Dianne Foster

October 31st, 1928 - July 27th, 2019

Dianne Foster (born Olga Helen Laruska; October 31, 1928 – July 27, 2019) was a Canadian actress of Ukrainian descent.

Dianne Heatherington

May 14th, 1948 - October 22nd, 1996

Dianne Mae Heatherington (May 14, 1948 – October 22, 1996) was a Canadian singer of several genres, particularly rock, whose musical career spanned nearly two decades. In the latter part of her career, she became a successful businessperson in the film security industry, while at the same time enjoying modest success as a Canadian film and television actress. She was nominated for a Juno Award in 1981 in the category of Most Promising Female Vocalist of the Year. She also hosted her own national CBC Television series, Dianne, in 1971.

Dianne Medina-Ilustre

born November 5th, 1986

Maria Patricia Dianne Perez Medina-Ilustre (born November 5, 1986) is a Filipino actress, dancer, television host, anchor and part-time model. Medina is also a former member of ABS-CBN's developmental talent agent Star Magic.

Dianne Wiest

born March 28th, 1948

Dianne Evelyn Wiest (/wiːst/; born March 28, 1948) is an American actress. She has won two Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actress for 1986’s Hannah and Her Sisters and 1994’s Bullets over Broadway (both of which were directed by Woody Allen), one Golden Globe Award for Bullets over Broadway, the 1997 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for Road to Avonlea, and the 2008 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for In Treatment. In addition, she was nominated for an Academy Award for 1989’s Parenthood.

Dick "Sleepy" Klein

February 11th, 1934 - December 27th, 2005

Richard James Klein (born February 11, 1934 in Pana, Illinois–died December 27, 2005 in Pana, Illinois) was a National Football League and American Football League offensive lineman in the NFL for the Chicago Bears and the Dallas Cowboys, and in the AFL for the Boston Patriots and the Oakland Raiders. He played college football at the University of Iowa.

Dick Anderson

born February 10th, 1946

Richard Paul Anderson (born February 10, 1946) is an American former professional football player who was a safety for the Miami Dolphins of the American Football League (AFL) and National Football League (NFL) for nine seasons during the 1960s and 1970s. He played college football at Colorado and was recognized as a consensus All-American. He was selected in third round of the 1968 NFL/AFL draft, and he played for his entire professional career for the Dolphins.

Dick Bielski

born September 7th, 1932

Richard Adam Bielski (born September 7, 1932) is a former American football player and coach. He played professionally in the National Football League (NFL) for the Philadelphia Eagles, Dallas Cowboys, and Baltimore Colts. Bielski played college football at the University of Maryland.

Dick Billings

born December 4th, 1942

Richard Arlin Billings (born December 4, 1942) is an American former professional baseball player. He played in Major League Baseball as a catcher, outfielder and third baseman for the Washington Senators/Texas Rangers (1968–74) and St. Louis Cardinals (1974–75).

Dick Blanchard

born January 17th, 1949

Dick Blanchard is a former linebacker in the National Football League. He played with the New England Patriots during the 1972 NFL season. He would move on to the Detroit Wheels in the World Football League in the 1974 Season.

Dick Bosman

born February 17th, 1944

Richard Allen Bosman (born February 17, 1944) is an American former professional baseball pitcher. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Washington Senators / Texas Rangers (1966–73), Cleveland Indians (1973–75), and Oakland Athletics (1975–76). Bosman started the final game for the expansion Senators and the first game for the Texas Rangers. He is the only pitcher in Major League history to miss a perfect game due to his own fielding error.

Dick Christy

November 24th, 1935 - July 8th, 1966

Richard Joseph Christy (November 24, 1935 – July 8, 1966) was a collegiate and professional football player. At St. James High School, Christy was twice named 1st Team All-Scholastic by the Philadelphia Bulletin (1952 & 1953). He also led St. James to the Philadelphia City Football Championship in 1953. The 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) 191 lb (87 kg) Christy was a star halfback at North Carolina State University (NC State) from 1955 to 1957, leading them to the 1957 Atlantic Coast Conference championship in his senior year. With the league title on the line in the season's final game, Dick Christy scored all 29 points in a 29-26 win over the University of South Carolina to clinch the championship for his Wolfpack. Christy scored the dramatic winning points on a field goal on the last play of the ga

Dick Donovan

December 7th, 1927 - January 6th, 1997

Richard Edward Donovan (December 7, 1927 – January 6, 1997) was an American Major League Baseball pitcher who played for the Boston Braves (1950–1952), Detroit Tigers (1954), Chicago White Sox (1955–1960), Washington Senators (1961) and Cleveland Indians (1962–1965). He batted left-handed and threw right-handed, stood 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m) tall and weighed 190 pounds (86 kg). Donovan was unusually good at hitting for a pitcher, homering 15 times in his big-league career.

