November 12th Birthdays
Jerry Douglas is 85 (nee Gerald Rubenstein)
Octogenarian American senior citizen, singer and actor on TV (John Abbott on The Young and the Restless since 1985) and in movies (Silent But Deadly; Avalanche; Good Guys Wear Black; Gunn; Black Zoo), born November 12, 1932.
Ann Flood is 83
Retired American actress of TV (Nancy Pollock Karr on The Edge of Night; From These Roots; Search for Tomorrow; Another World; One Life to Live; As the World Turns; All My Children), movies (Mystic Pizza), and octogenarian born November 12, 1934. (Ann Flood 1963 Photo: CBS TV | Wikimedia PD)
Wallace Shawn is 74
American septuagenarian, actor in movies (The Princess Bride; She’s Out of Control; Toy Story; The Bedroom Window; Micki + Maude) and on TV (One Life to Live; Clueless; Gossip Girl), born November 12, 1943. (Wallace Shawn 2014 Photo: © Ed Lederman/PEN American Center | Wikimedia CC 2.0)
Neil Young is 72 (aka Bernard Shakey)
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Canadian singer-songwriter (Cinammon Girl; Heart of Gold; Old Man; Rockin’ in the Free World; Harvest Moon), with Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young (Ohio), and septuagenarian born November 12, 1945. (Neil Young 1970s Photo: F. Antolín Hernandez | Wikimedia CC 2.0)
Buck Dharma is 70 (nee Donald Roeser)
New septuagenarian senior & American keyboardist, songwriter, lead guitarist & singer for Blue Öyster Cult since 1967 ([Don’t Fear] the Reaper; Burnin’ for You; Godzilla; Roadhouse Blues; Dancin’ in the Ruins), born November 12, 1947. (Buck Dharma 1977 Photo: Eric Meola | Wikimedia PD)
(Photo: Rula Sibai)
Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on November 12, 2017!
Jack Oakie (nee Lewis Delaney Offield)
American comedic character actor on radio, stage, TV (The Twilight Zone), and movies (The Great Dictator; Fast Company; Call of the Wild; The Sap From Syracuse; The Texas Rangers; College Humor; Annabel Takes a Tour) (born Nov. 12, 1903 – died Jan. 23, 1978; age 74). Jack Oakie died of an aortic aneurysm. (Jack Oakie 1937 Super Sleuth Photo: dellus98 | Flickr SRR)
Charlotte MacLeod (aka Alisa Craig)
Canadian-American mystery fiction novelist (Rest You Merry, Vane Pursuit and Professor Peter Shandy series; The Family Vault & Sara Kelling / Max Bittersohn series) (born Nov. 12, 1922 – died Mar. 6, 2005; age 82). Charlotte MacLeod had Alzheimer’s Disease before she died. (Charlotte MacLeod 1989 Photo: by permission of photographer Elizabeth Foxwell )
Kim Hunter (nee Janet Cole)
Academy Award-winning American actress on stage, TV (The Edge of Night; All My Children), and in movies (A Streetcar Named Desire; When Strangers Marry; Stairway to Heaven; A Matter of Life and Death; Planet of the Apes) (born Nov. 12, 1922 – died Sept. 11, 2002; age 79). Cause of death for Kim Hunter was a heart attack. (Kim Hunter 1952 Deadline – U.S.A. Screenshot)
American singer, dancer, record producer, and songwriter solo and with Bob Gaudio for various artists including the Four Seasons (Big Girls Don’t Cry; Rag Doll; My Eyes Adored You; Walk Like a Man; Devil With a Blue Dress On) (born Nov. 12, 1930 – died Sept. 11, 2014; age 83). Bob Crewe had a fall a few years before he died.
German children’s and fantasy fiction writer (The Neverending Story; Jim Button and Luke the Engine Driver, and Jim Button series; The Hunting of the Snark) (born Nov. 12, 1929 – died Aug. 28, 1995; age 65). Cause of death for Michael Ende was stomach cancer.