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

Louis C.K.
Age: 44
Occupation: Actor, Screenwriter, and Comedian
Known For: A dry, acerbic and hilariously angry comedic style, prior gigs writing for late-night shows such as 'The Late Show with David Letterman' and 'Late Night with Conan O'Brien,' and writing, directing and starring in the Emmy-nominated FX series 'Louie'

Jennifer Hudson
Age: 30
Occupation: Singer and Actress
Known For: Winning a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for 'Dreamgirls,' losing several members of her family in a tragic 2008 multiple murder, and dropping an enormous amount of weight after becoming a spokesperson for Weight Watchers

Neil Peart
Age: 59
Occupation: Drummer and Lyricist
Known For: His work with the band Rush, known for songs like 'The Spirit of Radio,' 'Tom Sawyer,' and 'Subdivisions'

Ben Folds
Age: 44
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, and Musician
Known For: Fronting the band Ben Folds Five, which had the smash single 'Brick' in 1997, collaborations with many other artists, and releasing three albums as a solo artist

Jennifer Nettles
Age: 37
Occupation: Singer
Known For: Being half of the country duo known as Sugarland, number one hits such as 'Want To,' 'Settlin',' 'All I Want to Do,' 'Already Gone,' and 'It Happens,' and dueting with Jon Bon Jovi on another chart-topping hit, 'Who Says You Can't Go Home'

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