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Saturday 23 August 2014

THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS

TODAY

Chris Martin, singer of Coldplay, is 37. Daniel Craig, current James Bond, is 46. Jon Bon Jovi, musician, songwriter and actor, is 52. Tom Wolfe, author, is 83. Harry Redknapp, manager of QPR, is 67. John Irving, novelist and screenwriter, is 72. Damien Duff, who won 100 caps for Ireland and currently plays for Fulham, is 35.

MONDAY

Jessica Biel, American actress, is 32. Miranda Richardson, actress, is 56. Jennifer Warnes, singer, is 67. Tone Loc, rapper, is 48. Ronan Keating, Boyzone singer, is 37. Charlie Brooker, satirist, TV presenter and journalist, is 43. John Virgo, former snooker player, is 68. Brian Kerr, former Ireland football manager, is 61.

TUESDAY

Patsy Kensit, English actress and singer, is 46. Chris Rea, singer-songwriter, is 63. Andrea Bowen, American actress who starred in Desperate Housewives, is 24. Bobby Womack, soul singer, is 70. Kenny Dalglish, former Liverpool and Scotland footballer, is 63. Shakin' Stevens (real name Michael Barratt), singer, is 66. Fergal Lawler, drummer with The Cranberries, is 43.

WEDNESDAY

Eva Mendes, American actress is 40. John Frusciante, guitarist of the Red Hot Chilli Peppers, is 44. Jake Lloyd, actor who played Anakin Skywalker in Star Wars Episode I, is 25. Dean Stockwell, actor who played 'Al' in the series Quantum Leap, is 78. Matt Lucas, comedian, is 40. Twins Craig and Charlie Reid of The Proclaimers are 52.

THURSDAY

Ronnie Delany, Irish Olympic gold medallist in 1956, is 79. Tom Arnold, actor and former husband of Roseanne Barr, is 55. Kiki Dee, pop singer, is 67. Mary Wilson, founder member of The Supremes, is 70. David Gilmour of Pink Floyd is 68. Alan Davies, comedian, is 48. Dick Fosbury, high jumper who invented the 'Fosbury Flop', is 67.

FRIDAY

Sir Ranulph Fiennes, explorer, is 70. Rachel Weisz, actress, is 44. Ivan Lendl, tennis star, is 54. Daniel J Travanti, who played Captain Furillo on Hill Street Blues, is 74. Bryan Cranston, star of TV series Breaking Bad, is 58. Rik Mayall, comedian, is 56. Ronan O'Gara, former Munster and Ireland rugby star, is 37.

SATURDAY

Aidan Quinn, American-Irish actor and star of Song for a Raggy Boy, is 55. Micky Dolenz, formerly of The Monkees, is 69. Gary Numan, singer, is 56. James Van Der Beek, actor who starred in TV series Dawson's Creek, is 37.

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