Famous Birthdays Today- Weird Al Yankovic Is 61

October 23rd


  • Emilia Clarke is 34 (“Game of Thrones,” “Terminator Genisys,” “Me Before You,” “Solo: A Star Wars Story”)
  • Briana Evigan is 34 (“Sorority Row,” “Step Up 2: The Streets,” “S. Darko,” “From Dusk Til Dawn”)
  • Jon Huertas is 51 (“Castle,” “Generation Kill,” “This Is Us”)
  • Ryan Reynolds is 44 (“Two Girls and a Guy,” “The Proposal,” “Green Lantern,” “X-Men Origins” series, “Deadpool”) (FAST FACT: He was voted “People” magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive in 2010 and has been married to Blake Lively since 2012. He was previously married to Scarlett Johansson from 2008 – 2011)
  • Taylor Spreitler is 27 (“Days of Our Lives”)
  • Amandla Stenberg is 22 (“The Hunger Games,” “Sleepy Hollow”)
  • Jessica Stroup is 34 (“90210,” “Prom Night,” “Ted,” “The Following”)
  • The late Hayden Rorke ("I Dream of Jeannie's" Dr. Alfred Bellows)(1910-1987)


  • Junior Bryant (formerly of Ricochet) is 52
  • Barbara Ann Hawkins of The Dixie Cups is 77
  • Cage the Elephant’s Matt Shultz is 37
  • Metallica’s Robert Trujillo is 56
  • Jimmy Wayne is 48
  • Weird Al Yankovic is 61 (FAST FACT: He got started with the accordion after a door-to-door salesman offered his parents a choice between accordion lessons or guitar lessons)
  • Dwight Yoakam is 64


  • Celebrity daughter and model Ireland Baldwin is 25 (FAST FACT: She’s the daughter of Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger)
  • WWE wrestler Carmella is 33 (born Leah Van Damme Dale)
  • TV personality Cat Deeley is 44 (“So You Think You Can Dance”)
  • TV personality Nancy Grace is 61
  • TV personality Sanjay Gupta is 51 (Atlanta neurosurgeon and chief medical correspondent for CNN. He has won multiple Emmy Awards for appearing on the program “Sanjay Gupta, M.D.”)
  • Filmmaker Ang Lee is 66 (“Brokeback Mountain,” “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon,” “Life of Pi”)
  • TV personality Meghan McCain is 36
  • Brazilian soccer star Pelé is 80 (FAST FACT: He was voted Football Player of the Century by the IFFHS in 1999)
  • The late talk show titan Johnny Carson(1925-2005)…he would have been 95
  • The late author Michael Crichton(1942-2008)…he would have been 78(A number of his works were adapted for film –including,“The Andromeda Strain,” “Congo,” “Sphere,” “Travels,” “Jurassic Park,” “Rising Sun,” “Disclosure,” “The Lost World.”)
  • The late Marquis M. Converse(1861-1931)(He founded the Converse Rubber Shoe Company)
  • The late Hilton Hotels entrepreneur Barron Hilton (yes, Paris Hilton’s granddad)(1927 – 2019)...he would have been 93(FAST FACT: When he passed away in 2019,he left three-percent of his fortune to his family...the remaining 97% - about $3.4-billion – went to the Hilton Family Foundation, which focuses on disaster relief and recovery, youth development, treating children with HIV and AIDS, poverty alleviation, supporting homeless shelters)

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