23rd March Birthdays today: Chaka Khan, Catherine Keener, Brett Eldredge, Amanda Plummer and Marti Pellow

Chaka Khan

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Chaka Khan
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Khan at The Heart Truth‘s Red Dress Collection Fashion Show, 2012.
Background information
Birth name Yvette Marie Stevens
Also known as Chaka Adunne Aduffe Hodarhi Karifi Khan
Queen of Funk
Born March 23, 1953 (age 60)
ChicagoIllinoisU.S.
Genres R&BJazzFunkSoulDiscoAdult ContemporaryGospel
Occupations Singer-Songwriter
Instruments VocalsDrum Kit
Years active 1972–present
Labels ABCWarner Bros.RepriseMCA,NPGBurgundy
Associated acts RufusPrinceAnastacia
Website www.chakakhan.com

Chaka Khan (born Yvette Marie Stevens; March 23, 1953) is an American singer-songwriter whose career has spanned four decades, beginning in the 1970s as the frontwoman and focal point of the funk band Rufus. Often cited as the Queen of Funk, Khan has won ten Grammys and has sold an estimated 200 million records worldwide

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Catherine Keener

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Catherine Keener
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Keener at a press conference for Please Giveat the 2010 Berlin Film Festival on February 16, 2010
Born Catherine Ann Keener
March 23, 1959 (age 54)
MiamiFlorida, U.S.
Alma mater Wheaton College (1983)[1]
Occupation Actress
Years active 1986–present
Spouse(s) Dermot Mulroney (1990-2007)
Children 1

Catherine Ann Keener (born March 23, 1959)[2] is an American actress. She has been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her roles as Maxine in Being John Malkovich (1999) and Harper Lee inCapote (2005). Keener also appeared in the critically acclaimed films Into the Wild (2007) and Synecdoche, New York (2008).

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Brett Eldredge

 

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Brett Eldredge
Birth name Brett Ryan Eldredge
Born March 23, 1986(age 27)[1][2][3]
Origin Paris, Illinois[4]
Genres Country
Occupations Singer-songwriter
Instruments Vocals, guitar
Years active 2010–present
Labels Atlantic Nashville
Associated acts Gary Allan,

Taylor Swift- Red tour

Brett Ryan Eldredge[5][6] (born March 23, 1986) is an American country music singer signed to Atlantic Records Nashville. In 2013, the single “Don’t Ya” hit Number One on the Country Airplay chart. He is the cousin of Terry Eldredge of The Grascals.[4]

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Amanda Plummer

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Amanda Plummer
Born Amanda Michael Plummer
March 23, 1957 (age 56)
New York CityNew York, U.S.
Nationality American/Canadian
Occupation Actress
Years active 1979–present
Parents Christopher Plummer (father)
Tammy Grimes (mother)

Amanda Michael Plummer[1] (born March 23, 1957)[2] is an American/Canadian actress best known for her work on stage and for her roles in films such as The Fisher King (1991), So I Married an Axe Murderer (1993), Pulp Fiction (1994) and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013).

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Marti Pellow

 

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Marti Pellow
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Pellow in 2007
Background information
Birth name Mark McLachlan
Born 23 March 1965 (age 48)
Origin ClydebankScotland
Genres Popsoul
Occupations Singersongwriter
Instruments vocals
Years active 1982–present
Associated acts Wet Wet Wet
Maggie Pie & The Impostors
Website http://www.martipellowofficial.co.uk/

Marti Pellow (born Mark McLachlan; 23 March 1965) is a Scottish singer. He has been the lead singer of the Scottish pop group Wet Wet Wet since their formation in 1982, and has also recorded solo material.

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