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Celebrity birthdays for the week of Aug. 3-9

Aug. 3: Singer Tony Bennett is 88. Actor Martin Sheen is 74. Singer Beverly Lee of The Shirelles is 73. Lifestyle guru Martha Stewart is 73. Bassist B.B. Dickerson of War is 65. Movie director John Landis is 64. Actress JoMarie Payton ("Family Matters") is 64. Actor Jay North ("Dennis the Menace") is 63. Guitarist Randy Scruggs is 61. Actor John C. McGinley ("Scrubs") is 55. Bassist Lee Rocker (Stray Cats) is 53. Actress Lisa Ann Walter ("Bruce Almighty") is 53. Singer-guitarist James Hetfield of Metallica is 51. Singer Ed Roland of Collective Soul is 51. Actor Isaiah Washington is 51. Keyboardist Dean Sams of Lonestar is 48. Guitarist Stephen Carpenter of Deftones is 44. Musician Spinderella of Salt-N-Pepa is 43. Actress Brigid Brannagh ("Army Wives") is 42. Actor Michael Ealy is 41. Violinist Jimmy De Martini of Zac Brown Band is 38. Actress Evangeline Lilly ("Lost") is 35. Singer Holly Arnstein of Dream is 29. Bassist Brent Kutzle of OneRepublic is 29.

Aug. 4: Singer Frankie Ford is 75. Actor-comedian Richard Belzer is 70. Actor Billy Bob Thornton is 59. Drummer Rob Cieka of Boo Radleys is 46. Actor Daniel Dae Kim is 46. Rapper Yo-Yo ("Miss Rap Supreme") is 43. Singer-actor Marques Houston of Immature is 33. "American Idol" runner-up Crystal Bowersox is 29. Singer Tom Parker of The Wanted is 26. "American Idol" runner-up Jessica Sanchez is 19.

Aug. 5: Actress Loni Anderson is 69. Singer Rick Derringer is 67. Singer Samantha Sang is 61. Actress Maureen McCormick ("The Brady Bunch") is 58. Guitarist Pat Smear (Foo Fighters) is 55. Country fiddler Mark O'Connor is 53. Actor Jonathan Silverman is 48. Country singer Terri Clark is 46. Cellist Eicca Toppinen of Apocalyptica is 39.

Aug. 6: Actor-director Peter Bonerz is 76. Actress Catherine Hicks ("Seventh Heaven") is 63. Singer Pat MacDonald of Timbuk 3 is 62. Actress Faith Prince is 57. Singer Randy DeBarge of DeBarge is 56. Country singers Peggy and Patsy Lynn of The Lynns are 50. Actor Jeremy Ratchford ("Cold Case") is 49. Country singer Lisa Stewart is 46. Writer-director M. Night Shyamalan is 44. Singer Geri Halliwell (Spice Girls) is 42. Actor Jason O'Mara ("Life on Mars") is 42. Actress Vera Farmiga is 41. Singer Travis McCoy of Gym Class Heroes is 33. Bassist Eric Roberts of Gym Class Heroes is 30.

Aug. 7: Writer-producer-humorist Stan Freberg is 88. Humorist Garrison Keillor is 72. Singer B.J. Thomas is 72. Singer Harold Hudson of The Commodores is 65. Country singer Rodney Crowell is 64. Actor Wayne Knight is 59. Singer Bruce Dickinson of Iron Maiden is 56. Actor David Duchovny is 54. Actor Harold Perrineau ("Lost," ''Oz") is 51. Country singer Raul Malo of The Mavericks is 49. Actress Charlize Theron is 39. Drummer Barry Kerch of Shinedown is 38.

Aug. 8: Country singer Mel Tillis is 82. Actor Dustin Hoffman is 77. Actress Connie Stevens is 76. Country singer Phil Balsley of The Statler Brothers is 75. Actor Larry Wilcox ("CHiPS") is 67. Actor Keith Carradine is 65. Country singer Jamie O'Hara is 64. Keyboardist Dennis Drew of 10,000 Maniacs is 57. Guitarist The Edge of U2 is 53. Drummer Rikki Rockett of Poison is 53. Rapper Kool Moe Dee is 52. Singer Scott Stapp of Creed is 41. Country singer Mark Wills is 41. Guitarist Tom Linton of Jimmy Eat World is 39. Singer J.C. Chasez of 'N Sync is 38. Singer Drew Lachey of 98 Degrees is 38. Singer Marsha Ambrosius (Floetry) is 37. Actress Lindsay Sloane ("Sabrina the Teenage Witch") is 37. Countess Vaughn ("The Parkers," ''Moesha") is 36. Actor Michael Urie ("Ugly Betty") is 34. Actress Meagan Good ("Think Like a Man") is 33.

Aug. 9: Comedian-director David Steinberg is 72. Actor Sam Elliott is 70. Singer Barbara Mason is 67. Actress Melanie Griffith is 57. Actress Amanda Bearse ("Married ... With Children") is 56. Rapper Kurtis Blow is 55. "Today" co-host Hoda Kotb is 50. Actress Gillian Anderson is 46. Actor Eric Bana is 46. Actor Thomas Lennon ("Reno 911!") is 44. Bassist Arion Salazar (Third Eye Blind) is 44. Rapper Mack 10 is 43. Actress Anna Kendrick is 29.

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