3, 2, 1 … Happy Birthday! Celebrities Born on New Year's Eve and Day

Sir Anthony Hopkins

The Welsh star is still hard at work, even at 83, and is celebrating 45 years of sobriety, too. 

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Gabby Douglas

The Olympic champ is springing into her 25th year.

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Val Kilmer

The actor turns 61 on Dec. 31, particularly poignant following his throat cancer battle.

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Elin Nordegren

The Swedish-born model — Tiger Woods’ ex-wife — turns 40 on Dec. 31.

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The South Korean singer can “Gangnam Style” right into his 43rd birthday, Dec. 31.

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Paul Westerberg

The lead singer and guitarist of The Replacements turns the big 6-1 on Dec. 31.

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Nicholas Sparks

The author of The Notebook and a handful of other romantic tomes was born on Dec. 31, 1965.

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Sir Ben Kingsley

This New Year’s Eve, the esteemed British actor turns 77.

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Lance Reddick

It’s down to The Wire as the actor fêtes his 58th on New Year’s Eve.

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Bebe Neuwirth

The theater standout should sing “Happy Birthday” to herself as she turns 62 on Dec. 31.

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Andrew Taggart

Taggart, one-half of The Chainsmokers, “ain’t ever getting older,” though he actually is turning 31 on New Year’s Eve.

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Andy Summers

The Police won’t be coming after Summers, who celebrates his 78th on 12/31.

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Frank Langella

On New Year’s Day, the star of stage and screen will be 83.

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Grandmaster Flash

The hip-hop star, a.k.a. Joseph Saddler, was born on Jan. 1, 1958.

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