Happy Friday, readers! TGIF, eh? It’s a stormy day in my neck of the woods, a welcome change from the unbearable heat. Speaking of hot, in today’s edition of Celebrity Birthdays today, a supermodel turns 42 years old, a ‘Duke’ turns 60, a ‘Doobie’ is 61 and an ‘E.R.’ doc is 39. Any guesses?
Happy Birthday, Michelle Williams! The beautiful blond is 31 years old today. The first poster for Williams’ latest film, My Week With Marilyn, in which she plays the blonde bombshell, was released last week, did you happen to see it? Wow. Williams looks amazing as MM, bringing more talk to the forefront about her talent as an actress and what it brought to this role. The movie will open in theaters November 4th. Can’t wait!
Happy Birthday, Adam Sandler! The comedian/actor is 45 years old today. The funnyman recently wrapped up filming for Jack and Jill, where he plays Jack, whose twin sister Jill (also played by Adam) from the Bronx comes out for a visit to L.A. Certainly hilarity ensues, right? Typical Sandler fare. Katie Holmes and Al Pacino co-star. Now wait just a hot minute. How come Rob Schneider isn’t in this flick? Heh heh. The movie is due out in theaters November 11th.
Happy Birthday, Hugh Grant! The actor is 51 years old today. One of my favorite Grant films is Notting Hill, which he co-starred with Julia Roberts. The Travel Bookshop, where many scenes were filmed for the motion picture, sadly will be closing its doors tomorrow. It became a popular tourist attraction after the movie debuted in 1999, but it seemed more people were apt to just browse than buy. Add to that the recession, and that proved difficult for the bookstore to come ahead. Sigh. I think I’ll queue up Notting Hill on Netflix just for old time’s sake.
Other celebrities who are a year older today:
Cliff Robertson is 88.
Sylvia Miles of Midnight Cowboy fame is 77.
Topol of Fiddler on the Roof is 76.
Tom Wopat of The Dukes of Hazzard is 60.
Angela Cartwright of Lost in Space and The Sound of Music fame is 59.
Constance Marie of George Lopez” is 46.
Eric Stonestreet of Modern Family is 40.
Goran Visnjic of E.R. fame is 39.
Luther Simmons of The Main Ingredient is 69.
Inez Fox is 69.
Dee Dee Sharp is 66.
Doug Ingle of Iron Butterfly is 65.
Freddy Weller of Paul Revere and the Raiders is 64.
John McFee of The Doobie Brothers is 61.
Dave Stewart of the Eurythmics is 59.
Michael Buble is 36.
Supermodel Rachel Hunter is 42.
Happy happy birthday to all!!
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