Today Ann Robinson is 90, Ian McKellen is 80, Frank Oz is 75, and Anne Heche is 50. Today is also the birthday of Mike Myers, Octavia Spencer, Cillian Murphy, Jacki Weaver, Jamie Kennedy, Ethan Suplee, Demetri Martin, Bobby Slayton, Ray Stevenson, Leslie Uggams, Kevin Heffernan, Justin Henry, Erinn Hayes, Joseph D. Reitman, Neil Marshall, Ken Jacobs, and the late Miles Davis, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Dixie Carter, Claude Akins, Raymond Carver, Jeanne Crain, Robert Ludlum, Bill Robinson, and George Hickenlooper. Vic Tayback died 29 years ago in 1990 at age 60. Charles Nelson Reilly died twelve years ago in 2007 at age 76.
Today Patti LaBelle is 75, and Jim Broadbent and Roger Deakins are 70. Today is also the birthday of Bob Dylan, John C. Reilly, Alfred Molina, Kristin Scott Thomas, Tommy Chong, Priscilla Presley, Gary Burghoff, Michael Lonsdale, Nell Campbell, Rosanne Cash, Doug Jones, Will Sasso, Dana Ashbrook, Dash Mihok, Eric Close, Greg Berlanti, Zhangke Jia, Michael Chabon, and the late Queen Victoria, who would be 200, Mai Zetterling, Peter Whitney, Willis Bouchey, and Seijun Suzuki. Duke Ellington died 45 years ago in 1974 at age 75. Dick Martin died eleven years ago in 2008 at age 86. Burt Kwouk died three years ago in 2016 at age 85. Jerry Maren died one year ago in 2018 at age 98.
Today is the birthday of Joan Collins, Drew Carey, H. Jon Benjamin, Barbara Barrie, John Ortiz, Melissa McBride, Jewel Kilcher, Ryan Coogler, Charles Kimbrough, Tom Tykwer, Samuel Maoz, and the late Douglas Fairbanks, Scatman Crothers, Rosemary Clooney, Betty Garrett, who would be 100, Nigel Davenport, and James Gleason. Jackie “Moms” Mabley died 44 years ago in 1975 at age 81. George Jessel died 38 years ago in 1981 at age 83. Sterling Hayden died 33 years ago in 1986 at age 70. Roger Moore died two years ago in 2017 at age 89.
Today Morrissey is 60, Michael Kelly is 50, and Maggie Q is 40. Today is also the birthday of Richard Benjamin, Ginnifer Goodwin, Naomi Campbell, Brooke Smith, Ann Cusack, Sean Gunn, Barbara Parkins, Michael Constantine, Thomas Schlamme, Max Brooks, and the late Laurence Olivier, Paul Winfield, Harvey Milk, Michael Sarrazin, Sid Melton, and Arthur Conan Doyle. Langston Hughes died 52 years ago in 1967 at age 65. Dina Merrill died two years ago in 2017 at age 93.
Today Nick Cassavetes is 60, and Tom Daley is 25. Today is also the birthday of Al Franken, Mr. T, Fairuza Balk, Judge Reinhold, Jonathan Hyde, Lisa Edelstein, Noel Fielding, Jeffrey Toobin, J. Elvis Weinstein, and the late Raymond Burr, The Notorious B.I.G., Robert Montgomery, Richard Hatch, Jeffrey Dahmer, Alice Drummond, Brent Briscoe, Richard Libertini, Kay Kendall, Dennis Day, Peggy Cass, and Jeanne Bates. John Garfield died 67 years ago in 1952 at age 39. Alejandro Rey died 32 years ago in 1987 at age 57. John Gielgud died nineteen years ago in 2000 at age 96. Howard Morris died fourteen years ago in 2005 at age 85.
Today Dave Thomas is 70, and Bronson Pinchot is 60. Today is also the birthday of Cher, Timothy Olyphant, Tony Goldwyn, Mindy Cohn, Louis Theroux, Busta Rhymes, John Billingsley, Matt McCoy, Allen Maldonado, David Proval, David Hedison, Jack Gleeson, Anton Corbijn, Mike Flanagan, Jon Amiel, Alan Zweibel, and the late James Stewart and Joe Cocker. Gilda Radner died thirty years ago in 1989 at age 42. Robin Gibb died seven years ago in 2012 at age 62.
Today James Fox and Nancy Kwan are 80, Dusty Hill is 70, and Thomas Vinterberg is 50. Today is also the birthday of Pete Townshend, Grace Jones, Polly Walker, Sam Smith, Eric Lloyd, Morten Tyldum, and the late Malcolm X, Nora Ephron, Andre the Giant, Joey Ramone, Peter Mayhew, Lorraine Hansberry, Bruce Bennett, Daniel Gélin, and Pol Pot. Ronald Colman died 61 years ago in 1958 at age 67. Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Henry Morgan died 25 years ago in 1994. She was 64. He was 79. Alan Young died three years ago in 2016 at age 96.