Share Share Share August 22, 2017 August Birthdays Happy August 22nd Birthday! If you were born on August 22, you share a birthday with these famous people: Honor Blackman is 92 Nonagenarian English senior citizen and actress on stage, TV (The Avengers; The Upper Hand; The Four Just Men; Probation Officer; Doctor Who) and in movies (Goldfinger; A Night to Remember; To Walk With Lions), born August 22, 1925. (Honor Blackman 1960 The Four Just Men Screenshot) Marc Bohan is 91 French head fashion designer for the House of Dior (1958-1989), under his own brand, designer for Princess Grace of Monaco & for Elizabeth Taylor in Secret Ceremony (1968), and nonagenarian senior citizen born August 22, 1926. (Marc Bohan 1963 What's My Line? Screenshot) Valerie Harper is 78 American septuagenarian senior citizen, dancer and actress on stage, TV (The Mary Tyler Moore Show; Rhoda; Valerie; City), and movies (Blame it on Rio; The Last Married Couple in America), born August 22, 1939. (Valerie Harper 1974 Photo: CBS Television | Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain) Carl Yastrzemski is 78 Retired American MLB Baseball Hall of Fame baseball player (left field, third base, first base, designated hitter) for the Boston Red Sox (1961-1983), 1967 American League MVP, and septuagenarian senior citizen born August 22, 1939. (Carl Yastrzemski 1970 Photo: Steven Carter | Wikimedia CC 2.0) Ron Dante is 72 (nee Carmine Granito) Septuagenarian American senior citizen, lead singer of The Cuff Links (Tracy), and TV cartoon bands The Chan Clan and The Archies (Sugar, Sugar; Jingle Jangle; Bang-Shang-A-Lang), songwriter, and record producer (Barry Manilow), born August 22, 1945. Cindy Williams is 70 (nee Cynthia Williams) American actress on stage, TV (Laverne & Shirley; Getting By; Normal Life; Happy Days; The Funny Side), movies (American Graffiti; Bingo; The Killing Kind; The Conversation), and new septuagenarian senior born August 22, 1947. (Cindy Williams 1976 Laverne & Shirley Photo: ABC TV | Wikimedia PD) (Photo: Annie Spratt) Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on August 22, 2017! And remembering John Lee Hooker American Rock & Roll Hall of Fame blues guitarist, Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter (Boogie Chillen; Boom Boom; I'm in the Mood; Don't Look Back; Crawlin' King Snake) (born Aug. 22, 1912 - died June 21, 2001; age 88). John Lee Hooker died of natural causes. (John Lee Hooker 1978 Photo: Jean-Luc Ourlin | Flickr Some rights reserved) Ray Bradbury American science fiction, horror, fantasy, mystery and fiction writer (Farenheit 451; The Martian Chronicles; The Illustrated Man; I Sing the Body Electric) and screenwriter (It Came From Outer Space) (born Aug. 22, 1920 - died June 5, 2012; age 91). Ray Bradbury's cause of death is unknown. (Ray Bradbury 1959 Alfred Hitchcock Presents Photo: CBS TV | Wikimedia PD) Dorothy Parker (nee Dorothy Rothschild) American short story writer (Big Blonde), poet, theatre critic, Algonquin Round Table wit, and blacklisted screenwriter (A Star is Born; Smash-Up, the Story of a Woman) (born Aug. 22, 1893 - died June 7, 1967; age 73). Cause of death for Dorothy Parker was a heart attack. (Dorothy Parker c. 1928 Algonquin Round Table Photo: Kevin Fitzpatrick |Flickr SRR) Denton Cooley American author of scientific articles and books, cardiothoracic and heart surgeon who implanted the first total artificial heart in 1969 (born Aug. 22, 1920 - died Nov. 18, 2016; age 96). Cause of death for Denton Cooley is unknown. (Denton Cooley 2015 Photo: Cand,med,Egi | Wikimedia CC 4.0) George Reinholt American actor on 1960's & 1970's daytime television soap operas (Erik Fulda on The Secret Storm; Steve Frame on Another World; Tony Harris Lord on One Life to Live) (born Aug. 22, 1940 - died Nov. 11, 2013; age 73). Cause of death for George Reinholt was cancer. (George Reinholt 1973 Another World Photo: NBC Television | Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain) Cecil Kellaway South African TV & movie actor from 1918-1972 (Harvey; Kim; Tarnished Angel; Wuthering Heights; The Luck of the Irish; The Postman Always Rings Twice; Guess Who's Coming to Dinner; Tammy Tell Me True; Spinout) (born Aug. 22, 1890 - died Feb. 28, 1973; age 82). Cecil Kellaway's cause of death is unknown. (Cecil Kellaway 1959 Johnny Ringo "The Cat" Screenshot) Mel Hein (nee Melvin Hein) American College and Pro Football Hall of Fame NFL football player for the New York Giants, 1938 NFL MVP, and football coach (The Los Angeles Rams; The USC Trojans; Union College) (born Aug. 22, 1909 - died Jan. 31, 1992; age 82). Cause of death for Mel Hein was stomach cancer.