Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 13-19

Stevie Wonder
Singer Stevie Wonder is 68 on May 13. FILE – In this Oct. 17, 2017 file photo, Stevie Wonder attends the TIDAL X: Brooklyn 3rd Annual Benefit Concert in New York. Wonder says he plans to play a series of shows in the coming months to celebrate life, love and music and push back against troubled times. He gave no specifics other than saying shows in Las Vegas will be in the mix, and that he also hopes to have his long-in-the-works album “Through The Eyes of Wonder” done before 2018 ends. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File) (Evan Agostini/Invision/AP/Evan Agostini)
Stephen Colbert
Comedian Stephen Colbert (”The Late Show With Stephen Colbert”) is 54 on May 13. FILE – In this Sept. 17, 2017 file photo, Host Stephen Colbert speaks at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Colbert, Tom Cruise, and the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia are among the 51 people nominated for the New Jersey Hall of Fame. The hall honors people in five categories who live or have lived in New Jersey. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP,File) (Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP/Chris Pizzello)
George Lucas
Movie director-producer George Lucas is 74 on May 14. George Lucas arrives at the premiere of “Solo: A Star Wars Story” at El Capitan Theatre on Thursday, May 10, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP/Jordan Strauss)
Miranda Cosgrove participates in the BUILD Speaker Series to discuss her film "Despicable Me 3" at AOL Studios on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
Actress Miranda Cosgrove (”iCarly”) is 25 on May 14. Miranda Cosgrove participates in the BUILD Speaker Series to discuss her film “Despicable Me 3” at AOL Studios on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP) (Charles Sykes/Invision/AP/Charles Sykes)
Wavy Gravy, costumed as The Cat in the Hat, paints the face of 5-year-Old Jesse James Nugent backstage at the Oakland Coliseum during a Grateful Dead concer February 14, 1993.  Gravy, a backstage presence since the 1960s, entertains kids in the daycare room set up for the children of the band members and crew. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
Counterculture icon Wavy Gravy is 82 on May 15. Wavy Gravy, costumed as The Cat in the Hat, paints the face of 5-year-Old Jesse James Nugent backstage at the Oakland Coliseum during a Grateful Dead concer February 14, 1993. Gravy, a backstage presence since the 1960s, entertains kids in the daycare room set up for the children of the band members and crew. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg) (AP/ERIC RISBERG)
Jamie-Lynn Sigler
Actress Jamie-Lynn Sigler (”The Sopranos”) is 37 on May 15. FILE – In this Dec. 10, 2015, file photo, actress Jamie-Lynn Sigler attends Frozen celebrity premiere presented by Disney On Ice held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Sigler has been battling multiple sclerosis for the past 15 years. “The Sopranos” actress tells People magazine that she was diagnosed with the degenerative disease when she was 19 years old ahead of the show’s fourth season. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File) (Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Janet Jackson
Singer Janet Jackson is 52 on May 16. FILE – In this June 28, 2015, file photo, Janet Jackson accepts the ultimate icon: music dance visual award at the BET Awards in Los Angeles. Jackson, will be honored with the prestigious ICON Award at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, May 20, 2018. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File) (AP/Chris Pizzello)
Tori Spelling poses at the re-opening of "From 'Coraline' to 'Kubo': A Magical LAIKA Experience," at the Globe Theatre on Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016, in Universal City, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Actress Tori Spelling is 45 on May 16. Tori Spelling poses at the re-opening of “From ‘Coraline’ to ‘Kubo’: A Magical LAIKA Experience,” at the Globe Theatre on Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016, in Universal City, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) (Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP/Chris Pizzello)
Bob Saget arrives at the People's Choice Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Actor-comedian Bob Saget is 62 on May 17. Bob Saget arrives at the People’s Choice Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP/Jordan Strauss)
Craig Ferguson
Actor Craig Ferguson (”The Late Late Show,” `’The Drew Carey Show”) is 56 on May 17. FILE – In this Feb. 17, 2016, file photo, talk show host Craig Ferguson shows his “Join or Die” tattoo in AOL’s BUILD Speaker Series to discuss the History Channel television show, “Join or Die”, at AOL Studios in New York. Ferguson will host NBC’s Red Nose Day telecast for children in need, announced Wednesday, May 4, 2016. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File) (Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
George Strait performs during the 11th annual ACM Honors at the Ryman Auditorium on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by Wade Payne/Invision/AP)
Country singer George Strait is 66 on May 18. George Strait performs during the 11th annual ACM Honors at the Ryman Auditorium on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by Wade Payne/Invision/AP) (Wade Payne/Invision/AP/Wade Payne)
Tina Fey
Comedian Tina Fey (”30 Rock,” `’Saturday Night Live”) is 48 on May 18. Television producer Tina Fey attends the Tribeca Film Festival opening night world premiere of “Love, Gilda” at the Beacon Theatre on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) (Evan Agostini/Invision/AP/Evan Agostini)
Jim Lehrer
PBS newscaster Jim Lehrer is 84 on May 19. Moderator Jim Lehrer addresses the audience before the first presidential debate at the University of Denver, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, in Denver. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
Michael Che attends NBC's Red Nose Day entertainment charity event at The Hammerstein Ballroom on Thursday, May 21, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
Comedian Michael Che (”Saturday Night Live”) is 35 on May 19. Michael Che attends NBC’s Red Nose Day entertainment charity event at The Hammerstein Ballroom on Thursday, May 21, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
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Stevie Wonder
Stephen Colbert
George Lucas
Miranda Cosgrove participates in the BUILD Speaker Series to discuss her film "Despicable Me 3" at AOL Studios on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
Wavy Gravy, costumed as The Cat in the Hat, paints the face of 5-year-Old Jesse James Nugent backstage at the Oakland Coliseum during a Grateful Dead concer February 14, 1993.  Gravy, a backstage presence since the 1960s, entertains kids in the daycare room set up for the children of the band members and crew. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
Jamie-Lynn Sigler
Janet Jackson
Tori Spelling poses at the re-opening of "From 'Coraline' to 'Kubo': A Magical LAIKA Experience," at the Globe Theatre on Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016, in Universal City, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Bob Saget arrives at the People's Choice Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Craig Ferguson
George Strait performs during the 11th annual ACM Honors at the Ryman Auditorium on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by Wade Payne/Invision/AP)
Tina Fey
Jim Lehrer
Michael Che attends NBC's Red Nose Day entertainment charity event at The Hammerstein Ballroom on Thursday, May 21, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

