Top celebrity birthdays on May 8, 2021
Birthday wishes go out to Enrique Iglesias, Domhnall Gleeson and all the other celebrities with birthdays today. Check out our slideshow below to see photos of famous people turning a year older on May 8th and learn an interesting fact about each of them.
Drummer Alex Van Halen turns 68
Fun fact: Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2007
Actress Melissa Gilbert turns 57
Fun fact: Before ‘Little House on the Prairie,’ Gilbert once appeared in an episode of ‘Gunsmoke’
Singer Enrique Iglesias turns 46
Fun fact: Appeared in two episodes of ‘How I Met Your Mother’ as one of Robin’s boyfriends
Actor Domhnall Gleeson turns 38
Fun fact: His father is actor Brendan Gleeson
More celebrities with birthdays today
Singer Toni Tennille is 81. Country singer Jack Blanchard is 79. Jazz pianist Keith Jarrett is 76. Actor Mark Blankfield (“Robin Hood: Men in Tights,” ″The Incredible Shrinking Woman”) is 73. Drummer Chris Frantz of Talking Heads and of Tom Tom Club is 70. Singer Philip Bailey (solo and with Earth, Wind and Fire) is 70. Country musician Billy Burnette is 68. Actor David Keith is 67. Actor Raoul Max Trujillo (“Mayans M.C.”) is 66. “The NFL Today” commentator and former NFL coach Bill Cowher is 64. Drummer Dave Rowntree of Blur is 57. Drummer Del Gray of Little Texas is 53. Singer Darren Hayes (Savage Garden) is 49. Singer Joe Bonamassa is 44. Actor Matt Davis (“The Vampire Diaries”) is 43. Drummer Patrick Meese of Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats is 38. Actor Julia Whelan (“Once and Again”) is 37.
Other popular or historical birthdays on May 8th
Edward Gibbon, historian
Harry Truman, 33rd U.S. President
Robert Johnson, blues singer
David Attenborough, naturalist (95)
Peter Benchley, novelist
Don Rickles, actor
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