Bankruptcy

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Willie Aames
Actor
15-Jul-1960 Tommy on Eight is Enough
Tony Alamo
Religion
20-Sep-1934 Tony Alamo Ministries
Casey Anthony
Criminal
19-Mar-1986 Mother of Caylee Anthony
Benedict Arnold
Military
14-Jan-174114-Jun-1801Betrayed colonists to British
John James Audubon
Naturalist
26-Apr-178527-Jan-1851Illustrated Birds of America
Wally Backman
Baseball
22-Sep-1959 Hitter for the New York Mets, 1980-88
Stephen Baldwin
Actor
12-May-1966 A Baldwin Brother
P. T. Barnum
Hoaxer
5-Jul-18107-Apr-1891Circus showman
John Barrymore
Actor
15-Feb-188229-May-1942Romeo and Juliet
Kim Basinger
Actor
8-Dec-1953 L.A. Confidential
Barbara Bel Geddes
Actor
31-Oct-19228-Aug-2005Miss Ellie on Dallas
Melvin Belli
Attorney
29-Jul-19079-Jul-1996The King of Torts
Vincent Bendix
Inventor
12-Aug-188127-Mar-1945Founder of Bendix Corporation
Bunny Berigan
Jazz Musician
2-Nov-19082-Jun-1942Jazz trumpeter great
George Best
Soccer
22-May-194625-Nov-2005Manchester United
Robert Blake
Actor
18-Sep-1933 Baretta
Nellie Bly
Journalist
5-May-186427-Jan-1922Ten Days in a Mad-House
John Wayne Bobbitt
Victim
23-Mar-1967 Penectomy survivor
Peter Bogdanovich
Film Director
30-Jul-1939 The Last Picture Show
Edwin Booth
Actor
13-Nov-18337-Jun-1893Renowned 19th century American actor
Olive Borden
Actor
14-Jul-19061-Oct-1947The Joy Girl
Bjorn Borg
Tennis
6-Jun-1956 Pro tennis player
Riddick Bowe
Boxing
10-Aug-1967 Twice World Heavyweight Champion
Lorraine Bracco
Actor
2-Oct-1954 Goodfellas, The Sopranos
Mathew Brady
Photographer
15-Jan-182315-Jan-1896Civil War photographer
Toni Braxton
Singer
7-Oct-1966 Un-Break My Heart
Louise Brooks
Actor
14-Nov-19068-Aug-1985Pandora’s Box
John Brown
Activist
9-May-18002-Dec-1859Led the raid on Harpers Ferry
Sylvia Browne
Paranormal
19-Oct-193620-Nov-2013Afraid to accept Randi’s $1 million challenge
Lenny Bruce
Comic
13-Oct-19253-Aug-1966Multiply obscene comic
Anita Bryant
Activist
25-Mar-1940 Anti-homosexuality activist
Young Buck
Rapper
15-Mar-1981 Straight Outta Cashville
Buffalo Bill
Performance Artist
26-Feb-184610-Jan-1917Wild West showman
Gary Busey
Actor
29-Jun-1944 The Buddy Holly Story
Richard G. Butler
Activist
23-Feb-19188-Sep-2004Founder of the Aryan Nations
Crazy Cabbie
Radio Personality
10-Dec-1968 Part of the Howard Stern menagerie
Luther Campbell
Rapper
22-Dec-1960 2 Live Crew, Luke Records founder
Tia Carrere
Actor
2-Jan-1967 Wayne’s World
Aaron Carter
Singer
7-Dec-1987 Backstreet boy Nick Carter’s brother
Nell Carter
Actor
13-Sep-194823-Jan-2003Housekeeper on Gimme A Break
Willis Carto
Activist
17-Jul-192626-Oct-2015Founder of Liberty Lobby, IHR
Raymond Carver
Author
25-May-19382-Aug-1988Will You Please Be Quiet, Please?
David Cassidy
Singer
12-Apr-1950 The Partridge Family
George Catlin
Painter
26-Jul-179623-Dec-1872Portraitist painted Native Americans
50 Cent
Rapper
6-Jul-1975 Wanksta, P.I.M.P.
