- b.10/4/1927 d.1/24/1998 (70)
Jazz Pianist
Group Names: Art Blakey, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis

William Bishop -- b.7/16/1917 d.10/3/1959 (42)
TV Shows: It's a Great Life (as Steve Connors)

William Avery Bishop -- b.2/8/1894 d.9/11/1956 (62)
Hero, Canadian
Misc: fighter ace who shot down 72 German aircraft during World War I.

Val Bisoglio -- b.5/7/1926 N.S. d.10/18/2021 N.S. (95)
TV Shows: Roll Out, Police Woman (as Lt. Paul Marsh), Quincy M.E. (as Danny Tovo)
Movie Titles: Saturday Night Fever, The Frisco Kid

George H. Bissell -- b.11/8/1821 d.11/19/1884 (63)
Misc: founded the first american oil company

Melville Reuben Bissell -- b.9/25/1843 d.3/15/1889 (45)
Misc: the carpet sweeper

Patrick Bissell -- b.12/1/1957 d.12/29/1987 (30)

Richard Bissell -- b.6/27/1913 N.S. d.5/4/1977 N.S. (63)
Novelist, Short Story Writer
Book Titles: 7 1/2 Cents

Whit Bissell -- b.10/25/1909 d.3/5/1996 (86)
TV Shows: The Time Tunnel (as Gen. Heywood Kirk)

Jacqueline Bisset -- b.9/13/1944
Roman Catholic, TV/Movie Actress, Movie Producer, English
Names/Places: b. in Weybridge
TV Shows: Airport, The Deep, Casino Royale

Josie Bissett -- b.10/5/1970
TV/Movie Actress, Model
Names/Places: Rob Estes' wife
Misc: many also say b. 1969
TV Shows: Melrose Place (as Jane Mancini), The Secret Life of the American Teenager (as Kathleen)
Movie Titles: Mikey, The Doors

Gregg Bissonette -- b.6/9/1959
Rock & Roll Drummer
Group Names: David Lee Roth, Joe Santriani

Matt Bissonette -- b.7/25/1961
Rock & Roll Bassist
Group Names: Joe Santriani

Roy Bittan -- b.7/2/1949
Rock & Roll Keyboardist
Names/Places: aka Broyd?
Group Names: Bruce Springsteen and The E. Street Band (co-producer)

Karl Theodore Bitter -- b.12/6/1867 d.4/9/1915 (47)

Ryan James Bittle -- b.3/21/1976
TV Shows: Sweet Valley High, 7th Heaven (as Jeff)
Movie Titles: Take Me Home Tonight, Who's Your Daddy?

Billy Bitzer -- b.4/21/1874 d.4/29/1944 (70)
Misc: motion-picture cameraman who, in partnership with the pioneer director D.W. Griffith, developed camera techniques that set the standard for all future motion pictures and stimulated important experimentation in the field.

Edward "Sonny" Bivins -- b.1/15/1936 N.S. d.12/3/2014 N.S. (78)
Tenor, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: RN: Edward Jessie Bivins, Jr.
Group Names: Manhattans

Jimmy Bivins -- b.12/6/1919 d.7/4/2012 (92)

Michael "Biv" Bivins -- b.8/10/1968 N.S.
Rhythm and Blues Singer
Misc: some say b. Oct 10
Group Names: New Edition, Bel Biv & DeVoe

Gus Bivona -- b.11/25/1915 d.1/5/1996 (80)
Clarinetist, Bandleader
Group Names: Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey

Bill Bixby -- b.1/22/1934 d.11/21/1993 (59)
TV/Movie Actor, TV Director, Panelist
Names/Places: b. in San Francisco
TV Shows: Joey Bishop Show, My Favorite Martian (as Tim O'Hara), The Courtship of Eddie's Father (as Tom Corbett), The Magician (as Anthony Blake), Masquerade Party, Rich Man Poor Man, The Incredible Hulk (as David Bruce Banner), Goodnight Beantown (as Matt Cassidy)

Bismack Biyombo -- b.8/28/1992 N.S.
NBA Center, Congo

Bizarre -- b.7/5/1976
Rap Music Performer
Names/Places: RN: Rufus Arthur Johnson
Group Names: D12

Georges Bizet -- b.10/25/1838 d.6/3/1875 (36)
Composer, French
Names/Places: RN:Alexandre Cesar Leopold Bizet

Bj -- b.??/??/????

