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May 11 celebrity birthdays

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If you're celebrating a birthday this morning you're sharing your big day with a couple of NFL stars.

He won the Heisman Trophy in leading Auburn to a national championship. The Carolina Panthers made him the number one pick in the 2011 NFL Draft. Cam Newton is 26 today.

In college he put up big numbers with the Missouri Tigers. The Eagles drafted him in the first round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He spent the next six years in Philly, but next season he'll be catching passes in Kansas City. Wide receiver Jeremy Maclin is 27 today.

An actor and a rock 'n roll star are also on this morning's birthday list.

He's best known as a burned spy Michael Westen in the TV series "Burn Notice." He's also had a recurring role on "Crossing Jordan." Jeffrey Donovan is 47 today.

As a lead singer for The Animals, he had a hit with "The House of the Rising Sun." He later moved on to funk music with the band War and had hits like "Spill the Wine" and "Why Can't We be Friends." Eric Burdon is 74 today.

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