Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 11-17

Dec 5, 2022, 7:23 AM | Updated: 7:28 am
This combination photo of celebrities with birthdays from Dec. 11-17 shows Mos Def, from left, Regi...

This combination photo of celebrities with birthdays from Dec. 11-17 shows Mos Def, from left, Regina Hall, Taylor Swift, Vanessa Hudgens, Alana Haim, JB Smoove and Eugene Levy. (AP Photo)

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Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 11-17:

Dec. 11: Actor Rita Moreno is 91. Singer David Gates of Bread is 82. Actor Donna Mills (“Knots Landing”) is 82. Singer Brenda Lee is 78. Singer Paul Beasley of The Blind Boys of Alabama is 78. Actor Lynda Day George (TV’s “Mission: Impossible”) is 78. Actor Teri Garr is 75. Actor Bess Armstrong is 69. Singer Jermaine Jackson is 68. Bassist Mike Mesaros of The Smithereens is 65. Bassist Nikki Sixx of Motley Crue is 64. Actor Ben Browder (“Stargate SG-1”) is 60. Singer-bassist Justin Currie of Del Amitri is 58. Bassist David Schools of Widespread Panic is 58. Actor Gary Dourdan (“C.S.I.”) is 56. Actor-comedian Mo’Nique is 55. Actor Max Martini (“The Unit”) is 53. Rapper-actor Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) is 49. Actor Rider Strong (“Boy Meets World”) is 43. Actor Xosha Roquemore (“The Mindy Project”) is 38. Actor Karla Souza (“How To Get Away With Murder”) is 36. Actor-singer Hailee Steinfeld is 26.

Dec. 12: Game show host Bob Barker is 99. Singer Connie Francis is 85. Singer Dionne Warwick is 82. Singer-guitarist Dickey Betts (Allman Brothers) is 79. Actor Wings Hauser is 75. Actor Bill Nighy (“Pirates of the Caribbean”) is 73. Actor Duane Chase (“The Sound of Music”) is 72. Country singer La Costa is 72. Gymnast-turned-actor Cathy Rigby is 70. Singer-percussionist Sheila E. is 65. Actor Sheree J. Wilson (“Walker, Texas Ranger,” ´´Dallas”) is 64. Guitarist Eric Schenkman of Spin Doctors is 59. Bassist Nicholas Dimichino of Nine Days is 55. Actor Jennifer Connelly is 52. Actor Madchen Amick (“My Own Worst Enemy,” ´´Twin Peaks”) is 52. Actor Regina Hall is 52. Actor Mayim Bialik (“Jeopardy,” “The Big Bang Theory”) is 47. Actor Lucas Hedges (“Boy Erased,” ´´Manchester By The Sea”) is 26. Actor Sky Katz (“Raven’s Home”) is 18.

Dec. 13: Actor Dick Van Dyke is 97. Country singer Buck White of The Whites is 92. Actor-singer John Davidson is 81. Actor Kathy Garver (“Family Affair”) is 77. Singer Ted Nugent is 74. Guitarist Jeff “Skunk” Baxter (The Doobie Brothers, Steely Dan) is 74. Guitarist Ron Getman of The Tractors is 74. Country singer-guitarist Randy Owen of Alabama is 73. Actor Wendie Malick (“Hot in Cleveland,” ´´Just Shoot Me”) is 72. Country singer John Anderson is 68. Singer Steve Forbert is 68. Singer Morris Day of The Time is 66. Actor Steve Buscemi is 65. Actor Johnny Whitaker (“Family Affair”) is 63. Bassist John Munson of Semisonic is 60. Reality TV star NeNe Leakes (“The New Normal,” ´´The Real Housewives of Atlanta”) is 56. Actor-comedian Jamie Foxx is 55. Actor Lusia Strus (“50 First Dates”) is 55. TV personality Debbie Matenopoulos is 48. Singer-guitarist Tom Delonge of Blink-182 (and Angels and Airwaves) is 47. Actor James Kyson Lee (“Heroes”) is 47. Actor Kimee Balmilero (“Hawaii Five-0´´) is 43. Actor Chelsea Hertford (“Major Dad”) is 41. Singer Amy Lee of Evanescence is 41. Trumpeter Wesley Watkins of Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats is 35. Actor Marcel Spears (“The Mayor”) is 34. Singer Taylor Swift is 33. Actor Maisy Stella (“Nashville”) is 19.

Dec. 14: Singer-actor Abbe Lane is 91. Actor Hal Williams (“227,” ´´Sanford and Son”) is 88. Actor-singer Jane Birkin (“Death on the Nile,” “Evil Under the Sun”) is 76. Singer Joyce Vincent-Wilson of Tony Orlando and Dawn is 76. Actor Dee Wallace (“E.T.”) is 74. Bassist Cliff Williams of AC/DC is 73. Actor T.K. Carter (“The Corner,” “Punky Brewster”) is 66. Singer-guitarist Mike Scott of The Waterboys is 64. Singer-whistle player Peter “Spider” Stacy of The Pogues is 64. Actor Cynthia Gibb (TV’s “Fame”) is 59. Actor Nancy Valen (“Baywatch”) is 57. Actor Archie Kao (“Chicago P.D.”) is 53. Actor Natascha McElhone (TV’s “Californication,” film’s “The Truman Show”) is 53. Actor Michaela Watkins (“Trophy Wife,” ´´The New Adventures of Old Christine”) is 51. Actor Miranda Hart (“Call the Midwife”) is 50. Singer Brian Dalyrimple of Soul for Real is 47. Actor KaDee Strickland (“Private Practice”) is 47. Actor Jackson Rathbone (“Twilight” movies) is 38. Actor Vanessa Hudgens is 34. Singer Tori Kelly is 30.

