Today Jessica Harper is 70, Julia Sweeney and Bradley Whitford are 60, and Wendi McLendon-Covey and Brett Favre are 50. Today is also the birthday of Dan Stevens, Bai Ling, Ben Vereen, Charles Dance, John Prine, Mario Lopez, David Lee Roth, Peter Coyote, Joelle Carter, Rose McIver, Rebecca Pidgeon, Carlos Reygadas, Jodi Benson, Chiaki Kuriyama, Morgan Neville, Michael Oliver, Dale Earnhardt Jr., and the late Edward D. Wood Jr., Helen Hayes, Thelonious Monk, Harold Pinter, Chris Penn, Richard Jaeckel, Anita Mui, Dana Elcar, and Daniel Massey. Eddie Cantor died 55 years ago in 1964 at age 72. Ralph Richardson died 36 years ago in 1983 at age 80. Orson Welles and Yul Brynner died 34 years ago in 1985. Welles was 70. Brynner was 65. Christopher Reeve died fifteen years ago in 2004 at age 52.