Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 5-11

Celebrities having birthdays during the week of Dec_ 5-11 include comedian Margaret Cho, actor and director Kenneth Branagh and actor Frankie Muniz from “Malcolm in the Middle.”

ByThe Associated Press
November 29, 2021, 9:24 AM
Kenneth Branagh
Kenneth Branagh arrives at the premiere of "Belfast" on Monday, Nov. 8, 2021, at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
The Associated Press

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 5-11:

Dec. 5: Actor Jeroen Krabbe (“The Fugitive”) is 77. Opera singer Jose Carreras is 75. Singer Jim Messina (Loggins and Messina, Poco) is 74. Actor Morgan Brittany (“Dallas”) is 70. Actor Brian Backer (“Fast Times at Ridgemont High”) is 65. Country singer Ty England is 58. Singer-guitarist John Rzeznik of The Goo Goo Dolls is 56. Country singer Gary Allan is 54. Comedian Margaret Cho is 53. Actor Alex Kapp Horner (“The New Adventures of Old Christine”) is 52. Actor Kali Rocha (TV’s “Man with a Plan”) is 50. Bassist Regina Zernay of Cowboy Mouth is 49. Actor Paula Patton (“Precious”) is 46. Actor Amy Acker (“Person of Interest,” ″Angel”) is 45. Actor Nick Stahl (TV’s “Carnivale,” film’s “Terminator 3”) is 42. Actor Adan Canto (“Designated Survivor”) is 40. Singer Keri Hilson is 39. Actor Gabriel Luna (“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”) is 39. Actor Frankie Muniz (“Malcolm in the Middle”) is 36. Actor Ross Bagley (“Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”) is 33.

Dec. 6: Actor Patrick Bauchau (“The Pretender,” “Carnivale”) is 83. Country singer Helen Cornelius is 80. Actor James Naughton (“Hostages,” “Planet of the Apes”) is 76. Singer Frank Beverly of Maze is 75. Actor JoBeth Williams is 73. Actor Tom Hulce is 68. Actor Kin Shriner is 68. Talk show host Wil Shriner is 68. Drummer Rick Buckler of The Jam is 66. Singer Tish Hinojosa is 66. Country singer Bill Lloyd of Foster and Lloyd is 66. Comedian Steven Wright is 66. Guitarist Peter Buck of R.E.M. is 65. Drummer David Lovering of The Pixies is 60. Guitarist Ben Watt of Everything But the Girl is 59. Actor Janine Turner (“Strong Medicine,” “Northern Exposure”) is 59. Director Judd Apatow (“The 40-Year-Old Virgin,” ″Knocked Up”) is 54. Keyboardist Ulf “Buddha” Ekberg of Ace of Base is 51. Actor Lindsay Price (“Splitting Up Together”) is 45. Actor Ashley Madekwe (”Revenge,” “Salem”) is 40. Bassist Jacob Chesnut of Rush of Fools is 32.

Dec. 7: Bluegrass singer Bobby Osborne of the Osborne Brothers is 90. Actor Ellen Burstyn is 89. Country singer Gary Morris is 73. Singer Tom Waits is 72. Actor Priscilla Barnes (“Three’s Company”) is 64. Announcer Edd Hall (“The Tonight Show With Jay Leno”) is 63. Bassist Tim Butler of Psychedelic Furs is 63. Actor Patrick Fabian (“Better Call Saul”) is 57. Actor Jeffrey Wright (“Westworld”) is 56. Actor C. Thomas Howell is 55. Actor Kimberly Hebert Gregory (“Kevin (Probably) Saves the World”) is 49. Rapper Kon Artis of D12 is 47. Singer Nicole Appleton of All Saints is 46. Singer Frankie J (Kumbia Kings) is 45. Country singer Sunny Sweeney is 45. Actor Shiri Appleby (“UnREAL,” “Roswell”) is 43. Singer Sara Bareilles is 42. Actor Jennifer Carpenter (“Limitless,” “Dexter”) is 42. Actor Jack Huston (“Boardwalk Empire”) is 39. Singer Aaron Carter is 34.

Dec. 8: Singer Jerry Butler is 82. Flute player James Galway is 82. Drummer Bobby Elliott of The Hollies is 80. Actor Mary Woronov (“Eating Raoul,” “The Munsters” films) is 78. Actor John Rubinstein (“Family,” ″Crazy Like a Fox”) is 75. Actor Kim Basinger is 68. Guitarist Warren Cuccurullo (Duran Duran, Missing Persons) is 65. Guitarist Phil Collen of Def Leppard is 65. Country singer Marty Raybon (The Raybon Brothers, Shenandoah) is 62. Guitarist Marty Friedman (Megadeth) is 59. Actor Wendell Pierce (“The Wire,” “Treme”) is 58. Actor Teri Hatcher is 57. Actor David Harewood (“Supergirl,” ″Homeland”) is 56. Singer Sinead O’Connor is 55. Actor Matthew Laborteaux (“Little House on the Prairie”) is 55. Guitarist Ryan Newell of Sister Hazel is 49. Actor Dominic Monaghan (“Lost,” ″Lord of the Rings”) is 45. Actor Ian Somerhalder (“The Vampire Diaries,” ″Lost,”) is 43. Singer Ingrid Michaelson is 42. Singer Chrisette Michele is 39. Country singer Sam Hunt is 37. Singer Kate Voegele (“One Tree Hill”) is 35. Drummer Jen Ledger of Skillet is 32. Actor Wallis Currie-Wood (“Madam Secretary”) is 30. Actor AnnaSophia Robb (film’s “Race to Witch Mountain,” TV’s “The Carrie Diaries”) is 28.

