Singer Alicia Keys Celebrates 42nd Birthday Today


Natalie Hall is 33 (“All My Children,” “Seven Year Hitch,” “True Blood”)

Mia Kirshner is 48 (“The Black Dahlia,” “24,” “The L Word”)

Jenifer Lewis is 66 (“Cars” “Meet the Browns,” “What’s Love Got To Do With It,” “The Preacher's Wife,” “Think Like a Man” series, “black-ish”)

Dinah Manoff is 67 (“Grease,” “Empty Nest,” “State of Grace”)

Robert Ochoa is 25 (“A Christmas Carol,” “Seven Pounds,” “Mars Needs Moms,” “City Boy”)

Ana Ortiz is 52 (“Ugly Betty,” “Boston Legal,” “Devious Maids”)

Michael Trevino is 38 (“The Vampire Diaries,” “The Originals”)

Leigh Taylor-Young is 78 (“Peyton Place,” “Soylent Green,” “Picket Fences,” “Sunset Beach,” “Passions,” “Slackers,” “The Wayshower”)

The late Diana Hyland (1936-1977)…she would have been 87 (“Naked City,” “The Eleventh Hour,” “The Fugitive,” “The Chase”) (FAST FACT: Hyland began a romantic relationship with actor John Travolta, who was 18 years her junior, in 1976 after meeting him when she played his mother in the television movie, “The Boy in the Plastic Bubble.” She was diagnosed with breast cancer the following year, and underwent a mastectomy. However, the cancer spread. Hyland and Travolta remained together until her death on March 27, 1977. She was 41)

The late Dean Jones (1931 – 2015)…he would have been 92 (“That Darn Cat!,” “The Love Bug,” “The Million Dollar Duck,” “Beethoven”)



The Tube’s Michael Cotten is 73

Fine Young Cannibals’ Andy Cox is 67

Sleeping with Sirens’ Jack Fowler is 32

Split Enz’ Malcolm Green is 70

5 Seconds of Summer’s Calum Hood is 27

Alicia Keys is 42 (given name Alicia Augello Cook)

Kina (of Brownstone) is 54

Jars of Clay guitarist Matt Odmark is 49

Pooh-Man is 52 (birth name Lawrence Lee Thomas)

Mighty Mighty Bosstones drummer Joe Sirois is 51

Roxy Music’s Gary Tibbs is 65

The late Etta James (1938-2012)…she would have been 85 (“Rolling Stone” ranked her #22 on its list of the 100 Greatest Singers of All Time and #62 on its list of the 100 Greatest Artists)



Princess Charlene of Monaco is 45 (She’s been married to Albert II, Prince of Monaco since 2011)

TV personality and former MTV VJ China Kantner is 52 (The daughter of Jefferson Starship’s Grace Slick and Paul Kantner)

The late poet Robert Burns (1759-1796) (A Scottish poet and lyricist, he is widely regarded as the national poet of Scotland and is celebrated worldwide.)

The late Baseball Hall of Fame sportscaster Ernie Harwell (1918-2010) (He called games for radio and television for 55 seasons, 42 of them with the Detroit Tigers)

The late TV newsman Edwin Newman (1919-2010) (In 1963, he made the first announcement on NBC Radio of President John F. Kennedy's death. He anchored the television coverage of the 1967 Six-Day Arab-Israeli War, the 1968 assassinations of Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy and the 1973 Vietnam ceasefire. In 1981, immediately after the assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, he was chosen to anchor NBC's television coverage until full news teams were mustered.)

The late author Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) (“Mrs Dalloway,” “To the Lighthouse,” “Orlando,” “A Room of One's Own”) (Highly respected for her work, Woolf suffered from severe bouts of mental illness throughout her life and committed suicide by drowning in 1941 at the age of 59.)

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