Today is the birthday of Sophia Loren, Jon Bernthal, George R.R. Martin, Maggie Cheung, Asia Argento, Gary Cole, Charlie Weber, David Haig, Van Jones, Kristen Johnston, Aldis Hodge, Robert LaSardo, Chad Stahelski, Sabine Azéma, Ryan Fleck, and the late Anne Meara, Kenneth More, Fernando Rey, Victor Sjöström, Jay Ward, who would be 100, Upton Sinclair, William Finley, Slappy White, Vittorio Taviani, and Norman Z. McLeod. Glenn Strange died 47 years ago in 1973 at age 74. Roy Kinnear died 32 years ago in 1988 at age 54. Polly Bergen and Eric Lynch aka Eric the Actor aka Eric the Midget died six years ago in 2014. Bergan was 84. Lynch was 39. Curtis Hanson died four years ago in 2016 at age 71.