Nancy Drew actress who also played Fallon on the original 'Dynasty,' more stars turning 70 in 2023
5th January 2023
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The big 7-0! There are a lot of stars turning 70 in 2023, and Wonderwall.com is rounding up all the new septuagenarians. First up?

Pamela Sue Martin — who’s best known as Nancy Drew on the television series “The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries” and as Fallon Carrington Colby on the original “Dynasty” — celebrates her 70th birthday on Jan. 5.

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Four-time Grammy winner Pat Benatar turns 70 on on Jan. 10! The rocker known for smash hits like “Heartbreaker” and “Love is a Battlefield” was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2022.

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Actress Mary Steenburgen turns 70 on Feb. 8. She’s best known for her roles in unforgettable comedies like “Step Brothers” and “Elf” and enduring comedy-dramas like “Parenthood” and “Melvin and Howard” — which earned her a Golden Globe for best supporting actress. She’s been married to fellow actor Ted Danson since 1995.

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Jeb Bush, the former governor of Florida, turns 70 on Feb. 11. The career politician is the son of former President George H. W. Bush and the younger brother of former President George W. Bush.

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Joanna Kerns will be joining the 70 club on Feb. 12! The actress, best known as matriarch Maggie Seaver on “Growing Pains,” more recently appeared on the ABC drama “A Million Little Things.”

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Model and reality TV star Janice Dickinson will enter her 70s on Feb. 16. She appeared on “America’s Next Top Model” before starting her own show, “The Janice Dickinson Modeling Agency,” in the ’00s.

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Christine Ebersole turns 70 on Feb. 21! These days the Tony winner, who’s dabbled in television with roles on “Sullivan and Son” and “One Life to Live,” can be seen on CBS’s “Bob Hearts Abishola.”

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Next up? Nurse Bobbie Spencer! Jackie Zeman started playing Bobbie on “General Hospital” in 1977. On March 6, she’ll turn 70.

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Tim “The Toolman” Taylor himself, Tim Allen, turns 70 on June 13. The actor played the character on “Home Improvement” in the ’90s and voiced Buzz Lightyear in the “Toy Story” franchise.

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Music mogul Jimmy Iovine will turn 70 on March 11. The legendary record exec founded Interscope Records and teamed up with Dr. Dre to found Beats Electronics.

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You’ll be shocked to know the radiant Isabelle Huppert turns 70 on Nov. 14.

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Yvette Marie Stevens — better known as 10-time Grammy winner Chaka Khan — blows out 70 candles on her birthday cake on March 23. Her career in the music world has spanned more than five decades and traversed genres like R&B and funk.

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We all know Rick Moranis as the dad from the “Honey I Shrunk the Kids” franchise as well as his work in “Ghostbusters,” “Little Shop of Horrors,” “Spaceballs” and more. This April 18, the actor will be celebrating the big 7-0.

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One of the famous Osmond brothers, Merrill Osmond, will be turning 70 on Oct. 30.

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It’s hard to believe, but Pierce Brosnan will be turning 70 this year! The irish actor, who played James Bond from 1995 until 2002, celebrates his big birthday on May 16.

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British actor Alfred Molina, who’s found success on the silver screen and on Broadway, will turn the big 7-0 on May 24.

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“Girls Just Want to Have Fun” in their 70s! Grammy-, Tony- and Emmy-winning music star Cyndi Lauper celebrates her 70th trip around the sun on June 22!

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Perhaps the most iconic WWF wrestler of all time, Hulk Hogan, celebrates his 70th birthday on Aug. 11.

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Kathie Lee Gifford was a staple on morning television for decades! The singer and former daytime television host will be blowing out 70 candles on Aug. 16.

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Marcia Clark turns 70 on Aug. 31. The prosecutor from the O.J. Simpson murder trial was portrayed by Emmy winner Sarah Paulson on 2016’s “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story.”

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Tommy Shaw of STYX will be rocking into his 70s on Sept. 11.

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Tony Shalhoub will be celebrating his 70th birthday on Oct. 9. The “Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” actor is perhaps best known for his work on “Monk,” which earned him Emmy, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations.

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Happy birthday, Kate Capshaw! The actress will be stepping into her 70s on Nov. 3.

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Comedian Kevin Nealon, who’s best known for work on “Saturday Night Live” from 1986 until 1995, will be joining the 70 club on Nov. 18.

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It’s hard to believe, but beautiful and talented Oscar winner Kim Basinger will be turning 70 on Dec. 8.

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The talented John Malkovich, who has a Primetime Emmy and numerous Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations to his name, will be turning 70 on Dec. 9.

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Bill Pullman, who’s appeared in flicks like “Sleepless in Seattle,” “Casper” and “Independence Day,” will be turning the big 7-0 on Oct. 17.

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Former morning TV fixture Meredith Vieira — who served as a host on “The View” and hosted the “Today” show for five years — will be blowing out 70 candles on her birthday cake on Dec. 30.

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One of the original members of the Jackson 5, singer Tito Jackson, will be celebrating his 70th birthday on Oct. 15.

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Danny Elfman blows out 70 candles on May 29! The film composer and four-time Oscar nominee has had a lengthy career in Hollywood that started when he was in the ’80s band Oingo Boingo.

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Songwriter and producer Desmond Child — the man behind some of the biggest hits of all time (including Bon Jovi’s “Livin’ on a Prayer,” Aerosmith’s “Crazy” and Ricky Martin’s “Livin’ la Vida Loca”) — turns 70 on Oct. 28.

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Singer Martha Wash — one-half of the Weather Girls, the duo that brought us the classic “It’s Raining Men” — will be 70 on Dec. 28.


































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