August Birthdays

August 17th Birthdays

If you were born on August 17th you share a birthday with these famous people:

robert de niro birthday, nee robert anthony de niro jr, robert de niro 1988, american movie producer, movie actor, 1960s movies, sams song, 1970s movies, bloody mama, jennifer on my mind, born to win, the gang that couldnt shoot straight, bang the drum slowly, mean streets, the godfather part ii, taxi driver, the last tycoon, new york new york, the deer hunter, 1980s movies, raging bull, true confessions, the king of comedy, once upon a time in america, falling in love, angel heart, the untouchables, midnight run, were no angels, stanley and iris, 1990s movies, goodfellas, guilty by suspicion, backdraft, cape fear, mad dog and glory, this boys life, a bronx tale, mary shelleys frankenstein, casino, heat, the fan, sleepers, cop land, jackie brown, wag teh dog, analyze this, 2000s movies, meet the parents, the score, city by the sea, analyze that, meet the fockers, hide and seek, the good shepherd, little fockers, limitless, silver linings playbook, the big wedding, the family, joy, married diahnne abbott 1976, divorced diahnne abbott 1988, married grace hightower 1997, father of drena de niro, septuagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, august 17th birthdays, born august 17 1943 Robert De Niro is 75

Academy Award-winning septuagenarian American actor (Taxi Driver; Bang The Drum Slowly; The Godfather: Part II; Raging Bull; True Confessions; The Deer Hunter; Cape Fear; Meet the Fockers; Midnight Run; Analyze This; City by the Sea), born August 17, 1943. (Robert De Niro 1988 Photo: Roland Godefroy)

robert joy birthday, robert joy 2011, canadian actor, 1970s films, cod on a stick, 1970s television mini series, the national dream building the impossible railway, 1980s movies, atlantic city, ticket to heaven, ragtime, amityville 3D, desperately seeking susan, joshua then and now, sword of gideon tv movie, the adventure of faustus bidgood, radio days, big shots, candy mountain, the suicide club, shes back, millenium, longtime companion, 1980s tv shows, the lawrenceville stories tapping, the equalizer jacob stock, 1990s films, shadows and fog, the dark half, death wish v the face of death, ill do anything, a modern affair, waterworld, pharaohs army, henry and verlin, harriet the spy, fallen, resurrection, the divine ryans, advice from a caterpillar, 1990s television shows, the high life emmett wheeler, law and order guest star, seasons of love jim brewster, 2000s movies, bonhoeffer agent of grace, perfume, sweet november, *61 tv movie, the shipping news, joe somebody, between strangers, pretty persuasion, the lazarus child, land of the dead, whole new thing, the hills have eyes, its a boy girl thing, aliens vs predator requiem, superhero movie, down to the dirt, 2000s tv series, mds frank coones, sex traffic major james brooke, boston legal ada preston, csi ny sid hammerback, 2010s television series, republic of doyle alex kavanagh, defiance mongunos father, hand of god ira goldstein, 2010s films, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, august 17th birthdays, born august 17 1951Robert Joy is 67

Canadian senior, actor of stage, TV (Dr. Sid Hammerback on CSI: NY; MDs; The Equalizer; The National Dream: Building the Impossible Railway), and movies (Desperately Seeking Susan; Harriet the Spy; Sweet November; Atlantic City; Ragtime), born August 17, 1951. (Robert Joy CSI: NY 2011 Photo: Jamie Luther)

guillermo vilas 65, guillermo vilas 1974, argentinian tennis player, international tennis hall of fame, grand slam winner, australian open winner 1978 and 1979, french open winner 1977, us open winner 1977, retired professional tennis player, 1974 masters grand prix champion, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, august 17th birthdays, born august 17 1952Guillermo Vilas is 66

International Tennis Hall of Fame retired Argentinian professional tennis player, 4-time Grand Slam winner (Australian Open 1978 & 1979; French Open 1977; US Open 1977), 1974 Masters Grand Prix champion, and senior born August 17, 1952. (Guillermo Vilas 1974 Photo: El Grafico)

kevin rowland birthday, kevin rowland 1985, english songwriter, british singer, 1980s rock bands, dexys midnight runners singer, 1980s hit songs, there there my dear, show me, com on eileen, jackie wilson said im in heaven when you smile, the celtic soul brothers, this is what shes like, because of you, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, august 17th birthdays, born august 17 1953Kevin Rowland is 65

