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Celebrity Birthdays for June 8 – Joan Rivers, Kanye West and More

Joan Rivers, Kanye West
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Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Joan Rivers
Age: 79
Occupation: Actress, Comedian and Television Personality
Known For: Her celebrity-skewering comedy routines, frequently filling in for Johnny Carson on ‘The Tonight Show,’ covering red carpet events with her daughter Melissa, her catchphrase “can we talk?,” inspiring scores of younger female comedians, and keeping a team of plastic surgeons on stand-by at all times

Kanye West
Age: 35
Occupation: Rapper, Producer and Lacker of Impulse Control
Known For: Five platinum albums, 18 Grammy Awards and more than 30 million digital single sales, production work with artists including Jay-Z and Janet Jackson, his current relationship with tabloid queen Kim Kardashian, and being the guy you don’t want anywhere around when you’re accepting an award

Jerry Stiller
Age: 85
Occupation: Actor
Known For: Being half of the comedy team Stiller and Meara with his wife Anne Meara, playing George Costanza’s dad on ‘Seinfeld’ and Arthur Spooner on ‘The King of Queens,’ roles in movies including ‘Zoolander’ and ‘Hairspray,’ and being the father of actor Ben Stiller

Keenen Ivory Wayans
Age: 54
Occupation: Actor, Writer and Comedian
Known For: Creating and starring in the sketch comedy show ‘In Living Color,’ writing and directing films including ‘I’m Gonna Git You Sucka,’ ‘A Low Down Dirty Shame’ and the ‘Scary Movie’ franchise, and being part of the famous Wayans family of performers

Julianna Margulies
Age: 46
Occupation: Actress
Known For: Her Emmy-winning roles as Nurse Carol Hathaway on the long-running medical drama ‘ER’ and as Alicia Florrick on ‘The Good Wife,’ appearances in movies including ‘Snakes on a Plane,’ and winning more Screen Actors Guild Awards than any other performer in history

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