Comedic Actor Billy Crystal Turns 74 Today

Jamie Bell is 36 (“Billy Elliot,” “Snowpiercer,” “Nymphomaniac,” “Fantastic Four,” “TURN: Washington's Spies”) (FAST FACT: He was married to Evan Rachel Wood from 2012 – 2014. In January 2017, he got engaged to his “Fantastic Four” co-star, Kate Mara…they married the following July.)

Michael Caine is 89 (“Alfie,” “Sleuth,” “Cider House Rules,” “The Italian Job,” “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” “Austin Powers in Goldmember,” “The Dark Knight” trilogy.)

Billy Crystal is 74 (“Rabbit Test,” “Running Scared,” “City Slickers,” “The Princess Bride,” “Analyze This,” “When Harry Met Sally,” “Throw Momma From The Train,” “The Comedians”)

Ansel Elgort is 28 (2013’s “Carrie,” “Divergent,” “The Fault in Our Stars,” 2021’s Steven Spielberg film adaptation of “West Side Story”) (FAST FACT: On June 19th, 2020, a woman on Twitter accused Elgort of sexually assaulting her in 2014, when she was 17 and he was 20. He denied the allegation in an Instagram post, saying that he and the woman had had a "brief, legal and entirely consensual relationship.” The same day, another Twitter user accused Elgort of sending her unsolicited "D-picks" in 2014, when she was 14. Several other women have accused Elgort of icky behavior as well. He’s denied everything – other than admitting to being a jerk. Criminal charges have never been filed).

James Frain is 54 (“True Blood,” “The Tudors,” NBC’s “Grimm”)

Daniel Gillies is 46 (“The Vampire Diaries,” “Saving Hope,” “The Originals”)

Penny Johnson (she’s also credited as Penny Johnson Jerald) is 61 (“The Larry Sanders Show,” “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine,” “24”)

Steve Kanaly is 76 (“Dallas,” “All My Children”)

Chris Klein is 43 ("American Pie," “Rollerball,” “Wilfred”)

Elise Neal is 56 (“Malcolm X,” “The Hughleys,” “Mission to Mars,” “Hustle & Flow,” “All of Us,” “A.N.T. Farm,” “Logan”)

Grace Park is 48 (“Romeo Must Die,” “Battlestar Galactica,” “Hawaii Five-0”)

Melissa Reeves is 55 (“Days of Our Lives”)

Tamara Tunie is 63 (“As the World Turns,” “NYPD Blue,” “Law & Order: SVU”)


Sugarland’s Kristian Bush is 52

Taylor Hanson is 39

Este Haim is 36


Reality star Sammi Giancola is 35 (MTV’s “Jersey Shore”)

Prince Albert of Monaco is 64

Entrepreneur Jerry Greenfield (Co-founder of the Ben & Jerry’s ice cream company) is 71

Conductor/composer Quincy Jones is 89 (FAST FACTS: Jones has never learned to drive, citing an accident in which he was a passenger – at age 14 – as the reason. He was also inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2013)

Movie director/producer Wolfgang Petersen is 81 (“Das Boot,” “The NeverEnding Story,” “Enemy Mine,” “In the Line of Fire,” “Outbreak,” “Air Force One,” “The Perfect Storm,” “Troy,” “Poseidon”)

The late theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate Albert Einstein (1879 – 1955) (FAST FACT: During World War II his name was on a Nazi list of assassination targets, with a $5,000 bounty on his head)

The late railroad engineer Casey Jones (1863 – 1900) (He’s best known for his courage, sacrificing his life by keeping one hand on the brake to slow the train and one hand on the whistle to warn others who might be near the train, as well as for his tenacity in keeping trains on schedule and his famous "whippoorwill whistle.")

The late “Dennis the Menace” cartoonist Henry "Hank" Ketcham (1920 – 2001)

The late Lucy Hobbs Taylor (1833 – 1910) (She was the first female dentist in America. In 1859, she moved to Cincinnati, intending to become a dentist. When she was refused admission to dental school, she began a private program of study with a professor from the Ohio College of Dental Surgery. Once completed, she started her own practice in Cincinnati in 1861 and by 1865, finally gained all professional recognition when she was allowed to join the Iowa State Dental Society.)

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