PEOPLE Magazine 40th Anniversary

Look Who's Turning 40

From Leonardo DiCaprio and Victoria Beckham to Hello Kitty and Happy Days, see who's celebrating the milestone with PEOPLE

AMY ADAMS

This Oscar nominee has proudly shared that "women can play sexy at any age," which she continues to prove. The Enchanted Adams, who turned 40 on Aug. 20, manages to have one of the most dynamic careers in Hollywood, thanks to parts in quirky flicks like Her, as well as upcoming projects such as Big Eyes and Lullaby. In her words, "I'm a little more fearless now."