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Famous Birthdays

Turning 55, Kevin Spacey's on Fire

John Farr | Posted 09.24.2014 | Entertainment
John Farr

When Kevin Spacey made a recent appearance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, the host came up with the perfect skit to highlight the actor's many talents: Spacey headed up a barbershop quartet that put a doo-wop twist on the Jason Derulo hit, Talk Dirty.

Click: Happy Birthday, Richard Avedon

Jack Meyer | Posted 07.14.2014 | Arts
Jack Meyer

While Avedon's fashion photography is certainly his most celebrated and recognizable work, it is his portraiture that acutely reveals the psychological complexities of both the subject and the artist.

Why I Wanted to Remember Cary Grant on His Birthday

Cathy Chester | Posted 03.26.2014 | Entertainment
Cathy Chester

I'd like to briefly explain why I've always been in love with Cary Grant. I know there are millions of others who are in love with him, but I'm the one who has, in all honesty, loved him the most.

Happy Birthday, F. Scott Fitzgerald

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 11.24.2013 | Books
Anne Margaret Daniel

A glittering success as a writer when he was just 24, Fitzgerald died 20 years later still a young man, with most of his works unread by the public in 1940, and his status as one of the finest, and most popular, American writers yet to be established.

Happy Birthday, John Cage!

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 09.05.2013 | Arts

Though John Cage died more than 20 years ago on Aug. 12, 1992, he's still routinely cited as one of the influential avant-garde composers and original...

Which Post 50 Stars Were Born In August?

Posted 08.01.2012 | Fifty

Get the candles ready, it’s time to wish some of our favorite famous post 50s a happy birthday! From the President of the United States to one o...

Happy Birthday, Jasper Johns!

Posted 05.15.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of Jasper Johns, the prolific contemporary artist and master of the familiar. Most famous for his depictions of the American fla...

Happy Birthday, Eva Longoria! (SLIDESHOW)

Posted 03.16.2012 | Latino Voices

In honor of actress and philanthropist Eva Longoria’s birthday today, we wanted to share some quirky facts on The Desperate Housewives star. We ...

PHOTOS: 31 Styles For Justin Timberlake's 31 Years

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 01.31.2012 | Style

Happy birthday, Justin Timberlake! Since Timberlake is celebrating his "Golden Birthday" today, turning 31 on January 31, we thought it would be ap...

Arresting Images From A National Heroine's 600th Birthday

Posted 01.06.2012 | Arts

Nicholas Sarkozy, the President of France, marked the 600th anniversary of Joan of Arc's birth by giving a grand speech about political unity today. T...

Herman Cain, Taylor Swift & More: Today's Famous Birthdays

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.13.2011 | Celebrity

In a world with nearly 7 billion people, chances are someone famous is celebrating their birthday today. And indeed: Herman Cain, Taylor Swift, and...

Frank Sinatra, Jennifer Connelly & More: Today's Famous Birthdays

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.12.2011 | Celebrity

In a world with nearly 7 billion people, chances are someone famous is celebrating their birthday today. And indeed: Frank Sinatra, Jennifer Connel...

Judi Dench, Kara DioGuardi & More: Today's Famous Birthdays

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.08.2012 | Celebrity

In a world with nearly 7 billion people, chances are someone famous is celebrating their birthday today. And indeed: Judi Dench, Kara DioGuardi, ...

Nicky Minaj, Teri Hatcher & More: Today's Famous Birthdays

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.08.2011 | Celebrity

In a world with nearly 7 billion people, chances are someone famous is celebrating their birthday today. And indeed: Nicky Minaj, Teri Hatcher, and...

Sara Bareilles, Aaron Carter & More: Today's Famous Birthdays

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.07.2011 | Celebrity

In a world with nearly 7 billion people, chances are someone famous is celebrating their birthday today. And indeed: Sara Bareilles, Aaron Carter, ...

Walt Disney, Little Richard & More: Today's Famous Birthdays

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.05.2011 | Celebrity

In a world with nearly 7 billion people, chances are someone famous is celebrating their birthday today. And indeed: Walt Disney, Little Richard, a...

Britney Spears, Lucy Liu & More: Today's Famous Birthdays

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.02.2011 | Celebrity

In a world with nearly 7 billion people, chances are someone famous is celebrating their birthday today. And indeed: Britney Spears, Lucy Liu, and ...

Woody Allen, Sarah Silverman & More: Today's Famous Birthdays

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 12.02.2011 | Education

In a world with nearly 7 billion people, chances are someone famous is celebrating their birthday today. And indeed: Woody Allen, Sarah Silverman, ...

Ben Stiller, Winston Churchill & More: Today's Famous Birthdays

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 01.30.2012 | Celebrity

In a world with nearly 7 billion people, chances are someone famous is celebrating their birthday today. And indeed: Ben Stiller, Winston Churchi...

Anna Faris, Don Cheadle & More: Today's Famous Birthdays

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.29.2011 | Celebrity

In a world with nearly 7 billion people, chances are someone famous is celebrating their birthday today. And indeed: Anna Faris, Don Cheadle, and m...

Jon Stewart, Ed Harris & More: Today's Famous Birthdays

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.28.2012 | Celebrity

In a world with nearly 7 billion people, chances are someone famous is celebrating their birthday today. And indeed: Jon Stewart, Ed Harris, and ...

Miley Cyrus, Nicole Polizzi & More: Today's Famous Birthdays

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2012 | Celebrity

In a world with nearly 7 billion people, chances are someone famous is celebrating their birthday today. And indeed: Miley Cyrus, Nicole Polizzi,...

Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo & More: Today's Famous Birthdays

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.22.2012 | Celebrity

In a world with nearly 7 billion people, chances are someone famous is celebrating their birthday today. And indeed: Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffa...

Goldie Hawn, Bjork & More: Today's Famous Birthdays

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.21.2012 | Celebrity

In a world with nearly 7 billion people, chances are someone famous is celebrating their birthday today. And indeed: Goldie Hawn, Bjork, and more...

Owen Wilson, Chloe Sevigny & More: Today's Famous Birthdays

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.18.2011 | Celebrity

In a world with nearly 7 billion people, chances are someone famous is celebrating their birthday today. And indeed: Owen Wilson, Chloe Sevigny, an...