Brits with Birthdays

Brits with Birthdays: Dan Stevens’ Baby Blues Turn 31

Dan Stevens, the blue-eyed British heartthrob whose departure from Downton Abbey at the end of last season left many fans feeling bereft, turns 31 this Thursday, Oct. 10.

Brits with Birthdays: Kate Winslet Turns 38, and More

Kate Winslet, the English lovely who won an Oscar for Best Actress in The Reader (2008) and has been nominated another five times, celebrates her 38th birthday this Saturday, Oct. 6.

Brits with Birthdays: ‘Downton’s Rob James-Collier Adds a Year, and More

Rob James-Collier, who plays scheming servant Thomas Barrow on the popular TV series, Downton Abbey, turns 37 today (Sept. 23).

Brits with Birthdays: Jeremy Irons Reaches a Major Marker, and More

Jeremy Irons is about to become a senior citizen. The British actor, equally adept at portraying both romantic heroes and bounders, turns 65 this Thursday (Sept. 19).

Brits with Birthdays: Prince Harry and Other Hottie Hunks Take the Cake

Some weeks, it just rains men in drenched ol’ England. This week is one, with an outstanding example of British beefcake celebrating his birthday almost every day of the week.

Brits with Birthdays: One Direction’s Liam Payne Nearing Adulthood, and More

Liam Payne, one of the five cuties making up One Direction, the phenomenally popular Anglo-Irish boy band, celebrates his 20th birthday this Thurs., Aug. 29.

Brits with Birthdays: Paul Greengrass Goes to Sea, and More

Director Paul Greengrass (The Bourne Ultimatum), a journalist turned filmmaker, got an early birthday present when the prestigious New York Film Festival announced late last month that his new movie, Captain Phillips, will debut as ...

Brits with Birthdays: Princess Beatrice Turns 25, and More

If fans of the British royal family and its newest member, baby Prince George, need a reminder that little royals grow up fast, they need look no further than Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrice Elizabeth Mary of York.

Brits with Birthdays: J.K. Rowling Turns the Page on Another Year, and More

J.K. Rowling is having a busy month. Not Benedict Cumberbatch busy, but busy nonetheless.

Brits with Birthdays: Mick Jagger Gathers No Moss at 70

If there’s a run on birthday candles in the U.K. this week, there’s an easy explanation.  Way too many famous Brits are celebrating birthdays.