August Birthdays

August 21st Birthdays

If you were born on August 21st you share a birthday with these famous people:

kenny rogers birthday, nee kenneth ray rogers, kenny rogers 1970, american actor, 1980s tv movies, sixpack, the gambler tv movies, country music singer, songwriter, kenny rogers and the first edition, 1960s hit pop songs, ruby dont take your love to town, kenny rogers, 1970s hit singles, lucille, daytime friends, sweet music man, love or something like it, the gambler, she believes in me, you decorated my life, coward of the county, 1980s hit songs, kim carnes duets, dont fall in love with a dreamer, lady, i dont need you, love will turn you around, weve got tonight sheena easton duets, islands in the stream, dolly parton duets, crazy, morning desire, grammy awards, country music hall of fame, 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 21st birthdays, born august 21 1938Kenny Rogers is 80 (nee Kenneth Ray Rogers)

 Grammy Award-winning Country Music Hall of Fame octogenarian American singer & songwriter (Ruby, Don't Take Your Love to Town; Coward of the County; Lucille; She Believes in Me; The Gambler; Lady; We've Got Tonight), born August 21, 1938. (Kenny Rogers 1970 Photo: Kragen/Fritz, Inc. | reprise)

clarence williams iii birthday, clarence williams iii 1970, african american actor, 1960s movies, the cool world, 1960s television series, 1970s tv shows, mod squad linc hayes, the return of mod squad tv movie, 1980s films, purple rain, 52 pick up, tough guys dont dance, perfect victims, im gonna git you sucka, maniac cop 2, 1980s tv shows, t j hooker guest star, 1990s television shows, nasty boys john culver, twin peaks fbi agent roger hardy, 1990s movies, deep cover, my heroes have always been cowboys, sugar hill, deadfall, the immortals, tales from the hood, the immortals,  the silencers, the brave, sprung, hoodlum, half baked, frogs for snakes, starstruck, the legend of 1900, life, the generals daughter, 2000s films, reindeer games, civility, ritual, mindstorm, blue hill avenue, happy here and now, the extreme team, constellation, the blue hour, the way of war, a day in the life, 2000s television movies, mystery woman mystery weekend, mystery woman made for tv films, 2000s tv series, judging amy joe mckenzie, fastlane mr hayes, skin vincent quordon, american dragon voice of councilor andam, 2010s movies, lee daniels the butler, married gloria foster 1967, divorced gloria foster 1984, 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 21st birthdays, born august 21 1939Clarence Williams III is 79

American actor of stage, TV (Linc Hayes on Mod Squad; Philby on Mystery Woman TV movies; Judging Amy), films (Tales From the Hood; Purple Rain; 52 Pick-Up; The General's Daughter; The Way of War; The Immortals), and senior born August 21, 1939. (Clarence Williams III 1970 Photo: ABC TV)

jackie deshannon birthday, nee sharon lee myers, jackie deshannon 1960s, american singer, 1960s hit singles, put a little love in your heart, lonely girl, what the world needs now is love, needles and pins, songwriter, hit singles, bette davis eyes, when you walk in the room, dont turn your back on me, come and stay with me, radio journalist breakfast with the beatles, actress, 1960s movies, surf party, grammy awards, songwriters hall of fame, elvis presley relationship, the everly brothers friends, ricky nelson friends, bobby vinton costar, relationship jimmy page songwriting partner, married irving bud dain 1966, married randy edelman 1976, 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 21st birthdays, born august 21 1941Jackie DeShannon is 77 (nee Sharon Lee Myers)

Grammy Award-winning Songwriters Hall of Fame septuagenarian American singer (Put a Little Love in Your Heart; What The World Needs Now is Love; Needles and Pins; Lonely Girl; Bette Davis Eyes; When You Walk in the Room), born August 21, 1941. (Jackie DeShannon 1960s Album Photo: brett jordan)

peter weir birthday, nee peter lindsay weir, peter weir 2011, australian screenwriter, movie producer, film screenwriter, movie director, 1970s movies, picnic at hanging rock, the last wave, 1980s films, gallipoli, the year of living dangerously, witness, the mosquito coast, dead poets society, 1990s movies, green card, fearless, the truman show, 2000s films, master and commander the far side of the world, the way back, married wendy stiles 1966, 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 21st birthdays, born august 21 1944Peter Weir is 74

Australian movie producer, screenwriter, & director (The Year of Living Dangerously; Witness; Gallipoli; The Mosquito Coast; Dead Poets Society; Green Card, The Truman Show; The Way Back; Picnic at Hanging Rock), and septuagenarian born August 21, 1944. (Peter Weir 2011 Photo: Piotr Drabik)

patty mccormack birthday, nee patricia ellen russo, patty mccormack 1956, american actress, 1940s child models, 1950s child actress, 1940s television series, mama cousin ingeborg, 1950s movies, the bad seed, all mine to give, kathy o, 1950s television shows, pecks bad girl torey peck, 1960s television series, 1960s tv soap operas, young dr malone lisha steele, the doctors, 1960s movies, maryjane, the miniskirt mob, the young runaways, the young animals, adventures of huckleberry finn, 1970s tv shows, the ropers anne brookes, the best of everything linda warren, 1970s tv soap operas, as the world turns kim sullivan reynolds stewart andropoulos hughes, 1980s tv series, romance theatre sally, 1990s movies, mommy, mommys day, 2000s television series, skin irene, the sopranos liz la cerva, greek joan, 2000s movies, frost nixon, soda springs, the master, 2010s tv shows, general hospital monica quartermain, have you met miss jones connie campolotarro, hart of dixie sylvie stephens wilkes, atwill at large joanie carvell, 2010s films, buttwhistle, chicanery, vikes, the garage sale, house of deadly secrets, septuagenarian birthdays, 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 21st birthdays, born august 21 1945Patty McCormack is 73 (nee Patricia Ellen Russo)

Septuagenarian American actress of movies (The Bad Seed; All Mine to Give; Frost/Nixon; Mommy's Day) and TV (Young Dr. Malone; The Ropers; The Best of Everything; Peck's Bad Girl; The Doctors; The Sopranos; Hart of Dixie; As the World Turns), born August 21, 1945. (Patty McCormack 1956 Photo)

loretta devine birthday, loretta devine 2003, african american actress, broadway stage actress, emmy awards, 1980s movie, anna to the infinite power, sticky fingers, 1980s television mini series, the murder of mary phagan, annie maude carter, a different world stevie rallen, 1990s movies, stanley and iris, caged fear, livin large, class act, amos and andrew, the hard truth, waiting to exhale, the preachers wife, the price of kissing, hoodlum, lover girl, love kills, down in the delta, urban legend, operation splittsville, funny valentines, the breaks, lillie, 1990s tv shows, sugar and spice loretta fontaine, roc cynthia, 2000s movies, what women want, urban legends final cut, i am sam, baby of the family, crash, kings ransom, dirty laundry, dreamgirls, cougar club, this christmas, first sunday, spring breakdown, voice actress, the pjs muriel stubbs voice, 2000s tv shows, boston public marla hendricks, wild card m pearl mcguire, supernatural missouri moseley, everybody hates chris maxine, eli stone patti dellacroix, 2010s movies, death at a funeral, lottery ticket, for colored girls, jumping the broom, madeas big happy family, politics of love, in the hive, 2010s television shows, state of georgia aunt honey, greys anatomy adele webber, the client list goergia cummings, the doc files hallie, being mary jane cece, doc msctuffins voice of hallie, the carmichael show cynthia carmichael, 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 21st birthdays, born august 21 1949Loretta Devine is 69

Emmy Award-winning American senior, actress of stage, TV (Marla Hendricks on Boston Public; Eli Stone; The Client List; Grey's Anatomy; The Carmichael Show; A Different World) and movies (Waiting to Exhale), born August 21, 1949. (Loretta Devine 2003 Photo: Anders Krusberg / Peabody Awards)

kim cattrall birthday, nee kim victoria cattrall, kim cattrall 2012, canadian american actress, 1970s movies, rosebud, deadly harvest, 1970s television series, the hardy boys nancy drew mysteries marie claire, trapper john md guest star, 1980s films, tribute, ticket to heaven, porkys, police academy, city limits, turk 182, hold up, big trouble in little china, mannequin, masquerade, midnight crossing, smokescreen, the return of the musketeers, brown bread sandwiches, 1980s tv shows, scruples melanie adams, 1990s movies, the bonfire of the vanities, star trek vi the undiscovered country, split second, breaking point, above suspicion, live nude girls, unforgettable, where truth lies, exception to the rule, baby geniuses, 1990s television shows, wild palms paige katz, invasion dr sheila moran, creature dr amanda mayson, 2000s films, 15 minutes, crossroads, shortcut to happiness, ice princess, he tigers tail, sex and the city movie, 2000s tv series, sex and the city series samantha jones, the simpsons voices, 2010s movies, the ghost writer, meet monica velour, sex and the city 2, 2010s television series, any human heart gloria scabius, producing parker dee, sensitive skin davina jackson, the witness for the prosecution emily french, modus helen tyler, tell me a story colleen, married mark levinson 1998, divorced mark levinson 2004, author, satisfaction the art of the female orgasm, pierre elliott trudeau relationship, daniel benzali relationship, gerald casale relationship, bernard henri levy relationship, alexander siddig relationship, sarah jessica parker feud, 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 21st birthdays, born august 21 1956Kim Cattrall is 62

British-Canadian producer & actress of stage, TV (Samantha Jones on Sex and the City; Producing Parker; Sensitive Skin) and movies (Porky's; Mannequin; Police Academy; Breaking Point; Turk 182!; Masquerade; Midnight Crossing), born August 21, 1956. (Kim Cattrall 2012 Photo: Trevor Haldenby / CFC

kim sledge birthday, kim sledge 1977, african american soul singers, disco music, r and b singers, 190s vocal groups, sister sledge singers, 1970s hit songs, mama never told me, love dont you go through no changes on me, protect our love, hes the greatest dancer, we are family, lost in music, got to love somebody, 1980s hit singles, reach your peak, all american girls, next time youll know, jes just a runaway, my guy, all the man that i need, byob bring your own baby, thinking of you, frankie, sister debbie sledge, sister joni sledge, sister kathy sledge, produced by nile rogers, 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 21st birthdays, born august 21 1957Kim Sledge is 61

American disco, R&B and soul singer with Sister Sledge (We Are Family; Frankie; Lost in Music; He's the Greatest Dancer; All American Girls; My Guy; Thinking of You; He's Just a Runaway; Reach Your Peak; Got to Love Somebody), born August 21, 1957. (Kim Sledge 1977 Photo: Michael Ochs)

carrie anne moss birthday, carrie anne moss 2016, canadian actress, 1990s television series, street justice jennifer, dark justice tara mcdonald, matrix series liz teel, models inc carrie spencer, f x the series lucinda scott, 1990s movies, flashfire, the soft kill, terrified, sabotage, lethal tender, 364 girls a year, the secret life of algernon, new blood, the matrix movies trinity, 2000s films, the crew, memento, red planet, chocolat, the matrix reloaded, the matrix revolutions, suspect zero, the chumscrubber, snow cake, minis first time, fido, disturbia, normal, fireflies in the garden, love hurts, 2010s movies, unthinkable, knife fight, silent hill revelation, treading water, compulsion, pompeii, elephant song, frankenstein, brain on fire, the bye bye man, 2010s tv shows, chuck gertrude verbanski, vegas katherine oconnelle, crossing lines, humans dr athena morrow, iron fist jeri hogarth, jessica jones jeri hogarth, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, generation x birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, august 21st birthdays, born august 21 1967Carrie-Anne Moss is 51

Canadian actress of movies (Trinity in Matrix films; Red Planet; Disturbia; Pompeii; Memento; Sabotage; Lethal Tender; Suspect Zero; Chocolat) and TV (Models Inc.; Jessica Jones; Vegas; F/X The Series; Dark Justice), born August 21, 1967. (Carrie-Anne Moss 2016 Photo: Jana Lynn French / Peabody Awards)

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, great blue heron, crane, wild birds, wildlife scenery, nature scenery,  (Heron at Easy Street Park, Sebastian Florida USA Photo: Ray Hennessy via Unsplash)

Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on August 21, 2018!

And remembering

wilt chamberlain birthday, nee wilton norman chamberlain, wilt chamberlain 1959, african american professional basketball player, national basketball association players, nba center, 1950s philadelpha warriors players 1970s, 1950s philadelphia warriors centers 1960s, 1960s philadelphia 76ers players, 1960s los angeles lakers players 1970s, 1967 nba champion 1972, 1972 nba finals mvp, 1960s nba all star 1970s, 1960 nba all star game mvp, 1960 nba rookie of the year, 1960s nba scoring champion, naismith memorial basketball hall of fame, 1958 harlem globetrotters players 1959, college basketball hall of fame, actors conan the barbarian, american athletes, sex with thousands of women, international volleyball association player, iva hall of fame, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, august 21st birthdays, born august 21 1936, died october 12 1999, celebrity deathsWilt Chamberlain (nee Wilton Norman Chamberlain; "The Big Dipper")

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame American (Harlem Globetrotters; Philadelphia Warriors; Philadelphia 76ers - 1967 NBA Champs; Los Angeles Lakers - 1972 NBA Champs), 1960 NBA Rookie of the Year, NBA MVP (born Aug. 21, 1936 - died Oct. 12, 1999; age 63). Wilt Chamberlain died of heart failure. (Wilt Chamberlain 1959 Photo: Fred Palumbo)

jack weston birthday, jack weston 1971, nee jack weinstein, american character actor, 1950s television series, rod brown of the rocket rangers, adjutant wilbur wormsey wormser, 1950s movies, stage struck, imitation of life, 1960s tv shows, 1960s sitcoms, my sister eileen chick adams, the hathaways walter hathaway, 1960s films, 1960s comedies, all in a nights work, the honeymoon machine, its only money, th eincredible mr limpet, palm springs weekend, mirage, the cincinnati kid, wait until dark, the counterfeit killer, the thomas crown affair, the april fools, cactus flower, 1970s movies, a new leaf, fuzz, marco, the ritz, gator, cuba, 1980s films, cant stop the music, high road to china, the longshot, dirty dancing, ishtar, short circuit 2, 1980s tv series, the four seasons danny zimmer, married marge redmond 1950, divorced marge redmond, 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 21st birthdays, born august 21 1924, died may 3 1996, celebrity deathsJack Weston (nee Jack Weinstein)

