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Feb. 2: Actress Elaine Stritch is 89. Comedian Tom Smothers is 77. Singer Graham Nash is 72. Actor Bo Hopkins is 70. Singer Howard Bellamy of the Bellamy Brothers is 68. TV chef Ina Garten (“Barefoot Contessa”) is 66. Actor Brent Spiner (“Star Trek: The Next Generation”) is 65. Bassist Ross Valory of Journey is 65. Model Christie Brinkley is 60. Actor Michael Talbott (“Miami Vice”) is 59. Actress Kim Zimmer (“Guiding Light”) is 59. Bassist Robert DeLeo of Stone Temple Pilots is 48. Actress Jennifer Westfeldt (“Kissing Jessica Stein”) is 44. Rapper T-Mo (Goodie Mob) is 42. Actress Marissa Jaret Winokur is 41. Singer Shakira is 37.
Feb. 3: Comedian Shelley Berman is 89. Actress Blythe Danner is 71. Singer Dennis Edwards (The Temptations) is 71. Guitarist Dave Davies of The Kinks is 67. Singer Melanie is 67. Actress Morgan Fairchild is 64. Actor Nathan Lane is 58. Guitarist Lee Ranaldo of Sonic Youth is 58. Actor Thomas Calabro (“Melrose Place”) is 55. Country singer Matraca Berg is 50. Actress Maura Tierney is 49. Singer Daddy Yankee is 38. Singer Jessica Harp (The Wreckers) is 32. Actor Matthew Moy (“2 Broke Girls”) is 30. Actress Rebel Wilson is 28. Rapper Sean Kingston is 24.
Feb. 4: Comedian David Brenner is 78. Actor Gary Conway (“Burke’s Law”) is 78. Drummer John Steel of The Animals is 73. Singer Florence LaRue of the Fifth Dimension is 70. Singer Alice Cooper is 66. Actor Michael Beck is 65. Actress Lisa Eichhorn is 62. Singer Tim Booth of James is 54. Country singer Clint Black is 52. Guitarist Noodles of The Offspring is 51. Country bassist Dave Buchanan of Yankee Grey is 48. Bassist Rick Burch of Jimmy Eat World is 39. Singer Natalie Imbruglia is 39. Rapper Cam’ron is 38. Singer Gavin DeGraw is 37.
Feb. 5: Actor David Selby (“Dark Shadows,” ”Falcon Crest”) is 73. Singer Cory Wells of Three Dog Night is 72. Singer Al Kooper is 70. Actress Charlotte Rampling is 68. Actress Barbara Hershey is 66. Actor-director-comedian Christopher Guest is 66. Actor-comedian Tim Meadows is 53. Actress Jennifer Jason Leigh is 52. Actress Laura Linney is 50. Bassist Duff McKagan of Velvet Revolver (and Guns N’ Roses) is 50. Actor Chris Parnell is 47. Singer Chris Barron of the Spin Doctors is 46. Singer Bobby Brown is 45. Country singer Sara Evans is 43. Actor Darren Criss (“Glee”) is 27. Actor Jeremy Sumpter (“Friday Night Lights,” ”Peter Pan”) is 25.
Feb. 6: Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor is 97. Actor Rip Torn is 83. Actress Mamie Van Doren is 83. Actor Mike Farrell is 75. Singer Fabian is 71. Actor Michael Tucker is 70. Singer Natalie Cole is 64. Actor Jon Walmsley (“The Waltons”) is 58. Actor-director Robert Townsend (“The Parent ‘Hood”) is 57. Actress Kathy Najimy is 57. Drummer Simon Phillips of Toto is 57. Actor Barry Miller (“Saturday Night Fever,” ”Fame”) is 56. Actress Megan Gallagher (“Millennium”) is 54. Country singer Richie McDonald (Lonestar) is 52. Vocalist Axl Rose of Guns N’ Roses is 52. Singer Rick Astley is 48. Bassist Tim Brown of the Boo Radleys is 45.
Feb. 7: Actor Miguel Ferrer is 59. Saxophonist Brian Travers of UB40 is 55. Comedian Robert Smigel (Triumph the Insult Comic Dog) is 54. Actor James Spader is 54. Country singer Garth Brooks is 52. Keyboardist David Bryan of Bon Jovi is 52. Comedian Chris Rock is 49. Actor Jason Gedrick (“Windfall,” ”Boomtown”) is 47. Guitarist Wes Borland of Limp Bizkit is 39. Bassist Tom Blankenship of My Morning Jacket is 36. Actor Ashton Kutcher is 36. Actress Tina Majorino is 29. Actress Deborah Ann Woll (“True Blood”) is 29.
Feb. 8: Composer-conductor John Williams is 82. Actor Nick Nolte is 73. Comedian Robert Klein is 72. Actress Mary Steenburgen is 61. Author John Grisham is 59. Singer Vince Neil of Motley Crue is 53. Singer-guitarist Sammy Llanas of The BoDeans is 53. Actress Mary McCormack is 45. Guitarist Keith Nelson of Buckcherry is 45. Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo (of Daft Punk) is 40. Actor Seth Green (“Austin Powers,” ”Buffy the Vampire Slayer”) is 40. Bassist Phoenix of Linkin Park is 37. Bassist Jeremy Davis of Paramore is 29. Drummer Max Grahn of Carolina Liar is 26.
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