Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 2-8

Here are some celebrities celebrating a birthday this week.

Britney Spears
Singer Britney Spears is 37 on Dec. 2. Singer Britney Spears makes an appearance in front of the Park MGM hotel-casino in Las Vegas, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. Spears announced her new residency at the Park MGM’s Park Theater beginning in February 2019. (Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun via AP) (AP/Steve Marcus)
Charlie Puth
Singer Charlie Puth is 27 on Dec. 2. FILE – In a Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015 file photo, Charlie Puth arrives at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater, in Los Angeles. ABC announced Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015 that Luke Bryan, Demi Lovato and Wiz Khalifa with Charlie Puth will help countdown to 2016 on “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest” in New York City’s Times Square.(Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File) (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Tiffany Haddish
Actress Tiffany Haddish is 39 on Dec. 3. Tiffany Haddish arrives at Variety’s Power of Women event on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, at the Beverly Wilshire hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP/Jordan Strauss)
Amanda Seyfried
Actress Amanda Seyfried (”Mamma Mia”) is 33 on Dec. 3. Amanda Seyfried 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)
Tyra Banks
Model Tyra Banks is 45 on Dec. 4. Tyra Banks arrives at the American Music Awards on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP/Jordan Strauss)
Shawn Carter, Jay-Z
Rapper Jay-Z is 49 on Dec. 4. FILE – In this May 14, 2012 file photo, entertainer Jay-Z smiles after a news conference at Philadelphia Museum of Art in Philadelphia. Jay-Z’s Made in America music festival will stay in the heart of the Philadelphia. Mayor Jim Kenney and Roc Nation’s chief operating officer said Monday, July 23, 2018, the festival would remain on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway as they work out operational issues. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, file) (AP/Matt Rourke)
Fats Domino visits with Little Richard in a dressing room after Richards' performance at The Domino Effect, a tribute concert for Domino, at the New Orleans Arena in New Orleans, Saturday, May 30, 2009. A portion of the proceeds from the concert will go to New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees' charitable foundation, the Brees Dream Foundation, which aims to improve local playgrounds and recreation sites in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Singer Little Richard, right, is 86 on Dec. 5. Fats Domino visits with Little Richard in a dressing room after Richards’ performance at The Domino Effect, a tribute concert for Domino, at the New Orleans Arena in New Orleans, Saturday, May 30, 2009. A portion of the proceeds from the concert will go to New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees’ charitable foundation, the Brees Dream Foundation, which aims to improve local playgrounds and recreation sites in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) (ASSOCIATED PRESS/Patrick Semansky)
Paula Patton
Actress Paula Patton (”Precious”) is 43 on Dec. 5. Paula Patton poses for a portrait during Blizzcon at the Anaheim Convention Center on Friday, Nov. 6, 2015, in Anaheim, Calif. A trailer for the film adaptation of the long-running interactive fantasy series, “Warcraft,” debuted to thunderous applause Friday at the fan convention. Filmmaker Duncan Jones introduced the preview on stage at the Anaheim Convention Center with cast members Clancy Brown, Dominic Cooper, Ben Foster, Toby Kebbell, Patton and Daniel Wu. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP) (Rich Fury/Invision/AP)
Judd Apatow
