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Celebrity Birthdays for August 23 – Shelley Long, Rick Springfield and More

Shelley Long, Rick Springfield
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Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Shelley Long
Age: 63
Occupation: Actress
Known For: Her Emmy-winning role as snooty Diane Chambers on the iconic hit TV series ‘Cheers,’ playing mom Carol Brady in ‘The Brady Bunch’ movie franchise, other film roles in ‘Irreconcilable Differences’ and ‘Dr. T & the Women,’ and a recurring role on the series ‘Modern Family’

Rick Springfield
Age: 63
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, Musician and Actor
Known For: His role as Dr. Noah Drake on the soap ‘General Hospital,’ his Grammy Award-winning No. 1 single ‘Jessie’s Girl,’ and other hits such as ‘I’ve Done Everything for You,’ ‘Don’t Talk to Strangers’ and ‘Affair of the Heart’

Barbara Eden
Age: 78
Occupation: Actress
Known For: Playing the bottle-dwelling Jeannie in the 1960s sitcom ‘I Dream of Jeannie,’ starring in movies including ‘Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea’ and ‘Harper Valley PTA,’ and appearing in dozens of TV and stage shows

Rex Allen, Jr.
Age: 65
Occupation: Singer and Songwriter
Known For: Country hits such as ‘Two Less Lonely People,’ ‘Lonely Street’ and ‘Dream on Texas Ladies,’ acting as the narrator in the movie ‘Me, Myself, and Irene,’ and hosting ‘The Statler Brothers Show’ spinoff ‘Yesteryear’

Jay Mohr
Age: 42
Occupation: Actor and Comedian
Known For: His work as a cast member on ‘Saturday Night Live,’ roles on the TV shows ‘Ghost Whisperer’ and ‘Gary Unmarried,’ playing treacherous sports agent Bob Sugar in the film ‘Jerry Maguire,’ and creating the reality show ‘Last Comic Standing’

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