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Encyclopedia > St. Louis Walk of Fame

The St. Louis Walk of Fame honors people from the St. Louis, Missouri area, but it is actually located along Delmar Boulevard in University City, Missouri (aka: The Delmar Loop). Each star in the sidewalk has the name of the star and a brief summary explaining who they are. The walk was the brainchild of Joe Edwards, proprietor of the Blueberry Hill (restaurant). Nickname: Gateway City, Gateway to the West, or Mound City Official website: http://stlouis. ... University City is a city located in St. ... The Delmar Loop is an entertainment, cultural and restaurant district located on the western edge of Saint Louis, Missouri in the small city of University City, Missouri. ... Blueberry Hill, also called Blue Hill among regulars, is a restaurant and bar located in the Delmar Loop neighborhood in St. ...


Stars on the Walk

Maya Angelou Maya Angelou (born Marguerite Ann Johnson, April 4, 1928) in St. ... Henry Jackson Jr. ... Josephine Baker, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1949 Josephine Baker (June 3, 1906 - April 12, 1975), born Freda Josephine McDonald, was an African American dancer, actress and singer, sometimes known as The Black Venus. She was also mixed with Apalachee/Native American descent. ... Fontella Bass (born July 3, 1940 in St. ... James Thomas Cool Papa Bell (May 17, 1903 - March 7, 1991) was one of the biggest stars in Negro League baseball, and is considered by many baseball observers to have been the fastest man ever to play the game. ... Yogi Berra on his 80th birthday Lawrence Peter Yogi Berra (born May 12, 1925) is a former catcher and manager in Major League Baseball who played almost his entire career for the New York Yankees. ... Chuck Berry Charles Edward Anderson Chuck Berry (born October 18, 1926) is an immensely influential African American guitarist, singer, and composer, and one of the pioneers of rock & roll music. ... Susan Elizabeth Blow (born June 7, 1843 in Carondelet, Missouri - died March 26, 1916 in New York City) was an American educator who opened the first successful public Kindergarten in the United States. ... Lou Brock (born June 18, 1939, El Dorado, Arkansas) is an American former player in Major League Baseball. ... John Francis Buck (August 21, 1924 – June 18, 2002), born in Holyoke, Massachusetts, was an American sportscaster, best known for his work announcing Major League Baseball games of the St. ... Grace Bumbry The American opera singer Grace Bumbry (born 4 January 1937) was one of the leading mezzo-sopranos of her generation. ... William S. Burroughs. ... Harry Caray fuckfuckfuckfuckfuckfuckfuckfuckfuckfuckfuckfuckfuckfuckfuckfuckMOTHERFUCKERHARRYCARAYFUCKINGRULES!!! Harry Caray (March 1, 1914 — February 18, 1998), born Harry Christopher Carabina in St. ... Kate Chopin Katherine OFlaherty (February 8, 1850 – August 20, 1904), known by her married name Kate Chopin, was an American author of short stories and novels. ... William Clark (August 1, 1770 - September 1, 1838) was a Scottish-American explorer who accompanied Meriwether Lewis on the Lewis and Clark Expedition. ... Barry Commoner (born May 28, 1917) was an American biologist and college professor. ... Arthur Holly Compton (September 10, 1892 – March 15, 1962) won the Nobel Prize in Physics (1927) for discovery of the effect named after him. ... Country: United States Residence: Belleville, IL Height: 177 cm (5 ft 10 in) Weight: 70 Kg (155 lb) Plays: Left-handed Turned pro: 1972 Highest singles ranking: 1 (29 July 1974) Singles titles: 109 Career Prize Money: US$8,461,040 Grand Slam Record Titles: 8 Australian Open W (1974... Carl Ferdinand Cori (December 5, 1896 _ October 20, 1984) was an American biochemist born in Prague (then in Austria-Hungary) who, together with his wife Gerty Cori and Argentine physiologist Bernardo Houssay, received a Nobel Prize in 1947 for their discovery of how glycogen (animal starch) - a derivative of... Gerty Theresa Cori, née Radnitz, (August 15, 1896 – October 26, 1957) was an American biochemist born in Prague (then Austria-Hungary) who, together with her husband Carl Ferdinand Cori and Argentine physiologist Bernardo Houssay, received a Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1947 for their discovery of how glycogen... Robert Quinlan Costas (born March 22, 1952 in Queens, New York) is an American sportscaster, on the air for the NBC network since the early 1980s. ... John Danforth John Claggett Danforth (born September 5, 1936), also referred to as Jack Danforth, is a former United States Ambassador to the United Nations and former Republican United States Senator from Missouri. ... William H. Danforth (1870 – 1956) founded the Ralston Purina Company in St. ... Cover of Time Magazine (December 15, 1924) Dwight Filley Davis (July 5, 1879–November 28, 1945) was an American tennis player and politician. ... Davis 1959 album Kind of Blue, likely the best-selling jazz album ever. ... Jay Hanna Dizzy Dean (January 16, 1910–July 17, 1974) was an American pitcher in Major League Baseball, elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. ... Daniel Lee Dierdorf (b. ... Phyllis