birthdays: march 5

March3Jake Lloyd, 25 – The infamous kid who nabbed worst-of recognition for his portrayal of young Anakin Skywalker in Phantom Menace, he’s all but disappeared since

Riki Lindholme, 35 – Comedian and character actress best known for best-friend and sidekick roles, including The Big Bang TheoryHappy Endings and Enlightened – she’s also a musician

Eva Mendes, 40 – No, your eyes aren’t fooling you, she’s 40… Best known for parts in romantic comedies and gritty crime dramas, her best work to date is easily last year’s HBO TV movie Clear History

Matt Lucas, 40 – You’d know him as Rebel Wilson’s eccentric brother in Bridesmaids, but he’s also starred in the across-the-pond sitcom Little Britain and played the Tweedles in Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland

Aasif Mandvi, 48 – Daily Show stalwart, this comedian also had equal parts eccentric and domineering roles in The ProposalSpider-Man 2 and Analyze This

David Fury, 55 – A lauded television writer, his work includes BuffyLost24, and, most recently Hannibal

Talia Balsam, 55 – She’s lately known as on-screen and real-life wife of Roger Sterling, a.k.a. John Slattery, on Mad Men, but she’s Hollywood royalty, the daughter of Academy Award winner Martin Balsam

Adriana Barraza, 58 – She rose to international fame as an unlucky nanny in her Oscar-nominated performance in Babel, but I personally will always cherish her for transferring a demon’s presence into a goat to great effect in Drag Me To Hell

Elaine Paige, 66 – Grizabella, Eva Peron and Norma Desmond are among her most noted roles – this West End diva is one of the all-time great stage singers

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