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

Michael Moore

Age: 58

Occupation: Filmmaker, Author and Activist

Known For: His successful and controversial documentaries ‘Fahrenheit 9/11,’ ‘Bowling for Columbine’ and ‘Sicko,’ writing and starring in the TV shows ‘TV Nation’ and ‘The Awful Truth,’ and being hated by conservatives even though he criticizes both ends of the political spectrum far more than his detractors seem to realize

Valerie Bertinelli

Age: 52

Occupation: Actress

Known For: Playing Barbara Cooper on the sitcom ‘One Day at a Time’ and Gloria on the drama ‘Touched by an Angel,’ her current role as Melanie Moretti on the sitcom ‘Hot in Cleveland,’ her gig as a spokesperson for Jenny Craig, and her longtime former marriage to rock legend Eddie Van Halen

Shirley Temple

Age: 84

Occupation: Actress and Diplomat

Known For: Dozens of childhood films in the 1930s and 1940s including ‘Bright Eyes,’ ‘Curly Top’ and ‘Heidi,’ her trademark ringlets, her signature song ‘On the Good Ship Lollipop,’ and being appointed a US Ambassador to Ghana in 1974 and to Czechoslovakia in 1989

Lee Majors

Age: 73

Occupation: Actor

Known For: His TV roles as Heath Barkley on ‘The Big Valley,’ as Col. Steve Austin in ‘The Six Million Dollar Man’ series and TV movies, and as Colt Seavers in ‘The Fall Guy,’ and his former marriage to the late Farrah Fawcett

Kal Penn

Age: 35

Occupation: Actor and Civil Servant

Known For: Playing one of the title characters in the ‘Harold and Kumar’ film franchise and Dr. Lawrence Kutner on the series ‘House,’ and his role in the Obama administration as Associate Director in the White House Office of Public Engagement