Dakota Fanning

Dakota Fanning

Dakota Fanning is 24 today

Celebrity birthdays for Feb. 23

  • Feb. 23, 2018 1:30 a.m.

Celebrity Birthdays for Feb. 23:

Actress Dakota Fanning is 24.

Pro Football Hall of Fame wide receiver Fred Biletnikoff is 75.

Federal Liberal Cabinet Minister and former astronaut Marc Garneau is 69.

Singer Howard Jones is 63.

V personality Daymond John (Shark Tank) is 49.

Actress Emily Blunt (The Devil Wears Prada) is 35.

Actor-director Peter Fonda is 78.

Author John Sandford is 74.

Steel guitarist Rusty Young of Poco is 72.

Steve Priest, bass guitarist and vocalist with the ’70s British rock group Sweet, is 70.

Actress Patricia Richardson (“Strong Medicine,” “Home Improvement”) is 67.

Guitarist Brad Whitford of Aerosmith is 66.

Singer David Sylvian (Japan) is 60.

Guitarist Michael Wilton of Queensryche is 56.

Country singer Dusty Drake is 54.

Guitarist John Norum (“Europe”) is 54.

Actress Kristin Davis (“Sex and the City”) is 53.

Michael Dell, founder of computer manufacturer Dell Inc., is 53.

Actor Marc Price (“Family Ties”) is 50.

TActress Niecy Nash (“Reno 911!”) is 48.

Bassist Jeff Beres of Sister Hazel is 47.

Country singer Steve Holy is 46.

Guitarist-keyboardist Lasse Johansson of The Cardigans is 45.

Actress Kelly Macdonald (“Boardwalk Empire”) is 42.

Rapper Residente of Calle 13 is 40.

Actor Josh Gad (“Frozen,” “Jobs”) is 37.

Actor Aziz Ansari (“Parks and Recreation”) is 35.

Singer Skylar Grey is 32.

Canadian-born NBA player Andrew Wiggins is 23.

Canadian-born NBA player Jamal Murray is 21.

Also born on this date (death in parentheses):

In 1685, Baroque composer George Frideric Handel. (April 14, 1759)

In 1889, director Victor Fleming. (Jan. 6, 1949)

In 1896, Canadian soprano Sarah Fischer. (May 3, 1975)

In 1915, U.S. Air Force Brigadier Gen. Paul Tibbets, who had piloted the B-29 bomber “Enola Gay” that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima. (Nov. 1, 2007)

In 1926, Tony Award-winning actress Isabel Bigley. (Sept. 30, 2006)

In 1938, actress Diane Varsi. (Nov. 19, 1992)

In 1944, blues guitar legend Johnny Winter. (July 16, 2014)

In 1966, guitarist Mark Abrahamian (“Starship”) (Sept. 12, 2012)

In 1978, Canadian NHL player Dan Snyder. (Oct. 5, 2003)