Famous Birthdays, February 6th

Born February 6th:

Actor Rip Torn (Best Supporting Actor Oscar nominee, Primetime Emmy winner, known for the mini-series “The Blue and the Gray”, the mini series “Blind Ambition” as Richard Nixon, “Men In Black” and “… Black II” as Zed and the tv show “The Larry Sanders Show” as Arthur) is 87. (Image: imdb.com from “Men In Black” as Zed)

Actor Mike Farrell (multiple Primetime Emmy, Daytime Emmy nominee, known for the tv series “M*A*S*H” as Captain B.J. Hunnicutt and “Providence” as Dr. Hansen) is 79.

Television journalist and author Tom Brokaw (Emmy News winner and Lifetime Achievement Emmy winner best known as the anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News from 1982 to 2004) is 78.

Singer, actor Fabian (Forte) (Primetime Emmy nominee, known for the films “Ten Little Indians” and “Thunder Alley”) is 75.

Actress Gayle Hunnicutt (known for the films “Marlowe”, “The Legend of Hell House”, “Scorpio” and “Target” and the tv series “Dallas” as Vanessa Beaumont) is 75.

Actor, musician, multi-instrumentalist Jon Walmsley is (known for the tv series “The Waltons” as Jason Walton) 62.

Actress Kathy Najimy (known for the films “Sister Act” and “Sister Act 2” and the tv series “Veronica’s Closet” as Olive, “Numb3rs” as Dr. Finch, “King of the Hill” as the voice of Peggy Hill and “Veep” as Wendy Keegan) is 61.

Actor, comedian Robert Townsend (known for the films “A Soldier’s Story”, and the tv series “The Parent ‘Hood”) is 61.

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 60.

Actor Michael Tucker (multiple Golden Globe, multiple Primetime Emmy nominee, perhaps best known for his role on the tv series “L.A. Law” as Stuart Markowitz) is 73.

Singer Rick Astley is 52.

Actress Megan Gallagher (known for the tv series “China Beach” as Wayloo Marie Holmes, “The Larry Sanders Show” as Jeannie Sanders and “Millennium”) is 58. (1960)

Actor Brandon Hammond (known for the film “Mars Attacks!” and the tv series “The Gregory Hines Show”) is 34.

Actress Crystal Reed (known for the tv series “Teen Wolf” and “Gotham” as Sofia Falcone) is 33.

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

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