MARCH BIRTHDAYS

March 1st 

Actors:

  • Jensen Ackles is 45 (“Smallville,” “Supernatural”)
  • Javier Bardem is 54 (“No Country for Old Men,” “Skyfall”) (FAST FACTS: He is the first Spaniard to win the Best Supporting Actor Oscar – he got it for “No Country for Old Men.” When he won his 5th Goya Award, as Best Actor in “Biutiful,” dedicating the win to his wife, Penélope Cruz, and then-newborn son. Bardem and Cruz have been together since 2007, and married since 2010)
  • Bryan Batt is 60 (“Mad Men”)
  • Catherine Bach is 69 (“Dukes of Hazzard”)
  • Dirk Benedict is 78 (“Battlestar Galactica,” “The A Team”)
  • Tim Daly is 67 (“Wings,” “Private Practice,” “Madam Secretary”)
  • George Eads is 56 (“CSI,” “MacGyver”)
  • Mark-Paul Gosselaar is 49 (“Saved By The Bell,” “NYPD Blue”)
  • Daniella Monet is 34 (“Victorious”)
  • Lupita Nyong'o is 40 (“Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” “Black Panther”)
  • Donovan Patton is 45 (“Blues Clues”) (While many of us would know him as the guy who replaced ‘Steve’ on “Blues Clues,” he has gone on to a number of voice roles in shows such as “Clarence”)
  • The late Robert Conrad (1935 – 2020)...he would have been 88 (“The Wild Wild West,” “Black Sheep Squadron,” “Jingle All The Way”)
  • The late Alan Thicke (1947 – 2016)…he would have been 76 (“Growing Pains,” “Hope & Gloria,” “Not Quite Human”)
  • The late David Niven (1910 – 1983) (“The Bishop’s Wife,” “Around the World in 80 Days,” “Pink Panther”) (He won Best Actor for “Separate Tables”) 

Musicians:

  • Harry Belafonte is 96 (aka the “King of Calypso”)
  • Justin Bieber is 29
  • Manfred Mann’s Mike D’Abo is 79
  • The Who’s Roger Daltrey is 79
  • Blood, Sweat, and Tears’ Jerry Fisher is 81
  • Kesha is 36
  • Rapper Richie Rich is 56
  • The late bandleader Glenn Miller (1904 – 1944) (The best-selling recording artist from 1939 to 1943, while he was traveling to entertain U.S. troops in France during World War II, Glenn Miller's aircraft disappeared in bad weather over the English Channel.) 

Plus:

  • Actor/Director Ron Howard is 69 (“Cocoon,” “Apollo 13,” “Beautiful Mind,” “The Da Vinci Code”) (2001) (FAST FACTS: He won a Best Director Oscar for “A Beautiful Mind” and was nominated for “Frost/Nixon.” He was awarded the National Medal of Arts in 2003, Asteroid 12561 Howard is named after him. He was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame in 2013, he also has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contributions in the television and motion pictures industries)
  • The late baseball broadcaster Harry Caray (1914 – 1998) (You know, the “Holy cow!” guy?)
  • The late composer Frederic Chopin (1810 – 1849) (Nicknamed "The Poet of the Piano,” He gained and has maintained renown worldwide as a leading musician of his era, whose "poetic genius was based on a professional technique that was without equal in his generation.” Chopin was born in what was then the Duchy of Warsaw and grew up in Warsaw, which in 1815 became part of Congress Poland. A child prodigy, he completed his musical education and composed his earlier works in Warsaw before leaving Poland at the age of 20, less than a month before the outbreak of the November 1830 Uprising.)
  • The late William Gaines, founder of “Mad” magazine (1922 – 1992)

 

March 2nd 

Actors:

  • Daniel Craig is 55 (“Skyfall,” “Knives Out”) (FAST FACT: He’s been married to Rachel Weisz since 2011)
  • Veronica Dunne is 28 (“Kickin’ It,” “K.C. Undercover”)
  • Heather McComb is 46 (“Apt Pupil,” “All the Real Girls”)
  • Gates McFadden is 74 (“Star Trek: The Next Generation,” “Franklin & Bash”)
  • Laraine Newman is 71 (“SNL,” “Coneheads”) (While she has really stepped away from on-camera roles, Laraine has a massive voice work resume, which includes “Fairly OddParents,” “Cars, Up!, “Finding Nemo,” “Monsters, Inc.,” “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs,” “Horton Hears a Who!,” “Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius,” “Dr. Seuss' The Lorax,” “Wreck-It Ralph”)
  • Richard Ruccolo is 51 (“Two Guys and a Girl,” “It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia”)
  • Rebel Wilson is 43 (“Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb,” “Bridesmaids”)
  • The late Desi Arnaz (1917-1986) (“I Love Lucy”)

Musicians:

  • Missing Persons’ Dale Bozzio is 68
  • Luke Combs is 33 (FAST FACT: He and wife Nicole are expecting their first child this Spring!)
  • AC/DC’s Mark Evans is 67
  • Becky G is 26 (born Rebbeca Marie Gomez – and yes, her first name is spelled with two b’s)
  • Jon Bon Jovi is 61
  • Coldplay’s Chris Martin is 46
  • Method Man is 52 (his given name, Clifford Smith)
  • The Osmonds’ Jay Osmond is 68
  • The Kooks’ Luke Pritchard is 38
  • Restless Heart’s Larry Stewart is 64
  • The late Karen Carpenter (1950 – 1983)…she would have been 73
  • The late Lou Reed (Velvet Underground) (1942-2013)…he would have been 81 

Plus:

  • The late leader of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev (His policies of “Glasnost and Perestroika” – aka opening and restructuring – heralded in the end of the Cold War and dissolution of the Soviet Union.)…he would have been 92
  • Author John Irving is 81 (Among his heralded works, “Cider House Rules,” “A Prayer for Owen Meany” and “A Widow for One Year.” He also wrote “The World According to Garp” – the 1982 movie of the same name was based on his book and starred the late Robin Williams)
  • Health coach/Reality TV star Chris Powell is 44 (“Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition”)
  • The late Texas politician Sam Houston (1793-1863) (Serving as a U.S. Senator from Texas from 1846 to 1859, he was the 7th Governor of Texas from 1859 to 1861. He refused to swear allegiance to the confederacy during the Civil War, a decision that led to his removal from office by the Texas secession convention. He also refused an offer of a Union army to put down the Confederate rebellion. Instead, he retired to Huntsville, Texas, where he died before the end of the war)
  • The late author Seuss (aka Theodor Seuss Geisel) (1904-1991) (Sure, you know him for “The Cat in the Hat,” and “Green Eggs and Ham,” but did you know he drew over 400 political cartoons agitating against the Nazis during World War II? He really embodied his own quote: “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.”)
  • The late author Tom Wolfe (1930 – 2018)…he would have been 92 (He founded the New Journalism movement in the 1960s and his books include “The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test” and “The Bonfire of the Vanities”)

March 3rd 

Actors:

  • Jessica Biel is 41 (“7th Heaven,” “Total Recall”) (FAST FACT: She’s been with Justin Timberlake since 2007 and married to him since 2012)
  • Julie Bowen is 53 (“Boston Legal,” “Modern Family”)
  • David Faustino is 49 (“Married…With Children,” “The Legend of Korra”)
  • Laura Harring is 59 (“General Hospital,” “Mulholland Drive”) (FAST FACT: In 1985, she became the first Latina woman crowned Miss USA)
  • Nathalie Kelley is 38 (“Fast and The Furious: Tokyo Drift,” “The Vampire Diaries”)
  • Miranda Richardson is 65 (“Sleepy Hollow” “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire”)
  • Hattie Winston is 78 (“The Electric Company,” “Jackie Brown”)
  • The late James Doohan (1920 – 2005) ("Star Trek") (He was the guy everyone said, “Beam me up, Scotty” to)
  • The late Jean Harlow (1911 – 1937) (“Dinner at Eight,” “ The Beast of the City”) (She was nicknamed the Blonde Bombshell and has a star on the Walk of Fame) 

Musicians:

  • Fishbone’s John Bigham is 54
  • Camila Cabello is 26
  • Lil Flip is 42 (born Wesley Eric Weston, Jr)
  • Robyn Hitchcock is 70
  • Tone Loc is 57 (aka Anthony Terrell Smith)
  • Stacie Orrico is 37
  • Jennifer Warnes is 76
  • Brett Warren (of the Warren Brothers) is 52 

Plus:

  • Celebrity chef Tyler Florence is 52
  • Olympic champion Jackie Joyner-Kersee is 61 (Ranked among the all-time greatest athletes in the heptathlon as well as long jump, she’s won three gold, one silver, and two bronze Olympic medals in the women’s heptathlon and women’s long jump and four different Olympic Games. “Sports Illustrated for Women” magazine has also voted her the Greatest Female Athlete of All-Time)
  • Buddy “Cake Boss” Valastro is 46 (He plead guilty to his DUI charge in December 2014. When arrested, he reportedly told the cops, “You can’t arrest me! I’m the Cake Boss.” They did anyway.)
  • Heisman-winning NFL star Herschel Walker is 61 (He played for the Dallas Cowboys, Minnesota Vikings, Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1999)
  • The late scientist and inventor Alexander Graham Bell (1847 – 1922) (He invented the first practical telephone, had groundbreaking work in optical telecommunications, hydrofoils, and aeronautics. He was also one of the founding members of the National Geographic Society)

March 4th 

Actors:

  • Andrea Bowen is 33 (“Desperate Housewives,” “Girl, Positive”) (FAST FACT: She was the 2006 Screen Actors Guild Award winner for her role as Julie on “Desperate Housewives”)
  • Josh Bowman is 35 (“Revenge,” “Time After Time”)
  • Jenna Boyd is 30 (“The Missing,” “The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants”) (She won a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film for her role in “The Missing”)
  • Kim Jung-eun is 49 (“I Am Legend,” “Lovers in Paris”)
  • Scott Michael Foster is 38 (“Californication,” “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”)
  • Patricia Heaton is 65 ("Everybody Loves Raymond," “The Middle”)
  • Jacob Hopkins is 21 (“The Amazing World of Gumball,” “True Blood”)
  • Patsy Kensit is 55 (“Lethal Weapon 2,” “Twenty One”) (FAST FACT: Among her celebrity exes are Simple Minds frontman Jim Kerr and Liam Gallagher – of Oasis and Beady Eye fame)
  • Abigail Mavity is 30 (“Zeke & Luther”)
  • Ronn Moss is 71 (“Bold and the Beautiful,” “Familie”) (Leaving “Bold” after playing Ridge Forrester for 25 years, Moss resumed his role with the classic rock band, Player.)
  • Catherine O'Hara is 69 (“Home Alone” series, “Schitt’s Creek”)
  • Paula Prentiss is 85 (“Where The Boys Are,” “He & She”) (FAST FACT: She’s been married to actor Richard Benjamin since 1961)
  • Geno Segers is 47 (“Pair of Kings,” “Teen Wolf”)
  • Steven Weber is 62 (“NCIS: New Orleans,” “iZombie”)
  • Mykelti Williamson is 66 (“Forrest Gump,” “Justified”)

Musicians:

  • Grand Puba (Brand Nubian) is 57
  • K Michelle is 41 (That’s according to Wiki, FamousBirthdays.com says 36)
  • Chris Rea is 72
  • Jason Sellers is 52
  • Ivy Queen is 51
  • The late Yes bassist Chris Squire (1948 – 2015)…he would have been 75
  • The late Bobby Womack (1944 – 2014)…he would have been 79 (“If You Think You’re Lonely Now” and the first U.K. hit for The Rolling Stones: “It’s All Over Now.” He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2009) (FAST FACT: His music career began as the lead singer of his family’s R&B group, The Valentinos) 

Plus:

