• Strother Martin

    1919 - 1980

    Strother Martin (1919 - 1980)

    Strother Martin was born in Kokomo in Howard County in north central Indiana. For a short time, the Martins moved to San Antonio, Texas but soon returned to Indiana. As a child, he excelled at swimming and diving; he was nicknamed “T-Bone Martin” because of his diving expertise. At 17, he won the National Junior […]

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  • Stuart Anderson

    1922 - 2016

    Stuart Anderson (1922 - 2016)

    Restaurant Chain Founder. Born in Tacoma, but raised in Seattle, he was a tank driver with Patton’s Third Army during World War II. Upon his discharge, he returned to Seattle and bought an old downtown hotel which had a small restaurant. In 1964, he opened the first Black Angus in Seattle and saw the chain […]

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  • Stuart Blackton

    1875 - 1941

    Stuart Blackton (1875 - 1941)

    Stuart Blackton was born in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England. His surname was originally Blacktin, his parents being Henry Blacktin and Jessie, née Stuart. He emigrated with his family to the USA at 10 years of age. He worked as a reporter and illustrator for the New York Evening World newspaper, and performed regularly on stage with […]

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  • Stuart Davis

    1892 - 1964

    Stuart Davis (1892 - 1964)

    Artist. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he was considered a forefather of the Pop Art movement, who translated visual imagery into iconographic abstract paintings of squiggly lines and flashy colors. At the age of 16, he dropped out of high school to study with Robert Henri at the artist’s school in New York City. In 1913, […]

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  • Stuart Erwin

    1903 - 1967

    Stuart Erwin (1903 - 1967)

    Actor. Erwin started on stage in 1924 and has appeared in about 100 films starting in 1928. In the 1950’s he co-starred with his wife, June Collyer in the TV series “The Trouble With Father,” which later became “The Stu Erwin Show.”  (bio by: MC)  Family links:  Spouse:  June Collyer (1906 – 1968)* *Calculated relationship

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  • Stuart Hamblen

    1908 - 1989

    Stuart Hamblen (1908 - 1989)

    Songwriter, Singer, Actor. He was born to the family of an itinerant Methodist preacher on 20 October 1908, in Kellyville, Texas, USA. From 1931-52, he had a series of highly popular radio programs on the West Coast of the United States. He composed music and acted in motion pictures with such other stars as Gene […]

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  • Stuart M. Berger

    1970 - 1994

    Stuart M. Berger (1970 - 1994)

    Medical Pioneer, Author. After received a medical degree from Tufts University and graduating from Harvard University’s School of Public Health, he became a health book writer and columnist who emphasized healing and dieting aimed at improving the immune system. “Dr. Berger’s Immune Power Diet”(1985), a #1 best seller, described how the 6’7” Berger reduced his […]

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  • Stuart Roosa

    1933 - 1994

    Stuart Roosa (1933 - 1994)

    Stuart Roosa began his career as a smokejumper with the U.S. Forest Service, dropping into at least four active fires in Oregon and California during the 1953 fire season. He was a graduate of the Aviation Cadet Program at Williams Air Force Base, Arizona, where he received his flight training commission in the U.S. Air […]

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  • Stuart Scott

    1965 - 2015

    Stuart Scott (1965 - 2015)

    Scott was born Stuart Orlando Scott in Chicago, Illinois on July 19, 1965 to O. Ray and Jacqueline Scott. When he was 7, Scott and his family moved to Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Scott had a brother named Stephen and two sisters named Susan and Synthia.  He attended Mount Tabor High School for 9th and 10th […]

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  • Stubby Kaye

    1918 - 1997

    Stubby Kaye (1918 - 1997)

    Directors viewed Kaye as a master of the Broadway idiom during the last phase of the musical comedy era. This was evidenced by his introduction of three show-stopping numbers of the era: “Fugue for Tinhorns” and “Sit Down, You’re Rockin’ the Boat” from Guys and Dolls (1950) and “Jubilation T. Cornpone” from Li’l Abner (1956). […]

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  • Stuyvesant Fish

    1851 - 1923

    Stuyvesant Fish (1851 - 1923)

