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Celebrity Birthdays for July 9 – Tom Hanks, John Tesh and More

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

Tom Hanks
Age: 56
Occupation: Actor, Producer and Director
Known For: An incredibly long and decorated Hollywood résumé including back-to-back Best Actor Oscars for the films ‘Forrest Gump’ and ‘Philadelphia’ and nominated roles in ‘Big,’ ‘Saving Private Ryan’ and ‘Cast Away,’ voicing Woody in the ‘Toy Story’ franchise, his close friendship and professional collaborations with Steven Spielberg, and his longtime marriage to actress Rita Wilson

John Tesh
Age: 60
Occupation: Pianist and composer, radio host, and television personality
Known For: Hosting his own radio show weekday nights on 93.1 KISS-FM, being the one-time co-host of ‘Entertainment Tonight’, ‘Live at Red Rock’, composing the NBA on NBC theme song, and marrying way out of his league when he somehow convinced Connie Selleca to say ‘I do’

Jimmy Smits
Age: 57
Occupation: Actor
Known For: His roles as attorney Victor Sifuentes on ‘L.A. Law,’ as NYPD Detective Bobby Simone on ‘NYPD Blue,’ as Congressman Matthew Vincente Santos on ‘The West Wing’ and as Miguel Prado on ‘Dexter,’ as well as his portrayal of Bail Organa in the ‘Star Wars’ prequel trilogy

Fred Savage
Age: 36
Occupation: Actor, Director and Producer
Known For: Portraying Kevin Arnold for six years on the Emmy Award-winning series ‘The Wonder Years,’ playing the grandson in ‘The Princess Bride,’ and The Mole in ‘Austin Powers Goldmember’

Kelly McGillis
Age: 55
Occupation: Actor
Known For: Playing Tom Cruise’s flight instructor in “Top Gun” and the incredibly hot Amish mom that Harrison Ford got with in “Witness”, and shocking the world when she came out in 2009

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