Today Niall Horan is 25. Today is also the birthday of Jacqueline Bisset, Jean Smart, Jeffrey Ross, Tyler Perry, Barbara Bain, Isiah Whitlock Jr., Fiona Apple, Don Bluth, Tavis Smiley, Colin Trevorrow, Frank Marshall, and the late Claudette Colbert, Roald Dahl, Richard Kiel, Nell Carter, Mel Tormé, Scott Brady, Gladys George, John Crawford, and Reta Shaw. Tupac Shakur died 22 years ago in 1996 at age 25.
Today Freddie Jones is 91, Paul F. Tompkins is 50, and Ben McKenzie is 40. Today is also the birthday of Louis C.K., Ian Holm, Jennifer Hudson, Joe Pantoliano, Hans Zimmer, Amy Yasbeck, Emmy Rossum, Alfie Allen, Ben Folds, Robert John Burke, Peter Scolari, Will Chase, Neil Peart, 2 Chainz, and the late Maurice Chevalier, Paul Walker, Barry White, George Jones, Jesse Owens, Bill McKinney, Desmond Llewelyn, Dickie Moore, Leslie Cheung, Edward Binns, Billy Gilbert, Ben Blue, H.L. Mencken, and Stanislaw Lem. William Boyd died 46 years ago in 1972 at age 77. Frank Nelson died 32 years ago in 1986 at age 75. Anthony Perkins died 26 years ago in 1992 at age 60. Raymond Burr died 25 years ago in 1993 at age 76. Johnny Cash died fifteen years ago in 2003 at age 71. David Foster Wallace died ten years ago in 2008 at age 46. Claude Chabrol died eight years ago in 2010 at age 80.
Today Earl Holliman is 90, Roxann Dawson is 60, and Bertrand Bonello is 50. Today is also the birthday of Brian De Palma, Taraji P. Henson, Virginia Madsen, John Hawkes, Harry Connick Jr., Ludacris, Elizabeth Daily, Amy Madigan, Kristy McNichol, Tom Dreesen, Lola Falana, Moby, Tony Gilroy, John Curran, Bashar al-Assad, and the late Herbert Lom, Ian Abercrombie, O. Henry, and Robert Day. Lorne Greene died 31 years ago in 1987 at age 72. Jessica Tandy died 24 years ago in 1994 at age 85. Kim Hunter died sixteen years ago in 2002 at age 79. John Ritter died fifteen years ago in 2003 at age 54. Kevin McCarthy and Harold Gould died eight years ago in 2010. McCarthy was 96. Gould was 86. Andy Whitfield died seven years ago in 2011 at age 39.
Today Karl Lagerfeld is 85, Chris Columbus is 60, and Guy Ritchie is 50. Today is also the birthday of Colin Firth, Ryan Phillippe, Amy Irving, Philip Baker Hall, Kate Burton, Kyle Bornheimer, Misty Copeland, Bill O’Reilly, and the late Edmond O’Brien, Robert Wise, Dennis Burkley, Bessie Love, and Aleksandr Dovzhenko. Dalton Trumbo died 42 years ago in 1976 at age 70. Yves Montand died 27 years ago in 1991 at age 70. Jane Wyman did eleven years ago in 2007 at age 90. Cliff Robertson died seven years ago in 2011, one day after his birthday, at age 88. Richard Kiel died four years ago in 2014 at age 74.
Today Sylvia Miles is 94, and Julia Sawalha is 50. Today is also the birthday of Michelle Williams, Adam Sandler, Hugh Grant, Eric Stonestreet, Zoe Kazan, Topol, Jeffrey Combs, Henry Thomas, Tom Wopat, Goran Visnjic, Charles Esten, Michael Bublé, and the late Cliff Robertson, Neil Hamilton, Otis Redding, Harland Sanders, and Arthur Freed. John McGiver died 43 years ago in 1975 at age 61. Burgess Meredith died 21 years ago in 1997 at age 89.
Today Susan Blakely is 70. Today is also the birthday of Dario Argento, Evan Rachel Wood, Leslie Jones, Toby Jones, Sonny Rollins, Chrissie Hynde, Gloria Gaynor, Shannon Elizabeth, Michael Emerson, Corbin Bernsen, Julie Kavner, Angie Everhart, W. Earl Brown, Diane Warren, James Schamus, Doug Bradley, and the late Buddy Holly, Peter Lawford, Elia Kazan, Anthony Quayle, Elizabeth I of England, Don Messick, and Eazy-E. Maria Montez died 67 years ago in 1951 at age 39. Katrin Cartlidge died sixteen years ago in 2002 at age 41.
Today Roger Waters is 75, Jeff Foxworthy is 60, and Matthew Horne is 40. Today is also the birthday of Idris Elba, Naomie Harris, Rosie Perez, Jane Curtin, Jo Anne Worley, Macy Gray, Swoosie Kurtz, Anne Lockhart, David Allan Coe, Chris Christie, and the late John Mitchum, John Ridgely, and Max Schreck. Edmund Gwenn died 59 years ago in 1959 at age 81. Akira Kurosawa died twenty years ago in 1998 at age 88.