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September 18 celebrity birthdays

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Let's check the celebrities celebrating birthdays on this 18th day of September.

She's an actress who has starred in "The Nutty Professor," "The Matrix" and more recently "Magic Mike XXL." She also has the role of the villain Fish Mooney on TV's "Gotham." Jada Pinkett Smith is 44 today.

He's the actor who starred as Cyclops in the "X-Men" movies. He's also had roles in "Superman Returns," "Hairspray" and "The Notebook." James Marsden is 42 today. 

He's a college basketball coach who led both Kentucky and Louisville to NCAA championships. Rick Petino is 63 today.

He's a neurosurgeon who's currently running for president. Dr. Ben Carson is 64 today.

He's a singer/actor who had a number one hit with the song "Why" in 1959. He co-starred with Annette Funicello in the beach party movies of the 1960s. You might also remember him from 1970s as he sang "Beauty School Dropout" in the movie "Grease." Frankie Avalon is 76 today.

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