Famous Birthdays Today- Flo Rida Is 40

September 17th


  • Kyle Chandler is 54 (“Early Edition,” “What About Joan,” “Friday Night Lights,” “King Kong,” “The Day the Earth Stood Still,” “Super 8,” “Argo,” “Zero Dark Thirty,” “The Wolf of Wall Street,” “Bloodline,” “Manchester by the Sea”)
  • Bobby Lee is 48 (“MadTV,” “Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle,” “Pineapple Express,” “The Dictator”)
  • Cassandra Peterson is 68 (“Elvira,” “Lost City of Gold,” “Pee-wee’s Big Adventure”)
  • Denyse Tontz is 25 (“Big Time Rush,” “Dog with a Blog,” “The Fosters”)
  • Malik Yoba is 52 (“New York Undercover,” “Cool Runnings,” “Alphas,” “Revolution,” “Empire”)
  • The late Anne Bancroft(1931-2005)… she would have been 88(“The Miracle Worker,” “The Elephant Man,” “Agnes of God,” “To Be or Not to Be,” “Dracula: Dead and Loving It”) (FAST FACTS: She met her husband, Mel Brooks on the set of “The Perry Como Show” in the early 60s. As the story goes, Brooks walked up to her and said, “I’m going to marry you.” He did – The couple tied the knot in 1964 and they were together until she passed away.)
  • The late Paul Benedict(1938-2008)… he would have been 81(“Sesame Street,” Mr. Bentley on “The Jeffersons”)
  • The late Roddy McDowall(1928-1998)…he would have been 91(“How Green Was My Valley,” “My Friend Flicka,” “Lassie Come Home,” “Planet of the Apes,” “Cleopatra,” “Funny Lady,” “Bedknobs and Broomsticks,” “Fright Night,” “Overboard,” “Fright Night 2,” “Quantum Leap”)
  • The late John Ritter(1948-2003)… he would have been 71(“Three’s Company,” “Problem Child,” “Problem Child 2,” “Sling Blade,” “Bride of Chucky,” “8 Simple Rules,” “Bad Santa”) 


  • Anastacia is 51
  • Simple Plan’s Chuck Comeau is 40
  • Flo Rida is 40 (born Tramar Lacel Dillard)
  • Doug E. Fresh is 53 (his mama knows him as Douglas E. Davis)
  • Pentatonix’s Scott Hoying is 28
  • Bebe Winans is 57
  • The late Keith Flint (of The Prodigy)(1969 – 2019)…he would have been 50
  • The late Steve Sanders of the Oak Ridge Boys(1952-1998)… he would have been 67
  • The late Hank Williams Sr.(1923-1953)…he would have been 96


  • TV personality and designer Nate Berkus is 48
  • Race car driver Jimmie Johnson is 44 (FAST FACT: He became the first race car driver to be named Associated Press Male Athlete of the year in 2009)
  • Mountain climber Reinhold Messner is 75 (He made the first solo ascent of Mount Everest, the world's highest peak, without the use of contained oxygen for breathing in 1980)
  • Hockey player Alexander Ovechkin is 34 (FAST FACT: in 2013 he became the 8thplayer in NHL history to win the Hart Trophy for league MVP three times)
  • Comedienne Rita Rudner is 66
  • Director Bryan Singer is 54 (“Superman Returns,” “X-Men,” “The Usual Suspects”)
  • The late author Ken Kesey (1935-2001)… he would have been 84 (“One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest,” “Sometimes a Great Notion,” “Demon Box”)

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