Today is the birthday of Liv Ullmann, J.B. Smoove, Krysten Ritter, Miranda Otto, Billy Gibbons, Anna Popplewell, Benjamin Bratt, Joyce Bulifant, Stephan James, Theo James, Xander Berkeley, Jon Tenney, James Mangold, Shane Black, Sam Robards, Lesley Stahl, Paul and Peter Allen Vogt, Jeff Kanew, Flo Rida, and the late Ludwig van Beethoven, who would be 250, Jane Austen, Philip K. Dick, Arthur C. Clarke, Noël Coward, Bill Hicks, Ben Cross, Max Linder, Steven Bochco, Patti Deutsch, Margaret Mead, N!xau, and Robert Kerman. Thelma Todd died 85 years ago in 1935 at age 29. Harland Sanders died forty years ago in 1980 at age 90. Lee Van Cleef died 31 years ago in 1989 at age 64. John Spencer died fifteen years ago in 2005 at age 58.