Famous Birthdays Today- Dolly Parton Is 74

January 19th


  • Desi Arnaz Jr. is 67 (“I Love Lucy”)
  • Denise Boutte is 38 (“Meet the Browns,” “Why Did I Get Married,” “Extreme Movie”)
  • Michael Crawford is 78 (“The Phantom of the Opera,” “Flowers for Algernon,” “The Wizard of Oz”)
  • Drea de Matteo is 48 (“The Sopranos,” “Joey,” “Sons of Anarchy,” “Shades of Blue”)
  • Shelley Fabares is 76 (“The Donna Reed Show,” “Coach”)
  • Tippi Hedren is 90 (“The Birds,” “Marnie,” “The Ghost and the Whale,” “I Heart Huckabees”)
  • Logan Lerman is 28 (“The Butterfly Effect,” “The Number 23, “Fury,” “The 3:10 to Yuma,” “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”)
  • Katey Sagal is 66 (“.. With Children,” “That 70s Show,” “Sons of Anarchy”)
  • Jodie Sweetin is 38 (“Full House,” “Singled Out”)
  • Bitsie Tulloch is 39 (“R2D2: Beneath the Dome,” “Grimm”)
  • Shawn Wayans is 49 (“In Living Color,” “Wayans Bros.,” “Scary Movie” franchise, “White Chicks,” “Little Man”)
  • Shaunette Renee Wilson is 30 (“The Resident”)
  • The late Jean Stapleton(1923 – 2013) …she would have been 97(“American Gothic,” “All In The Family”) 


  • America’s Dewey Bunnell is 68
  • Lil Scrappy is 36 (born Darryl Kevin Richardson)
  • Dolly Parton is 74
  • The late Phil Everly(1939 – 2014)…he would have been 81
  • The late Janis Joplin(1943 – 1970)…she would have been 77
  • The late Mac Miller (1992 – 2018)…he would have been 28(his given name Malcolm James McCormick)
  • The late Robert Palmer(1949 – 2003)…he would have been 71


  • Reality TV star Alexis Bellino is 43 (“Real Housewives of Orange County”)
  • Comedian Frank Caliendo is 46 (“Frank TV,” “Mad TV”)
  • TV Chef and lover of all things butter Paula Deen is 73 (FAST FACT: She got her start when she left her job as a bank teller and, with only $200 in her pocket, moved to Georgia to start a catering service)
  • Tennis champ Stefan Edberg is 54 (A major proponent of the serve-and-volley style of tennis, he won six Grand Slam singles titles and three Grand Slam men's doubles titles between 1985 and 1996. He also won the Masters Grand Prix and was a part of the Swedish Davis Cup-winning-team four times)
  • Olympic Gymnast Shawn Johnson is 28 (She won the 2008 Olympic gold medal for the women's balance beam and became the 2007 World Champion on floor exercise. She also won season eight of Dancing with the Stars in 2009 and three years later, she finished second place in the Dancing with the Stars All-Star edition.)
  • Director Richard Lester is 88 (“A Hard Day’s Night”)
  • Comedian Paul Rodriguez is 65
  • The late Paul Cezanne(1839 – 1906)(Post-Impressionist painter whose best-known works included "The Card Players" and "The Bathers." His work formed the bridge between Impressionism and Cubism)
  • The late General Robert E. Lee(1807 – 1870)(President Lincoln had offered him command of a Union Army, but he decided to follow his home state into secession despite his belief that the union should remain intact. Lee commanded the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia during the American Civil War – and ultimately surrendered to Union General Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House on April 9, 1865)
  • The late poet Edgar Allan Poe(1809 – 1849)(He is most famous for his works "The Black Cat," "The Cask of Amontillado," "The Tell-Tale Heart," and other pieces of Gothic fiction. His timeless poems include "Lenore," The Raven," and "Annabel Lee.")
  • The late linebacker Junior Seau(1969 – 2012)…he would have been 50(A 12-time Pro Bowl selection, and one of the most celebrated players in San Diego Chargers history. He spent his last seven NFL seasons with the Miami Dolphins and New England Patriots and retired with 1,849 career tackles.)

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