Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec 26-Jan 1

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Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec 26-Jan 1

(AP) - Dec. 26: Singer Abdul “Duke” Fakir of The Four Tops is 86. “America’s Most Wanted” host John Walsh is 76. Keyboardist Bob Carpenter with The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band is 75. Bassist George Porter Junior of The Meters is 74. Humorist David Sedaris is 65. Drummer James Kottak of Scorpions is 59. Drummer Brian Westrum of Sons of the Desert is 59.

Drummer Lars Ulrich of Metallica is 58. Country singer Audrey Wiggins is 54. Guitarist J (White Zombie) is 54. Guitarist Peter Klett of Candlebox is 53. Singer James Mercer of The Shins is 51. Actor-singer Jared Leto of 30 Seconds To Mars is 50. Singer Chris Daughtry (“American Idol”) is 42. Actor Beth Behrs (“The Neighborhood,” “2 Broke Girls”) is 36. Actor Kit Harington (“Game of Thrones”) is 35. Actor Eden Sher (“The Middle”) is 30. Singer Jade Thirlwall of Little Mix is 29.

Dec. 27: Actor John Amos (“The West Wing,” “Roots”) is 82. Guitarist Mick Jones of Foreigner is 77. Singer Tracy Nelson is 77. Actor Gerard Depardieu is 73. Jazz drummer T.S. Monk is 72. Singer Karla Bonoff is 70. Guitarist David Knopfler of Dire Straits is 69. Actor Tovah Feldshuh (“Law and Order”) is 68. Actor Maryam D’Abo (“The Living Daylights”) is 61. Drummer Jeff Bryant (Ricochet) is 59. Actor Ian Gomez (“Felicity,” ″The Drew Carey Show”) is 57. Actor Theresa Randle (“Bad Boys”) is 57. Actor Eva LaRue (“CSI: Miami”) is 55. Bassist Darrin Vincent of Dailey and Vincent is 52. Guitarist Matt Slocum of Sixpence None The Richer is 49. Actor Wilson Cruz (“Party of Five,” ″My So-Called Life”) is 48. Actor Masi Oka (“Hawaii Five-0,” ″Heroes”) is 47. Actor Emilie de Ravin (“Once Upon A Time,” ″Lost”) is 40. Actor Jay Ellis (“Insecure”) is 40. Guitarist James Mead of Kutless is 39. Singer Hayley Williams of Paramore is 33. Singer Shay Mooney of Dan and Shay is 30. Actor Timothee Chalamet (“Call Me By Your Name,” ″Lady Bird”) is 26.

Dec. 28: Actor Nichelle Nichols (“Star Trek”) is 89. Actor Maggie Smith (“Harry Potter”) is 87. Singer-keyboardist Edgar Winter is 75. Actor Denzel Washington is 67. TV personality Gayle King (“CBS This Morning”) is 67. Drummer Mike McGuire of Shenandoah is 63. Actor Chad McQueen (the “Karate Kid” films) is 61. Country singer-guitarist Marty Roe of Diamond Rio is 61. Actor Malcolm Gets (“Caroline in the City”) is 58.

Political commentator Ana Navarro (“The View”) is 50. Comedian Seth Meyers (“Late Night With Seth Meyers”) is 48. Actor Brendan Hines (“Suits,” ″Lie To Me”) is 45. Actor Joe Manganiello (“True Blood”) is 45. Actor Vanessa Ferlito (“NCIS: New Orleans”) is 44. Singer John Legend is 43. Actor Andre Holland (“Selma”) is 42. Actor Sienna Miller is 40. Actor Beau Garrett (“The Good Doctor”) is 39. Actor Thomas Dekker (“Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles,” “Heroes”) is 34. Actor Mackenzie Rosman (“7th Heaven”) is 32. “American Idol” runner-up David Archuleta is 31. Actor Mary-Charles Jones (“Kevin Can Wait”) is 20. Actor Miles Brown (“black-ish”) is 17.

Dec. 29: Actor Inga Swenson (“Benson”) is 89. Actor Jon Voight is 83. Singer Marianne Faithfull is 75. Actor Ted Danson is 74. Singer-actor Yvonne Elliman is 70. Actor Patricia Clarkson is 62. Comedian Paula Poundstone is 62. Guitarist-singer Jim Reid of The Jesus And Mary Chain is 60. Actor Michael Cudlitz (“The Walking Dead”) is 57. Singer Dexter Holland of The Offspring is 56. Actor Jason Gouldis 55. News anchor Ashleigh Banfield is 54. Director Lilly Wachowski (“The Matrix”) is 54. Singer-guitarist Glen Phillips (Toad the Wet Sprocket) is 51.

