Today John Amos is 80, and Sarah Vowell is 50. Today is also the birthday of Gerard Depardieu, Timothée Chalamet, Michel Piccoli, Barbara Crampton, Salman Khan, Gaspar Noé, Olivia Cooke, Harry Goaz, Lily Cole, Savannah Guthrie, Masi Oka, Jay Ellis, Wilson Cruz, Tovah Feldshuh, and the late Marlene Dietrich, Sydney Greenstreet, Oscar Levant, Heather O’Rourke, Louis Pasteur, and Chyna, who would be 50. Hal Ashby died 31 years ago in 1988 at age 59. George Roy Hill died seventeen years ago in 2002 at age 81. Alan Bates died sixteen years ago in 2003 at age 69. Haskell Wexler died four years ago in 2015 at age 93. Carrie Fisher died three years ago in 2016 at age 60.