By Cynthia Reid | Shadow and Act July 9, 2011 at 2:48AM
Lance Gross says "hello" to 30 today. The California native has appeared in a number of film and television shows including Eve, Meet the Browns, Our Family Wedding and House of Payne. His next upcoming film will be a starring role in director Matthew Cherry's film The Last Fall which you can read about under our "Filmmaker Diary Series."
Ohio native Rocky Carroll welcomes 49 today. The classically trained stage and television actor can currently be seen on NCIS. His resume includes roles in Law & Order, Prelude to a Kiss, Roc, Crimson Tide, Fantastic Four, Gargoyles, Chicago Hope, The West Wing, ER, Boston Legal, Spider Man 2, The Game, Yes Man and Grey's Anatomy.
Jaden Smith turns 13. The son of Will and Jada Smith, he's already appeared in All of Us, The Pursuit of Happyness, The Suite Life of Zach and Cody, The Day the Earth Stood Still and The Karate Kid. He's slated to appear in a few upcoming productions including one alongside his father again.