Celebrity Birthdays for January 7 – Katie Couric, Nicolas Cage and More
Here's a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:
Occupation: Television Journalist and Host
Known For: Co-hosting 'Today,' anchoring the 'CBS Evening News,' becoming a spokeswoman for colon cancer awareness after the disease made her a widow, and her upcoming gig hosting the syndicated daytime talk show 'Katie'
Occupation: Actor, Director and Producer
Known For: Movies including 'Raising Arizona,' 'The Rock,' 'Gone in 60 Seconds' and 'National Treasure,' an Oscar-winning performance in 'Leaving Las Vegas,' a rather creepy obsession with Elvis Presley that included a very brief marriage to Presley's daughter Lisa Marie, and naming his son Kal-El after Superman
Occupation: Singer and Songwriter
Known For: Being part of the 1970s duo Loggins and Messina, known for songs like 'Your Mama Don't Dance,' and a lengthy solo career with top ten hits including 'I'm Alright,' 'Footloose' and 'Danger Zone'
Known For: Playing Detective John Kelly on the crime drama 'NYPD Blue,' famously and abruptly departing with dreams of movie stardom and, several humbling years later, returning to TV to star on 'CSI: Miami'
Known For: His role as the nerdy Samuel "Screech" Powers in the 'Saved by the Bell' franchise, directing and starring in a terrifying sex tape called 'Screeched - Saved by the Smell,' and appearing on a variety of reality shows where he's basically been far too uncooperative to be the smarmy little has-been he is