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

Arianna Huffington
Age: 61
Occupation: Writer and Online Publishing Magnate
Known For: Founding the news website The Huffington Post, which was recently purchased by AOL in a deal for $315 million, making her the president and editor-in-chief of the newly-formed Huffington Post Media Group

Forest Whitaker
Age: 50
Occupation: Actor
Known For: Roles in films such as 'The Crying Game' and his Oscar-winning performance as Ugandan dictator Idi Amin in the 2006 film 'The Last King of Scotland'

Linda Ronstadt
Age: 65
Occupation: Singer and Songwriter
Known For: A powerful voice, loads of Grammys, and her many public stages of self-reinvention on such varied hits as 'You're No Good,' 'When Will I Be Loved,' 'Blue Bayou,' and 'I've Got a Crush on You'

Jesse Ventura
Age: 60
Occupation: Former Pro Wrestler and Politician
Known For: A long career as a WWF combatant and commentator, and later running an unlikely but successful bid to become Minnesota's 38th governor, a job he held from 1999 to 2003

Brian Austin Green
Age: 38
Occupation: Actor
Known For: Starring in 'Beverly Hills, 90210' in the 1990s and not doing anything noteworthy since but still managing to snag one of the hottest women on the planet, actress Megan Fox, as his wife