Actor Samuel L. Jackson Celebrates 74th Birthday Today


Kaitlyn Dever is 26 (“J. Edgar,” “Last Man Standing,” “Bad Teacher”)

Jane Fonda is 85 (“Barbarella,” “Klute,” “Nine to Five,” “The China Syndrome,” “The Newsroom,” “Grace and Frankie”)

Michelle Hurd is 56 (“The Glades,” “Another World,” “Random Hearts,” “Law & Order SVU,” “Blindspot”)

Samuel L. Jackson is 74 (“Jungle Fever,” “Pulp Fiction,” “Django Unchained,” “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”)

Jane Kaczmarek is 67 (“Malcolm in the Middle,” “Pleasantville,” “Falling in Love”) (FAST FACT: She founded the organization, Clothes Off Our Back, which auctioned celebrity clothing for children’s charities)

Ray Romano is 65 (“Everybody Loves Raymond,” “Ice Age,” “Men of a Certain Age,” “Parenthood”) (FAST FACT: He was in the same high school class as Fran Drescher)

Kiefer Sutherland is 56 (“The Lost Boys,” “Phone Booth,” “A Few Good Men,” “24,” “Designated Survivor”) (FAST FACT: when he first moved to Hollywood, he lived with fellow actor, Robert Downey, Jr. for three years)

Mike Vitar is 44 (“The Sandlot,” “D2: The Mighty Ducks,” “Diplomatic Immunity”)

Steven Yeun is 39 (“I Origins,” “Carpe Millennium,” “The Walking Dead”)

The late Paul Winchell (1922-2005)… he would have been 100 (Tigger in “Winnie the Poo,” “The Paul Winchell Show”)


Natalie Grant is 51

Seether’s Shaun Morgan is 44

Lee Roy Parnell is 66

The late Freddie Hart (1926-2018)… he would have been 96

The late Beach Boy Carl Wilson (1946-1998)… he would have been 76

The late Betty Wright (1953 – 2020) ...she would have been 69

The late Frank Zappa (1940-1993)… he would have been 82


Screenwriter/producer Chris Collins is 55 (“The Sopranos,” “The Wire,” “Sons of Anarchy”)

Funnyman Andy Dick is 57 (FAST FACT! He landed in 7th place on the 16th season of “Dancing with the Stars”)

TV personality Phil Donahue is 87

Tennis legend Chris Evert is 68 (FAST FACT: She won a Grand Slam title every year from 1974-1986)

DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg is 72

“Duck Dynasty” wife “Miss” Kay Robertson is 75

The late baseball player Josh Gibson (1911-1947) (Nicknamed the “Black Babe Ruth,” he was the second player after Satchel Paige who had played in the Negro leagues to be inducted in the National Baseball Hall of Fame.)

The late Olympian Florence Griffith Joyner (1959-1998)… she would have been 63 (FAST FACTS: “FloJo” is considered the fastest woman of all time based on the fact that the world records she set in 1988 for both the 100m and 200m – as they still stand. She won three Golds at the 1988 Olympics)

The late disgraced Penn State coach Joe Paterno (1926-2012)…he would have been 96. (His illustrious career ended with his dismissal from the team in November, 2011 as a result of the Penn State child sex abuse scandal.)

The late journalist and author Rebecca West (1892-1983) (FAST FACT! “Time” called her "indisputably the world's number one woman writer" in 1947.)

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