Today Gloria Allred is 80, and Julian Assange is 50. Today is also the birthday of Tom Cruise, Olivia Munn, Patrick Wilson, Connie Nielsen, Kurtwood Smith, Tommy Flanagan, Yeardley Smith, Thomas Gibson, Audra McDonald, Corey Sevier, Bruce Altman, Dave Barry, Tom Stoppard, Peyton Reed, Michele Soavi, and the late Franz Kafka, George M. Cohan, Ken Russell, George Sanders, Kinji Fukasaku, Susan Peters, who would be 100, Rick Ducommun, and Don Haggerty. Jim Morrison died fifty years ago in 1971 at age 27. Rudy Vallée died 35 years ago in 1986 at age 84. Jim Backus died 32 years ago in 1989 at age 76. “Curly” Joe DeRita died 28 years ago in 1993 at age 83. Andy Griffith died nine years ago in 2012 at age 86. Noel Neill died five years ago in 2016 at age 95. Arte Johnson died two years ago in 2019 at age 90.