December 18th Birthdays
If you were born on December 18th, you share a birthday with these famous people:
Cicely Tyson is 93
Nonagenarian American Tony & Emmy Award-winning actress of TV (The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman; Roots; East Side, West Side; Sweet Justice) & movies (Sounder; Bustin' Loose; A Man Called Adam; The Heart is a Lonely Hunter), born December 18, 1924. (Cicely Tyson 1956 Carib Gold Screenshot)
Roger E. Mosley is 79 (nee Roger Earl Mosley)
American actor on TV (T.C. on Magnum, P.I.; Rude Awakening), movies (Leadbelly; Sweet Jesus, Preacherman; Unlawful Entry; The River Niger; Heart Condition; Semi-Tough; Stay Hungry; The White Lions), and septuagenarian senior citizen born December 18, 1938. (Roger E. Mosley 1980 Photo: CBS)
Keith Richards is 74
English septuagenarian actor (Pirates of the Caribbean movies), Rock & Roll Hall of Fame songwriter, singer, and lead guitarist for the Rolling Stones (Paint it Black; Ruby Tuesday; Gimme Shelter; Happy; The Last Time), born December 18, 1943. (Keith Richards 1965 Photo: Olavi Kaskisuo / Lehtikuva)
Steven Spielberg is 71
Academy Award-winning American screenwriter, producer, & director (Saving Private Ryan; The Goonies; Schindler's List; E.T. The Extra Terrestrial; Jaws; Jurassic Park; Raiders of the Lost Ark; Close Encounters of the Third Kind), and senior born December 18, 1946. (Steven Spielberg 1999 Photo: U.S. Govt.)
Leonard Maltin is 67
American movie critic, TV documentary and series screenwriter & host (Secret's Out; Maltin on Movies; Entertainment Tonight), author (Leonard Maltin's Movie Guide; Leonard Maltin's Classic Movie Guide), and senior born December 18, 1950. (Leonard Maltin 1990 Photo: Alan Light)
(Photo: Alejandro Scaff via Unsplash)
Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on December 18, 2017!
Ossie Davis (nee Raiford Chatman Davis)
American director & screenwriter (Cotton Comes to Harlem), actor of stage, TV (Evening Shade; The Defenders; Car 54, Where Are You?; Ossie and Ruby!; B.L. Stryker) and movies (A Man Called Adam; The Scalphunters; Do the Right Thing) (born Dec. 18, 1917– died Feb. 4, 2005; age 87). Cause of death for Ossie Davis is unknown. (Ossie Davis 1963 Photo: National Archives)
Ty Cobb (nee Tyrus Raymond Cobb; "The Georgia Peach")
American Baseball Hall of Fame MLB outfielder (Detroit Tigers, Philadelphia Athletics), record-setting baseball player (runs scored, career batting average, career stolen bases) (born Dec. 18, 1886 - died July 17, 1961; age 74). Ty Cobb had several illnesses before he died. (Ty Cobb 1910 Photo: Bain News Service)
American screenwriter and actor of TV (77 Sunset Strip; Mister Roberts; Hawaiian Eye), movies (The First Time; C.C. & Company; Auntie Mame; Never Steal Anything Small), and husband and manager of Ann-Margret (born Dec. 18, 1932 - died June 4, 2017; age 84). Roger Smith died of Parkinson's Disease complications. (Roger Smith 1967 Photo: Warner Brothers Studios)
Wilf Carter (nee Wilfred Arthur Charles Carter; AKA Montana Slim)
Canadian country music musician, songwriter, singer (You Are My Sunshine; Have a Nice Day; Blue Canadian Rockies) known as "The Yodeling Cowboy", and radio host (born Dec. 18, 1904 - died Dec. 5, 1996; age 91). Cause of death for Wilf Carter is unknown.
Italian fencer, medalist at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics (Team Épée gold; Individual Épée silver), and Team Épée silver at the 1948 London Olympics, winner of 4 Fencing World Championships in Team Épée (1937, 1949, 1950, 1953) and 1949 Individual Épée World Champion (born Dec. 18, 1915 - died Apr. 9, 2010; age 94). Cause of death for Dario Mangiarotti is unknown.
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