Today Fran Lebowitz is 70, and Theodore Melfi is 50. Today is also the birthday of John Cleese, Roberto Benigni, Patrick Fugit, Peter Firth, David Walton, Kelly Osbourne, Ivan Reitman, Robert Picardo, Simon Le Bon, Michael Shamus Wiles, Lara Parker, James Cosmo, Joanna Scanlan, Ming-liang Tsai, Brontis Jodorowsky, Marla Maples, and the late Theodore Roosevelt, Sylvia Plath, Ruby Dee, Teresa Wright, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Dylan Thomas, Nanette Fabray, who would be 100, Scott Weiland, Carrie Snodgress, Jack Carson, Carolyn Craig, Frederick De Cordova, Leif Erickson, Bernie Wrightson, and John Gotti. Sammee Tong died 56 years ago in 1964 at age 63. Allan “Rocky” Lane died 47 years ago in 1973 at age 64. James M. Cain died 43 years ago in 1977 at age 85.