Sultry singer Freda Payne turns 71 (Sept. 19)


Sept. 15: Comedian Norm Crosby is 86. Actor Tommy Lee Jones is 67. Movie director Oliver Stone is 67. Drummer Kelly Keagy of Night Ranger is 61. Drummer Mitch Dorge of Crash Test Dummies is 53. DJ Kay Gee (Naughty by Nature) is 44. Actor Josh Charles (“The Good Wife,” ”Sports Night”) is 42. Actor Tom Hardy (“The Dark Knight Rises”) is 36. Guitarist Zach Filkins of OneRepublic is 35. Actor Dave Annable is 34. Actress Amy Davidson (“8 Simple Rules”) is 34. TV personality Heidi Montag (“The Hills”) is 27.

Sept. 16: Actress Lauren Bacall is 89. Blues singer B.B. King is 88. Singer Betty Kelly of Martha and the Vandellas is 69. Drummer Kenney Jones (Small Faces, Faces, The Who) is 65. Actor Ed Begley Jr. is 64. Singer David Bellamy of the Bellamy Brothers is 63. Jazz guitarist Earl Klugh is 60. Actor Christopher Rich (“Reba,” ”Murphy Brown”) is 60. Singer Frank Reed of the Chi-Lites is 59. Illusionist David Copperfield is 57. Actor Mickey Rourke is 57. Country singer Terry McBride is 55. Actress Jennifer Tilly is 55. Actress Jayne Brook (“Chicago Hope”) is 53. Singer Richard Marx is 50. Comedian Molly Shannon (“Saturday Night Live”) is 49. Singer Marc Anthony is 45. Comedian Amy Poehler is 42. Singer Musiq is 36. Actress Alexis Bledel is 32. Actress Sabrina Bryan (“The Cheetah Girls”) is 29. Actress Madeline Zima (“The Nanny”) is 28. Actress Kyla Pratt (“Fat Albert,” ”Dr. Doolittle”) is 27. Singer Teddy Geiger is 25. Musician Nick Jonas of The Jonas Brothers is 21.

Sept. 17: Singer LaMonte McLemore of the Fifth Dimension is 78. Singer Fee Waybill of The Tubes is 63. Actress Elvira is 62. Comedian Rita Rudner is 60. Actor-director Paul Feig is 51. Director Baz Luhrmann is 51. Singer BeBe Winans is 51. Actor Kyle Chandler (“Early Edition”) is 48. Rapper Doug E. Fresh is 47. Actor Malik Yoba (“New York Undercover”) is 46. Vocalist Keith Flint of Prodigy is 44. Actor Matthew Settle (“Gossip Girl”) is 44. Rapper Vinnie of Naughty by Nature is 43. Singer Anastacia is 40. Singer Marcus Sanders of Hi-Five is 40. Singer-actress Nona Gaye is 39. Drummer Chuck Comeau of Simple Plan is 34. Bassist Jon Walker (Panic at the Disco) is 28.

Sept. 18: Singer Jimmie Rodgers is 80. Actor Robert Blake is 80. Actor Fred Willard is 80. Singer-actor Frankie Avalon is 73. Actress Beth Grant (“The Mindy Project”) is 64. Guitarist Kerry Livgren (Kansas) is 64. Guitarist Mark Olson of The Jayhawks is 52. Singer Joanne Catherall of Human League is 51. Actress Holly Robinson Peete is 49. Singer Ricky Bell (Bell Biv Devoe, New Edition) is 46. Actress Jada Pinkett Smith is 42. Actor James Marsden is 40. Actress Emily Rutherfurd (“The New Adventures of Old Christine”) is 39. Actor Travis Schuldt (“Scrubs) is 39. Rapper Xzibit is 39. Comedian Jason Sudeikis is 38. Actor Barrett Foa (“NCIS: Los Angeles”) is 36. Actors Taylor and Brandon Porter (“Party of Five”) are 20.

Sept. 19: Actress Rosemary Harris is 86. Actor Adam West is 85. Actor David McCallum is 80. Singer Bill Medley of the Righteous Brothers is 73. Singer Sylvia Tyson of Ian and Sylvia is 73. Singer-songwriter Paul Williams is 73. Singer Freda Payne is 71. Singer David Bromberg is 68. Guitarist Lol Creme of 10cc is 66. Actor Jeremy Irons is 65. Actress-model Twiggy Lawson is 64. TV personality Joan Lunden is 63. Guitarist-producer Nile Rodgers of Chic is 61. Singer-actor Rex Smith is 58. Director Kevin Hooks is 55. Actress Carolyn McCormick (“Law and Order: Special Victims Unit”) is 54. Country singer Jeff Bates is 50. Country singer Trisha Yearwood is 49. Comedian Cheri Oteri is 48. Singer Esperonza Griffin (Society of Soul) is 44. Singer A. Jay Popoff of Lit is 40. Comedian/talk-show host Jimmy Fallon is 39. Actress-host Alison Sweeney is 37. Singers Tegan and Sara Quin of Tegan and Sara are 33. Rapper Eamon is 30.

Sept. 20: Actress-comedian Anne Meara is 84. Actress Sophia Loren is 79. Bassist Chuck Panozzo (Styx) is 66. Jazz guitarist Peter White is 59. Actor Gary Cole is 57. Bassist Randy Bradbury of Pennywise is 49. Actress Kristen Johnston (“3rd Rock From the Sun”) is 46. Singers Gunnar and Matthew Nelson of Nelson are 46. Bassist Ben Shepherd (Soundgarden) is 45. Singer The Dream is 36. Drummer Rick Woolstenhulme of Lifehouse is 34. Rapper Yung Joc is 31.

Sept. 21: Author-comedian Fanny Flagg is 72. Author Stephen King is 66. Guitarist Don Felder (The Eagles) is 66. Actor Bill Murray is 63. Writer-producer Ethan Coen is 56. Actor-comedian Dave Coulier (“Full House”) is 54. Actor David James Elliott (“JAG”) is 53. Actress Nancy Travis (“Becker,” ”Almost Perfect”) is 52. Actor Rob Morrow is 51. Actress Cheryl Hines is 48. Country singer Faith Hill is 46. Drummer Tyler Stewart of Barenaked Ladies is 46. Actress-talk-show host Ricki Lake is 45. Rapper Dave (formerly Trugoy the Dove) of De La Soul is 45. Actor Alfonso Ribeiro (“The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,” ”In the House”) is 42. Actor Luke Wilson is 42. Actor Paulo Costanzo (“Joey”) is 35. TV personality Nicole Richie is 32. Actress Maggie Grace (“Lost”) is 30. Actor Joseph Mazzello (“Simon Birch”) is 30. Rapper Wale is 29.

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