Happy May 1st Birthday!
If you were born on May 1, you share a birthday with these famous people:
Judy Collins is 78
American septuagenarian senior citizen, musician, songwriter, and Grammy Award-winning singer (Both Sides, Now; Send in the Clowns; Amazing Grace) born May 1, 1939. (Judy Collins 1968 Photo: CBS Television eBay | Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain)
Stephen Macht is 75
American actor in movies (The Choirboys; Raid on Entebbe), on stage and TV (One Life to Live; Knots Landing; Cagney & Lacey; General Hospital; Suits), and septuagenarian senior citizen born May 1, 1942. (Stephen Macht 2015 Photo: Ryota Nakanishi | Flickr / Some rights reserved)
Rita Coolidge is 72
Septuagenarian senior citizen and American musician, songwriter, and Grammy Award-winning singer (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me Higher and Higher; The Way You Do The Things You Do; You; All Time High) born May 1, 1945. (Rita Coolidge 1977 Photo: Lawren / A&m Records | Flickr / SRR)
Joanna Lumley is 71
English author, model, activist, actress on TV (The New Avengers; Sapphire & Steel; Absolutely Fabulous) and movies (Trail of the Pink Panther; Shirley Valentine), and septuagenarian senior born May 1, 1946. (Joanna Lumley 2008 Photo: The National Churches Trust / PA, © Rankin | Flickr SRR)
John Woo is 71
Septuagenarian Chinese movie producer, screenwriter, author, owner of Lion Rock Productions, and director (Hard Target; Broken Arrow; Face/Off; Mission: Impossible 2) born May 1, 1946.
Dann Florek is 67
American character actor on TV (L.A. Law; Law & Order; Law & Order: Special Victims Unit) and movies (Flight of the Intruder; The Flintstones; Hard Rain), born May 1, 1950.
Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on May 1, 2017!
Glenn Ford (nee Gwyllyn Ford)
Canadian-American actor in movies (Gilda; Blackboard Jungle; 3:10 to Yuma; The Rounders; Midway; The Courtship of Eddie’s Father), on stage and TV (Cade’s County) (born May 1, 1916 – died Aug. 30, 2006; age 90). Glenn Ford suffered several strokes in the years before his death. (Glenn Ford 1955 Photo: Columbia Pictures eBay | Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain)
John Beradino (nee Giovanni Berardino)
American MLB baseball player, actor on General Hospital for 30 years (1963-1993), and on other TV series (I Led 3 Lives; The New Breed) (born May 1, 1917 – died May 19, 1996; age 79). John Beradino had pancreatic cancer before his death. (John Beradino 1964 General Hospital Photo: ABC Television eBay | Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain)
American writer, comedian and host on radio and TV (The Jack Paar Tonight Show; Up to Paar; The Jack Paar Program) (born May 1, 1918 – died Jan. 27, 2004; age 85). Jack Paar had a stroke and triple-bypass heart surgery in the late 1990s; his cause of death is unknown. (Jack Paar 1952 Up to Paar Photo: NBC Television eBay | Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain)
American singer (God Bless America; The White Cliffs of Dover; Seems Like Old Times, Rosie O’Day; When the Moon Comes Over the Mountain) on radio and TV (The Kate Smith Hour; The Kate Smith Show) (born May 1, 1907 – died June 17, 1986; age 79). Cause of death for Kate Smith was respiratory arrest. (Kate Smith 1953 Photo: NBC Television eBay | Wikimedia / PD)
Sonny James (nee James Loden)
American Country Music Hall of Fame musician, songwriter and singer (Young Love; You’re the Only World I Know; Born to Be With You; Running Bear; Since I Met You Baby) (born May 1, 1928 – died Feb. 22, 2016; age 87). Cause of death for Sonny James is unknown. (Sonny James 1967 Billboard Ad Photo: Capitol Records eBay | Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain)
American short story writer, playwright, screenwriter (Sex and the Single Girl), and novelist (Catch-22; Something Happened; Closing Time) (born May 1, 1923 – died Dec. 12, 1999; age 76). Cause of death for Joseph Heller was a heart attack. (Joseph Heller 1986 Photo: MDC Archives / Annie | Wikimedia Commons CC 3.0)