60 Celebrities You Won't Believe Are Turning 60 This Year

THESE ARE THE SURPRISING A-LISTERS USHERING IN A NEW DECADE OF LIFE.

A lot happened in 1959. Alaska and Hawaii officially became the 49th and 50th states, Fidel Castro rose to power in Cuba, and little girls across the U.S. started playing with a certain new doll named Barbie. But that's not all that happened in 1959. It was also the year in which these 60 celebrities were born. Read on to learn which of your favorite stars are crossing the threshold into their seventh decade in 2019.

1
Emma Thompson

Emma Thompson, the British star of countless films, from Much Ado About Nothing to Love Actually to Saving Mr. Banks, turns 60 on April 15.

2
Magic Johnson
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Former NBA great and current president of basketball operations for the Los Angeles Lakers Magic Johnson hits the big 6-0 on August 14.

3
Jason Alexander

By George! Comedian, actor, and Seinfeld veteran Jason Alexander turns 60 on September 23.

4
Simon Cowell
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Simon Cowell, American Idol judge, businessman, and connoisseur of the plunging neckline, will turn 60 on October 7. We wonder what his beloved Yorkshire Terriers Freddie, Squiddly, and Diddly will get him on his special day.

5
Val Kilmer

Actor Val Kilmer, famous for his roles on Batman Forever, Real Genius, and Top Gun, turns 60 on December 31.

6
Kevin Spacey
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Disgraced star and former House of Cards lead Kevin Spacey turns 60 on July 26.

7
Hugh Laurie

House star Hugh Laurie will live to diagnose another mystery illness when he turns 60 on June 11.

8
Marie Osmond
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Marie Osmond, a country star and famed member of the talented Osmond family, sings her way to 60 on October 13.

9
Morrissey
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As the lead singer of the alternative rock band, The Smiths, Steven Patrick Morrissey (known just as Morrissey) has become one of most influential musicians of all time—and turns 60 on May 22.

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Flavor Flav
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Flavor Flav, prolific hip-hop artist, ushers in a new decade on March 16.

11
"Weird Al" Yankovic
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"Weird Al" Yankovic, who's always available to provide a laugh along with your favorite hits, turns 60 on October 23.

12
Allison Janney

Prolific actress Allison Janney will likely find even more success in her seventh decade, beginning on November 19.

13
Bryan Adams

Maybe musician Bryan Adams will soon be singing about his summer of 60, which will begin on November 5.

14
Robert Smith
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The Cure singer Robert Smith turns 60 on April 21.

15
Fabio Lanzoni
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Once a sex symbol who appeared on the cover of dozens of romance novels, Fabio Lanzoni is now taking his famous good looks and luminous locks to a brand new decade, beginning on March 15.

16
Clancy Brown

Known for his roles in Highlander and The Shawshank Redemption, actor Clancy Brown ushered in a new decade on January 5.

17
Sade
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Helen Folasade Adu, known simply as Sade, sung her way to 60 on January 16.

18
John McEnroe

John McEnroe, accomplished tennis player and TV commentator, turned 60 earlier this month, on February 16.

19
Kyle MacLachlan

Once described as the "boy next door, if that boy spent lots of time alone in the basement," Twin Peaks actor Kyle MacLachlan turned 60 on February 22.

20
Talia Balsam

Actress (and the former wife of actor George Clooney) Talia Balsam turns 60 on March 5.

21
Randy Travis

Since 1978, country music singer Randy Travis has been crooning his way to glory—and to his seventh decade, which begins on May 4.

22
Marcia Gay Harden
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Prolific actress Marcia Gay Harden welcomes a new decade on August 14.

23
Judd Nelson

Don't you forget about Judd Nelson, the actor who charmed the hearts of millions with his role in The Breakfast Club—and turns 60 on November 28.

24
Patricia Clarkson

Sharp Objects actress Patricia Clarkson ushers in a new decade on December 29.

25
Matthew Modine

Actor and cycling activist Matthew Modine will spin his way into a new decade on March 22.

26
David Hyde Pierce

Frasier star David Hyde Pierce glides his way to 60 on April 3.

27
Sean Bean

Lord of the Rings actor Sean Bean maintains the same level of tough he's always had. And we know that'll stay the same when he turns 60 on April 17.

28
Rupert Everett

British actor Rupert Everett will take his acting chops to the seventh decade of his life on May 29.

29
John C. McGinley

Scrubs actor John C. McGinley will likely laugh his way into his 60s, beginning on August 3.

30
Michael Kors

American fashion designer Michael Kors turns 60 on August 9—and you can bet that he is doing so in the most fashionable way possible.

31
Danny Bonaduce

Though child actor Danny Bonaduce may not enjoy the same amount of fame that he once did as a member of the Partridge Family, his birthday, on August 13, is one to remember.

