If this weekend is your birthday, then you share it with the following celebs:
Saturday March 8, 2014
Boris Kodjoe (Television and film actor who became known for his role in the 2009 film, Surrogates and for playing Luther West in the Resident Evil films. He gained additional fame for his roles in Madea’s Family Reunion and Starship Troopers 3: Marauder.) – 41
Freddie Prinze Jr (He became known for his leading roles in movies such as She’s All That. His other major films include I Still Know What You Did Last Summer and Summer Catch.) – 38
Alan Hale Jr (1921-1990: Acting veteran that had a popular role as The Skipper on TV’s Gilligan’s Island and whose career beside that mostly consisted of guest spots on shows.) – would have been 94 years old today.
James Van Der Beek (Actor known best for his role as Dawson Leery on TV’s Dawson’s Creek and for playing himself on the short-lived ABC series Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23.) – 37
Jim Rice (8-time MLB All-Star who was named American League Most Valuable Player in 1978.) – 61
Leon Robinson (Singer and actor who had supporting roles in the well-known films ‘Buffalo Soldiers’ and ‘Waiting to Exhale’. He also played Derice Bannock in the 1993 film, ‘Cool Runnings’ and appeared in ‘Cliffhanger’.) – 52
Lester Holt (A news anchor and journalist who is noted for his work on NBC’s Weekend Today.) – 55
Sunday March 9, 2014
Bow Wow (Snoop Dogg’s protege who gained fame after the release Beware of Dog in 2000.) – 27
Matthew Gray Gubler (Emmy Award-winning actor who became known for playing quirky Dr. Spencer Reid on the CBS drama Criminal Minds.) – 34
Chingy (St. Louis rapper who had a huge hit in 2003 with his song Right Thurr.) – 35
Keely Smith (Queen of swing music, known for her jazz vocals and her work with her husband Louis Prima.) – 82
Raul Julia (1940-1994: Puerto Rican star of the 1985 film, Kiss of the Spider Woman, who appeared in The Addams Family. He has also appeared in the Street Fighter films and The Burning Season.) – would have been 75 years old years old today.
Bobby Fischer (1943-2008: Legendary chess player who is regarded by many as the greatest chess player of all time and who disappeared from the spotlight at the height of his fame.) – would have been 72 years old today.
Ornette Coleman (Free jazz saxophonist who won a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and a Pulitzer Prize for his album Sound Grammar in 2007.) – 84
Kato Kaelin (He was an actor who gained fame during the O.J. Simpson trial as a witness.) – 55
Travis Stork (The host of The Doctors since 2008, he earned his second Daytime Emmy nomination for his contribution to the show in 2012.) – 42
Source: FamousBirthdays.com/Image: celebich.com