Famous Birthdays, May 9th

Born May 9th:

Actor Albert Finney (Supporting Actor Oscar, multiple Best Actor Oscar nominee, multiple Golden Globe, Primetime Emmy and Screen Actor Guild winner, of such films as “Tom Jones”, “Two For the Road”, “Scrooge”, “Murder On the Orient Express”, “Annie”, “The Dresser” and “Erin Brockovich”) is 82. (1936)

Actress Glenda Jackson (multiple Best Actress Oscar, Golden Globe, Primetime Emmy winner, of the tv mini-series “Elizabeth R” and such films as “Women In Love”, “Sunday Bloody Sunday”, “Mary, Queen of Scots”, “A Touch of Class”, “Housecalls” and “Hopscotch”) is 82. (1936)

Director James L. Brooks (Best Picture, Best Director and Best Writing Oscar, Golden Globe, multiple Primetime Emmy winner, known for such films as Terms of Endearment”, “Broadcast News”, ”As Good As It Gets” and “Spanglish” and writer for “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and “The Simpsons”) is 78. (1940)

Singer, songwriter Tommy Roe (known for such hits as “Sheila” and “Dizzy”) is 76. (1942)

Singer, songwriter Richie Furay (Rock and Roll Hall of Famer of such groups as Buffalo Springfield and Poco) is 74. (1944)

Actress Candice Bergen (Supporting Actress Oscar, multiple Scree Actors Guild nominee, multiple Golden Globe, multiple Primetime Emmy winner, known for the films “The Sand Pebbles”, “The Wind and the Lion”, “Gandhi” and “Miss Congeniality” and the tv series “Murphy Brown” and “Boston Legal”) is 72. (Image: forbes.com) (1946)

Singer, songwriter Billy Joel (Rock and Roll and Songwriters Hall of Famer, Primetime Emmy nominee, multiple Grammy Award winner) is 69. (1949)

Actress Alley Mills (known for the tv series “The Associates”, “The Wonder Years” as matriarch Norma Arnold, “Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman” and “The Bold and the Beautiful” as Pamela Douglas) is 67 . (1951)

Actress Rosario Dawson (known for the films “Josie and the Pussycats”, “Men In Black II” “Unstoppable” and “Top Five”) is 39. (1979)

Actress Rachel Boston (of the tv series “”American Dreams”, “In Plain Sight” and “Witches of East End” and the films “50 Days of Summer” and “Ghosts of Girlfriends Past”) is 36. (1982)

Actress Grace Gummer (known for the tv series “Gigantic”, “The Newsroom”, “American Horror Story”, “Extant” and “Mr. Robot” and the film “The Homesman” with Tommy Lee Jones) is 32. (1986)

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

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