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

Michael J. Fox
Age: 50
Occupation: Actor and Activist
Known For: TV shows like 'Family Ties' and being a longtime sufferer of Parkinson's Disease

Johnny Depp
Age: 48
Occupation: Actor
Known For: Playing Capt. Jack Sparrow in the 'Pirates of the Carribean' franchise and being generally swoon-worthy

Jackie Mason
Age: 75
Occupation: Comedian and Actor
Known For: One-man Broadway shows and being the first voice-over actor on 'The Simpsons' to win an Emmy for his work

Dick Vitale
Known For:
Catchphrases such as "Oh, baby!" and "Diaper dandy"

Pete Byrne
Age: 57
Occupation: Singer
Known For: Being half of the British pop duo Naked Eyes, which had such '80s hits as 'Always Something There to Remind Me' and 'Promises Promises'

Patricia Cornwell
Age: 55
Occupation: Author
Known For: A popular series of forensic crime novels featuring medical examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta

Aaron Sorkin
Age: 50
Occupation: Screenwriter
Known For: Writing beloved TV series such as 'The West Wing' and creating iconic movie phrases such as "You can't handle the truth!"

Gloria Reuben
Age: 47
Occupation: Actress
Known For: Roles on TV shows such as 'ER' and 'Raising the Bar'

Tedy Bruschi
Age: 38
Occupation: Pro Football Player
Known For: Winning three Super Bowl rings as a linebacker for the New England Patriots

Natalie Portman
Age: 30
Occupation: Actress
Known For: Her 2010 Oscar-winning role in 'Black Swan'