Today John Patrick Shanley is 70. Today is also the birthday of Clive Owen, Alicia Vikander, Neve Campbell, Seann William Scott, Tessa Thompson, Denis Villeneuve, Lena Headey, Chubby Checker, Tommy Wiseau, Reverend Al Sharpton, Greg Proops, Gwen Stefani, Janel Moloney, Tommy Lee, and the late Gore Vidal, Leo McCarey, Henry Hull, Warner Oland, Michael Hordern, Charles Middleton, Julien Duvivier, and Gertrude Berg. Woody Guthrie died 53 years ago in 1967 at age 55. Roddy McDowall died 22 years ago in 1998 at age 70. Janet Leigh died sixteen years ago in 2004 at age 77.