Celebrity birthdays for the week of Aug. 24-30:

Aug. 24: Actor Kenny Baker (R2-D2 in "Star Wars") is 74. Guitarist Mason Williams is 70. Singer Marshall Thompson of The Chi-Lites is 66. Keyboardist Ken Hensley of Uriah Heep is 63. Actor Joe Regalbuto ("Murphy Brown") is 59. Actor Steve Guttenberg is 50. Talk show host Craig Kilborn is 46. Singer John Bush (Anthrax) is 45. Actress Marlee Matlin is 43. Country singer Kristyn Osborn of SheDaisy is 38. Actor-comedian Dave Chappelle is 35. Actor Carmine Giovinazzo ("CSI: New York") is 35. Actor Chad Michael Murray ("One Tree Hill," "A Cinderella Story") is 27. Actor Rupert Grint ("Harry Potter") is 20.

Aug. 25: Actor Van Johnson is 92. Game show host Monty Hall is 87. Actor Sean Connery is 78. Talk show host Regis Philbin is 77. Actor Tom Skerritt is 75. Jazz saxophonist Wayne Shorter is 75. Actor David Canary ("All My Children," "Bonanza") is 70. Singer Walter Williams of The O'Jays is 66. Actor Anthony Heald ("Boston Public") is 64. Actress Anne Archer is 61. Singer Henry Paul of BlackHawk (and Outlaws) is 59. Actor John Savage is 59. Bassist Gene Simmons of Kiss is 59. Singer Rob Halford of Judas Priest is 57. Keyboardist Geoff Downes of Asia is 56. Musician Elvis Costello is 54. Director Tim Burton is 50. Country singer Billy Ray Cyrus is 47. Actress Ally Walker ("Profiler") is 47. Guitarist Vivian Campbell of Def Leppard is 46. Actress Joanne Whalley is 44. Actor Blair Underwood is 44. DJ Terminator X of Public Enemy is 42. Singer Jeff Tweedy of Wilco is 41. TV chef Rachael Ray is 40. Country singer Jo Dee Messina is 38. Model Claudia Schiffer is 38. Actor Eric Millegan ("Bones") is 34. Actor Kel Mitchell ("Kenan and Kel") is 30. Actress Rachel Bilson ("The O.C.") is 27.

Aug. 26: Singer Vic Dana is 66. Singer Valerie Simpson of Ashford and Simpson is 62. Singer Bob Cowsill of The Cowsills is 59. Bandleader Branford Marsalis is 48. Country guitarist Jimmy Olander of Diamond Rio is 47. Actor Chris Burke ("Life Goes On") is 43. Singer Shirley Manson of Garbage is 42. Guitarist Dan Vickrey of Counting Crows is 42. Drummer Adrian Young of No Doubt is 39. Actress Melissa McCarthy ("Gilmore Girls") is 38. Actor Macaulay Culkin is 28. Singer Cassie is 22. Actress Keke Palmer ("Akeelah and the Bee") is 15.

Aug. 27: Cajun-country singer Jimmy C. Newman is 81. Bluegrass singer-banjo player J.D. Crowe is 71. Actor Tommy Sands is 71. Musician Daryl Dragon of the Captain and Tennille is 66. Actress Tuesday Weld is 65. Singer-bassist Tim Bogert of Vanilla Fudge is 64. Actress Marianne Sagebrecht is 63. Actress Barbara Bach is 61. Ex-porn star Harry Reems ("Deep Throat") is 61. Guitarist Jeff Cook of Alabama is 59. Actor Paul Reubens (Pee-Wee Herman) is 56. Guitarist Alex Lifeson of Rush is 55. Actress Diana Scarwid is 53. Bassist Glen Matlock of The Sex Pistols is 52. Gospel singer Yolanda Adams is 46. Country guitarist Matthew Basford of Yankee Grey is 46. Bassist Mike Johnson (Dinosaur Jr.) is 43. Percussionist Bobo of Cypress Hill is 40. Actress Chandra Wilson ("Grey's Anatomy") is 39. Bassist Tony Kanal of No Doubt is 38. Actress Sarah Chalke ("Scrubs," second Becky on "Roseanne") is 32. Rapper Mase is 31. Guitarist Jon Siebels of Eve 6 is 29. Singer Mario is 22. Actress Alexa Vega ("Spy Kids") is 20.

Aug. 28: Country singer Billy Grammer is 83. Actor Ben Gazzara is 78. Actor Sonny Shroyer ("The Dukes of Hazzard") is 73. Actor Ken Jenkins ("Scrubs") is 68. Actor David Soul is 65. Singer Wayne Osmond of The Osmonds is 57. Actor Daniel Stern is 51. Actress Emma Samms is 48. Country singer Shania Twain is 43. Actor Billy Boyd ("Lord of the Rings") is 40. Actor-singer Jack Black of Tenacious D is 39. Actor Jason Priestley ("Beverly Hills, 90210") is 39. Actor J. August Richards ("Angel") is 35. Singer-bassist Max Collins of Eve 6 is 30. Actress Carly Pope ("Popular") is 28. Country singer LeAnn Rimes is 26.

Aug. 29: Actor-director Richard Attenborough is 85. Movie director William Friedkin is 73. Actor Elliott Gould is 70. TV personality Robin Leach ("Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous") is 67. Country keyboardist Dan Truman of Diamond Rio is 52. Singer Michael Jackson is 50. Actress Rebecca De Mornay is 46. Bassist-singer Me'Shell NdegeOcello is 39. Singer Carl Martin of Shai is 38. Actress Carla Gugino is 37. Guitarist Kyle Cook of Matchbox Twenty is 33. Actor John Hensley ("Nip/Tuck") is 31. Bassist David Desrosiers of Simple Plan is 28.

Aug. 30: Country singer Kitty Wells is 89. Actor Bill Daily ("I Dream of Jeannie," "The Bob Newhart Show") is 81. Actress Elizabeth Ashley is 69. Actor-turned-politician Ben Jones ("The Dukes of Hazzard") is 67. Actress Peggy Lipton ("The Mod Squad") is 61. Comedian Lewis Black ("The Daily Show") is 60. Actor Michael Chiklis ("The Fantastic Four," "The Shield") is 45. Actress Michael Michele ("ER", "Homicide: Life On The Street") is 42. Country singer Sherrie Austin is 37. Actress Cameron Diaz is 36. TV personality Lisa Ling ("The View") is 35. Singer-guitarist Aaron Barrett of Reel Big Fish is 34. Singer Rich Cronin of LF0 is 33. Drummer Matt Taul of Tantric is 30. Guitarist Ryan Ross of Panic At The Disco is 22.