Today Peter Coyote is 80, Ben Vereen and Charles Dance are 75, Jodi Benson is 60, Carlos Reygadas is 50, and Michael Oliver is 40. Today is also the birthday of Dan Stevens, Bai Ling, Julia Sweeney, Bradley Whitford, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Mario Lopez, Jessica Harper, David Lee Roth, Joelle Carter, Rose McIver, Rebecca Pidgeon, Chiaki Kuriyama, Morgan Neville, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Brett Favre, and the late Edward D. Wood Jr., Helen Hayes, John Prine, Thelonious Monk, Harold Pinter, Chris Penn, Richard Jaeckel, Anita Mui, Dana Elcar, and Daniel Massey. Eddie Cantor died 57 years ago in 1964 at age 72. Ralph Richardson died 38 years ago in 1983 at age 80. Orson Welles and Yul Brynner died 36 years ago in 1985. Welles was 70. Brynner was 65. Christopher Reeve died seventeen years ago in 2004 at age 52.