Celeb birthdays for the week of Dec. 24-30

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Posted: Dec 19, 2017 1:05 AM

Dec. 24: Actor Clarence Gilyard ("Walker, Texas Ranger") is 62. Actress Stephanie Hodge ("Unhappily Ever After") is 61. Bassist-synthesizer player Ian Burden of Human League is 60. Actor Anil Kapoor ("Slumdog Millionaire") is 58. Singer Mary Ramsey of 10,000 Maniacs is 54. Actor Mark Valley ("Boston Legal") is 53. Actor Diedrich Bader ("The Drew Carey Show") is 51. Singer Ricky Martin is 46. "Twilight" series author Stephenie Meyer is 44. TV host Ryan Seacrest is 43. Actor Michael Raymond-James ("Once Upon a Time," ''True Blood") is 40. Singer Louis Tomlinson of One Direction is 26.

Dec. 25: Actress Hanna Schygulla ("Barnum," ''Casanova") is 74. Singer John Edwards of The Spinners is 73. Singer Jimmy Buffett is 71. Country singer Barbara Mandrell is 69. Actress Sissy Spacek is 68. Actress CCH Pounder is 65. Singer Annie Lennox is 63. Singer Steve Wariner is 63. Guitarist Robin Campbell of UB40 is 63. Singer Shane McGowan (The Popes, the Pogues) is 60. Actress Klea Scott ("Millennium") is 49. Guitarist Noel Hogan of The Cranberries is 46. Singer Dido is 46. Singer Mac Powell of Third Day is 45. Country singer Alecia Elliott is 35. Singer Jess and Lisa Origliasso of The Veronicas are 33. Singer-guitarist Lukas Nelson of Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real is 29.

Dec. 26: Actor Donald Moffat ("Clear and Present Danger") is 87. Actor Caroll Spinney (Big Bird on "Sesame Street") is 84. Singer Abdul "Duke" Fakir of The Four Tops is 82. Record producer Phil Spector is 78. "America's Most Wanted" host John Walsh is 72. Keyboardist Bob Carpenter with The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band is 71. Humorist David Sedaris is 61. Drummer Lars Ulrich of Metallica is 54. Country singer Audrey Wiggins is 50. Guitarist J (White Zombie) is 50. Guitarist Peter Klett of Candlebox is 48. Singer James Mercer of The Shins is 47. Actor-singer Jared Leto of 30 Seconds To Mars is 46. Singer Chris Daughtry ("American Idol") is 38. Actress Beth Behrs ("2 Broke Girls") is 32. Actor Kit Harington ("Game of Thrones") is 31. Actress Eden Sher ("The Middle") is 26. Singer Jade Thirlwall of Little Mix is 25.

Dec. 27: Actor John Amos ("Men In Trees," ''The West Wing") is 78. News correspondent Cokie Roberts is 74. Guitarist Mick Jones of Foreigner is 73. Singer Tracy Nelson is 73. Actor Gerard Depardieu is 69. Singer Karla Bonoff is 66. Guitarist David Knopfler of Dire Straits is 65. Actress Tovah Feldshuh ("Law and Order") is 64. Drummer Jeff Bryant (Ricochet) is 55. Actor Ian Gomez ("Felicity," ''The Drew Carey Show") is 53. Actress Theresa Randle ("Bad Boys") is 53. Actress Eva LaRue ("CSI: Miami") is 51. Bassist Darrin Vincent of Dailey and Vincent is 48. Guitarist Matt Slocum of Sixpence None The Richer is 45. Actor Wilson Cruz ("Party of Five," ''My So-Called Life") is 44. Actor Masi Oka ("Hawaii Five-0," ''Heroes") is 43. Actress Emilie de Ravin ("Once Upon A Time," ''Lost") is 36. Guitarist James Mead of Kutless is 35. Singer Hayley Williams of Paramore is 29. Singer Shay Mooney of Dan and Shay is 26.

Dec. 28: Comic book creator Stan Lee ("Spider-Man," ''The Incredible Hulk") is 95. Actress Nichelle Nichols ("Star Trek") is 85. Actress Maggie Smith is 83. Saxophonist Charles Neville of the Neville Brothers is 79. Singer-keyboardist Edgar Winter is 71. Drummer Joseph "Zigaboo" Modeliste of The Meters is 69. Actor Denzel Washington is 63. Country singer Joe Diffie is 59. Drummer Mike McGuire of Shenandoah is 59. Actor Chad McQueen (the "Karate Kid" films) is 57. Country singer-guitarist Marty Roe of Diamond Rio is 57. Actor Malcolm Gets ("Caroline in the City") is 54. Comedian Seth Meyers ("Late Night With Seth Meyers") is 44. Actor Joe Manganiello ("True Blood") is 41. Singer John Legend is 39. Actor Andre Holland ("Selma") is 38. Actress Sienna Miller is 36. Actor Beau Garrett ("The Good Doctor") is 35. Actress Mackenzie Rosman ("7th Heaven") is 28. "American Idol" runner-up David Archuleta is 27. Actress Mary-Charles Jones ("Kevin Can Wait") is 16. Actor Miles Brown ("Black-ish") is 13.

Dec. 29: Actress Inga Swenson ("Benson") is 85. Actor Jon Voight is 79. Country singer Ed Bruce is 78. Flutist Ray Thomas (Moody Blues) is 76. Singer Marianne Faithfull is 71. Actor Ted Danson is 70. Singer-actress Yvonne Elliman is 66. Actress Patricia Clarkson is 58. Comedian Paula Poundstone is 58. Guitarist-singer Jim Reid of The Jesus And Mary Chain is 56. Actor Michael Cudlitz ("The Walking Dead") is 53. Singer Dexter Holland of The Offspring is 52. Actor Jason Gould is 51. Director Lilly Wachowski (formerly Andy Wachowski) ("The Matrix") is 50. Singer-guitarist Glen Phillips (Toad the Wet Sprocket) is 47. Actor Kevin Weisman ("Alias") is 47. Actor Jude Law is 45. Actress Maria Dizzia ("Orange Is The New Black") is 43. Actor Mekhi Phifer is 43. Actor Shawn Hatosy ("Reckless," ''The Faculty") is 42. Country singer Jessica Andrews is 34. Actress Jane Levy ("Suburgatory") is 28.

Dec. 30: Actor Russ Tamblyn is 83. Singer Noel Paul Stookey of Peter, Paul and Mary is 80. Director James Burrows ("Cheers," ''Taxi") is 77. Actor Fred Ward ("The Right Stuff") is 75. Singer Mike Nesmith of The Monkees is 75. Actress Concetta Tomei ("Providence," ''China Beach") is 72. Singer Patti Smith is 71. Musician Jeff Lynne is 70. TV host Meredith Vieira ("Today," ''The View") is 64. Actress Sheryl Lee Ralph ("Moesha") is 62. Country singer Suzy Bogguss is 61. Actress Patricia Kalembar ("Sisters") is 61. Former "Today" show anchor Matt Lauer is 60. Actress-comedian Tracey Ullman is 58. TV host Sean Hannity is 56. Actor George Newbern ("Providence") is 54. Singer Jay Kay of Jamiroquai is 48. Drummer Byron McMackin of Pennywise is 48. Actress Meredith Monroe ("Dawson's Creek") is 48. Actor Jason Behr ("The Grudge," ''Roswell") is 44. Actress Lucy Punch ("Ben and Kate") is 40. Singer-actor Tyrese is 39. Actress Eliza Dushku ("Dollhouse," ''Buffy the Vampire Slayer") is 37. Guitarist Tim Lopez of Plain White T's is 37. Actress Kristin Kreuk ("Smallville") is 35. Singer-guitarist Wesley Schultz of The Lumineers is 35. Singer Andra Day is 33. Singer Ellie Goulding is 31. Actress Caity Lotz ("DC's Legends of Tomorrow") is 31. Drummer Jamie Follese of Hot Chelle Rae is 26.