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Actress Julianna Margulies had birthday cake at Old Ebbitt

Actress Julianna Margulies at the 100th annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner on May 3, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images) Actress Julianna Margulies at the 100th annual White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner on May 3, 2014, in Washington, D.C. (Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Hey isn’t that … “The Good Wife” herself, actress Julianna Margulies, having lunch at Old Ebbitt Grill with actor Griffin Dunne on Monday? Our tipster tells us the “ER” vet, who was dressed in a summer-friendly yellow blouse paired with gray slacks, ordered the wild Alaska salmon panzanella salad — a very camera-friendly choice, no?

But that all changed when the restaurant learned that Margulies and Dunne are birthday twins. The actress turned 48 and the actor turned 59 on Sunday, June 8th. To celebrate, the kitchen sent a strawberry shortcake to the table and the two shared. Our source says Margulies was “lovely.”

Margulies and Dunne are both in town for the 2014 Brady Campaign National Summit, whose mission is to reduce gun violence in the United States.

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