May 4: Singer Jackie Jackson of The Jacksons is 63. Singer Oleta Adams is 61. Singer Sharon Jones of Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings is 58. Country singer Randy Travis is 55. Actress Mary McDonough is 53. Comedian Ana Gasteyer is 47. Actor Will Arnett is 44. Bassist Mike Dirnt of Green Day is 42. Singer Lance Bass (‘N Sync) is 35. Actor Alexander Gould (“Weeds”) is 20. Actress Amara Miller is 14.
May 5: Actress Pat Carroll is 87. Actor Michael Murphy is 76. Actor Lance Henriksen is 74. Comedian-actor Michael Palin (Monty Python) is 71. Actor Roger Rees (is 70. Actor John Rhys-Davies is 70. Former MTV News correspondent Kurt Loder is 69. Drummer Bill Ward of Black Sabbath is 66. Singer Ian McCulloch of Echo and the Bunnymen is 55. Newsman Brian Williams is 55. Actress Tina Yothers is 41. Singer Raheem DeVaughn is 39. Singer Craig David is 33. Actress Danielle Fishel is 33. Singer Adele is 26. Singer Chris Brown is 25.
May 6: Singer Bob Seger is 69. Singer Jimmie Dale Gilmore is 69. Host Tom Bergeron is 59. Singer John Flansburgh of They Might Be Giants is 54. Actress Roma Downey is 54. Actor George Clooney is 53. Singer-bassist Tony Scalzo of Fastball is 50. Guitarist Mark Bryan of Hootie and the Blowfish is 47. Guitarist Chris Shiflett of Foo Fighters is 43. Actress Gabourey Sidibe is 31. Comedian Sasheer Zamata is 28.
May 7: Singer Jimmy Ruffin is 75. Singer Thelma Houston is 71. Singer-songwriter Bill Danoff of Starland Vocal Band is 68. Drummer Bill Kreutzmann of the Grateful Dead is 68. Drummer Prairie Prince (The Tubes) is 64. Actor Michael E. Knight is 55. Guitarist Phil Campbell of Motorhead is 53. Actress Traci Lords is 46. Singer Eagle-Eye Cherry is 43. Actor Breckin Meyer is 40. Drummer Matt Helders of Arctic Monkeys is 28. Comedian Aidy Bryant is 27.
May 8: Comedian Don Rickles is 88. Singer Toni Tennille is 74. Country singer Jack Blanchard is 72. Singer Gary Glitter is 70. Drummer Chris Frantz of Talking Heads and of Tom Tom Club is 63. Country musician Billy Burnette is 61. Drummer Alex Van Halen of Van Halen is 61. Actor David Keith is 60. Actress Melissa Gilbert is 50. Drummer Dave Rowntree of Blur is 50. Drummer Del Gray of Little Texas is 46. Singer Darren Hayes (Savage Garden) is 42. Singer Enrique Iglesias is 39. Actor Matt Davis is 36. Actress Julia Whelan is 30.
May 9: Guitarist Nokie Edwards of The Ventures is 79. Actor Albert Finney is 78. Actress-turned-politician Glenda Jackson is 78. Guitarist Sonny Curtis of Buddy Holly and The Crickets is 77. Producer-director James L. Brooks is 77. Singer Tommy Roe is 72. Singer-guitarist Richie Furay (Buffalo Springfield, Poco) is 70. Singer Clint Holmes is 68. Actress Candice Bergen is 68. Singer Billy Joel is 65. Bassist Tom Petersson of Cheap Trick is 64. Actress Alley Mills is 63. Actor John Corbett is 53. Singer David Gahan of Depeche (Mode is 52. Rapper Ghostface Killah of Wu-Tang Clan is 44. Guitarist Mike Myerson of Heartland is 43. Singer Tamia is 39. Trombonist Dan Regan of Reel Big Fish is 37. Singer Pierre Bouvier of Simple Plan is 35. Actress Rosario Dawson is 35. Musician Andrew W.K. is 35.
May 10: Singer Henry Fambrough of The Spinners is 76. Singer Donovan is 68. Singer Graham Gouldman of 10cc is 68. Singer Dave Mason is 68. Singer Bono of U2 is 54. Drummer Danny Carey of Tool is 53. Actor Darryl M. Bell (“A Different World”) is 51. Model Linda Evangelista is 49. Rapper Young MC is 47. Singer Richard Patrick of Filter is 46. Actor Dallas Roberts is 44. Actor Todd Lowe is 42. Actor Kenan Thompson is 36. Singer Jason Dalyrimple of Soul for Real is 34. Actress Lauren Potter is 24.