Today John A. Russo is 80, and Jack McGee is 70. Today is also the birthday of Tom Smothers, Bo Hopkins, Christie Brinkley, Zosia Mamet, Shakira, David Jason, Catherine Flemming, Blake Clark, Lori Beth Denberg, Rich Sommer, Graham Nash, Jane Wagner, Laura Poitras, Oz Perkins, Duane “Dog” Chapman, and the late Farrah Fawcett, James Joyce, James Dickey, Ayn Rand, Elaine Stritch, Tony Jay, S.Z. Sakall, Carol Ann Susi, Frank Albertson, Jackie Burroughs, Eva Cassidy, Bonita Granville, Connie Gilchrist, Frank Lloyd, Duane Jones, and Vera Chytilová. Boris Karloff died fifty years ago in 1969 at age 81. Sid Vicious died forty years ago in 1979 at age 21. Donald Pleasence died 24 years ago in 1995 at age 75. Gene Kelly died 23 years ago in 1996 at age 83. Philip Seymour Hoffman died five years ago in 2014 at age 46. Bob Elliott died three years ago in 2016 at age 92.