Late Actor John Candy Was Born On This Date in 1950


Mateo Arias is 27 (Disney’s “Kickin It”) (that’s according to

Justin Chatwin is 40 (“Shameless,” “Weeds,” “War of the Worlds”)

Lee Grant is 95 (“Shampoo,” “Detective Story,” “Peyton Place”) (FYI...Wiki has her as 94-96…the AP has her as 95... IMDB has her as 97)

Deidre Hall is 75 (“Days of Our Lives”)

Lil JJ is 32 (Born James Charles Lewis, Jr, he’s best known for roles on Nickelodeon’s “Just Jordan” and “All That”)

Sally Kirkland is 81 (“JFK,” “Valley of the Dolls,” “General Hospital”)

Vanessa Marano is 30 (“Switched at Birth,” “Ghost Whisperer”)

Brian Stokes Mitchell is 65 (A renowned Broadway star, he became widely known on TV’s “Trapper John, M.D.” “James Bond Jr.” “Ruby’s Bucket of Blood”)

Dermot Mulroney is 59 (“My Best Friend’s Wedding,” “The Grey,” “About Schmidt,” “August: Osage County,” Crisis,” “Pure Genius”)

Piper Perabo is 46 (“Coyote Ugly,” “Cheaper by the Dozen 2,” “Covert Affairs,” “Notorious”)

Stephen Rea is 76 (“The Crying Game,” “V for Vendetta,” “Michael Collins,” “Interview with the Vampire,” “Breakfast on Pluto”)

Rob Schneider is 59 (“The Waterboy,” “Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo,” “The Hot Chick”) (FAST FACT: He’s dad to Elle King)

Ken Wahl is 65 (“Running Scared,” “Omega Syndrome,” “Wiseguy”) (FAST FACT: He’s been married to Shane Barbi – of the Barbi Twins – since 1997)

The late John Candy (1950-1994)…he would have been 72 (“Uncle Buck,” “The Great Outdoors,” “Planes Trains & Automobiles,”Spaceballs”)

The late Michael Landon (1936-1991)…he would have been 86 (“Bonanza,” “Little House on the Prairie,” “Highway to Heaven”)

The late David Ogden Stiers (1942 – 2018)…he would have been 80 (Best known as Major Charles Emerson Winchester’ on “M*A*S*H”)


Sleeping with Sirens’ Gabe Barham is 33

Ben Bruce is 34

The Beastie Boys’ Adam “Ad-Rock” Horovitz is 56

Vanilla Ice is 55 (born Robert Matthew Van Winkle)

My Chemical Romance’s Frank Iero is 41

Johnny Marr is 59

U2’s Larry Mullen Jr. is 61

Willow Smith is 22

Dawes keyboardist Tay Strathairn is 42 (that’s according to the AP)

Darryl Worley is 58

The late Dale Evans (1912-2001)

The late saxophonist Illinois Jacquet (1922-2004)…he would have been 100 (Wiki says October 30th, although Yahoo! says the 31st)


Director Peter Jackson (“Lord Of The Rings,” “The Hobbit”) is 61

Newswoman and TV personality Jane Pauley is 72

Legendary newsman Dan Rather is 91

The late explorer Christopher Columbus (1451-1506) (Italian explorer whose voyages resulted in Spanish colonization of the America)

The late Girl Scouts of the USA founder Juliette Gordon Low (She founded the organization in March 1912) (1860-1927)

The late DJ Jimmy Savile (1926-2011)…he would have been 96 (FAST FACT: he had a wax figure in London’s Madame Tussauds, but it was melted down in October 2012 after over 450 allegations arose accusing him of being a sex offender were revealed)

The late inventor Joseph Wilson Swan (1828-1914) (produced an early electric light bulb)

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