Since coming out in 1997, today’s birthday gal has gone on to provide the voice for Finding Nemo’s Dory, host a multi-time Emmy Award-winning talk show, host the 79th Academy Awards, and become the 2009 Cover Girl spokeswoman. Do you know who she is?

Happy Birthday to Ellen DeGeneres. Also celebrating birthdays today include NHL great Wayne Gretzky, Eddie Van Halen, and R&B singer Anita Baker.