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Celebrity birthdays for the week of Sept. 27-Oct. 3

Sept. 27: Actress Kathleen Nolan is 82. Actor Wilford Brimley is 81. Singer-guitarist Randy Bachman of Bachman-Turner Overdrive is 72. Singer-actor Meat Loaf is 68. Actress Liz Torres is 68. Actor A. Martinez (“L.A. Law,” ”Santa Barbara”) is 67. Singer-actor-director Shaun Cassidy is 57. Comedian Marc Maron (“Maron”) is 52. Singer-guitarist Stephan Jenkins of Third Eye Blind is 51. Actor Patrick Muldoon (“Melrose Place”) is 47. Singer Mark Calderon of Color Me Badd is 45. Actress Gwyneth Paltrow is 43. Singer Brad Arnold of 3 Doors Down is 37. Bassist Grant Brandell of Underoath is 34. Actress Anna Camp (“The Mindy Project”) is 33. Rapper Lil’ Wayne is 33. Singer Avril Lavigne is 31.

Sept. 28: Actress Brigitte Bardot is 81. Actor Joel Higgins (“Silver Spoons”) is 72. Actor Jeffrey Jones is 69. Writer-director-actor John Sayles is 65. Actress-comedian Janeane Garofalo is 51. Country singer Matt King is 49. Actress Mira Sorvino is 48. TV personality Moon Zappa is 48. Actress Naomi Watts is 47. Country singer Karen Fairchild of Little Big Town is 46. Country singer Mandy Barnett is 40. Rapper Young Jeezy is 38. Actor Peter Cambor (“NCIS: Los Angeles”) is 37. TV personality Bam Margera (“Jackass”) is 36. Actress Jerrika Hinton (“Grey’s Anatomy”) is 34. Singer St. Vincent is 33. Drummer Daniel Platzman of Imagine Dragons is 29. Actress Hilary Duff is 28.

Sept. 29: Singer Jerry Lee Lewis is 80. Actor Ian McShane is 73. Jazz violinist Jean-Luc Ponty is 73. TV theme composer Mike Post is 71. Actress Patricia Hodge is 69. Guitarist Mike Pinera of Iron Butterfly is 67. Singer-guitarist Mark Farner of Grand Funk Railroad is 67. TV personality Bryant Gumbel is 67. Country singer Alvin Crow is 65. Actor Drake Hogestyn (“Days of Our Lives”) is 62. PBS newswoman Gwen Ifill is 60. Singer Suzzy Roche of The Roches is 59. Comedian Andrew “Dice” Clay is 58. Singer-bassist Les Claypool of Primus is 52. Actress Jill Whelan (“Love Boat”) is 49. Bassist Brad Smith of Blind Melon is 47. Singer Devante Swing of Jodeci is 46. Actress Emily Lloyd is 45. Actress Natasha Gregson Wagner is 45. Actress Rachel Cronin (“Ed”) is 44. Guitarist Danick Dupelle of Emerson Drive is 42. Guitarist Josh Farro (Paramore) is 28. Actor Doug Brochu (“Sonny With A Chance”) is 25. Singer and “American Idol” winner Phillip Phillips is 25.

Sept. 30: Author Elie Wiesel is 87. Actress Angie Dickinson is 84. Singer Cissy Houston is 82. Singer Johnny Mathis is 80. Actor Len Cariou (“The Four Seasons”) is 76. Singer Marilyn McCoo is 72. Singer Sylvia Peterson of The Chiffons is 69. Actor John Finn (“Cold Case”) is 63. Guitarist John Lombardo (10,000 Maniacs) is 63. Country singer Deborah Allen is 62. Jazz singer Patrice Rushen is 61. Actor Barry Williams (“The Brady Bunch”) is 61. Actress Fran Drescher is 58. Country singer Marty Stuart is 57. Actress Crystal Bernard (“Wings”) is 54. Actor Eric Stoltz is 54. Rapper-producer Marley Marl is 53. Country singer Eddie Montgomery of Montgomery Gentry is 52. Singer Trey Anastasio of Phish is 51. Bassist Robby Takac of The Goo Goo Dolls is 51. Actress Monica Bellucci (“The Passion of the Christ,” ”The Matrix Reloaded”) is 51. Actress Lisa Thornhill (“Veronica Mars”) is 48. Actor Silas Weir Mitchell (“Grimm”) is 46. Actor Tony Hale (“Veep,” ”Arrested Development”) is 45. Actress Jenna Elfman is 44. Actor Ashley Hamilton is 41. Actress Lacey Chabert (“Mean Girls,” ”Party of Five”) is 33. Actor Kieran Culkin is 33. Rapper T-Pain is 31.

