By Anna Hecht
Updated Jan 13, 2016 @ 6:30 am
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Happy birthday to the always-gorgeous Julia Louis-Dreyfus! The star, who is perhaps best known for her role as Elaine Benes on the hit '90s TV series Seinfeld, celebrates "the big 5-5" today.

Since getting her footing in the acting world, Louis-Dreyfus has appeared in a broad range of works, from the Woody Allen-directed Hannah and Her Sisters to Saturday Night Live, as a cast member.

Since 2011, Louis-Dreyfus has starred in HBO's Veep, which has seen huge success. The series received Emmy nominations four years in a row for outstanding comedy series and won the award for its fourth season. Not only that, but Louis-Dreyfus earned four consecutive primetime Emmy Awards for her portrayl of politician Selina Meyer. And with the series approaching it's fifth season starting this spring, we can't wait to see what the show's cast will whip up this time around in terms of TV greatness.

At 55, the actress is as downright beautiful and fresh-faced as ever. And though she is turning another year older, Louis-Dreyfus and her fans can count on one thing remaining the same: her on-point red carpet style. To see for yourself, click through her best red carpet looks. If you ask us, she's never looked better. Here's to her special day and an even sexier 2016.