Happy April 29th Birthday!
If you were born on April 29, you share a birthday with these famous people:
Willie Nelson is 84
American octogenarian senior citizen, musician, Country Music Hall of Fame singer-songwriter (Always on My Mind; Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain; Georgia on My Mind), and actor (The Electric Horseman) born Apr. 29, 1933. (Willie Nelson 1974 Photo: Columbia Records / Flickr Darrin Roark | Wikimedia / PD)
Duane Allen is 74
American lead singer for gospel and Country Music Hall of Fame group The Oak Ridge Boys since 1966 (You’re The One; I’ll Be True to You; Elvira; Bobbie Sue; American Made), and septuagenarian senior citizen born Apr. 29, 1943. (Duane Allen 2013 Photo: Gage Skidmore | Wikimedia CC 3.0 )
Tommy James is 70 (nee Thomas Jackson)
New septuagenarian senior citizen, American musician, composer, and singer solo (Three Times in Love) and with Tommy James and the Shondells (I Think We’re Alone Now; Mony Mony; Mirage; Crimson and Clover; Crystal Blue Persuasion) born Apr. 29, 1947. (Tommy James 1967 Photo: Roulette Records / Billboard | Wikimedia / PD)
Nora Dunn is 65
American comedian and actress on stage, TV (Saturday Night Live; Sisters; The Nanny) and in movies (Working Girl; I Love Trouble; Zoolander; Bruce Almighty; Runaway Jury; Entourage), and new senior citizen born Apr. 29, 1952.
Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on April 29, 2017!
American “yellow journalism” newspaper publisher, founder of Hearst Communications, politician (U.S. House of Representatives), and art collector (Hearst Castle) (born Apr. 29, 1863 – died Aug. 14, 1951; age 88). William Randolph Hearst’s cause of death is unknown. (William Randolph Hearst 1904 Photo: B. M. Clinedinst / U.S. Library of Congress | Wikimedia / PD)
American Rock & Roll Hall of Fame singer with The Robins (Smokey Joe’s Café), The Coasters (Youngblood; Yakety Yak; Charlie Brown; Poison Ivy) (born Apr. 29, 1928 – died June 12, 2011; age 83). Carl Gardner suffered from congestive heart failure and vascular dementia. (Carl Gardner 1957 Photo: Topps Gum Cards ATCO Records / eBay | Wikimedia)
American musician, Grammy Award-winning poet (Lonesome Cities), translator of Jacques Brel’s songs, singer-songwriter (If You Go Away; Seasons in the Sun), and LGBT/Aids activist (born Apr. 29, 1933 – died Jan. 29, 2015; age 81). Cause of death for Rod McKuen was respiratory arrest from pneumonia. (Rod McKuen 1970 Photo: Parkenings | Wikimedia Commons CC 4.0)
Tom Ewell (nee Samuel Yewell Tompkins)
American film producer and Tony Award-winning actor on stage, TV (Baretta; Best of the West; The Tom Ewell Show), and movies (Adam’s Rib; The Seven Year Itch; The Girl Can’t Help It) (born Apr. 29, 1909 – died Sept. 12, 1994; age 85). Cause of death for Tom Ewell is unknown. (Tom Ewell 1958 Photo: Friedman-Abeles NY eBay | Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain)
American director, screenwriter, and actor (These Glamour Girls; No, No, Nanette; The Little Foxes; King Solomon’s Mines; It Came From Outer Space; I Led 3 Lives; Mackenzie’s Raiders) (born Apr. 29, 1912 – died Nov. 25, 1977; age 65). Richard Carlson died of a cerebral hemorrhage. (Richard Carlson 1952 Photo: Barkin, Herman and Associates / eBay | Wikimedia / PD)
American Academy Award-winning actress on stage (Oklahoma!), TV (Honestly, Celeste!; Cinderella; Loving), and movies (Gentleman’s Agreement; The Tender Trap; All About Eve; High Society) (born Apr. 29, 1917 – died July 15, 2012; age 95). Cause of death for Celeste Holm was a heart attack. (Celeste Holm Photo: Sarah_Ackerman | Flickr Some rights reserved)