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December 19 celebrity birthdays

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He's an actor whose first movie role came in City Slickers.  From there, he went on to star in October Sky, Brokeback Mountain, The Day After Tomorrow and many other movies.  Jake Gyllenhaal is 36 today.

She starred as a steelworker with dreams of becoming a professional dancer in the 1980's movie Flashdance.  That role won her a Golden Globe Award. Jennifer Beals is 53 today.

As a teenager, she rose to fame as Samantha on the ABC comedy Who's the Boss? Later she had the role of Phoebe on Charmed. Alyssa Milano is 44 today.

She's a country singer who had a string of hits in the 1980's including: It Ain't Easy Bein' Easy, Tell Me a Lie and He's a Heartache. She was named CMA female vocalist of the year in 1982 and 1983.  Janie Fricke is 69 today.

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