Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 27-Jan. 2

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Posted: Dec 22, 2015 6:41 AM

Dec. 27: Guitarist Scotty Moore (Elvis Presley's band) is 84. Actor John Amos ("Men in Trees," ''The West Wing") is 76. News correspondent Cokie Roberts is 72. Guitarist Mick Jones of Foreigner is 71. Singer Tracy Nelson is 71. Actor Gerard Depardieu is 67. Actress Tovah Feldshuh is 63. Guitarist David Knopfler of Dire Straits is 63. Drummer Jeff Bryant (Ricochet) is 53. Actress Eva LaRue ("CSI: Miami") is 49. Guitarist Matt Slocum of Sixpence None the Richer is 43. Actor Wilson Cruz ("Party of Five," ''My So-Called Life") is 42. Actor Masi Oka ("Hawaii Five-O") is 41. Actress Emilie de Ravin ("Once Upon a Time," ''Lost") is 34. Singer Hayley Williams of Paramore is 27. Singer Shay Mooney of Dan and Shay is 24.

Dec. 28: Comic-book creator Stan Lee is 93. Actress Nichelle Nichols ("Star Trek") is 83. Actress Maggie Smith is 81. Saxophonist Charles Neville of the Neville Brothers is 77. Actor Denzel Washington is 61. Country singer Joe Diffie is 57. Drummer Mike McGuire of Shenandoah is 57. Country singer-guitarist Marty Roe of Diamond Rio is 55. Comedian Seth Meyers is 42. Actor Joe Manganiello is 39. Singer John Legend is 37. Actor Andre Holland ("Selma") is 36. Actress Sienna Miller is 34. "American Idol" runner-up David Archuleta is 25. Actor Miles Brown ("Black-ish") is 11.

Dec. 29: Actress Mary Tyler Moore is 79. Actor Jon Voight is 77. Country singer Ed Bruce is 76. Flutist Ray Thomas (Moody Blues) is 74. Singer Marianne Faithfull is 69. Actor Ted Danson is 68. Singer-actress Yvonne Elliman is 64. Actress Patricia Clarkson is 56. Comedian Paula Poundstone is 56. Guitarist-singer Jim Reid of the Jesus and Mary Chain is 54. Actor Michael Cudlitz ("The Walking Dead") is 51. Singer-guitarist Glen Phillips (Toad the Wet Sprocket) is 45. Actor Jude Law is 43. Actress Maria Dizzia ("Orange is the New Black") is 41. Actor Mekhi Phifer is 41. Country singer Jessica Andrews is 32. Actress Jane Levy ("Suburgatory") is 26.

Dec. 30: Actor Russ Tamblyn is 81. Singer Noel Paul Stookey of Peter, Paul and Mary is 78. Director James Burrows ("Cheers," ''Taxi") is 75. Actor Fred Ward ("The Right Stuff") is 73. Singer Mike Nesmith of The Monkees is 73. Singer Patti Smith is 69. Musician Jeff Lynne is 68. TV host Meredith Vieira is 62. Actress Sheryl Lee Ralph ("Moesha") is 60. Country singer Suzy Bogguss is 59. "Today" show anchor Matt Lauer is 58. Actress-comedian Tracey Ullman is 56. TV host Sean Hannity is 54. Singer Jay Kay of Jamiroquai is 46. Drummer Byron McMackin of Pennywise is 46. Actress Meredith Monroe ("Dawson's Creek") is 46. Actor Jason Behr is 42. Singer-actor Tyrese is 37. Actress Eliza Dushku ("Dollhouse," ''Buffy the Vampire Slayer") is 35. Guitarist Tim Lopez of Plain White T's is 35. Actress Kristin Kreuk ("Smallville") is 33. Singer-guitarist Wesley Schultz of The Lumineers is 33. Singer Ellie Goulding is 29. Drummer Jamie Follese of Hot Chelle Rae is 24.

Dec. 31: Actor Anthony Hopkins is 78. Actor Tim Considine ("My Three Sons") is 75. Actress Sarah Miles is 74. Guitarist Andy Summers of The Police is 73. Actor Ben Kingsley is 72. Actor Tim Matheson is 68. Singer Burton Cummings of The Guess Who is 68. Bassist Tom Hamilton of Aerosmith is 64. Actor James Remar ("Dexter") is 62. Actress Bebe Neuwirth is 57. Singer Paul Westerberg is 56. Actor Val Kilmer is 56. Guitarist Ric Ivanisevich of Oleander is 53. Guitarist Scott Ian of Anthrax is 52. Singer-actor Joe McIntyre of New Kids on the Block is 43. Cellist Mikko Siren of Apocalyptica is 40. Singer Psy is 38. Actor Erich Bergen ("Madam Secretary," ''Jersey Boys") is 30.

Jan. 1: Singer-guitarist Country Joe McDonald of Country Joe and the Fish is 74. Comedian Don Novello (Father Guido Sarducci) is 73. Actor Rick Hurst ("The Dukes of Hazzard") is 70. Country singer Steve Ripley of The Tractors is 66. Rapper Grandmaster Flash is 58. Actor Morris Chestnut is 47. Actor Verne Troyer ("Austin Powers") is 47. Bassist Noah Sierota of Echosmith is 20.

Jan. 2: TV host Jack Hanna ("Jack Hanna's Into the Wild") is 69. Actress Wendy Phillips is 64. Actress Tia Carrere is 49. Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. is 48. Model Christy Turlington is 47. Actor Taye Diggs is 45. Singer Doug Robb of Hoobastank is 41. Actor Dax Shepard is 41. Actress Kate Bosworth is 33.