Celebrity birthdays for the week of Feb 17-23

FILE - In this file photo dated Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran speaks during a press conference for the film 'Songwriter' during the 68th edition of the International Film Festival Berlin, Berlinale, in Berlin, Germany.  International ticket reseller Viagogo said Tuesday Sept. 4, 2018, it's suing Ed Sheeran's promoter Stuart Galbraith and his company for fraud on allegations the company confiscated genuine tickets from concert-goers on Sheeran's recent 2017 tour, and forced them to purchase new tickets. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, FILE)
Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran is 28 on Feb. 17. FILE – In this file photo dated Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran speaks during a press conference for the film ‘Songwriter’ during the 68th edition of the International Film Festival Berlin, Berlinale, in Berlin, Germany. International ticket reseller Viagogo said Tuesday Sept. 4, 2018, it’s suing Ed Sheeran’s promoter Stuart Galbraith and his company for fraud on allegations the company confiscated genuine tickets from concert-goers on Sheeran’s recent 2017 tour, and forced them to purchase new tickets. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, FILE) (AP/Markus Schreiber)
Joseph Gordon-Levitt attends the premiere of "Snowden" at AMC Loews Lincoln Square on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt is 38 on Feb. 17. Joseph Gordon-Levitt is 36 on Feb. 17. Joseph Gordon-Levitt attends the premiere of “Snowden” at AMC Loews Lincoln Square on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP) (Charles Sykes/Invision/AP/Charles Sykes)
Toni Morrison
Author Toni Morrison is 88 on Feb. 18. FILE – In this May 29, 2012 file photo, author Toni Morrison receives her Medal of Freedom award during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington. The Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist is scheduled to be presented with the American Academy of Arts and Sciences’ Emerson-Thoreau Medal on Thursday evening, April 6, 2017, at the Academy’s headquarters in Cambridge, Mass. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
Actress Molly Ringwald, moderator for an Emmy For Your Consideration screening of the television talk show "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee," poses before the event at the Writers Guild Theatre, Thursday, May 24, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Actress Molly Ringwald is 51 on Feb. 18. Actress Molly Ringwald, moderator for an Emmy For Your Consideration screening of the television talk show “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee,” poses before the event at the Writers Guild Theatre, Thursday, May 24, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) (Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP/Chris Pizzello)
Millie Bobby Brown
Actress Millie Bobby Brown (”Stranger Things”) is 15 on Feb. 19. Millie Bobby Brown arrives at the 24th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP/Jordan Strauss)
Bellamy Young
Actress Bellamy Young (”Scandal”) is 49 on Feb. 19. Bellamy Young, a cast member of “Scandal,” arrives a the live stage reading of the series finale at El Capitan Theatre on Thursday, April 19, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP) (Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP/Willy Sanjuan)
Rihanna
Singer Rihanna is 31 on Feb. 20. FILE – In this Friday, Sept. 14, 2018 file photo, singer Rihanna arrives at the Fenty Beauty by Rihanna one year anniversary party at Sephora in New York. Los Angeles police have arrested four people they say targeted celebrity homes for burglary, including those of Rihanna, Christina Milian, Dodgers star Yasiel Puig and Rams wide receiver Robert Woods. At a news conference in Los Angeles Tuesday, Oct. 2, police displayed recovered items they believe were stolen, including expensive watches, handbags, jewelry and cellphones. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File) (Evan Agostini/Invision/AP/Evan Agostini)
Trevor Noah
Comedian Trevor Noah (”The Daily Show”) is 35 on Feb. 20. Trevor Noah arrives at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP/Jordan Strauss)
Kelsey Grammer
Actor Kelsey Grammer is 64 on Feb. 21. In this Oct. 29, 2015, file photo, Kelsey Grammer arrives at the amfAR Inspiration Gala in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File) (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Sophie Turner
Actress Sophie Turner (”Game of Thrones”) is 23 on Feb. 21. FILE – In this Jan. 29, 2017, file photo, Sophie Turner arrives at the 23rd annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall in Los Angeles. HBO announced Sunday night, Jan. 13, 2019, that the eighth and final season of “Game of Thrones” will begin on April 14. In a one minute and 44 second teaser released Sunday, Arya Stark (Maisie Williams), Sansa Stark (Sophie Turner) and Jon Snow (Kit Harington) are seen in the crypts of Winterfell. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File) (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Drew Barrymore
Actress Drew Barrymore is 44 on Feb. 22. In this Oct. 20, 2015 photo, Drew Barrymore poses for a portrait to promote her new book “Wildflower,” in New York. Barrymore has a new movie, “Miss You Already,” with Tony Collette opening Nov. 6, a beauty line called Flower and runs a production company called Flower Films. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP) (Amy Sussman/Invision/AP)
This image released by Sony Pictures Classics shows Julie Walters in a scene from "Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool." (Sony Pictures Classics via AP)
Actress Julie Walters (”Harry Potter” films, “Mamma Mia!”) is 69 on Feb. 22. This image released by Sony Pictures Classics shows Julie Walters in a scene from “Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool.” (Sony Pictures Classics via AP) (AP)
Emily Blunt
Actress Emily Blunt (”The Devil Wears Prada”) is 36 on Feb. 23. Emily Blunt poses with the award for outstanding performance by a female actor in a supporting role for “A Quiet Place” in the press room at the 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Actress Dakota Fanning poses during the photocall for the movie 'Please Stand By' at the Rome Film Festival, in Rome, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. (Claudio Onorati/ANSA via AP)
Actress Dakota Fanning is 25 on Feb. 23. Actress Dakota Fanning poses during the photocall for the movie ‘Please Stand By’ at the Rome Film Festival, in Rome, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. (Claudio Onorati/ANSA via AP) (AP/Claudio Onorati)
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FILE - In this file photo dated Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran speaks during a press conference for the film 'Songwriter' during the 68th edition of the International Film Festival Berlin, Berlinale, in Berlin, Germany.  International ticket reseller Viagogo said Tuesday Sept. 4, 2018, it's suing Ed Sheeran's promoter Stuart Galbraith and his company for fraud on allegations the company confiscated genuine tickets from concert-goers on Sheeran's recent 2017 tour, and forced them to purchase new tickets. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, FILE)
Joseph Gordon-Levitt attends the premiere of "Snowden" at AMC Loews Lincoln Square on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
Toni Morrison
Actress Molly Ringwald, moderator for an Emmy For Your Consideration screening of the television talk show "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee," poses before the event at the Writers Guild Theatre, Thursday, May 24, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Millie Bobby Brown
Bellamy Young
Rihanna
Trevor Noah
Kelsey Grammer
Sophie Turner
Drew Barrymore
This image released by Sony Pictures Classics shows Julie Walters in a scene from "Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool." (Sony Pictures Classics via AP)
Emily Blunt
Actress Dakota Fanning poses during the photocall for the movie 'Please Stand By' at the Rome Film Festival, in Rome, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. (Claudio Onorati/ANSA via AP)

