ACTRESS LENA OLIN TURNED 56 TODAY

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Lena Olin was born in Stockholm, Sweden and worked as a substitute teacher
and as a hospital nurse before becoming an actress. In 1989, she earned an
Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her work in the 
film Enemies, A Love Story, in which she portrayed the survivor of a Nazi war
camp. 

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Lena Olin in Enemies, A Love Story

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Olin appearing in The ninth Gate (1999)

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RACHEL WEISZ IS 41 TODAY

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Rachel  Weisz is an English film and theatre actress and fashion model. Her acting
career began while attending the University of Cambridge college, where she co-
founded a theatrical group. The group was awarded the Student Drama Award.

Rachel made her film debut in the 1994 film Death Machine, but gained recognition  
for her roles in the 1996 movie Chain Reaction,and her portrayals in the films The Mummy, in 1999, and The Mummy Returns in 2001. Rachel was also in Enemy at
the Gates
in 2001, and The Constant Gardner in 2005, for which she received the Academy Award and Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress as well as
the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in
a Supporting Role.

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Rachel Weisz with Keanu Reeves in Chain Reaction 

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Rachel Weisz and Ralph Fiennes in a scene from The Constant Gardner

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY DREW BARRYMORE ~ 36 TODAY

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Drew Barrymore is a member of the famous Barrymore family of American actors
and the granddaughter of John Barrymore. She first appeared in a TV commercial
for dog food when she was eleven months old. Drew’s film debut was in Altered
States (1980), in which she got a small part. A year later, she landed the role of
Gertie, the younger sister of Elliot, in the 1982 Steven Spielberg film E.T. the
Extra-Terrestrial,
which put her on the road to fame. She received a Golden
Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actress in 1984 for her part in the film
Irreconcilable Differences.

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Drew Barrymore with Johnny Carson on The Tonight Show

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MARY STEENBURGEN TURNED 58 TODAY

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Mary Nell Steenburgen has starred in over fifty films spanning thirty years
of movie production. Her big break came when she was discovered by Jack
Nicholson who cast her as the lead in his second directorial production, the
1978 western Goin’ South. Mary’s third film in 1980 was Melvin and Howard
which earned her and Academy Award and a Golden Globe both for Best
Supporting Actress. She had a leading role in the 1979 film Time After Time
and made other appearances in What’s Eating Gilbert Grape in 1993 and she
was Doc Brown’s (Christopher Lloyd) love interest in Back to the Future Part lll.

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Christopher Lloyd and Mary Steenburgen in Back to the Future Part lll

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          Mary in a scene from Melvin and Howard

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DOROTHY MALONE ~ 86 YEARS OLD TODAY

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Malone’s film career began in the mid 1940s, and in her early years she played small roles, mainly in B-movies. After a decade in films, she became more popular as a
glamor image, particularly after her performance in Written on the Wind (1956),
which won her the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Her film career
peaked by the beginning of the 1960s, and she achieved later success with her
television role as Constance MacKenzie on Peyton Place on ABC-TV from 1964
to 1968. Less active in her later years, Malone returned to film in 1992 as Hazel 
Dobkins ( above) the friend of Sharon Stone’s character in Basic Instinct.

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