'Shawshank's' Tim Robbins Celebrates 64th Birthday Today


Barry Corbin is 82 (“Northern Exposure,” “One Tree Hill,” “No Country for Old Men,” “Anger Management,” “Blood & Oil”)

Jeremy Jackson is 42 (Hobie Buchannon on the original “Baywatch” TV series)

Kellie Martin is 47 (“Life Goes On,” “ER,” “Mystery Woman”) (FAST FACT: She graduated from Yale as an art history major)

Tim Robbins is 64 (“Bull Durham,” “The Shawshank Redemption,” “Jacob’s Ladder,” “Mystic River,” “War of the Worlds,” “Dead Man Walking,” “The Brink”)

Caterina Scorsone is 41 (“Private Practice,” “Missing,” “Grey’s Anatomy”)

Suzanne Somers is 76 (“Three’s Company,” “Step by Step”)

Paul Sparks is 51 (“Boardwalk Empire,” “House of Cards”)

Terri J. Vaughn is 53 (“The Steve Harvey Show,” “Friday,” “All of Us”)

Kim Wayans is 61 (“In Living Color,” “In the House,” “Pariah)

The late Linda Darnell (1923-1965)…she would have been 99 (“My Darling Clementine,” “The Mark of Zorro”)

The late Angela Lansbury (1925 - 2022) …she would have been 97 (“Gaslight,” “The Manchurian Candidate,” “Bedknobs and Broomsticks,” “Murder, She Wrote,” the voice of Mrs. Potts in “Beauty and the Beast”)

The late Maidie Norman (1912-1998) (“What Happened to Baby Jane?”)


B-Rock is 51 (born Baron Agee)

Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea is 60 (given name Michael Peter Balzary)

Mudvayne/ Hellyeah frontman Chad Gray is 51

Spandau Ballet’s Gary Kemp is 63

John Mayer is 45 (FAST FACT: Before fame, he worked at a gas station for over a year in order to buy a Stevie Ray Vaughan Stratocaster)

Gareth McGrillen (of Pendulum and Knife Party) is 40

Bob Mould is 62

Bachman-Turner Overdrive’s Bassist C.F. Turner is 79

Grateful Dead’s Bob Weir is 75

Wilson Phillips’ Wendy Wilson is 53

The late Nico (1938-1988)… she would have been 84 (Best known for her collaboration with the Velvet Underground, especially on the 1967 album, “The Velvet Underground & Nico”)


Philadelphia Phillies right fielder Bryce Harper is 30 (2012 National League Rookie of the Year for the Washington Nationals, became the youngest player to be selected for an MLB All-Star game)

Producer/director David Zucker is 75 (“Airplane” and “Naked Gun” franchises, “Ruthless People,” “Scary Movie 3”)

The late basketball star Manute Bol (1962-2010)… he would have been 60 (He stood at 7-feet, 7-inches tall – and yes, was one of the tallest to ever play the game)

The late MLB Hall of Famer Leon Allen “Goose” Goslin (1900-1971) (FAST FACT: “Goose” got his nickname because players said he resembled a bird flapping its wings when he ran after a ball)

The late politician David Ben-Gurion (1886-1973) (He served as Israel’s first Prime Minister from 1948-1954 and 1955-1963)

The late writer Noah Webster (1758-1843) (responsible for the first American Dictionary of the English language, later renamed the Merriam-Webster dictionary)

The late novelist and poet Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) (His most heralded works include “The Importance of Being Earnest,” “The Picture of Dorian Gray”)

The late author Paul Edwin Zimmer (1943-1997)… he would have been 79 (“Dark Border” series: “The Wolves of Sarlow,” and “The Lost Prince”)

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