Famous Birthdays Today- Olympic Swimmer Michael Phelps Is 35

June 30th

Actors:

  • Willam Belli is 38 (“Nip/Tuck,” “RuPaul’s Drag Race”)
  • Lizzy Caplan is 38 (“Freaks and Geeks,” “Mean Girls,” “The Class,” “True Blood,” “Party Down,” “Cloverfield,” “Masters of Sex”)
  • Vincent D'Onofrio is 61 (“Full Metal Jacket,” “JFK,” “Law and Order: Criminal Intent,” “Jurassic World,” “Rings,” “CHiPs”)
  • Nancy Dussault is 84 (“The Dick Van Dyke Show,” "Too Close For Comfort," “Mad About You”) (FAST FACT: She was the first anchor of “Good Morning America,” working with David Hartman, when the show started in 1975)
  • Rick Gonzalez is 41 (War of the Worlds,” “The Rookie,” “Reaper,” “Roll Bounce,” “Arrow”)
  • Rupert Graves is 57 (“V For Vendetta,” “The Madness of King George,” “Sherlock”)
  • David Alan Grier is 64 (“A Different World,” “Boomerang,” “In Living Color,” “DAG,” “Life With Bonnie,” “The Carmichael Show”)
  • Monica Potter is 49 (“Con Air,” “Patch Adams,” “Saw,” “Along Came a Spider,” “Boston Legal,” “Parenthood”)
  • The late Susan Hayward(1917-1975)(“My Foolish Heart,” “I Want to Live!”)

Musicians:

  • Pantera’s Phil Anselmo is 52
  • Fantasia Barrino is 36
  • Cheryl is 37 (FAST FACT: She shares son Bear with ex Liam Payne)
  • Yngwie Malmsteen is 57
  • Matisyahu is 41 (You’ll never guess his birth name: Matthew Paul Miller. Matisyahu is actually his Hebrew name)
  • American Author’s James Adam Shelley is 37(according to FamousBirthdays.com)
  • Little River Band’s Glenn Shorrock is 76
  • Cole Swindell is 37
  • The late Supreme Florence Ballard(1943-1976) …she would have been 77
  • The late Lena Horne(1917-2010)

Plus:

  • TV Director Paris Barclay is 64 (“Glee,” “The West Wing”)
  • Founding member of “The Wiggles” Murray Cook (the Red one) is 60
  • Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps is 35 (FAST FACT: He’s the most decorated Olympian ever with 28 team medals – 23 gold, 3 silver, and 2 bronze. He also holds the all-time records for individual Olympic gold medals with 16 – 13 gold, 2 silver, and 1 bronze)
  • Social theorist, economist and author Thomas Sowell is 90 (“A Conflict of Visions,” “Blacks, Rednecks & White Liberals”) (A prominent black conservative, he isknown for his libertarian views.)
  • Boxing champ Mike Tyson is 54 (He reigned as the undisputed world heavyweight champion and holds the record as the youngest boxer to win a heavyweight title at 20 years, 4 months and 22 days old. Tyson won his first 19 professional fights by knockout, 12 of them in the first round. Tyson is also the first heavyweight boxer to simultaneously hold the WBA, WBC and IBF titles, and the only heavyweight to successively unify them)
  • The late magician Harry Blackstone Jr.(1934-1997) …he would have been 86 (FAST FACT: The son of famed magician, he was used as a prop in his father’s act as an infant)

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