Celebrity birthdays: 21st February – you share your birthday with Alan Rickman and Michael McIntyre

Blowing out your birthday candles today? You're in good company. A Harry Potter star and a comedian celebrate their birthday today

Date: 21 February 


You share your birthday with… Alan Rickman

Most famous for… Robin Hood, Sense and Sensibility, Love Actually, Harry Potter – pick your favourite Rickman.

Today why not… try out a Rickman impression? Here’s Benedict Cumberbatch’s version:

And here’s Tom Hiddleston’s:

A video search for Michael McIntyre talking about birthdays throws up an interesting result (we won’t explain). So instead, here’s some of Michael’s best jokes to add to your birthday frivolities… 

Also born on February 21: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Kelsey Grammer and Ashley Greene