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Monday, 2 July 2012

Famous July Birthdays

Famous July Birthdays - We celebrate the birth of our nation as well as the birth of a clothing designer, an internationally best-selling author and the star of the movie adaptations, and a World Series champion. Check out these celebrities and others who will celebrate turning another year older this month.

Twyla Tharp

Date of birth: July 1

Dancer and choreographer Twyla Tharp established her dance company in 1969 and is well known for her use of pop music . Her work on Broadway includes a dance musical  which won her a Tony Award for Best Choreographer. liv tyler birthday July 1, 1977, pamela anderson birthday July 1, 1967, dan aykroyd birthday July 1, 1952,
Larry David

Date of birth: July 2

Television producer and comedian Larry David  co-created the popular "show about nothing" with a fellow comedian . After the success of that show, he created a semi-improvised show oosely based on himself. lindsay lohan birthday July 2, 1986, richard petty birthday July 2, 1937, vicente fox birthday July 2, 1942,
Tom Cruise

Date of birth: July 3

"Mission Impossible" star Tom Cruise is a successful film star  and producer  He recently stepped into a different kind of role as rocker Stacee Jaxx in this musical film. tom stoppard birthday July 3, 1937, julian assange birthday July 3, 1971, montel williams birthday July 3, 1956
Geraldo Rivera

Date of birth: July 4

Television journalist Geraldo Rivera  hosted his first show, "Geraldo," for 11 years. He can currently be seen on his news show. the situation birthday July 4, 1982,
Huey Lewis

Date of birth: July 5

Front man Huey Lewis of Huey Lewis and the News  provides lead vocals and harmonica for the band. The band contributed to the soundtrack for this 1980s classic, among other successful albums. kathryn erbe birthday July 5, 1965, katherine helmond birthday July 5, 1928 , paul delvecchio birthday July 5, 1980,
Nancy Reagan

Date of birth: July 6

Former first lady Nancy Reagan  championed drug abuse prevention and founded the "Just Say No" program while in the White House. She has politically supported legislation for stem cell research in hopes of fighting Alzheimer’s disease. dalai lama birthday July 6, 1935, george w. bush birthday July 6, 1946, 50 cent birthday July 6, 1975,
Ringo Starr

Date of birth: July 7

Legendary drummer Ringo Starr made his mark on music history with The Beatles  Following the band's breakup, he continued his music career as a solo artist. pierre cardin date of birth July 7, 1922, doc severinsen birthday July 7, 1927, michelle kwan birthday July 7, 1980 ,
Wolfgang Puck

Date of birth: July 8

Celebrity chef and restaurateur Wolfgang Puck  owns this award-winning restaurant, among other restaurants throughout the United States  His business ventures include catering, cookbooks  and culinary products. kevin bacon birthday July 8, 1958, jaden smith birthday July 8, 1998, anjelica huston birthday,
John Tesh

Date of birth: July 9

Radio personality John Tesh  hosts the syndicated "Intelligence for Your Life" radio show. As a pianist and composer  he has recorded numerous albums. tom hanks birthday July 9, 1956, courtney love birthday July 9, 1964, fred savage birthday July 9, 1976,
Sofia Vergara

Date of birth: July 10

Colombian actress Sofia Vergara can be seen on the hit show "Modern Family." She also recently launched a line of clothing available at Kmart. jessica simpson birthday July 10, 1980, arlo guthrie birthday July 10, 1947, jake lamotta birthday July 10, 1921,
Giorgio Armani

Date of birth: July 11

Fashion designer Giorgio Armani  created internationally popular lines of men's and women's clothing He has repeatedly collaborated with Hollywood by designing costumes for many movies. nadya suleman birthday July 11, 1975, lisa rinna birthday July 11, 1963, richie sambora birthday July 11, 1959,
Bill Cosby

Date of birth: July 12

Bill Cosby  became a household name on his hit television sitcom "The Cosby Show." He continues to tour  as a comedian. richard simmons birthday July 12, 1948, brock lesnar birthday July 12, 1977, van cliburn birthday July 12, 1934,
Harrison Ford

