Birthday Shout! Sandra Bullock, Kate Beckinsale, Jason Statham, Joe Jackson, Mick Jagger…

Birthday Shout! Sandra Bullock, Kate Beckinsale, Jason Statham, Joe Jackson, Mick Jagger…

Yvonne Williams

We celebrate top celebs this day July 26

Sandra Bullock

Actress who won an Academy Award for her leading role in the 2009 film The Blind Side. She has also played starring roles in the films Speed, Gravity, The Proposal, Miss Congeniality, Crash, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close and The Heat.

Growing up, she performed in a children’s chorus that her mother produced. She moved to Manhattan after graduating from drama school at East Carolina University in 1986 and worked as a bartender and cocktail waitress.

She voices the character Scarlett Overkill in the 2015 film Minions.

She married Jesse Gregory James in 2005, and the couple divorced in 2010. She has a son named Louis and a daughter named Laila.

She made an appearance in the movie Two Weeks Notice, starring Hugh Grant.

The 52 year old was born July 26, 1964.

Kate Beckinsale

British actress who starred with Ben Affleck in Pearl Harbor. She also starred in Van Helsing and Serendipity and played Selene in the Underworld series.

She developed anorexia and had to be treated for four years.

She made her film debut while she was attending Oxford University.

She was born to actors Judy Loe and Richard Beckinsale. She had a daughter named Lily with actor Michael Sheen in 1999. She married Len Wiseman in 2004 and the couple split in 2015.

She was in Much Ado about Nothing with Denzel Washington.

The 43 year old was born July 26, 1973.

Jason Statham

Action film star who gained popularity from his roles in both The Transporter film series and Snatch, where he performed his own stunts. Other action films he has starred in include War, Death Race, Furious 7, and Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels. He also starred in the 2015 comedy Spy.

He was close childhood friends with famous football player and actor, Vinnie Jones. He trained to become a professional diver and finished twelfth place at the 1992 World Championship.

He made a cameo appearance in the 2004 action film, Collateral, with Tom Cruise and Jamie Foxx.

He dated Kelly Brook from 1997 to 2004. He began dating Victoria’s Secret model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley in April 2010.

He starred in the popular action film, The Expendables, and its sequel with fellow action star, Sylvester Stallone.

The 49 year old was born July 26, 1967.

Joe Jackson

The father of pop singers Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson and their other famous siblings, this talent manager formed a company called Joe Jackson Productions and guided his children’s music careers.

After growing up in Arkansas and Indiana, he began his adult life as a crane operator at the Inland Steel Company.

His youngest child, Joh’Vonnie Jackson, was the result of a nearly three-decade-long extramarital affair with Cheryl Terrell.

He married Katherine Scruse in 1949. The union resulted in nine surviving children (one son, Brandon, was stillborn): Rebbie, Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, La Toya, Marlon, Michael, Randy, and Janet.

He was portrayed by actor Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs in the 1992 ABC miniseries The Jacksons: An American Dream.

The 88 year old was born July 26, 1928.
Mick Jagger

One of the most influential figures in the history of rock and roll as frontman of The Rolling Stones. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with the Stones in 1989.

He met future Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards in primary school. He initially intended on going into politics or economics.

He has appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine over twenty times since 1968. In 2003, he was knighted.

He married Bianca Jagger on May 12, 1971 and, after their divorce on November 2, 1979, he married Jerry Hall on November 21, 1990. He has had seven children across four relationships.

In 1985, he performed a cover of “Dancing in the Street” at Wembley Stadium with David Bowie.

The 73 year old was born July 26, 1943.
Kevin Spacey

Actor who won the Academy Award for Best Actor for portraying the troubled Lester Burnham in American Beauty and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as the criminal Verbal Kint in the 1995 film The Usual Suspects. In 2013, he began starring as Frank Underwood on the Netflix series House of Cards. The role earned him a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series in 2015.

While attending Juilliard School of Drama, he performed stand-up comedy at local bowling alley talent contests.

In 1991, he received a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play for his role as Uncle Louie in Neil Simon’s Lost in Yonkers.

His parents are Kathleen Ann and Thomas Geoffrey Fowler. He has an older sister named Julie and an older brother named Randy.

He appeared alongside Morgan Freeman and Brad Pitt in the 1995 David Fincher film Se7en.

The 57 year old was born July 26, 1959

Chris Harrison

American television host who became known to audiences for hosting The Bachelor and The Bachelorette.

He earned a soccer scholarship to play for Oklahoma City University.

He also hosted two other reality series, Designers’ Challenge and Mall Masters.

He had two children with his college sweetheart Gwen Harrison, whom he was married to for 18 years before a divorce in 2012.

He hosted The Bachelor, which featured Jake Pavelka in the fourteenth season.

The 45 year old was born July 26, 1971

Taylor Momsen

Received a Young Artist Award nomination for Best Performance for her breakthrough role as student Jenny Humphrey on Gossip Girl. She also became the lead singer and songwriter of the band The Pretty Reckless and she plays the President’s daughter in the 2002 film Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams.

She began acting professionally at age three after being cast in a commercial for Shake n’ Bake.

She was nominated for a Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Female Newcomer for her role as Cindy Lou Who in the 2000 film Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

Her parents are Michael and Collette, and her younger sister is named Sloane.

She starred in Gossip Girl with Blake Lively.

The 23 year old was born July 26, 1993.


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