Born On This Day...

In 1811 Napoleon II, king of Rome

In 1828 Dramatist, Henrik Ibsen (Peer Gynt, Hedda Gabler)

In 1856 Inventor, Frederick Winslow Taylor (scientific management)

In 1903 Actor, Edgar Buchanan (Uncle Joe-Petticoat Junction) [d: 4-4-79]

In 1904 Novelist/psychologist, B.F. Skinner (Skinner box) [d: 8-18-90]

In 1906 Actor, Ozzie Nelson (Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet) [d: 6-3-75]

In 1908 Actor, Sir Michael Redgrave (The Lady Vanishes) [d: 3-21-85]

In 1913 Actress, Judith Evelyn (Rear Window) [d: 5-7-67]

In 1918 Game show host, Jack Barry (The Joker's Wild) [d: 5-2-84]

In 1920 Editor, Lenore Hershey (Ladies Home Journal) [d: 2-27-97]

In 1920 Jazz pianist, Margaret "Marian" McPartland [d: 8-20-13]

In 1920 Actor, Patrick Troughton (Dr. Who, 1966-69) [d: 3-28-87]

In 1922 Bandleader/saxophonist, Larry Elgart (Hooked On Swing 1982) (96)

In 1922 Comedian/disc jockey, Ray Goulding (Bob and Ray) [d: 3-24-90]

In 1922 Actor, Jack Kruschen (Webster, Busting Loose) [d: 4-2-02]

In 1922 Writer/director/actor, Carl Reiner (Dick Van Dyke Show) (96)

In 1925 Nixon White House aide, John Ehrlichman (Watergate) [d: 2-14-99]

In 1928 U.S. long jumper, Jerome Cousins Biffle (Olympic-Gold-1952) [d: 9-4-02]

In 1928 Children's host, Fred Rogers (Mr. Rogers Neighborhood) [d: 2-27-03]

In 1931 Actor, Hal Linden (Blacke's Magic, Barney Miller, Jack's Place) (87)

In 1935 Actor, Ted Bessell (Gomer Pyle, Donald-That Girl) [d: 10-6-96]

In 1936 Comedian, Vaughn Meader (The 1st Family-Kennedys spoof) [d: 10-29-04]

In 1937 Singer/actor, Jerry Reed (When You're Hot You're Hot) [d: 9-1-08]

In 1939 Brian Mulroney, 18th Canadian prime minister (1984-93) (79)

In 1941 Singer, Mike Settle (The New Christy Minstrels, First Edition) (77)

In 1943 Producer/director, Paul Junger Witt (The Rookies, Blossom) (75)

In 1945 Basketball coach, Pat Riley (Lakers, Knicks) (73)

In 1946 Country singer, Douglas Green (Riders In The Sky) (72)

In 1948 Actor, John de Lancie (Q-Star Trek, Stargate: SG1) (70)

In 1948 Hockey Hall-of-Famer, Bobby Orr (Boston Bruins) (70)

In 1950 Actor, William Hurt (Broadcast News, Michael, Dark City) (68)

In 1950 Drummer, Carl Palmer (Emerson Lake & Palmer, Asia) (68)

In 1951 Actress, Tanya Boyd (Celeste Perrault-Days of Our Lives) (67)

In 1951 Singer/guitarist, Guy Perry (The Motels) (67)

In 1951 Singer/guitarist, Jimmy Vaughn (Fabulous Thunderbirds) (67)

In 1957 Actress, Vanessa Bell (Yvonne-All My Children) (61)

In 1957 Director, Spike Lee (Right Thing, Jungle Fever, Malcolm X) (61)

In 1957 Actress, Theresa Russell (Black Widow, Razor's Edge) (61)

In 1958 Actress, Holly Hunter (Broadcast News, The Piano, Copycat) (60)

In 1958 Football player, Rickey Jackson (Saints, 49ers) (60)

In 1959 Singer/guitarist, Richard Drummie (Go West) (59)

In 1961 Drummer, Slim Jim Phantom (Stray Cats) (57)

In 1963 Guitarist, Paul Anthony Mirkovich (Nelson) (55)

In 1963 Model/actress, Kathy Ireland (Brittany-Melrose Place) (55)

In 1963 Actor, David Thewlis (Dragonheart, Harry Potter movies) (55)

In 1964 Actor, Bryan Genesse (Bold & the Beautiful, Street Justice) (54)

In 1965 Guitarist, Adrian Oxaal (James) (53)

In 1968 Actress, Liza Snyder (Christine Hughes-Yes Dear) (50)

In 1970 Actor, Michael Rapaport (Mighty Aphrodite, Beautiful Girls) (48)

In 1971 Actor, Alexander Chaplin (James-Spin City) (47)

In 1973 Actress, Jane March (The Lover) (45)

In 1974 Actress, Paula Garces (Harold and Kumar) (44)

In 1975 Actor, Bryan Kirkwood (Ben-One World) (43)

In 1976 Singer, Chester Bennington (Linkin Park) [d: 7-20-17]

In 1979 Actress, Bianca Lawson (Megan Jones-Saved By the Bell) (39)

In 1979 Actress, Freema Agyeman (Sex and the City, The Carrie Diaries) (39)

In 1984 Actress, Christy Carlson Romano (Even Stevens, Kim Possible) (34)

In 1986 Actor/singer, Dean Geyer (Brody Weston-Glee) (32)

In 1996 Singer, Zonnique Pullins aka Miss Star (OMG Girlz) (22)


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