Famous Birthdays, February 20th

Born February 20th:

Fashion designer, artist, author, actress, heiress, and socialite Gloria Vanderbilt is 94. (1924)

Actor Sidney Poitier (the first African-American to win an Academy Award for Best Actor, for his role in “Lilies of the Field, multiple Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Lifetime Achievement Award winner, multiple Primetime Emmy nominee, … also noted for “The Defiant Ones”, “To Sir With Love”, “In the Heat of the Night” and “Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner”) is 91. (1927) (Image: imdb.com)

Former race car driver Bobby Unser is 84. (1934)

Actress Marj Dusay (multiple Daytime Academy nominee, known for the tv series “The Facts of Life”, “Santa Barbara”, “All My Children” and “The Guiding Light”) is 82. (1936)
Singer Nancy Wilson (multiple Grammy winner) is 81. (1937)

Actor Richard Beymer (multiple Golden Globe and Grammy nominee, perhaps best known as Tony in the musical “West Side Story” and the tv series “Twin Peaks”) is 80 and still active. (1938)

Singer, songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie (Academy Award winner for Best Origina Song, “Up Whewre We Belong” and Screen Actors Guild Lifetime Achievement winner) is 77. (1941)

Retired hockey player Phil Esposito (Hocket Hall of Famer) is 76. (1942)

Dancer, actress Sandy Duncan (multiple Golden Globe, multiple Primetime Emmy nominee, known for the tv series “The Sandy Duncan Show” and “Valerie” and the mini-series “Roots” is 72. (1946)

Actress Brenda Blethyn (Best Actress Oscar, Best Supporting Actress Oscar, multiple Primetime Emmy and multiple Screen Actors Guild nominee, Golden Globe winner, known for the films “ Secrets & Lies”, “Little Voice” and “Pride and Prejudice” and the tv series “Vera”) is 72. ( 1946)

Actor Peter Strauss (multiple Golden Globe, nominee, Primetime Emmy winner, known for the tv mini- series “Rich Man, Poor Man”, the sequel, “Masada” and “Molony”) is 71. (1947)

Actress Jennifer O’Neill (known for the films “Rio Lobo”, “Summer of ’42” and “Scanners”) is 70. (1948)

Ivana Trump (the first wife of Donald Trump) is 69. (1949)

Actor French Stewart (Daytime Emmy and multiple Screen Actors Guild nominee, best known for his role as Harry Solomon on the 1990s sitcom “3rd Rock from the Sun”, “Mom” and “Secrets and Lies” and ) is 54. (1964)

Supermodel, actress Cindy Crawford (known for the film “Fair Game”) is 52. (1966)

Actress Lili Taylor (Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild winner, multiple Primetime Emmy nominee, known for the film “ Short Cuts”, the tv series “”deadline”, “Six Feet Under”, “Almost Human” and “American Crime”) is 51. (1967)

Actor Andrew Shue (known for the film “The Rainmaker” and the tv series “Melrose Place” as Billy Campbell) is 51. (1967)

Actor Jay Hernandez (known for the tv series “Six Degrees”, “Last Resrt”, “Nashville”, “Gang Related” and Scandal” and the film “A Bad Moms Christmas”) is 40. (1978)

Actress Majandra Delfino (known for the tv series “Roswell” as Maria DeLuca, “Stae of Georgia” and “Friends With Better Lives” and the film “Life As We Know It”) is 37. (1981)

Talk Show Host Trevor Noah (The Daily Show) is 34. (1984)

Singer, actress Rhianna (Robyn Rihanna Fenty… multiple Grammy winner, known for the films “Battleship” and “Ocean’s 8”) is 30. (1988)
(Sources: on-this-day.com, imdb.com)

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