Join Wonderwall.com as we take a look at all the celebrities who are celebrating their 60th birthdays in 2021, beginning with this former pro athlete… Legendary NFL quarterback Dan Marino, who led the Miami Dolphins for nearly two decades, celebrates his 60th birthday on Sept. 15.
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Grammy-winning country music singer Billy Ray Cyrus marked his 60th birthday on Aug. 25.
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Virginia Madsen, who's been in such varied fare as "Dune," "Candyman" and "Sideways" — for which she earned an Oscar nod — celebrated her 60th birthday on Sept. 11.
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Dave Mustaine — the original lead guitarist in Metallica and the frontman and co-founder of heavy-metal band Megadeth — celebrated his 60th birthday on Sept. 13.
"Legally Blonde" and "American Pie" franchise star Jennifer Coolidge — who most recently delighted audiences on the buzzy HBO series "The White Lotus" — celebrated her 60th birthday on Aug. 28.
"The Crown," "Chernobyl" and "Mad Men" star Jared Harris turned 60 on Aug. 24.
On Aug. 27, fashion designer and filmmaker Tom Ford turned 60.
July 23 marked actor Woody Harrelson's 60th birthday.
Oscar, Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Elizabeth McGovern — who in recent years drew raves as Cora Crawley, Countess of Grantham, on "Downton Abbey" — turned 60 on July 18.
Country music star Toby Keith toasted to his 60th birthday on July 8.
Eugenio Derbez, the Mexican actor and comedian who brought fans the film "Instructions Not Included" as well as popular Spanish-language TV shows like "Al Derecho y Al Derbez" and "La familia P. Luche," celebrated his 60th birthday on Sept. 2.
British actress Joanne Whalley, who's known for her work in "Willow," "Edge of Darkness," "Beowulf" and more, turned 60 on Aug. 25.
Barack Obama, the 44th president of the United States, turned 60 on Aug. 4 — and three days later on Aug. 7, he and wife Michelle Obama threw a star-studded birthday party on the grounds of his home on Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts. DailyMail.com reported that music stars John Legend and Alicia Keys both sang "Happy Birthday" to the former POTUS, who hit the dance floor all night long. Guests — who reportedly included Beyonce and JAY-Z, George Clooney, Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson, Bradley Cooper, Steven Spielberg, Gayle King, Chrissy Teigen, Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade, Erykah Badu, H.E.R. and Questlove — were treated to an espresso martini bar, a flavored salt station and a s'mores station at the bash where face masks, cocktail napkins and cups were all emblazoned with a custom 44X60 logo.
"Back to the Future," "Some Kind of Wonderful" and "Caroline in the City" star Lea Thompson blew out 60 candles on her birthday cake on May 31.
Janice from "Friends" is 60! Actress Maggie Wheeler, who also memorably appeared in "The Parent Trap" and on the sitcoms "Ellen" and "Everybody Loves Raymond," marked the milestone birthday on Aug. 7.
"Back to the Future," "Family Ties" and "Spin City" legend Michael J. Fox celebrated his 60th birthday on June 9.
ABC News's George Stephanopoulos — the division's chief anchor and political correspondent who's also a co-anchor on "Good Morning America" and the host of the network's "This Week" — blew out 60 candles on his birthday cake on Feb. 10.
Comedy legend Eddie Murphy — who's starred in everything from "Saturday Night Live" and "Beverly Hills Cop" to "Coming to America" and "Dreamgirls" — turned 60 on April 3.
Laurence Fishburne celebrated the big 6-0 on July 30.
On May 27, "Frasier" alum Peri Gilpin rang in her 60th birthday.
Oscar winner Forest Whitaker turned 60 on July 15.
"Veep" and "Seinfeld" star Julia Louis-Dreyfus turned 60 on Jan. 13.
Comedian Ricky Gervais, who co-created the original British version of "The Office," turned 60 on June 25.
Carole Baskin, who came to fame when she was featured on the Netflix documentary "Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness" in 2020, celebrated her 60th birthday on June 6.
One of America's sweethearts, Meg Ryan, turns 60 on Nov. 19.
Happy birthday, Boy George! The Culture Club singer blew out 60 candles on June 14.
Christopher Meloni turned 60 on April 2. His big birthday came one day after he returned to the franchise that made him famous: The actor's new NBC drama, "Law & Order: Organized Crime," debuted on April 1.
Oscar- and Emmy-winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin — who's given us "The West Wing," "A Few Good Men," "The American President," "Moneyball," "The Social Network" and so much more — turned 60 on June 9.
Grammy winner Melissa Etheridge turned 60 on May 29.
