Ellen DeGeneres is 60 today

Celebrity birthdays for Jan. 26

  • Jan. 26, 2018 1:30 a.m.
Ellen DeGeneres is 60 today

(AP) Celebrity birthdays for Jan. 26:

Hockey Hall of Fame centre Wayne Gretzky is 57.

Actress-comedian-talk show Ellen DeGeneres is 60.

Activist Angela Davis is 74.

Guitarist Eddie Van Halen is 63.

Guitarist Andrew Ridgeley (Wham!) is 55.

Actor Bryan Callen (The Goldbergs) is 51.

NBA player Vince Carter is 41.

Cartoonist Jules Feiffer is 89.

‘50’s rock ‘n’ roller Huey (Piano) Smith is 84.

Sports announcer-actor Bob Uecker is 83.

Actor Scott Glenn is 79.

Dave Rowland, of the country group Dave and Sugar, is 76.

Singer Jean Knight is 75.

Songwriter-producer Thom Bell is 75.

Actor Richard Portnow (“Trumbo,” “The Sopranos”) is 71.

Drummer Corky Laing of Mountain is 70.

Actor David Strathairn is 69.

Producer-director Mimi Leder is 66.

Musician Lucinda Williams is 65.

Percussionist Norman Hassan of UB40 is 60.

R&B singer Anita Baker is 60.

Keyboardist Charlie Gillingham of Counting Crowes is 58.

Rock singer Tom Keifer (Cinderella) is 57.

Singer Jazzie B. of Soul II Soul is 55.

Soccer manager Jose Mourinho is 55.

Actor Paul Johansson (“One Tree Hill”) is 54.

Gospel singer Kirk Franklin is 48.

Actor Nate Mooney (“American Odyssey,” “It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia”) is 46.

Actress Jennifer Crystal is 45.

Drummer Chris Hesse of Hoobastank is 44.

Actor Gilles Marini (“Sex and the City”) is 42.

Gospel singer Tye Tribbett is 42.

Actress Sara Rue (“Less Than Perfect”) is 40.

Actor Colin O’Donoghue (“Once Upon a Time”) is 37.

Guitarist Michael Martin of Marshall Dyllon is 35.

Soccer player Sebastian Giovinco is 31.

Actor Christopher Massey is 28.

NFL linebacker Manti Te’o is 27.

Actor Cameron Bright is 25.

Also born on this date (death in parentheses):

In 1859, pioneer Canadian composer W.O. Forsyth. (May 7, 1937)

In 1880, U.S. Army General Douglas MacArthur. (April 5, 1964)

In 1891, famed Montreal (art surgeon Dr. Wilder Penfield. (April 5, 1976)

In 1899, poet May Miller. (Feb. 8, 1995)

In 1900, fiddler Clayton McMichen of the early country group, the Skillet Lickers. (Jan. 4, 1970)

In 1905, Trapp Family Singers matriarch Maria von Trapp. (March 28, 1987)

In 1908, French jazz violinist Stephane Grappelli. (Dec. 1, 1997)

In 1918, Romamian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu. (Dec. 25, 1989)

In 1922, jazz pianist and singer Page Cavanaugh. (Dec. 19, 2008)

In 1923, actress Anne Jeffreys. (Sept. 27, 2017)

In 1925, actor Paul Newman. (Sept. 26, 2008)

In 1925, actress Joan Leslie. (Oct. 12, 2015)

In 1925, journalist-politician Claude Ryan. (Feb. 9, 2004)

In 1926, British crooner Ronnie Hilton. (Feb. 21, 2001)

In 1941, Canadian politician Keith Norton. (Jan. 31, 2010)

In 1946, film critic Gene Siskel. (Feb. 20, 1999)

In 1946, ’60s soul singer Deon Jackson. (April 18, 2014)