Celebrity Birthdays for January 28 – Alan Alda, Elijah Wood and More
Occupation: Actor, Director and Screenwriter
Known For: Brilliantly portraying Dr. Hawkeye Pierce in the iconic TV series 'M*A*S*H,' being the first person to win Emmy Awards for acting, writing and directing the same series, appearing in other shows like 'The West Wing' and '30 Rock,' starring in scores of movies, and his work for women's rights
Known For: His high-profile role as Frodo Baggins in 'The Lord of the Rings' film trilogy and the upcoming 'The Hobbit,' roles in other movies including 'Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind' and 'Sin City,' voicing Mumble in the animated film 'Happy Feet,' and his current role FX's dark comedy 'Wilfred'
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter and Musician
Known For: Founding the female-friendly Lilith Fair concert tour, selling 40 million albums worldwide, and hit singles like 'Building a Mystery,' 'Adia' and 'Angel,' the last of which currently helps empty wallets in gut-wrenching commercials for the ASPCA
Occupation: Singer, Dancer and TV Personality
Known For: Singing baritone in the boyband N'Sync, coming in second on the 4th season of 'Dancing with the Stars,' hosting the American and Australian versions of 'The Singing Bee,' and being the current host of 'Family Feud'
Known For: Playing Alex Dunphy in the TV series 'Modern Family,' and voicing Mariana the Mermaid on Disney Junior's 'Jake and the Never Land Pirates'