Robin McLaurin Williams (born July 21, 1951) is an American actor, voice actor, and stand-up comedian. Rising to fame with his role as the alien Mork in the TV series Mork & Mindy, Williams went on to establish a successful career in both stand-up comedy and feature film acting. His film career includes such acclaimed films as Good Morning, Vietnam (1987), Dead Poets Society (1989), Awakenings (1990), The Fisher King (1991), and Good Will Hunting (1997), as well as financial successes such as Popeye (1980), Hook (1991), Aladdin (1992), Mrs. Doubtfire (1993), Jumanji (1995), The Birdcage (1996), Night at the Museum (2006), and Happy Feet(2006). He also appeared in the video to “Don’t Worry, Be Happy” by Bobby McFerrin.
Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor three times, Williams went on to receive the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Good Will Hunting (1997). He has also received two Emmy Awards, four Golden Globes, two Screen Actors Guild Awards and five Grammy Awards
Hartnett in November 2008
|Born||Joshua Daniel Hartnett
July 21, 1978
Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
|Residence||Los Angeles, California, USA|
Joshua Daniel “Josh” Hartnett (born July 21, 1978) is an American actor and producer. He first came to attention in 1997 for his role as Michael Fitzgerald in the television series Cracker. He made his feature film debut in 1998 in Halloween H20: 20 Years Later, followed by teen roles in films such as The Faculty and The Virgin Suicides. Hartnett has since gone on to further fame for his roles in films such as Pearl Harbor, O, Black Hawk Down, 40 Days and 40 Nights, and 30 Days of Night.
Faith in 2012
|Birth name||Paloma Faith Blomfield|
|Born||21 July 1981 
London, England, United Kingdom
|Genres||Pop, soul, soft rock, jazz|
|Labels||Epic Records, RCA Records|
Paloma Faith (born Paloma Faith Blomfield; 21 July 1981) is a British singer-songwriter and actress, known for her unique, retro and eccentric style.
Faith released her debut album Do You Want the Truth or Something Beautiful? in 2009, featuring the top twenty singles “Stone Cold Sober” and “New York“. The album reached number nine in the United Kingdom, and was later certified double-platinum in the country. In 2012, Faith released her second studio album, Fall to Grace, which reached number two in the UK and has since been certified double-platinum. The album produced her first top ten single, “Picking Up the Pieces“, and the top twenty cover version of INXS‘ “Never Tear Us Apart“, featured in the 2012 John Lewis advertising campaign. Faith’s third album, A Perfect Contradiction was released in 2014 and has become her most successful album to date, including the top ten singles “Can’t Rely on You” and “Only Love Can Hurt Like This“, the latter of which became Faith’s highest-charting single in the UK.
Faith has received three BRIT Award nominations, including British Female Solo Artist and Best British Album. She has also made feature film appearances in the 2007 remake St Trinian’s, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus and Dread.
|Cat Stevens/Yusuf Islam|
Yusuf Islam at the O2 Shepherds Bush Empire, London in May 2009
|Birth name||Steven Demetre Georgiou|
|Also known as||
|Born||21 July 1948
Marylebone, London, England
|Genres||Folk rock, psychedelic rock,soft rock, pop rock,synthpop, electro, nasheed,hamd|
|Instruments||Vocals, guitar, bass, mandolin,organ, piano, mellotron, double bass, percussion, synthesiser|
|Labels||Deram, Island, A&M, Jamal, Ya|
|Associated acts||Alun Davies|
Yusuf Islam (born Steven Demetre Georgiou; 21 July 1948), commonly known by his former stage name Cat Stevens, is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, humanitarian, and education philanthropist.He is a prominent convert to Islam. He was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2014.
Stevens’ albums Tea for the Tillerman (1970) and Teaser and the Firecat (1971) were both certified triple platinum in the US by the RIAA. His 1972 album Catch Bull at Four sold half a million copies in the first two weeks of release alone and was Billboard‘s number-one LP for three consecutive weeks. He also earned two ASCAP songwriting awards in consecutive years for “The First Cut Is the Deepest“; the song has been a hit single for four different artists. Some of his other hit songs are “Father and Son“, “Wild World“, “Peace Train“, “Moonshadow“, and “Morning Has Broken“.
In December 1977, Stevens converted to Islam and adopted the name Yusuf Islam the following year. In 1979, he auctioned all his guitars for charity and left his music career to devote himself to educational and philanthropic causes in the Muslim community. He has received several awards for his work in promoting peace in the world, including the 2003 World Award, the 2004 Man of Peace Award, and the 2007 Mediterranean Prize for Peace. Known professionally by the single name Yusuf, in 2006 he returned to pop music with his first album of new pop songs in 28 years, entitled An Other Cup. On 5 May 2009, he released the albumRoadsinger.
Paul Brandt photographed in 2012 by Todd Korol
|Birth name||Paul Rennée Belobersycky|
|Born||July 21, 1972 
|Associated acts||Josh Leo|
Paul Rennée Belobersycky (born July 21, 1972) is a Canadian country music artist, known professionally as Paul Brandt. Growing up in Calgary, he was a pediatric RN at the time of his big break. In 1996, he made his mark on the country music charts with the single “My Heart Has a History,” propelling him to international success and making him the first male Canadian country singer to reach to the Top 10 of the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart in the United States since Hank Snow, who last charted a Top 10 hit when “Hello Love” hit No. 1 in 1974. Brandt is married to Elizabeth Peterson, who can be seen in some of his music videos, and heard singing background on his CDs. Brandt’s music has been used by Dave Matthews and Johnny Cash on the We Were Soldiers soundtrack a duet of the song written by Paul Brandt and Steve Rosen called “For You.”