Happy Birthday, December 15th

Tim Conway cropped.jpgTIM CONWAY 80

Comedian known for starring on The Carol Burnett Show.

DON JOHNSON 64

Actor best known for starring in the television series, Miami Vice and Nash Bridges.

MICHELLE DOCKERY 32

Played the role of Lady Mary Crawley in the series, Downton Abbey and Princess Myagkaya in the 2012 award-winning film, Anna Karenina.

DAVE CLARK 71Drummer in the British band The Dave Clark Five who had a hit with “Glad All Over.”MICHAEL SHANKS 43

Played the role of Daniel Jackson in the sci-fi series, Stargate: SG-1.

GUSTAVE EIFFEL (1832-1923)

French civil engineer who designed the Eiffel Tower and the Statue of Liberty.

FRANK THOMAS (1898-1954)

Hall of Fame college football coach who led the University of Alabama to a 115–24–7 record from 1931 to 1946.

JIM LEYLAND 69

Legendary MLB manager who won the World Series with the Florida Marlins in 1997 and took the Detroit Tigers to the World Series in 2006 and 2012.

FRIEDENSREICH HUNDERTWASSER (1928-2000)

Austrian-born, New Zealand artist and architect known for his use of vibrant colors.

Henri Becquerel, (1852 -1908)

French physicist, Nobel Prize laureate

JEFF CHANDLER (1918-1961)

Silver-haired actor who portrayed Cochise in Broken Arrow.

STAN KENTON (1911-1979)

Controversial jazz orchestra leader who pioneered progressive jazz and the jazz clinic; known for the Kenton Style.

CAMILLA LUDDINGTON 30

Played the role of Dr. Jo Wilson on ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy and also played Kate Middleton in the 2011 TV movie, William and Kate.

J. PAUL GETTY (1892-1976)Oil billionaire, renowned philanthropist, and art lover; was the richest-living American in 1957, according to Fortune magazine.

NERO (37-68AD)

Roman Emperor of the Julio-Claudian dynasty who became infamous for sitting back and watching as fire destroyed the city of Rome.

KATHLEEN BLANCO 71

Louisiana’s fifty-fourth Governor who saw the state through the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.

NICK BUONICONTI 73

Hall of Fame NFL middle linebacker who played for the Boston Patriots from 1962 until 1968 and the Miami Dolphins from 1969 until 1976.

ALEXANDRA STEVENSON 33

U.S. tennis pro who became the first woman qualifier to make the semi-finals since the Tennis Open Era began in 1968.

JIMMY NELSON 85

Longtime ventriloquist who is best remembered for his Farfel the Dog television commercial character.

DONNA BRAZILE 54

An American political analyst and commentator

Danny Laird (60)

Works at the City of Jackson

Linda Riddle (59)

Executive Secretary at Jackson Fire Department

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