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

Courteney Cox
Age: 48
Occupation: Actress
Known For: Her roles as Monica Geller on ‘Friends’ and as Jules Cobb on ‘Cougar Town,’ other roles on shows like ‘Family Ties’ and ‘Dirt,’ starring in the ‘Scream’ movie franchise, being that girl Bruce Springsteen pulls onstage to boogie in his ‘Dancing in the Dark’ video, and her now-former marriage to the eccentric and loose-lipped David Arquette

Neil Patrick Harris
Age: 39
Occupation: Actor and Singer
Known For: Starring in the title role on ‘Doogie Howser, M.D.’ and as the womanizing Barney Stinson on ‘How I Met Your Mother,’ playing a fictionalized version of himself in the ‘Harold & Kumar’ film franchise, his musical web series ‘Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog,’ hosting numerous awards shows, and being generally hilarious and awesome

Jim Belushi
Age: 58
Occupation: Actor
Known For: Being a former cast member on ‘Saturday Night Live,’ starring on the sitcom ‘According to Jim,’ appearing in movies including ‘About Last Night…,’ ‘K-9′ and ‘Curly Sue,’ and being the brother of late comic legend John Belushi

Helen Hunt
Age: 49
Occupation: Actress
Known For: Portraying Jamie Buchman on ‘Mad About You,’ her Oscar-winning performance in the film ‘As Good As It Gets,’ other movie roles in ‘Twister,”What Women Want’ and ‘Pay It Forward,’ and a former marriage to actor and voiceover king Hank Azaria

Ice Cube
Age: 43
Occupation: Rapper and Actor
Known For: Being part of controversial rap group N.W.A. before going on to star in movies such as ‘Boyz n the Hood,’ the ‘BarberShop’ series and ‘Are We There Yet?,’ serving as the producer of TV shows based on the latter two films, and being ranked on several lists as one of the greatest MCs of all time