Here's a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:
Harry Dean Stanton
Known For: Films such as 'Cool Hand Luke,' 'Pretty in Pink' and 'The Green Mile,' and a recent recurring role on the HBO series 'Big Love'
Occupation: Actress and Singer
Known For: A long career in both TV and films, but her most notable role of late is her wickedly funny portrayal of cheerleading coach Sue Sylvester on the hit series 'Glee'