Birthday Shout! Common, Dana Delany Harry Melling

Yvonne Williams

We celebrate top celebrities this day March 13


Popular Hip-Hop artiste born Lonnie Lynn first rose to prominence in the 1990’s with the release of his debut album Can I Borrow A Dollar? His other well known albums include Like Water for Chocolate, Be, and Finding Forever. He also became an actor with roles in the AMC western television series Hell on Wheels and in such movies as Smokin’ Aces, American Gangster, Terminator Salvation and Suicide Squad.

He was a business administration major at Florida A&M University where he was on scholarship.

He first took the stage name Common Sense when starting to perform in public. In 2003, he won a Grammy Award for Best R&B Song for “Love of My Life (An Ode to Hip-Hop).”

He has dated singer Erykah Badu, actress and singer Taraji P. Henson, and tennis player Serena Williams. He has a daughter named Omoye.

In 2015, he won an Academy Award for Best Original Song for his composition “Glory” with John Legend for the film Selma.

The 44 year old was born March 13, 1972.

Dana Delany

American film, stage, and television actress, producer,Dana Welles Delany won multiple Emmy Awards for portraying army nurse Colleen McMurphy on China Beach. In 2009, she won a Prism Award for her performance in Desperate Housewives.

Her first acting role was in her high school’s theater production of South Pacific.

She was listed at #9 in People Magazine’s 2011 list of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World.

She has an older sister and brother, and their father died in March of 1981.

She starred in the Body of Proof TV series with Jeri Ryan.

The 60 year old was born March 13, 1956.

Harry Melling

English film actor who became known for his role as bully Dudley Dursley in the Harry Potter film franchise. As a theater actor, he has played roles in King Lear and Women Beware Women.

He acted in stage productions while attending the London academy of Music and Dramatic Art.

He had recurring roles on Britain’s Garrow’s Law and Just William.

He has a brother named Jack.

He played the on-screen cousin of Daniel Radcliffe in five Harry Potter films.

The 27 year old was born March 13, 1989.


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