- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 1, 2015

April 5: Singer Allan Clarke of The Hollies is 73. Actor Max Gail (“Sons and Daughters,” ”Barney Miller”) is 72. Actress Jane Asher is 69. Singer Agnetha Faltskog of Abba is 65. Actor Mitch Pileggi is 63. Guitarist Mike McCready of Pearl Jam is 49. Country singer Troy Gentry of Montgomery Gentry is 48. Singer Paula Cole is 47. Country singer Pat Green is 43. Rapper-producer Pharrell Williams is 42. Rapper Juicy J (Three 6 Mafia) is 40. Mike Eli (Eli Brown Band) is 34. Lily James (“Downton Abbey,” ”Cinderella”) is 26.

April 6: Country singer Merle Haggard is 78. Actor Billy Dee Williams is 78. Actor Roy Thinnes (“The Invaders”) is 77. Actor John Ratzenberger (“Cheers”) is 68. Actress Marilu Henner (“Taxi,” ”Evening Shade”) is 63. Singer-guitarist Frank Black of The Pixies is 50. Actor Paul Rudd is 46. Actor Jason Hervey (“The Wonder Years”) is 43. Bassist Markku Lappalainen (Hoobastank) is 42. Actor Zach Braff (“Scrubs”) is 40. Actress Candace Cameron Bure (“Full House”) is 39. Actor Charlie McDermott (“The Middle”) is 25.

April 7: Actor Wayne Rogers (“M.A.S.H.”) is 82. Country singer Bobby Bare is 80. Singer Charlie Thomas of The Drifters is 78. Movie director Francis Ford Coppola is 76. Singer Patricia Bennett of The Chiffons is 68. Singer-guitarist John Oates of Hall and Oates is 67. Drummer John Dittrich of Restless Heart is 64. Singer Janis Ian is 64. Actor Jackie Chan is 61. Actor Russell Crowe is 51. Actor Bill Bellamy (“Last Comic Standing,” ”Fastlane”) is 50. Bassist Ben McKee of Imagine Dragons is 30. Actor Ed Speleers (“Downton Abbey”) is 27. Actor Conner Rayburn (“According to Jim”) is 16.

April 8: Comedian Shecky Greene is 89. Original Mouseketeer Darlene Gillespie is 74. Singer J.J. Jackson is 74. Singer Peggy Lennon of the Lennon Sisters is 74. Songwriter Leon Huff of Gamble and Huff is 73. Guitarist Steve Howe of Yes (and of Asia) is 68. Bassist Mel Schacher of Grand Funk Railroad is 64. Singer-actor John Schneider is 55. Guitarist Izzy Stradlin (Guns N’ Roses) is 53. Singer-guitarist Donita Sparks of L7 is 52. Singer Julian Lennon is 52. Actor Dean Norris (“Breaking Bad,” ”Under the Dome”) is 52. Rapper Biz Markie is 51. Actress Robin Wright is 49. Actress Patricia Arquette is 47. Singer Craig Honeycutt of Everything is 45. Drummer Darren Jessee (Ben Folds Five) is 44. Actor Taylor Kitsch is 34. Singer-guitarist Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend is 31. Actor Taran Noah Smith (“Home Improvement”) is 31. Actress Kirsten Storms is 31. Actress Sadie Calvano is 18.

April 9: Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner is 89. Naturalist Jim Fowler (“Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom”) is 85. Actress Michael Learned (“The Waltons”) is 76. Country singer Margo Smith is 73. Country singer Hal Ketchum is 62. Actor Dennis Quaid is 61. Country singer-pianist Dave Innis of Restless Heart is 56. Actor Mark Pellegrino (“Dexter”) is 50. Actress-model Paulina Porizkova is 50. Actress Cynthia Nixon is 49. Singer Kevin Martin of Candlebox is 46. Singer Gerard Way of My Chemical Romance is 38. Actress Keshia Knight Pulliam (“The Cosby Show”) is 36. Guitarist Albert Hammond Jr. of The Strokes is 35. Actor Jay Baruchel (“Knocked Up,” ”Tropic Thunder”) is 33. Actress Leighton Meester (“Gossip Girl”) is 29. Singer-actor Jesse McCartney (“Summerland”) is 28. Singer Jazmine Sullivan is 28. Actress Kristen Stewart (“Twilight”) is 25. Actress Elle Fanning (“Because of Winn-Dixie”) is 17. Singer Jackie Evancho is 15.

April 10: Actor Max von Sydow is 86. Actress Liz Sheridan (“Seinfeld”) is 86. Actor Omar Sharif is 83. Sportscaster John Madden is 79. Reggae artist Bunny Wailer is 68. Actor Steven Seagal is 64. Singer Terre Roche of The Roches is 62. Actor Peter MacNicol is 61. Actress Olivia Brown is 58. Bassist Steven Gustafson of 10,000 Maniacs is 58. Singer-producer Babyface is 57. Musician Brian Setzer is 56. Rapper Afrika Bambaataa is 55. Singer Katrina Leskanich of Katrina and the Waves is 55. Drummer Tim “Herb” Alexander of Primus is 50. Comedian Orlando Jones is 47. Guitarist Mike Mushok of Staind is 46. Singer Kenny Lattimore is 45. Rapper Q-Tip of A Tribe Called Quest is 45. Actress Chyler Leigh (“Grey’s Anatomy”) is 33. Bassist Andrew Dost of fun. is 32. Actor Ryan Merriman (“The Pretender”) is 32. Singer-actress Mandy Moore is 31. Actor Barkhad Abdi (“Captain Phillips”) is 30. Actress Shay Mitchell (“Pretty Little Liars”) is 28. Actor Haley Joel Osment (“The Sixth Sense”) is 27. Singer-actress AJ Michalka of Aly and AJ is 24. Actress Ruby Jerins (“Nurse Jackie”) is 17.

April 11: Actor Joel Grey is 83. Actress Louise Lasser is 76. Actor Peter Riegart is 68. Actor Bill Irwin is 65. Country singer-songwriter Jim Lauderdale is 58. Guitarist Nigel Pulsford (Bush) is 54. Country singer Steve Azar is 51. Singer Lisa Stansfield is 49. Bassist Dylan Keefe of Marcy Playground is 45. Rapper David Banner is 41. Drummer Chris Gaylor of All-American Rejects is 36. Singer Joss Stone is 28.

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