Share Share Share September 19, 2017 September Birthdays Happy September 19th Birthday! If you were born on September 19, you share a birthday with these famous people: Dana Zátopková is 95 (nee Dana Ingrova) Nonagenarian Czechoslovakian senior citizen and retired medal-winning Olympic javelin thrower (1952 Helsinki gold; 1960 Rome silver), widow of fellow Czech Olympian gold medalist Emil Zátopek, born September 19, 1922. (Zátopková Photo: Rino Petrosino | Wikimedia Commons / PR) James Lipton is 91 American actor, host, screenwriter (Inside the Actors Studio; Arrested Development; Guiding Light; The Edge of Night; Another World; The Doctors; Return to Peyton Place; Capitol), & nonagenarian born September 19, 1926. (James Lipton 2007 Photo: David Shankbone| Wikimedia CC 3.0) Rosemary Harris is 90 English nonagenarian senior citizen, Tony Award-winning actress on stage, TV (The Chisholms; Notorious Woman) & movies (Spider-Man films; The Boys From Brazil; Crossing Delancey, Being Julia; The Gift) born September 19, 1927. (Rosemary Harris 1962 Photo: Tony in Devon | Wikimedia CC 3.0) David McCallum is 84 Scottish-American actor on TV (The Man From U.N.C.L.E.; NCIS; The Invisible Man; Sapphire & Steel), movies (The Great Escape; The Greatest Story Ever Told; One of Our Spies is Missing), & octogenarian born September 19, 1933. (David McCallum 1960s Photo: NBC TV | Wikimedia PD) Bill Medley is 77 American septuagenarian senior citizen, songwriter, and Grammy Award-winning singer (I've Had the Time of My Life) with Bobby Hatfield as The Righteous Brothers (You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'; Unchained Melody), born September 19, 1940. (Bill Medley 1980s Photo: Orange Wikimedia PD) Paul Williams is 77 Diminutive American Grammy and Academy Award-winning songwriter (An Old Fashioned Love Song; We've Only Just Begun; Evergreen), singer, actor (Smokey and the Bandit movies) & septuagenarian born September 19, 1940. (Paul Williams 1974 Photo: Wikimedia PD) Sylvia Tyson is 77 (nee Sylvia Fricker) Canadian septuagenarian senior, musician, country and folk music singer-songwriter with husband Ian Tyson as Ian & Sylvia (You Were on My Mind; Early Morning Rain), and solo (Denim Blue Eyes; I Walk These Rails) born September 19, 1940. (Sylvia Tyson 1968 Photo: ITA | Wikimedia PD) Freda Payne is 75 American singer (Band of Gold; Bring the Boys Home), actress on stage, TV & movies (Book of Numbers; Nutty Professsor II: The Klumps), and TV host (Today's Black Woman), and septuagenarian senior citizen born September 19, 1942. (Freda Payne 1970 Photo: CBS TV | Wikimedia PD) Randolph Mantooth is 72 (nee Randy DeRoy Mantooth) Septuagenarian American senior citizen, movie & TV actor (Emergency!; Detective School; Operation Petticoat; The Seekers; General Hospital; As The World Turns; One Life to Live) born September 19, 1945. (Randolph Mantooth 1973 Emergency! Photo: NBC Television | Wikimedia PD) Jeremy Irons is 69 English actor in movies (The French Lieutenant's Woman; Dead Ringers; Reversal of Fortune; The Lion King; Die Hard with a Vengeance; The Man in the Iron Mask), on TV (The Borgias; Brideshead Revisited), and senior born September 19, 1948. (Jeremy Irons 2006 Photo: Polly | Wikimedia CC 3.0) Twiggy is 68 (nee Lesley Hornby) English senior citizen, "swinging sixties" supermodel, singer, and actress (The Boy Friend; W; My One and Only; Club Paradise), and TV host (This Morning; America's Next Top Model) born September 19, 1949. (Twiggy Photo: Amaryllis Sternweiser | Flickr Some rights reserved) Joan Lunden is 67 American journalist (Eyewitness News), 1970s-1990s Good Morning America TV news anchor, TV host (Behind Closed Doors; Biography; Health Corner), and senior citizen born September 19, 1950. (Joan Lunden 1996 Photo: MSgt. Mamie Burke, USAF | Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain) Daniel Lanois is 66 Canadian senior, guitar player, singer, songwriter (Wrecking Ball album; Sling Blade movie), and Grammy Award-winning record producer (Bob Dylan, Emmylou Harris, Neil Young, Willie Nelson, U2) born September 19, 1951. (Daniel Lanois 2008 Photo: Matt | Flickr Some rights reserved) Scott Colomby is 65 American actor on TV (Szysznyk; One Day at a Time; Days of Our Lives; Sons and Daughters), movies (Caddyshack; Porky's; Porky's II: The Next Day; Porky's Revenge), and senior citizen born September 19, 1952. (Scott Colomby 1977 Szysznyk Cast Photo: SitcomsOnline) Nile Rodgers Jr. is 65 American senior, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame musician, composer, Grammy & Songwriters Hall of Fame songwriter & singer for disco band Chic (Le Freak; Everybody Dance; Good Times), and record producer born September 19, 1952. (Nile Rodgers 1999 Photo: IAmMisterD123 | Wikimedia CC 3.0) (Photo: Matias Larhag) Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on September 19, 2017! And remembering Adam West (nee William West Anderson) American voice actor and actor on TV (Batman; The Detectives; The Last Precinct; Family Guy) and in movies (The Young Philadelphians; Geronimo; Tammy and the Doctor; Batman: The Movie; Mad About You) (born Sept. 19, 1928 - died June 9, 2017; age 88). Cause of death for Adam West was leukemia. (Adam West 1966 Batman Photo: ABC TV | Wikimedia PD) William Golding Booker and Nobel Prize-winning English poet, playwright, and novelist (Lord of the Flies; Rites of Passage; Free Fall; The Pyramid; Darkness Visible; The Paper Men; Fire Down Below; Close Quarters) (born Sept. 19, 1911 - died June 19, 1993; age 81). William Golding's cause of death was heart failure. (William Golding 1983 Photo: Dutch National Archives | Wikimedia CC 3.0) Emil Zátopek Czech long distance runner, winner of 4 Olympic Gold medals (1948 London & 1952 Helsinki 10000 m; 1952 5000 m & marathon), married Dana Zátopková (born Sept. 19, 1922 - died Nov. 22, 2000; age 78). Emil Zátopek died from stroke complications. (Emil Zátopek 1951 Photo: Roger Rossing & Renate Rossing, Deutsche Fotothek | Wikimedia CC 3.0) Billy Ward American musician, R&B singer & songwriter, co-founder of Vocal Group Hall of Fame the Dominoes (Do Something For Me; Sixty Minute Man; Have Mercy Baby; Star Dust; The Bells; These Foolish Things) (born Sept. 19, 1921 - died Feb. 16, 2002; age 80). Cause of death for Billy Ward is unknown. (Billy Ward c. 1955 Photo: Williams Family | Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain) Mel Stewart (nee Milton Stewart) American actor on TV (Scarecrow and Mrs. King; On the Rocks; Roll Out; Tabitha; All in the Family; One in a Million; Car 54, Where Are You?) and in movies (The Landlord; Scorpio; Dead Heat) (born Sept. 19, 1929 - died Feb. 24, 2002; age 72). Cause of death for Mel Stewart was Alzheimer's Disease. (Mel Stewart 1973 Roll Out Photo: CBS Television | Wikimedia PD) Joe Pasternak Hungarian-American movie producer (Anchors Aweigh; Destry Rides Again; Please Don't Eat the Daisies; Where the Boys Are; The Courtship of Eddie's Father; The Kissing Bandit; Spinout; A Date With Judy) (born Sept. 19, 1901 - died Sept. 13, 1991; age 89). Joe Pasternak died of Parkinson's Disease complications. (Joe Pasternak 1957 Photo: MGM | Wikimedia PD) Bob Turley American MLB baseball pitcher (St. Louis Browns, New York Yankees, Los Angeles Angels, Boston Red Sox) from 1951-1963, 1958 Cy Young Award winner & World Series MVP (born Sept. 19, 1930 - died Mar. 30, 2013; age 82). Cause of death for Bob Turley was liver cancer. (Bob Turley Photo: Television | Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain) Al Oerter Jr. American Olympic Champion discus thrower in 4 consecutive games (1956 Melbourne; 1960 Rome; 1964 Tokyo; 1968 Mexico City), and IAAF Hall of Fame athlete (born Sept. 19, 1936 - died Oct. 1, 2007; age 71). Al Oerter Jr. had high blood pressure & cardiovascular disease, and died of heart failure. (Al Oerter Jr. Photo: Television | Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain) William Hickey American acting teacher & actor in movies (Prizzi's Honor; Happy Birthday, Wanda June; Sea of Love; A Hatful of Rain; Little Big Man), on stage and TV (One Life to Live; Baby Talk; Ryan's Hope) (born Sept. 19, 1927 - died June 29, 1997; age 69). William Hickey died from bronchitis and emphysema.