    Business Magnate.  Born the son of Hamilton Fish into a prominent New York family,  he was president of the Illinois Central Railroad from 1887 to 1906, its period of greatest expansion. In 1906, after a long legal battle, he was ousted by E. H. Harriman and promptly joined up with the competition, in this case, […]

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  • Styles Bridges

    1898 - 1961

    Styles Bridges (1898 - 1961)

    Styles Bridges ran for governor of New Hampshire in 1934, and won, becoming the nation’s youngest governor at the time, according to John Gunther’s book, Inside U.S.A. He was elected to the United States Senate in 1936, and would serve until his death in 1961. In 1937 he retired from the Army Reserve Corps, in […]

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  • Suchitra Sen

    1931 - 2014

    Suchitra Sen (1931 - 2014)

    Actress. An award-winning Bollywood star called the “Greta Garbo of India”, she is remembered for dozens of Bengali and, to a lesser extent, Hindi films. Born Rama Dasgupta in what was then British India, she was educated in local schools and in 1947 married wealthy industrialist Dibanath Sen (deceased 1970). Suchitra made her silver screen […]

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  • Sudie Bond

    1928 - 1984

    Sudie Bond (1928 - 1984)

    Actress. She is probably best known for her role as Thelma Rice in the film “Silkwood” (1983). Starting out as a dancer and choreographer, she made her Broadway debut in 1952 and made numerous appearances in film and television. Her TV credits include regular roles in the soap opera “Guiding Light” and the sitcom, “Flo”, […]

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  • Sue Carol Ladd

    1907 - 1982

    Sue Carol Ladd (1907 - 1982)

    Actress. Wife of actor Alan Ladd.  She was 20 years old when she entered film work. Her first role was a bit part in “Soft Cushions” in 1927. Directors liked the way she took instruction and gave her a more substantial part later that year in “Slaves of Beauty.”   While she didn’t land the […]

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  • Sue Hamilton

    1945 - 1969

    Sue Hamilton (1945 - 1969)

    Actress. Born Karen Susan Hamilton in Glendale, California, she was a successful modeling beauty and was Playboy Magazine’s Playmate of the Month (as Sue Williams) in the April 1965 issue. A talent scout for American International Pictures saw her picture feature in Playboy and signed her to a long-term multi-movie contract with the studio. She […]

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  • Sue K. Hicks

    1895 - 1980

    Sue K. Hicks (1895 - 1980)

    Lawyer, Folk Figure. He was well-known for his role as an assistant attorney to William Jennings Bryan during the famed “Scopes” trial of 1925. Mr. Hicks was also part of the orignial group of Dayton Tennessee businessmen who decided to put their small town on the map by arresting and charging John Scopes with breaking […]

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  • Sue Lloyd

    1939 - 2011

    Sue Lloyd (1939 - 2011)

    The daughter of a GP, Susan Margery Jeaffreson Lloyd was born in Aldeburgh, Suffolk. She attended Edgbaston High School in Birmingham and studied dance as a child, attending Sadler’s Wells Ballet School. As her height (5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m)) increased, her possibilities for a career as a dancer diminished, and she became a […]

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  • Sue Randall

    1935 - 1984

    Sue Randall (1935 - 1984)

    Philadelphia-born Sue Randall’s debut on the small screen came in the 1955 episode “Golden Victory” of the series Star Tonight. She later appeared as one of the employees in the Reference Department in the 1957 film Desk Set with Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn. She was cast in the ABC western series The Rebel as […]

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  • Sugar Ray Robinson

    1921 - 1989

    Sugar Ray Robinson (1921 - 1989)

    Sugar Ray Robinson Robinson was a fluid boxer who possessed a quick jab and knockout power. He possessed tremendous versatility—according to boxing analyst Bert Sugar, “Robinson could deliver a knockout blow going backward.” Robinson was efficient with both hands, and he displayed a variety of effective punches—according to a TIME magazine article in 1951, “Robinson’s […]

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  • Suiun Komuro

    1970 - 1970

    Suiun Komuro (1970 - 1970)

