Stars who celebrate their birthdays at Christmas
23 December 2021, 19:00
It's the most wonderful time of the year - especially for those celebrities who have a birthday around the Christmas period.
The actor and director celebrates his birthday on 22 December.
The TV and radio presenter - and mastermind behind Mr Blobby - was born on 22 December 1948.
Eddie Vedder, Pearl Jam
The Pearl Jam frontman celebrates his 57th birthday on 23 December and, as usual, it'll be a nightmare trying to find him a card, amongst all the Christmas tat.
The man who WAS Derek Smalls in Spinal Tap, not to mention the voices behind both Smithers and Mr Burns in The Simpsons will turn 78 on 23 December.
The former Queen Of Countdown marks her special day on 24 December.
One of the hottest new artists around - and a Radio X favourite - was born on Christmas Eve 1998.
Shane MacGowan, The Pogues
It's only fair that the writer of maybe the best Chrimbo song was born on 25th December. This year, he's 64.
Bob Stanley, Saint Etienne
Bob (on the right in the picture) was involved in seminal 1990s band Saint Etienne and actually WAS born on Christmas Day, in 1964.
Dido Florian Cloud de Bounevialle O'Malley Armstrong, aka That Woman From Eminem's Stan, will be 50 on Christmas Day 2021.
The Eurythmics and solo star was born on Christmas Day 1954 in Aberdeen.
The former footballer and TV sports pundit was born on Christmas Day 1957.
Jared Leto, 30 Seconds To Mars
On 26 December, Jared Leto will turn 50 - but he will still have his beautiful head of hair? How does he manage it? Perhaps some hair product would be a gift he appreciates on Boxing Day.
Lars Ulrich, Metallica
The Metallica drummer will turn 58 on Boxing Day, 26 December 2021.
The Game Of Thrones star was born on Boxing Day 1986 in London.
The Nothing But Thieves frontman celebrates his birthday on Boxing Day, turning 29 years old on 26 December 2020.
Hayley Williams, Paramore
Hayley's been thrilling rock fans for ages now, and she's a whippersnapper no more - on 27 December she'll turn 33.
The American actor was born on 27 December 1995 in New York City.
The Radio X favourite will be celebrating his 40th birthday on 28 December.
The New York actor, who's famous for his roles in Cry Freedom, Malcolm X and The Equalizer, will be 67 on 28 December. Many happy returns, Denzel!