Today is the birthday of Tom Cruise, Olivia Munn, Patrick Wilson, Connie Nielsen, Kurtwood Smith, Tommy Flanagan, Yeardley Smith, Thomas Gibson, Audra McDonald, Corey Sevier, Bruce Altman, Dave Barry, Tom Stoppard, Peyton Reed, Michele Soavi, Gloria Allred, Julian Assange, and the late Franz Kafka, George M. Cohan, Ken Russell, George Sanders, Kinji Fukasaku, Susan Peters, Rick Ducommun, and Don Haggerty. Jim Morrison died 48 years ago in 1971 at age 27. Rudy Vallée died 33 years ago in 1986 at age 84. Jim Backus died thirty years ago in 1989 at age 76. “Curly” Joe DeRita died 26 years ago in 1993 at age 83. Andy Griffith died seven years ago in 2012 at age 86. Noel Neill died three years ago in 2016 at age 95.