Đurđa "Đurđica" Bjedov -- b.4/5/1947 N.S.
Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Yugoslav

Kat Bjelland -- b.12/9/1963
Songwriter, Alternative Rock Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: Babes in Toyland

Jussi Bjoerling -- b.2/2/1911 d.9/9/1960 (49)
Tenor, Opera Singer, Swedish

Björk -- b.11/21/1965 N.S.
Music Producer, Songwriter, Keyboardist, Alternative Rock Performer, Icelandian
Names/Places: RLN:Gudmundsdottir
Group Names: Sugarcubes, soloist

Anita Bjork -- b.4/25/1923 d.10/24/2012 (89)
Actress, Swedish

Brant Bjork -- b.3/19/1973
Music Producer, Songwriter, Singer, Multi-instrumentalist, Rock & Roll Musician
Group Names: Kyuss

Jonas Björkman -- b.3/23/1972
Tennis Player, Swedish
Misc: Davis Cup 1994

Nadia Bjorlin -- b.8/2/1980
TV Shows: Venice: The Series (star)
Movie Titles: Redline, Divorce Invitation, I Know Where Lizzie Is

B. J. Ornst Jerne Bjornson -- b.12/8/1832 d.4/26/1910 (77)
Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright, Poet, Newsperson, Journalist, Norweigan

Eric Bjornson -- b.12/15/1971
NFL Tight End

Bk -- b.??/??/????

Bl -- b.??/??/????

Uwe Blab -- b.3/26/1962
NBA Player, West German

Blac Chyna -- b.5/11/1988 N.S.
Names/Places: RN: Angela Renee White

Aloe Blacc -- b.1/7/1979
Soul Singer, Rap Music Performer
Song Titles: I Need a Dollar, Loving You Is Killing Me
Album Titles: Good Things

Boris Blacher -- b.1/6/1903 O.S. or 1/19/1903 N.S. d.1/30/1975 (72)
Composer, German

Jason Blachowicz -- b.12/14/1968
Rock & Roll Bassist
Group Names: Maleviolent Creation

Black Thought -- b.10/3/1971 N.S.
Names/Places: RN: Tariq Luqmaan Trotter
Group Names: The Roots

Bill Black -- b.9/17/1926 N.S. d.10/21/1965 N.S. (39)
Songwriter, Bassist
Names/Places: b. in Memphis, TN
Misc: soul & country genres; in Elvis Presley's band; warm-up act during the Beatles' American tour

Bobby Black -- b.??/??/????
Rock & Roll Musician
Misc: Pedal Steel
Group Names: Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen

Bud Black -- b.6/30/1957
MLB Manager, MLB Coach, MLB Pitcher
Sports Teams: San Diego Padres (manager 2007-2015)

Cilla Black -- b.5/27/1943 d.8/1/2015 N.S. (72)
Actress, Singer, English
Names/Places: b. in Liverpool; RN:Priscilla White

Clint Black -- b.2/4/1962
Music Producer, Songwriter, Multi-instrumentalist, Country Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: Lisa Hartman's hubby
Song Titles: A Better Man, Killin' Time, Nobody's Home, Walkin' Away, Loving Blind, Where Are You Now, When My Ship Comes In, A Good Run of Bad Luck, Summer's Comin', Like the Rain, Nothin' but the Taillights, The Shoes You're Wearing, When I Said I Do (featuring Lisa Hartman Black)
Album Titles: Killin' Time, Put Yourself in My Shoes, The Hard Way, No Time to Kill, One Emotion, Nothin' but the Taillights, D'lectrified, Spend My Time, Drinkin' Songs and Other Logic, On Purpose

David "Jay" Black -- b.11/2/1938 N.S. d.10/22/2021 N.S. (82)
Music Producer, Singer, Musician
Names/Places: RN:David Blatt
Misc: some say b. 1940, 42 or 44
Group Names: Jay & the Americans

Davidson Black -- b.7/25/1884 d.3/15/1934 (49)
Scientist, Anthropologist, Canadian

Don Black -- b.6/21/1938
Lyricist, Songwriter, English

Dustin Lance Black -- b.6/10/1974 N.S.

Ellie Black -- b.9/8/1995 N.S.
Gymnast, Olympic Athlete, Canadian

Frank (Music) Black -- b.4/6/1965 N.S.
Actor, Songwriter, Modern Rock Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: RN: Charles Michael Kittridge Thompson IV; stage name: Black Francis
Group Names: The Pixies (as Black Francis), soloist

Frank (NBC) Black -- b.11/28/1896 d.??/??/????
Composer, Musician
Misc: NBC Music Director

Genie Black -- b.6/14/1937
Country Singer

Greene V. Black -- b.8/3/1836 d.??/??/1915
Misc: Dental instruments

Hugo L. Black -- b.2/27/1886 d.9/25/1971 (85)
Supreme Court Justice
Misc: (Sen-D-Ala)/78th Supreme Court justice (1937-71)

Jack Black -- b.8/28/1969
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer, Rock & Roll Singer
Names/Places: RN: Thomas Jacob Black
Movie Titles: Kung Fu Panda (series), High Fidelity, Shallow Hal, Orange County, School of Rock, Envy, Shark Tale, King Kong (2005), Nacho Libre, The Pick of Destiny, The Holiday, Tropic Thunder, Year One

