Birthday Shout! Kaka, Amber Heard, Sherri Shepherd…

Birthday Shout! Kaka, Amber Heard, Sherri Shepherd…

Yvonne Williams

We celebrate top celebrities this day April 22


Attacking midfielder who was born Ricardo Izecson dos Santos Leite, he won both the the Ballon d’Or and FIFA World Player of the Year awards in 2007 as a member of AC Milan; played for Real Madrid from 2009 to 2013 and began his long career with the Brazilian national team in 2002.

He played tennis and club soccer when he was eight years old, and signed his first professional contract when he was 15 with Sao Paulo.

In 2007, he won both the UEFA Super Cup and the FIFA Club World Cup with AC Milan.

He grew up with a younger brother and cousin who also went on to become professional footballers. He has two children with Caroline Celico, whom he was married to from 2005 to 2015.

He played alongside forward Cristiano Ronaldo on Real Madrid.

The 34 year old was born April 22, 1982.

Amber Heard

American actress and model who starred in The Stepfather, The River Why, The Ward Kristen, Drive Angry, Piper, The Rum Diary, Paranoia, and Magic Mike XXL.

She was very involved in her high school’s drama department before dropping out at age 17 to pursue modeling.

She starred in the short-lived TV series The Playboy Club.

She came out as bisexual at the 25th anniversary GLAAD event. She married actor Johnny Depp in February 2015.

Nicolas Cage costarred with her in Drive Angry.

The 30 year old was born April 22, 1986.

Sherri Shepherd

American film and television actress who became known for her roles in Less Than Perfect and 30 Rock. She also voices the character Florrie the Lioness in Madagascar 2. In 2016 she played Cori in the comedy film Ride Along 2.

Before fame, she performed stand-up comedy and worked as a legal secretary.

She had her own series, Sherri, which ran for 13 episodes on Lifetime in 2009.

She married Lamar Sally in 2010 and the couple filed for divorce in 2014.

She acted in the Academy Award-winning film Precious with Paula Patton.

The 49 year old was born April 22, 1967.

Jeffrey Dean Morgan

Gained wide recognition for his roles in the television series, Supernatural and Grey’s Anatomy. He also played the role of The Comedian in Zack Snyder’s film Watchmen.

He was a basketball player in high school and college and was later employed as a graphic artist.

He played the role of a dead father in the television series, Weeds.

He began dating actress Hilarie Burton in 2009, and the couple have a son together.

He was briefly engaged to Weeds co-star, Mary-Louise Parker in 2008.

The 50 year old was born April 22, 1966.

Jack Nicholson

Celebrated actor known for playing dark, psychopathic characters such as Jack Torrance in The Shining and Frank Costello in The Departed. He won Academy Awards for Best Actor for his roles in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and As Good As it Gets and for Best Supporting Actor in Terms of Endearment. He also received praise for his roles in Chinatown and About Schmidt and for portraying the Joker in 1989’s Batman.

He was raised to believe that his maternal grandparents were his parents and his mother was his sister. He did not find out the truth until a TIME magazine journalist informed him in 1974. During high school, he was voted class clown and served an entire year’s worth of afternoons in detention.

He and Michael Caine were the only two actors to receive Academy Award nominations in every decade from the 1960s to the 2000s.

His mother was showgirl June Frances, who was known by her stage name June Nilson. He dated actress Anjelica Huston for sixteen years, but their relationship ended in 1989. He has three daughters named Lorraine, Honey and Jennifer and a son named Ray.

Debra Winger and Shirley MacClain co-starred with him in the 1983 comedy/drama Terms of Endearment. All three were nominated for Academy Awards with MacClain and Nicholson winning Best Actress and Best Actor, respectively

The 79 year old was born April 22, 1937.


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