Celebrity birthdays for the week of Aug. 23-29

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Celebrity birthdays for the week of Aug. 23-29

Aug. 23: Actor Vera Miles is 90. Actor Barbara Eden is 89. Satirist Mark Russell is 88. Actor Richard Sanders (“WKRP In Cincinnati”) is 80. Country singer Rex Allen Jr. is 73. Singer Linda Thompson is 73. Actor David Robb (“Downton Abbey”) is 73. Country fiddler-singer Woody Paul of Riders in the Sky is 71. Actor Shelley Long is 71. Singer-actor Rick Springfield is 71. Actor-producer Mark Hudson (The Hudson Brothers) is 69. Actor Skipp Sudduth (“The Good Wife”) is 64. Guitarist Dean DeLeo of Stone Temple Pilots is 59. Singer-bassist Ira Dean of Trick Pony is 51. Actor Jay Mohr is 50. Actor Ray Park (“X-Men,” ″The Phantom Menace”) is 46. Actor Scott Caan (“Hawaii Five-0”) is 44. Singer Julian Casablancas of The Strokes is 42. Actor Joanna Froggatt (“Downton Abbey”) is 40. Actor Jaime Lee Kirchner (“Bull”) is 39. Saxophonist Andy Wild of Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats is 39. Musician Sky Blu of LMFAO is 34. Actor Kimberly Matula (“The Bold and the Beautiful”) is 32.

Aug. 24: Guitarist Mason Williams is 82. Singer Marshall Thompson of The Chi-Lites is 78. Keyboardist Ken Hensley (Uriah Heep) is 75. Actor Ann Archer is 73. Actor Joe Regalbuto (“Murphy Brown”) is 71. Actor Kevin Dunn (“Samantha Who?”) is 65. Actor Steve Guttenberg is 62. Actor Jared Harris (“The Crown,” ″Mad Men”) is 59. Talk show host Craig Kilborn is 58. Singer John Bush (Anthrax) is 57. Actor Marlee Matlin is 55. Newsman David Gregory is 50. Country singer Kristyn Osborn of SheDaisy is 50. Director Ava DuVernay (“Selma”) is 48. Actor-comedian Dave Chappelle is 47. Actor James D’Arcy (“Agent Carter,” “Dunkirk”) is 47. Actor Carmine Giovinazzo (“CSI: New York”) is 47. Actor Alex O’Loughlin (“Hawaii Five-0″) is 44. Actor Chad Michael Murray (“One Tree Hill,” ″A Cinderella Story”) is 39. Drummer Jeffrey Gilbert (Kutless) is 37. Actor Rupert Grint (“Harry Potter”) is 32.

Aug. 25: Actor Sean Connery is 90. Actor Tom Skerritt is 87. Jazz saxophonist Wayne Shorter is 87. Singer Walter Williams of The O’Jays is 77. Actor Anthony Heald (“Boston Public”) is 76. Singer Henry Paul of BlackHawk (and The Outlaws) is 71. Actor John Savage is 71. Bassist Gene Simmons of Kiss is 71. Singer Rob Halford of Judas Priest is 69. Keyboardist Geoff Downes of Asia is 68. Musician Elvis Costello is 66. Director Tim Burton is 62. Actor Christian LeBlanc (“The Young and the Restless”) is 62. Actor Ashley Crow (“Heroes”) is 60. Country singer-actor Billy Ray Cyrus is 59. Actor Ally Walker (“Profiler”) is 59. Actor Joanne Whalley is 59. Guitarist Vivian Campbell of Def Leppard is 58. Actor Blair Underwood is 56. Actor Robert Maschio (“Scrubs”) is 54. DJ Terminator X of Public Enemy is 54. Singer Jeff Tweedy of Wilco is 53. Actor David Alan Basche (“The Exes”) is 52. TV chef Rachael Ray is 52. Actor Cameron Mathison (“All My Children”) is 51. Country singer Jo Dee Messina is 50. Model Claudia Schiffer is 50. Actor Nathan Page (“Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries”) is 49. Actor Eric Millegan (“Bones”) is 46. Actor Alexander Skarsgard (“Big Little Lies,” ″True Blood”) is 44. Actor Jonathan Togo (“CSI: Miami”) is 43. Actor Kel Mitchell (“Kenan and Kel”) is 42. Actor Rachel Bilson (“Hart of Dixie,” “The O.C.”) is 39. Actor Blake Lively (“Gossip Girl”) is 33.

Aug. 26: Singer Vic Dana is 80. Singer Valerie Simpson of Ashford and Simpson is 75. Singer Bob Cowsill of The Cowsills is 71. “60 Minutes” correspondent Bill Whitaker is 69. Bandleader Branford Marsalis is 60. Guitarist Jimmy Olander of Diamond Rio is 59. Actor Chris Burke (“Life Goes On”) is 55. Singer Shirley Manson of Garbage is 54. Guitarist Dan Vickrey of Counting Crows is 54. Drummer Adrian Young of No Doubt is 51. Actor Melissa McCarthy (“Mike and Molly,” ″Gilmore Girls”) is 50. Latin pop singer Thalia is 49. Actor Meredith Eaton (2017′s “MacGyver,” ″Family Law”) is 46. Singer Tyler Connolly of Theory Of A Deadman is 45. Actor Mike Colter (“Jessica Jones”) is 44. Actor Macaulay Culkin is 40. Actor Chris Pine (new “Star Trek” movies) is 40. Singer Brian Kelley of Florida Georgia Line is 35. Singer-actor Cassie is 34. Actor Evan Ross (“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay”) is 32. Actor Danielle Savre (“Station 19,” ″Heroes”) is 32. Actor Dylan O’Brien (TV’s “Teen Wolf”) is 29. Actor Keke Palmer (“Akeelah and the Bee”) is 27.

