Famous Birthdays, July 24th

Born July 24th:

Editorial cartoonist Pat Oliphant (his trademark is a small penguin character named Punk, who is often seen making a comment about the subject of the panel) is 83. (1935)

Actress, comedian Ruth Buzzi (Golden Globe winner, multiple Primetime Emmy nominee, known for her appearances on the comedy-variety show “Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In” and the tv series “That Girl”, and voice work in the animated tv series “Alvin & the Chipmunks”, “Paw Paws”, “Pound Puppies”, “The Addams Family”, and “Sesame Street”) is 82. (1936) (Image: nytimes.com… Buzzi front, center with other “Laugh-In” cast members)

Actor Mark Goddard (known for the tv series “The Detectives” as Det. Chris Ballard and “Lost In Space” as Maj. Don West and the ‘98 film) is 82. (1936)

Actor Dan Hedaya (Primetime Emmy and Screen Actors Guild nominee, known for the tv series “Hill Street Blues”, “The Tortellis”, “Cheers” as Carla’s ex- husband, and the films “The Seduction of Joe Tynan”, Wise Guys” , “Joe Versus the Volcano” and “Mulholland Drive”) is 78. (1940)

Actor Chris Sarandon (Best Supporting Actor Oscar and Golden Globe nominee, best known for the films “Dog Day Afternoon”, “The Princess Bride” as Prince Humperdinck and “Fright Night”) is 76. (1942)

Actor Robert Hays (best known for the films “Airplane!” and “Airplane! II” as pilot Ted Striker and the tv series “Angie”, “Starman” and “FM”) is 71. (1947)

Actor Michael Richards (multiple Primetime Emmy and multiple Screen Actors Guild winner, best known for the tv series “Seinfeld” as Cosmo Kramer) is 69. (1949)

Actress Lynda Carter (known for the tv series Wonder Woman” in the title role,”Partners In Crime”, “Hawkeye”, and “Supergirl” as President Marsdin) is 67. (1951)

Actor Kadeem Hardison (Daytime Emmy nominee, known for the film “White Men Can’t Jump” as Junior the tv series “A Different World” as Dwayne, “Between Brothers”, and “”K.C Undercover”) is 53. (1965)

Actress Laura Leighton (Golden Globe nominee, known for the tv series “Melrose Place” as Sydney Andrews and “Pretty Little Liars” as Ashley Marin and the film “The Burrowers”) is 50. (1968)

Actress Kristin Chenoweth (Primetime Emmy winner, Screen Actors Guild nominee, notable for films such as “Bewitched” and “The Pink Panther” and the tv series “The West Wing” as Annabeth Schott, “Pushing Daisies”, “Glee” and “Trial & Error”) is 50. (1968)

Singer, actress Jennifer Lopez (Golden Globe nominee, known for such films as “Selena”, “Anaconda”, “Antz”, “The Wedding Planner”, “Maid In Manhattan”, “Gigli”, “Ice Age: Continental Drift” and “Monster-In-Law”, the tv series “Shades of Blue” and a judge on “American Idol”) is 49. (1969)

Actress Rose Byrne (multiple Golden Globe multiple and Primetime Emmy nominee, notable for the tv series “Echo Point” and “Damages” and such films as “Star Wars: Episode II: Attack of the Clones”, “Troy”, “28 Weeks Later”, “X-Men: First Class” as Moira Mactaggert and “X-Men: Apocalypse”) is 39. (1979)

Actress Anna Paquin (from Winnipeg, Best Supporting Actress Oscar, Golden Globe winner, Primetime Emmy and multiple Screen Actors Guild nominee, known for such films as “The Piano”, “Amistad”, “”Almost Famous”, “Finding Forrester”, the X-Men” films as Rogue, “Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee” and the tv series “True Blood”) is 36. (1982)

Actress Elisabeth Moss (Golden Globe and Primetime Emmy and multiple Screen Actors Guild winner , notable for the tv series “The West Wing” as Zoe Bartlet, “Mad Men” as Peggy Olson, “Top of the Lake” and “The Handmaid’s Tale” as Offred and the film “Girl, Interrupted”) is 36. (1982)

Actress Mara Wilson (known for such films as “Mrs. Doubtfire”, “Miracle On 34th Street”, “Thomas and the Magic Railroad” and “Matilda” and the tv series “BoJack Horseman”) is 31. (1987)

Actress Daveigh Chase (known for the films “Donnie Darko”, “Lilo & Stitch” and “The Ring” and the tv series “Oliver Beene” and “Lilo & Stitch: The Series”) is 28 (1990)

Actress Bindi Irwin (Daytime Emmy winner, daughter of the late conservationist and television personality Steve Irwin, notable for the tv series “Bindi: The Jungle Girl”) is 20. (1998)

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

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