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

Carrie Fisher
Age: 56
Occupation: Actress and Author
Known For: Launching the fantasies of countless boys while playing Princess Leia in the original 'Star Wars' trilogy, her bestselling novel 'Postcards from the Edge,' being the daughter of actors Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds, and her awesomely hilarious autobiography and one-woman show, 'Wishful Drinking'

Kim Kardashian
Age: 31
Occupation: Reality Star
Known For: Rising to "fame" after appearing in a homemade sex tape, appearing on the oddly-successful 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians,' a multi-million-dollar endorsement empire, her ridiculously extravagant wedding to NBA player Kris Humphries, her famously large backside, and never meeting a camera she didn't want to step in front of

Judith Sheindlin
Age: 69
Occupation: Judge, Author, and Television Personality
Known For: Her long-running syndicated courtroom show 'Judge Judy,' her no-nonsense style, and best-selling books such as 'Don't Pee on My Leg and Tell Me It's Raining' and 'Beauty Fades, Dumb is Forever'

Ken Watanabe
Age: 53
Occupation: Actor
Known For: An Academy Award nomination for his role in 'The Last Samurai,' and roles in other films such as 'Letters from Iwo Jima,' 'Batman Begins,' and 'Inception'

Will Estes
Age: 33
Occupation: Actor
Known For: Playing JJ Pryor on the NBC drama 'American Dreams,' and currently appearing on Tom Selleck's CBS police drama 'Blue Bloods'