December 9, 2014 | G-BLOG



If today is your birthday, then you share it with the following celebs:


Simon Helberg (American television actor who has won audience hearts and Critics’ Choice Television Awards as nerd, Howard Wolowitz, on the CBS hit comedy, The Big Bang Theory.) – 34


Kurt Angle (American wrestler who won an Olympic gold medal in 1996 and then became a professional wrestler for the World Wrestling Federation.) – 46


Kirk Douglas (TV and movie actor who was onscreen with his real family in the series, It Runs in the Family, and also starred in The Odyssey and 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. His other notable films include Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, Tough Guys, and Lust for Life.) – 98


Redd Foxx (1922-1991: African American comedian who played a role on TV’s Sanford and Son but best remembered for his vulgar comedy records.) – would have been


Judi Dench (She portrayed Queen Elizabeth I in Shakespeare in Love and played M in several James Bond films. She has received over six Laurence Olivier Awards for her contributions to the stage.) – 80


Donny Osmond (Pop entertainer and former teen idol best known for hosting a variety show with his sister, Marie. He gained fame along with four of his older brothers as The Osmonds, which was a segment of the variety show, The Andy Williams Show. He won the ninth season of Dancing with the Stars in 2009.) – 57


Jesse Metcalfe (Actor best known for his role on ABC’s Desperate Housewives. He would later star in the TNT revival of the show, Dallas.) – 36


Felicity Huffman (Actress who won a 2005 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress for starring as Lynette Scavo on the television series Desperate Housewives.) – 52


John Malkovich (Offbeat actor who gained fame for playing himself in Being John Malkovich. He has appeared in over 70 films, including In the line of Fire, which earned him an Academy Award nomination.) – 61


Margaret Hamilton (1902-1985: She became immortalized as the Wicked Witch of the West in The Wizard of Oz. She also appeared in the 1960 film, 13 Ghosts.) – 82


Choi Minho (Multi-talented South Korean performer who is a singer, rapper, dancer, actor, MC and model.) – 23


Kara DioGuardi (Songwriter who collaborated with Christina Aguilera, Jesse McCartney, Britney Spears, Pink, Meat Loaf, and many others.) – 44


Imogen Heap (Singer-songwriter and electronic musician who sang “Let Go” with the outfit Frou Frou and has received Grammy Award nominations for her solo work.) – 37


Michael Dorn (Actor who became famous for his role as the Klingon Worf in the Star Trek franchise.) – 62


Deacon Jones (1938-2013: Hall of Fame NFL defensive end widely considered to be one of the greatest defensive players ever. He was an 8-time Pro Bowl selection and 2-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year during his career.) – would have been 76 years old today.


Dick Van Patten (Played columnist dad, Tom Bradford on the series, Eight is Enough and starred in many feature films including Robin Hood: Men in Tights and Charly.) – 86


Ashleigh Brewer (Achieved recognition as Kate Ramsay on the popular Australian soap opera, “Neighbours.”) – 24


Booba (Born Elie Yaffa, he is a French hip hop artist who scored his third Platinum-selling album with Futur in 2012.) – 38


Emmett Kelly (1898-1979: Circus performer who created the memorable clown figure “Weary Willie”, based on the hobos of the Depression era. His circus career spanned 55 years and he notably portrayed the role of “Willie” in Cecil B. DeMille’s 1952 classic The Greatest Show on Earth.) – would have been 116 years old today!



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