12/09/2011 07:33 pm ET | Updated Feb 08, 2012

December 9 Famous Birthdays: Judi Dench, Kara DioGuardi, Imogen Heap (PHOTOS)

In a world with nearly 7 billion people, chances are someone famous is celebrating their birthday today.

And indeed: Judi Dench, Kara DioGuardi, and more will all be blowing out candles today. Will it be your favorite TV personality? Maybe an important figure from history?

Help us celebrate the birth of some of the world's coolest people by taking a scroll through some of the most noteworthy birthdays of December 9th-- enjoy!

December 9 Famous Birthdays