Miguel de Cervantes
Novelist
29-Sep-154722-Apr-1616Don Quixote
Bill Ceverha
Government
c. 1936 Lobbyist, GOP activist
André Citroën
Engineer
5-Feb-18783-Jul-1935Europe’s Henry Ford
George Clinton
Singer
22-Jul-1940 Funkadelic
Gary Coleman
Actor
8-Feb-196828-May-2010Arnold Jackson on Diff’rent Strokes
John Connally
Politician
27-Feb-191715-Jun-1993Governor of Texas, 1963-69
Denton Cooley
Doctor
22-Aug-1920 Pioneering heart surgeon
John Singleton Copley
Painter
3-Jul-17389-Sep-1815Boy with a Squirrel
Francis Ford Coppola
Film Director
7-Apr-1939 The Godfather
A. C. Cowlings
Football
16-Jun-1947 O.J.’s best friend
Rick Crawford
Politician
22-Jan-1966 Congressman, Arkansas 1st
David Crosby
Musician
14-Aug-1941 Crosby, Stills, and Nash
Aleister Crowley
Religion
12-Oct-18751-Dec-1947Wickedest man in the world
Charles Cullen
Criminal
1960 Claimed to have killed 30-40 patients
Vic Damone
Singer
12-Jun-1928 Singer of ballads
Dorothy Dandridge
Actor
9-Nov-19228-Sep-1965Carmen Jones
Jim Davidson
Comic
13-Dec-1953 Stand Up Jim Davidson
Darren Day
TV Personality
17-Jul-1968 British tabloid fodder
Daniel Defoe
Author
Sep-166024-Apr-1731Robinson Crusoe
John DeLorean
Business
6-Jan-192519-Mar-2005Automobile designer and entepreneur
Janice Dickinson
Model
15-Feb-1955 1970s supermodel
Walt Disney
Business
5-Dec-190115-Dec-1966Founder of Disney empire
DMX
Rapper
18-Dec-1970 What’s My Name?
Jim Dooley
Football
8-Feb-19308-Jan-2008Chicago Bears Head Coach, 1968-71
Gary Dourdan
Actor
11-Dec-1966 Warrick Brown on CSI
Henry Dunant
Activist
8-May-182830-Oct-1910Red Cross founder
William C. Durant
Business
8-Dec-186118-Mar-1947Founder of General Motors
Lenny Dykstra
Baseball
10-Feb-1963 Philadelphia Phillies Outfielder
Freddy Fender
Musician
4-Jun-193714-Oct-2006Before the Next Teardrop Falls
Stepin Fetchit
Actor
30-May-190219-Nov-1985Professional black stereotype
Eddie Fisher
Singer
10-Aug-192822-Sep-2010Crooner, top RCA/Victor vocalist
Mick Fleetwood
Musician
24-Jun-1947 Fleetwood Mac
Heidi Fleiss
Criminal
30-Dec-1965 Hollywood madam
Redd Foxx
Comic
9-Dec-192211-Oct-1991Foul-mouthed comedian, Sanford and Son
John C. Fremont
Explorer
21-Jan-181313-Jul-1890Conqueror of California
R. Buckminster Fuller
Architect
12-Jul-18951-Jul-1983Futurist, invented the geodesic dome
Zsa Zsa Gabor
Actor
6-Feb-1917 Cop-slapping Gabor sister
Leif Garrett
Musician
8-Nov-1961 1970s teen idol
Marvin Gaye
Singer
2-Apr-19391-Apr-1984Heard It Through the Grapevine
Wally George
TV Personality
4-Dec-19315-Oct-2003Abusive conservative spectacle
Andy Gibb
Musician
5-Mar-195810-Mar-1988I Just Want To Be Your Everything
Jim Gilchrist
Activist
1949 Minuteman Project founder
Gary Glitter
Musician
8-May-1944 Rock and Roll Part 2
Bernhard Goetz
Criminal
7-Nov-1947 Subway vigilante
Charles Goodyear
Inventor
29-Dec-18001-Jul-1860Invented rubber vulcanization process
Abraham Gosman
Business
8-Dec-192821-Oct-2013Palm Beach nursing home magnate
Ulysses S. Grant
Head of State
27-Apr-182223-Jul-1885Eighteenth President of the United States
