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Celebrity birthdays for Oct. 8

Celebrity Birthdays for Oct. 8: Entertainment reporter Rona Barrett is 81. Walter Gretzky, father of NHL great Wayne Gretzky, is 79. Actor Paul Hogan is 78. Singer Fred Cash of The Impressions is 77. Civil rights activist Rev. Jesse Jackson is 76.
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Celebrity Birthdays for Oct. 8:

 

Entertainment reporter Rona Barrett is 81.

Walter Gretzky, father of NHL great Wayne Gretzky, is 79.

Actor Paul Hogan is 78.

Singer Fred Cash of The Impressions is 77.

Civil rights activist Rev. Jesse Jackson is 76. 

'60s rock 'n' roller Buzz Clifford is 75.

Actor-comedian Chevy Chase is 74.

Author R.L. Stine ("Goosebumps") is 74.

Country singer Susan Raye is 73.

Actor Dale Dye is 73.

TV personality Sarah Purcell ("Real People") is 69.

Singer Airrion Love of The Stylistics is 68.

Actress Sigourney Weaver is 68.

Hamish Stuart , lead singer and guitarist with Average White Band, is 68.

Singer Robert "Kool" Bell of Kool and the Gang is 67.

Producer-director Edward Zwick is 65.

Singer-guitarist Ricky Lee Phelps (Brothers Phelps, Kentucky Headhunters) is 64.

Actor Michael Dudikoff is 63.

Comedian Darrell Hammond ("Saturday Night Live") is 62.

Actress Stephanie Zimbalist is 61.

Entrepreneur Arlene Dickinson (TV: "Dragons' Den") is 61.

Actress Kim Wayans ("In The House," ''In Living Color") is 56.

Singer Steve Perry of Cherry Poppin' Daddies is 54.

Actor Ian Hart ("Dirt") is 53.

Singer CeCe Winans is 53.

Bassist C.J. Ramone of The Ramones is 52.

Actress Karyn Parsons ("The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air") is 51.

Singer Teddy Riley is 51.

Actress Emily Procter ("CSI: Miami") is 49.

Rock musician-dancer Leeroy Thornhill is 49.

Actor Dylan Neal is 48.

Actor-screenwriter Matt Damon is 47.

Actor-comedian Robert Kelly is 47.

Actor Martin Henderson ("Grey's Anatomy") is 43.

Singer Byron Reeder of Mista is 38.

Singer Noelle Scaggs of Fitz and the Tantrums is 38.

Actress Kristanna Loken is 38.

Actor Nick Cannon is 37.

Singer-songwriter-producer Bruno Mars (born Peter Hernandez) is 32.

Actor Max Crumm is 32.

Actor Angus T. Jones ("Two and a Half Men") is 24.

Actress Molly Quinn ("Castle") is 24.

Actress Bella Thorne is 20.

 

Also born on this date (death in parentheses):

In 1887, Canadian actor Huntely Gordon. (Dec. 7, 1956)

In 1910, actor Kirk Alyn ("Superman"). (Macrh 14, 1999)

In 1910, Canadian Olympian Ray Lewis. (Nov. 15, 2003)

In 1929, ballet dancer Lois Smith. (Jan. 22, 2011)

In 1932, steel guitarist Pete Drake. (July 29, 1988)

In 1934, Doc Green, baritone singer with the Ben E. King-led Drifters from 1959 on. (March 10, 1989)

In 1948, guitarist Johnny Ramone. (Sept. 15, 2004)

 

The Canadian Press



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