Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 6-12

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 6-12:

Dec. 6: Actor Patrick Bauchau (“The Pretender,” “Carnivale”) is 82. Country singer Helen Cornelius is 79. Actor James Naughton (“Hostages,” “Planet of the Apes”) is 75. Singer Frank Beverly of Maze is 74. Actor JoBeth Williams is 72. Actor Tom Hulce is 67. Actor Kin Shriner is 67. Talk show host Wil Shriner is 67. Drummer Rick Buckler of The Jam is 65. Singer Tish Hinojosa is 65. Country singer Bill Lloyd of Foster and Lloyd is 65. Comedian Steven Wright is 65. Guitarist Peter Buck of R.E.M. is 64. Drummer David Lovering of The Pixies is 59. Guitarist Ben Watt of Everything But the Girl is 58. Actor Janine Turner (“Strong Medicine,” “Northern Exposure”) is 58. Director Judd Apatow (“The 40-Year-Old Virgin,” ″Knocked Up”) is 53. Keyboardist Ulf “Buddha” Ekberg of Ace of Base is 50. Actor Lindsay Price (“Splitting Up Together”) is 44. Actor Ashley Madekwe (”Revenge,” “Salem”) is 39. Bassist Jacob Chesnut of Rush of Fools is 31.

Dec. 7: Bluegrass singer Bobby Osborne of the Osborne Brothers is 89. Actor Ellen Burstyn is 88. Country singer Gary Morris is 72. Singer Tom Waits is 71. Actor Priscilla Barnes (“Three’s Company”) is 63. Announcer Edd Hall (“The Tonight Show With Jay Leno”) is 62. Bassist Tim Butler of Psychedelic Furs is 62. Actor Patrick Fabian (“Better Call Saul”) is 56. Actor Jeffrey Wright (“Westworld”) is 55. Actor C. Thomas Howell is 54. Actor Kimberly Hebert Gregory (“Kevin (Probably) Saves The World”) is 48. Rapper Kon Artis of D12 is 46. Singer Nicole Appleton of All Saints is 45. Singer Frankie J (Kumbia Kings) is 44. Country singer Sunny Sweeney is 44. Actor Shiri Appleby (“UnREAL,” “Roswell”) is 42. Singer Sara Bareilles is 41. Actor Jennifer Carpenter (“Limitless,” “Dexter”) is 41. Actor Jack Huston (“Boardwalk Empire”) is 38. Singer Aaron Carter is 33.

Dec. 8: Singer Jerry Butler is 81. Flute player James Galway is 81. Drummer Bobby Elliott of The Hollies is 79. Actor Mary Woronov (“Eating Raoul,” “The Munsters” films) is 77. Actor John Rubinstein (“Family,” ″Crazy Like a Fox”) is 74. Actor Kim Basinger is 67. Guitarist Warren Cuccurullo (Duran Duran, Missing Persons) is 64. Guitarist Phil Collen of Def Leppard is 64. Country singer Marty Raybon (The Raybon Brothers, Shenandoah) is 61. Guitarist Marty Friedman (Megadeth) is 58. Actor Wendell Pierce (“The Wire,” “Treme”) is 57. Actor Teri Hatcher is 56. Actor David Harewood (“Supergirl,” ″Homeland”) is 55. Singer Sinead O’Connor is 54. Actor Matthew Laborteaux (“Little House on the Prairie”) is 54. Guitarist Ryan Newell of Sister Hazel is 48. Actor Dominic Monaghan (“Lost,” ″Lord of the Rings”) is 44. Actor Ian Somerhalder (“The Vampire Diaries,” ″Lost,”) is 42. Singer Ingrid Michaelson is 41. Singer Chrisette Michele is 38. Country singer Sam Hunt is 36. Singer Kate Voegele (“One Tree Hill”) is 34. Drummer Jen Ledger of Skillet is 31. Actor Wallis Currie-Wood (“Madam Secretary”) is 29. Actor AnnaSophia Robb (film’s “Race to Witch Mountain,” TV’s “The Carrie Diaries”) is 27.

