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January 22 celebrity birthdays

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If you're celebrating a birthday today you're sharing with with three Hollywood actresses.

 Although she's never won an Oscar, she was nominated three times for her roles in The Hustler, Carrie and Children of a Lesser God.  Piper Laurie is 84 today.

She starred in the CBS Mini-series Lonesome Dove.  On the big screen she's had roles in The Perfect Storm, Unfaithful and Man of Steel.  She even spent some time in Cape Girardeau in recent years while shooting the movie Kill Shot.  Diane Lane is 51 today.

If one role defined your career, would you want it to be that of a demon possessed little girl? She starred as Regan in The Exorcist and her performance earned her a Golden Globe award for Best Supporting Actress as well as an Oscar nomination.  Linda Blair is 57 today.

He was the first Flash on TV! He had the role of Barry Allen on the CBS series back in the 1990's.   Last spring, he shook hands, signed autographs and answered questions at the Cape Comicon.  John Wesley Shipp is 61 today.

He was lead vocalist for the band Journey and can be heard on some of their biggest hits including: Don't Stop Believing, Separate Ways, Lovin' Touchin' Squeezin'.  Steve Perry is 67 today.

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