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Celebrity Birthdays, January 15

1/15/2010 3:00am EST
Charo
Happy Birthday to:

Spanish singer/actress Charo (1942)

Character and voice actress Regina King (1971)

Actor Chad Lowe (1968)

Actor/director Mario Van Peebles (1957)

British actor Julian Sands (1958)

Comedic stage and screen star Andrea Martin (1947)

TV Lois Lane Phyllis Coates (1927)

Actor Lloyd Bridges (1913)

Jazz drummer Gene Krupa (1909; d. 1973)

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Celebrity Birthdays, August 21

8/21/2009 3:00am EDT
Hayden Panettiere
Happy Birthday to "Heroes" actress Hayden Panettiere (1989), French singer Alizee (1984), The Prodigy singer Liam Howlett (1971), System of a Down singer Serj Tankian (1967), "The Matrix" actress Carrie-Anne Moss (1967), "Sex and the City" star Kim Cattrall (1956), The Clash singer Joe Strummer (1952; d. 2002), Australian film director Peter Weir (1944), singer Jackie DeShannon (1944), actor Clarence Williams III (1939), guitarist James Burton (1939), country singer Kenny Rogers (1938), basketball legend Wilt Chamberlain (1936; d. 1999), actor Melvin Van Peebles (1932), actor Jack Weston (1...
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Celebrity Birthdays, January 15

1/15/2009 3:00am EST
Charo
Happy Birthday to tennis pro Mary Pierce (1975), character and voice actor Regina King (1971), actor Chad Lowe (1968), actor/director Mario Van Peebles (1957), British actor Julian Sands (1958), comedic stage and screen star Andrea Martin (1947), Spanish singer/actress Charo (1942), civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. (1929; d. 1968), TV Lois Lane Phyllis Coates (1927), actor Lloyd Bridges (1913), and jazz drummer Gene Krupa (1909; d. 1973).

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Why Are So Many Rappers Acting?

8/27/2008 11:46am EDT
Hancock
This isn't to bash rappers, nor is it to say that these artists aren't allowed to pursue different paths in Hollywood. With so many prominent rappers acquiring roles in big movies though, it begs the question-why?

It's not as if rappers in movies are a new thing. In 1991, Mario Van Peebles cast Ice-T as a cop in "New Jack City," a film that is beloved by many. That same year, director John Singleton cast Ice Cube as a Los Angeles gangbanger in "Boyz N the Hood." These two movies helped open the floodgates for rappers to enter the world of acting.

Soon, Will Smith went from rap...
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Celebrity Birthdays, August 21

8/21/2008 3:00am EDT
Hayden Panettiere
Happy Birthday to "Heroes" actress Hayden Panettiere (1989), French singer Alizee (1984), The Prodigy singer Liam Howlett (1971), System of a Down singer Serj Tankian (1967), "The Matrix" actress Carrie-Anne Moss (1967), "Sex and the City" star Kim Cattrall (1956), The Clash singer Joe Strummer (1952; d. 2002), Australian film director Peter Weir (1944), singer Jackie DeShannon (1944), actor Clarence Williams III (1939), guitarist James Burton (1939), country singer Kenny Rogers (1938), basketball legend Wilt Chamberlain (1936; d. 1999), actor Melvin Van Peebles (1932), actor Jack Weston (1...
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Celebrity Birthdays, January 15

1/15/2008 3:00am EST
Charo
Happy Birthday to tennis pro Mary Pierce (1975), character and voice actor Regina King (1971), actor Chad Lowe (1968), actor/director Mario Van Peebles (1957), British actor Julian Sands (1958), comedic stage and screen star Andrea Martin (1947), Spanish singer/actress Charo (1942), civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. (1929; d. 1968), TV Lois Lane Phyllis Coates (1927), actor Lloyd Bridges (1913), and jazz drummer Gene Krupa (1909; d. 1973).
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Celebrity Birthdays, August 21

8/21/2007 3:00am EDT
Hayden Panettiere
Happy Birthday to "Bring It On: All Or Nothing" actress Hayden Panettiere (1989), French singer Alizee (1984), The Prodigy singer Liam Howlett (1971), System of a Down singer Serj Tankian (1967), "The Matrix" actress Carrie-Anne Moss (1967), "Sex and the City" star Kim Cattrall (1956), The Clash singer Joe Strummer (1952; d. 2002), Australian film director Peter Weir (1944), singer Jackie DeShannon (1944), actor Clarence Williams III (1939), guitarist James Burton (1939), country singer Kenny Rogers (1938), basketball legend Wilt Chamberlain (1936; d. 1999), actor Melvin Van Peebles (1932),...
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Celebrity Birthdays, January 15

1/15/2007 3:00am EST
Martin Luther King Jr.
Happy Birthday to tennis pro Mary Pierce (1975), character and voice actor Regina King (1971), actor Chad Lowe (1968), actor/director Mario Van Peebles (1957), British actor Julian Sands (1958), comedic stage and screen star Andrea Martin (1947), Spanish singer/actress Charo (1942), civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. (1929; d. 1968), TV Lois Lane Phyllis Coates (1927), actor Lloyd Bridges (1913), and jazz drummer Gene Krupa (1909; d. 1973).
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Celebrity Birthdays, August 21

8/21/2006 3:00am EDT
Hayden Panettiere
Happy Birthday to "Bring It On: All Or Nothing" actress Hayden Panettiere (1989), French singer Alizee (1984), The Prodigy singer Liam Howlett (1971), System of a Down singer Serj Tankian (1967), "The Matrix" actress Carrie-Anne Moss (1967), "Sex and the City" star Kim Cattrall (1956), The Clash singer Joe Strummer (1952; d. 2002), Australian film director Peter Weir (1944), singer Jackie DeShannon (1944), actor Clarence Williams III (1939), guitarist James Burton (1939), country singer Kenny Rogers (1938), basketball legend Wilt Chamberlain (1936; d. 1999), actor Melvin Van Peebles (1932),...
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Celebrity Birthdays, January 15

1/15/2006 3:00am EST
Martin Luther King Jr.
Happy Birthday to tennis pro Mary Pierce (1975), character and voice actor Regina King (1971), actor Chad Lowe (1968), actor/director Mario Van Peebles (1957), British actor Julian Sands (1958), comedic stage and screen star Andrea Martin (1947), Spanish singer/actress Charo (1942), civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. (1929; d. 1968), TV Lois Lane Phyllis Coates (1927), actor Lloyd Bridges (1913), and jazz drummer Gene Krupa (1909; d. 1973).
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