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Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 25-31

Oct. 25: Singer-actress Barbra Cook is 88. Actress Marion Ross is 87. Singer Helen Reddy is 74. Singer Jon Anderson (Yes) is 71. Singer Taffy Danoff of Starland Vocal Band is 71. Guitarist Glenn Tipton of Judas Priest is 68. Actor Brian Kerwin is 66. Guitarist Matthias Jabs of Scorpions is 59. Actress Nancy Cartwright (“The Simpsons”) is 58. Country singer Mark Miller of Sawyer Brown is 57. Drummer Chad Smith of Red Hot Chili Peppers and of Chickenfoot is 54. Actress Tracy Nelson (“Father Dowling Mysteries”) is 52. Actor Michael Boatman (“The Good Wife,” ”Spin City”) is 51. Actor Kevin Michael Richardson (“The Cleveland Show”) is 51. Singer Speech (Arrested Development) is 47. Actor Adam Goldberg (“Saving Private Ryan”) is 45. Guitarist Ed Robertson of Barenaked Ladies is 45. Country singer Chely Wright is 45. Actor Craig Robinson (“The Office”) is 44. Singer Jerome Jones of Immature is 34. Singer Katy Perry is 31. Singer Austin Winkler (Hinder) is 31. Singer Ciara is 30.

Oct. 26: Actress Jaclyn Smith (“Charlie’s Angels”) is 70. “Wheel of Fortune” host Pat Sajak is 69. Musician Bootsy Collins is 64. Singer Maggie Roche of The Roches is 64. Actor James Pickens Jr. (“Grey’s Anatomy”) is 63. Guitarist Keith Strickland of The B-52’s is 62. Actress Rita Wilson is 59. Actor Dylan McDermott is 54. Actor Cary Elwes is 53. Singer Natalie Merchant is 52. Country singer Keith Urban is 48. Actor Tom Cavanagh (“Ed”) is 47. Actress Rosemarie DeWitt (“The United States of Tara”) is 44. Writer-actor Seth McFarlane (“Family Guy”) is 42. “The View” co-host Paula Faris is 40. Actor Jon Heder is 38. Singer Mark Barry of BBMak is 37.

Oct. 27: Actress Nanette Fabray is 95. Actor-comedian John Cleese is 76. Country singer Lee Greenwood is 73. Country singer-guitarist Jack Daniels (Highway 101) is 66. Bassist Garry Tallent of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band is 66. Author Fran Lebowitz is 65. Guitarist K.K. Downing (Judas Priest) is 64. Actor-director Roberto Benigni is 63. Actor Peter Firth (“That’s Life”) is 62. Actor Robert Picardo (“The Wonder Years,” ”China Beach”) is 62. Singer Simon LeBon of Duran Duran is 57. Keyboardist J.D. McFadden (Sixpence None the Richer, The Mavericks) is 51. Drummer Jason Finn of Presidents of the United States of America is 48. Singer Scott Weiland (Stone Temple Pilots, Velvet Revolver) is 48. TV personality Kelly Osbourne is 31. Actor Troy Gentile (“The Goldbergs”) is 22.

Oct. 28: Jazz singer Cleo Laine is 88. Actress Joan Plowright is 86. Country musician Charlie Daniels is 79. Actress Jane Alexander is 76. Actor Dennis Franz (“NYPD Blue”) is 71. Singer Wayne Fontana of Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders is 70. Actress Annie Potts is 63. Drummer Stephen Morris of New Order is 58. Singer-guitarist William Reid of The Jesus and Mary Chain is 57. Actress Daphne Zuniga (“Melrose Place”) is 53. Actress Lauren Holly is 52. Actor-comedian Andy Richter is 49. Actress Julia Roberts is 48. Fiddler Caitlin Cary (Whiskeytown) is 47. Singer Ben Harper is 46. Country singer Brad Paisley is 43. Actor Joaquin Phoenix is 41. Singer Justin Guarini (“American Idol”) is 37. Guitarist Dave Tirio of Plain White T’s is 36. Singer-rapper Frank Ocean is 28. Actor Nolan Gould (“Modern Family”) is 17.

Oct. 29: Guitarist Denny Laine (Wings, Moody Blues) is 71. Singer-actress Melba Moore is 70. Guitarist Peter Green (Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac) is 69. Actor Richard Dreyfuss is 68. Actress Kate Jackson is 67. Actor Dan Castellaneta (“The Simpsons”) is 58. Singer Randy Jackson of The Jacksons is 54. Drummer Peter Timmins of Cowboy Junkies is 50. Actress Joely Fisher (“Ellen”) is 48. Rapper Paris is 48. Actor Grayson McCouch (“Gotham”) is 47. Singer S.A. Martinez of 311 is 46. Actress Winona Ryder is 44. Actress Tracee Ellis Ross (“black-ish”) is 43. Actor Trevor Lissauer (“Sabrina the Teenage Witch”) is 42. Actress Gabrielle Union is 42. Actor Brendan Fehr (“CSI: Miami,” ”Roswell”) is 38. Bassist Chris Baio of Vampire Weekend is 31.

Oct. 30: Singer Grace Slick is 76. Singer Otis Williams of The Temptations is 74. Actor Henry Winkler is 70. Actor Harry Hamlin is 64. Actor Charles Martin Smith is 62. Country singer T. Graham Brown is 61. Actor Kevin Pollak is 58. Actor Michael Beach is 52. Singer-guitarist Gavin Rossdale of Bush is 50. Actor Jack Plotnick (“Reno 911!”) is 47. “Cash Cab” host Ben Bailey is 45. Actress Nia Long is 45. Country singer Kassidy Osborn of SHeDAISY is 39. Actor Matthew Morrison is 37. Actress Janel Parrish (“Pretty Little Liars”) is 27. Actor Tequan Richmond (“Everybody Hates Chris”) is 23.

Oct. 31: Actress Lee Grant is 90. Folk singer Tom Paxton is 78. Actor Ron Rifkin is 77. Actress Sally Kirkland is 74. Actor David Ogden Stiers is 73. Director Peter Jackson (“Lord of the Rings”) is 54. Drummer Larry Mullen Jr. of U2 is 54. Guitarist Johnny Marr of Modest Mouse (and The Smiths) is 52. Actor Dermot Mulroney is 52. Drummer Mikkey Dee of Motorhead is 52. Country singer Darryl Worley is 51. Actor Rob Schneider is 51. Actor Mike O’Malley (“Glee”) is 50. Guitarist Ad-Rock of the Beastie Boys is 49. Musician Adam Schelsinger of Fountains of Wayne is 48. Musician Rob Van Winkle (Vanilla Ice) is 47. Singer Linn Berggren of Ace of Base is 45. Keyboardist Tay Strathairn of Dawes is 35. Actor Eddie Kaye Thomas (“American Pie”) is 35. Guitarist Frank Iero of My Chemical Romance is 34. Singer-actress Willow Smith is 15.


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