In Pictures: This week's celebrity birthdays

Published Dec 12 2011, 08:00 GMT  |  By

This week's celebrity birthdays include one of the UK's favourite female comedians, a powerhouse vocalist and a Downton Abbey favourite. Click along our gallery below to find out who they are, and also discover the identities of the six other famous faces who will be celebrating their birthdays over the next seven days.
Birthdays: 12th December - 18th December

Bill Nighy - The English actor and comedian turns 62 today.