Share Share Share August 7, 2017 August Birthdays Happy August 7th Birthday! If you were born on August 7, you share a birthday with these famous people: Marlyn Mason is 77 Septuagenarian American senior citizen and actress on stage, TV (Longstreet; Ben Casey; Dr. Kildare; Hogan's Heroes) and movies (The Trouble With Girls; Christina; Lonely Hearts), born August 7, 1940. (Marlyn Mason 1976 Marcus Welby, M.D. Photo: ABC Network | Wikimedia PD) B. J. Thomas is 75 (nee Billy Joe Thomas) American Grammy Hall of Fame singer (Hooked on a Feeling; Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head; Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song; I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry) and septuagenarian senior born August 7, 1942. (B J Thomas 1972 Photo: William Morris Agency | Wikimedia PD) Garrison Keillor is 75 (Gary Edward Keillor) American septuagenarian senior citizen, humorist, author (Lake Wobegon Days; Happy to Be Here; Leaving Home; We Are Still Married) and radio host (A Prairie Home Companion / Garrison Keillor's Radio Show), born August 7, 1942. (Garrison Keillor 2007 Photo: Patricia Feaster | Flickr SRR) Tobin Bell is 75 (nee Joseph Henry Tobin Jr.) American actor in movies (Saw films; Mississippi Burning; An Innocent Man; Loose Cannons; False Identity; Goodfellas; Ruby; The Firm; In the Line of Fire; Malice), on TV (Revelations; Days of Our Lives), and septuagenarian senior born August 7, 1942. (Tobin Bell 2014 Photo: Sam Howzit | Flickr SRR) David Rasche is 73 Septuagenarian senior citizen and American actor on stage, TV (Sledge Hammer!; Nurses; Ryan's Hope; All My Children) and movies (Delirious; Honky Tonk Freeway; Best Defense; Burn After Reading; That Old Feeling; The Sentinel; Flags of our Fathers), born August 7, 1944. John Glover is 73 American actor on TV (Smallville; Search For Tomorrow; Brimstone), film (Batman & Robin; Payback; Scrooged; Gremlins 2: The New Batch; 52 Pick-Up; Melvin and Howard), and septuagenarian senior citizen born August 7, 1944. (John Glover 2009 Photo: Matthew Blank |Sarah Ackerman / Flickr SRR) Gary Hall Sr. is 66 American 3-time Summer Olympics swimmer and medalist (1968 Mexico City silver in men's 400m individual medley; 1972 Munich silver in men's 200m butterfly; 1976 Montreal bronze in men's 100m butterfly), and senior citizen born August 7, 1951. (Gary Hall Sr. 1972 Photo: Panini | Wikimedia PD) (Photo: Kace Rodriguez) Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on August 7, 2017! And remembering Billie Burke (nee Mary William Ethelbert Appleton Burke) American actress and host on stage, radio (The Billie Burke Show), TV (At Home With Billie Burke) & movies (The Wizard of Oz; Merrily We Live; Topper movies; Becky Sharp; Father's Little Dividend) (born Aug. 7, 1884 - died May 14, 1970; age 85). Billie Burke died of natural causes. (Billie Burke 1933 Photo: MGM | Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain) Louis Leakey (nee Louis Seymour Bazett Leakey) Kenyan intelligence policeman, archaeologist and paleoanthropologist who researched human evolution and supported primate researchers in natural habitats (Dian Fossey; Jane Goodall, Birutė Galdikas) (born Aug. 7, 1903 - died Oct. 1, 1972; age 69). Cause of death for Louis Leakey was a heart attack. (Louis S.B. Leakey 1962 Photo: Smithsonian Institution | Flickr NKCR) Felice Bryant (nee Matilda Scaduto) American pop and Country Music Hall of Fame songwriter with husband Diadorius Boudleaux Bryant (Wake Up, Little Susie; Rocky Top; Love Hurst; Bye Bye Love; All I Have to Do Is Dream; Sleepless Nights) (born August 7, 1925 - died Apr. 22, 2003; age 77). Cause of death for Felice Bryant is unknown. J. Miriam Reback (nee Janet Miriam Holland Taylor Caldwell) English-American writer and novelist under her married name, and pen names Marcus Holland and Taylor Caldwell (Testimony of Two Men; Dynasty of Death; Dear and Glorious Physician; I, Judas; Great Lion of God; A Pillar of Iron) (born August 7, 1900 - died Mar. 6, 1985; age 77). Cause of death for Taylor Caldwell was heart failure.