July 17: Comedian Phyllis Diller is 94. Actor Donald Sutherland is 76. Actress-singer Diahann Carroll is 76. Guitarist Spencer Davis of the Spencer Davis Group is 69. Bassist Geezer Butler of Black Sabbath is 62. Actress Lucie Arnaz is 60. Actor David Hasselhoff is 59. Bassist Fran Smith Jr. of The Hooters is 59. Singer Regina Belle is 48. Country singer Craig Morgan is 47. Bassist Lou Barlow (Dinosaur Jr., Sebadoh, Folk Implosion) is 45. Christian singer Susan Ashton is 44. Actor Andre Royo ("The Wire") is 43. Actress Bitty Schram is 43. R&B singer JC of PM Dawn is 40. Rapper Sole' is 38. Country singer Luke Bryan is 35. Singer Jeremih is 24.
July 18: Director Paul Verhoeven ("Basic Instinct," ''Showgirls") is 73. Singer Brian Auger is 72. Singer Dion DiMucci is 72. Actor James Brolin is 71. Blues guitarist Lonnie Mack is 70. Singer Martha Reeves of Martha and the Vandellas is 70. Guitarist Wally Bryson of The Raspberries is 62. Country singer Ricky Skaggs is 57. Drummer Nigel Twist of The Alarm is 53. Actress Elizabeth McGovern is 50. Keyboardist John Hermann of Widespread Panic is 49. Actor Vin Diesel is 44. Rapper M.I.A. is 36. Guitarist Daron Malakian of System of a Down and of Scars on Broadway is 36. Drummer Tony Fagenson of Eve 6 is 33. Actress Kristen Bell is 31. Singer Ryan Cabrera is 29. Drummer Aaron Gillespie of Underoath is 28. Actor Chace Crawford is 26.
July 19: Country singer Sue Thompson is 85. Country singer George Hamilton IV is 74. Singer Vikki Carr is 71. Musician Commander Cody is 67. Actor George Dzundza is 66. Singer-bassist Alan Gorrie of Average White Band is 65. Guitarist Brian May of Queen is 64. Guitarist Bernie Leadon (Eagles, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band) is 64. Actress Beverly Archer ("Major Dad, "Mama's Family") is 63. Actor Peter Barton ("Sunset Boulevard," ''Burke's Law") is 55. Drummer Kevin Haskins (Bauhaus, Love and Rockets) is 51. Actor Campbell Scott is 50. Actor Anthony Edwards is 49. Actress Clea Lewis ("Ellen") is 46. Singer Urs Buhler of Il Divo is 40. Drummer Jason McGerr of Death Cab for Cutie is 37. Actor Jared Padalecki is 29.
July 20: Rockabilly singer Sleepy LaBeef is 76. Actress Diana Rigg ("The Avengers") is 73. Bassist John Lodge of the Moody Blues is 68. Country singer T.G. Sheppard is 67. Singer Kim Carnes is 66. Guitarist Carlos Santana is 64. Drummer Paul Cook of the Sex Pistols is 55. Actress Donna Dixon ("Bosom Buddies") is 54. Keyboardist Mick McNeil of Simple Minds is 53. Country singer Radney Foster is 52. Singer Chris Cornell (of Audioslave and of Soundgarden) is 47. Guitarist Stone Gossard of Pearl Jam is 45. Actor Reed Diamond ("Judging Amy," ''Homicide: Life on the Street") is 44. Actor Josh Holloway is 42. Singer Vitamin C is 42. Actor Omar Epps is 38. Actor Simon Rex is 37. Actor Charlie Korsmo ("Can't Hardly Wait," ''Hook") is 33. Singer Elliott Yamin ("American Idol") is 33. Supermodel Gisele Bundchen is 31. Guitarist Mike Kennerty of All-American Rejects is 31. Actor John Francis Daley ("Freaks and Geeks") is 26. Dancer-country singer Julianne Hough is 23. Actress Billi Bruno ("According to Jim") is 15.
July 21: Singer Kay Starr is 89. Movie director Norman Jewison is 85. Actor Edward Herrmann is 68. Actor Leigh Lawson ("Tess") is 66. Singer Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens) is 63. Cartoonist Garry Trudeau ("Doonesbury") is 63. Comedian-actor Robin Williams is 60. Singer-guitarist Eric Bazilian of The Hooters is 58. Comedian Jon Lovitz is 54. Singer Emerson Hart of Tonic is 42. Country singer Paul Brandt is 39. Actor Josh Hartnett is 33. Reggae singer Damian Marley is 33. "American Idol" runner-up Blake Lewis is 30. Keyboardist Johan Carlsson of Carolina Liar is 27. Actress Vanessa Lengies ("Stick It," ''American Dreams") is 26.
July 22: Actor Orson Bean is 83. Actress Louise Fletcher is 77. Singer Chuck Jackson is 74. Actor Terence Stamp is 73. Game-show host Alex Trebek is 71. Singer George Clinton is 70. Singer-actor Bobby Sherman is 68. Actor Danny Glover is 65. Writer-director Paul Schrader is 65. Singer Don Henley is 64. Actor-comedian-director Albert Brooks is 64. Composer Alan Menken ("Little Mermaid," ''Little Shop of Horrors") is 62. Musician Al Di Meola is 57. Actor Willem Dafoe is 56. Singer Keith Sweat is 50. Singer Emily Saliers of the Indigo Girls is 48. Actor-comedian David Spade is 47. Actor John Leguizamo is 47. Bassist Pat Badger of Extreme is 44. Actor Rhys Ifans is 44. Musician Daniel Jones (Savage Garden) is 38. Singer Rufus Wainwright is 38. Actress Franka Potente ("The Bourne Identity") is 37. Actress Selena Gomez is 19.
July 23: Actress Gloria DeHaven is 86. Radio personality Don Imus is 71. Country singer Tony Joe White is 68. Actor Larry Manetti ("Magnum, P.I.") is 64. Singer David Essex is 64. Singer and former Congressman John Hall (Orleans) is 63. Guitarist Blair Thornton of Bachman-Turner Overdrive is 61. Actress Belinda Montgomery is 61. Actress Edie McClurg is 60. Actress Lydia Cornell ("Too Close for Comfort") is 58. Actor Woody Harrelson is 50. Guitarist Martin Gore of Depeche Mode is 50. Drummer Yuval Gabay (Soul Coughing) is 48. Guitarist Slash of Velvet Revolver (and Guns N' Roses) is 46. Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman is 44. Model Stephanie Seymour is 43. Singer Sam Watters of Color Me Badd is 41. Actress Charisma Carpenter is 41. Singer Dalvin DeGrate of Jodeci is 40. Country singer Alison Krauss is 40. Drummer Chad Gracey of Live is 40. Actor-comedian Marlon Wayans ("The Wayans Brothers") is 39. Country singer Shannon Brown is 38. Singer Michelle Williams (Destiny's Child) is 31. Actor Paul Wesley ("The Vampire Diaries") is 29. Actor Daniel Radcliffe is 22.
- Director Paul Verhoeven
- Diahann Carroll
- Actress Lucie Arnaz
- Actor David Hasselhoff
- Guitarist Wally Bryson
- Sue Thompson
- Singer Regina Belle
- Geezer Butler
- Keyboardist John Hermann