Dec. 15: Singer Cindy Birdsong of The Supremes is 83. Drummer Dave Clark of the Dave Clark Five is 80. Drummer Carmine Appice of Vanilla Fudge is 76. Actor Don Johnson is 73. Actor Melanie Chartoff (“Rugrats,” ´´Parker Lewis Can’t Lose”) is 72. Director Julie Taymor (Broadway’s “The Lion King”) is 70. Actor Justin Ross (“A Chorus Line”) is 68. Bassist Paul Simonon of The Clash is 67. Country singer Doug Phelps (The Kentucky Headhunters, Brothers Phelps) is 62. Actor Helen Slater is 59. Actor Paul Kaye (“Game of Thrones”) is 58. Actor Molly Price (“Third Watch”) is 57. Actor Garrett Wang (“Star Trek: Voyager”) is 54. Actor Michael Shanks (“Stargate SG-1”) is 52. Actor Stuart Townsend (“Queen of the Damned”) is 50. Actor Geoff Stults (“Grace and Frankie,” new “Odd Couple”) is 46. Crowd-hyper Kito Trawick of Ghostown DJs is 45. Actor Adam Brody (“The O.C.”) is 43. Actor Michelle Dockery (“Downton Abbey”) is 41. Actor George O. Gore II (“My Wife and Kids”) is 40. Actor Camilla Luddington (“Grey’s Anatomy”) is 39. Guitarist Alana Haim of Haim is 31. Actor Maude Apatow (Film’s “Knocked Up,” TV’s “Euphoria”) is 25.

Dec. 16: Actor Joyce Bulifant (“The Mary Tyler Moore Show”) is 85. Actor Liv Ullman is 84. Journalist Lesley Stahl (“60 Minutes”) is 81. Guitarist Tony Hicks of The Hollies is 77. Singer Benny Anderson of ABBA is 76. Singer-guitarist Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top is 73. Actor Xander Berkeley (“The Walking Dead”) is 67. Actor Alison LaPlaca (“The John Larroquette Show”) is 63. Actor Sam Robards is 61. Actor Jon Tenney (“The Closer,” ´´Brooklyn South”) is 61. Actor Benjamin Bratt (“Private Practice,” ´´Law and Order”) is 59. Comedian JB Smoove (“The Millers,” ´´Curb Your Enthusiasm”) is 57. Actor Miranda Otto (“Lord of the Rings” films) is 55. Actor Daniel Cosgrove (“Van Wilder”) is 52. Singer Michael McCary (Boyz II Men) is 51. Actor Krysten Ritter (“Jessica Jones,” ´´Breaking Bad”) is 41. Actor Zoe Jarman (“The Mindy Project”) is 40. Actor Theo James (“Insurgent,” “Divergent”) is 38. Actor Amanda Setton (“The Mindy Project,” “Gossip Girl”) is 37. Bassist Dave Rublin of American Authors is 36. Actor Hallee Hirsh (“JAG,” “ER”) is 35. Actor Anna Popplewell (“The Chronicles of Narnia” films) is 34. Actor Stephan James (“Race,” ´´Selma”) is 29.

Dec. 17: Singer-actor Tommy Steele is 86. Actor Bernard Hill is 78. Actor Ernie Hudson (“Ghostbusters”) is 77. Former “Hardball” host Chris Matthews is 77. Actor-comedian Eugene Levy is 76. Actor Marilyn Hassett (“The Other Side of the Mountain”) is 75. Actor Wes Studi (TV’s “Comanche Moon,” “Into the West”) is 75. Drummer Jim Bonfanti of The Raspberries is 74. Actor Joel Brooks (“Six Feet Under”) is 73. Singer Paul Rodgers is 73. Singer Wanda Hutchinson Vaughn of The Emotions is 71. Country singer Sharon White of The Whites is 69. Actor Barry Livingston (“My Three Sons”) is 69. Actor Bill Pullman is 69. Director-producer Peter Farrelly (“There’s Something About Mary,” ´´Dumb and Dumber”) is 66. Bassist Mike Mills of R.E.M. is 64. Singer Sarah Dallin of Bananarama is 61. Country singer Tracy Byrd is 56. Bassist Duane Propes of Little Texas is 56. Actor Laurie Holden (“The Walking Dead”) is 53. DJ Homicide of Sugar Ray is 52. Actor Sean Patrick Thomas (“The District”) is 52. Actor Claire Forlani (“Meet Joe Black,” ´´CSI: NY”) is 51. Drummer Eddie Fisher of OneRepublic is 49. Actor Sarah Paulson (“American Horror Story”) is 48. Actor Giovanni Ribisi is 48. Actor Marissa Ribisi (“Pleasantville”) is 48. Actor Milla Jovovich (“Zoolander,” ´´The Fifth Element”) is 47. Singer Ben Goldwasser of MGMT is 40. Singer Mikky Ekko is 39. Actor Shannon Woodward (“Westworld,” ´´Raising Hope”) is 38. Actor Emma Bell (“The Walking Dead”) is 36. Actor Vanessa Zima (Film’s “Ulee’s Gold,” TV’s “Murder One”) is 36. Guitarist Taylor York of Paramore is 33. Actor Graham Rogers (“Quantico”) is 32. Actor-singer Nat Wolff (“The Naked Brothers Band”) is 28.

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Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 11-17