Today’s famous birthdays list for August 1, 2021 includes celebrities Jason Momoa, Sam Mendes

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Jason Momoa and Sam Mendes

Jason Momoa and Sam Mendes celebrate birthdays on August 1st. (AP)

Top celebrity birthdays on August 1, 2021

Birthday wishes go out to Jason Momoa, Sam Mendes and all the other celebrities with birthdays today. Check out our slideshow below to see photos of famous people turning a year older on August 1st and learn an interesting fact about each of them.

Vivian Campbell, Joe Elliott, Phil Collen

Inductees Vivian Campbell, from left, Joe Elliott and Phil Collen, of Def Leppard, perform at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the Barclays Center on Friday, March 29, 2019, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)Evan Agostini/Invision/AP

Rocker Joe Elliott turns 62

Fun fact: Was inducted into the Rock Hall with Def Leppard in 2019

Chuck D

FILE – This Aug. 20, 2016 file photo shows Chuck D of the band Prophets of Rage performing during their “Make America Rage Again Tour” in Camden, N.J. Chuck D is this year’s winner of the Woody Guthrie Prize, an award that recognizes artists who speak out for the less fortunate. Chuck D was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2013 as part of the groundbreaking hip-hop group Public Enemy. He’ll be honored at a ceremony in Tulsa, Okla., on Nov. 16. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP

Rapper Chuck D turns 61

Fun fact: Honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2020 Grammys

Coolio

LAS VEGAS, NV – JULY 10: Musician Jarez (L) and rapper Coolio attend the Coach Woodson Las Vegas Invitational red carpet and pairings party at 1 OAK Nightclub at The Mirage Hotel & Casino on July 10, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Gabe Ginsberg/Getty Images for PGD Global)

Rapper Coolio turns 58

Fun fact: Once worked as a firefighter in California

Sam Mendes

Director Sam Mendes poses with the Best Director award for 1917, backstage at the Bafta Film Awards, in central London, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP

Director Sam Mendes turns 56

Fun fact: Directed two James bond films, ‘Spectre’ and ‘Skyfall’

Jason Momoa, Lisa Bonet

Jason Momoa, left, a cast member in the Apple TV+ series “See,” arrives with his wife Lisa Bonet at the premiere at the Regency Village Theatre, Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP

Actor Jason Momoa turns 42

Fun fact: Set to appear in the upcoming ‘Dune’ remake

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Actor Jason Momoa through the years. (AP)

More Jason Momoa fun facts

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More celebrities with birthdays today

Singer Ramblin’ Jack Elliott is 90. Blues musician Robert Cray is 68. Singer Michael Penn is 63. Guitarist Suzi Gardner of L7 is 61. Singer Adam Duritz of Counting Crows is 57. Country singer George Ducas is 55. Guitarist Charlie Kelley (Buffalo Club) is 53. Actor Jennifer Gareis (“The Bold and the Beautiful”) is 51. Actor Tempestt Bledsoe (“The Cosby Show”) is 48. Singer Ashley Parker Angel (O-Town) is 40. Actor Taylor Fry (“Kirk,” ″Get a Life”) is 40. Actor Elijah Kelley (2007′s “Hairspray”) is 35. Actor James Francis Kelly (“Rocky Balboa”) is 32.

Other popular or historical birthdays on August 1st

Claudius, Roman emperor

William Clark, Lewis & Clark expedition

Francis Scott Key, composer

Herman Melville, author

Dom DeLuise, actor

Robert James Waller, author

Jerry Garcia, musician

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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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