  • Director Paul W.S. Anderson is 58 (“Mortal Kombat,” “Resident Evil”)
  • Model and Celebrity progeny Brooklyn Beckham is 24 (David and Victoria Beckham’s son)
  • Reality TV Star/sometime actor Chaz Bono is 54 (Sonny and Cher’s son)
  • Model Erin Heatherton is 34
  • Author Khaled Hosseini is 58 (“The Kite Runner,” “A Thousand Splendid Suns”)
  • Former NBA player (turned mayor of Sacramento, California – he held office from 2008 - 2016) Kevin Johnson is 57
  • Movie director Adrian Lyne is 82 (“Flashdance,” “Fatal Attraction,” “9 1/2 Weeks,” “Lolita,” “Unfaithful”)
  • Boxing champ Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini is 62
  • Former Texas governor/ “Dancing with the Stars” contestant/ former Secretary of Energy Rick Perry is 73 (FAST FACT: He was the longest continuously serving U.S. governor of Texas, winning three terms. He announced that he would not seek a fourth term – he held office from 2000 – 2015)
  • Children’s author and illustrator Dav Pilkey is 57 (“Captain Underpants”)
  • Reality Star Moniece Slaughter is 36 (“Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood”)
  • Celebrity offspring Bria Williams is 25 (Daughter to rapper Birdman)
  • Reality TV star-turned-fashion designer Whitney Port is 38 (“The Hills”)
  • The late reality star/celebrity daughter Bobby Kristina Brown (1993 – 2015)…she would have been 29 (Brown has been hospitalized in a medically induced coma since January 31st, 2015 – when she was found in eerily similar circumstances to those that caused the death of her mother, Whitney Houston)
  • The late scientist Garrett Morgan (African-American inventor of the three-position traffic signal and one of the first gas masks, which he called a Safety Hood) (FAST FACTS: He made a heroic rescue in 1916 when he and three others used his safety hood device to save workers trapped in a water intake tunnel being dug under Lake Erie after a natural gas explosion and fire. He was also the first African-American living in Cleveland, Ohio to buy and own an automobile) (1877 – 1963)
  • The late Notre Dame coach Knute Rockne (Rockne is regarded as one of the greatest coaches in college football history. Rockne helped to popularize the forward pass and made the Notre Dame Fighting Irish a major factor in college football. (1888 – 1931)
  • The late composer Antonio Vivaldi (He is recognized as one of the greatest Baroque composers, and his influence during his lifetime was widespread across Europe) (1678 – 1741)


March 5th 

Actors:

  • Talia Balsam is 64 (“Mad Men,” “Homeland”) (FAST FACT: For many years, she was the one and only FORMER Mrs. George Clooney – as they were married from 1989-1993. After the divorce, he said ‘never again”…but finally succumbed to the charms of British barrister Amal Alamuddin in September 2014)
  • Paul Blackthorne is 54 (“The Dresden Files,” “Arrow”)
  • Jolene Blalock is 48 (“Star Trek: Enterprise,” “Sex Tape”)
  • Kevin Connolly is 49 (“Entourage,” “Unhappily Ever After”)
  • Riki Lindhome is 44 (“Gilmore Girls,” “House”)
  • Jake Lloyd is 34 ("Star Wars Episode I: The Phanton Menace")
  • Aasif Mandvi is 57 (“The Dictator,” “The Last Airbender”)
  • Kimberly McCullough is 45 (“General Hospital”)
  • Eva Mendes is 49 (“Training Day,” “2 Fast 2 Furious”) (FAST FACT: SUPER private about her personal life, it’s been confirmed that she and Ryan Gosling started dating in 2011, and they have two children together: They have two daughters: Esmeralda Amada, Amada Lee)
  • James B. Sikking is 89 ("Hill St. Blues;" “Fever Pitch”)
  • Marsha Warfield is 69 (“Night Court”)
  • The late Rex Harrison (1908 – 1990) (“My Fair Lady”) (He won Best Actor for “My Fair Lady,” and was nominated for “Cleopatra.”)
  • The late Dean Stockwell (1936 – 2021)…he would have been 87 (“Quantum Leap,” “Blue Velvet”) (He was nominated for Best Supporting Actor for “Married to the Mob”) 

Musicians:

  • Dire Straits’ Alan Clark is 71
  • John Frusciante (Red Hot Chili Peppers, Mars Volta) is 53
  • Eddy Grant is 75
  • Papoose (born Shamele Mackie) is 45
  • Craig Reid & Charlie Reid (aka The Proclaimers) are 61
  • The late Andy Gibb (1958 – 1988)…he would have been 65
  • The late Teena Marie (1956 – 2010)…she would have been 67 

Plus:

  • Football Hall of Famer Michael Irvin is 57 (He played for the Dallas Cowboys and is now an analyst for the NFL network)
  • Magician Penn Jillette (Penn & Teller) is 68 (He has participated in “The Celebrity Apprentice,” and “The All-Star Celebrity Apprentice”)
  • Funnyman Matt Lucas is 49 (“Little Britain,” “Great British Baking Show”)
  • Televangelist Joel Osteen is 60 (senior pastor of the largest Protestant Church of the United States: Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas)
  • Supermodel Nikki Taylor is 48
  • The late explorer Antoine Cadillac, who founded the city of Detroit. (1658 - 1730)

 

March 6th 

Actors:

  • Tom Arnold is 64 (“True Lies,” “Madea’s Witness Protection”)
  • Jacob Bertrand is 23 (“Marvin Marvin,” “Kirby Buckets”)
  • Connie Britton is 56 (“Friday Night Lights,” “9-1-1”)
  • L. Hughley is 60 ("The Hughleys," “Dancing with the Stars”)
  • Moira Kelly is 55 (“One Tree Hill,” “Chaplin”)
  • Jaclyn Zeman is 70 (“General Hospital”)
  • The late Lou Costello (1906 – 1959) (“Abbott & Costello”) (FAST FACT: Costello met Bud Abbot in Saint Joseph, Missouri while hitchhiking home during the Great Depression. They became an official team in 1936 and made 36 films between 1940 and 1956, becoming one of the most popular and highest-paid entertainers in the world during World War II.) 

Musicians:

  • Tyler the Creator is 32 (given name, Tyler Gregory Okonma)
  • Kiki Dee is 76
  • Skip Ewing is 59
  • Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour is 77
  • The Zombies’ Hugh Grundy is 78
  • Bubba Sparxxx is 46 (born Warren Anderson Mathis)
  • The late Bob Wills of the Texas Playboys (1905 – 1975) (Considered by music authorities as the co-founder of Western swing, he was universally known as the King of Western Swing)
  • The late Supremes co-founder Mary Wilson (1944 – 2021) ...she would have been 79 

Plus:

  • Model Nicole Fox is 32 (winner of “America’s Next Top Model 13”)
  • Entrepreneur and “Mr. Oprah Winfrey” Stedman Graham is 72 (FAST FACT: He and Oprah have been together since 1986)
  • Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan is 97
  • Soccer Player Tim Howard is 44 (The goalkeeper who set a world record at the 2014 World Cup by saving 16 shots in a match against Belgium)
  • NBA Champ Shaquille O'Neal is 51 (FAST FACT: He was selected to 15 All-Star games and was named MVP of the NBA All-Star game on 3 occasions; became a popular NBA analyst after retirement)
  • Director Rob Reiner is 76 (“This Is Spinal Tap,” “Misery,” “When Harry Met Sally,” “A Few Good Men,” “The Princess Bride,” “The American President,” “Ghosts of Mississippi,” “LBJ,” “Shock and Awe”)
  • Journalist and author John Stossell is 76 (A libertarian pundit who hosts a Fox business show called “Stossel.” He was won nearly two dozen Emmy awards over his career)
  • The late poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806 – 1861) (The wife of poet Robert Browning, she began writing when she was just six. She was one of the most prominent English poets of the Victorian era, popular in Britain and the United States during her lifetime.)
  • The late former Washington D.C. mayor (and famed crack smoker) Marion Barry (1936 – 2014)…he would have been 87 (Barry came to national prominence as mayor of the national capital, the first prominent civil rights activist to become chief executive of a major American city. His celebrity was transformed into international notoriety in January 1990, when he was videotaped smoking crack cocaine and was arrested by the FBI on drug charges. The arrest and subsequent trial precluded Barry seeking re-election, and he served six months in a federal prison. After his release, he was elected to the Council of the District of Columbia in 1992. He was elected again as mayor in 1994, serving from 1995 to 1999)
  • The late Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez (1927-2014)…he would have been 96 (He won the Nobel Prize in Literature for his works of magical realism including “One Hundred Years of Solitude,” “Autumn of the Patriarch,” and “Love in the Time of Cholera.”)
  • The late TV personality Ed McMahon (1923 – 2009)…he would have been 100 (Johnny Carson’s TV partner, he went on to host the show “Star Search”)
  • The late artist Michelangelo (an artist of the Italian High Renaissance, he is most famous for painting the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, and for his sculpture David, which he sculpted, amazingly, before his 30th birthday) (1475 – 1564)

March 7th

Actors:

  • Bryan Cranston is 67 (“Saving Private Ryan,” "Breaking Bad,")
  • Giselle Eisenberg is 16 (“Life in Pieces”)
  • Jenna Fischer is 49 (“Blades of Glory,” “The Office”) (FAST FACT: Her first paying acting job was for a sex ed video released by the UCLA Medical Center)
  • Brandon T. Jackson is 39 (“Tropic Thunder,” “Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters”)
  • Richard Lawson is 76 (“Real Husbands of Hollywood,” “Saints & Sinners”)
  • Tobias Menzies is 49 (“Game of Thrones,” “Outlander”)
  • Laura Prepon is 43 (“That's 70's Show,” “Orange Is The New Black”) (FAST FACTS: She’s been with Ben Foster since 2017, which is when she announced they were expecting their first child together. The couple, who has been married since 2018, now have two children together).
  • Peter Sarsgaard is 52 (“Green Lantern,” “Magnificent Seven”) (FAST FACT: He’s been married to Maggie Gyllenhaal since 2009)
  • TJ Thyne is 48 (“Erin Brockovich,” “How The Grinch Stole Christmas”)
  • Daniel J. Travanti is 83 (“Patty Duke Show,” “Hill Street Blues”)
  • Rachel Weisz is 53 ("The Mummy," “Constantine”) (FAST FACTS: She won a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for “The Constant Gardener” and has been married to Daniel Craig since 2011.)
  • The late John Heard (1946 – 2017)…he would have been 77 (“Home Alone” series, “Cutter's Way,” “The Pelican Brief,” “Sharknado,” “NCIS: Los Angeles”)
  • The late Rick Mayall (1958-2014)…he would have been 65 (“The Young Ones,” “Drop Dead Fred”) 

Musicians:

  • Taylor Dayne is 61 (her given name – Leslie Wunderman)
  • Tantric’s Hugo Ferreira is 49
  • Procol Harum’s Matthew Fisher is 77
  • Il Divo’s Sebastien Izambard is 50
  • Krizz Kaliko is 49 (his given name – Samuel William Christopher Watson IV)
  • Geils Band frontman Peter Wolf is 77
  • The Zombies’ Chris White is 80 

Plus:

  • Tennis champ Ivan Lendl is 63 (He was one of the game's most dominant players in the 1980s and remained a top competitor into the early 1990s. He has been described as one of the greatest tennis players of all time.)
  • Hall of Fame NFL wide receiver-turned-politician Lynn Swann is 71 (He was drafted by the Steelers in the first round of the 1974 NFL draft. With the Steelers, Swann won four Super Bowls, was selected to three Pro Bowls, and was named MVP of Super Bowl X. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2001. In 2006, he was the Republican nominee for Pennsylvania governor. He didn’t win, but has kept his toe in the water. In 2015, he announced his support for Jeb Bush.)
  • Comedienne Wanda Sykes is 59 (FAST FACT: Her first job was as a contracting specialist at the National Security Agency. She first performed in front of a live audience in a talent show in 1987, but didn't quit the NSA until 1992)
  • The late televangelist Tammy Faye Messner (1942 – 2007)…she would have been 81 (better known as Tammy Faye Bakker, she stood by her disgraced husband throughout his trial – but three years into his jail sentence she divorced him saying, “For years I have been pretending that everything is all right, when in fact I hurt all the time...I cannot pretend anymore.”)
  • The late weatherman Willard Scott (1934 – 2021) …he would have been 88
  • The late composer Maurice Ravel (1875 – 1937) (best known for his 1928 orchestral work, "Boléro")

March 8th

Actors:

  • Boris Kodjoe is 50 (“Soul Food,” “Madea’s Family Reunion,”)
  • Freddie Prinze, Jr. is 47 (“She's All That,” “I Know What You Did Last Summer” series) (FAST FACT: He’s been married to Sarah Michelle Gellar since 2002)
  • Aidan Quinn is 64 (“Desperately Seeking Susan,” “Practical Magic”)
  • James Van Der Beek is 46 (“Dawson’s Creek,” “Varsity Blues”)
  • Camryn Manheim is 62 (“Ally McBeal,” “The Practice,” “Ghost Whisperer,” “Extant”)
  • Andrea Parker is 53 (“Desperate Housewives,” “Pretty Little Liars”)
  • Devon Werkheiser is 32 (“Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide,” “Greek”)
  • Nick Zano is 44 (“Minority Report,” ″2 Broke Girls”)
  • The late Cyd Charisse (1921 – 2008) (“Singin' in the Rain,” “Brigadoon”) (FAST FACT: She was awarded the National Medal of the Arts and Humanities in 2006)
  • The late Alan Hale, Jr. (1921 – 1990) (While you may know him best as the Skipper on “Gilligan’s Island,” but he had more than 200 films and television roles to his credit – and has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame)
  • The late Lynn Redgrave (1943 – 2010)…she would have been 80 (“Georgy Girl” and “Gods and Monsters”) (She was nominated for Best Actress for “Georgy Girl” and Best Supporting Actress for “Gods and Monsters”) 

Musicians:

  • Three Dog Knight’s Michael Allsup is 76
  • Keane’s Tom Chaplin is 44
  • Supergrass frontman Gaz Coombes is 47
  • The Monkees’ Mickey Dolenz is 78
  • Frankie Goes To Hollywood’s Peter Gill is 59
  • Shawn Mullins is 55
  • Gary Numan is 65
  • OK Go guitarist Andy Ross is 44
  • Kameelah Williams is 45
  • Whitesnake’s late Mel Galley (1948-2008)…he would have been 75 

Plus:

  • Tattooist/entrepreneur and reality TV star Kat Von D is 41 (born Katherine von Drachenberg)
  • NBC Newsman Lester Holt is 64
  • NFL champ Hines Ward is 47 (The Pittsburgh Steelers selected him in the third round of the 1998 NFL Draft, and over 14 seasons, he became the team's all-time leader in receptions, receiving yardage and touchdown receptions. Ward was voted MVP of Super Bowl XL, and upon retirement was one of only thirteen NFL players to have 1,000 or more career receptions. Off the gridiron, he also took the trophy in Season 12 of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars”)
  • The late inventor of the hollow surfboard Tom Blake (1902 – 1994) (Blake first attempted to ride a wave in 1921 on an old board he found while working at the Santa Monica Swim Club. According to his account, he wiped out badly and waited several years to try again. In 1931, he received a patent for his hollow surfboard design "and opened the sport up to hundreds of people who weren't able to muscle the heavy plank boards down the beach and into the water.” He’s considered the founder of California surf culture)
  • The late surgeon Karl Ferdinand von Graefe (1787 – 1840) (He helped create modern plastic surgery and is considered a “founder” of German rhinoplastic surgery. He developed his own techniques in regards to rhinoplasty, being modifications of the Italian methods of Gasparo Tagliacozzi (1545–1599) as well as Indian surgical practices that date from antiquity. Graefe also performed one of the first operations for treatment of a congenital cleft palate, and was a pioneer of eyelid surgery.)
  • The late scientist Otto Hahn (1879 – 1968) (Known as the “Father of nuclear chemistry,” he won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1944 for the discovery of nuclear fission.)

March 9th 

Actors:

  • Juliette Binoche is 59 (“Chocolat,” “Godzilla”) (FAST FACT: She was nominated for an Academy Award for her Leading Actress role in “Chocolat,” but won for Best Supporting Actress in her 1996 film, “The English Patient”)
  • Brian Bosworth is 58 (“Stone Cold,” “The Longest Yard”) (FAST FACT: The former Seattle Seahawks linebacker began acting in 1991)
  • Klariza Clayton is 34 (“House of Anubis,” “Skins”)
  • Matthew Gray Gubler is 43 (“500 Days of Summer,” “Criminal Minds”) (FAST FACT: before fame, modeled for Marc Jacobs and American Eagle. He later interned for director Wes Anderson, who gave him a role in “The Life Aquatic.” His mother was the first Republican State Chairman of Nevada)
  • Oscar Isaac is 44 (“Robin Hood,” “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”)
  • Jean Louisa Kelly is 51 (“Uncle Buck,” “Mr. Holland's Opus”)
  • Emmanuel Lewis is 52 (“A Christmas Dream,” “Webster”)
  • Nathan Owens is 39 (“Days of Our Lives,” “Devious Maids”)
  • Cierra Ramirez is 28 (“The Secret Life of The American Teenager,” “Girl in Progress”) (birthdate according to Wiki)
  • Kerr Smith is 51 (“Charmed,” “Dawson’s Creek”)
  • Chaske Spencer is 48 (“Skins,” “Twilight Saga” films)
  • Brittany Snow is 37 (“American Dream,” “Pitch Perfect” series) (FAST FACT: She received a Young Artist Award for role in “Guiding Light”)
  • Niamh Wilson is 26 (“Chasing Alice,” “The Marsh”) (FAST FACT: She won the 2012 Young Artist Award in the Leading Actress in a TV Series category for her role in the Family Channel’s “Debra!”)
  • The late Will Geer (1902 – 1978) (Best known as Grandpa Walton in the 1970’s series, “The Waltons”) (FAST FACT: He was blacklisted by Hollywood during the McCarthy Era for refusing to testify before the House Committee for Un-American Activities)
  • The late Raul Julia (1940 – 1994) …he would have been 83 (Known to modern audiences as Gomez Addams in the “The Addams Family” films, his legendary career includes “Kiss of the Spider Woman,” “The Street Fighter” films, “Tempest”) (FAST FACT: In 1995 he won a Cable ACE award, Golden Globe, Primetime Emmy, and a Screen Actors Guild Award for his role in “The Burning Season.” In 1998 the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival rewarded him with a Lifetime Achievement Award) 

Musicians:

  • AZ is 51 (born Anthony Cruz)
  • Chingy is 43 (his given name, Howard Bailey, Jr.)
  • C-Murder (AKA C-Miller) is 52 (His mama knows him as Corey Miller)
  • Domo Genesis is 32 (born Dominique Marquis Cole, he’s currently signed to Odd Future Records. He’s a member of the alternative hip hop collective Odd Future and the sub-group, MellowHigh)
  • New Found Glory’s guitarist Chad Gilbert is 42 (FAST FACTS: He wrote the song “Hit or Miss” for the film “American Pie 2.”
  • YG is 33 (his real name, Keenon Jackson)
  • 30 Seconds to Mars’ drummer Shannon Leto is 53 (yes, he’s the older brother to bandmate Jared Leto)
  • Ben Folds Five’s Robert Sledge is 55
  • Robin Trower is 78 (FAST FACT: he performed with The Paramounts when he was 17)
  • Bow Wow is 36 (FAST FACT: Born Shad Gregory Moss, he’s Snoop Dogg’s protégé, formerly known as “Lil Bow Wow.” In recent years, he’s begun making a name for himself as an actor – credited as Shad Gregory Moss – with appearances in “Entourage” and the CBS series, “CSI: Cyber”)
  • The late Keely Smith (1928 – 2017)…she would have been 95 (FAST FACTS: Known as the “Queen of Swing Music” in the 50s with hits like, “I Wish You Love,” she once collaborated with Frank Sinatra for their duo, “So In Love”)

Plus:

  • TV personality Charles Gibson is 80 (He co-hosted “Good Morning America” from 1987 to 2006, and was the anchor of ABC’s “World News with Charles Gibson” from 2006 to 2009)
  • Former Victoria Secret Model-turned Fox News anchor Kimberly Guilfoyle is 54 (She’s currently engaged to Donald Trump, Jr.)
  • “So You Think You Can Dance” judge Mary Murphy is 65
  • Three-time WWE Women’s Champion and two-time WWE Divas Champion, Melina Perez is 44
  • TV personality Travis Stork is 51 (Host of “The Doctors” since 2008 who has earned two Daytime Emmy nominations, he first came to fame as a former “Bachelor.” And by the way ladies, while he did finally get hitched - to pediatrician Charlotte Brown in 2012, they divorced in Spring 2015…but he wasn’t a bachelor for long – marrying Parris Bell in 2019 – and in June 2020? Welcoming their first child – son Grayson)
  • TV personality and former marine Steve Wilkos is 59 (FAST FACT: He began hosting his own show the “Steve Wilkos” show in 2007 after gaining attention from his part as Directory of Security on “The Jerry Springer Show”)
  • The late Russian astronaut Yuri Gagarin (1934 – 1968)…he would have been 89 (FAST FACT: He was the world’s first man in space in 1961. On April 12, 1961 he completed his orbit of earth, which Americans would not accomplish until 1962 by John Glenn)
  • The late legendary explorer Amerigo Vespucci (1454 – 1512) (He was a letter-writing Italian explorer who discovered Brazil and Portugal, claiming it by the Treaty of Tordesillas and proved Brazil and the West Indies were not in Eastern Asia. America is the feminine Latin version of his name, Amerigo)

March 10th 

Actors:

  • Philip Anthony-Rodriguez is 55 (“The Secret Life of the American Teenager,” “Grimm”)
  • Paget Brewster is 54 (“Community,” “Criminal Minds”)
  • Cristian Delafuente is 49 (“Ugly Betty,” “Devious Maids”)
  • Edi Gathegi is 44 (“House,” “Twilight” series”)
  • Jasmine Guy is 61 (“A Different World,” “Harlem Nights”)
  • Jon Hamm is 52 (“Mad Men,” “Bridesmaids”)
  • Khadijah Haqq is 40 (“ATL,” “Sky High”)
  • Malika Haqq is 40 (“ATL,” “Sky High”) (FAST FACT: Malika and her twin sis Khadijah have played roles together. Malika is also known for her appearing on “Keeping up with the Kardashians” as Khloe Kardashian’s BFF)
  • Chuck Norris is 83 (“Way of the Dragon,” “Walker Texas Ranger") (FAST FACT: He became an Internet sensation as of 2005 with memes based off of exaggerated feats of combat. Check out his invisible kick!)
  • Emily Osment is 31 (“Hannah Montana,” “Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams”) (FAST FACT: Yes, her brother is Haley Joel Osment)
  • Danny Pudi is 44 (“Community,” “Powerless”)
  • Uriah Shelton is 26 (“The Glades,” “Girl Meets World”)
  • Sharon Stone is 65 (“Basic Instinct,” “Total Recall”)
  • Shannon Tweed is 66 (“Hot Dog…The Movie,” “Electra”)(FAST FACTS: She’s been with Gene Simmons since 1983 – and married to him since 2011)
  • Olivia Wilde is 38 (“House,” “Better Living Through Chemistry”) (FAST FACTS: She was with “SNL” alum Jason Sudekis since November 2011, got engaged in January 2013 and had his baby, Otis Alexander, in April 2014. They welcomed daughter Daisy Josephine in October 2016...and everything seemed groovy until November 2020 when they suddenly split. By January, Olivia was ‘officially’ keeping company with Harry Styles...and still is) 

Musicians:

  • Pearl Jam’s Jeff Ament is 60
  • Breaking Benjamin’s Benjamin Jackson Burnley is 45
  • Neneh Cherry is 59
  • L7 and Belly bassist Gail Greenwood is 63
  • LANCO keyboardist Jared Hampton is 32
  • Emeli Sande is 36
  • Mod Sun is 36 (his given name, Derek Smith)
  • Robin Thicke is 46
  • Timbaland is 51 (born Timothy Zachery "Tim" Mosley) (FAST FACT: He was shot at 15-years-old by a co-worker at Red Lobster)
  • Dean Torrence of Jan and Dean is 84
  • Carrie Underwood is 40
  • Keke Wyatt is 41
  • The late Daryle Singletary (1971 – 2018) …he would have been 52 

Plus:

  • Reality TV star Jennifer Arnold is 49 (TLC’s “The Little Couple”) (FAST FACT: She’s also a Doctor of Neonatology.)
  • Magician Lance Burton is 63
  • Britain’s Prince Edward, the Earl of Wessex is 59 (He is the fourth of only five members of the Royal Family in history to have obtained a university degree)
  • Three-time gold medalist skateboarder Chris Cole is 41
  • “Shark Tank” entrepreneur Barbara Corcoran is 74 (FAST FACT: After starting her business with a $1000 loan in 1973, she sold The Corcoran Group, which she founded, for $66-million in 2001)
  • Model Eva Herzigova is 50
  • Prolific music producer Rick Rubin is 60 (In 2007, MTV called him "the most important producer of the last 20 years", and the same year Rubin appeared on “Time's” 100 Most Influential People in the World)
  • Olympic gold medal gymnast Shannon Miller is 46 (FAST FACT: The winner of a combined total of 16 World Championships and Olympic medals between 1991 and 1996, Miller ranks as the second most decorated gymnast, Male or Female, in U.S. history, behind now Simone Biles. She had held this record since 1996 until Biles' Rio wins, but she still holds the American record for most Olympic medals (Miller has 7, Biles has five)
  • The late explorer Jim Bowie (1796 – 1836) (FAST FACT: He helped Texas to gain its independence – helped to defend the Alamo alongside Davy Crockett – the Bowie knife was named after him)
  • The late Osama bin Laden (1957 – 2011)…he would have been 66 (He was the founder of al-Qaeda, the militant terrorist group that is responsible for the September 11 attacks in the United States. He was killed during a covert United States operation in 2011)

