Today Veronica Hamel and Mie Hama are 75, and Richard Masur is 70. Today is also the birthday of Sean Young, Bo Derek, Dick Smothers, Joel McHale, Andrea Riseborough, Estelle Parsons, Joe Biden, Bob Einstein, Joe Walsh, Dierks Bentley, Ming-Na Wen, Callie Thorne, Don DeLillo, Larry Karaszewski, Kaye Ballard, Jerry Hardin, Ned Vaughn, Judy Woodruff, Samuel E. Wright, Rodger Bumpass, Jeff Dowd, and the late Robert F. Kennedy, Richard Dawson, Henri-Georges Clouzot, Robert Armstrong, Evelyn Keyes, Phyllis Thaxter, Reginald Denny, Franklin Cover, and Kon Ichikawa. Allan Sherman died 45 years ago in 1973 at age 48. Richard Loo died 35 years ago in 1983 at age 80. Robert Altman died twelve years ago in 2006 at age 81.