Famous Birthdays Today- Bryan Adams Is 60

November 5th


  • Seth Gilliam is 51 (“The Wire,” “Oz,” “The Walking Dead”)
  • Luke Hemsworth is 38 ("Westworld") (FAST FACT: Yes, he’s the brother of Luke and Chris)
  • Famke Janssen is 54/55(her birth year is in some debate)(“X-Men,” “Goldeneye,” “Nip/Tuck,” “Hemlock Grove,” “How To Get Away With Murder,” “The Blacklist: Redemption”)
  • Rene Lavan is 51 (“CSI: Miami,” “Las Vegas,” “Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights”)
  • Madison McLaughlin is 24 (“Supernatural,” “The Mentalist”) (FAST FACT: she was a contestant in the 2009 Miss California Teen USA pageant)
  • Tatum O’Neal is 56 (“Paper Moon,” “Wicked Wicked Games,” “The Bad News Bears,” “Rescue Me”)
  • Robert Patrick is 61 (“Terminator 2: Judgment Day,” “Fire In The Sky,” “Ladder 49,” “Flags of Our Fathers,” “Bridge to Terabithia,” “The Men Who Stare at Goats “The Unit,” “Scorpion”)
  • Judy Reyes is 52 (“Scrubs,” “Devious Maids,” “Claws”)
  • Sam Rockwell is 51 (“The Green Mile,” “Galaxy Quest,” “Charlie's Angels,” “Confessions of a Dangerous Mind,” “The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford,” “Frost/Nixon,” “Iron Man 2,” “Cowboys & Aliens,” “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy,” “The Way Way Back”)
  • Armin Shimerman is 70 (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine,” “The Hitcher,” “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”)
  • Elke Sommer is 79 (“The Prize,” “The Swiss Conspiracy,” “The Astral Factor”)
  • Tilda Swinton is 59 (“Orlando,” “Chronicles of Narnia,” “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” “Snowpiercer”)
  • The late Jon-Erik Hexum(1957-1984)…he would have been 62(“Voyagers!” “Voyager from the Unknown,” “The Bear”) (FAST FACT: He accidentally killed himself on the set of “Cover Up.” Unaware that the gun he was horsing around with held a single blank, Hexum fired at his temple. He was rushed to the hospital, had surgery, but was ultimately removed from life support six days later. His death wasn’t in vain, however. An organ donor, his organs and skin went on to save and change the lives of six others.)
  • The late Vivien Leigh(1913-1967)(“Gone with the Wind,” “Fire Over England,” “A Streetcar Named Desire”)
  • The late Joel McCrea(1905-1990)(He starred in over 90 films, “The Virginian”)
  • The late Roy Rogers(1911-1998)(Known as the "King of the Cowboys", he appeared in over 100 films and numerous radio and television episodes of “The Roy Rogers Show.” In many of his films and television episodes, he appeared with his wife Dale Evans, his golden palomino, Trigger, and his German Shepherd, Bullet. His show ran on radio for nine years before moving to television from 1951 through 1957.)
  • The late Natalie Schafer(1900-1991)(“Gilligan’s Island’s” Mrs. Howell, “Anastasia,” “Search for Tomorrow”)
  • The late Sam Shepard(1943 – 2017)…he would have been 76(“The Right Stuff,” “Crimes of the Heart,” “Blackhawk Down,” “August: Osage County”) (FAST FACTS: A respected actor, he is also the author of several books of short stories, essays, and memoirs, and received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1979 for his play, “Buried Child.” Shepard also received the PEN/Laura Pels International Foundation for Theater Award as a master American dramatist in 2009) 


  • Bryan Adams is 60
  • Ryan Adams is 45
  • Art Garfunkel (FAST FACT: He met Paul Simon during a play in grade school) is 78
  • Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood is 48
  • Kevin Jonas is 32
  • The Kinleys is aka Heather and Jennifer Kinley is 49
  • The late Gram Parsons(1946-1973)…he would have been 73
  • The late Ike Turner(1931-2007)…he would have been 88


  • New York Giants’ Wide Receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is 27
  • Fashionista and TV personality Alexa Chung is 36 (Editor of British “Vogue,” host of “It’s on with Alexa Chung”)
  • Reality star/celebrity momager Kris Jenner is 64 (“Keeping Up With The Kardashians”)
  • Golfer Bubba Watson is 41
  • Basketball Hall of Famer Bill Walton is 67
  • The late aviator Sir John Alcock(1892-1919)(FAST FACT: He flew the first non-stop flight across Atlantic Ocean)
  • The late artist Washington Allston (painter and poet also known for his 1809 “Moonlit Landscape”)(1779-1843)

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