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

Gene Wilder
Age: 78
Occupation: Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Author, and Activist
Known For: Roles in comedy classics such as 'Young Frankenstein' and founding the Gilda Radner Ovarian Cancer Detection Center (named after his late wife who died of the disease)

Joe Montana
Age: 55
Occupation: Former pro football player
Known For: Being a four-time Super Bowl winner as quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers

Christina Crawford
Age: 72
Occupation: Actress and Author
Known For: Writing the scandalous memoir 'Mommie Dearest' and probably a wicked phobia of wire hangers

Frank Beard
Age: 62
Occupation: Drummer
Known For: Playing with ZZ Top and, ironically, being the only member of the band who doesn't have a beard

Russell Hitchcock
Age: 62
Occupation: Singer
Known For: Crooning schmaltzy songs like 'Lost in Love' as one-half of the duo known as Air Supply

Donnie Van Zant
Age: 59
Occupation: Singer and Guitarist
Known For: Hits like 'Hold On Loosely' with the band .38 Special

Hugh Laurie
Age: 52
Occupation: Actor
Known For: Portraying Dr. Gregory House on the TV series 'House'

Shia LaBeouf
Age: 25
Occupation: Actor
Known For: Roles in the 'Transformer' franchise and 'Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull'