Today we wish #RobertDuvall a very happy 91st birthday! Duvall is not just a terrific (Oscar Winning) actor, he's also on a long list of FamousVeterans.com having served in the U.S. Army. Also wishing a “happy angel birthday” today to #HughBrannum (#USMC #WWII) who played Captain Kangaroo’s sidekick “Mr. Green Jeans”.
Conway (who passed away May 14, 2019) was a known American actor, writer, director, and comedian. Conway gained a national following from his role as the bumbling, naive Ensign Charles Parker in the 1960s sitcom McHale's Navy! But did you know Conway was actually a real-life #ARMY veteran? After graduating from college, Conway enlisted in the United States Army, where he served between 1956–1958! Thank you for the laughs, sir! And thank you so very much for serving your country!
FamousVeterans.com #FamousVeterans born on this date include #actor #RobertGuillaume (#Benson - #Army), actor Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. (The F.B.I. - Army #WWII) and Bill Gates Sr. – Father of #Microsoft co-founder – (Army served during WWII in war-torn Tokyo). Happy angel birthday today, gentlemen!
FamousVeterans.com - Famous Veterans born on November 17th include Hollywood Icon #RockHudson. After graduating High School, Hudson enlisted in the United States Navy during World War II where he served as an aircraft mechanic. See if your favorite celeb served: FamousVeterans.com
If you were born on 11/10 and also served -- beside sharing a birthday with the U.S. Marine Corps - you also share a birthday with these Famous Veterans: Actor/Comedian #Sinbad, "The Professor" on Gilligan’s Island #RussellJohnson, #Jaws actor #RoyScheider and #ABCWorldNewsTonight with David Muir past host #AaronBrown see if your favorite celeb is listed: FamousVeterans.com #veterans #marines
Wishing actor #DennisFranz a happy 77th birthday today! Did you know prior to becoming a well-known actor, Franz had been drafted into the United States Army. He served eleven months with the 82nd Airborne Division and the 101st Airborne Division in Vietnam. Dennis Franz… another on a long list of FamousVeterans.com Happy birthday and thank you for your service!
FamousVeterans.com Famous Veterans born today include #HollywoodIcon #MickeyRooney. Rooney was drafted into the #Army during WWII. He was known for his "jeep shows" where he would ride along the front lines during #WWII to entertain the troops. He also entertained troops in Korea and was a long time member of the #AmericanLegion. Happy Angel Birthday! And thank you for your years of support of your fellow servicemembers and veterans! See if your favorite celeb served: FamousVeterans.com
FamousVeterans.com - Famous Veterans born on September 17th include Actors Paul Benedict (The Jeffersons - Marine Corps) and David Huddleston (The Big Lebowski - Air Force Officer). Happy Angel Birthday to both of you! And thank you for your service! See if your favorite celeb served: FamousVeterans.com
Dig your #KentuckyFriedChicken (#KFC for all you youngsters)? You can thank #ColonelSanders... born on this day in 1890, the famed chicken franchise's founder is also on a long list of Famous Veterans, Sanders falsified his date of birth and enlisted in the #UnitedStates #Army in October 1906. See if your favorite celebrity served: FamousVeterans.com
Wishing High Performance Executive Business Success Coach #DanPena a happy 76th birthday today. Dan Peña is a businessman known as the Trillion Dollar Man®. He is the Founder of the Quantum Leap Advantage (QLA) Methodology. Mr. Pena entered the U.S. Army as a private, and got out in 1969 as a 1st Lieutenant. He served with NATO in Europe during the Vietnam War era. Dan Pena, another on a long list of FamousVeterans.com
Famous Veterans born on August 5th include American film and television actor and singer (was one of the most popular leading men of his time) Robert Taylor (shown in his officer service dress blues). Taylor served as a United States Navy flying instructor during World War II. Happy angel birthday! And thank you for your service!
Born on this date in 1901, Rudy Vallée was known as one of first teen idols. Actor, Singer, Band Leader, but that's not why we celebrate him today. In 1917, he decided to enlist for World War I, but was discharged when the Navy authorities found out that he was only 15. Though only serving for 41 days, he's still listed on FamousVeterans.com with 100s of other celebrities!
Knotts acted in many movies and television shows but we salute him today because of his service in the U.S. Army from June 21, 1943 to January 6, 1946. Any Don Knotts fans out there? See if your favorite celeb served: FamousVeterans.com #armedforces #famous #fame #threescompany #DeputySheriffBarneyFife #barneyfife #theandygriffthshow #theincrediblemrlimpet #thejoeybishopshow #theredskeltonshow #mchalesnavy #army #unitedstates #actors #moviestars #tvactors #acting #commedy
Pat Hingle (played Commissioner Gordon in several #Batman movies) was born on this day in 1924. Did you know he served in WWII in the United States Navy? See if your favorite celeb served: FamousVeterans.com #history #military #navy #armedforces #sailors #unitedstates #usa #america #militaryhistory
Famous Veterans Born on July 15th include actor Patrick John Morrison (stage name: Patrick Wayne) who turns 82 today. If the name sort of sounds familiar, it’s because Patrick is the 2nd son of screen legend #JohnWayne. Patrick acted in over 40 films including 11 with his father. Patrick also served a tour of duty with the United States Coast Guard from 1961 to 1965. Happy birthday. And thank you for your service! See if your favorite celeb served: FamousVeterans.com
Do you know this celebrity who was born on this day in 1928? Not only famous for his work in television and the movies, he's also on a long list of Famous Veterans having served for 2 years in the Connecticut Army National Guard! See if your favorite celeb served: FamousVeterans.com #veterans #hogansheroes #armynationalguard #nationalguard #military #armedforces #tvshows #60st #theloveboat
Did you know that Mel Brooks is another on a list of FamousVeterans.com. Brooks was drafted into the United States Army in 1944. After scoring highly on the Army General Classification Test (a Stanford-Binet-type IQ test), he was sent to the elite Army Specialized Training Program (ASTP) at the Virginia Military Institute to be taught skills such as military engineering, foreign languages or medicine.
Is today your birthday? Did you serve? You have two things in common with #Gunsmoke actor, #JamesArness (#Army #WWII 3rd Infantry). Thank you for your service, sir! #RIP #NeverForgotten See if your favorite celeb served: FamousVeterans.com #famous #westerns #gunsmoke #jamesarness #army #armedforces #famousveterans #fame #ww2 #3rdinfantry #birthday #happybirthday #television #military #history #veterans