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Today's Birthdays – December 16, 2011

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Celebrity Birthday

1485 – Catherine of Aragon Spanish princess/1st wife of Henry VIII 1584 – John Selden, English jurist and oriental scholar (d. 1654) 1714 – George Whitefield, English-born Methodist leader (d. 1770) 1717 – Elizabeth Carter, English writer (d. 1806) 1770 – Ludwig van Beethoven, German composer and pianist (d. 1827) 1775 – Jane Austen, English writer (d. 1817) (Pride & Prejudice) 1899 – Sir Noel Coward, English playwright, actor and composer (d. 1973) (In Which We Serve-1942 Academy Award) 1901 – Margaret Mead, American anthropologist (d. 1978) (Coming of Age in Samoa) 1917 – Sir Arthur C. Clarke, English sci-fi writer (d. 2008) (2001: A Space Odyssey, 2010, Childhood’s End) 1927 – Randall Garrett, American writer (d. 1987) (Takeoff (too)!) 1928 – Terry Carter, American actor (Battlestar Galactica) 1937 – Jim Glaser, singer (Glaser Brothers-Getting to Me Again) 1941 – Lesley Stahl, American journalist, White House correspondent (CBS-TV) 1943 – Steven Bochco, American television producer and writer (Hill St Blues, LA Law, St Elsewhere, NYPD Blue) 1944 – N!xau, Namibian actor and bush farmer (d. 2003) (The Gods Must Be Crazy I & II) 1945 – Patti Deutsch, American actress and Match Game panelist 1946 – Terence Knox, American actor 1946 – Tom Stern, American cinematographer 1946 – Benny Andersson, singer (ABBA-Money! Money! Money!, Dancing Queen) 1947 – Ben Cross, English actor (Chariots of Fire, Far Pavillions) 1949 – Billy Gibbons, American guitarist (ZZ Top)) 1950 – Claudia Cohen, American gossip columnist and socialite (d. 2007) 1951 – Robben Ford, American guitarist 1952 – Elayne Boosler, American actress & comedienne (Night Court) 1959 – Alison LaPlaca, American actress 1959 – Larry Poindexter, American actor and singer (Duet, Catherine-John Larroquette Show) 1961 – Gretchen Palmer, American actress 1961 – Sam Robards, American actor 1961 – Shane Black, American actor, writer and director 1962 – William “Refrigerator” Perry, NFL player (Chicago Bears) 1963 – Benjamin Bratt, American actor (Law & Order) 1963 – James Mangold, American film director and screenwriter 1964 – Billy Ripken, American baseball player (Baltimore Orioles, Texas Rangers) 1978 – Kaine, American rapper (Ying Yang Twins) 1979 – Jessie Ward, American professional wrestler

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