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Celebrity Birthdays for August 22 – Tori Amos, Kristen Wiig and More

Tori Amos, Kristen Wiig
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Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Tori Amos
Age: 49
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter and Musician
Known For: Selling more than 12 million albums worldwide, songs such as ‘Cornflake Girl,’ ‘God’ and ‘A Sorta Fairytale,’ her bright red hair, and being one of the few alternative artists to use a piano as her primary instrument

Kristen Wiig
Age: 39
Occupation: Actress and Screenwriter
Known For: Her work as a cast member of ‘Saturday Night Live,’ starring in and writing the Oscar-nominated screenplay for ‘Bridesmaids,’ and appearing in other films like ‘Knocked Up’ and ‘Whip It’

Valerie Harper
Age: 73
Occupation: Actress
Known For: Her Emmy-winning role as Rhoda Morgenstern on the classic sitcom ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show,’ starring on its spinoff ‘Rhoda,’ and playing the title character on ‘Valerie,’ and her Tony-nominated stage work

Cindy Williams
Age: 65
Occupation: Actress
Known For: Playing Shirley Feeney on the ‘Happy Days’ spinoff ‘Laverne & Shirley,’ her role as Laurie Henderson in the iconic film ‘American Graffiti,’ and co-producing movies like ‘Father of the Bride’ and its sequel

GZA
Age: 46
Occupation: Rapper and Songwriter
Known For: Co-founding the seminal hip-hop group the Wu-Tang Clan, his critically acclaimed solo album ‘Liquid Swords,’ and recently denouncing profanity in hip-hop as “filler which is not needed”

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