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Katharine McPhee turns 29 years old today.

And the former American Idol finalist could really use your birthday wishes, considering NBC has shoved Smash to Saturdays and all but canceled it following a poorly rated Season 2.

But McPhee has received mostly positive reviews for her portrayal of Karen Cartwright, proving her acting chops and looking downright gorgeous in the process.

David Foster and Katharine McPhee Picture
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See Katharine McPhee bikini photos. Enough said.

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