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

Andre 3000

Age: 37

Occupation: Rapper, Songwriter and Actor

Known For: Being part of hip-hop duo OutKast, famous for hits like ‘Ms. Jackson,’ ‘Hey Ya’ and ‘The Way You Move,’ founding the clothing line Benjamin Bixby, his advocacy of animal rights, serving as a current spokesman for Gillette razors, and routinely shaking like a Polaroid picture

Chris Colfer

Age: 22

Occupation: Actor, Singer and Writer

Known For: His Emmy Award-winning portrayal of Kurt Hummel on the series ‘Glee,’ writing and starring in the film ‘Struck by Lightning,’ and writing two upcoming young adult novels

Louis Gossett, Jr.

Age: 76

Occupation: Actor

Known For: His Oscar-winning role as Gunnery Sergeant Foley in ‘An Officer and a Gentleman,’ appearing in other films including ‘A Raisin in the Sun,’ the ‘Iron Eagle’ franchise and ‘Why Did I Get Married Too?,’ copious stage work, and his Emmy Award-winning role as Fiddler in the iconic TV miniseries ‘Roots’

Joseph Fiennes

Age: 42

Occupation: Actor

Known For: Playing William Shakespeare in ‘Shakespeare in Love,’ Sir Robert Dudley in ‘Elizabeth,’ Commisar Danilov in ‘Enemy at the Gates,’ Martin Luther in ‘Luther’ and Merlin in ‘Camelot,’ his portrayal of Mark Benford in the TV series ‘FlashForward,’ and being the little brother of actor Ralph Fiennes

Paul Bettany

Age: 41

Occupation: Actor

Known For: Appearing in films like ‘A Beautiful Mind,’ ‘Wimbledon,’ ‘The Da Vinci Code’ and as the voice of J.A.R.V.I.S. in the ‘Iron Man’ franchise and in ‘The Avengers,’ and his marriage to actress Jennifer Connelly

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