#98 William Hurt / Carl Palmer – 20 March 1950

William Hurt

Photo by Tony Shek

William M. Hurt (born March 20, 1950) is an American actor. He received his acting training at the Juilliard School, and began acting on stage in the 1970s. Hurt made his film debut as a troubled scientist in the science-fiction feature Altered States (1980), for which he received a Golden Globe nomination for New Star of the Year. He subsequently played the leading role of a sleazy lawyer in the well-received film noir Body Heat (1981).

Carl Palmer

Photo by chascar

Carl Frederick Kendall Palmer (born 20 March 1950, Handsworth, Birmingham, England) is an English drummer and percussionist. He is credited as one of the most respected rock drummers to emerge from the 1960s. In addition, Palmer is a veteran of a number of famous English bands, including the The Crazy World of Arthur Brown, Atomic Rooster, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, and Asia. He has also contributed to works by Mike Oldfield.


Also born on this day:
Tom Towles is an American actor.
Pierre Cohen is a member of the National Assembly of France
Paula Aboud is an American politician who is currently a member of the Arizona Senate
Józef Rojek is a Polish politician.
Warren Edward Snowdon is an Australian politician.
Carla Ida Benschop-de Liefde was a Dutch basketball player.
Gerald McCann is an American Democratic Party former mayor of Jersey City, New Jersey.
Miodrag “Mile” Isakov is a Serbian former politician,
Giancarlo Alessandrini is an Italian comic artist.

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