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

Ian McKellen
Age: 73
Occupation: Actor
Known For: His Oscar-nominated roles in ‘Gods and Monsters’ and as Gandalf in the ‘Lord of the Rings’ trilogy, starring in the ‘X-Men’ films and in ‘The Da Vinci Code,’ being knighted in 1991 for services to the performing arts, and, as a member of the GLBT community himself, actively working to advance gay rights

Mike Myers
Age: 49
Occupation: Actor
Known For: His longtime work with Second City and on ‘Saturday Night Live,’ starring in the ‘Wayne’s World,’ ‘Austin Powers’ and ‘Shrek’ film franchises, and appearing in other movies including ‘The Cat in the Hat,’ ‘The Love Guru’ and ‘Inglourious Basterds’

Klaus Meine
Age: 64
Occupation: Singer and Songwriter
Known For: Fronting the rock band the Scorpions, which sold over 100 million albums worldwide and is famous for songs like ‘Rock You Like a Hurricane,’ ‘No One Like You,’ ‘Send Me an Angel,’ ‘Still Loving You’ and ‘Wind of Change’

Anne Heche
Age: 43
Occupation: Actress
Known For: Winning a Daytime Emmy for her work on the soap ‘Another World,’ film roles in ‘Wag the Dog,’ ‘Donnie Brasco’ and ‘Six Days Seven Nights,’ starring in the series ‘Men in Trees’ and ‘Hung,’ becoming a “temporary” lesbian during her relationship with Ellen DeGeneres, and having an infamous breakdown after its demise

Lauryn Hill
Age: 37
Occupation: Singer and Songwriter
Known For: Being a member of the Fugees before launching her solo career with the smash album ‘The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill,’ which won five Grammys and spawned the hit R&B singles ‘The Sweetest Thing,’ ‘Doo Wop (That Thing)’ and ‘Ex-Factor’