Dec. 9: Actor Judi Dench is 87. Actor Beau Bridges is 80. Football player-turned-actor Dick Butkus is 79. Actor Michael Nouri is 76. Singer Joan Armatrading is 71. Actor Michael Dorn (“Star Trek: The Next Generation”) is 69. Actor John Malkovich is 68. Country singer Sylvia is 65. Singer Donny Osmond is 64. Bassist Nick Seymour of Crowded House is 63. Comedian Mario Cantone (“Sex and the City”) is 62. Actor David Anthony Higgins (“Malcolm in the Middle,” “Ellen”) is 60. Actor Joe Lando (“Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman”) is 60. Actor Felicity Huffman (“Desperate Housewives,” ″Sports Night”) is 59. Keyboardist Jerry Hughes of Yankee Grey is 56. Singer-guitarist Thomas Flowers of Oleander is 54. Guitarist Brian Bell of Weezer is 53. Singer-guitarist Jakob Dylan of The Wallflowers is 52. Businesswoman and TV personality Lori Greiner (“Shark Tank”) is 52. Actor Allison Smith (“The West Wing,” ″Kate and Allie”) is 52. Former “American Idol” judge Kara DioGuardi is 51. Country singer David Kersh is 51. Actor Reiko Aylesworth (“24″) is 49. Drummer Tre Cool of Green Day is 49. Rapper Canibus is 47. Singer Imogen Heap is 44. Actor Jesse Metcalfe (“Desperate Housewives”) is 43. Actor Simon Helberg (“The Big Bang Theory”) is 41. Actor Jolene Purdy (“Under the Dome,” ″Donnie Darko”) is 38. Actor Joshua Sasse (“Galavant”) is 34. Actor Ashleigh Brewer (“The Bold and the Beautiful”) is 31.

Dec. 10: Actor Fionnula Flanagan (“Waking Ned Devine”) is 80. Singer Ralph Tavares of Tavares is 80. Actor-singer Gloria Loring is 75. Drummer Walter “Clyde” Orange of The Commodores is 75. Country singer Johnny Rodriguez is 70. Actor Susan Dey is 69. Musician Paul Hardcastle is 64. Actor John York (“General Hospital”) is 63. Actor-director Kenneth Branagh is 61. Actor Nia Peeples is 60. TV chef Bobby Flay is 57. Singer-guitarist J Mascis of Dinosaur Jr. is 56. Bassist Scot Alexander of Dishwalla is 50. Drummer Meg White of The White Stripes is 47. Actor Emmanuelle Chriqui (“Entourage”) is 46. Rapper Kuniva of D12 is 46. Actor Gavin Houston (“The Haves and the Have Nots,” “Guiding Light”) is 44. Actor Alano Miller (“Underground,” ″Jane the Virgin”) is 42. Bassist Noah Harmon of Airborne Toxic Event is 40. Actor Patrick John Flueger (“Chicago P.D.”) is 38. Country singer Meghan Linsey is 36. Actor Raven-Symone (“That’s So Raven,” ″The Cosby Show”) is 36. Actor-singer Teyana Taylor is 31. Actor Kiki Layne (“If Beale Street Could Talk”) is 30.

Dec. 11: Actor Rita Moreno is 90. Singer David Gates of Bread is 81. Actor Donna Mills (“Knots Landing”) is 81. Singer Brenda Lee is 77. Singer Paul Beasley of The Blind Boys of Alabama is 77. Actor Lynda Day George (TV’s “Mission: Impossible”) is 77. Actor Teri Garr is 74. Actor Bess Armstrong is 68. Singer Jermaine Jackson is 67. Bassist Mike Mesaros of The Smithereens is 64. Bassist Nikki Sixx of Motley Crue is 63. Actor Ben Browder (“Stargate SG-1”) is 59. Singer-bassist Justin Currie of Del Amitri is 57. Bassist David Schools of Widespread Panic is 57. Actor Gary Dourdan (“C.S.I.”) is 55. Actor-comedian Mo’Nique is 54. Actor Max Martini (“The Unit”) is 52. Rapper-actor Yasiin Be (Mos Def) is 48. Actor Rider Strong (“Boy Meets World”) is 42. Actor Xosha Roquemore (“The Mindy Project”) is 37. Actor Karla Souza (“How To Get Away With Murder”) is 35. Actor-singer Hailee Steinfeld is 25.

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