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

Penny Marshall
Age: 70
Occupation: Actress, Producer, and Director
Known For: Playing Laverne DeFazio in the sitcom 'Laverne and Shirley,' and directing the successful films 'Big,' 'Awakenings,' and 'A League of Their Own'

Emeril Lagasse
Age: 53
Occupation: Chef, Restauranteur, and Television Personality
Known For: His Food Network shows 'Emeril Live' and 'Essence of Emeril,' as well as catchphrases such as “Kick it up a notch!” and “BAM!”

Richard Carpenter
Age: 66
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, and Musician
Known For: Being half of the brother/sister duo The Carpenters along with his late sister Karen Carpenter, and being known for songs like '(They Long to Be) Close to You,' 'We've Only Just Begun,' 'Rainy Days and Mondays,' and 'Only Yesterday'

Tito Jackson
Age: 59
Occupation: Singer and Musician
Known For: Being a singer, lead guitarist, and original member of the legendary Jackson 5, and being the older brother of Janet Jackson and the late Michael Jackson

Sarah, Duchess of York
Age: 53
Occupation: Embarrassing the Royal Family
Known For: Her former marriage to Prince Andrew, previously serving as a Weight Watchers spokesperson, and a scandal that erupted when she asked a British tabloid for hundreds of thousands of dollars in exchange for access to her ex-husband