Famous Birthdays Today- Bruce Springsteen Is 71

September 23rd


  • Jason Alexander is 61 (“Pretty Woman,” “Coneheads,” “E/R,” “Seinfeld,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “Listen Up!,” “The Grinder”)
  • Skylar Astin is 33 (“Taking Woodstock,” “Pitch Perfect,” “Cavemen,” “21 & Over”)
  • Kaylee DeFer is 34 (“The Mountain,” “The War At Home,” “Gossip Girl, “Flicka”)
  • Anthony Mackie is 42 (“8 Mile,” “She Hate Me,” “The Hurt Locker,” “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter,” “Captain America: Civil War,” “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” “Avengers: Age of Ultron” “Ant-Man,” “All The Way”)
  • Chi McBride is 59 (“Boston Public,” “Gone in 60 Seconds,” “The Terminal,” “I, Robot,” Roll Bounce,” “Draft Day,” “Hawaii Five-0”)
  • Mary Kay Place is 73 (“Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman,” “Private Benjamin,” “Sweet Home Alabama,” “Grace & Frankie”)
  • Anneliese Van der Pol is 36 (“That’s So Raven,” “Raven’s Home,” “Vampires Suck”)
  • The late Elizabeth Pena(1959 – 2014)…she would have been 61(“La Bamba,” “Down and Out in Beverly Hills,” “Jacob's Ladder,” “Lone Star,” “Rush Hour,” “I Married Dora,” “Resurrection Blvd.,” “Tough Cookies”) (FAST FACTS: In 1975, she was a founding member of the Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors. She graduated from New York's High School of Performing Arts in 1977 – with her classmates were Ving Rhames and Esai Morales)
  • The late Walter Pidgeon(1897-1984)(“How Green Was My Valley,” “Mrs. Miniver,” “The Bad and the Beautiful,” “Forbidden Planet,” “Advise & Consent,” “Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea,” “Funny Girl,” “Harry in Your Pocket”)
  • The late Mickey Rooney(1920-2014)…he would have been 100(“The Black Stallion,” “National Velvet,” “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” “Night at the Museum”) (FAST FACT: He made his first stage appearance when he was fourteen months old, crawling onstage with overalls and a little harmonica during his parents' acting routine.)


  • Sarah Bettens of K’s Choice is 48
  • Jermaine Dupri is 48
  • BR549’s Don Herron is 47
  • O-Town’s Erik-Michael Estrada is 41(According to FamousBirthdays.com)
  • Julio Iglesias is 77
  • Bruce Springsteen is 71
  • The late Ray Charles(1930-2004)…he would have been 90(FAST FACTS: He pioneered the genre of soul music during the 1950s by combining blues, rhythm and blues, and gospel styles and eventually became one of the first black musicians to be granted artistic control by a mainstream record company. Frank Sinatra once called Ray Charles "the only true genius in show business” and in 2002, “Rolling Stone” ranked Charles number ten on its list of the "100 Greatest Artists of All Time.”)


  • Model/TV personality Caridee English is 36 (She won the 7thseason of “America’s Next Top Model,” has hosted “Pretty Wicked”)
  • Stock car driver Regan Smith is 37 (He currently competes part-time in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series)
  • The late Roman Emperor Caesar Augustus(63 BC-14 AD)(FAST FACTS: He may have died from natural causes, although there were unconfirmed rumors that his wife, Livia, poisoned him. He was succeeded as Emperor by his adopted son – also stepson and former son-in-law – Tiberius.)
  • The late feministVictoria Claflin Woodhull(1838-1927)(She was the first woman to run for President – she went against Grant. She was also a stockbroker, newspaper publisher, a pioneer of women's rights and an advocate of free love – aka the freedom to marry, divorce, and bear children without government interference)

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