Country musician Lee Kernaghan
|Birth name||Lee Raymond Kernaghan|
|Born||15 April 1964
|Occupations||Songwriter, composer, musician, guitarist|
|Associated acts||The Blue Devils
Emma Watson at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival
|Born||Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson
15 April 1990
|Alma mater||Brown University|
Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson (born 15 April 1990) is an English actress and model. She rose to prominence playingHermione Granger in the Harry Potter film series; she was cast as Hermione at the age of nine, having previously acted only in school plays. She starred in all eight Harry Potter films, alongside Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint. Watson’s work on theHarry Potter series has earned her several awards and more than £10 million. She made her modelling debut for Burberry‘s autumn/winter campaign in 2009. In October 2013, she was voted Sexiest Female Movie Star in a worldwide poll conducted byEmpire magazine.
In 2007, Watson announced her involvement in The Tale of Despereaux and the television adaptation of the novel Ballet Shoes, which was broadcast on 26 December 2007 to an audience of 5.2 million. The Tale of Despereaux, based on the novel by Kate DiCamillo, was released in 2008 and grossed more than US$86 million in worldwide sales. In 2012, she starred in Stephen Chbosky‘s film adaptation of The Perks of Being a Wallflower, and in 2014, she played Ila in Darren Aronofsky‘s biblical epicNoah.
Rogen at the 2013 WonderCon
|Born||April 15, 1982
Vancouver, British Columbia,Canada
|Occupation||Actor, stand-up comedian, producer, director, screenwriter, voice actor|
|Spouse(s)||Lauren Miller (m. 2011)|
Seth Rogen (/ˈroʊɡɪn/; born April 15, 1982) is a Canadian stand-up comedian, actor, producer, director, screenwriter, and voice actor. Rogen began his career performing stand-up comedy during his teenage years, winning the Vancouver Amateur Comedy Contest in 1998. While still living in his native Vancouver, he landed a small role in Freaks and Geeks. Shortly after Rogen moved to Los Angeles for his role, Freaks and Geeks was officially cancelled after one season due to low viewership. Rogen later got a part on the equally short-lived Undeclared, which also hired him as a staff writer.
After landing his job as a staff writer on the final season of Da Ali G Show, for which Rogen and the other writers received theirEmmy Award nomination, Rogen was guided by Judd Apatow toward a film career. Rogen was cast in a major supporting role and credited as a co-producer in Apatow’s directorial debut, The 40-Year-Old Virgin. After Rogen received critical praise for his performance, Universal Pictures agreed to cast him as the lead in Apatow’s directorial feature films Knocked Up and Funny People. Rogen and his comedy partner Evan Goldberg co-wrote the films Superbad, Pineapple Express, and This Is the End. Rogen has also done voice work for the films Horton Hears a Who!, Kung Fu Panda, Monsters vs. Aliens, and Paul. Rogen married fellow screenwriter Lauren Miller in October 2011.
|Birth name||Keidran Jones|
|Born||15 April 1987|
|Origin||Tortola, British Virgin Islands|
|Genres||R&B, pop, hip hop, dance, rock,country, reggae, indie|
|Labels||Beluga Heights, Time Is Money, TM3 Records, BMG|
|Associated acts||J.R. Rotem, Sean Kingston, Big Time Rush, Charice, Demi Lovato,Mann|
Keidran Jones (born 15 April 1987), better known by his stage name Iyaz (pronounced EYE-az), is a singer-songwriter and dancer from the British Virgin Islands signed with the record label Beluga Heights Records. He is known for his singles “Replay“, “Solo” and “Pretty Girls“. He released his debut album Replay in 2010.
Thompson at the London premiere of Last Chance Harvey in June 2009
|Born||15 April 1959
Paddington, London, England, United Kingdom
|Alma mater||Newnham College, Cambridge|
|Occupation||Actor, comedian, screenwriter, author, activist|
|Spouse(s)||Kenneth Branagh (m. 1989–95)
Greg Wise (m. 2003)
|Relatives||Sophie Thompson (sister)|
Born in Paddington, London to English actor Eric Thompson and Scottish actress Phyllida Law, she was educated at Camden School for Girls and Newnham College, University of Cambridge, where she became the first female member of the Footlightstroupe. After appearing in several comedy programmes, she first came to prominence in 1987 in two BBC TV series, Tutti Fruttiand Fortunes of War, winning the BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress for her work in both. Her first film role was opposite Jeff Goldblum in the 1989 romantic comedy The Tall Guy, and in the early 1990s she frequently collaborated with then-husband actor and director Kenneth Branagh, appearing on stage together in A Midsummer Night’s Dream and King Lear and in films like Dead Again (1991), Peter’s Friends (1992) and Much Ado About Nothing (1993).
In 1992, Thompson won multiple acting awards, including an Academy Award and a BAFTA Award for Best Actress, for her performance as the bourgeois lady Margaret Schlegel in the British drama Howards End. In 1993, Thompson garnered dual Academy Award nominations, as Best Actress for her roles as stately home housekeeper Miss Kenton opposite Anthony Hopkinsin The Remains of the Day and as Best Supporting Actress for her portrayal of a campaigning lawyer Gareth Peirce alongsideDaniel Day-Lewis in In the Name of the Father. In 1995, Thompson scripted and starred in Sense and Sensibility, a film adaptation of the Jane Austen novel of the same name, which earned her an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay and a BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role among other awards. Other notable film and television credits have included her role as the eccentric professor Sybill Trelawney in the Harry Potter film series, Love Actually (2003), Angels in America (2003), Nanny McPhee (2005), Stranger than Fiction (2006), Last Chance Harvey (2008), An Education (2009), Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang(2010), Men in Black 3 (2012), Brave (2012), and writer P. L. Travers in Saving Mr. Banks (2013), which earned her a BAFTA nomination.
Thompson met Kenneth Branagh in 1987 while filming Fortunes of War and married him two years later. Dubbed a “golden couple” by the British media, the relationship received considerable press interest until they announced their separation in September 1995. She remarried Greg Wise in 2003, giving birth to a daughter, Gaia, in 1999. The family’s permanent residence is in West Hampstead, London, on the same road that Thompson lived in her youth. She has been outspoken on issues such as religion, politics, the environment and human rights, and is a supporter of Greenpeace, ambassador for the charity ActionAid, and patron of the Elton John AIDS Foundation and Refugee Council. In 2012, Thompson authored The Further Tale of Peter Rabbit to commemorate the 110th anniversary of the publication of Beatrix Potter‘s The Tale of Peter Rabbit.