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Celebrity Birthdays for December 29 – Mary Tyler Moore, Ted Danson and More

Mary Tyler Moore, Ted Danson
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Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Mary Tyler Moore
Age: 75
Occupation: Actress
Known For: Her iconic sitcom work including playing Laura Petrie on ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’ and Mary Richards on ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show,’ her Oscar-nominated turn in ‘Ordinary People,’ being an animal-rights activist, and being a longtime sufferer of diabetes

Ted Danson
Age: 64
Occupation: Actor
Known For: Playing ballplayer-turned-bartender Sam Malone on the sitcom ‘Cheers,’ other roles on the shows ‘Becker,’ ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm,’ ‘Damages,’ and ‘Bored to Death,’ recently becoming a series regular on ‘CSI,’ and his work as an environmental activist

Jon Voight
Age: 74
Occupation: Actor
Known For: Acclaimed work in films such as ‘Midnight Cowboy,’ ‘Deliverance,’ and ‘The Champ,’ winning an Oscar for his role as a Vietnam veteran in ‘Coming Home,’ and being the father of Angelina Jolie

Marianne Faithfull
Age: 65
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter and Actress
Known For: A very public relationship with Mick Jagger in the late 1960s, heavily influencing the Rolling Stones’ work, her highly acclaimed landmark album ‘Broken English,’ and a long battle with substance abuse

Jude Law
Age: 39
Occupation: Actor
Known For: His Academy Award nominations for ‘The Talented Mr. Ripley’ and ‘Cold Mountain,’ roles in other films like ‘Closer’ and the ‘Sherlock Holmes’ franchise, and a long on-and-off relationship with actress Sienna Miller

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