Celebrity birthdays news! The holiday season is always a magical time in the United States, but nothing could be more special than celebrating a birthday and starting a new year on an international holiday. On Dec. 31, the following humanitarian star celebs celebrate the day they were born. Sharing their New Year's Eve celebrations with the rest of the world every year, these celebrities have true reason to celebrate the longevity of their careers.
"Ghandi" actor Sir Ben Kingsley turned 69 on Dec. 31, 2012. The well-known English actor has won an impressive list of awards for his film performances over the years. Some noteworthy examples are his Oscar, BAFTA, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild awards. As a green celebrity, he's used his star power wisely by giving his celebrity endorsement to humanitarian charities like the Cinema For Peace, the Teenage Cancer Trust, and the Prince's Trust.
Anthony Hopkins turned 75-years-old on New Year's Eve of 2012. The Welsh actor is a legend of film, stage, and television.The Academy Award winner has used his fame to support other humanitarian focused charitable organizations like the Starlight Children's Foundation, the Cancer Project, and the St. Francis Food Pantries and Shelters.
Other star celebs who were born on New Year's Eve include Sarah Miles [who celebrated her 71st birthday], Tim Matheson [who officially became a celebrity senior (by turning 65)], and actress Bebe Neuwirth also turned 54.
Check out the video link above to learn what lucky food you can eat for a New Years celebration. All the aforementioned star celebs are the only ones who derive good fortune from munching on birthday cake while getting a hall pass on weight loss resolutions.
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