CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS (2/23/11):  DAKOTA FANNING - 17   Dakota is actually her middle name. Hannah is her first. Look it up, ese! Her film credits include "I Am Sam",  and "War of the Worlds." She's now officially a part of the "Twilight" franchise . . .

--Niecy Nash - 41  Deputy Raineesha Williams on "Reno 911!" She finished fifth on the 10th season of "Dancing with the Stars", the one where Nicole Scherzinger won.

--KRISTIN DAVIS - 46  Incredibly adorable Charlotte on "Sex and the City"

--Emily Blunt - 28  You might remember her as the British chick who was Meryl Streep's OTHER assistant in "The Devil Wears Prada". She does the voice of Juliet in the new animated movie "Gnomeo and Juliet". She's married to John Krasinski of The Office

--Aziz Ansari - 28  Comedian and actor currently on "Parks and Recreation"

---Patricia Richardson - 60  The mom on "Home Improvement"

--Peter Fonda - 71  Jane Fonda's brother, Bridget Fonda's father. Now: "Ghost Rider" ... Then: "Easy Rider"

--HOWARD JONES! - 56  Remember the '80s?!? I DO! Remember "Things Can Only Get Better" and "No One Is to Blame"???  I DO!!!