Mike Gravel
Politician
13-May-1930 US Senator from Alaska, 1969-81
Archie Griffin
Football
21-Aug-1954 Winner, 1974 and 1975 Heisman Trophy
Johannes Gutenberg
Inventor
13983-Feb-1468Inventor of movable type
Tony Gwynn
Baseball
9-May-196016-Jun-2014Batted .394 in 1994 for the Padres
Merle Haggard
Country Musician
6-Apr-1937 Okie From Muskogee
Corey Haim
Actor
23-Dec-197110-Mar-2010The Lost Boys
Frans Hals
Painter
158029-Aug-1666Dutch portraitist
Dorothy Hamill
Figure Skating
26-Jul-1956 Olympic figure skater, gold medal 1976
MC Hammer
Singer/Songwriter
30-Mar-1962 Can’t touch this
George Frideric Handel
Composer
23-Feb-168514-Apr-1759Messiah
Isaac Hayes
Musician
20-Aug-194210-Aug-2008Theme from Shaft
Margaux Hemingway
Actor
16-Feb-19552-Jul-1996Troubled actress OD’d on klonopin
Sherman Hemsley
Actor
1-Feb-193824-Jul-2012George Jefferson on The Jeffersons
Ty Herndon
Country Musician
2-May-1962 Country music star caught in cruisy park
Ed Herschler
Politician
27-Oct-19185-Feb-1990Governor of Wyoming, 1975-87
Perez Hilton
Columnist
23-Mar-1978 Gossip columnist
Rubén Hinojosa
Politician
20-Aug-1940 Congressman, Texas 15th
Kent Hovind
Religion
15-Jan-1953 Creation Science evangelist
Steve Howe
Baseball
10-Mar-195828-Apr-2006MLB pitcher
Norman Hsu
Philanthropist
Oct-1951 Notorious Democratic donor
E. Howard Hunt
Criminal
9-Oct-191823-Jan-2007Coordinated Watergate break-in
Nelson Bunker Hunt
Business
22-Feb-192621-Oct-2014Tried to corner the silver market
David Irving
Activist
24-Mar-1938 Notorious Holocaust denier
Ronald Isley
Musician
21-May-1941 An Isley brother
Michael Jace
Actor
13-Jul-1970 Det. Julien Lowe on The Shield
La Toya Jackson
Singer
29-May-1956 Sister of Michael Jackson
Eli S. Jacobs
Baseball
5-Oct-1937 Former Baltimore Orioles owner
Richard Jaeckel
Actor
10-Oct-192614-Jun-1997Sometimes a Great Notion
Bill Johnson
Skier
30-Mar-1960 Downhill skiing gold medal, 1984
Don Johnson
Actor
15-Dec-1949 Miami Vice, Nash Bridges
Al Jolson
Singer
26-May-188623-Oct-1950The Jazz Singer
George Jones
Country Musician
12-Sep-193126-Apr-2013Country singer, White Lightning
Charles Keating
Business
4-Dec-19231-Apr-2014Morality crusader, white-collar swindler
Buster Keaton
Actor
4-Oct-18951-Feb-1966The General
Bernard Kerik
Government
4-Sep-1955 NYC Police Commissioner, 2000-01
Margot Kidder
Actor
17-Oct-1948 Lois Lane in Superman
Larry King
Talk Show Host
19-Nov-1933 Larry King Live
Robert Kiyosaki
Author
8-Apr-1947 Rich Dad, Poor Dad
Suge Knight
Business
19-Apr-1965 Rap mogul and ex-con
Veronica Lake
Actor
14-Nov-19227-Jul-1973Sullivan’s Travels
Lyndon LaRouche
Economist
8-Sep-1922 Eccentric economist politician
Cyndi Lauper
Singer/Songwriter
22-Jun-1953 Girls Just Want To Have Fun
Anton LaVey
Religion
11-Apr-193029-Oct-1997Founder, Church of Satan
Jerry Lewis
Comic
16-Mar-1926 Muscular Dystrophy Association
Jerry Lee Lewis
Musician
29-Sep-1935 Goodness gracious, great balls of fire
Abraham Lincoln
Head of State
12-Feb-180915-Apr-186516th US President, 1861-65
Horace Liveright