Here are some celebrities having a birthday this week.

May 13: Actor Buck Taylor (”Gunsmoke,” `’Gods and Generals”) is 80. Actor Harvey Keitel is 79. Actress Zoe Wanamaker (”Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”) is 70. Actor Franklyn Ajaye (”Car Wash,” TV’s “Deadwood”) is 69. Singer Stevie Wonder is 68. Actress Leslie Winston (TV: “The Waltons”) is 62. Comedian Stephen Colbert (”The Late Show With Stephen Colbert”) is 54. Drummer John Richardson of The Gin Blossoms is 54. Actor Tom Verica (”American Dreams”) is 54. Singer Darius Rucker (Hootie and the Blowfish) is 52. Drummer Andy Williams of Casting Crowns is 46. Bassist Mickey Madden of Maroon 5 is 39. Actor Iwan Rheon (”Game of Thrones”) is 33. Actress Lena Dunham (”Girls”) is 32. Actor Robert Pattinson is 32. Actress Candice Accola King (”The Vampire Diaries”) is 31. Actor Hunter Parrish (”Weeds”) is 31. Bassist Wylie Gelber of Dawes is 30. Actress Debby Ryan (”Jessie”) is 25.

May 14: Movie director-producer George Lucas is 74. Actress Meg Foster (”Cagney and Lacey”) is 70. Director Robert Zemeckis is 67. Musician David Byrne (Talking Heads) is 66. Actor Tim Roth is 57. Guitarist C.C. DeVille of Poison is 56. Singer Ian Astbury of The Cult is 56. Musician Fabrice Morvan of Milli Vanilli is 52. Bassist Mike Inez of Alice In Chains is 52. Singer Raphael Saadiq (Tony! Toni! Tone!) is 52. Actress Cate Blanchett is 49. Singer Danny Wood of New Kids On The Block is 49. Director Sofia Coppola (”Lost In Translation”) is 47. Actor Gabriel Mann (”Revenge”) is 46. Singer Natalie Appleton of All Saints is 45. Singer Shanice is 45. Actress Carla Jimenez (”Growing Up Fisher”) is 44. Guitarist Henry Garza of Los Lonely Boys is 40. Singer Ketch Secor of Old Crow Medicine Show is 40. Singer-guitarist Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys is 39. Bassist Mike Retondo of Plain White T’s is 37. Actress Amber Tamblyn (”Two and a Half Men,” `’Joan of Arcadia”) is 35. Actress Miranda Cosgrove (”iCarly”) is 25.

May 15: Counterculture icon Wavy Gravy is 82. Singer Trini Lopez is 81. Singer Lenny Welch is 80. Actress-singer Lainie Kazan is 76. Country singer K.T. Oslin is 76. Actor Chazz Palminteri (”Analyze This,” `’Mulholland Falls”) is 72. Musician Brian Eno is 70. Actor Nicholas Hammond (”The Sound of Music”) is 68. Musician Mike Oldfield is 65. Actor Lee Horsley (”Matt Houston”) is 63. Actor David Charvet (”Melrose Place”) is 46. Actor Russell Hornsby (”Grimm”) is 44. Actor David Krumholtz (”Numb3rs”) is 40. Bassist David Hartley of The War On Drugs is 38. Actress Jamie-Lynn Sigler (”The Sopranos”) is 37. Actress Alexandra Breckenridge (”The Walking Dead,” `’American Horror Story”) is 36. Guitarist Brad Shultz of Cage The Elephant is 36. Guitarist Nick Perri (Shinedown) is 34.

