Today Ron Rifkin is 80. Today is also the birthday of Lee Grant, Peter Jackson, Rob Schneider, Dermot Mulroney, Stephen Rea, Dan Rather, Sally Kirkland, Adam Horovitz (Ad-Rock), Johnny Marr, Brian Doyle-Murray, Letitia Wright, David Dencik, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Kether Donohue, Mike O’Malley, Randy Jackson, Michael J. Anderson, Jane Pauley, Arnaud Desplechin, Ruben Fleischer, Nora Twomey, Willow Smith, Vanilla Ice, and the late John Candy, Ethel Waters, Dale Evans, Michael Landon, John Keats, David Ogden Stiers, Bud Spencer, Barbara Bel Geddes, Frank Silva, Eduard Franz, Sara Allgood, Ollie Johnston, and Jimmy Savile. Harry Houdini died 93 years ago in 1926 at age 52. John Houseman died 31 years ago in 1988 at age 86. Federico Fellini and River Phoenix died 26 years ago in 1993. Fellini was 73. Phoenix was 23.