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Famous June birthdays

Famous June birthdays
Famous June birthdays.A tennis superstar, former United States president, set of twins and stunning actress are just a handful of the prominent people with June birthdays. Read on to discover some interesting facts about these famous folks. Find out which of your favorite stars are celebrating birthdays this week.

Morgan Freeman
The Academy Award winner  has been in hundreds of films throughout his career. Which PBS show helped launch Morgan's career?

This German model, who also hosts a popular fashion reality show, is known for the lavish Halloween parties  she throws with her husband.

Abby Wambach
The U.S. professional soccer player  is best known for scoring the winning goal in these Olympics. She's scored an impressive number of goals in international play.

This actor, a "Saturday Night Live" alum, kept viewers laughing as reoccurring "SNL" character "The Church Lady

Rafael Nadal
The tennis great got his nickname because of his skill on a particular type of tennis court. Rafael goes head to head with tennis legend Roger Federer for the world number one spot – see current tennis world rankings to find out who's on top now.

This CNN news anchor, nicknamed "The Silver Fox",spent two summers as an intern for the CIA before getting his break into journalism.

Angelina Jolie
The superstar actress morphed from wild child to U.N. goodwill ambassador and mother-of-six. Good thing she's got Brad Pitt by her side to help free her up for this possible new project. 

This British comedian and actor has calmed down considerably since marrying a certain pop singer in 2010

Mark Wahlberg

The Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch rapper overcame his wild youth in Boston to become a successful actor and producer. Find out what Mark is up to now.

This musician, who's in the process of getting divorced from a certain pop singer, almost turned his back on music to become a professional soccer player.

Staci Keanan
The "Step by Step" star got her start at age 5 as a model and actress.The child star won a Young Artist Award in 1988 for her work in TV series "My Two Dads."

This songwriter and producer has enjoyed an enormous amount of success since the 1980s, much of it stemming from his work with Janet Jackson.

The legendary singer has wowed the music and film industry for decades .What was his childhood family nickname?

This tennis beauty specialized in doubles and dubbed herself and her partner this when they were in their prime. These days she's making headlines for a different reason. 

Joan Rivers
The Emmy Award winner has been in the public eye for many years. During the 1950s she appeared with this legendary songstress in "Driftwood," a play that ran for six weeks.

This rapper is known as much for his hits as his interruption during a certain country star's acceptance speech at the 2009 VMAs.

Johnny Depp
The world-renowned actor shines as pirate Jack Sparrow in the "Pirates" movies. Watch the trailer of "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides," the latest in the series. 

This actres won an Oscar for her role in a certain ballerina film. She'll also be welcoming her first child any day now.

Elizabeth Hurley
The model and actress first got noticed back in the 1990s as this star's girlfriend. She recently filed for divorce  from husband Arun Nayar.

This politician ran for vice president in 2004 and is now facing prosecution for his role in a huge scandal 

Joe Montana
The football great spent most of his years in the NFL with this team, leading them to multiple Super Bowl wins .Watch video clips about the superstar quarterback.

This actor's career moved into high gear after his role as Sam in "Transformers." Before that he was well-known with the teen crowd, having starred in a Disney series.

George H. W. Bush
The 41st President of the United States attended Yale University after spending time in the Navy. Married to Barbara Bush since 1945, the couple had six children, including the 43rd president George W. Bush .

This glamour model got her start on a certain E! reality TV show. She recently appeared on "Dancing with the Stars," partnering with pro Louis van Amstel.

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen
You may remember them from "Full House," but now twins Mary-Kate and Ashley are all grown up.They have several fashion lines out including Elizabeth and James .Find out who this line is named after. 

This '90s sitcom star won the hearts of many in his role as father and handyman Tim "The Tool Man" Taylor. Find out what he'll be up to this fall.

Donald Trump
The "Celebrity Apprentice" host has been making headlines recently after demanding that President Barack Obama reveal his long form birth certificate. The billionaire has also recently revealed his decision about running for president in 2012.

Throughout her career, this German tennis great spent a record number of weeks as the number one female player in the world. She's got a built-in training partner in husband and fellow tennis star Andre Agassi.

Courteney Cox
The "Cougar Town" star got her start in a Bruce Springsteen music video .She also filmed a commercial for Tampax before she made it big as Monica Geller on "Friends."

This actor, star of "How I Met Your Mother," and partner David Burtka recently welcomed twins(photos) via a surrogate.

