Famous Birthdays, March 6th

Born March 6th:

Ed McMahon born this date 1923, died in 2009 at the age of 86 (Conan O’Brien paid tribute to McMahon on The Tonight Show later that night, saying “It is impossible, I think, for anyone to imagine ‘The Tonight Show With Johnny Carson’ without Ed McMahon. Ed’s laugh was really the soundtrack to that show.”

Actress Joanna Miles (multiple Primetime Emmy winner, known for the film “The Glass Menagerie” and several episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation” as Spock’s mother) is 78. (1940)

Actor Ben Murphy (known for the tv series “Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman” and “JAG” and the mini-series” Chisholm” and “The Winds of War”) is 76. (1942)

Singer Mary Wilson (a founding member of the Supremes) is 74. (1944)

Actor, director Rob Reiner (Oscar nominee for Best Picture, multiple Golden Globe nominee, multiple Primetime Emmy winner, known for the tv series “All In the Family” as Michael and the films “Sleepless In Seattle”, “Bullets Over Broadway” and “The First Wives Club” and director of “The Princess Bride”, “When Harry Met Sally” and “A Few Good Men”, “The American President” and “Ghosts of Mississippi”) is 73. (1945) (Image: chicagonow.com… left to right, Reiner, Jean Stapleton, Carroll O’Conner, Sally Struthers)

Singer Kiki Dee is 71. (1947)

Actor Tom Arnold (of such tv series as “Roseanne” as Jackie, “Tom” and “Easy To Assemble” and films such as “True Lies”, “Big Bully”, “Touch”, McHale’s Navy” and “Chasing Christmas”) is 59. (1959)

Actor D.L. Hughley (known for the tv series “The Hughleys”) is 55. (1963)

Actor Actress Connie Britton (Golden Globe, multiple Primetime Emmy nominee, known for the tv series “Spin City”, “American Horror Story”, and “Nashville” as Rayna James)is 51. (1967)

Actress Moira Kelly (Screen Actors Guild winner, of the tv series “The West Wing”as Mandy Hampton and “One Tree Hill” and the films The Cutting Edge” and “The Lion King” as the voice of Nala) is 50. (1968)

Actress Amy Pietz (Screen Actors Guild nominee, known for the tv series “Caroline In the City” as Annie Spadaro, Aliens In America”, “The Office” and “Hit the Road”) is 49. (1969)

Retired basketball player, sports analyst Shaquille O’Neal (widely considered one of the greatest players in NBA history, 4 time NBA champion) is 46. (1972)

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

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