March 11th 

Actors:

  • David Anders is 42 (“Alias,” “Heroes”)
  • John Barrowman is 56 (“Dr. Who,” “Torchwood”)
  • Thora Birch is 41 (“Ghost World,” “America Beauty”)
  • Jodie Comer (“Killing Eve,” “Free Guy”) is 30
  • Terrence Howard is 54 (“Iron Man,” “Empire”) (FAST FACT: He thinks that women who don’t use baby wipes in the potty are “unclean.” And then there’s the whole beating up women thing…)
  • Alex Kingston is 60 (“Dr. Who,” “ER”)
  • Elias Koteas is 62 (“Crash,” “Chicago PD”)
  • Johnny Knoxville is 52 (“Men in Black II,” “The Dukes of Hazzard”)
  • Jeffrey Nordling is 61 (“24,” “Desperate Housewives,” “Body of Proof”)
  • The late Anissa Jones (1958 – 1976)…she would have been 65 (Buffy on “Family Affair”) (FAST FACT: She died at 18 of a drug overdose) 

Musicians:

  • The Statler Brothers’ Jimmy Fortune is 68
  • Nina Hagen is 68 (her given name, Catharina Hagen)
  • Golden Earring’s George Kooymans is 75
  • Lisa Loeb is 55
  • LeToya Luckett (Destiny’s Child) is 42
  • Cheryl Lynn is 66
  • Good Charlotte’s Benji and Joel Madden is 44
  • Bobby McFerrin is 73
  • Dead Or Alive’s Mike Percy is 62
  • Big Country’s Bruce Watson is 62
  • The late HellYeah drummer Vinnie Paul (1964 – 2018)...he would have been 59 

Plus:

  • Actor-turned-director Peter Berg is 59 (“Battleship,” “Friday Night Lights,” “Hancock,” “Patriots Day”)
  • Joey Buttafucco is 67 (Best known as the auto body shop owner from Long Island who had an affair with "Long Island Lolita" Amy Fisher – when Fisher was just 17, she shot Buttafucco’s wife in the face. Buttafucco later pled guilty to one count of statutory rape and served four months in jail.)
  • Newsman Sam Donaldson is 89 (He’s the White House Correspondent for ABC)
  • Media mogul Rupert Murdoch is 92 (He has built a global empire of newspapers, TV, and movies through the holding company News Corporation)
  • Reality TV Star Melissa Rycroft is 40 (“The Bachelor” “Dancing With The Stars”)
  • Director Jerry Zucker is 73 (“Ghost,” “First Knight,” “Police Squad”)
  • The late civil rights leader Ralph Abernathy (1926 – 1990)…he would have been 97 (the close associate and right-hand man of Martin Luther King Jr. in the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Abernathy was essential to the civil rights movement, but has been pushed out of the historical narrative because he wrote about King’s affairs)
  • The late bandleader Lawrence Welk (1903 – 1992) (He hosted “The Lawrence Welk Show” from 1945 to 1982) 

March 12th 

Actors:

  • Jaimie Alexander is 39 (“Thor,” “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” Blindspot”)
  • Julia Campbell is 61 (“Romy and Michele's High School Reunion,” “Dexter”)
  • Aaron Eckhart is 55 (“The Dark Knight,” “Olympus Has Fallen”)
  • Liza Minnelli is 77 (“Cabaret,” “Arthur”)
  • Jon Provost is 73 ("Lassie")
  • Courtney B. Vance is 63 (“The Hunt for Red October,” “Law & Order: Criminal Intent”) (FAST FACT: He’s been married to Angela Bassett since 1997)
  • Jake Weber is 60 (“Dawn of the Dead,” “The Mind of A Married Man”)
  • Titus Welliver is 61 (“Lost,” “Sons of Anarchy”)
  • The late Gordon MacRae (1921 – 1986) (“Carousel,” “Oklahoma!”) 

Musicians:

  • Blur’s Graham Coxon is 54
  • Babyshambles’ Pete Doherty is 44 (the one-time flame of the late Amy Winehouse)
  • Iron Maiden’s Steve Harris is 67
  • Marlon Jackson is 66
  • McFly guitarist Danny Jones is 37
  • Coheed and Cambria’s Claudio Sanchez is 45
  • James Taylor is 75 

Plus:

  • Utah Senator (and former Presidential Candidate) Mitt Romney is 76 (FAST FACT: He was arrested in 1965 for sliding down the slopes of a golf course on a giant block of ice)
  • Former baseball star Darryl Strawberry is 61
  • Newsman and author Jake Tapper is 53 (He’s the Chief Washington Correspondent for CNN)
  • The late playwright Edward Albee (1928 - 2016) …he would have been 95 (He won the 1963 Tony Award for Best Play for “Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”)
  • The late “Beat Generation” poet and novelist Jack Kerouac (1922 – 1969 (“On the Road, “Big Sur,” and “The Dharma Bums”)
  • The late astronaut Wally Schirra (1923-2007) (He was one of the seven astronauts on Project Mercury, America’s first effort to send people to space. He ended up being the fifth American in Space.

 

March 13th 

Actors:

  • Dana Delany is 67 (“Desperate Housewives,” “Body of Proof”)
  • Noel Fisher is 39 (“Battle: Los Angeles,” “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2”)
  • Annabeth Gish is 52 (“Sons of Anarchy,” “The X-Files”)
  • Emile Hirsch is 38 (“The Emperor's Club,” “Bonnie & Clyde”)
  • William H. Macy is 73 (“Jurassic Park III,” “Shameless”) (FAST FACT: He’s been married to Felicity Huffman since 1997)
  • Danny Masterson is 47 (“That 70’s Show,” “Men At Work”) (FAST FACT: Masterson has largely laid low since being accused of rape by multiple women in 2017, and was forced to exit “The Ranch” as a result of them)
  • The late Glenne Headley (1955 – 2017)…she would have been 68 (“ Holland’s Opus,” “Future Man”)
  • The late Joseph Mascolo (1929 – 2016)…he would have been 94 (“Days of Our Lives,” “The Bold and the Beautiful”) 

Musicians:

  • U2’s Adam Clayton is 63
  • Common is 51 (born Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr.) (FAST FACT: He’s played roles in “Smokin’ Aces,” “American Gangster,” and “Terminator Salvation”)
  • Disturbed’s David Draiman is 50
  • Neil Sedaka is 84
  • The late Scatman John (1942 – 1999) …he would have been 81 (He made his stuttering disability into music creating hits such as “Scatman (Ski-Ba-Bop-Ba-Dop-Bop)” and “Scatman’s World”)

Plus:

  • Dancer Joshua Allen is 34 (2011 version of “Footloose,” “So You Think You Can Dance,” “Step Up 3D”)
  • TLC’s “LA Ink” tattooist Corey Miller is 56
  • The late Church of Scientology founder and author Ron Hubbard (1911 – 1986) (FAST FACTS: He became heavily involved in the occult during the late 1940s and helped to develop a sexual ritual called the "Babalon Working")
  • The late Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Charles Krauthammer (1950 – 2018)…he would have been 73 (FAST FACT: Most people didn’t know he was in a wheelchair because they only saw his torso and up on TV)
  • The late scientist Percival Lowell (1855 – 1916) (FAST FACTS: he studied the canals of Mars and published three books about his discoveries: “Mars,” “Mars and Its Canals,” and “Mars As the Abode of Life.” He played a key role in the discovery of Pluto)
  • The late screenwriter Joe Ranft (1960 – 2005) …he would have been 63 (FAST FACTS: A former Hollywood screenwriter, director, and animator for Disney and Pixar, he worked on many movies “Beauty and the Beast,” and “The Lion King.” He voiced Jacques in “Finding Nemo,” and received an Academy Award for “Toy Story”)

March 14th 

Actors:

  • Jamie Bell is 37 ( “Snowpiercer,” “Fantastic Four”) (FAST FACT: He was married to Evan Rachel Wood from 2012 – 2014. In January 2017, he got engaged to his “Fantastic Four” co-star, Kate Mara…they married the following July.)
  • Michael Caine is 90 (“Alfie,” “The Dark Knight” trilogy.)
  • Billy Crystal is 75 (“The Princess Bride,” “When Harry Met Sally”)
  • Ansel Elgort is 29 (2013’s “Carrie,” 2021’s Steven Spielberg film adaptation of “West Side Story”) (FAST FACT: On June 19th, 2020, a woman on Twitter accused Elgort of sexually assaulting her in 2014, when she was 17 and he was 20. He denied the allegation in an Instagram post, saying that he and the woman had had a "brief, legal and entirely consensual relationship.” The same day, another Twitter user accused Elgort of sending her unsolicited "D-picks" in 2014, when she was 14. Several other women have accused Elgort of icky behavior as well. He’s denied everything – other than admitting to being a jerk. Criminal charges have never been filed).
  • James Frain is 55 (“True Blood,” “The Tudors”)
  • Daniel Gillies is 47 (“The Vampire Diaries,” “The Originals”)
  • Penny Johnson (she’s also credited as Penny Johnson Jerald) is 62 (“Star Trek: Deep Space Nine,” “24”)
  • Steve Kanaly is 77 (“Dallas,” “All My Children”)
  • Chris Klein is 44 ("American Pie," “Rollerball”)
  • Elise Neal is 57 (“The Hughleys,” “Logan”)
  • Grace Park is 49 ( “Battlestar Galactica,” “Hawaii Five-0”)
  • Melissa Reeves is 56 (“Days of Our Lives”)
  • Tamara Tunie is 64 (“As the World Turns,” “Law & Order: SVU”) 

Musicians:

  • Sugarland’s Kristian Bush is 53
  • Taylor Hanson is 40
  • Este Haim is 37 

Plus:

  • Reality star Sammi Giancola is 36 (MTV’s “Jersey Shore”)
  • Prince Albert of Monaco is 65
  • Entrepreneur Jerry Greenfield (Co-founder of the Ben & Jerry’s ice cream company) is 72
  • Conductor/composer Quincy Jones is 90 (FAST FACTS: Jones has never learned to drive, citing an accident in which he was a passenger – at age 14 – as the reason. He was also inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2013)
  • The late movie director/producer Wolfgang Petersen (“The NeverEnding Story,” “Air Force One”) …he would have been 83
  • The late theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate Albert Einstein (1879 – 1955) (FAST FACT: During World War II his name was on a Nazi list of assassination targets, with a $5,000 bounty on his head)
  • The late railroad engineer Casey Jones (1863 – 1900) (He’s best known for his courage, sacrificing his life by keeping one hand on the brake to slow the train and one hand on the whistle to warn others who might be near the train, as well as for his tenacity in keeping trains on schedule and his famous "whippoorwill whistle.")
  • The late “Dennis the Menace” cartoonist Henry "Hank" Ketcham (1920 – 2001)
  • The late Lucy Hobbs Taylor (1833 – 1910) (She was the first female dentist in America. In 1859, she moved to Cincinnati, intending to become a dentist. When she was refused admission to dental school, she began a private program of study with a professor from the Ohio College of Dental Surgery. Once completed, she started her own practice in Cincinnati in 1861 and by 1865, finally gained all professional recognition when she was allowed to join the Iowa State Dental Society.)

March 15th 

Actors:

  • Eva Amurri is 38 (“AmeriQua,” “How I Met Your Mother”) (FAST FACT: Susan Sarandon is her mom)
  • Judd Hirsch is 88 (“Independence Day,” “A Beautiful Mind”)
  • Eva Longoria is 48 (“The Young & The Restless,” “Desperate Housewives”)
  • Kellan Lutz is 38 (“Twilight,” “The Expendables 3”)
  • Park Overall is 66 (“Biloxi Blues,” “Mississippi Burning”)
  • Kim Raver is 54 (“24,” “Grey’s Anatomy”) 

Musicians:

  • Ry Cooder is 76
  • Linkin Park DJ Joseph Hahn is 46
  • Blink 182’s Mark Hoppus is 51
  • Grateful Dead’s Phil Lesh is 83
  • Beach Boys’ Mike Love is 82
  • Sananda Maitreya is 61 (formerly Terence Trent D'Arby)
  • Sugar Ray’s Mark McGrath is 55
  • The Click Five bassist Ethan Mentzer is 41
  • Poison’s Brett Michaels is 60 (his given name Bret Michael Sychak)
  • Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider is 68
  • Sly Stone is 80
  • Parmalee’s Matt Thomas is 49 (that’s according to FamousBirthdays.com – Wiki doesn’t have an entry)
  • Young Buck is 42 (born David Darnell Brown)
  • I.am is 48 (his actual name, William Adams) 

Plus:

  • Beefy supermodel Fabio is 64 (FAST FACT: Yes, he actually does have a last name: Lanzoni, as in his real name is Fabio Lanzoni)
  • “Walking Dead” director/special effects genius Gregory Nicotero is 60 (FAST FACT: Nicotero says he became inspired by special effects after watching the film, “Jaws.”)
  • WWF Wrestler Iron Sheik is 81 (his actual name: Hossein Khosrow Ali Vaziri)
  • Televangelist Jimmy Swaggart is 88 (FAST FACT: In 1988, Swaggart was outed as patronizing a prostitute. And then, we got one of the best, televised apologies ever. Of course, in 1991 he got busted again...but he has stayed out of trouble ever since)
  • The late astronaut Alan Bean (1932 – 2018)…he would have been 91 (FAST FACT: Astronaut-turned-painter who became the fourth person to walk on the moon as part of the Apollo 12 mission).
  • The late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (1933 – 2020)...she would have been 90 (The second female Justice, she was appointed by President Bill Clinton and took the oath of office on August 10, 1993. Before heading to SCOTUS, Ginsberg spent her legal career advocating for women’s rights before taking the bench.)

