#520 John Savident / Wolfman Jack – 21 January 1938

John Savident

John Savident (born 21 January 1938) is a British actor, best known for playing the part of Fred Elliott in the soap opera Coronation Street from 1994 to 2006.  He had parts in films such as A Clockwork OrangeWaterlooBattle Of Britain and The Wicked Lady as well as television series including The AvengersYes MinisterJeeves and WoosterBudgieThe Professionals and The Saint.

Wolfman Jack

Robert Weston Smith, known commonly as Wolfman Jack (21 January 1938 – 1 July 1995) was a gravelly voiced US disc jockey who became famous in the 1960s and 1970s.


Also born on this day:
Sandy Barr was an American professional wrestler.
Jim Anderton is a New Zealand politician.
Ken Maginnis, Baron Maginnis of Drumglass is a Northern Irish Ulster Unionist politician.
Steve Dunleavy is a journalist  best known as a columnist for the New York Post.
Bryan Waters is a former Australian rules footballer.
Romano Fogli is an Italian retired footballer.
Wendall Anschutz was a television newsman for KCTV.
Nicholas Phillips, Baron Phillips of Worth Matravers KG PC  is the President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom.
Helmut Satzinger is an Austrian Egyptologist and Coptologist.

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