If today is your birthday, then you share it with the following celebs:
Robert Downey Jr. (Actor who won a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Ally McBeal in 2000 and another for Best Actor for his portrayal of Sherlock Holmes in 2009. He overcame his drug problems to star in Iron Man in 2008.) – 49
Jamie Lynn Spears (Sister of Britney Spears who joined the cast of All That in 2002 and won the 2006 One to Watch Young Hollywood Award for starring in Zoey 101. She won a Young Artist Award for Best Young Ensemble Performance In a Television Series with the cast of Zoey 101 in 2007.) – 23
Heath Ledger (1979-2008: Known for his role as the Joker in The Dark Knight, his death was voted the top entertainment story of 2008. His meteoric rise was also attributed to his acting in 10 Things I Hate About You, The Patriot, A Knight’s Tale, and Brokeback Mountain.) – would have been 35 years old today.
Maya Angelou (An African-American poet and author, she is known for her 1969 autobiography, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, as well as for her poem, “On the Pulse of Morning.”) – 86
Jill Scott (Platinum record-selling R&B singer and actress known for her soulful lyrics in songs like “Hate on Me” and for her collaborations with Lupe Fiasco, among others.) – 42
Graham Norton (The host of the BBC Two’s comedy program The Graham Norton Show, he is known for his over-the-top style and risque dialogue.) – 51
David Cross (Comedian who co-hosted Mr. Show with Bob (Bob Odenkirk) and David, and played the role of Dr. Tobias Funke in the series, Arrested Development.) – 50
Muddy Waters (1915-1983: Grammy Award-winning guitarist who combined Mississippi and Chicago blues and who helped inspire the 1960s British blues movement.) – would have been 99 years old today.
Craig T. Nelson (Emmy Award winning Actor who portrayed athletic instructor, Hayden Fox on TV’s Coach. He later played the Warden in My Name is Earl and had a role in NBC’s Parenthood.) – 70
Hugo Weaving (He played the role of Elrond, Lord of Rivendell, in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, and starred as the antagonist Agent Smith in the Matrix Trilogy. He also played V in V for Vendetta, Red Skull in Captain America: The First Avenger, and multiple characters in Cloud Atlas.) – 54
Phil Morris (Actor who is known for portraying the role of Kramer’s lawyer Jackie Chiles on the popular television sitcom, Seinfeld.) – 55
Clive Davis (Music executive and producer known for winning numerous Grammy Awards and for being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.) – 82
Source: FamousBirthdays.com/Image: D-CityLife.com
*We’d also like to wish a very special birthday to G98.7FM’s own MC Linx!