'Who' Frontman Roger Daltrey Celebrates 79th Birthday Today


Jensen Ackles is 45 (“Smallville,” “Supernatural”)

Javier Bardem is 54 (“No Country for Old Men,” “Skyfall”) (FAST FACTS: He is the first Spaniard to win the Best Supporting Actor Oscar – he got it for “No Country for Old Men.” When he won his 5th Goya Award, as Best Actor in “Biutiful,” dedicating the win to his wife, Penélope Cruz, and then-newborn son. Bardem and Cruz have been together since 2007, and married since 2010)

Bryan Batt is 60 (“Mad Men”)

Catherine Bach is 69 (“Dukes of Hazzard”)

Dirk Benedict is 78 (“Battlestar Galactica,” “The A Team”)

Tim Daly is 67 (“Wings,” “Private Practice,” “Madam Secretary”)

George Eads is 56 (“CSI,” “MacGyver”)

Mark-Paul Gosselaar is 49 (“Saved By The Bell,” “NYPD Blue”)

Daniella Monet is 34 (“Victorious”)

Lupita Nyong'o is 40 (“Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” “Black Panther”)

Donovan Patton is 45 (“Blues Clues”) (While many of us would know him as the guy who replaced ‘Steve’ on “Blues Clues,” he has gone on to a number of voice roles in shows such as “Clarence”)

The late Robert Conrad (1935 – 2020)...he would have been 88 (“The Wild Wild West,” “Black Sheep Squadron,” “Jingle All The Way”)

The late Alan Thicke (1947 – 2016)…he would have been 76 (“Growing Pains,” “Hope & Gloria,” “Not Quite Human”)

The late David Niven (1910 – 1983) (“The Bishop’s Wife,” “Around the World in 80 Days,” “Pink Panther”) (He won Best Actor for “Separate Tables”) 


Harry Belafonte is 96 (aka the “King of Calypso”)

Justin Bieber is 29

Manfred Mann’s Mike D’Abo is 79

The Who’s Roger Daltrey is 79

Blood, Sweat, and Tears’ Jerry Fisher is 81

Kesha is 36

Rapper Richie Rich is 56

The late bandleader Glenn Miller (1904 – 1944) (The best-selling recording artist from 1939 to 1943, while he was traveling to entertain U.S. troops in France during World War II, Glenn Miller's aircraft disappeared in bad weather over the English Channel.) 


Actor/Director Ron Howard is 69 (“Cocoon,” “Apollo 13,” “Beautiful Mind,” “The Da Vinci Code”) (2001) (FAST FACTS: He won a Best Director Oscar for “A Beautiful Mind” and was nominated for “Frost/Nixon.” He was awarded the National Medal of Arts in 2003, Asteroid 12561 Howard is named after him. He was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame in 2013, he also has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contributions in the television and motion pictures industries)

The late baseball broadcaster Harry Caray (1914 – 1998) (You know, the “Holy cow!” guy?)

The late composer Frederic Chopin (1810 – 1849) (Nicknamed "The Poet of the Piano,” He gained and has maintained renown worldwide as a leading musician of his era, whose "poetic genius was based on a professional technique that was without equal in his generation.” Chopin was born in what was then the Duchy of Warsaw and grew up in Warsaw, which in 1815 became part of Congress Poland. A child prodigy, he completed his musical education and composed his earlier works in Warsaw before leaving Poland at the age of 20, less than a month before the outbreak of the November 1830 Uprising.)

The late William Gaines, founder of “Mad” magazine (1922 – 1992)

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