Today’s Birthdays

Written by on October 1, 2020

Brie Larson (Brianne Desaulniers) – 31 years old

She won a Best Actress Oscar in 2016 for Room. Her other credits include Captain MarvelTrainwreckThe Gambler21 Jump Street and TV’s The United States of Tara and Raising Dad.Born 1989

Jurnee Smollett-Bell – 34 years old

Actress (The Great DebatersRoll BounceEve’s Bayou; TV’s Cosby, The Defenders, Friday Night Lights)Born 1986

Rupert Friend – 39 years old

English-born actor (TV’s Homeland; Pride and PrejudiceThe Boy in the Striped PajamasThe Young Victoria, A Simple Favor, The Death of Stalin)Born 1981

Zach Galifianakis – 51 years old

Actor (the Hangover trilogy, The CampaignDue DateUp in the Air; TV’s Bored to Death, Baskets, Tru Calling)-TV interviewer (Between Two Ferns)Born 1969

Mark McGwire – 57 years old

The Oakland Athletics and St. Louis Cardinals slugger broke Roger Maris‘s long-standing home run record in 1998, ending the season with 70, four ahead of Sammy Sosa. Despite that and many other outstanding accomplishments — he’s fifth on the all-time career homer list — he may not reach the Hall of Fame due to admitted steroid use. He later became a San Diego Padres coach.Born 1963

Randy Quaid – 70 years old

The actor-comedian was nominated for a Best Supporting Actor Oscar in 1974 for The Last Detail. Other notable film appearances include Brokeback Mountain and Parents. He played Colonel Parker in the TV mini-series Elvis and was a member of the Saturday Night Live cast for the 1985-86 season. Since 2009, he and his wife have been in legal hot water in the U.S. and Canada for various infractions.Born 1950

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