Actor Kevin Weisman (“Alias”) is 51. Actor Jude Law is 49. Actor Maria Dizzia (“Orange Is the New Black”) is 47. Actor Mekhi Phifer is 47. Actor Shawn Hatosy (“Reckless,” ″The Faculty”) is 46. Actor Katherine Moennig (“Ray Donovan,” “The L Word”) is 45. Actor Alison Brie (“Glow,” ″Community”) is 39. Country singer Jessica Andrews is 38. Actor Iain de Caestecker (“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”) is 34. Actor Jane Levy (“Suburgatory”) is 32. Drummer Danny Wagner of Greta Van Fleet is 23.

Dec. 30: Actor Russ Tamblyn is 87. Singer Noel Paul Stookey of Peter, Paul and Mary is 84. Director James Burrows (“Cheers,” ″Taxi”) is 81. Actor Fred Ward (“The Right Stuff”) is 79. Actor Concetta Tomei (“Providence,” ″China Beach”) is 76. Singer Patti Smith is 75. Musician Jeff Lynne is 74. TV host Meredith Vieira (“Today,” ″The View”) is 68. Actor Sheryl Lee Ralph (“Moesha”) is 66. Country singer Suzy Bogguss is 65. Actor Patricia Kalembar (“Sisters”) is 65. Former “Today” show anchor Matt Lauer is 64. Actor-comedian Tracey Ullman is 62. TV host Sean Hannity is 60.

Actor George Newbern (“Providence”) is 58. Singer Jay Kay of Jamiroquai is 52. Drummer Byron McMackin of Pennywise is 52. Actor Meredith Monroe (“Dawson’s Creek”) is 52. Actor Daniel Sunjata (“Rescue Me”) is 50. Actor Maureen Flanigan (“7th Heaven”) is 49. Actor Jason Behr (“The Grudge,” ″Roswell”) is 48.

Actor Lucy Punch (“Ben and Kate”) is 44. Singer-actor Tyrese is 43. Actor Eliza Dushku (“Dollhouse,” ″Buffy the Vampire Slayer”) is 41. Guitarist Tim Lopez of Plain White T’s is 41. Actor Kristin Kreuk (“Smallville”) is 39. Singer-guitarist Wesley Schultz of The Lumineers is 39. Singer Andra Day is 37. Actor Anna Wood (“Falling Water,” ″Reckless”) is 36. Singer Ellie Goulding is 35. Actor Caity Lotz (“DC’s Legends of Tomorrow”) is 35. Actor Jeff Ward (“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”) is 35. Guitarist Eric Steedly of LANCO is 31. Drummer Jamie Follese of Hot Chelle Rae is 30.

Dec. 31: Actor Anthony Hopkins is 84. Actor Tim Considine (“My Three Sons”) is 81. Actor Sarah Miles (“The Big Sleep”) is 80. Actor Barbara Carrera (“Never Say Never Again”) is 80. Guitarist Andy Summers of The Police is 79. Actor Ben Kingsley is 78. Actor Tim Matheson is 74. Singer Burton Cummings of The Guess Who is 74. Actor Joe Dallesandro (“The Limey”) is 73. Bassist Tom Hamilton of Aerosmith is 70. Actor James Remar (“Dexter”) is 68. Actor Bebe Neuwirth (“Madam Secretary,” “Cheers”) is 63.

Singer Paul Westerberg is 62. Actor Val Kilmer is 62. Guitarist Ric Ivanisevich of Oleander is 59. Guitarist Scott Ian of Anthrax is 58. Actor Lance Reddick (“Fringe,” ″The Wire”) is 52. Singer-actor Joe McIntyre of New Kids on the Block is 49. Cellist Mikko Siren of Apocalyptica is 46. Singer Psy is 44. Drummer Bob Bryar (My Chemical Romance) is 42. Drummer Jason Sechrist of Portugal. The Man is 42. Actor Ricky Whittle (“American Gods”) is 42. Actor Erich Bergen (“Madam Secretary,” ″Jersey Boys”) is 36. Musician Drew Taggart of The Chainsmokers is 32.

Jan. 1: Actor Frank Langella is 84. Singer-guitarist Country Joe McDonald of Country Joe and the Fish is 80. Comedian Don Novello (Father Guido Sarducci) is 79. Actor Rick Hurst (“The Dukes of Hazzard”) is 76. Rapper Grandmaster Flash is 64. Actor Renn Woods is 64. Actor Dedee Pfeiffer (“Cybill”) is 58. Actor Morris Chestnut (“The Brothers,” ″The Best Man”) is 53. Singer Tank is 46. Actor Eden Riegel (“The Young and the Restless”) is 41. Bassist Noah Sierota of Echosmith is 26.