Celebrity birthdays for the week of Sept. 9-15

Here are some celebrities celebrating a birthday this week.

Hugh Grant
Actor Hugh Grant is 58 on Sept. 9. FILE – This Aug. 9, 2016 file photo shows actor Hugh Grant at the premiere of “Florence Foster Jenkins” in New York. Grant will be among several cast members from the 2003 film, “Love Actually,” returning for a 10-minute reunion film airing as part of Comic Relief’s “Red Nose Day Special” on NBC in May. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
Michelle Williams
Actress Michelle Williams (”Brokeback Mountain,” “Dawson’s Creek”) is 38 on Sept. 9. Michelle Williams arrives at the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP/Jordan Strauss)
Ryan Phillippe
Actor Ryan Phillippe is 44 on Sept. 10. FILE – In this Jan. 14, 2015. file photo, Ryan Phillippe speaks on stage during the “Secrets And Lies” panel at the Disney/ABC Television Group 2015 Winter TCA in Pasadena, Calif. Phillippe posted a picture of himself laid up in a hospital bed with a broken leg on Monday, July 17, 2017, following what he calls a “freak accident.” (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File) (Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP/Richard Shotwell)
FILE -  In this Monday, May 16, 2016 file photo, actor Colin Firth poses for photographers upon arrival at the screening of the film Loving at the 69th international film festival, Cannes, southern France. British actor Colin Firth says he has taken Italian citizenship as a "sensible" move amid global political uncertainty. Firth, who is married to environmentalist Livia Giuggioli, says he has become a dual U.K.-Italian citizen, and his wife is applying for British nationality. Their two sons already have dual citizenship.  (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, File)
Actor Colin Firth is 58 on Sept. 10. FILE – In this Monday, May 16, 2016 file photo, actor Colin Firth poses for photographers upon arrival at the screening of the film Loving at the 69th international film festival, Cannes, southern France. British actor Colin Firth says he has taken Italian citizenship as a “sensible” move amid global political uncertainty. Firth, who is married to environmentalist Livia Giuggioli, says he has become a dual U.K.-Italian citizen, and his wife is applying for British nationality. Their two sons already have dual citizenship. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, File) (AP/Joel Ryan)
Harry Connick Jr.
Singer Harry Connick Jr. is 51 on Sept. 11. Harry Connick Jr. arrives at the 23rd annual Critics’ Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP/Jordan Strauss)
Taraji P. Henson
Actress Taraji P. Henson is 48 on Sept. 11. FILE – In this March 4, 2018, file photo, Taraji P. Henson arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Henson got more than a card on Mother’s Day. The “Empire” actress got engaged to former Super Bowl star Kelvin Hayden. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File) (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP/Jordan Strauss)
Jennifer Hudson
Singer-actress Jennifer Hudson is 37 on Sept. 12. FILE – In this April 21, 2017, file photo, Jennifer Hudson attends Tiffany & Co. 2017 Blue Book Collection Celebration at St. Ann’s Warehouse in New York. NBC announced on May 10, 2017, that Hudson would serve as a coach on the upcoming fall season of “The Voice.” (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File)
2 Chainz
Rapper 2 Chainz is 41 on Sept. 12. FILE – This Feb. 10, 2013 file photo shows 2 Chainz at the 55th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz has recreated the front of his “Pink Trap House” for the 2017 holiday “Trap Wonderland.” News media report it’s next door to his management company, which has decked its parking lot with Christmas lights and offers activities for children. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File) (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP/Jordan Strauss)
Niall Horan
Singer Niall Horan of One Direction is 25 on Sept. 13. Niall Horan attends Z100’s iHeartRadio Jingle Ball at Madison Square Garden on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP) (Charles Sykes/Invision/AP/Charles Sykes)
Lili Reinhart
Actress Lili Reinhart (”Riverdale”) is 22 on Sept. 13. Lili Reinhart attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on Monday, May 7, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP) (Charles Sykes/Invision/AP/Charles Sykes)
Andrew Lincoln
Actor Andrew Lincoln (”The Walking Dead”) is 45 on Sept. 14. Andrew Lincoln attends “The Walking Dead” panel on day two of Comic-Con International on Friday, July 21, 2017, in San Diego. (Photo by Al Powers/Invision/AP) (Powers Imagery/Invision/AP/Powers Imagery)
Tyler Perry
Actor Tyler Perry is 49 on Sept. 14. FILE – In this Nov. 16, 2017, file photo, actor-filmmaker and author Tyler Perry poses for a portrait in New York to promote his book, “Higher Is Waiting.” Perry is warning fans not to be scammed. The actor, comedian and director in a video says he’s not giving away anything on Facebook. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP, File) (Amy Sussman/Invision/AP/Amy Sussman)
Actor Tommy Lee Jones is 69 on Sept. 15. Here, Jones poses for photographers during a photo call for The Homesman at the 67th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Sunday, May 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
Actor Tommy Lee Jones is 72 on Sept. 15. Here, Jones poses for photographers during a photo call for The Homesman at the 67th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Sunday, May 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant) (AP/Alastair Grant)
Tom Hardy
Actor Tom Hardy (”The Dark Knight Rises”) is 41 on Sept. 15. FILE – In this May 14, 2015 file photo, Tom Hardy arrives for the screening of the film “Mad Max: Fury Road” at the 68th international film festival, Cannes, southern France. On Friday, June 26, Hardy was invited to become a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File) (Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)
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Hugh Grant
Michelle Williams
Ryan Phillippe
FILE -  In this Monday, May 16, 2016 file photo, actor Colin Firth poses for photographers upon arrival at the screening of the film Loving at the 69th international film festival, Cannes, southern France. British actor Colin Firth says he has taken Italian citizenship as a "sensible" move amid global political uncertainty. Firth, who is married to environmentalist Livia Giuggioli, says he has become a dual U.K.-Italian citizen, and his wife is applying for British nationality. Their two sons already have dual citizenship.  (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, File)
Harry Connick Jr.
Taraji P. Henson
Jennifer Hudson
2 Chainz
Niall Horan
Lili Reinhart
Andrew Lincoln
Tyler Perry
Actor Tommy Lee Jones is 69 on Sept. 15. Here, Jones poses for photographers during a photo call for The Homesman at the 67th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Sunday, May 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
Tom Hardy

