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Eva Peron
Eva Peron
Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley
George Peppard
George Peppard
Walter Payton
Walter Payton
Pope John Paul II
Pope John Paul II
(Karol Wojtyla)
Rosa PArks
Rosa Parks
Richard Pryor
Richard Pryor
Jack Palance died
Jack Palance
Tom Poston died
Tom Poston
Luciano Pavorati died
Luciano Pavoratti
Suzanne Pleshette died
Suzanne Pleshette
Betty Page
Betty Page
Fess Parker
Fess Parker
Ron Palillo
Ron Palilla
Patti Page
Patti Page
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Actors and Actresses - Stage and Real Names


Jack Paar b. 1918 d. January 27, 2004 (long illness after stroke)
Talk show host - Pioneered the Tonight Show

Doris Packer b. 1904 d. 1979
Actress - Mrs. Rayburn on Leave It To Beaver

Bettie Page b.1923 d. 2008 (heart attack)
Model/ famous 1950s pin up girl

Geraldine Page b. 1924 d. 1987 (heart attack)
Actress - Wife of Rip Torn

Joy Page b.1924 d. 2008 (stroke)
Actress/ was the newlywed woman in Casablanca

Patti Page b.1927 d. 2013 (natural causes)
Singer - Top selling female artist of the 1950's - "Tennessee Waltz" & "(How Much Is That) Doggie in the Window"

Alan Pakula b. 1928 d. 1998 (killed when another car struck a metal pipe lying in the road and it flew into the windshield of his car)
Director/producer - To Kill A Mockingbird, Klute and All the President's Men

Jack Palance b. 1919 d. November 10, 2006
Actor - Curly in City Slickers

Ron Palillo b. 1949 d. August 14, 2012 (heart attack)
Actor - Horshack on "Welcome Back Kotter" (1975 - '79)

Robert Palmer b.1949 d. September 26, 2003 (heart attack)
Singer - Addicted to Love, Simply Irresistible

Bruce Paltrow b. 1943 d. October 3, 2002 (throat cancer, pneumonia)
Producer-director of St. Elsewhere; father of Gwyneth Paltrow

Andreas Papandreau b. 1919. d. 1996
First Socialist Prime Minister of Greece

Fess Parker b. 1924 d. 2010 (natural)
Actor - appeared as Davy Crockett in Disney TV series also Daniel Boone

Colonel Tom Parker b. June 28, 1909. d. January 22, 1997 (stroke)
Elvis Presley's manager

Williard Parker b. 1912 d. 1996 (heart failure)
Actor - Ranger Jace Pearson on Tales of the Texas Rangers

Bert Parks b. 1914 d. 1992 (lung cancer)

Rosa Parks b. 1913 d. October 24, 2005
"The mother of civil rights" in America

Louella Parsons b. 1880 d. 1972.
Gossip Columnist

Robert Pastorelli b. 1954 d. March 8, 2004 (drug overdose)
Actor - Eldin the painter on Murphy Brown

Joseph "Joe" Paterno b. 1926 d. January 22, 2012
Head Coach Penn State University 1966 - 2011, final win/loss record of 409-136-3 (111 wins were vacated by the NCCA in 2012)

Luana Patten b. 1938. d. 1996 (respiratory failure)
Actress - many Disney films

Floyd Patterson b. 1935 d. May 11, 2006 (Alzheimer's disease and prostate cancer)
Heavyweight boxing champion and Olympic Gold medalist

Les Paul b. 1915 d. August 13, 2009 (complications from pneumonia)
Inventor, muscian and songwriter - credited with inventing the electric guitar

Pope John Paul II (Karol Wojtyla) b. 5/18/1920 d. April 2, 2005
Polish, elected Pope in October of 1978

Dr. Linus Pauling b. 1901 d. 1994
Chemist - only person to win two, unshared Nobel Prizes

Pat Paulsen b. 1927 d. 1997 (complications after surgery, brain and colon cancer)
Comedian and presidential candidate

Luciano Pavoratti b. 1935 d. September 6, 2007 (pancreatic cancer)
Legendary Italian tenor

Johnny Paycheck b. 1938 d. 2/19/2003 (emphysema and asthma)
Musician - Take This Job and Shove It

John Payne b. 1912 d. 1989 (heart ailment)
Actor - Vint Bonner on the Restless Gun

Walter "Sweetness" Payton b.1954. d. 1999 (liver disease complicated by cancer)
Running back for Chicago Bears

