BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Jaime Murray was born in London, England, on this date in 1977. This birthday gal stars as Stahma Tarr on Syfy's "Defiance." She's also known for her recurring roles on "Warehouse 13," "Spartacus: Gods of the Arena" and "Dexter." Murray has guest-starred on episodes of "The Mentalist," "Eli Stone" and "NCIS" and will next star in the upcoming horror movie sequel "Fright Night 2."
ARIES (March 21-April 19): You make the most progress when you're firing on all cylinders. During the upcoming week, your enthusiasm burns brightly so you can make headway with creative projects, studies and ambitions.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): You'll get further by offering concessions than by digging in your heels. Channel your desires into doing something that pleases a significant other in the week ahead. Your intuitions are on point.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): The type of person who's overtly friendly may be just what you want in your corner this week, but don't be put off by those who seem businesslike and unapproachable, as they may have much to offer.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Grin and bear it. A sense of humor defuses and amuses people in the immediate vicinity during the upcoming week. A compassionate and sympathetic attitude thaws out even the iciest reception.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): In science, a negative result is just as revealing as a positive one. During the coming week, you can make positive changes in both relationships and business by weighing the strengths against the weaknesses.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): The salmon swims upstream when the time is right, so there's nothing fishy about your decision to make promises and forge alliances when you sense timing is optimum. This week, partnership matters thrive.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): He who pays the piper calls the tune. You might find yourself in a position to control how and when money you've saved is dispersed during the week ahead. You should expect to receive the best.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Everything has its price, but not everything is for sale. In the week ahead, you might reassess your values. You gain confidence as you realize that you've earned the right to expect the very best.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): When you perform the job that others think is beneath them, you take a step upward on the ladder of success. Your humility places the proper perspective on your talents during the coming week.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Put passion on your playlist. Your business expertise improves by leaps and bounds during the week ahead whenever you perform functions that pique your passions. Do what you love doing.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): See some more of the world before you turn in your train pass. During the upcoming week, a willingness to explore your environment and to unleash your curiosity can pay off in dollars and satisfaction.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Never get tired of the doing the little things for others as they might be big things to them. In the week to come, acting on your generous instincts will earn appreciation from others and reinforce relationships.
IF JULY 21 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: For the next several weeks, you could be completely engrossed in a making headway with your business, job or career. Your friends and social circle will stand by your side and support you with good advice. You will be protected by your own foolishness in August and could receive a very lucrative offer. Launch business projects or personal plans in August for the best success. You will be wiser and sharper than usual and can expect good luck with anything you begin. Look forward to a new romance or a great vacation in December.Copyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun