Happy February 17th Birthday!
If you were born on February 17, you share a birthday with these famous people:
American Emmy and Tony Award-winning actor on stage (Mark Twain Tonight), television (The Bold Ones: The Senator; Designing Women, North and South), and movies (All The President’s Men, Magnum Force, Into the Wild) and nonagenarian senior citizen born Feb. 17, 1925. (Hal Holbrook Photo: YouTube | Magnum Force)
Octogenarian senior citizen and Emmy Award-winning English actress on stage, television (Guiding Light, Another World, St. Elsewhere, Friends), and movies (Masters of the Universe, Legends of the Fall, The Wedding Singer) born Feb. 17, 1935. (Christina Pickles Photo: Yahoo)
American former NFL Pro Football Hall of Fame player for the Cleveland Browns, actor on TV and in movies (The Dirty Dozen, Ice Station Zebra, 100 Rifles, The Running Man, Any Given Sunday) and octogenarian senior citizen born Feb. 17, 1936. (Jim Brown Photo: YouTube | The Dirty Dozen)
Septuagenarian senior citizen and former American actress on television (Peyton Place, Return to Peyton Place, Mr. Novak, I Led 3 Lives) and movies (Artists and Models, The Bad Seed, Surf Party) born Feb. 17, 1944. (Patricia Morrow Photo: YouTube | Peyton Place)
Native American Music Hall of Fame drummer, keyboardist, guitarist, songwriter, lead singer solo and with Southern Rock bands Lynyrd Skynyrd (White Dove, Ain’t Too Proud to Pray), Blackfoot (Send Me An Angel, Highway Song), and senior citizen born Feb. 17, 1950. (Rickey Medlocke Photo: Pinterest)
Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on February 17, 2017!
Baroness Rendell of Babergh (nee Ruth Barara Grasemann), English psychological murder mystery and thriller writer (From Doon With Death and Chief Inspector Wexford series), author under pseudonym Barbara Vine (A Dark-Adapted Eye) (born Feb. 17, 1930 – died May 2, 2015; age 85). Ruth Rendell died after a stroke in January 2015. (Ruth Rendell Photo: abc.net.au)
American Rock & Roll Hall of Fame singer-songwriter (Town Without Pity, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, Only Love Can Break a Heart, It Hurts to Be in Love) (born Feb. 17, 1940 – died Apr. 5, 2006; age 66). Cause of death for Gene Pitney was a heart attack. (Gene Pitney Photo: Pinterest)
Miss America 1959, actress on television (Diff’rent Strokes, Match Game ’76, Burke’s Law) and movies (Get Yourself a College Girl, Girl Happy, Harum Scarum) (born Feb. 17, 1937 – died Dec. 9, 2014; age 77). Cause of death for Mary Ann Mobley was breast cancer; she had also suffered from Crohn’s disease. (Mary Ann Mobley Photo: YouTube/Get Yourself a College Girl)
English actor on stage, television, and movies (Whistle Down the Wind, A Kind of Loving, Zorba the Greek, Georgy Girl, Far From the Madding Crowd, Women in Love, Gosford Park) (born Feb. 17, 1934 – died Dec. 27, 2003; age 69). Alan Bates was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer early in 2003 and died after being in a coma. (Alan Bates Photo: YouTube | A Kind of Loving)
Tony Award-winning American actor on stage and in movies (High Sierra, Champion, Lawrence of Arabia, Peyton Place, Some Came Running, Fantastic Voyage) (born Feb. 17, 1914 – died Jan. 5, 1990; age 75). Arthur Kennedy’s cause of death was a brain tumour. (Arthur Kennedy Photo: Volvoab )
American actor in movies (Slim Carter, Tarzan Goes to India, Cimarron), and on television (The Range Rider, Yancy Derringer, B. J. and the Bear) (born Feb. 17, 1919 – died Dec. 14, 1989; age 70). Cause of death for Jock Mahoney was a stroke. (Jock Mahoney Photo: Pinterest | The Range Rider)
American biographer (Harry S. Truman; Women of Courage), mystery novelist (Murder in the White House and Capital Crimes series), and daughter of U.S. President Harry S. Truman (born Feb. 17, 1924 – died Jan. 29, 2008; age 83). Margaret Truman had an infection and was breathing on a respirator when she died. (Margaret Truman Photo: Wikimedia Commons | U. S. National Archives and Records Administration)