March 20: Celebrities

John_de_LancieStar Trek’s “Q”, John de Lancie is 70 today

De Lancie portrayed Q, a recurring character in several of the Star Trek franchise series. His film credits include The Hand that Rocks the Cradle, and The Fisher King.

Holly_HunterActress, Holly Hunter, is 60 today

For her performance as Ada McGrath in the 1993 drama film The Piano, Hunter won the Academy Award, BAFTA Award, Golden Globe Award, and Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress. She was also nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for Broadcast News (1987), and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for The Firm (1993).

Michael_RedgraveActor Sir Michael Redgrave was born 110 years ago today

Sir Michael Redgrave (died 1985) was an English stage and film actor, director, manager and author.

Other stars born today…

American stand-up comedian, actor, director, and writer, Carl Reiner (96)
American country musician, who starred in the Smokey and the Bandit films, Jerry Reed (born 1937, died 2008)
American actor, William Hurt (68)
American filmmaker, Spike Lee (61)
English actor, David Thewlis (55)

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