Famous Birthdays, July 12th

Born July 12th:

Gaius Julius Caesar 100 BC… died March 15, 44 BC, one of his actions led to the Julian calendar

Lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II (who wrote music for such musicals as “Showboat”, “Oklahoma!”, “Carousel”, “South Pacific”, “The King and I” and “The Sound of Music”) born this date,1895… passed away August 23rd, 1960 at the age of 65

Actor, comedian Bill Cosby (multiple Golden Globe, multiple Primetime Emmy, multiple Daytime Emmy , multiple Grammy winner, known for such tv series as “I Spy”, “The Bill Cosby Show” and “The Cosby Show”) is 81. (1937)

Singer, musician Christine McVie (Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, of Fleetwood Mac fame) is 75. (1943)

Actress Denise Nicholas (multiple Golden Globe nominee, noted for the tv series “Room 222” as Liz McIntyre and the tv series “In the Heat of the Night” as Councilwoman DeLong and formerly Mrs. Bill Withers) is 74. (1944)

Actor Jay Thomas (multiple Primetime Emmy Award winner known for the tv series “Mork & Mindy” as Remo DaVinci”, “Cheers” as Eddie LeBec, “Love & War” as Jack Stein and “Murphy Brown” as Jerry Gold and the films “The Santa Clause 2” and “… 3” as the Easter Bunny) born this date, 1948, passed away August 24th, 2017

Singer Walter Egan (known for his single “Magnet and Steel”) is 70. (1948)

Fitness guru, actor Richard Simmons is 70. (1948)

Actress Cheryl Ladd (known for the tv series “Charlie’s Angels” as Kris Munroe, “One West Waikiki”, Las Vegas” and “American Crime Story” and the mini-series “Crossings” with Christopher Plummer) is 67. (1951)

Actor Jamey Sheridan (multiple Screen Actors Guild nominee, known for the tv series “Shannon’s Deal”, “Chicago Hope”, “Law & Order: Criminal Intent” as police captain James Deakins, “Trauma”, “Homeland” and “Arrow” and the film “Sully”) is 67. (1951)

Singer Liz Mitchell (former lead singer of the group Bony M) is 66. (1952)

Actress Mel Harris (Golden Globe nominee, known for the tv series “thirtysomething” as Hope Steadman, “Something So Right”. “Saints & Sinners” and the films “K-9” and “Raising Cain”) is 62. (1956)

Actor Buddy Foster (known for the tv series “Hondo” and “”The Andy Griffith Show” and “Mayberry R.F.D.” both as Mike Jones) is 61. (1957)

Actress Lisa Nicole Carson (Screen Actors Guild winner known for the tv series “ER” as Carla Simmons and “Ally McBeal” as Renee Raddick and the Denzel Washington Jr. Film “Devil In a Blue Dress”) is 49. (1969)

Former figure skater Kristi Yamaguchi (Gold Olympic winner) is 47. (1971)

Actress Anna Oriel (Golden Globe nominee, of the tv series “Brookside”, “Pushing Daisies”, “ American Odyssey”, and “Marcella” and the films “Timeline”, “Land of the Lost” and “Limitless”) is 42. (1976)

Actor Topher Grace (Daytime Emmy and Screen Actors Guild winner, known for the tv series “That 70’s Show” as Eric Forman and films such as “”Spider-Man 3” as Venom/Eddie Brock, “Predators” and “Interstellar”) is 40. (1978) (Image: imdb.com, centre, rear behind Red)

Actress Michelle Rodriguez (Screen Actors Guild winner, known for the films “S.W.A.T.”, “Avatar” as Trudy and the “Fast and the Furious’ films and the tv series “Lost”) is 40. (1978)

Former actor Erik Per Sullivan (known for the tv series “Malcom in the Middle” as younger brother Dewey and the films “The Cider House Rules” and “Unfaithful” and “Finding Nemo”) is 27. (1991)

(Sources: on-this-day.com.imdb.com)

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