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Celeb birthdays for the week of Feb. 10-16
Question of the Day
Feb. 10: Actor Robert Wagner is 83. Guitarist Don Wilson of The Ventures is 80. Singer Roberta Flack is 76. Singer Jimmy Merchant of Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers is 73. Bassist Bob Spalding of The Ventures is 66. Keyboardist Cory Lerios of Pablo Cruise is 62. Country singer Lionel Cartwright is 53. Actress Laura Dern is 46. Country singer Dude Mowrey is 41. Actress Elizabeth Banks (“Scrubs”) is 39. Singer Eric Dill (The Click Five) is 31. Keyboardist Ben Romans of The Click Five is 31. Actress Emma Roberts is 22. Actress Makenzie Vega (“The Good Wife”) is 19. Actress Chloe Grace Moretz (“Hugo,” “Kick-Ass”) is 16.
Feb. 11: Actress Tina Louise (“Gilligan’s Island”) is 79. Actor Burt Reynolds is 77. Songwriter Gerry Goffin is 74. Musician Sergio Mendes is 72. R&B singer Otis Clay is 71. Actress Catherine Hickland (“One Life to Live”) is 57. Drummer David Uosikkinen of The Hooters is 57. Actress Carey Lowell is 52. Singer Sheryl Crow is 51. Actress Jennifer Aniston is 44. Singer D’Angelo is 39. Actor Brice Beckham (“Mr. Belvedere”) is 37. Vocalist Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park and of Fort Minor is 36. Singer-actress Brandy (“Moesha”) is 34. Actor Matthew Lawrence (“Boy Meets World”) is 33. Singer Kelly Rowland (Destiny’s Child) is 32. Singer Aubrey O’Day (Danity Kane) is 29. Actor Taylor Lautner is 21.
Feb. 12: Movie director Franco Zeffirelli is 90. Actor Joe Don Baker is 77. Keyboardist Ray Manzarek of The Doors is 74. Country singer Moe Bandy is 69. Actress Maud Adams (“Octopussy”) is 68. Actor Cliff DeYoung is 67. Actor Michael Ironside is 63. Guitarist Steve Hackett (Genesis) is 63. Singer Michael McDonald (Doobie Brothers) is 61. Actress Joanna Kerns is 60. Actor-talk-show host Arsenio Hall is 58. Actor Raphael Sbarge (“Once Upon a Time”) is 49. Actor Josh Brolin (“True Grit,” “No Country for Old Men”) is 45. Singer Chynna Phillips of Wilson Phillips is 45. Bassist Jim Creeggan of Barenaked Ladies is 43. Keyboardist Keri Lewis of Mint Condition is 42. Actor Jesse Spencer is 34. Actress Sarah Lancaster (“Chuck”) is 33. Actress Christina Ricci is 33. Actress Jennifer Stone (“Wizards of Waverly Place”) is 20.
Feb. 13: Actress Kim Novak is 80. Actor George Segal is 79. Singer-bassist-actor Peter Tork of The Monkees is 71. Actress Carol Lynley is 71. Actress Stockard Channing is 69. Talk-show host Jerry Springer is 69. Actor Bo Svenson (“Walking Tall”) is 69. Singer Peter Gabriel is 63. Actor David Naughton is 62. Bassist Peter Hook of New Order and Joy Division is 57. Actor Matt Salinger is 53. Singer Henry Rollins is 52. Actor Neal McDonough is 47. Singer Freedom Williams (C & C Music Factory) is 47. Actress Kelly Hu (“Martial Law”) is 45. Bassist Todd Harrell of 3 Doors Down is 41. Singer Feist is 37. MC Natalie Stewart of Floetry is 34. Actress Mena Suvari is 34.
Feb. 14: TV personality Hugh Downs (“20/20”) is 92. Actress Florence Henderson is 79. Country singer Razzy Bailey is 74. Jazz saxophonist Maceo Parker is 70. TV personality Pat O’Brien (“The Insider,” “Access Hollywood”) is 65. Magician Teller of Penn and Teller is 65. Actor Ken Wahl (“Wiseguy”) is 56. Actress Meg Tilly is 53. Singer Dwayne Wiggins of Tony! Toni! Tone! is 52. Actor Enrico Colantoni (“Just Shoot Me”) is 50. Actor Valente Rodriguez (“George Lopez”) is 49. Bassist Ricky Wolking of The Nixons is 47. Bassist Kevin Baldes of Lit is 41. Singer Rob Thomas of Matchbox Twenty is 41. Actor Freddie Highmore (“August Rush,” “Finding Neverland”) is 21.
Feb. 15: Actress Claire Bloom is 82. Songwriter Brian Holland (Holland-Dozier-Holland) is 72. Drummer Mick Avory of The Kinks is 69. Actress Jane Seymour is 62. Singer Melissa Manchester is 62. Cartoonist Matt Groening (“The Simpsons”) is 59. Model Janice Dickinson (“America’s Next Top Model”) is 58. Singer Ali Campbell (UB40) is 54. Actor Joseph R. Gannascoli (“The Sopranos”) is 54. Bassist Mikey Craig of Culture Club is 53. Country singer Michael Reynolds of Pinmonkey is 49. Actor Michael Easton is 46. Actress Renee O’Connor (“Xena: Warrior Princess”) is 42. Actress Sarah Wynter (“24”) is 40. Singer Brandon Boyd of Incubus is 37. Drummer Ronnie Vannucci of The Killers is 37. Guitarist Gary Clark Jr. is 29. Actress Amber Riley (“Glee”) is 27.
Feb. 16: Actor Jeremy Bulloch (Boba Fett in “The Empire Strikes Back”) is 68. Actor William Katt (“Greatest American Hero”) is 62. Singer James Ingram is 61. Actor LeVar Burton is 56. Rapper-actor Ice-T is 55. Actress Lisa Loring (“The Addams Family”) is 55. Guitarist Andy Taylor (Duran Duran) is 52. Drummer Dave Lombardo of Slayer is 48. Actress Sarah Clarke (“Twilight”) is 42. Drummer Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters is 41. Rapper Lupe Fiasco is 31. Singer Ryan Follese of Hot Chelle Rae is 26.
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