Sunday, November 17, 2013

Celebrity birthdays

So, who from celebrity-land was born today?

BOB HOSKINS is 71 today! Robert William "Bob" Hoskins, Jr. (born 26 October 1942) is a retired English actor known for playing Cockneys and gangsters. He has appeared in films such as The Long Good Friday (1980), Mona Lisa (1986), Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988), Hook (1991), and Neverland (2011). Hoskins was the recipient of the prestigious Prix d'interpr tation masculine as well as winning the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Drama for his role in Mona Lisa and an International Emmy Award for best actor for his appearance on BBC One drama The Street in 2009.RITA WILSON is 57 today! Rita Wilson (born Margarita Ibrahimoff; October 26, 1956) is an American actress, singer, and producer. She has been married to actor Tom Hanks since April 1988, and the couple have two sons, Chester (born 4 August 1990) and Truman Theodore (born 26 December 1995). She also has two stepchildren from Tom Hanks' previous marriage, Colin and Elizabeth Ann.DYLAN MCDERMOTT is 52 today! Mark Anthony McDermott (born October 26, 1961), known professionally as Dylan McDermott, is an American actor, known for his role as lawyer and law firm head Bobby Donnell on the television legal drama The Practice, which earned him a Golden Globe and an Emmy nomination, and his roles in the first two seasons of American Horror Story. He also starred in the TNT series Dark Blue as Lt. Carter Shaw.CARY ELWES is 51 today! Ivan Simon Cary Elwes (born 26 October 1962), known professionally as Cary Elwes, is an English actor and voice actor. He is known for his roles as Westley in the classic film The Princess Bride, Arthur Holmwood in Francis Ford Coppola's Bram Stoker's Dracula, Robin Hood in Robin Hood: Men in Tights, Garrett in Quest for Camelot, and Dr. Lawrence Gordon in Saw and Saw 3D: The Final Chapter. He has also appeared in box office hits such as Days of Thunder, Hot Shots!, Twister, Liar, Liar and New Year's Eve. He has had recurring roles in television series such as The X-Files playing Brad Follmer and Psych playing Pierre Despereaux.KEITH URBAN is 46 today! Keith Lionel Urban (born 26 October 1967) is a New Zealand-born and Australian-raised country music musician, songwriter, guitarist, and television music competition judge. He has charted 29 singles on the U.S. country charts, of which 15 have reached Number One. He plays acoustic and electric guitar, as well as banjo, bass guitar, mandolin, piano, sitar, bouzouki, and drums. He is also known for his roles as a coach on the Australian version of the singing competition The Voice, and as a judge on American Idol. Since 2006, he has been married to actress Nicole Kidman.SETH MACFARLANE is 40 today! Seth Woodbury MacFarlane (born October 26, 1973) is an American actor, voice actor, animator, screenwriter, comedian, producer, director, and singer. He is the creator of the show Family Guy (1999-2002, 2005-present) and co-creator of American Dad! (2005-present) and The Cleveland Show (2009-2013), for which he also voices many of the shows' various characters.JON HEDER is 36 today! Jonathan Joseph "Jon" Heder (born October 26, 1977) is an American actor and filmmaker. His feature film debut came in 2004 as the title character of the comedy film Napoleon Dynamite. He has also acted in the films The Benchwarmers, School for Scoundrels, Blades of Glory, Mama's Boy, and When in Rome, and provided voice talents in the animated films Monster House and Surf's Up, as well as the Napoleon Dynamite animated series.NICOLA ADAMS is 31 today! Nicola Adams, MBE is a British boxer, and Gold Medal winner at the 2012 Summer Olympics held in London. Adams represented Haringey Police Community Club at boxing. As of July 2012 (and prior to the London Summer Olympic Games), she was rated World Number Two in the Flyweight (51kg) division, behind Chinese world champion Ren Cancan. On 9 August 2012, Adams became the first woman and first openly LGBT person to win an Olympic boxing Gold medal, at the 2012 Summer Olympics.All information sourced from:

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