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Celebrity-Birthdays-Jun20

Celebrity Birthdays for June 20: Actress Bonnie Bartlett ("St. Elsewhere," ''Once and Again") is 95. Actor James Tolkan is 93. '50s pop vocalist Jerry Keller is 87. Movie director Stephen Frears is 83. Musician Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys is 82.

Celebrity Birthdays for June 20:


Actress Bonnie Bartlett ("St. Elsewhere," ''Once and Again") is 95.

Actor James Tolkan is 93.

'50s pop vocalist Jerry Keller is 87.

Movie director Stephen Frears is 83.

Musician Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys is 82.

Actor John McCook ("The Bold and the Beautiful") is 80.

Singer Anne Murray is 79.

Home repair show host Bob Vila is 78.

Actress Candy Clark is 77.

Producer Tina Sinatra is 76.

Nauruan politician Ludwig Scotty is 76.

Singer Lionel Richie is 75.

Actor John Goodman is 72.

Bassist Michael Anthony (Van Halen, Chickenfoot) is 70.

Bassist John Taylor of Duran Duran is 64.

Keyboardist Mark degli Antoni (Soul Coughing) is 62.

Italian motorcycle racer Pierfrancesco Chili is 60.

Actress Nicole Kidman is 57.

Singer Dan Tyminski of Alison Krauss and Union Station is 57.

Movie director Robert Rodriguez is 56.

Actor Peter Paige ("Queer as Folk") is 55.

Actor Josh Lucas ("Sweet Home Alabama," ''A Beautiful Mind") is 53.

Bassist Twiggy Ramirez (Marilyn Manson) is 53.

Singer Chino Moreno is 51.

Singer Amos Lee is 47.

Country singer Chuck Wicks is 45.

Actress Tika Sumpter is 44.

Singer-actress Alisan Porter ("The Voice," ''Curly Sue") is 43.

Singer Grace Potter of Grace Potter and the Nocturnals is 41.

Actor Mark Saul ("Grey's Anatomy") is 39.

Actress Dreama Walker is 38.

Actor Chris Mintz-Plasse ("Superbad") is 35.

Actress Maria Lark is 27.


Also born on this date (death in parentheses):


In 1819, French operetta composer Jacques Offenbach. ( Oct. 5, 1880)

In 1896, conductor and music administrator Wilfrid Pelletier. (April 9, 1982)

In 1907, folk singer and songwriter Jimmie Driftwood. (July 12, 1998)

In 1909, actor Errol Flynn. (Oct. 14, 1959)

In 1913, author Lilian Jackson Braun. (June 4, 2011)

In 1915, British film director Terence Young. (Sept. 7, 1994)

In 1916, country singer T. Texas Tyler. (Jan. 28, 1972)

In 1916, former Quebec premier Jean-Jacques Bertrand. (Feb. 22, 1973)

In 1924, country music producer-guitarist Chet Atkins. (June 30, 2001)

In 1924, Canadian jazz guitarist Gordie Brandt. (July 31, 1983)

In 1924, WWII hero-actor Audie Murphy. (May 28, 1971)

In 1928, actor Martin Landau. (July 15, 2017)

In 1928, jazz musician Eric Dolphy. (June 29, 1964)

In 1931, actress Olympia Dukakis. (May 1st, 2021)

In 1933, actor Danny Aiello. (Dec. 12, 2019)

In 1933, blues musician Lazy Lester. (August 22, 2018)

In 1936, Billy Guy, baritone singer with The Coasters. (Nov. 12, 2002)

In 1938, record producer Mickie Most. (May 30, 2003)

In 1940, actor John Mahoney ("Frasier"). (Feb. 4, 2018)

In 1946, musician Andre Watts. (July 12, 2023)

In 1948, bassist Alan Longmuir (The Bay City Rollers). (July 2, 2018)

In 1952, actor Larry Riley. (June 6, 1992)

In 1956, drummer Anton Fier (The Golden Palominos). (Sept. 21, 2022)

In 1955, E. Lynn Harris, a pioneer of gay black fiction. (July 23, 2010)

In 1958, Kelly Johnson of the group Girlschool. (July 15, 2007)

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