Oct. 1: Actress-singer Julie Andrews is 80. Actress Stella Stevens is 77. Saxophonist Jerry Martini of Sly and the Family Stone is 72. Actor Stephen Collins (“Seventh Heaven”) is 68. Actor Randy Quaid is 65. Singer Howard Hewett is 60. Drummer Tim O’Reagan of The Jayhawks is 57. Singer Youssou N’Dour is 56. Actor Esai Morales (“NYPD Blue”) is 53. Actor Christopher Titus (“Titus”) is 51. Model-actress Cindy Margolis is 50. Singer-guitarist Kevin Griffin of Better Than Ezra is 47. Actor Zach Galifianakis (“The Hangover”) is 46. Actress Sarah Drew (“Grey’s Anatomy” ”Everwood”) is 35. Actress Brie Larson (“United States of Tara”) is 26.

Oct. 2: Singer-guitarist Leon Rausch of Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys is 88. Critic Rex Reed is 77. Singer Don McLean is 70. Country singer Jo-el Sonnier (sahn-YAY’) is 69. Actor Avery Brooks (“Star Trek: Deep Space Nine”) is 67. Guitarist Mike Rutherford of Genesis and Mike and the Mechanics is 65. Musician Sting is 64. Actress Lorraine Bracco (“The Sopranos”) is 61. Guitarist Greg Jennings of Restless Heart is 61. Singer Phil Oakey of Human League is 60. Singer Freddie Jackson is 57. Singer-producer Robbie Nevil is 57. Drummer Bud Gaugh of Sublime and Long Beach Dub All-Stars is 48. Country singer Gillian Welch is 48. Actor Joey Slotnick (“Boston Public,” ”The Single Guy”) is 47. Country singer Kelly Willis is 47. Singer Dion Allen of Az Yet is 45. Actress-talk show host Kelly Ripa (“All My Children,” ”Live With Kelly and Michael”) is 45. Singer Tiffany is 44. Singer Lene Nystrom (Aqua) is 42. Actor Efren Ramirez (“Napoleon Dynamite”) is 42. Singer LaTocha Scott of Xscape is 42. Gospel singer and former “American Idol” contestant Mandisa is 39. Bassist Mike Rodden of Hinder is 33. Singer Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes is 27. Actress Samantha Barks (“Les Miserables”) is 25.

Oct. 3: Composer Steve Reich is 79. Singer Chubby Checker is 74. Actor Alan Rachins (“Dharma and Greg”) is 73. Magician Roy Horn of Siegfried and Roy is 71. Singer-guitarist Lindsey Buckingham of Fleetwood Mac is 66. Jazz saxophonist Ronnie Laws is 65. Blues singer Keb’ Mo’ is 64. Actor Peter Frechette (“Profiler”) is 59. Actor-comedian Greg Proops is 56. Actor Jack Wagner is 56. Drummer Tommy Lee of Motley Crue is 53. Actress Janel Moloney (“The West Wing”) is 46. Singer Gwen Stefani of No Doubt is 46. Singer Kevin Richardson of the Backstreet Boys is 44. Singer G. Love is 43. Actress Keiko Agena (“Gilmore Girls”) is 42. Actress Neve Campbell is 42. Actress Lena Headey (“Game of Thrones”) is 42. Singer India.Arie is 40. Rapper Talib Kweli is 40. Actor Seann William Scott (“Dukes of Hazzard,” ”American Pie”) is 39. Guitarist Josh Klinghoffer of Red Hot Chili Peppers is 36. Guitarist Mark King of Hinder is 33. Rapper A$AP Rocky is 27. Country singer Cherrill Green of Edens Edge is 32. Singer Ashlee Simpson is 31.


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