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Celeb birthdays for the week of March 17-23
March 17: Guitarist Paul Kantner of Jefferson Airplane/Jefferson Starship is 72. Singer-songwriter Jim Weatherly is 70. Singer-songwriter John Sebastian of the Lovin’ Spoonful is 69. Percussionist Harold Brown of War is 67. Actor Patrick Duffy is 64. Actor Kurt Russell is 62. Country singer Susie Allanson is 61. Actress Lesley-Anne Down is 59. Country singer Paul Overstreet is 58. Actor Gary Sinise is 58. Actor Christian Clemenson (“CSI: Miami”) is 55. Actress Vicki Lewis (“NewsRadio”) is 53. Actor Rob Lowe is 49. Singer Billy Corgan of Smashing Pumpkins is 46. Bassist Van Conner of Screaming Trees is 46. Actor Mathew St. Patrick (“Six Feet Under”) is 45. Actor Yanic Truesdale (“Gilmore Girls”) is 44. Bassist Melissa Auf der Maur (Smashing Pumpkins, Hole) is 41. Drummer Caroline Corr of The Corrs is 40. Actress Marisa Coughlan (“Freddy Got Fingered,” “Teaching Mrs. Tingle”) is 39. Rapper Swifty of D12 is 38. Actress Brittany Daniel (“It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”) is 37.
March 18: Composer John Kander (“Chicago”) is 86. Country singer Charley Pride is 75. Actor Kevin Dobson (“Knots Landing”) is 70. Singer Irene Cara is 54. Singer-actress Vanessa Williams is 50. Keyboardist Scott Saunders of Sons of the Desert is 49. Guitarist Jerry Cantrell of Alice in Chains is 47. Singer Miki Berenyi (Lush) is 46. Rapper-actress Queen Latifah is 43. Comedian Dane Cook (“Employee of the Month”) is 41. Singers Evan and Jaron Lowenstein of Evan and Jaron are 39. Actress Sutton Foster (“Bunheads”) is 38. Singer Devin Lima (LFO) is 36. Singer Adam Levine of Maroon 5 is 34. Drummer Daren Taylor of Airborne Toxic Event is 33. Actress Julia Goldani Telles (“Bunheads”) is 18.
March 19: Actress Renee Taylor (“The Nanny”) is 80. Actress Phyllis Newman is 80. Actress Ursula Andress is 77. Singer Clarence “Frogman” Henry is 76. Singer Ruth Pointer of the Pointer Sisters is 67. Actress Glenn Close is 66. Actor Bruce Willis is 58. Guitarist-keyboardist Gert Bettens of K’s Choice is 43. Rapper Bun B of UGK is 40. Drummer Zach Lind of Jimmy Eat World is 37. Actor Craig Lamar Traylor (“Malcolm in the Middle”) is 24.
March 20: Producer Carl Reiner is 91. Actor Hal Linden is 82. Country singer Don Edwards is 74. Country singer-guitarist Ranger Doug of Riders in the Sky is 67. Actor William Hurt is 63. Guitarist Jimmie Vaughan (Fabulous Thunderbirds) is 62. Country guitarist Jimmy Seales of Shenandoah is 59. Actress Vanessa Bell Calloway is 56. Director Spike Lee is 56. Actress Theresa Russell is 56. Actress Holly Hunter is 55. Drummer Slim Jim Phantom (Stray Cats) is 52. Model Kathy Ireland is 50. Actor David Thewlis (“Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban”) is 50. Actress Liza Snyder (“Yes, Dear”) is 45. Actor Michael Rapaport (“Boston Public”) is 43. Actor Alexander Chaplin (“Spin City”) is 42. Singer Chester Bennington of Linkin Park is 37. Michael Genadry (“Ed”) is 35. Guitarist Nick Wheeler of All-American Rejects is 31. Actress Christy Carlson Romano (“Even Stevens,” “Kim Possible”) is 29.
March 21: Actress Kathleen Widdoes is 74. Singer-keyboardist Rose Stone of Sly and the Family Stone is 68. Actor Timothy Dalton is 67. Singer Eddie Money is 64. Singer-guitarist Rodger Hodgson (Supertramp) is 63. Bassist Conrad Lozano of Los Lobos is 62. Singer Russell Thompkins Jr. of The Stylistics is 62. Actress Sabrina LeBeauf (“The Cosby Show”) is 55. Actor Gary Oldman is 55. Actor Matthew Broderick is 51. Actress-comedian Rosie O’Donnell is 51. MC Maxim of Prodigy is 46. Keyboardist Jonas “Joker” Berggren of Ace of Base is 46. Guitarist Andrew Copeland of Sister Hazel is 45. DJ Premier of Gang Starr is 44.
March 22: Composer Stephen Sondheim is 83. Actor William Shatner is 82. Actor M. Emmet Walsh is 78. Singer Jeremy Clyde of Chad and Jeremy is 72. Singer-guitarist George Benson is 70. News anchor Wolf Blitzer is 65. Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber is 65. Actress Fanny Ardant is 64. Sportscaster Bob Costas is 61. Country singer James House is 58. Actress Lena Olin is 58. Singer-actress Stephanie Mills is 56. Actor Matthew Modine is 54. Actress Anne Dudek is 38. Actress Kellie Williams (“Family Matters”) is 37. Actress Reese Witherspoon is 37. Drummer John Otto of Limp Bizkit is 36. Rapper Mims is 32. Guitarist Lincoln Parish of Cage The Elephant is 23.
March 23: Comedian Marty Allen is 91. Singer Ric Ocasek (The Cars) is 64. Singer Chaka Khan is 60. Actress Amanda Plummer is 56. Actress Catherine Keener is 54. Actress Hope Davis is 49. Actor Richard Grieco is 48. Country drummer Kevin Griffin of Yankee Grey is 48. Singer-keyboardist Damon Albarn of Blur is 45. Drummer John Humphrey of The Nixons is 43. Actress Keri Russell is 37. Gossip blogger Perez Hilton is 35. Actress Nicholle Tom (“The Nanny”) is 35.
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