Birthday wishes go out to Chris Tucker, Richard Gere and all the other celebrities with birthdays today. Check out our slideshow below to see photos of famous people turning a year older on August 31st and learn an interesting fact about each of them.
Top celebrity birthdays on August 31, 2023
Singer Van Morrison turns 78
Fun fact: Nominated for an Oscar for Best Original Song for the film ‘Belfast’
Actor Richard Gere turns 74
Fun fact: While some of his best-loved films co-star Julia Roberts, it’s her niece Emma that he starred with in his latest film, ‘Maybe I Do’
Singer Debbie Gibson turns 53
Fun fact: Released a music video for her new song ‘Love Don’t Care’ earlier this year
Actor Chris Tucker turns 51
Fun fact: Originally from Atlanta, GA
More celebrities with birthdays today
Actor Jack Thompson is 83. Violinist Itzhak Perlman is 78. Rock musician Rudolf Schenker (The Scorpions) is 75. Actor Stephen Henderson is 74. Olympic gold medal track and field athlete Edwin Moses is 68. Rock singer Glenn Tilbrook (Squeeze) is 66. Rock musician Gina Schock (The Go-Go’s) is 66. Singer Tony DeFranco (The DeFranco Family) is 64. R&B musician Larry Waddell (Mint Condition) is 60. Actor Jaime P. Gomez is 58. Rock musician Jeff Russo (Tonic) is 54. Actor Zack Ward is 53. Golfer Padraig Harrington is 52. Actor Sara Ramirez is 48. R&B singer Tamara (Trina & Tamara) is 46.
Other popular or historical birthdays on August 31st
Caligula, Roman emperor
Maria Montessori, educator
Buddy Hackett, actor and comedian
James Coburn, actor
Frank Robinson, MLB hall of famer
Edwin Moses, Olympic gold medalist
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