'Elm Street's' Freddy Kruger, Robert Englund, Turns 76 Today


Aubrey Anderson-Emmons is 16 (“Modern Family”)

Robert Englund is 76 (Freddy Kruger in “A Nightmare on Elm Street”)

Harvey Fierstein is 71 (“Torch Song Trilogy,” “Independence Day”)

Paul Giamatti is 56 (“Saving Private Ryan,” “Cinderella Man”)

Jason Isaacs is 60 (“Harry Potter,” “Awake”)

Staci Keanan is 48 (“Step by Step,” “You Again”) (FAST FACT: After retiring from acting in 2010, she went to law school and now practices law in Los Angeles)

Johnny Pacar is 42 (“Make It or Break It”) 


Slayer’s Tom Araya is 62 (FAST FACT: He was a respiratory therapist, saving up money to help Slayer release their first album)

Gary U.S. Bonds is 84 (FAST FACT: He changed his name so that it would get confused with government bonds and therefore get more airplay – his actual middle name is Levone.)

Jimmy Jam (The Time) is 64

Uncle Kracker is 49 (born Matthew Shafer)

Korn’s James Shaffer is 53

Somi is 47

Steve Vai is 63 


Chicago Bears’ corner back Prince Kelechi Amukamara is 34

Comedienne Sandra Bernhard is 68

Tennis legend Bjorn Borg is 67 (Swedish tennis ace who won Wimbledon five years in a row from 1976 to 1980. He also won the French Open six times in his career, which was a record before Rafael Nadal won his seventh in 2012)

Author Sarah Dessen is 53 (Her popular novels, “Someone Like You” and “That Summer,” became the basis for the 2003 film, “How to Deal,” which starred Mandy Moore.)

WWE Wrestler Drew McIntyre is 39

TV personality Natalie Morales is 51 (FUN FACT: She was born in Taiwan)

Funnyman Colin Quinn is 64

The late American Revolutionary Hero Nathan Hale (1755 -1776) (FAST FACTS: He graduated from Yale in 1773 and was captured and hanged by British forces following his failed espionage mission. His last words were: "I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country.")

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