Famous Birthdays Today- Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters Is 76

September 6th


  • Dylan Bruno is 47 (“Saving Private Ryan,” “The Rage: Carrie 2,” “Numb3ers,” “NCIS”)
  • Jane Curtin is 72 (“Saturday Night Live,” “How To Beat The High Cost of Living,” “Coneheads,” “Kate & Allie”)
  • Idris Elba is 47 (“The Wire,” BBC's “Luther,” “American Gangster,” “Thor,” “Prometheus,” “Pacific Rim,” “Thor: The Dark World,” “Beasts of No Nation”)
  • Swoosie Kurtz is 75 (“Wildcats,” “Dangerous Liaisons,” “Stanley & Iris,” “Sisters,” Citizen Ruth,” “Liar Liar,” “Huff,” “Pushing Daisies,” “Mike & Molly”).
  • Anika Noni Rose is 47 (“Dreamgirls,” “For Colored Girls,” “Bag of Bones”)
  • Rosie Perez is 55 (“Do The Right Thing,” “White Men Can’t Jump,” “Fearless,” “The Take”)
  • Betsy Russell is 56 (“Private School,” “Tomboy,” “The A Team,” “1st& Ten,” “Saw” series – she played Jigsaw’s ex wife)
  • Michael Winslow is 61 (“Spaceballs,” “Police Academy” film series – he’s the one that makes awesome mouth noises)
  • Jo Anne Worley is 82 (“Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In”) 


  • Foxy Brown is 41 (born Inga DeCarlo Fung Marchand)
  • Mark Chesnutt is 56
  • David Allan Coe is 80
  • The Wanted’s Max George is 31
  • Macy Gray is 52
  • O.R.E/Noreaga is 42 (born Victor Santiago, Jr.)(that’s according to Wiki)
  • CeCe Peniston is 50
  • The Cardigans’ Nina Persson is 45
  • Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters is 76 


  • Former New Jersey Governor-turned-TV commentator Chris Christie is 57
  • Comedian Jeff Foxworthy is 61
  • Model Lupita Jones is 52 (FAST FACTS: Born María Guadalupe "Lupita" Jones Garay, in 1991, she became the first-ever Mexican woman to win the Miss Universe title)
  • Celebrity sister Philippa “Pippa” Middleton (now Matthews) is 36 (FAST FACT: She has gained nothing other that notoriety from her sister’s marriage to Prince William. On the flip side, she’ll be known as Lady Glen Affric should her husband, James Matthews, inherit his father's title, Laird of Glen Affric. And yeah, “just” a title…but still fun, right?)
  • The late scientist John Dalton(1766 – 1844)(English chemist and physicist who pioneered research in the field of atomic theory. He also studied color blindness and was one of the first to recognize the condition as being hereditary.)
  • The late biochemist and physiologist John MacLeod(1876 – 1935)(He is known for his work on carbohydrate metabolism and especially with his collaboration with Frederick Banting and Charles Best in the discovery of insulin. For this work on the discovery of insulin, in 1921, Banting and Macleod were jointly awarded the 1923Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine.)
  • The late civil rights leader Frances “Fanny” Wright(1795-1852)(A 19thcentury Women's Liberation activist and abolitionist who founded the Nashoba Commune in Tennessee, a utopian community to prepare slaves for emancipation.)

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