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Jada Pinkett Smith(48)

Actress | Baltimore, Maryland, USA
turns 48 today

Jada Koren Pinkett Smith is an American actress, singer-songwriter, and businesswoman. She began her career in 1990, when she made a guest appearance in the short-lived sitcom True Colors. She starred in A Different World, produced by Bill Cosby, and she featured opposite Eddie Murphy in The Nutty Professor (1996). She starred in dramatic films such as Menace II Society (1993) and Set It Off (1996). She has appeared in more than 20 films in a variety of genres, including Scream 2, Ali, The Matrix Reloaded, The Matrix Revolutions, Madagascar, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa and Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted. Pinkett Smith launched her music career in 2002, when she helped create the metal band Wicked Wisdom, for which she is a singer and songwriter. Smith also created a production company, in addition to authoring a book, published in 2004. In 1997, she married rapper and actor Will Smith. They have two children, Jaden and Willow, and Pinkett Smith is stepmother to Willard "Trey" Smith III, Will's son from a previous marriage. The couple founded the Will and Jada Smith Family Foundation, a charity organization which focuses on inner-city youth and family support and has worked with non-profit organizations like YouthBuild and the Lupus Foundation of America.

* 09/18/1971

Jason Sudeikis(44)

Actor | Fairfax - Virginia - USA
turns 44 today

Daniel Jason Sudeikis (born September 18, 1975) is an American actor and comedian best known for his work on Saturday Night Live.

* 09/18/1975

James Marsden(46)

Actor | Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA
turns 46 today

James Paul Marsden (born September 18, 1973) is an American actor, singer and former fashion model, best known for playing superhero Scott Summers / Cyclops in the X-Men film series.

* 09/18/1973

June Foray(† 99)

Actress | Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
turns 102 today

June Foray (born June Lucille Forer; September 18, 1917 – July 26, 2017) was an American voice actress who was best known as the voice of such animated characters as Rocky the Flying Squirrel, Lucifer from Disney's Cinderella, Cindy Lou Who, Jokey Smurf, Granny from the Warner Bros. cartoons directed by Friz Freleng, Grammi Gummi from Disney's Adventures of the Gummi Bears series, and Magica De Spell, among many others. Her career encompassed radio, theatrical shorts, feature films, television, record albums (particularly with Stan Freberg), video games, talking toys, and other media. Foray was also one of the early members of ASIFA-Hollywood, the society devoted to promoting and encouraging animation, and is credited with the establishment of the Annie Awards, as well as instrumental to the creation of the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature in 2001. She has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame honoring her voice work in television. Chuck Jones was quoted as saying: "June Foray is not the female Mel Blanc. Mel Blanc was the male June Foray."

* 09/18/1917

Nina Arianda(35)

Actress | Manhattan, New York, USA
turns 35 today

Nina Arianda (born Nina Arianda Matijcio; September 18, 1984) is an American film, stage and television actress. She won a Tony Award for Best Lead Actress in a Play in 2012 for Venus in Fur. She was also nominated for another Tony for her performance in Born Yesterday.

* 09/18/1984

Yosuke Sugino(24)

Actor | Chiba Prefecture, Japan
turns 24 today

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* 09/18/1995

Aidan Gallagher(16)

Actor | Los Angeles, California, USA
turns 16 today

Aidan Gallagher (born September 18, 2003) is an American actor. His first major role was portraying one of the quadruplet brothers, Nicky Harper, in the Nickelodeon television series Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn. In 2019, Gallagher began portraying Number Five in the Netflix series The Umbrella Academy.

