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Birthday wishes go out to James Earl Jones, Jim Carrey and all the other celebrities with birthdays today. Check out our slideshow below to see photos of famous people turning a year older on January 17th and learn an interesting fact about each of them.

Top celebrity birthdays on January 17, 2022

James Earl Jones poses with his honorary Oscar at the 84th Academy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012, in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)AP

Actor James Earl Jones turns 92

Fun fact: Once appeared in an episode of ‘The Big Bang Theory’

Steve Harvey

Host Steve Harvey speaks during the 70th Miss Universe pageant, Monday, Dec. 13, 2021, in Eilat, Israel. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)AP

Comedian Steve Harvey turns 66

Fun fact: Stephen is actually his middle name

Jim Carrey

Cast member Jim Carrey arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of “Sonic The Hedgehog 2,” Tuesday, April 5, 2022, at the Regency Village Theatre. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

Actor Jim Carrey turns 61

Fun fact: Was one of several celebrities to portray Joe Biden on ‘Saturday Night Live’

Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama launches her new book “The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times.” at Warner Theater in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)AP

Former first lady Michelle Obama turns 59

Fun fact: Once had tea with Ina Garten during an episode of ‘Barefoot Contessa’

Joshua Malina

Joshua Malina, cast member of “Scandal” arrives at the live stage reading of the series finale at El Capitan Theatre on Thursday, April 19, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP

Actor Joshua Malina turns 57

Fun fact: Recent TV guest appearances include episodes of ‘This Is Us’ and ‘American Auto’

Kid Rock

Kid Rock speaks at 2019 CMT Artists of the Year at Schermerhorn Symphony Center on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by Al Wagner/Invision/AP)Al Wagner/Invision/AP

Rapper Kid Rock turns 52

Fun fact: Was briefly married to actress Pamela Anderson

Zooey Deschanel

Zooey Deschanel poses for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film ‘Dreamin’ Wild’ during the 79th edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP

Actress Zooey Deschanel turns 43

Fun fact: Her mother (actress) and father (cinematographer) both work in the film industry

Kelly Marie Tran

Kelly Marie Tran arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/John Locher)AP

Actress Kelly Marie Tran turns 34

Fun fact: Is originally from San Diego

More celebrities with birthdays today

Talk show host Maury Povich is 84. Singer Chris Montez is 81. Actor Joanna David (“Downton Abbey”) is 76. Actor Jane Elliott (“General Hospital”) is 76. Former Rolling Stones guitarist Mick Taylor is 75. Singer Sheila Hutchinson of The Emotions is 70. Singer Steve Earle is 68. Singer Paul Young is 67. Singer Susanna Hoffs of The Bangles is 64. Writer-Director Brian Helgeland (“42,” ″Mystic River,” ″L.A. Confidential”) is 62. Actor Denis O’Hare (“The Good Wife,” ″True Blood”) is 61. Singer Shabba Ranks is 57. Actor Naveen Andrews (“Instinct,” “Lost”) is 54. Electronic musician DJ Tiesto is 54. Actor Freddy Rodriguez (“The Night Shift,” ″Six Feet Under”) is 48. Actor-writer Leigh Whannel (“Saw” and “Insidious” movies) is 46. Singer Ray J is 42. Country singer Amanda Wilkinson of The Wilkinsons is 41. Actor Ryan Gage (“The Hobbit”) is 40. DJ Calvin Harris is 39. Drummer Jeremiah Fraites of The Lumineers is 37. Actor Jonathan Keltz (“Reign,” ″Entourage”) is 35. Actor Kathrine Herzer (“Madame Secretary”) is 26.

Other popular or historical birthdays on January 17th

Benjamin Franklin, founding father

Al Capone, gangster

Betty White, actress

Vidal Sassoon, stylist

Muhammad Ali, boxer

Andy Kaufman, comic

with The Associated Press

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Prior celebrity fun facts (Associated Press)

Celebrity fun facts

Tom Cruise | Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson | Emilia Clarke

Robert Downey Jr. | Chris Hemsworth | Seth MacFarlane

Gal Gadot | Jason Momoa | Natalie Portman | Kat Dennings

Hilary Swank | Miley Cyrus | Dave Matthews | Alan Alda

Emma Watson | Sarah Michelle Gellar | Tiffani Amber Thiessen

Jenna Fischer | Emma Stone | Reese Witherspoon

Scarlett Johansson | Jennifer Aniston | David Hasselhoff

Sophie Turner | Jennifer Lawrence & Mila Kunis

Lindsay Lohan | George Clooney | Amanda Seyfried

Betty White | Danica McKellar | Taylor Swift | Kate Mara

Britney Spears | Bill Nye | Alyson Hannigan | Alec Baldwin

Rachel McAdams | Demi Moore | Julia Roberts | Mark Hamill

Danielle Fishel and the ‘Boy Meets World’ cast

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A look at prior movie and tv-related fun fact lists (Associated Press)

Movie and TV fun facts & more

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15 celebrities who appeared on ‘Saved By the Bell’

‘The Office’ fun facts | 30 guest stars on ‘The Office’

10 famous directors who shot episodes of ‘The Office’

25 fun facts about ‘Friends’ | 25 celebs who appeared on ‘Friends’

25 actors you didn’t know were on ‘Game of Thrones’

25 actors you didn’t know appeared in ‘Boy Meets World’

Oscars hosts since 1989

More movie fun facts: ‘Love Actually’ | ‘Napoleon Dynamite’ | ‘Dirty Dancing’ | ‘Scream’ | ‘Romeo + Juliet’ | ‘The Big Lebowski’ | ‘I Know What You Did Last Summer’ | ‘The Phantom Menace’

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