Today Robert Brown is 95, and Stephen Root is 70. Today is also the birthday of Martin Scorsese, Danny DeVito, Lorne Michaels, Rachel McAdams, RuPaul, Gordon Lightfoot, Lauren Hutton, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Leslie Louise Bibb, Sophie Marceau, Dylan Walsh, Tom Ellis, Zoë Bell, Susan Rice, Jonathan Ross, Roland Joffé, Harry Lloyd, Jon Avnet, Steven E. de Souza, Duwayne Dunham, Bill Morrison, John Boehner, and the late Rock Hudson, Peter Cook, Lee Strasberg, Rance Howard, Jeff Buckley, Mischa Auer, Sara Haden, Frank Maxwell, Lester Allen, and Charles Walters. Gladys Cooper died fifty years ago in 1971 at age 82. Jimmy Ritz died 36 years ago in 1985 at age 81. Esther Rolle died 23 years ago in 1998 at age 78. Ruth Brown died fifteen years ago in 2006 at age 78.