The following is a sampling of errors
contained in various editions of the
People Entertainment Almanac.
Additional information on each error
correction can be found by clicking on
the link at the beginning and/or end
of each entry below.
Eddie Albert (actor) - Some editions erroneously report
he was born in "1908."
Visit our list of errors contained in other reference books.
Correction: Because he was born out of wedlock,
his mother altered his birth certificate
to read "1908." His son, Edward Albert (also
an actor), confirmed this, and the fact that
Eddie Albert was actually born in 1906 in
Rock Island, Illinois. Consult Eddie Albert's profile for more information.
(Former First Lady) - Some editions erroneously
report she was born in "Rye, New York."
Correction: She was born at Booth Memorial Hospital,
in New York City, New York, not Rye, New York,
where she was raised. Mrs. Bush specifically addresses
this issue in her autobiography and confirms her
New York City birth. For additional in-depth biographical
data, visit our biography of Barbara Bush.
Richard Harris (actor/singer) -
Some editions mistakenly claim he was born in "1933."
Correction: He was born October 1st, 1930, at
11:20 a.m. GDT (10:20 GMT), in Limerick, Ireland.
This is the date and time of birth Richard himself
reported as his precise time of birth, and has
subsequently been verified by many researchers.
Additional biographical data can be found in our
profile of Richard Harris.
Katharine Hepburn (actress) -
Some early editions erroneously report her
date of birth as 11/8/07.
Correction: Ms. Hepburn was born May 12th, 1907,
at 5:47 p.m., at 22 Hudson Street, in Hartford,
Connecticut. For additional in-depth biographical
data, visit our biography of Katharine Hepburn.
Walter Matthau (actor) -
Some editions erroneously report his real
name as "Walter Matuschanskavasky."
Correction: His family has repeatedly verified
that Walter John Matthow was his actual name at
birth. Consult Walter Matthau's profile for
It is not our intent to denigrate this fine
publication, but merely to point out the above
inaccuracies to prevent further dissemination of
the erroneous data.