Famous People Born Today- Paul McCartney Is 79


June 18th

Actors:

  • David Giuntoli is 41 (“Grimm,” “Caroline and Jackie,” “13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi,” “Buddymoon,” ““A Million Little Things”)
  • Willa Holland is 30 (“The O.C.,” “Gossip Girl,” “Kingdom Hearts,” “Arrow”)
  • Carol Kane is 69 (“Taxi,” “The World’s Greatest Lover,” “Princess Bride,” “Scrooged,” “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”)
  • Richard Madden is 35 (“Complicity,” “Game of Thrones,” “Cinderella,” “Ibiza,” “Rocketman”)
  • Renee Olstead is 32 (“The Secret Life of an American Teenager,” “Still Standing”)
  • Max Records is 24 (“Where the Wild Things Are,” “The Brothers Bloom”)
  • Isabella Rossellini is 69 (“Blue Velvet,” “Wild At Heart,” “Death Becomes Her,” “Wyatt Earp,” “Immortal Beloved,” “Shut Eye”)
  • Meaghan Rath is 35 (“Being Human,” “Hawaii Five-O”)
  • The late Jeanette MacDonald(1903 – 1965)(“Maytime,” “The Love Parade”)

Musicians:

  • Migos’ Takeoff is 27 (his given name, Kirshnik Ball)
  • All Time Low’s Jack Barakat is 33
  • Twenty One Pilots’ Josh Dun is 33
  • T. Genasis is 34 (born Odis Oliver Flores)
  • Paul McCartney is 79
  • Boyz II Men’s Nathan Morris is 50
  • Ray LaMontagne is 48
  • Alison Moyet is 60
  • Guns N’ Roses’ Dizzy Reed is 58 (his actual name, Darren Arthur Reed)
  • Blake Shelton is 45
  • Silkk tha Shocker is 46 (born Vyshonne King Miller)

Plus:

  • MLB catcher Sandy Alomar, Jr. is 55 (FAST FACTS: He won the AL Rookie of the Year award in 1990 and is a six-time All-Star. And you could say his skill is genetic. He’s the son of former major leaguer Sandy Alomar Sr. and the brother of Hall of Fame second baseman Roberto Alomar.)
  • Talent manager Scooter Braun (and sometime TV personality) is 40 (Born Scott Samuel Braun, his roster of artists includes Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Psy, Carly Rae Jepsen, Dan + Shay, Tori Kelly, Kanye West and Zac Brown Band)
  • Comic book author and cartoonist Alan Davis is 65 (He drew “The Fantastic Four: The End” and has written several volumes of the Avengers and Captain America.)
  • Children’s author and illustrator Chris Van Allsburg is 72 (“Jumanji,” “The Polar Express”)
  • The late songwriter Sammy Cahn(1913-1993)(FAST FACTS: He wrote the songs “Come Fly With Me” and “Love and Marriage” and won four Academy Awards; he was nominated 22 times.)
  • The late legendary film critic Roger Ebert(1942 – 2013)…he would have been 79
  • The late poet Frances Sargent Osgood(1811-1850)(FAST FACTS: She was a 19thcentury American poet known for her works “The Casket of Fate” and “Puss in Boots.” It’s believed that after she separated from her husband, she and Edgar Allan Poe engaged in an affair of the heart – at least – for years. The pair exchanged love poems for years and it’s said that Poe's wife Virginia approved of the relationship – even inviting her to visit their home. Why? Virginia believed their friendship had a "restraining" effect on her husband. Poe had given up alcohol to impress Osgood, for example.)
  • The late Anastasia Nikolaevna(1901-1918)(The youngest daughter of Tsar Nicholas II, who was assassinated by Russian secret police, she was the center of many conspiracy theories. In fact, the classic animated film, “Anastasia,” is based on her life, and those rumors.)

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