Share Share Share July 15, 2017 July Birthdays Happy July 15th Birthday! If you were born on July 15, you share a birthday with these famous people: Clive Cussler is 86 Octogenarian American senior citizen, underwater explorer, founder of the National Underwater and Marine Agency (NUMA), and author of the Dirk Pitt and Kurt Austin adventure novels (Raise the Titanic!; Zero Hour), born July 15, 1931. (Clive Cussler 2013 Photo: Virginia State Parks | Flickr SRR) Nina Van Pallandt is 85 (nee Nina Møller) Danish singer (Nina & Frederik), actress in movies (The Long Goodbye; American Gigolo; Cutter's Way; The Sword and the Sorcerer; Jungle Warriors; Time Out), and octogenarian senior citizen born July 15, 1932. (Nina Van Pallandt 1967 Photo: Ron Kroon / Nationaal Archief | Wikimedia CC 3.0) Ken Kercheval is 82 American octogenarian senior citizen, actor on stage, TV (Dallas; The Secret Storm; Search for Tomorrow; How to Survive a Marriage), movies (Rabbit, Run; The Seven-Ups; Network), and lung cancer survivor born July 15, 1935. (Ken Kercheval 1963 Photo: Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain) Patrick Wayne is 78 American movie & TV actor (Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger; The Long Gray Line; The Young Land; McLintock!; Mr. Adams and Eve; The Rounders; All My Children; The Monte Carlo Show; Tic-Tac-Dough), and septuagenarian senior born July 15, 1939. (Patrick Wayne 1966 12 O'Clock High Screenshot) Jan-Michael Vincent is 73 Retired septuagenarian senior citizen, former American actor on TV (Airwolf; The Survivors) and movies (The World's Greatest Athlete; White Line Fever; Baby Blue Marine; Shadow of the Hawk; Big Wednesday), born July 15, 1944. (Jan-Michael Vincent 1968 Lassie Screenshot) Jeffrey Kramer is 72 American TV producer (Ally McBeal; The Practice), character actor on TV and in movies (Jaws; Jaws 2), and septuagenarian senior citizen born July 15, 1945. Linda Ronstadt is 71 Septuagenarian American senior citizen, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Grammy Award-winning singer (You're No Good; When Will I Be Loved; Heat Wave; Blue Bayou; It's So Easy; That'll Be The Day; Don't Know Much), born July 15, 1946. (Linda Ronstadt 1977 Photo: Craig Howell | Flickr SRR) Ariana Huffington is 67 (nee Ariadnē-Anna Stasinopoúlou) Greek-American businesswoman, author (The Gods of Greece), political commentator and syndicated columnist, founder of The Huffington Post, and senior citizen born July 15, 1950. (Ariana Huffington 2011 Photo: David Shankbone | Wikimedia CC 3.0) Jesse Ventura is 66 (nee James Janos) Senior citizen, American retired professional WWF wrestler (Jesse "The Body" Venture), actor (Demolition Man; Major League II; Batman & Robin), and politician (Governor of Minnesota 1999-2003) born July 15, 1951. (Jesse Ventura 2007 Photo: Lord Jim | Wikimedia CC 2.0) Terry O'Quinn is 65 (nee Terrance Quinn) American actor on TV (Lost; The Doctors; Millennium; JAG; Alias; The West Wing; Hawaii Five-0), movies (The Stepfather; Black Widow; Young Guns; The Rocketeer; The Cutting Edge; Tombstone), and new senior citizen born July 15, 1952. (Terry O'Quinn 2008 Photo: THMS. nl | Wikimedia CC 2.0) (Photo: Cristina Gottardi) Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on July 15, 2017! And remembering Wayne Heffley American actor on TV (Highway Patrol; Days of Our Lives) and in movies (Submarine Seahawk; Crime & Punishment, USA; Gunn; King Kong; Orca; Black Widow) (born July 15, 1927 - died Nov. 19, 2008; age 81). Wayne Heffley had been on dialysis for several years before his death. (Wayne Heffley 1959 Crime & Punishment USA Screenshot: Movie Trailer in Public Domain) Philip Carey (nee Eugene Carey) American actor on TV (One Life to Live; Laredo; Philip Marlowe; Tales of the 77th Bengal Lancers; Bright Promise), movies (Operation Pacific; Calamity Jane; The Nebraskan; Mister Roberts; The Great Sioux Massacre) (born July 15, 1925 - died Feb. 6, 2009; age 83). Cause of death for Philip Carey was lung cancer. (Philip Carey 1967 Daniel Boone Screenshot) Alex Karras American NFL defensive tackle football player (Detroit Lions), actor on TV (Webster; Babe) and in movies (Blazing Saddles; Win, Place or Steal; FM; Porky's; Victor Victoria; Against All Odds) (born July 15, 1935 - died Oct. 10, 2012; age 77). Cause of death for Alex Karras was complications from kidney failure. (Alex Karras 1970s Photo: ABC Television | Wikimedia PD) Hammond Innes (nee Ralph Hammond Innes) Engish writer of children's stories, travel writer, screenwriter, and thriller novelist (The Lonely Skier; The White South; Campbell's Kingdom; The Wreck of the Mary Deare; Golden Soak; The Doomed Oasis) (born July 15, 1913 - died June 10, 1998; age 84). Cause of death for Hammond Innes is unknown. Iris Murdoch (nee Jean Iris Murdoch) Irish-English writer, philosopher, poet, and Booker Prize-winning novelist (Henry and Cato; The Sea, the Sea; The Unofficial Rose; The Bell; A Severed Head; The Italian Girl) (born July 15, 1919 - died Feb. 8, 1999; age 79). Irish Murdoch had Alzheimer's Disease before her death.