Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 27-Nov. 2

October 21, 2019 GMT

Oct. 27: Actor-comedian John Cleese is 80. Country singer Lee Greenwood is 77. Director Ivan Reitman is 73. Country singer-guitarist Jack Daniels (Highway 101) is 70. Bassist Garry Tallent of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band is 70. Author Fran Lebowitz is 69. Guitarist K.K. Downing (Judas Priest) is 68. Actor-director Roberto Benigni (“Life Is Beautiful”) is 67. Actor Peter Firth (“That’s Life”) is 66. Actor Robert Picardo (“The Wonder Years,” ″China Beach”) is 66. Singer Simon LeBon of Duran Duran is 61. Keyboardist J.D. McFadden (Sixpence None The Richer, The Mavericks) is 55. Drummer Jason Finn of Presidents of the United States of America is 52. Actor Sean Holland (film and TV “Clueless”) is 51. TV personality Kelly Osbourne is 35. Actor Troy Gentile (“The Goldbergs”) is 26.


Oct. 28: Jazz singer Cleo Laine is 92. Actress Joan Plowright is 90. Country musician Charlie Daniels is 83. Actress Jane Alexander is 80. Actor Dennis Franz (“NYPD Blue”) is 75. Singer Wayne Fontana of Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders is 74. Actress-singer Telma Hopkins (Tony Orlando and Dawn) is 71. Actress Annie Potts is 67. Songwriter-music producer Desmond Child is 66. Drummer Stephen Morris of New Order is 62. Singer-guitarist William Reid of The Jesus and Mary Chain is 61. Actor Mark Derwin (“The Secret Life of the American Teenager,” ″Life With Bonnie”) is 59. Actress Daphne Zuniga (“Melrose Place”) is 57. Actress Lauren Holly is 56. “The Talk” co-host Sheryl Underwood is 56. Actress Jami Gertz is 54. Actor Chris Bauer (“True Blood”) is 53. Actor-comedian Andy Richter is 53. Actress Julia Roberts is 52. Fiddler Caitlin Cary (Whiskeytown) is 51. Singer Ben Harper is 50. Country singer Brad Paisley is 47. Actor Joaquin Phoenix is 45. Actress Gwendoline Christie (“Game of Thrones,” ″Star Wars” films) is 41. Singer Justin Guarini (“American Idol”) is 41. Singer Brett Dennen is 40. Guitarist Dave Tirio of Plain White T’s is 40. Actor Matt Smith (“The Crown,” ″Dr. Who”) is 37. Actor Finn Wittrock (“American Horror Story: Freak Show”) is 35. Actress Troian Bellisario (“Pretty Little Liars”) is 34. Singer-rapper Frank Ocean is 32. Actor Nolan Gould (“Modern Family”) is 21.

Oct. 29: Banjo player Sonny Osborne of The Osborne Brothers is 82. Country singer Lee Clayton is 77. Guitarist Denny Laine (Wings, Moody Blues) is 75. Singer-actress Melba Moore is 74. Guitarist Peter Green (Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac) is 73. Actor Richard Dreyfuss is 72. Actress Kate Jackson is 71. Actor Dan Castellaneta (“The Simpsons”) is 62. Singer Randy Jackson of The Jacksons is 58. Drummer Peter Timmins of Cowboy Junkies is 54. Actress Joely Fisher (“Ellen”) is 52. Rapper Paris is 52. Actor Grayson McCouch (“Gotham”) is 51. Singer SA Martinez of 311 is 50. Actress Winona Ryder is 48. Actress Tracee Ellis Ross (“black-ish”) is 47. Actress Gabrielle Union is 47. Actor Trevor Lissauer (“Sabrina the Teenage Witch”) is 46. Actress Milena Govich (“Law and Order”) is 43. Actor Jon Abrahams (“Meet the Parents”) is 42. Actor Brendan Fehr (“CSI: Miami,” ″Roswell”) is 42. Actor Ben Foster (“Six Feet Under”) is 39. Bassist Chris Baio of Vampire Weekend is 35. Actress Janet Montgomery (“New Amsterdam”) is 34. Actress India Eisley (“The Secret Life of the American Teenager”) is 26.


Oct. 30: Songwriter Eddie Holland of Holland-Dozier-Holland is 80. Singer Grace Slick is 80. Singer Otis Williams of The Temptations is 78. Actor Henry Winkler is 74. TV journalist Andrea Mitchell is 73. Bassist Timothy B. Schmit of The Eagles (and Poco) is 72. Actor Harry Hamlin is 68. Actor Charles Martin Smith (“American Graffiti”) is 66. Country singer T. Graham Brown is 65. Actor Kevin Pollak is 62. Singer-guitarist Jerry De Borg of Jesus Jones is 59. Actor Michael Beach (“Soul Food,” ″Third Watch”) is 56. Singer-guitarist Gavin Rossdale of Bush is 54. Actor Jack Plotnick (“Reno 911!”) is 51. “Cash Cab” host Ben Bailey is 49. Actor Billy Brown (“How to Get Away With Murder”) is 49. Actress Nia Long is 49. Country singer Kassidy Osborn of SHeDAISY is 43. Actor Gael Garcia Bernal (“Babel,” ″The Motorcycle Diaries”) is 41. Actor Matthew Morrison (“Glee”) is 41. Actress Fiona Dourif (“When We Rise,” ″True Blood”) is 38. Actor Shaun Sipos (“Melrose Place”) is 38. Actor Tasso Feldman (“The Resident”) is 36. Actress Janel Parrish (“Pretty Little Liars”) is 31. Actor Tequan Richmond (“Everybody Hates Chris”) is 27. Actress Kennedy McMann (TV’s “Nancy Drew”) is 23.

