Celebrity Birthdays for July 31 – Wesley Snipes, J. K. Rowling and More
Here's a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:
Occupation: Actor, Producer and Inmate
Known For: Playing the title character in the 'Blade' film trilogy, other roles in 'New Jack City,' 'To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar' and 'U.S. Marshals,' and currently serving a three-year sentence for income tax evasion
J. K. Rowling
Known For: Writing the phenomenally popular 'Harry Potter' novels which became the best-selling book series in history and spawned the incredibly popular movie series, having an estimated net worth of $1 billion, and her vast philanthropy work
Occupation:DJ and Producer
Known For: Danceable songs like 'Weapon of Choice,' 'The Rockafeller Skank' and 'Right Here Right Now,' winning 10 MTV Video Music Awards, doing remixes for groups including Beastie Boys and A Tribe Called Quest, and introducing the world to the awesome dance stylings of actor Christopher Walken
Known For: Playing Clark Kent/Superman in the 1990s TV series 'Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman,' appearances in a lot of movies you've probably never heard of, and guest-starring stints on shows like 'Law & Order: SVU,' 'Frasier' and 'CSI: Miami'
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter and Musician
Known For: Fronting the Zac Brown Band, which won the 2010 Grammy Award for Best New Artist and has charted No. 1 country singles like 'Chicken Fried,' 'Highway 20 Ride,' 'As She's Walking Away' and 'Keep Me In Mind'