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Wednesday 20 August 2014

THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS

TODAY

Queen Elizabeth II is 87. Andie MacDowell, US actress, is 55. Glen Hansard, Oscar-winning Irish singer-songwriter, is 43. Tony Danza, star of TV series Taxi, is 63. Iggy Pop, rock star, is 66. James McAvoy, Scottish actor, is 34. Robert Smith, singer with The Cure, is 54.

MONDAY

Jack Nicholson, movie star, is 76. Glen Campbell, singer, is 77. Gary Rhodes, celebrity chef, is 53. Peter Frampton, guitarist, is 63. Lloyd Honeyghan, former boxer, is 53. Louis Smith, Olympic gymnast, is 24. James McClean, Sunderland and Ireland winger, is 24. John Waters, filmmaker, is 67.

TUESDAY

Michael Moore, documentary-maker, is 59. Lady Gabriella Windsor, daughter of Prince and Princess Michael of Kent, is 32. Shirley Temple, former child star, is 85. Lee Majors, the Bionic Man, is 74. Dev Patel, Slumdog Millionaire actor, is 23.

WEDNESDAY

Taoiseach Enda Kenny is 62. Bishop Eamon Casey, former Bishop of Kerry and Galway, is 86. Barbra Streisand, actress and singer, is 71. Shirley MacLaine, actress, is 79. Gabby Logan, BBC sports presenter, is 40. Richard Donner, director of Lethal Weapon movies, is 83. Jean Paul Gaultier, fashion designer, is 61. Sachin Tendulkar, legendary Indian cricketer, is 40. Lee Westwood, British golfer, is 40. Tanaiste Eamon Gilmore, is 58.

THURSDAY

Roisin Shortall, who resigned from the Department of Health in September 2012, is 59. Renee Zellweger, actress, is 44. Hank Azaria, actor and voice of Moe, Chief Wiggum and Apu in The Simpsons, is 49. Bjorn Ulvaeus, songwriting member of ABBA, is 68. Al Pacino, Hollywood legend, is 73. Jason Lee, actor who plays Earl in My Name is Earl, is 43. Johann Cruyff, Dutch footballing great, is 66. David Moyes, manager of Everton FC, is 50. Eric Bristow, darts legend, is 56. Michael Bent, Leinster and Ireland rugby player, is 27.

FRIDAY

Koo Stark, actress and photographer, is 57. Jet Li, Chinese kung fu movie star, is 50. Carol Burnett, actress, is 80. Roger Taylor, of Duran Duran, is 53. Duane Eddy, guitarist, is 75. Sean Lock, English comedian, is 50.

SATURDAY

Michael Fish, TV weatherman, is 69. Anouk Aimee, French actress, is 81. Casey Kasem, US radio personality, is 81. Sheena Easton, singer, is 54. Mica Paris, singer, is 44. Patrick Stump, singer with American group Fall Out Boy, is 29.

Irish Independent

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