Celeb birthdays for the week of Oct. 14-20

Tuesday October 9, 2012

By The Associated Press

Oct. 14: Actor Roger Moore is 85. Country singer Melba Montgomery is 74. Singer Cliff Richard is 72. Singer Justin Hayward of the Moody Blues is 66. Actor Harry Anderson is 60. Actor Greg Evigan is 59. Singer Thomas Dolby is 54. Actress Lori Petty is 49. Actor Steve Coogan is 47. Singer Karyn White is 47. Actor Jon Seda is 42. Country bassist Doug Virden (Sons of the Desert) is 42. Country singer Natalie Maines of the Dixie Chicks is 38. Singer Shaznay Lewis of All Saints is 37. Singer Usher is 34. Comedian Jay Pharoah ("Saturday Night Live") is 25.

Oct. 15: Singer Barry McGuire is 77. Actress Linda Lavin is 75. Actress-director Penny Marshall is 69. Musician Richard Carpenter of The Carpenters is 66. Singer Tito Jackson is 59. Actor Larry Miller ("The Nutty Professor") is 59. Actor Jere Burns is 58. TV chef Emeril Lagasse is 53. Drummer Mark Reznicek (The Toadies) is 50. Singer Eric Benet is 46. "Trading Spaces" host Paige Davis is 43. Singer Ginuwine is 42. Singer Jaci Velasquez is 33. Singer Keyshia Cole is 31. Actor Vincent Martella ("Everybody Hates Chris") is 20.

Oct. 16: Actress Angela Lansbury is 87. Actor Barry Corbin is 72. Bassist C.F. Turner of Bachman-Turner Overdrive is 69. Actress Suzanne Somers is 66. Guitarist Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead is 65. Producer-director David Zucker is 65. Actor-director Tim Robbins is 54. Guitarist Gary Kemp (Spandau Ballet) is 53. Singer Bob Mould (Husker Du) is 52. Bassist Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers is 50. Actress Terri J. Vaughn ("All of Us," "The Steve Harvey Show") is 43. Singer Wendy Wilson of Wilson Phillips is 43. Rapper B-Rock of B-Rock and the Bizz is 41. Singer Chad Gray of Mudvayne is 41. Actress Kellie Martin ("Christy," "Life Goes On") is 37. Singer-songwriter John Mayer is 35. Actor Jeremy Jackson ("Baywatch") is 32. Actress Brea Grant ("Heroes") is 31.

Oct. 17: Actress Julie Adams ("Creature From the Black Lagoon") is 86. Country singer Earl Thomas Conley is 71. Singer Jim Seals of Seals and Crofts is 70. Singer Gary Puckett of Gary Puckett and the Union Gap is 70. Actor Michael McKean is 65. Actress Margot Kidder is 64. Actor George Wendt is 64. Country singer Alan Jackson is 54. Actor Grant Shaud ("Murphy Brown") is 52. Animator Mike Judge ("King of the Hill," "Beavis and Butthead") is 50. Comedian Norm Macdonald is 49. Singer Rene’ Dif (Aqua) is 45. Reggae singer Ziggy Marley is 44. Singer Chris Kirkpatrick of ‘N Sync is 41. Rapper Eminem is 40. Singer Wyclef Jean of The Fugees is 40. Actress Sharon Leal ("Boston Public") is 40. Actor Chris Lowell ("The Help," "Private Practice") is 28.

Oct. 18: Singer-guitarist Chuck Berry is 86. Actress Dawn Wells ("Gilligan’s Island") is 74. Actor Joe Morton is 65. Actress Pam Dawber is 62. Actress Erin Moran is 52. Actor Jean-Claude Van Damme is 52. Jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis is 51. Actor Vincent Spano is 50. Bassist Tim Cross (Sponge) is 46. Singer Nonchalant is 39. Guitarist Peter Svensson of The Cardigans is 38. Actor Wesley Jonathan is 34. Singer Ne-Yo is 33. Country singer and "American Idol" contestant Josh Gracin is 32. Country musician Jesse Littleton (Marshall Dyllon) is 31. Jazz musician Esperanza Spalding is 28. Actor Zac Efron is 25. Actress Joy Lauren ("Desperate Housewives") is 23. Actor Tyler Posey is 21.

Oct. 19: Actor Michael Gambon is 72. Actor John Lithgow is 67. Singer Jeannie C. Riley is 67. Singer Patrick Simmons of The Doobie Brothers is 64. Talk-show host Charlie Chase is 60. Singer-keyboardist Karl Wallinger of World Party is 55. Singer Jennifer Holliday is 52. TV host Ty Pennington is 48. Singer-guitarist Todd Park Mohr of Big Head Todd and the Monsters is 47. Actor Jon Favreau is 46. "South Park" co-creator Trey Parker is 43. Comedian Chris Kattan is 42. Singer Pras Michel of The Fugees is 40. Actor Omar Gooding ("Hangin’ With Mr. Cooper") is 36. Country singer Cyndi Thomson is 36. Writer-director Jason Reitman is 35. Actor Benjamin Salisbury ("The Nanny") is 32. Actress Gillian Jacobs is 30.

Oct. 20: Actor William Christopher ("M.A.S.H.") is 80. Rockabilly singer Wanda Jackson is 75. Musician Tom Petty is 62. Actress Melanie Mayron ("thirtysomething") is 60. Actor Viggo Mortensen ("Lord of the Rings") is 54. Drummer Jim "Soni" Sonefeld of Hootie and the Blowfish is 48. Bassist Doug Eldridge of Oleander is 45. Rapper Snoop Dogg is 41. Singer Dannii Minogue is 41. Country musician Jeff Loberg is 36. Actor John Krasinski of "The Office" is 33. Bassist Daniel Tichenor of Cage the Elephant is 33. Actress Katie Featherston is 30. Actress Jennifer Nicole Freeman ("My Wife and Kids") is 27.


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