May 17: Singer Taj Mahal is 73. Drummer Bill Bruford of Yes and King Crimson is 66. Singer-guitarist George Johnson of The Brothers Johnson is 62. Actor Bill Paxton is 60. Actor-comedian Bob Saget is 59. Singer Enya is 54. Actor Craig Ferguson (The Late Late Show, The Drew Carey Show) is 53. Keyboardist Page McConnell of Phish is 52. Guitarist O’Dell of Mint Condition is 50. Musician Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails is 50. Actor Hill Harper is 49. Singer Jordan Knight (New Kids on the Block) is 45. Singer Darnell Van Rensalier of Shai is 45. Singer Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age is 42. Singer Andrea Corr of The Corrs is 41. Singer Kandi Burruss (Xscape) is 39. Musician Passenger is 31. Dancer Derek Hough (Dancing With the Stars) is 30. Actress Nikki Reed is 27. Actress Leven Rambin (Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles) is 25.
May 18: Actor Bill Macy (Maude) is 93. Actor Robert Morse is 84. Actor Dwayne Hickman (The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis) is 81. Bluegrass singer-guitarist Rodney Dillard of The Dillards is 73. Country singer Joe Bonsall of the Oak Ridge Boys is 67. Keyboardist Rick Wakeman of Yes is 66. Singer Mark Mothersbaugh (Devo) is 65. Country singer George Strait is 63. Singer Butch Tavares of Tavares is 62. Actor Chow Yun-Fat (Anna and the King, The Replacement Killers) is 60. Singer-guitarist Page Hamilton of Helmet is 55. Guitarist Barry Graul of MercyMe is 54. Singer-actress Martika is 46. Comedian Tina Fey is 45. Rapper Special Ed is 41. Musician Jack Johnson is 40. Country singer David Nail is 36. Singer Darryl Allen of Mista is 35. Actor Allen Leech (Downton Abbey) is 34.
May 19: PBS newscaster Jim Lehrer is 81. TV personality David Hartman is 80. Actor James Fox is 76. Actor Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca in Star Wars) is 71. Musician Pete Townshend is 70. Singer-bassist Dusty Hill of ZZ Top is 66. Singer-actress-model Grace Jones is 63. Drummer Phil Rudd of AC/DC is 61. Guitarist Iain Harvie of Del Amitri is 53. Actor Jason Gray-Stanford (Monk) is 45. Singer Jenny Berggren of Ace of Base is 43. TV personality Kim Zolciak (Real Housewives of Atlanta) is 37. Singer Shooter Jennings is 36. Guitarist Tim McTague of Underoath is 32. Guitarist James Richardson of MGMT is 32. Actor Eric Lloyd (The Santa Clause) is 29. Actor Nolan Lyons (Boardwalk Empire) is 14.
May 20: Singer-actress Cher is 69. Actor Dave Thomas (Grace Under Fire, SCTV) is 67. Musician Warren Cann of Ultravox is 63. Actor Dean Butler (Little House on the Prairie) is 59. Guitarist Jane Wiedlin of The Go-Go’s is 57. Actor Bronson Pinchot is 56. Singer Susan Cowsill of The Cowsills is 56. Actor John Billingsley (Enterprise) is 55. Actor Tony Goldwyn is 55. Singer Nick Heyward of Haircut 100 is 54. TV personality Ted Allen (Queer Eye for the Straight Guy) is 50. Actress Mindy Cohn is 49. Guitarist Tom Gorman of Belly is 49. Rapper Busta Rhymes is 43. Bassist Ryan Martinie of Mudvayne is 40. Actor Matt Czuchry (The Good Wife) is 38. Singer-actress Naturi Naughton (3LW) is 31.
May 21: Singer Ron Isley of the Isley Brothers is 74. Guitarist Hilton Valentine of The Animals is 72. Actor Richard Hatch (Battlestar Galactica) is 70. Keyboardist Bill Champlin (Chicago) is 68. Singer Leo Sayer is 67. Actor Mr. T is 63. Drummer Stan Lynch (Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers) is 60. Actress Lisa Edelstein is 49. Singer-guitarist Mikel Jollet of Airborne Toxic Event is 41. Rapper Havoc of Mobb Deep is 41. Actor David Ajala (Black Box) is 29. Actress Ashlie Brillault (Lizzie McGuire) is 28. Actress Sarah Ramos (Parenthood, American Dreams) is 24.
May 22: Actor Michael Constantine (My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Room 222) is 88. Actor-director Richard Benjamin is 77. Actor Frank Converse is 77. Actress Barbara Parkins (Peyton Place, Valley of the Dolls) is 73. Singer Morrissey is 56. Actress Ann Cusack (Jeff Foxworthy Show, A League of Their Own) is 54. Bassist Dana Williams of Diamond Rio is 54. Guitarist Jesse Valenzuela of Gin Blossoms is 53. Actor Mark Christopher Lawrence (Chuck) is 51. Singer Johnny Gill is 49. Bassist Dan Roberts of Crash Test Dummies is 48. Actor Michael Kelly (House of Cards) is 46. Model Naomi Campbell is 45. Actress Anna Belknap (CSI: NY) is 43. Singer Donell Jones is 42. Actor Sean Gunn (Gilmore Girls) is 41. Actress Ginnifer Goodwin is 37. Actress Maggie Q is 36.
May 23: Actress Barbara Barrie is 84. Actress Joan Collins is 82. Actor Charles Kimbrough (Murphy Brown) is 79. Actress Lauren Chapin (Father Knows Best) is 70. Comedian Drew Carey is 57. Actress Lea DeLaria (Orange is the New Black) is 57. Country singer Shelly West is 57. Actor Linden Ashby (Melrose Place) is 55. Drummer Phil Selway of Radiohead is 48. Drummer Matt Flynn of Maroon 5 is 45. Singer Lorenzo is 43. Country singer Brian McComas is 43. Singer Maxwell is 42. Singer Jewel is 41. Actor D.J. Cotrona (TV’s From Dusk Till Dawn, G.I. Joe: Retaliation) is 35. Comedian Tim Robinson (Saturday Night Live) is 34. Singer Sarah Jarosz is 24.