Judd Apatow (”The 40-Year-Old Virgin,” `’Knocked Up”) is 51 on Dec. 6. FILE – In this Feb. 3, 2018 file photo, Judd Apatow arrives at the 70th annual Directors Guild of America Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. A collection of 4,000 hours of video interviews recorded over more than two decades by the Television Academy Foundation will be available for free on a website. Apatow made use of footage from a Garry Shandling interview for a documentary released this year about the late comedian. The clips were licensed from the foundation, one of the ways it generates money to preserve and expand the archive’s collection. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File) (Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP/Chris Pizzello)
Aaron Carter
Singer Aaron Carter is 31 on Dec. 7. FILE – In this Nov. 9, 2015, file photo, singer Aaron Carter arrives at a premiere of “Saints & Strangers” at the Saban Theater in Beverly Hills, Calif. Authorities said Carter and his girlfriend Madison Parker were arrested Saturday, July 15, 2017, on DUI and drug charges in Georgia. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File) (Rich Fury/Invision/AP/Rich Fury)
Ellen Burstyn attends the premiere of "Sully" at Alice Tully Hall on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
Actress Ellen Burstyn is 86 on Dec. 7. Ellen Burstyn attends the premiere of “Sully” at Alice Tully Hall on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP) (Charles Sykes/Invision/AP/Charles Sykes)
Ian Somerhalder
Actor Ian Somerhalder (”The Vampire Diaries,” `’Lost”) is 40 on Dec. 8. Ian Somerhalder arrives at the CMT Music Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, June 10, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by Sanford Myers/Invision/AP) (Sanford Myers/Invision/AP)
Actress Kim Basinger attends the world premiere of "Grudge Match", benefiting the Tribeca Film Institute, at the Ziegfeld Theatre on Monday, Dec. 16, 2013 in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
Actress Kim Basinger is 65 on Dec. 8. Actress Kim Basinger attends the world premiere of “Grudge Match”, benefiting the Tribeca Film Institute, at the Ziegfeld Theatre on Monday, Dec. 16, 2013 in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) (Evan Agostini/Invision/AP/Evan Agostini)
(1/13)
Britney Spears
Charlie Puth
Tiffany Haddish
Amanda Seyfried
Tyra Banks
Shawn Carter, Jay-Z
Fats Domino visits with Little Richard in a dressing room after Richards' performance at The Domino Effect, a tribute concert for Domino, at the New Orleans Arena in New Orleans, Saturday, May 30, 2009. A portion of the proceeds from the concert will go to New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees' charitable foundation, the Brees Dream Foundation, which aims to improve local playgrounds and recreation sites in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Paula Patton
Judd Apatow
Aaron Carter
Ellen Burstyn attends the premiere of "Sully" at Alice Tully Hall on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
Ian Somerhalder
Actress Kim Basinger attends the world premiere of "Grudge Match", benefiting the Tribeca Film Institute, at the Ziegfeld Theatre on Monday, Dec. 16, 2013 in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Dec. 2: Actress Cathy Lee Crosby (”That’s Incredible”) is 74. Director Penelope Spheeris (”Wayne’s World,” `’The Decline of Western Civilization”) is 73. Country singer John Wesley Ryles is 68. Actor Dan Butler (”Frasier”) is 64. News anchor Stone Phillips is 64. Actor Dennis Christopher (”Breaking Away,” `’Chariots of Fire”) is 63. Actor Steven Bauer is 62. Bassist Rick Savage of Def Leppard is 58. Actor Brendan Coyle (”Downton Abbey”) is 55. Bassist Nate Mendel of Foo Fighters is 50. Actress Lucy Liu is 50. Actress Suzy Nakamura (”Dr. Ken”) is 50. Actress Rena Sofer (”24,” `’Just Shoot Me”) is 50. Rapper Treach of Naughty By Nature is 48. Joe Lo Truglio (”Brooklyn Nine-Nine”) is 48. Singer Nelly Furtado is 40. Singer Britney Spears is 37. Singer-actress Jana Kramer is 35. Actress Daniela Ruah (”NCIS: Los Angeles”) is 35. Actor Alfred Enoch (”How to Get Away With Murder”) is 30. Singer Charlie Puth is 27.

