Samuel L. Jackson is 69 today

Celebrity birthdays for Dec. 21

  • Dec. 21, 2017 1:30 a.m.

Celebrity Birthdays for Dec. 21:

Actor Samuel L. Jackson is 69.

Actress Jane Fonda is 80.

Actress Jane Kaczmarek (Malcolm in the Middle) is 62.

Actor-comedian Ray Romano is 60.

Actor-comedian Andy Dick is 52.

Actor Kiefer Sutherland is 51.

Guitarist Steve Mazur (Our Lady Peace) is 40.

Country singer Freddie Hart is 91.

Talk show host Phil Donahue is 82.

Former governor-general Edward Schreyer is 82.

Actor Larry Bryggman is 79.

Singer Ray Hildebrand, “Paul” of the ’60s duo Paul and Paula, is 77.

Singer Carla Thomas is 75.

Guitarist Albert Lee is 74.

R&B singer-musician Walter (Wolfman) Washington is 74.

Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas is 73.

Actor Josh Mostel is 71.

Singer Nick Gilder is 67.

Movie producer Jeffrey Katzenberg is 67.

Actor Dennis Boutsikaris (“Better Call Saul”) is 65.

Actor Dennis Boutsikaris is 65.

Singer Betty Wright is 64.

International Tennis Hall-of-Famer Chris Evert is 63.

Country singer Lee Roy Parnell is 61.

Entertainer Jim Rose of The Jim Rose Circus Sideshow is 61.

Former child actress Lisa Gerritsen (“Phyllis,” “The Mary Tyler Moore Show”) is 60.

Country singer Christy Forester of the Forester Sisters is 55.

Drummer Murph of Dinosaur Jr. is 53.

Guitarist Gabrielle Glaser (Luscious Jackson) is 52.

Actress Karri Turner (“JAG”) is 51.

Actress Michelle Hurd is 51.

Actress Karri Turner is 51.

Actress Khrystyne Haje (“Head of the Class”) is 49.

Country singer Brad Warren of The Warren Brothers is 49.

Actress Julie Delpy is 48.

Contemporary Christian singer Natalie Grant is 46.

Singer-guitarist Brett Scallions (Fuel) is 46.

Actor Glenn Fitzgerald is 46.

World Golf Hall-of-Famer Karrie Webb is 43.

Singer Lukas Rossi of Rock Star Supernova (TV: “Rock Star: Supernova”) is 41.

Actress Rutina Wesley (“True Blood”) is 39.

Singer Shaun Morgan (Seether) is 39.

Keyboardist Anna Bulbrook of Airborne Toxic Event is 35.

Country singer Luke Stricklin is 35.

Actor Steven Yeun (“The Walking Dead”) is 34.

Actress Kaitlyn Dever is 21.

Also born on this date (death in parentheses):

In 1879, Russian dictator Josef Stalin. (March 5, 1953)

In 1892, World Hall of Fame golfer Walter Hagen. (Oct. 6, 1969)

In 1915, actor Joe Mantell. (Sept. 29, 2010)

In 1915, Werner von Trapp, member of the Trapp Family Singers. (Oct. 11, 2007)

In 1918, former UN secretary general Kurt Waldheim. (June 14, 2007)

In 1918, drummer Panama Francis. (Nov 13, 2001)

In 1920, Jean Gascon, artistic director of the Stratford Festival from 1968-74. (April 13, 1988)

In 1922, ventriloquist Paul Winchell. (June 24, 2005)

In 1926, former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno. (Jan. 22, 2012)

In 1928, George Gately, the creator of the “Heathcliff” newspaper comic strip. (Sept. 30, 2001)

In 1928, actor Ed Nelson (“Peyton Place”). (Aug. 9, 2014)

In 1934, jazz saxophonist Hank Crawford. (Jan. 29, 2009)

In 1935, movie director John Avildsen. (June 16, 2017)

In 1940, musician Frank Zappa. (Dec. 4, 1993)

In 1946, guitarist Carl Wilson of “The Beach Boys.” (Feb. 6, 1998)

In 1959, track star Florence Griffith-Joyner. (Sept. 21, 1998)

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