Aug. 27: Bluegrass singer-banjo player J.D. Crowe is 83. Actor Tommy Sands is 83. Actor Tuesday Weld is 77. Actor G.W. Bailey (“M(asterisk)A(asterisk)S(asterisk)H,” ″The Closer”) is 76. Singer-bassist Tim Bogert of Vanilla Fudge is 76. Actor Marianne Sagebrecht is 75. Guitarist Jeff Cook of Alabama is 71. Actor Paul Reubens (Pee-Wee Herman) is 68. Guitarist Alex Lifeson of Rush is 67. Actor Peter Stormare (“Fargo,” ″The Big Lebowski”) is 67. Actor Diana Scarwid is 65. Bassist Glen Matlock of The Sex Pistols is 64. Gospel singer Yolanda Adams is 59. Guitarist Matthew Basford of Yankee Grey is 58. Bassist Mike Johnson (Dinosaur Jr.) is 55. Percussionist Bobo of Cypress Hill is 53. Country singer Colt Ford is 51. Actor Chandra Wilson (“Grey’s Anatomy”) is 51. Bassist Tony Kanal of No Doubt is 50. Actor Sarah Chalke (“Scrubs,” second Becky on “Roseanne”) is 44. Actor RonReaco Lee (“Madea Goes To Jail”) is 44. Rapper Mase is 45. Actor Demetria McKinney (“House of Payne”) is 42. Actor Aaron Paul (“Breaking Bad,” ″Big Love”) is 41. Guitarist Jon Siebels of Eve 6 is 41. Actor Shaun Weiss (“The Mighty Ducks”) is 41. Keyboardist Megan Garrett of Casting Crowns is 40. Actor Patrick J. Adams (“Suits”) is 39. Actor Karla Mosley (“The Bold and the Beautiful”) is 39. Actor Amanda Fuller (“Last Man Standing”) is 36. Singer Mario is 34. Actor Alexa PenaVega (“Spy Kids”) is 32. Actor Ellar Coltrane (“Boyhood”) is 26. Actor Savannah Paige Rae (“Parenthood”) is 17.

Aug. 28: Actor Sonny Shroyer (“The Dukes of Hazzard”) is 85. Actor Marla Adams (“The Young and the Restless”) is 82. Actor Ken Jenkins (“Scrubs”) is 80. Actor David Soul (“Starsky and Hutch”) is 77. Actor Barbara Bach is 74. Actor Debra Mooney (“The Practice,” ″Everwood”) is 73. Singer Wayne Osmond of The Osmonds is 69. Actor Daniel Stern is 63. Actor Emma Samms is 60. Actor Jennifer Coolidge is 59. Actor Amanda Tapping (“Stargate: Atlantis,” “Stargate SG-1”) is 55. Country singer Shania Twain is 55. Actor Billy Boyd (“Lord of the Rings”) is 52. Actor-singer Jack Black of Tenacious D is 51. Actor Jason Priestley (“Beverly Hills, 90210″) is 51. Actor Daniel Goddard (“The Young and the Restless”) is 49. Actor J. August Richards (“Kevin (Probably) Saves The World,” ″Angel”) is 47. Singer-bassist Max Collins of Eve 6 is 42. Actor Carly Pope (“Outlaw,” ″24,”) is 40. Country singer Jake Owen is 39. Country singer Leann Rimes is 38. Actor Kelly Theibaud (“General Hospital”) is 38. Actor Armie Hammer (“The Lone Ranger,” ″The Social Network”) is 34. Singer Florence Welch of Florence and the Machine is 34. Actor Shalita Grant (“NCIS: New Orleans”) is 32. Singer Cassadee Pope (“The Voice”) is 31. Actor Katie Findlay (“How To Get Away With Murder”) is 30. Actor Samuel Larsen (“Glee”) is 29. Actor Kyle Massey (“Cory in the House,” ″That’s So Raven”) is 29. Actor Quvenzhane Wallis (“Beasts of the Southern Wild”) is 17. Reality TV personality Honey Boo Boo (Alana Thompson) (“Here Comes Honey Boo Boo”) is 15.

Aug. 29: Actor Betty Lynn (“The Andy Griffith Show”) is 94. Movie director William Friedkin is 85. Actor Elliott Gould is 82. Actor Deborah Van Valkenburgh (“Too Close for Comfort”) is 68. Keyboardist Dan Truman of Diamond Rio is 64. Actor Rebecca DeMornay is 61. Bassist-singer Me’Shell NdegeOcello is 52. Singer Carl Martin of Shai is 50. Actor Carla Gugino is 49. Guitarist Kyle Cook of Matchbox Twenty is 45. Actor John Hensley (“Nip/Tuck”) is 43. Actor Kate Simses (“Dr. Ken”) is 41. Bassist David Desrosiers of Simple Plan is 40. Actor Jennifer Landon (“As The World Turns”) is 37. Actor Lea Michele (“Glee”) is 33. Actor Charlotte Ritchie (“Call the Midwife”) is 31. Singer Liam Payne of One Direction is 27.