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DeadBorn: 6/1/1921 in Oradell, New Jersey, USA
Cause of death: cirrhosis of the liver
Full name: Nelson Smock Riddle Jr.
Noted For: jazz arranger/composer. Hits include the themes to "Route 66" (1960) and "Batman" (1966). Won a Academy award for The Great Gatsby (1975).