Microsoft Co-Founder Bill Gates Turns 67 Today


Chris Bauer is 56 (“The Wire,” “61*,” “True Blood”)

Troian Bellisario is 37 (“Pretty Little Liars,” “Billboard Dad,” “The Come Up”)

Eden Duncan-Smith is 23 (“Annie”)

Dennis Franz is 78 (“NYPD Blue,” “City of Angels”)

Jami Gertz is 57 (“The Lost Boys,” “Less Than Zero,” “Entourage,” “The Neighbors”) (FAST FACT: She’s actually a billionaire!)

Nolan Gould is 24 (“Modern Family”)

Lauren Holly is 59 (“Dumb and Dumber,” “Picket Fences,” “NCIS,” “Motive”) (FAST FACT: She and Jim Carrey began dating while working together while filming 1994’s “Dumb and Dumber.” They got married in 1996…but the marriage lasted less than a year, and they divorced in 1997.)

Telma Hopkins is 74 (“Gimme a Break!,” “Family Matters,” “The Love Guru”) (FAST FACT: She rose to prominence as a member of the 1970s group Tony Orlando and Dawn, which had several number one songs)

Laine MacNeil is 26 (“Diary of a Wimpy Kid,”)

Sierra McCormick is 25 (“A.N.T. Farm,” “Jessie,” “Supernatural”)

Devon Murray is 34 (“Harry Potter” film series)

Joaquin Phoenix is 48 (“Parenthood,” “Gladiator,” “Two Lovers,” “Walk The Line,” “Her,” “Joker”) (He’s been partnered with Rooney Mara since 2016, they confirmed their engagement in 2019 – and welcomed their first child together – son River – in August 2020…though they kept things quiet until the following month)

Dame Joan Plowright is 93 (“Tea With Mussolini,” “Dennis The Menace,” “Bringing Down The House”) (FAST FACTS: Her career has spanned over six decades. She has won two Golden Globe Awards and a Tony Award and has been nominated for an Academy Award, an Emmy and two BAFTA Awards. She is also one of only four actresses to have won two Golden Globes in the same year.)

Annie Potts is 70 (“Pretty in Pink,” “Ghostbusters,” “Designing Women,” “GCB,” “Chicago Med,” “Young Sheldon”)

Julia Roberts is 55 (“Pretty Woman,” “Erin Brockovich,” “My Best Friend’s Wedding,” “Oceans 12,” “Eat Pray Love”) (FAST FACT: She wanted to be a veterinarian, but she ended up signing with Click Modeling Agency in New York.)

Matt Smith is 40 (“Doctor Who,” “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies”)

Daphne Zuniga is 60 (“Melrose Place,” “Spaceballs,” “Vision Quest,” “One Tree Hill”)

The late Dody Goodman (1914-2008) (“Grease,” “Grease 2,” “Splash”)

The late Jack Soo (1917-1979) (A well-known stage actor, he was best known as Detective Nick Yemana “Barney Miller”) (FAST FACT: Japanese American internment during World War II. He was sent to the Topaz War Relocation Center in Utah and fellow internees recalled him as a "camp favorite", an entertainer singing at dances and numerous events.)


Justin Guarini is 44

Ben Harper is 53

Frank Ocean is 35

Brad Paisley is 50

The late Charlie Daniels (1936 – 2020)...he would have been 86


Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is 66

United States War Hero – and “Dancing with the Stars” alum is Noah Galloway – 41 (Sergeant of the United States Army who was injured just three months into his second tour of duty in Iraq. An explosive device left him without his left arm and left leg. He persevered to become a motivational speaker and philanthropist, creating the No Excuses Charitable Fund.)

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is 67 (FAST FACT: In high school, Gates hacked into the school’s computer system to make sure there were more girls in his classes than boys.)

Reality Star and former Olympian Caitlyn Jenner is 73 (FAST FACT: At the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Jenner won a gold medal and broke a world record, scoring 8,634 points in the decathlon.)

TV personality Andy Richter is 56

The late researcher Dr. Jonas Salk (1914-1995) (He developed the polio vaccine) (FAST FACTS: Until 1957, when the Salk vaccine was introduced, polio was considered the most frightening public health problem of the post-war United States. Annual epidemics were increasingly devastating. The 1952 epidemic was the worst outbreak in the nation's history. Of nearly 58,000 cases reported that year, 3,145 people died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis, with most of its victims being children.)

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