Today’s popular birthday list for August 17, 2021 includes celebrities Robert De Niro and Sean Penn

Celebrity birthdays on August 17, 2021

Birthday wishes go out to Robert De Niro, Sean Penn and all the other celebrities with today’s birthdays. Check out the slideshow below to see photos of celebrities turning a year old on August 17th, and find out an interesting fact about each one.

Billy Lyons, left, Robert De Niro, Wayne Handman, Michael Douglas and Richard Gere attend the “It Takes a Lunatic” screening during the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival at the Tribeca Center for the Performing Arts on Friday May 3, 2019 in New York. (Photo by Brent N. Clark / Invision / The Associated Press)Brent N. Clark / Invision / Associated Press

Actor Robert De Niro is 78 years old

Anecdote: both his parents were painters

Gina Shock, left, Jane Wedlin, Belinda Carlisle, Charlotte Caffee and Kathy Valentine pose for a selfie to promote “The Go-Go’s” at Music Lodge during the Sundance Film Festival on Saturday January 25, 2020, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Taylor Jewell / Invision / Associated Press)Taylor Jewel / Invision / AP

Singer Belinda Carlisle is 63

Fun fact: her stepdad was actor James Mason

Catherine Winnick, Sean Penn, Dylan Penn

Catherine Winnick, left, Sean Penn and Dylan Penn pose for photographers during a photoshoot for “Flag Day” at the 74th Cannes International Film Festival in southern France on Sunday July 11, 2021. (Photo by Viani Le Caer / Invision / AP)Vianney Le Caer / Invision / AP

Actor Sean Penn is 61

Fun Fact: One of Pence’s first TV shows was an episode of “Little House on the Prairie”.

Donnie Wahlberg, Tulsi Gabbard

Presidential nominee U.S. Representative Tulsi Gabbard, Democrat of Hawaii, right, chats with actor Donnie Wahlberg during the second half of the NBA basketball game between the Boston Celtics and the Toronto Raptors in Boston, Saturday December 28, 2019 (AP Photo / Michael Dwyer)PA

Singer and actor Donnie Wahlberg is 52

Fun fact: she appeared as Cluedle-Doo in the final season of “The Masked Singer”.

Taissa Farmiga

Taissa Farmiga arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of The Twilight Zone at Harmony Gold on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 (Photo by Chris Pizzello / Invision / Associated Press)Chris Pizzello / Invision / AP

Actress Taissa Farmiga is 27

Anecdote: The first feature film dates from 2011, High Land.

More celebrities with birthdays today

The Box Tops guitarist Gary Talley is 74 years old. He is 72 years old. Singer Maria Mackie is 57 Drummer Steve Gorman (The Black Crowes) is 56 Cunniff (Luscious Jackson) is 55 Actor David Conrad (“Ghost Whisperer”, “Relativity”) is 54. De La Soul rapper Posdnuos is 52 years old. TV personality Giuliana Rancic (“Fashion Police”, E! News ”) is 47 years old. Brighton actor James (“Family Matters”) is 35 years old. Actor Brady Corbett (“24”, “Thirteen”) is 33 years old.

Other popular or historic birthdays on August 17

Davy Crockett, the frontier man

Samuel Goldwyn, film producer

Mae West, actrice

Frances Gary Powers, pilote U2

Robin Cousins, Olympic skater (64)

Helen McCrory, actrice

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Fun facts about collected celebrities

Celebrity Fun Facts (Related Press)

Fun facts about celebrities

Gal Gadot

Emilia Clarke

Sophie Turner

Jason Momoa

Daniel Fishel and the “Boy Meets World” team

Chris Hemsworth


Kat Dennings

Robert Downey Jr.

Alison Hannigan

Tiffany Ambre Thiessen

Miley Cyrus

Emma Stone

Seth Mac Farlan

Marc Hamill

Jennifer Lawrence et Mila Kunis

David Hasselhoff

Lindsay Lohan

Natalie Portman

George Clooney

Sarah Michelle Gellar

Emma watson

Alec Baldwin

Jenna Fisher

Kate Mara

Jennifer Aniston

Alain Alda

Betty Blanche

Dave Matthews

Danica McKellar

Taylor Swift

Britney Spears

Bill Nye

Scarlett Johansson

Rachel McAdams

Demi Moore

Julia Roberts

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