Famous Birthdays Today- Mickey Rourke Is 68


September 16th

Actors:

  • Alexis Bledel is 39 (“Gilmore Girls,” “Tuck Everlasting,” “The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants,” “The Handmaid's Tale”)
  • Ed Begley, Jr. is 71 (“Stay Hungry,” “An Officer and a Gentleman,” “St. Elsewhere,” “This Is Spinal Tap,” “The Accidental Tourist,” “The Pagemaster,” “Batman Forever,” “Pineapple Express,” “Addams Family Reunion,” “Best in Show,” “A Mighty Wind,” “For Your Consideration”)
  • Ian Harding is 34 (“Pretty Little Liars”)
  • Daren Kagasoff is 33 (“The Secret Life of the American Teenager”)
  • Amy Poehler is 49 (“Saturday Night Live,” “Mean Girls,” “Parks and Recreation,” “Baby Mama,” “Welcome To Sweden”)
  • Mickey Rourke is 68 (“Diner,” “Rumble Fish,” “The Pope of Greenwich Village,” “9½ Weeks,” “Barfly,” “Angel Heart,” “The Rainmaker,” “Man On Fire,” “Iron Man 2,” “The Expendables,” “Immortals”)
  • Jennifer Tilly is 62 (“Let It Ride,” “Made in America,” “Bound,” “Liar Liar,” “Bride of Chucky,” “Family Guy,” “The Haunted Mansion,” “Bullets over Broadway”)
  • Molly Shannon is 56 (“Saturday Night Live,” “Scary Movie” series, “A Night at the Roxbury,” “Never Been Kissed,” “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” “Osmosis Jones,” “Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby,” “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl,” “Divorce,” “Other People”)
  • The late Lauren Bacall(1924-2014) …she would have been 96(“To Have and Have Not,” “The Big Sleep,” “Dark Passage,” “Key Largo,” “ How to Marry a Millionaire,” “Designing Woman,” “The Shootist,” “Prêt-à-Porter,” “The Mirror Has Two Faces,” “Dogville”) (FAST FACTS: Born Betty Joan Perske, she was named the 20thgreatest female star of Classic Hollywood cinema by the American Film Institute, and received an Academy Honorary Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 2009, "in recognition of her central place in the Golden Age of motion pictures.”)
  • The late Peter Falk(1927-2011) …he would have been 93(“Columbo,” “Murder, Inc.,” “Pocketful of Miracles,” “It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World,” “The Great Race,” “The Brinks Job,” “The Princess Bride,” “Corky Romano”) (FAST FACT: In 1996, “TV Guide” ranked Falk number 21 on its 50 Greatest TV Stars of All Time list)

Musicians:

  • Marc Anthony is 52
  • David Bellamy is 70
  • Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ Ron Blair is 72
  • Nick Jonas is 28 (FAST FACT: He married Priyanka Chopra in 2018)
  • Martha and the Vandellas’ Betty Kelley is 76
  • Earl Klugh is 67
  • Richard Marx is 57 (FAST FACTS: Married to Cynthia Rhodes from 1989 – 2014, he’s been hitched to former MTV VJ Daisy Fuentes since 2015)
  • The late B.B. King(1925 – 2015)…he would have been 95

Plus:

  • Magician David Copperfield is 64 (FAST FACTS: Forbes has described him as the most commercially successful magician in history. Don’t believe it? He’s collected 11 “Guinness World Records,” a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, a knighthood by the French government, and he has been named a Living Legend by the US Library of Congress. At last check, he has sold 33-million tickets and grossed over $4-billion, which is more than any other solo entertainer in history.)
  • The late “Candid Camera” creator Allen Funt(1914 – 1999)
  • The late entrepreneur James Cash Penney (He founded the J.C. Penney chain in 1902)(1875 – 1971)

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