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

Martha Quinn

Age: 53

Occupation: Television and Radio Personality

Known For: Being one of the five original VJs on MTV, where her girl-next-door personality made her the object of affection for 1980s schoolboys everywhere, and currently hosting ‘Martha Stewart Presents’ on the Sirius satellite radio ’80s on 8 channel

Cory Monteith

Age: 30

Occupation: Actor

Known For: Portraying Finn Hudson on the Fox television series ‘Glee,’ on which viewers suspend disbelief and play along with the idea that he’s not old enough to drink, and his budding real-life relationship with his ‘Glee’ on-screen girlfriend Lea Michele

Mort Sahl

Age: 85

Occupation: Comedian and Political Commentator

Known For: Being the first comedian to record a live album and the first to perform on college campuses, writing jokes for speeches delivered by President John F. Kennedy, being blacklisted after his onstage tirades against the Warren Commission alienated much of his audience, and being an influence for people like Woody Allen

Eric Burdon

Age: 71

Occupation: Singer and Songwriter

Known For: Being the frontman for the Animals on classic rock songs like ‘The House of the Rising Sun,’ ‘Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood,’ ‘We Gotta Get out of This Place’ and ‘See See Rider,’ later work with War, and being named to Rolling Stone’s list of the 100 Greatest Singers of all Time

Jonathan Jackson

Age: 30

Occupation: Actor

Known For: His Daytime Emmy-winning role as Lucky Spencer on ‘General Hospital,’ and movie roles in ‘Tuck Everlasting,’ ‘Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights,’ ‘Insomnia’ and ‘Riding the Bullet’