August Birthdays

August 9th Birthdays

If you were born on August 9th you share a birthday with these famous people:

bob cousy birthday, nee robert joseph cousy, bob cousy 1950s, aka bob cousey, american professional basketball player, naismemorial basketball hall of fame, professional basketball point guard, nba basketball player, 1950s boston celtics point guard 1960s, 1960s cincinnati royals player 1970, 1957 nba most valuable player, mvp nba 1957, 1950s nba championships 1963, 1950s nba all stars 1960s, nba coach, cincinnati royals coach 1970s, college basketball coach, boston college, college basketball hall of fame, 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 9th birthdays, born august 9 1928Bob Cousy is 90 (nee Robert Joseph Cousy)

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame retired nonagenarian American professional basketball player, NBA point guard (Boston Celtics - 6x NBA Champions; Cincinnati Royals), 1957 NBA MVP, 13-time NBA All-Star, born August 9, 1928. (Bob Cousey 1950s Photo: Sport Magazine Archives

cynthia harris birthday, cynthia harris 1976, american actress, 1960s movies, isadora, 1970s films, up the sandbox, been down so long it looks like up to me, i could never have sex with any man who has so little regard for my husband, coffee tea or me tv movie, husbands and wives tv films, 1970s television series, sirotas court clerk maureen oconner, husbands wives and lovers paula zuckerman, 1970s tv miniseres, edward and mrs simpson wallis warfield simpson, 1980s movies, tempest, reuben reuben, the womens club, 3 men and a baby, 1980s tv shows, archie bunkers place marcie phillips, quincy me louise asten, la law iris hubbard, ann jillian sheila hufnagel, 1990s films, mannequin on the movie, the distinguished gentleman, 1990s television shows, law and order adele diamond, 1990s tv sitcoms, mad about you sylvia buchman, 1990s tv soap operas, all my children patricia hale, 2000s movies, i do and i dont, 2000s tv series, rescue mikes mom, the actors company theatre director, founder the actors company theatre, 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 9th birthdays, born august 9 1934Cynthia Harris is 84

American actress of stage, TV (Sylvia Buchman on Mad About You; All My Children; Sirota's Court; Husbands, Wives & Lovers; L.A. Law; Ann Jillian; Edward & Mrs. Simpson), movies (I Do & I Don't; 3 Men and a Baby), and octogenarian born August 9, 1934. (Cynthia Harris 1976 Sirota's Court Photo: NBC TV)

rod laver birthday, nee rodney george laver, nickname rocket, rod laver 1963, australian professional tennis player, retired tennis player, 1960s world mens number 1 tennis player, professional mens tennis player, australian tennis pro, 1960s australian open mens singles winner, 1962 french open mens singles champion 1969, 1960s wimbledon mens singles champion, 1962 us open mens single winner 1969, 1959s grand slam doubles winner 1960s, davis cup team players, international tennis 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 9th birthdays, born august 9 1938Rod Laver is 80 (nee Rodney George Laver; "Rocket")

International Tennis Hall of Fame Australian octogenarian retired world #1 men's tennis player (1964-1970), winner of 200 men's singles titles and multiple Open ad Grand Slam titles (Australian, French, & US Opens; Wimbledon), born August 9, 1938. (Rod Laver 1963 To Tell The Truth)

sam elliott birthday, nee samuel pack elliott, sam elliott 1986, sam elliott younger, american actor, 1960s television series, the felony squad guest star, lancer guest star, 1960s films, butch cassidy and the sundance kid, 1970s movies, the games, frogs, molly and lawless john, lifeguard, 1970s tv shows, mission impossible doug robert, 1970s tv mini series, once an eagle sam damon, aspen tom keating, the sacketts tell sackett, 1980s television miniseries, wild times hugh cardiff, a death in california d jordan williams, the yellow rose chance mckenzie, 980s movies, mask, fatal beauty, road house, prancer, 1990s movies, sibling rivalry, rush, gettysburg, tombstone, the final cut, the big lebowski, the hi lo country, 1990s tv shows, rough riders captain bucky oneill, 2000s movies, the contender, pretty when you cry, we were soldiers, off the map, hulk, thank you for smoking, lies and alibis, ghost rider, the golden compass, up in the air, did you hear about the morgans, the big bang, the company you keep, draft day, ill see you in my dreams, 2010s television shows, justified avery markham, grace and frankie phil, the ranch beau bennett, parks and recreation ron dunn, producer of the ranch, married katharine ross 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 9th birthdays, born august 9 1944Sam Elliott is 74 (nee Samuel Pack Elliott)

Septuagenarian American actor of TV (Beau Bennett on The Ranch; Mission: Impossible; The Sacketts; The Yellow Rose; Justified), movies (Mask; Prancer; Lifeguard; Road House; Tombstone; Gettysburg; I'll See You in My Dreams), born August 9, 1944. (Sam Elliott 1986 Houston: The Legend of Texas Screenshot

Jonathan Kellerman is 69

Edgar & Anthony Award-winning American psychologist, non-fiction author (Helping the Fearful Child), and crime fiction novelist (When the Bough Breaks, Blood Test, The Murder Book, Heartbreak Hotel, Monster and Alex Delaware series; Billy Straight, A Cold Heart, and Petra Connor series), and senior born August 9, 1949

melanie griffith birthday, nee melanie richards griffith, melanie griffith 2013, american actress, 1970s movies, night moves, smile, the drowning pool, one on one, joyride, ha gan, 1970s television mini series, once an eagle jinny massengale, carter country tracy quinn, 1980s films, underground aces, roar, fear city, body double, something wild, cherry 2000, the milagro beanfield war, stormy monday, working girl, rko 281, 1990s movies, in the spirit, pacific heights, the bonfire of the vanities, paradise, shining through, a stranger among us, born yesterday, milk money, nobodys fool, now and then, two much, mulholland falls, lolita, shadow of doubt, another day in paradise, celebrity, crazy in alabama, 2000s films, cecil b demented, forever lulu, tart, tempo, the night we called it a day, shade, have mercy, 2000s tv shows, twins lee arnold, viva laughlin bunny, 2010s movies, dark tourist, yellow, automata, day out of days, jl ranch, the pirates of somalia, the disaster artist, 2010s television shows, raising hope tamara collins, dtla mom kimberly, hawaii five 0 clara williams, daughter of tippi hedren, daughter of peter griffith, sister tracy griffith, stepdaughter of noel marshall, child model, married don johnson 1976, divorced don johnson 1976, married don johnson 1989, divorced don johnson 1996, married steven bauer 1981, divorced steven bauer 1989, married antonio banderas 1999, divorced antonio banderas 2015, mother of dakota johnson, jack nicholson relationship, warren beatty relationship, ryan oneal relationship, 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 9th birthdays, born august 9 1957Melanie Griffith is 61

American 60+ actress of stage, movies (Working Girl; Pacific Heights; Shining Through; A Stranger Among Us; Milk Money; Something Wild; Cherry 2000; Body Double; The Drowning Pool; Crazy in Alabama; Joyride; One on One) and TV (Twins), born August 9, 1957. (Melanie Griffith 2013 Photo: Manfred Werner)

michael kors birthday, nee karl anderson jr, aka michael david kors, michael kors 2008, american fashion designer, sportswear designer, founder michael kors holdings limited, celine designer, michael michael kors fashion line, womens ready to wear fashion, menswear fashion, designer fragrances, sportswear designer, accessories designer, footwear designs, 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 9th birthdays, born august 9 1959Michael Kors is 59 (nee Karl Anderson Jr.)

Fifty-five-plus American fashion designer for Celine (1997-2003) and his own brand MICHAEL Michael Kors (mens & womens ready-to-wear; fragrance; sportswear; accessories; footwear), born August 9, 1959. (Michael Kors 2008 Photo: Ed Kavishe / www.FashionWirePress.com)

brett hull birthday, nee brett andrew hull, nickname the golden brett, brett hull 1994, canadian american professional hockey player, nhl right winger, national hockey league player, calgary flames right winger, st louis blues players, dallas stars players, detroit red wings players, phoenix coyotes right winger, 1999 stanley cup champions 2002, 1986 hart memorial trophy, 1986 lester be pearson award, 1986 nhl mvp, american national hockey teams, 1996 world cup of hockey, 2002 winter olympics hockey silver medal, son of bobby hull, 1980s nhl all star 1990s, retired nhl hockey players, university of minnesota duluth bulldogs hockey players 1985, moncton golden flames ahl players, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, august 9th birthdays, born august 9 1964Brett Hull is 54 ("The Golden Brett")

Hockey Hall of Fame 50+ Canadian-American professional hockey player, NHL right winger (Calgary Flames; St. Louis Blues; Dallas Stars - 1999 Stanley Cup; Detroit Red Wings - 2002 Stanley Cup Champions), 1986 NHL MVP, born August 9, 1964. (Brett Hull 1994 Photo: Johnmaxmena2)

deion sanders birthday, aka deion luywnn sanders sr, nickname primtime, deion sanders 1988, african american professional football player, florida state university football player, nfl cornerback, national football league teams, 1989 atlanta falcons players 1990s, 1994 san francisco 49ers cornerback, 1990s dallas cowboys players, 2000s washington redskins cornerback, 2004 baltimore ravens 2005, 1994 super bowl championships 1995, 1994 nfl defensive player of the year, 1988 jim thorpe award winner, mlb players, mlb outfielder, 1989 new york yankees outfielder 1990, 1990s atlanta braves players, 1990s cincinnati reds outfielder 2000s, 1995 san francisco giants players, retired nfl players, all pro football player, nfl network football analyst, cbs sports studio football analyst, tracy edmonds relationship, autobiography, author, power money and sex how success almost ruined my life, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, generation x birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, august 9th birthdays, born august 9 1967Deion Sanders is 51 ("Primetime")

American Pro Football Hall of Fame NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons; San Francisco 49ers - Super Bowl Champs 1994; Dallas Cowboys - 1995 Super Bowl Champs; Washington Redskins; Baltimore Ravens), & MLB fielder born August 9, 1967. (Deion Sanders c. 1988 Photo: Florida Memory)

gillian anderson birthday, nee gillian leigh anderson, gillian anderson 2013, american british actress, emmy awards, 1990s movies, the turning, chicago cab, the mighty, the x files movie, playing by heart, 1990s television series, the x files tv show oss agent dana scully, 2000s films, the house of mirth, the mighty celt, tristam shandy a cock and bull story, the last king of scotland, closure, the x files i want to believe, how to lose friends and alienate people, boogie woogie, 2000s tv shows, bleak house lady dedlock, 2010s television shows, any human heart duchess of windsor wallis simpson, the cremson petal and the white mrs castaway, moby dick elizabeth, great expectations miss havisham, 2010s movies, johnny englishreborn, shadow dancer, sister, last love, ill follow you down, sold, viceroys house, crooked house, the spy who dumped me, 2010s television shows, crisis meg fitch, hannibal dr bedelia du maurier, war and peace anna pavlovna scherer, the fall stella gibson, bafta awards, author, the earthend saga novels, we a manifestor for women everywhere, married clyde kotz 1994, divorced clyde kotz 1997, peter morgan relationship, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, generation x birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, august 9th birthdays, born august 9 1968Gillian Anderson is 50

Emmy Award-winning British-American actress of stage, TV (Dana Scully on The X-Files; Hannibal; The Fall; American Gods; Bleak House; Crisis) and movies (The X-Files; The Mighty; Playing By Heart; The House of Mirth; The Last King of Scotland), born August 9, 1968. (Gillian Anderson 2013 Photo: Gage Skidmore)

eric bana birthday, nee eric banadinovic, eric bana 2007, australian actor, 1990s movies, the castle, 1990s australian television series, sketch comedy, full frontal, eric comedian, all saints rob biletsky, 2000s films, chopper, black  hawk down, the nugget, hulk, troy, munich, lucky you, romulus my father, the other boleyn girl, star trek, funny people, the time travelers wife, 2000s tv shows, something in the air joe sabatini, 2010s movies, hanna, deadfall, closed circuit, lone survivor, deliver us from evil, the finest hours, special correspondents, the secret scripture, king arthur legend of the sword, the forgiven, shows, married rebecca gleeson 1995, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, generation x birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, august 9th birthdays, born august 9 1968Eric Bana is 50 (nee Eric Banadinović)

Australian actor of movies (Hulk; Black Hawk Down; Troy; Munich; Star Trek; The Time Traveler's Wife; The Other Boleyn Girl; King Arthur: Legend of the Sword; Romulus, My Father; Lone Survivor) and TV (Joe Sabatini on Something in the Air), born August 9, 1968. (Eric Bana 2007 Photo: David Shankbone

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Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on August 9, 2018!

And remembering

 

robert shaw birthday, nee robert archibald shaw, robert shaw 1964, playwright, screenwriter, actor, 1940s british television movies, scenes from twelfth night and macbeth, 1950s films, the dam busters, doublecross, hell in korea, sea fury, libel, 1950s television series, the buccaneers captain dan tempest, highway patrol screenwriter, itv television playhouse guest star, 1960s films, the valiant, tomorrow at ten, the guest, the cracksman, from russia with love, the luck of ginger coffey, battle of the bulge, a man for all seasons, custer of the west, the birthday party, battle of britain, the royal hunt of the sun, 1970s movies, figures in a landsape, a town called hell, young winston, a reflection of fear, the hireling, the sting, the taking of pelham one two three, jaws, end of the game, diamonds, robin and marian, swashbuckler, black sunday, the deep, force 10 from navarone, avalanche express, screenwrite figures in a landscape screenplay, novelist, author, the hiding place, the flag, the sun doctor, the man in the glass booth, a card from morocco, mary ure affair, married mary ure 1963, grandfather of rob kolar, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, august 9th birthdays, born august 9 1927, died august 28 1978, celebrity deathsRobert Shaw

English writer & actor of stage, TV (Captain Dan Tempest on The Buccaneers), movies (Jaws; From Russia With Love; The Sting; The Taking of Pelham One Two Three; A Man for All Seasons; Black Sunday; Force 10 From Navarone; The Deep; Young Winston) (born Aug. 9, 1927 – died Aug. 28, 1978; age 51). Robert Shaw died of a heart attack. (Robert Shaw 1964 Hamlet at Elsinore Screenshot)

daniel keyes birthday, daniel keyes 1970, american writer, science fiction magazine editor, marvel science stories, comic writer, comic magazine editor, atlas comics, short story writer, novelist, author, flowers for algernon, inspiration for movie charly, the minds of billy milligan, wayne state university professor, creative writing professor ohio university, 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 9th birthdays, born august 9 1927, died june 15 2014, celebrity deathsDaniel Keyes

Hugo Award-winning American science fiction and comic magazine editor, short story writer & novelist (Marvel Science Stories; Atlas ComicsFlowers for Algernon), and creative writing professor born Aug. 9, 1927 - died June 15, 2014; age 86). Daniel Keyes died of pneumonia complications. (Daniel Keyes 1970 Photo: Ohio University)

beverlee mckinsey birthday, beverlee mckinsey 1965, nee beverlee magruder, beverlee mckinsey younger, american actress, 1970s television series, 1970s tv soap operas, love is a many splendored thing martha donnelly, julie richards love is a many splendored thing, another world iris carrington, 1980s tv shows, 1980s daytime television serials, texas iris wheeler, iris cory carrington on another world, guiding light alexandra spaulding von halkien thorpe, 1990s television shows, 1990s tv soaps, general hospital myrna slaughter, married merkeley harris 1971, mother of scott mckinsey, 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 9th birthdays, born august 9 1935, died may 2 2008, celebrity deaths  Beverlee McKinsey (nee Beverlee Magruder)

American actress of TV (Iris Wheeler Cory Carrington on Another World Texas; Alexandra Spaulding von Halkien Thorpe on Guiding Light; Martha Donnelly / Julie Richards on Love is a Many Splendored Thing) (born Aug. 9, 1935 - died May 2, 2008; age 72). Beverlee McKinsey of kidney transplant complications. (Beverlee McKinsey 1965 Seaway)

clint ritchie birthday, nee clinton charles augustus ritchie, nickname bucky, clint ritchie 1986, american actor, 1960s television series, the wild wild west extra, batman boff, the felony squad guest star, 1960s movies, alvarez kelly, first to fight, the st valentines day massacre, bandolero, 1970s films, patton, the peace killers, joe kidd, against a crooked sky, the treasure of matecumbe, poco little dog lost, a force of one, 1970s tv shows, marcus welby md guest star, police story guest star, thunder bill prescott, centennial messmore garrett, 1970s tv soap operas, one life to live clint buchanan, 1980s daytime television serials, horseman, california rancher, happy horse ranch, friends phil carey, 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 9th birthdays, born august 9 1938, died january 31 2009, celebrity deathsClint Ritchie (nee Clinton Charles Augustus Ritchie; "Bucky")

American actor of TV (Clint Buchanan on One Life to Live; Thunder; Batman; The Felony Squad), movies (The Peace Killers; Patton; The St. Valentine's Day Massacre; Against a Crooked Sky; Bandolero!; First to Fight) (born Aug. 9, 1938 - died Jan. 31, 2009; age 70). Clint Ritchie died from a stroke after pacemaker surgery. (Clint Ritchie 1985 One Life to Live Promo: ABC)

chris haney birthday, canadian entrepreneur, board game inventor, trivial pursuit board game, partner scott abbott, trivial pursuit inventor, 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 9th birthdays, born august 9 1950, died may 31 2010, celebrity deaths, Chris Haney

Canadian high school dropout who became a newspaper journalist & photo editor (Montreal Gazette), entrepreneur, businessman & co-creator (with Scott Abbott) of the Trivial Pursuit board games (born Aug. 9, 1950 - died May 31, 2010; age 59). Cause of death for Chris Haney is unknown. (Trivial Pursuit Photo: Ian Stannard)

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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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