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Celebrity Birthdays for July 5 – Huey Lewis, Edie Falco and More

Huey Lewis, Edie Falco
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Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Huey Lewis
Age: 62
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter and Musician
Known For: Fronting Huey Lewis and the News, which had a string of hits in the 1980s such as ‘I Want a New Drug,’ ‘The Heart of Rock and Roll’ and ‘The Power of Love,’ and famously suing Ray Parker, Jr. over similarities between ‘I Want a New Drug’ and Parker’s namesake theme for the movie ‘Ghostbusters’

Edie Falco
Age: 49
Occupation: Actress
Known For: Her nuanced portrayal of mob wife Carmela Soprano on the HBO series ‘The Sopranos,’ her current role as the title character on ‘Nurse Jackie,’ her Tony-nominated stage work, and being the first actress ever to win an Emmy for Outstanding Actress in a Drama as well as Outstanding Actress in a Comedy

Katherine Helmond
Age: 84
Occupation: Actress
Known For: Playing memorable and varied comedic TV characters such as the ditzy Jessica Tate on ‘Soap,’ the bawdy Mona Robinson on ‘Who’s the Boss?,’ the eccentric Doris Sherman on ‘Coach,’ and the refined Lois Whelan on ‘Everybody Loves Raymond’

Marc Cohn
Age: 53
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter and Musician
Known For: Writing and performing the 1991 song ‘Walking in Memphis,’ winning the Grammy for Best New Artist in 1992, and his marriage to ABC news journalist Elizabeth Vargas

Dave Haywood
Age: 30
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter and Musician
Known For: Being one-third of the country trio known as Lady Antebellum, famous for No. 1 hits including ‘I Run to You,’ ‘Need You Now,’ ‘American Honey,’ ‘Our Kind of Love,’ ‘Just a Kiss’ and ‘We Owned the Night’

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