Patton Oswalt is 49 today

Patton Oswalt is 49 today

Celebrity birthdays for Jan. 27.

  • Jan. 27, 2018 1:30 a.m.

(AP) Celebrity birthdays for Jan. 27:

Comedian Patton Oswalt is 49.

Actor James Cromwell (Murder in the First, Babe) is 78.

Drummer Nick Mason of Pink Floyd is 74.

Singer Nedra Talley of The Ronettes is 72.

Keyboard player Seth Justman (J. Geils Band) is 67.

Drummer Brian Downey (Thin Lizzy) is 67.

Rapper Tricky is 50.

Actor John Witherspoon is 76.

Bruce and Brian Good, of the Canadian country group the Good Brothers, are 72.

Dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov is 70.

Latin singer-songwriter Djavan is 69.

Political commentator Ed Schultz is 64.

Country singer Cheryl White of The Whites is 63.

Guitarist Richard Young of The Kentucky Headhunters is 63.

Actress Mimi Rogers is 62.

Actress Sheila McCarthy (“Little Mosque on the Prairie”) is 62.

Guitarist Janick Gers of Iron Maiden is 61.

Actress Susanna Thompson is 60.

Political and sports commentator Keith Olbermann is 59.

Former NFL receiver-turned-analyst Chris Collingsworth is 59.

Singer Margo Timmins of Cowboy Junkies is 57.

Keyboardist Gillian Gilbert (New Order) is 57.

Actress Tamlyn Tomita (TV’s “Teen Wolf”) is 55.

Actress Bridget Fonda is 54.

Actor Alan Cumming (“Spy Kids”) is 53.

Aboriginal singer Susan Aglukark is 51.

Singer Mike Patton (Faith No More) is 50.

Country singer Tracy Lawrence is 50.

Guitarist Michael Kulas of James is 49.

Actor Josh Randall (“Ed”) is 46.

Country singer-songwriter Deric Ruttan is 46.

Country singer Kevin Denney is 40.

Actress Rosamund Pike is 39.

Drummer Andrew Lee of St. Paul and the Broken Bones is 32.

Drummer Matt Sanchez of American Authors is 32.

Actor Braeden Lemasters is 22.

Also born on this date (death in parentheses):

In 1756, composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. (Dec. 5, 1791)

In 1832, author Lewis Carroll (born Charles Dodgson) (“Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”). (Jan. 14, 1898)

In 1918, bandleader Skitch Henderson. (Nov. 1, 2005)

In 1918, blues guitarist Elmore James. (May 24, 1963)

In 1919, Ross Bagdasarian, better known as David Seville, the creator of “The Chipmunks.” (Jan. 16, 1972)

In 1920, Quebec country singer Willie Lamothe. (Oct. 19, 1992)

In 1921, actress Donna Reed. (Jan. 14, 1986)

In 1930, Aloysius Cardinal Ambrozic, former archbishop of Toronto. (Aug. 26, 2011)

In 1930, singer Bobby “Blue” Bland. (June 23, 2013)

In 1931, acclaimed Canadian writer Mordecai Richler. (July 3, 2001)

In 1931, Rudy Maugeri, baritone singer and arranger for “The Crew Cuts.” (May 7, 2004)

In 1933, L.A. Lakers owner Jerry Buss. (Feb. 18, 2013)

In 1937, country steel guitarist Buddy Emmons. (July 21, 2015)

In 1944, British rock songwriter and singer Kevin Coyne. (Dec. 2, 2004)

In 1945, Newfoundland Premier Joe Ghiz. (Nov. 9, 1996)