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

M. Night Shyamalan

Age: 42

Occupation: Screenwriter, Director and Producer

Known For: Movies with contemporary supernatural plots and twist endings such as the Oscar-nominated ‘The Sixth Sense,’ other films including ‘Signs,’ and ‘The Village’

Vera Farmiga

Age: 39

Occupation: Actress

Known For: Her Oscar-nominated turn in 2009′s ‘Up in the Air,’ other films such as ’15 Minutes’

Merrin Dungey

Age: 41

Occupation: Actress

Known For: Playing Kelly Palmer on ‘The King of Queens,’ Francie Calfo on ‘Alias,’ Kitty Kernaban on ‘Malcolm in the Middle,’ and Susannah on the WB drama series ‘Summerland’

Soleil Moon Frye

Age: 36

Occupation: Actress

Known For: Her childhood role as TV’s ‘Punky Brewster,’ and later work in ‘Sabrina, the Teenage Witch'

Melissa George

Age: 36

Occupation: Actress

Known For: Playing Lauren Reed on ‘Alias,' movie roles in ‘Mulholland Drive’ and the 2005 remake of ‘The Amityville Horror,’ and her relationship with hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons