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Celebrity Milestone Birthdays in February

Chris Rock, Kristin Davis and Dr. Dre all have big birthdays this month

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    February 3

    En español | Maura Tierney, 50: After playing the overachieving Lisa Miller on the 1990s sitcom NewsRadio, Tierney was a compassionate doc on ER in the 2000s. Now she costars as a mother of four in a troubled marriage (he cheated) in the Showtime series The Affair

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  • Victoria Will/AP

    February 7

      Chris Rock, 50: He’s earning thumbs-up for his recent film Top Five, which he directed and starred in, about a comedian trying to revive his career as a serious actor. Soon after its release he announced that he and his wife of 19 years plan to divorce.

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  • Andy Kropa/AP

    February 8

      John Grisham, 60: The legal-thriller mastermind’s latest, Gray Mountain, is predictably at the top of best-seller lists. Stunningly prolific, the former lawyer has said his goal is to begin a book every Jan. 1 and finish it by July 1.

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  • Urs Flueeler/AP

    February 9

    Mia Farrow, 70: In 2013, while the media debated whether her son Ronan was fathered by Frank Sinatra, the actress stayed quietly out of the limelight. She’s a longtime UNICEF goodwill ambassador who’s devoted to helping children in Africa.

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  • Gene J. Puskar/AP

    February 10

    Greg Norman, 60: The Australian golf star is proud of his swing as well as his ka-ching: As his Shark.com website notes, he’s earned more than $1 million a season five times while competing on the U.S. PGA Tour. Divorced from Chris Evert, he married Kirsten Kutner in 2010.

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  • Richard Shotwell/AP

    February 17

    Hal Holbrook, 90: The actor spent decades performing as Mark Twain in a one-man show — a unique commitment that was the focus of the 2014 documentary Holbrook/Twain: An American Odyssey. He’ll appear in the thriller Go With Me later this year.

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  • Gabriel Olsen/Getty Images

    February 18

    Dr. Dre, 50: With his $620 million income, the rap star and music impresario topped Forbes’ 2014 list of highest-paid musicians. Last year Apple bought his company Beats Electronics, which sells headphones with “premium sound,” for $3 billion. (Yes, that’s a “b.”)

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  • Jason LaVeris/Getty Images

    February 19

    Jeff Daniels, 60: He’s not just an affable actor starring on TV’s The Newsroom, he’s also a guitarist and songwriter who often performs with his son in the Ben Daniels Band. “It’s not a vanity project,” he told a reporter last month. “I’ll put my songwriting up against many people.”

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  • Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images

    February 21

    Kelsey Grammer, 60: The Frasier star will appear as King Herod in the upcoming TV miniseries Killing Jesus. A proud Republican in famously liberal Hollywood, he and his fourth wife, Kayte, have a new son (his sixth child), Gabriel, who was born last summer.  

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  • Jordan Strauss/AP

    February 23

    Kristin Davis, 50: Best known for playing the lovely, blue-blooded Charlotte on Sex and the City, Davis has said she regrets how the show glamorized foot-damaging stilettos. She adopted a daughter in 2011 and advocates for endangered elephants. 

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  • Scott Halleran/Getty Images

    February 25

    Veronica Webb, 50: The Detroit-born model broke ground in the beauty biz in 1992 when she signed on with Revlon, becoming the first African American to represent a major makeup line. Divorced in 2009, she has two daughters, Leila and Molly.

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  • Charles Sykes/AP

    February 28

    Gilbert Gottfried, 60: The comedian’s distinctive voice landed him the role as the duck in the long-running Aflac insurance commercials. He competed in the current season of Celebrity Apprentice until Donald Trump fired him for telling an “inappropriate” joke during a business presentation.

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