May 16: Actor Pierce Brosnan is 65. Actress Debra Winger is 63. Actress Mare Winningham is 59. Violinist Boyd Tinsley of The Dave Matthews Band is 54. Bassist Krist Novoselic (Nirvana) is 53. Singer Janet Jackson is 52. Actor Brian F. O’Byrne (”Million Dollar Baby”) is 51. Singer Ralph Tresvant is 50. Actor David Boreanaz is 49. Actress Tracey Gold (”Growing Pains”) is 49. Country singer Rick Trevino is 47. Actress Tori Spelling is 45. Actor Sean Carrigan (”The Young and the Restless”) is 44. Rapper B. Slade is 43. Actress Melanie Lynskey (”Two and a Half Men”) is 41. Actor Joseph Morgan (”The Originals,” `’Vampire Diaries”) is 37. DJ Alex Pall of The Chainsmokers is 33. Actress Megan Fox (”Transformers”) is 32. Actor Drew Roy (”Falling Skies,” `’Hannah Montana”) is 32. Actor Jermaine Fowler (”Superior Donuts”) is 30. Actor Thomas Brodie-Sangster (”Game of Thrones”) is 28. Actor Marc John Jefferies (”The Tracy Morgan Show”) is 28.

May 17: Singer Taj Mahal is 76. Drummer Bill Bruford of Yes and King Crimson is 69. Singer-guitarist George Johnson of The Brothers Johnson is 65. TV personality Kathleen Sullivan is 65. Actor-comedian Bob Saget is 62. Singer Enya is 57. Actor Craig Ferguson (”The Late Late Show,” `’The Drew Carey Show”) is 56. Keyboardist Page McConnell of Phish is 55. Actor David Eigenberg (”Sex and the City”) is 54. Guitarist O’Dell of Mint Condition is 53. Musician Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails is 53. Actor Hill Harper is 52. TV personality-interior designer Thom Filicia (”Queer Eye For The Straight Guy”) is 49. Singer Jordan Knight of New Kids on the Block is 48. Singer Darnell Van Rensalier of Shai is 48. Singer Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age is 45. Singer Andrea Corr of The Corrs is 44. Actor Sendhil Ramamurthy (”Heroes”) is 44. Singer-songwriter Passenger is 34. Dancer Derek Hough is 33. Actor Tahj Mowry (”Smart Guy,” `’Kim Possible”) is 32. Actress Nikki Reed (”Twilight”) is 30. Actress Leven Rambin (”The Hunger Games,” `’Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles”) is 28.

May 18: Actor Bill Macy (”Maude”) is 96. Actor Robert Morse is 87. Actor Dwayne Hickman (”The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis”) is 84. Bluegrass singer-guitarist Rodney Dillard of The Dillards is 76. Country singer Joe Bonsall of the Oak Ridge Boys is 70. Keyboardist Rick Wakeman of Yes is 69. Singer Mark Mothersbaugh (Devo) is 68. Country singer George Strait is 66. Actor Chow Yun-Fat (”Anna and the King,” `’The Replacement Killers”) is 63. Singer-guitarist Page Hamilton of Helmet is 58. Guitarist Barry Graul of MercyMe is 57. Singer Michael Tait of Newsboys and of dc Talk is 52. Singer-actress Martika (”Wiseguy”) is 49. Comedian Tina Fey (”30 Rock,” `’Saturday Night Live”) is 48. Rapper Special Ed is 44. Musician Jack Johnson is 43. Country singer David Nail is 39. Singer Darryl Allen of Mista is 38. Actor Allen Leech (”Downton Abbey”) is 37.

May 19: PBS newscaster Jim Lehrer is 84. Actor James Fox is 79. Actress Nancy Kwan is 79. Actor Peter Mayhew is 74. Musician Pete Townshend is 73. Singer-bassist Dusty Hill of ZZ Top is 69. Singer-actress-model Grace Jones is 67. Drummer Phil Rudd (AC/DC) is 64. Actress Toni Lewis (”Homicide,” `’Oz,” `’As the World Turns”) is 58. Guitarist Iain Harvie of Del Amitri is 56. Actor Jason Gray-Stanford (”Monk”) is 48. Singer Jenny Berggren of Ace of Base is 46. TV personality Kim Zolciak Biermann (”Real Housewives of Atlanta”) is 40. Singer Shooter Jennings is 39. Comedian Michael Che (”Saturday Night Live”) is 35. Guitarist Tim McTague of Underoath is 35. Guitarist James Richardson of MGMT is 35. Actor Eric Lloyd (”The Santa Clause”) is 32. Singer Sam Smith is 26. Actor Nolan Lyons (”Boardwalk Empire”) is 17.

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