Here are some celebrities having a birthday this week.

Feb. 17: Actor Hal Holbrook is 94. Comedian Dame Edna (Barry Humphries) is 85. Country singer-songwriter Johnny Bush is 84. Actress Christina Pickles (”The Wedding Singer,” `’St. Elsewhere”) is 84. Actress Brenda Fricker is 74. Actress Becky Ann Baker (”Girls,” `’Freaks and Geeks”) is 66. Actress Rene Russo is 65. Actor Richard Karn (”Home Improvement”) is 63. Actor Lou Diamond Phillips is 57. Comedian Larry the Cable Guy is 56. Singer Chante Moore is 52. Guitarist Tim Mahoney of 311 is 49. Actor Dominic Purcell (”Prison Break”) is 49. Actress Denise Richards is 48. Singer-guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day is 47. Drummer Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters is 47. Actor Jerry O’Connell is 45. Country singer Bryan White is 45. Actress Kelly Carlson (”Nip/Tuck”) is 43. Actor Conrad Ricamora (”How to Get Away With Murder”) is 40. Actor Jason Ritter (”Kevin (Probably) Saves the World,” “Joan of Arcadia”) is 39. Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt is 38. TV co-host Daphne Oz (”The Chew”) is 33. Actor Chord Overstreet (”Glee”) is 30. Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran is 28.