Dick Peabody b. 1925. d. 1999 (prostate cancer)
Actor - Littlejohn on Combat

Minnie Pearl b. 1912. d. 1996 (cancer)
Country comedian

Drew Pearson b. 1897 d. 1969

Lester Bowles Pearson b. 1897 d. 1972
14th Prime Minister of Canada

Gregory Peck b. 1916 d. June 11, 2003 (old age, no ailment)
Oscar winning actor - Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird

M. Scott Peck b. 1936 d. September 25, 2005 ( pancreatic and liver duct cancer)
Author - "The Road Less Traveled''

Sam Peckinpah b. 1925 d. 1984 (stroke)
Director - The Wild Bunch

Clara Peller b. 1901 d. 1987
"Where's the beef?" lady

Elizabeth Peña b. 1959 d. 2014
Actress / Director Rosie Morales-Valenzuela in "La Bamba"

Teddy Pendergrass b. 1950 d. 2010 (colon cancer),
R&B Singer (Turn Off the Lights" and "Love TKO),

Chris Penn b. 1965 d. January 24, 2006
Actor - Reservoir Dogs; brother of Sean Penn

George Peppard b. 1928 d. 1994 (pneumonia)
Actor - Banacek and Col. John 'Hannibal' Smith on the "A-Team"

Frank Perdue b. 1920 d. April 1, 2005
CEO of Perdue Farms - the chicken man

Anthony Perkins b. 1932 d. 1992 (AIDS)
Actor - Norman Bates in Psycho

Carl Perkins b. 1932  d. 1998
Musician - Blue Suede Shoes

Marlin Perkins b. 1905 d. 1986
Host of The Wild Kingdom

Eva "Evita" Peron, (Maria Eva Duarte) b. 1919 d. 1952 (cervical cancer)
Argentinian wife of Juan Peron

Juan Peron b. 1895 d. 1974
President of Argentina 1946-1955

Brock Peters b. 1927 d. August 23, 2005 (pancreatic cancer)
Actor - Tom Robinson in To Kill a Mockingbird

Ray Peterson b. 1935 d. January 25, 2005 (cancer)
Singer - Tell Laura I Love Her

Roger Peterson b. May 24, 1937. d. February 3, 1959 (plane crash)
Pilot of the plane that crashed killing Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper

John Phillips b. 1935 d. March 18, 2001 (heart failure)
Singer/songwriter - The Mamas and Papas

Sam Phillips b 1923 d. July 30, 2003 (respiratory failure)
Music promoter - Founder of Sun Records; Man who "discovered" Elvis

River Phoenix b. 1970. d. 1993 (multiple drug intoxication)

Edith Piaf b. 1915. d. 1963

Pablo Picasso b. 1881. d. 1973

Brian Piccolo b. 1943. d. 1970 (cancer)
Football Player - Running back, Chicago Bears, roommate of Gayle Sayers

Nigel Pickering b. 1929 d. 2014
Musician - founder of the 1960s folk-rock group "Spanky and Our Gang"

Mary Pickford b. 1893. d. 1979 (cerebral hemorrhage)
Actress - silent film star

Slim Pickens b. 1919 d. 1983 (brain tumor)
Comic cowboy and bomb-rider in Dr. Strangelove

Bobby "Boris" Pickett b. 1938 d. April 25, 2007 (leukemia)
Singer - Monster Mash

Wilson Pickett b. 1941 d. January 19, 2006 (heart attack)
Soul singer - Midnight Hour and Mustang Sally

Walter Pidgeon b. 1897 d. 1984 (stroke)
Actor - Advise & Consent, Funny Girl

Michael Piller b. 1948 d. November 1, 2005 (cancer)
Writer/prodcer - Star Trek TNG, DS9 and Voyager

Gene Pitney b.1941 d. April 5, 2006
Singer/songwriter - Town Without Pity and Liberty Valance

Dana Plato b. 1964. d. 1999 (drug overdose - suicide?)
Actress - Kimberly Drummond on Different Strokes

Edward Platt b. 1916 d. 1974 (cancer)
Actor - Chief on Get Smart

Donald Pleasence b. 1919. d. 1995.
Actor - Dr. Loomis in the Halloween movies

Suzanne Pleshette - b. 1937 d. January 19, 2008 (lung cancer)
Actress - Bob Newhart Show and Rome Adventure

