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Celebrity Birthdays for May 17 – Bill Paxton, Craig Ferguson and More

Bill Paxton, Craig Ferguson
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Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Bill Paxton
Age: 57
Occupation: Actor
Known For: Starring roles in movies like ‘Apollo 13,’ ‘Twister,’ ‘Aliens,’ ‘True Lies,’ and ‘Titanic,’ and his role as patriarch Bill Henrickson on the HBO series ‘Big Love’

Craig Ferguson
Age: 50
Occupation: Television Host, Writer and Comedian
Known For: Starring as the title character’s boss on ‘The Drew Carey Show’ before going on to host the very funny and Peabody Award-winning late-night talk show, ‘The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson’

Bob Saget
Age: 56
Occupation: Actor and Comedian
Known For: Starring in the family-friendly ‘Full House,’ hosting ‘America’s Funniest Home Videos,’ narrating ‘How I Met Your Mother,’ and shocking people with his remarkable potty-mouth during live stand-up shows

Sugar Ray Leonard
Age: 56
Occupation: Retired Boxer
Known For: Being the first boxer to earn more than $100 million in prize money, winning world titles in five weight divisions and defeating name-brand opponents like Wilfred Benítez, Thomas Hearns, Roberto Durán and Marvin Hagler

Trent Reznor
Age: 47
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter and Composer
Known For: Being the frontman for industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails, known for songs like ‘Closer,’ ‘The Hand That Feeds’ and ‘Only,’ and his Oscar-winning score for the movie ‘The Social Network’

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