Akron Native Chrissie Hynde Celebrates Her 71st Birthday Today


Corbin Bernsen is 68 (“L.A. Law,” “Major League” series, “JAG,” “Psych,” “General Hospital”)

Susan Blakely is 74 (“Rich Man, Poor Man,” “The Towering Inferno,” “Capone,” “The Concorde ... Airport '79,” “Over the Top,” “Southland”)

W Earl Brown is 59 (“Deadwood,” “Scream,” “There's Something About Mary,” “American Crime,” “Preacher,” “Black Mass”)

Ian Chen is 16 (“Fresh Off The Boat”)

Shannon Elizabeth is 49 (“American Pie,” “Scary Movie,” “Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back,” “Thirteen Ghosts,” “Love Actually”)

Michael Emerson is 68 (“The Practice,” “Saw” series, “Lost,” “Person of Interest”)

Diane Farr is 53 (“Roswell,” “The Job,” “Rescue Me,” “Numb3rs,” “The Secret Life Of The American Teenager,” “Private Practice,” “Chance”)

Oliver Hudson is 46 (“Dawson’s Creek,” “Rules of Engagement,” “Nashville,” “Scream Queens,” “Splitting Up Together”)

Leslie Jones is 55 (“Saturday Night Live,” 2016’s “Ghostbusters”) (FAST FACT: Her birth name is Annette Jones)

Julie Kavner is 72 (“Rhoda,” “The Tracey Ullman Show,” “The Simpsons”)

Devon Sawa is 44 (“Little Giants,” “Casper,” “Night of the Twisters,” “Wild America,” “Idle Hands,” “Final Destination”)

Tom Everett Scott is 52 (“That Thing You Do!,” “An American Werewolf in Paris,” “Boiler Room,” “One True Thing,” “Dead Man on Campus,” “Because I Said So,” “ER,” “Southland,” “Scream,” “Z Nation”)

Evan Rachel Wood is 35 (“American Gothic,” "Once & Again,” “The Upside of Anger,” “Thirteen,” “True Blood,” “Westworld”)

The late Peter Lawford (1923 – 1984)…he would have been 99 (“The White Cliffs of Dover, “The Picture of Dorian Gray,” “Never So Few,” “Oceans 11”)


Chic’s Alfa Anderson is 76

Starland Vocal Band’s Margot Chapman is 65

Michael Feinstein is 66

Gloria Gaynor is 79

The Pretenders’ Chrissie Hynde is 71

311’s Chad Sexton is 52

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers keyboardist Benmont Tench is 69

The late Buddy Holly (1936 – 1959)…he would have been 86 (FAST FACT: His birth name, Charles Hardin Holley)


Model Angie Everhart is 53

The late film producer/director Elia Kazan (“A Streetcar Named Desire,” “On the Waterfront,” “East of Eden,” “On the Waterfront”) (1909 – 2003)

The late inventor Luther Childs Crowell (He created the machine that makes square-bottomed grocery bags) (1840 - 1903)

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