An iconic singer, a talk show host, and a star of Harry Potter are among the celebrities celebrating a birthday today. Here are 10 celebs born on August 16th.
Talk show host Kathie Lee Gifford celebrates her 59th birthday today. Gifford is perhaps best known for co-hosting Live With Regis and Kathie Lee, though she now works on the Today Show.
Kool & The Gang’s James "J.T." Taylor also celebrates a 59th birthday today. Kool & The Gang are known for such hits as “Ladies Night,” “Too Hot,” and “Celebration.”
Director James Cameron is 58 today. Cameron is responsible for a number of high-grossing hits, including The Terminator, Aliens, True Lies, Titanic, and Avatar. James is currently working on two Avatar sequels.
Madonna, an American icon and the world's top-selling female recording artist of all time, is now 54. The performer has sold over 300 million records worldwide and is currently on tour to promote her twelfth album, MDNA
Actress Angela Bassett is also 54. Bassett is known for her roles in such films as What’s Love Go to Do with It, Malcolm X, The Rosa Parks Story, and Notorious.
Comedic actor Steve Carell is now 50. Carell got his start on The Daily Show with John Stewart and went on to play wacky boss Michael Scott on The Office. His movie credits include The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Little Miss Sunshine, Dinner for Schmucks, and Crazy, Stupid, Love, among others.
Dixie Chicks’ Emily Robison turns the big 4-0 today. The multi-talented musician plays banjo, dobro, guitar, bass, mandolin, accordion, and sitar.
Singer Vanessa Carlton turns 32 today. Carlton’s albums include Be Not Nobody, Harmonium, Heroes & Thieves, and Rabbits on the Run.
Rumer Willis, the daughter of Demi Moore and Bruce Willis, is now 24 years old. She’s had roles in CSI: NY, Medium, 90210, The Secret Life of the American Teenager, and Workaholics, among others.
Irish actress Evanna Lynch is legally able to drink today (at least in the United States). Lynch is best known for playing Luna Lovegood in the Harry Potter films.
Happy birthday all!