Famous 70 Years Old

The list of famous 70 years old includes Robert F. Kennedy Jr., John Travolta, Jackie Chan, Pierce Brosnan, Oprah Winfrey. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, actors, actresses and guitarists and from other domains of life. This list of 70 years old includes people from United States, England, Germany & Canada and many more countries.
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Jackie Chan
(One of the Most Popular Action Film Stars of All Time Known for His 'Slapstick Acrobatic' Fighting Style)
Jackie Chan
96
Birthdate: April 7, 1954
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Victoria Peak, Hong Kong

Jackie Chan is a martial artist, actor, film director, screenwriter and singer and is known for his acrobatic fighting style, comic timing and innovative stunts in his films, which he performs himself. Rumble in the Bronx, Shanghai Noon and Rush Hour are some of his popular Hollywood films. He has a widespread following in both the Eastern and Western hemispheres.

 2 
Oprah Winfrey
(Best Known for Her Daytime Syndicated Talk Show 'The Oprah Winfrey Show')
Oprah Winfrey
176
Birthdate: January 29, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kosciusko, Mississippi, United States

Oprah Winfrey is arguably one of the most iconic figures in America who broke many barriers to become one of the most influential women in the country. She is a role model for the black community and is also a fierce feminist. Her path-breaking The Oprah Winfrey Show mostly based on lives of common people catapulted her to unprecedented stardom.

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John Travolta
(Actor Best Known for His Performance in Films: 'Saturday Night Fever' & 'Pulp Fiction')
John Travolta
46
Birthdate: February 18, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Englewood, New Jersey, United States

Actor John Travolta’s career has seen significant ups and down. Starting with minor roles, he shot to international fame with Saturday Night Fever and Grease. For the cultural icon of the 1970s, the 80s and early 90s were disappointing, but an impressive comeback with Tarantino's Pulp Fiction resurrected his career.

 4 
Tim Allen
(Actor & Comedian Known for His Roles in the Sitcom 'Home Improvement' and 'Last Man Standing')
Tim Allen
77
Birthdate: June 13, 1953
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, United States

Tim Allen is an actor who has had a major impact on the lives of many children because of his work on The Santa Clause and the Toy Story franchises, for which he was named a Disney Legend in 1999. He is also a respected comedian who deals with subjects, such as social awkwardness, politics, gender differences, and everyday life.

 5 
Ron Howard
(Director, Producer and Former Child Actor)
Ron Howard
47
Birthdate: March 1, 1954
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Duncan, Oklahoma, United States

Ron Howard started his career in the show business as an actor, but it was in direction that he found his true calling. He is highly respected for his craft and films like Solo: A Star Wars Story, Apollo 13 and A Beautiful Mind. He won the Academy Award for the Best  Director for A Breautiful Mind.

 6 
Pierce Brosnan
(Best Known for His Role of the Secret Agent 'James Bond' in the 'Bond' Film Series)
Pierce Brosnan
54
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 16, 1953
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Drogheda, Ireland

Irish-American actor and film producer Pierce Brosnan is best known for playing secret agent James Bond in the Bond film series. As a young man, he trained at the Drama Centre London and made his acting debut soon after. First gaining fame as a TV actor, he didn’t take long to enter films as well.

 7 
Dennis Quaid
(American Actor Best Known for His Dramatic & Comedic Roles)
Dennis Quaid
26
Birthdate: April 9, 1954
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Regarded as one of the best actors to have not received an Oscar nomination by The Guardian, Dennis Quaid is popular for portraying a wide variety of roles. He fought drug addiction early in his career to become a successful actor. He is also a musician and golfer; Golf Digest magazine mentioned him as the top golfer among Hollywood celebrities.
 8 
Hulk Hogan
(The Most Recognized and Popular Wrestler of the 1980s)
Hulk Hogan
60
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 11, 1953
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia, United States

Former American professional wrestler Hulk Hogan had a very successful career from the 1970s to the 2010s and won many championships. He has also acted in several movies. However, he has been accused of being a racist and a homophobic and a leaked sex tape involving him created quite a stir.

 9 
Catherine O'Hara
(Actress Known for Her Comedy Series 'Second City Television' and 'Schitt's Creek')
Catherine O'Hara
64
Birthdate: March 4, 1954
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Primetime Emmy-winning Canadian-American actor and comedian Catherine O'Hara soared to fame with the sketch-comedy show SCTV. She is known for her frequent appearances in the films of Tim Burton and Christopher Guest. She is the sister of singer Mary Margaret O'Hara and is herself a fairly decent singer.

