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Celebrity Birthdays for June 19: Actress Gena Rowlands is 94. Bass-baritone Donald Bell is 90. Hall of Fame race car driver Shirley Muldowney is 84. Singer Spanky McFarlane of Spanky and Our Gang is 82. Burmese politician Aung San Suu Kyi is 79.

Celebrity Birthdays for June 19:


Actress Gena Rowlands is 94.

Bass-baritone Donald Bell is 90.

Hall of Fame race car driver Shirley Muldowney is 84.

Singer Spanky McFarlane of Spanky and Our Gang is 82.

Burmese politician Aung San Suu Kyi is 79.

Author Sir Salman Rushdie is 77.

Author John Ralston Saul is 77.

Actress Phylicia Rashad is 76.

Singer Ann Wilson of Heart is 74.

Musician Larry Dunn is 71.

Actress Kathleen Turner is 70.

Country singer Doug Stone is 68.

Singer Mark DeBarge of DeBarge is 65.

Singer-dancer-choreographer Paula Abdul is 62.

Actor Andy Lauer ("Caroline in the City") is 61.

Singer-guitarist Brian Vander Ark of The Verve Pipe is 58.

Actor Samuel West is 58.

Actress Mia Sara ("Ferris Bueller's Day Off") is 57.

"Good Morning America" host Lara Spencer is 55.

Korn guitarist Brian "Head" Welch is 54.

Actress Poppy Montgomery ("Unforgettable," ''Without a Trace") is 53.

Actor Jean Dujardin ("The Artist") is 52.

Actress Robin Tunney is 52.

Actor Bumper Robinson ("Sabrina The Teenage Witch") is 50.

Actor Hugh Dancy is 49.

Singer-banjoist Scott Avett of The Avett Brothers is 48.

Actor Ryan Hurst is 48.

Actress Zoe Saldana is 46.

NBA All-Star Dirk Nowitzki is 46.

Actress Lauren Lee Smith ("CSI") is 44.

Singer Macklemore (born Ben Haggerty) of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis is 41.

Actor Paul Dano is 40.

Actor Giacomo Gianniotti ("Grey's Anatomy") is 35.

Actor Chuku Modu ("The Good Doctor") is 34.

Actor Atticus Shaffer ("The Middle") is 26.


Also born on this date (death in parentheses):


In 1566, King James I. (March 27, 1625)

In 1815, Canadian painter Cornelius Krieghoff. (March 8, 1872)

In 1896, Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor. (April 24, 1986)

In 1897, actor Moe Howard (The Three Stooges). (May 4, 1975)

In 1902, band leader Guy Lombardo. (Nov. 5, 1977)

In 1903, Baseball's "Iron Horse" Lou Gehrig. (June 2, 1941)

In 1914, bluegrass singer, guitarist and composer Lester Flatt. (May 11, 1979)

In 1925, British comedy singer Charlie Drake. (Dec. 23, 2006)

In 1928, actress Nancy Marchand. (June 18, 2000)

In 1928, singer Tommy DeVito of The Four Seasons. (Sept. 21, 2020)

In 1936, R&B singer Shirley Goodman (Shirley and Lee). (July 5, 2005)

In 1938, pro wrestler Wahoo McDaniel. (April 18, 2002)

In 1939, '70s soul singer Al Wilson. (April 21, 2008)

In 1944, Richard Monette, artistic director of the Stratford Shakespeare Festival. (Sept. 9, 2008)

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