Sept. 9: Actress Sylvia Miles (”Midnight Cowboy”) is 84. Actor Topol (”Fiddler on the Roof”) is 83. Singer Luther Simmons (The Main Ingredient) is 76. Singer Dee Dee Sharp is 73. Singer-keyboardist Doug Ingle (Iron Butterfly) is 72. Guitarist John McFee of The Doobie Brothers is 68. Actor Tom Wopat is 67. Musician-producer Dave Stewart (Eurythmics) is 66. Actor Hugh Grant is 58. Actor Charles Esten (”Nashville”) is 53. Actress Constance Marie (”George Lopez”) is 53. Actor-comedian Adam Sandler is 52. Model Rachel Hunter is 49. Actor Eric Stonestreet is 47. Actor Henry Thomas (”E.T.”) is 47. Actor Goran Visnjic (”ER”) is 46. Jazz singer Michael Buble is 43. Actress Michelle Williams (”Brokeback Mountain,” `’Dawson’s Creek”) is 38. Singer Paul Janeway of St. Paul and the Broken Bones is 35. Country singer Hunter Hayes is 27.

Sept. 10: Actor Philip Baker Hall (”Bruce Almighty,” `’The Insider”) is 87. Actor Greg Mullavey (”Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman”) is 85. Actor Tom Ligon (”Oz,” `’Another World”) is 78. Singer Danny Hutton of Three Dog Night is 76. Singer Jose Feliciano is 73. Actress Judy Geeson (”Mad About You”) is 70. Guitarist Joe Perry of Aerosmith is 68. Actress Amy Irving is 65. Actor Clark Johnson (”Homicide: Life on the Street”) is 64. Actress Kate Burton (”Scandal”) is 61. Director Chris Columbus is 60. Singer Siobhan Fahey of Bananarama is 60. Actor Colin Firth is 58. Singer-guitarist David Lowery of Cracker is 58. Actor Sean O’Bryan (”The Princess Diaries” films) is 55. Drummer Robin Goodridge of Bush is 53. Guitarist Stevie D. of Buckcherry is 52. Singer-guitarist Miles Zuniga of Fastball is 52. Rapper Big Daddy Kane is 50. Director Guy Ritchie is 50. Actor Johnathan Schaech (”To Appomattox,” `’That Thing You Do!”) is 49. Contemporary Christian singer Sara Groves is 46. Actor Ryan Phillippe is 44. Bassist Mikey Way (My Chemical Romance) is 38. Guitarist Matthew Followill of Kings of Leon is 34. Singer Ashley Monroe of Pistol Annies is 32.

Sept. 11: Actor Earl Holliman is 90. Movie director Brian De Palma is 78. Actress Lola Falana is 76. Drummer Mickey Hart of the Grateful Dead is 75. Actress Amy Madigan is 68. Guitarist Tommy Shaw of Styx is 65. Drummer Jon Moss of Culture Club is 61. Actor Scott Patterson (”Gilmore Girls”) is 60. Actress Anne Ramsay (”Mad About You,” `’A League of Their Own”) is 58. Actress Virginia Madsen is 57. Actress Kristy McNichol is 56. Musician Moby is 53. Singer Harry Connick Jr. is 51. Actress Taraji P. Henson is 48. Guitarist Jeremy Popoff of Lit is 47. Singer Brad Fischetti of LFO is 43. Rapper Mr. Black is 41. Guitarist Jon Buckland of Coldplay is 41. Rapper Ludacris is 41. Actress Ariana Richards (”Jurassic Park” films) is 39. Singer Charles Kelley of Lady Antebellum is 37. Actress Elizabeth Henstridge (”Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”) is 31. Actor Tyler Hoechlin (TV’s “Teen Wolf”) is 31.

