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

Spike Lee

Age: 55

Occupation: Director, Producer, Writer and Actor

Known For: Earning two Oscar nominations for helming controversial socio-political films like ‘Do the Right Thing,’ ‘Jungle Fever’ and ‘Malcolm X’ as well as documentaries including ‘When The Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts’ and ’4 Little Girls,’ sometimes lacking a barrier between what he thinks and what he says, and possibly being the most ardent New York Knicks fan on the planet

Holly Hunter

Age: 54

Occupation: Actress

Known For: Her Oscar-winning role in ‘The Piano,’ Oscar-nominated appearances in ‘Broadcast News,’ ‘The Firm’ and ‘Thirteen,’ starring on the TV show ‘Saving Grace,’ her native Georgia accent, and giving birth to twins in 2006

Carl Reiner

Age: 90

Occupation: Writer, Director, Actor and Producer

Known For: Creating and writing ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show,’ directing and/or writing films like ‘Oh, God!,’ ‘The Jerk’ and ‘All of Me,’ acting roles including the ‘Ocean’s Eleven’ film franchise, being the only person to appear on ‘The Tonight Show’ with each of its five hosts, and being the father of actor-turned-director Rob Reiner

William Hurt

Age: 62

Occupation: Actor

Known For: Winning an Oscar for his role in ‘Kiss of the Spider Woman,’ Oscar-nominated work in ‘Children of a Lesser God,’ ‘Broadcast News’ and ‘A History of Violence,’ a previous marriage to actress Mary Beth Hurt, and a former relationship with actress Marlee Matlin

Kathy Ireland

Age: 49

Occupation: Model and Entrepreneur

Known For: Appearing in 13 consecutive Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issues, gracing dozens of magazine covers, minor roles in numerous TV shows and movies, being a publicly-avowed Evangelical Christian, and founding Kathy Ireland Worldwide, a design empire that grosses more than $1.4 billion annually