Aug 7, 2014 | G-BLOG | 0 comments


If today is your birthday, then you share it with the following celebs:
Sidney Crosby (Superstar NHL center who became the youngest player to record 200 career points after being drafted first overall by the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2005. He won the NHL MVP Award in 2007 and 2014 and led the Penguins to a Stanley Cup Championship in 2009.) – 27
Charlize Theron (She hit the spotlight in The Devil’s Advocate, and won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role as a disturbed murderer in the 2003 film, Monster. In 1999, she starred in The Cider House Rules.) – 39
Carl Alfalfa Switzer (1927-1959: He gained fame as Alfalfa on the original Our Gang kids comedy cast, and played roles in short films until they disbanded in 1940. Unfortunately, due to typecasting, he never was able to find any other significant roles.) – would have been 87 years old today.
David Duchovny (Best known for his role as FBI agent, Fox Mulder on the popular television series, The X-Files.) – 54
David Mann (Film and stage actor who became known for playing the comical Leroy Brown on Meet the Browns. He received additional recognition as a frequent Tyler Perry collaborator for the Madea film series.) – 48
Chico Benymon (TV actor who played Spencer Williams on Half & Half and starred in Nickelodeon’s The Haunted Hathaways. He’s also starred in hip hop music videos.) – 40
Billie Burke (1884-1970: She gave an unforgettable performance as Glinda, the Good Witch, in the 1939 film, The Wizard of Oz. She hosted her talk show, At Home With Billie Burke, from 1951 to 1952.) – would have been 130 years old today!
Tobin Bell (Actor who gained fame for playing the chilling and psychopathic villain Jigsaw in the Saw horror franchise. Also appearing in Mississippi Burning, The Quick and the Dead, and Malice, he became known as a horror genre actor.) – 72
Samantha Ronson (Disc Jockey who became known for the song “Pull My Hair Out,” and received widespread fame for her controversial relationship with Lindsay Lohan.) – 37
Michael Shannon (He played the role of John Givings in Revolutionary Road, which was nominated for an Academy Award. His acting in Take Shelter earned him a Saturn Award for Best Actor.) – 40
The Amazing James Randi (Magician who offered $1 million to anyone with real psychic powers. His books include Flim-Flam! Psychics, ESP, Unicorns, and Other Delusions.) – 86
Wayne Knight (Longtime actor who has revitalized his television career as Haskell Lutz on The Exes after a long span of playing Newman on the hit sitcom, Seinfeld.) – 59
Harold Perrineau (Best known for playing the role of Michael Dawson in the popular television series, Lost and Augustus Hill in HBO’s prison drama, Oz.) – 51
Magic Slim (1937-2013: Born Morris Holt, he was a blues singer and guitarist who released albums including Born Under a Bad Sign.) – would have been 77 years old today.
BJ Thomas (Grammy Award-winning country and pop singer who released many top hits, including “Hooked on a Feeling” and “Happy Man.”) – 72
Rick Genest (Canadian artist and model who tattooed skeletal images all over his body when he was seriously ill and then became known as Zombie Boy.) – 29 


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