March 22: Celebrities

Andrew_Lloyd_WebberAndrew Lloyd Webber is 70 today

Andrew Lloyd Webber, English composer of musicals such as Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Jesus Christ Superstar, Evita and Cats.

Also celebrating today…

  • American composer, Stephen Sondheim (88)
  • Star Trek’s Captain Kirk, William Shatner (87)
  • Actor, M Emmet Walsh (83)
  • Play School presenter, Don Spencer (77)
  • American jazz guitarist, George Benson (75)
  • Actor, Matthew Modine (59)
  • Actress, Reese Witherspoon (42)

Born today but no longer with us…

  • Streets of San Francisco actor, Karl Malden (1912)
  • Author of The Virgin Soldiers, Leslie Thomas (1931)
  • Singer/songwriter, and whistler, Roger Whittaker (1936)
  • Lead vocalist with the Yardbirds, Keith Relf (1943)
  • Scottish darts champion, Jocky Wilson (1950)
  • The first Roman in Doctor Who, Mary Tamm (1950)
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