Nifty fifty: These celebs hit the big 5-0 in 2019

By Lisa Respers France

Published August 13, 2019

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He will always be one of the "New Kids on the Block" no matter his age. Donnie Wahlberg hits the half century mark on August 17.


"Friends" star Matthew Perry celebrates his 50th on August 19.

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We are guessing that Jack Black will be tenacious about celebrating his date of birth on August 28.


We are getting old you guys. "Beverly Hills 90210" star Jason Priestley turns 50 on August 28.

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We wouldn't be surprised if director/actor Tyler Perry has a star-studded birthday bash on September 13.

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"Queen America" star Catherine Zeta-Jones can be queen for the day on September 25.

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"Queer as Folk" star Hal Sparks enters into his fifth decade on September 25.

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Olympian and former "Dancing With the Stars" contestant Nancy Kerrigan spins into her big day on October 13.

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"Grey's Anatomy" star Ellen Pompeo has her special day on November 10.

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Pop open the bottles of Ciroc. Sean "Diddy" Combs turns 50 on November 4.

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Alright, alright, alright! Matthew McConaughey turns 50 on November 4.

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"300" star Gerard Butler turns 50 on November 13.

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Freeze! Somebody bring him back some money pleaseā€¦ for his birthday. Jay-Z celebrates his big one on December 4.

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It hardly seems possible that Jennifer Lopez turned 50 on July 24.

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"Bridget Jones's Diary" star Renee Zellweger hit the big one on April 25.

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Shock rocker Marilyn Manson turned 50 on January 5.

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Jennifer Aniston got her "Friends" together to celebrate her on February 11.

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"NCIS" star Pauley Perrette had her big day on March 27.

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June 15 was a good day for actor/rapper Ice Cube.

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Former professional wrestler and "Guardians of the Galaxy" star Dave Bautista finished the day strong on January 18.

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It's his prerogative how singer Bobby Brown chose to celebrate the big 5-0 on February 5.

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It might be a case of "Arrested Development" for actor Jason Bateman. The ever youthful star hit his milestone on January 14.

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"Empire" star Terrence Howard also dabbles in music so he could've sung himself "Happy Birthday" on March 11.


Winter is coming, but Peter Dinklage's special day -- on June 11 -- already came.

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Don't tell Javier Bardem there's "No Country for Old Men." The actor turned a spry 50 on March 1.

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She's often celebrated on stage and screen, but Cate Blanchett celebrated for her milestone birthday on May 14.

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Funnyman Patton Oswalt celebrated five decades on January 27.

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Strike up the band! Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl celebrated his milestone birthday on January 14.

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"Walking Dead" star Norman Reedus turned 50 on January 6.

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A "Different World" star and voiceover actress Cree Summer had her special day on July 7.

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"Rosewood" star Morris Chestnut turned 50 on January 1.

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Actress Anne Heche celebrated on May 25.

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Looking this good should take any possible sting out of "Ant-Man And The Wasp" star Paul Rudd turning 50 on April 6.

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Actor and LGBTQ activist Chaz Bono turned 50 on March 4.

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