this week's BIRTHDAYS
Koo Stark, actress, is 59. Jet Li, Chinese kung fu movie star, is 52. Carol Burnett, actress, is 82. Roger Taylor, of Duran Duran, is 55. Duane Eddy, guitarist, is 77. Sean Lock, English comedian, is 52. Channing Tatum, actor, is 35.
Michael Fish, TV weatherman, is 71. Anouk Aimee, French actress, is 83. Sheena Easton, Scottish-born pop singer, is 56. Mica Paris, singer, is 46. Patrick Stump, singer with Fall Out Boy, is 31.
Penelope Cruz, actress, is 41. Jay Leno, US chat-show host, is 65. Jessica Alba, actress, is 34. Ann-Margret, actress/singer, is 74. Kim Gordon, bassist of Sonic Youth, is 62. Harper Lee, author of To Kill A Mockingbird, is 89. Bradley Wiggins, British cyclist who won the Tour de France in 2012, is 35. Juan Mata, Manchester United and Spain footballer, is 27.
Jerry Seinfeld, comedian, is 61. Andre Agassi, retired tennis player, is 45. Uma Thurman, actress, is 45. Kian Egan, Westlife singer, is 35. Michelle Pfeiffer, actress, is 57. Daniel Day-Lewis, three-time Oscar-winning actor, is 58. Ray MacSharry, former Fianna Fail TD, is 77. Kevin Moran, former Dublin Gaelic footballer and Man Utd player, is 59. Master P, American rapper and producer, is 45. Mike Hogan, The Cranberries bassist, is 42.
Liam T Cosgrave, former Fine Gael TD, is 59. Willie Nelson, singer/songwriter, is 82. Merrill Osmond, of the Osmond Family, is 62. Kirsten Dunst, actress, is 33. Justin Vernon, singer-songwriter of Bon Iver, is 34. Jane Campion, Oscar-winner and the first woman nominated as best director, is 61. Lars von Trier, film director, is 59. John Boyne, writer, is 44. John O'Shea, Sunderland and Ireland defender, is 34.
Ken Hogan, former All-Ireland-winning & All-Star Tipperary hurling goalkeeper, is 52. Joanna Lumley, actress, is 69. Judy Collins, singer, is 76. Una Stubbs, actress, is 78. Jamie Dornan, Northern Ireland-born star of Fifty Shades of Grey, is 33.
Lily Allen, singer, is 30. Bianca Jagger, ex-wife of Mick Jagger, is 70. Alan Titchmarsh, TV gardener, is 66. Engelbert Humperdinck, singer, is 79. Jimmy 'The Whirlwind' White, snooker player, is 53. David O'Leary, ex-Arsenal & Ireland defender, is 57. David Beckham, ex-footballer, is 40. Brian Lara, West Indian former cricketer, is 46.