Famous Birthdays Today- Kate Hudson Is 41

April 19th


  • Hayden Christensen is 39 (“Star Wars” Episodes II and III, “Life as a House,” “American Heist,” “Outcast”) (FAST FACTS: He did his first commercial at 8 years old for Pringles. He played hockey and tennis while in high school. He shares a daughter with Rachel Bilson…they were a couple from 2007 – 2017)
  • Tim Curry is 74 (“Rocky Horror Picture Show, “IT,” “Annie,” “Legend,” “Muppet Treasure Island,” “Monk,” “Will & Grace,” “Psych,” “Agatha Christie's Poirot,” “Criminal Minds”)
  • James Franco is 42 (“127 Hours,” “Milk,” “Pineapple Express,” “Rise of the Planet of the Apes,” “Spring Breakers,” “Oz the Great and Powerful,” “Spider-Man” trilogy, “Angie Tribeca,” “11.22.63,” “The Deuce”)
  • Kate Hudson is 41 (“Almost Famous,” “How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days,” “The Skeleton Key,” “You, Me and Dupree,” “Fool's Gold,” “Bride Wars,” “Nine,” “The Killer Inside Me,” “Wish I Was Here,” “Deepwater Horizon,” “Glee”)
  • Ashley Judd is 52 (“Ruby in Paradise,” “Norma Jean & Marilyn,” “Kiss the Girls,” “Double Jeopardy,” “Where the Heart Is,” “High Crimes,” “De-Lovely,” “Dolphin Tale,” “Divergent,” “Dolphin Tale 2,” “Insurgent”)
  • The late Jayne Mansfield(1933 – 1967)…she would have been 87(“The Girl Can't Help It,” “The Wayward Bus,” “Kiss Them for Me”) (FAST FACT: “Law & Order: SVU’s” Mariska Hargitay is her daughter)
  • The late Dudley Moore(1935 – 2002)…he would have been 85(“10,” “Arthur,” “Micki & Maude”) (He was nominated for Best Actor for “Arthur”)
  • The late Dick Sargent(1930 – 1994) …he would have been 90(“Bewitched”) (FAST FACTS: He was in the running to take the original role of Darrin Stephens, but was unable to accept it due to a contractual obligation to Universal.He later replaced Dick York,who left after five seasons, due to a back injury and his addiction to pain killers.) 


  • Bekka Bramlett is 52
  • Alabama Shakes drummer Steve Johnson is 35
  • Luis Miguel is 50
  • Winger’s Rod Morgenstein is 67
  • Madeleine Peyroux is 46
  • The Turtles’ Mark Volman is 73


  • Entrepreneur Suge Knight is 55 (He co-founded Death Row Records with Dr. Dre. He later founded Black Kapital Records)
  • Fashion designer Paloma Picasso is 71
  • Tennis champ Maria Sharapova is 33 (FAST FACTS: She’s been ranked as #1 in the world, by the Women's Tennis Association four times. In March 2016, Sharapova revealed she had failed a drug test at the 2016 Australian Open, admitting to testing positive for meldonium, a substance banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency at the start of the year. On June 8ththat year, she was suspended from playing tennis for two years by the International Tennis Federation (ITF). By October 4th, 2016, the suspension was reduced to 15 months)
  • Comedienne Ruby Wax is 67
  • The late crimefighter Eliot Ness(1903 – 1957)(A Prohibition agent, he became famous for his efforts to enforce Prohibition in Chicago – bringing down Al Capone, and the leader of a famous team of law enforcement agents nicknamed “The Untouchables.”) 

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