Famous Birthdays, October 2nd

Born October 2nd:

Former Major League ball player Maury Wills (three-times World Series champion, 1959, 1963 and 1965 with the L.A. Dodgers) is 86. (1932)

Singer, songwriter Don McLean (member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame) is 73. (1945)

Actor Avery Brooks (known for the tv series “Spenser: For Hire”, “A Man Called Hawk”, “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine” as Captain Sisko, the “Spenser” tv movies and “American History X”) is 70. (1948)

Singer, songwriter Mike Rutherford (Grammy nominee, of Genesis and Mike & the Mechanic fame) is 68. (1950)

Singer, songwriter, actor Sting (multiple Oscar nominee, Gold Globe winner, multiple Grammy Award and Primetime Emmy winner, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, real name Gordon Sumner of the Police fame and a a solo artist) is 67. (1951)

Actress Lorraine Bracco (Best Supporting Actress Oscar, multiple Golden Globe and multiple Primetime Emmy nominee, multiple Screen Actors Guild winner, known for the film “Someone To Watch Over Me” and “Goodfellas” and the tv series “The Sopranos” as Dr. Jennifer Melfi and “Rizzoli and Isles”) is 64. (1954) (Image: amazon.com)

Singer Freddie Jackson is 62. (1956)

* TV show host, actress Kelly Ripa (multiple Daytime Emmy winner known for Live with Kelly and Ryan” and the tv series “Hope and Faith”) is 48. (1970)

Actress Samantha Barks (Screen Actors Guild nominee, known for the film “Les Miserables” as Eponine and the tv series “Groove High”) is 28. (1990)

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

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