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December 31 celebrity birthdays

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If you're celebrating a birthday today, you're sharing the big day with a couple of Oscar winning actors.

He won his Best Actor Academy Award for his role in the 1983 movie Gandhi.  He's also starred in Schindler's List, Iron Man 3 and Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb.  Ben Kingsley is 72 today.

He won his Oscar for his unforgettable role as serial killer Hannibal Lecter in Silence of the Lambs. More recently he portrayed the Norse god Odin in the Thor movies.  Anthony Hopkins is 78 today.

He had the role of the caped crusader in the 1995 movie Batman Forever.  He also played Jim Morrison in Oliver Stone's movie The Doors. His other film credits include: Top Gun, Tombstone and Willow.  Val Kilmer is 56 today.

He's an English musician best known as the guitarist with the band The Police. Andy Summers is 73 today.

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