Famous People Born Today- Dolly Parton Is 76

January 19th


  • Desi Arnaz Jr. is 69 (“I Love Lucy,” “Here’s Lucy,” “The Mambo Kings”)
  • Denise Boutte is 40 (“Meet the Browns,” “Why Did I Get Married,” “Extreme Movie”)
  • Michael Crawford is 80 (“The Phantom of the Opera,” “Flowers for Algernon,” “The Wizard of Oz”)
  • Drea de Matteo is 50 (“The Sopranos,” “Joey,” “Sons of Anarchy,” “Shades of Blue”)
  • Shelley Fabares is 78 (“The Donna Reed Show,” “Coach”)
  • Tippi Hedren is 92 (“The Birds,” “Marnie,” “The Ghost and the Whale,” “I Heart Huckabees”) (FAST FACT: She’s Melanie Griffith’s mom)
  • Lidya Jewett is 15 (“Hidden Figures”)
  • Logan Lerman is 30 (“The Butterfly Effect,” “The Number 23, “Fury,” “The 3:10 to Yuma,” “The Perks of Being a Wallflower,” “Percy Jackson” films)
  • Katey Sagal is 68 (“.. With Children,” “That 70s Show,” “Sons of Anarchy”)
  • Jodie Sweetin is 40 (“Full House,” “Singled Out”)
  • Elizabeth Tulloch is 41 (“R2D2: Beneath the Dome,” “Grimm,” “Superman & Lois”) (FAST FACT: For many years, she went by her nickname, ‘Bitsie,’ until 2017…when she married her “Grimm” co-star David Giuntoli. They’ve since welcome their first child, a daughter they welcomed in 2019).
  • Shawn Wayans is 51 (“In Living Color,” “Wayans Bros.,” “Scary Movie” franchise, “White Chicks,” “Little Man”)
  • Shaunette Renee Wilson is 32 (“The Resident”)
  • The late Jean Stapleton(1923 – 2013) …she would have been 99(“American Gothic,” “All In The Family”)


  • America’s Dewey Bunnell is 70
  • Ugly Kid Joe singer Whitfield Crane is 54
  • The Motels’ Martha Davis is 71
  • Lil Scrappy is 38 (born Darryl Kevin Richardson)
  • Dolly Parton is 76
  • Marcy Playground singer/guitarist is 51
  • The late Phil Everly(1939 – 2014)…he would have been 83
  • The late Janis Joplin(1943 – 1970)…she would have been 79
  • The late Mac Miller(1992 – 2018)…he would have been 30(his given name Malcolm James McCormick)
  • The late Robert Palmer(1949 – 2003)…he would have been 73


  • Reality TV star Alexis Bellino is 45 (“Real Housewives of Orange County”)
  • Comedian Frank Caliendo is 48(“Frank TV,” “Mad TV”)
  • TV Chef and lover of all things butter Paula Deen is 75 (FAST FACT: She got her start when she left her job as a bank teller and, with only $200 in her pocket, moved to Georgia to start a catering service)
  • Tennis champ Stefan Edberg is 56 (A major proponent of the serve-and-volley style of tennis, he won six Grand Slam singles titles and three Grand Slam men's doubles titles between 1985 and 1996. He also won the Masters Grand Prix and was a part of the Swedish Davis Cup-winning-team four times)
  • Olympic Gymnast Shawn Johnson is 30 (She won the 2008 Olympic gold medal for the women's balance beam and became the 2007 World Champion on floor exercise. She also won season eight of Dancing with the Stars in 2009 and three years later, she finished second place in the Dancing with the Stars All-Star edition.)
  • Director Richard Lester is 90 (“A Hard Day’s Night”)
  • Comedian Paul Rodriguez is 67
  • The late Paul Cezanne(1839 – 1906)(Post-Impressionist painter whose best-known works included "The Card Players" and "The Bathers." His work formed the bridge between Impressionism and Cubism)
  • The late General Robert E. Lee(1807 – 1870)(President Lincoln had offered him command of a Union Army, but he decided to follow his home state into secession despite his belief that the union should remain intact. Lee commanded the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia during the American Civil War – and ultimately surrendered to Union General Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House on April 9, 1865)
  • The late poet Edgar Allan Poe(1809 – 1849)(He is most famous for his works "The Black Cat," "The Cask of Amontillado," "The Tell-Tale Heart," and other pieces of Gothic fiction. His timeless poems include "Lenore," The Raven," and "Annabel Lee.")
  • The late linebacker Junior Seau(1969 – 2012)…he would have been 52(A 12-time Pro Bowl selection, and one of the most celebrated players in San Diego Chargers history. He spent his last seven NFL seasons with the Miami Dolphins and New England Patriots and retired with 1,849 career tackles.)

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