If today is your birthday, then you share it with the following celebs:
Emma Watson (She gained recognition playing Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter franchise, and starred in The Perks of Being a Wallflower in 2012. Her performance in the latter earned her and MTV Movie Award, A Teen Choice Award, and a People’s Choice Award, among others.) – 24
Seth Rogen (He gained recognition for his roles in Knocked Up and The 40-Year-Old Virgin, and won a Canadian Comedy Award for Best Writing for Superbad. He won the 2009 Canadian Comedy Award for Canadian Comedy Person of the Year.) – 32
Emma Thompson (British actress who was often in projects with husband Kenneth Branagh. Her performance in Fortunes of War earned her a BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress.) – 55
Iyaz (R&B and pop singer known for his hit songs “Replay,” “Pretty Girls,” and “Solo.”) – 27
Roy Clark (A country entertainer who hosted Hee Haw for 20 years) – 81
Elizabeth Montgomery (1933-1995: She starred as witch Samantha Stephens on Bewitched and appeared in the 1974 film A Case of Rape.) – would have been 81 years old today.
Ester Dean (Singer and songwriter who earned her first chart-topping single with “Drop It Low,” featuring Chris Brown in 2009.) – 28
Danny Pino (He played Detective Nick Amaro in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Starring as Detective Scotty Valens in Cold Case from 2003 to 2010 earned him additional fame.) – 40
Bessie Smith (1894-1937: Empress of the Blues who sang in the 1920s and 1930s, releasing award-winning songs like “Empty Bed Blues” and “St. Louis Blues.”) – would have been 120 years old today!
Benjamin Zephaniah (Rastafarian spoken-word poet who is best known for works such as Pen Rhythm, The Dread Affair: Collected Poems, and Funky Chickens. He released his internationally-acclaimed spoken-word album, Rasta, in 1982.) – 56
Damien Wayans (Member of the comedic Wayans family who starred in the 2013 series, Second Generation Wayans.) – 34
Flex Alexander (Comedian who starred and produced the long-running series, One on One which earned him three NAACP Image Awards and two BET Comedy Awards.) – 44
Source: FamousBirthdays.com/Image: InFactCollaborative.com