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Famous People Born in 1958 #2
"Half A Century Wise II: Back by popular demand, at least one person asked for more, another trawl among the famous with the figure '50' on their birthday cards in 2008."
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Has this Scottish singer been approaching Lavender since his birth in 1958? Did he change his name when he first played a popular card game? Who seems to be remaining incommunicado about it?
Which US singer, a self-confessed hometown girl, has been shooting straight from the heart since her birth in 1958?
Mary Chapin Carpenter
Which 1958-born former British soldier won Olympic, European and World Championship medals in athletics then turned to presenting television shows like 'Record Breakers'?
Which thespian hollow man born in 1958 survived an animal house and was also a bit of a loverboy? Where the truth lies is that this actor has had a lot of award nominations.
Going underground helped this Eton rifle reach the top of the charts. Which 1958-born singer and guitarist was known as "The Modfather"?
Playing opposite a roguish antiques dealer gave this British actress one of her more memorable roles, long before she joined up with a maverick judge who liked to do good deeds. Which actress was well worth knowing if you were in need of casualty treatment?
Long before 'The Simpsons', another dysfunctional US family proved a hit on TV screens. Oil and intrigue drove this Texan family onwards. One family member was murdered and another came back from the dead; but which actress played the baby of the family?
Which singer declared her love for rock and roll in a number one hit and later wondered if anyone wanted to touch her? Blackhearts and runaways were among those she associated with.
"I'm in the wrong quiz, Gromit, I need some cheese to fuel my chicken run". Which 1958-born Briton was noted for getting animated on his way to the Oscars?
Once named 'the funniest person in America' this woman worked her way up from the coffee shop stand-up comedy circuit to the 'Tonight Show' and found fame in an eponymous situation comedy. Her personal life caused some controversy and the show was dropped. She later returned to the small screen with a multi-Emmy winning talk show. Her name is ______ .
From a nerdy young one, this British actor turned into a proper b'stard, before he hit bottom. Which alternative comedy star almost lost his life in a quad bike crash?
Which US athlete's hopes of an Olympic gold medal were cruelly shattered when she collided with another runner in front of a partisan home crowd at the 1984 games?
Which actor played a baddie who wanted to kill a brave little girl and a kind-hearted mercenary, and shot to fame playing a vicious punk rocker? Is he afraid of the sun, silver and garlic? Has he been seen on grassy banks?
Which US actor and singer made a big transformation from gangster to cop and starred in one of US TV's longest-running crime shows?
Which 1958-born former British soldier had much-rumoured links with Princess Diana? He later became a regular participant in television programmes, including winning a 'reality' show.
Which actress probably feels she's having a groundhog day every time she steps onto the set of a new make-up advertisement? She had to go through four weddings and a funeral, but, she's worth it.
The positvely true adventures of this 1958-born actress included a score of film nominations, but she needed just a piano to win an Oscar and wow the film festival at Cannes - though thirteen proved just a little unlucky. Broadcast the news: this actress has packed a lot into her little black book. What was her name?
His mother was a Hollywood princess before she became a real one - and he is a prince. Which 1958-born member of a European royal family had to switch from playboy to ruler?
Many actors have followed a mother or father into the movie business, but which 1958-born star followed both? Some say she's perfect, but don't mention goldfish, or Halloween.
Jamie Lee Curtis
Which pop star born in 1958 probably wished he could have said "beat it" when a man with a subpoena arrived at his door? Still, his court case was a thriller; I wonder if he had a copy of 'Neverland Revisited' in his album collection?
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