George Plimpton b. 1927 d. September 26, 2003
Author - The Paper Lion

Jackson Pollock b. 1912. d. 1956 (car crash)
Abstract Expressionist Artist

Sidney Pollock b.1934 d. 2008 (stomach cancer)
Director / The Way We Were, Jeremiah Johnson, Out of Africa

Georges Pompidou b. 1911. d. 1974
19th President of France from 1969 to 1974

Pope John Paul II (Karol Wojtyla) b. 5/18/1920 d. April 2, 2005
Polish, elected Pope in October of 1978

Carlo Ponti b. 1912 d. January 10, 2007
Producer of Doctor Zhivago and husband of Sophia Loren

Cole Porter b. June 9, 1891 d. 1964
Composer / Lyricist

Don Porter b. 1912 d. 1997
Actor - Gidget's Dad

Emily (Price) Post b. 1872. d. 1960
Etiquette Writer

Tom Poston b. 1921 d. May 1, 2007
Actor - Married to Suzanne Pleshette; Cliff Murdock on The Bob Newhart Show

Ezra (Weston Loomis) Pound b. 1885. d. 1972

Dick Powell b. 1904. d. 1963 (cancer)
Actor - Married to Joan Blondell and then to June Allyson

Eleanor Powell b. 1912. d. 1982
Dancer/actress - Married to Glenn Ford

Lewis F. Powell, Jr. b. 1907 d. 1998 (pneumonia)
US Supreme Court Justice

William H. Powell b. 1892. d. 1984 (heart attack - in his sleep!)

Ben Powers b. 1950 d. 2015
Actor - Thelma's husband Keith on "Good Times"

Francis Gary Powers b. 1929. d. 1977 (crash of the helicopter he piloted for television station KNBC in Los Angeles)
U-2 Spy Pilot

Otto Preminger b. 1906. d. 1986

Elvis Presley b. January 8, 1935. d. August 16, 1977 (heart attack)
The King

Gladys Love Smith Presley b. April 25, 1912. d. August 14, 1958 (heart failure)
Mother of Elvis Presley

Reg Presley b. 1941 d. Feb. 4, 2013 (lung cancer and strokes)
Singer - The Troggs,biggest hit "Wild Thing"

Vernon Elvis Presley b. April 10, 1916. d. June 26, 1979
Father of Elvis Presley

Vester Presley b. September 11, 1914. d. January 18, 1997.
Uncle of Elvis Presley - Known as "Uncle Vester" to fans

Billy Preston b. 1946 d. June 6, 2006 (heart and kidney disease)
Keyboardist who played with the Beatles and the Stones

Robert Preston b. 1918. d. 1987 (lung cancer)
Actor - Harold Hill in The Music Man

Wayde Preston b. 1929 d. 1992 (colon cancer)
Actor - Christopher Colt on Colt 45

Ray Price b. 1926 d. Dec. 16, 2013 (pancreatic cancer)
C&W Singer - "For the Good Times", "Night Life"

Vincent Price b. 1911. d. 1993 (lung cancer)
Actor - The Fly

Louis Prima b. 1910. d. 1978
Big Bandleader

Bob Prince b. 1915. d. 1985 (cancer)
Voice of the Pittsburgh Pirates

Freddie Prinze b. 1954. d. 1977 (suicide by .32 caliber revolver)
Actor - Chico and the Man

Juliet Prowse b. 1936 d. 1996 (pancreatic cancer)
Actress/dancer - Mona McCluskey

William Proxmire b. 1915 d. December 15, 2005
U.S. Senator (1957-1989) known for "Golden Fleece" awards

Richard Pryor b. 1940 d. December 10, 2005 (heart attack)
Comedian, actor - Silver Streak

Kirby Puckett b. 1961 d. March 6, 2006 (stroke)
Baseball Hall of Famer who played for Minnesota Twins

Tito Puente b. 1923 d. 2000 (heart disease)
Bandleader - "The Mambo King"

Melvin Purvis b. 1900. d. 1960
FBI agent that lead the group that gunned down John Dillinger in Chicago

Buford Hayse Pusser b. 1937. d. 1974 (car crash)
Real McNairy County, TN Sheriff, of 'Walking Tall' movie fame

Mario Puzo b. 1920 d. 1999 (heart failure)
Writer - The Godfather

Denver Dell Pyle b. 1920 d. December 25, 1997 (lung cancer)
Actor - Uncle Jesse in Dukes of Hazzard

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