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

Harry Connick Jr.
Age: 45
Occupation: singer, songwriter, musician and actor
Known For: His seven top 20 U.S. albums and 10 U.S. jazz albums that reached number one on the charts, a throwback style reminiscent of the 1940s Rat Pack singers, and appearing in films such as 'Independence Day' and 'Hope Floats' and on TV shows such as 'Will & Grace'

Virginia Madsen
Age: 51
Occupation: actress
Known For: her Oscar-nominated role in 'Sideways' and appearances in other films  and on television shows including 'Smith,' 'Monk' and 'The Event'

Age: 47
Occupation: singer, musician and DJ
Known For: his 1999 album 'Play,' which sold 10 million copies worldwide, spawned eight hit singles and became the first to have all of its 18 tracks licensed for use in movies, television shows, or commercials

Age: 35
Occupation: rapper and actor
Known For: winning a Grammy Award with Lil John and Usher for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration on the 2004 song 'Yeah!', and roles in films like 'Crash,' 'Hustle & Flow' and 'Fast Five'

Taraji P. Henson
Age: 42
Occupation: Actress
Known For: Her current role of Detective Carter on 'Person of Interest,' playing Jaden Smith's mom in the 'Karate Kid' remake, and her super-hot, super-sexy "I'd rather go naked" PETA ad. Go ahead. Google it. Rawr!

Tyler Hoechlin
Age: 25
Occupation: Actor
Known For: Playing Derek Hale on MTV's 'Teen Wolf,' Gerry in the movie 'Hall Pass,' but way before all that he was Martin on the TV show Seventh Heaven'