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

Laurie Metcalf
Age: 56
Occupation: Actress
Known For: Her hilarious portrayal of Jackie Harris on the sitcom ‘Roseanne,’ for voicing Ms. Davis in the ‘Toy Story’ movie franchise, and for currently doing late-night commercials for a children’s charity that will make you cry and curse her

Phil Mickelson
Age: 41
Occupation: Pro Golfer
Known For: Winning four major championships and a total of 39 events on the PGA Tour, as well as earning tens of millions in endorsement fees

Joyce Carol Oates
Age: 73
Occupation: Author
Known For: Being the Pulitzer Prize-nominated writer of such novels as ‘Them,’ ‘Black Water,’ ‘What I Lived For’ and ‘Blonde’

Eddie Levert
Age: 69
Occupation: Singer
Known For: Performing with the awesome soul/R&B group the O’Jays on hits such as ‘Back Stabbers,’ ‘Love Train’ and ‘For the Love of Money,’ and being a member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Joan Van Ark
Age: 68
Occupation: Actress
Known For: Roles on ‘Dallas’ and ‘Knots Landing,’ and a recent facial peel that left her looking rather alien-like

Gino Vannelli
Age: 59
Occupation: Singer
Known For: Hits such as ‘I Just Wanna Stop’ and ‘Living Inside Myself’

Diana DeGarmo
Age: 24
Occupation: Singer and Actress
Known For: Being the runner-up on the third season of ‘American Idol,’ and starring in Broadway shows such as ‘Hairspray’ and ‘Hair’