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

Cindy Crawford

Age: 46

Occupation: Model and Entrepreneur

Known For: Being among the world’s most popular supermodels in 1980s and 1990s, adorning hundreds of magazine covers, starring in several music videos, hosting MTV’s ‘House of Style,’ and the trademark mole above her upper lip


Age: 24

Occupation: Singer

Known For: Chart-topping singles like ‘SOS,’ ‘Umbrella’ and ‘We Found Love,’ famously being beaten by then-boyfriend Chris Brown three years ago, and inexplicably being more forgiving about it than the general public

Sidney Poitier

Age: 85

Occupation: Actor and Director

Known For: Being the first African-American to win an Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in ‘Lilies of the Field,’ other acclaimed roles in ‘To Sir, with Love,’ ‘In the Heat of the Night’ and ‘Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner,’ directing the movies ‘Let’s Do It Again’ and ‘Stir Crazy,’ and being awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2009

J. Geils

Age: 66

Occupation: Singer and Musician

Known For: Founding the J. Geils Band, known for 1980s hits like ‘Love Stinks,’ ‘Centerfold’ and ‘Freeze Frame’

Lili Taylor

Age: 45

Occupation: Actress

Known For: Memorable roles in the films ‘Mystic Pizza,’ ‘Say Anything…,’ ‘Short Cuts’ and ‘I Shot Andy Warhol,’ and in the HBO drama ‘Six Feet Under’