Celebrity Birthdays for October 20 — Tom Petty and More
Here's a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, and Musician
Known For: Fronting Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, performing with the Traveling Wilburys, selling more than 60 million albums, and numerous hit songs such as 'Refugee,' 'The Waiting,' and 'Mary Jane's Last Dance'
Occupation: Rapper, Producer, and Actor
Known For: Being a Dr. Dre protege, songs such as 'What's My Name' and 'Gin & Juice,' several brushes with the law, being an outspoken proponent of marijuana legalization, and seemingly guest-starring in every video ever
Occupation: Director and Producer
Known For: Winning the Academy Award for Best Director for 'Slumdog Millionaires,' and working on other films such as '127 Hours,' '28 Days Later,' 'Sunshine,' and 'Trainspotting'
Known For: Roles in films such as 'Carlito's Way,' 'Crimson Tide,' 'The Lord of the Rings' trilogy, and 'A History of Violence,' and an Oscar nomination for his role in 'Eastern Promises'
Known For: Playing Jim Halpert on the NBC sitcom 'The Office,' and appearing in films including 'Away We Go,' 'Leatherheads,' and 'It's Complicated'