Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 31-June 6

May 31: Actor-director Clint Eastwood is 85. Singer Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul and Mary is 77. Keyboardist Augie Meyers of the Texas Tornadoes and the Sir Douglas Quintet is 75. Actress Sharon Gless ("Cagney and Lacey") is 72. Actor Tom Berenger is 65. Actor Gregory Harrison is 65. Actor Kyle Secor ("Homicide: Life on the Street") is 58. Comedian Chris Elliott is 55. Actress Lea Thompson is 54. Singer Corey Hart is 53. Rapper DMC of Run-DMC is 51. Actress Brooke Shields is 50. Country bassist Ed Adkins of The Derailers is 48. Actress Archie Panjabi ("The Good Wife") is 43. Actor Colin Farrell is 39. Trumpet player Scott Klopfenstein of Reel Big Fish is 38. Drummer Andy Hurley of Fall Out Boy is 35. Rapper Waka Flocka Flame is 29. Actor Curtis Williams Jr. ("Parent'Hood") is 28. Singer Normani Hamilton is 19. Read more

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