Celebrity birthdays for the week of Sept. 18-24

Sept. 18: Singer Jimmie Rodgers is 83. Actor Robert Blake is 83. Actor Fred Willard is 83. Singer-actor Frankie Avalon is 76. Guitarist Kerry Livgren (Kansas) is 67. Actress Anna Deavere Smith is 66. Guitarist Mark Olson (The Jayhawks) is 55. Singer Joanne Catherall of Human League is 54. Actress Holly Robinson Peete ("Hangin' With Mr. Cooper") is 52. Singer Ricky Bell (Bell Biv Devoe, New Edition) is 49. Actress and talk-show host Aisha Tyler is 46. Actress Jada Pinkett Smith is 45. Actor James Marsden is 43. Rapper Xzibit is 42. Comedian Jason Sudeikis is 41. Actor Barrett Foa ("NCIS: Los Angeles") is 39. Actors Taylor and Brandon Porter ("Party of Five") are 23. Country singer Tae Dye of Maddie and Tae is 21.

Sept. 19: "Inside the Actor's Studio" host James Lipton is 90. Actress Rosemary Harris is 89. Actor Adam West is 88. Actor David McCallum is 83. Singer Bill Medley of the Righteous Brothers is 76. Singer Sylvia Tyson of Ian and Sylvia is 76. Singer-songwriter Paul Williams is 76. Singer Freda Payne is 74. Actor Randolph Mantooth ("Emergency") is 71. Guitarist Lol Creme of 10cc is 69. Actor Jeremy Irons is 68. Actress-model Twiggy Lawson is 67. TV personality Joan Lunden is 66. Guitarist-producer Nile Rodgers of Chic is 64. Singer-actor Rex Smith is 61. Director Kevin Hooks is 58. Actress Carolyn McCormick ("Law and Order: Special Victims Unit") is 57. TV chef Mario Batali is 56. Comedian Cheri Oteri is 54. Country singer Jeff Bates is 53.

Country singer Trisha Yearwood is 52. Singer Esperonza Griffin (Society of Soul) is 47. Celebrity chef Michael Symon is 47. Singer A. Jay Popoff of Lit is 43. Comedian-talk-show host Jimmy Fallon is 42. Rapper Eamon is 33.

Sept. 20: Actress Sophia Loren is 82. Bassist Chuck Panozzo (Styx) is 68. Jazz guitarist Peter White is 62. Actor Gary Cole is 60. Bassist Randy Bradbury of Pennywise is 52. Actress Kristen Johnston ("3rd Rock From The Sun") is 49. Bassist Ben Shepherd (Soundgarden) is 48. Singer The Dream is 39. Drummer Rick Woolstenhulme of Lifehouse is 37. Rapper Yung Joc is 34. Malachi Kirby (2016's "Roots") is 27.

Sept. 21: Author-comedian Fanny Flagg is 75. Author Stephen King is 69. Guitarist Don Felder (The Eagles) is 69. Actor Bill Murray is 66. Writer-producer Ethan Coen of the Coen Brothers is 59. Actor-comedian Dave Coulier ("Full House") is 57. Actor David James Elliott ("JAG") is 56. Actress Nancy Travis is 55. Actor Rob Morrow is 54. Actress Cheryl Hines is 51. Country singer Faith Hill is 49. Drummer Tyler Stewart of Barenaked Ladies is 49. Actress-talk-show host Ricki Lake is 48. Actor Luke Wilson is 45. Actor Paulo Costanzo ("Royal Pains") is 38. TV personality Nicole Richie is 35. Actress Maggie Grace ("Lost") is 33. Actor Joseph Mazzello ("Simon Birch") is 33. Rapper Wale is 32. Actors Nikolas and Lorenzo Brino ("7th Heaven") are 18.

Sept. 22: Actor Paul Le Mat ("American Graffiti") is 71. Singer David Coverdale (Whitesnake, Deep Purple) is 65. Actress Shari Belafonte is 62. Singer Debby Boone is 60. Country singer June Forester of The Forester Sisters is 60. Singer Nick Cave is 59. Singer Johnette Napolitano of Concrete Blonde is 59. Singer Joan Jett is 58. Actor Scott Baio is 56. Actress Catherine Oxenberg is 55. Actress Bonnie Hunt is 55. Actor Rob Stone ("Mr. Belvedere") is 54. Bassist-guitarist Dave Hernandez (The Shins) is 46. Singer Big Rube of Society of Soul is 45. Actress Katie Lowes ("Scandal") is 34. Actress Tatiana Maslany ("Orphan Black") is 31. Actor Tom Felton ("Harry Potter" films) is 29.

Sept. 23: Singer Julio Iglesias is 73. Actor Paul Petersen ("The Donna Reed Show") is 71. Actress-singer Mary Kay Place is 69. Singer Bruce Springsteen is 67. Drummer Leon Taylor of The Ventures is 61. Actor Jason Alexander is 57. Actor Chi McBride ("Hawaii Five-0," ''Boston Public") is 55. Steel guitarist Don Herron of BR549 is 54. Singer Ani DiFranco is 46. Singer Sarah Bettens of K's Choice is 44. Rapper-producer-record head Jermaine Dupri is 44. Actor Anthony Mackie ("Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter") is 38. Singer Erik-Michael Estrada of O-Town is 37.

Sept. 24: Singer Sonny Turner of The Platters is 77. Singer Barbara Allbut of The Angels is 76. Singer Phyliss "Jiggs" Allbut of The Angels is 74. Singer Gerry Marsden of Gerry and the Pacemakers is 74. News anchor Lou Dobbs is 71. Actor Gordon Clapp ("NYPD Blue") is 68. Actor Kevin Sorbo ("Hercules: Legendary Journeys") is 58. Singer Cedric Dent of Take 6 is 54. Actress-writer Nia Vardalos is 54. Drummer Shawn Crahan of Slipknot is 47. Drummer Marty Mitchell (Ricochet) is 47. Singer-guitarist Marty Cintron of No Mercy is 45. Guitarist Juan DeVevo of Casting Crowns is 41. Actor Kyle Sullivan ("Malcolm in the Middle") is 28.

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