Happy Birthday

Salman Rushdie turns 62 today. Buffed-up gym owner David Barton is 45. Money manager Mario Gabelli is turning 67. Model May Andersen turns 27. The Insider's Lara Spencer is 40. Joseph McShane, the president of Fordham University, is turning 60. Phylicia Rashad is turning 61. Actress Kathleen Turner turns 55. Attorney Helene Kaplan is 76. Interior designer David Netto is turning 40. Former financier and deputy mayor Ken Lipper is 68. Hugh Dancy, the actor and fiancé of Claire Danes, is turning 34. Zoe Saldana turns 31. Sadie Frost, the actress and ex-wife of Jude Law, is 44. And Paula Abdul is turning 47. Weekend birthdays after the jump!

Saturday: Nicole Kidman (42); Edgar Bronfman Sr. (80); Danny Aiello (76); Vanity Fair publisher Edward Menicheschi (50); Lionel Richie (60); John Goodman (57); Josh Lucas (38); actor Martin Landau (78); Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys (67); and Bob Vila (63).

Sunday: Prince William (27); Ebay founder Pierre Omidyar (42), Juliette Lewis (36); Scoop founder Stefani Greenfield (42); Meredith Baxter (62), actor Doug Savant (45); comedian Jim Breuer (42); Aerosmith drummer Joey Kramer (59); and American Idol winner Kris Allen (24).