 10 
Kim Basinger
(Actress and Model Known for Her Films: ‘Never Say Never Again’, ‘The Natural’ and 'L.A. Confidential’)
Kim Basinger
52
Birthdate: December 8, 1953
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Athens, Georgia, United States

A shy schoolgirl, Kim Basinger grew up to become a successful model, actress and singer. After appearing in numerous advertisements, Kim began acting on television. Her breakthrough role came with movie Never Say Never Again where she played the Bond girl. Later, she won accolades for her performance in movies like The Natural, Batman, L.A. Confidential and Fifty Shades Darker.

 11 
Katey Sagal
(Actress and Singer)
Katey Sagal
44
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 19, 1954
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Talented film and television actress Katey Sagal’s big break came with the popular comedy series Married.... with Children. Later, she lent her voice for the animated series Futurama and gave an award winning performance in the drama series Sons of Anarchy. Her film credits include Futurama: Bender's Big Score and Pitch Perfect 2. She has also released two music albums.

 12 
Cyndi Lauper
(Singer-Songwriter who Ruled the Billboard Hot 100 with Tracks Like ‘She Bop’ and ‘True Colors’)
Cyndi Lauper
60
Birthdate: June 22, 1953
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

Cyndi Lauper is an American singer-songwriter, activist, and actress. Apart from her distinctive appearance, Lauper is also known for her achievements; having won three of the four major entertainment awards (Grammy, Emmy, Tony), she is consistently named in lists like 100 Greatest Women of Rock & Roll. Cyndi Lauper is also celebrated for her humanitarian work and charitable efforts.

 13 
Rick Moranis
(Actor & Comedian)
Rick Moranis
30
Birthdate: April 18, 1953
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Rick Moranis is one of the most popular Canadian artists to make it big in the American film industry. Best known for playing father characters in children's films like Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, Rick proved to be a great father off-screen as he took a long break from his career to take care of his children, after the death of his wife.

 14 
Christie Brinkley
(Model, Actress, Businesswoman)
Christie Brinkley
37
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: February 2, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Monroe

Christie Brinkley is an American actress, model, and entrepreneur. Widely regarded as one of the most attractive women ever, Brinkley has been featured on more than 500 magazine covers and was the face of CoverGirl for 25 years! Apart from being an inspiration to aspiring models worldwide, Christie Brinkley has also touched the lives of many through her philanthropic activities.

 15 
Rene Russo
(Actress and Model)
Rene Russo
17
Birthdate: February 17, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Burbank, California, United States

Rene Russo is an American actress, model, and producer. As a fashion model, Russo graced the covers of magazines like Cosmopolitan and Vogue during the 1970s. She then established herself as an actress, playing important roles in popular films like Lethal Weapon 3, Outbreak, and In the Line of Fire. She also headlined the comedy film Yours, Mine and Ours.

 16 
Matt Groening
(Cartoonist, Writer and Producer Known for His TV Series ‘The Simpsons’, ‘Futurama’ and ‘Disenchantment’)
Matt Groening
32
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 15, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
Matt Groening is best known as the creator of the iconic animated sitcom The Simpsons, which is the longest-running American primetime TV series and has won Groening 11 Emmys. He had initially gained fame for the comic strip Life in Hell and also created Futurama and the Netflix series Disenchantment.
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Chris Gardner
(Entrepreneur)
Chris Gardner
22
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: February 9, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

Chris Gardner is an American motivational speaker and businessman. After struggling with homelessness, Gardner went on to establish Gardner Rich & Co, a brokerage firm, in 1987. His rags to riches story inspired the film The Pursuit of Happyness. Also a well-known philanthropist, Gardner has been playing a major role in creating low-income housing and employment opportunities for the homeless.

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Danny Elfman
(Singer-Songwriter for the New Wave Band 'Oingo Boingo')
Danny Elfman
19
Birthdate: May 29, 1953
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Composer, singer, songwriter, and record producer, Danny Elfman is best known for his association with the new wave band Oingo Boingo. He has written over 100 feature film scores and has composed music for numerous TV shows and stage productions. He is the recipient of two Emmy Awards and one Grammy and has been nominated for the Academy Award.

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Tony Shalhoub
(best known for playing Adrian Monk in the USA Network television series Monk)
Tony Shalhoub
21
Birthdate: October 9, 1953
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Alfred Molina
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Dr. Otto Octavius’ in the Film ‘Spider-Man 2’)
Alfred Molina
27
Birthdate: May 24, 1953
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paddington, London, England

Alfred Molina is an English-American actor. Renowned for his contribution across all three major acting mediums, Molina has received nominations for prestigious awards, such as Tony Awards and Screen Actors Guild Awards. Apart from acting, Alfred Molina works toward spreading awareness about AIDS. He has also been donating towards AIDS research.

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John Malkovich
(Known for His Performances in 'Dangerous Liaisons' & 'Being John Malkovich')
John Malkovich
16
Birthdate: December 9, 1953
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Christopher, Illinois, United States

John Malkovich is one of those rare actors who despite being highly regarded for his talent has been conspicuously missing from the headlines. From Hercule Poirot to Catholic Pope, Malkovich has portrayed each of his characters with zest and intensity that have earned him two Oscar nominations and a myriad of other prestigious awards.

