CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS (8/31/11): Richard Gere – 62  Best-known for his roles in movies like "An Officer and a Gentleman", "Pretty Woman", "Runaway Bride" and "Chicago". He's also a human rights advocate for Tibet and the subject of one of the most well-known urban legends ...

True Dat Fact: Gere is married to model and actress Carey Lowell, whom you may remember from  her days on "Law and Order" ...

Link:  The Gere-bil Rumor and other Celebrity Urban Legends.

--Sara Ramirez - 36 Callie on "Grey's Anatomy" …

--Debbie Gibson - 41 80’s Teen Queen who has gone on to starring roles on Broadway, as well as movies and television work ...

Watch: She was recently in the SyFy original "Mega Python vs. Gatoroid" which features a knock-down, drag-out catfight with Tiffany! Yes, THAT Tiffany!!! Check out the AWESOMENESS that is an 80’s Pop Queen Catfight ...

--Chris Tucker - 39 Chris has made three movies since 1998. All of them "Rush Hour" movies. Jackie Chan still can’t understand the words coming out of his mouth …

--Rudolf Schenker - 63 Guitarist and founding member of the Scorpions.

True Dat Fact: After they finish up their current world tour, the band is calling it quits.

--Van Morrison - 66 Van the Man. Member of both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame ...

If I could see anyone in concert before I die, it would be Van Morrison ...