“Home Improvement’s” Tim Allen Celebrates 69th Birthday Today

Actors:

Tim Allen is 69 (“Home Improvement,” “Santa Clause,” “GalaxyQuest,” “Toy Story,” “Last Man Standing”)

Kat Dennings is 36 (“40-Year-Old Virgin,” “Thor,” “Two Broke Girls”) (FAST FACT: She made her acting debut when she was 10 in a potato chip commercial)

Chris Evans is 41 (“Not Another Teen Movie,” “Sunshine,” “The Avengers,” “Fantastic Four,” “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World,” “Snowpiercer,” “Gifted,” “Captain America” series and also, as Captain America in other projects)

Aaron Taylor-Johnson is 32 (“Kickass,” “The Illusionist,” “Savages,” “Anna Karenina,” “Godzilla,” “Nocturnal Animals”)

Malcolm McDowell is 79 (“A Clockwork Orange,” “Caligula,” “Cat People,” “Fantasy Island,” “Entourage,” “Franklin & Bash”)

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are 36 (“Full House”) (FAST FACT: The twins were signed on for their first famous role when they were six months old, sharing the role of Michelle Tanner)

Ally Sheedy is 60 (“The Breakfast Club,” “St. Elmo’s Fire,” “WarGames,” “Short Circuit,” “High Art,” “Psych”)

Stellan Skarsgard is 71 (“The Hunt for Red October,” “Thor,” “Girl With The Dragon Tattoo,” “The Avengers,” “Thor: The Dark World,” “Avengers: Age of Ultron”) (FAST FACT: Stellan is the father of Alexander Skarsgard)

The late Paul Lynde (1926-1982) …he would have been 96 (“Bewitched,” “Bye Bye Birdie,” “Love, American Style,” “The Phil Silvers Show,” “The Patty Duke Show,” “The Munsters,” “The Flying Nun,” “I Dream of Jeannie,” “F Troop, and variety shows such as “The Ed Sullivan Show” and “The Dean Martin Show,” as well as game shows including “Hollywood Squares” and “Match Game”)

The late Basil Rathbone (1892-1967) (First actor to play Sherlock Holmes in a Hollywood film) (FAST FACT: Throughout his career, he appeared in over 70 films)

Musicians:

Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo is 52 (FAST FACT: He’s a Harvard graduate)

Smash Mouth’s Paul DeLisle is 59

David Gray is 54

Luke James is 38

Asking Alexandria’s Cameron Liddell is 33

Raz-B is 37 (his given name, De’Mario Monte Thornton)

The late Lil Snupe (1995-2013)…would have been 27 (Born Addarren Ross, he was tragically killed at 18 after being shot in the chest – reportedly over a video game betting dispute between him and 36-year-old Tony Holden. While Holden had turned himself in, it was later shown that Edrick Stewart’s bullets actually did him in.)

Plus:

Children’s author Cathy Cassidy is 60 (best known for “The Chocolate Box Girls”)

Racecar driver Tanner Foust is 49 (Rally racer who won gold medals at the X Games in 2007 and 2010) (FAST FACT: He holds a degree in molecular biology)

Reality TV star and stunter Steve-O is 48 (“Jackass”) (FAST FACT: Born in London as Stephen Gilchrist Glover, he graduated from clown college after dropping out of the University of Miami. And by the way? He celebrated 13-years of sobriety in March 2021.)

TV personality Hannah Storm (Co-anchor of Sports Center on ESPN) is 60

The late physicist James Clerk Maxwell (1831-1879) (He was the first to measure the speed of light)

The late poet William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) (Widely considered to be one of the greatest poets of the 20th century, he was also a Nobel prize recipient)