Today Lee Grant is 96, Dan Rather is 90, Sally Kirkland is 80, Stephen Rea is 75, Peter Jackson is 60, and Nora Twomey is 50. Today is also the birthday of Rob Schneider, Dermot Mulroney, Ron Rifkin, Adam Horovitz (Ad-Rock), Johnny Marr, Brian Doyle-Murray, Letitia Wright, Piper Perabo, David Dencik, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Kether Donohue, Mike O’Malley, Michael J. Anderson, Jane Pauley, Arnaud Desplechin, Ruben Fleischer, Jim Cummings, Willow Smith, Vanilla Ice, and the late John Candy, Ethel Waters, Dale Evans, Michael Landon, John Keats, David Ogden Stiers, Bud Spencer, Barbara Bel Geddes, Frank Silva, Eduard Franz, Sara Allgood, Ollie Johnston, and Jimmy Savile. Harry Houdini died 95 years ago in 1926 at age 52. John Houseman died 33 years ago in 1988 at age 86. Federico Fellini and River Phoenix died 28 years ago in 1993. Fellini was 73. Phoenix was 23. Sean Connery died one year ago in 2020 at age 90.