17th June ~ Birthday wishes today go to ~ Barry Manilow ~ Scott Adkins ~ Krayzie Bone ~ Greg Kinnear & Jason Patric ~ from the team at ~ Colly Dolly Music & Movies ~ Mareeba!

Barry Manilow

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Barry Manilow
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Manilow performing live in 2008 at the Xcel Energy CenterSt. Paul, Minnesota.
Background information
Birth name Barry Alan Pincus
Born June 17, 1943 (age 70)
BrooklynNew YorkU.S.
Genres Popadult contemporarysoft rock,[1][2] easy listening
Occupations Singer-songwriterproducer
Instruments Vocals, piano
Years active 1964–present
Labels
Website Official website

Barry Manilow (born Barry Alan Pincus; June 17, 1943) is an American singer-songwriter and producer. He is best known for such recordings as “Mandy“, “Can’t Smile Without You“, and “Copacabana (At the Copa)“.

In 1978, five of his albums were on the best-seller charts simultaneously, a feat equalled only by Herb AlpertThe BeatlesFrank SinatraMichael JacksonBruce Springsteen and Johnny Mathis. He has recorded a string ofBillboard hit singles and multi-platinum albums that have resulted in his being named Radio & Records’ No. 1 adult contemporary artist, and winning three straight American Music Awards for favorite pop/rock male artist. Between 1974 and 1983 Manilow had three No. 1 singles and 25 that reached the top 40. Although not a favorite of music critics, several well-known entertainers have praised Manilow, including Sinatra, who was quoted in the 1970s saying, “He’s next.” In 1988, Bob Dylan stopped Manilow at a party, hugged him and said, “Don’t stop what you’re doing, man. We’re all inspired by you.”[3]

As well as producing and arranging albums for other artists, including Bette Midler and Dionne Warwick, Manilow has written songs for musicals, films, and commercials. From February 2005 to December 30, 2009, he was the headliner at the Las Vegas Hilton, performing hundreds of shows before ending his relationship with the hotel. Since March 2010, he has headlined at the Paris hotel in Las Vegas. He has sold more than 80 million records worldwide, making him one of the world’s best-selling artists of all time.[4] On July 4, 2013, he performed live on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol as part of A Capitol Fourth on PBS.

 

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Scott Adkins

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Scott Adkins
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Born Scott Edward Adkins
17 June 1976 (age 38)
Sutton ColdfieldBirmingham,England
Occupation
  • Actor
  • Martial artist
Years active 1997–present (acting)
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.81 m)
Weight 165 lb (75 kg)
Website
www.scottadkins.com

Scott Edward Adkins (born 17 June 1976) is an English actor and martial artist who is currently living in USA and who is best known for playing Yuri Boyka in Undisputed II: Last Man Standing and Undisputed III: Redemption, Bradley Hume in Holby City, Ed Russell in Mile High and as Hector in The Expendables 2. Adkins has also appeared in DangerfieldHollyoaks, The Tournament TV series and many others, as well as many films.

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Krayzie Bone

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Krayzie Bone
Birth name Anthony Henderson
Born June 17, 1974 (age 39)
Cleveland, OhioU.S.
Genres Hip hop
Occupations Rapperrecord producer
Years active 1991–present
Labels Ruthless (1993–2003)
Mo Thugs (1995-1999)
ThugLine/The Life (1999–present)
Full Surface (2005–2008)
Interscope (2005–2008)
BTNH Worldwide (2008–present)
Warner Music Group (2008-2011)
Associated acts Bone Thugs-n-HarmonyEazy-E

Anthony Henderson (born June 17, 1974), better known as Krayzie Bone, is an American rapper, producer, and entrepreneur. He is a member of the rap group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony.

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Greg Kinnear

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Greg Kinnear
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Born Gregory Buck Kinnear[1]
June 17, 1963 (age 50)
Logansport, Indiana, United States
Alma mater University of Arizona (B.A., 1985)
Occupation Actor, TV personality
Years active 1988–present
Spouse(s) Helen Labdon (m. 1999)
Children 3

Gregory Buck “Greg” Kinnear (born June 17, 1963) is an American actor and television personality who first rose to stardom in 1991. He has appeared in more than 20 motion pictures, and was nominated for an Academy Award for his role in As Good as It Gets.

He has appeared in other notable films, including SabrinaYou’ve Got MailNurse BettyWe Were SoldiersLittle Miss SunshineInvincible and Green Zone. Notable TV roles include Friends and his Emmy nominated roles for Talk SoupThe Kennedys and Modern Family, as well as starring as Keegan Deane, in the 2014 series, Rake.

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Jason Patric

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Jason Patric
Born June 17, 1966 (age 47)
Queens, New YorkU.S.A
Occupation Actor
Years active 1985–present
Partner(s) Danielle Schreiber (2002-2012)
Parents Jason Miller
Linda Mae Gleason
Relatives Jackie Gleason (grandfather)

Jason Patric (born June 17, 1966) is an American filmtelevision and stage actor. He is known for his roles in the films The Lost BoysRushSleepersYour Friends & NeighborsNarcThe Losers and Speed 2: Cruise Control. His father was actor/playwright Jason Miller. Patric’s maternal grandfather is Jackie Gleason.

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