Famous Birthdays, Born April 12th

Actress Jane Withers(known for the films “Bright Eyes”, “The Farmer Takes a Wife”, “Giant”, “Captain Newman, M.D.” and “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” as the voice of Lavern; … she also enjoyed a decades-long job as the dress-downed Josephine the Plumber pushing Comet cleanser) is 93. (1926)

Rock singer, songwriter, guitarist John Kay (known for the group Steppenwolf and numerous movie soundtracks) is 75. (1944)

Actor Ed O’Neill (known for the tv series “Married….with Children” Al Bundy , “Dragnet” and “Modern Family” as Jay Pritchett) is 73. (1946)

Actor Dan Lauria (known the tv “The Wonder Years” as Jack Arnold, “The Hoop Life” and “Sullivan & Son”and the film “Stakeout”) is 72. (1947)

Former tv host, comedian, writer, and producer David Letterman (multiple Primetime Emmy winner, of “Late Night With David Letterman” and hosting a late-night show for 33 years) is 72. (1947) (Image: epguides.com)

Actor Andy Garcia (Best Supporting Actor Oscar, known for the films “The Godfather Part III”, “When a Man Loves a Woman”, “The Untouchables”, “Oceans Eleven” and its sequels) is 63. (1956)

Musician, singer, songwriter Vince Gill (Grammy winner, of the group “Pure Prairie League”fame and a solo artist) is 61. (1957)

Actress Shannen Doherty (known for the tv series “Our House” and “Beverly Hills, 90210” and “Charmed”) is 48. (1971)

Actor Nicholas Brendon (known the tv series “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” as Xander Harris and “Criminal Minds” as Kevin Lynch) is 48. (1971)

Actress Claire Danes (known for the tv series “My So-Called Life” and “Homeland” and the films “Little Women”, “How To Make An American Quit”, “Romeo +Juliet”, “The Rainmaker” and “Les Miserables”) is 40. (1979)

Actress Jennifer Morrison (known for the tv series “House” as Dr. Allison Cameron, “How I Met Your Mother” as Zoey and “Once Upon a Time” as Emma Swan) is 40. (1979)

Actress Saoirse Ronan (multiple Best Supporting Actress Oscar, Best Actress Oscar nominee, known for the films “Atonement”, “The Lovely Bones”, “Brooklyn” and “Lady Bird”) is 25. (1994)

(Sources: on-this-day.com, imdb.com)

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