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

Penn Jillette
Age: 57
Occupation: Comedian, Magician and Illusionist
Known For: His work with fellow illusionist Teller in the duo known as Penn & Teller, his advocacy of atheism, free-market economics and scientific skepticism, appearing in music videos with artists including the Ramones and Katy Perry, and giving his daughter the stripper-pole-ready name of Moxie CrimeFighter

Eva Mendes
Age: 38
Occupation: Actress and Designer
Known For: Roles in movies such as ‘Training Day,’ ’2 Fast 2 Furious’ and ‘Ghost Rider,’ creating the home decor line Vida, endorsement deals with Revlon, Calvin Klein and Cartier, and her current relationship with actor Ryan Gosling

James Sikking
Age: 78
Occupation: Actor
Known For: Television parts including Lt. Howard Hunter on ‘Hill Street Blues’ and as Dr. David Howser on ‘Doogie Howser, M.D.,’ film roles in ‘Up the Creek’ and ‘Star Trek III: The Search for Spock,’ and being the father of writer Anne Sikking and actor Andrew Sikking

Kevin Connolly
Age: 38
Occupation: Actor
Known For: Playing Eric Murphy on the HBO series ‘Entourage’ and eldest son Ryan Malloy in the 1990s sitcom ‘Unhappily Ever After,’ and movie appearances in ‘The Notebook,’ ‘He’s Just Not That Into You’ and ‘Secretariat’

Niki Taylor
Age: 37
Occupation: Model
Known For: Being the first spokesmodel younger than 18 to sign a major contract with CoverGirl, other ad campaigns with Liz Claiborne, Nokia, L’Oréal and Gap, appearing on dozens of magazine covers and in two Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issues, and a 2001 car accident that almost took her life