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Celebrities who turned 50 in 2016

By Lisa Respers France, CNN

Updated 8:23 AM ET, Wed December 21, 2016
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No matter his age, Patrick Dempsey will always be "McDreamy" to us. He turned 50 on January 13. John Phillips/Getty Images
There is no "Scandal" to it. Co-star Joshua Malina hit the big 5-0 on January 17. Mark Davis/Getty Images
Funnyman Rainn Wilson turned 50 on January 20. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images
You are not being Rickrolled. "Never Gonna Give You Up" singer Rick Astley turned 50 on February 6. Xavi Torrent/Redferns/GETTY IMAGES
It's hard to believe that Mallory Keaton from "Family Ties" is all grown up, but actress Justine Bateman celebrated her milestone birthday on February 19. Angela Weiss/Getty Images North America
Cindy Crawford is aging well, which is exactly what we expected from the supermodel. She celebrated her 50th on February 20. Cindy Ord/Getty Images
No Debbie Downer here! Former "SNL" cast member Rachel Dratch turned 50 on February 22. Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images
Billy Zane has found great success playing bad guys, but here is hoping he had a good birthday on February 24. Kevin Winter/Getty Images
Tea Leoni is still as stunning as ever. She turned 50 on February 25. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images
"Entertainment Tonight" co-anchor Nancy O'Dell also celebrated her big day on February 25. Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images
Actress Elise Neal hit the big 5-0 -- and amazed fans by looking spectacular -- on March 14. Jason Kempin/Getty Images for BET
Fuggetaboutit! "Sopranos" co-star Michael Imperoli turned 50 on March 26. Steve Mack/Getty Images
It's a fact of life that Nancy McKeon celebrated her birthday on April 4. Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images
"House of Cards" star Robin Wright turned 50 on April 8. JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images
Cynthia Nixon of "Sex and the City" celebrated on April 9. Theo Wargo/Getty Images
Former "Grey's Anatomy" co-star Jeffrey Dean Morgan turned 50 on April 22. Theo Wargo/Getty Images
It's a Baldwin birthday! Stephen Baldwin is 50 on May 12. Bryan Bedder/FilmMagic
Former Hootie and the Blowfish frontman Darius Rucker had a special day on May 13. Erika Goldring/Getty Images
She's still in control. Of course we are talking about Ms. Jackson if you're nasty. Superstar Janet Jackson hit her milestone on May 16. Alexander Tamargo/Getty Images
"House" co-star Lisa Edelstein mared 50 years on May 21. Randy Shropshire/Getty Images
Jolly good! British actress Helena Bonham Carter turned 50 on May 26. Andreas Rentz/Getty Images
The "Good Wife" hits the big one: Julianna Margulies turned 50 on June 8. Brad Barket/Getty Images
How is it possible that "Lost Boys" actor Jason Patric turned 50 on June 17. Tibrina Hobson/Getty Images
We are sure the Force was with "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" director J.J. Abrams on his birthday, June 27. Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images
"Say Anything," but hopefully you didn't forget to wish John Cusack a happy, happy on June 28. Gary Gershoff/Getty Images
Actress Mary Stuart Masterson also celebrated her birthday on June 28. Patrick McMullan Co./McMullan/Sipa USA
Hopefully, Mike Tyson didn't have a "Hangover" after he celebrated his 50th on June 30. Kevin Winter/Getty Images
Chef and author Sandra Lee turned 50 on July 3. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images
Funnyman Jim Gaffigan celebrated his special day on July 7. Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images
Wow! Country singer Martina McBride was 50 on July 29. Cooper Neill/Getty Images
"Lost" actor Matthew Fox turned 50 on July 14. Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images
That's super, man! "Lois and Clark" star Dean Cain hit his milestone on July 31. Mike Coppola/Getty Images
"Weekend at Bernie's" co-star Jonathan Silverman had his special day on August 5. Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images
Halle Berry is still a stunner. She had a milestone birthday on August 14. Jason Merritt/Getty Images
Can you believe Salma Hayek turned 50 on September 2? Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images
September 9 was Adam Sandler's big day. VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images
Michelle Duggar and her husband, Jim Bob, came to fame with their large family and reality show "19 Kids and Counting." She turned 50 on September 13. Instagram
Where has time gone? "Beverly Hills 90210" co-star Luke Perry turned 50 on October 11. Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images
We all wished director and actor Jon Favreau happy birthday on October 19. Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images
Actor/writer/talk show announcer Andy Richter celebrated his day on October 28. CHRIS FARINA/AFP/Getty Images
"Friends" will probably rally around David Schwimmer on November 2. Jason Merritt/Getty Images
Chef Gordon Ramsay is sure to have a delicious day on November 8. David Buchan/Getty Images
Actor Dean McDermott turns 50 on November 16. Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images
Newlywed Daisy Fuentes does 50 well. Her birthday is November 17. Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic
"Twilight" co-star Billy Burke is doing the ageless thing. He celebrates on November 25. Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images
Actress Garcelle Beauvais hits the big 5-0 on November 26. Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images
"Portlandia" star Fred Armisen can look forward to the holidays and his birthday on December 4. Jemal Countess/Getty Images
Stay gold, Ponyboy! Actor C. Thomas Howell turns 50 on December 7. Monica Morgan/WireImage
Nothing compares to singer Sinead O'Connor turning 50 on December 8. Rob Ball/Redferns/Getty Images
December 11 will see former "CSI" co-star Gary Dourdan enjoying his 50th. Alex B. Huckle/Getty Images
No, he is no longer "24," but Kiefer Sutherland isn't doing too bad, turning 50 on December 21. Mike Coppola/Getty Images