Metallica's Lars Ulrich Is 59 Today


· Beth Behrs is 37 (“American Pie: The Book of Love,” “Adventures of Serial Buddies,” “2 Broke Girls”)

· Nichola Burley is 36 (“Born Equal,” “Drop Dead Gorgeous,” “Goldplated,” “Death Comes to Pemberley,” “Donkey Punch,” “StreetDance 3D”)

· Kit Harington is 36 (“Silent Hill: Revelation,” “Pompeii,” “Testament of Youth,” “Game of Thrones”)

· Jared Leto is 51 (“My So-Called Life,” “Requiem for a Dream,” “American Psycho,” “Dallas Buyers Club,” “Suicide Squad,” “Blade Runner 2049”)

· Temuera Morrison is 62 (“Stars Wars” franchise as Jango Fett in Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones” and Commander Cody in “Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith,” “Once Were Warriors,” “Speed 2: Cruise Control”)

· Eden Sher is 31 (“Veronica Mars,” “Weeds,” “The Middle”)

· The late Caroll Spinney (1933 – 2019) ...he would have been 89 (‘Big Bird’ and ‘Oscar the Grouch’ on “Sesame Street”) (He was usually credited as Caroll Spinney but was sometimes credited using the alternate spelling Carroll Spinney or under the name Ed Spinney. No matter the name, he brought joy to millions of children for more than 50 years with his work on “Sesame Street.” After “retiring” from his active role as a puppeteer, the roles of Big Bird and Oscar were handed over to Matt Vogel and Eric Jacobson, respectively.)

· The late Richard Widmark (1914-2008) (“Judgment at Nuremberg,” “The Alamo,” “Pickup on South Street”)



· Black Veil Brides’ Andy “Six” Biersack is 32

· Chris Daughtry is 43

· The Shins’ James Mercer is 52

· Jade Thirlwall of Little Mix is 30

· Metallica’s Lars Ulrich is 59

· The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band keyboardist Bob Carpenter (1945 – 1995)…he would have been 77



· TV personality/pundit Candy Crowley is 71 (FAST FACT: She has covered elections for more than twenty years).

· Author David Sedaris is 66 (“Naked,” “Me Talk Pretty One Day”)

· Baseball Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith is 68 (Nicknamed “The Wizard,” for his defensive brilliance, Smith set major league records for career assists – 8,375 – and double plays – 1,590 – by a shortstop (the latter since broken by Omar Vizquel), as well as the National League record with 2,511 career games at the position)

· Nature-man Ed Stafford is 47 (He set a Guinness record by walking the entire length of the Amazon River)

· “America’s Most Wanted” host John Walsh is 77

· The late talk show host Steve Allen (1921-2000) (He served as the first host of NBC’s late-night program, “The Tonight Show”)

· The late calculator inventor Charles Babbage (1791-1871) (He’s considered to be the Father of Computing)

· The late funnyman Alan King (1927-2004)… he would have been 95 (Aside from his legendary comedy career, he also popped up in films including “Casino,” “Night and the City,” “I, the Jury,” Just Tell Me What You Want,” “Memories of Me”)

· The late author Henry Miller (1891-1980) (“Tropic of Cancer,” “Tropic of Capricorn,” “The Rosy Crucifixion” Trilogy) (FAST FACT: All of his books were banned in the United States until 1961)

· The late songwriter/Producer Phil Spector (1939 – 2021)…he would have been 83 (He is credited for inventing the Wall of Sound method of production) (FAST FACT: He died in prison while serving a 19-year prison sentence for the second-degree murder of actress Lana Clarkson)


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