Famous Birthdays, Born February 6th

Actor Rip Torn (Best Supporting Actor Oscar nominee, Primetime Emmy winner, known for the films “Pork Chop Hill”, “King of Kings”, “Sweet Bird of Youth”, “The Man Who Fell To Earth”, “Coma”, “The Seduction of Joe Tynan”, “Canadian Bacon”, “Men In Black” and “… Black II” as Zed, the mini-series “Blind Ambition” as Richard Nixon , “The Blue and the Gray”, and “Heaven and Hell: North & South, Book III”, and the tv show “The Larry Sanders Show” as Arthur and “30 Rock”) is 88. (1931) (Image: imdb.com from “Men In Black”… left to right,Will Smith, Rip Torn, Tommy Lee Jones)

Actor Mike Farrell (multiple Primetime Emmy, Daytime Emmy nominee, known for the tv series “The Interns”, “The Man and the City”, “M*A*S*H” as Captain B.J. Hunnicutt and “Providence” as Dr. Hansen) is 80. (1939)

Television journalist and author Tom Brokaw (News and Documentary Emmy winner and Lifetime Achievement Emmy winner, known as the anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News from 1982 to 2004) is 79. (1940)

Singer, actor Fabian (Forte) (Primetime Emmy nominee, known for the films “North To Alaska”, “The Longest Day”, “Ten Little Indians” and “Thunder Alley”) is 76. (1943)

Actress Gayle Hunnicutt (known for the films “Marlowe”, “ The Legend of Hell House”, “Scorpio” and “Target”, the mini-series “Fall of Eagles” and the tv series “Dallas” as Vanessa Beaumont) is 76. (1943)

Actor Michael Tucker (multiple Golden Globe, multiple Primetime Emmy nominee, known for the tv series “L.A. Law” as Stuart Markowitz) is 74. (1945)

Singer, songwriter, actress Natalie Cole (heard regularly on “The Lounge”, Primetime Emmy, multiple Grammy nominee), , born this date, 1950… passed away all too soon, December 31st, 2015

Actor, musician, multi-instrumentalist Jon Walmsley (known for the tv series “The Waltons” as Jason Walton) is 63. (1956)

Actress Kathy Najimy (known for the films “Sister Act” and “Sister Act 2” as Sister Mary Patrick, “Hocus Pocus” and Hope Floats” and the tv series “Veronica’s Closet” as Olive, “Numb3rs” as Dr. Finch, “King of the Hill” as the voice of Peggy Hill, “Unforgettable”, and “Veep” as Wendy Keegan) is 62. (1957)

Actor, comedian Robert Townsend (known for the films “A Soldier’s Story”, and the tv series “The Parent ‘Hood”) is 62. (1957)

Actor Barry Miller (Golden Globe nominee, known for the tv series “Joe and Sons”, “Szysnyk” and “Equal Justice” and the films “Saturday Night Fever” as Bobby, “Fame” as Ralph, “Peggy Sue Got Married” and “The Last Temptation of Christ” is 61. (1958)

Singer Rick Astley is 53. (1966)

Actress Megan Gallagher (known for the tv series “Hill Street Blues”, “The Slap Maxwell Story”, “China Beach” as Wayloo Marie Holmes, “The Larry Sanders Show” as Jeannie Sanders and “Millennium” and “Suits”) is 59. (1960)

Actor Brandon Hammond (known for the film “Mars Attacks!” and the tv series “The Gregory Hines Show”) is 35. (1984)

Actress Crystal Reed (known for the tv series “Teen Wolf” as Marie-Jeanne, “Gotham” as Sofia Falcone and “Swamp Thing”) is 34. (1985)

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

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