May 13: Actor Buck Taylor ("Gunsmoke," "Gods and Generals") is 74. Actor Harvey Keitel is 73. Actor Franklyn Ajaye is 63. Actress Zoe Wanamaker ("Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone") is 63. Singer Stevie Wonder is 62. Comedian Stephen Colbert ("The Colbert Report") is 48. Drummer John Richardson of The Gin Blossoms is 48. Actor Tom Verica ("American Dreams") is 48. Country singer Lari White is 47. Singer Darius Rucker of Hootie and the Blowfish is 46. Drummer Andy Williams of Casting Crowns is 40. Bassist Mickey Madden of Maroon 5 is 33. Actor Robert Pattinson is 26. Actress Candice Accola ("The Vampire Diaries") is 25.
May 14: Singer-bassist Jack Bruce of Cream is 69. Movie producer George Lucas is 68. Director Robert Zemeckis is 61. Musician David Byrne (Talking Heads) is 60. Actor Tim Roth is 51. Guitarist C.C. DeVille of Poison is 50. Singer Ian Astbury of The Cult is 50. Musician Fabrice Morvan of Milli Vanilli is 46. Bassist Mike Inez of Alice in Chains is 46. Singer Raphael Saadiq (Tony! Toni! Tone!) is 46. Actress Cate Blanchett is 43. Singer Danny Wood of New Kids on the Block is 43. Director Sofia Coppola ("Lost in Translation") is 41. Singer Natalie Appleton of All Saints is 39. Singer Shanice is 39. Guitarist Henry Garza of Los Lonely Boys is 34. Bassist Mike Retondo of Plain White T's is 31. Actress Amber Tamblyn ("Joan of Arcadia") is 29. Actress Miranda Cosgrove ("iCarly") is 19.
May 15: Actress-singer Anna Maria Alberghetti is 76. Counterculture icon Wavy Gravy is 76. Singer Trini Lopez is 75. Singer Lenny Welch is 74. Actress-singer Lainie Kazan is 72. Actress Gunilla Hutton ("Petticoat Junction," "Hee Haw") is 70. Country singer K.T. Oslin is 70. Musician Brian Eno is 64. Actor Nicholas Hammond ("The Sound of Music") is 62. Actor Chazz Palminteri is 60. Musician Mike Oldfield is 59. Actor Lee Horsley is 57. Singer Prince Be of PM Dawn is 42. Actor David Charvet ("Melrose Place") is 40. Actor Russell Hornsby ("Grimm") is 38. Actor David Krumholtz ("Numb3rs") is 34. Actress Jamie-Lynn Sigler ("The Sopranos") is 31. Guitarist Brad Shultz of Cage The Elephant is 30.
May 16: Actor Pierce Brosnan is 59. Actress Debra Winger is 57. Actress Mare Winningham is 53. Violinist Boyd Tinsley of The Dave Matthews Band is 48. Bassist Krist Novoselic (Nirvana) is 47. Singer Janet Jackson is 46. Actor Brian F. O'Byrne ("Million Dollar Baby") is 45. Singer Ralph Tresvant is 44. Political correspondent Tucker Carlson is 43. Actress Tracey Gold is 43. Country singer Rick Trevino is 41. Actress Tori Spelling is 39. Actress Melanie Lynskey ("Two and a Half Men") is 35. Actress Megan Fox ("Transformers") is 26. Actor Marc John Jefferies ("The Tracy Morgan Show") is 22.
May 17: Singer Taj Mahal is 70. Singer-songwriter Jesse Winchester is 68. Drummer Bill Bruford of Yes and King Crimson is 63. Singer-guitarist George Johnson of The Brothers Johnson is 59. TV personality Kathleen Sullivan is 59. Actor Bill Paxton is 57. Actor-comedian Bob Saget is 56. Singer Enya is 51. Actor Craig Ferguson ("The Late Late Show," "The Drew Carey Show") is 50. Keyboardist Page McConnell of Phish is 49. Guitarist O'Dell of Mint Condition is 47. Musician Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails is 47. Actor Hill Harper ("City of Angels," "He Got Game") is 46. TV personality-interior designer Thom Filicia ("Queer Eye for the Straight Guy") is 43. Singer Jordan Knight (New Kids on the Block) is 42. Singer Darnell Van Rensalier of Shai is 42. Singer Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age is 39. Singer Andrea Corr of The Corrs is 38. Actor Sendhil Ramamurthy is 38. Singer Kandi Burruss (Xscape) is 36. Actress Leven Rambin ("Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles") is 22.
May 18: Actor Bill Macy ("Maude") is 90. Actor Robert Morse is 81. Actor Dwayne Hickman ("The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis") is 78. Bluegrass singer-guitarist Rodney Dillard of The Dillards is 70. Country singer Joe Bonsall of the Oak Ridge Boys is 64. Keyboardist Rick Wakeman of Yes is 63. Country singer George Strait is 60. Singer Butch Tavares of Tavares is 59. Actor Chow Yun-Fat ("Anna and the King," "The Replacement Killers") is 57. Singer-guitarist Page Hamilton of Helmet is 52. Guitarist Barry Graul of MercyMe is 51. Singer-actress Martika is 43. Comedian Tina Fey ("30 Rock," "Saturday Night Live") is 42. Rapper Special Ed is 38. Musician Jack Johnson is 37. Singer Darryl Allen of Mista is 32.
May 19: PBS newscaster Jim Lehrer is 78. TV personality David Hartman is 77. Actor James Fox is 73. Actress Nancy Kwan is 73. Author-director Nora Ephron is 71. Actor Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca in "Star Wars") is 68. Musician Pete Townshend is 67. Singer-bassist Dusty Hill of ZZ Top is 63. Singer-actress-model Grace Jones is 60. Drummer Phil Rudd of AC/DC is 58. Guitarist Iain Harvie of Del Amitri is 50. Actor Jason Gray-Stanford ("Monk") is 42. Singer Jenny Berggren of Ace of Base is 40. Guitarist Tim McTague of Underoath is 29. Actor Eric Lloyd ("The Santa Clause") is 26.
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