- Associated Press - Monday, September 28, 2020

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 4-10:

Oct. 4: Country singer Leroy Van Dyke is 91. Actor Felicia Farr (“The Player,” “Kotch”) is 88. Author Roy Blount Jr. is 79. Author Anne Rice is 79. Actor Lori Saunders (“Petticoat Junction”) is 79. Actor Clifton Davis (“Madam Secretary,” “Amen”) is 75. Actor Susan Sarandon is 74. Actor Armand Assante is 71. Actor Alan Rosenberg (“Cybill,” ″L.A. Law”) is 70. Actor Christoph Waltz (“Inglourious Basterds,” ″Water for Elephants”) is 64. Actor Bill Fagerbakke (“Coach,” ″Spongebob Squarepants”) is 63. Actor Kyra Schon (“Night of the Living Dead”) is 63. Rap producer Russell Simmons is 63. Actor Wendy Makkena (“Sister Act” films) is 62. Keyboardist Chris Lowe of The Pet Shop Boys is 61. Keyboardist Gregg “Hobie” Hubbard of Sawyer Brown is 60. Actor David W. Harper (“The Waltons”) is 59. Singer Jon Secada is 59. Media personality John Melendez (AKA “Stuttering John”) is 55. Actor Jerry Minor (“Dr. Ken,” ″Community”) is 53. Actor Liev Schreiber (“The Manchurian Candidate,” ″Scream 2″) is 53. Actor Abraham Benrubi (“Men In Trees,” ″ER”) is 51. Country singer-guitarist Heidi Newfield (Trick Pony) is 50. Singer-guitarist M. Ward of She and Him is 47. Actor Alicia Silverstone is 44. Keyboardist Robbie Bennett of The War on Drugs is 42. Actor Dana Davis (“Franklin and Bash,” “10 Things I Hate About You”) is 42. Actor Phillip Glasser (“Hang Time”) is 42. Singer-guitarist Marc Roberge of O.A.R. is 42. Actor Rachel Leigh Cook (“Josie and the Pussycats,” ″She’s All That”) is 41. Singer Jessica Benson of 3LW is 33. Actor Melissa Benoist (“Supergirl,” ″Glee”) is 32. Actor Dakota Johnson (“Fifty Shades Of Grey”) is 31. Singer Leigh-Anne Pinnock of Little Mix is 29.

Oct. 5: Actor Glynis Johns (“Mary Poppins”) is 97. Singer Arlene Smith of The Chantels is 79. Singer-guitarist Steve Miller is 77. Singer Brian Johnson of AC/DC is 73. Actor Karen Allen is 69. Director Clive Barker is 68. Guitarist David Bryson of Counting Crows is 66. Astrophysicist and “Cosmos” host Neil deGrasse Tyson is 62. Actor Daniel Baldwin (“Homicide: Life on the Streets”) is 60. Guitarist Dave Dederer (Presidents of the United States of America) is 56. Actor Guy Pearce (“Memento,” “L.A. Confidential”) is 53. Actor Josie Bissett (“Melrose Place”) is 50. Singer-actor Heather Headley is 46. Singer Colin Meloy of The Decemberists is 46. Guitarist Brian Mashburn of Save Ferris is 45. Actor Parminder Nagra (“ER,” ″Bend It Like Beckham”) is 45. Actor Scott Weinger (“Full House,” “Aladdin”) is 45. Actor Kate Winslet is 45. Guitarist James Valentine of Maroon 5 is 42. Bassist Paul Thomas of Good Charlotte is 40. Actor Jesse Eisenberg (“The Social Network”) is 37. Singer Brooke Valentine is 35. Actor Joshua Logan Moore (“Desperate Housewives”) is 26.

Oct. 6: Actor Britt Ekland is 78. Singer-guitarist Thomas McClary (The Commodores) is 71. Singer Kevin Cronin of REO Speedwagon is 69. Guitarist David Hidalgo of Los Lobos is 66. Actor Elisabeth Shue is 57. Singer-songwriter Matthew Sweet is 56. Actor Jacqueline Obradors (“NYPD Blue”) is 54. Country singer Tim Rushlow (Little Texas) is 54. Bassist Tommy Stinson (The Replacements, Guns N’ Roses) is 54. Actor Amy Jo Johnson (“Felicity,” ″Mighty Morphin Power Rangers”) is 50. Actor Lamman Rucker (“Meet the Browns”) is 49. Actor Ioan Gruffudd (“Fantastic Four,” ″Horatio Hornblower”) is 47. Actor Jeremy Sisto (“Law and Order,” ″Six Feet Under”) is 46. Actor Brett Gelman (“Stranger Things”) is 44. Singer Melinda Doolittle (“American Idol”) is 43. Actor Wes Ramsey (“CSI: Miami”) is 43. Actor Karimah Westbrook (“All American”) is 42. Musician Will Butler of Arcade Fire is 38.

Oct. 7: TV personality Joy Behar (“The View”) is 78. Drummer Kevin Godley of 10cc is 75. Actor Jill Larson (“All My Children”) is 73. Country singer Kieran Kane of The O’Kanes is 71. Musician John Mellencamp is 69. Guitarist Ricky Phillips of Styx is 69. Actor Mary Badham (“To Kill a Mockingbird”) is 68. Drummer Tico Torres of Bon Jovi is 67. Actor Christopher Norris (“Trapper John, M.D.”) is 65. Cellist Yo-Yo Ma is 65. Gospel singer Michael W. Smith is 63. Actor Judy Landers (“Vega$,” “BJ and the Bear”) is 62. Reality competition judge Simon Cowell is 61. Guitarist Charlie Marinkovich (Iron Butterfly) is 61. Actor Paula Newsome (“Chicago Med,” “Barry”) is 59. Singer Ann Curless of Expose’ is 57. Singer Toni Braxton is 53. Singer Thom Yorke of Radiohead is 52. Actor Nicole Ari Parker (“Murder in the First,” “Soul Food”) is 50. Actor Allison Munn (“One Tree Hill”) is 46. Singer Damian Kulash of OK Go is 45. Singer Taylor Hicks (“American Idol”) is 44. Actor Omar Miller (“The Unicorn,” “CSI: Miami”) is 42. Singer Nathaniel Rateliff of Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats is 42. Actor Jake McLaughlin (“Quantico”) is 38. Electronic musician Flying Lotus is 37. Actor Holland Roden (TV’s “Teen Wolf”) is 34. Actor Amber Stevens (“Greek”) is 34.

