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Baby Boomer Celebrity Birthdays April 25

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 Baby Boomer Celebrity Birthdays April 25

Talia Shire Picture 2011

Baby Boomer Celebrity Birthdays April 25

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1946 (65) Talia Shire Actress…

boomers remember her in “The Godfather” and as Sly Stallone’s girlfriend and wife in “Rocky”

Trivia You May Not Know About Talia Shire:

Sister of Francis Ford Coppola.

Takes name from a previous marriage to composer David Shire.

Is in many movies with Rocky co-star Burt Young and the two are good friends.

Is the only person to be directed to an Oscar-nomination by a sibling. Her brother Francis Ford Coppola directed her in The Godfather: Part II (1974).

Like her character Connie Corleone in the Godfather saga, she too is the youngest member of her family and the only daughter.

Her two most famous characters, Connie Corleone and Adrian Balboa, changed drastically during their respective franchises (“The Godfather” and “Rocky”). In “The Godfather” saga, her character Connie went from being an innocent, dutiful wife who suffered from abuse to being a strong willed, powerful woman who took an active part in the family business and championed nephew Vincent to become Don.

In the “Rocky” franchise, her character Adrian went from being a shy, timid, quiet girl to being a strong woman who often gave her husband the support and extra strength he needed to go the distance and overcome his opponents.

Played the girlfriend of a poor boxer twice in 1976: With Nick Nolte in the TV miniseries “Rich Man, Poor Man” and with Sylvester Stallone in “Rocky.”

1964 (47) Hank Azaria Actor

…voice of several of “The Simpson’s” characters

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Hank Azaria 2011

Trivia You May Not Know About Hank Azaria Scroll down below the video for the trivia about Hank.

Was trained at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York.

Was a bartender in New York at the Arcadia.

Attended Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts, from 1981-1985, but did not receive his B.A. until he completed two courses in L.A. in 1987. Tufts awarded him its Light on the Hill Award in 1999.

In one of Hank Azaria’s Pictures…He based his character in The Birdcage (1996) (a flamboyantly, almost over-exaggeratedly feminine homosexual house servant) on his grandmother, in particular his character’s speech.

Spent over $300,000 of his own money to make his short film Nobody’s Perfect (2004).


Based the voice of Lou the Cop (in “The Simpsons” (1989)) on actor Sylvester Stallone.

Based the voice of Chief Wiggum (in “The Simpsons” (1989)) on actor Edward G. Robinson.

Based the voice of Apu (in “The Simpsons” (1989)) on the “standard” 7-11 employee and on Peter Sellers’ character Hrundi V. Bakshi in The Party (1968).

Based the voice of Comic Book Guy (in “The Simpsons” (1989)) on his college roommate.

Based the voice of Moe the bartender (“The Simpsons” (1989)) on actor Al Pacino.

Appeared in two films in 1999 with the word “Mystery” in the title: Mystery, Alaska (1999) and Mystery Men (1999).

Based the voice of quack Dr. Nick Rivera (in “The Simpsons” (1989)) on actor Desi Arnaz.

Hank Azaria and his ex-wife Helen Hunt have both guest-starred on the TV show “Friends” (1994), though not in the same episode. Paget Brewster, who plays his wife on “Huff” (2004), also had a recurring role on “Friends” (1994).

Attended college with Oliver Platt; attended acting school with Sharon Stone.

He is close friends with actor Matthew Perry.

In the category of I can’t believe he is that old:

1940 (71) Al Pacino Actor, boomers remember him most for “The Godfather” trilogy.

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