James Black -- b.8/3/1969
NHL Player, Canadian

Jeanne Black -- b.10/25/1937 d.10/23/2014 N.S. (76)
Country Singer
Names/Places: b. in Pomona, CA; RN:Gloria Jeanne
Misc: sang an answer to Jim Reeves' "He'll Have To Go" with her hit "He'll Have To Stay"
Song Titles: He'll Have to Stay

Jet Black -- b.8/26/1958
Rock & Roll Drummer, English
Names/Places: RN:Brian Duffy
Group Names: The Stranglers

Jim Black -- b.??/??/????
Rock & Roll Drummer
Group Names: Skreaming Sun

Jimmy Carl Black -- b.2/1/1938 d.11/1/2008 (70)
Singer, Drummer, Rock & Roll Musician
Group Names: Mothers of Invention

Joe Black -- b.2/8/1924 d.5/17/2002 (78)
MLB Player

Joseph Black -- b.4/16/1728 d.12/6/1799 (71)
Chemist, Physicist, French, Scottish

Kaitlyn Black -- b.7/29/1983
TV Shows: Hart of Dixie (as Annabeth Nass)
Movie Titles: Officer Down, Bureaucracy

Karen Black -- b.7/1/1939 d.8/8/2013 (74)
Movie Actress, Dancer
Names/Places: b. in Park Ridge, Ill.; RLN:Blanchie Ziegler
Misc: some say b. 1942

Larry Black -- b.7/20/1951 d.2/8/2006 N.S. (54)
Sprinter, Runner, Olympic Athlete
Misc: 4x100 runner (Olympic-gold-1972)

Lewis Black -- b.8/30/1948 N.S.
Author, Playwright, Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Harvey Birdman Attorney At Law (as The Deadly Duplicator), Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated (as Mr. E)
Movie Titles: The Aristocrats, Inside Out, Unaccompanied Minors

Lily Pearl Black -- b.5/8/2001
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Lisa Hartman and Clint's daughter

Lucas Black -- b.11/29/1982
TV Actor
TV Shows: American Gothic (as Caleb Temple), Friday Night Lights, NCIS: New Orleans
Movie Titles: The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, Sling Blade, All The Pretty Horses

Marina Black -- b.??/??/????
TV Shows: Jake 2.0 (as Sarah Heywood)

Michael Ian Black -- b.8/12/1971
Actor, Comedian, Producer
TV Shows: Ed (as Philip 'Phil' Washington Stubbs), The Jim Gaffigan Show (as Daniel)
Movie Titles: Run Fatboy Run, This Is 40

Morty Black -- b.8/12/1960
Drummer, Rock & Roll Bassist, Norweigan
Names/Places: RN:Morten Skaget

Pauline Black -- b.10/23/1953
Author, Actress, Singer, British
Movie Titles: Funny Man

Rebecca Black -- b.6/21/1997 N.S.
Pop Singer
Song Titles: Friday, Saturday

Richard Black -- b.12/3/1957
Rock & Roll Musician

Ronnie Black -- b.5/26/1958

Samuel Black -- b.8/2/1883 d.4/15/1941 (57)
Misc: the first electric drill company founder

Samuel Jason Black -- b.6/10/2006
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Tanya Haden and Jack's son

Stanley Black -- b.6/14/1913 d.11/27/2002 (89)
Conductor/Composer, Arranger, Pianist, English

Sofia Black-D'Elia -- b.12/23/1991 N.S. or 12/24/1991 N.S.
TV Shows: The Messengers, Skins, Your Honor, The Mick (as Sabrina Pemberton)

Blackbeard -- b.??/??/1680 d.11/22/1718
Pirate, British
Names/Places: RN:Edward Teach
Misc: born c. 1680

Barbara Blackburn -- b.??/??/????
TV Actress
TV Shows: Dark Shadows

Don Blackburn -- b.5/14/1938
NHL Player, Canadian

Marsha Blackburn -- b.6/6/1952 N.S.

Tom Blackburn -- b.1/22/1926

Tyler Blackburn -- b.10/12/1986
Actor, Singer, Model
Names/Places: RN:Tyler Jordon Blackburn
TV Shows: Pretty Little Liars (as Caleb Rivers), Ravenswood
Movie Titles: Peach Plum Pear, Love is All You Need?

Patrick Blackett -- b.11/18/1897 d.7/13/1974 (76)
Physicist, British

Blackfire -- b.??/??/????
Rock & Roll Guitarist
Group Names: Kreator

Jamie Blackley -- b.7/8/1991 N.S.
Actor, Isle Of Man
Movie Titles: Snow White and the Huntsman, If I Stay, London Boulevard

Cindy Blackman -- b.11/18/1959 N.S.
Jazz Drummer, Rock Drummer

Honor Blackman -- b.8/22/1925 N.S. d.4/5/2020 N.S. (94)
TV/Movie Actress, English
Names/Places: b. in London
TV Shows: The Upper Hand (as Laura West), The Avengers (as Cathy Gale)
Movie Titles: Jason and the Argonauts, Bridget Jones's Diary, Goldfinger (as Pussy Galore)

