Share Share Share July 31, 2017 July Birthdays Happy July 31st Birthday! If you were born on July 31, you share a birthday with these famous people: Don Murray is 88 Octogenarian American senior, actor on TV (The Outcasts; Knots Landing; Sons and Daughters) & movies (Bus Stop; The Bachelor Party; A Hatful of Rain; Advise & Consent; Justin Morgan Had A Horse), born July 31, 1929. (Don Murray 1968 The Outcasts Photo: ABC TV | Wikimedia PD) Lynn Reid Banks is 88 English children's book author (The Indian in the Cupboard), youth novelist (My Darling Villain), adult writer (The L-Shaped Room), and octogenarian senior citizen born July 31, 1929. France Nuyen is 78 (nee France Nguyen Van-Nga) Septuagenarian Vietnamese-French senior, model and actress on stage, TV (St. Elsewhere; Generations; Santa Barbara; Knots Landing) & movies (Diamond Head; A Girl Named Tamiko; Battle for the Planet of the Apes), born July 31, 1939. (France Nuyen 1962 Photo: 20th Century-Fox | Wikimedia PD) Susan Flannery is 78 American Emmy Award-winning actress on TV (The Bold and the Beautiful; The Young and the Restless; Dallas; Days of Our Lives), movies (Guns of Diablo; The Gumball Rally), and septuagenarian senior citizen born July 31, 1939. (Susan Flannery 2009 Photo: Greg Hernandez | Wikimedia CC 2.0) Geraldine Chaplin is 73 Septuagenarian senior citizen & American actress (Dr. Zhivago; The Hawaiians; The Three Musketeers, Nashville; Chaplin; The Age of Innocence; Cousin Bette; To Walk With Lions; Heidi) born July 31, 1944. (Geraldine Chaplin 1965 Dr. Zhivago Photo: Culver Pictures | Wikimedia PD) Gary Lewis is 71 (nee Gary Harold Lee Levitch) American septuagenarian senior citizen, lead singer and drummer of Gary Lewis and Playboys (This Diamond Ring; Count Me In; Save Your Heart for Me; She's just My Style; Everybody Loves a Clown; Green Grass), born July 31, 1946. (Gary Lewis 1964 Photo: Liberty Records | Wikimedia PD) Lane Davies is 67 American director and actor on stage, actor on TV (Santa Barbara; General Hospital; Days of Our Lives; The Bold and the Beautiful; The Crew; The Bay; Woops!; ) and movies (The Magic of Lassie; Body Double), born July 31, 1950. Barry Van Dyke is 66 Senior citizen American TV actor (Diagnosis Murder; Airwolf; The Van Dyke Show; The New Dick Van Dyke Show; The Harvey Korman Show; Galactica 1980; Gun Shy; The Redd Foxx Show), and son of Dick Van Dyke born July 31, 1951. (Barry Van Dyke 1980 Photo: ABC Television | Wikimedia PD) (Photo: Brooke Lark) Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on July 31, 2017! And remembering Bryan Hextall Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame NHL hockey player, scorer of the 1940 Stanley Cup winning overtime goal for the New York Rangers (born July 31, 1913 - died July 25, 1984; age 70). Bryan Hextall's cause of death was a heart attack. (Bryan Hextall 1938 Photo: Wide World Studios | Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain) Geoffrey Lewis Prolific American actor on TV (Flo; Land's End; Falcon Crest; Gun Shy) and movies (The Culpepper Cattle Co.; Dillinger; High Plains Drifter; Any Which Way You Can; Pink Cadillac; Maverick) (born July 31, 1935 - died Apr. 7, 2015; age 79). Cause of death for Geoffrey Lewis was a heart attack. (Geoffrey Lewis Photo: Bruce Chianese | Wikimedia CC 4.0) Davis Dresser (pen name Brett Halliday) American writer of mysteries, westerns, romances, creator of the Mike Shayne detective character and mystery series (The Private Practice of Michael Shayne; Call for Michael Shayne; This is It, Michael Shayne), and founding member of the Mystery Writers of America (born July 31, 1904 - died Feb. 4, 1977; age 72). Cause of death for Davis Dresser is unknown.