Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 4-10

Dec. 4: Game-show host Wink Martindale is 83. Singer Freddy "Boom Boom" Cannon is 80. Actor-producer-director Max Baer Jr. ("The Beverly Hillbillies") is 79. Bassist Bob Mosley of Moby Grape is 74. Singer-bassist Chris Hillman (The Byrds, the Flying Burrito Brothers) is 72. Singer Southside Johnny Lyon of Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes is 68. Actor Jeff Bridges is 67. Guitarist Gary Rossington (Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Rossington Collins Band) is 65. Actress Patricia Wettig is 65. Drummer Brian Prout of Diamond Rio is 61. Jazz singer Cassandra Wilson is 61. Bassist Bob Griffin of The BoDeans is 57. Singer Vinnie Dombroski of Sponge is 54. Actress Chelsea Noble ("Growing Pains," ''Kirk") is 52. Actress Marisa Tomei is 52. Comedian Fred Armisen is 50. Rapper Jay Z is 47. Model Tyra Banks is 43. Country singer Lila McCann is 35.

Dec. 5: Singer Little Richard is 84. Singer Jim Messina (Loggins and Messina, Poco) is 69. Actor Brian Backer ("Fast Times at Ridgemont High") is 60. Country singer Ty England is 53. Singer-guitarist John Rzeznik of The Goo Goo Dolls is 51. Country singer Gary Allan is 49. Comedian Margaret Cho is 48. Actress Alex Kapp Horner ("The New Adventures of Old Christine") is 47. Bassist Regina Zernay of Cowboy Mouth is 44. Actress Paula Patton is 41. Actress Amy Acker ("Person of Interest," ''Angel") is 40. Actor Adan Canto ("Designated Survivor") is 35. Singer Keri Hilson is 34. Actor Frankie Muniz ("Malcolm in the Middle") is 31.

Actor Ross Bagley ("Fresh Prince of Bel-Air") is 28.

Dec. 6: Country singer Helen Cornelius is 75. Singer Frank Beverly of Maze is 70. Actress JoBeth Williams is 68. Actor Tom Hulce is 63. Actor Kin Shriner is 63. Talk-show host Wil Shriner is 63. Drummer Rick Buckler of The Jam is 61. Country singer Bill Lloyd of Foster and Lloyd is 61. Comedian Steven Wright is 61. Guitarist Peter Buck of R.E.M. is 60. Drummer David Lovering of The Pixies is 55. Guitarist Ben Watt of Everything But The Girl is 54. Actress Janine Turner is 54. Director Judd Apatow is 49. Keyboardist Ulf "Buddha" Ekberg of Ace of Base is 46.

Dec. 7: Bluegrass singer Bobby Osborne of the Osborne Brothers is 85. Actress Ellen Burstyn is 84. Country singer Gary Morris is 68. Singer Tom Waits is 67. Actress Priscilla Barnes ("Three's Company") is 59. Announcer Edd Hall ("The Tonight Show With Jay Leno") is 58. Bassist Tim Butler of Psychedelic Furs is 58. Actor Jeffrey Wright ("Westworld") is 51. Actor C. Thomas Howell is 50. Rapper Kon Artis of D12 is 42. Singer Nicole Appleton of All Saints is 41. Country singer Sunny Sweeney is 40. Actress Shiri Appleby ("Roswell") is 38. Singer Sara Bareilles is 37. Singer Aaron Carter is 29.

Dec. 8: Singer Jerry Butler is 77. Drummer Bobby Elliott of The Hollies is 75. Actor John Rubinstein is 70. Singer-keyboardist Gregg Allman of the Allman Brothers is 69. Singer Toots Hibbert of Toots and the Maytals is 68. Actress Kim Basinger is 63. Guitarist Warren Cuccurullo (Duran Duran, Missing Persons) is 60. Guitarist Phil Collen of Def Leppard is 59. Country singer Marty Raybon (The Raybon Brothers, Shenandoah) is 57. Guitarist Marty Friedman (Megadeth) is 54. Actress Teri Hatcher is 52. Actor David Harewood ("Supergirl," ''Homeland") is 51. Rapper Bushwick Bill of Geto Boys is 50. Singer Sinead O'Connor is 50. Actor Matthew Laborteaux ("Little House on the Prairie") is 50. Guitarist Ryan Newell of Sister Hazel is 44. Actor Dominic Monaghan ("Lost," ''Lord of the Rings") is 40. Actor Ian Somerhalder ("The Vampire Diaries," ''Lost") is 38. Singer Ingrid Michaelson is 37. Singer Sam Hunt is 32. Singer Kate Voegele ("One Tree Hill") is 30. Drummer Jen Ledger of Skillet is 27. Actress Wallis Currie-Wood ("Madam Secretary") is 25.

Dec. 9: Actor Kirk Douglas is 100. Actor-writer Buck Henry is 86. Actress Judi Dench is 82. Actor Beau Bridges is 75. Actor Michael Nouri is 71. Singer Joan Armatrading is 66. Actor Michael Dorn ("Star Trek: The Next Generation") is 64. Actor John Malkovich is 63. Country singer Sylvia is 60. Singer Donny Osmond is 59. Bassist Nick Seymour of Crowded House is 58. Comedian Mario Cantone ("Sex and the City") is 57. Actor Joe Lando ("Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman") is 55. Actress Felicity Huffman is 54. Keyboardist Jerry Hughes of Yankee Grey is 51. Singer-guitarist Thomas Flowers of Oleander is 49. Guitarist Brian Bell of Weezer is 48. Singer-guitarist Jakob Dylan of The Wallflowers is 47. Former "American Idol" judge Kara DioGuardi is 46. Country singer David Kersh is 46. Drummer Tre Cool of Green Day is 44. Rapper Canibus is 42. Singer Imogen Heap is 39. Actor Jesse Metcalfe ("Desperate Housewives") is 38. Actor Simon Helberg ("The Big Bang Theory") is 36. Actress Jolene Purdy ("Under the Dome," ''Donnie Darko") is 33. Actor Joshua Sasse ("Galavant") is 29. Actress Ashleigh Brewer ("The Bold and the Beautiful") is 26.

Dec. 10: Actor Tommy Kirk is 75. Singer Chad Stuart of Chad and Jeremy is 75. Singer Ralph Tavares of Tavares is 75. Actress-singer Gloria Loring is 70. Drummer Walter "Clyde" Orange of The Commodores is 70. Country singer Johnny Rodriguez is 65. Actress Susan Dey is 64. Actor-director Kenneth Branagh is 56. Actress Nia Peeples is 55. TV chef Bobby Flay is 52. Drummer Meg White of The White Stripes is 42. Actress Emmanuelle Chriqui is 41. Rapper Kuniva of D12 is 41. Bassist Noah Harmon of Airborne Toxic Event is 35. Actress Raven-Symone is 31.

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