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Jan. 20: Singer Slim Whitman is 89. Comedian Arte Johnson is 84. Singer Eric Stewart (10cc, Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders) is 68. Director David Lynch is 67. Drummer George Grantham of Poco is 66. Guitarist Paul Stanley of Kiss is 61. Bassist Ian Hill of Judas Priest is 61. TV host Bill Maher ("Politically Incorrect") is 57. Actor Lorenzo Lamas is 55. Actor James Denton ("Desperate Housewives") is 50. Bassist Greg K. of The Offspring is 48. Country singer John Michael Montgomery is 48. Actor Rainn Wilson ("The Office") is 47. Actress Stacey Dash ("Clueless") is 46. Actor Reno Wilson is 44. Singer Edwin McCain is 43. Actor Skeet Ulrich ("Scream," ''As Good As It Gets") is 43. Drummer ?uestlove of The Roots is 42. Drummer Rob Bourdon of Linkin Park is 34. Country singer Brantley Gilbert is 28. Actor Evan Peters ("American Horror Story") is 26.
Jan. 21: Actress Ann Wedgeworth ("Evening Shade") is 79. Singer Richie Havens is 72. Singer Mac Davis is 71. Actress Jill Eikenberry is 66. Guitarist Jim Ibbotson of The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band is 66. Singer-songwriter Billy Ocean is 63. Actor Robby Benson is 57. Actress Geena Davis is 57. Actress Charlotte Ross ("NYPD Blue") is 45. Actress Karina Lombard ("The L Word") is 44. Rapper Levirt of B-Rock and the Bizz is 43. Drummer Mark Trojanowski of Sister Hazel is 43. Singer Cat Power is 41. DJ Chris Kilmore of Incubus is 40. Singer Emma Bunton (Baby Spice) of the Spice Girls is 37. Singer Nokio of Dru Hill is 34.
Jan. 22: Actress Piper Laurie is 81. Actor Seymour Cassel is 78. Actor John Hurt is 73. Singer Steve Perry (Journey) is 64. Bassist Teddy Gentry of Alabama is 61. Actress Linda Blair is 54. Actress Diane Lane is 48. Country singer Regina Nicks of Regina Regina is 48. Rap DJ-actor Jazzy Jeff is 48. Singer Marc Gay of Shai is 44. Actor Balthazar Getty is 38. Actor Christopher Kennedy Masterson ("Malcolm in the Middle") is 33. Singer Willa Ford is 32. Actress Beverley Mitchell ("Seventh Heaven") is 32. Guitarist Ben Moody of The Fallen (and Evanescence) is 32. Actress Sami Gayle ("Blue Bloods") is 17.
Jan. 23: Actress Chita Rivera is 80. Actor Gil Gerard is 70. Actor Rutger Hauer is 69. Singer Anita Pointer of the Pointer Sisters is 65. Bassist-keyboardist Bill Cunningham of The Box Tops is 63. Actor Richard Dean Anderson ("MacGyver") is 63. Singer-guitarist Robin Zander of Cheap Trick is 60. Singer Anita Baker is 55. Bassist Earl Falconer of UB40 is 54. Actress Gail O'Grady ("American Dreams," ''NYPD Blue") is 50. Actress Mariska Hargitay is 49. Singer Marc Nelson (Az Yet) is 42. Actress Tiffani Thiessen is 39. Bassist Nick Harmer of Death Cab for Cutie is 38.
Jan. 24: Cajun fiddler Doug Kershaw is 77. Singer Ray Stevens is 74. Singer Aaron Neville is 72. Singer Neil Diamond is 72. Actor Michael Ontkean ("Twin Peaks") is 67. Country singer-songwriter Becky Hobbs is 63. Comedian Yakov Smirnoff is 62. Keyboardist-turned-TV personality Jools Holland (Squeeze) is 55. Actress Nastassja Kinski is 54. Drummer Keech Rainwater of Lonestar is 50. Singer Sleepy Brown of Society of Soul is 43. Actress Merrilee McCommas ("Family Law") is 42. Actor Ed Helms ("The Office") is 38. Actress Tatyana Ali ("The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air") is 34. Guitarist Mitchell Marlow of Fliter is 34. Actress Mischa Barton ("The O.C.") is 27.
Jan. 25: Actor Dean Jones is 82. Country singer Claude Gray is 81. Actress Leigh Taylor-Young ("Peyton Place," ''Soylent Green") is 68. Actress Jenifer Lewis is 56. Actress Dinah Manoff ("Empty Nest") is 55. Country drummer Mike Burch of River Road is 47. Singer Kina (Brownstone) is 44. Actress Ana Ortiz ("Ugly Betty") is 42. Guitarist Matt Odmark of Jars of Clay is 39. Singer Alicia Keys is 32. Actor Michael Trevino ("The Vampire Diaries") is 28.
Jan. 26: Sports announcer-actor Bob Uecker is 78. Actor Scott Glenn is 74. Singer Jean Knight is 70. Drummer Corky Laing of Mountain is 65. Actor David Strathairn is 63. Singer Lucinda Williams is 60. Guitarist Eddie Van Halen is 58. Percussionist Norman Hassan of UB40 is 55. Comedian Ellen DeGeneres is 55. Guitarist Andrew Ridgeley (Wham!) is 50. Singer Jazzie B. of Soul II Soul is 50. Actor Paul Johansson ("One Tree Hill") is 49. Gospel singer Kirk Franklin is 43. Drummer Chris Hesse of Hoobastank is 39. Actress Sara Rue ("Less Than Perfect") is 35. Guitarist Michael Martin of Marshall Dyllon is 30.
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