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Annie Lennox
(Singer-songwriter of)
Annie Lennox
37
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 25, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Aberdeen, Scotland
Known for her androgynous look, four-time Grammy-winning artist Annie Lennox became an international sensation with Eurythmics, a duo she formed with Dave Stewart, delivering hits such as Sweet Dreams. Her song Into the West from The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King received an Academy Award.
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Bill Pullman
16
Birthdate: December 17, 1953
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hornell, New York, USA

Bill Pullman was persuaded by his students to try his hand at acting while working as an adjunct professor at the School of Film and Photography of the Montana State University. He then started working with theater companies and eventually became a film actor. He is also a creative writer and serves on the Alfred University's Board of Trustees.

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Nancy Wilson
(Guitarist and Backing Vocalist in the Rock Band 'Heart')
Nancy Wilson
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 16, 1954
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States

Nancy Wilson is a celebrated musician, singer, songwriter and composer.  A guitar virtuoso from the age of ten, she joined the rock band Heart in early 1970s, releasing numerous albums with them. She released her first solo studio album in 2021.

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Peter Stormare
12
Birthdate: August 27, 1953
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kumla, Sweden
Actor, musician, and theater director Peter Stormare is best known as John Abruzzi from Prison Break. He has also appeared in films such as Minority Report, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, and Fargo. He is also a skilled voice actor who has appeared in video games such as Destiny.
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Kathie Lee Gifford
(TV Host Known for Her Talk Show 'Live! With Regis and Kathie Lee')
Kathie Lee Gifford
20
Birthdate: August 16, 1953
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France

Kathie Lee Gifford achieved celebrity status by working as a television presenter. She then became a singer-songwriter and author, cementing her place in the entertainment industry. Also known for her charity work, Kathie serves as an ambassador for Childhelp, a non-profit organization working towards preventing child abuse.

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Amy Irving
(Actress and Singer)
Amy Irving
17
Birthdate: September 10, 1953
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Palo Alto, California, United States

Amy Irving is an American actress known for her contribution across all three major acting mediums. The daughter of Priscilla Pointer and Jules Irving, Amy Irving followed in the footsteps of her parents to establish herself in the American entertainment industry. Over the years, she has played an important role in the success of several TV series and films.

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Michael Portillo
(Journalist, Political Leader)
Michael Portillo
20
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 26, 1953
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hertfordshire
Former Conservative MP from Enfield Southgate, and Kensington and Chelsea, Michael Portillo, later hosted the BBC documentaries Great British Railway Journeys and Great Continental Railway Journeys. A Thatcherite and an EU-sceptic, he gave rise to the term "Portillo moment" when he lost the Conservative Enfield Southgate seat in 1997.
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Catherine Bach
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Daisy Duke’ in the TV Series ‘The Dukes of Hazzard’)
Catherine Bach
11
Birthdate: March 1, 1954
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Warren, Ohio, United States
Catherine Bach is best known as Daisy Duke from The Dukes of Hazzard and its spin-offs, including an animated series and a few TV movies. She also played Margo Dutton in African Skies and has been been part of The Young and the Restless. Bach owns a diamond jewelry brand.
 30 
Ken Burns
(Documentary Filmmaker)
Ken Burns
5
Birthdate: July 29, 1953
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S

Ken Burns is an American filmmaker best known for making documentary series, such as The Civil War, The War, and Prohibition. One of the most respected documentary filmmakers, Burns specializes in giving life to still photographs by zooming in on photographs and panning from one photograph to another; this technique is called the Ken Burns effect in Apple's software applications.

 31 
Geddy Lee
(Lead Vocalist, Bassist and Keyboardist for the Canadian Rock Group 'Rush')
Geddy Lee
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 29, 1953
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Willowdale, Toronto, Canada
Canadian singer Geddy Lee soared to fame as the lead vocalist, keyboardist, and bassist of the rock band Rush. He and his bandmates of Rush were the first to win the Officer of the Order of Canada as a group. He also released a solo album, My Favourite Headache.
 32 
James Remar
(American Film and Television Actor)
James Remar
7
Birthdate: December 31, 1953
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

James Remar is an American actor best known for playing Harry Morgan in the popular crime drama mystery TV series Dexter, for which he received nominations at the Saturn Awards and Screen Actors Guild Awards. In 2012, his contribution to the American entertainment industry was honored with the Saturn Award for Lifetime Achievement.

 33 
Tito Jackson
(Guitarist)
Tito Jackson
9
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 15, 1953
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana

Tito Jackson is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter. He is one of the members of the famed Jackson family, which has produced popular musicians, including Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson. An original member of the popular pop band, The Jackson 5, Tito Jackson reached the peak of his success in the 1960s and 1970s.