Sept. 12: Actor Freddie Jones (”The Elephant Man”) is 91. Actor Ian Holm (”Lord of the Rings,” `’Chariots of Fire”) is 87. Actress Linda Gray (”Dallas”) is 78. Singer Maria Muldaur is 76. Actor Joe Pantoliano (”The Sopranos”) is 67. Singer-guitarist Gerry Beckley of America is 66. Original MTV VJ Nina Blackwood is 66. Drummer Neil Peart of Rush is 66. Actor Peter Scolari (”Newhart,” `’Bosom Buddies”) is 63. Actress Rachel Ward is 61. Actress Amy Yasbeck (”Wings,” `’Life on a Stick”) is 56. Bassist Norwood Fisher of Fishbone is 53. Actor Darren E. Burrows (”Northern Exposure”) is 52. Singer Ben Folds (Ben Folds Five) is 52. Guitarist Larry LaLonde of Primus is 50. Actor Will Chase (”Nashville”) is 48. Country singer Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland is 44. Rapper 2 Chainz is 41. Actor Ben McKenzie (”The O.C.”) is 40. Singer Ruben Studdard is 40. Singer-actress Jennifer Hudson is 37. Actress Alfie Allen (”Game of Thrones”) is 32. Actress Emmy Rossum (”Phantom of the Opera”) is 32. Country singer Kelsea Ballerini is 25. Actor Colin Ford (”Under the Dome”) is 22.

Sept. 13: Actress Barbara Bain (TV’s “Mission: Impossible”) is 87. Actress Eileen Fulton (”As the World Turns”) is 85. Actor Joe E. Tata (”Beverly Hills, 90210,” `’The Rockford Files”) is 82. Actor Fred Silverman (”Matlock,” `’In the Heat of the Night”) is 81. Singer David Clayton-Thomas of Blood, Sweat and Tears is 77. Singer Peter Cetera (Chicago) is 74. Actress Jacqueline Bisset is 74. Actress Christine Estabrook (”Desperate Housewives”) is 68. Actress Jean Smart is 67. Singer Randy Jones of the Village People is 66. Record producer-musician Don Was is 66. Actress Geri Jewell (”The Facts of Life,” `’Deadwood”) is 62. Country singer Bobbie Cryner is 57. Singer-guitarist Dave Mustaine of Megadeth is 57. Radio and TV personality Tavis Smiley is 54. Actor Louis Mandylor (”My Big Fat Greek Wedding”) is 52. Drummer Steve Perkins of Porno for Pyros and Jane’s Addiction is 51. Actress Louise Lombard (”CSI”) is 48. Guitarist Joe Don Rooney of Rascal Flatts is 43. Singer Fiona Apple is 41. Guitarist Hector Cervantes of Casting Crowns is 38. Actor Ben Savage (”Boy Meets World”) is 38. Singer Niall Horan of One Direction is 25. Actor Mitch Holleman (”Reba”) is 23. Actress Lili Reinhart (”Riverdale”) is 22.

Sept. 14: Actress Zoe Caldwell (”Lilo and Stitch”) is 85. Actor Walter Koenig (”Star Trek”) is 82. Singer-actress Joey Heatherton is 74. Actor Sam Neill is 71. Singer John “Bowzer” Baumann of Sha Na Na is 71. Actor Robert Wisdom (”Nashville,” `’The Wire”) is 65. Saxophonist Steve Berlin of Los Lobos is 63. Country singer-songwriter Beth Nielsen Chapman is 62. Country singer John Berry is 59. Actress Mary Crosby is 59. Singer Morten Harket of A-ha is 59. Actress Melissa Leo is 58. Actress Faith Ford (”Faith and Hope,” `’Murphy Brown”) is 54. Actress Michelle Stafford (”The Young and the Restless”) is 53. Actor Dan Cortese is 51. Singer Mark Hall of Casting Crowns is 49. Actor Tyler Perry is 49. Actor Ben Garant (”Reno 911!”) is 48. Actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley (”According to Jim”) is 47. Actor Andrew Lincoln (”The Walking Dead”) is 45. Rapper Nas is 45. Actor Austin Basis (”Life Unexpected”) is 42. Actor Adam Lamberg (”Lizzie McGuire”) is 34. Singer Alex Clare is 33. Actress Jessica Brown Findlay (”Downton Abbey”) is 31. Actor-singer Logan Henderson (”Big Time Rush”) is 29. Actress Emma Kenney (2018’s “Roseanne,” `’Shameless”) is 19.

Sept. 15: Actor Forrest Compton (”Gomer Pyle USMC”) is 93. Comedian Norm Crosby is 91. Opera singer Jessye Norman is 73. Actor Tommy Lee Jones is 72. Movie director Oliver Stone is 72. Drummer Kelly Keagy of Night Ranger is 66. Drummer Mitch Dorge of Crash Test Dummies is 58. DJ Kay Gee (Naughty By Nature) is 49. Actor Josh Charles (”The Good Wife,” `’Sports Night”) is 47. Actor Tom Hardy (”The Dark Knight Rises”) is 41. Actress Marisa Ramirez (”Blue Bloods”) is 41. Actor Dave Annable (”Brothers and Sisters”) is 39. Actress Amy Davidson (”8 Simple Rules”) is 39. TV personality Heidi Montag (”The Hills”) is 32.

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