* 09/18/2003

James Gandolfini(† 51)

Actor | Westwood, New Jersey, USA
turns 58 today

James Joseph Gandolfini Jr. (Italian: [ɡandolˈfiːni]; September 18, 1961 – June 19, 2013) was an American actor best known for his role as Tony Soprano, the Italian-American crime boss in HBO's television series The Sopranos. He won three Emmy Awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, and one Golden Globe Award. Gandolfini's performance as Tony Soprano is widely regarded as among the greatest performances in television history. His notable film roles include mob henchman Virgil in True Romance (1993), Lt. Bobby Dougherty in Crimson Tide (1995), Colonel Winter in The Last Castle (2001) and Mayor of New York in The Taking of Pelham 123 (2009). Other roles are enforcer and stuntman Bear in Get Shorty (1995) and impulsive "Wild Thing" Carol in Where the Wild Things Are (2010). For his performance as Albert in Enough Said (2013), Gandolfini posthumously received much critical praise and several accolades, including a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination and the Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor. In 2007, Gandolfini produced Alive Day Memories: Home from Iraq, a documentary in which he interviewed injured Iraq War veterans and in 2010, Wartorn: 1861–2010 examining the impact of posttraumatic stress disorder on soldiers and families throughout several wars in U.S. history from 1861 to 2010.

* 09/18/1961

Colby Minifie(27)

Actress | New York, New York, U.S.
turns 27 today

Colby Minifie is an actress.

* 09/18/1992

Ahmo Hight(46)

Actress | Chicago, Illinois, USA
turns 46 today

Ahmo Hight is an actress, fitness model, and swimsuit model, known for "Anna Nicole Smith: Exposed" (1998), "Hotel Exotica" (1999) and "Insatiable Wives" (2000).

* 09/18/1973

Philippe Avron(† 81)

Actor
turns 91 today

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* 09/18/1928

Fred Willard(80)

Actor | Shaker Heights - Ohio - USA
turns 80 today

Fred Willard (born September 18, 1939) is an American comedian, actor and voice over actor known for his improvisational comedy skills. He is known for his roles in the Christopher Guest mockumentary films This is Spinal Tap, Waiting for Guffman, Best in Show, A Mighty Wind, and For Your Consideration as well as television series D.C. Follies. He is an alumnus of The Second City comedy troupe. He received three Emmy nominations for his recurring role on the TV series Everybody Loves Raymond as Robert Barone's father-in-law, Hank MacDougall.

* 09/18/1939
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Jack Warden(† 85)

Actor | Newark, New Jersey, USA
turns 99 today

Jack Warden was an American television and film character actor, born John Warden Lebzelter in Newark, New Jersey. He was twice nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Shampoo (1975) and Heaven Can Wait (1978). He also received a BAFTA nomination for the former movie and won an Emmy for his performance in Brian's Song (1971).   Expelled from high school for fighting, Warden eventually fought as a professional boxer under the name Johnny Costello winning 13 welterweight bouts to little financial success.   Warden worked a number of odd jobs before joining the United States military in 1938, rotating through numerous branches of the US armed forces, finishing his career as a Master Sergeant with the 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division.   Following his military service, Warden studied theatre, performing on stage for five years, before making his television debut in 1948 on The Philco Television Playhouse and Studio One.  He earned his first credited film role with The Man with My Face in 1952, just prior to his breakout performance as Juror No. 7 in 12 Angry Men. Warden continued to appear in many television series and films over the years. He received a supporting actor Emmy Award for his performance as Chicago Bears coach George Halas in the television movie Brian's Song, and was twice nominated for his starring role in the 1980s comedy/drama series, Crazy Like a Fox. Appearing in more than one hundred movies, Wardon typically played gruff cops, sports coaches, trusted friends or similar roles over his six decade career.  His final film was The Replacements in 2000, after which he suffered from declining health and retired from acting before passing of heart and kidney failure in a New York hospital at the age of 85.  .

* 09/18/1920

Liv Mjönes(40)

Actress | Stockholm, Sweden
turns 40 today

Liv Anna Mjönes (born 18 September 1979) is a Swedish actress. In 1995 at the age of 16 she started studying dancing and acting. She graduated after four years of education at Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts in 2006. She is best known for her role as Frida in the Swedish film Kyss Mig.

* 09/18/1979

Yuki Yamada (Male)(29)

Actor | Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
turns 29 today

** Not Confuse with Yuki Yamada (Female) Voice Actress ** is a Japanese actor best known for his role as Joe Gibken/Gokai Blue in the 2011 Super Sentai series Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger. Yamada is affiliated with Watanabe Entertainment.