32
Dave Coulier

As far as television legends go, Dave Coulier, comedian and star of Full House and Fuller House, is almost as good as it gets. He turns 60 on September 21.

33
Bradley Whitford

The West Wing star Bradley Whitford ushers in a new decade of political savvy on October 10.

34
Sarah Ferguson

Despite the fact that Sarah Ferguson (or Fergie) isn't likely to receive any birthday gifts from the royal family this year, the ex-royal will likely still enjoy her birthday festivities on October 15.

35
Vincent D'Onofrio

Full Metal Jacket and Law & Order: Criminal Intent actor Vincent D'Onofrio celebrates his 60th birthday on June 30.

36
Catherine Keener

The 40-Year-Old Virgin star Catherine Keener says hello to 60 on March 23.

37
Sean Young

Blade Runner star Sean Young will steer clear of the limelight on her 60th birthday, on November 20.

38
Rosanna Arquette

Desperately Seeking Susan and Pulp Fiction star Rosanna Arquette will likely maintain her level of cool throughout her sixth decade, which begins on August 10.

39
Mike Pence

That's right—the Vice President of the United States, Mike Pence, turns 60 on June 7—hopefully, President Donald Trump will remember to throw a birthday bash for him.

40
Brian Williams

Veteran journalist Brian Williams welcomes a new decade of life on May 5.

41
Tom Arnold

Actor and comedian Tom Arnold turns 60 on March 6.

42
Martha Quinn

Turning 60 on May 11, actress and television personality Martha Quinn is perhaps best known for being one of the original video jockeys on MTV in the 1980s, alongside Nina Blackwood, Mark Goodman, Alan Hunter, and J.J. Jackson.

43
Ving Rhames

Mission: Impossible star Ving Rhames finally becomes an old(er) man on May 12.

44
Richie Sambora

Once upon a time, rocker Richie Sambora was a music legend, serving as the lead guitarist in prolific rock band, Bon Jovi. Now, he's celebrating his 60th year on July 11.

45
Linda Blair

That's right—the possessed girl, Regan, from the cult-film The Exorcist, turned 60 on January 22.

46
Ken Watanabe

Considered to be one of the most prolific actors of all time in his home country of Japan, Ken Watanabe is more well known in the U.S. for his roles in films like Letters From Iwo Jima and The Last Samurai. Now, the actor turns 60 on October 21.

47
Babyface

Kenneth Brian Edmonds, known professionally as Babyface, is considered one of the most prolific songwriters behind some of the biggest stars in the music world, including  Carole King, Patti LaBelle, Aretha Franklin, Madonna, Al Green, Beyoncé, Diana Ross, and Michael Jackson—to name a few. For his 60th birthday bash on April 10, it's likely he'll be eating cake and admiring his long list of achievements—including his 11 Grammy awards.

48
Rebecca De Mornay

Film actress Rebecca De Mornay has appeared in a handful of successful films over the years, including Risky Business and Lords of Dogtown. Though she turns 60 on August 29, time has somehow stood still for the glowing actress.

49
Sheena Easton

Scottish singer Sheena Easton ushers in a new decade of songstress style on April 27.

50
Emeril Lagasse
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Bam! American celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse enters into the seventh decade of his life on October 15.

51
Nick Cassavetes

Face/Off star Nick Cassavetes (perhaps more famous for being the son of Gena Rowlands), turns the corner on a new decade on May 21.

52
Billy Campbell

Turning 60 on July 7, Dynasty star Billy Campbell has still maintained his youthful charm.

53
Jack Wagner

This soap star, made famous for his roles on General Hospital and Santa Barbara, turns 60 on October 3.

54
Paul McGann
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Serving as the eighth incarnation of Doctor (of Doctor Who) in 1996, actor Paul McGann, who turns 60 on November 14, hasn't managed to turn back the clock on aging just yet. Fortunately, he still looks great!

55
Mario Cantone

Actor and comedian Mario Cantone will celebrate his 60th birthday this winter on December 9.

56
Eliot Spitzer

Once serving as the mayor of New York, Eliot Spitzer turns 60 on June 10—and it's likely he is rooting for a scandal-free birthday party.

57
Clint Howard

The less-famous Howard brother, Clint Howard, turns 60 on April 20. (His brother is actor and filmmaker Ron Howard.) For more unexpected celebrity connections, check out the 18 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Have a Twin.

58
Barry Darsow (Smash)
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Barry Darsow, more commonly known as pro-wrestler Smash, ushers in a new decade of leather on October 6.

59
Carlton Cuse

Once listed as one of Time Magazine's most influential people in 2010, Lost screenwriter Carlton Cuse will be turning 60 on March 22.

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Thomas F. Wilson
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That's right—Biff Tannen from Back to the Future turns 60 on April 15. And for more celebrity trivia, check out The Most Famous Celebrity from Your State.

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