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Celebrity Birthdays for April 27 – Jack Klugman, Casey Kasem and More

Jack Klugman, Casey Kasem
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Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Jack Klugman
Age: 90
Occupation: Actor
Known For: Playing Tony Randall’s sloppy roommate Oscar Madison on the sitcom ‘The Odd Couple,’ starring in the drama series ‘Quincy, M.E.,’ movie roles in ’12 Angry Men’ and ‘Days of Wine and Roses,’ and his marriage to actress and frequent game-show panelist, the late Brett Somers

Casey Kasem
Age: 80
Occupation: Radio Host and Voiceover Artist
Known For: Hosting nationally-syndicated radio shows including ‘American Top 40,’ ‘Casey’s Top 40′ and ‘Casey’s Countdown,’ voicing Shaggy in the ‘Scooby-Doo’ cartoon franchise, and his trademark sign-off, “Keep your feet on the ground and keep reaching for the stars”

Kate Pierson
Age: 64
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter and Musician
Known For: Co-founding and serving as one of the lead singers and multi-instrumentalists for the B-52s, known for songs like ‘Rock Lobster,’ ‘Roam’ and ‘Love Shack,’ her bright red hair, and singing backup for other artists like R.E.M. on the song like ‘Shiny Happy People’

Ace Frehley
Age: 61
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter and Musician
Known For: His “Spaceman” persona as one of the original members of the rock band Kiss, where he was the lead guitarist on songs including ‘Rock and Roll All Nite,’ ‘Detroit Rock City’ and ‘Calling Dr. Love,’ and being ranked by Guitar World magazine as the 14th Greatest Metal Guitarist of All Time

Sheena Easton
Age: 53
Occupation: Singer and Songwriter
Known For: A string of 1980s hits such as ‘Morning Train,’ ‘For Your Eyes Only,’ ‘Strut,’ ‘Sugar Walls’ and her duet with Prince, ‘U Got the Look,’ and working with other artists including Kenny Rogers and Babyface

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