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Celebrity birthdays for the week of Sept. 11-17

Sept. 11: Actor Earl Holliman is 88. Movie director Brian De Palma is 76. Actress Lola Falana is 74. Drummer Mickey Hart of the Grateful Dead is 73. Actress Amy Madigan is 66. Guitarist Tommy Shaw of Styx is 63. Songwriter Diane Warren is 60. Drummer Jon Moss of Culture Club is 59. Actor Scott Patterson (“Gilmore Girls”) is 58. Actress Virginia Madsen (“Sideways,” ”American Dreams”) is 55. Actress Kristy McNichol is 54. Musician Moby is 51. Singer Harry Connick Jr. is 49. Actress Taraji P. Henson is 46. Guitarist Jeremy Popoff of Lit is 45. Singer Brad Fischetti of LFO is 41. Rapper Mr. Black is 39. Guitarist Jon Buckland of Coldplay is 39. Rapper Ludacris is 39. Singer Charles Kelley of Lady Antebellum is 35.

Sept. 12: Actress Linda Gray is 76. Singer Maria Muldaur is 74. Actor Joe Pantoliano is 65. Singer-guitarist Gerry Beckley of America is 64. Original MTV VJ Nina Blackwood is 64. Drummer Neil Peart of Rush is 64. Actor Peter Scolari is 61. Actress Rachel Ward is 59. Bassist Norwood Fisher of Fishbone is 51. Actor Darren E. Burrows (“Northern Exposure”) is 50. Singer Ben Folds (Ben Folds Five) is 50. Comedian Louis C.K. is 49. Guitarist Larry LaLonde of Primus is 48. Actor Will Chase (“Nashville”) is 46. Country singer Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland is 42. Rapper 2 Chainz is 39. Actor Ben McKenzie (“The O.C.”) is 38. Singer Ruben Studdard is 38. Singer-actress Jennifer Hudson is 35. Actress Alfie Allen (“Game of Thrones”) is 30. Actress Emmy Rossum (“Phantom of the Opera”) is 30. Country singer Kelsea Ballerini is 23.

Sept. 13: Singer David Clayton-Thomas of Blood, Sweat and Tears is 75. Singer Peter Cetera (Chicago) is 72. Actress Jacqueline Bisset is 72. Actress Jean Smart is 65. Singer Randy Jones of the Village People is 64. Country singer Bobbie Cryner is 55. Singer-guitarist Dave Mustaine of Megadeth is 55. Radio-TV personality Tavis Smiley is 52. Drummer Steve Perkins of Porno for Pyros and Jane’s Addiction is 49. Actor Dominic Fumusa (“Nurse Jackie”) is 47. Actress Louise Lombard (“CSI”) is 46. Country guitarist Joe Don Rooney of Rascal Flatts is 41. Singer Fiona Apple is 39. Guitarist Hector Cervantes of Casting Crowns is 36. Actor Ben Savage (“Boy Meets World”) is 36. Singer Niall Horan of One Direction is 23.

Sept. 14: Actor Walter Koenig (“Star Trek”) is 80. Singer-actress Joey Heatherton is 72. Actor Sam Neill is 69. Singer John “Bowzer” Baumann of Sha Na Na is 69. Guitarist Ed King (Strawberry Alarm Clock, Lynyrd Skynyrd) is 67. Actor Robert Wisdom (“Nashville,” ”The Wire”) is 63. Saxophonist Steve Berlin of Los Lobos is 61. Country singer-songwriter Beth Nielsen Chapman is 60. Country singer John Berry is 57. Singer Morten Harket of A-ha is 57. Actress Melissa Leo is 56. Actress Faith Ford (“Faith and Hope,” ”Murphy Brown”) is 52. Actor Dan Cortese is 49. Singer Mark Hall of Casting Crowns is 47. Actor Tyler Perry is 47. Actor Ben Garant (“Reno 911!”) is 46. Actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley is 45. Actor Andrew Lincoln (“The Walking Dead”) is 43. Rapper Nas is 43. Actor Austin Basis (“Life Unexpected”) is 40. Actor Adam Lamberg (“Lizzie McGuire”) is 32. Singer Alex Clare is 31. Actor-singer Logan Henderson (“Big Time Rush”) is 27.

Sept. 15: Comedian Norm Crosby is 89. Actor Tommy Lee Jones is 70. Movie director Oliver Stone is 70. Drummer Kelly Keagy of Night Ranger is 64. Drummer Mitch Dorge of Crash Test Dummies is 56. Actor Josh Charles (“The Good Wife,” ”Sports Night”) is 45. Actor Tom Hardy (“The Dark Knight Rises”) is 39. Actress Marisa Ramirez (“Blue Bloods”) is 39. Guitarist Zach Filkins of OneRepublic is 38. Actor Dave Annable (“Brothers and Sisters”) is 37. Actress Amy Davidson (“8 Simple Rules”) is 37. TV personality Heidi Montag (“The Hills”) is 30.

Sept. 16: Actor George Chakiris (“West Side Story”) is 84. Singer Betty Kelley of Martha and the Vandellas is 72. Drummer Kenney Jones (Small Faces, Faces, The Who) is 68. Actor Ed Begley Jr. is 67. Singer David Bellamy of the Bellamy Brothers is 66. Singer Frank Reed of The Chi-Lites is 62. Illusionist David Copperfield is 60. Actor Mickey Rourke is 60. Actress Jennifer Tilly is 58. Comedian Molly Shannon (“Saturday Night Live”) is 52. Singer Marc Anthony is 48. Comedian Amy Poehler is 45. Singer Musiq is 39. Rapper Flo Rida is 37. Actress Alexis Bledel (“Gilmore Girls”) is 35. Actress Sabrina Bryan (“The Cheetah Girls”) is 32. Actor Ian Harding (“Pretty Little Liars”) is 30. Actress Kyla Pratt (“Fat Albert,” ”Dr. Doolittle”) is 30. Singer Teddy Geiger is 28. Musician Nick Jonas of The Jonas Brothers is 24.

Sept. 17: Singer LaMonte McLemore of the Fifth Dimension is 81. Actress Elvira is 65. Comedian Rita Rudner is 63. Puppeteer Kevin Clash (Elmo on “Sesame Street”) is 56. Actor/director Paul Feig is 54. Director Baz Luhrmann (“Moulin Rouge”) is 54. Singer BeBe Winans is 54. Actor Kyle Chandler (“Early Edition”) is 51. Rapper Doug E. Fresh is 50. Actor Malik Yoba (“New York Undercover”) is 49. Singer Anastacia is 48. Vocalist Keith Flint of Prodigy is 47. Actor Matthew Settle (“Gossip Girl”) is 47. RapperVinnie of Naughty by Nature is 46. Singer Marcus Sanders of Hi-Five is 43. Singer-actress Nona Gaye is 42. Drummer Chuck Comeau of Simple Plan is 37. Actress Danielle Brooks (“Orange is the New Black”) is 27. Actress Denyse Tontz (“All My Children,” ”Big Time Rush”) is 22.


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