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Baby Boomer Celebrity Birthdays March 13

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Baby Boomer Celebrity Birthdays:


1956 (55) Dana Delany Actress played nurse “Colleen McMurphy” on the tv series “China Beach”

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Her grandfather invented the Delany valve, a flushing device still use in today’s toilets.

Had a brief romance with Treat Williams and Don Henley.

1991: Chosen by People magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World.

Attended and graduated from Wesleyan University.

She was the voice of two superheroes’ girlfriends: Andrea Beaumount, girlfriend of Bruce Wayne, in Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (1993), and Lois Lane in “Superman” (1996).

Although she is from New York City and is a stage-trained actress, she admitted in an interview that she prefers film and television work to stage work.

Measurments: 34C-25-36 (on Exit to Eden (1994) set) (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine).

Attended Phillips Academy Andover for high school.

Attended Stamford, Connecticut, public schools until her senior year in high school.

3/18/81: Her father, who was her biggest fan, died from pancreatic cancer.

Shares a birthday with her True Women (1997) (TV) co-star Annabeth Gish.

Has an older brother, Sean Delany, and a younger sister, Corey Delany.

Dated Henry Czerny for 4 years.

When she moved to New York City in the 1970s, she worked as a cocktail waitress while waiting for her big break.

Friend of Arleen Sorkin and Bob Saget.

Her first and last names are quoted in the final rhyme to the “Animaniacs” (1993) theme song.

Original choice for the role of “Bree” on “Desperate Housewives” (2004). Role went to her friend, Marcia Cross. They both appeared on “Cheers” (1982), but on different episodes.

Favorite TV shows are “Mad Men” (2007) and “30 Rock” (2006).

Her mother is related to Abraham Lincoln’s Secretary of the Navy, Gideon Welles.

Turned down the role of “Carrie Bradshaw” on “Sex and the City” (1998). The part went to Sarah Jessica Parker.

Since the mid 1990s, Dana has been serving on the board of Scleroderma Research Foundation, and is involved in the campaign to find a cure.



1950 (61) William H. Macy Versatile character actor in movies “Fargo” and “Pleasantville”

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His best friends called him “Willie” when he attended Bethany College in Bethany, West Virginia.

Studied under David Mamet at Goddard College, Vermont.

Was a founding member of St. Nicholas Theater in Chicago with David Mamet and writer Steven Schachter.

While in New York, worked as “voice-over talent”, including “Secret – strong enough for a man but made for a woman” (“That’s my most famous voice-over”). (Esquire, August 1997).

Uses the name William H. Macy so he won’t be confused with 1970s comedian Bill Macy.

He, wife Felicity Huffman, Giancarlo Esposito and TV stars Camryn Manheim and Kristen Johnston are all members of the New York-based Atlantic Theater Company.

He and his wife Felicity Huffman welcomed their first child, Sofia Grace, on August 1, 2000.

Daughter Georgia Grace born 14 March 2002 in Los Angeles.

The writers and producers of “The Simpsons” (1989) have joked semi-seriously that if there was ever a live action version of the show, then he would be the perfect choice to play Ned Flanders.

Remembers jokes and always tells one when he appears on “Late Night with Conan O’Brien” (1993).

Was the first choice to voice Marlin in Finding Nemo (2003).

In 1985, he and David Mamet co-founded the Atlantic Theater Company, located in New York, New York, USA.

His agent tried to discourage him from reading the script for Boogie Nights (1997), but he read it anyway, loved it, and signed on to do the film.

Became a spokesperson for United Cerebral Palsy after filming Door to Door (2002) (TV).

His father lives in Gainesville, Florida.

Has admitted to experimenting with LSD in college. William stated some friends referred to him as “acid head”.

He attended Allegany High School in Cumberland, Maryland. He was junior and senior class president of his graduating class.

The pop rock band Head Automatica has a song named after the actor called “I Shot William H. Macy”

Met Felicity Huffman when she was one of his students at the Atlantic Theater Company

He and wife Felicity Huffman both received Emmy-nominations in 2005.

After spending years in Chicago theater and building his resume as an actor, at age 28 he relocated to New York City for film and television work.

Auditioned for the role of “Brian” on “Family Guy” (1999).

Was among the guests at Marcia Cross’ wedding to Tom Mahoney

Lived with Felicity Huffman for 15 years before they married in 1997.

Owns a Bernese Mountain Dog that was bought in Grass Valley.

Plays the ukulele.

Appeared, without credit, as a NORAD officer in WarGames (1983).

Owns a home in Vermont.

One of his major hobbies is woodworking.

He was nominated for a 1976 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actor in a Supporting Role in a Play for his performance in “American Buffalo” at the St. Nicholas Theater Company in Chicago, Illinois.

He was nominated for a 1976 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actor in a Supporting Role in a Play for his performance in “Last Meeting of the Knights of the White Magnolia, at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.

He was nominated for a 1977 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actor in a Principal Role for his performance in “The Collected Works of Billy the Kid” at the St. Nicholas Theater Company in Chicago, Illinois.

He was nominated for a 1979 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actor in a Supporting Role in a Play for “Holiday” at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.

Has been widely rumored to own a large collection of boomerangs. Macy himself says he does not collect boomerangs and has no idea how the rumor got started.


1964 (47) Will Clark Major League fist baseman for 15 seasons

1960 (61) Adam Clayton Hard driving bass player for the Irish rock group U2

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