Bob Barker is 94 today

Celebrity birthdays for Dec. 12

  • Dec. 12, 2017 1:30 a.m.

Celebrity Birthdays for Dec. 12:

Animal activist and former game show host Bob Barker is 94.

Singer-guitarist Dickey Betts (Allman Brothers) is 74.

Hall of Fame race car driver Emerson Fittipaldi is 71.

Actor Bill Nighy (Pirates of the Caribbean) is 68.

Actress Sheree J. Wilson (Walker, Texas Ranger, Dallas) is 59.

Actress Mayim Bialik (The Big Bang Theory, Blossom) is 42.

Model Bridget Hall is 40.

Basketball Hall-of-Famer Bob Pettit is 85.

Singer Connie Francis is 80.

Larry Mercey, lead singer with the Canadian country music trio The Mercey Brothers, is 78.

Terry Kirkman of the ’60s pop group The Association is 78.

Singer Dionne Warwick is 77.

Actor Wings Hauser is 70.

Actor Duane Chase (“The Sound of Music”) is 67.

Hockey Hall of Fame goalie Billy Smith is 67.

Country singer LaCosta is 66.

Gymnast-turned-actress Cathy Rigby is 65.

Dan Baird, former lead singer of the Georgia Satellites, is 64.

Guitarist Bruce Kulick is 64.

Author Lorna Landvik is 63.

Singer-percussionist Sheila E. is 60.

Playwright-director Robert Lepage is 60.

Singer Cy Curnin of The Fixx is 60.

Singer Daniel O’Donnell is 56.

International Tennis Hall-of-Famer Tracy Austin is 55.

Guitarist Eric Schenkman of Spin Doctors is 54.

Bassist Nicholas Dimichino of Nine Days is 50.

Rapper Danny Boy (born Daniel O’Connor), of House of Pain, is 49.

Author Sophie Kinsella is 48.

News anchor Maggie Rodriguez is 48.

Actress Jennifer Connelly is 47.

Actress Madchen Amick (“My Own Worst Enemy,” “Twin Peaks”) is 47.

Actress Regina Hall is 47.

Country singer Hank Williams III is 45.

Actor Lucas Hedges (“Manchester By The Sea”) is 21.

Actress Sky Katz (“Raven’s Home”) is 13.

Also born on this date (death in parentheses):

In 1893, actor Edward G. Robinson. (Jan. 26, 1973)

In 1912, cartooinst Dan DeCarlo (Archie Comics). (Dec. 19, 2001)

In 1915, singer-actor Frank Sinatra. (May 14, 1998)

In 1918, jazz and blues singer Joe Williams. (March 29, 1999)

In 1924, New York City Mayor Edward Koch. (Feb. 1, 2013)

In 1925, Hockey Hall of Fame centre Teeder Kennedy. (Aug. 14, 2009)

In 1927, Canadian jazz pianist Chris Gage. (Dec. 27, 1964)

In 1935, singer Joan Weber. (May 13, 1981)

In 1941, singer Tim Hauser (The Manhattan Trasnfer). (Oct. 16, 2014)

In 1943, jazz saxophonist Grover Washington Jr. (Dec. 17, 1999)

In 1944, singer Rob Tyner (MC 5). (Sept. 17, 1991)

In 1945, jazz drummer Tony Williams. (Feb. 23, 1997)

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