'Baywatch' Star Yasmine Bleeth Celebrates 56th Birthday Today

Yasmine Bleeth is 56 (“Baywatch”) (FAST FACTS: After a bumpy personal road, she re-emerged in January 2015 is now a breast cancer research advocate)

Regan Burns is 56 (“Reno 911,” “The Best Man?”)

Marla Gibbs is 93 (“Madea’s Witness Protection,” “The Hughleys”)

J R Martinez is 41 (“All My Children,” “SAF3”) (FAST FACT: The winner of Season 13 of ABC's “Dancing with the Stars,” Martinez sustained severe burns to over 34% of his body in 2003 while serving as an Army infantryman in Iraq. Since his recovery, he has traveled around the country speaking about his experiences to corporations, veterans groups, schools, and other organizations.)

Ryan McCarten is 31 (“Liv and Maddie,” “The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let's Do the Time Warp Again”)

Kevin McHale is 36 (“Glee,” “Virtually Famous”)

Dayo Okeniyi is 36 (“The Hunger Games,” “Terminator Genisys”)

Daryl Sabara is 32 (“Wizards of Waverly Place,” “Halloween”) 


King Diamond is 68 (his given name – Kim Bendix Petersen)

Boy George is 63 (born George Alan O'Dowd)

Lucy Hale is 35 (Whose rise to fame came courtesy of TV’s “Pretty Little Liars”)

Lang Lang is 42

Little Mix’s Jesy Nelson is 33

The late Burl Ives (1909-1995) 


Real Estate developer, entrepreneur and 45th President of the United States Donald Trump is 78

Tennis champ Steffi Graf is 55 (She was ranked world No. 1 during her career and won 22 Grand Slam singles titles. Her 22 singles titles marks the record for most Major wins by a tennis player – male or female – since the introduction of the Open Era in 1968, and is second all-time behind Margaret Court. In 1988, she became the first and only tennis player – male or female – to achieve the Golden Slam by winning all four Grand Slam singles titles and the Olympic gold medal in the same calendar year, furthermore, she is the only tennis player to have won each Grand Slam event at least 4 times.) (FAST FACT: She’s been married to Andre Agassi since 2001)

The late communist revolutionary Che Guevara (1928-1967) …he would have been 96 (An Argentine Marxist revolutionary and guerrilla leader, who helped overthrow the Cuban government in 1959. Ironically, while some have championed him as a symbol of anti-establishment freedom, Guevara was an ardent racist and homophobe.)

The late Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896) (abolitionist and author of “Uncle Tom’s Cabin,” which sold 300 thousand copies in its first year – something unheard of for anti-slavery fiction at that time) (FAST FACT: Her body is buried at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts, under the epitaph “Her Children Rise up and Call Her Blessed.”)

(Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

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