By Cynthia Reid | Shadow and Act August 3, 2011 at 5:26AM
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.
Actor Isaiah Washington welcomes 48 today. A Houston native, his impressive credit list includes Strictly Business, Law & Order, Crooklyn, Homicide: Life On The Streets, Dead Presidents, Girl 6, Soul Of The Game, Love Jones, Get On The Bus, Out of Sight, Living Single, The Cleaner and the VH-1 television show Single Ladies. He's currently filming the upcoming Russ Parr film The Under Shepherd.
Writer Antwone Fisher welcomes 52. The Ohio native is known for writing the popular films Antwone Fisher and ATL. He currently has his award-winning short film, My Summer Friend, traveling the festival circuit and is working on a documentary about entrepreneur and activist Leon T. Garr.