Famous Birthdays Today- BD Wong Is 60

October 24th


  • F Murray Abraham is 81 (“Amadeus,” “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” “Scarface”)
  • Amy Allen is 44 (“Gangs of New York,” “Elektra,” “Star Wars: Episode II- The Attack of the Clones,” “AI: Artificial Intelligence”)
  • Doug Davidson is 66 (Paul Williams on “Young and the Restless”) (FAST FACT: he went to school for Marine biology)
  • Raul Esparza is 50 (“Medium,” “Hannibal,” “Pushing Daises,” “Law & Order: SVU’s” ‘Rafael Barba’)
  • Shenae Grimes is 31 (“Degrassi,” “90210”)
  • Brad Johnson is 61 (“Always,” “Left Behind,” “Riverworld,” “Copperhead”)
  • Kevin Kline is 73 (“Sophie’s Choice,” “The Big Chill,” “Silverado,” “Cry Freedom,” “A Fish Called Wanda,” “Dave,” “The Hunchback of Notre Dame,” “The Ice Storm,” “In & Out,” “The Road to El Dorado,” “De-Lovely”) (FAST FACT: He’s been married to Phoebe Cates since 1989)
  • Tim Pocock is 35 (“X-Men Origins: Wolverine,” “Dance Academy,” “Battle Ground”)
  • Kendall Ryan Sanders is 23 (“The Odd Life of Timothy Green,” “Every Witch Way”)
  • Casey Wilson is 40 (“Happy Endings,” “The Hotwives,” “Gone Girl”)
  • BD Wong is 60 (“Oz,” “Jurassic Park,” “Jurassic World,” “Law & Order: SVU,” “Gotham,” “Mr. Robot”) (FAST FACT: He won a Tony Award in 1988 for his work in the Broadway play, “M. Butterfly”)
  • The late David Nelson(1936-2011)…he would have been 84(“The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet,” “Cry-Baby,” “Peyton Place”)


  • Adrienne Bailon is 37 (3LW, The Cheetah Girls)
  • Drake is 34 (FAST FACTS: Born Aubrey Drake Graham, he got his start in showbiz on the hit show, “Degrassi”)
  • Monica is 40 (FAST FACT: She became the youngest member of Charles Thompson and the Majestics when she was just 10)
  • Bill Wyman is 84 (bassist for the Rolling Stones from 1962-1993)
  • The late JP “The Big Bopper” Richardson(1930-1959)…he would have been 90(He died in a plane crash with Buddy Holly and Ritchie Valens – that fateful day has been dubbed, “The Day The Music Died)


  • Director Martin Campbell is 77 (“James Bond” films, “Casino Royale,” “The Mask of Zorro”)
  • Designer Zac Posen is 40
  • Political activist and former NAACP head Kweisi Mfume [[KWAY-see oom-FOOM-ay]] is 72
  • Reality Star Korie Robertson (Willie’s wife on “Duck Dynasty”) is 47
  • Olympic gymnast Kayla Ross is 24 (FAST FACTS: She helped the US team to win the gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics. In February 2016, she decided to retire from elite gymnastics and focus on attending the UCLA starting fall of 2016)
  • Internet/reality TV star Tila Tequila is 39 (FAST FACTS: Born Tila Nguyen, she was actually raised in a Buddhist temple.)
  • Ice dancer Charlie White is 33 (A gold medalist at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, silver medalist at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, and six-time U.S. national champion)
  • The late artist Bob Kane(1915-1998)(co-creator of the DC Comics “Batman” series)
  • The late American politician James S. Sherman(1855-1912)(The 27thVice President of the United States – under President William Howard Taft – he became known as “Sunny Jim”)
  • The late Nathaniel Wyeth(1911-1990)(He’s the inventor of the plastic soda bottle)

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