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

Vanessa Hudgens
Age: 24
Occupation: Actress and Singer
Known For: Her portrayal of Gabriella Montez in the 'High School Musical' franchise, roles in other films like 'Thirteen' and 'Bandslam,' a previous relationship with her 'HSM' co-star Zac Efron, and a scandal caused by self-taken nudie shots being leaked on the Internet without her knowledge

KaDee Strickland
Age: 37
Occupation: Actress
Known For: Playing Charlotte King on the ABC drama 'Private Practice,' appearing in films such as 'The Sixth Sense,' 'Something's Gotta Give' and 'Fever Pitch,' and speaking out against the emphasis placed on beauty in the Los Angeles acting community

Patty Duke
Age: 66
Occupation: Actress
Known For: Winning an Academy Award at age 16 for playing Helen Keller in 'The Miracle Worker,' starring in the sitcom 'The Patty Duke Show' in the 1960s, roles in films such as 'Valley of the Dolls,' and advocating and educating the public on mental-health issues after being diagnosed with bipolar disorder herself

Stan Smith
Age: 66
Occupation: Retired Professional Tennis Player
Known For: Being a former world No. 1, winning two Grand Slam singles championships, being half of one of the most successful doubles teams of all time, and lending his name to a popular brand of tennis shoes

Dee Wallace
Age: 64
Occupation: Actress
Known For: Starring as Elliot's mother in 'E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial' and appearing in more than 80 other films such as 'The Hills Have Eyes,' 'The Howling,' 'The Stepford Wives' and '10'

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