Tennis Great Serena Williams Celebrates Her 41st Birthday Today


Melissa Sue Anderson is 60 (“Little House on the Prairie”)

Jim Caviezel is 54 (“The Passion of the Christ,” “Frequency,” “The Count of Monte Cristo,” “Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius,” “Déjà Vu,” “Person of Interest”)

Mark Famiglietti is 43 (“Hang Time,” “Bones,” “Mad Men”)

Linda Hamilton is 66 (“The Terminator” film series, “Beauty and the Beast,” “Children of the Corn,” “Dante’s Peak,” “Chuck,” “Defiance”)

Ashley Leggat is 36 (“Life With Derek,” “Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen”)

Kent McCord is 80 (“The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet,” “Adam-12,” “Predator 2,” “Out for Justice,” “Return of the Living Dead 3, “seaQuest DSV,” “JAG,” “Farscape”)

Melanie Paxon is 50 (“Notes from the Underbelly,” “Happy Family,” “Descendants”)

Talulah Riley is 37 (“Pride & Prejudice,” “Inception“)

The late Donna Douglas (1932 – 2015) …she would have been 90 (“Beverly Hillbillies,” “Frankie and Johnny”)

The late Edmund Gwenn (1877-1959) (“Miracle on 34th Street,” “Pride & Prejudice”)

The late Julie London (1926-2000)…she would have been 96 (More than forty films as well as the classic TV drama, “Emergency!”)


Carlene Carter is 67

Bryan Ferry is 77

En Vogue Cindy Herron is 61

Christina Milian is 41

Boyz II Men’s Shawn Stockman is 50

The late Lynn Anderson (1947 – 2015)…she would have been 75

The late Olivia Newton-John (She also starred in a few films including “Grease” and “Xanadu”) (1948 – 2022)…she would have been 74

The late Marty Robbins (1925 – 1982)…he would have been 97


TV pitchman Jonathan Goldsmith is 84 (formerly “The Most Interesting Man In The World”)

Producer and TV personality Nev Schulman is 38 (“Catfish: The TV Show,” “Dancing With The Stars”)

Tennis champ Serena Williams is 41

The late pioneer John Chapman aka Johnny Appleseed (1774 – 1845) (John Chapman better known to the rest of us as Johnny Appleseed, was an American pioneer nurseryman who introduced apple trees to large parts of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois, as well as the northern counties of present day West Virginia. He became an American legend while still alive, due to his kind, generous ways, his leadership in conservation, and the symbolic importance he attributed to apples.)

The late poet T. S. Eliot (1888 – 1965) (He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948, "for his outstanding, pioneer contribution to present-day poetry.”)

The late composer George Gershwin (1898 – 1937) (“Rhapsody in Blue,” “An American in Paris,” “Porgy and Bess”)

The late fitness guru Jack LaLanne (1914 – 2011) (Considered the “Godfather of Modern Fitness,” he built a career and a brand on the notion that the country's overall health depended on the health of its population, and referred to physical culture and nutrition as "the salvation of America.” And really, without him, celebrity exercise gurus such as Jane Fonda and Richard Simmons may not exist.)

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