* 09/18/1990

Robert Blake(86)

Actor | Nutley, New Jersey, USA
turns 86 today

Robert Blake (born Michael James Gubitosi; September 18, 1933) is an American actor. He had starring roles in the film In Cold Blood and the U.S. television series Baretta. Blake began performing as a child, with a lead role in the final years of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's Our Gang (Little Rascals) short film series from 1939 to 1944. He also appeared as a child actor in 22 entries of the Red Ryder film franchise. In the Red Ryder series and in many of his other roles as an adult, he was cast as a Native American or Latino character. After a stint in the Army, Blake returned to acting in both television and movie roles. He was married to Sondra Kerr, his first wife, with whom he had two children, from 1961 until their divorce in 1983. He continued acting through 1997's Lost Highway for a career that author Michael Newton called "one of the longest in Hollywood history." In 2005, Blake was tried and acquitted of the 2001 murder of his second wife, Bonnie Lee Bakley. On November 18, 2005, he was found liable in a California civil court for her wrongful death.

* 09/18/1933

Xzibit(45)

Actor | Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
turns 45 today

Alvin Nathaniel Joiner (born September 18, 1974), better known by the stage name Xzibit (pronounced "exhibit"), is an American rapper, actor, and broadcaster. Xzibit began his musical career after the release of his debut studio album At the Speed of Life on October 15, 1996. The album generated both critical and commercial success, peaking at number 74 on the Billboard 200. It also contained the single "Paparazzi", which peaked at number 83 on the Billboard Hot 100. This success allowed Xzibit to secure a recording contract with Loud Records later that year. Xzibit released his second album, 40 Dayz & 40 Nightz, on August 25, 1998, which peaked at number 53 on the Billboard 200. The album also contained the single "What U See Is What U Get", which peaked at #50 on the Billboard Hot 100. The album's success also caught attention from Dr. Dre, who acted as the executive producer on Xzibit's third album Restless which was released on December 12, 2000. Restless, largely considered Xzibit's magnum opus, debuted at number 14 on the Billboard 200, and was later certified platinum in the United States. The album also contained the singles "Front 2 Back", "X", and "Get Your Walk On". His follow-up album Man vs. Machine (2002) also enjoyed similar commercial success; it debuted at number 3 on the Billboard 200, and was certified gold, while Weapons of Mass Destruction (2004) also became certified gold. After the release of Full Circle in 2006, Xzibit underwent a musical hiatus, not releasing any music until the release of his seventh studio album Napalm on October 9, 2012. However, shortly after the release of the album, Xzibit entered another period of hiatus, and has not released any further music to date. Xzibit has also gained notoriety as an actor and television host, notably for his role as Shyne Johnson in the television series Empire, and as the host for the reality television series Pimp My Ride. He has also starred in the films Gridiron Gang (2006), The X-Files: I Want to Believe (2008), and Sun Dogs (2017).

* 09/18/1974

Michael Landes(47)

Actor | The Bronx, New York, U.S
turns 47 today

Michael Christopher Landes (born September 18, 1972) is an American actor. He is known for his roles of Jimmy Olsen in the first season of Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, Detective Nicholas O'Malley in Special Unit 2, and Officer Thomas Burke in Final Destination 2. On television, in Love Soup, a British television comedy-drama produced by BBC Television and first screened on BBC One in the autumn of 2005, Landes was the male lead as Gil Raymond in Series 1, alongside Tamsin Greig as Alice Chenery. Landes starred in Hooten & the Lady as Ulysses Hooten.

* 09/18/1972

Anna Levine(64)

Actress | New York City, New York, USA
turns 64 today

Anna Kluger Levine (known professionally as Anna Levine)(born September 18, 1953) is an American actress. She has also been credited as Anna Levine Thompson and Anna Thomson. Thomson was orphaned at an early age and was adopted by her adoptive parents who raised her in New York City and France. She trained as a ballet dancer before becoming an actress. She has appeared in supporting roles in films such as Heaven's Gate, Desperately Seeking Susan, The Crow and Unforgiven. She is also known for her work in several of director Amos Kollek's films, such as Sue Lost in Manhattan and Fast Food Fast Women, which gained her cult figure status in France. In television, she played the role of Anna Rostov on The Colbys, as well as appeared on The Tracey Ullman Show and the HBO comedy sketch show Hardcore TV.

* 09/18/1955

Tara Fitzgerald(52)

Actress | Cuckfield, Sussex, England
turns 52 today

Tara Anne Cassandra Fitzgerald (born 18 September 1967) is a British actress who has appeared in feature films, television, radio and the stage. She won the New York Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play in 1995 as Ophelia in Hamlet. She won the Best Actress Award at The Reims International Television Festival in 1999 for her role of Lady Dona St Columb in Frenchman's Creek. Fitzgerald's appeared in the West End production of The Misanthrope at the Comedy Theatre, and in Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House at the Donmar Warehouse. Since 2007, Fitzgerald has appeared in more than 30 episodes of the BBC television series Waking the Dead and played the role of Selyse Baratheon in the HBO series Game of Thrones.

* 09/18/1967

Andrew Airlie(58)

Actor | Glasgow, Scotland, UK
turns 58 today

Andrew Airlie (born September 18, 1961) is a Scottish-born Canadian actor. He has starred in television series including Breaker High and his TV credits include guest starring in popular television shows such as Monk, Smallville, Stargate SG-1 and The X-Files. He had television regular roles as Mr. Oliver, the protagonist's father, on the series, Reaper, which aired from 2007 until 2009, and as Mission Control Commander Mike Goss on the series Defying Gravity in 2009. His best-known film role was as Michael Corman in Final Destination 2. He portrays Carrick Grey, father of Christian Grey, in the Fifty Shades of Grey films.

* 09/18/1961

Rossano Brazzi(† 78)

Actor | Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
turns 103 today

Rossano Brazzi (18 September 1916 – 24 December 1994) was an Italian actor.

* 09/18/1916

Holly Robinson Peete(55)

Actress | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
turns 55 today

Holly Robinson Peete was born on September 18, 1964 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Holly Elizabeth Robinson. She is known for her work on For Your Love (1998), 21 Jump Street (2012) and Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (1992). She has been married to Rodney Peete since June 10, 1995. They have four children.

* 09/18/1964

Aisha Tyler(49)

Actress | San Francisco, California, USA
turns 49 today

Aisha N. Tyler (born September 18, 1970) is an American actress, comedian, director and talk show host. She is known for playing Andrea Marino in the first season of Ghost Whisperer, Dr. Tara Lewis in Criminal Minds, Mother Nature in the Santa Clause films and voicing Lana Kane in Archer as well as recurring roles on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Talk Soup and Friends. She is formerly the co-host of CBS's The Talk, where she won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host and currently hosts Whose Line Is It Anyway?. She also hosted Ubisoft's E3 press conferences and has lent her voice to the video games Halo: Reach and Gears of War 3.

* 09/18/1970

Jackson Robert Scott(11)

Actor | USA
turns 11 today

Best known for his breakthrough role in the 2017 remake of Stephen King's It (2017) as the iconic character Georgie. Following his groundbreaking appearance in "It". Scott went on to land a series regular role in the pilot "Locke and Key" also directed by "It" director Andy Muchietti. The talented young actor has previous credits as a guest star in the hit CBS TV series "Criminal Minds" and AMC's sci-fi horror "Fear the Walking Dead". Fans can look out for Jackson starring in the title role in The Prodigy (2019), an Orion Pictures/MGM Nicholas McCarthy thriller alongside Taylor Schilling. Jackson speaks Mandarin Chinese and enjoys playing soccer, baseball and his Cub Scout troupe.

* 09/18/2008

Struan Rodger(73)

