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Top celebrity birthdays on February 17, 2020

Birthday wishes go out to Denise Richards, Billie Joe Armstrong and all the other celebrities with birthdays today.  Check out our slideshow below to see photos of famous people turning a year older on February 17th and learn an interesting fact about each of them.

-Mike Rose, cleveland.com

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Actor Hal Holbrook turns 95

Fun fact: Was nominated for his only Academy Award in 2008 for his supporting role in ‘Into the Wild’

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Actress Rene Russo turns 66

Fun fact: Portrays Thor’s mother in the MCU

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Actor Lou Diamond Phillips turns 58

Fun fact: Two of his earliest TV appearances were in episodes of ‘Dallas’ and ‘Miami Vice’

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Comedian Larry the Cable Guy turns 57

Fun fact: Is the voice of Mater in Disney’s ‘Cars’ series

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Director Michael Bay turns 56

Fun fact: Has a small role in ‘Bad Boys for Life’ as a wedding MC

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Actress Denise Richards turns 49

Fun fact: Appeared as Dr. Christmas Jones in the Bond film ‘The World is Not Enough’

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Singer Billie Joe Armstrong turns 48

Fun fact: Inducted into the Rock Hall in 2015 with Green Day

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Actor Jerry O’Connell turns 46

Fun fact: His younger brother Charlie is also an actor

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Actor Jason Ritter turns 40

Fun fact: Has twice been nominated for Primetime Emmy Awards

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Pop icon Paris Hilton turns 39

Fun fact: Was born in New York City

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Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt turns 39

Fun fact: Had several guest-appearances on ‘Roseanne’ back in the ’90s

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Singer Ed Sheeran turns 28

Fun fact: Had an uncredited role as a stormtrooper in ‘The Rise of Skywalker’

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Actress Sasha Pieterse turns 24

Fun fact: Appeared as Alison in ‘Pretty Little Liars’

More celebrities with birthdays today

Actor-comedian Barry Humphries (aka “Dame Edna”) is 86. Country singer-songwriter Johnny Bush is 85. Actress Christina Pickles is 85. Actress Brenda Fricker is 75. Actress Becky Ann Baker is 67. Actor Richard Karn is 64. TV personality Rene Syler is 57. Singer Chante Moore is 53. Rock musician Timothy J. Mahoney (311) is 50. Actor Dominic Purcell is 50. Rock musician Taylor Hawkins (Foo Fighters) is 48. Country singer Bryan White is 46. Actress Kelly Carlson is 44. Actor Ashton Holmes is 42. Actor Conrad Ricamora is 41. TV host Daphne Oz is 34. Actor Chord Overstreet is 31. Actress Meaghan Martin is 28.

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Other popular or historical birthdays on February 17th

William Cadbury, English chocolate maker

Thomas Watson, founder of IBM

Jim Brown, former NFL running back (84)

Michael Jordan, former NBA player and NBA owner (57)

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Celebrity fun facts

Emilia Clarke

Sophie Turner

Jason Momoa

Danielle Fishel and the ‘Boy Meets World’ cast

Chris Hemsworth

Amanda Seyfried

Kat Dennings

Robert Downey Jr.

Alyson Hannigan

Tiffani Amber Thiessen

Miley Cyrus

Emma Stone

Seth MacFarlane

Mark Hamill

Jennifer Lawrence & Mila Kunis

David Hasselhoff

Lindsay Lohan

Natalie Portman

George Clooney

Sarah Michelle Gellar

Emma Watson

Alec Baldwin

Jenna Fischer

Kate Mara

Jennifer Aniston

Alan Alda

Betty White

Dave Matthews

Danica McKellar

Taylor Swift

Britney Spears

Bill Nye

Scarlett Johansson

Rachel McAdams

Demi Moore

Julia Roberts

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