Famous People Born Today- Pete Townshend Is 76

May 19th


  • James Fox is 82 (“A Passage to India,” “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” “Sherlock Holmes”) (FAST FACTS: his role in the 1963 film “The Servant” earned him a VAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer.)
  • Jessica Fox is 38 (“The Muppet Christmas Carol,” “Back Home,” “The Phoenix and the Carpet”)
  • Eric Lloyd is 34 ("The Santa Clause" film series, “Batman & Robin”)
  • Geraldine Somerville is 54 (“Harry Potter,” “Gosford Park”)
  • Jason Gray-Stanford is 51 (“Earth to Echo,” “Monk,” “Monday Mornings”)
  • Eleanor Tomlinson is 29 (“Jack the Giant Slayer,” “Alice in Wonderland,” “Angus,” “Poldark”)
  • The late Peter Mayhew(1944 – 2019)…he would have been77(Chewbacca in the “Star Wars” franchise, he was 7-feet, 3-inches tall)


  • ZZ Top’s Dusty Hill is 72 (FAST FACTS: He also appeared in the movie “Back to the Future Part III.)
  • Shooter Jennings is 42
  • Grace Jones is 73
  • Rohan Marley is 49 (Yes, Bob Marley is his father.)
  • AC/DC’s Phil Rudd is 67 (FAST FACT: When his solo album was released, it didn’t do as well as it was expected to. So he fired several employees and threatened to kill his personal assistant. He laterplead guilty to death threat and drug chargesand was sentenced to home detention.)
  • Sam Smith is 29
  • Pete Townshend is 76 (FAST FACTS: He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990.)
  • Yo Gotti is 40 (born Mario Mims)
  • The late Joey Ramone(1951 – 2001)…he would have been 70


  • Racecar driver Dario Franchitti is 48 (FAST FACT: He married Ashley Judd in 2001 and while they separated briefly in 2013, they reconciled following an accident on the track. But then, in 2014, they went ahead with the divorce anyway! He has since remarried Eleanor Robb – their daughter Sofia was born in 2015)
  • TV personality David Hartman is 86
  • Reality star Kim Zolciak-Biermann is 43 (“Real Housewives of Atlanta,” “Don’t Be Tardy,” “Dancing with the Stars”)
  • The late wrestler (and sometime actor) Andre the Giant(1946 – 1993)…he would have been75(FAST FACT: Born André René Roussimoff, it was his 7-foot, 5-inch; 525-pound stature that had people regard him as The Eighth Wonder of the World)
  • The late author/screenwriter/director Nora Ephron(1941 – 2012)…she would have been 80(“Silkwood,” “When Harry Met Sally,” “Sleepless in Seattle,” "Mixed Nuts,” “You've Got Mail," “Julie & Julia”)
  • The late broadcast journalist Jim Lehrer(1934 – 2020) ...he would have been87
  • The late communist ruler of Vietnam Ho Chi Minh(1890 – 1969)
  • The late Cambodian dictator Pol Pot(1925 – 1998)…he would have been 96(He led Khmer Rouge revolutionary group from 1963 to 1988 – and between 1975 and 1979 murdered 25% of the country's population through starvation, overwork and executions.)
  • The late celebrity spouse Nicole Brown Simpson(1959 – 1994)…she would have been 62
  • The late Malcolm X(1925 – 1965)…he would have been96(FAST FACTS: He was born Malcolm Little and after the death of his father, he and his brothers would hunt game to make ends meet. A trip to the Muslim holy city of Mecca helped him to develop his beliefs; he began signing his last name as X to replace the ancestral slave name Little.)

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