Famous People Born Today- Morgan Freeman Is 84

June 1st


  • Sarah Wayne Callies is 44 (“Prison Break,” “The Walking Dead,” “Colony”)
  • Mark Curry is 60 (“Hangin' with Mr. Cooper,” “It's Showtime at the Apollo”)
  • Brian Cox is 75 (“Manhunter,” “The Bourne Identity,” “The Bourne Supremacy,” “X2,” “Braveheart,” “Rushmore,” “Rise of the Planet of the Apes,” “Troy,” “Doctor Who”) (FAST FACT: He was the first actor to portray Hannibal Lecter on film in the 1986 film, “Manhunter.”)
  • Morgan Freeman is 84 (“The Electric Company,” “Glory,” “The Shawshank Redemption,” “Seven,” “Bruce Almighty,” “The Dark Knight” trilogy, “The Sum of All Fears,” “Million Dollar Baby,” “Lucy”) (FAST FACT: Nominated for an Oscar for his role in 1994’s “The Shawshank Redemption,” hewonan Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in 2005’s “Million Dollar Baby”)
  • Adam Garcia is 48 (“Wilde,” “Coyote Ugly,” “Kangaroo Jack,” “Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen”)
  • Danielle Harris is 44 (“Halloween,” “Marked for Death,” “The Last Boy Scout,” Free Willy,” “Daylight”)
  • Oliver James is 41 (“What A Girl Wants,” “Roadkill,” “Without a Paddle: Nature's Calling”)
  • Jonathan Pryce is 74 (“Brazil,” “Evita,” “Tomorrow Never Dies,” “Pirates of the Caribbean,” “Game of Thrones”)
  • Robin Mattson is 65 (“Guiding Light,” “Santa Barbara,” “All My Children,” “General Hospital”)
  • Teri Polo is 52 (“Meet The Parents,” “I'm with Her,” “The West Wing,” “The Fosters”)
  • The late Rene Auberjonois (“Benson,” "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine," “Boston Legal”)
  • The late Powers Boothe(1948 – 2017) …he would have been73 (“Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones,” “Tombstone,” “Deadwood,” “24,” “Nashville”)
  • The late Andy Griffith(1926 – 2012)…he would have been 95(“The Andy Griffith Show,” “Matlock”) (FAST FACT: He developed an interest in acting during high school, but went to college with the intent to become a preacher)
  • The late Cleavon Little(1939 – 1992)…he would have been 82(“Blazing Saddles,” “Temperatures Rising,” “Bagdad Café,” “True Colors”)
  • The late Marilyn Monroe(1926 – 1962)…she would have been 95(“As Young as You Feel,” “Monkey Business,” “Clash by Night,” “Don't Bother to Knock,” “Niagara,” “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes,” “How to Marry a Millionaire,” “ The Seven Year Itch.”)


  • Lisa Hartman Black is 65 (The former “Knots Landing” star and 70s/80s singer married Clint Black in 1991, but it wasn’t until 1999 that the couple finally sang a duet together. Of course, “When I Said I Do” became a massive hit. So much that they later teamed up on “Easy for Me to Say.”)
  • Brandi Carlile is 40
  • Pat Boone is 87
  • Ronnie Dunn is 68
  • Alanis Morissette is 47
  • Ronnie Wood is 74 (FAST FACTS: Married to his much younger wife Sally Humphreys since 2012 – she’s 31 years his junior – the couple welcomed twin girls in May 2016. Also exciting for his 2016? He finally quit smoking after 50 years)


  • Supermodel and TV personality Heidi Klum is 48
  • Web video star Charles Lincoln Neal III is 43 (part of the Internet sensation comedy duo known as ‘Rhett and Link’ alongside Rhett McLaughlin – he’s ‘Link’)
  • Video game designer Markus Persson is 42 (FAST FACTS: Also known as Notch, he’s the guy a Swedish video game designer known for his role in developing ‘Minecraft,’ the hit PC game. In 2014, he became a billionaire when Microsoft purchased Minecraft for $2.5-billion)
  • Comedienne Amy Schumer is 40
  • The late religious leader Brigham Young(1801 – 1877)(FAST FACTS: He was the President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1847 until his death in 1877. He also notably helped found the institutions, which are now known as the University of Utah and Brigham Young University. He not only founded Salt Lake City Utah, but is also responsible for the famous Mormon Temple. A practicing polygamist, he also had 55 wives and 56 children)

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