Actor Ving Rhames will be 52. The Harlem native has starred or co-starred in dozens of film and/or tv productions. Some of the more well-known projects would be Native Son, Another World, Spenser For Hire, Miami Vice, The Equalizer, The People Under The Stairs, Pulp Fiction, Drop Squad, Mission Impossible, Baby Boy, Holiday Heart, Piranha and Kojak.

Actress Kim Fields welcomes 42. The former Facts Of Life star has an endless list of acting credits including Living Single, The Cleaner, One On One, The Drew Carey Show, Strong Medicine, Kenan & Kel, Hidden Blessings and so much more. Her directing credits include Let’s Stay Together, Meet The Browns, House Of Payne, Eve and Teen Talk among others. She also is an executive producer of BET‘s film series Lens On Talent.

California native Malcolm David Kelley hits 19 today. Probably best known for his role in Antwone Fisher, his other credits include Girlfriends, Eve, You Got Served, Lost, Saving Grace, My Name Is Earl and Mississippi Damned. His next upcoming appearance will be in the film Shredd co-starring Jason Lee and Molly Sims.

Brooklyn native Vanessa Williams turns 48. The actress, who’s been acting since she was 11, has appeared in Law & Order, New Jack City, Candyman, The Cosby Show, Melrose Place, Drop Squad, NYPD Blue, Chicago Hope, the tv series Soul Food, Everybody Hates Chris and Lincoln Heights.