Dec. 9: Actor Judi Dench is 86. Actor Beau Bridges is 79. Football player-turned-actor Dick Butkus is 78. Actor Michael Nouri is 75. Singer Joan Armatrading is 70. Actor Michael Dorn (“Star Trek: The Next Generation”) is 68. Actor John Malkovich is 67. Country singer Sylvia is 64. Singer Donny Osmond is 63. Bassist Nick Seymour of Crowded House is 62. Comedian Mario Cantone (“Sex and the City”) is 61. Actor David Anthony Higgins (“Malcolm in the Middle,” “Ellen”) is 59. Actor Joe Lando (“Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman”) is 59. Actor Felicity Huffman (“Desperate Housewives,” ″Sports Night”) is 58. Keyboardist Jerry Hughes of Yankee Grey is 55. Singer-guitarist Thomas Flowers of Oleander is 53. Guitarist Brian Bell of Weezer is 52. Singer-guitarist Jakob Dylan of The Wallflowers is 51. Businesswoman and TV personality Lori Greiner (“Shark Tank”) is 51. Actor Allison Smith (“The West Wing,” ″Kate and Allie”) is 51. Former “American Idol” judge Kara DioGuardi is 50. Country singer David Kersh is 50. Actor Reiko Aylesworth (“24″) is 48. Drummer Tre Cool of Green Day is 48. Rapper Canibus is 46. Singer Imogen Heap is 43. Actor Jesse Metcalfe (“Desperate Housewives”) is 42. Actor Simon Helberg (“The Big Bang Theory”) is 40. Actor Jolene Purdy (“Under the Dome,” ″Donnie Darko”) is 37. Actor Joshua Sasse (“Galavant”) is 33. Actor Ashleigh Brewer (“The Bold and the Beautiful”) is 30.

Dec. 10: Actor Fionnula Flanagan (“Waking Ned Devine”) is 79. Actor Tommy Kirk is 79. Singer Chad Stuart of Chad and Jeremy is 79. Singer Ralph Tavares of Tavares is 79. Actor-singer Gloria Loring is 74. Drummer Walter “Clyde” Orange of The Commodores is 74. Country singer Johnny Rodriguez is 69. Actor Susan Dey is 68. Musician Paul Hardcastle is 63. Actor John York (“General Hospital”) is 62. Actor-director Kenneth Branagh is 60. Actor Nia Peeples is 59. TV chef Bobby Flay is 56. Singer-guitarist J Mascis of Dinosaur Jr. is 55. Bassist Scot Alexander of Dishwalla is 49. Drummer Meg White of The White Stripes is 46. Actor Emmanuelle Chriqui (“Entourage”) is 45. Rapper Kuniva of D12 is 45. Actor Gavin Houston (“The Haves and the Have Nots,” “Guiding Light”) is 43. Actor Alano Miller (“Underground,” ″Jane the Virgin”) is 41. Bassist Noah Harmon of Airborne Toxic Event is 39. Actor Patrick John Flueger (“Chicago P.D.”) is 37. Country singer Meghan Linsey is 35. Actor Raven-Symone (“That’s So Raven,” ″The Cosby Show”) is 35. Actor-singer Teyana Taylor is 30. Actor Kiki Layne (“If Beale Street Could Talk”) is 29.

Dec. 11: Actor Rita Moreno is 89. Singer David Gates of Bread is 80. Actor Donna Mills (“Knots Landing”) is 80. Singer Brenda Lee is 76. Singer Paul Beasley of The Blind Boys of Alabama is 76. Actor Linda Day George (TV’s “Mission: Impossible”) is 76. Actor Teri Garr is 73. Actor Bess Armstrong is 67. Singer Jermaine Jackson is 66. Bassist Mike Mesaros of The Smithereens is 63. Bassist Nikki Sixx of Motley Crue is 62. Actor Ben Browder (“Stargate SG-1”) is 58. Singer-bassist Justin Currie of Del Amitri is 56. Bassist David Schools of Widespread Panic is 56. Actor Gary Dourdan (“C.S.I.”) is 54. Actor-comedian Mo’Nique is 53. Actor Max Martini (“The Unit”) is 51. Rapper-actor Mos Def (Yasiin Bey) is 47. Actor Rider Strong (“Boy Meets World”) is 41. Actor Xosha Roquemore (“The Mindy Project”) is 36. Actor Karla Souza (“How to Get Away with Murder”) is 34. Actor-singer Hailee Steinfeld is 23.

Dec. 12: Game show host Bob Barker is 97. Singer Connie Francis is 83. Singer Dionne Warwick is 80. Singer-guitarist Dickey Betts (Allman Brothers) is 77. Actor Wings Hauser is 73. Actor Bill Nighy (“Pirates of the Caribbean”) is 71. Actor Duane Chase (“The Sound of Music”) is 70. Country singer La Costa is 70. Actor Cathy Rigby is 68. Singer-percussionist Sheila E. is 63. Actor Sheree J. Wilson (“Walker, Texas Ranger,” ″Dallas”) is 62. Guitarist Eric Schenkman of Spin Doctors is 57. Bassist Nicholas Dimichino of Nine Days is 53. Actor Jennifer Connelly is 50. Actor Madchen Amick (“My Own Worst Enemy,” ″Twin Peaks”) is 50. Actor Regina Hall is 50. Actor Mayim Bialik (“The Big Bang Theory,” ″Blossom”) is 45. Actor Lucas Hedges (“Boy Erased,” ″Manchester by the Sea”) is 24. Actor Sky Katz (“Raven’s Home”) is 16.

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