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Telly Savalas

Actor

Born on January 21, 1922.
Died at the age of 72 on January 22, 1994.
Cause of Death: Complications of prostate and bladder cancer.

Telly Savalas

Which generation did Telly Savalas belong to?

Telly Savalas was a part of the Greatest Generation demographic cohort.


"But I thought he was a boomer?!"

Telly Savalas was not a boomer. The boomer generation started in 1945, whereas he was born in 1922.

That is a 23 year difference!

The "boomer" label is often applied to older people by mistake.

What was he known for?

He portrayed Lt. Theo Kojak in the series Kojak between 1973 and 1978.

Which star sign was Telly Savalas?

He had the star sign Aquarius.

Life Path Number

His Life Path Number was 9.

How tall was he?

Telly Savalas was around 5 ft 10 inches tall. In centimeters, his height was 178 cm.

Statistically speaking, this means that he was slightly taller than the average American male. However, he was not tall by conventional standards.

In other words, he didn't stand out as being particularly tall.

See also: Celebrities who are 5 ft 10 inches.

How many years ago did he die?

He died 30 years, 2 months, and 23 days ago.

What day of the week was he born on?

He was born on a Saturday.

What day of the week did he die on?

He died on a Saturday.

How long ago did Telly Savalas die?

He died in January 1994, which was over 30 years ago. Three decades have passed since his death.

To put that into perspective.

  • A child who was born on the day of his death has grown up, finished school, and started a family by now.
  • Since Telly Savalas' death in 1994, roughly seven FIFA World Cups and eight US presidential elections have taken place.
  • He died before the first PlayStation video game console was released.
  • Since his death, the United States has had four new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had seven new prime ministers.
  • Because he died in 1994, it means that he probably never heard of famous names such as Beyonce, the Backstreet Boys, the Spice Girls, Tiger Woods, and J. K. Rowling.
  • He died just before the Internet became popular.
  • Because his death occurred in January 1994, it means that he never got to see popular movies such as Toy Story and The Lion King.

Other people who were born around January 21, 1922

Celebrities and other notable figures who were born around the same time as Telly Savalas.

Betty White

Betty White

Actress Deceased
Born on January 17, 1922
Star Sign: Capricorn

Other people who died around January 22, 1994

Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as Telly Savalas.

Vincent Price

Vincent Price

Actor Deceased
Died on Oct 25, 1993, at the age of 82.
Star Sign: Gemini

River Phoenix

River Phoenix

Actor Deceased
Died on Oct 31, 1993, at the age of 23.
Star Sign: Virgo

Pablo Escobar

Pablo Escobar

Colombian drug lord Deceased
Died on Dec 2, 1993, at the age of 44.
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Frank Zappa

Frank Zappa

Musician Deceased
Died on Dec 4, 1993, at the age of 52.
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Charizma

Charizma

Rapper Deceased
Died on Dec 16, 1993, at the age of 20.
Star Sign: Cancer

Bill Hicks

Bill Hicks

Stand-up comedian Deceased
Died on Feb 26, 1994, at the age of 32.
Star Sign: Sagittarius

John Candy

John Candy

Actor Deceased
Died on Mar 4, 1994, at the age of 43.
Star Sign: Scorpio

Kurt Cobain

Kurt Cobain

Singer Deceased
Died on Apr 5, 1994, at the age of 27.
Star Sign: Pisces

Richard Nixon

Richard Nixon

US President Deceased
Died on Apr 22, 1994, at the age of 81.
Star Sign: Capricorn

Ayrton Senna

Ayrton Senna

Race driver Deceased
Died on May 1, 1994, at the age of 34.
Star Sign: Aries

John Wayne Gacy

John Wayne Gacy

Serial killer Deceased
Died on May 10, 1994, at the age of 52.
Star Sign: Pisces

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

First Lady of the United States Deceased
Died on May 19, 1994, at the age of 64.
Star Sign: Leo

People who are taller than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Rich Piana

Rich Piana

Bodybuilder Deceased
Born on September 26, 1970
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

Chyna

Chyna

Wrestler Deceased
Born on December 27, 1969
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

Rick Ross

Rick Ross

Rapper
Born on January 28, 1976
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

People who are shorter than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Alice Cooper

Alice Cooper

Singer
Born on January 4, 1948
Height: 1.77m / 5 ft 10 inches

James Tindale

James Tindale

Geordie Shore
Born on August 17, 1990
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches

Jackie Chan

Jackie Chan

Actor
Born on April 7, 1954
Height: 1.74m / 5 ft 9 inches

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