Famous Birthdays Today- KISS’ Paul Stanley Is 68

January 20th


  • Stacey Dash is 53 (“The Cosby Show,” “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,” "Clueless")
  • James Denton is 57 (“Desperate Housewives,” “Threat Matrix,” “Devious Maids,” “Good Witch”)
  • Lorenzo Lamas is 62 (“Grease,” “Falcon Crest,” “Renegade,” “The Bold and the Beautiful”)
  • Evan Peters is 33 (“Clipping Adam,” “American Horror Story” series)
  • Skeet Ulrich is 50 (“The Craft,” “Scream,” “Jericho,” “Miracles,” “Law & Order: LA”)
  • Rainn Wilson is 54 (“Six Feet Under,” “Transformers,” “The Office,” “Backstrom”)
  • The late George Burns(1896 – 1996)(“George Burns & Gracie Allen Show,” “The Sunshine Boys,” “Oh God!”)
  • The late DeForest Kelly(1920 – 1999)…he would have been 100(“Star Trek’s” Dr. McCoy, “Fear in the Night,” “Variety Girl”)
  • The late Arte Johnson(1929 – 2019)....he would have been 92(“Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In,” “Love At First Bite,” “Cannonball Run II”)
  • The late Patricia Neal(1926 – 2010)…she would have been 94(Best known for her film roles as World War II widow Helen Benson in 1951’s “The Day the Earth Stood Still,” other heralded roles included “Breakfast at Tiffany,” and “Hud,” for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress. She also played Olivia Walton in the 1971 made-for-television film “The Homecoming: A Christmas Story”) 


  • Joey Bada$$ is 25 (born Jo-Vaughn Virginie Scott)
  • Take That’s Gary Barlow is 49
  • Linkin Park’s Rob Bourdon is 41
  • Brantley Gilbert is 35
  • Bonnie McKee is 36
  • John Michael Montgomery is 55
  • KISS’ Paul Stanley is 68 (his given name, Stanley Bert Eisen)
  • The Roots’ Questlove is 49 (aka Ahmir-Khalib Thompson)
  • Bullet for My Valentine’s Matthew Tuck is 40
  • Slipknot DJ Sid Wilson is 43
  • The late Lead Belly(1888 – 1949)(Born Huddie William Ledbetter, his virtuosity on the twelve-string guitar was unmatched – and he was the first American country blues musician to achieve success in Europe.)


  • Astronaut Ed "Buzz" Aldrin is 90 (The second person to ever walk on the moon, Aldrin was the pilot of NASA's Apollo 11 mission. He was selected in the third group of astronauts in 1963 and retired in 1971)
  • Reality TV Star Joseph Duggar is 25 (“19 Kids and Counting”)
  • Director David Lynch is 74 (“Blue Velvet,” “Twin Peaks,” “Eraserhead”) (FAST FACT: He’s a huge proponent of transcendental meditation –and created his foundation, in part, to bring the practice to schools.)
  • TV personality and comedian Bill Maher is 64
  • TV personality Melissa Rivers is 52
  • The late movie producer/director Federico Fellini(1920 – 1993)he would have been 100(“La Dolce Vita” – he also became the first person to win four Oscars for Best Foreign Language Film for “La Strada,” “Nights of Cabiria,” “8 1/2,” and “Amarcord”)
  • The late tycoon Aristotle Onassis(1906 – 1975)(Greek Argentine shipping tycoon who ended his relationship with Maria Callas to marry Jacqueline Kennedy in October 1968 – after a financial marital contract was brokered. What was the deal? He offered Jackie $3-million to replace her Kennedy trust fund, which she would lose because she was remarrying. After Onassis' death, she would receive a settlement of $26-million; plus $150,000 each year for the rest of her life. The contract was approved by the Kennedy family as well.)

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