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Celebrity birthdays for Feb. 17

  • Feb. 17, 2018 1:30 a.m.

(AP) Celebrity birthdays for Feb. 17:

Basketball Hall-of-Famer Michael Jordan is 55.

Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran is 27.

Pro Football Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown is 82.

Actress Denise Richards is 47.

Singer-guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day is 46.

Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt is 37.

Paris Hilton is 37.

Actor Hal Holbrook is 93.

Singer Bobby Lewis is 85.

Actor-comedian Dame Edna (a.k.a. Barry Humphries) is 84.

Country singer-songwriter Johnny Bush is 83.

Actress Christina Pickles (“The Wedding Singer,” “St. Elsewhere”) is 83.

Stage actress-director Martha Henry is 80.

Actress Brenda Fricker is 73.

Pop singer Dodie Stevens is 72.

Actress Becky Ann Baker (“Girls,” “Freaks and Geeks”) is 65.

Actress Rene Russo is 64.

Actor Richard Karn (“Home Improvement”) is 62.

Folksinger Loreena McKennitt is 61.

Actor Lou Diamond Phillips is 56.

Actor-comedian Larry the Cable Guy (born Dan Whitney) is 55.

TV personality Rene Syler is 55.

Movie director Michael Bay is 53.

Singer Chante Moore is 51.

Guitarist Tim Mahoney of 311 is 48.

Actor Dominic Purcell (“Prison Break”) is 48.

Drummer Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters is 46.

Actor Jerry O’Connell is 44.

Country singer Bryan White is 44.

Actress Kelly Carlson (“Nip/Tuck”) is 42.

Actor Ashton Holmes is 40.

Actor Conrad Ricamora (“How To Get Away With Murder”) is 39.

Actor Jason Ritter (“Joan of Arcadia”) is 38.

Actress Brooke D’Orsay is 36.

TV co-host Daphne Oz (“The Chew”) is 32.

Actor Chord Overstreet (“Glee”) is 29.

Actress Meaghan Martin is 26.

Actress Sasha Pieterse is 22.

Also born on this date (death in parentheses):

In 1867, English chocolate maker William Cadbury. (1957)

In 1874, IBM founder Thomas J. Watson Sr. (June 19, 1956)

In 1893, baseball player Wally Pipp. (Jan. 11, 1965)

In 1911, bandleader Orrin Tucker. (April 9, 2011)

In 1919, Canadian historian J.M.S. Careless. (April 6, 2009)

In 1922, singer Tommy Edwards. (Oct. 22, 1969)

In 1930, mystery writer Ruth Rendell. (May 2, 2015)

In 1933, Colleen Howe, wife of hockey legend Gordie Howe. (March 6, 2009)

In 1934, Canadian country singer Fred McKenna. (Nov. 18, 1977)

In 1934, Czech-born Canadian actress Maruska Stankova. (Aug. 31, 2000)

In 1939, actress Mary Ann Mobley. (Dec. 9, 2014)

In 1940, singer Gene Pitney. (April 5, 2006)

In 1971, Canadian-born celtic musician Martyn Bennett. (Jan. 30, 2005)