Today's Birthdays - 5/02/11 (Dwayne Johnson, Gaius Charles and Roscoe Lee Browne)

by Cynthia Reid
May 2, 2011 6:23 AM
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Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson welcomes 39 today. In addition to his birth, the California native is probably celebrating the blockbuster performance his film Fast Five did this weekend breaking box-office records. His list of successful films include The Scorpion King, Walking Tall, Gridiron Gang, Tooth Fairy and Be Cool. Upcoming productions include Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, Arabian Nights co-starring Anthony Hopkins and the Charlie Pride biopic that you can learn more about HERE.

Actor Gaius Charles turns 28. Probably best known for his role on the NBC series Friday Night Lights, the New York City native has also appeared in The Messenger, Salt and Takers.

Roscoe Lee Browne would have turned 86 today. The stage and screen actor initially taught French and comparative literature before entering the field of acting. He's performed a number of productions with the New York Shakespeare Festival including "Julius Caesar," "The Taming Of The Shrew" and "Othello." His film and tv credits include Bonanza, The Outcasts, Sanford and Son, All in the Family, Super Fly T.N.T., Uptown Saturday Night, Planet of the Apes, A Different World, Mambo Kings, Soap, Falcon Crest and many more.

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