Happy July 9th Birthday!
If you were born on July 9, you share a birthday with these famous people:
Red Kelly is 90 (nee Leonard Kelly)
Retired nonagenarian Canadian senior citizen, Hockey Hall of Fame NHL hockey defenceman (Detroit Red Wings; Toronto Maple Leafs) and coach (Los Angeles Kings; Pittsburgh Penguins; Toronto Maple Leafs), born July 9, 1927. (Red Kelly 1963 – 1964 Photo: Wikimedia / Public Domain)
James Hampton is 81
American TV screenwriter, director (Evening Shade), actor (F Troop; The Doris Day Show; Justin Morgan Had a Horse; The Longest Yard; The China Syndrome), and octogenarian senior (born July 9, 1936). (James Hampton 1968 Doris Day Show Photo: CBS TV | Wikimedia PD)
Brian Dennehy is 79
American septuagenarian senior, TV producer & actor (Jack Reed movies; Dynasty) and movie actor (Looking for Mr. Goodbar; Semi-Tough; Foul Play; 10; First Blood; Cocoon; Silverado; F/X; Legal Eagles) born July 9, 1938. (Brian Dennehy 2003 Photo: SRA Karolina Gmyrek, USAF | Wikimedia PD)
Richard Roundtree is 75
American actor on TV (Shaft; Outlaws; Desperate Housewives; Diary of a Single Mom; Being Mary Jane), movies (Shaft films; Earthquake; Inchon; The Big Score;City Heat; Se7en), and septuagenarian senior born July 9, 1942. (Richard Roundtree 1973 Shaft Photo: CBS TV | Wikimedia PD)
Suzanne Rogers is 74 (nee Suzanne Crumpler)
Septuagenarian senior citizen and American actress on daytime soap opera Days of our Lives (as Maggie Horton Kiriakis) for over 40 years (since 1973), born July 9, 1943. (Suzanne Rogers 2014 Photo: Greg Hernandez | Wikimedia CC 2.0)
Dean Koontz is 72
Best-selling American horror and suspense thriller writer, novelist (Starquest; Blood Risk; Fear Nothing – Moonlight Bay series; Odd Thomas series; Prodigal Son – Frankenstein series; The Silent Corner – Jane Hawk series), and septuagenarian senior citizen born July 9, 1945.
O. J. Simpson is 70 (nee Orenthal James Simpson)
Retired American NFL Pro Football Hall of Famer (Buffalo Bills; San Francisco 49ers), 1968 Heisman Trophy winner, actor (1st & Ten:L The Championship; Naked Gun movies), convicted felon, and new septuagenarian senior born July 9, 1947. (O.J. Simpson 1990 Photo: Gerald Johnson | Wikimedia PD)
Ray Baker is 69
American character actor on stage, TV (Down Home; Great Scott!; Cybill), movies (Silkwood; Places in the Heart; Silverado; Rain Man; Total Recall; Executive Decision; Hard Rain; What Lies Beneath; Without a Paddle), and senior citizen born July 9, 1948.
Chris Cooper is 66
Senior citizen and American actor on TV (Lonesome Dove; 11.22.63) and in movies (Lone Star; A Time to Kill; The Horse Whisperer, October Sky; American Beauty; The Bourne Identity; Seabiscuit), born July 9, 1951. (Chris Cooper 2009 Photo: David Shankbone | Wikimedia CC 3.0)
John Tesh is 65
Emmy Award-winning American composer, pianist, sportscaster, radio and TV reporter & host (Entertainment Tonight; Intelligence for Your Life TV; One on One with John Tesh; John & Leeza From Hollywood), and new senior citizen born July 9, 1952. (John Tesh 2008 Photo: Luke Ford | Wikimedia CC 2.5)
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Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on July 9, 2017!
Vince Edwards (nee Vincent Edward Zoine)
American television director, actor on TV (Ben Casey; Matt Lincoln; The Rhinemann Exchange) and in movies (Hiawatha; The Killing; Hit and Run; City of Fear; The Devil’s Brigade) (born July 9, 1928 – died Mar. 11, 1996; age 67). Cause of death for Vince Edwards was pancreatic cancer. (Vince Edwards 1963 Ben Casey Photo: ABC Television | Wikimedia PD)
Lee Hazlewood (nee Barton Lee Hazlewood)
Pop & country music record producer & songwriter (Peter Gunn; These Boots Are Made for Walkin’; Summer Wine; Somethin’ Stupid; Houston), and singer (Some Velvet Morning) (born July 9, 1929 – died Aug. 4, 2007; age 78). Cause of death for Lee Hazlewood was renal cancer. (Lee Hazlewood 1968 The Hollywood Palace Photo: ABC Television | Wikimedia PD)
Barbara Cartland McCorquodale (nee Mary Barbara Hamilton Cartland)
Prolific English author of 700+ books, best-selling contemporary (Jigsaw; Open Wings) and Victorian era romance novelist (The Hidden Heart; Love in Hiding; The Reluctant Bride) (born July 9, 1901 – died May 21, 2000; age 98). Barbara Cartland had dementia and was bedridden before her death. (Barbara Cartland 1929 Photo: Randy Bryan Bigham Collection | Wikimedia PD)
English-American neurologist, psychiatric consultant, and author (Awakenings; Hallucinations; The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat; Musicophilia: Tales of the Music and the Brain) (born July 9, 1933 – died Aug. 30, 2015; age 83). Cause of death for Oliver Sacks was cancer. (Oliver Sacks 2009 Photo: Erik Charlton | Wikimedia CC 2.0)