September 24th Birthdays
Rhys Bowen is 76 (married name Janet Quin-Harkin)
English septuagenarian senior citizen, mystery novelist, author of Molly Murphy (Murphy’s Law; For the Love of Mike), Lady Georgiana “Georgie” (Her Royal Spyness; A Royal Pain), & Constable Evan Evans (Evans Above) series, born September 24, 1941. (Rhys Bowen Photo: Permission of Rhys Bowen)
Gerry Marsden is 75 (nee Gerard Marsden)
English musician, singer-songwriter with Gerry and the Pacemakers (Ferry Cross the Mersey; Don’t Let the Sun Catch You Crying; You’ll Never Walk Alone; I’ll Be There; I Like It; How Do You Do It?), born September 24, 1942. (Gerry Marsden 1964 Photo: Paul Schumach | Wikimedia Commons / PD)
“Mean” Joe Greene is 71 (nee Charles Edward Greene)
American septuagenarian senior, Pro Football Hall of Famer, NFL Defensive Player of the Year (1972 & 1974), NFL defensive tackle & assistant coach (Pittsburgh Steelers, Miami Dolphins, Arizona Cardinals), born September 24, 1946. (Mean Joe Greene 1975 Photo: The Steelers / NFL | Wikimedia PD)
Gordon Clapp is 69
Emmy Award-winning American actor on stage, TV (NYPD Blue; Check It Out; Chicago Fire), movies (Eight Men Out; Flags of our Fathers; Sunshine State; Rules of Engagement; Moonlight Mile), and senior citizen born September 24, 1948.
Viktor Krovopouskov is 69
Russian 4-time Olympic gold medalist in fencing (1976 Montreal Olympics team & individual sabre fencing; 1980 Moscow Olympics team & individual sabre fencing), and senior citizen born September 24, 1948.
(Photo: Jez Timms)
Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on September 24, 2017!
American actor on TV (Private Secretary; The Ann Sothern Show; Gidget) and in movies (Gidget Goes to Rome; Live a Little, Love a Little; The Candidate; Our Miss Brooks; Danger Woman; Madame Spy) (born Sept. 24, 1912 – died Feb. 11, 1997; age 84). Cause of death for Don Porter is unknown. (Don Porter 1961 The Ann Sothern Show Screenshot)
American actress on stage, TV (Another World; Three’s Company; The Ropers; Bridget Loves Bernie; Search for Tomorrow; The Edge of Night; From These Roots; Fay) and in movies (The Heartbreak Kid) (born Sept. 24, 1918 – died Oct. 16, 1997; age 79). Audra Lindley died of leukemia. (Audra Lindley 1975 Fay Photo: NBC Television | Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain)
American actor on stage, TV (Guiding Light), and in movies (In the Heat of the Night; The Sand Pebbles; The Cattle King; Invasion of the Body Snatchers; Francis Covers the Big Town; Lucky Luciano) born Sept. 24, 1915 – died Dec. 12, 1996; age 81). Cause of death for Larry Gates was leukemia. (Larry Gates 1956 Invasion of the Body Snatchers Screenshot: Wikimedia PD)
Songwriters Hall of Fame English singer-songwriter (What Kind of Fool Am I?; The Candy Man; Feeling Good; Goldfinger), & actor (Doctor Dolittle; Sweet November; Oliver Twist; The Anthony Newley Show) (born Sept. 24, 1931 – died Apr. 14, 1999; age 67). Anthony Newley died of renal cancer. (Anthony Newley 1975 It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time Screenshot)
Jim McKay (nee James Kenneth McManus)
American reporter (Baltimore Sun) and Emmy Award-winning TV sports broadcaster (ABC’s Wide World of Sports 1961-1998; Olympic Games coverage 1960-2002) (born Sept. 24, 1921 – died June 7, 2008; age 86). Jim McKay died of natural causes. (Jim McKay 1970s Photo: ABC Network | Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain)