The Love Boat's 'Gopher' Turns 74 Today


Maria Conchita Alonso is 65 (“Moscow on the Hudson,” “Chasing Papi,” “Colors,” “Saints & Sinners”) (FAST FACT: In addition to being an actress, Maria has been nominated for three GRAMMY Awards.)

Kimberlin Brown is 61 (“Young and the Restless,” “Bold & The Beautiful,” “The Bay”)

Gary Busey is 78 (“Lethal Weapon,” “The Buddy Holly Story,” “The Apprentice”)

Amanda Donohoe is 60 (“L.A. Law,” “Lair of the White Worm,” “Stand & Deliver,” “Castaway,” “Liar Liar,” “Murder City,” “Emmerdale”)

Fred Grandy is 74 (“Love, American Style,” “The Love Boat’s” ‘Gopher’, “The Mindy Project”)

Melora Hardin is 55 (“Lambada,” “Cover Me,” “Monk,” “The Office,” “Transparent”)

Colin Jost is 40 (“Saturday Night Live”) (FAST FACT: He’s a Harvard grad)

Sharon Lawrence is 61 (“NYPD Blue,” “Fired Up,” “Ladies Man,” “Drop Dead Diva,” “Rizzoli & Isles”)

Richard Lewis is 75 (“Anything But Love,” “Leaving Las Vegas,” “Hugo Pool,” “The Maze,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm”)

Lily Rabe is 40 (“Mona Lisa Smile,” “American Horror Story,” “The Whispers”)

Adam G. Sevani is 30 (“Step Up” film series, “The First Time”)

The late Nelson Eddy (1901-1967) (“Make Mine Music” “Phantom of the Opera”) (FAST FACTS: During his 40-year career, he earned three stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame – one each for film, recording, and radio – left his footprints in the wet concrete at Grauman's Chinese Theater, earned three gold records, and was invited to sing at the third inauguration of U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1941)

The late Ruth Warrick (1916-2005) (“The Corsican Brothers,” “Song of the South,” “As The World Turns,” “All My Children”)


DJ Shadow is 50 (his mama knows him as Joshua Paul Davis)

Dokken’s Don Dokken is 69

Goldfinger’s John Feldmann is 55

Men at Work’s Colin Hay is 69

Flight of the Conchords’ Bret McKenzie is 46

Deep Purple drummer Ian Paice is 74

Nicole Scherzinger is 44


LA Clippers small forward Kawhi Leonard is 31

The late civil rights leader Stokely Carmichael (1941-1998)…he would have been 81 (He rose to prominence in the civil rights and Black Power movements, first as a leader of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, later as the "Honorary Prime Minister" of the Black Panther Party, and finally as a leader of the All-African People's Revolutionary Party)


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