Famous Birthdays Today- Randy Quaid Is 70

October 1st


  • Julie Andrews is 85 (“Mary Poppins,” “The Sound of Music,” “S.O.B,” “Victor/Victoria,” “the Princess Diaries”)
  • Stephen Collins is 73 (“Brewster’s Millions,” “No Ordinary Family,” “7thHeaven,” “Revolution”) (FAST FACT: In his spectacular fall from grace, Collinsadmitted to molesting underage girlsin December 2014 – he’s been off the map ever since.)
  • Sarah Drew is 40 (“Everwood,” “Grey’s Anatomy”)
  • Zach Galifianakis is 51 (“The Hangover” trilogy, “Due Date,” “The Campaign,” “Masterminds”) (FAST FACT: He started doing stand up comedy in a Laundromat)
  • Brie Larson is 31 (“Sleepover,” “Remember the Daze,” “21 Jump Street,” “Room,” “Kong: Skull Island”)
  • Esai Morales is 58 (“La Bamba,” “NYPD Blue,” “American Family,” “Resurrection Blvd.,” “Caprica,” “Criminal Minds,” “Blue Bloods,” “How To Get Away With Murder,” “Ozark”)
  • Randy Quaid is 70 (“The Long Riders,” “The Early Years,” “National Lampoon’s “Vacation” series, “Independence Day,” “Kingpin,” “Brokeback Mountain,” (FAST FACTS! After a series of legal troubles, he’sout of jail, but appears tobe totally out of his mind, thanks to the bizarre and sometimes pornographic videos he’s posted online)
  • Sherri Saum is 46 (“Sunset Beach,” “Rescue Me,” “The Fosters”) (FAST FACT: She was discovered as a model in high school and got her start at a model search convention in Ohio
  • Jurnee Smollett-Bell is 34 (“Eve’s Bayou,” “Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor,” “Friday Night Lights,” “True Blood,” “Underground”)
  • Stella Stevens is 82 (“Say One For Me,” “The Courtshop of Eddie’s Father” “The Poseidon Adventure,” “Girls! Girls! Girls!” “The Nutty Professor”) (FAST FACT: she studied medicine at Memphis State College)
  • The late Tom Bosley(1927-2010)…he would have been 93(“Happy Days,” “Father Dowling Mysteries”)
  • The late Richard Harris(1930-2002)…he would have been 90(“Gladiator,” “Camelot,” “Unforgiven,” He was also the original Dumbledore in “Harry Potter,”) (FAST FACT: He initially refused the role of Albus Dumbledore and eventually relented due to pressure put on him by his 10-year-old granddaughter)
  • The late Walter Matthau(1920-2000)…he would have been 100(“The Odd Couple,” “The Fortune Cookie,” “Grumpy Old Men”)
  • The late George Peppard(1928-1994)…he would have been 92(“Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” “Banacek,” “The A-Team”)
  • The late James Whitmore(1921-2009)… he would have been 99(“The Shawshank Redemption,” “Planet of the Apes,” “Them!”)


  • Emblem3’s Drew Chadwick is 28
  • Myles Parrish of Kalin and Myles is 28
  • Shalamar’s Howard Hewett is 65


  • WWE wrestler Curtis Axel is 41 (who made his professional debut for World League Wrestling in 2007 and is known for wrestling with The Nexus in WWE)
  • Baseball player Rod Carew is 75 (Hall of Fame member for the Minnesota Twins and California Angels) (FAST FACT: he was born on a train and named after the doctor who delivered him)
  • Former MLB player-turned-bench coach for the San Diego Padres, Mark McGwire is 57 (All success and records aside, McGwire was a central figure in baseball's steroids scandal. In 2010, McGwire publicly admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs during a large portion of his career. As a result, with his first ten years of eligibility passing, McGwire has not been elected into the National Baseball Hall of Fame)
  • Former President Jimmy Carter is 96 (The 39thpresident of the United States who became the first president to receive a Nobel Peace Prize after leaving office)
  • Composer Andre Rieu is 71 (violinist and conductor who founded the Johann Strauss Orchestra)
  • The late activist Mary Anna Custis Lee(1807-1873)(She advocated emancipation of slaves and taught her female slaves to read and write)
  • The late outlaw Bonnie Parker(1910 – 1934)(American robber to the duo “Bonnie & Clyde” who traveled the central US with their gang during the Great Depression)

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