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

Age: 54
Occupation: Singer, “Actress” and Attention-Hog
Known For: Being the world’s top-selling female recording artist of all time, dozens of hit singles you no doubt know by heart, her controversial personal life, and recent stage antics that have served only to make her reek of desperation

Steve Carell
Age: 50
Occupation: Actor and Comedian
Known For: His hilarious turn as a correspondent on ‘The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,’ films such as ‘The 40-Year-Old Virgin,’ ‘Little Miss Sunshine’ and ‘Seeking a Friend for the End of the World,’ and playing Michael Scott on the American version of the TV show ‘The Office’

James Cameron
Age: 58
Occupation: Writer and director
Best Known For: Writing and directing 'Avatar,' 'Titanic,' 'Terminator,' and 'The Abyss,' and creating television's 'Dark Angel'

Angela Bassett
Age: 54
Occupation: Actress
Known For: Her awe-inspiring and Oscar-nominated role as Tina Turner in the biopic ‘What’s Love Got to Do With It,’ other movies including ‘Waiting to Exhale’ and ‘How Stella Got Her Groove Back,’ playing Dr. Catherine Banfield on ‘ER,’ and her marriage to actor Courtney B. Vance

Timothy Hutton
Age: 52
Occupation: Actor and Director
Known For: Being the youngest actor ever to win an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor at the age of 20 for his role in 1980′s ‘Ordinary People,’ noted appearances in other movies like ‘Taps,’ and ‘The Falcon and the Snowman,’ and his current gig playing Nathan “Nate” Ford on the TNT series ‘Leverage’

Kathie Lee Gifford
Age: 59
Occupation: Television Personality
Known For: Being Regis Philben's television partner for 15 years on 'Live with Regis and Kathie Lee' before stepping down and being replaced with Kelly Ripa , and currently hosting the fourth hour of NBC's Today Show, alongside Hoda Kotb

Julie Newmar
Age: 79
Occupation: Actress
Known For: Playing the iconic Catwoman in the 1960s TV series ‘Batman,’ and the 1995 film that paid homage to her, ‘To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar’

Reginald VelJohnson
Age: 60
Occupation: Actor
Known For: Most famous for playing the chubby cop Carl Winslow on 'Family Matters', the chubby Detective David Sutton in 'Turner & Hooch,' and the chubby Sergeant Al Powell in 'Die Hard' and 'Die Hard 2'