CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS (9/27/11): Gwyneth Paltrow - 39 Academy Award winning actress, singer, the face of Estée Lauder's Pleasures perfume, wife of Coldplay's Chris Martin, and mother to Apple and Moses ...

She is known for her strict diet and rigorous exercise regime, and earlier this summer was snapped wearing not one, not two, but three different bikinis in one day!

Watch: Paltrow performing the Joan Jett classic "Do You Wanna Touch Me" as Holly Holiday on "Glee" ...

--Avril Lavigne - 27 Singer-songwriter, fashion designer, and actress. Although most of her acting gigs have been Avril playing herself.

Watch: "Girlfriend", her only #1 song ...

--Tamara Taylor - 41 Camille Saroyan, head of the Forensic Division, on "Bones" …

--Lil' Wayne - 29 Rapper. Also known as Weezy. Real name: Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr ...

True Dat Fact: Lil' Wayne is in the 2012 Guinness Book Of World Records for the record of Most US Hot 100 Hits By A Rap Artist with 64 between 1999 and 2010.

--Meat Loaf - 64 Singer, actor. He is noted for the Bat Out of Hell album trilogy, and his roles in "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" and "Fight Club". Real name: Michael Lee Aday ...

Watch: the Michael Bay directed music video for his 1993 #1 hit, "I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)", based on 'Beauty and the Beast' and 'The Phantom of the Opera'. Exactly what Mr. Loaf won't do for love remains a mystery to this day ...

--Randy Bachman - 68 Former Guess Who and Bachman-Turner Overdrive guitarist.

He and Fred Turner are touring again as Bachman & Turner and in fact headlined the Downtown Street Festival this past summer

--Shaun Cassidy - 53 David’s half-brother and one of "The Hardy Boys". He's now a TV producer. His shows include "Cold Case" and "Ruby & the Rockits" ...

--Don Cornelius - 75 Creator and former host of "SOOOUUULLL Train" ...

Watch: Soul Train sketch on the old "In Living Color" show ...

--Wilford Brimley - 77 He's been in "Cocoon" and "The Firm" among many other movies, had a recurring role on the 1970s television series "The Waltons", and is the long-standing pitchman in television commercials for Quaker Oats and Liberty Medical ...