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Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 6-12

Oct. 6: Actress Britt Ekland is 77. Singer Millie Small is 73. Singer-guitarist Thomas McClary (The Commodores) is 70. Singer Kevin Cronin of REO Speedwagon is 68. Guitarist David Hidalgo of Los Lobos is 65. Actress Elisabeth Shue is 56. Singer-songwriter Matthew Sweet is 55. Actress Jacqueline Obradors (“NYPD Blue”) is 53. Country singer Tim Rushlow (Little Texas) is 53. Bassist Tommy Stinson (The Replacements, Guns N’ Roses) is 53. Actress Amy Jo Johnson (“Felicity,” ”Mighty Morphin Power Rangers”) is 49. Actor Lamman Rucker (“Meet the Browns”) is 48. Actor Ioan Gruffudd (“Fantastic Four,” ”Horatio Hornblower”) is 46. Actor Jeremy Sisto (“Law and Order,” ”Six Feet Under”) is 45. Actor Brett Gelman (“Stranger Things”) is 43. Singer Melinda Doolittle (“American Idol”) is 42. Actor Wes Ramsey (“CSI: Miami”) is 42. Musician Will Butler of Arcade Fire is 37.

Oct. 7: TV personality Joy Behar (“The View”) is 77. Drummer Kevin Godley of 10cc is 74. Country singer Kieran Kane of The O’Kanes is 70. Musician John Mellencamp is 68. Guitarist Ricky Phillips of Styx is 68. Actress Mary Badham (“To Kill a Mockingbird”) is 67. Drummer Tico Torres of Bon Jovi is 66. Actress Christopher Norris (“Trapper John, M.D.”) is 64. Cellist Yo-Yo Ma is 64. Gospel singer Michael W. Smith is 62. Actress Judy Landers (“Vega$,” ”BJ and the Bear”) is 61. Reality competition judge Simon Cowell is 60. Guitarist Charlie Marinkovich (Iron Butterfly) is 60. Actress Paula Newsome (“Chicago Med,” ”Barry”) is 58. Singer Ann Curless of Expose is 56. Singer Toni Braxton is 52. Singer Thom Yorke of Radiohead is 51. Actress Nicole Ari Parker (“Murder in the First,” ”Soul Food”) is 49. Actress Allison Munn (“One Tree Hill”) is 45. Singer Damian Kulash of OK Go is 44. Singer Taylor Hicks (“American Idol”) is 43. Actor Omar Miller (“The Unicorn,” ”CSI: Miami”) is 41. Singer Nathaniel Rateliff of Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats is 41. Actor Jake McLaughlin (“Quantico”) is 37. Electronic musician Flying Lotus is 36. Actress Holland Roden (TV’s “Teen Wolf”) is 33.

Oct. 8: Actor Paul Hogan is 80. Singer Fred Cash of The Impressions is 79. Actor-comedian Chevy Chase is 76. Author R.L. Stine (“Goosebumps”) is 76. Country singer Susan Raye is 75. TV personality Sarah Purcell (“Real People”) is 71. Singer Airrion Love of The Stylistics is 70. Actress Sigourney Weaver is 70. Singer Robert “Kool” Bell of Kool and the Gang is 69. Singer-guitarist Ricky Lee Phelps (Brothers Phelps, Kentucky Headhunters) is 66. Actor Michael Dudikoff is 65. Comedian Darrell Hammond (“Saturday Night Live”) is 64. Actress Stephanie Zimbalist is 63. Actress Kim Wayans (“In the House,” ”In Living Color”) is 58. Singer Steve Perry of Cherry Poppin’ Daddies is 56. Actor Ian Hart (“Dirt”) is 55. Singer CeCe Winans is 55. Bassist C.J. Ramone of The Ramones is 54. Actress Karyn Parsons (“The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”) is 53. Singer Teddy Riley is 53. Actress Emily Procter (“CSI: Miami”) is 51. Actor Dylan Neal (“Blood Ties,” ”Sabrina, The Teenage Witch”) is 50. Actor-screenwriter Matt Damon is 49. Singer Byron Reeder of Mista is 40. Singer Noelle Scaggs of Fitz and the Tantrums is 40. Actor Nick Cannon is 39. Actor J.R. Ramirez (TV’s “Manifest”) is 39. Singer-songwriter Bruno Mars is 34. Actor Angus T. Jones (“Two and a Half Men”) is 26. Actress Molly Quinn (“Castle”) is 26. Actress Bella Thorne (TV’s “Shake It Up,” film “Midnight Sun”) is 22.

Oct. 9: R&B singer Nona Hendryx (LaBelle) is 75. Singer Jackson Browne is 71. Actor Gary Frank (“Family”) is 69. Actor Robert Wuhl (“Arli$$”) is 68. Manager-TV personality Sharon Osbourne is 67. Actor Tony Shalhoub (“Monk,” ”Wings”) is 66. Accordion player James Fearnley of The Pogues is 65. Actor Scott Bakula is 65. Actor John O’Hurley (“Dancing With the Stars,” ”Seinfeld”) is 65. Actor-turned-producer Linwood Boomer (“Little House on the Prairie”) is 64. Actor Michael Pare (“Eddie and the Cruisers”) is 61. Jazz saxophonist Kenny Garrett is 59. Singer-guitarist Kurt Neumann of The BoDeans is 58. Country singer Gary Bennett (BR549) is 55. Director Guillermo del Toro (“The Shape of Water,” ”Pan’s Labyrinth”) is 55. Singer P.J. Harvey is 50. Director Steve McQueen (“12 Years a Slave”) is 50. Actor Steve Burns (“Blues Clues”) is 46. Singer Sean Lennon is 44. Musician Lecrae is 40. Actor Brandon Routh (“DC’s Legends of Tomorrow,” ”Superman Returns”) is 40. Actor Zachery Ty Bryan (“Home Improvement”) is 38. Comedian Melissa Villasenor (“Saturday Night Live”) is 32. Actor Tyler James Williams (“Everybody Hates Chris”) is 27. Country singer Scotty McCreery (“American Idol”) is 26. Actor Jharrel Jerome (“When They See Us”) is 22.

Oct. 10: Actor Peter Coyote is 78. Actor Charles Dance (“Game of Thrones”) is 73. Singer John Prine is 73. Actor-dancer Ben Vereen is 73. Singer Cyril Neville of The Neville Brothers is 71. Actress Jessica Harper (“Pennies From Heaven,” ”My Favorite Year) is 70. Singer-guitarist Midge Ure is 66. Singer David Lee Roth (Van Halen) is 65. Country singer Tanya Tucker is 61. Actress Julia Sweeney (“Saturday Night Live”) is 60. Actor Bradley Whitford (“The West Wing”) is 60. Bassist Martin Kemp (Spandau Ballet) is 58. Guitarist Jim Glennie of James is 56. Drummer Mike Malinin of the Goo Goo Dolls is 52. Actress Wendi McLendon-Covey (“The Goldbergs,” ”Reno 911!”) is 50. Actor Mario Lopez (“The X Factor,” ”Saved by the Bell”) is 46. Actress Jodi Lyn O’Keefe (“She’s All That,” ”Nash Bridges”) is 41. Singer Mya is 40. Actor Dan Stevens (“Downton Abbey”) is 37. R&B singer Cherie is 35.

Oct. 11: Actor Ron Leibman is 82. Country singer Gene Watson is 76. Singer Daryl Hall of Hall and Oates is 73. Actress Catlin Adams (“The Jerk,” ”The Jazz Singer”) is 69. Country singer Paulette Carlson (Highway 101) is 68. MTV VJ Mark Goodman is 67. Actor David Morse (“St. Elsewhere”) is 66. Actor Stephen Spinella (“24”) is 63. Actress Joan Cusak is 57. Guitarist Scott Johnson of Gin Blossoms is 57. Actor-writer Michael J. Nelson (“Mystery Science Theater 3000”) is 55. Actor Sean Patrick Flanery is 54. Actor Artie Lange (“MADtv”) is 52. Actor Jane Krakowski (“30 Rock,” ”Ally McBeal”) is 51. Actress Andrea Navedo (“Jane the Virgin”) is 50. Actress Constance Zimmer (“UnREAL,” ”Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”) is 49. Rapper MC Lyte is 48. Actor Darien Sills-Evans (“Superior Donuts,” ”Treme”) is 45. Singer NeeNa Lee is 44. Actress Emily Deschanel (“Bones”) is 43. Actor Trevor Donovan (“90210”) is 41. Actress Michelle Trachtenberg (“Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” ”Inspector Gadget”) is 34. Rapper Cardi B is 27.

Oct. 12: Singer Sam Moore of Sam and Dave is 84. “Fox News Sunday” host Chris Wallace is 72. Actress-singer Susan Anton is 69. Actor Carlos Bernard (“24”) is 57. Jazz musician Chris Botti is 57. Singer Claude McKnight of Take 6 is 57. Actor Hugh Jackman is 51. Actor Adam Rich (“Eight Is Enough”) is 51. Singer Garfield Bright of Shai is 50. Fiddler Martie Maguire of the Dixie Chicks and of Courtyard Hounds is 50. Actor Kirk Cameron is 49. Singer Jordan Pundik of New Found Glory is 40. Actor Tyler Blackburn (“Pretty Little Liars”) is 33. Actor Marcus T. Paulk (“Moesha”) is 33. Actor Josh Hutcherson (“The Hunger Games”) is 27.

The Associated Press