Celebrity birthdays for Sept. 12

Celebrity Birthdays for Sept. 12:


Canadian boxing champion George Chuvalo is 84.

Actress Linda Gray ("Dallas") is 81.

Soprano Joan Patenaude is 80.

Singer Maria Muldaur is 79.

Author Michael Ondaatje is 78.

Actor Joe Pantoliano ("The Sopranos") is 70.

Singer-guitarist Gerry Beckley of America is 69.

Original MTV VJ Nina Blackwood is 69.

Actor Peter Scolari ("Newhart," ''Bosom Buddies") is 66.

Composer Hans Zimmer is 64.

Actress Rachel Ward is 64.

Actress Amy Yasbeck ("Wings," ''Life on a Stick") is 59.

Bassist Norwood Fisher of Fishbone is 56.

Actor Darren E. Burrows ("Northern Exposure") is 55.

Singer Ben Folds (Ben Folds Five) is 55.

Comedian Louis C.K. is 54.

Guitarist Larry LaLonde of Primus is 53.

Golfer Angel Cabrera is 52.

Actor Will Chase ("Nashville") is 51.

Actor Josh Hopkins is 51.

Country singer Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland is 47.

Actress Lauren Stamile is 45.

Rapper 2 Chainz (born Tauheed Epps) is 44.

Actor Ben McKenzie ("The O.C.") is 43.

Singer Ruben Studdard is 43.

Basketball Hall of Fame player Yao Ming is 41.

Singer-actress Jennifer Hudson is 40.

Actress Alfie Allen ("Game of Thrones") is 35.

Actress Emmy Rossum ("Phantom of the Opera") is 35.

NFL quarterback Andrew Luck is 32.

Country singer Kelsea Ballerini is 28.

Actor Colin Ford ("Under the Dome") is 25.


Also born on this date (death in parentheses):

In 1818, Richard Gatling, inventor of the Gatling gun. (Feb. 26, 1903)

In 1913, track and field star Jesse Owens. (March 31, 1980)

In 1914, crooner and bandleader Eddy Howard. (May 23, 1963)

In 1914, Avro Arrow test pilot Janusz Zurakowski. (Feb. 9, 2004)

In 1915, pop singer Billy Daniels. (Oct. 7, 1988)

In 1925, actor Dickie Moore. (Sept. 7, 2015)

In 1927, actor Freddie Jones. (July 9, 2019)

In 1929, composer Harvey Schmidt ("The Fantasticks"). (Feb. 28, 2018)

In 1931, country singer George Jones. (April 26, 2013)

In 1931, actor Ian Holm ("Lord of the Rings," ''Chariots of Fire"). (June 19, 2020)

In 1940, singer Jewel Akens. (March 1, 2013)

In 1944, singer-songwriter and producer Barry White. (July 4, 2003)

In 1951, Ali Ollie Woodson of "The Temptations." (May 30, 2010)

In 1952, drummer Neil Peart of Rush. (Jan. 7, 2020)

In 1973, actor Paul Walker ("The Fast and the Furious"). (Nov. 30, 2013)


The Canadian Press

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