Famous Birthdays Today- Pamela Anderson Is 53

July 1st

Actors:

  • Pamela Anderson is 53 (“Baywatch,” “Scary Movie 3”)
  • Dan Aykroyd is 68 (“1941,” “Trading Places,” “Ghostbusters,” “Spies Like Us,” “Dragnet,” “My Stepmother Is An Alien,” “Driving Miss Daisy,” “Soul Man,” “Blues Brothers,” “Blues Brothers 2000,” “50 First Dates,” “Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry”) (FAST FACT: He’s been married to actress Donna Dixon since 1983)
  • Andre Braugher is 58 (“Glory,” “Primal Fear,” “City of Angels,” “Frequency,” “Poseidon,” “The Mist,” “Homicide: Life on the Street,” “Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer,” “The Gambler,” “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”)
  • Genevieve Bujold is 79 (“Dead Ringers,” “Coma”)
  • Hilarie Burton is 38 (“One Tree Hill,” “Forever,” “White Collar,” “Lethal Weapon”) (FAST FACTS: She’s been with Jeffrey Dean Morgan since 2009, and married to him since 2014. Their son, Augustus Morgan was born in March 2010…and they welcomed baby girl, George Virginia Morgan in February 2018)
  • Olivia De Havilland is 104 (“The Adventures of Robin Hood,” “Gone with the Wind”) (FAST FACT: She is one of the last living actors/actresses from theGolden Age of Hollywood.)
  • Jamie Farr is 86 (“M*A*S*H,” “Port Charles”)
  • Jean Marsh is 86 (“Upstairs, Downstairs,” “Willow,” “Sense & Sensibility”)
  • Hannah Murray is 31 (“Skins,” “Game of Thrones”)
  • Melissa Peterman is 49 (“Fargo,” “Reba,” the host of ABC’s “Bet On Your Baby”)
  • Raini Rodriguez is 27 (“Paul Blart: Mall Cop,” “Austin and Ally”)
  • Alan Ruck is 64 (“Ferris Buller’s Day Off,” “Spin City,” “Spin City,” “Bad Boys,” “Three Fugitives,” “Young Guns II,” “Speed,” “Twister,” “Kickin' It Old Skool,” “The Exorcist”)
  • Lea Seydoux is 35 (“Blue is the Warmest Color,” “Inglorious Basterds,” “Spectre”)
  • Henry Simmons is 50 (“Above The Rim,” “Another World,” "NYPD Blue," “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”)
  • Liv Tyler is 43 (“Armageddon,” “The Incredible Hulk,” “Lord of the Rings,” “The Leftovers,” “9-1-1: Lone Star”)
  • The late Karen Black(1939-2013) …she would have been 81(“Easy Rider,” “Five Easy Pieces,” “Family Plot,” “Airport 1975”)

Musicians:

  • Missy Elliot is 49
  • Blondie’s Debbie Harry is 75
  • Plies is 44 (born Algernod Lanier Washington)
  • Michelle Wright is 59
  • The late blues musician Willie Dixon(1915-1992)
  • The late Keith Whitley(1954-1989) …he would have been 66(FAST FACT: Several years of alcoholism severely damaged his health and he died of alcohol poisoning in 1989 at the age of 33. He was married to Lorrie Morgan at the time.)

Plus:

  • Olympian Carl Lewis is 59 (FAST FACTS: A United Nations Goodwill Ambassador, Lewis has won 10 Olympic medals, including nine gold, and 10 World Championships medals, including eight gold. His career spanned from 1979 when he first achieved a world ranking to 1996 when he last won an Olympic title and subsequently retired.)
  • Award-winning dancer and choreographer Twyla Tharp is 79 (FAST FACT: he was named a Kennedy Center Honoree in 2008)
  • The late Diana, Princess of Wales(1961-1997) …she would have been 59
  • The late civil rights leader Rev. Curtis West Harris(1924 – 2017)…he would have been 96(In 1960, he was arrested and sentenced to 60 days in jail for his role in a sit-in at a segregated drugstore in Hopewell, Virginia.)
  • The late comedienne and sometime actress Shirley Hemphill (“What’s Happening!”)(1947-1999) …she would have been 73
  • The late cosmetics queen Estee Lauder(1906-2004)(FAST FACTS: Lauder was the only woman on “Time” magazine's 1998 list of the 20 most influential business geniuses of the 20thShe was the recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. She was inducted to the Junior Achievement U.S. Business Hall of Fame in 1988.)

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