Today Blake Clark is 75. Today is also the birthday of Graham Nash, Tom Smothers, Bo Hopkins, Christie Brinkley, Zosia Mamet, Shakira, David Jason, Jack McGee, Catherine Flemming, Lori Beth Denberg, Rich Sommer, Laura Poitras, Oz Perkins, Duane “Dog” Chapman, John A. Russo, and the late Farrah Fawcett, James Joyce, James Dickey, Ayn Rand, Elaine Stritch, Tony Jay, S.Z. Sakall, Carol Ann Susi, Frank Albertson, Jackie Burroughs, Eva Cassidy, Bonita Granville, Connie Gilchrist, Frank Lloyd, Duane Jones, and Vera Chytilová. Boris Karloff died 52 years ago in 1969 at age 81. Sid Vicious died 42 years ago in 1979 at age 21. Donald Pleasence died 26 years ago in 1995 at age 75. Gene Kelly died 25 years ago in 1996 at age 83. Philip Seymour Hoffman died seven years ago in 2014 at age 46. Bob Elliott died five years ago in 2016 at age 92.