Happy August 15th Birthday!
If you were born on August 15, you share a birthday with these famous people:
Rose Marie is 94 (nee Rose Marie Mazetta)
Nonagenarian American senior citizen, singer (Baby Rose Marie; Miss Rose Marie) and actress on TV (The Dick Van Dyke Show; The Doris Day Show; My Sister Eileen; The Bob Cummings Show), born August 15, 1923. (Rose Marie 1962 The Dick Van Dyke Show Photo: Wikimedia PD)
Georgann Johnson is 91
American actress on TV (The Trials of Rosie O’Neill; Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman; Mister Peepers; Another World; Somerset; All My Children), in movies (Murphy’s Romance; The Slugger’s Wife), and nonagenarian senior born August 15, 1926. (Georgann Johnson 1960 One Step Beyond Screenshot)
Abby Dalton is 85 (nee Marlene Wasden)
American octogenarian senior citizen and actress on TV (Hennesey; The Joey Bishop Show; Falcon Crest; The Young and the Restless) and in movies (Rock All Night; The Plainsman), born August 15, 1932. (Abby Dalton 1963 Photo: NBC Television | Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain)
Jimmy Webb is 71
American Songwriters Hall of Fame composer, singer, and songwriter (Up, Up and Away; MacArthur Park; By the Time I Get to Phoenix; Wichita Lineman; Galveston; Highwayman), and septuagenarian senior citizen born August 15, 1946. (Jimmy Webb 2003 Photo: Bede735c | Wikimedia Commons / PD)
Tom Johnston is 69 (nee Charles Thomas Johnston)
American musician, songwriter, lead guitarist and singer for 1970s rock & roll band The Doobie Brothers (China Grove; Take Me in Your Arms; Listen to the Music; Long Train Runnin’), and senior citizen born August 15, 1948. (Tom Johnston 1982 Photo: David Gans | Wikimedia CC 2.0)
Kate Taylor is 68
Senior citizen, American singer and songwriter of It’s in His Kiss (The Shoop Shoop Song), sister of Livingston Taylor and James Taylor, born August 15, 1949.
Tess Harper is 67
American actress on stage, TV (Christy; Chiefs; Early Edition; Crash), in movies (Tender Mercies; Silkwood; Flashpoint; Criminal Law; Her Alibi; The Jackal; No Country For Old Men), and senior citizen born August 15, 1950.
(Photo: Cam Bowers)
Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on August 15, 2017!
Mike Connors (nee Krekor Ohanian)
American actor on TV (Mannix; Tightrope; Today’s F.B.I.) and movies (Sudden Fear; Five Guns West; Shake, Rattle & Rock!; Good Neighbor Sam; Where Love Has Gone; Stagecoach; Avalanche Express) (born Aug. 15, 1925 – died Jan. 26, 2017; age 91). Cause of death for Mike Connors was a leukemia. (Mike Connors 1966 Stagecoach Screenshot)
Ethel Barrymore (nee Ethel Mae Blythe)
American Academy Award-winning actress on stage, TV & movies (None but the Lonely Heart; The Spiral Staircase; The Paradine Case; Portrait of Jennie; Pinky; The Farmer’s Daughter) for 60+ years, beginning in silent movies (born Aug. 15, 1879 – died June 18, 1959; age 79). Ethel Barrymore died of cardiovascular disease. (Ethel Barrymore 1901 Photo: Wikimedia PD)
Canadian Grammy Award-winning composer (Canadiana Suite; Hymn to Freedom) and jazz pianist, on stage, radio, and in the recording studio , and piano teacher and mentor (born Aug. 15, 1925 – died Dec. 23, 2007; age 82. Cause of death for Oscar Peterson was kidney failure. (Oscar Peterson 1946 Photo: John Boyd / Toronto History | Flickr Some rights reserved)
American short story writer, playwright (Our Mrs. McChesney; Stage Door), and Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist (So Big; Cimarron; Giant; Show Boat; Ice Palace; Saratoga Trunk; Personality Plus; American Beauty) (born Aug. 15, 1885 – died Apr. 16, 1968; age 82). Edna Ferber died of stomach cancer. (Edna Ferber 1928 Photo: Nikolas Muray | Wikimedia PD)
American author (The French Chef; Mastering the Art of French Cooking), chef, and TV host (The French Chef) (born Aug. 15, 1912 – died Aug. 13, 2004; age 91). Cause of death for Julia Child was kidney failure. (Julia Child 1963 Photo: Elsa Dorfman | Wikimedia CC 3.0)