English senior, songwriter, singer with Dexys Midnight Runners (Come On Eileen; The Celtic Soul Brothers; Geno; There, There My Dear; Jackie Wilson Sais [I'm in Heaven When You Smile]; Because of You), born August 17, 1953. (Kevin Rowland 1985 Dexy's Midnight Runners Photo: Mercury / PolyGram Records)

robin cousins birthday, robin cousins 1980s, british amateur figure skater, english mens figure skater, 1980 olympic gold medal mens figure skating, 1980 lake placid olympics mens figure skating champion, 1970s british national figure skating shampion 1980, 1979 world figure skating silver medalist 1980, 1985 world professional mens figure skating championships 1987, ice capades, holiday on ice, guinness book of world records longest axel jump, longest back flip on figure skates guinness book of world records, ice skating choreographer, world figure skating hall of fame, bbc figure skating commentator, london west end stage actor, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, august 17th birthdays, born august 17 1957Robin Cousins is 61

World Figure Skating Hall of Fame 60+ British amateur and pro figure skater, 1980 Lake Placid Olympics gold medalist, 1979-1980 British National Figure Skating Champion, BBC figure skating analyst, actor of stage and TV (Dancing on Ice), born August 17, 1957. (Robin Cousins 1980 Stamp Photo)

belinda carlisle birthday, nee belinda jo carlisle, belinda carlisle 1988, american singer, 1970s girl bands, 1970s pop bands, the go gos lead singer, 1970s albums, we got the beat, 1970s hit songs, we got the beat, our lips are sealed, vacation, get up and go, speeding, head over heels, turn to you, 1980s hit singles, mad about you, heaven is a place on earth, band of gold, freda payne duets, i get weak, circle in the sand, i feel free, leave a light on, summer rain, we want the same thing, 1990s song hits, live your life be free, do you feel like i feel, in too deep, always breaking my heart, actress, 1980s movies, swing shift, 2000s television series, dancing with the stars celebrity contestant, hells kitchen celebrity contestant, married morgan mason 1986, autobiography, author, lips unsealed, daughter in law of james mason, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, august 17th birthdays, born august 17 1958Belinda Carlisle is 60

Sixty-plus American lead singer of The Go-Go's (We Got the Beat; Vacation; Head Over Heels; Our Lips Are Sealed; Turn to You), and solo artist (Heaven is a Place on Earth; Mad About You; Circle in the Sand; I Get Weak; Leave a Light On), born August 17, 1958. (Belinda Carlisle 1988 Photo: .MCA Records)

kate mcneil birthday, kate mcneil 1985, american actress, 1980s movies, beach house, the house on sorority row, vital signs tv movie, monkey shines, 1980s television mini series, kane and abel florentyna rosnovski, north and south book ii augusta barclay, anything but love gail, 1980s tv soap operas, as the world turns karen haines stenbeck dixon (1981-1984), 1990s films, ill do anything, sudden death, shadow dancer, a walton thanksgiving reunion tv movie, 1990s tv shows, wiou taylor young, bodies of evidence detective nora houghton, murder she wrote guest star, love boat the next wave pat kennedy, 2000s movies, space cowboys, the cavemans valentine, glitter, until morning, 2000s television shows, american dreams doris mason, 2010s tv series, big love sister mary, married roy friedland 1987, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, august 17th birthdays, born august 17 1959Kate McNeil is 59

American 55+ actress of TV (Karen Haines Stenbeck Dixon on As the World Turns; North and South, Book II; Bodies of Evidence; American Dreams) and movies (Until Morning; Shadow Dancer; Monkey Shines; The Sorority Row; Beach House), born August 17, 1959. (Kate McNeil 1985 Kane & Abel Promo: CBS

sean penn birthday, nee sean justin penn, sean penn 2008, american producer, director, actor, 1980s movies, taps, fast times at ridgemont high, bad boys, summerspell, crackers, racing with the moon, the falcon and the snowman, at close range, shanghai surprise, colors, judgement in berlin, casualties of war, were no angels, 1990s films, state of grace, carlitos way, dead man walking, loved, shes so lovely, u turn, the game, hugo pooll, hurlyburly, the thin red line, sweet and lowdown, 2000s movies, up at the villa, before night falls, the weight of water, i am sam, its all about love, pauly shore is dead, mystic river, 21 grams, the assassination of richard nixon, the interpreter, all the kings men, what just happened, milk, 2000s television series, friends eric, 2010s films, fair game, the tree of life, this must be the place, gangster squad, the secret life of walter mitty, the gunman, 2010s tv shows, the first tom hagerty, novelist, author, bob honey who just do stuff, elizabeth mcgovern engagement, married madonna 1985, divorced madonna 1989, married robin wright 1996, divorced robin wright 2010, jewel relationship, charlize theron engagement, father of dylan penn, son of leo penn, brother chris penn, brother michael penn, friends emilio estevez, friends charlie sheen, hugo chavez friends, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, august 17th birthdays, born august 17 1960Sean Penn is 58

Academy Award-winning 55+ American movie producer, director (The Indian Runner; The Crossing Guard; The Pledge), & actor (Mystic River; Milk; The Falcon and the Snowman; Dead Man Walking; Fast Times at Ridgemont High; We're No Angels), born August 17, 1960. (Sean Penn 2008 Photo: Seher Sikandar)

David Conrad is 51

Fifty-plus American actor of stage, TV (Jim Clancy / Lucas on Ghost Whisperer; Relativity; Miss Match; Roswell; Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.; Boston Public) and movies (Return to Paradise; Snow White: a Tale of Terror; Under Heat; Men of Honor; The Weekend; Crazy; Wedding Crashers; Anything Else), born August 17, 1967

seniors birthdays, older adult birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, generation x birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, happy birthday, senior citizens, centenarian, nonagenarian, octogenarian, septuagenarian, senior celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, remembering, in memory of, memorial, birthday card, birthdays on this day, starfish, nature scenery, ocean fish(Photo: Jakob Owens via Unsplash)

Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on August 17, 2018!

