February 9 celebrity birthdays

Published: Feb. 9, 2016 at 11:09 AM CST
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(KFVS) - Let's check some celebrities who are adding another candle to their birthday cakes today.

He's also known for playing bad guys. He starred alongside Robert De Niro  in Goodfellas and Casino.  He's also had roles in My Cousin Vinny and Home Alone.  Joe Pesci is 73 today.

He had the role of the villain Loki in The Avengers and Thor. Tom Heddleston is 35 today.

You see here weekdays right here on KFVS12.  Young and Restless fans know her as Sharon Newman, a role she's had since 1994.  Her real name is Sharon Case and she's 45 today.

She's penned dozens of hit singles for other acts  in her career.  They include You've Got a Friend, The Loco Motion, Up on the Roof, You Make Me Feel Like a Natural Woman the list goes on and on.  She's also had a few hits herself including: It's Too Late and I Feel the Earth Move.  Legendary singer/songwriter Carole King is 74 today.

He's a country-rocker who's hits include: Here's a Quarter, Help Me Hold On and Put Some Drive in Your Country. His remake of the Eagles song Take It Easy was credited with getting the legendary 1970's band back together.  Travis Tritt is 53 today.

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