Today John Cleese is 80. Today is also the birthday of Roberto Benigni, Fran Lebowitz, Patrick Fugit, Peter Firth, David Walton, Kelly Osbourne, Ivan Reitman, Robert Picardo, Simon Le Bon, Michael Shamus Wiles, Lara Parker, James Cosmo, Joanna Scanlan, Ming-liang Tsai, Theodore Melfi, Brontis Jodorowsky, Marla Maples, and the late Theodore Roosevelt, Sylvia Plath, Ruby Dee, Teresa Wright, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Dylan Thomas, Nanette Fabray, Scott Weiland, Carrie Snodgress, Jack Carson, Carolyn Craig, Frederick De Cordova, Leif Erickson, Bernie Wrightson, and John Gotti. Sammee Tong died 55 years ago in 1964 at age 63. Allan “Rocky” Lane died 46 years ago in 1973 at age 64. James M. Cain died 42 years ago in 1977 at age 85.