Publisher
10-Dec-188624-Sep-1933Publisher of the Modern Library series
Meat Loaf
Musician
27-Sep-1947 Bat Out of Hell
Terry L. Long
Football
21-Jul-19597-Jun-2005Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman
Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes
Singer
27-May-197125-Apr-2002Member of TLC
Luka Magnotta
Criminal Defendant
24-Jul-1982 Allegedly dismembered a Chinese student
Henry Mayhew
Journalist
181225-Jul-1887Punch
William McKinley
Head of State
29-Jan-184314-Sep-190125th US President, 1897-1901
Linda McMahon
Wrestling
4-Oct-1948 Former CEO of WWE
Vince McMahon
Wrestling
24-Aug-1945 World Wrestling Entertainment impresario
Tom Metzger
Activist
9-Apr-1938 White supremacist
Robert Mills
Architect
12-Aug-17813-Mar-1855Washington Monument
Marvin Mitchelson
Attorney
7-May-192818-Sep-2004Celebrity divorce lawyer
Barrett Moore
Business
? Triple Canopy founder
Robert Morris
Politician
31-Jan-17347-May-1806Financed the Revolutionary War
Conrad Murray
Doctor
19-Feb-1953 Michael Jackson’s personal physician
Mae Murray
Actor
10-May-188923-Mar-1965The Girl with the Bee Stung Lips
John Naisbitt
Author
15-Jan-1929 Megatrends
John Nash
Architect
175213-May-1835British Regency architect
Willie Nelson
Country Musician
30-Apr-1933 The red-headed stranger
Wayne Newton
Singer
3-Apr-1942 Top Las Vegas act
Harry Nilsson
Singer/Songwriter
15-Jun-194115-Jan-1994Me and My Arrow
F. Donald Nixon
Relative
23-Nov-191427-Jun-1987Nixon’s brother, got $205K from Hughes
Emperor Norton
Royalty
14-Feb-18198-Jan-1880Emperor of the United States, Protector of Mexico
Ted Nugent
Musician
13-Dec-1948 Rock star, bowhunting enthusiast
Kate O’Brien
Novelist
3-Dec-189713-Aug-1974The Land of Spices
Thomas Paine
Activist
29-Jan-17378-Jun-1809Common Sense
Johnny Paycheck
Country Musician
31-May-193818-Feb-2003Take This Job and Shove It
Anthony Pellicano
Business
22-Mar-1944 Hollywood private eye
Michael Peterson
Author
23-Oct-1943 The Staircase
Tom Petty
Musician
20-Oct-1950 Don’t Come Around Here No More
Philip II
Royalty
21-May-152713-Sep-1598King of Spain, 1556-98
Judson W. Phillips
Attorney
c. 1959 Tea Party Nation
Charles Ponzi
Criminal
3-Mar-188218-Jun-1949Get-rich-quick schemes
Peter Popoff
Religion
1946 Fraud exposed on the Tonight Show
Bud Post
5-Apr-193915-Jan-2006Unhappy lottery millionaire
Susan Powter
Fitness Guru
22-Dec-1957 Stop the Insanity! fitness guru
Randy Quaid
Actor
1-Oct-1950 Parents
Dave Ramsey
Radio Personality
3-Sep-1960 The Dave Ramsey Show
Lynn Redgrave
Actor
8-Mar-19432-May-2010The Happy Hooker
Rembrandt
Painter
15-Jul-16064-Oct-1669Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Tulp
Tommy Rettig
Actor
10-Dec-194115-Feb-1996Jeff Miller in Lassie
Burt Reynolds
Actor
11-Feb-1936 Moustached Cannonball Run actor
Debbie Reynolds
Actor
1-Apr-1932 Dancer, actress
Teddy Riley
Musician
8-Oct-1966 The King of New Jack Swing
Andre Rison
Football
18-Mar-1967 Bad Moon Rison
Mickey Rooney
Actor
23-Sep-19206-Apr-2014Actor in Andy Hardy comedies, musicals
Rick Ross
Activist
