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    New Celebrity Birthdays: A Week of Celebrations

    ByThemba Hadebe

    Nov 13, 2023
    New Celebrity Birthdays: A Week of Celebrations

    It’s that time of the year again when we commemorate the birthdays of our favorite celebrities. From November 12th to November 18th, there are plenty of reasons to celebrate as these famous individuals mark another year of their lives. Let’s take a look at some of the notable names and their special day.

    November 12th is a day filled with star power. Singer Brian Hyland reaches a significant milestone as he turns 80, while actor Wallace Shawn, famously known for his role in “The Princess Bride,” also celebrates his 80th birthday. Booker T. Jones, the talented keyboardist of Booker T. and the MG’s, joins the 79 club alongside renowned sportscaster Al Michaels. Meanwhile, legendary singer Neil Young commemorates his 78th birthday, and guitarist Buck Dharma of Blue Oyster Cult turns 76. Country singer Barbara Fairchild celebrates her 73rd birthday, and actor Megan Mullally, known for “Will and Grace,” turns 65. Bassist David Ellefson of Megadeth hits the big 5-9, while other stars like Radha Mitchell, Tamala Jones, and Ryan Gosling mark their respective ages.

    Moving on to November 13th, actor Jimmy Hawkins, who played a memorable role in “It’s A Wonderful Life,” celebrates his 82nd birthday. Blues singer John Hammond reaches 81, while country singer-songwriter Ray Wylie Hubbard turns 77. Actor Joe Mantegna adds another year, as he hits 76, and Sheila Frazier, known for her role in “Superfly,” celebrates her 75th birthday. Chris Noth, famous for “Law & Order: Criminal Intent” and “Sex and the City,” reaches 69, while beloved actor Whoopi Goldberg turns 68. Actor Rex Linn and Caroline Goodall both celebrate their 67th and 64th birthdays, respectively. These are just a few of the many stars shining on this day.

    November 14th brings another wave of birthday celebrations. Actor Kathleen Hughes reaches an impressive 95 years, while guitarist James Young of Styx commemorates his 74th birthday. Musician Stephen Bishop joins the birthday cheer as he turns 72, and the talented pianist Yanni reaches 69. Actor Laura San Giacomo celebrates her 62nd birthday, and D.B. Sweeney joins her in the birthday festivities at 62 as well. Rapper Reverend Run of Run-DMC turns 59, while actor Patrick Warburton and singer Jeanette Jurado of Expose’ both hit their 58th and 55th birthdays, respectively. Josh Duhamel, known for “Transformers,” celebrates his 51st birthday, and many others join in on the celebration.

    November 15th is a day filled with notable birthdays. Singer Petula Clark reaches a remarkable 91 years, while actor Sam Waterston commemorates his 83rd birthday. ABBA’s own Anni-Frid Lyngstad celebrates her 78th birthday, and actor Bob Gunton, famous for “The Shawshank Redemption,” turns 78 as well. Actor Beverly D’Angelo reaches 72, while bandleader Kevin Eubanks and comedian Judy Gold celebrate their 66th and 61st birthdays, respectively. The list goes on with actors, singers, and more, all marking their special day.

    November 16th showers us with birthday celebrations from various fields. Actor Joanna Pettet turns 81, and Steve Railsback reaches 78. Actor Marg Helgenberger celebrates her 65th birthday, and guitarist Dave Kushner of Velvet Revolver turns 57. Lisa Bonet reaches 56, while singer Bryan Abrams of Color Me Badd commemorates his 54th birthday. The talented Martha Plimpton turns 53, and Michael Irby is another year wiser at 51. The celebrations continue with Missi Pyle, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and many more joining in on the fun.

    As we reach November 17th, birthday festivities continue. Singer-songwriter Bob Gaudio of The Four Seasons marks his 82nd birthday, while esteemed movie director Martin Scorsese celebrates his 81st. Actor Lauren Hutton reaches 80, and Danny DeVito and “Saturday Night Live” producer Lorne Michaels both hit their 79th. There’s no shortage of talent with figures like Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, RuPaul, and Leslie Bibb all joining the birthday celebration.

    From November 12th to November 18th, these celebrities remind us of the incredible talent that has graced our screens, stages, and airwaves. As they blow out their candles and celebrate another year, let’s take a moment to appreciate the joy and entertainment they have brought into our lives. Happy birthday to all!