'Top Gun's' Tom Cruise Celebrates 60th Birthday Today


Andrea Barber is 46 (Kimmy Gibler on “Full House,” “Fuller House”)

Betty Buckley is 75 (“1776,” “Carrie,” “Tender Mercies,” “Frantic,” “Eight Is Enough,” “Oz,” “Split”)

Tom Cruise is 60 (“Rain Man,” “Born on the Fourth of July,” “Top Gun,” “Mission Impossible,” “Vanilla Sky,” “The Last Samurai,” “Minority Report)

Tommy Flanagan is 57 (“Sons of Anarchy,” “Gladiator”)

Thomas Gibson is 60 (“Dharma & Greg,” “Criminal Minds”)

Audra MacDonald is 52 (“Private Practice,” “A Raisin In The Sun,” “Sound of Music Live!”)

Ryan McPartlin is 47 (“Passions,” “Chuck,” “Devious Maids”)

Olivia Munn is 42 (“The Daily Show” “Magic Mike,” “The Newsroom,” “X-Men: Apocalypse,” “Six”) (FAST FACTS: With funnyman John Mulaney in the earlier part of 2021, they announced that she was pregnant in September 2021. Their son was born that November. Their son's middle name is Hiệp [[hee-EP]], which honors Munn's Vietnamese heritage

Connie Nielsen is 57 (“The Devil’s Advocate,” “Gladiator,” “Law & Order: SVU”)

Kurtwood Smith is 79 (“That 70’s Show,” “Medium,” “Patriot”)

Shawnee Smith is 53 (“Iron Eagle,” “Saw” series, “Becker,” “Anger Management”)

Jan Smithers (“WKRP In Cincinnati”) is 73

Patrick Wilson is 49 (“Angels in America,” “The Alamo,” “The A-Team,” “Insidious,” “The Conjuring,” “A Gifted Man,” “Fargo,” “Aquaman”)

The late George Sanders (1906-1972) (“The Jungle Book,” “All About Eve”)


The Neighbourhood’s Zach Abels is 30

Ishmael “Butterfly” Butler of Digable Planets is 53

Sarah Buxton is 42

Erasure’s Vince Clarke is 62

The Babys’ Mike Corby is 71

Barenaked Ladies’ Kevin Hearn is 53

Johnny Lee is 76

Boyzone’s Shane Lynch is 46

Memphis May Fire’s Matty Mullins is 34

Ratt’s Stephen Pearcy is 66

Aaron Tippin is 64


Infamous lawyer and media personality Gloria Allred is 81

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is 51

Author Dave Barry is 75 (“Homes and Other Black Holes,” received a Pulitzer Prize for his syndicated Miami Herald humor column)

TV personality and foodie Sandra Lee is 56

NASA astronaut and U.S. Senator Harrison Schmitt is 87

Voice actor Yeardley Smith is 58 (voice of Lisa Simpson on “The Simpsons”)

Emmy-winning talk show host Montel Williams is 66

The late composer George M. Cohan (1878-1942) (“Yankee Doodle Dandy,” “Little Johnny Jones”)

The late wife of 2004 Vice Presidential Candidate John Edwards, Elizabeth Edwards (1949-2010) …she would have been 73 (FAST FACTS: She had to deal with cancer and her husband’s infidelity in the final years of her life, but stood by her husband until it was revealed that he fathered another woman’s child.)

The late Czech novelist Franz Kafka (1883-1924) (‘The Metamorphosis’)

The late film director Ken Russell (1927-2011) …he would have been 95 (“The Devils,” “Women in Love”)

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