Dec. 3: Director Jean-Luc Godard is 88. Singer Jaye P. Morgan (”The Gong Show”) is 87. Actress Mary Alice is 77. Singer Ozzy Osbourne is 70. Singer Mickey Thomas of Jefferson Starship is 69. Bassist Paul Gregg of Restless Heart is 64. Actor Steven Culp (”Desperate Housewives”) is 63. Actress Daryl Hannah is 58. Actress Julianne Moore is 58. Actor Brendan Fraser is 50. Singer Montell Jordan is 50. Actor-comedian Royale Watkins is 49. Actor Bruno Campos (”Nip/Tuck,” `’Jesse”) is 45. Actress Holly Marie Combs (”Charmed”) is 45. Musician Daniel Bedingfield is 39. Actress Tiffany Haddish is 39. Actress Anna Chlumsky is 38. Actress Jenna Dewan (”The Resident,” `’Supergirl”) is 38. Actor Brian Bonsall (”Family Ties”) is 37. Singer-songwriter Andy Grammer is 35. Actress Amanda Seyfried (”Mamma Mia”) is 33. Actor Jake T. Austin (”The Fosters,” `’Wizards of Waverly Place”) is 24.

Dec. 4: Game-show host Wink Martindale is 85. Singer Freddy “Boom Boom” Cannon is 82. Actor-producer-director Max Baer Jr. (”The Beverly Hillbillies”) is 81. Bassist Bob Mosley of Moby Grape is 76. Singer-bassist Chris Hillman (The Byrds, the Flying Burrito Brothers) is 74. Singer Southside Johnny Lyon of Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes is 70. Actor Jeff Bridges is 69. Guitarist Gary Rossington (Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Rossington Collins Band) is 67. Actress Patricia Wettig is 67. Drummer Brian Prout of Diamond Rio is 63. Jazz singer Cassandra Wilson is 63. Bassist Bob Griffin (The BoDeans) is 59. Singer Vinnie Dombroski of Sponge is 56. Actress Chelsea Noble (”Growing Pains,” `’Kirk”) is 54. Actress Marisa Tomei is 54. Comedian Fred Armisen (”Portlandia,” `’Saturday Night Live”) is 52. Rapper Jay-Z is 49. Actor Kevin Sussman (”Ugly Betty”) is 48. Model Tyra Banks is 45. Country singer Lila McCann is 37. Actor Orlando Brown (”That’s So Raven”) is 31. Actress Scarlett Estevez (”Lucifer”) is 11.

Dec. 5: Singer Little Richard is 86. Opera singer Jose Carreras is 72. Singer Jim Messina (Loggins and Messina, Poco) is 71. Actress Morgan Brittany (”Dallas”) is 67. Actor Brian Backer (”Fast Times at Ridgemont High”) is 62. Country singer Ty England is 55. Singer-guitarist John Rzeznik of The Goo Goo Dolls is 53. Country singer Gary Allan is 51. Comedian Margaret Cho is 50. Actress Alex Kapp Horner (”The New Adventures of Old Christine”) is 49. Actress Paula Patton (”Precious”) is 43. Actress Amy Acker (”Person of Interest,” `’Angel”) is 42. Singer Keri Hilson is 36. Actor Frankie Muniz (”Malcolm in the Middle”) is 33. Actor Ross Bagley (”Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”) is 30.

Dec. 6: Country singer Helen Cornelius is 77. Singer Frank Beverly of Maze is 72. Actress JoBeth Williams is 70. Actor Tom Hulce is 65. Actor Kin Shriner is 65. Talk-show host Wil Shriner is 65. Drummer Rick Buckler of The Jam is 63. Country singer Bill Lloyd of Foster and Lloyd is 63. Comedian Steven Wright is 63. Guitarist Peter Buck of R.E.M. is 62. Drummer David Lovering of The Pixies is 57. Guitarist Ben Watt of Everything But The Girl is 56. Actress Janine Turner (”Strong Medicine,” `’Northern Exposure”) is 56. Director Judd Apatow (”The 40-Year-Old Virgin,” `’Knocked Up”) is 51. Keyboardist Ulf “Buddha” Ekberg of Ace of Base is 48. Bassist Jacob Chesnut of Rush of Fools is 29.

Dec. 7: Bluegrass singer Bobby Osborne of the Osborne Brothers is 87. Actress Ellen Burstyn is 86. Country singer Gary Morris is 70. Singer Tom Waits is 69. Actress Priscilla Barnes (”Three’s Company”) is 61. Announcer Edd Hall (”The Tonight Show With Jay Leno”) is 60. Actor Jeffrey Wright (”Westworld”) is 53. Actor C. Thomas Howell is 52. Rapper Kon Artis of D12 is 44. Singer Nicole Appleton of All Saints is 43. Country singer Sunny Sweeney is 42. Actress Shiri Appleby (”Roswell”) is 40. Singer Sara Bareilles is 39. Singer Aaron Carter is 31.

Dec. 8: Singer Jerry Butler is 79. Drummer Bobby Elliott of The Hollies is 77. Actor John Rubinstein (”Family,” `’Crazy Like a Fox”) is 72. Actress Kim Basinger is 65. Guitarist Phil Collen of Def Leppard is 61. Country singer Marty Raybon (The Raybon Brothers, Shenandoah) is 59. Guitarist Marty Friedman (Megadeth) is 56. Actress Teri Hatcher is 54. Actor David Harewood (”Supergirl,” `’Homeland”) is 53. Rapper Bushwick Bill of Geto Boys is 52. Singer Sinead O’Connor is 52. Actor Matthew Laborteaux (”Little House on the Prairie”) is 52. Guitarist Ryan Newell of Sister Hazel is 46. Actor Dominic Monaghan (”Lost,” `’Lord of the Rings”) is 42. Actor Ian Somerhalder (”The Vampire Diaries,” `’Lost”) is 40. Singer Ingrid Michaelson is 39. Country singer Sam Hunt is 34. Singer Kate Voegele (”One Tree Hill”) is 32. Drummer Jen Ledger of Skillet is 29. Actress Wallis Currie-Wood (”Madam Secretary”) is 27.

Copyright © 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.

© 2018 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.

More from WTOP

Log in to your WTOP account for notifications and alerts customized for you.

Sign up