‘The Facts of Life’ Tootie, Kim Fields celebrates her 53rd birthday today

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Actors:

Malin Akerman turns 44 (“Couples Retreat”, “The Heartbreak Kid”, “Watchman”, “Trophy Wife”)

Stephen Baldwin is 56 (“Trio,” “Biodome,” “Usual Suspects,” “The Faith of Our Fathers”) (FAST FACTS: The youngest of the four Baldwin brothers, he talks more and more about his faith via his book Suspect”, as well as his extreme sports evangelism ministry).

Jason Biggs is 44 (“American Pie”, “Loser”, “Saving Silverman”, “Orange Is The New Black”)

Clare Bowen is 38 (“Nashville”)

Bruce Boxleitner Turns 72 (“How the West Was Conquered”, “The Scarecrow and Mrs. King”)

Gabriel Byrne is 72 (“End of Days”, “In the Name of the Father”, “The Usual Suspects”, “In Treatment”, “Vikings”) (FAST FACTS: He started working in archaeology, but has since starred in over 35 feature films and produced several more.)

Emilio Estevez turns 60 (“The Breakfast Club”, “St. Elmo’s Fire”, “Young Guns”, “Repo Man”)

Kim Fields is 53 (“The Facts of Life,” “Living Single,” “Real Housewives of Atlanta,” “Dancing with the Stars”)

Jamie Luner turns 51 (“Just The Ten of Us”, “Melrose Place”, “Profiler”, “Two and a Half Men”, “Murder In The First”)

Rami Malik is 41 (“Night At The Museum”, “Oldboy”, “The War At Home”, “Mr. Robot”, “Bohemian Rhapsody”, “No Time To Die”)

Ving Rhames is 63 (series “Pulp Fiction”, “Con Air”, “Rosewood”, “Con Air”, “Mission: Impossible”)

Rhea Seehorn Turns 50 (“Better Call Saul”)

Emily VanCamp is 36 (“Everwood”, “Brothers & Sisters”, “Revenge”, “Captain America”, “The Resident” and “Falcon and the Winter Soldier”)

The late Katharine Hepburn (1907 – 2003) (“Bill of Divorcement”, “African Queen”, “On Golden Pond”) (FAST FACTS: Professionally she was and by CV, still is a legend. The American Film Institute has even named her the greatest actress in Hollywood history. On a personal level, she married once when she was young, but then lived independently — and had an affair of 26 with frequent co-star Spencer Tracy, who was married, but living apart from his wife Tracy’s health declined dramatically in the 1960s and Hepburn took a five-year career break to care for him — even moving into his house for a time — and was with him when he died on June 10, 1967. (For Tracy’s family, she did not attend his funeral.)

The musicians:

Kix Brooks is 67 years old

Cult’s Billy Duffy turns 61

Eric Singer of KISS is 64 years old

Billy Squier is 72 years old

Steve Winwood is 74 years old

More:

Composer Burt Bacharach is 94 years old (he is considered one of the most important composers of popular music of the 20th century)

Chef and TV personality Nadia G turns 42 (“Bitchin Kitchen”)

Chef and TV personality Carla Hall is 58 (“Top Chef,” ABC’s “The Chew”)

Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk turns 54 (FAST FACT: He was nicknamed The Birdman for his aerial stunts and rose to fame for becoming the first skater to land a 900-degree spin on a half-pipe.)

The late entrepreneur Mary Kay Ash (founder of Mary Kay cosmetics) (1918 – 2001)

The late baseball legend Yogi Berra (1925 – 2015)… he would have been 97 years old (18-time MLB star catcher and 3-time American League MVP who won 10 World Series championships with the New York Yankees. )

The late comedian George Carlin (1937 – 2008)…he would have been 85 (FAST FACTS: Winner of five GRAMMY awards, he first rose to fame for his infamous comedy ‘Seven Dirty Words’ which he first performed in 1972 and played a pivotal role in the United States Supreme Court’s FCC v. Pacifica Foundation case in 1978. He was the first host of “Saturday Night Live” in 1975. He was posthumously awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor in 2008.)

The late author Edward Lear (1812 – 1888) (he popularized limericks)

The late Florence Nightingale (1820 – 1910) (Celebrated British social reformer and statistician, considered the founder of modern nursing.) (QUICK FACT: She was nicknamed “The Lady with the Lamp” during the Crimean War, where she served as a nurse, because of her habit of doing rounds at night)

The late TV personality Tom Snyder (1936 – 2007)…he would have been 86

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