Diller (born Phyllis Ada Driver on July 17, 1917, in Lima, Ohio) is an American comedian who was generally considered one of the pioneers of female stand-up comedy. ... Katherine Dunham born 24 June 1909 in Chicago, Illinois, USA is a dancer, choreographer, songwriter and anthropologist known for her many innovations. ... James B. Eads (23 May 1820–8 March 1887) was a United States engineer and inventor. ... Thomas Francis Eagleton, LL.B., (born September 4, 1929) is a former U.S. Senator from Missouri. ... Charles Eames (June 17, 1907 – August 21, 1978) was an American designer, architect and filmmaker who, together with his wife Ray, is responsible for many classic, iconic designs of the 20th century. ... Buddy Ebsen as Jed Clampett Buddy Ebsen (April 2, 1908 – July 6, 2003) was an American actor, who is best-remembered for his role as Jed Clampett in the popular television series The Beverly Hillbillies. ... Thomas Stearns Eliot (September 26, 1888 - January 4, 1965), was a major Modernist Anglo-American poet, dramatist, and literary critic. ... William Greenleaf Eliot (1811 - 1887) was a U.S. educator and Unitarian clergyman. ... Stanley Elkin (May 11, 1930 - May 31, 1995) was the author of satirical novels which gently poked fun at American consumerism, popular culture and male-female relationships. ... Mary Engelbreit is a graphic artist and childrens book illustrator who launched her own magazine, Mary Engelbreits Home Companion in 1996. ... Walker Evans Walker Evans (November 3, 1903 – April 10, 1975) was an American photographer made famous by his work for the Farm Security Administration documenting the effects of the Great Depression. ... Eugene Field, American writer Eugene Field (September 2, 1850 - November 4, 1895) American writer, best known for poetry for children and for humorous essays. ... Foxx on The Dean Martin Shows Dean Martin Celebrity Roast Redd Foxx (born John Elroy Sanford, December 9, 1922, died October 11, 1991) was an American comedian best known for his starring role on the television sitcom Sanford and Son. ... Joseph Henry Garagiola, Sr. ... Dave Garroway was the original host of NBCs Today Show from 1952 to 1961. ... William H. Gass (born July 30, 1924 in Fargo, North Dakota) is an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, critic and teacher. ... Pack Robert Bob Gibson (born November 9, 1935 in Omaha, Nebraska) was a right-handed baseball pitcher for the St. ... John Goodman John Stephen Goodman (born June 20, 1952 in Affton, Missouri) is an American actor. ... Betty Grable Ruth Elizabeth Betty Grable (December 18, 1916 – July 3, 1973) was an American actress, singer, and pin-up girl whose famous bathing-suit poster was an icon of the World War II era. ... Ulysses S. Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant, April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1885) was the 18th President of the United States (1869–1877). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Robert Guillaume, circa 1979 Robert Guillaume (born November 30, 1927) is an American stage and television actor. ... John Cowan Hartford (December 30, 1937– June 4, 2001) was an American bluegrass composer and musician known for his mastery of the fiddle and banjo, as well as for his witty lyrics and unique vocal style. ... Al Hirschfeld photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1955 Albert Hirschfeld (June 21, 1903 – January 20, 2003) was an American caricaturist, best known for his simple black and white satirical portraits of celebrities and Broadway stars. ... Rogers Hornsby (April 27, 1896 in Winters, Texas - January 5, 1963 in Chicago, Illinois), nicknamed The Rajah, was a second baseman and manager in Major League Baseball who played most of his career in St. ... William Inge, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1954 William Motter Inge (May 3, 1913-June 10, 1973) was an American author and playwright, whose works feature solitary protagonists encumbered with strained sexual relations. ... Johnnie Johnson (July 8, 1924 – April 13, 2005) was a piano player and blues musician whose work as Chuck Berrys piano sideman led to his induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. ... Scott Joplin (Born between June 1867 and January 1868 – died April 1, 1917) remains the best-known ragtime musician and composer, setting the standard for the many who followed. ... At World Championship 1987 Jackie Joyner-Kersee (born March 3, 1962) is generally considered as the best all-around female athlete in the world and the all-time greatest heptathlete. ... Albert King performing at the Wattstax Concert, 1972. ... Kevin Delaney Kline (born October 24, 1947 in St. ... Pierre Laclède or Pierre Laclède Liguest (c. ... Charles Lindbergh Charles Augustus Lindbergh, Jr. ... Rev. ... Ed Macualey (born March 22, 1928 in Saint Louis, Missouri), is a former professional basketball player. ... Marsha Mason with Richard Dreyfuss in The Goodbye Girl Marsha Mason (born April 3, 1942, St. ... Time magazine, May 25, 1970 Gynecologist William Howell Masters (December 27, 1915 – February 16, 2001) and Virginia Eshelman Johnson (born February 11, 1925) pioneered research into the nature