Feb. 18: Author Toni Morrison is 88. Vocalist Yoko Ono is 86. Singer Herman Santiago of Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers is 78. Singer Irma Thomas is 78. Actress Jess Walton (”The Young and the Restless”) is 73. Singer Dennis DeYoung (Styx) is 72. Actress Cybill Shepherd is 69. Singer Randy Crawford is 67. Drummer Robbie Bachman of Bachman-Turner Overdrive is 66. Actor John Travolta is 65. Actor John Pankow (”Mad About You”) is 64. Game-show hostess Vanna White (”Wheel of Fortune”) is 62. Actress Jayne Atkinson (”Criminal Minds”) is 60. Actress Greta Scacchi is 59. Actor Matt Dillon is 55. Rapper Dr. Dre is 54. Actress Molly Ringwald is 51. Guitarist-keyboardist Trevor Rosen of Old Dominion is 44. Actor Ike Barinholtz (”The Mindy Project”) is 42. Guitarist Sean Watkins of Nickel Creek is 42. Actor Tyrone Burton (”The Parent `Hood”) is 40. Musician Regina Spektor is 39. Bassist Zac Cockrell of Alabama Shakes is 31. Actor Shane Lyons (“All That”) is 31. Actress Sara Sutherland (”Veep”) is 31. Actress Maiara Walsh (”Desperate Housewives”) is 31.

Feb. 19: Actress Carlin Glynn (”Sixteen Candles”) is 79. Singer Smokey Robinson is 79. Singer Lou Christie is 76. Actor Michael Nader (”All My Children”) is 74. Guitarist Tony Iommi of Black Sabbath is 71. Actor Stephen Nichols (”The Young and the Restless”) is 68. Actor Jeff Daniels is 64. Singer-guitarist Dave Wakeling (General Public, English Beat) is 63. Talk-show host Lorianne Crook is 62. Actor Leslie David Baker (”The Office”) is 61. Singer Seal is 56. Actress Jessica Tuck (”True Blood”) is 56. Drummer Jon Fishman of Phish is 54. Actress Justine Bateman is 53. Actor Benicio Del Toro is 52. Actress Bellamy Young (”Scandal”) is 49. Drummer Daniel Adair of Nickelback (and formerly of 3 Doors Down) is 44. Singer-actress Haylie Duff (“Napoleon Dynamite”) is 34. Guitarist Seth Morrison of Skillet is 31. Actress Victoria Justice (“Victorious”) is 26. Actor David Mazouz (”Gotham”) is 18. Actress Millie Bobby Brown (”Stranger Things”) is 15.

Feb. 20: Actor Sidney Poitier is 92. Actress Marj Dusay (”Guiding Light”) is 83. Singer-songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie is 78. Actress Brenda Blethyn (”Atonement,” `’Pride and Prejudice”) is 73. Actress Sandy Duncan is 73. Actor Peter Strauss is 72. Guitarist Billy Zoom of X is 71. Country singer Kathie Baillie of Baillie and the Boys is 68. Actor John Voldstad (”Newhart”) is 68. Actor Anthony Head (”Buffy The Vampire Slayer”) is 65. Actor James Wilby (”Gosford Park”) is 61. Bassist Sebastian Steinberg (Soul Coughing) is 60. Actor Joel Hodgson (”Mystery Science Theater 3000”) is 59. Singer Ian Brown of Stone Roses is 56. Actor Willie Garson (“White Collar,” “Sex and the City”) is 55. Actor French Stewart (”Third Rock from the Sun”) is 55. Model Cindy Crawford is 53. Actor Andrew Shue (”Melrose Place”) is 52. Actress Lili Taylor is 52. Singer Brian Littrell of the Backstreet Boys is 44. Actress Lauren Ambrose (”Six Feet Under”) is 41. Actor Jay Hernandez (”Friday Night Lights,” `’Crazy/Beautiful”) is 41. Actress Chelsea Peretti (”Brooklyn Nine-Nine”) is 41. Guitarist Coy Bowles of Zac Brown Band is 40. Actor Michael Zegen (“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” “Boardwalk Empire”) is 40. Actress Majandra Delfino (”Roswell”) is 38. Actor Jocko Sims (“New Amsterdam”) is 38. Actress-singer Jessie Mueller is 36. Comedian Trevor Noah (”The Daily Show”) is 35. Actor Miles Teller (”Fantastic Four”) is 32. Singer Rihanna is 31. Actor Jack Falahee (”How to Get Away With Murder”) is 30.

