Celebrity birthdays on Aug. 17

 

Actor Robert De Niro is 70. Singer Kevin Rowland of Dexy’s Midnight Runners is 60. Singer Belinda Carlisle is 55. Actor Sean Penn is 53. Guitarist Gilby Clarke (Guns N’ Roses) is 51. Singer Maria McKee is 49. Singer-bassist Jill Cunniff (Luscious Jackson) is 47. Rapper Posdnuos of Del La Soul is 44. Singer Donnie Wahlberg of New Kids on the Block is 44. Actor Mark Salling (“Glee”) is 31. Actor Brady Corbet (“24”) is 25.

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