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Quick. How much does it cost to buy 50 candles? Because these hot celebs have a big birthday coming up! This list of actors turning 50 in 2015 proves that celebrities can get even better with age. 1965 was a pretty good year!

2015 is a big year for some of your favorite stars. In an industry that survives on the youthful blood of teen idols, these over-the-hill actors have managed to stay successful despite their advancing age. This list of soon-to-be 50-year-old stars includes everyone from Oscar winners to former teen heartthrobs. In the next 12 months, they’ll be hitting the big 5-0. Maybe they’ll even invite you to their birthday party.

They may not be excited about turning 50 this year, but even actors and actresses with major star power can’t stop time. So which stars will be turning 50 in 2015? Charlie Sheen is one of them! Sheen celebrates his 50th birthday on September 3. The Anger Management star received his first credited film role in the 1984 movie Red Dawn. A few years later, he played the quintessential bad boy in Ferris Bueller's Day Off. Believe it or not, Sheen's Two and a Half Men co-star Jon Cryer will also be turning 50 this year.

Academy Award-winner Robert Downey, Jr. turns 50 on April 4. The actor who is now best known as Iron Man, first became a star appearing in teen films like Weird Science and Less Than Zero.

Did you know that Viola Davis and Brooke Shields are the same age? They are! So are Sarach Jessica Parker and her Sex and the City co-star Kristen Davis. These are the most famous actors born in 1965. Which star do you think looks the best for 50? Share your thoughts in the comments section.


Sarah Jessica Parker is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 50+ Celebrities Who Turned 50 in 2015
Photo:  Sex and the City/Sex and the CIty 2
March 25

Born: 1965-03-25

Birthplace: Nelsonville, Ohio, United States of America

Profession: Businessperson, Television producer, Film Producer, Model, Actor, + more

Schools: Hollywood High School, Dwight Morrow High School, School for the Creative and Performing Arts, School of American Ballet, Professional Children's School

Height: 5'2"

Children: Marion Loretta Elwell Broderick, James Wilkie Broderick, Tabitha Hodge Broderick

Credits: Sex and the City, Sex and the City, Ed Wood, Sex and the City 2

Also Ranked

#92 on The Greatest Former Child Stars

#67 on The Greatest '80s Teen Stars

#60 on Female Celebrities You'd Want to Be Your BFF

#20 on Celebrities Who Get A Way Worse Rep Than They Deserve

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Charlie Sheen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 50+ Celebrities Who Turned 50 in 2015
Photo:  Breakfast Club/Two and a Half Men
September 3

Born: 1965-09-03

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Television director, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, + more

Schools: Santa Monica High School

Height: 5'10"

Children: Bob Sheen, Sam Sheen, Lola Rose Sheen, Max Sheen, Cassandra Jade Estevez

Credits: Two and a Half Men, Wall Street, Anger Management, Hot Shots!

Also Ranked

#53 on Celebrities with the Weirdest Middle Names

#89 on If You Fought To The Death, Who Would You Want By Your Side?

#16 on The Greatest '80s Teen Stars

#63 on The Most Psychedelic People Ever

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Robert Downey Jr. is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 50+ Celebrities Who Turned 50 in 2015
Photo:  Johnny Be Good/Captain America: Civil War

April 4

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Born: 1965-04-04

Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Comedian, Singer-songwriter, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor

Schools: Santa Monica High School

Height: 5'9"

Children: Indio Falconer Downey, Exton Elias Downey

Credits: The Avengers, Iron Man, Iron Man 3, Iron Man 2

Also Ranked

#42 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#36 on The Best Actors in Film History

#10 on The Best (Male) Actors Working Today

#12 on The Coolest Actors Ever

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J. K. Rowling is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 50+ Celebrities Who Turned 50 in 2015
Photo:  Mitchell Gerber/Getty Images/Wiki Commons
July 31

Born: 1965-07-31

Birthplace: Yate, United Kingdom

Profession: Novelist, Film Producer, Author, Writer

Schools: St Michael's Primary School, Wyedean School, University of Exeter

Height: 5'4"

Major/Field Of Study: French Language

Children: Jessica Arantes, Mackenzie Murray, David Murray

Credits: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Also Ranked

#64 on The Best Writers of All Time

#3 on The Greatest Living Writers & Most Famous Authors Today

#4 on The Best Fantasy Authors

#5 on The Best Female Authors of All Time

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