Metallica's Kirk Hammett Turns 61 Today


Jake Abel is 36 (“I am Number Four,” “The Host”)

Matthew Baynton is 43 (“Horrible Histories,” “Spy”)

Nick Chinlund is 62 (“Tears of the Sun,” “The Chronicles of Riddick”)

Mike Epps is 53 (“Friday” series, “The Hangover”)

Linda Evans is 81 (“Beach Blanket Bingo,” “Dynasty”)

Dennis Haskins is 73 (“Saved By The Bell’s” Mr. Belding)

Nathan Kress is 31 (“iCarly”)

Romany Malco is 55 (“The 40 Year Old Virgin,” “Weeds”)

Kevin Nealon is 70 (“Saturday Night Live,” “Weeds”)

Oscar Nunez is 65 (“The Office,” “Benched”)

Nate Parker is 44 (“The Great Debaters,” “The Birth of a Nation”)

Nasim Pedrad is 42 (“Saturday Night Live,” “New Girl”)

Elizabeth Perkins is 63 (“Big,” “The Flintstones”)

Noah Ringer is 27 (“The Last Airbender,” “Cowboys & Aliens”)

Chloe Sevigny is 49 (“American Psycho,” “American Horror Story”)

Susan Sullivan is 81 (“Another World,” "Dharma & Greg”) (FAST FACT: While in college, she worked as a Playboy Bunny.)

Brenda Vaccaro is 84 (“Midnight Cowboy,” “The Mirror Has Two Faces”)

Damon Wayans, Jr. is 41 (“New Girl,” “Big Hero 6”)

“Butterscotch Stallion” Owen Wilson is 55 (“You, Me & Dupree,” “Loki”)

Peta Wilson is 53 (“La Femme Nikita,” “The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen”)

The late Imogene Coca (1908 – 2001) (“Your Show of Shows,” “Vacation”)

The late Pedro Infante (1917-1957) (“We the Poor,” “You the Rich”) 


Avenged Sevenfold’s Johnny Christ is 39

Fabolous is 46 (born John David Jackson)

Metallica’s Kirk Hammett is 61

Before You Exit’s Connor McDonough is 30

Kim Wilde is 63 


Race Car Driver Denny Hamlin is 43

Journalist and TV personality Megyn Kelly is 53

TV Producer Steven Moffat is 62 (“Dr. Who,” “Sherlock”)

MLB All Star-turned analyst David "Big Papi" Ortiz is 48 (He’s a ten-time All-Star, a three-time World Series champion, seven-time Silver Slugger winner, and he holds the Red Sox single-season record for home runs with 54, set during the 2006 season)

Fashion Designer (and winner of “Project Runway's” 4th season) Christian Siriano is 38

The late astronaut Alan Shepard (1923 – 1998) (FAST FACT: A test pilot, who in 1961, became the first U.S. astronaut and second human being in space. He was also the fifth person to walk the Moon and celebrated by hitting two golf balls from the Moon's surface)

The late songwriter and co-founder of Capitol Records Johnny Mercer (1909 – 1976)

The late dramatist Sir William S. Gilbert (1836 – 1911) (Best known for the fourteen comic operas – known as the Savoy operas – that he produced in collaboration with the composer Sir Arthur Sullivan. You know, Gilbert & Sullivan? The most famous of these include “H.M.S. Pinafore,” “The Pirates of Penzance” and one of the most frequently performed works in the history of musical theatre, “The Mikado”)


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