Celebs Who Were Born On This Date – April 8th
Only a week before your taxes are due! But on a lighter note, if you were born on this date, here is a list of celebrities celebrating your birthday too!Taylor Kitsch is 33. “Friday Night Lights” star who got to play Gambit in the “Wolverine” X-Men movie and led Mark Wahlberg’s SEAL team in “Lone Survivor”.
Katee Sackhoff is 34. Starbuck on “Battlestar Galactica”. These days she plays a deputy on A&E’s “Longmire”.
Patricia Arquette is 46. Snaggle-toothed star of “Medium” and sister of Rosanna and David.
Robin Wright Penn is 48. Jenny in “Forrest Gump”, Princess Buttercup in “The Princess Bride”, and Kevin Spacey’s wife on“House of Cards”. Sean Penn traded her for Scarlett Johansson. She’s engaged to Ben Foster from “Lone Survivor”.
Julian Lennon is 51.
Richard Hatch is 53. Very gay winner of the original “Survivor” who’s been in and out of prison ever since he decided not to pay taxes on his winnings. (Hence the reminder in the article’s title)
JOHN SCHNEIDER! is 54. THE ORIGINAL Bo Duke on “The Dukes of Hazzard”. Jonathan Kent on “Smallville” AND a country music SUPERSTAR.
Kane Hodder is 59. To horror fans, he’ll always be THE Jason Voorhees. He played Jason in FOUR “Friday the 13th” movies: The 7th through the 10th. Tom DeLay is 67.
John Havlicek is 74.
Kofi Annan is 76. Former U.N. leader.
Shecky Greene is 88. THE COMEDIANS’ COMEDIAN. You might remember him as Mr. Buyrite in “Splash” or as Marcus Vindicus in “History of the World: Part I”.
Betty Ford (1918 – 2011) Former First Lady and founder of the clinic that’s cleaned up many an alcoholic.
Jim “Catfish” Hunter (1946 – 1999) One of two Baseball Hall of Famers to die of Lou Gehrig’s Disease. I can’t remember who the other one was.
Edward Mulhare (1923 – 1997) The Ghost Captain on “The Ghost & Mrs. Muir” and DEVON MILES ON “KNIGHT RIDER”.
BUDDHA (563 B.C. – 483 B.C.) Legend has it that he could walk AND talk at birth. He founded one of the world’s major religions, achieved enlightenment . . . then died from eating some tainted pork. (True.)