Today’s famous birthdays list for April 21, 2021 includes celebrities James McAvoy, Andie MacDowell

James McAvoy and Andie MacDowell

James McAvoy and Andie MacDowell celebrate birthdays on April 21st (AP)

Top celebrity birthdays on April 21, 2021

Birthday wishes go out to James McAvoy, Andie MacDowell and all the other celebrities with birthdays today.  Check out our slideshow below to see photos of famous people turning a year older on April 21st and learn an interesting fact about each of them.

Iggy Pop

FILE – Iggy Pop performs at FYF Fest Day 3 on July 23, 2017, in Los Angeles. The singer turns 74 on April 21. (Photo by Colin Young-Wolff/Invision/AP, File)Colin Young-Wolff/Invision/AP

Singer Iggy Pop turns 74

Fun fact: Set to appear in the upcoming horror film ‘The Sandman’

Tony Danza

Actor Tony Danza attends a special screening of “The Times of Bill Cunningham”, hosted by MAC, Nordstrom and the CFDA, at the Angelika Film Center on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)Evan Agostini/Invision/AP

Actor Tony Danza turns 70

Fun fact: Awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1988

Aja Naomi King, Andie MacDowell, Helen Mirren, Amber Heard, Viola Davis

L’Oreal Paris spokeswomen, from left, Aja Naomi King, Andie MacDowell, Helen Mirren, Amber Heard and Viola Davis pose together at the 14th annual L’Oreal Paris Women of Worth Gala at the Pierre Hotel on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)Evan Agostini/Invision/AP

Actress Andie MacDowell turns 63

Fun fact: Both her daughters are also actresses

Robert Smith, Simon Gallup

The Cure’s Robert Smith, left, and bassist Simon Gallup perform during the first weekend of the Austin City Limits Music Festival in Zilker Park on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Jack Plunkett/Invision/AP)Jack Plunkett/Invision/AP

Singer Robert Smith turns 62

Fun fact: Also performed for a couple years with Siouxsie and the Banshees

Lin-Manuel Miranda, James McAvoy

Lin-Manuel Miranda, left, and James McAvoy participate in the “His Dark Materials” panel on day one of Comic-Con International on Thursday, July 18, 2019, in San Diego. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP

Actor James McAvoy turns 42

Fun fact: Was the voice of Gnomeo in the animated film ‘Gnomeo & Juliet’

More celebrities with birthdays today

Actor Elaine May is 89. Actor Charles Grodin is 86. Actor Patti LuPone is 72. Actor James Morrison (“24”) is 67. Guitarist Michael Timmins of Cowboy Junkies is 62. Actor-director John Cameron Mitchell (“Hedwig and the Angry Inch”) is 58. Rapper Michael Franti of Spearhead is 55. Actor Leslie Silva (“In the Dark,” ″Providence”) is 53. Actor Toby Stephens (“Die Another Day”) is 52. Singer Glen Hansard is 51. Comedian Rob Riggle is 51. Comedian Nicole Sullivan (“King of Queens”) is 51. Guitarist David Brenner of Theory of a Deadman is 43. Actor Terrence J (“Think Like a Man”) is 39. Actor Christoph Sanders (“Last Man Standing”) is 33. Actor Frank Dillane (“Fear the Walking Dead”) is 30. Singer Sydney Sierota of Echosmith is 24.

Other popular or historical birthdays on April 21st

Charlotte Bronte, author

John Muir, naturalist and Sierra Club founder

Anthony Quinn, actor

Elizabeth II, Queen of England (94)

Sister Helen Prejean, author “Dead Man Walking” (81)

Tony Romo, broadcaster and former NFL QB (41)

with The Associated Press and

celebrity fun facts collage

Prior celebrity fun facts (Associated Press)

Celebrity fun facts

Gal Gadot

Emilia Clarke

Sophie Turner

Jason Momoa

Danielle Fishel and the ‘Boy Meets World’ cast

Chris Hemsworth

Amanda Seyfried

Kat Dennings

Robert Downey Jr.

Alyson Hannigan

Tiffani Amber Thiessen

Miley Cyrus

Emma Stone

Seth MacFarlane

Mark Hamill

Jennifer Lawrence & Mila Kunis

David Hasselhoff

Lindsay Lohan

Natalie Portman

George Clooney

Sarah Michelle Gellar

Emma Watson

Alec Baldwin

Jenna Fischer

Kate Mara

Jennifer Aniston

Alan Alda

Betty White

Dave Matthews

Danica McKellar

Taylor Swift

Britney Spears

Bill Nye

Scarlett Johansson

Rachel McAdams

Demi Moore

Julia Roberts

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A look at prior movie and tv-related fun fact lists (Associated Press)

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