March 16th 

Actors:

  • Isabelle Allen is 21 (“Les Miserables,” “Let’s Be Evi,”)
  • Brooke Burns is 45 (“Baywatch,” “The Chase”) (FAST FACT: In 2005, Burns broke her neck in a diving accident. Fortunately, she has made a full recovery, but she has a titanium fusion in her neck consisting of a plate, rod, and ten screws.)
  • Alexandra Daddario is 37 (“American Horror Story,” “Mayfair Witches”)
  • Erik Estrada is 74 (“CHiPs,” “The Surreal Life”)
  • Victor Garber is 74 (“Titanic,” “The Flash”)
  • Lauren Graham is 56 (“Gilmore Girls,” “Parenthood”)
  • Sierra McClain is 29 (“Daddy’s Little Girls,” “9-1-1: Lone Star”)
  • Kate Nelligan is 73 (“Frankie & Johnny,” “The Prince of Tides”)
  • Alan Tudyk is 52 (“DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story,” “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”)
  • Tyrel Jackson Williams is 26 (“Modern Family,” “Community”)
  • The late Jerry Lewis (1926 – 2017)…he would have been 97 (“Hollywood or Bust,” “The Bellboy”) 

Musicians:

  • Jhene Aiko is 35
  • Asleep at the Wheel’s Ray Benson is 72
  • Tracy Bonham is 56
  • Flavor Flav is 64 (born William Jonathan Drayton Jr.)
  • Patty Griffin is 59
  • Wolfgang Van Halen is 32
  • Heart’s Nancy Wilson is 69
  • The late Jerry Jeff Walker (1942 – 2020) ...he would have been 81 

Plus:

  • Magician Curtis Lovell II is 42 (Best known for being buried alive, escaping from straight jackets, and surviving the Cube of Death)
  • Legendary game Show Host Chuck Woolery is 82
  • The late director Bernardo Bertolucci (1941 – 2018)...he would have been 82 (“The Conformist,” “Last Tango in Paris,” The Last Emperor”) (He won Best Director for “The Last Emperor”)
  • The late President James Madison (1751-1836) (The fourth president of the United States, he was responsible for the Constitutional Convention of 1787, for presenting the Bill of Rights, and for writing most of the Federalist Papers)
  • The late comedian Henny Youngman (1906-1998) (Many know his famous one-liner “Take my wife…please”)

March 17th 

Actors:

  • Eliza Hope Bennett is 31 (“Nanny McPhee,” “Dynasty”)
  • John Boyega is 31 (“Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” “Pacific Rim: Uprising”)
  • Marisa Coughlan is 49 (“Boston Legal,” ″Freddy Got Fingered”)
  • Brittany Daniel is 47 ("Dawson's Creek," “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”)
  • Lesley-Anne Down is 69 (“Dallas,” “The Bold & The Beautiful”)
  • Patrick Duffy is 74 (“Dallas,” “The Bold and the Beautiful”)
  • Arye Gross is 63 (“Ellen,” “Minority Report”)
  • Vicki Lewis is 63 ("Newsradio," “Sonny With A Chance”)
  • Rob Lowe is 59 (“St. Elmo's Fire,” “9-1-1: Lone Star”)
  • Flynn Morrison is 18 (“Last Man Standing”)
  • Mathew St. Patrick is 55 (“Six Feet Under,” Saving Grace”)
  • Olesya Rulin is 37 (“High School Musical,” “Powers”)
  • Kurt Russell is 72 (“Escape From New York,” “Tombstone”) (FAST FACTS: He began his film career at age eleven in an uncredited role in Elvis Presley's “It Happened at the World's Fair.” And by the way? He’s been with Goldie Hawn since 1983)
  • Gary Sinise is 68 (“Forrest Gump,” “CSI: New York”) 

Musicians:

  • Tamar Braxton is 46
  • War’s Harold Ray Brown is 77
  • The Corrs’ drummer Caroline Corr is 50
  • Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan is 56
  • Thin Lizzy’s Scott Gorham is 71
  • Grimes is 35 (Her given name, Claire Elise Boucher...she’s baby mama to Elon Musk’s son, X Æ Aii [[PR: Ex Ash A Twelve or Ex Ay Eye]] AND recently announced daughter Exa Dark Sideræl [[PR: sigh-DEER-ee-el])
  • The Darkness’ Justin Hawkins is 48
  • Hozier is 33 (born Andrew Hozier-Byrne)
  • The Last Shadow Puppets’ Miles Kane is 37
  • Melissa Auf der Maur is 51
  • Paul Overstreet is 68
  • The Lovin Spoonful’s John Sebastian is 79
  • Old Dominion bassist Geoff Sprung is 45
  • Swifty of D12 is 48 (His given name is Ondre C. Moore)
  • The late Nat King Cole (1919 – 1965)
  • The late Jefferson Airplane/Starship’s Paul Kantner (1941 – 2016)…he would have been 82

Plus:

  • Model (and Mrs. Ice T) Coco Austin is 44
  • Model Pattie Boyd is 79 (FAST FACT: She’s the ex wife of both George Harrison and Eric Clapton)
  • Soccer star Mia Hamm is 51 (FAST FACT: She’s been married to retired Boston Red Sox shortstop Nomar Garciaparra since 2003)
  • Reality TV star Rob Kardashian is 36 (he’s also served as a judge on “Miss USA”)
  • TV personality Tracy Wolfson is 48 (“The NFL on CBS” reporter)
  • The late serial killer and rapist John Wayne Gacy (1942-1994)…he would have been 81 (Known as the “Killer Clown,” Gacy was convicted of the sexual assault and murder of a minimum of 33 teenage boys and young men in a series of killings committed between 1972 and 1978 in Chicago.)
  • The late fashion designer Alexander McQueen (1969 – 2010)…he would have been 54 (FAST FACT: He committed suicide - was found hanging by his housekeeper)
  • The late ballet dancer Rudolph Nureyev (1938 – 1993)…he would have been 85

March 18th 

Actors:

  • Ciara Bravo is 26 (“Big Time Rush,” “Red Band Society”)
  • Lily Collins is 34 (“The Blind Side,” “Rules Don't Apply”) (FAST FACT: Phil Collins is her dad)
  • Brad Dourif is 73 (“One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest,” “Lord of the Rings”)
  • Sutton Foster is 48 (“Thoroughly Modern Millie,” “Anything Goes”
  • Daneel Harris is 44 (“One Tree Hill,” “Friends with Benefits”)
  • Blake Garrett Rosenthal is 19 (“Mom”)
  • Vanessa L. Williams is 60 (“Ugly Betty,” “Desperate Housewives”) (FAST FACT: A many recall, Williams was forced to resign as Miss America back in 1984 after unauthorized nude photos were published in “Penthouse.” Fast forward 32 years later in 2015, and the pageant apologized.)
  • The late Peter Graves (1926 – 2010)…he would have been 97 ("Mission Impossible," “Airplane!”) 

Musicians:

  • Alice in Chains’ Jerry Cantrell is 57
  • Adam Levine is 44
  • Lykke Li is 37 (her given name, Li Lykke Timotej Zachrisson)
  • Queen Latifah is 53 (Born Dana Elaine Owens, she’s not just known for her music – she’s also acted in “Chicago,” “Joyful Noise,” and more)
  • Evan and Jaron Lowenstein of Evan and Jaron are 49
  • Sons of the Desert keyboardist Scott Saunders is 59
  • Little Big Town’s Philip Sweet is 49
  • Airborne Toxic Event drummer Daren Taylor is 43
  • Jamiroquai’s Stuart Zender is 49
  • The late Cinderella guitarist Jeff LeBar (1963 – 2021)…he would have been 60
  • The late Devin Lima (of LFO) (1977 – 2018)…he would have been 46
  • The late Wilson Pickett (1941 – 2006)…he would have been 82
  • The late Charley Pride (1934 – 2020) ....he would have been 89 

Plus:

  • Olympic speed skater Bonnie Blair is 59 (FAST FACTS: One of the most decorated Olympic athletes in history, the speed skater who won Olympic gold medals in 1988, 1992, and 1994. She won five gold medals and one bronze over her career)
  • Model Michael Bergin is 54 (FAST FACT: He’s considered the world's first male supermodel. While he first became known as the man who took the ‘Calvin Klein reins’ from Mark Wahlberg, he dabbled in acting and now sells real estate. He has attempted to remain in the public eye. Back in 2004, he wrote a book claiming that he had an affair with Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy during her relationship/marriage with JFK, Jr.)
  • Director Luc Besson is 64 (“Le Femme Nikita,” “The Fifth Element,” “Lucy”)
  • Comedian Dane Cook is 51
  • Talk show host Michael Reagan (Ronald Reagan's son) is 78
  • TV personality Mike Rowe is 61
  • The late British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain (1869-1940) (known for his appeasement of Hitler in the lead-up to World War II)
  • The late President Grover Cleveland (22 & 24thS. President) (1837 – 1908) (FAST FACT: He was the only U.S. President to ever serve two non-consecutive terms)
  • The late psychic and clairvoyant Edgar Cayce (1877 – 1945) (FAST FACTS: He founded the New Age Movement and was an influential teacher of healing and theology. He was best known for his trance readings where he would interpret the dreams and past lives of individuals while in a sleep-state.)
  • The late author George Plimpton (1927 – 2003) …he would have been 96 (While he dabbled in acting with roles in projects including “Volunteers,” “Good Will Hunting,” “A Nero Wolfe Mystery” and more, he was best known as a journalist, writer, literary editor, and occasional amateur sportsman. He is widely known for his sports writing and for helping to found “The Paris Review” as well as his book, “The Paper Lion.”) 

March 19th 

Actors:

  • Ursula Andress is 87 (“Dr. No,” “Casino Royale”)
  • Glenn Close is 76 (“Fatal Attraction,” “The Natural,” “The Big Chill,” “The World According to Garp,” “Jagged Edge,” ‘Hamlet,” “Reversal of Fortune,” “101 Dalmatians,” “Paradise Road,” “Air Force One,” “Cookie's Fortune,” “Nine Lives,” “Guardians of the Galaxy,” “The Girl With All The Gifts,” “Hillbilly Elegy”) (FAST FACTS: A eight-time Academy Award nominee, she has the record for being the actress with the most nominations never to have won. Close has had more Oscar nominations without a win than any other living actor. Still not impressed? She’s been nominated for four Tonys (three wins,) fourteen Emmys – three wins, sixteen Golden Globes - three wins, two Drama Desk Awards – one win – and ten Screen Actors Guild Awards – two wins. She’s also won an Obie award and has been nominated for three GRAMMYs and two BAFTAs.)
  • Renee Taylor is 90 (“Dream On,” "The Nanny," “How I Met Your Mother”)
  • Bruce Willis is 68 (“Die Hard” series, “Pulp Fiction”) (FAST FACT: The French government appointed him as an Officer of the French Order of Arts and Letters in 2006) 

Musicians:

  • UGK’s Bun B is 50 (his given name, Bernard Freeman)
  • Gary Jules is 54
  • Jimmy Eat World drummer Zach Lind is 47
  • Lenka is 45
  • Ruth Pointer of the Pointer Sisters is 77
  • Billy Sheehan (Mr. Big/Winery Dogs/Sons of Apollo) is 70 (FAST FACT: Sheehan has been an active member of the Church of Scientology since 1971) 

Plus:

  • The infamous unfit mother and alleged child killer Casey Anthony is 37
  • Producer and Hollywood pariah Harvey Weinstein is 71
  • The late Wyatt Earp (1848 – 1929) (FAST FACTS: The Deputy Town Marshall of Tombstone, Arizona, he was in the famous Gunfight at the O.K. Corral and is known as the toughest and deadliest gunman of his day.)
  • The late comedienne Jackie “Moms” Mabley (1894 – 1975) (FAST FACTS: Born Loretta Mary Aiken, she was a pioneer of the "Chitlin' Circuit" of African-American vaudeville, making ten thousand dollars a week. She also came out as a lesbian in 1921, when it was very rare for a performer to do so).
  • The late author Phillip Roth (1933 – 2018)…he would have been 90 (“Goodbye, Columbus,” “Portnoy’s Complaint”)
  • The late Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren (1891 – 1974) (Best known for the liberal decisions of the so-called ‘Warren Court,’ which outlawed segregation in public schools and transformed many areas of American law, especially regarding the rights of the accused, ending public school-sponsored prayers, and requiring "one man–one vote" rules of apportionment of election districts.)