John Cho
The actor got his start as a print model for Enterprise Rent-A-Car before making it big in the "American Pie" films. He also starred in the 2009 remake of "Star Trek."

This author received her first typewriter at age 14 and has since gone on to write more than 50 novels. She received the PEN/Malamud Award in 1996 in recognition of her many years of literary achievement.

Venus Williams
The tennis superstar was the first African-American woman to be named No. 1 in the world. Watch clips of Venus and sister Serena playing doubles.

This former speaker of the house has been in the news lately as a 2012 Republican candidate for president. Will his scandalous past stand in his way?

Paul McCartney
The former member of "The Beatles" was named this by Guinness World Records. Find out why Sir Paul is making headlines these days. 

This American actress starred in television series "Taxi" and in "Annie Hall" early in her career before taking on Madame Morrible in musical "Wicked."

Zoe Saldana
The "Avatar" actress trained originally as a dancer, showing off her moves in this movie. Her new film "Colombiana" is due out in August.

This former "American Idol" judge got her start as a pop singer .She'll be making headlines again as a judge on this new show.

Lionel Richie
The "All Night Long" singer got noticed with band the "Commodores" before breaking out on his own. He keeps a pretty low profile these days but did make headlines recently.
This Aussie actress received her first Academy Award nomination for Best Actress after starring in musical "Moulin Rouge!" in 2001

Juliette Lewis
The actress first got noticed in 1991 film "Cape Fear" but is known more for her musical talents these days. Watch the video for her hit "Terra Incognita."

This member of the royal family just tied the knot in a very famous medieval church  in England. See photos of his bride.

Clyde Drexler
The former NBA guard was first drafted by this west coast team in 1983 and stayed there for almost a dozen seasons. He is one of few NBA greats to achieve these amazing numbers throughout his career.

This blonde singer rose to fame with an '80s hit about girls having fun.She recently appeared on "Celebrity Apprentice" and donated her winnings to this fund. 

Selma Blair
The brunette actress rose to fame in 1999 film "Cruel Intentions" which co-starred Sarah Michelle Gellar. Funny enough, they both auditioned a few years earlier for "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," with the role of Buffy going to Sarah.

This "American Idol" judge is a heavyweight in the music industry, having spent time playing bass for this band in the mid-'80s.

Mick Fleetwood
The legendary Fleetwood Mac drummer was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998. The band has been making headlines more recently due to a "Glee" episode that featured their songs. Stevie Nicks has also hinted that the band may reunite in 2012.

This supermodel lived through the 2004 tsunami in Thailand, although her fiancé did not. She later started the Happy Hearts Fund to help children in areas hit by natural disasters.

Carly Simon
The singer-songwriter got her start as a teen when she joined sister Lucy in The Simon Sisters. Watch a video of her greatest solo hit, "You're So Vain."

This British singer became an icon in the '80s when he formed Wham! with school friend Andrew Ridgeley.

Michael Vick
The NFL star first got noticed as quarterback at Virginia Tech. He wowed recruits and left college to play for the Atlanta Falcons. After a dog-fighting scandal, Michael was sentenced to prison .

This baseball legend signed a huge contract (read the details) with the New York Yankees in 2010.

Khloe Kardashian
The reality TV star, and younger sis of Kourtney and Kim, shocked the world when she married Lakers basketball star Lamar Odom in 2009 after knowing him just a short time .Watch clips from their new show, "Khloe & Lamar."

This actor shot to fame after starring as Peter Parker in the "Spider-Man" movies.

John Elway
The football legend from Port Angeles, Wash. refused to play for this team who first drafted him in 1983. Instead, he played for the Denver Broncos for his entire career. Find out what he's doing now for the Broncos.

This legendary American actress has been in many movies  in the last 20 years but you can find her guest starring on "The Office" these days

Nicole Scherzinger
The Pussycat Dolls singer was first discovered on the WB show "Popstars,"which formed the girl group "Eden's Crush." Nicole is dating Formula 1 race car driver Lewis Hamilton and might be a host on "The X Factor".

This actor played "Gopher" on "The Love Boat" for nine seasons. He later turned to politics and was elected to Congress.

Mike Tyson
The retired heavyweight boxer won many titles in his career but may be best known for biting a piece of his opponent's ear off. Mike has made cameos in several movies since retiring, including "The Hangover" and the upcoming "The Hangover Part II" .

This British singer is part of girl group "Girls Aloud" but is set to take America by storm as a judge on the U.S. version of "The X Factor."