Say “Happy birthday” this week to these celebrities:

Nov. 20: Actor-comedian Kaye Ballard, 86. Actors Estelle Parsons, 84, Veronica Hamel, 68, Samuel E. Wright (Sebastian in “Little Mermaid”), 65, Richard Masur (“One Day at a Time”), 63, Bo Derek, 55, Sean Young, 52, Ming-Na (“ER”), 48, Marisa Ryan (“New York Undercover”), 37, Joshua Gomez (“Chuck”), 36, Nadine Velazquez (“My Name is Earl”), 33, Cody Linley (“Hannah Montana”), 22. TV personality Richard Dawson, 79. Broadcast journalist Judy Woodruff, 65. Comedian Dick Smothers, 73. Singer Norman Greenbaum, 69. Rappers Mike D of the Beastie Boys, 46, Sen Dog of Cypress Hill, 46. Country singers Dierks Bentley, 36, Josh Turner, 34. Musician Joe Walsh, 64. Drummers Jim Brown of UB40, 54, Todd Nance of Widespread Panic, 49. Pianist Jim Brickman, 50. Bassist Jared Followill of Kings of Leon, 25.

Nov. 21: TV personality Rib Hillis (“Extreme Makeover: Home Edition”), 41. Actors Joseph Campanella (“The Colbys,” “Ben”), 84, Laurence Luckinbill, 77, Marlo Thomas, 74, Juliet Mills (“Passions,” “Nanny and the Professor”), 70, Goldie Hawn, 66, Cherry Jones (“The Horse Whisperer”), 55, Nicollette Sheridan, 48, Jena Malone (“Saved,” “Life as a House”), 27. Actor-director Harold Ramis, 67. Actor-singer Lorna Luft, 59. Country singers Jean Shepard, 78, Kelsi Osborn of SHeDAISY, 37. Singers Dr. John, 71, Livingston Taylor, 61, Bjork, 46, Chauncey Hannibal of BLACKstreet, 43. Christian singer Steven Curtis Chapman, 49. Rapper Pretty Lou of Lost Boyz, 40. Keyboardist Lonnie Jordan of War, 63. Bassists Brian Ritchie of Violent Femmes, 51, Alex James of Blur, 43.

 

Nov. 22: Actors Robert Vaughn (“The Man From U.N.C.L.E.”), 79, Michael Callan, 76, Tom Conti, 70, Richard Kind (“Spin City,” “Mad About You”), 55, Jamie Lee Curtis, 53, Mariel Hemingway, 50, Stephen Geoffreys, 47, Scarlett Johannson, 27, Jamie Campbell Bower (“Twilight” movies), 23. Actor-producer Brian Robbins (“Head of the Class”), 48.Comedian-director Terry Gilliam (Monty Python), 71. Singer Jesse Colin Young (The Youngbloods), 70. Guitarist-actor Little Steven (The E Street Band, “The Sopranos”), 61. Bassist Tina Weymouth of Talking Heads, 61. Drummer Chris Fryar of Zac Brown Band, 41.

 

Nov. 23: Screenwriter Joe Eszterhas (“Basic Instinct,” “Showgirls”), 67. Comedy writer Bruce Vilanch (“Hollywood Squares”), 64. “Good Morning America” co-host Robin Roberts, 51. Actors Elmarie Wendel (“3rd Rock From the Sun,” “George Lopez”), 79, Maxwell Caulfield (“The Colbys”), 52, John Henton (“The Hughleys,” “Living Single”), 51, Salli Richardson-Whitfield (“Family Law”), 44, Oded Fehr (“The Mummy”), 41, Page Kennedy (“Desperate Housewives”), 35, Kelly Brook (“Smallville”), 32, Lucas Grabeel (“High School Musical”), 27, Austin Majors (“NYPD Blue”), 16. Singer-Actor Miley Cyrus (“Hannah Montana”), 19. Singer Bruce Hornsby, 57. Singer-guitarist Ken Block of Sister Hazel, 45. Rapper Kurupt of Tha Dogg Pound, 39. Drummer Charlie Grover of Sponge, 45.

 

Nov. 24: Country singer Johnny Carver, 71. Singer Lee Michaels, 66. Former Beatles drummer Pete Best, 70. Drummer Clem Burke of The Romantics and of Blondie, 57. Bassist Donald “Duck” Dunn of Booker T. and the MG’s, 70. Guitarists John Squire of the Stone Roses, 49, Gary Stonadge of Big Audio Dynamite, 49, Chad Taylor of Live, 41. Record producer Terry Lewis, 55. Actor-comedian Billy Connolly, 69. Actors Dwight Schultz (“The A-Team”), 64, Stanley Livingston (“My Three Sons”), 61, Denise Crosby (“Star Trek: The Next Generation”), 54, Scott Krinksy (“Chuck”), 43, Colin Hanks (“Roswell”), 34, Katherine Heigl (“Grey’s Anatomy,” “Roswell”), 33, Sarah Hyland (“Modern Family”), 21.

 

Nov. 25: Actors Kathryn Crosby, 78, John Larroquette, 64, Billy Burke (“Twilight” films), 45, Jill Hennessy (“Crossing Jordan”), 42, Christina Applegate, 40, Eddie Steeples (“My Name is Earl”), 38. Actor-game-show host Ben Stein, 67. Singers Percy Sledge, 71, Bob Lind, 67, Amy Grant, 51, Mark Lanegan (Queens of the Stone Age and Screaming Trees), 47, Tim Armstrong of Rancid, 46, Stacy Lattisaw, 45. Rapper-producer Erick Sermon, 43. Guitarist Rodney Sheppard of Sugar Ray, 45.

 

Nov. 26: Impressionist Rich Little, 73. Actors Jamie Rose (“Falcon Crest,” “St. Elsewhere”), 52, Maia Campbell (“In the House”), 35, Jessica Bowman (“Dr. Quinn: Medicine Woman”), 31. Singers Tina Turner, 72, Jean Terrell (replaced Diana Ross in the Supremes), 67, Natasha Bedingfield, 30, Lil Fizz of B2K, 26, Aubrey Collins (Trick Pony), 24. Country singers Linda Davis, 49, Joe Nichols, 35. Bassist John McVie of Fleetwood Mac, 66. Drummer Ben Wysocki of The Fray, 27.

— The Associated Press

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