Famous Birthdays Today- Matthew McConaughey Is 50

November 4th


  • Jean-Luc Bilodeau is 29 (“Baby Daddy,” “LOL,” “Kyle XY”)
  • Darcy Rose Byrnes is 21 (“The Young and the Restless,” “The Legend of Korra,” “Desperate Housewives”)
  • Annabelle Gurwitch is 58 (“Guiding Light,” “Mousehunt,” “Dinner and a Movie”)
  • Ralph Macchio is 58 (“The Karate Kid,” “The Outsiders,” “Eight Is Enough”) (FAST FACT: he made his TV debut on commercials for Bubble Yum and Dr. Pepper)
  • Matthew McConaughey is 50 (“Dazed and Confused,” “Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation,” “A Time to Kill,” “Amistad,” “The Wedding Planner,” “The Lincoln Lawyer,” “The Paperboy,” “Magic Mike,” “Dallas Buyers,” “The Wolf of Wall Street,” “The Sea of Trees,” “Free State of Jones”)
  • Markie Post is 69 (“The Fall Guy,” “Night Court,” “Hearts Afire,” “Tricks of the Trade”)
  • Loretta Swit is 82 (‘Major Margaret Houlihan’ on “M*A*S*H,” “Race with the Devil”)
  • Berlinda Tolbert is 70 (“Jenny” of “The Jeffersons”)
  • Heather Tom is 44 (“The Young and the Restless,” “One Life to Live,” “The Bold and the Beautiful”)
  • Kiersten Warren is 54 (“Saved by the Bell: The College Years,” “Independence Day,” “Bicentennial Man”)
  • The late Doris Roberts(1925-2016)…she would have been 94(‘Marie Barone’ on “Everybody Loves Raymond”)
  • The late Art Carney(1918-2003)(“The Honeymooners,” “Harry and Tonto”)
  • The late Cameron Mitchell(1918-1994)(“Love Me or Leave Me,” “Desiree”)
  • The late Will Rogers(1879-1935)(“Judge Priest,” “Steamboat Round the Bend,” “State Fair”) 


  • Sean Diddy Combs is 50
  • Squeeze’s Chris Difford is 65
  • The late Van Stephenson(1953-2001)…he would have been 66


  • Former First Lady Laura Bush is 73 (Spent her time in the White House as an advocate for education and HIV/AIDS awareness)
  • Dallas Cowboys’ Wide Receiver Dez Bryant is 31
  • Reality star Jessa Duggar is 27 (1/19 of the famous Duggar clan)
  • Reality star and entrepreneur Bethenny Frankel is 49 (original member of the “Real Housewives of New York City,” founder of Skinnygirl Cocktails)
  • Reality star and comedienne Kathy Griffin is 59
  • TV host Jeff Probst is 57 (Emmy winning host of “Survivor”)
  • The late legendary newsman Walter Cronkite(1916-2009)(Anchor of CBS’ Evening News for over 30 years) (FAST FACT: his news delivery on CBS voted him “the Most Trusted Man in America”)
  • The late president of Mattel Inc. Ruth Handler(1916-2002)(She worked on the creation of the Barbie brand, who was inspired to name Barbie after her daughter Barbara)
  • The late brewery king Alfred Heineken (yes, of the Heineken International Brewery Company)(1923-2002)…he would have been 96
  • The late photographer Robert Mapplethorpe(1946-1989)…he would have been73(Known for his large-scale, black and white portraits, especially that of flowers and nude men. His most controversial work is that of the underground BDSM scene in the late 1960s and early 1970s of New York City. The homoeroticism of this work fuelled a national debate over the public funding of controversial artwork.)

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