Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:


Age: 54

Occupation: Singer and Musician Extraordinaire

Known For: Dozens of hit singles and zillion-selling albums, starring in the movie ‘Purple Rain,’ playing so many instruments that some of them haven’t even been invented yet, working with countless other artists including Sheila E. and Chaka Khan, once changing his name to an unpronounceable symbol, and being one of the sexiest men on earth despite also being pocket-sized

Michael Cera

Age: 24

Occupation: Actor

Known For: Being the boyish and hipster-beloved star of the TV series ‘Arrested Development’ and movies like ‘Juno,’ ‘Superbad,’ ‘Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist’ and ‘Scott Pilgrim vs. the World’

Tom Jones

Age: 72


Known For: Selling over 100 million records worldwide and racking up 19 Top 40 hits in the US including ‘It’s Not Unusual,’ ‘What’s New Pussycat,’ ‘She’s a Lady’ and ‘Kiss,’ and eternally searching for an art project to put all the panties he’s had thrown at him over the years to good use

Liam Neeson

Age: 60

Occupation: Actor

Known For: His Oscar-nominated performance in ‘Schindler’s List,’ other roles in ‘Michael Collins,’ ‘Kinsey,’ ‘Batman Begins’ and the ‘Star Wars’ prequels, being Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF, and tragically losing his wife Natasha Richardson in a freak skiing accident in 2009

Bill Hader

Age: 34

Occupation: Actor and Comedian

Known For: His work as a cast member on ‘Saturday Night Live,’ and supporting roles in comedy films such as ‘Superbad,’ ‘Tropic Thunder,’ ‘Forgetting Sarah Marshall’ and ‘Pineapple Express’