31st March ~ Birthday wishes for today go to ~ Ewan McGregor ~ Christopher Walken ~ Angus Young ~ Richard Chamberlain & Tony Yayo ~ from the team at ~ Colly Dolly Music & Movies ~ Mareeba!

Ewan McGregor

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Ewan McGregor
OBE
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McGregor at the Venice Film Festival, 7 September 2009
Born Ewan Gordon McGregor
31 March 1971 (age 42)
Perth, Scotland
Occupation Actor
Years active 1993–present
Spouse(s) Eve Mavrakis (m. 1995)
Children 4

Ewan Gordon McGregorOBE (/ˌjuːən məˈɡrɛɡər/; born 31 March 1971) is a Scottish actor who has had success in mainstream, indie, and art house films. He is perhaps best known for his roles as heroin addict Mark Renton in the dramaTrainspotting (1996), Jedi Obi-Wan Kenobi in the Star Wars prequel trilogy (1999–2005), poet Christian in the musical film Moulin Rouge! (2001), and storyteller Edward Bloom in Tim Burton‘s Big Fish (2003). He has also received critical acclaim for his starring roles in theatre productions of Guys and Dolls (2005–07) and Othello (2007–08). McGregor was ranked No. 36 on Empire magazine’s “The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time” list in 1997.[1]

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Christopher Walken

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Christopher Walken
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Walken in 2009
Born Ronald Walken
March 31, 1943 (age 70)
Astoria, Queens, New York City, U.S.
Other names Ronnie Walken, Chris Walken
Alma mater Hofstra University
Occupation Actor, screenwriter, director
Years active 1952–present
Spouse(s) Georgianne Walken (m. 1969)

Ronald Walken (born March 31, 1943), known professionally as Christopher Walken, is an American actor, screenwriter, and director who has appeared in more than 100 films and television shows, including The Deer HunterAnnie HallThe Prophecy trilogy, The Dogs of WarBrainstormThe Dead ZoneA View to a KillTrue RomancePulp FictionCatch Me If You Can, and Seven Psychopaths, as well as music videos by many popular recording artists. Walken has received a number of awards and nominations during his career, including winning the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1978.

Walken’s films have grossed more than $1 billion in the United States.[1] He has also played the lead in the Shakespeare plays HamletMacbethRomeo and Juliet, and Coriolanus. He is a popular guest-host of Saturday Night Live,having hosted seven times as of April 2008. His most notable roles on the show include record producer Bruce Dickinson (no relation to the singer with the same name) in the “More Cowbell” sketch and his multiple appearances as The Continental.

Walken debuted as a film director and script writer with the short film Popcorn Shrimp in 2001. He also wrote and acted the main role in a play about Elvis Presley titled Him, in 1995.

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Angus Young

 

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Angus Young
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Angus Young live with AC/DC on 23 November 2008 in St. Paul, Minnesota
Background information
Born 31 March 1955 (age 58)
Glasgow, Scotland[1][2]
Genres Hard rockblues rockrock and roll
Occupations Musician, songwriter, producer
Instruments Guitar, vocals
Years active 1970–present
Labels EMIEpicAtlanticAlbert
Associated acts AC/DCMarcus Hook Roll Band
Website acdc.com orhttp://acdcrocks.com/
Notable instruments
Gibson SG
1962 Gibson Les Paul (SG)
1968 Gibson SG
1970 Gibson SG
2000 Gibson SG Standard
Gibson SG ’61 Reissue

Angus McKinnon Young (born 31 March 1955) is a Scottish-born Australian guitarist best known as a co-founder, lead guitarist, and songwriter of the Australian hard rock band, AC/DC. Known for his energetic performances, schoolboy-uniform stage outfits, and popularisation of Chuck Berry’s duckwalkRolling Stone magazine ranked Young as the 24th greatest guitarist of all time.[3] In 2003, he and the other members of AC/DC were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. AC/DC have remained together since their formation in 1974 and have released 15 studio albums. The band have shipped over 200 million albums worldwide, with 70 million certified units in the US. Their 1980 studio album,Back in Black, is accountable for 50 million of those worldwide sales and is the second all time highest-selling album worldwide.

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Richard Chamberlain

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Richard Chamberlain
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Chamberlain (December 1982)
Born George Richard Chamberlain
March 31, 1934 (age 79)
Beverly Hills, California, USA
Occupation Actor
Years active 1958–present
Partner(s) Martin Rabbett (1970s-2010)

George Richard Chamberlain (born March 31, 1934)[1] is an American stage and screen actor and singer, who became a teen idol in the title role of the television show Dr. Kildare (1961–6).

Since then, he has appeared in several mini-series such as Shōgun (1980) and The Thorn Birds (1983), many successful films, performed classical stage roles and worked in the musical theatre.

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Tony Yayo

From Wikipedia
Tony Yayo
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Background information
Birth name Marvin Bernard
Born March 31, 1978 (age 35)
Origin South Jamaica, QueensNew York, US
Genres Hip hop
Occupations Rappersongwriter
Years active 2002 – present
Labels G-Unit (2003-present)
Interscope (2003-2009)
G-Unit Philly (2009-present)
EMI (2010-present)
Associated acts G-UnitMobb DeepUncle MurdaDanny Brown
Website www.tonyyayo.com

Marvin Bernard (born March 31, 1978),[1] better known by his stage name Tony Yayo, is a rapper and member of the hip hop group G-Unit. Tony Yayo was brought up in South Jamaica, QueensNew York and is longtime friends with 50 Cent and Lloyd Banks. He is signed to 50 Cent‘s record label G-Unit Records and recently signed a deal with EMI to release his second untitled album. He is CEO to the label G-Unit Philly. His stage name is derived from the 1983 filmScarface, referencing the character Tony Montana and the slang word for cocaine.

 

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