Date of birth: July 13

"Indiana Jones" star Harrison Ford  has played many iconic roles  in his decades-long career. He celebrated his two-year anniversary to this actress in June. cheech marin birthday July 13, 1946, erno rubik birthday July 13, 1944, patrick stewart birthday July 13, 1940,
Jane Lynch

Date of birth: July 14

"Glee" star Jane Lynch has won many awards for her role as Sue Sylvester, including a Golden Globe and a Primetime Emmy. She recently flexed her comedy muscles in the modern version of "The Three Stooges." tommy mottola birthday July 14, 1949, susana martinez birthday July 14, 1959, maulana karenga birthday July 14, 1941,
Forest Whitaker

Date of birth: July 15

Academy-Award-winner  Forest Whitakermade his mark on Hollywood as an accomplished actor and director He's married to this fellow actress. jesse ventura birthday July 15, 1951, beth stern birthday July 15, 1972, brian austin green birthday July 15, 1973,
Michael Flatley

Date of birth: July 16

"Lord of the Dance" Michael Flatley  popularized Irish dance  through his shows such as "Riverdance." A movie based on the dancer was released to theaters in 2011
Camilla Parker Bowles

Date of birth: July 17

Camilla Parker Bowlesbecame Duchess of Cornwall when she married Prince Charles in 2005. As Duchess, she attends official functions with her husband  as well as many solo engagements.
Nelson Mandela

Date of birth: July 18

Former South Africa President Nelson Mandela  was the first president to be elected in a fully democratic election in South Africa's history . His work to end apartheid earned him a joint Nobel Peace Prize in 1993.
Anthony Edwards

Date of birth: July 19

Golden Globe-winning actor Anthony Edwards  is best known for his character Dr. Mark Greene on the TV medical drama "ER," though his portrayal of Goose in "Top Gun" first captured the hearts of his fans.
Carlos Santana

Date of birth: July 20

Guitarist Carlos Santana was band leader for the 1960s group Santana  He has collaborated in recent years with many artists, most notably on the album "Supernatural."
Robin Williams

Date of birth: July 21

Funny man Robin Williams  won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for a dramatic role. His career has included television, film  and stand-up comedy
Selena Gomez

Date of birth: July 22

Disney Channel star Selena Gomez  casts her spells as Alex Russo on "Wizards of Waverly Place." The musically talented star is also the lead singer for Selena Gomez & the Scene
Daniel Radcliffe

Date of birth: July 23

British actor Daniel Radcliffe was made famous by his portrayal of Harry Potter in the movie series  based on J.K. Rowling's books. He broke away from his iconic character in the thriller "The Woman in Black."
Jennifer Lopez

Date of birth: July 24

Singer and actress Jennifer Lopez  can be seen in the recently released comedy "What to Expect When You're Expecting." She lends her expertise in the music industry as a judge on "American Idol."
Matt LeBlanc

Date of birth: July 25

"Friends" star Matt LeBlanc coined the phrase "how you doin'?" as Joey Tribbiani for 10 seasons on the hit show. He currently stars as a characterized version of himself on this Showtime sitcom.
Sandra Bullock

Date of birth: July 26

Oscar-winning actress  Sandra Bullock  is set to star opposite this "Bridesmaids" star in a "buddy cop" comedy. She adopted her son, Louis, in 2010
Alex Rodriguez

Date of birth: July 27

New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez began his career at the shortstop position. He is a 14-time All-Star and was a World Series champion in 2009
Soulja Boy

Date of birth: July 28

Rapper Soulja Boy rose to fame with his first hit single, "Crank That ." His next album, "Promise," will be released this month

Martina McBride

Date of birth: July 29

Country singer  Martina McBride  has entertained audiences with her numerous hit songs for 20 years . She is a four-time CMA "Female Vocalist of the Year"

Arnold Schwartzenegger

Date of birth: July 30

Actor  and former bodybuilder Arnold Schwartzenegger followed his love of politics to the position of governor of California. He returns to the big screen in "The Expendables 2" this summer.

J.K. Rowling
Date of birth: July 31

British author J.K. Rowling created the "Harry Potter" series , which led to eight successful movies and a theme park attraction . She is working on the publication of her new book, "The Casual Vacancy," due to be released later this year.