Feb. 21: Actor Gary Lockwood (”2001: A Space Odyssey”) is 82. Actor Peter McEnery is 79. Record company executive David Geffen is 76. Actress Tyne Daly is 73. Actor Anthony Daniels (C3P0 in “Star Wars” films) is 73. Keyboardist Jerry Harrison (Talking Heads) is 70. Actor William Petersen (”C.S.I.”) is 66. Actor Kelsey Grammer is 64. Singer Mary Chapin Carpenter is 61. Actor Kim Coates (”Sons of Anarchy”) is 61. Actor Jack Coleman is 61. Actor Christopher Atkins is 58. Singer Ranking Roger of General Public and of English Beat is 58. Actor William Baldwin is 56. Actress Aunjanue Ellis (”Quantico”) is 50. Country singer Eric Heatherly is 49. Bassist Eric Wilson (Sublime) is 49. Bassist Tad Kinchla of Blues Traveler is 46. Singer Rhiannon Giddens of Carolina Chocolate Drops is 42. Actor Tituss Burgess (”Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”) is 40. Actress Jennifer Love Hewitt is 40. Comedian-director Jordan Peele of Key and Peele is 40. Opera/pop singer Charlotte Church is 33. Actress Ashley Greene (”Twilight”) is 32. Actress Ellen Page (”Inception,” `’Juno”) is 32. Actor Corbin Bleu (”High School Musical,” `’Jump In!”) is 30. Actress Hayley Orrantia (”The Goldbergs”/former contestant “The X Factor”) is 25. Actress Sophie Turner (”Game of Thrones”) is 23.

Feb. 22: Actor Paul Dooley is 91. Actor John Ashton is 71. Actress Julie Walters (”Harry Potter” films, “Mamma Mia!”) is 69. Actress Ellen Greene (”Pushing Daisies”) is 68. Actor Kyle MacLachlan is 60. Comedian Rachel Dratch (”30 Rock,” `’Saturday Night Live”) is 53. Actor Paul Lieberstein (”The Office”) is 52. Actress Jeri Ryan (”Boston Public,” `’Star Trek: Voyager”) is 51. TV co-host Clinton Kelly (”The Chew,” `’What Not to Wear”) is 50. Actor Thomas Jane (”The Sweetest Thing”) is 50. Actress-singer Lea Solanga is 48. Actor Jose Solano (”Baywatch”) is 48. Drummer Scott Phillips of Creed and of Alter Bridge is 46. Singer James Blunt is 45. Actress Drew Barrymore is 44. Singer Tom Higgenson of Plain White T’s is 40. Guitarist Joe Hottinger of Halestorm is 37. Actor Zach Roerig (”The Vampire Diaries”) is 34. Actor Daniel E. Smith (”John Q.”) is 29.

Feb. 23: Actor-director Peter Fonda is 79. Steel guitarist Rusty Young of Poco is 73. Actress Patricia Richardson (”Strong Medicine,” `’Home Improvement”) is 68. Guitarist Brad Whitford of Aerosmith is 67. Singer Howard Jones is 64. Guitarist Michael Wilton of Queensryche is 57. Actress Kristin Davis (”Sex and the City”) is 54. Actor Marc Price (”Family Ties”) is 51. TV personality Daymond John (”Shark Tank”) is 50. Actress Niecy Nash (”Reno 911!”) is 49. Bassist Jeff Beres of Sister Hazel is 48. Guitarist-keyboardist Lasse Johansson of The Cardigans is 46. Composer Robert Lopez (“Frozen”) is 44. Actress Kelly Macdonald (”Boardwalk Empire”) is 43. Rapper Residente of Calle 13 is 41. Actor Josh Gad (”Frozen,” `’Jobs”) is 38. Actor Aziz Ansari (”Parks and Recreation”) is 36. Actress Emily Blunt (”The Devil Wears Prada”) is 36. Actress Dakota Fanning is 25.

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