Today Jimmy Lydon is 96, Michael J. Pollard is 80, and Ryûhei Kitamura is 50. Today is also the birthday of Keir Dullea, Idina Menzel, Ruta Lee, Stephen Tobolowsky, Colm Meaney, Wynonna Judd, CeeLo Green, Ted McGinley, Duncan Jones, Antoine Fuqua, and the late Howard Hawks, Agnès Varda, Mel Blanc, Hugh Griffith, Clint Walker, Benny Goodman, Douglas Fowley, Franklin J. Schaffner, Meredith MacRae, Stepin Fetchit (Lincoln Theodore Monroe Andrew Perry), Irving Thalberg, Christine Jorgensen, and Jamie Uys. Dooley Wilson died 66 years ago in 1953 at age 67. Claude Rains died 52 years ago in 1967 at age 77. Michel Simon died 44 years ago in 1975 at age 80.