Famous People Born Today- Miley Cyrus Is 29


November 23rd

Actors:

  • Maxwell Caulfield is 62 (“The Colbys,” “The Boys Next Door,” “Grease 2,” “Gettysburg,” “Empire Records”) (FAST FACT: When he married his wife, Juliet Mills in 1980, there was a fair amount of controversy – as she is 19 years his senior. In a testament to the masses not having a clue, the couple is still going strong after 40 years of marriage.)
  • Lucas Grabeel is 37 (“High School Musical” franchise, “Switched at Birth”)
  • Bradley Steven Perry is 23 (“Good Luck Charlie,” “Sharpay’s Fabulous Adventure”)
  • The late Susan Anspach(1942 – 2018)…she would have been 79(“The Devil and Max Devlin,” “Dancing at the Harvest Moon”)
  • The late Dominique Dunne(1959-1982)…she would have been 62(“Poltergeist,” “The Shadow Riders”) (FAST FACTS: Best known for her role in “Poltergeist,” Dunne at the height of fame in 1982 – the year the film was released. Tragically, it was in October of that year that she was strangled by her ex-boyfriend, John Thomas Sweeney, in the driveway of her West Hollywood home and went into a coma. She never regained consciousness and died five days later. In a controversial court case, Sweeney was convicted of voluntary manslaughter in Dunne's death and served only three and a half years in prison. Dunne was just 22 years old when she died.)
  • The late Boris Karloff(1887-1969)(“Frankenstein” franchise, “The Mummy,” “The Black Cat”) (FAST FACTS: Due to his contributions in the worlds of filmandtelevision, Karloff was awarded two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.)
  • The late Steve Landesberg(1936-2010)…he would have been 85("Barney Miller,” “Wild Hogs,” “Forgetting Sarah Marshall”)
  • The late Harpo Marx(1888-1964)(“The Cocoanuts,” “Too Many Kisses”) (He’s the one who He wore a curly reddish blonde wig, and never spoke during performances. Instead, he blew a horn or whistled to communicate…and yes, played the harp in most of his films.) 

Musicians:

  • Lamb of God’s Chris Adler is 49 (FAST FACTS: He is recognized by his left handed playing on a right handed kit, his use of the heel-toe technique, his unusual approach to the drum kit, and his tendency to play in 6/4 time.)
  • Sister Hazel’s Ken Block is 55(that’s according to AP)
  • Miley Cyrus is 29
  • Sponge drummer Charlie Grover is 55(that’s according to AP)
  • Kurupt (of Tha Dogg Pound) is 49 (born Ricardo Emmanuel Brown)
  • Alison Mosshart (The Kills and The Dead Weather) is 43

Plus:

  • Screenwriter/film producer Joe Eszterhas is 77 (“Flashdance,” “Basic Instinct,” “Showgirls,” “Children of Glory”)
  • Reality star Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi is 34 (“Jersey Shore,” “Snooki & Jwoww”)
  • Good Morning America’s Robin Roberts is 61 (While fightingmyelodysplastic syndrome– aka MDS – in 2013, Robin came out and for the first time acknowledged that she is gay. She also revealed that she’s partnered with Amber Laign – they’ve been together since 2005)
  • Comedian Bruce Vilanch is 73
  • The late outlaw Billy the Kid(1859-1881)(real name: William H. Bonney) (FAST FACTS: According to legend, he killed twenty-one men, but it is generally believed he killed eight. He killed his first man on August 17, 1877, at around 17-years-old. Billy was relatively unknown during most of his lifetime but was catapulted into legend in 1881 when New Mexico's governor, Lew Wallace, placed a price on his head.)

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