Celebrity 3, 2, 1 ... Happy Birthday! Celebrities Born on New Year's Eve and Day These celebs have something extra-special to celebrate as the ball drops By Kate Hogan Updated on December 31, 2022 09:45 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos 01 of 14 Sir Anthony Hopkins Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic The Welsh star is still hard at work, even at 85, and is celebrating 45-plus years of sobriety, too. 02 of 14 Gabby Douglas Michael Loccisano/Getty The Olympic champ is springing into her 27th year. 03 of 14 Val Kilmer Mark Mainz/Getty The actor turns 63 on Dec. 31, particularly poignant following his throat cancer diagnosis. 04 of 14 Elin Nordegren Elin Nordegren. Angela Pham/BFA.com The Swedish-born model — Tiger Woods' ex-wife — turns 42 on Dec. 31. 05 of 14 Psy Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic The South Korean singer can "Gangnam Style" right into his 45th birthday, Dec. 31. 06 of 14 Paul Westerberg Mat Hayward/Getty The lead singer and guitarist of The Replacements turns 63 on Dec. 31. 07 of 14 Nicholas Sparks Robin Marchant/Getty The author of The Notebook and a handful of other romantic tomes was born on Dec. 31, 1965. 08 of 14 Sir Ben Kingsley Francois G. Durand/WireImage This New Year's Eve, the esteemed British actor turns 79. 09 of 14 Lance Reddick Rich Polk/Getty It's down to The Wire as the actor fêtes his 60th on New Year's Eve. 10 of 14 Bebe Neuwirth John Lamparski/WireImage The theater standout should sing "Happy Birthday" to herself as she turns 64 on Dec. 31. 11 of 14 Andrew Taggart Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Taggart, one-half of The Chainsmokers, "ain't ever getting older," though he actually is turning 33 on New Year's Eve. 12 of 14 Andy Summers Randy Holmes/ Getty The Police won't be coming after Summers, who celebrates his 80th on 12/31. 13 of 14 Frank Langella Rich Polk/Getty On New Year's Day, the star of stage and screen will be 85. 14 of 14 Grandmaster Flash The hip-hop star, a.k.a. Joseph Saddler, was born on Jan. 1, 1958.