The Late Colin Powell Would Have Turned 85 Today


Krista Allen is 50 (“Emmanuelle In Space,” “Days of our Lives,” “Baywatch: Hawaii,” “Liar Liar,” “Significant Mother,” “The Bold and the Beautiful”)

Marshall Allman is 38 (“Prison Break,” “True Blood,” “Humans”)

Hayley Atwell is 40 (“The Duchess,” “The Pillars of the Earth,” “Marvel’s Agent Carter”)

Sterling K Brown is 46 (“Third Watch,” “Army Wives,” “The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story,” “This Is Us,” “Black Panther”)

Max Gail is 79 (″Barney Miller,” “Sons and Daughters,” “Longmire,” “General Hospital”)

Victoria Hamilton is 51 (“Pride and Prejudice,” “Persuasion,” “Mansfield Park,” “The Crown”)

Lily James is 33 (“Downton Abbey,” “Wrath of the Titans,” “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies,” “Baby Driver,” “Darkest Hour,” “Pam & Tommy”)

Mitch Pileggi is 70 (“X Files,” “Sons of Anarchy,” “Day Break,” “Dallas”)

The late Bette Davis (1908 – 1989) (“Of Human Bondage,” “All About Eve,” “Whatever Happened To Baby Jane?”) (She was nominated for an Oscar 11 times and won two)

The late Frank Gorshin (1933 – 2005)…he would have been 89 (“Batman’s” original Riddler, “12 Monkeys,” “)

The late Gregory Peck (1916 – 2003) (“The Keys of the Kingdom,” “Gentleman's Agreement,” “Twelve O'Clock High,” “Spellbound,” “Moby Dick” (1956, and its 1998 miniseries), “The Guns of Navarone,” “Cape Fear (1962, and its 1991 remake), “How the West Was Won,” “The Omen”) (FAST FACTS: Peck was honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1969 by President Lyndon Johnson honored for his lifetime humanitarian efforts. In 1999, the American Film Institute named Peck among Greatest Male Stars of Classic Hollywood cinema – he’s ranked at No. 12)

The late Spencer Tracy (1900 – 1967) (“Up the River,” “The Last Mile,” “Captains Courageous,” “Boys Town,” “Guess Who's Coming to Dinner”) (FAST FACTS: He was married to Louis Tracy from 1923 to 1967. He dated actress Katherine Hepburn from 1941 until his death 26 years later. He also starred in nine films with Hepburn.)


Tommy Cash is 82

The Hollies’ Allan Clarke is 80

Paula Cole is 54

Mike Eli of The Eli Young Band is 41

ABBA’s Agnetha Faltskog is 72

Pat Green is 50

Juicy J is 47 (his given name, Jordan Michael Houston)

Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready is 56

Kid ‘N Play’s Christopher “Kid” Reid is 58

Pharrell Williams is 49


TV Personality Zak Bagans is 45 (Travel Channel’s “Ghost Adventures”)

Director Roger Corman is 96 (“Rock 'n' Roll High School,” “Death Race 2000,” “Galaxy of Terror,” “Forbidden World” and “Piranha”)

The late Walter Huston (1883 - 1950) (“The Devil and Daniel Webster,” “Yankee Doodle Dandy,” “The Treasure of the Sierra Madre”)

The late coach Pop Warner (1871 – 1954) (FAST FACTS: Hall of Fame college football coach who invented many of the basic, fundamental plays of the game)

The late educator Booker T. Washington (1856 – 1915) (FAST FACTS: His 1895 Atlanta Compromise Address and 1901 autobiography, "Up From Slavery," made him famous. He was born into slavery in Virginia, and his family relocated to West Virginia after slavery became illegal. He called for black progress through education and entrepreneurship, rather than trying to challenge directly the Jim Crow segregation and the disenfranchisement of black voters in the South. Other African-American leaders – including E.B Du Bois - did not always agree with Washington's approach.)

The late General Colin Powell (1937 – 2021) …he would have been 85 (A four-star general who was the first African American Secretary of State from 2001 to 2005. He was also the 16th United States national security advisor from 1987 to 1989 and as the 12th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 1989 to 1993)

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