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

Susan Sarandon

Age: 66

Occupation: Actress and Activist

Known For: Roles in films like ‘Thelma and Louise’ and ‘Bull Durham,’ winning an Oscar for 1995′s ‘Dead Man Walking,’ her former longtime relationship with actor Tim Robbins, and being an activist for numerous social and political causes

Russell Simmons

Age: 55

Occupation: Business Magnate

Known For: Co-founding the pioneering hip-hop label Def Jam, and creating the clothing fashion lines Phat Farm, Argyleculture, and American Classics

Anne Rice

Age: 71

Occupation: Author

Known For: Being the New Orleans-based bestselling author of gothic fiction, Christian literature and erotica, selling over 100 million books worldwide, and her popular ‘Vampire Chronicles’ series of novels

Tony La Russa

Age: 67

Occupation: Baseball Manager

Known For: Managing the St. Louis Cardinals, being the first manager ever to win multiple pennants in both leagues, being one of only two managers to win the World Series in both leagues, and founding his eponymous Animal Rescue Foundation

Alicia Silverstone

Age: 36

Occupation: Actress

Known For: Her early appearances in Aerosmith’s music videos, roles in films like ‘The Crush,’ ‘Clueless,’ and ‘Batman & Robin,’ and her work as an animal rights and environmental activist