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Today's Birthdays - 6/19/11 (Phylicia Rashad and Zoe Saldana)

Shadow and Act By Cynthia Reid | Shadow and Act June 20, 2011 at 1:28AM

Texas native Phylicia Rashad welcomes 63. The veteran stage and screen actress has appeared in productions such as The Love Boat, One Life To Live, Uncle Tom's Cabin, A Different World, Blossom, The Cosby Show, Once Upon A Time When We Were Colored, Touched By An Angel, Everybody Hates Chris, A Raisin In The Sun, Psych, Just Wright and For Colored Girls. In 2004, she became the first African-American actress to win the Tony Award for "Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play," for her role in the revival of A Raisin in the Sun.
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Texas native Phylicia Rashad welcomes 63. The veteran stage and screen actress has appeared in productions such as The Love Boat, One Life To Live, Uncle Tom's Cabin, A Different World, Blossom, The Cosby Show, Once Upon A Time When We Were Colored, Touched By An Angel, Everybody Hates Chris, A Raisin In The Sun, Psych, Just Wright and For Colored Girls. In 2004, she became the first African-American actress to win the Tony Award for "Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play," for her role in the revival of A Raisin in the Sun.

Actress Zoe Saldana says hello to 33. The New Jersey native has appeared in more than two dozen projects including Drumline, Law & Order, Crossroads, Constellation, Guess Who, Dirty Deeds, Premium, The Heart Specialist, Star Trek, Avatar, Death At A Funeral, The Losers and Takers. Upcoming productions soon to hit the big screen are Columbiana and The Words.

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