Today Bert I. Gordon is 97, Sven-Ole Thorsen is 75, and Ross Mathews is 40. Today is also the birthday of Ben Platt, Brad Bird, Ian Bohen, Nia Vardalos, Kevin Sorbo, Harriet Walter, Gordon Clapp, Kyle Sullivan, David Anspaugh, Kenneth Tigar, John Logan, Bridget Jones, Lou Dobbs, and the late Jim Henson, Phil Hartman, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Audra Lindley, Anthony Newley, Arthur Malet, Don Porter, Theresa Merritt, Linda McCartney, and Alan Colmes. Patsy Kelly died 38 years ago in 1981 at age 71. Neil Hamilton died 35 years ago in 1984 at age 85. Theodor Geisel aka Dr. Seuss died 28 years ago in 1991 at age 87.