Celeb birthdays for the week of May 5-11

ap-people-chris-brown-4_3_r536_c534.jpgSinger Chris Brown turns 24 on May 5. (Photo: John Shearer John Shearer/Invision, AP)


The Associated Press

May 5: Actress Pat Carroll is 86. Actor Michael Murphy is 75. Actor Lance Henriksen (“Millennium,” ”Aliens”) is 73. Comedian-actor Michael Palin (Monty Python) is 70. Actor Roger Rees (“Boston Common”) is 69. Actor John Rhys-Davies is 69. Former MTV News correspondent Kurt Loder is 68. Drummer Bill Ward of Black Sabbath is 65. Singer Ian McCulloch of Echo and the Bunnymen is 54. Newsman Brian Williams is 54. Actress Tina Yothers is 40. Singer Raheem DeVaughn is 38. Singer Craig David is 32. Actress Danielle Fishel is 32. Singer Adele is 25. Singer Chris Brown is 24.



George Clooney is 52 (Photo: Chris, Pizzello, AP)

 May 6: Singer Bob Seger is 68. Singer Jimmie Dale Gilmore is 68. Actor Alan Dale (“Lost,” ”Ugly Betty”) is 66. Actor Ben Masters (“Passions”) is 66. TV host Tom Bergeron is 58. Singer John Flansburgh of They Might Be Giants is 53. Actress Roma Downey is 53. Actor George Clooney is 52. Singer-bassist Tony Scalzo of Fastball is 49. Guitarist Mark Bryan of Hootie and the Blowfish is 46. Guitarist Chris Shiflett of Foo Fighters is 42. Actress Gabourey Sidibe is 30.



Jimmy Ruffin is 74 (Photo/ClassicMotown,com)


May 7: Singer Jimmy Ruffin is 74. Singer-songwriter Bill Danoff of Starland Vocal Band is 67. Singer Thelma Houston is 67. Drummer Bill Kreutzmann of the Grateful Dead is 67. Drummer Prairie Prince (The Tubes) is 63. Guitarist Phil Campbell of Motorhead is 52. Actress Traci Lords is 45. Singer Eagle-Eye Cherry is 42. Actor Breckin Meyer is 39.



Actress Melissa Gilbert is 49 

May 8: Comedian Don Rickles is 87. Singer Toni Tennille is 73. Country singer Jack Blanchard is 71. Singer Gary Glitter is 69. Drummer Chris Frantz of Talking Heads and of Tom Tom Club is 62. Singer Philip Bailey (solo and with Earth, Wind and Fire) is 62. Country musician Billy Burnette is 60. Drummer Alex Van Halen of Van Halen is 60. Actor Stephen Furst (“St. Elsewhere,” ”Animal House”) is 59. Actor David Keith is 59. Actress Melissa Gilbert is 49. Drummer Dave Rowntree of Blur is 49. Drummer Del Gray of Little Texas is 45. Singer Darren Hayes (Savage Garden) is 41. Singer Enrique Iglesias is 38. Actress Julia Whelan (“Once and Again”) is 29.



Actress Rosario Dawson is 34 (AP Photo)

May 9: Guitarist Nokie Edwards of The Ventures is 78. Actor Albert Finney is 77. Actress-turned-politician Glenda Jackson is 77. Guitarist Sonny Curtis of Buddy Holly and The Crickets is 76. Producer-director James L. Brooks is 76. Singer Tommy Roe is 71. Singer-guitarist Richie Furay (Buffalo Springfield, Poco) is 69. Singer Clint Holmes is 67. Actress Candice Bergen is 67. Singer Billy Joel is 64. Bassist Tom Petersson of Cheap Trick is 63. Actress Alley Mills (“The Wonder Years”) is 62. Actor John Corbett is 52. Singer David Gahan of Depeche Mode is 51. Rapper Ghostface Killah of Wu-Tang Clan is 43. Guitarist Mike Myerson of Heartland is 42. Singer Tamia is 38. Trombonist Dan Regan of Reel Big Fish is 36. Singer Pierre Bouvier of Simple Plan is 34. Actress Rosario Dawson is 34. Musician Andrew W.K. is 34.



May 10: Singer Henry Fambrough of The Spinners is 75. Announcer Gary Owens is 74. Singer Donovan is 67. Singer Dave Mason is 67. Singer Bono of U2 is 53. Drummer Danny Carey of Tool is 52. Actor Darryl M. Bell (“A Different World”) is 50. Model Linda Evangelista is 48. Rapper Young MC is 46. Actor Erik Palladino is 45. Singer Richard Patrick of Filter is 45. Actor Todd Lowe (“True Blood,” ”Gilmore Girls”) is 41. Actor Kenan Thompson (“Saturday Night Live,” ”Kenan and Kel”) is 35. Singer Jason Dalyrimple of Soul for Real is 33. Actress Lauren Potter (“Glee”) is 23.


May 11: Comedian Mort Sahl is 86. Singer Eric Burdon (The Animals, War) is 72. Actress Shohreh Aghdashloo (“24”) is 61. Actor Boyd Gaines is 60. Drummer Mark Herndon of Alabama is 58. Former MTV VJ Martha Quinn is 54. Country singer Tim Raybon of the Raybon Brothers is 50. Actor Tim Blake Nelson (“Lincoln,” ”O Brother, Where Art Thou?”) is 49. Bassist Keith West of Heartland is 45. Actor Nicky Katt (“Boston Public”) is 43. Actor Coby Bell is 38. Celloist Perttu Kivilaakso of Apocalyptica is 35. Actor Jonathan Jackson is 31. Actor Cory Monteith is 31.


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