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Harper at Macy’s Annual Summer Blowout event in Herald Square, New York City, in July 2011
|Birth name||Shane Steven Harper|
|Born||February 14, 1993 (age 21)
La Jolla, California,
|Occupations||Actor, singer-songwriter, dancer|
|Instruments||Vocals, acoustic guitar, piano|
|Labels||AMI Records, Deep Well Records|
Shane Steven Harper (born February 14, 1993) is an American actor, singer-songwriter, and dancer. He is best known for his recurring role as Spencer Walsh in the Disney Channel‘s teen sitcom Good Luck Charlie. His self-titled debut album was released on February 14, 2012.
Harper was born in La Jolla, California, the son of Tanya and Scott Harper. He began learning dancing and acting at the age of 9 and was involved in community theater and competitive dance. He also started singing and playing guitar and piano at the same age. Harper is well-trained in ballet, hip-hop, lyrical, jazz and tap. He also studied martial arts from the age of 4 until he was 12 and obtained a black belt in Karate. In the spring of 2006, a talent agent on the judging panel of a regional dance competition offered Harper an agency representation.
Harper had minor roles as a principal dancer in various shows and movies such as High School Musical 2, Re-Animated and Dance Revolution before becoming one of the lead dancers and the youngest (the Nick 6) on Nickelodeon’s Dance on Sunset. He landed on dance roles in 2006, including lead dancer for the music video Step Up with Samantha Jade, and Cartoon Network’s Reanimated and the Saturday morning kid’s competition, Dance Revolution. In 2010, Harper got his first two movie roles in the films My Name is Khan and Flipped, as a minor character in each. In 2010, Harper also began his recurring role as Spencer Walsh onDisney Channel‘s Good Luck Charlie, playing alongside Bridgit Mendler, and guest-starred on an episode of Wizards of Waverly Place. He also guest-starred as the musical guest on So Random!, singing his hit single, “One Step Closer”.
In 2011 Harper signed to AMi Records. Harper’s first single, “Dance with Me”, was released on March 30, 2010. The music video was released a couple of weeks prior and features Harper dancing and playing guitar. In 2011 he released “One Step Closer”, the second single from his debut album. The self-titled album was released on April 12, 2011. The third and final single released off of the album was “Rocketship”. The lead girl is played by Harper’s girlfriend, Good Luck Charlie star Bridgit Mendler. His song “Next Chapter of Our Lives” was featured on the series finale of The Suite Life on Deck. In 2011, Harper opened for Greyson Chance andCody Simpson on their Waiting 4U Tour in addition to opening for Miranda Cosgrove on her Dancing Crazy Tour.
The deluxe version of his debut album “Shane Harper” was released on his 19th Birthday – February 14, 2012 – at Target Corporation stores nationwide and features four bonus tracks. The four bonus tracks include “Flat World”, “Say It Cause I Know It” and a cover of the song “Your Love” by the classic 80’s band The Outfield. These three tracks, plus two others were produced by Morgan Taylor Reid. The self-titled album also includes a performance by the rapper Prophet and a duet with Bridgit Mendler. His song, “Let’s Take the World Tonight” from the upcoming album was featured in the movie Blue Lagoon: The Awakening (2012).
Henderson at the 1989 Emmy Awards
|Born||Florence Agnes Henderson
February 14, 1934 (age 80)
Dale, Indiana, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Ira Bernstein (1956–1985) (divorced)
John Kappas (1987–2002) (his death)
Florence Agnes Henderson (born February 14, 1934) is an American actress and singer. She is best known for her role as Carol Brady on the ABC sitcom The Brady Bunch from 1969 to 1974. Florence also has had a strong constant presence on television since the 1950s and has hosted several long-running cooking and variety shows over the years. Henderson also has appeared as a guest on many scripted and non-scripted (talk and reality shows) over the years. She may also be known for being a contestant on Dancing with the Stars in 2010. Henderson currently hosts her own talk show, The Florence Henderson Show, and cooking show, Who’s Cooking with Florence Henderson, on Retirement Living TV (RLTV).
Rob Thomas (musician)
|Birth name||Robert Kelly Thomas|
|Born||February 14, 1972 (age 41)
Landstuhl, West Germany
|Origin||Florida, United States|
|Genres||Pop rock, dance, pop alternative rock, power pop|
|Instruments||Vocals, piano, guitar,percussion, drums|
|Labels||Atlantic, Emblem Music|
|Associated acts||Matchbox Twenty, Santana, Itaal Shur, Tabitha’s Secret|
Robert Kelly “Rob” Thomas (born February 14, 1972) is an American rock recording artist and songwriter. He is the primary songwriter and lead singer of the band Matchbox Twenty. Thomas also records and performs as a solo artist. Thomas earned three Grammy awards for co-writing and singing on the Carlos Santana triple-platinum hit “Smooth“, on the album Supernatural in 1999.
Since 1995, his band has released a string of hit singles to radio including “Push“, “3 A.M.“, “Real World“, “Back 2 Good“, “Bent“, “If You’re Gone“, “Mad Season“, “Disease“, “Unwell“, “Bright Lights“, “How Far We’ve Come“, and “She’s So Mean“. In 2004, the Songwriters Hall of Fame awarded Thomas its first Starlight Award, recognizing young songwriters who have already had a lasting influence in the music industry.
|Birth name||Matthew Redman|
|Born||14 February 1974 (age 40)
|Genres||Worship, contemporary Christian, pop|
|Occupations||Singer-songwriter, worship leader, author|
He has worked with Newfrontiers, Passion Conferences, Hillsong London, Soul Survivor, is an artist for Sixstepsrecords and is a member of Compassionart, a charity founded by Martin Smith. He appeared with Hillsong London for a song on their 2005 album Jesus Is; he co-wrote and sang the song “Greatest Gift”. In 2013, Redman won two Grammy Awards for “10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord)” co-written with Jonas Myrin: Best Contemporary Christian Music Song and Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance.
Numerous Contemporary Christian music (CCM) artists such as Matt Maher, Michael W. Smith, Jeremy Camp, Rebecca St. James, Chris Tomlin, David Crowder Band, Tree63, and Hillsong United have performed Redman’s songs. Some of his most popular early songs include “Heart of Worship”, “You Never Let Go”, “Let Everything That Has Breath”, “Once Again”, “Undignified”, and “Better Is One Day“. More recently he has co-written songs like “You Never Let Go”, the 2005 Dove Award-winning “Blessed Be Your Name” (Worship Song of the Year) and the Grammy Award nominated “Our God”. He regularly works alongside other Christian artists such as Chris Tomlin and Tim Hughes.