Rocker Zakk Wylde Is 56 Today


Mark Addy is 59 (“The Thin Blue Line,” “Still Standing,” “Game of Thrones”)

Jason Bateman is 54 (“Silver Spoons,” “The Hogan Family,” “Arrested Development,” “Horrible Bosses”)

Kuno Becker is 45 (“Dallas,” “Goal!”) (FAST FACT: He also dubbed the voice of Lighting McQueen in the Spanish version of “Cars”)

Faye Dunaway is 82 (“Bonnie and Clyde,” “Chinatown,” “Gia,” “The Rules of Attraction”)

Kevin Durand is 49 (“Edwin Boyd: Citizen Gangster,” “Robin Hood,” “X-Men Origins: Wolverine and Dark Angel”)

Zach Gilford is 41 (“Friday Night Lights” (TV), “The River Why”)

Kerri Green is 56 (“The Goonies, “Mad About You”)

Grant Gustin is 33 (“Glee,” “The Flash,” “Affluenza”)

R Brandon Johnson is 49 (“One Life to Live,” “Shake It Up”)

Jemma Redgrave is 58 (“Bramwell,” “Dr. Who,” “Howards End”)

James Scott is 44 (“Days of Our Lives,” “All My Children”)

Holland Taylor is 80 (“Bosom Buddies,” “Private Practice,” “Two and a Half Men”) (FAST FACT: She’s been dating Sarah Paulson since 2015)

Matthew Timmons is 30 (“The Suite Life on Deck,” “Trade,” “Youngsville”)

Emily Watson is 56 (“Breaking the Waves,” “War Horse”)

Carl Weathers is 75 (“Happy Gilmore,” “Little Nicky,” “Rocky”)

The late Richard Briers (1934 – 2013) …he would have been 89 (“Doctor Who,” “Marriage Lines,” “The Good Life”)

The late Guy Williams (1924 - 1989) - he would have been 99 (“Captain Sinbad,” “Lost in Space,” “Zorro”)


T-Bone Burnett is 75 (Born Joseph Henry Burnett III, ‘T-Bone’ is a celebrated musician in his own right, he’s also one of the industry’s most sought after producers. He won GRAMMYs for the “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” soundtrack and for his work with Alison Krauss and Robert Plant. He was also nominated for an Academy Award for his songwriting contribution to the film, “Cold Mountain,” and won an Academy Award for Best Original Song for "The Weary Kind" from “Crazy Heart.” He also oversaw the music for the films, “Walk the Line,” “The Big Lebowski,” and “Inside Llewyn Davis.”

Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl is 54

Kings of Leon’s Caleb Followill is 41 (He’s been married to Victoria’s Secret Angel Lily Aldridge since 2011)

LL Cool J is 55 (born James Todd Smith)

Jack Jones is 85

Slick Rick is 58 (his given name, Ricky Martin Lloyd Walters)

The Saturdays’ Frankie Sandford is 34

Madness’ Chas Smith/Smash (he’s gone by both) is 64 (real name Carl Smyth)

Queensryche’s Geoff Tate is 64

Zakk Wylde is 56


“Mayflower Madam” Sydney Biddle Barrows is 71 (Introduced to the world of high-class prostitution, she started her own escort service, which existed in New York City from 1979 to 1984. Some of its clients included industrialists, high-powered business executives and lawyers, foreign diplomats and Arabian oil sheiks. It was game over in October 1984 when her company was shut down – and she was charged with promoting prostitution. The name "Mayflower Madam" was coined by a New York Post reporter, who broke the story of her connections to the Mayflower. She later published the best-selling 1986 autobiography, “Mayflower Madam: The Secret Life of Sydney Biddle Barrows.”)

Reality TV star Evelyn Braxton is 75 (“Braxton Family Values”)

Gymnast and parkour champ Kacy Catanzaro is 33 (FAST FACT: First female to qualify for the finals of the obstacle course television show “American Ninja Warrior”)

Director Lawrence Kasdan is 74 (Best known as co-writer of the films “The Empire Strikes Back,” “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” “Return of the Jedi, Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” he’s been nominated for three Oscars: twice for Best Original Screenplay for “The Big Chill” and once for “Grand Canyon”)

TV Producer Dan Schneider is 57 (FAST FACTS: First known to most of us as a castmember on “Head of the Class” he’s since become a Nickelodeon powerhouse – the force behind huge shows including “All That,” “Kenan & Kel,” “Drake & Josh,” “Zoey 101,” “iCarly,” “Victorious,” “Sam & Cat”)

Journalist Shepard Smith is 59 (Host of “Shepard Smith Reporting” on Fox News as well as the managing editor of Fox News Channel's Breaking News Division for years, he abruptly left the network in October 2019. He has yet to turn up anywhere else.)

Director Steven Soderbergh is 60 (“Sex, Lies, and Videotape,” “Out of Sight,” “Erin Brockovic,” “Traffic,” “Ocean's” trilogy, “Contagion,” “Magic Mike,” “Logan Lucky”)

The late General Benedict Arnold (1741-1801) (He rose to infamy during the American Revolutionary War when he betrayed his countrymen by leading the British army in battle against the men whom he once commanded. The name "Benedict Arnold" has since become a byword in the United States for treason or betrayal.)

The late TV game show producer Mark Goodson (1915-1992) (Along with his partner, Bill Todman,” Goodson produced some of the longest-running game shows in history, including: “The Price Is Right,” “Family Feud,” “Match Game,” “Password,” “Beat the Clock,” “To Tell the Truth,” “I've Got a Secret,” “What's My Line?,” “Card Sharks,” and “Tattletales”)

The late Emily Hahn (1905 – 1997) (FAST FACT: A journalist and author who was labeled a forgotten literary treasure by “The New Yorker.” She authored 54 books and more than 200 articles and short stories. In the 20th century, her novels played a significant role in opening up Asia and Africa to the west.)

The late film director Hal Roach (1892-1992) (FAST FACT: He is best known for producing the “Laurel and Hardy” and “Our Gang” comedy series)

The late Andy Rooney (1919 - 2011) (FAST FACT: A television personality and writer best remembered for his CBS’s segment “A Few Minutes with Andy Rooney” on 60 Minutes.)

The late humanitarian Albert Schweitzer (1875 - 1965) (FAST FACT: He won the Noble Peace Prize for his “Reverence for Life” philosophy)

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