Famous Birthdays Today- Marv Albert Is 79

June 12th


  • Timothy Busfield is 63 (“Field of Dreams,” “Revenge of the Nerds,” “thirtysomething,” “The West Wing,” “Sleepy Hollow,” “For Life”)
  • Tim DeKay is 57 (“White Collar,” “Party of Five,” “Carnivale,” “Tell Me You Love Me,” “Second Chance”)
  • Dave Franco is 35 (“21 Jump Street,” “Milk,” “Scrubs,” “Now You See Me”)
  • Jenilee Harrison is 61 (Cindy from “Three’s Company,” “Dallas”)
  • Paula Marshall is 56 (“The Wonder Years,” “Cheaper by the Dozen,” “Gary Unmarried,” “Spin City,” “Cupid,” “Murder In The First”)
  • Jason Mewes is 46 (“Clerks,” “Mallrats,” Jay in the “Jay and Silent Bob” film series)
  • Michael Muhney is 45 (“Veronica Mars,” “The Young and the Restless,” “No Man's Land: The Rise of Reeker”)
  • Eamonn Walker is 58 (“Oz,” “Tears of the Sun”)
  • The late Jim Nabors(1930 – 2017)….he would have been 90(“The Andy Griffith Show,” “Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.”)


  • Junior Brown is 68
  • Chick Corea is 79 (FAST FACT: He attended Columbia University for one month and The Juilliard School for six, but was not satisfied with either, so he dropped out to pursue a career on his own terms)
  • Whodini’s Grandmaster Dee is 58 (born Drew Carter)
  • Emmure’s Frankie Palmeri is 34
  • Robyn is 41 (born Robin Miriam Carlsson)
  • Kenny Wayne Shepherd is 43
  • Chris Young is 35
  • The late Vic Damone(1928 – 2018)…he would have been 92


  • Sportscaster Marv Albert is 79 (He was known to sports fans as “The Voice of Basketball,” until 1997, when he went on trial for felony charges of forcible sodomy. While he first claimed the activity was consensual,he later pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault and battery charges,while the sodomy charge was dropped. Albert was given a 12-month suspended sentence. He was back on the air two years later.)
  • Wrestler Mark Henry is 49 (FAST FACT: U.S. National powerlifting champion who won Silver, Gold and Bronze Medals at the Pan American Games in 1995 before joining WWE)
  • All-Star NBA point guard Jrue Holiday (yes, that’s how he spells it) is 30
  • Victoria’s Secret Model Adrianna Lima is 39 (FAST FACT: In 2011, she said she drinks nothing but protein shakes for the nine days preceding a show)
  • Reality TV star Kendra Wilkinson is 35 (“Girls Next Door,” “Kendra On Top”)
  • The late reality TV star Diem Brown(1980 – 2014)…she would have been 40(MTV's “The Challenge” and “The Duel”) (She died of colon cancer)
  • The late author Anne Frank(1929-1945)… she would have been 91(Annewas a Jewish girl who had to go into hiding during World War II, to avoid the Nazis. Together with seven others she hid in a secret annex in Amsterdam. After almost two years in hiding they were discovered and sent to concentration camps. Anne’s father, Otto, wasthe only oneof the group to survive. After her death, Anne became world famous because of the diary she wrote while in hiding.)
  • The late President George H.W. Bush (aka Bush I)(1924 – 2018) …he would have been 96

The late entrepreneur David Rockefeller(1915 – 2017)(He is the eldest and richest member of the legendary oil family, which changed America in the Gilded Age and minted America's first billionaire in Standard Oil founder, John D. Rockefeller. David is the magnate's only living grandchild and also the world's oldest billionaire. At last check, he’s worth $3.2-billion)

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