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August 11 celebrity birthdays

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Let's check some celebrities who are adding another candle to their birthday cake today.

He's credited with bringing professional wrestling to the mainstream back in the 1980's. He's considered one of the greatest WWE world champions of all time.  Hulk Hogan is 63 today.

 He's a member of the Grand Ole Opry who had a string of hits in the 1970's and 80's which include: Rose Colored Glasses, Lady Lay Down and Backside of Thirty.  John Conlee is 70 today.

He's best known for playing The Mighty Thor on the big screen.  Earlier this summer you might have saw him in the Ghostbusters reboot.  Chris Hemsworth is 33 today.

Star Wars fans may not recognize him without his makeup.  This Scottish actor had the role of Emperor Palpatine in the franchise.  Ian McDiarmid is 72 today.

She won two Primetime Emmy Awards for her role as Skyler White on the AMC series Breaking Bad.  She's also starred in The Practice and HBO's Deadwood. Anna Gunn is 48 today.

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