 34 
Patti Scialfa
(Rock Singer-Songwriter & Member of the Rock Band 'E Street Band')
Patti Scialfa
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 29, 1953
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Deal, New Jersey, United States

Patti Scialfa is an American guitarist and singer-songwriter. The wife of popular musician Bruce Springsteen, Scialfa has been an important member of Springsteen's primary backing band, E Street Band, since 1984. As a member of the band, Patti Scialfa became an inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014.

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Ellen Barkin
(Played a memorable role in the 1987 film The Big Easy)
Ellen Barkin
21
Birthdate: April 16, 1954
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
 36 
Andrés Manuel López Obrador
(65th President of Mexico)
Andrés Manuel López Obrador
16
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 13, 1953
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tepetitán, Tabasco, Mexico
Andrés Manuel López Obrador has been serving as Mexico’s 58th president since December 2018. He led the Party of the Democratic Revolution from 1996 to 1999 and was elected Head of Government of Mexico City. He established the National Regeneration Movement in 2014 and led it till 2017.
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Kate Capshaw
(Painter & Retired Actress Best Known for Her Role in the Film ‘Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom’)
Kate Capshaw
18
Birthdate: November 3, 1953
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Kate Capshaw, best known as Willie Scott from Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, has also starred in projects such as Dreamscape, Black Rain, and The Love Letter. She converted to Judaism before her marriage to director Steven Spielberg. She made major contributions to Joe Biden’s 2020 presidential campaign.
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Lin Feng-Jiao
(Taiwanese Former Actress and Wife of Actor Jackie Chan)
Lin Feng-Jiao
19
Birthdate: June 30, 1953
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Taipei City, Taipei, Taiwan

Former Taiwanese actor Joan Lin Feng-jiao is best known as the wife of Hong Kong martial artist Jackie Chan. She had to drop out of school at age 12 due to her family’s poor financial condition. She won a Golden Horse Award for The Story of a Small Town.

 39 
Alan Moore
(Writer)
Alan Moore
11
Birthdate: November 18, 1953
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Northampton, England

Alan Moore is an English writer best known for his contributions to popular comic books, such as Batman: The Killing Joke, Watchmen, and The Ballad of Halo Jones. Some consider him to be the best comic book writer in the English language. His works have influenced several literary and television figures, such as Damon Lindelof, Joss Whedon, and Neil Gaiman.

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Alex van Halen
(The Drummer and Co-Founder of the Rock Band 'Van Halen')
Alex van Halen
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 8, 1953
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Alex Van Halen is an American musician known for his drumming skills. He is credited with co-founding the now-defunct band, Van Halen. The band's self-titled debut album influenced several musicians in hard rock at the time of its release in 1978. Alex is also credited with coining the term brown sound, which was usually associated with his late-brother Eddie's guitar.

 41 
Xi Jinping
(General Secretary of the Communist Party of China)
Xi Jinping
79
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 15, 1953
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Beijing, China

Xi Jinping, President of China since 2013, is said to be the most powerful Chinese leader since Chairman Mao Zedong. He is an authoritarian leader and his reign is marked by an increase in censorship and deterioration in human rights . Also, China’s foreign policy under Xi has been more assertive, leading to a deterioration of relations with many countries.

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Bill Mumy
(Actor)
Bill Mumy
1
Birthdate: February 1, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San Gabriel, California, USA
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Lesley-Anne Down
6
Birthdate: March 17, 1954
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Wandsworth, London, England
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Robert Carradine
5
Birthdate: March 24, 1954
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States

Robert Reed Carradine, a member of the famous Carradine family of actors, is best known for his portrayal of Lewis Skolnick in the Revenge of the Nerds comedy film franchise. He was also known for his roles in the series Bonanza and Kung Fu, and the film The Cowboys.

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Dennis Miller
(Talk Show Host)
Dennis Miller
12
Birthdate: November 3, 1953
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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Colm Meaney
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Miles O'Brien’ in the TV Series ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’)
Colm Meaney
5
Birthdate: May 30, 1953
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

Colm Meaney is an actor known for portraying Miles O'Brien in TV series, such as Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. Also known for his significant film career, Meaney received the Best Actor IFTA for playing Martin McGuinness in The Journey. Meaney was named in The Irish Times' Ireland's greatest film actors list in 2020.

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Gil Birmingham
(Actor)
Gil Birmingham
5
Birthdate: July 13, 1953
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, USA
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Peter MacNicol
(Actor)
Peter MacNicol
2
Birthdate: April 10, 1954
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Lynn Whitfield
(Actress)
Lynn Whitfield
11
Birthdate: May 6, 1953
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Curtis Armstrong
(Actor)
Curtis Armstrong
6
Birthdate: November 27, 1953
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)