THE JUICE WITH JEM
If today is your birthday, then you share it with the following celebs:
John Wayne (1907- 1979: Nicknamed The Duke, he played a hero in action films and westerns and was nominated for an Academy Award for his starring role in True Grit. His voice, swagger, and acting style made him a major box office draw for thirty years.) – would have been 107 years old today!
Lenny Kravitz (Funk and rock artist who won every Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance from 1999 to 2002 and gained fame for his cover of The Guess Who’s song, “American Woman.”) – 50
Helena Bonham Carter (Versatile actress who rose to fame for her roles in Fight Club and The King’s Speech, and was cast as a villain in Terminator Salvation. She appeared in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Big Fish.) – 48
Stevie Nicks (Singer, pianist, and tambourine player who came into prominence with Fleetwood Mac after writing the classic song “Landslide.” Nicks broke the record for female rock artist Grammy Award nominations.) – 66
Miles Davis (1926- 1991: Jazz trumpeter and composer who broke long-held musical rules and helped popularize bebop and jazz-fusion. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2006, 15 years after his death.) – would have been 88 years old today.
Philip Thomas (Starred alongside Don Johnson in his most famous role of Detective Ricardo Tubbs on the television show, Miami Vice.) – 65
Pam Grier (American actress who starred in the blaxploitation film Foxy Brown. She received a nomination for a Golden Globe Award for her performance in Jackie Brown.) – 65
Peggy Lee (1920- 2002: Jazz and pop singer who recorded over 650 songs on sixty albums, including hits like “Somebody Else Is Taking My Place.”) – would have been 94 years old today.
Jaheim (His 2002 album, Still Ghetto, featured the Platinum-certified song “Put That Woman First.”) – 35
Source: FamousBirthdays.com/Image: blog.getmusic.com.au