Famous Birthdays Today- Barry Bonds Is 56

July 24th


  • John Aniston is 87 (“Days of Our Lives”) (FAST FACTS: Yes, he’s the father of Jennifer Aniston.)
  • Ruth Buzzi is 84 (“Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In,” “That Girl”)
  • Rose Byrne is 41 (“Bridesmaids,” “Neighbors,” “Insidious,” “X-Men”) (FAST FACT: She and Bobby Cavannale have been together since 2012).
  • Lynda Carter is 69 (“Wonder Woman,” “Super Troopers,” “Sky High,” “Dukes of Hazzard”) (FAST FACTS: She entered a local beauty pageant and eventuallybecame Miss World USA, 1972.)
  • Kristin Chenoweth is 52 (the original “Wicked” on Broadway, “Glee”)
  • Summer Glau is 39 (“Firefly,” “Serenity,” “The 4400,” “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles,” “Arrow”)
  • Robert Hays is 73 (“Angie,” “Airplane!,” “Starman,” “FM,” “Homeward Bound,” “Sharknado 2: The Second One”)
  • Laura Leighton is 52 (“Melrose Place,” “Beverly Hills, 90210,” “Pretty Little Liars”) (FAST FACT: She’s been married to Doug Savant since 1998 – they met as “Melrose Place” co-stars”
  • Elisabeth Moss is 38 (“The West Wing,” “Mad Men” “Handmaid’s Tale”) (FAST FACT: She’s a Scientologist)
  • Anna Paquin is 38 (“The Piano,” “Almost Famous,” “True Blood,” “X-Men”) (FAST FACT: She’s been married to her “True Blood” co-star Stephen Moyer since 2010)
  • Megan Park is 34 (“The Secret Life of the American Teenager,” “So Undercover”) – 31
  • Michael Richards is 71 (“So I Married an Axe Murderer,” “Airheads,” “Young Doctors in Love,” “Problem Child,” “Coneheads,” “UHF, “Seinfeld,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “Kirstie)
  • Emily Rickards is 29 (“Arrow,” “The Flash,” “Vixen,” “Legends of Tomorrow”)
  • Chris Sarandon is 78 (“Fright Night,” “Child’s Play” series, “The Princess Bride,” “The Nightmare Before Christmas”) (FAST FACTS: He is the first husband of Susan Sarandon, who kept his last name as her stage name after their divorce.)
  • Eric Szmanda is 45 (“CSI”)
  • Mara Wilson is 33 (“Matilda,” “Mrs. Doubtfire,” “Welcome to Night Vale”)


  • Pentatonix’s Mitch Grassi is 28
  • Jennifer Lopez is 51
  • The Wanted’s Jay McGuiness is 30
  • Jerrod Niemann is 41
  • Pam Tillis is 63


  • MLB All-Star Barry Bonds is 56 (FAST FACTS: He set the single season home run record in 2001 with 73 and set records with 2,558 career walks and 688 career intentional walks. Too bad he was later shown to have taken steroids)
  • Former Los Angeles Laker Rick Fox is 51 (FAST FACTS: He also appeared in the TV show “Oz” and was once married to Vanessa Williams.)
  • Comedian Gallagher is 74
  • TV personality Bindi Irwin is 22 (“Bindi: The Jungle Girl,” “Dancing With The Stars”)
  • The late military leader Simon Bolivar(1783-1830)(FAST FACTS: He helped liberate Venezuela, Colombia, Peru and Bolivia from the Spanish empire.)
  • The late author Alexandre Dumas(1802-1870)(“The Three Musketeers,” “The Man in the Iron Mask”)
  • The late legendary aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart(1897-1937)(FAST FACTS: She earned the U.S. Distinguished Flying Cross for being the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean. She also formed a group of female pilots called the Ninety-Nines.)
  • The late author, dancer and wife of F. Scott Fitzgerald, Zelda Fitzgerald(1900-1948)(She was an icon of the 1920s in her own right – and dubbed "the first American Flapper" by her husband)

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