Famous Birthdays Today- Baseball Legend Pete Rose Is 79

April 14th


  • Abigail Breslin is 24 (“Signs,” “Little Miss Sunshine,” “No Reservations,” “Definitely, Maybe,” “My Sister's Keeper,” “Zombieland”)
  • Adrien Brody is 47 (“The Pianist,” “Dummy,” “The Village,” “Predators,” “New York Stories,” “The Thin Red Line,” “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” “The Darjeeling Limited”) (FAST FACT: You might remember that when he won the Oscar for Best Actor in 2003 for “The Pianist,”he (in)famously kissed Halle Berry on stage.)
  • Robert Carlyle is 59 (“Trainspotting,” “The Full Monty,” “The World Is Not Enough,” “Angela's Ashes, "The Full Monty," “Once Upon A Time”)
  • Julie Christie is 80 (“Doctor Zhivago,” Fahrenheit 451,” “Petulia,” “Shampoo,” “Heaven Can Wait,” “Troy,” “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban”)
  • Claire Coffee is 40 (“The West Wing,” “General Hospital,” “Franklin & Bash,” “Grimm”)
  • Sarah Michelle Gellar is 43 (“Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” “Cruel Intentions,” “The Air I Breathe,” “Possession,” “Ringer,” “The Crazy Ones”) (FAST FACTS: She’s been married to Freddie Prinze, Jr. since 2002)
  • Brad Garrett is 60 ("Everybody Loves Raymond," “Til Death,” “Single Parents”) (FAST FACT: He stands at more than 6-feet, 9-inches tall and voice acted for “Finding Nemo”)
  • Anthony Michael Hall is 52 (“The Breakfast Club,” “The Dark Knight,” “Saturday Night Live,” “Sixteen Candles,” “Weird Science,” “Edward Scissorhands,” “Six Degrees of Separation,” “Stephen King’s Dead Zone”)
  • Rob McElhenney is 43 (“It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia,” “The Mindy Project”)
  • Skyler Samuels is 26 (“Wizards of Waverly Place,” “The Gates,” “The Nine Lives of Chloe King,” “Scream Queens”)
  • Antwon Tanner is 45 (“Moesha,” “The Parkers,” “One Tree Hill”)
  • The late Sir John Gielgud(1904 – 2000)(“Arthur,” “Gandhi,” “Elizabeth,” “Merlin”) (FAST FACTS: This legendary actor had the distinction of winning an Oscar, Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Award)
  • The late Rod Steiger(1925 – 2002)…he would have been 95(“In the Heat of the Night,” “Oklahoma!” “The Harder They Fall”) 


  • Widespread Panic’s John Bell is 58
  • Deep Purple’s Ritchie Blackmore is 75 (FAST FACTS: In 2004, he was #16 on the 100 Greatest Metal Guitarists of All Time list released by “Guitar World”)
  • Arcade Fire’s Win Butler is 40
  • Da Brat is 46 (born as Shawntae Harris) (FAST FACT: Her debut album “Funkdafied” sold one-million copies making her the first female solo rap artist to have a platinum-selling album)
  • Brewer & Shipley’s Mike Brewer is 76
  • The Luchagors’ Amy Dumas is 45
  • Loretta Lynn is 88 (FAST FACTS: She received theCrystal Milestone Awardat the 2015 ACM awards)
  • UFO’s Vinnie Moore is 56
  • R5’s Ellington Ratliff is 27 


  • Makeup artist and entrepreneur Bobbi Brown is 63
  • Director and actor Peter Capaldi is 62 (“Dangerous Liaisons,” “Doctor Who,” “The Fifth Estate”) (FAST FACT: He directed of “Franz Kafka’s It’s a Wonderful Life,” which earned him an Academy Award)
  • Baseball Hall of Famer Greg Maddux is 54 (FAST FACTS: He became the first pitcher in MLB history to win the Cy Young Award four times in a row, from 1992 to 1995. Maddux is only pitcher in MLB history to win at least 15 games for 17 straight seasons and he holds the record for most Gold Gloves with eighteen. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2014.)
  • Baseball legend Pete Rose is 79
  • The late teacher Anne Sullivan(1866 – 1936)(Born Johanna Mansfield Sullivan, she is best known for being the teacher and lifelong companion to Helen Keller)

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