Dick Drott

July 1st, 1936 - August 16th, 1985

Richard Fred Drott (July 1, 1936 – August 16, 1985) was a Major League Baseball player who pitched for the Chicago Cubs and the Houston Colt .45s. Drott, nicknamed "Hummer", started his major league career in 1957 with the Cubs. He won 15 games as a rookie, led the league in walks allowed, and finished third in balloting for Rookie of the Year. He graduated from Western Hills High School in Cincinnati, Ohio. On April 24, 1957, Drott was ejected from a game for using a wheelchair to wheel Moe Drabowsky to first base after Drabowsky claimed he was hit on the foot by a pitch.

Dick Gautier

October 30th, 1931 - January 13th, 2017

Richard Gautier (October 30, 1931 – January 13, 2017) was an American actor, comedian, singer, and caricaturist. He was known for his television roles as Hymie the Robot in the television series Get Smart, and Robin Hood in the TV comedy series When Things Were Rotten, as well as for originating the role of Conrad Birdie in the Broadway musical Bye Bye Birdie.

Dick Gernert

September 28th, 1928 - November 30th, 2017

Richard Edward Gernert (September 28, 1928 – November 30, 2017), was an American professional baseball first baseman, outfielder and coach, who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Boston Red Sox (1952–1959), Chicago Cubs (1960), Detroit Tigers (1960–1961), Cincinnati Reds (1961) and Houston Colt .45's (1962). He threw and batted right-handed. During his playing days, Gernert stood 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m) tall, weighing 209 pounds (95 kg). His uncle, Dom Dallessandro, was also a Major Leaguer.

Dick Latessa

born September 15th, 1929

Richard Robert Latessa (September 15, 1929 – December 19, 2016) was an American stage, film, and television actor.

Dick Lines

born August 17th, 1938

Richard George Lines (born August 17, 1938) is a Canadian former Major League Baseball relief pitcher who appeared in 107 games for the Washington Senators in 1966 and 1967. Born in Montréal but a graduate of Manchester High School in Midlothian, Virginia, Lines spent 13 years in professional baseball (1957–1969). He threw left-handed, batted right-handed, and was listed as 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m) tall and 175 pounds (79 kg) (12 stone, 7 lbs).

Dick Nen

born September 24th, 1939

Richard Leroy Nen (born September 24, 1939) is an American former professional baseball player. A first baseman, Nen appeared in 367 gamesmin Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Los Angeles Dodgers (1963), Washington Senators (1965–1967, 1970) and Chicago Cubs (1968). He threw and batted left-handed, stood 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m) tall and weighed 200 pounds (91 kg). He is the father of former major league relief pitcher Robb Nen.

Dick Nold

born May 4th, 1943

Richard Louis Nold (born May 4, 1943) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who played for one season. He pitched for the Washington Senators for seven games during the 1967 Washington Senators season.

Dick Palmer

born April 9th, 1947

Richard Harry Palmer (born April 9, 1947) is an American former Linebacker who spent four seasons in the National Football League (NFL), playing with the Miami Dolphins, Buffalo Bills, New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons. Palmer appeared in 43 total career games.

Dick Phillips

November 24th, 1931 - March 29th, 1998

Richard Eugene Phillips (November 24, 1931 – March 29, 1998) was an American professional baseball player, manager and coach. A native of Racine, Wisconsin, who attended Valparaiso University, Phillips batted left-handed, threw right-handed, stood 6 feet (1.8 m) tall and weighed 180 pounds (82 kg). As a Major Leaguer, Phillips compiled a lifetime batting average of .229, with 136 hits, 12 home runs and 60 runs batted in. Phillips served as manager of the PCL's Vancouver Canadians in 1982–83, and also was the team's assistant general manager during the early 1990s.

Dick Shawn

December 1st, 1923 - April 17th, 1987

Dick Shawn (born Richard Schulefand, December 1, 1923 – April 17, 1987) was an American actor and comedian. He played a wide variety of supporting roles and was a prolific character actor. During the 1960s, he played small roles in madcap comedies, usually portraying caricatures of counter culture personalities, such as the hedonistic but mother-obsessed Sylvester Marcus in It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963), and the hippie actor Lorenzo Saint DuBois ("L.S.D.") in The Producers (1967). He also provided the voice of Snow Miser in The Year Without a Santa Claus. Besides his film work, he appeared in numerous television shows from the 1960s through the 1980s.

Dick Simpson

born July 28th, 1943

Richard Charles Simpson (born July 28, 1943) is an American former Major League Baseball right fielder and center fielder. He played from 1962-1969 for the Los Angeles / California Angels, Cincinnati Reds, St. Louis Cardinals, Houston Astros, New York Yankees and Seattle Pilots. During an 8-year baseball career, Simpson hit .207, 15 home runs, and 56 runs batted in (RBI). He was listed at 6'4" and 176 lbs.

Dick Such

born October 15th, 1944

Richard Stanley Such (born October 15, 1944) is a former pitcher and coach in Major League Baseball (MLB). A right-handed hurler who batted left-handed, Such stood 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m) tall and weighed 190 pounds (86 kg).
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