Celeb birthdays for the week of March 18-24

Associated Press

March 18: Composer John Kander ("Chicago") is 85. Country singer Charley Pride is 74. Actor Kevin Dobson ("Knots Landing") is 69. Actor Brad Dourif ("Lord of the Rings," ''Chucky" movies) is 62. Singer Irene Cara is 53. Singer-actress Vanessa Williams ("Ugly Betty") is 49. Keyboardist Scott Saunders of Sons of the Desert is 48. Guitarist Jerry Cantrell of Alice in Chains is 46. Singer Miki Berenyi (Lush) is 45. Rapper-actress Queen Latifah is 42. Comedian Dane Cook ("Employee of the Month") is 40. Singers Evan and Jaron Lowenstein of Evan and Jaron are 38. Singer Devin Lima (LFO) is 35. Singer Adam Levine of Maroon 5 is 33. Drummer Daren Taylor of Airborne Toxic Event is 32.

March 19: Actress Renee Taylor ("The Nanny") is 79. Actress Phyllis Newman is 79. Actress Ursula Andress is 76. Singer Clarence "Frogman" Henry is 75. Singer Ruth Pointer of the Pointer Sisters is 66. Actress Glenn Close is 65. Actor Bruce Willis is 57. Guitarist-keyboardist Gert Bettens of K's Choice is 42. Rapper Bun B of UGK is 39. Drummer Zach Lind of Jimmy Eat World is 36. Actor Craig Lamar Traylor ("Malcolm in the Middle") is 23.

March 20: Producer Carl Reiner is 90. Actor Hal Linden is 81. Country singer Don Edwards is 73. Country singer-guitarist Ranger Doug of Riders in the Sky is 66. Actor William Hurt is 62. Drummer Carl Palmer (Asia; Emerson, Lake and Palmer) is 62. Guitarist Jimmie Vaughan (Fabulous Thunderbirds) is 61. Country guitarist Jimmy Seales of Shenandoah is 58. Actress Vanessa Bell Calloway is 55. Director Spike Lee is 55. Actress Theresa Russell is 55. Actress Holly Hunter is 54. Drummer Slim Jim Phantom (Stray Cats) is 51. Model Kathy Ireland is 49. Actor David Thewlis ("Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban") is 49. Actress Liza Snyder ("Yes, Dear") is 44. Actor Michael Rapaport ("Boston Public") is 42. Actor Alexander Chaplin ("Spin City") is 41. Singer Chester Bennington of Linkin Park is 36. Michael Genadry ("Ed") is 34. Guitarist Nick Wheeler of All-American Rejects is 30. Actress Christy Carlson Romano ("Even Stevens," ''Kim Possible") is 28.

March 21: Actor Al Freeman Jr. is 81. Actress Kathleen Widdoes ("As the World Turns") is 73. Singer-keyboardist Rose Stone of Sly and the Family Stone is 67. Actor Timothy Dalton is 66. Singer Eddie Money is 63. Singer-guitarist Rodger Hodgson (Supertramp) is 62. Bassist Conrad Lozano of Los Lobos is 61. Singer Russell Thompkins Jr. of The Stylistics is 61. Actress Sabrina LeBeauf ("The Cosby Show") is 54. Actor Gary Oldman is 54. Actor Matthew Broderick is 50. Actress-comedian Rosie O'Donnell is 50. MC Maxim of Prodigy is 45. Keyboardist Jonas "Joker" Berggren of Ace of Base is 45. Guitarist Andrew Copeland of Sister Hazel is 44. DJ Premier of Gang Starr is 43.

March 22: Composer Stephen Sondheim is 82. Actor William Shatner is 81. Actor M. Emmet Walsh is 77. Singer Jeremy Clyde of Chad and Jeremy is 71. Singer-guitarist George Benson is 69. Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber is 64. Actress Fanny Ardant is 63. Sportscaster Bob Costas is 60. Country singer James House is 57. Actress Lena Olin is 57. Singer-actress Stephanie Mills is 55. Actor Matthew Modine is 53. Actress Anne Dudek ("Mad Men") is 37. Actress Kellie Williams ("Family Matters") is 36. Actress Reese Witherspoon is 36. Drummer John Otto of Limp Bizkit is 35. Rapper Mims is 31. Guitarist Lincoln Parish of Cage The Elephant is 22.

March 23: Singer Ric Ocasek (The Cars) is 63. Singer Chaka Khan is 59. Actress Amanda Plummer is 55. Actress Catherine Keener is 53. Actress Hope Davis ("About Schmidt") is 48. Actor Richard Grieco is 47. Country drummer Kevin Griffin of Yankee Grey is 47. Actress Marin Hinkle ("Two and a Half Men") is 46. Singer-keyboardist Damon Albarn of Blur is 44. Drummer John Humphrey of The Nixons is 42. Actress Keri Russell ("Felicity") is 36. Gossip blogger Perez Hilton is 34. Actress Nicholle Tom ("The Nanny") is 34.

March 24: Actor R. Lee Ermey ("Full Metal Jacket") is 68. Singer Nick Lowe is 63. Bassist Dougie Thomson of Supertramp is 61. Comedian Louie Anderson is 59. Actor Robert Carradine is 58. Actress Donna Pescow is 58. Actress Kelly LeBrock is 52. DJ Rodney "Kool Kollie" Terry of Ghostown DJs is 51. TV personality Star Jones is 50. Guitarist Patterson Hood of Drive-By Truckers is 48. Actor Peter Jacobson ("House") is 47. Singer-violinist Sharon Corr of The Corrs is 42. Actress Lara Flynn Boyle is 42. Rapper Maceo of De La Soul is 42. Actress Megyn Price ("Rules of Engagement," ''Grounded for Life") is 41. Actor Jim Parsons ("The Big Bang Theory") is 39. Actress Alyson Hannigan ("How I Met Your Mother," ''Buffy the Vampire Slayer") is 38. Actress Jessica Chastain ("The Help") is 35. Bassist Benj Gershman of O.A.R. is 32. Actress Keisha Castle-Hughes ("The Nativity Story," ''Whale Rider") is 22.

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