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CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS   for Mar 24, 2017
LARA FLYNN BOYLE
Age 47
Biography: An old-style Hollywood star who made her name both in film and on television, actress Lara Flynn Boyle cultivated an image that was confident and sometimes crass, harkening back to the strong independent women of cinema from yesteryear like Bette Davis, Marlene Dietrich, and Joan Crawford. Much like the stars of old, Boyle also exuded glamour and class even while playing wholesome characters like she did in her first major role as a series regular on "Twin Peaks" (ABC, 1990-91). She managed to shed that good girl persona with a turn as a sultry seductress in the neo-noir "Red Rock West"...
 
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Steve McQueen
Deceased: Nov 07, 1980
Biography: A brooding performer with a rebellious streak and a proclivity for speed, actor Steve McQueen forever changed the definition of the Hollywood leading man with roles as quiet, but tough protagonists who sought their own methods outside the bounds of authority....
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Curtis Hanson
Deceased: Sep 20, 2016
Biography: A former high school dropout who became a photographer and editor at Cinema magazine, writer-director Curtis Hanson honed his filmmaking skills by writing screenplays for low-budget horror flicks before directing eventually Oscar-caliber films. As with...
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Robert Carradine
Age 63
Biography: Part of an American acting dynasty that included father John, brothers David and Keith, as well as daughter Ever, Robert Carradine established himself in a number of memorable projects. After making a promising feature film debut opposite John Wayne in "The...
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Kelly LeBrock
Age 57
Biography: When Kelly LeBrock was 16 years old, she followed in her mother's footsteps and became a fashion model. She was extremely successful, representing high-fashion labels like Christian Dior, and becoming recognized as the face of Pantene shampoo. Her modeling...
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Jim Parsons
Age 44
Biography: Thanks to the intense popularity of nerds in entertainment culture, Emmy-winning actor Jim Parsons emerged as the poster boy of geek chic with his winning portrayal of Sheldon Cooper on "The Big Bang Theory" (CBS, 2007- ). Prior to this career-defining role,...
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Megyn Price
Age 46
Biography: Though not a household name, actress Megyn Price was one of the more familiar faces in the world of television sitcoms. A gifted student with a mind for figures, Price initially embarked on a career in finance before making the jump to acting. Her television...
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Jud Tylor
Age 38
Biography: Canadian actress and model Jud Tylor got her start playing a secretary in a 1999 episode of the sci-fi crime series "Viper". The year 2001 alone serves as an accurate measure of Tylor's versatility: she appeared in the romantic comedy-drama "Suddenly Naked",...
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Lake Bell
Age 38
Biography: An intelligent, appealingly offbeat American actress, Lake Bell earned her dramatic training in England before making the leap to the small screen with such projects as "War Stories" (NBC, 2003) opposite Jeff Goldblum and "Miss Match" (NBC, 2003) opposite...
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Alyson Hannigan
Age 43
Biography: Often playing socially awkward but ultimately lovable characters, actress Alyson Hannigan carved a niche for herself in some of the more popular television and film franchises of the day. After making her film debut in the Dan Aykroyd comedy "My Stepmother Is...
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Jessica Chastain
Age 40
Biography: With her piercing gaze and a commanding presence, it came as no surprise that Jessica Chastain went from being a relative newcomer to acting in high-profile roles opposite seasoned actors like Brad Pitt and Helen Mirren seemingly overnight. The classically...
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Peter Jacobson
Age 52
Biography: A much-employed character actor, Peter Jacobson has used his average-guy looks to great advantage in getting steady quality work both in feature films and on television. The son of Chicago news anchor Walter Jacobson, Peter Jacobson made his first appearance...
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Patrick Malahide
Age 72
Biography: Actor Patrick Malahide was widely known for his presence on the silver screen. In his early acting career, Malahide appeared in such films as the action film "Sweeney 2" (1978) with John Thaw, "The Killing Fields" (1984) with Sam Waterston and the comedy...
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Finn Jones
Age 29
Biography: Some people don't want to be pigeonholed in roles or genres, but Finn Jones made his early mark in both horror and fantasy while finding a way to get out from the shadow of a similarly-named actor. Jones, who was born on March 24, 1988 had the birth name of...
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Lauren Bowles
Age 44
Biography: Lauren Bowles, an accomplished actress, began her entertainment career when she was just 16 years old. She also appeared in the TV movie "The Uninvited" (CBS, 1996-97). She also worked in film during these years, including roles in the Brendan Fraser smash...
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Tyler Lepley
Age 32
Biography: Tyler Lepley was an American actor born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on March 24, 1985. He played football in high school and at Kutztown University, until his career was ended by a fight with another player and he was convicted with a misdemeanor. This gave...
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Michelle Harrison
Age 42
Biography: Actress Michelle Harrison appeared in a variety of films over the course of her Hollywood career. Harrison started her entertainment career by acting in comedies like "A Girl Is a Girl" (1999) with Michelle Harrison and Andrew McIntyre and "40 Days and 40...
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Philip Winchester
Age 36
Biography: Philip Winchester quickly rose up the ranks in Hollywood by delivering deft and versatile performances, whether the role called for him to play a dashing hero or a cunning villain. The American actor first made waves with supporting roles in feature films...
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Tig Notaro
Age 46
Biography: A slow-burn, quick-witted comedian, Tig Notaro earned a reputation among her fellow comedians as one of the best. Her friendship with fellow comic Sarah Silverman led to her recurring role as Officer Tig on "The Sarah Silverman Program" (Comedy Central,...
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Gabriel Olds
Age 45
Biography: An appealing, baby-faced brown-haired actor who has shown his range with seemingly effortless portrayals of both gracious and complacent characters, Gabriel Olds racked up credits on stage, television and film, and gracefully resurfaced from such washouts as...
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