Famous Birthdays, August 28th

Born August 28th:

Actor Ken Jenkins (known for the tv series “Wiseguy”, “Homefront”, “Scrubs” as Dr. Kelso and “Cougar Town” and the films “The Abyss”, “Courage Under Fire” and “I Am Sam”) is 78. (1940)

Actor David Soul (known for the tv series “Here Come the Brides”, “Starsky and Hutch” as Det. Hutchinson, “Casablanca”, “The Yellow Rose” and the films “Magnum Force” and “Salem’s Lot”) is 75. (1943)

Singer Wayne Osmond (of the group The Osmonds) is 67. (1951)

Actress, comedienne Jennifer Coolidge (known for the films “American Pie”, “American Pie 2”, “Legally Blonde”, “Legally Blonde 2”, “ Mighty Wind” and “A Cinderella Story” and the tv series “Joey”, “The Secret Life of the American Teenager”, “Gravity Falls”, and “2 Broke Girls” as Sophie Kachinsky ) is 57. (1961)

Actor Daniel Stern (known for such films as “Diner”, “Hannah and Her Sisters”, “The Milagro Beanfield War”, “Home Alone”, “Home Alone 2”, “City Slickers”, “City Slickers 2” and “Rookie of the Year” and the tv series “The Wonder Years” as the narrator’s voice and “Manhattan”) is 61. (1957) (Image: imdb,com… Daniel Stern at right with Joe Pesci from “Home Alone”)

Actor Rick Rossovich (known for such films as “The Terminator”, “Top Gun” as Slider, “Roxanne” and “Navy Seal” and the tv series “Pacific Blue”) is 61. (1957)

Retired figure skater Scott Hamilton (Olympic Gold medalist) is 60. (1958)

Actress Emma Samms (known for the mini-series “Ellis Island”, the tv series “The Colbys”, “Dynasty”, “General Hospital” and “Doctors”) is 58. (1960)

Singer Shania Twain (multiple Grammy nominee) is 53. (1965)

Actor Billy Boyd (Screen Actors Guild winner,known for the “Lord of the Rings” film franchise as Pippin, and “Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World” and the mini-series “Moby Dick”) is 50. (1968)

Actor Jason Priestley (multiple Golden Globe and multiple Directors Guild of America nominee, known for the tv series “Sister Kate”, “Beverly Hills 90210” as Brandon Walsh, “The Calling”, and the film “Tombstone”) is 49. (1969)

Actor Jack Black (multiple Golden Globe nominee, known for such films as “Bob Roberts”, “The Cable Guy”, “Mars Attacks!”, “School of Rock”, “Shark Tale”, “King Kong”, “Kung Fu Panda” and “Jumanji 2”) is 49. (1969)

Actor J. August Richards (known for the tv series Angel” as Charles Gunn, “Conviction”, “Raising the Bar” and “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”) is 45. (1973)

Actress Carly Pope (known for the tv series “Popular” and “The Collector”, “24” “Suits”, Arrow” and the films “Two For the Money” and “Elysium”) is 38. (1980)

Singer, actress LeAnn Rimes (Grammy winner, known for the films “Coyote Ugly” and “Good Intentions”) is 36. (1982)

Actor, singer Samuel Larsen (Screen Actors Guild nominee, known for the tv series “Glee” as Joe Hart) is 27. (1991)

Actress, singer Quvenzhane Wallis (Best Actress Oscar and Golden Globe nominee, known for films such as “Beasts of the Southern Wild”, “12 Years a Slave”, “Annie” and “Trolls”) is 15. (2003)

Sources: on-this day.com, imdb.com)

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