Famous July birthdays

Famous July birthdays
Famous July birthdays. A legendary rapper, Olympic figure skater, Heisman Trophy winner and English author are just some of the famous folks with July birthdays. Scroll through to discover who else will celebrate a birthday this month. Find out which of your favorite stars are celebrating birthdays this week.

Pamela Anderson
The former "Baywatch" beauty was discovered at a British Columbia Lions football game when she was just 22. The legendary Playboy model has been married to Tommy Lee, Kid Rock and Rick Salomon.

This stunning brunette, who starred in "Armageddon," has made a name for herself as a model and actress.has hardcore pornographic images You may also know her as the daughter of Aerosmith's lead singer.
Jose Canseco
The baseball player spent years in the major leagues as an outfielder and designated hitter, playing mainly for the Oakland Athletics and Texas Rangers. Born in Havana, Cuba, he has a twin brother who also played Major League Baseball.

This American actress some nudity won our hearts in "The Parent Trap" and "Mean Girls" before falling into a downward spiral. She's been to rehab quite a few times and recently obtained a restraining order against a stalker.
Betty Buckley
The Tony Award-winning actress got her start on Broadway in 1969. The Texan learned how to sing as a child by listening to Judy Garland and Della Reese.

This actor is almost as famous for his religion as he is for his movies, like "Risky Business," "Top Gun" and "Mission: Impossible." Watch him jump on a couch and profess his love for Katie Holmes on "The Oprah Winfrey Show."
Bill Withers
The singer-songwriter, born in West Virginia, spent time in the Navy before moving to Los Angeles in his late 20s to launch his music career. He's had a string of hits, including "Lean on Me" and "Ain't No Sunshine".

This retired U.S. tennis player is a five-time Wimbledon doubles champion and the winner of an Olympic gold medal.
Shirley Knight
The legendary actress, whose career has spanned five decades, has appeared on stage, on TV and in films.

This singer headlined a very popular 1980s band. Their hits included "The Power of Love", which was featured in the classic '80s movie "Back to the Future."
50 Cent
This rapper got his start with help from Eminem and Dr. Dre in 2002, and the rest is history. See his list of hits and watch his music videos. Read what he's saying about his label on Twitter.
This former president, who was also governor of Texas, wrote a book called "Decision Points" about his life in politics
Michelle Kwan
The figure skating champion is the most decorated figure skater in U.S. history. She has medals from two Olympics as well as five world championships. Watch video clips of her skating.

This famous British musician is best known for being the drummer in a very popular 1960s band.
Kevin Bacon
The actor became an instant star after "Footloose" was released in 1984. He's been in so many films that the game Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon was created to show that every actor is six links away from him. See a list of other films he's been in.

This brunette actress got her start in the film "National Lampoon's Van Wilder" in 2002 and started TV's "One Tree Hill" the next year.
Courtney Love
The Hole singer has been romantically linked to Jack Donoghue from the band Salem in recent days. The singer, and widow of Kurt Cobain, has also acted in a number of films.

This actor's latest movie, "Larry Crowne", was released recently. The film also stars Julia Roberts
Ron Glass
The actor, born in Evansville, Ind., got his start onstage at the Guthrie Theatre in Minneapolis. He moved to Hollywood in 1972 and three years later landed a role that made him a household name -- his role as Detective Ron Harris on "Barney Miller".

We first got to know this blond singer on "Newlyweds", and now she's heading back to the small screen. See her soon on NBC's new design show, "Fashion Star"
Lil' Kim
The pint-size rapper is known as much for her sexy look as she is for her songs. She launched her solo career in 1996 and has a number of albums to her name. It hasn't all been smooth sailing, though.

This Italian fashion designer is best known for his menswear and perfume
Bill Cosby
The legendary comedian was also a major African-American actor, starring in "The Cosby Show" for eight years.He is big on education and more recently has made the news for criticizing Donald Trump on the "Today" show.

This famous figure skater won gold at the 1992 Olympics and, in more recent times, came in first on "Dancing With the Stars."
Deborah Cox
The singer-songwriter is one of Canada's top R&B artists. One of her hits, "Nobody's Supposed to Be Here", was on top of Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart for 14 weeks.

This American actor has been in many films but is perhaps most well known for his roles as Han Solo in "Star Wars" and the Indiana Jones movies.
Matthew Fox
The former "Party of Five" star made a comeback with "Lost" in 2004. He's recently signed on for a new zombie film, which will also star Brad Pitt.

This comedian and actress is the cheerleading coach you love to hate on "Glee."
Linda Ronstadt
The Tucson, Ariz., native established herself as a singing powerhouse in the 1970s and has remained popular ever since. She's won 10 Grammy Awards and has also acted in several movies.

This former professional wrestler also served a term as governor of Minnesota.
Barry Sanders
The former running back has been named one of the top players of all time for his years playing for the Detroit Lions. Before that, he won the Heisman Trophy in 1988 for his impressive play while at Oklahoma State.

