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Happy May Birthday to ...

Pierce Brosnan, Tony Blair and other stars who will turn 50, 60, 70, 80 or 90 this month

50: Mike Myers (May 25)

En español |The Canadian-born comedian is known for his unforgettable Saturday Night Live characters — Linda Richman, host of "Coffee Talk" ("it's like buttah") and Wayne of Wayne's World are just two — and his role as Austin Powers. He and wife Kelly Tisdale have a toddler named Spike. No joke.

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50: Michael Chabon (May 24)

The Pulitzer-winning novelist is among the literary elite, though his latest, Telegraph Avenue, received mixed reviews. He has four kids with his wife, the writer Ayelet Waldman, who famously asserted in a 2005 New York Times essay, "I love my husband more than I love my children."

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50: Lisa Whelchel (May 29)

She was Blair on the 1980s sitcom Facts of Life. Since then she's had three kids, taken up motivational speaking, and last year tied for second place on CBS's Survivor: Philippines, where most of the cast was clueless about her background until someone outed her at the end.

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60: Tony Blair (May 6)

British prime minister from 1997 to 2007, Blair saw his approval rating plummet after his decision to invade Iraq. The Labor Party politician's more recent pushes have been for interfaith understanding and addressing climate change.

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60: Alfred Molina (May 24)

Born in London, the respected actor pops up in countless flicks (Raiders of the Lost Ark was one of his first) and TV shows (Law & Order: L.A., for one). Most recently he played a doc on the TNT drama Monday Mornings, and wrapped up an indie called Return to Zero with Minnie Driver.

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60: Pierce Brosnan (May 16)

The former James Bond showed off his silly side in 2008's Mamma Mia!, singing ABBA songs and dancing on a Greek island. He likes to bounce between genres, though, recently announcing plans to star in a thriller as an IRA hitman, with his son, Sean, 29, playing his younger self.

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60: Eve Ensler (May 25)

Let's just get it out of the way: The Vagina Monologues. That was the performer/activist's award-winning play, a series of stories relating to the female experience. Her new memoir, In the Body of the World, details her battle with uterine cancer and work in the Congo.

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70: Leslie Uggams (May 25)

The Juilliard-trained actress and singer has been a fixture onstage for decades, but her most high-profile role was playing Kizzy in the 1977 TV miniseries Roots. She's now in rehearsals to star in the Broadway musical Stormy Weather: The Lena Horne Story later this year.

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70: Gary Burghoff (May 24)

Who's he? M*A*S*H''s Radar, of course, otherwise known as Corporal Walter Eugene O'Reilly on the hit TV show that debuted in 1972 (and in the original 1970 film). He later starred in a failed pilot for a spin-off show called W*A*L*T*E*R, about the character's return home from Korea.

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70: Joe Namath (May 31)

"Broadway Joe" became an icon (and noted ladies' man) as quarterback for the New York Jets. He's famous for guaranteeing a win for the underdog Jets against the Baltimore Colts in 1969's Super Bowl (Jets won 16-7), in response to a heckler's shouting "The Colts are going to kick your ass!"

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80: Joan Collins (May 23)

Playing Dynasty's conniving Alexis Carrington made Collins a 1970s TV star. The British actress is now married to her fifth husband, who's more than 30 years her junior. As she explained to a magazine last year, "I am romantic. And I firmly believe in marriage — obviously."

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90: Ara Parseghian (May 21)

His 11 seasons coaching Notre Dame football to greatness, from '64 to '74, are fondly known as "the Era of Ara." In 1994 he started a foundation to fund research into a childhood neurodegenerative disorder called Niemann-Pick Type C that took the lives of his three youngest grandchildren.

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90: Henry Kissinger (May 27)

The German-born secretary of state under Presidents Nixon and Ford won the 1973 Nobel Peace Prize for negotiating an end to the Vietnam War. A foreign-policy guru in various diplomatic positions for decades, he's recently warned about Iran's potentially disastrous nuclear ambitions.

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