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

James Franco
Age: 35
Occupation: Actor and Professional Student
Known For: His Oscar-nominated role in '127 Hours,' other notable work in 'Milk,' 'Pineapple Express,' 'Planet of the Apes' and in the 'Spider Man' trilogy, his bizarre recurring role on 'General Hospital,' a disastrous Oscar-hosting stint in 2011, and pretty much always being enrolled in a university class somewhere

Kate Hudson
Age: 33
Occupation: Actress
Known For: Earning an Academy Award nomination for her role in 'Almost Famous,' starring in other films like 'How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days,' 'You, Me and Dupree' and 'Fool's Gold,' and being the daughter of actress Goldie Hawn

Tim Curry
Age: 66
Occupation: Actor, Singer and Voiceover Artist
Known For: His breakthrough role as Dr. Frank-N-Furter in the 1975 cult movie 'The Rocky Horror Picture Show,' other notable film roles in 'Clue' and 'Legend,' appearing on Broadway in the 'Rocky Horror' stage show and many others, and voiceover work in dozens of movies and video games

Ashley Judd
Age: 43
Occupation: Actress
Known For: Movies including 'Kiss the Girls,' 'Double Jeopardy' and 'High Crimes,' her current starring role on the drama series 'Missing,' her humanitarian and philanthropic work, her marriage to Indy 500 champ Dario Franchitti, and being the daughter of country music singer Naomi Judd and the sister of Wynonna Judd

Hayden Christensen
Age: 31
Occupation: Actor
Known For: His Golden Globe-nominated role in 'Life as a House,' playing young Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader in 'Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones' and 'Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith,' and his relationship with actress Rachel Bilson

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