Jeremy Blackman -- b.??/??/1987
Movie Actor, Songwriter, Singer, Musician
Movie Titles: Magnolia

Joan Blackman -- b.5/17/1938 N.S.
Misc: retired from acting in 1990
TV Shows: Peyton Place, The Castle of Adventure
Movie Titles: Kid Galahad, Shivers, Visit to a Small Planet, Blue Hawaii

Ken Blackman -- b.11/8/1972
NFL Guard

Rolando Antonio Blackman -- b.2/26/1959
NBA Guard, Panamaian

Phil Blackmar -- b.9/22/1957

Sidney Alderman Blackmer -- b.7/13/1895 d.10/6/1973 (78)
Movie/Stage Actor
Misc: played President Teddy Roosevelt in twelve films

Larry Blackmon -- b.5/29/1956
Drummer, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: Cameo

Robert Blackmon -- b.5/12/1967
NFL Safety

Richard Blackmore -- b.6/7/1825 d.1/20/1900 (74)
Novelist, English
Names/Places: aka:R.D.; Lorna Doone

Ritchie Blackmore -- b.4/14/1945
Actor, Songwriter, Heavy Metal Guitarst, English
Group Names: Rainbow, Deep Purple

Harry A. Blackmun -- b.11/12/1908 d.3/4/1999 (90)
Supreme Court Justice
Misc: Roe Vs. Wade author; justice 1970-94

Jeff Blackshear -- b.3/29/1969 N.S. d.8/31/2019 N.S. (50)
NFL Player

Michael Blackson -- b.11/28/1972 N.S.
Actor, Comedian, Ghana
Movie Titles: One Night in Vegas, Are We There Yet?, Next Friday

Remington Blackstock -- b.4/12/2016 N.S.
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Kelly Clarkson and Brandon's son

River Rose Blackstock -- b.6/12/2014
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Kelly Clarkson and Brandon's daughter

Shelby Stephen McEntire Blackstock -- b.2/23/1990
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Reba McEntire & Narvel's son

Gay Blackstone -- b.3/27/1952 N.S.
Names/Places: Harry Blackstone Jr.'s ex-wife

Harry Blackstone Jr. -- b.6/30/1934 d.5/14/1997 (62)
Comedian, Magician/Illusionist
Book Titles: Blackstone Book of Magic & Illusion

Harry Blackstone Sr. -- b.9/27/1885 d.11/16/1965 (80)
Vaudevillan, Magician/Illusionist

Reverend William Blackstone -- b.3/5/1595 d.5/26/1675 (80)
Settler, British
Misc: the first settler in what is now Boston

Sir William Blackstone -- b.7/10/1723 d.2/14/1780 (56)
Author, Judge, Jurist, Politician, English

Paul Blackthorne -- b.3/5/1969
Actor, Producer/Director, English
TV Shows: 24, The Gates, Arrow (as Quentin Lance)
Movie Titles: Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India, Special, Dumb and Dumber To, Special

James Stuart Blackton -- b.1/5/1875 d.8/13/1941 (66)
Filmmaker, English
Misc: introduced animation and other important film techniques that helped shape and stimulate the development of cinematic art.

Jay S. Blackton -- b.3/25/1909 d.1/8/1994 (84)
Stage Director, Arranger, Composer, Bandleader, Conductor
Misc: a Broadway top musical dir., Oklahoma!, Annie Get Your Gun, George M.

Claire Blackwelder -- b.8/26/1993 N.S.
TV Shows: Power Rangers Dino Charge

Alice Stone Blackwell -- b.9/14/1857 d.3/15/1950 (92)
Author, Social Reformer

Antinette Brown Blackwell -- b.5/20/1825 d.11/5/1921 (96)
Misc: First woman to be ordained a minister of a recognized denomination in the United States.

Sir Basil Blackwell -- b.5/29/1889 d.4/9/1984 (94)
Publisher, British

Carlyle Blackwell Jr. -- b.5/22/1913 d.9/20/1974 (61)

Chris (Music) Blackwell -- b.6/22/1937 N.S.
Businessperson, Music Producer, English
Misc: founded Island Records

Chris (Zoomer) Blackwell -- b.2/22/1962 N.S.
TV Shows: Zoom (1976-1977)

Earl Blackwell -- b.5/3/1913 d.3/1/1995 (81)
Misc: Celebrity Register, lists of best and worst-dressed celebrities; b. 1909?

Edward Joseph "Ed" Blackwell -- b.10/10/1929 N.S. d.10/7/1992 N.S. (62)
Teacher, Jazz Drummer

Elizabeth Blackwell -- b.2/3/1821 d.5/31/1910 (89)
Author, Physician, English
Misc: First Female Doctor; the first woman to get an MD from a U.S. Medical school.

