Celeb birthdays for the week of Sept. 18-24

Associated Press

Sept. 18: Singer Jimmie Rodgers is 78. Actor Robert Blake is 78. Actor Fred Willard is 72. Singer-actor Frankie Avalon is 71. Guitarist Kerry Livgren (Kansas) is 62. Actor James Gandolfini ("The Sopranos") is 50. Guitarist Mark Olson of The Jayhawks is 50. Singer Joanne Catherall of Human League is 49. Actress Holly Robinson Peete ("Hangin' With Mr. Cooper") is 47. Singer Ricky Bell (Bell Biv Devoe, New Edition) is 44. Actress Jada Pinkett Smith is 40. Actor James Marsden ("The Notebook," ''Ally McBeal") is 38. Actress Emily Rutherfurd ("The New Adventures of Old Christine") is 37. Actor Travis Schuldt ("Scrubs") is 37. Rapper Xzibit is 37. Comedian Jason Sudeikis ("Saturday Night Live") is 36. Actor Barrett Foa ("NCIS: Los Angeles") is 34. Actors Taylor and Brandon Porter ("Party of Five") are 18.

Sept. 19: "Inside the Actor's Studio" host James Lipton is 85. Actress Rosemary Harris is 84. Actor Adam West ("Batman") is 81. Actor David McCallum ("The Man From U.N.C.L.E.") is 78. Singer Bill Medley of the Righteous Brothers is 71. Singer Sylvia Tyson of Ian and Sylvia is 71. Singer-songwriter Paul Williams is 71. Singer Freda Payne is 69. Singer David Bromberg is 66. Actor Randolph Mantooth ("Emergency") is 66. Guitarist Lol Creme of 10cc is 64. Actor Jeremy Irons is 63. Actress-model Twiggy Lawson is 62. TV personality Joan Lunden is 61. Guitarist-producer Nile Rodgers of Chic is 59. Singer-actor Rex Smith is 56. Director Kevin Hooks is 53. Actress Carolyn McCormick ("Law and Order: Special Victims Unit") is 52. Country singer Jeff Bates is 48. Country singer Trisha Yearwood is 47. Comedian Cheri Oteri ("Saturday Night Live") is 46. News anchor Soledad O'Brien is 45. Singer Esperonza Griffin (Society of Soul) is 42. Singer A. Jay Popoff of Lit is 38. Comedian/talk show host Jimmy Fallon is 37. Actress/host Alison Sweeney ("Days of Our Lives," ''The Biggest Loser") is 35. Singers Tegan and Sara Quin of Tegan and Sara are 31. Rapper Eamon is 28.

Sept. 20: Singer Gogi Grant is 87. Actress-comedian Anne Meara is 82. Actress Sophia Loren is 77. Bassist Chuck Panozzo (Styx) is 64. Jazz guitarist Peter White is 57. Actress Betsy Brantley ("Deep Impact") is 56. Actor Gary Cole is 55. Bassist Randy Bradbury of Pennywise is 47. Actress Kristen Johnston ("3rd Rock From The Sun") is 44. Singers Gunnar and Matthew Nelson of Nelson are 44. Bassist Ben Shepherd (Soundgarden) is 43. Drummer Rick Woolstenhulme of Lifehouse is 32. Rapper Yung Joc is 29.

Sept. 21: Actor Karl Slover (Munchkin in "The Wizard of Oz") is 93. Actor Larry Hagman is 80. Poet-songwriter Leonard Cohen is 77. Author-comedian Fanny Flagg is 70. Author Stephen King is 64. Guitarist Don Felder of The Eagles is 64. Actor Bill Murray is 61. Writer-producer Ethan Coen is 54. Actor-comedian Dave Coulier ("Full House") is 52. Actor David James Elliott ("JAG") is 51. Actress Nancy Travis ("Becker," ''Almost Perfect") is 50. Actor Rob Morrow ("Numb3rs," ''Northern Exposure") is 49. Actress Cheryl Hines ("Curb Your Enthusiasm") is 46. Country singer Faith Hill is 44. Drummer Tyler Stewart of Barenaked Ladies is 44. Actress-talk show host Ricki Lake is 43. Rapper Dave (formerly Trugoy the Dove) of De La Soul is 43. Actor Alfonso Ribeiro ("The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," ''In the House") is 40. Actor Luke Wilson is 40. Actor Paulo Costanzo ("Joey") is 33. TV personality Nicole Richie ("The Simple Life") is 30. Actress Maggie Grace ("Lost") is 28. Actor Joseph Mazzello ("Simon Birch") is 28. Rapper Wale is 27. Actors Nikolas and Lorenzo Brino ("7th Heaven") are 13.

Sept. 22: Actor Paul Le Mat ("American Graffiti") is 65. Singer David Coverdale (Whitesnake, Deep Purple) is 60. Actress Shari Belafonte is 57. Singer Debby Boone is 55. Country singer June Forester of The Forester Sisters is 55. Singer Nick Cave is 54. Singer Johnette Napolitano of Concrete Blonde is 54. Singer Joan Jett is 53. Opera singer Andrea Bocelli is 53. Actor Scott Baio is 51. Actress Catherine Oxenberg is 50. Actor Rob Stone ("Mr. Belvedere") is 49. Bassist-guitarist Dave Hernandez of The Shins is 41. Singer Big Rube of Society of Soul is 40. Actor Tom Felton ("Harry Potter" films) is 24.

Sept. 23: Actor Mickey Rooney is 91. Singer Julio Iglesias is 68. Actor Paul Petersen ("The Donna Reed Show") is 66. Actress-singer Mary Kay Place is 64. Singer Bruce Springsteen is 62. Drummer Leon Taylor of The Ventures is 56. Actor Jason Alexander ("Seinfeld") is 52. Actress Elizabeth Pena is 52. Actor Chi McBride ("Pushing Daisies," ''Boston Public") is 50. Steel guitarist Don Herron of BR549 is 49. Singer Ani DiFranco is 41. Singer Sarah Bettens of K's Choice is 39. Rapper-producer-record head Jermaine Dupri is 39. Singer Erik-Michael Estrada of O-Town is 32.

Sept. 24: Actress Sheila MacRae is 87. Singer Sonny Turner of The Platters is 72. Singer Barbara Allbut of The Angels is 71. Singer Phyliss "Jiggs" Allbut of The Angels is 69. Singer Gerry Marsden of Gerry and the Pacemakers is 69. News anchor Lou Dobbs is 66. Actor Gordon Clapp ("NYPD Blue") is 63. Actor Kevin Sorbo ("Hercules: Legendary Journeys") is 53. Singer Cedric Dent of Take 6 is 49. Actress-writer Nia Vardalos ("My Big Fat Greek Wedding") is 49. Drummer Marty Mitchell (Ricochet) is 42. Singer-guitarist Marty Cintron of No Mercy is 40. Guitarist Juan DeVevo of Casting Crowns is 36. Actor Kyle Sullivan ("Malcolm in the Middle") is 23.

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