August 24 celebrity birthdays - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

August 24 celebrity birthdays

If you're celebrating a birthday today you're sharing it with one of baseball's all time greats.

He's a Hall of Fame shortstop and third baseman whose 21-year career was with the Baltimore Orioles. He  earned the nickname Iron Man after setting the record for most consecutive games played with 2,632. Cal Ripken Jr. is 56 today.

He's the promoter and announcer who came up with the idea of Wrestlemania.  He's also credited with consolidating wrestling under one big umbrella.  The WWE's Vince McMahon is 71 today.

He's the actor best known for his role as Ron Weasley in the Harry Potter movies.  Rupert Grint is 28 today.

He has the role of Lieutenant Commander Steve McGarrett in the CBS series Hawaii Five-0.  Alex O'Loughlin is 40 today.

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