Celeb birthdays for the week of Oct. 6-12

Oct. 6: Actress Britt Ekland is 71. Singer Millie Small is 67. Singer-guitarist Thomas McClary (The Commodores) is 64. Singer Kevin Cronin of REO Speedwagon is 62. Guitarist David Hidalgo of Los Lobos is 59. Actress Elisabeth Shue is 50. Singer-songwriter Matthew Sweet is 49. Country singer Tim Rushlow (Little Texas) is 47. Bassist Tommy Stinson (The Replacements, Guns N’ Roses) is 47. Actress Amy Jo Johnson (“Felicity,” ”Mighty Morphin Power Rangers”) is 43. Actor Ioan Gruffudd (“Fantastic Four,” ”Horatio Hornblower”) is 40. Actor Jeremy Sisto is 39. Singer Melinda Doolittle (“American Idol”) is 36. Actor Wes Ramsey (“CSI: Miami”) is 36.

Oct. 7: TV personality Joy Behar is 71. Drummer Kevin Godley of 10cc is 68. Country singer Kieran Kane of The O’Kanes is 64. Musician John Mellencamp is 62. Guitarist Ricky Phillips of Styx is 62. Actress Mary Badham (“To Kill a Mockingbird”) is 61. Actress Christopher Norris (“Trapper John, M.D.”) is 60. Drummer Tico Torres of Bon Jovi is 60. Gospel singer Michael W. Smith is 56. “X Factor” judge Simon Cowell is 54. Guitarist Charlie Marinkovich of Iron Butterfly is 54. Singer Ann Curless of Expose is 50. Singer Toni Braxton is 46. Singer Thom Yorke of Radiohead is 45. Actress Allison Munn (“One Tree Hill”) is 39. Singer Damian Kulash of OK Go is 38. Singer Taylor Hicks (“American Idol”) is 37.

Oct. 8: Actor Paul Hogan is 74. Singer Fred Cash of The Impressions is 73. Actor-comedian Chevy Chase is 70. Author R.L. Stine (“Goosebumps”) is 70. Country singer Susan Raye is 69. TV personality Sarah Purcell (“Real People”) is 65. Actress Sigourney Weaver is 64. Singer Robert “Kool” Bell of Kool and the Gang is 63. Singer-guitarist Ricky Lee Phelps (Brothers Phelps, Kentucky Headhunters) is 60. Actor Michael Dudikoff is 59. Comedian Darrell Hammond is 58. Actress Stephanie Zimbalist is 57. Singer Steve Perry of Cherry Poppin’ Daddies is 50. Actor Ian Hart (“Dirt”) is 49. Singer CeCe Winans is 49. Bassist C.J. Ramone of The Ramones is 48. Actress Karyn Parsons (“The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”) is 47. Singer Teddy Riley is 47. Actress Emily Procter (“CSI: Miami”) is 45. Actor-screenwriter Matt Damon is 43. Singer Byron Reeder of Mista is 34. Actor Nick Cannon is 33. Singer-songwriter Bruno Mars is 28. Actor Angus T. Jones is 20.

Oct. 9: Actor Fyvush Finkel (“Boston Public,” ”Picket Fences”) is 91. R&B singer Nona Hendryx (LaBelle) is 69. Singer Jackson Browne is 65. Actor Robert Wuhl (“Arli$$”) is 62. Manager-TV personality Sharon Osbourne is 61. Actor Tony Shalhoub is 60. Accordion player James Fearnley of The Pogues is 59. Actor Scott Bakula is 59. Actor John O’Hurley is 59. Actor Michael Pare (“Eddie and the Cruisers”) is 55. Singer-guitarist Kurt Neumann of The BoDeans is 52. Country singer Gary Bennett (BR549) is 49. Director Guillermo del Toro is 49. Singer P.J. Harvey is 44. Actor Steve Burns (“Blues Clues”) is 40. Singer Sean Lennon is 38. Actor Zachery Ty Bryan (“Home Improvement”) is 32. Actor Tyler James Williams (“Everybody Hates Chris”) is 21. Country singer Scotty McCreery (“American Idol”) is 20.

Oct. 10: Actor Peter Coyote is 72. Actor Charles Dance is 67. Singer John Prine is 67. Actor-dancer Ben Vereen is 67. Singer Cyril Neville of The Neville Brothers is 65. Actress Jessica Harper is 64. Singer-guitarist Midge Ure is 60. Singer David Lee Roth (Van Halen) is 59. Country singer Tanya Tucker is 55. Actress Julia Sweeney (“Saturday Night Live”) is 54. Actor Bradley Whitford is 54. Bassist Martin Kemp (Spandau Ballet) is 52. Guitarist Jim Glennie of James is 50. Drummer Mike Malinin of the Goo Goo Dolls is 46. Actress Wendi McLendon-Covey (“Reno 911!”) is 44. Actor Mario Lopez is 40. Actress Jodi Lyn O’Keefe (“She’s All That,” ”Nash Bridges”) is 35. Singer Mya is 34. Actor Dan Stevens (“Downton Abbey”) is 31.

Oct. 11: Actor Ron Leibman is 76. Country singer Gene Watson is 70. Country singer Paulette Carlson is 62. Actor David Morse (“St. Elsewhere”) is 60. Actor Stephen Spinella (“24″) is 57. Actress Joan Cusak is 51. Guitarist Scott Johnson of Gin Blossoms is 51. Actor-writer Michael J. Nelson (“Mystery Science Theater 3000″) is 49. Actor Sean Patrick Flanery is 48. Actor Luke Perry is 47. Actor Artie Lange (“MADtv”) is 46. Actor Jane Krakowski (“30 Rock,” ”Ally McBeal”) is 45. Rapper U-God of Wu-Tang Clan is 43. Rapper MC Lyte is 42. Singer NeeNa Lee is 38. Actress Emily Deschanel (“Bones”) is 37. Actor Trevor Donovan (“90210″) is 35. Actress Michelle Trachtenberg (“Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” ”Inspector Gadget”) is 28.

Oct. 12: Comedian-activist Dick Gregory is 81. Singer Sam Moore of Sam and Dave is 78. “Fox News Sunday” host Chris Wallace is 66. Actress-singer Susan Anton is 63. Singer-guitarist Pat DiNizio of The Smithereens is 58. Actor Carlos Bernard (“24″) is 51. Jazz musician Chris Botti is 51. Singer Claude McKnight of Take 6 is 51. Actor Hugh Jackman is 45. Actor Adam Rich (“Eight Is Enough”) is 45. Singer Garfield Bright of Shai is 44. Fiddler Martie Maguire of the Dixie Chicks and of Courtyard Hounds is 44. Actor Kirk Cameron is 43. Actor Josh Hutcherson (“The Hunger Games”) is 21.

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