Ewell Blackwell -- b.10/23/1922 d.10/29/1996 (74)
MLB Pitcher
Names/Places: NN:The Whip

Otis Blackwell -- b.2/16/1932 d.5/6/2002 (70)
Songwriter, Singer, Pianist
Misc: one of the most influential rock 'n roll composers, wrote for Elvis, Jerry Lee Lewis, and others

Paul Blackwell -- b.7/11/1954 N.S. d.2/24/2019 N.S. (64)
Actor, Australian
Misc: primarily a stage actor

Robert "Bumps" Blackwell -- b.5/23/1922 N.S. d.3/9/1985 N.S. (62)
Executive, Music Producer, Arranger, Composer
Misc: of A&R; was 66?; once headed a band that included Quincy Jones and Ray Charles. He is credited with helping to turn gospel singer Sam Cooke into a soul great; some say b. 1918

Scrapper Blackwell -- b.2/21/1903 d.10/7/1962 (59)
Pianist, Blues Singer/Guitarist

Cecil Stamps Blackwood -- b.10/28/1934 d.11/13/2000 (66)
Gospel Singer
Group Names: the Blackwood Brothers Quartet

Doyle Blackwood Jr. -- b.8/22/1911 d.10/3/1974 (63)
Gospel Singer

Easley Blackwood -- b.6/25/1903 d.3/27/1992 (88)
Bridge Player

James Webre Blackwood -- b.8/4/1919 d.2/3/2002 (82)
Gospel Singer

Nina Blackwood -- b.9/12/1952
TV Hostess
Misc: an original MTV video-jock; she was hhhhhhhot!; some say b. 1955

Richard Blackwood -- b.5/15/1972 N.S.
Comedian, Personality, English
TV Shows: Richard Blackwood Show (star), Ed Stone is Dead (star)

Steve Blackwood -- b.5/13/1956

Taurean Blacque -- b.5/10/1940
TV/Stage Actor
Misc: some also say b. May 1946
TV Shows: Hill St. Blues (as Det. Neal Washington)

Stephen Jo Bladd -- b.7/13/1942
Singer, Rock & Roll Drummer
Group Names: J. Geils Band

Erastus F. Blade -- b.9/9/1821 d.12/18/1894 (73)
Misc: a pioneer in publishing pulp fiction

Bennie Blades -- b.9/3/1966
NFL Safety, College Football Player
Misc: in the College Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: University of Miami, Detroit Lions (1988-1996), Seattle Seahawks (1997)

Brian Blades -- b.7/24/1965
NFL Wide Receiver

Jack Blades -- b.4/24/1954
Bassist, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: Damn Yankees, Night Ranger

Ruben Blades -- b.7/16/1948
Actor, Dancer, Songwriter, Singer, Bandleader, Panamaian
TV Shows: Fear the Walking Dead (as Daniel Salazar)
Movie Titles: Safe House, Predator 2, The Devil's Own, Once Upon a Time in Mexico

Rod Blagojevich -- b.12/10/1956

Blagoi Blagoyev -- b.12/4/1956
Olympic Athlete, Weightlifter
Misc: Bulgaria, 82.5 kg weightlifer (Olympics-silver-1976)

Manolo Blahnik -- b.11/27/1942 N.S.
Misc: Footwear designer

Earl H. "Red" Blaik -- b.2/15/1897 N.S. d.5/6/1989 N.S. (92)
College Football Coach, College Football Player
Misc: a United States Army officer
Sports Teams: Miami University (in Oxford, Ohio, player 1915-1917), Army (player 1918-1919), Miami University (coach 1924-1925), University of Wisconsin-Madison (coach 1926), Army (coach 1927-1933), Dartmouth College (coach 1934-1940), Army (coach 1941-1958)

Alan Blaikley -- b.3/23/1940
Composer, Songwriter, English
Misc: formed a team with Ken Howard which was second to Lennon/McCartney in the 1960s writing numerous hits together

Steve Blailock -- b.7/9/1944 d.7/19/2013 (69)
Guitarist, Jazz Performer

Gerard Blain -- b.10/23/1930 d.12/17/2000 (70)
Actor, Director, French

David Blaine -- b.4/4/1973

Hal Blaine -- b.2/5/1929 N.S. d.3/11/2019 N.S. (90)
Rock & Roll Drummer
Misc: session drummer who may be the most prolific in rock and roll history, playing with acts such as Beach Boys, Jan and Dean, the Mamas and the Papas, The Byrds, Johnny Rivers, The Association, Sonny and Cher, the Grass Roots, Gary Lewis and the Playboys, and other rock bands; plus sessioned for Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, and Herb Alpert's backup group The Tijuana Brass
Group Names: The Wrecking Crew

James Gillespie Blaine -- b.1/31/1830 d.1/27/1893 (62)
Journalist, Politician
Misc: the 'Plumed Knight' co-founder of The Republican Party