Actor
turns 73 today

Struan Rodger (born 18 September 1946) is a British actor who has appeared widely in a range of supporting roles. He appeared briefly in Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? in 1978 but his first major film role was as Eric Liddell's friend and running coach Sandy McGrath, in the Oscar-winning 1981 film, Chariots of Fire. His later films included Diamond Skulls (1989), Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994), The Madness of King George (1994), The Innocent Sleep (1996) and Stardust (2007). Rodger is perhaps best known for his portrayal of Barbara Flynn's husband in the television detective series Chandler & Co. Rodger had a recurring role on Rumpole of the Bailey as Detective Inspector Brush, a police detective noted for what Rumpole perceives as flagrant abuses of the law. He is also the actor who provided the voice for the Doctor Who character Face of Boe in the stories "New Earth" and "Gridlock". Rodger has also appeared on television in episodes of Miss Marple, Maigret, Midsomer Murders and Look and Read, as well as portraying Bonnie Prince Charlie in "Through a Glass, Darkly," a season four episode of Highlander: The Series. In 2009, he appeared in The First Domino at Brighton Festival Fringe. In 2014, he played the mythical Three-Eyed Raven in the Game of Thrones episode "The Children"; he was replaced by Max von Sydow when the character reappeared in the sixth season. in 2009, Rodger made his video game debut in Wallace and Gromit's Grand Adventures as the Con Artist Monty Muzzle, in the Episodes "Muzzled!" and "The Bogey Man", although he was erroneously credited as "Straun Rogers"

* 09/18/1946

Tim McInnerny(63)

Actor | Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire, England, UK
turns 63 today

Tim McInnerny ( MAK-i-NUR-nee; born 18 September 1956) is an English actor. He is known for his many roles on television and stage. Early in his career he featured as Lord Percy Percy and Captain Darling in the Blackadder series.

* 09/18/1956

Emily Rutherfurd(45)

Actress
turns 45 today

Emily Kernan Rutherfurd (born September 18, 1974) is an American actress. She played Christine "New Christine" Hunter in the CBS sitcom, The New Adventures of Old Christine (2006–10).

* 09/18/1974

Barrett Foa(42)

Actor | Manhattan, New York City
turns 42 today

Barrett Foa is a series regular on the hit CBS drama, NCIS: Los Angeles (2009). He plays tech operator/surfer "Eric Beale" alongside Chris O'Donnell, LL Cool J and Oscar winner Linda Hunt. Since moving to Los Angeles in January 2009, Foa has been a recurring guest on Entourage (2004) (as Ari's assistant), and the original NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (2003) and guest-starred on Numb3rs (2005) and The Closer (2005) opposite Kyra Sedgwick. On Broadway, Foa starred as the leads of both "Avenue Q" (Princeton and Rod) and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Leaf Coneybear), and was in the original Broadway cast of "Mamma Mia!". He can be heard as "Jesus" on the 20th anniversary cast recording of "Godspell". He has played leading roles at Playwrights Horizons (where he starred in the world premiere of Adam Bock's play, "The Drunken City", a piece he helped workshop and develop), The Public Theatre, New York Theatre Workshop, The York, and John Houseman, as well as at such reputable regional venues as Hartford Stage and The Shakespeare Theatre, D.C. (starring as "Claudio" in William Shakespeare 's "Much Ado About Nothing"), Bay Street Theatre (starring opposite playwright Charles Busch), Paper Mill Playhouse, TheatreWorks in CA, The St. Louis MUNY, North Shore Music Theatre, Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, Music Theatre of Wichita, Weston Playhouse, and Maine State Music Theatre. Born and raised in New York City, Foa graduated from The Dalton School on Manhattan's Upper East Side. He attended Interlochen Arts Camp for four summers, spent a semester of college at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, and received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from one of the nation's top musical theatre programs, The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He resides in Los Angeles.

* 09/18/1977

Mark Romanek(60)

Crew | Chicago, Illinois, USA
turns 60 today

Mark Romanek (born September 18, 1959) is an American filmmaker whose directing work includes feature films, television, music videos and commercials. Romanek wrote and directed the 2002 film One Hour Photo and directed the 2010 film Never Let Me Go. His most notable music videos include "Hurt" (Johnny Cash), "Closer" (Nine Inch Nails), "Can't Stop" (Red Hot Chili Peppers), "Bedtime Story" (Madonna), "Scream" (Michael & Janet Jackson), "Criminal" (Fiona Apple), and "Shake It Off" (Taylor Swift). He also co-directed "Sandcastles" from Beyoncé’s Lemonade album. Romanek's music videos have won 20 MTV Video Music Awards, including Best Direction for Jay-Z's "99 Problems", and he has won three Grammy Awards for Best Short Form Music Video - more than any other director.

* 09/18/1959
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