The one and only George Clooney blew out 60 candles on May 6. "As far as turning 60, listen, I'm not thrilled with it but it's better than dead," the Oscar-winning actor and producer quipped to "Entertainment Tonight" days before marking the milestone. "So I'll take it. I got two options. The older you get, the lower your bar gets."
On April 18, another "Frasier" legend — Jane Leeves — celebrated her 60th birthday.
Oh, Fabio! Romance novel cover king Fabio Lanzoni hit 60 on March 15.
April 1 was music star Susan Boyle's 60th birthday. She came to fame in 2009 after wowing audiences with her rendition of "I Dreamed a Dream" on "Britain's Got Talent."
BAFTA Award winner Tim Roth, who earned an Academy Award nod for his work in "Rob Roy" and appeared in a run of Quentin Tarantino films like "Reservoir Dogs," "Pulp Fiction," "Four Rooms" and "The Hateful Eight," marked his 60th birthday on May 14.
Former NBA bad boy Dennis Rodman blew out 60 candles on May 13.
Famed Irish singer Enya's 50s sailed away in May: She celebrated her 60th birthday on May 17.
Three-time "NYPD Blue" Emmy nominee Sharon Lawrence turned 60 on June 29.
"Strangers With Candy" genius Amy Sedaris turned 60 on March 29.
On Feb. 8, Mötley Crüe singer Vince Neil kickstarted his 60th birthday celebrations.
"Sex and the City" star John Corbett turned 60 on May 9.
Birthday wishes are in order for Heather Locklear on Sept. 25. The "Dynasty" and "Melrose" Place" star is hitting 60!
On Jan. 4, Scottish actor Graham McTavish — who starred on "Outlander" and in the "The Hobbit" movies — entered his 60s.
Actress Camryn Manheim turned 60 on March 8.
We know it's hard to believe, but Dylan McDermott turns 60 on Oct. 26.
The always hilarious George Lopez turned 60 on April 23.
On June 24, Scottish actor Iain Glen — who's starred in everything from the "Resident Evil" franchise to "Game of Thrones" — turned 60.
"Saturday Night Live" alum and "The Ladies Man" star Tim Meadows turned 60 on Feb. 5.
Actor Eric Stoltz turns 60 on Sept. 30.
Former Bond girl and "Law & Order" actress Carey Lowell turned 60 on Feb. 11.
Baby-faced "Karate Kid" and "Cobra Kai" actor Ralph Macchio might seem ageless, but he's actually turning 60 on Nov. 4.
Oscar-winning "The Lord of the Rings" filmmaker Peter Jackson turns 60 on Halloween — Oct. 31.
Happy birthday, Gabrielle Carteris! The former "Beverly Hills, 90210" star turned 60 on Jan. 2.
Feliz cumpleaños, Alfonso Cuarón! The four-time Oscar winner, who's directed everything from "Y Tu Mamá También" and "Gravity" to "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" and "Roma," turns 60 on Nov. 28.
Hockey legend Wayne Gretzky turned 60 on Jan. 26.
Jeremy Northam, who's appeared in period TV shows and films including "The Crown," "Gosford Park" and "Emma," celebrates his 60th birthday on Dec. 1.
Former talk show host Bonnie Hunt, who memorably starred in "Jumanji," "Jerry Maguire," "The Green Mile," "Cheaper by the Dozen" and more, celebrates her big 6-0 on Sept. 22.
"Trainspotting" and "The Full Monty" star Robert Carlyle turned 60 on April 14.
Fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi will be toasting to his 60th birthday in style on Oct. 14.
Kim Delaney, who's best known for her work on "NYPD Blue," celebrates her 60th birthday on Nov. 29.
Former teen idol Leif Garrett will be celebrating his 60th b-day on Nov. 8.
Wish Mariel Hemingway a happy birthday on Nov. 22. The actress is hitting 60!
"The Bad News Bears" actor Jackie Earle Haley, who later earned an Oscar nomination for his performance in "Little Children," turned 60 on July 14.
"Thin Red Line" and "Crash" actor Elias Koteas — who in recent years starred on "Chicago P.D." — hit the big 6-0 on March 11.
British actress Janet McTeer has won a Tony Award and a Golden Globe and been nominated for two Oscars and an Emmy, among other accolades. The "Ozark" and "Damages" star turned 60 on Aug. 5.
Former "Dynasty" star Catherine Oxenberg marks her 60th birthday on Sept. 22.
On Nov. 29, troubled actor Tom Sizemore — who's been in everything from "Born on the Fourth of July" and "True Romance" to "Saving Private Ryan" and "Twin Peaks" — marks his 60th b-day.
Retired Romanian gymnast Nadia Comaneci turns 60 on Nov. 12. She won five Olympic gold medals in 1976 at 14 and became the first gymnast to ever earn a perfect score of 10.0 at an Olympic Games.