Jimmy Blaine -- b.12/26/1924 d.3/18/1967 (42)
TV Host, Singer

Vivian Blaine -- b.11/21/1921 d.12/9/1995 (74)
TV/Movie/Stage Actress, Singer
Names/Places: b. in Newark, NJ; RN:Vivian S. Stapleton
Misc: 1940s Movies, played Miss Adelaide, the long-suffering chorus girl, in the Broadway and film versions of "Guys and Dolls"
TV Shows: Mary Hartman Mary Hartman (as Neighbor)
Movie Titles: Guys and Dolls

Betsy Blair -- b.12/11/1923 d.3/13/2009 (85)
Names/Places: RLN:Boger

Bill Blair -- b.5/17/1942
NBA Coach

Bonnie Blair -- b.3/18/1964
Speed Skater, Olympic Athlete
Names/Places: b. in Cornwall, NY
Misc: only American woman to win 5 Olympic gold medals in Winter or Summer Games; won 500-meters in 1988, then 500m and 1,000m in both 1992 and '94; added 1,000m bronze in 1988; Sullivan Award winner (1992).

Curtis Blair -- b.9/24/1970
NBA Guard, Basketball Referee

David Blair -- b.7/27/1932 d.4/1/1976 (43)
Ballet Dancer, British

Francis Preston Blair -- b.4/12/1791 N.S. d.10/18/1876 N.S. (85)
Journalist, Editor
Misc: Washington Globe; longtime Democratic politician who helped form the Republican Party in the 1850s in an effort to stem the expansion of slavery.

Frank Blair -- b.5/30/1915 d.3/14/1995 (79)
Newscaster, Journalist
TV Shows: Today (news reader 1950-70s), NBC News, Over Easy

Hal Blair -- b.11/26/1915 d.2/2/2001 (85)
Songwriter, Country Figure
Misc: in the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

Janet Blair -- b.4/23/1921 d.2/19/2007 (85)
Movie Actress, Panelist
Names/Places: b. in Altoona, PA; RN:Martha Lafferty
Misc: The vivacious strawberry blonde of the 1940s
TV Shows: Leave It to the Girls, The Smith Family (as Betty Smith)

John Blair -- b.??/??/1732 d.8/31/1800
Supreme Court Justice

June Blair -- b.10/20/1933
TV/Movie Actress, Model, Playmate
Names/Places: RN:Margaret June Blair; David's wife
Misc: January 1957 Playmate
TV Shows: The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (as June Nelson)

Linda Blair -- b.1/22/1959
Protestant, Actress
Names/Places: b. in St. Louis, Mo.
Misc: did a 360-degree turn of the head in The Exorcist
Movie Titles: The Exorcist (series), Hell Night, Reposessed

Lionel Blair -- b.12/12/1928 N.S. d.11/4/2021 N.S. (92)
Actor, Game Show Host, Choreographer, Tap Dancer, Canadian
TV Shows: Name That Tune (British version host)

Matt Blair -- b.9/20/1950 N.S. d.10/22/2020 N.S. (70)
NFL Linebacker, Hawaiian
Sports Teams: Iowa State, Minnesota Vikings (1974-1985)

Pamela Blair -- b.12/5/1949
Actress, Dancer, Singer
Movie Titles: Mighty Aphrodite, Beavis and Butt-Head Do America, 21 Grams

Patricia Blair -- b.1/15/1933 d.9/9/2013 (80)
TV Actress
Misc: some say b. 1931
TV Shows: The Rifleman (as Lou Mallory), Daniel Boone (as Rebecca Boone)

Paul Blair -- b.2/1/1944 d.12/26/2013 (69)
MLB Player
Misc: 8x Gold Glove

Ron Blair -- b.9/16/1948
Rock & Roll Bassist
Group Names: Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers

Selma Blair -- b.6/23/1972
Album Titles: The Diary of Anne Frank
TV Shows: Kath and Kim (as Kim Day), "Zoe, Duncan, Jack and Jane" (as Zoe Bean), Anger Management (as Kate Wales)
Movie Titles: The Sweetest Thing, Columbus Circle, Legally Blonde, Hellboy (series), Cruel Intentions

Tony Blair -- b.5/6/1953
Prime Minister, British

William Blair -- b.11/7/1874 d.9/2/1962 (87)

Willie Blair -- b.12/18/1965
MLB Coach, MLB Pitcher

Dean Blais -- b.1/18/1951 N.S.
NHL Coach, NHL Forward, Olympic Athlete

Marie-Claire Blais -- b.10/5/1939
Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright, Poet, Canadian

Brad Blaisdell -- b.3/15/1949 N.S. d.12/26/2018 N.S. (69)
Movie Titles: Clean Slate, The Negotiator, Executive Decision, Inspector Gadget, The Rat Pack

Luna Blaise -- b.10/1/2001 N.S.
TV Shows: Fresh Off the Boat (as Nicole)
Movie Titles: Memoria, Vicious Circle

Amanda Blake -- b.2/20/1929 d.8/16/1989 (60)
TV Actress
Names/Places: b. in Buffalo; RN:Beverly Louise Neill
Misc: some say b. 1921, '27, '29, or '31
TV Shows: Gunsmoke (as Kitty Russell)

