Today Jimmy Lydon is 97, and Ruta Lee is 85. Today is also the birthday of Keir Dullea, Idina Menzel, Stephen Tobolowsky, Colm Meaney, Wynonna Judd, CeeLo Green, Ted McGinley, Duncan Jones, Antoine Fuqua, Ryûhei Kitamura, and the late Howard Hawks, Agnès Varda, Mel Blanc, Michael J. Pollard, Hugh Griffith, Clint Walker, Benny Goodman, Douglas Fowley, Franklin J. Schaffner, who would be 100, Meredith MacRae, Stepin Fetchit (Lincoln Theodore Monroe Andrew Perry), Irving Thalberg, Christine Jorgensen, and Jamie Uys. Dooley Wilson died 67 years ago in 1953 at age 67. Claude Rains died 53 years ago in 1967 at age 77. Michel Simon died 45 years ago in 1975 at age 80.