December 1, 2014 | G-BLOG



If today is your birthday, then you share it with the following celebs:


Janelle Monae (Neo-soul afrofunk artist whose distinct fashion sense and unique musical sounds have earned her six Grammy Award nominations and multiple other honors.) – 29


Zoe Kravitz (She appeared in several popular films including X-Men: First Class, No Reservations, and The Brave One. She played Christina in the 2014 science fiction film, Divergent.) – 26


Sarah Silverman (Stand-up comedian, writer, and actress who starred in and produced The Sarah Silverman Program from 2007 to 2010. Her first HBO special, We Are Miracles, premiered to rave reviews in 2013.) – 44


Woody Allen (Iconic writer and director known for such films as Annie Hall and Manhattan. He was also a revered stand-up comic and was considered an important force among the New Hollywood filmmakers of the 1960s and 1970s.) – 79


Bette Midler (Actress and singer who serenaded Johnny Carson at his final broadcast. She has released hits like “Wind Beneath My Wings.”) – 69


Richard Pryor (1940- 2005: Uncompromising African American comedian, actor, and writer who starred in See No Evil, Hear No Evil, The Toy, and Brewster’s Millions. His body of recorded work includes the comedy albums, Richard Pryor: Live & Smokin’ and …Is It Something I Said?) – would been 74 years old today.


Chanel Iman (Victoria’s Secret model who has walked the runways for designers like Balenciaga and Stella McCartney. With the help of her mother, she opened The Red Bag in LA’s Culver City neighborhood in 2010.) – 24


Golden Brooks (Played Maya Wilkes on the long running TV series Girlfriends alongside actor Tracee Ellis Ross. She received additional fame for her starring role in the film Beauty Shop.) – 44


Lou Rawls (1933-2006: Record producer, actor, songwriter, and soul singer who released “You’ll Never Find Another Love Like Mine.” He won the Best Male R&B Vocal Performance Grammy Award three times.) – would have been 81 years old today.


Obba Babatunde (Stage, film, and television character actor who played roles on daytime TV’s All My Children and One Life to Live.) – 63


Charles Michael Davis (American actor and model who has played the role of Marcel on the television series The Originals. He has also guest starred on Switched at Birth and Grey’s Anatomy.) – 30


Nestor Carbonell (Played the role of Richard Alpert on the hit show, Lost and later had a role in the films, The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises.) – 47


Deep Roy (He became known for his roles in the 2003 film, Big Fish and the 1984 film, The NeverEnding Story. His other credits include The X-Files, Star Trek, and Star Trek Into Darkness.) – 57


Keith Thibodeaux (Played the role of Little Ricky in the television series, I Love Lucy alongside Lucille Ball.) – 64


Vesta Williams (1957-2001: Singer who scored an R&B with her 1989 chart-topper “Congratulations” and was known for her four-octave vocal range.) – would have been 57 years old today.



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