Today Ted Kotcheff is 90, and Jennifer Schwalbach Smith is 50. Today is also the birthday of Francis Ford Coppola, Russell Crowe, Jackie Chan, Eric Wareheim, Roberta Shore, Kevin Alejandro, Clarke Peters, Heather Burns, Patricia Belcher, Matt Servitto, Michael Almereyda, Jennifer Lynch, Jason Ralph, Ed Speleers, Ismael Cruz Cordova, Sandy Powell, and the late Billie Holiday, James Garner, Alan J. Pakula, David Frost, Andrew Sachs, Wayne Rogers, Ian Richardson, William Wordsworth, R.G. Armstrong, Anthony Caruso, Stanley Adams, Stan Winston, Ravi Shankar, and Walter Winchell. Walter Huston died 71 years ago in 1950 at age 67. Beatrice Straight died twenty years ago in 2001 at age 86. Barry Nelson died fourteen years ago in 2007 at age 89. Mike Wallace died nine years ago in 2012 at age 93. Seymour Cassel died two years ago in 2019 at age 84. John Prine died one year ago in 2020 at age 73.