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Birthday Stories

2 seasons, 49 episodes

From a memorable childhood celebration at Medieval Times to an all-out 75th bash (with multiple exes in attendance), watch as Bradley Cooper, Eddie Redmayne, Amy Schumer, and more, recall their favorite birthday memories with W’s Editor at Large Lynn Hirschberg.

Season 2

Celebrities Dakota Fanning's 10th Birthday Featured Robert De Niro in a Party Hat When you ask Dakota Fanning to name her favorite birthday, she gets stuck between her 10th and her 21st. For her 10th birthday, Robert De Niro and the rest of the cast of "Hide and Seek" threw her a surprise party, featuring "Bob" in a party hat, while her 21st? "Wild."
Celebrities Cindy Crawford's Perfect Birthday is a Baked Potato with Caviar Cindy Crawford likes other people's birthdays more than her own. Ideally she would spend hers doing something low key, like eating a baked potato with caviar with her kids, something she doesn't eat during the rest of the year.
Celebrities Mahershala Ali Spent His Best Birthday Stranded with Video Games at Circus Circus Mahershala Ali got stranded in Reno due to a blizzard on the way to a family retreat in Lake Tahoe for a surprise birthday party. While stuck for two days, they made the best of it by playing video games at the Circus Circus casino.
Celebrities Julia Louis-Dreyfus's Favorite Birthday Involved Bowling in a "Groovy Vest" In fourth grade, 'Veep' star Julia Louis-Dreyfus received a suede vest — complete with fringe — for her birthday. Then, naturally, she wore it bowling. See the actress recount her best birthday memory (and its memorable fashion moment) on the occasion of her 56th birthday.
Celebrities Irina Shayk Took a Birthday Night Swim in the Indian Ocean Irina Shayk and five of her girlfriends went to Maldives for her birthday and snuck out to take a night time swim in the Indian Ocean against the advice of the hotel staff. Don't worry, though, they wore shoes.