Oct. 31: Actress Lee Grant is 94. Anchorman Dan Rather is 88. Folk singer Tom Paxton is 82. Actor Ron Rifkin (“Alias”) is 81. Actress Sally Kirkland is 78. Actor Stephen Rea (“The Crying Game,” ″V for Vendetta”) is 73. Actress Deidre Hall (“Days of Our Lives”) is 72. Journalist Jane Pauley is 69. Broadway performer Brian Stokes Mitchell is 62. Director Peter Jackson (“Lord of the Rings”) is 58. Guitarist Johnny Marr of Modest Mouse (and The Smiths) is 56. Actor Dermot Mulroney is 56. Drummer Mikkey Dee of Motorhead and of Scorpions is 56. Country singer Darryl Worley is 55. Actor Rob Schneider is 55. Actor Mike O’Malley (“Glee”) is 54. Guitarist Ad-Rock of the Beastie Boys is 53. Musician Adam Schelsinger of Fountains of Wayne is 52. Musician Rob Van Winkle (Vanilla Ice) is 52. Guitarist Rogers Stevens of Blind Melon is 50. Singer Linn Berggren of Ace of Base is 49. Reality show host Troy Hartman (“Extreme Survival,” ″No Boundaries”) is 48. Gospel singer Smokie Norful is 46. Actress Piper Perabo is 43. Keyboardist Tay Strathairn of Dawes is 39. Actor Eddie Kaye Thomas (“American Pie”) is 39. Guitarist Frank Iero (My Chemical Romance) is 38. Actor Justin Chatwin (“American Gothic”) is 37. Actress Holly Taylor (“The Americans”) is 22. Actress Danielle Rose Russell (“Legacies,” ″The Originals”) is 20. Singer-actress Willow Smith is 19.

Nov. 1: Country singer Bill Anderson is 82. Actress Barbara Bosson (“Murder One,” ″Hill Street Blues”) is 80. Actor Robert Foxworth (“Falcon Crest”) is 78. “Hustler” publisher Larry Flynt is 77. Country singer Kinky Friedman is 75. Music producer David Foster is 70. Actress Belita Moreno (“Diary of a Wimpy Kid”) is 70. Saxophonist Ronald Khalis Bell of Kool and the Gang is 68. Country singer-songwriter Keith Stegall is 65. Singer Lyle Lovett is 62. Actress Rachel Ticotin is 61. Bassist Eddie MacDonald (The Alarm) is 60. Actress Helene Udy (“Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman”) is 58. Singer Anthony Kiedis of Red Hot Chili Peppers is 57. Singer-keyboardist Mags Furuholmen of A-ha is 57. Drummer Rick Allen of Def Leppard is 56. Country singer Big Kenny of Big and Rich is 56. Singer Sophie B. Hawkins is 55. Rapper Willie D of the Geto Boys is 53. Keyboardist Dale Wallace of Emerson Drive is 50. Actress Toni Collette (“The United States of Tara,” ″Little Miss Sunshine”) is 47. Actress and TV personality Jenny McCarthy is 47. Actor Dave Berman (“CSI”) is 46. “American Idol” runner-up Bo Bice is 44. Actor Matt Jones (“Breaking Bad”) is 38. Actress Natalia Tena (“Game of Thrones”) is 35. Actor Penn Badgely (“Gossip Girl”) is 33. Actor-drummer Alex Wolff (“The Naked Brothers Band”) is 22.

Nov. 2: Singer Jay Black (Jay and the Americans) is 81. Actress Stefanie Powers is 77. Singer-actor J.D. Souther (“Nashville”) is 74. Actress Kate Linder (“The Young and the Restless”) is 72. Drummer Carter Beauford of the Dave Matthews Band is 61. Actor Peter Mullan (“Trainspotting”) is 60. Singer k.d. lang is 58. Bassist Bobby Dall of Poison is 56. Actress Jenny Robertson (film’s “Bull Durham,” TV’s “Reno 911!”) is 56. Actress Lauren Velez (“Dexter”) is 55. Actor David Schwimmer (“Friends”) is 53. Singer Alvin Chea of Take 6 is 52. Jazz singer Kurt Elling is 52. Bassist Fieldy of Korn is 50. Actress Meta Golding (“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”) is 48. Singer-guitarist John Hampson of Nine Days is 48. Actress Marisol Nichols (“Riverdale”) is 48. Singer Timothy Christian Riley of Tony! Toni! Tone! is 45. Rapper Nelly is 45. Actor Danny Cooksey (“Diff’rent Strokes”) is 44. Guitarist Chris Walla of Death Cab for Cutie is 44. TV personality Karamo Brown (“Queer Eye”) is 39. Actor-singer Kendall Schmidt (“Big Time Rush”) is 29.