Today’s Birthdays

Written by on October 8, 2020

Bella Thorne – 23 years old

The singer and actress has appeared in the TV series Shake It Up, Scream, Big Love, My Own Worst Enemy and Wizards of Waverly Place as well as the films Midnight Sun, Blended and The DUFF.Born 1997

Angus T. Jones – 27 years old

Despite a co-starring role, the young actor quit Two and a Half Men because of his devout religious beliefs. “You cannot be a true God-fearing person and be on a television show like that.” We haven’t seen much of him since then.Born 1993

Bruno Mars (Peter Hernandez Junior) – 34 years old

The Grammy-winner reached number-one with his second album, Unorthodox Jukebox, in 2012.Born 1986

Nick Cannon – 40 years old

The actor (Easy MoneyUnderclassmanDrumline), comedian (TV’s All ThatThe Nick Cannon Show), TV host (The Masked SingerAmerica’s Got TalentWild ‘n Out), syndicated radio personality and rapper was formerly married to Mariah Carey, with whom he has two children.Born 1980

Kristanna Loken – 41 years old

Model-actress (Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, Gangland, Bloodrayne: The Movie)Born 1979

Gregori Chad Petree – 41 years old

Shiny Toy Guns singer-guitaristBorn 1979

Jason Singleton – 44 years old

Trust Company drummerBorn 1976

Q-Ball (Harry Dean Junior) – 46 years old

Bloodhound Gang DJBorn 1974

Matt Damon – 50 years old

He shared the Best Original Screenplay Oscar for Good Will Hunting with friend and co-star Ben Affleck and was nominated for Best Actor for The Martian in 2016 and Best Supporting Actor for Invictus in 2010. His best known movies include The Bourne IdentityBourne Supremacy, Bourne Ultimatum, the Ocean’s Eleven series, ContagionThe Adjustment BureauTrue GritGreen ZoneThe Informant!Chasing Amy and Saving Private Ryan.Born 1970

Leeroy Thornhill – 51 years old

Prodigy dancerBorn 1969

Emily Procter – 52 years old

Actress (TV’s CSI: Miami, The West Wing)Born 1968

Cece Winans – 56 years old

Gospel singer whose duet with Whitney Houston for the song “Count on Me” reached # 8 on the Billboard Charts. She became one of the best-selling female gospel artists ever.

Ian Hart – 56 years old

The Liverpool native played John Lennon in two films, Backbeat and The Hours and Times. He also appears in the first Harry Potter film (as “Professor Quirrell”) and as Ludwig Van Beethoven in a TV remake of Eroica.Born 1964

Sigourney Weaver (Susan Weaver) – 71 years old

She’s had three Oscar nominations, two of them —  Best Actress for Gorillas in the Mist and Best Supporting Actress for Working Girl –– in the same year, 1988. She had previously been nominated for Aliens, in 1986. In addition to the entire Alien series, her notable films also include AbductionPaulAvatarGalaxy QuestThe Ice StormGhostbusters and The Year of Living Dangerously.Born 1949

Johnny Ramone (Cummings)

The Ramones guitarist, who titled his autobiography Commando, died of prostate cancer. A four-foot tall bronze statue of him stands in Los Angeles’ Hollywood Forever Cemetery.Died Sep 15, 2004 at 55 – Born 1948

(Cornelius Crane) Chevy Chase – 77 years old

The charter member of the Saturday Night Live cast went on to star in such films as Foul PlayFletchCaddyshackNational Lampoon’s Vacation and their sequels, TV’s Community.Born 1943

Reverend Jesse Jackson – 79 years old

Civil rights leader, economic action leader, politician and radio hostBorn 1941

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