1st July ~ Our birthday wishes today go to ~ Missy Elliott ~ Dan Aykroyd ~ Deborah Harry ~ Liv Tyler & Plies ~ from the team at ~ Colly Dolly Music & Movies ~ Mareeba!

Missy Elliott

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 Melissa Arnette “Missy” Elliott (born July 1, 1971) is an American rappersinger-songwriter, and record producer. Her first major success came as a songwriter with childhood friend and producer Timbaland on projects for AaliyahTotalSWV, and 702. As a record producer and songwriter, she has worked with Mariah CareyWhitney Houston, and Janet Jackson, as well as contemporary artists Keyshia ColeCiaraG DragonTamia andMonica.
Missy Elliott
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Elliott in July 2010
Background information
Birth name Melissa Arnette Elliott
Also known as Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliott
Born July 1, 1971 (age 42)
Portsmouth, VirginiaUnited States
Genres Hip hopR&B
Occupations Rappersinger-songwriterdancer,record producermusicianactress
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1991–present
Labels The Gold MindEast WestElektra,AtlanticViolator
Associated acts TimbalandTLCMagooAaliyah,GinuwineJodeciCiaraLudacris,EveLil’ KimBeyoncéGina ThompsonMC LyteJanet JacksonWhitney Houston,MadonnaNasG-DragonMariah CareyTweetEminemDa Brat,Lady SawMary J. BligeKaty PerryTamiaJ. ColeKeyshia ColeLittle MixJay-ZBusta RhymesDeVante Swing,RedmanRaven-SymonéMonica,MýaBeenie Man
Website missy-elliott.com

In the late 1990s, Elliott expanded her career as a solo artist and rapper, eventually winning five Grammy Awards and selling over 30 million records in the United States.[1] Elliott is the only female rapper to have six albums certified platinum by the RIAA, including one double platinum for her 2002 album Under Construction.[2]

Elliott is also known for a series of hits and diverse music videos, including “The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)“, “Hot Boyz“, “Get Ur Freak On“, “Work It“, and the Grammy award-winning video for “Lose Control.”

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Dan Aykroyd

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Dan Aykroyd
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Dan Aykroyd being interviewed at the 2005 Toronto Film Festival
Birth name Daniel Edward Aykroyd
Born July 1, 1952 (age 61)
OttawaOntario, Canada
  • Film
  • television
Years active 1971–present
Spouse Donna Dixon (m. 1983)
Children 3
Notable works and roles Elwood Blues in The Blues Brothers
Ray Stantz in Ghostbusters
Original cast member ofSaturday Night Live
Emmy Awards
Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Series
1977: Saturday Night Live

Daniel Edward “Dan” AykroydCM (/ˈækrɔɪd/; born July 1, 1952) is a Canadian actor, comedian screenwriter and singer. He was an original cast member of Saturday Night Live, an originator of The Blues Brothers (withJohn Belushi) and Ghostbusters, and has had a long career as a film actor and screenwriter.

In 1990, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Driving Miss Daisy.


Debbie Harry

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Debbie Harry
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Debbie Harry at the premiere of SqueezeBox! at the 2008 Tribeca Film Festival
Background information
Birth name Deborah Ann Harry[1]
Born July 1, 1945 (age 68)
Miami, Florida, United States
Genres Rocknew wavediscopop
Occupations Singer-songwriter, actress, former Playboy Bunny
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1968–present
Labels ChrysalisGeffenSireEleven Seven
Associated acts BlondieThe Wind in the Willows
Website www.deborah-harry.com
from the BBC programme Desert Island Discs, 22 May 2011.[2]

Deborah Ann “Debbie” Harry (born July 1, 1945) is an American singer-songwriter and actress best known for being the lead singer of the punk rock and new wave band Blondie. She has also had success as a solo artist, and in the mid-1990s she recorded and performed with The Jazz Passengers. Her acting career spans over 30 film roles and numerous television appearances.


Liv Tyler

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Liv Tyler

Tyler at The Incredible Hulk premiere, June 2008
Born Liv Rundgren
July 1, 1977 (age 36)
New York CityNew York
Occupation Actress
Years active 1994–present
Spouse(s) Royston Langdon (m. 2003–08)
Children 1
Parents Steven Tyler
Bebe Buell

Liv Rundgren Tyler[1] (born Liv Rundgren; July 1, 1977) is an American actress and former child model. She is the daughter of Aerosmith‘s lead singer, Steven Tyler, and model Bebe Buell. Tyler began a career in modeling at the age of 14 but, after less than a year, she decided to focus on acting. After her film debut Silent Fall (1994), she appeared in supporting roles in Empire Records (1995), Heavy (1996) and That Thing You Do!(1996). Tyler later achieved critical recognition in the leading role in Stealing Beauty (1996). She followed this by starring in supporting roles including Inventing the Abbotts (1997) and Cookie’s Fortune (1999).

Tyler achieved international recognition as a result of her portrayal of Elf maiden Arwen Undómiel in the Lord of the Rings film trilogy. She has appeared in an eclectic range of films, including the 2004 comedy Jersey Girl, the indie film Lonesome Jim (2005), the drama Reign Over Me (2007) and big-budget studio films such as Armageddon (1998), The Strangers (2008) and The Incredible Hulk (2008).

She has served as a United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Goodwill Ambassador for the United States in 2003, and as a spokesperson for Givenchy‘s line of perfume and cosmetics.



Plies (rapper)


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Plies in 2008.
Background information
Birth name Algernod Lanier Washington
Born July 1, 1976 (age 37)[1]
Fort MyersFloridaUnited States
Genres Hip hopdirty rap
Occupations Rapper
Years active 2004–present
Labels Big Gates , Slip-n-SlideAtlantic Records
Associated acts DJ KhaledTrey SongzRick RossTrick DaddyT-PainAkon,Ne-YoYoung Jeezy
Website www.pliesworld.com

Algernod Lanier Washington (born July 1, 1976), better known by his stage name Plies, is an American rapper. He is the founder of Big Gates Records. Born in Fort Myers, Florida, Washington was a wide receiver on thefootball team of Miami University in Ohio in 1996 and 1997 before he became a rapper. After dropping out of college, he founded Big Gates with his stepbrother. Signed to Slip-n-Slide Records, from 2007 to 2008 he released three albums. Plies debuted in 2007 with The Real Testament with successful singles “Shawty” and “Hypnotized“. Plies also released two albums in 2008, Definition of Real and Da REAList, and later released Goon Affiliated in 2010.



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