Share Share Share August 30, 2017 August Birthdays Happy August 30th Birthday! If you were born on August 30, you share a birthday with these famous people: Vic Seixas is 94 (nee Elias Victor Seixas Jr.) Nonagenarian American senior citizen and retired International Tennis Hall of Fame pro tennis player, winner of of 2 Grand Slam Singles, 5 Grand Slam Doubles, and 8 Grand Slam Mixed Doubles championships (1952-1956), born August 30, 1923. (Vic Seixas 1954 Photo: Wikimedia Commons / PD) Bill Daily is 90 American comedian and actor on TV sitcoms (Roger Healey on I Dream of Jeannie; Howard Borden on The Bob Newhart Show; Starting From Scratch; Aloha Paradise; Alf), and new nonagenarian senior citizen born August 30, 1927. (Bill Daily 1969 I Dream of Jeannie Photo: NBC TV | Wikimedia PD) Dr. Ruth Westheimer is 89 (nee Karola Ruth Siegel) German-American octogenarian senior citizen, psychologist, sex therapist and educator, radio show host (Sexually Speaking / Dr. Ruth Show), and TV host (Ask Dr. Ruth) born August 30, 1928. (Dr. Ruth Westheimer 2008 Photo: David Shankbone | Wikimedia CC 3.0) Elizabeth Ashley is 78 (nee Elizabeth Ann Cole) American Tony Award-winning actress on TV (Evening Shade; Treme; Another World; All My Children), movies (Paperback Hero; The Carpetbaggers; The Great Scout & Cathouse Thursday; Coma), and septuagenarian born August 30, 1939. (Elizabeth Ashley 1972 Photo: Harry Langdon | Wikimedia PD) John McNally is 76 Septuagenarian English senior, guitarist, singer, and co-founder of Merseybeat group The Searchers (Sugar and Spice; Needles and Pins; Don't Throw Your Love Away; Love Potion No. 9), born August 30, 1941. (John McNally 1965 Photo: Jac. de Nijs / Nationaal Archief | Wikimedia CC 3.0) Jean-Claude Killy is 74 (nicknames "Gilette" and "Toutoune") French alpine ski racer, winner of 3 1968 Grenoble Olympics alpine event gold medals, World Cup Champion in 1966 (downhill, combined), 1968 (downhill, giant slalom, slalom, combined), and septuagenarian born August 30, 1943. (Jean-Claude Killy c. 1960s Photo: Efilguht | Wikimedia CC 3.0) Robert Crumb is 74 American septuagenarian senior citizen, artist and cartoonist (keep on Truckin'), founding member of Zap Comix and Weirdo magazine, creator of cartoon characters Fritz the Cat & Mr. Natural, born August 30, 1943. (Robert Crumb 2014 Photo: Niccolò Caranti | Wikimedia CC 4.0) Peggy Lipton is 71 (nee Margaret Ann Lipton) American singer & actress on TV (Mod Squad; Twin Peaks), movies (Mosby's Marauders; Blue; True Identity; Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me; The Postman; When in Rome), and septuagenarian senior born August 30, 1946. (Peggy Lipton c. 1968-1969 The Mod Squad Photo: ABC TV | Wikimedia PD) Timothy Bottoms is 66 American senior citizen and actor on TV (Land of the Lost; That's My Bush) and in movies (The Last Picture Show; The Paper Chase; The Other Side of the Mountain: Part II; Texasville) born August 30, 1951. (Timothy Bottoms 1976 A Small Town in Texas Trailer Screenshot) (Photo: Carl Flor) Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on August 30, 2017! And remembering Fred MacMurray American singer-actor on radio, stage, TV (My Three Sons) and movies (The Absent Minded Professor; The Shaggy Dog; Double Indemnity; Above Suspicion; Where do We Go From Here?; The Apartment) (born Aug. 30, 1908 - died Nov. 5, 1991; age 83). Cause of death for Fred MacMurray was pneumonia. (Fred MacMurray 1930s Photo: Paramount | Wikimedia PD) John Phillips ("Papa John") American musician, songwriter, and lead singer of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame group The Mamas & the Papas (California Dreamin'; Monday, Monday; Dedicated to the One I Love; I Saw Her Again; Words of Love) (born Aug. 30, 1935 - died Mar. 18, 2001; age 65). Cause of death for John Phillips was heart failure. (John Phillips 1967 Photo: ABC TV | Wikimedia PD) Joan Blondell (nee Rose Joan Blondell) American model and actress on stage, movies (Blonde Crazy; Miss Pinkerton; Three on a Match; A Tree Grows in Brooklyn; Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? Grease) and TV (Here Come the Brides) (born Aug. 30, 1906 - died Dec. 25, 1979; age 73). Cause of death for Joan Blondell was leukemia. (Joan Blondell 1940 Two Girls on Broadway Photo: RockyandNelson | Flickr SRR) Raymond Massey Canadian-American actor on TV (Dr. Kildare; I Spy) and in movies (The Speckled Band; Fire Over England; The Prisoner of Zenda; Santa Fe Trail; God is My Co-Pilot; Arsenic and Old Lace) (born Aug. 30, 1896 - died July 29, 1983; age 86). Raymond Massey died of pneumonia. (Raymond Massey 1961 Adventures in Paradise Photo: ABC TV| Wikimedia PD) Kitty Wells (nee Ellen Muriel Deason) American Country Music Hall of Fame singer solo (It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels; Heartbreak U.S.A.; Making Believe) and with duet parter Red Foley (One by One; As Long as I Live) (born Aug. 30, 1919 - died July 16, 2012; age 92). Cause of death for Kitty Wells was stroke complications. (Kitty Wells 1965 Photo: Fabry | Wikimedia PD) Shirley Booth (nee Marjory Ford) Emmy, Tony and Academy Award-winning American actress on radio, stage & movies (Come Back, Little Sheba; About Mrs. Leslie; Main Street to Broadway; The Matchmaker), and TV (Hazel; A Touch of Grace) (born Aug. 30, 1898 - died Oct. 16, 1992; age 94). Shirley Booth broke her hip the year before she died. (Shirley Booth 1962 Hazel Photo: Easter Seals Society | Wikimedia PD) Ted Williams (nee Theodore Samuel Williams) American MLB professional player, Baseball Hall of Famer, Boston Red Sox left fielder (1939-1960, with time out for WWII and the Korean War), All Star 19 times, AL MVP 2 times, AL batting champion 6 times (born Aug. 30, 1918 - died July 5, 2002; age 83). Ted Williams died of cardiac arrest. (Ted Williams 1949 Photo: Florida Memory | Flickr SRR Geoffrey Beene (nee Samuel Albert Bozeman, Jr.) American multiple Coty Award-winning fashion designer, founder of Geoffrey Beene Inc. fashion house and designer of handbags, women's wear (Faye Dunaway; Nancy Reagan), and creator of Grey Flannel men's cologne (born Aug. 30, 1927 - died Sept. 28, 2004; age 77). Geoffrey Beene had cancer and died of pneumonia.