Famous People Born Today- Willie Nelson Is 88

April 29th


  • Paul Adelstein is 52 (“Private Practice,” “Scandal,” “Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce”)
  • Megan Boone is 38 (“Law & Order: LA,” “My Bloody Valentine 3D,” “The Blacklist”)
  • Nora Dunn is 69 (“Working Girl,” “Miami Blues,” “I Love Trouble,” "Saturday Night Live," “Pineapple Express,” “My Suicide,” “Entourage”)
  • Daniel Day Lewis is 64 (“My Left Foot,” “The Boxer,” “Gandhi,” “There Will Be Blood,” “Gangs of New York,” “Lincoln”) (FAST FACT: In November 2012, “Time” named him the "World's Greatest Actor”)
  • Kate Mulgrew is 66 (“Ryan’s Hope,” “Star Trek: Voyager,” “Orange Is the New Black”)
  • Michelle Pfeiffer is 63 (“Scarface,” “Dangerous Minds,” “Batman Returns,” What Lies Beneath, “The Witches of Eastwick,” “Married To The Mob,” “Tequila Sunrise,” “Wolf”)
  • Eve Plumb is 63 ("The Brady Bunch")
  • Uma Thurman is 51 (“Dangerous Liaisons,” “Pulp Fiction,” “Batman & Robin,” “Gattaca,” “Les Misérables,” “The Producers,” “My Super Ex-Girlfriend,” “Smash,” “Nymphomaniac,” “Imposters”) (FAST FACT: She took home a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her role in 2003's “Hysterical Blindness”)


  • The Oak Ridge Boys’ Duane Allen is 78
  • Mary Mary’s Erica Atkins-Campbell is 49
  • Tommy James is 74
  • Karmin’s Amy Heidemann is 35
  • Willie Nelson is 88 (FAST FACT: When he joined the Air Force and received his birth certificate, the date was listed as April 30, 1933. However, his sister Bobbie Nelson and other family members are sure he was born shortly before midnight on April 29th– so we celebrate both!)
  • Master P is 51 (born Percy Robert Miller)
  • Carnie Wilson is 53
  • The late Duke Ellington(1899 – 1974)(FAST FACTS: One of American jazz's most influential figures, he led his famed orchestra from 1923 until his death. He called his music American Music, not jazz. He helped compose more than 1,000 original pieces, many of which became standards.)


  • Tennis champ Andre Agassi is 51 (FAST FACTS: He won all four Grand Slam titles, including the Australian Open four times from 1995 to 2003. He was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2011)
  • Model and “Mrs. Hugh Hefner” Crystal Harris is 35 (FAST FACT: In June 2011, she released the song “Club Queen.” Hefner’s third wife, she was married to the late mogul from 2012 until his death in 2017)
  • Composer Zubin Mehta is 85
  • Funnyman Jerry Seinfeld is 67
  • The late NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt(1951 – 2001)…he would have been 70(FAST FACTS: Legendary Winston Cup NASCAR driver in the 1980s and 1990s, he won seven Winston Cup Series Championships as well as the 1998 Daytona 500.)
  • The late publishing titan William Randolph Hearst Sr.(1863 – 1951)(FAST FACT: He was expelled from Harvard for practical jokes and alcohol abuse – he was also the unwilling inspiration for “Citizen Kane”)
  • The late Emperor Hirohito(1901 – 1989)(FAST FACTS: Also known as Emperor Showa, he reigned as the Emperor or Japan from 1926 to 1989. He helped form the Axis Powers with Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy and led Japan during its involvement in World War II)

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