    Japanese-style painter. (bio by: Warrick L. Barrett)

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  • Sujatha

    1952 - 2011

    Sujatha (1952 - 2011)

    Actress. She shall be remembered as one of the first Indian performers to portray strong female leads. Raised in what was then called Ceylon, she moved to the southern Indian province of Kerala at around 14. Sujatha made her silver screen bow with the 1968 Malayamam language “Thapsvini” then caught the attention of noted Tamil […]

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  • Sullivan Ballou

    1829 - 1861

    Sullivan Ballou (1829 - 1861)

    Civil War Union Army Officer. He served as Major of the 2nd Rhode Island Volunteer Infantry. On July 14, 1861, Ballou wrote an eloquent letter to his wife predicting his death. He was wounded at the First Battle of Bull Run on July 21, and died from his injuries a week later. His sentiments in […]

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  • Sully Boyar

    1923 - 2001

    Sully Boyar (1923 - 2001)

    Stage and film actor, he gave up the practice of law to become an actor.  On Broadway he appeared in “The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel” (1977).  On television, he appeared on “Barney Miller’, Kojak”, Charlie’s Angels”, “Law and Order” and “The Sopranos”.  Films include “Men Outside” (1965), “The Panic in Needle Park” (1971), “The […]

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  • Sumi Sevilla Haru

    1939 - 2014

    Sumi Sevilla Haru (1939 - 2014)

    American film, television and theatre actress. Haru was born Mildred Sevilla in 1939 in Orange, New Jersey. Her acting credits included “Krakatoa,” “East of Java,” “MASH,” “The Beverly Hillbillies” and “Hill Street Blues.” Haru was the author of the 2012 memoir Iron Lotus: Memoirs of Sumi Sevilla Haru. Haru served on the Screen Actors Guild‐American […]

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  • Sumner Archibald Cunningham

    1843 - 1913

    Sumner Archibald Cunningham (1843 - 1913)

    Journalist. Sumner Archibald Cunningham was the founder and editor of the Confederate Veteran magazine which was one of the New South’s most influential monthlies and made Cunningham a central figure in the “Lost Cause” movement of the late nineteenth century. Sumner was raised on a farm in Bedford County, Tennessee. At the outbreak of the […]

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  • Sumner Hunt

    1865 - 1938

    Sumner Hunt (1865 - 1938)

    American Architect. Hunt received architectural training as a draftsman in the offices of Clarence B. Cutler of Troy, New York. He moved to Los Angeles in 1888 and opened his own firm in 1893. That same year he designed the Casa de Rosas, a Spanish Renaissance style school near downtown Los Angeles. Hunt began work […]

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  • Sun Myung Moon

    1920 - 2012

    Sun Myung Moon (1920 - 2012)

    Sun Myung Moon was born Mun Yong-myeong on 25 February 1920, in modern-day North P’yŏng’an Province, North Korea, at a time when Korea was under Japanese rule. He was the younger of two sons in a farming family of eight children. Moon’s family rejected the Shinto faith pushed by the country’s Japanese rulers and followed […]

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  • Sunny Sue Johnson

    1953 - 1984

    Sunny Sue Johnson (1953 - 1984)

    Supporting actress, perhaps best remembered for her performance as ‘Jeanie Szabo,’ promising figure skater-turned dancer, in the hit 1983 movie “Flashdance”. She appeared in several films during her brief life, including “Almost Summer” (1978), “National Lampoon’s Animal House” (1978), “Why Would I Lie?” (1980), “Where the Buffalo Roam” (1980), “Dr. Heckyl and Mr. Hype” (1980), […]

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  • Sunset Carson

    1920 - 1990

    Sunset Carson (1920 - 1990)

    Born on November 12, 1920 at Gracemont, Oklahoma to Maurice Greely Harrison and Azalee Belle McAdams. He moved to Plainview, Texas as a child (1930 US Census Hale County, Texas). Carson became an accomplished rodeo rider in his youth. For a time he worked in a western show owned by early cowboy actor Tom Mix. […]

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