March 20th

Actors:

  • Freema Agyeman is 44 (“Doctor Who,” “Torchwood”)
  • Vanessa Bell Calloway is 66 (“Coming to America,” “Southside with You”)
  • John DeLancie is 75 (“Star Trek: The Next Generation “Breaking Bad”)
  • Holly Hunter is 65 (“O Brother, Where Art Thou?,” “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”)
  • Bianca Lawson is 44 (“Saved By the Bell,” “Dawson's Creek”)
  • Hal Linden is 92 (“Barney Miller” “Blacke’s Magic”)
  • Michael Rapaport is 53 (“Prison Break,” “Justified”)
  • Theresa Russell is 66 (“Wild Things,” “Empire Falls”)
  • Christy Carlson Romano is 39 (“Even Stevens”)
  • David Thewlis is 60 (“Harry Potter,” “The Miracle Maker”)
  • The late Fred Berry (1951 – 2003)…he would have been 72 ("What's Happening!!") (FAST FACTS: He was married six times, although he married two of his wives twice)
  • The late William Hurt (1950 – 2022)…he would have been 73 (“Body Heat,” “Kiss of the Spider Woman,” “Tuck Everlasting,” “The Village,” “Syriana,” “Mr. Brooks,” “Into the Wild,” “The Incredible Hulk,” “Robin Hood,” “Captain America: Civil War”)
  • The late Ozzie Nelson (1906 – 1975) (“The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet”) (An American band leader, actor, director, and producer, he originated and starred in “The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet,” a radio and long-running television series with wife Harriet and their two sons, David and Ricky Nelson.)
  • The late Comic legend Carl Reiner (1922 – 2020) “Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid,” “The Dick Van Dyke Show,” “Sid Caesar,” “The Thrill of It All”) (FAST FACT: He has won nine Emmy Awards: three as an actor, three as a writer, and two as a producer. He also won a Grammy Award for his “10,000 Year Old Man” album based on the comedy routine with Mel Brooks) 

Musicians:

  • Point Break’s Declan Bennett is 42
  • Toby Love is 38
  • Carl Palmer is 73 (Asia; Emerson, Lake & Palmer)
  • All-American Rejects’ Nick Wheeler is 41
  • The late Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington (1976 – 2017) …he would have been 47
  • The late Jerry Reed (1937 – 2008)…he would have been 86 (FAST FACT: He also wrote the theme song for the 1977 film, “Smokey and the Bandit,” East Bound and Down”) 

Plus:

  • Supermodel Kathy Ireland is 60 (FAST FACT: As of 2019, her net worth is listed as around $500-million)
  • Former First Son Barron Trump is 17 (FAST FACT: Barron is six-feet, seven-inches tall)
  • Reality star Jionni LaValle is 36 (Husband to “Jersey Shore’s” Snooki)
  • Director Spike Lee is 66 (“She’s Gotta Have It,” “Jungle Fever,” “Do The Right Thing,” “25th Hour,” “Bamboozled,” “Inside Man,” “Malcolm X,” “Old Boy,” “Chi-Raq”)
  • Famed NBA coach Pat Riley is 78 (FAST FACT: Widely considered one of the Top 10 Coaches in NBA History, Riley has served as the head coach of five championship teams, four with the Los Angeles Lakers and one with the Miami Heat)

March 21st 

Actors:

  • Matthew Broderick is 61 (“Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” “The Producers”) (FAST FACTS: He’s also the adult voice of Simba in Disney's “The Lion King” trilogy…and he’s been married to Sarah Jessica Parker since 1997)
  • Timothy Dalton is 77 (“The Living Daylights,” “Licence to Kill”)
  • Kassie DePaiva is 62 (“One Life To Live,” “Days of Our Lives”)
  • Scott Eastwood is 37 (“Texas Chainsaw 3D,” “Gran Torino”) (FAST FACT: He was born Scott Clinton Reeves and took his father's surname later on.)
  • Cynthia Geary is 58 (Shelly Tambo on “Northern Exposure,” “The Killing Grounds,” “Bigfoot”)
  • Brad Hall is 65 ("Saturday Night Live," “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”) (FAST FACT: He’s been married to Julia Louis-Dreyfus since 1987)
  • Jace Norman is 23 (“Henry Danger,” “Splitting Adam”)
  • Gary Oldman is 65 (“The Fifth Element,” “Dracula”)
  • The late James Coco (1930 – 1987)…he would have been 93 (“The Love Boat,” “Who’s The Boss”) 

Musicians:

  • Ace of Base’s Jonas Berggren is 56
  • Sister Hazel’s Andrew Copeland is 55
  • Supertramp’s Roger Hodgson is 73
  • Los Lobos’ Conrad Lozano is 72
  • Prodigy’s MC Maxim is 56 (born Keith Palmer)
  • Diggy Simmons is 28 (his given name, Daniel Dwayne Simmons III)
  • Russell Thompkins Jr. is 72
  • Sum 41’s Deryck Whibley is 43
  • The late Eddie Money (1949 – 2019)...he would have been 74 

Plus:

  • Celebrity Ex Kevin Federline is 45 (Married to Britney Spears from 2004 – 2007, he went to court in March 2018 saying that $20k per month isn’t enough for kids that only live with him sometimes. They settled in September 2018 for an undisclosed sum…but he had been demanding $60k per month)
  • “Real Housewife of New Jersey” Melissa Gorga is 44
  • Model Kathy Ireland is 60 (FAST FACTS: She appeared in 13 consecutive “Sports Illustrated” Swimsuit Issues. As a result of her career as a businesswoman, she had amassed a personal fortune of $420-million by 2015 – according to “Forbes.”)
  • TV personality Ananda Lewis is 50 (FAST FACT: She’s married to Harry Smith…Will Smith’s brother)
  • TV personality/comedienne Rosie O'Donnell is 61 (FAST FACT: In high school, she was homecoming queen and prom queen)
  • The late composer Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750) (FAST FACTS: His compositions included the "Brandenburg Concertos," "The Well-Tempered Clavier", the Mass in B minor, and over 300 cantatas)
  • The late philanthropist John D. Rockefeller III (the grandson of the original Rockefeller) (1906 – 1978)

March 22nd 

Actors:

  • Guillermo Diaz is 48 (“Half Baked,” “Scandal”)
  • Matthew Modine is 64 (“Full Metal Jacket,” “Stranger Things”)
  • Will Yun Lee is 52 (“Hawaii Five-O,” “The Good Doctor″)
  • Lena Olin is 68 (“Unbearable Lightness of Being,” “Chocolat”)
  • William Shatner is 92 (“Star Trek,” "Boston Legal”)
  • Kellie Shayngne Williams is 47 (“Family Matters,” “What About Joan”)
  • Reese Witherspoon is 47 (“Legally Blonde” series, “Sweet Home Alabama,” “Walk the Line”)
  • The late Werner Klemperer (1920 – 2000) (“Hogan’s Heroes,” “Law & Order”)
  • The late Karl Malden (1912 – 2009) (“A Streetcar Named Desire,” “On the Waterfront”) (he won Best Actor for “A Streetcar Named Desire”)
  • The late Chico Marx (1887 – 1961) (one of the Marx brothers with Groucho and Harpo. Their most popular films include “A Night at the Opera,” “Go West,” and “Love Happy”)
  • The late Haing S. Ngor (1940 – 1996)…he would have been 83 (“The Killing Fields,” “Heaven & Earth”) (FAST FACTS: A Cambodian refugee, he received an Academy Award for his role in “The Killing Fields,” which detailed the country’s genocide – that he had escaped. In a tragic twist of fate, he was murdered by robbers in 1996.) 

Musicians:

  • George Benson is 80
  • Jeremy Clyde of Chad and Jeremy is 82
  • Stephanie Mills is 66
  • Hot Chocolate’s Patrick Olive is 76 (that’s according to FamousBirthdays.com)
  • Limp Bizkit drummer John Otto is 46
  • Cage The Elephant guitarist Lincoln Parish is 33
  • Roger Whitaker is 87
  • The late Keith Relf of the Yardbirds (1943 – 1976)…he would have been 80 

Plus:

  • CNN newsman Wolf Blitzer is 75
  • NBA champ Marcus Camby is 49 (He was named Defensive Player of the Year during the 2006–07 NBA season, leading the league in blocked shots per game. Camby is also a four-time member of the NBA All-Defensive Team and is 12th on the NBA's all-time career blocks list.)
  • Sportscaster Bob Costas is 71
  • Comedian/writer/producer Keegan-Michael Key is 52 (“Key & Peele,” “Parks and Recreation”)
  • Web Video Star and LGBT advocate Tyler Oakley is 34 (FAST FACT: He has more than 8-million YouTube subscribers)
  • Author James Patterson is 76 (“Women's Murder Club,” “Daniel X,” “Witch and Wizard”)
  • Televangelist (and avowed non-fan of the LGBT community) Pat Robertson is 93
  • Olympic figure skater Elvis Stojko is 51 (FAST FACT: Canadian figure skater who won Olympic silver in 1994 and 1998)
  • Composer Andrew Lloyd Weber is 75 (“Cats," "The Phantom of the Opera") (FAST FACT: He was knighted in 1992 and honored with a peerage by Queen Elizabeth II as recognition for his contributions to music)
  • The late Legendary composer Stephen Sondheim (1930 – 2021)…he would have been 93 ("West Side Story," "Gypsy," and "Sweeney Todd")

March 23rd 

Actors:

  • Hope Davis is 59 (“About Schmidt,” “Six Degrees”)
  • Catherine Keener is 64 (“40 Year Old Virgin,” “Being John Malkovich”)
  • Michelle Monaghan is 47 (“Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol,” “True Detective”)
  • Vanessa Morgan is 31 (“My Babysitter’s a Vampire,” “Finding Carter”)
  • Randall Park is 49 (“Veep,” “Wandavision”) (FAST FACTS: he won an award for Best Actor at the NBC Shortcuts Film Festival for his performance in the short film, “Blueberry,” which he wrote as well)
  • Amanda Plummer is 66 (“Pulp Fiction,” “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”)
  • Keri Russell is 47 (“Felicity,” “Mission: Impossible III”) (FAST FACTS: her first major role was through Disney’s the Mickey Mouse Club)
  • Steven Strait is 37 (“Magic City,” The Expanse”)
  • Olivia Stuck is 24 (“Kirby Buckets,” “Girl Meets World”)
  • Nicholle Tom is 45 (“Beethoven,” “The Nanny”)
  • The late Joan Crawford (1904 or 1908…it’s been disputed for years – 1977) (“Grand Hotel,” “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane”) (FAST FACT: In 1999, the American Film Institute ranked Crawford tenth on its list of the greatest female stars of Classic Hollywood Cinema) 

Musicians:

  • Blur’s Damon Albarn is 55 (He also sings in the virtual band Gorillaz)
  • Brett Eldredge is 37 (FAST FACTS: he was named New Artist of the Year at the 2014 CMA Awards)
  • The Nixons’ drummer John Humphrey is 53
  • Chaka Khan is 70 (Widely known as the Queen of Funk, Khan has won ten GRAMMYS and has sold an estimated 70-million records worldwide. Khan was ranked at number 17 in VH1's original list of the 100 Greatest Women of Rock & Roll.)
  • Marshall Dyllon singer Paul Martin is 45
  • OMG Girlz’s Breaunna “Miss Baby Doll” Womack is 28
  • Brett Young is 42 

Plus:

  • Princess Eugenie [[YOO-zhen-AY]] of York is 33 (She’s youngest daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah “Fergie” Ferguson…sister to Princess Beatrice of York...and she’s already welcomed her first child – a son – with hubs Jack Brooksbank)
  • Comedian Russell Howard is 43 (“Russell Howard’s Good News” and “Mock The Week”)
  • NBA Hall of Famer Jason Kidd is 50 (Previously a point guard in the NBA, Kidd was a ten-time NBA All-Star, a five-time All-NBA First Team member, and a nine-time NBA All-Defensive Team member. He’s also a two-time Olympic Gold Medal winner during his pro career, as part of Team USA in 2000 and 2008. He was inducted as a player into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.)
  • Celebrity gossip columnist Perez Hilton is 45 (FAST FACTS: He founded one of the most popular celebrity news blogs in history, com)
  • Comedian Reggie Watts is 51
  • Music Producer Mike WiLL Made-It is 34 (FAST FACTS: he’s produced hit songs such as 2 Chainz’ “No Lies” and Miley Cyrus’ “We Can’t Stop”)
  • The late Japanese director Akira Kurosawa (1910 – 1998) (FAST FACTS: An icon in the film world, he directed 30 films including the epics of “Rashomon” and “Seven Samurai.” He is referenced as one of history’s most important film makers)
  • NBA Hall of Famer Moses Malone (1955 – 2015) …he would have been 68 (FAST FACTS: He was the first player to go directly to the NBA from high school and from there, played for the NBA from 1974 through 1995. He was named MVP three times and was a 12-time NBA All-Star and an eight-time All-NBA Malone won his only NBA championship in 1983, when he was both the league and Finals MVP with the Philadelphia 76ers. He was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility in 2001)
  • The late comedian John Pinette (1964 – 2014) …he would have been 59

 

March 24th 

Actors:

  • Amir Arison is 45 (“Billions,” “The Blacklist”)
  • Lake Bell is 44 (“Boston Legal,” “It’s Complicated”) (FAST FACT: Married to Scott Campbell since 2013, the couple called it quits in 2020…she’s since moved on with Nick Thune. Campbell? He’s been single since the split.)
  • Lara Flynn Boyle is 53 (“Wayne’s World,” “Men in Black II,”)
  • Robert Carradine is 69 (“Revenge of the Nerds,” “Django Unchained”)
  • Jessica Chastain is 46 (“The Help” “The Martian,”)
  • Alyson Hannigan is 49 (“American Pie” series, “How I Met Your Mother”)
  • Keisha Castle-Hughes is 33 (“Star Wars: Episode I,” “Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith,” “Game of Thrones”)
  • Kelly LeBrock is 63 (“Hard To Kill,” “Weird Science”)
  • Jim Parsons is 50 (“Judging Amy,” “The Big Bang Theory”)
  • Donna Pescow is 69 (“General Hospital,” “The Sopranos”)
  • Megyn Price is 52 (Voice of Linda on “American Dad,” “Rules of Engagement”)
  • The late Lee Ermey (1944 – 2018)…he would have been 79 (“Apocalypse Now,” “Full Metal Jacket”) (FAST FACT: Before his acting career, Ermey was an actual drill instructor)
  • The late Norman Fell (1924 – 1998)…he would have been 99 (Mr. Roper on “Three’s Company,” “The Ropers”)
  • The late Steve McQueen (1930 – 1980)…he would have been 93 (“Papillon,” “The Magnificent Seven”) 

Musicians:

  • Switchfoot drummer Chad Butler is 49
  • The Corrs’ Sharon Corr is 53
  • We Are the In Crowd’s Jordan Eckes is 36
  • The World Alive’s Zack Hansen is 34
  • Keaton Henson is 35
  • Drive-By Truckers guitarist Patterson Hood is 59
  • Nick Lowe is 74
  • Nivea is 41
  • Paul and the Broken Bones bassist Jesse Phillips is 43 

Plus:

  • Wrestler Mark “The Undertaker” Calaway is 58
  • “Dancing with the Stars” pro Valentin Chmerkovskiy is 37 (FAST FACT: His brother is fellow “Dancing with the Stars” pro Maksim Chmerkovskiy)
  • Designer Tommy Hilfiger is 72
  • TV personality Star Jones is 61
  • Reality TV star Jeff Lewis is 53 (“Flipping Out”)
  • Designer Bob Mackie is 83
  • NFL star and Super Bowl XLI MVP Peyton Manning is 47 (FAST FACTS: He played 18 seasons in the NFL, primarily with the Indianapolis Colts. Considered to be one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time, he spent 14 seasons with the Colts and was a member of the Denver Broncos in his last four seasons.)
  • The late comedian, game show host/ sometime actor Louie Anderson (1953 – 2022) …he would have been 70 (He also starred in the FX series, “Baskets”)
  • The late bank robber Clyde Barrow (1909 – 1934) (FAST FACT: Robber and murderer who went on a spree with his girlfriend Bonnie Parker, he was portrayed by Warren Beatty in the film, “Bonnie & Clyde”)
  • The late magician Harry Houdini (1874 – 1926) (He was born Erik Weisz in Budapest) (FAST FACT: A university student and a boxer named J. Gordon Whitehead tested Houdini's immortality by striking him in the gut several times, which ruptured his appendix and…ultimately killed him. Houdini went on stage with a temperature of 104 the night before he passed. While he did faint during the performance, he was revived – and finished the show. The next day – October 31st – his last words before dying were reportedly, "I'm tired of fighting.”)

March 25th 

Actors:

  • Bonnie Bedelia is 75 (“Parenthood”)
  • Marcia Cross is 61 (“Quantico”)
  • Lisa Gay Hamilton is 59 (“House of Cards”)
  • Paul Michael Glaser is 80 (“Miami Vice”)
  • Mary Gross is 70 (“Sabrina The Teenage Witch”)
  • James McDaniel is 65 (“Detroit 1-8-7”)
  • Katharine McPhee is 39 (“Scorpion”) (FAST FACT: She’s been married to husband David Foster, who is 34 years her senior, since 2019. Their son (her first child) Rennie David Foster arrived February 2021)
  • Lee Pace is 44 (“Guardians of the Galaxy”)
  • Sarah Jessica Parker is 58 (“…And Just Like That”)
  • Brenda Strong is 63 (“Desperate Housewives”)
  • Lark Voorhies is 49 (Lisa Turtle on “Saved by the Bell,” “Good Morning, Miss Bliss”) 

Musicians:

  • Big Sean is 35 (His mama knows him as Sean Michael Leonard Anderson)
  • Anita Bryant is 83
  • All Saints’ Melanie Blatt is 48
  • “American Idol” alum Jason Castro is 36 (He’s a married father of four now…and works in real estate)
  • Sir Elton John is 76
  • DJ Ryan Lewis (of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis) is 35
  • Ronnie McDowell is 73
  • Spandau Ballet’s Steve Norman is 63
  • The Melvins’ Buzz Osborne is 59
  • The late Hoyt Axton (1938 – 1999)…he would have been 85
  • The late Aretha Franklin (1942 – 2018)…she would have been 81 

Plus:

  • Astronaut James Lovell is 95 (FAST FACTS: Commander of the famous Apollo 13 space mission and the first person to fly to the moon twice without making a landing)
  • Comedian (and “SNL” castmember) Alex Moffat is 41
  • Domino’s Pizza founder Thomas S. Monaghan is 86 (FAST FACT: He grew his single college-campus pizza store into a huge business; he sold it to Bain Capital for an estimated $1-billion and became involved in philanthropic work)
  • Race car driver Danica Patrick is 41 (She is the most successful woman in the history of American open-wheel racing—her win in the 2008 Indy Japan 300 is the only women's victory in an IndyCar Series race and her third place in the 2009 Indianapolis 500 is the highest finish there ever by a woman. She competed in the series from 2005 to 2011. In 2012, she competed in the NASCAR Nationwide Series and occasionally in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.)
  • Movie critic Gene Shalit is 97 • Feminist icon and author Gloria Steinem is 89 (Quote: “I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career.” FAST FACT: In 1972, Steinem became the first woman to speak at the National Press Club.)

 

March 26th

Actors:

  • Alan Arkin is 89 (“Edward Scissorhands”) (FAST FACT: He won Best Supporting Actor for “Little Miss Sunshine”)
  • Jennifer Grey is 63 (“Red Dawn,” “It’s Like, You Know”)
  • Jonathan Groff is 38 (“Glee,” “Frozen”)
  • Michael Imperioli is 57 (“Detroit 1-8-7”)
  • T.R. Knight is 50 (“Grey’s Anatomy,” “The Catch”)
  • Keira Knightley is 38 (“Collateral Beauty”) (FAST FACT: She was nominated for Best Supporting Actress for “The Imitation Game”)
  • Vicki Lawrence is 74 (“Carol Burnett Show,” “Mama’s Family”)
  • Leslie Mann is 51 (“How to Be Single”) (FAST FACT: She’s been married to Judd Apatow since 1997)
  • Martin Short is 73 (“Jungle 2 Jungle”)
  • Amy Smart is 47 (“Tyler Perry's The Single Moms Club”)
  • The late James Caan (“Elf,” “Las Vegas”)…he would have been 83
  • The late Leonard Nimoy (1931-2015)…he would have been 92 (“In Search Of…”) (FAST FACT: While many of us know him for his on-screen work, he was also a prolific artist – his chosen medium, photography) 

Musicians:

  • Kenny Chesney is 55
  • James Iha is 55 (Smashing Pumpkins, Tinted Windows, A Perfect Circle)
  • Charly McClain is 67
  • Diana Ross is 79 (FAST FACTS: In 1972, she won a Golden Globe for her performance as Billie Holiday in “Lady Sings the Blues”)
  • Steven Tyler is 75 

Plus:

  • NFL Hall of Famer Marcus Allen is 63 (FAST FACTS: Six-time Pro Bowl selection and became the first player to rush for 10,000 yards and compile over 500 receiving yards in the NFL)
  • Novelist and Scientist Richard Dawkins is 82 (famous for his books, “The Selfish Gene,” “The Blind Watchmaker,” and “The God Delusion”)
  • TV personality Leeza Gibbons is 66 (In 2015, she won “Celebrity Apprentice,” having raised $714,000 for her charity, Leeza's Care Connection. And by the way? She’s one of only two women who has won the competition – the first? Joan Rivers.)
  • Author Erica Jong is 81 (Her controversial book, "Fear of Flying," was among the first to explore empowered female sexuality.) (FAST FACT: To date, that book has sold more than 20-million copies)
  • Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor is 93 (FAST FACT: She was appointed to the Supreme Court by Ronald Reagan in 1981, and retired in 2006.)
  • Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is 83 (Pelosi has served in the House of Representatives since 1987)
  • “Watergate” journalist Bob Woodward is 80 (FAST FACT: A young reporter for “The Washington Post” in 1972, he was teamed up with Carl Bernstein and together they broke the infamous “Watergate” scandal)
  • The late Pulitzer prize-winning poet Robert Frost (1874 – 1963) (“Birches”) (FAST FACT: He read his poem, "The Gift Outright," at the 1961 inauguration of President John F. Kennedy)
  • The playwright Tennessee Williams (1911 – 1983) (“Orpheus Descending.”) (FAST FACT: Along with Eugene O'Neill and Arthur Miller he is considered among the three foremost playwrights in 20th-century American drama)

 

March 27th

Actors:

  • Nathan Fillion is 52 (“Desperate Housewives,” “Castle,” “The Rookie”)
  • Holliday Grainger is 35 (“The Borgias,” “Great Expectations”)
  • Elizabeth Mitchell is 53 (“Lost,” “Revolution,” “The Santa Clause,” “The Purge: Election Year”)
  • Austin Pendleton is 83 (“Searching for Bobby Fischer,” “A Beautiful Mind,” “Homicide: Life On The Street”)
  • Pauley Perette is 54 (“Murder One,” “NCIS”)
  • Brenda Song is 35 (“The Suite Life on Deck,” “The Social Network”)
  • Talisa Soto is 56 (“Mortal Kombat: Annihilation”) (FAST FACTS: Was first married to Costas Mandylor and later married actor Benjamin Bratt, whom she met on set of “Pinero.” They’ve been hitched since 2002)
  • Michael York is 81 (“Logan's Run,” “The Three Musketeers,” “Cabaret,” “The Lot,” “Austin Powers” series, “Gilmore Girls”)
  • The late David Janssen (1931 – 1980)he would have been 92 (“Richard Diamond, Private Detective,” “O’Hara, U.S. Treasury”)
  • The late Gloria Swanson (1899 – 1983) (“Sunset Boulevard,” “The Trespasser”) (FAST FACTS: Swanson was a star in the silent film era and “talkies” as both an actress and a fashion icon, especially under the direction of Cecil B. DeMille. She starred in dozens of silent films and was nominated for the first Academy Award in the Best Actress category. She also produced her own films.) 