And remembering

Maureen O'Haramaureen ohara birthday, maureen ohara 1942, nee maureen fitzsimons, irish american actress, 1930s movie starlet, 1930s movies, jamaica inn, the hunchback of notre dame, 1940s movie star, 1940s movies, how green was my valley, ten gentlemen from west point, this land is mine, the fallen sparrow, the spanish main, sentimental journey, erroll flynn costar, john wayne costar, buffalo bill, bagdad, 1950s movies, western movies, rio grande, tripoli, flame of araby, the quiet man, the redhead from wyoming, war arrow, the long gray line, lady godiva of coventry, the wings of eagles, our man in havana, 1960s movies, the parent trap, mr hobbs takes a vacation, spencers mountain, mclintock, the rare breed, big jake, only the lonely, married charles f blair jr 1968, nonagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, august 17th birthdays, born august 17 1920, died october 24 2015, celebrity deaths (nee Maureen FitzSimons)

Irish-American movie actress (How Green Was My Valley; Sentimental Journey; The Black Swan; Miracle on 34th Street; Rio Grande; The Quiet Man; McLintock!; The Parent Trap; Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation; The Rare Breed) (born Aug. 17, 1920 - died Oct. 24, 2015; age 95). Maureen O'Hara died of natural causes. (Maureen O'Hara 1942 Photo: Photoplay)

mae west birthday, nee mary jane west, mae west 1930s, american sex symbol, singer, comedian, 1900s playwright, vaudeville perfomer, stage actress, screenwriter, movie star, 1930s movies, night after night, she done him wrong, im no angel, belle of the nineties, goin to town, klondike annie, go west young man, every days a holiday, 1940s movies, my little chickadee, the heats on, 1970s movies, myra breckinridge, sextette, octogenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, august 17th birthdays, born august 17 1893, died november 22 1980, celebrity deathsMae West (nee Mary Jane West)

American singer, comedian, 1930s-40s sex symbol, playwright (Diamond Lil), screenwriter and actress (I'm No Angel; My Little Chickadee; Klondike Annie; Every Day's a Holiday; Belle of the Nineties; She Done Him Wrong; Go West Young Man) (born Aug. 17, 1893 - died Nov. 22, 1980; age 87). Mae West had a stroke 3 months before she died. (Mae West c. 1930s Photo: Lou)  

samuel goldwyn birthday, samuel goldwyn 1916, aka samuel goldfish, nee szmuel gelbfisz, polish russian jewish american, polish american movie studio executive, founder famous players, founder paramount pictures,  metro goldwyn mayer, 1950s movie musicals producer, porgy and bess, guys and dolls, 1940s movie producer, the bishops wife, the secret life of walter mitty, the best years of our lives, the pride of the yankees, the little foxes, 1930s movies, wuthering heights, stella dallas, beloved enemy, dodsworth, raffles, barbary coast, arrowsmith, academy awards, 1920s movie producer, silent movies, head over heels, sherlock holmes, the great lover, 1900s films, married blanche lasky 1910, divorced blanche lasky 1915, married frances howard 1925, brother in law jesse l lasky, father of samuel goldwyn jr, grandfather of tony goldwyn, grandfather of john goldwyn, septuagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, august 17th birthdays, born august 17 1882, died march 6 1974, celebrity deathsSamuel Goldwyn (nee Szmuel Gelbfisz; aka Samuel Goldfish)

Polish-American movie producer, co-founder Famous Players-Lasky (Paramount), Goldwyn Pictures (MGM) & Samuel Goldwyn Productions (The Best Years of Our Lives; Guys and Dolls; Wuthering Heights; Arrowsmith; Stella Dallas; Barbary  Coast) (born Aug. 17, 1882 - died Mar. 6, 1974; age 77). Samuel Goldwyn died of unknown causes. (Samuel Goldwyn 1916 Photo)

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Anita Hamilton

Baby boomer Anita Hamilton has always been interested in the "real people" stories behind the characters that create and inhabit the world of music, books, movies, television shows, current events, history, etc. A lifelong love of research (ok, nosiness) and writing, combined with a loving and supportive family and 3 mini-dachshund minions, keeps her busy.

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