of human sexual response and the diagnosis and treatment of sexual disorders and dysfunctions from 1957 until the 1990s. ... Bill Mauldin (October 29, 1921—January 22, 2003) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning United States. ... Virginia Mayo, 1944 Virginia Mayo (November 30, 1920 - January 17, 2005) was an American film actress. ... Michael McDonald is an American blue-eyed soul singer, known for his trademark husky tenor voice. ... David Merrick (November 27, 1911 - April 25, 2000) was an American theatrical producer and director, associated with both musicals and dramas, brilliant successes and embarrassing fl ops. ... Archie Moore (December 13, 1913 _ December 9, 1998) was a light heavyweight world boxing champion who set many records in boxing. ... Marianne Moore photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1948 Marianne Moore (December 11, 1887 - February 5, 1972) was a Modernist American poet and writer. ... Moorehead as Endora on Bewitched Agnes Robertson Moorehead (December 6, 1900 – April 30, 1974) was an Oscar-nominated American character actress. ... Stanley Frank Musial (born November 21, 1920), nicknamed Stan the Man, is a Polish-American former player in Major League Baseball who played 22 seasons for the St. ... Howard Nemerov (February 29, 1920 – July 5, 1991) was United States Poet Laureate 1963-1964 and 1988-1990. ... Gyo Obata (born 1923) is a significant American architect. ... Marlin Perkins (1905-1986) was the host of the television program Mutual of Omahas Wild Kingdom. ... Mike Peters photo by Greg Preston Mike Peters is an American cartoonist. ... Vincent Price on Broadway as Mr. ... Joseph Pulitzer Joseph Joe Pulitzer (April 10, 1847 – October 29, 1911) was an American publisher best known for posthumously establishing the Pulitzer Prizes and (along with William Randolph Hearst) for originating yellow journalism. ... Harold Ramis (right) with Dan Aykroyd and Bill Murray in Ghostbusters. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Wesley Branch Rickey (December 20, 1881 - December 9, 1965) was an innovative Major League Baseball executive who is best known for helping break baseballs color barrier by signing Jackie Robinson and creating the framework to the modern minor league farm system. ... Irma Rombauer is the author of The Joy of Cooking. ... Charles Marion Russell was one of the greatest painters of the American West. ... David Sanborn David Sanborn is an American saxophonist, most commonly associated with smooth jazz. ... Albert Fred Red Schoendienst (born February 2, 1923) is an American former player and manager in Major League Baseball. ... Dred Scott Dred Scott (ca. ... This article lacks information on the subject matters importance. ... Portrait of William Tecumseh Sherman by Mathew Brady William Tecumseh Sherman (February 8, 1820 – February 14, 1891) was an American soldier, businessman, and author. ... Leonard Slatkin (born September 1, 1944) is an American conductor. ... Jackie Smith (born February 23, 1940) was a professional American football player. ... Osborne Earl Smith, known as Ozzie Smith (born December 26, 1954), is a former Major League baseball player born in Mobile, Alabama. ... Willie Mae Ford (1904 – 1994), also known as Mother Willie Mae Ford Smith, was a gospel singer based in St. ... Sara Teasdale Sara Teasdale (August 8, 1884 – January 29, 1933), was an American lyrical poet. ... Clark Terry performs with the Great Lakes Navy Band Jazz Ensemble Clark Terry (born December 14, 1920) is an American swing and bop trumpeter and flugelhorn player. ... Kay Thompson (born November 9, 1908 in St. ... Henry Townsend (born October 27, 1909 in Shelby, Mississippi) is an American blues singer, guitarist and pianist. ... Helen Traubel (June 16, 1899-July 28, 1972), was an American operatic soprano, best known for her Wagnerian roles, especially that of Brünnhilde. ... Ike Turner (born Izear Luster Turner Jr. ... Tina Turner on the cover of her 1991 compilation album Simply the Best Tina Turner (born Anna Mae Bullock, November 26, 1939) is an American R&B, pop, rock and soul singer, Buddhist and occasional actress. ... Mona Jane Van Duyn (May 9, 1921 - December 2, 2004) was an American poet. ... Dick Weber (December 23, 1929 - February 14, 2005) was a famous bowling professional and a founding member of the Professional Bowlers Association (PBA). ... Mary Wickes, born Mary Isabelle Wickenhauser, (June 13, 1916 - October 22, 1995) was an American film and television actress. ... Thomas Lanier Williams III (March 26, 1914 – February 25, 1983), better known by the pen name Tennessee Williams, was a major American playwright and one of the prominent playwriters in the twentieth century. ... Winters in Cry of the City (1948) Shelley Winters (born August 18, 1920) is an American actress. ... Harriett Woods is an American politician and activist, a two-time Democratic nominee for the United States Senate from Missouri, and a former Lieutenant Governor of the state of Missouri. ...

See also

This is a list of famous residents of Saint Louis, Missouri. ...

External links

  • St. Louis Walk of Fame

 
 

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