Celeb birthdays for the week of Dec. 4-10

Associated Press

Dec. 4: Game-show host Wink Martindale is 78. Singer Freddy Cannon is 75. Actor-producer-director Max Baer Jr. ("The Beverly Hillbillies") is 74. Bassist Bob Mosley of Moby Grape is 69. Singer-bassist Chris Hillman (The Byrds, the Flying Burrito Brothers) is 67. Singer Southside Johnny Lyon of Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes is 63. Actor Jeff Bridges is 62. Guitarist Gary Rossington (Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Rossington Collins Band) is 60. Actress Patricia Wettig is 60. Drummer Brian Prout of Diamond Rio is 56. Jazz singer Cassandra Wilson is 56. Bassist Bob Griffin of The BoDeans is 52. Singer Vinnie Dombroski of Sponge is 49. Actress Chelsea Noble ("Growing Pains," ''Kirk") is 47. Actress Marisa Tomei is 47. Comedian Fred Armisen ("Saturday Night Live") is 45. Rapper Jay-Z is 42. Actor Kevin Sussman ("Ugly Betty") is 41. Model Tyra Banks is 38. Country singer Lila McCann is 30.

Dec. 5: Singer Little Richard is 79. Guitarist J.J. Cale is 73. Opera singer Jose Carreras is 65. Singer Jim Messina (Loggins and Messina, Poco) is 64. Actress Morgan Brittany ("Dallas") is 60. Actor Brian Backer ("Fast Times at Ridgemont High") is 55. Country singer Tyler England is 48. Singer-guitarist John Rzeznik of The Goo Goo Dolls is 46. Country singer Gary Allan is 44. Comedian Margaret Cho is 43. Actress Alex Kapp Horner ("The New Adventures of Old Christine") is 42. Bassist Regina Zernay of Cowboy Mouth is 39. Actress Paula Patton ("Precious") is 36. Actress Amy Acker ("Angel") is 35. Singer Keri Hilson is 29. Actor Frankie Muniz ("Malcolm in the Middle") is 26. Actor Ross Bagley ("Fresh Prince of Bel-Air") is 23.

Dec. 6: Jazz pianist Dave Brubeck is 91. Country singer Helen Cornelius is 70. Singer Frank Beverly of Maze is 65. Actress JoBeth Williams is 63. Actor Tom Hulce is 58. Actor Kin Shriner is 58. Talk-show host Wil Shriner is 58. Drummer Rick Buckler of The Jam is 56. Country singer Bill Lloyd of Foster and Lloyd is 56. Comedian Steven Wright is 56. Guitarist Peter Buck of R.E.M. is 55. Drummer David Lovering of The Pixies is 50. Guitarist Ben Watt of Everything But The Girl is 49. Actress Janine Turner ("Strong Medicine," ''Northern Exposure") is 49. Director Judd Apatow ("The 40-Year-Old Virgin," ''Knocked Up") is 44. Keyboardist Ulf "Buddha" Ekberg of Ace of Base is 41.

Dec. 7: Actor Eli Wallach is 96. Bluegrass singer Bobby Osborne of the Osborne Brothers is 80. Actress Ellen Burstyn is 79. Country singer Gary Morris is 63. Singer Tom Waits is 62. Actress Priscilla Barnes ("Three's Company") is 54. Announcer Edd Hall ("The Tonight Show With Jay Leno") is 53. Bassist Tim Butler of Psychedelic Furs is 53. Actor C. Thomas Howell is 45. Singer Nicole Appleton of All Saints is 36. Actress Shiri Appleby ("Roswell") is 33. Singer Sara Bareilles is 32. Singer Aaron Carter is 24.

Dec. 8: Actor-producer-director Maximilian Schell is 81. Singer Jerry Butler is 72. Drummer Bobby Elliott of The Hollies is 70. Actor John Rubinstein ("Family," ''Crazy Like a Fox") is 65. Singer-keyboardist Gregg Allman of the Allman Brothers is 64. Actress Kim Basinger is 58. Guitarist Warren Cuccurullo (Duran Duran, Missing Persons) is 55. Guitarist Phil Collen of Def Leppard is 54. Country singer Marty Raybon (The Raybon Brothers, Shenandoah) is 52. Guitarist Marty Friedman (Megadeth) is 49. Actress Teri Hatcher is 47. Rapper Bushwick Bill of Geto Boys is 45. Singer Sinead O'Connor is 45. Actor Matthew Laborteaux ("Little House on the Prairie") is 45. Guitarist Ryan Newell of Sister Hazel is 39. Actor Dominic Monaghan ("Lost," ''Lord of the Rings") is 35. Actor Ian Somerhalder ("The Vampire Diaries," ''Lost") is 33. Singer Ingrid Michaelson is 32. Singer Chrisette Michele is 29. Singer Kate Voegele ("One Tree Hill") is 25.

Dec. 9: Actor Kirk Douglas is 95. Actor Dick Van Patten ("Eight Is Enough") is 83. Actor-writer Buck Henry is 81. Actress Judi Dench is 77. Actor Beau Bridges is 70. Singer Dan Hicks is 70. Football player-turned-actor Dick Butkus is 69. Actor Michael Nouri is 66. Singer Joan Armatrading is 61. Actor Michael Dorn ("Star Trek: The Next Generation") is 59. Actor John Malkovich is 58. Country singer Sylvia is 55. Singer Donny Osmond is 54. Bassist Nick Seymour of Crowded House is 53. Actor Joe Lando ("Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman") is 50. Actress Felicity Huffman ("Desperate Housewives," ''Sports Night") is 49. Country keyboardist Jerry Hughes of Yankee Grey is 46. Singer-guitarist Thomas Flowers of Oleander is 44. Guitarist Brian Bell of Weezer is 43. Singer-guitarist Jakob Dylan of The Wallflowers is 42. Actress Allison Smith ("The West Wing," ''Kate and Allie") is 42. Former "American Idol" judge Kara DioGuardi is 41. Country singer David Kersh is 41. Drummer Tre Cool of Green Day is 39. Rapper Canibus is 37. Singer Imogen Heap is 34. Actor Jesse Metcalfe ("Desperate Housewives") is 33. Actor Simon Helberg ("The Big Bang Theory") is 31.

Dec. 10: Actor Tommy Kirk is 70. Singer Chad Stuart of Chad and Jeremy is 70. Actress-singer Gloria Loring is 65. Drummer Walter "Clyde" Orange of The Commodores is 65. Singer Ralph Tavares of Tavares is 63. Singer Jessica Cleaves of Friends of Distinction is 63. Country singer Johnny Rodriguez is 60. Actress Susan Dey is 59. Actor Michael Clarke Duncan is 54. Musician Paul Hardcastle is 54. Actor-director Kenneth Branagh is 51. Actress Nia Peeples is 50. TV chef Bobby Flay is 47. Singer-guitarist J Mascis of Dinosaur Jr. is 46. Country singer Kevin Sharp is 41. Bassist Scot Alexander of Dishwalla is 40. Bassist Noah Harmon of Airborne Toxic Event is 30. Actress Raven-Symone ("That's So Raven," ''The Cosby Show") is 26.

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