Birthdays: December 7

Nicholas Hoult – actor – 29

Aaron Carter – former teenie-bopper hearthrob – 31

Sarah Bareilles – singer – 39

C. Thomas Howell – Actor, “The Oustiders” (Ponyboy) – 52

Jeffrey Wright – actor – 53

Larry Bird – Indiana Pacers star – 62

Tom Waits – singer – 69

Ellen Burstyn – Actress – 86

Noam Chomsky – socialist author and writer – 90

BORN ON THIS DATE

Eli Wallach – Actor, “The Good, the Bad, The Ugly”; more recently “Wall Street 2” – 1915