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by Bill Newcott, AARP The Magazine, January 1, 2011
More January Birthdays
Jan. 2: Gabrielle Carteris (50)
Jan. 5: Robert Duvall (80)
Jan. 9: Crystal Gayle (60)
Jan. 9: Joan Baez (70)
Jan. 12: Kirstie Alley (60)
Jan. 14: Faye Dunaway (70)
Jan. 17: James Earl Jones (80)
Jan. 24: Neil Diamond (70)
Jan. 24: Aaron Neville (70)
Jan. 26: Wayne Gretzky (50)
Jan. 30: Phil Collins (60)
Jan. 31: Ernie Banks (80)
Previous Big 5-Ohs
December 2010: Daryl Hannah
November 2010: Robin Roberts
October 2010: Jane Pauley
September 2010: Hugh Grant
The Big 5-Oh: January 13
"You can only fight age so hard," the Emmy-winning star of Seinfeld and The New Adventures of Old Christine once said. "Then you just have to stand up straight and be graceful."
Maybe her self-assured mix of edginess and goofy glamour is nurtured by her 23-year marriage to fellow Saturday Night Live alumnus Brad Hall, or maybe by their two children.
Now she's 50, and as a sitcom character once said, "Not that there's anything wrong with that."
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