Today Peter Simonischek is 75, Catherine Hicks is 70, Merrin Dungey is 50, and Leslie Odom Jr. is 40. Today is also the birthday of M. Night Shyamalan, Vera Farmiga, Michelle Yeoh, Leland Orser, Michael Anderson Jr., Peter Bonerz, Inga Landgré, and the late Robert Mitchum, Lucille Ball, Andy Warhol, Frank Finlay, Charles Crichton, Paul Bartel, and Umberto Lenzi. Preston Sturges died 62 years ago in 1959 at age 60. Rick James died seventeen years ago in 2004 at age 56. John Hughes died twelve years ago in 2009 at age 59.