Famous People Born Today- Eagle-Eye Cherry Is 53

May 7th


  • Michael E. Knight is 62 (“All My Children,” “One Life To Live,” “Young & The Restless”)
  • Traci Lords is 53 (“Cry Baby,” “Blade,” “Zack and Miri Make A Porno”)
  • Alexander Ludwig is 29 (“Race to Witch Mountain,” “The Hunger Games,” “Lone Survivor”)
  • Breckin Meyer is 47 (“Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare,” “Clueless,” “54,” “Rat Race,” “Garfield”)
  • Peter Reckell is 66 (“Days of Our Lives”) (FAST FACT: He originated the role of Bo, which he portrayed from 1983 to 1987, 1990 to 1992, 1995 to 2012, and returned – with others – in fall 2015 as a lead up to the 50th anniversary of the show.)
  • Ivan Sergei is 50 (“Crossing Jordan,” “Charmed,” “Body of Proof”)
  • The late Anne Baxter(1923 – 1985)…she would have been 98(“All About Eve,” “Hotel,” “The Magnificent Ambersons,” “The Ten Commandments,” “Razor's Edge”) (FAST FACT: She’s a Golden Globe and Oscar Award winning actress who received a star on the walk of fame in February, 1960.)
  • The late Gary Cooper(1901 – 1961)(“High Noon,” “Mr. Deeds Goes to Town,” “The Pride of the Yankees,” “City Streets”)
  • The late Gabby Hayes(1885 – 1969)(“Blue Steel,” “The Star Packer,” “Riders of Destiny”)
  • The late Robert Hegyes(1951 – 2012)…he would have been 70(Epstein on “Welcome Back, Kotter”)
  • The late John Ingle(1928 – 2012) …he would have been 93(“Death Becomes Her,” “General Hospital,” HBO’s “Big Love”)
  • The late Darren McGavin(1922 – 2006)…he would have been 99(“Riverboat,” “Mike Hammer,” “A Christmas Story,” “Murphy Brown,” “Billy Madison”)


  • Motörhead’s Phil Campbell is 60
  • Eagle-Eye Cherry is 53(Yup, that’s his real name…Eagle-Eye Lanoo Cherry, to be exact)
  • The Buzzcocks’ Steve Diggle is 66
  • The Arctic Monkeys’ Matt Helders is 35
  • The Church’s Marty Wilson-Piper is 63
  • Motionless in White’s Devin Sola is 31
  • The late Teresa Brewer(1931 – 2007) …she would have been 90


  • Director Amy Heckerling is 67 (“Clueless,” “Fast Times At Ridgemont High,” “Look Who’s Talking” movies, “Baby Talk”)
  • The late Johannes Brahms(1833 – 1897)(Virtuoso pianist and notorious perfectionist whose oeuvre included "Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel" and the "Saint Anthony Variations." He has been referred to as one of the "Three Bs" alongside Bach and Beethoven) (FAST FACT: He played music in brothels as a child to help keep his family afloat financially. He destroyed many of his early compositions because he was dissatisfied with their amateurish quality.)
  • The late poet Robert Browning(1812 – 1889)(His best-known works include “My Last Duchess,” “The Pied Piper of Hamelin,” “Men and Women,” “The Ring and the Book”)
  • The late First Lady of ArgentinaEva Peron(1919 – 1952)
  • The late journalist Tim Russert(1950 – 2008)…he would have been 71(FAST FACT: “Time magazine included Russert in its list of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2008)
  • The late composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky(1840 – 1893)(Famous for composing "The Nutcracker" ballet, as well as numerous symphonies, concertos, operas, ballets, and chamber-music pieces)
  • The late Football Hall of Famer Johnny Unitas(1933 – 2002)…he would have been 88(FAST FACTS: Baltimore Colts quarterback who was known as The Golden Arm. He was selected to 10 Pro Bowls during his career and was named AP NFL MVP in 1964 and 1967.)