Arthur "Blind" Blake -- b.??/??/1896 d.12/1/1934
Singer/Guitarist, Blues Performer

Asha Blake -- b.8/20/1961
Journalist, Personality

Bob Blake -- b.8/16/1914 N.S. d.11/26/2008 N.S. (94)
NHL Player
Misc: played mostly in the smaller leagues
Sports Teams: Boston Bruins (1935-36)

Buddy Blake -- b.1/20/1935
Music Executive

Casey Blake -- b.8/23/1973
MLB Third Baseman

Christopher Blake -- b.8/23/1949 d.12/11/2004 N.S. (55)
Screenwriter, Actor, English
TV Shows: Mixed Blessings, That's My Boy

Eli Whitney Blake -- b.1/27/1795 d.8/18/1886 (91)
Misc: known for his mortise lock and stone-crushing machine

Eubie Blake -- b.2/7/1883 d.2/12/1983 (100)
Composer, Bandleader, Jazz Pianist
Names/Places: b. in Baltimore, MD; RN:James Hubert; died in New York City, five days after turning 100
Misc: over 1000 songs
Song Titles: I'm Just Wild About Harry, Memories of You

Hamish Blake -- b.12/11/1981 N.S.
Actor, Comedian, Australian
Misc: of Hamish and Andy (Lee)
TV Shows: Rove Live (writer), Spicks and Specks (as himself), Hamish and Andy's Gap Year

Hector "Toe" Blake -- b.8/21/1912 N.S. d.5/17/1995 N.S. (82)
NHL Left Wing, Canadian
Misc: played 1934-1948; his eight Stanley Cup championships in 13 seasons as coach of the Montreal Canadiens is a National Hockey League record; led Montreal to 2 Stanley Cups as a player and 8 more as coach; regular season MVP in 1939.
Sports Teams: Montreal Canadiens, Montreal Maroons

James (Singer) Blake -- b.9/26/1988 N.S.

James (Tennis) Blake -- b.12/28/1979 N.S.
Tennis Player

Jay Don Blake -- b.10/28/1958

Jeff Blake -- b.12/4/1970
NFL Quarterback

Jillian Blake -- b.??/??/???? d.5/8/1991 (40)
Names/Places: RN:Jill R. Bloom

Judith Blake -- b.5/3/1926 d.4/29/1993 (66)
Author, Scientist

Katharine Blake -- b.4/4/1928 d.3/1/1991 (62)

Kayla Blake -- b.12/4/1963
TV Shows: One West Waikiki, Sports Night (as Kim)
Movie Titles: Basic Instinct, A Thousand Words

Madge Blake -- b.5/31/1889 d.2/19/1969 (79)
TV/Movie Actress
Misc: not b. 1900
TV Shows: The Real McCoys (as Flora MacMichael), Joey Bishop Show (as Mrs. Barnes), Batman (as Aunt Harriet Cooper), Leave It To Beaver (as Larry's mom)

Noah Blake -- b.2/1/1965
TV Shows: Harry & the Hendersons (as Bret Douglas)
Movie Titles: Mystery Men, Teen Witch

Norman Blake -- b.3/10/1938
Country Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: Kris Kristofferson (sessionist), Johnny Cash (sessionist), Bob Dylan (sessionist), soloist

Oliver Blake -- b.4/4/1905 d.2/12/1992 (86)

Quentin Blake -- b.12/16/1932
Cartoonist, Illustrator, Children's Author, English

Ran Blake -- b.4/20/1935
Educator, Composer, Jazz Pianist

Rob Blake -- b.12/10/1969
NHL Player, Canadian
Misc: played 1989-2010
Sports Teams: Los Angeles Kings, Colorado Avalanche, San Jose Sharks

Robert Blake -- b.9/18/1933
Roman Catholic, TV/Movie Actor
Names/Places: b. in Nutley, NJ; RN:Michael James Viginizzio Gubitosi
Misc: some say b. '34 or '37
TV Shows: Baretta (as Det. Tony Baretta), Hell Town (as Father Noah Hardstep Rivers), Red Ryder (as Little Beaver)
Movie Titles: Our Gang (as Mickey)

Russell Blake -- b.8/30/1990
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Patsy Pease's son

Teresa Blake -- b.12/12/1963
Soap Actress
Misc: some say b. Oct 15; retired from acting in 1998
Movie Titles: Licence to Kill, Payback, Nasty Hero

Thomas Edward "Tom" Blake -- b.3/8/1902 N.S. d.5/5/1994 N.S. (92)
Inventor, Surfer, American
Misc: improved the design of surfboards

Tom Blake -- b.3/8/1902 d.5/5/1994 (92)
Inventor, Surfer
Misc: the surf board

Whitney Blake -- b.2/20/1925 d.9/8/2002 (77)
TV Actress
Names/Places: Meredith Baxter's mother
TV Shows: Hazel (as Dorothy Baxter)

