Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 11-17:
July 11: Actor Tab Hunter is 79. Singer Jeff Hanna of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band is 63. Ventriloquist Jay Johnson (“Soap”) is 61. Actor Bruce McGill (“Animal House”) is 60. Singer Bonnie Pointer of the Pointer Sisters is 60. Actor Stephen Lang is 58. Actress Mindy Sterling (“Austin Powers”) is 57. Actress Sela Ward is 54. Singer Peter Murphy of Bauhaus is 53. Reggae singer Michael Rose of Black Uhuru is 53. Child star Mark Lester (“Oliver”) is 52. Guitarist Richie Sambora of Bon Jovi is 51. Singer Suzanne Vega is 51. Actress Lisa Rinna is 47. Bassist Scott Shriner of Weezer is 45. Actor Greg Grunberg is 44. Actor Justin Chambers is 40. Actor Michael Rosenbaum (“Smallville”) is 38. Rapper Lil Kim is 35. Singer Ben Gibbard of Death Cab for Cutie is 34. Rapper Lil’ Zane is 28.
July 12: Actor-comedian Bill Cosby is 73. Singer Christine McVie of Fleetwood Mac is 67. Actress Denise Nicholas (“In the Heat of the Night”) is 66. Actor Jay Thomas is 62. Singer Walter Egan is 62. Fitness guru Richard Simmons is 62. Actress Cheryl Ladd is 59. Actor Jamey Sheridan is 59. Actress Mel Harris (“thirtysomething”) is 54. Gospel singer Sandi Patty is 54. Guitarist Dan Murphy of Soul Asylum is 48. Singer Robin Wilson of the Gin Blossoms is 45. Actress Lisa Nicole Carson (“Ally McBeal”) is 41. Country singer Shannon Lawson is 37. Rapper Magoo is 37. Actress Anna Friel (“Pushing Daisies”) is 34. Singer Tracie Spencer is 34. Actor Steve Howey (“Reba”) is 33. Actor Topher Grace (“That ‘70s Show”) is 32. Actress Michelle Rodriguez (“Lost”) is 32. Actor Erik Per Sullivan (“Malcolm in the Middle”) is 19.
July 13: Actor Patrick Stewart is 70. Actor Robert Forster (“Banyon”) is 69. Singer-guitarist Roger McGuinn of The Byrds is 68. Actor Harrison Ford is 68. Actor-comedian Cheech Marin is 64. Actress Didi Conn is 59. Country singer Louise Mandrell is 56. Actor-director Cameron Crowe is 53. Country singer-songwriter Victoria Shaw is 48. Actor Michael Jace (“The Shield”) is 45. Country singer Neil Thrasher (Thrasher Shriver) is 45. Singer Deborah Cox is 37. Drummer Will Champion of Coldplay is 32.
July 14: Actor Harry Dean Stanton is 84. Actress-singer Polly Bergen is 80. Actor Vincent Pastore is 64. Singer-comedian Kyle Gass of Tenacious D is 50. Actress Jane Lynch is 50. Actor Jackie Earle Haley is 49. Actor Matthew Fox is 44. Keyboardist Ellen Reid of Crash Test Dummies is 44. Singer-guitarist Tanya Donelly (Belly) is 44. Actress Missy Gold (“Benson”) is 40. Singer Tameka Cottle of Xscape is 35. Country singer Jamey Johnson is 35. Musician taboo of Black Eyed Peas is 35.
July 15: Actor Alex Karras (“Webster”) is 75. Actor Ken Kercheval (“Dallas”) is 75. Actor Patrick Wayne is 71. Actor Jan-Michael Vincent is 66. R&B singer Millie Jackson is 66. Guitarist-singer Peter Lewis of Moby Grape is 65. Singer Linda Ronstadt is 64. Drummer Artimus Pyle (Lynyrd Skynyrd) is 62. Actor Terry O’Quinn is 58. Drummer Marky Ramone (The Ramones) is 54. Guitarist Joe Satriani is 54. Actor Willie Aames (“Eight Is Enough,” “Charles in Charge”) is 50. Model Kim Alexis is 50. Actress Lolita Davidovich is 49. Actor-director Forest Whitaker is 49. Actress Brigitte Nielsen is 47. Drummer Jason Bonham is 44. Actor Kristoff St. John (“The Young and the Restless”) is 44. Singer Stokley of Mint Condition is 43. Actor-comedian Eddie Griffin (“Malcolm and Eddie”) is 42. Bassist Chi Cheng of Deftones is 40. Drummer John Dolmayan of System of a Down and of Scars on Broadway is 38. Actor Scott Foley is 38. Actor Brian Austin Green is 37. Rapper Jim Jones is 34. Actress Lana Parrilla (“Swingtown”) is 33. Guitarist Ray Toro of My Chemical Romance is 33. Singer Kia Thornton of Divine is 29.
July 16: Singer William Bell is 71. Actor-singer Ruben Blades is 62. Drummer Stewart Copeland of The Police is 58. Dancer Michael Flatley is 52. Actress Phoebe Cates is 47. Actor Daryl “Chill” Mitchell (“Ed”) is 45. Actor Will Ferrell is 43. Actress Rain Pryor (“Head of the Class”) is 41. Actor Corey Feldman is 39. Singer-guitarist Ed Kowalczyk of Live is 39. Singer Ryan McCombs of Drowning Pool is 36. Actress AnnaLynne McCord (“Nip/Tuck”) is 23. Actor Mark Indelicato (“Ugly Betty”) is 16.
July 17: Comedian Phyllis Diller is 93. Actor Donald Sutherland is 75. Actress-singer Diahann Carroll is 75. Guitarist Spencer Davis of the Spencer Davis Group is 68. Bassist Geezer Butler of Black Sabbath is 61. Actress Lucie Arnaz is 59. Actor David Hasselhoff is 58. Bassist Fran Smith Jr. of The Hooters is 58. Singer Phoebe Snow is 58. Singer Regina Belle is 47. Country singer Craig Morgan is 46. Bassist Lou Barlow (Dinosaur Jr., Sebadoh, Folk Implosion) is 44. Christian singer Susan Ashton is 43. Actor Andre Royo (“The Wire”) is 42. Actress Bitty Schram is 42. R&B singer JC of PM Dawn is 39. Rapper Sole’ is 37. Country singer Luke Bryan is 34. Singer Jeremih is 23.
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