Smokey And The Bandit Star Hits 73 Today


Peter DeLuise is 53 (“21 Jump Street,” “Bloodsuckers,” “The Silence of the Hams”)

Sally Field is 73 (“The Flying Nun,” “Norma Rae,” “Steel Magnolias,” “Forrest Gump,” “Lincoln”)

Ethan Hawke is 49 (“Dead Poets Society,” “Reality Bites,” “The Purge,” “Assault on Precinct 13,” “Before the Devil Knows You're Dead,” “Sinister,” “First Reformed”)

Lance Kerwin is 59 (“James at 15,” “Salem’s Lot,” “The Loneliest Runner”)

Katie Leclerc is 33 (“Switched at Birth,” “Flying By”) (FAST FACT: She has Ménière's disease which is an inner ear disorder that affects balance and hearing)

Taryn Manning is 41 (“Crossroads,” “8 Mile,” “Orange is the New Black”)

Zoe McClellan is 45 (“JAG,” “Dirty Sexy Money”)

Thandie Newton is 47 (“Crash,” “The Pursuit of Happyness,” “ER,” “2012,” “For Colored Girls,” “Solo: A Star Wars Story”)

Kelly Rutherford is 51 (“Melrose Place,” “Threat Matrix,” “Gossip Girl”)

Lori Singer is 62 (“Footloose,” “The Man with One Red Shoe,” “Warlock”)

Emma Stone is 31 (“Zombieland,” “Easy A,” “The Amazing Spider-Man,” “Birdma,” “La La Land’)

The late actor Jonathan Harris(1914-2002)(“Lost in Space,” “A Bug’s Life”)

The late actress Rebecca Schaeffer(1967-1989)…she would have been 52.(“My Sister Sam”) (FAST FACTS! In July 1989, Schaeffer was fatally shot in the doorway of her West Hollywood apartment building by Robert John Bardo. Bardo was obsessed with Schaeffer and had been stalking her for three years. He was sentenced to life imprisonment for her murder. Schaeffer's death prompted the passage of anti-stalking laws in California.)


Racer X and Mr. Big guitarist Paul Gilbert is 53 (FAST FACT: was voted #4 Top 10 Greatest Guitar Shredders of All Time by “GuitarOne” magazine)

Conchita Wurst is 31(Austrian pop recording artist and drag queen portrayed by Thomas "Tom" Neuwirth. Wurst came to international attention for winning the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 as Austria's entrant with the song "Rise Like a Phoenix.")

The late Eagles’ rocker Glenn Frey (1948-2016)…he would have been 71

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