July 24: Happy Birthday Jennifer Lopez and Lynda Carter
Former beauty pageant contestant turned TV superhero, Lynda Carter, celebrates her 65th birthday today. Carter is best-known for having portrayed Wonder Woman on the seventies TV series. Currently, the iconic actress is filming a recurring roles as the president of the United States on the second season of Supergirl.
Today is also Jennifer Lopez‘s 47th birthday. Most of the world knows Lopez as the Grammy winning pop singer who also had a reasonably successful acting career. After some time out of the spotlight, Lopez rejuvenated her career with a stint as an American Idol judge. But around here, she’ll always be known for her many Golden Raspberry nominations.
Lopez was first nominated for Worst Actress in 2001, but she lost to Mariah Carey. She was nominated again in 2002, but lost to Madonna and Britney Spears. Finally, with no other singers left to nominate, Lopez won Worst Actress in 2003 for Gigli. In total, Lopez has been nominated for Worst Actress five times.
Also celebrating birthdays today, former child star Mara Wilson turns 29 and Kadeem Hardison of A Differnt World turns 51. Today, Hardison can be seen on the Disney Channel show, KC Undercover. Broadway sensation Kristin Chenoweth will most likely have a wicked 48th birthday and X-Men and Neighbors star Rose Byrne is 37. Emily Rickards, aka Felicity Smoak on the CW TV series Arrow, turns 25 today.
Oscar-winning actres, Anna Paquin, best known today for having played Rogue in the X-Men movies and Sookie Stackhouse on True Blood, turns 34. Paquin became the second-youngest actress to win Best Supporting Actress when she was nominated for The Piano in 1993. In 2010, her True Blood co-star, Stephen Moyer.
Laura Leighton of Melrose Place fame turns 48 today and homerun king Barry Bonds turns 51. Sticking with sports, “The Mailman” Karl Malone celebrates his 53rd birthday today. Megan Park of The Secret Life of the American Teenager turns 30 and Summer Glau from Firefly and Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles is 35.
Stand-up comedian and enemy of watermelons, Gallagher, turns 70. Mad Men star, Elisabeth Moss celebrates her 34th and Seinfeld actor Michael Richards giddyups to 67. Finally, Bindi Irwin, daughter of the late Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin and winner of Dancing With the Stars, turns 18 today!
Also Amelia Earhart was born on this day in 1918 and Zelda Fitzgerald was born July 24, 1900.
If today is your birthday, congratulations on sharing your big day with these notable names. Birthday wishes to everyone celebrating a big day today. Come back tomorrow for more celebrity birthdays.
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