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

Laurie Metcalf
Age: 57
Occupation: Actress
Known For: Her performance as Jackie Harris on ‘Roseanne,’ other TV roles as Carolyn Bigsby on ‘Desperate Housewives’ and as Mary Cooper on ‘The Big Bang Theory,’ and voicing Mrs. Davis in the ‘Toy Story’ film series

John Cho
Age: 40
Occupation: Actor
Known For: His role as Harold Lee in the ‘Harold & Kumar’ film franchise, other movies including ‘Star Trek’ and the ‘American Pie’ series, and television work as FBI agent Demetri Noh on ‘FlashForward’ and as Chau Presley on the sitcom ‘Off Centre’

Eddie Levert
Age: 70
Occupation: Singer
Known For: Performing with the soul and R&B group the O’Jays on hits such as ‘Back Stabbers,’ ‘Love Train’ and ‘For the Love of Money,’ and being a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Joan Van Ark
Age: 69
Occupation: Actress
Known For: Playing Valene Ewing on ‘Dallas’ and its long-running spin-off ‘Knots Landing,’ additional TV work on ‘The Young and the Restless’ and in numerous guest-starring roles, and receiving a Tony nomination for her work in ‘The School for Wives’

Diana DeGarmo
Age: 25
Occupation: Singer and Actress
Known For: Being the runner-up on the third season of ‘American Idol,’ starring in Broadway shows such as ‘Hairspray’ and ‘Hair,’ and recently getting engaged when her boyfriend, fellow ‘Idol’ alum Ace Young, proposed on-air during the 11th season finale for the show