Celebrity birthdays for the week of Sept. 27-Oct. 3:

Sept. 27: Director Arthur Penn is 87. Actress Sada Thompson is 80. Actress Kathleen Nolan is 76. Actor Wilford Brimley is 75. Producer Don Cornelius ("Soul Train") is 73. Singer-guitarist Randy Bachman of Bachman-Turner Overdrive is 66. Singer-actor Meat Loaf is 62. Actress Liz Torres is 62. Actor A Martinez ("LA Law," "Santa Barbara") is 61. Sax player Greg Ham of Men at Work is 56. Singer-actor-directo r Shaun Cassidy is 51. Singer-guitarist Stephan Jenkins of Third Eye Blind is 45. Actor Patrick Muldoon ("Melrose Place") is 41. Singer Mark Calderon of Color Me Badd is 39. Actress Gwyneth Paltrow is 37. Singer Brad Arnold of 3 Doors Down is 31. Bassist Grant Brandell of Underoath is 28. Rapper Lil' Wayne is 27. Singer Avril Lavigne is 25.

Sept. 28: Actor William Windom ("Murder, She Wrote") is 86. Actor Arnold Stang is 84. Actress Brigitte Bardot is 75. Singer Ben E. King is 71. Actor Joel Higgins ("Silver Spoons") is 66. Actor Jeffrey Jones is 63. Writer-director-acto r John Sayles is 59. Actress Sylvia Kristel ("Emmanuelle," "Private Lessons") is 57. Actress-comedian Janeane Garofalo is 45. Country singer Matt King is 43. Actress Mira Sorvino is 42. TV personality Moon Zappa is 42. Actress Naomi Watts is 41. Country singer Mandy Barnett is 34. Rapper Young Jeezy is 32. Actor Peter Cambor ("NCIS: Los Angeles") is 31. TV personality Bam Margera ("Jackass") is 30. Actress Hilary Duff is 22.

Sept. 29: Actor Steve Forrest is 85. Actress Anita Ekberg is 78. Singer Jerry Lee Lewis is 74. Actor Ian McShane is 67. Jazz violinist Jean-Luc Ponty is 67. TV theme composer Mike Post is 65. Actress Patricia Hodge is 63. Guitarist Mike Pinera of Iron Butterfly is 61. Singer-guitarist Mark Farner of Grand Funk Railroad is 61. TV personality Bryant Gumbel is 61. Country singer Alvin Crow is 59. Actor Drake Hogestyn ("Days of Our Lives") is 56. PBS newswoman Gwen Ifill is 54. Child actor Ken Weatherwax (Pugsley on "The Addams Family") is 54. Singer Suzzy Roche of The Roches is 53. Comedian Andrew "Dice" Clay is 52. Singer-bassist Les Claypool of Primus is 46. Actress Jill Whelan ("Love Boat") is 43. Bassist Brad Smith of Blind Melon is 41. Singer Devante Swing of Jodeci is 40. Actress Emily Lloyd is 39. Actress Natasha Gregson Wagner is 39. Actress Rachel Cronin ("Ed") is 38. Guitarist Josh Farro of Paramore is 22.

Sept. 30: Actress Angie Dickinson is 78. Singer Cissy Houston is 76. Singer Johnny Mathis is 74. Actor Len Cariou ("The Four Seasons") is 70. Singer Marilyn McCoo is 66. Singer Sylvia Peterson of The Chiffons is 63. Actor John Finn ("Cold Case") is 57. Guitarist John Lombardo (10,000 Maniacs) is 57. Country singer Deborah Allen is 56. Jazz singer Patrice Rushen is 55. Actor Barry Williams ("The Brady Bunch") is 55. Actress Fran Drescher is 52. Country singer Marty Stuart is 51. Actress Crystal Bernard ("Wings") is 48. Actor Eric Stoltz is 48. Rapper-producer Marley Marl is 47. Country singer Eddie Montgomery of Montgomery Gentry is 46. Singer Trey Anastasio of Phish is 45. Bassist Robby Takac of The Goo Goo Dolls is 45. Actress Monica Bellucci ("The Passion of the Christ," "The Matrix Reloaded") is 45. Actor Tony Hale ("Arrested Development") is 39. Actress Jenna Elfman ("Dharma and Greg") is 38. Actor Ashley Hamilton is 35. Actress Lacey Chabert ("Mean Girls," "Party of Five") is 27. Actor Kieran Culkin is 27. Rapper T-Pain is 25.

Oct. 1: Actor Tom Bosley is 82. Actress-singer Julie Andrews is 74. Actress Stella Stevens is 71. Rock musician Jerry Martini (Sly and the Family Stone) is 66. Jazz musician Dave Holland is 63. Actor Stephen Collins is 62. Actor Randy Quaid is 59. R&B singer Howard Hewett is 54. Actress Yvette Freeman is 52. Alt-country-rock musician Tim O'Reagan (The Jayhawks) is 51. Singer Youssou N'Dour is 50. Actor Esai Morales is 47. Actor Christopher Titus is 45. Actress-model Cindy Margolis is 44. Rock singer-musician Kevin Griffin (Better Than Ezra) is 41. Actor Zach Galifianakis is 40. Singer Keith Duffy is 35. Actress Jurnee Smollett is 23. Actress Brie Larson is 20.

Oct. 2: Singer-guitarist Leon Rausch of Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys is 82. Critic Rex Reed is 71. Singer Don McLean is 64. Country singer Jo-el Sonnier is 63. Actor Avery Brooks ("Star Trek: Deep Space Nine") is 61. Guitarist Mike Rutherford of Genesis and Mike and the Mechanics is 59. Musician Sting is 58. Actress Lorraine Bracco ("The Sopranos") is 55. Guitarist Greg Jennings of Restless Heart is 55. Singer Phil Oakey of Human League is 54. Singer Freddie Jackson is 51. Singer-producer Robbie Nevil is 51. Drummer Bud Gaugh of Sublime and Long Beach Dub All-Stars is 42. Country singer Gillian Welch is 42. Country singer Kelly Willis is 41. Singer Dion Allen of Az Yet is 39. Actress-talk-show host Kelly Ripa ("All My Children," "Live With Regis and Kelly") is 39. Singer Tiffany is 38. Singer Lene Nystrom (Aqua) is 36. Actor Efren Ramirez ("Napoleon Dynamite") is 36. Singer LaTocha Scott of Xscape is 36. Gospel singer and former "American Idol" contestant Mandisa is 33. Bassist Mike Rodden of Hinder is 27.

Oct. 3: Singer Chubby Checker is 68. Actor Alan Rachins ("Dharma and Greg") is 67. Magician Roy Horn of Siegfried and Roy is 65. Singer-guitarist Lindsey Buckingham of Fleetwood Mac is 60. Jazz saxophonist Ronnie Laws is 59. Blues singer Keb' Mo' is 58. Actor Peter Frechette ("Profiler") is 53. Actor Jack Wagner is 50. Drummer Tommy Lee of Motley Crue is 47. Actress Janel Moloney ("The West Wing") is 40. Singer Gwen Stefani of No Doubt is 40. Singer Kevin Richardson of the Backstreet Boys is 38. Singer G. Love is 37. Actress Keiko Agena ("Gilmore Girls") is 36. Actress Neve Campbell is 36. Singer India.Arie is 34. Rapper Talib Kweli is 34. Actor Seann William Scott ("Dukes of Hazzard," "American Pie") is 33. Guitarist Mark King of Hinder is 27. Singer Ashlee Simpson-Wentz is 25.