American actor of stage, TV (Rod Brown of the Rocket Rangers; My Sister Eileen; The Hathaways; The Four Seasons), and movies (A New Leaf; Wait Until Dark; Cactus Flower; Dirty Dancing; It's Only Money; Mirage; Imitation of Life) (born Aug. 21, 1924 - died May 3, 1996; age 71). Jack Weston died of lymphoma. (Jack Weston 1971 Photo: Zodiac Photographers

count basie birthday, count basie 1955, nee william james basie, american jass pianist, musician, organist, big band leader, jazz bandleader, count basie orchestra, vaudeville stage music, 1930s jass music, 1940s big band music, 1950s big bandleader, count basie recordings, grammy awards, april in paris, blues in hoss flat, one oclock jump, lester leaps in, 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 21st birthdays, born august 21 1904, died july 17 1984, celebrity deathsCount Basie (nee William James Basie)

Grammy Award-winning American jazz musician and big band leader (Count Basie Orchestra), pianist, and composer (April in Paris; Blues in Hoss' Flat; One O'Clock Jump; Lester Leaps In) (born August 21, 1904 - died July 17, 1984; age 79). Cause of death for Count Basie was pancreatic cancer. (Count Basie 1955 Rhythm and Blues Revue Screenshot)

toe blake birthday, toe blake 1960s, nee joseph hector blake, canadian hockey player, nhl hockey player, montreal maroons 1935 players, montreal maroons stanley cup win, 1930s montreal canadiens team captains, 1944 stanley cup champions 1946, hockey hall of fame, 1950s montreal canadiens coach 1960s, 1938 nhl mvp, 1939 hart trophy winner, 1946 lady byng trophy, 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 21st birthdays, born august 21 1912, died may 17 1995, celebrity deathsToe Blake (nee Joseph Hector Blake)

Hockey Hall of Fame Canadian NHL player & team captain (Montreal Canadiens / Montreal Maroons - 3 Stanley Cups), 1938-39 NHL MVP Hart Trophy, and Montreal Canadiens coach (8 Stanley Cups) (born Aug. 21, 1912 - died May 17, 1995; age 82). Toe Blake had Alzheimer's Disease and died of pneumonia. (Toe Blake 1960s Ralston-Purina Company)

john mcmartin birthday, nee john francis mcmartin, john mcmartin 1965, american actor, 1960s television series, 1960s tv soap operas, as the world turns ed rice, the doctors and the nurses william devon, premiere guest star, east side west side mike miller, 1960s movies, a thousand clowns, whats so bad about feeling good, sweet charity, 1970s films, all the presidents men, thieves, 1970s tv shows, hawaii five o ron nicholson, phyllis jerome patterson, 1980s movies, brubaker, blow out, pennies from heaven, dream lover, legal eagles, native son, whos that girl, little sweetheart, 1980s television shows, falcon crest julian j roberts, magnum pi guest star, lincoln salmon p chase, beauty and the beast charles chandler, 1990s films, a shock to the system, three businessmen, 1990s tv series, murder she wrote guest star, coach judge watkins, touched by an angel guest star, 2000s movies, kinsey, no reservations, 2000s television series, oz lars nathan, further tales of the citi royal reichenbach, law and order guest star, 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 21st birthdays, born august 21 1929, died july 6 2016, celebrity deathsJohn McMartin

American actor of stage, TV (Ed Rice on As the World Turns; Falcon Crest; Law & Order; Beauty and the Beast; Phyllis), and movies (Sweet Charity; All the President's Men; Brubaker; Blow Out; Pennies From Heaven; Legal Eagles; No Reservations) (born Aug. 21, 1929 - died July 6, 2016; age 86). John McMartin died of cancer. (John McMartin 1965 A Thousand Clowns)

M. M. Kaye (nee Mary Margaret Kaye; aka "Mollie" Hamilton)

English radio playwright, historical novelist (The Far Pavilions; Shadow of the Moon; Trade Wind) and mystery suspense writer (Death in Berlin; Death in Cyprus; Death in Kenya; Death in Kashmir; Death in Zanzibar) (born Aug. 21, 1908 - died Jan. 29, 2004; age 95). Cause of death for M. M. Kaye is unknown.

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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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