Famous Birthdays Today- LeAnn Rimes Is 38

August 28th


  • Jack Black is 51 (“Shallow Hal,” “School of Rock,” “ Tropic Thunder,” “Nacho Libre”) (FAST FACT: His parents worked as engineers on the Hubble Space Telescope)
  • Billy Boyd is 52 (“Seed of Chucky,” Pippin in the “Lord of the Rings” films, “ Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World”)
  • Eugene Byrd is 45 (“Bones”)
  • Jennifer Coolidge is 59 (“American Pie,” “A Cinderella Story,” “Legally Blonde,” “2 Broke Girls”)
  • Luis Guzman is 64 (“Boogie Nights,” “Carlito's Way.” As a voice actor, he portrayed Ricardo Diaz in “Grand Theft Auto: Vice City” and “Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories,” “Code Black”)
  • Jason Priestley is 51 (“Beverly Hills, 90210;” “Call Me Fitz”)
  • Rick Rossovich is 63 (“The Terminator,” “Top Gun,” “ER,” “Roxanne,” “Pacific Blue”)
  • Emma Samms is 60 (“The Colbys,” “General Hospital”)
  • Sonny Shroyer is 85 (“Dukes of Hazzard's” Enos)
  • David Soul is 77 (“Starsky & Hutch”) (FAST FACT: He was offered a professional baseball contract in 1962 to play for the Chicago White Sox, but he turned it down. He became a British citizen in 2004)
  • Daniel Stern is 63 (“Bushwhacked,” “Home Alone,” “Breaking Away”) (FAST FACT: He was also the narrator for “The Wonder Years”)
  • Quvenzhane [[kwuh-VEN-zhuh-nay]] Wallis is 17 (Her breakthrough role was in “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” “12 Years a Slave,” “Annie”)
  • The late Ben Gazzara(1930 – 2012)…he would have been 90(“Cat On A Hot Tin Roof,” “Summer of Sam,” “Roadhouse,” “The Big Lebowski,” “The Thomas Crown Affair”)
  • The late Donald O’Connor(1925 - 2003)…he would have been 95(“Singing In The Rain,” “Ragtime,” “The Nanny, “ Frasier”)
  • The late Roxie Roker (FAST FACT: Lenny Kravtiz is her son)(1929 – 1995)…she would have been 91(A successful stage actress, her role as Helen Willis on “The Jeffersons” saw her as half of the first interracial couple to be shown on regular prime time television)


  • Sherrie' Austin is 50
  • Jake Owen is 39 (His given name, Joshua Ryan "Jake" Owen)
  • Cassadee Pope is 31
  • LeAnn Rimes is 38
  • Diamond Rio’s Dan Truman is 65
  • Shania Twain is 55 (FAST FACTS: She has sold nearly 90-million records, making her the best-selling female artist of country music history and among the best-selling music artists of all time.)
  • Florence Welch (of Florence Welch & The Machine) is 34


  • Director David Fincher is 58 (“Se7en,” “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” “Fight Club”)
  • Ice skating champ Scott Hamilton is 62 (FAST FACT: In October 2016, Hamilton announced that he’d received his third brain tumor diagnosis…but in late March 2017, Hamilton opened up about the miraculous shrinking of the tumor without chemo)
  • Reality TV star Alana Thompson (aka Honey Boo Boo) is 15
  • Reality TV star Tanisha Thomas is 35 (“Bad Girls Club”)
  • The late engineer Sir Godfrey Newbold Hounsfield (CATscan developer)(1919 – 2004)
  • The late cartoonist Jack Kirby(1917 – 1994)(“X-Men,” “Spiderman,” “The Fantastic Four,” “The Incredible Hulk,” “Capt. America”)
  • The late author Count Leo Tolstoy(1828 – 1910)(“War and Peace,” “Anna Karenina”) (Born Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy, he’s usually referred to in English as Leo Tolstoy and is regarded as one of the greatest authors of all time.)

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