Today Sam Elliott is 75, and Toni Servillo is 60. Today is also the birthday of Melanie Griffith, Anna Kendrick, Eric Bana, Gillian Anderson, Audrey Tautou, Bill Skarsgård, David Steinberg, Thomas Lennon, Kevin McKidd, Burton Gilliam, Amanda Bearse, Kenya Barris, McG, Chris Cuomo, Hoda Kotb, and the late Whitney Houston, Robert Shaw, Robert Aldrich, P.L. Travers, Leo Genn, John Stephenson, Nat Pendleton, and Allen ‘Farina’ Hoskins. Sharon Tate was murdered fifty years ago in 1969 at age 26. Jerry Garcia died 24 years ago in 1995 at age 53. Gregory Hines died sixteen years ago in 2003 at age 57. Matthew McGrory died fourteen years ago in 2005 at age 32. Bernie Mac died eleven years ago in 2008 at age 50.