#463 Seamus Heaney / Paul Sorvino – 13 April 1939

Seamus Heaney

Seamus Heaney (born 13 April 1939) is an Irish poet, writer and lecturer. He lives in Dublin. Regarded as an elder statesman of poetry, Heaney has received the T. S. Eliot Prize (2006) and the Nobel Prize in Literature (1995) and two Whitbread prizes (1996 and 1999). He was both the Harvard and the Oxford Professor of Poetry and was made a Commandeur de l’Ordre des Arts et Lettres in 1996.

Paul Sorvino

Paul Anthony Sorvino (born April 13, 1939) is an American actor. He is the father of actress Mira Sorvino. He often portrays authority figures on both sides of the law, and is possibly best known for his roles as Paulie Cicero in the film Goodfellas and Sgt. Phil Cerreta on the TV series Law & Order.


Also born on this day :
Richard Langridge was an English first class cricketer who played for Sussex.
Fidelis Oyakhilome was Governor of Rivers State , Nigeria.
Marie Melchers is a Belgian Olympic fencer.
Barbara-Rose Collins is a politician from the U.S. state of Michigan.
Alois Kälin is a former Swiss Nordic skier.

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