Musicians:

  • Genesis’ Tony Banks is 73
  • Mariah Carey is 54
  • Fergie is 48 (Born Stacy Ann Ferguson, she shares her son, Axl Jack, with Josh Duhamel. The pair split in September 2017.)
  • Jessie J is 35 (her full name Jessica Ellen Cornish)
  • Kimbra is 33
  • Dave Koz is 60
  • The Dillinger Escape Plan’s Greg Puciato is 43
  • Sarah Vaughan (1924 – 1990)…she would have been 99 

Plus:

  • Actor-turned-singer-turned-reality TV star Blake Mciver Ewing is 38 (“The People’s Couch”)
  • Reality TV star Vicki Gunvalson is 61 (“The Real Housewives of Orange County”)
  • Director Quentin Tarantino is 60 (“Reservoir Dogs,” “Pulp Fiction,” “Kill Bill,” “Jackie Brown,” “Django Unchained”)
  • The late schoolteacher Patty Smith Hill (1868–1946) (She’s best known for co-writing, with her sister Mildred Hill, the song "Good Morning To All," which became “Happy Birthday To You”)

March 28th 

Actors:

  • Alexandra Billings is 61 (“Transparent”)
  • Julia Stiles is 42 (“10 Things I Hate About You,” “Save the Last Dance”)
  • Vince Vaughn is 53 (“Old School,” “Wedding Crashers”)
  • Dianne Wiest is 75 (“Parenthood,” “The Lost Boys”)
  • The late Conchata Ferrell (1943 – 2020)...she would have been 80 (“Edward Scissorhands,” “Erin Brockovich”)
  • The late Ken Howard (1944 – 2016)…he would have been 79 (“The White Shadow,” “Child's Play”) 

Musicians:

  • Rodney Atkins is 54
  • Lady Gaga is 37 (her given name, Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta)
  • Salt-N-Pepa’s Cheryl “Salt” James is 57 (FAST FACT: Salt-N-Pepa were the first female rap act to have gold, platinum, and multi-platinum albums, and the first female rap act to win a GRAMMY)
  • The Killers’ Dave Keuning is 47
  • Reba McEntire is 68
  • Matt Nathanson is 50
  • Cheeks of Lost Boyz is 52 

Plus:

  • Movie producer Bruce Gilbert is 76 ("9 to 5," "On Golden Pond")
  • Reality TV star Kate Gosselin is 48 (“Kate Plus 8”)
  • Playmate/reality star/ sometime actress (“The Wedding Singer”) Shanna Moakler is 48 (FAST FACT: She’s the ex-wife of Blink-182’s Travis Barker and Oscar De La Hoya’s baby mama)
  • Director Brett Ratner is 54 (“Rush Hour” series, “X-Men: The Last Stand”) 

 

March 29th 

Actors:

  • Bud Cort is 75 (“Harold & Maude,” “Coyote Ugly”)
  • Eric Idle is 80 (“Monty Python” films, “Dudley Do-Right”)
  • Christopher Lambert is 66 (“Highlander,” “Mortal Kombat”)
  • Lucy Lawless is 55 (“Xena,” “Battlestar Galactica”)
  • Chris Massoglia is 31 (“Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant”)
  • Annabella Sciorra is 63 (“The Sopranos,” “Law & Order: Criminal Intent”)
  • Amy Sedaris is 62 (“Strangers with Candy,” “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”)
  • Marina Sirtis is 68 (“Star Trek: The Next Generation,” “Finders Keepers”)
  • The late Pearl Bailey (1918 - 1990) (“Porgy & Bess,” “Isn't It Romantic?” and “St. Louis Blues”) (FAST FACTS: She won a Tony Award in 1968 for her performance in an all-black Broadway production of “Hello, Dolly!” She also received the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award in 1976 and the Presidential Medal of Freedom on October 17, 1988.)
  • The late Scott Wilson (1942 – 2018)…he would have been 81 (“In the Heat of the Night,” “The Walking Dead”) 

Musicians:

  • Perry Farrell (Jane’s Addiction, Porno for Pyros, Satellite Party) is 64
  • Regina Leigh of Regina Regina is 55
  • Maroon 5 keyboardist PJ Morton is 42
  • Blues Traveler’s John Popper is 56
  • Brady Seals is 54 

Plus:

  • Tennis champ Jennifer Capriati is 47 (An international Tennis Hall of Fame and former World #1 tennis pro, she won 14 professional singles tournaments. Capriati also won the gold medal at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. Coming to fame as a kid, her fall from grace began in 1993 due to burnout. In 2013, Capriati was charged with battery and stalking after reportedly following and striking her former boyfriend on Valentine's Day. The charges were later dropped.)
  • NBA Hall of Famer Walt Frazier is 78
  • Victoria’s Secret model Jill Goodacre is 59 (FAST FACT: She’s been married to Harry Connick, Jr. since 1994)
  • Director Michel Hazanavicius is 56 (“The Artist,” “The Search”)
  • Supermodel Elle Macpherson is 59
  • The late American President John Tyler (1790 – 1862) (FAST FACTS: He was the tenth U.S. president. At age 63, he fathered a son, who in turned fathered a son at 75. With 15 children overall, he still has two grandchildren that are alive today)
  • The late Sam’s Club and WalMart founder Sam Walton (1918 – 1992)
  • The late baseball great Cy Young (1867 - 1955) (FAST FACTS: Legendary 511-game winner who pitched three no-hitters throughout his career, including a perfect game on May 5, 1904; the season-ending award for the top pitcher in the AL and NL was named after him. During his 22-season baseball career (1890–1911), he pitched for five different teams. He also established numerous pitching records, some of which have stood for a century. Young compiled 511 wins, which is most in Major League history and 94 ahead of Walter Johnson, second on the list. Young was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1937.)

March 30th 

Actors:

  • John Astin is 93 (“The Addams Family,” “Operation Petticoat”)
  • Warren Beatty is 86 (“Bonnie and Clyde,” “Bugsy”) (FAST FACTS: He has been nominated for 15 Academy Awards – four for Best Actor, four for Best Picture, two for Best Director, three for Original Screenplay, and one for Adapted Screenplay. He also accepted the AFI Life Achievement Award in 2008. He’s been married to Annette Benning since 1992. They have They have four children. Their oldest child, Stephen, came out as trans in 2012)
  • Mark Consuelos is 52 (“American Horror Story,” “Alpha House,” “Riverdale”) (FAST FACT: He’s been married to Kelly Ripa since 1996)
  • Jason Dohring is 41 (“Veronica Mars,” “Moonlight”)
  • Leleti Khumalo is 53 (“Sarafina,” “Invictus”)
  • Katy Mixon is 42 (“Eastbound & Down,” “Mike and Molly”)
  • Paul Reiser is 67 (“Mad About You,” “Stranger Things”)
  • Cassie Scerbo is 33 (“Make It or Break It,” “Sharknado”)
  • Ian [[EYE-an]] Ziering is 59 (“Guiding Light,” "Beverly Hills 90120")
  • The late Robbie Coltrane (“Harry Potter” film series, “GoldenEye”)…he would have been 73
  • The late Richard Dysart (1929 – 2015)…he would have been 94 (“The Thing,” “L.A. Law”)

Musicians:

  • Tracy Chapman is 59
  • Eric Clapton is 78 (FAST FACTS: He received “Slowhand” as a nickname because he would play the guitar with such fierceness, the strings would break making him to change them on stage – the crowd would applaud)
  • Celine Dion is 55 (FAST FACT: She won a Chopard Diamond Award for selling more than 200-million albums)
  • MC Hammer is 61 (his given name, Stanley Kirk Burrell) And no…this is not a day for men to embrace hammer pants
  • Norah Jones is 44 (FAST FACTS: Her father is legendary Indian musician, Ravi Shankar)
  • Justin Moore is 39
  • Anna Nalick is 39
  • Thomas Rhett is 33 

Plus:

  • Playboy playmate/TV personality and sometime-actress Donna D'Errico is 55
  • Legendary TV personality and host Peter Marshall is 97 (“Hollywood Squares”)
  • TV personality Piers Morgan is 58
  • Reality TV star Richard Ray Rawlings is 54 (Discovery’s “Fast N’ Loud”) (FAST FACTS: Ever heard he’s married? He is – been hitched three times, but to two women. Rawlings and his second wife, Suzanne Marie, were married from 1999-2009, but found their way back together at a friend’s wedding in Cabo in 2015, and got remarried. They were solid until 2019…when he filed for divorce again. Now? He’s engaged to Katerina Deason the wife of billionaire Darwin Deason. And yes, separated though they may be – and she’s changed her last name on socials to Rawlings – the Deasons are still the Deasons...as all confirmed reports have them as still Mr. and Mrs.).
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ cornerback Richard Sherman is 35
  • The late telescope inventor Bernhard Schmidt (1879 – 1935) (A German optician. In 1930, he invented the Schmidt telescope which corrected for the optical errors of spherical aberration, coma, and astigmatism, making possible for the first time the construction of very large, wide-angled reflective cameras of short exposure time for astronomical research.)
  • The late Vincent Van Gogh (1853 – 1890) (FAST FACTS: A post-impressionist painter whose art is famously known for its emotional intensity and bold color use. In 1888, he sliced off part of his ear and later fell asleep at a nearby brothel where he nearly bleed to death)
  • The late music producer Adam “DJ AM” Goldstein (1973 – 2009) …he would have been 450 (FAST FACT: He died shortly after surviving a small plane crash in 2008 with Blink 182's Travis Barker)

March 31st 

Actors:

  • Richard Chamberlain is 89 (“Dr. Kildare,” “The Thorn Birds”)
  • Tony Cox is 65 (“Bad Santa,” “Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi”)
  • William Daniels is 96 (“Boy Meets World's” Mr. Feeny. Dr. Mark Craig in “St. Elsewhere”)
  • Shirley Jones is 89 (“Oklahoma!,” “The Music Man”) (FAST FACTS: She wasn’t just “Mrs. Partridge.” In 1960, she won an Academy Award for her role as prostitute Lulu Bains in “Elmer Gantry.” Also – she is stepmom to David Cassidy, and mom of Shaun Cassidy)
  • Gabe Kaplan is 78 ("Welcome Back Kotter")
  • Ed Marinaro is 73 (“Blue Mountain State,” "Hill Street Blues”)
  • Ewan McGregor is 52 ("Trainspotting," “Star Wars” prequel trilogy)
  • Rhea Perlman is 75 ("Cheers," “Matilda”) (FAST FACTS: Nominated for an Emmy Award for her role in “Cheers” 10 times, and she won four times. While she and husband Danny Devito separated in 2010, said they planned to stay that way (and not divorce), they have since reconciled)
  • Jessica Szohr is 38 (“Gossip Girl,” “Piranha 3D”)
  • Christopher Walken is 80 (“A View to a Kill,” “Pulp Fiction”) (FAST FACT: Always tries to work a jig/dance into his movies) 

Musicians:

  • Herb Alpert is 88
  • /Bleachers guitarist Jack Antonoff is 39
  • Cobra Starship’s Ryland Blackinton is 41
  • Támar Davis is 43
  • Jay Rock is 38 (his given name, Johnny Reed McKinzie, Jr.)
  • Tony Yayo is 45 (born Marvin Bernard)
  • AC/DC’s Angus Young is 68
  • The late William Orville “Lefty” Frizzell (1928 – 1975)…he would have been 95
  • The late Shawty Lo (1976 – 2016)…he would have been 47 (born Carlos Rico Walker) (Walker was killed in a single-car accident in Fulton County, Georgia in the early morning hours of September 21, 2016. The crash happened around 2:20am when Walker's car went over a guardrail, hit two trees, and caught on fire; he had been ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.) 

Plus:

  • TV personality Samantha Brown is 53 (she’s hosted a variety of shows including “Girl Meets Hawaii,” “Great Vacation Homes,” “Great Hotels,” “Passport to Europe,” “Passport to Latin America,” “Great Weekends”)
  • Former Massachusetts Congressman Barney Frank is 83 (FAST FACT: He served in the House of Representatives from 1981 to 2013)
  • Former Vice President Al Gore is 75
  • The late author Leo Buscaglia (1924 – 1998)…he would have been 99 (“Love,” “The Fall of Freddie and the Leaf”)
  • The late labor leader and farm worker advocate Cesar Chavez (1927 – 1993)…he would have been 96
  • The late designer Liz Claiborne (1929 – 2007)…she would have been 94 (FAST FACTS: Claiborne, frustrated at the failure of the companies that she worked for to provide clothes for working women started her own design company in 1976. It was an immediate success with sales of $2-million in 1976 and $23 million in 1978. Claiborne listed all employees in the directory in alphabetical order to circumvent what she perceived as male hierarchies)
  • The late composer Joseph Haydn (1732 – 1809) (FAST FACT: Dubbed Father of the Symphony and Father of the String Quartet)
 

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