Celebrity Birthdays, June 12: Dave Franco and Adriana Lima

June 12 12:00 2014

Actor Dave Franco and model Adriana Lima are celebrating their birthdays today.

Dave Franco, 29

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Actor Dave Franco turns 29 today. Franco made his acting debut on The CW television series 7th Heaven in 2006. He went on to appear in other television shows including Do Not Disturb and Young Justice. Franco’s film roles include Superbad, Charlie St. Cloud, 21 Jump Street, Warm Bodies, The Shortcut and Now You See Me.

In May 2008, Franco was cast in The CW television series Privileged. The CW did not renew the series for a second season due to low ratings. In 2009, Franco was cast in a regular role for the ninth season of the ABC series Scrubs. The ninth season was the final season of the series.

Franco starred in the 3D Horror Comedy film Fright Night alongside Colin Farrell and Toni Collette. The film is a remake of the 1985 film of the same name and received positive reviews from critics.

Franco recently starred in the Seth Rogen comedy Neighbors, and will have a cameo appearance in 22 Jump Street.

Adriana Lima, 33

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Brazilian model and actress Adriana Lima turns 33 today. Lima has worked for notable fashion brands including bebe, Armani, Versace, BCBG and Louis Vuitton. She also appeared on the covers and in the editorials of other fashion magazines including Harper’s Bazaar, ELLE, GQ, Vogue, Esquire and French Revue des Modes.

Lima was contracted as a Victoria Secret Angel in 2000. She opened the fashion shows in 2003, 2007, 2008 and 2010. Lima has appeared on several television ads for the brand, and in 2008 she hosted the What Is Sexy? program for E! Network. Lima wore the “Fantasy Bra” for the 2008 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. The bra, created by American jewelry designer Martin Katz, was set with 3,575 black diamonds, 117 certified 1 carat white round diamonds, 34 rubies, and two black diamond drops totaling 100 carats and valued at over $5 million, the bra carried more than 1,500 carats. In 2010, she again wore the Fantasy Bra, called the Victoria’s Secret Bombshell Fantasy Bra. The bra weighed in at 142 carats with 60 carats of white diamonds and 82 carats of topazes and sapphires is worth 2 million dollars.

Lima’s first acting role was the wife, alongside Mickey Rourke and Forest Whitaker, in The Follow. She also had appearances in episodes of How I Met Your Mother, The Crazy Ones and Ugly Betty.

Lima married Serbian NBA player Marko Jarić in 2009. The couple have two daughters.



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