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Celebrity birthdays for Oct. 21

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Celebrity Birthdays for Oct. 21:


Actress Joyce Randolph ("The Honeymooners") is 97.

Keyboardist Manfred Mann is 81.

Guitarist Steve Cropper of Booker T. and the MG's is 80.

Singer Elvin Bishop is 79.

TV judge Judy Sheindlin ("Judge Judy") is 79.

Actor Everett McGill ("Twin Peaks") is 76.

1960s pop singer Kathy Young is 76.

Trumpeter Lee Loughnane of Chicago is 75.

Bassist Tetsu Yamauchi (Faces, Free) is 75.

Actor Dick Christie ("The Bold and the Beautiful") is 73.

Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is 72.

Actress LaTanya Richardson Jackson is 72.

Guitarist Charlotte Caffey of The Go-Go's is 68.

Eric Faulkner, guitarist with The Bay City Rollers, is 68.

Movie director Catherine Hardwicke is 66.

Singer Julian Cope is 64.

Guitarist Steve Lukather of Toto is 64.

Actor Ken Watanabe is 62.

Actress Melora Walters is 62.

Singer-bassist Nick Oliveri (Queens Of The Stone Age) is 50.

Keyboardist Charlie Lowell of Jars of Clay is 48.

Actor Jeremy Miller ("Growing Pains") is 45.

Retired World Cup skier Melanie Turgeon is 45.

Singer Matthew Ramsey of Old Dominion is 44.

Actor Will Estes ("American Dreams") is 43.

Actor Michael McMillian ("True Blood") is 43.

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian West is 41.

Actor Matt Dallas is 39.

Actress Charlotte Sullivan is 38.

Actor Aaron Tveit is 38.

Cy Young Award-winning pitcher Zack Greinke is 38.

Actor Glenn Powell ("Hidden Figures") is 33.

Country singer Kane Brown is 28.

Performer Doja Kat is 26.


Also born on this date (death in parentheses):

In 1772, poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge. (July 25, 1834)

In 1833, Swedish chemist Alfred Nobel, the founder of the Nobel Peace Prize. (Dec. 10, 1896)

In 1915, country music producer Owen Bradley. (Jan. 7, 1998)

In 1917, jazz trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie. (Jan. 6, 1993)

In 1925, former New Brunswick premier Louis J. Robichaud. (Jan. 6, 2005)

In 1925, salsa singer Celia Cruz. (July 16, 2003)

In 1928, Baseball Hall-of-Famer Whitey Ford. (Oct. 8, 2020)

In 1929, author Ursula K. Le Guin. (January 22, 2018)

In 1933, country singer Mel Street. (Oct, 21, 1978)

In 1938, NHL defenceman Carl Brewer. (Aug. 25, 2001)

In 1946, singer Lux Interior, real name Erick Purkhiser (The Cramps). (Feb. 4, 2009)

In 1952, keyboardist Brent Mydland (Grateful Dead). (July 26, 1990)

In 1955, contemporary Christian singer and songwriter Rich Mullins. (Sept. 19, 1997)

In 1956, actress Carrie Fisher. (Dec. 27, 2016)

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