Famous Birthdays Today- Norman Reedus Is 51

January 6th


  • Rowan Atkinson is 65 (“Bean,” “The Lion King,” “Johnny English”)
  • Johnny Yong Bosch is 44 (“Mighty Morphin Power Rangers” franchise)
  • Kate McKinnon is 36 (“The Big Gay Sketch Show,” “Saturday Night Live,” “Ghostbusters”) (FAST FACT: She and Danitra Vance are the only out-lesbians to ever star on “SNL”)
  • Danny Pintauro is 44 (“Who’s the Boss?” “Cujo,” “As the World Turns”)
  • Norman Reedus is 51(“Blade II,” “The Boondock Saints,” “The Walking Dead”) (FAST FACT: He shares a son – Mingus Lucien Reedus – with supermodel Helena Christensen….and now a daughter – no one knows her name – with actress Diane Kruger)
  • Eddie Redmayne is 38 (“Les Miserables,” “The Theory of Everything,” “My Week with Marilyn,” “Jupiter Ascending,” “The Danish Girl,” “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”) (FAST FACT: He worked as a model for Burberry from 2008-2012)
  • The late Bonnie Franklin (“One Day at a Time,” “The Young and the Restless”)(1944-2013)… she would have been 76
  • The late Vic Tayback (Mel on “Alice”)(1930-1990)…he would have been 90
  • The late Danny Thomas (“Make Room for Daddy,” “The Dick Van Dyke Show,” “Mod Squad”) (FAST FACT: He’s the founder of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital)(1912-1991)
  • The late Loretta Young (“The Loretta Young Show,” “The Stranger,” “The Bishop’s Wife”)(1913-2000)


  • Ray Ray is 24 (born Rayan Lopez)
  • DJ Nicky Romero is 31 (his given name Nick Rotteveel)
  • The Arctic Monkey’s Alex Turner is 34
  • The late Pink Floyd’s Syd Barrett(1946-2006)… he would have been 74
  • The late Earl Scruggs(1924-2012)… he would have been 96(He first became known for his unique three-finger banjo playing style)
  • The AC/DC co-founder MalcolmYoung (1953 – 2017)…he would have been 67


  • TV personality Julie Chen is 50 (“Big Brother,” “The Talk”)
  • Author/blogger/TV personality Ree Drummond is 51 (“Pioneer Woman”)
  • Reality Star Tiffany “New York” Pollard is 38 (“Flavor of Love,” “I Love New York,” “Botched”)
  • Modern composer A.R. Rahman is 53 (known for work in “Slumdog Millionaire” and “Lord of War”)
  • The late legendary Catholic saint Joan of Arc (First a peasant girl living in medieval France, she believed that God had chosen her to lead France to victory in its Hundred Years War with England. She is perhaps the country’s most revered saint.)(1412-1431)
  • The late poet Carl Sandburg (“Rootabaga Stories,” “The War Years,” “Cornhuskers”)(1878-1967)
  • The late Director John Singleton(1968 – 2019)...he would have been 52(“Boyz n the Hood,” “Poetic Justice,” “2 Fast 2 Furious”)
  • The late American explorer John Smith(1580 – 1631)(Admiral of New England, was an English soldier, explorer, and author. He was knighted for his services to Sigismund Báthory, Prince of Transylvania, and his friend Mózes Székely. He was considered to have played an important part in the establishment of Jamestown, the first permanent English settlement in North America.)

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