Happy January 17th Birthday!
If you were born on January 17, you share a birthday with these famous seniors:
Betty White is 95
Nonagenarian senior citizen and American singer, comedian, producer, and Emmy Award-winning actress on TV (The Betty White Show, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Golden Girls, Hot in Cleveland) and in movies (Hard Rain, Bringing Down the House, The Proposal), born Jan. 17, 1922. (Betty White Photo: Pinterest)
Emmy and Tony Award-winning American actor on stage (The Great White Hope, Fences), TV (Roots: The Next Generations) and film (Field of Dreams, Patriot Games), voice actor (Darth Vader in Star Wars movies), and octogenarian senior citizen born Jan. 17, 1931. (James Earl Jones Photo: Pinterest)
New septuagenarian senior citizen and Daytime Emmy Award-winning American actress in the movies (A Change of Habit) and television (General Hospital, Days of Our Lives, All My Children, Knot’s Landing, Rosetti and Ryan) born Jan. 17, 1947. (Jane Elliot Photo: ABC/ Craig Sjodin)
Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on January 17, 2016!
American Olympic light heavyweight and professional World Heavyweight champion, civil rights activist nee Cassius Clay (born Jan. 17. 1942 – died June 3, 2016; age 74). Cause of death septic shock; Muhammad Ali had been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease in 1984 and was hospitalized for a respiratory illness the day before he died. (Muhammad Ali Photo: Pinterest)
American singer, dancer, and actress in the movies (The Trouble With Girls, The Outfit, The Shootist), on stage and television (Bay City Blues) (born Jan. 17, 1932 – died Nov. 4, 2005; age 73). Sheree North died while having cancer surgery. (Sheree North Photo: The Movie Database)
American musician, author, , producer, children’s entertainer, ventriloquist, puppeteer (Lamb Chop, Hush Puppy), TV host (The Shari Lewis Show), and actress (Watching Out for Dulie, Lamb Chop’s Play-Along) nee Sonia Hurwitz (born Jan. 17, 1933 – died Aug. 2, 1998; age 65). Cause of death for Shari Lewis was uterine cancer. (Shari Lewis Photo: Pinterest)
American peace activist, singer, cabaret performer, actress on stage, television (Catwoman on Batman) and Daytime Emmy Award-winning voice actress (The Emperor’s New School) nee Eartha Keith (born Jan. 17, 1927 – died Dec. 25, 2008; age 81). Cause of death for Eartha Kitt was colon cancer. (Eartha Kitt Photo: UIC Radio)
British-American philanthropist, hair stylist (the geometric bob), and businessman (Vidal Sassoon hair care products; co-founder of Paul Mitchell Systems) (born Jan. 17, 1928 – died May 9, 2012; age 84). Cause of death for Vidal Sassoon was the result of leukaemia. (Vidal Sassoon Photo: c Retna | MailOnline)
Academy Award-winning Canadian-American singer, actor, slapstick comedy director (Keystone Cops movies), and producer (Keystone Studios) (born Jan. 17, 1880 – died Nov. 5, 1960; age 80). Cause of death for Mack Sennett is unknown. (Mack Sennett Photo: Memorable TV)