Famous Birthdays, February 13th

Born February 13th:

Former United States Air Force general officer and record-setting test pilot Chuck Yeager (in 1947, he became the first pilot confirmed to have exceeded the speed of sound in level flight and a part of the movie “The Right Stuff”)… he’s 95. (1923)

Actress Kim Novak (multiple Golden Globe winner, of such films as “Picnic” with William Holden and “Vertigo” with James Stewart) is 85. (1933)

Actor George Segal (Best Supporting Actor Oscar nominee, multiple Golden Globe winner, known for the films “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf”, “The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre”, “The Owl and the Pussycat”, “A Touch of Class”, “Fun With Dick and Jane”, and the tv series “The Real Adventures of Johhny Quest”, “Just Shoot Me” as Jack Gallo and “The Goldbergs”) is 84. (1934)

Actor Bo Svenson (known for the tv series “Here Comes the Brides”, and the films “The Great Waldo Pepper”, “Walking Tall Part II” and “Final Chapter….” “Inglorious Basterds” as well as the original and “Heartbreak Ridge”) is 77. (1941)

Actor, musician Peter Tork (best known as keyboardist and bass guitarist with the 60’s group The Monkees) is 76. (1942)

Talk show host and former Mayor of Cincinnati, Jerry Springer is 74. (1944)

Actress Stockard Channing (Best Actress Oscar, multiple Golden Globe nominee, Primetime Emmy and Daytime Emmy and multiple Screen Actors Guild winner, known for the films “The Cheap Detective”, “Grease” as Rizzo, “The First Wives Club” and the tv series “The West Wing” as First Lady Abbey Bartlet) is 74. (1944) (Image; imdb.com from “Grease… Channing right with Dinah Manoff)

Singer, songwriter Peter Gabriel (first lead singer of Genesis and solo artist ) is 68. (1950)

Actor David Naughton (known for the classic film “An American Werewolf In London” as David and the tv series “Makin’ It” and “My Sister Sam”) is 67. (1951)

Actor Neal McDonough (Screen Actors Guild nominee, known for the mini-series “Band of Brothers” as Buck, the tv series “Desperate Housewives” and “Suits” and the films “Minority Report” and “Flags of our Fathers”) is 52. (1966)

Actress Mena Suvari (Screen Actors Guild nominee, known for the films “American Pie” and “American Beauty” and the tv series “American Woman”) is 39. (1979)

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

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