Celeb birthdays for the week of July 3-9

Associated Press

July 3: Movie director Ken Russell is 84. Singer Fontella Bass is 71. Actor Kurtwood Smith ("That 70s Show") is 68. Actor Michael Cole ("The Mod Squad") is 66. Country singer Johnny Lee is 65. Writer Dave Barry is 64. Actress Betty Buckley is 64. Guitarist-singer Paul Barrere of Little Feat is 63. Country singer Aaron Tippin is 53. Synthesizer player Vince Clarke of Erasure is 51. Actor Tom Cruise is 49. Actor Thomas Gibson is 49. Actress Hunter Tylo is 49. Actress Connie Nielsen ("Gladiator") is 47. Actress Yeardley Smith ("The Simpsons") is 47. Keyboardist-guitarist Kevin Hearn of Barenaked Ladies is 42. Singer Tonia Tash of Divine is 32. Actor Grant Rosenmeyer ("Oliver Beene") is 20.

July 4: Actress Eva Marie Saint is 87. Actress Gina Lollobrigida is 84. Playwright Neil Simon is 84. Singer Bill Withers is 73. Actress Karolyn Grimes (Zuzu in "It's a Wonderful Life") is 71. Percussionist Ralph Johnson of Earth, Wind and Fire is 60. Percussionist Domingo Ortiz of Widespread Panic is 59. Singer John Waite is 56. Guitarist Kirk Pengilly of INXS is 53. Steel guitarist Teddy Carr (Ricochet) is 51. DJ Zonka (Big Audio Dynamite) is 49. Singer Michael Sweet of Stryper is 48. Bassist Matt Malley (Counting Crows) is 48. Singer Stephen "Ste" McNally of BBMak is 33. Actress Becki Newton ("Ugly Betty") is 33.

July 5: Actress Katherine Helmond ("Who's the Boss," ''Soap") is 82. Actress Shirley Knight is 75. Musician Robbie Robertson is 68. Singer Huey Lewis is 61. Country keyboardist Charles Ventre of River Road is 59. Singer Marc Cohn is 52. Actress Edie Falco is 48. Actress Kathryn Erbe is 46. Rapper RZA is 42. Singer Joe is 38. Drummer Bengt Lagerberg of The Cardigans is 38. Rapper Bizarre of D12 is 35. Singer Jason Wade of Lifehouse is 31. Musician Dave Haywood of Lady Antebellum is 29.

July 6: Actress-singer Della Reese is 80. Actor Ned Beatty is 74. Singer Gene Chandler is 71. Country singer Jeannie Seely is 71. Actor Burt Ward is 66. Actor Fred Dryer is 65. Actor Sylvester Stallone is 65. Actress Allyce Beasley ("Moonlighting") is 60. Actor Geoffrey Rush is 60. Actor Grant Goodeve ("Eight Is Enough") is 59. Singer Nanci Griffith is 58. Drummer John Keeble of Spandau Ballet is 52. Actor Brian Posehn ("Just Shoot Me") is 45. Rapper Inspectah Deck of Wu-Tang Clan is 41. Rapper 50 Cent is 35. Actresses Tia and Tamera Mowry ("Sister, Sister") are 33. Actor Jeremy Suarez ("Bernie Mac") is 21.

July 7: Bandleader Doc Severinsen is 84. Drummer Ringo Starr is 71. Singer-guitarist Warren Entner of the Grass Roots is 68. Bassist Jim Rodford (Argent) is 66. Actor Joe Spano is 65. Singer David Hodo (the construction worker) of The Village People is 64. Country singer Linda Williams is 64. Actress Shelley Duvall is 62. Actress Roz Ryan ("Amen") is 60. Actor Billy Campbell is 52. Bassist Mark White of the Spin Doctors is 49. Singer-songwriter Vonda Shepard ("Ally McBeal") is 48. Bassist Ricky Kinchen of Mint Condition is 45. Actress Jorja Fox ("CSI") is 43. Actress Cree Summer ("A Different World") is 42. Actor Troy Garity ("Barbershop") is 38.

July 8: Singer Jerry Vale is 79. Singer Steve Lawrence is 76. Actor Jeffrey Tambor is 67. Children's singer Raffi is 63. Actress Anjelica Huston is 60. Actor Kevin Bacon is 53. Country singer Toby Keith is 50. Guitarist Graham Jones of Haircut 100 is 50. Keyboardist Andy Fletcher of Depeche Mode is 50. Singer Joan Osborne is 49. Actor Billy Crudup is 43. Actor Michael Weatherly is 43. Singer Beck is 41. Country singer Drew Womack of Sons of the Desert is 41. Guitarist Stephen Mason of Jars of Clay is 36. Actor Milo Ventimiglia is 34. Actress Sophia Bush is 29. Actor Jaden Smith is 13.

July 9: Actor Brian Dennehy is 73. Actor Richard Roundtree is 69. Actor Chris Cooper is 60. TV personality-turned-musician John Tesh is 59. Country singer David Ball is 58. Singer Debbie Sledge of Sister Sledge is 57. Actor Jimmy Smits is 56. Actor Tom Hanks is 55. Singer Marc Almond of Soft Cell is 54. Actress Kelly McGillis is 54. Singer Jim Kerr of Simple Minds is 52. Singer Courtney Love is 47. Bassist Frank Bello of Anthrax is 46. Actor David O'Hara ("The District") is 46. Drummer Xavier Muriel of Buckcherry is 43. Actor Scott Grimes is 40. Musician-producer Jack White is 36. Actor Fred Savage is 35. Singer Dan Estrin of Hoobastank is 35. Actor Mitchel Musso ("Hannah Montana") is 20. Actress Georgie Henley ("The Chronicles of Narnia") is 16.

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