William Blake -- b.11/28/1757 d.8/12/1827 (69)
Sculptor, Engraver, Poet, Mystic, English

Yohan Blake -- b.12/26/1989 N.S.
Runner, Olympic Athlete, Jamaican
Names/Places: NN:The Beast

Ronee Blakeley -- b.8/24/1945 N.S.
Actress, Producer/Director, Composer/Songwriter, Songwriter, Singer
Misc: retired from acting in 1990
Movie Titles: A Nightmare on Elm Street, Nashville, The Driver, The Baltimore Bullet

Ralph Albert Blakelock -- b.10/15/1847 d.8/9/1919 (71)

Alan Blakely -- b.4/1/1942 N.S. d.6/10/1996 N.S. (54)
Drummer, Rhythm Guitarist
Group Names: Brian Poole & the Tremeloes

Colin Blakely -- b.9/23/1930 d.5/7/1987 (56)
Movie Actor, Irish
Movie Titles: Shattered, Equus, King Lear

Corey Blakely -- b.2/20/????
Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: Perfect Gentlemen

Susan Blakely -- b.9/7/1948
TV/Movie Actress, Model, German
TV Shows: Rich Man Poor Man, Towering Inferno
Movie Titles: Over the Top, The Towering Inferno, The Concorde: Airport '79, Wildflower, The Way We Were

Sean Blakemore -- b.8/10/1967
TV Shows: General Hospital (as Shawn Butler)
Movie Titles: Dahmer, Motives, Star Trek Into Darkness (as Klingon)

Olive Blakeney -- b.8/21/1899 d.10/21/1959 (60)

Art Blakey -- b.10/11/1919 d.10/16/1990 (71)
Drummer, Pianist, Bandleader, Jazz Performer
Names/Places: NN:The Godfather of Jazz
Group Names: The Jazz Messengers

Michael Blakey -- b.1/12/1947
Drummer, British
Group Names: Christie

Caroline Blakiston -- b.2/13/1933
Actress, English
TV Shows: Brass (satirical series as Lady Patience Hardacre)
Movie Titles: Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi

Alfred Blalock -- b.4/5/1899 d.9/15/1964 (65)

Jane Blalock -- b.9/19/1945

Jolene Blalock -- b.3/5/1975
TV Shows: Star Trek Enterprise (as Subcommander T'Pol)
Movie Titles: Starship Troopers 3: Marauder, Sex Tape, Jason and the Argonauts

Adam Blampied -- b.8/24/1987 N.S.
Comedian, English

Estelle Blanc -- b.7/12/1910 d.1/12/2003 (92)
Celebrity Spouse
Names/Places: Mel's wife

Louis Blanc -- b.10/29/1811 d.12/6/1882 (71)
Historian, Socialist

Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc -- b.5/30/1908 N.S. d.7/10/1989 N.S. (81)
Radio Actor, TV/Movie Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Singer
Names/Places: b. in San Francisco
Misc: voice of Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig, Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd, Yosemite Sam, Tweety Bird, Sylvester the Cat, Speedy Gonzales, Road Runner, Foghorn Leghorn, Pepe Le Pew, Tasmanian Devil, Marvin the Martian, Woody Woodpecker (created his voice but could not work for Lantz), The Frito Bandito; Epitaph: That's all folks! (note: He played Fudd after Arthur Q. Bryan passed away)
TV Shows: The Bugs Bunny Show, The Porky Pig Show, The Road Runner Show, Speed Buggy (star), The Flintstones (as Barney Rubble and Dino, also on Pebbles and Bamm Bamm, The Flintstones Comedy Hour and The Fred and Barney Show), The Jetsons (as Mr. Spacely), The Jack Benny Show (regular), Heathcliff (star), Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (as Twiki)

Noel Blanc -- b.10/19/1938
Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer
Names/Places: Mel's son
TV Shows: Tiny Toon Adventures

Solal Samuel Glenn Blanc -- b.11/3/2015 N.S.
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Melissa George and Jean-David Blanc's son

Homero Blancas -- b.3/7/1938

Alana Blanchard -- b.3/5/1990 N.S.
Model, Surfer

Cary Blanchard -- b.11/5/1968 d.9/6/2016 N.S. (47)
NFL Player

Felix "Doc" Blanchard -- b.12/11/1924 N.S. d.4/19/2009 N.S. (84)
College Football Player, Football Fullback
Names/Places: NN:Mr. Inside
Misc: 3-time All-America; led Army to national titles in 1944-45; Glenn Davis' running mate; won the first Heisman Trophy as a junior in 1945, won the Sullivan Award in 1945.
Sports Teams: North Carolina, U.S. Army (college)

François Blanchard -- b.7/4/1753 N.S. d.3/7/1809 N.S. (55)
Balloonist, French
Names/Places: FMN:Jean-Pierre-
Misc: made the first balloon flights in England and U.S.A.

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