Top celebrity birthdays on May 26, 2020

Birthday wishes go out to Helena Bonham Carter, Pam Grier and all the other celebrities with birthdays today. Check out our slideshow below to see photos of famous people turning a year older on May 26th and learn an interesting fact about each of them.

John McVie, Stevie Nicks

Bassist John McVie, left, and singer/songwriter Stevie Nicks perform onstage with Fleetwood Mac at the Capital One Arena on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, in Washington. (Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP)Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP

Rocker Stevie Nicks turns 72

Fun fact: Is originally from Phoenix, Arizona

Pam Grier, Ed Begley Jr.

Ed Begley Jr., left, and Pam Grier, cast members in the ABC television series “Bless This Mess,” pose at the 2020 ABC Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP

Actress Pam Grier turns 71

Fun fact: Appeared in two episodes of ‘This Is Us’

Don Johnson and Philip Michael Thomas

Don Johnson, left, and Philip Michael Thomas, stars of “Miami Vice,” share the award after their show tied with “Dynasty” for favorite Television Dramatic Program at the People’s Choice Awards in Santa Monica, Calif., March 11, 1986. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)AP

Actor Philip Michael Thomas turns 71

Fun fact: Was a Broadway performer prior to transitioning to television and movies

Hank Williams Jr.

FILE – In this June 10, 2016 file photo, Hank Williams Jr. performs at the CMA Music Festival at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tenn. Williams Jr. is offering a $6,000 reward for his grandfather’s missing shotgun. The singer known for hits including “Family Tradition” has posted a letter online saying he spent time growing up in south Alabama with his grandfather. (Photo by Al Wagner/Invision/AP)Al Wagner/Invision/AP

Singer Hank Williams Jr. turns 71

Fun fact: Won a Grammy Award in 1990

Bobcat Goldthwait

FILE – In this July 11, 2018, file photo, Bobcat Goldthwait arrives at the LA Premiere of “Bobcat Goldthwait’s Misfits and Monsters” at The Hollywood Roosevelt in Los Angeles. Comedians Bobcat Goldthwait and Dana Gould reportedly suffered minor injuries in a car crash on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 on their way to perform at an Atlanta theater. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP

Actor Bobcat Goldthwait turns 58

Fun fact: Voices the Skylanders character Pop Fizz on TV and in the video games

Lenny Kravitz

Lenny Kravitz arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards at the Prudential Center on Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, in Newark, N.J. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)Evan Agostini/Invision/AP

Singer Lenny Kravitz turns 56

Fun fact: Appeared in ‘Zoolander 2’

Helena Bonham Carter, Erin Doherty, Josh O'Connor

Helena Bonham Carter, from left, Erin Doherty, and Josh O’Connor pose in the press room with the award for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a drama series for “The Crown” at the 26th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

Actress Helena Bonham Carter turns 54

Fun fact: Once portrayed Elizabeth Taylor in a TV movie

Joseph Fiennes

Joseph Fiennes attends the “The Handmaid’s Tale,” Season 3 finale red carpet at the Regency Village Theatre, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP

Actor Joseph Fiennes turns 50

Fun fact: In addition to playing Shakespeare in film, he’s also been in a theatrical adaptation of Shakespeare’s ‘The Merchant of Venice’

More celebrities with birthdays today

Sportscaster Brent Musberger is 81. Rock musician Garry Peterson (Guess Who) is 75. Actress Margaret Colin is 62. Country singer-songwriter Dave Robbins is 61. Actor Doug Hutchison is 60. Actress Genie Francis is 58. Rock musician Phillip Rhodes is 52. Singer Joey Kibble (Take 6) is 49. Actor-producer-writer Matt Stone is 49. Contemporary Christian musician Nathan Cochran is 42. Actress Elisabeth Harnois is 41. Actor Hrach Titizian is 41.

Other popular or historical birthdays on May 26th

Al Jolson, jazz singer

John Wayne, actor

Peter Cushing, actor

Miles Davis, musician

with The Associated Press and HistoryOrb.com

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Prior celebrity fun facts (Associated Press)

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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A look at prior movie and tv-related fun fact lists (Associated Press)

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