Today Christopher Masterson is 40. Today is also the birthday of Piper Laurie, Diane Lane, Jim Jarmusch, Linda Blair, Guy Fieri, Min-sik Choi, Tamra Davis, Raquel Cassidy, and the late D.W. Griffith, Sergei M. Eisenstein, John Hurt, Seymour Cassel, Bill Bixby, Conrad Veidt, Ann Southern, and Diana Douglas. Alan Hale died seventy years ago in 1950 at age 57. Telly Savalas died 26 years ago in 1994 at age 72, one day after his birthday. Ann Miller died sixteen years ago in 2004 at age 80. Heath Ledger died twelve years ago in 2008 at age 28. Jean Simmons died ten years ago in 2010 at age 80.