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Actor Gene Hackman is 80. Actress Tammy Grimes is 76. Actress Vanessa Redgrave is 73. Country singer Jeanne Pruett is 73. Country singer Norma Jean is 72. Singer Marty Balin of Jefferson Airplane/Jefferson Starship is 68. Horn player William King of The Commodores is 61. Musician Phil Collins is 59. Actor Charles S. Dutton is 59. Comedian Brett Butler (”Grace Under Fire”) is 52. Singer Jody Watley is 51. Country singer Tammy Cochran is 38. Actor Christian Bale is 36. Singer Josh Kelley is 30. Actor Wilmer Valderrama (”That ’70s Show”) is 30. Actor Jake Thomas (”Lizzie McGuire,” “AI”) is 20.