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

Tyler Perry
Occupation: Actor and Comedian
Known For: His TV shows 'Tyler Perry's House of Payne' 'Meet the Browns' and 'Tyler Perry's for Better or Worse' on TBS, and for playing the role of Madea in several movies.

Beth Nielsen Chapman
Age: 56
Occupation: Singer and Songwriter
Known For: Penning hits for many country artists, including Faith Hill, Trisha Yearwood, and Waylon Jennings, and charting several Adult Contemporary hits as a singer in the 1990s

John Berry
Age: 53
Singer, Songwriter, and Musician
Known For: Country hits such as 'Your Love Amazes Me,' 'What's In It for Me, 'You and Only You,' and 'Standing on the Edge of Goodbye'

Melissa Leo
Age: 52
Occupation: Actress
Known For: Winning a 2010 Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her work in 'The Fighter,' and her current role on the HBO series 'Treme'

Faith Ford
Age: 48
Occupation: Actress
Known For: Playing Corky Sherwood on 'Murphy Brown' and Hope Fairfield-Shanowski on 'Hope & Faith'

Kimberly Williams-Paisley
Age: 41
Occupation: Actress
Known For: Movies such as 'Father of the Bride,' television shows such as 'All About Jim' and 'The George Lopez Show,' and her marriage to country star Brad Paisley