This actor is a former "Saturday Night Live" favorite who has starred in many films, including "Anchorman," "Old School" and most recently "Everything Must Go."
Lucie Arnaz
The Los Angeles native grew up in the spotlight due to her very famous parents, "I Love Lucy" stars Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz. Lucie starred with her mother in "Here's Lucy" from 1968 to 1974 before making the switch to musical theater and TV movies, like this one.
This actor and singer is known for his time on TV's "Knight Rider" and "Baywatch."
Nelson Mandela
The former South African president spent many years in prison for his efforts to end apartheid in South Africa. Mandela was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993 for his work bringing peace to South Africa. Who recently made a trip to South Africa?

This blond actress got her start on TV's "Veronica Mars" before making the switch to movies like "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" and "When in Rome."
Sue Thompson
The pop/country singer made it big in the '60s and '70s with her unique, young-sounding voice. Thompson, who now lives in Las Vegas, has been married four times.

This actor won us over as Tom Cruise's sidekick on "Top Gun" and went on to star in many other films as well as TV's "ER."
Carlos Santana
The rock guitarist and leader of the band Santana was born in Mexico but moved to San Francisco in high school. The original band broke up in the early 1970s, but Carlos kept the Santana name and hired other musicians to play with him. Their best-selling album "Supernatural" came out in 1999 with the hits "Smooth" and "Maria Maria."

This actress, born in Ontario, hit it big with the film "Sideways" in 2004, but these days you might know her best as Cristina Yang on "Grey's Anatomy."
Janet Reno
Reno majored in chemistry at Cornell before attending Harvard Law School, graduating with a law degree in 1963. Thirty years later, President Bill Clinton appointed her as the first female attorney general of the United States.

One of this actor and comedian's first acting gigs was on the TV show "Mork & Mindy" in the late 1970s. You might also know him as the lovable housekeeper "Mrs. Doubtfire" or the wise therapist in "Good Will Hunting."
Don Henley
The Eagles frontman launched his successful solo career in 1982. He reunited with the band in the mid-'90s for several tours and new albums.

This talk show legend has hosted "Jeopardy" since 1984. Many have tuned in to "Saturday Night Live" just to watch Will Ferrell portray the host
Monica Lewinsky
Perhaps the most famous White House intern, Lewinsky some risqué photos here made headlines in 1998 for having a two-year affair with President Bill Clinton. What did Clinton originally say about his relationship with Lewinsky?

This British actor is best known as the young wizard "Harry Potter," the only one who can protect wizards and Muggles alike from the evil Lord Voldemort.
Barry Bonds
The Major League Baseball powerhouse wowed fans when he played for the Pittsburgh Pirates and San Francisco Giants. Although he broke many records, Bonds is currently in the thick of baseball's steroid scandal.

This singer and actress got her start as a fly girl on "In Living Color" in the '90s but more recently made a splash as a new judge on "American Idol."
The supermodel, born in Somalia, has enjoyed a long career in modeling and even acted in a few films. She's married to a legendary British musician and currently stars as a judge on Bravo's "The Fashion Show."

This actor was such a hit as the clueless one on "Friends" that he got his own spinoff. Watch the now-famous Heinz ketchup commercial that helped launch his career.
Mick Jagger
The Rolling Stones lead singer launched his solo career in 1985. Bandmate Keith Richards released a memoir in 2010 about his life in the public eye and with the band, and wrote bluntly about his relations with Jagger.

This brunette actress won an Academy Award for her role in "The Blind Side," although her subsequent divorce from Jesse James overshadowed her win.
Maya Rudolph
The former "Saturday Night Live" cast member had a hit earlier this year with "Bridesmaids". The actress will welcome her third child this summer.

This actor and comedian appeared with his brother on "The Dick Van Dyke Show" in the 1960s and later went on to be a regular on "Coach."
Bill Bradley
The former basketball player spent 10 years in the NBA before turning to politics. Bradley was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1978, 1984 and 1990.

This actress got her start as Aunt Becky on "Full House" and more recently starred in the TV remake "90210."
Martina McBride
The country superstar got her start in the early 1990s when she opened for this country legend on tour. She has a long list of hits, including "Independence Day."

This legendary director is known for his PBS documentary films, including "The National Parks: America's Best Idea"
Arnold Schwarzenegger
The actor turned governor of California has hit the news lately for all the wrong reasons. He recently separated from wife Maria Shriver and soon after admitted he had fathered a son with household staffer Mildred Baena.

This blond actress is loved all over the world as the flighty Phoebe on "Friends"
J.K. Rowling
The best-selling author has wowed adults and children alike with her hugely successful Harry Potter tales and his wizardly adventures at Hogwarts. Read about her latest Potter venture.

This actor is best known for his heroic role in "Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman," which he starred in with this "Desperate Housewives" actress.

Source: msn
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