Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 1-Oct. 7:
Oct. 1: Actor James Whitmore is 85. Pianist Roger Williams is 82. Actor Tom Bosley is 79. Actress-singer Julie Andrews is 71. Actress Stella Stevens is 70. Saxophonist Jerry Martini of Sly and the Family Stone is 63. Actor Stephen Collins (``Seventh Heaven″) is 59. Actor Randy Quaid is 56. Singer Howard Hewett is 49. Singer Youssou N’Dour is 47. Actor Esai Morales (``NYPD Blue″) is 44. Actor Christopher Titus (``Titus″) is 42. Model-actress Cindy Margolis is 41. Singer-guitarist Kevin Griffin of Better Than Ezra is 38.
Oct. 2: Singer-guitarist Leon Rausch of Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys is 79. Critic Rex Reed is 68. Singer Don McLean is 61. Country singer Jo-el Sonnier is 60. Actor Avery Brooks (``Star Trek: Deep Space Nine″) is 58. Guitarist Mike Rutherford of Genesis and Mike and the Mechanics is 56. Musician Sting is 55. Actress Lorraine Bracco (``The Sopranos″) is 52. Guitarist Greg Jennings of Restless Heart is 52. Singer Phil Oakey of Human League is 51. Singer Freddie Jackson is 48. Singer-producer Robbie Nevil is 48. Drummer Bud Gaugh of Sublime and Long Beach Dub All-Stars is 39. Country singer Gillian Welch is 39. Country singer Kelly Willis is 38. Singer Dion Allen of Az Yet is 36. Actress-talk show host Kelly Ripa (``All My Children,″ ``Live With Regis and Kelly″) is 36. Singer Tiffany is 35. Singer Lene Nystrom (Aqua) is 33. Singer LaTocha Scott of Xscape is 33. Actor Efren Ramirez (``Napoleon Dynamite″) is 23.
Oct. 3: Singer Alan O’Day is 66. Singer Chubby Checker is 65. Actor Alan Rachins (``Dharma and Greg″) is 64. Magician Roy Horn of Siegfried and Roy is 62. Singer-guitarist Lindsey Buckingham of Fleetwood Mac is 57. Jazz saxophonist Ronnie Laws is 56. Blues singer Keb’ Mo’ is 55. Actor Peter Frechette (``Profiler″) is 50. Actor Jack Wagner is 47. Drummer Tommy Lee (Motley Crue) is 44. Actress Janel Moloney (``The West Wing″) is 37. Singer Gwen Stefani of No Doubt is 37. Singer Kevin Richardson of the Backstreet Boys is 35. Actress Keiko Agena (``Gilmore Girls″) is 33. Actress Neve Campbell is 33. Singer India.Arie is 31. Actor Seann William Scott (``Dukes of Hazzard,″ ``American Pie″) is 30. Singer Ashlee Simpson is 22.
Oct. 4: Actor Charlton Heston is 83. Country singer Leroy Van Dyke is 77. Actor Eddie Applegate (``The Patty Duke Show″) is 71. Author Anne Rice is 65. Actress Lori Saunders (``Petticoat Junction″) is 65. Actor Clifton Davis (``Amen″) is 61. Actress Susan Sarandon is 60. Actor Armand Assante is 57. Actor Alan Rosenberg is 56. Rap producer Russell Simmons is 49. Keyboardist Chris Lowe of The Pet Shop Boys is 47. Keyboardist Gregg ``Hobie″ Hubbard of Sawyer Brown is 46. Singer Jon Secada is 45. Actor Liev Schreiber (``The Manchurian Candidate,″ ``Scream 2″) is 39. Actor Abraham Benrubi (``ER″) is 37. Country singer-guitarist Heidi Newfield of Trick Pony is 36. Actress Alicia Silverstone is 30. Actress Rachel Leigh Cook (``Josie and the Pussycats,″ ``She’s All That″) is 27. Singer Jessica Benson of 3LW is 19.
Oct. 5: Cartoonist Bil Keane (``Family Circus″) is 84. Comedian Bill Dana is 82. Actress Diane Cilento is 73. Singer Arlene Smith of The Chantels is 65. Singer Richard Street (The Temptations) is 64. Singer-guitarist Steve Miller is 63. Singer Brian Johnson of AC/DC is 59. Actor Jeff Conaway (``Taxi″) is 56. Actress Karen Allen is 55. Director Clive Barker is 54. Guitarist David Bryson of Counting Crows is 52. Singer Bob Geldof is 52. Comedian Bernie Mac is 49. Actor Daniel Baldwin (``Homicide: Life On The Streets″) is 46. Guitarist Dave Dederer of Presidents of the United States of America is 42. Singer-actress Heather Headley is 32. Guitarist Brian Mashburn of Save Ferris is 31. Actress Parminder Nagra (``ER,″ ``Bend It Like Beckham″) is 31. Actor Scott Weinger (``Full House″) is 31. Actress Kate Winslet (``Titanic″) is 31. Guitarist James Valentine of Maroon 5 is 28. Bassist Paul Thomas of Good Charlotte is 26.
Oct. 6: Actress Britt Ekland is 64. Impressionist Fred Travalena is 64. Singer Millie Small is 60. Singer-guitarist Thomas McClary (The Commodores) is 56. Singer Kevin Cronin of REO Speedwagon is 55. Guitarist David Hidalgo of Los Lobos is 52. Actress Elisabeth Shue is 43. Singer-songwriter Matthew Sweet is 42. Actress Jacqueline Obradors (``NYPD Blue″) is 40. Country singer Tim Rushlow (Little Texas) is 40. Bassist Tommy Stinson (The Replacements, Guns N’ Roses) is 40. Actor Ioan Gruffudd (``Horatio Hornblower″) is 33.
Oct. 7: Singer Al Martino is 79. Drummer Kevin Godley of 10cc is 61. Country singer Kieran Kane of The O’Kanes is 57. Musician John Mellencamp is 55. Guitarist Ricky Phillips of Styx is 55. Actress Mary Badham (``To Kill A Mockingbird″) is 54. Actress Christopher Norris (``Trapper John, M.D.″) is 53. Drummer Tico Torres of Bon Jovi is 53. Gospel singer Michael W. Smith is 49. ``American Idol″ judge Simon Cowell is 47. Guitarist Charlie Marinkovich of Iron Butterfly is 47. Singer Toni Braxton is 39. Singer Thom Yorke of Radiohead is 38. Singer Taylor Hicks (``American Idol″) is 30.