Oct. 8: Actor Paul Hogan is 81. Singer Fred Cash of The Impressions is 80. Actor-comedian Chevy Chase is 77. Author R.L. Stine (“Goosebumps”) is 77. Country singer Susan Raye is 76. TV personality Sarah Purcell (“Real People”) is 72. Singer Airrion Love of The Stylistics is 71. Actor Sigourney Weaver is 71. Singer Robert “Kool” Bell of Kool and the Gang is 70. Singer-guitarist Ricky Lee Phelps (Brothers Phelps, Kentucky Headhunters) is 67. Actor Michael Dudikoff is 66. Comedian Darrell Hammond (“Saturday Night Live”) is 65. Actor Stephanie Zimbalist is 64. Actor Kim Wayans (“In The House,” ″In Living Color”) is 59. Singer Steve Perry of Cherry Poppin’ Daddies is 57. Actor Ian Hart (TV’s “Dirt”) is 56. Singer CeCe Winans is 56. Bassist C.J. Ramone of The Ramones is 55. Actor Karyn Parsons (“The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”) is 54. Singer Teddy Riley is 54. Actor Emily Procter (“CSI: Miami”) is 52. Actor Dylan Neal (“Blood Ties,” ″Sabrina, The Teenage Witch”) is 51. Actor-screenwriter Matt Damon is 50. Actor Martin Henderson (“Grey’s Anatomy”) is 46. Singer Byron Reeder of Mista is 41. Singer Noelle Scaggs of Fitz and the Tantrums is 41. Actor Nick Cannon is 40. Actor J.R. Ramirez (TV’s “Manifest”) is 40. Singer-songwriter Bruno Mars is 35. Actor Angus T. Jones (“Two and a Half Men”) is 27. Actor Molly Quinn (“Castle”) is 27. Actor Bella Thorne (TV’s “Shake It Up,” film “Midnight Sun”) is 23.

Oct. 9: R&B singer Nona Hendryx (LaBelle) is 76. Singer Jackson Browne is 72. Actor Gary Frank (“Family”) is 70. Actor Robert Wuhl (“Arli$$”) is 69. Manager-TV personality Sharon Osbourne is 68. Actor Tony Shalhoub (“Monk,” ″Wings”) is 67. Accordion player James Fearnley of The Pogues is 66. Actor Scott Bakula is 66. Actor John O’Hurley (“Dancing With The Stars,” ″Seinfeld”) is 66. Actor-turned-producer Linwood Boomer (“Little House On The Prairie”) is 65. Actor Michael Pare (“Eddie and the Cruisers”) is 62. Jazz saxophonist Kenny Garrett is 60. Singer-guitarist Kurt Neumann of The BoDeans is 59. Country singer Gary Bennett (BR549) is 56. Director Guillermo del Toro (“The Shape of Water,” ″Pan’s Labyrinth”) is 56. Singer P.J. Harvey is 51. Director Steve McQueen (“12 Years A Slave”) is 51. Actor Steve Burns (“Blues Clues”) is 47. Singer Sean Lennon is 45. Musician Lecrae is 41. Actor Brandon Routh (“DC’s Legends of Tomorrow,” ″Superman Returns”) is 41. Actor Zachery Ty Bryan (“Home Improvement”) is 39. Actor Spencer Grammer (“Greek”) is 37. Comedian Melissa Villasenor (“Saturday Night Live”) is 33. Actor Tyler James Williams (“Everybody Hates Chris”) is 28. Country singer Scotty McCreery (“American Idol”) is 27. Actor Jharrel Jerome (“When They See Us”) is 23.

Oct. 10: Actor Peter Coyote is 79. Actor Charles Dance (“Game of Thrones”) is 74. Actor-dancer Ben Vereen is 74. Singer Cyril Neville of The Neville Brothers is 72. Actor Jessica Harper (“Pennies from Heaven,” ″My Favorite Year) is 71. Singer-guitarist Midge Ure is 67. Singer David Lee Roth (Van Halen) is 66. Country singer Tanya Tucker is 62. Actor Julia Sweeney (“Saturday Night Live”) is 61. Actor Bradley Whitford (“The West Wing”) is 61. Bassist Martin Kemp (Spandau Ballet) is 59. Guitarist Jim Glennie of James is 57. Drummer Mike Malinin of the Goo Goo Dolls is 53. Actor Manu Bennett (“Arrow”) is 51. Actor Joelle Carter (“Justified”) is 51. Actor Wendi McLendon-Covey (“The Goldbergs,” ″Reno 911!”) is 51. Actor Mario Lopez (“The X Factor,” ″Saved By The Bell”) is 47. Actor Jodi Lyn O’Keefe (“She’s All That,” ″Nash Bridges”) is 42. Singer Mya is 41. Actor Dan Stevens (“Downton Abbey”) is 38. Singer Lzzy Hale of Halestorm is 37. Singer Cherie is 36.

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