Famous Birthdays Today- Martin Scorsese Is 77

November 17th


  • Zoe Bell is 41 (“Grindhouse”) (FAST FACT: She has also been a stunt double who filled in for Lucy Lawless and Uma Thurman during perilous scenes)
  • Leslie Bibb is 45 (“Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby,” “Iron Man,” “Law Abiding Citizen,” “See Spot Run”)
  • Raquel Castro is 25 (“Jersey Girl,” “Third Watch”)
  • Danny DeVito is 75 (“Taxi,” “Batman Returns,” “Get Shorty,” “Space Jam,” “It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.”)
  • Daisy Fuentes is 53 (“America's Funniest Home Videos,” “Ghostwriter,” “Curdled”)
  • Lauren Hutton is 76 (“American Gigolo,” “The Gambler,” “Once Bitten,” “Falcon Crest”)
  • Harry Lloyd is 36 (“Goodbye, Mr. Chips,” “David Copperfield;” and most recently, Viserys Targaryen on “Game of Thrones”)
  • Sophie Marceau is 53 (“The Firelight,” “Braveheart,” “The World is Not Enough”)
  • Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio is 61 (“Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves,” “Law & Order: Criminal Intent,” “Grimm”)
  • Rachel McAdams is 41 (“The Hot Chick,” “Mean Girls,” “The Notebook,” “The Time Traveler's Wife”)
  • Diane Neal is 43 (“NCIS,” “Law & Order: SVU,” “Power”)
  • David Ramsey is 48 (“Dexter,” “Arrow,” “Blue Bloods”)
  • Dylan Walsh is 56 (“Nip/Tuck,” “The Stepfather,” “Unforgettable”)
  • The late Rock Hudson(1925 – 1985)…he would have been 94(“Giant,” “Magnificent Obsession,” “McMillan & Wife”) (FAST FACT: When he died in 1985, he became the first major celebrity to die from an AIDS-related illness) 


  • Bell Biv DeVoe’s Ronnie DeVoe is 52
  • Isaac Hanson is 39 (FAST FACT: His first name is actually Clarke, but he goes by his middle name, Isaac)
  • Gordon Lightfoot is 81
  • The Band Perry’s Reid Perry is 31
  • The late Jeff Buckley(1966 – 1997)…he would have been 53


  • Milwaukee Brewers’ left fielder Ryan Braun is 36
  • Former Governor and DNC chair Howard Dean is 71 (The 79thgovernor of Vermont, he also ran for president in 2004 – and gave usthe yell heard ‘round the world.)
  • "Saturday Night Live" executive producer Lorne Michaels is 75
  • TV personality Ru Paul is 59 (born RuPaul Andre Charles)
  • Director Martin Scorsese is 77 (“Taxi Driver,” “Raging Bull,” “Goodfellas,” “Mean Streets,” “The Departed”) (FAST FACT! He finally won the Academy Award for Best Director for “The Departed” after previously being nominated five times.)
  • Baseball legend Tom Seaver is 75 (FAST FACTS: This 12-time MLB All-Star pitcher nicknamed ‘Tom Terrific,’ he helped lead the New York Mets to World Series victory in 1969. His jersey number 41 was the third number ever retired by the Mets.)
  • The late civil rights activist, Yolanda King(1955 – 2007)…she would have been 64(FAST FACT: She was just 12 when her father, Dr. Martin Luther King, was assassinated. Later, she played Rosa Parks in the 1978 TV miniseries, “King.”)

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