Celebrity Birthdays for April 1 – Debbie Reynolds, Method Man and More
Here's a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:
Occupation: Actress, Singer and Dancer
Known For: Her Academy Award nomination for 'The Unsinkable Molly Brown,' memorable appearances in other movies like 'Singin' in the Rain' and the recent 'One For The Money,' famously losing her husband Eddie Fisher to her friend Elizabeth Taylor, her Emmy Award-winning role as Grace's mother on 'Will and Grace,' and being the mother of actress and author Carrie Fisher
Occupation: Rapper, Producer and Actor
Known For: Being a member of the hip-hop collective Wu-Tang Clan, being half of the rap duo Method Man & Redman, roles in movies like 'Garden State' and 'Red Tails,' and co-starring in HBO's acclaimed series 'Oz' and 'The Wire'
Known For: Her Oscar-nominated role in the 1970 weeper 'Love Story,' starring in 'The Getaway' with former husband Steve McQueen, being named by GQ magazine as one of its 'Sexiest 25 Women in Film Ever,' and her work as an animal rights advocate
Occupation: Singer and Songwriter
Known For: Co-founding and being one of the lead singers of the legendary group the Isley Brothers, known for hits like 'It's Your Thing,' 'That Lady (Part 1)' and 'Fight the Power (Part 1),' and being a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Occupation: Television Host, Political Commentator and Author
Known For: Being the Emmy Award-winning whip-smart host of 'The Rachel Maddow Show,' previously hosting a radio program of the same name on Air America, being the first openly-gay American to become a Rhodes Scholar, and authoring the bestseller 'Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power'