Cleveland's Own Drew Carey Turns 64 today


  • Barbara Barrie is 91 (“Barney Miller,” “Private Benjamin,” “Suddenly Susan”)
  • Lauren Chapin is 77 ("Father Knows Best")
  • Joan Collins is 89 (“The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing,” “Dynasty”)
  • Lane Garrison is 42 (“Prison Break,” “ Bonnie and Clyde: Dead and Alive,” “Camp X-Ray,” “Messengers,” “Roots”) (FAST FACTS: He was convicted in 2012 of domestic violence for hitting his ex-girlfriend, former Playboy Playmate Ashley Mattingly. He had previously served two years for vehicular manslaughter, driving under the influence, and providing alcohol to a minor in 2007. To avoid jail time on the assault, he plead no contest in 2013 – and was sentenced to attend self help classes, 52 Alcoholics Anonymous meetings and complete eight hours of community service)
  • Laurel Holloman is 51 (“The L Word”)
  • Charles Kimbrough is 86 ("Murphy Brown’s" Jim Dial)
  • Melissa McBride is 57 (“The Mist,” “The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys,” “The Walking Dead”)
  • Kelly Monaco is 46 (“General Hospital,” “Dancing with the Stars”)
  • The late Rosemary Clooney (1928 – 2002) …she would have been 94 (“Here Come The Girls,” “White Christmas”) (FAST FACT: She was aunt to George Clooney. And in the classic film, “White Christmas,” where she was ONE of the ‘Haines sisters,’ she actually sang both parts as her co-star Vera-Ellen was everything but a singer)
  • The late silent film star Douglas Fairbanks Sr. (1883 – 1939) (One of the biggest stars of the early 1900s, best known for his swashbuckling roles in silent films including “The Thief of Bagdad,” “Robin Hood,” “The Mark of Zorro.” He also hosted the first Oscars Ceremony)


  • Maroon 5 drummer Matt Flynn is 52
  • Jewel is 48 (Her full, given name? Jewel Kilcher)
  • Maxwell is 49 (his mama knows him as Gerald Maxwell Rivera)
  • Tristan Prettyman is 40
  • The late Scatman Crothers (1910 – 1986) (FAST FACTS: Born Benjamin Sherman Crother, he also acted from time to time in films including “The Shining. As for music, he came up with his nickname on the fly when auditioning at a Dayton radio station. His first band was a local Terre Haute speakeasy band)


  • Author Mitch Albom is 64 (“Tuesdays with Morrie,” “Fab Five: Basketball,” “Trash Talk,” “The American Dream,” “For One More Day’)
  • TV personality, comedian and “Dancing with the Stars” alum Drew Carey is 64 (“The Drew Carey Show,” “The Price Is Right”) (FAST FACT: Carey served in the U.S. Marine Corps before embarking on a career in comedy)
  • Comedienne Lea DeLaria is 64
  • TV personality Karen Duffy is 60
  • Game show contestant-turned “Jeopardy!” host Ken Jennings is 48 (FAST FACTS: He broke the record for the longest winning streak on Jeopardy, winning over $2.5-million over 74 consecutive games before he was defeated by challenger Nancy Zerg on his 75th appearance in 2004)
  • Celebrity wife, songwriter and former Miss Tennessee Linda Thompson is 72 (Her biggest claim to fame was dating Elvis from 1972 – 1976. She later married Bruce Jenner – from 1981 through 1986 – and was married to David Foster from 1991 – 2005. She’s mom to Brandon and Brody Jenner).
  • The late Boxer “Marvelous” Marvin Hagler (1954 – 2021) …he would have been 67 (He compiled a remarkable 62-3-2 record across his historic career and Boxing Illustrated named him as the Fighter of the Decade for the 1980s.) (FAST FACT: He legally changed his first name to Marvelous after becoming upset that the announcers never referred to him as Marvelous like he had asked)
  • The late creator of hypnotism Franz Anton Mesmer (1734 – 1815)

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