Share Share Share May 21, 2017 May Birthdays Happy May 21st Birthday! If you were born on May 21, you share a birthday with these famous people: Ronald Isley is 76 Septuagenarian American lead singer for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame group The Isley Brothers (Shout Part 1; It's Your Thing; I Turned You On; Love the One You're With; Down Low Nobody Has to Know, Contagious), born May 21, 1941. (Ronald Isley 1969 Photo: T-Neck Records, Billboard | Wikimedia / PD) Carol Potter is 69 American actress on stage, TV soap operas (The Doctors; One Life to Live; Ryan's Hope; Today's F.B.I.; Beverly Hills, 90210; Sunset Beach) and senior citizen born May 21, 1948. (Carol Potter 2008 Photo: Michael Hiller | Wikimedia Commons CC 3.0) Mr. T is 65 (nee Lawrence Tureaud) New American senior citizen, retired bouncer, bodyguard, professional WWF wrestler and boxer, and actor in movies (Rocky III; D. C. Cab; Spy Hard) and on TV (The A-Team; Mister T; T and T) born May 21, 1952. (Mr. T 2014 Photo: Miguel Discart | Flickr Some rights reserved) (Photo: Clemente Ruiz Abenza) Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on May 21, 2017! And remembering Raymond Burr Emmy Award-winning Canadian-American actor on stage, radio, TV (Perry Mason; Ironside; Kingston: Confidential), and movies (Rear Window; Godzilla; Perry Mason movies) (born May 21, 1917 - died Sept. 12, 1993; age 76). Cause of death for Raymond Burr was cancer. (Raymond Burr 1961 Perry Mason Photo: CBS Television eBay | Wikimedia / PD) Richard Hatch American actor on TV (All My Children; Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman; The Streets of San Francisco; Deadman's Curve; Battlestar Galactica; Dynasty; Santa Barbara), and movies (Battlestar Galactica) (born May 21, 1945 - died Feb. 7, 2017; age 71). Richard Hatch died of pancreatic cancer. (Richard Hatch 1977 Photo: Quinn-Martin Productions eBay | Wikimedia / PD) David Groh American actor on TV (General Hospital; Love is a Many Splendored Thing; Rhoda; V.I.P.; Black Scorpion) and movies (Irish Whiskey Rebellion; A Hero Ain't Nothin' But a Sandwich) (born May 21, 1939 - died Feb. 12, 2008; age 68). Cause of death for David Groh was kidney cancer. (David Groh 1974 Rhoda Photo: CBS Television eBay | Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain) Dennis Day American comedian, singer, impressionist, and actor in movies, on radio (A Day in the Life of Dennis Day), and TV (The Jack Benny Program; The Dennis Day Show) (born May 21, 1916 - died June 22, 1988; age 72). Dennis Day died of ALS/Lou Gehrig's Disease. (Dennis Day 1960 Photo: CBS Television eBay | Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain) Harold Robbins American novelist (Never Love a Stranger; The Dream Merchants; A Stone for Danny Fisher; The Carpetbaggers; The Adventurers) and TV screenwriter (The Survivors) (born May 21, 1916 - died Oct. 14, 1997; age 81). Cause of death for Harold Robbins was respiratory heart failure. (Harold Robbins 1979 Photo: Rob C. Croes / Anefo, Nationaal Archief | Wikimedia CC 3.0) Andrei Sakharov Russian nuclear physicist, Nobel Peace Prize-winning peace and civil rights activist, inspiration for several Sakharov Prizes (born May 21, 1921 - died Dec. 14, 1989; age 68). Cause of death for Andrei Sakharov is believed to be arrhythmia due to dilated cardiomyopathy. (Andrei Sakharov 1989 Photo:Vladimir Fedorenko, RIA Novosti archive | Wikimedia CC 3.0) Rick Jason American actor on TV (Combat!; The Case of the Dangerous Robin; The Young and the Restless), movies (Prescription for Murder; Sierra Baron; Attack at Dawn; A Time for Love; Sombrero) (born May 21, 1923 - died Oct. 16, 2000; age 77). Rick Jason died after shooting himself. (Rick Jason 1965 Combat! Photo: ABC Television eBay | Wikimedia / PD) Janet Dailey Best-selling and prolific American romance novelist for Harlequin and Kensington Books (Foxfire Light; This Calder Sky and Calder series) (born May 21, 1944 - died Dec. 14, 2013; age 69). Cause of death for Janet Dailey was complications from heart surgery.