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

Michael J. Fox

Age: 51

Occupation: Actor and Activist

Known For: His Emmy Award-winning roles as Alex P. Keaton on ‘Family Ties’ and Mike Flaherty on ‘Spin City,’ starring in the ‘Back to the Future’ film franchise, bravely fighting a very long battle with Parkinson’s disease, and creating the research foundation that shares his name

Johnny Depp

Age: 49

Occupation: Actor and Maker of Heart Flutters

Known For: Appearing on the TV show ’21 Jump Street’ before going on to star in movies like ‘Edward Scissorhands,’ the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ film series and the recent ‘Dark Shadows,’ his frequent collaborations with director Tim Burton, and being the imaginary boyfriend of millions of women the world over

Aaron Sorkin

Age: 51

Occupation: Screenwriter, Producer and Playwright

Known For: Penning the Oscar-winning screenplay for ‘The Social Network,’ writing scripts for other films including ‘A Few Good Men,’ ‘The American President’ and ‘Moneyball,’ being the scribe behind the brilliant television series ‘The West Wing’ and ‘Sports Night,’ and his trademark smart, rapid-fire dialogue

Gloria Reuben

Age: 48

Occupation: Actress and Singer

Known For: Playing Jeanie Boulet on the popular medical drama ‘ER’ and Rosalind Whitman on ‘Raising the Bar,’ guesting on shows like ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’ and ‘Drop Dead Diva,’ and singing backup for artists like Tina Turner

Natalie Portman

Age: 31

Occupation: Actress

Known For: Winning an Academy Award for her role in ‘Black Swan,’ other roles in ‘Zoolander,’ the ‘Star Wars’ prequels and ‘V for Vendetta,’ and her work on behalf of animal rights