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

Alec Baldwin

Age: 54

Occupation: Actor

Known For: His Academy Award-nominated role in ‘The Cooler,’ appearing in other movies including ‘The Hunt for Red October,’ ‘The Aviator’ and ‘The Departed,’ winning two Emmys for his starring role on ’30 Rock,’ his former marriage to Kim Basinger, and being perhaps the world’s most staunchly ardent fan of ‘Words With Friends’

Eddie Murphy

Age: 51

Occupation: Actor and Comedian

Known For: His work on ‘Saturday Night Live,’ his Oscar nomination for ‘Dreamgirls,’ other popular movies like ’48 Hrs,’ ‘Trading Places’ and the ‘Beverly Hills Cop’ franchise, voicing Donkey in the ‘Shrek’ series, and the somewhat hilarious PR nightmare he endured in 1997 when he was pulled over with a transvestite prostitute in his car

Doris Day

Age: 90

Occupation: Actress, Singer and Activist

Known For: More than 650 recordings with Columbia Records, appearing in 39 films including an Oscar-nominated performance in ‘Pillow Talk,’ founding the Doris Day Animal League, and being a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Wayne Newton

Age: 70

Occupation: Singer

Known For: Performing over 30,000 solo shows in Las Vegas over a period of over 40 years, his nickname “Mr. Entertainment,” and songs like ‘Daddy, Don’t You Walk So Fast,’ ‘Years,’ ‘Red Roses for a Blue Lady’ and his signature song, ‘Danke Schoen’

David Hyde Pierce

Age: 53

Occupation: Actor

Known For: Picking up four Emmys for his brilliant portrayal of Dr. Niles Crane on ‘Frasier,’ film roles in ‘Little Man Tate,’ ‘Nixon’ and ‘Down With Love,’ winning a Tony for ‘Curtains,’ and copious voiceover work in movies and commercials

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