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CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS   for Mar 30, 2017
TURHAN BEY
Deceased: Sep 30, 2012
Biography: As was true of Indian actor Sabu and Dominican leading lady Maria Montez, the ethnic otherness of Turhan Bey allowed moviegoers in the Golden Age of Hollywood to project upon his inscrutable features their most resplendent fantasies and darkest fears. With his true lineage a Turkish-Czechoslovakian split, Bey was often cast as Chinese, Japanese, Arabian, Mexican, Egyptian, Indian and Slavic characters, with their occupations never ranging far beyond the circle of career criminals, Nazi henchmen and bogus psychics. Never an A-list actor, Bey was paired occasionally with leading ladies of...
 
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Adam Goldstein
Deceased: Aug 28, 2009
Biography: A talented performer and popular personality, Adam "DJ AM" Goldstein survived a traumatic, abusive childhood but bore the emotional scars for the rest of his life. In rehab for most of his teenage years, Goldstein was plagued by obesity and drug addiction and...
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Mili Avital
Age 45
Biography: A beautiful Israeli import with dark hair and flashing eyes, Mili Avital was a celebrated performer in her native land, winning an Israeli Academy Award at age eighteen before moving to New York to study acting and try her hand in the United States market....
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Richard Dysart
Deceased: Apr 07, 2015
Biography: Distinguished, bespectacled character actor who has worked steadily in theater, features and TV since the mid-1950s. Dysart has repeatedly been called upon to represent distinguished members of the community from doctors to judges, several presidents and...
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Warren Beatty
Age 80
Biography: Though his romantic adventures as the womanizer du-jour for over four decades occasionally overshadowed his creative endeavors, star Warren Beatty was an actor and Academy Award-winning director and writer who starred in and made some of the most ambitious...
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Eric Clapton
Age 72
Biography: Arguably one of the most significant rock-n-roll artists of the 20th century, Eric Clapton was a member of four influential bands - the blues-driven Yardbirds, John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, the soul-drenched Derek and the Dominos, and the psychedelic Cream -...
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Rupert Evans
Age 40
Biography: British television star Rupert Evans is best known for his roles in such sweeping costume dramas as the TV movie adaptation of D.H. Lawrence's heralded novel "Sons and Lovers" and the romance-driven BBC mini-series "North & South." Yet his career began in...
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Juliet Landau
Age 52
Biography: Born to actors Martin Landau and Barbara Bain, it's no wonder that Los Angeles native Juliet Landau pursued a career in acting. She originally began her entertainment career as a professional ballerina and studied acting in London until she was 18, before...
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Katy Mixon
Age 36
Biography: Katy Mixon grew up one of seven children in a musically- inclined family in Pensacola, Florida. While in high school, she received an award from Miami's National Foundation of the Arts, which led to her being accepted at the highly-regarded Carnegie Mellon...
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Celine Dion
Age 49
Biography: Beyond her spectacular vocal range, CĂ©line Dion was a consummate entertainer who always injected heart and soul into each and every performance. One of pop music's best-selling female artists of all time, Dion sold millions of albums worldwide and delivered...
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Bahar Soomekh
Age 42
Biography: Actress Bahar Soomekh. She was born in Tehran and moved to Los Angeles with her family in 1979, to escape the Iranian revolution. After graduating from U.C. Santa Barbara with an environmental studies degree, Soomekh had a corporate job for a few years, but...
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Donna D'Errico
Age 49
Biography: A former Playboy centerfold (September 1995), Donna D'Errico achieved her dream of an acting career within months of her magazine spread. The petite blonde debuted in a guest spot on The WB comedy "Unhappily Ever After" and went on to appear on...
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Maurice LaMarche
Age 59
Biography: Maurice LaMarche is known primarily as a voice actor, working on animated shows such as the movie-reviewer send-up "The Critic" and the enviornmental children's series "Captain Planet." Discovering his talent for mimicry in high school, LaMarche moved to Los...
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MC Hammer
Age 55
Biography: From his supercharged performances to his outlandish outfits, M.C. Hammer was entertainment personified at the height of his powers. He burst onto the music scene in 1990 with the groundbreaking album Please Hammer Don't Hurt Em, featuring the smash hit...
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Jason Dohring
Age 35
Biography: Possessing boy-next-door appeal combined with a roguish charm, actor Jason Dohring was a consistent fan favorite on a number of television endeavors. After early bit parts in made-for-TV movies like the family drama "Journey" (CBS, 1995) and the big budget...
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Robbie Coltrane
Age 67
Biography: Although an accomplished comic performer, Scottish-born actor Robbie Coltrane also delivered a number of superlative dramatic parts, perhaps none more acclaimed than his starring turn as the excessive and obsessive forensic psychologist in the British series...
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Piers Morgan
Age 52
Biography: One of Britain's famed newspaper tabloid editors who was notorious for his no-holds-barred approach to reporting on celebrities, Piers Morgan gained mainstream recognition as the cantankerous judge on the U.S. version of the reality competition series,...
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Fiona Gubelmann
Age 37
Biography: Fiona Gubelmann was an accomplished actress, noted for her comedic timing in her roles for television shows. Early on, Gubelmann landed roles on various dramatic series, including "Cold Case" (CBS, 2003-2010), "The Mountain" (WB, 2004-05) and "Criminal...
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Roland Kickinger
Age 49
Biography: Roland Kickinger was an accomplished actor, noted for his comedic timing in his roles for television shows. His career began with roles in "Caroline in the City" (1995-99), "Shasta Mcnasty" (UPN, 1999-2000) and "Son of the Beach" (FX, 1999-2002). He also...
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Mark Consuelos
Age 46
Biography: Born the youngest of three children on March 30, 1970 in Zaragoza, Spain to parents of Mexican and Italian heritage, Consuelos spent his early years in his mother's native Italy until the age of five, when both he and his older brother and sister were...
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