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Today's Birthdays - 8/26/11 (Evan Ross and Keke Palmer)

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • August 26, 2011 5:51 AM
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Evan Ross welcomes 23 today. His list of film credits include ATL, Life Support, Pride, Life Is Hot In Cracktown, Moozlum, Case 219 and 96 Minutes in which he won the Breakthrough Performance Award at the 2011 SXSW Film Festival. The Family Tree, a comedic indie flick he also appears in, will hit theaters in New York and Los Angeles today.
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Happy Birthday Marcus Garvey! To Celebrate, Watch Doc Biopic "Look For Me In The Whirlwind..."

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 18, 2011 3:39 AM
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Today in history... Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr. was born today, August 17th, 1887, in St. Ann's Bay, Jamaica.

Today's Birthdays - 8/16/11 (Angela Bassett)

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • August 16, 2011 10:53 AM
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New York native and Yale graduate Angela Bassett welcomes 53 today. A veteran of the stage and screen, she's appeared in dozens of productions including Spenser For Hire, 227, thirtysomething, Boyz N the Hood, Passion Fish, The Jacksons: An American Dream, Malcolm X, What's Love Got To Do With It, Vampire In Brooklyn, Panther, Waiting To Exhale, How Stella Got Her Groove Back, Alias, Akeelah and the Bee, Meet The Browns, Notorious and Jumping The Broom among others.
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Today's Birthdays - 8/11/11 (Viola Davis, Duane Martin and Miguel Nunez Jr.)

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • August 11, 2011 5:49 AM
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South Carolina native Viola Davis welcomes 46 today. Her controversial film The Help is currently playing at theaters. Additional film and tv credits include The Pentagon Wars, City of Angels, Law & Order, Antwone Fisher, Solaris, Century City, Syriana, Life Is Not a Fairytale: The Fantasia Barrino Story, Without A Trace, Nights in Rodanthe, Madea Goes to Jail, Eat Pray Love, United States of Tara, State of Play and more. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close and Steel Town are upcoming films she'll appear in.
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Today's Birthdays - 8/08/11 (Meagan Good and Jimmy Jean-Louis)

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • August 9, 2011 2:43 AM
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Meagan Good welcomes 30 today. The California natives first appeared on the television series Gabriel's Fire. Her additional film and tv credits include Pacific Blue, Eve's Bayou, Touched By An Angel, The Parent 'Hood, Moesha, Cousin Skeeter, The Famous Jett Jackson, Biker Boyz, Deliver Us From Eva, My Wife and Kids, You Got Served, Roll Bounce, Miles From Home, Stomp The Yard, Video Girl, 35 & Ticking and Jumping The Broom among others. Upcoming projects to look out for include Dysfunctional Friends and Californication.
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Today's Birthdays - 8/3/11 (Michael Ealy, Isaiah Washington and Antwone Fisher)

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • August 3, 2011 5:26 AM
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Maryland native Michael Ealy says "hello" to 38. The stage and screen actor has appeared in Law & Order, the tv series Soul Food, Barbershop, Kissing Jessica Stein, ER, 2 Fast 2 Furious, Their Eyes Were Watching God, Sleeper Cell, Miracle At St. Anna, Seven Pounds, Hawthorne, The Good Wife, Californiacation, Takers and much. His next upcoming project will be the Tim Story directed film Think Like A Man based on the Steve Harvey book.
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Today's Birthdays - 7/27/11 (Maya Rudolph, Roger Guenveur Smith and Ryan Michelle Bathe)

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  • July 27, 2011 6:30 AM
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Maya Rudolph welcomes 39. The Florida native has been a regular on Saturday Night Live since 2000. Her other appearances include Chicago Hope, As Good As It Gets, City of Angels, Grown Ups, Cubed, MacGruber and Bridesmaids. She'll be a regular on the upcoming NBC comedy show Friends With Kids.
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Today's Birthdays - 7/22/11 (Danny Glover and Lonette McKee)

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • July 22, 2011 8:10 AM
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Actor and producer Danny Glover welcomes 65 today. The San Francisco native has an impressive career list which includes hits like Hill Street Blues, Places In The Heart, Witness, Silverado, The Color Purple, Lethal Weapon, Mandela, A Raisin In The Sun, Lonesome Dove, Predator 2, Rage In Harlem, Grand Canyon, Queen, Bopha!, Dreamgirls, Honeydripper, ER , Be Kind Rewind, Brothers & Sisters, Moozlum, The Harimaya Bridge, Psych and much more. He's also produced some projects including The Harimaya Bridge, The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 and the Indian film, Dum Maaro Dum.
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Today's Birthdays - 7/18/11 (Vin Diesel, Andre Royo and Anne-Marie Johnson)

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • July 18, 2011 7:01 AM
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New York City native Vin Diesel turns 44 today. His impressive film credits include Pitch Black, Boiler Room, Saving Private Ryan, The Fast and The Furious, The Chronicles of Riddick, The Pacifier, Babylon A.D., Fast Five and xXx. Upcoming projects include The Fast and The Furious 6 and The Machine.
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Bill Cosby Was Born Today... Your Favorite Cosby Memories?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 12, 2011 5:53 AM
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Today in history, July 12th, 1937, William Henry "Bill" Cosby, Jr. was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He's 74 years old today.