Famous Birthdays Today- Ru Paul Is 60

November 17th


  • Zoe Bell is 42 (“Grindhouse”) (FAST FACT: She has also been a stunt double who filled in for Lucy Lawless and Uma Thurman during perilous scenes)
  • Leslie Bibb is 46 (“Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby,” “Iron Man,” “Law Abiding Citizen,” “See Spot Run”)
  • Raquel Castro is 26 (“Jersey Girl,” “Third Watch”)
  • Danny DeVito is 76 (“Taxi,” “Batman Returns,” “Get Shorty,” “Space Jam,” “It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.”)
  • Daisy Fuentes is 54 (“America's Funniest Home Videos,” “Ghostwriter,” “Curdled”) (FAST FACT: She hooked up with singer Richard Marx after starring inhis vid for 2014’s “Beautiful Goodbye.”They married in 2015)
  • Lauren Hutton is 77 (“American Gigolo,” “The Gambler,” “Once Bitten,” “Falcon Crest”)
  • Harry Lloyd is 37 (“Goodbye, Mr. Chips,” “David Copperfield;” and most recently, Viserys Targaryen on “Game of Thrones”)
  • Sophie Marceau is 54 (“The Firelight,” “Braveheart,” “The World is Not Enough”)
  • Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio is 62 (“Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves,” “Law & Order: Criminal Intent,” “Grimm”)
  • Rachel McAdams is 42 (“The Hot Chick,” “Mean Girls,” “The Notebook,” “The Time Traveler's Wife”)
  • Diane Neal is 45 (“NCIS,” “Law & Order: SVU,” “Power”)
  • David Ramsey is 49 (“Dexter,” “Arrow,” “Blue Bloods”)
  • Dylan Walsh is 57 (“Nip/Tuck,” “The Stepfather,” “Unforgettable”)
  • The late Rock Hudson(1925 – 1985)…he would have been 95(“Giant,” “Magnificent Obsession,” “McMillan & Wife”) (FAST FACT: When he died in 1985, he became the first major celebrity to die from an AIDS-related illness)


  • Bell Biv DeVoe’s Ronnie DeVoe is 53
  • Isaac Hanson is 40 (FAST FACT: His first name is actually Clarke, but he goes by his middle name, Isaac)
  • Gordon Lightfoot is 82
  • The Band Perry’s Reid Perry is 32
  • The late Jeff Buckley(1966 – 1997)…he would have been 54


  • Milwaukee Brewers’ left fielder Ryan Braun is 37
  • Former Governor and DNC chair Howard Dean is 72 (The 79thgovernor of Vermont, he also ran for president in 2004 – and gave usthe yell heard ‘round the world.)
  • "Saturday Night Live" executive producer Lorne Michaels is 76
  • TV personality Ru Paul is 60 (born RuPaul Andre Charles)
  • Director Martin Scorsese is 78 (“Taxi Driver,” “Raging Bull,” “Goodfellas,” “Mean Streets,” “The Departed”) (FAST FACT! He finally won the Academy Award for Best Director for “The Departed” after previously being nominated five times.)
  • The late baseball legend Tom Seaver(1944 – 2020)...he would have been 76(FAST FACTS: This 12-time MLB All-Star pitcher nicknamed ‘Tom Terrific,’ he helped lead the New York Mets to World Series victory in 1969. His jersey number 41 was the third number ever retired by the Mets.)
  • The late civil rights activist, Yolanda King(1955 – 2007)…she would have been 65(FAST FACT: She was just 12 when her father, Dr. Martin Luther King, was assassinated. Later, she played Rosa Parks in the 1978 TV miniseries, “King.”)

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