24-Nov-1952 Cult expert, deprogrammer
Debbie Rowe
Relative
6-Dec-1958 Michael Jackson’s ex-wife
Kelly Rutherford
Actor
6-Nov-1968 Megan Mancini on Melrose Place
Warren Sapp
Football
19-Dec-1972 Defensive Tackle, Oakland Raiders
Clarence Saunders
Business
9-Aug-188114-Oct-1953Father of modern retailing
Oskar Schindler
Activist
28-Apr-19089-Oct-1974Saved over 1000 from Nazis
Karen Silkwood
Victim
19-Feb-194613-Nov-1974Nuclear whistleblower
Billy Sims
Football
18-Sep-1955 Detroit Lions RB
Tom Sizemore
Actor
29-Nov-1961 Heat, Robbery Homicide Division
Anna Nicole Smith
Model
28-Nov-19678-Feb-2007Addled golddigger
Joseph Smith
Religion
23-Dec-180527-Jun-1844Founded the Mormon faith
Dee Snider
Musician
15-Mar-1955 Frontman for Twisted Sister
Phoebe Snow
Jazz Musician
17-Jul-195226-Apr-2011Jazz vocalist
Leon Spinks
Boxing
11-Jul-1953 Olympic boxing champion
John Augustus Sutter
Explorer
15-Feb-180318-Jun-1880California gold rush
Sheryl Swoopes
Basketball
25-Mar-1971 Three-time WNBA MVP
Fife Symington
Politician
12-Aug-1945 Governor of Arizona, 1991-97
Lawrence Taylor
Football
4-Feb-1959 NFL Hall of Famer
Randall Terry
Activist
25-Apr-1959 Operation Rescue founder
Nikola Tesla
Inventor
10-Jul-18567-Jan-1943Invented alternating current
Bryan Trottier
Hockey
17-Jul-1956 NHL Hall of Famer
Bianca Trump
Pornstar
7-Nov-1972 Rent-a-Butt
Donald Trump
Business
14-Jun-1946 The Donald
Mark Twain
Author
30-Nov-183521-Apr-1910Huckleberry Finn
Boss Tweed
Politician
3-Apr-182312-Apr-1878Boss of Tammany Hall
Mike Tyson
Boxing
30-Jun-1966 Erratic heavyweight champion
Johnny Unitas
Football
7-May-193311-Sep-2002The Golden Arm
John Vanderlyn
Painter
15-Oct-177623-Sep-1852American portrait painter
Michael Vick
Football
26-Jun-1980 Football quarterback and dog fighter
Murray Waas
Journalist
c. 1960 Washington reporter
Dionne Warwick
Singer
12-Dec-1940 Walk On By
Carol Wayne
Actor
6-Sep-194213-Jan-1985Art Fern’s Tea-Time Movie Lady
Dottie West
Country Musician
11-Oct-19324-Sep-1991Country Sunshine
James Whistler
Painter
14-Jul-183417-Jul-1903Whistler’s Mother
John Whitehead
Musician
2-Jul-194811-May-2004Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now
Louis T. Wigfall
Politician
21-Apr-181618-Feb-1874US Senator from Texas, 1859-61
Herbert Wilcox
Film/TV Producer
19-Apr-189215-May-1977Forever and a Day
Oscar Wilde
Playwright
16-Oct-185430-Nov-1900The Picture of Dorian Gray
James Wilkinson
Military
175728-Dec-1825Duplicitous soldier and adventurer
Wallace Wilkinson
Politician
12-Dec-19415-Jul-2002Governor of Kentucky, 1987-91
James Wilson
Judge
14-Sep-174228-Aug-1798US Supreme Court Justice, 1789-98
Ray Winstone
Actor
19-Feb-1957 Vincent
Tammy Wynette
Country Musician
5-May-19426-Apr-1998Stand By Your Man
Peter Wyngarde
Actor
23-Aug-1933 Jason King
Vincent Youmans
Composer
27-Sep-18985-Apr-1946No, No Nanette
Vince Young
Football
18-May-1983 Tennessee Titans ex-QB
Florenz Ziegfeld
Theatre Producer
21-Mar-186922-Jul-1932The Ziegfeld Follies

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