Today Yoshiko Kuga is 90, and Placido Domingo and Victoria Carroll are 80. Today is also the birthday of Geena Davis, Michael Wincott, Charlotte Ross, Robby Benson, Ken Leung, Martin Shaw, Jill Eikenberry, Luke Grimes, John Early, Craig Roberts, Emma Bunton, and the late Telly Savalas, Benny Hill, Paul Scofield, Steve Reeves, Wolfman Jack, Mac Davis, J. Carrol Naish, John Doucette, who would be 100, Arthur Wontner, John M. Stahl, and Blue Iris. George Orwell died 71 years ago in 1950 at age 46. Cecil B. DeMille died 62 years ago in 1959 at age 77. Ann Sheridan died 54 years ago in 1967 at age 51. Peggy Lee died nineteen years ago in 2002 at age 81. Michael Winner died eight years ago in 2013 at age 77. Terry Jones died one year ago in 2020 at age 77.
Today David Lynch is 75, and Questlove (Ahmir-Khalib Thompson) is 50. Today is also the birthday of Buzz Aldrin, Bill Maher, Skeet Ulrich, Rainn Wilson, Evan Peters, Kerri Kenney, Omar Sy, Lorenzo Lamas, Melissa Rivers, Tom Baker, Stacey Dash, Sophie Thompson, Kellyanne Conway, and the late Federico Fellini, George Burns, Patricia Neal, Arte Johnson, Peter Donat, Dorothy Provine, DeForest Kelley, Colin Clive, Leon Ames, Norma Varden, and Finlay Currie. Johnny Weissmuller died 37 years ago in 1984 at age 79. Barbara Stanwyck died 31 years ago in 1990 at age 82. Audrey Hepburn died 28 years ago in 1993 at age 63. Etta James died nine years ago in 2012 at age 73.
Today Dolly Parton and Kim Henkel are 75, and Shawn Wayans is 50. Today is also the birthday of Tippi Hedren, Katey Sagal, Logan Lerman, Richard Lester, Damien Chazelle, Antoine Fuqua, Rob Delaney, Larry Clark, Michael Crawford, Pete Buttigieg, Desi Arnaz Jr., Javier Cámara, Roger Ashton-Griffiths, Shelley Fabares, Frank Caliendo, Susan Lowe, Paula Deen, and the late Edgar Allan Poe, Janis Joplin, Jean Stapleton, Phil Everly, Patricia Highsmith, who would be 100, Guy Madison, Fritz Weaver, and Harry Davenport. ‘Snub’ Pollard died 59 years ago in 1962 at age 72. Hedy Lamarr died 21 years ago in 2000 at age 85. Suzanne Pleshette died thirteen years ago in 2008 at age 70. Miguel Ferrer died four years ago in 2017 at age 61. Dorothy Malone died three years ago in 2018 at age 93.
Today Bob Peterson is 60. Today is also the birthday of Kevin Costner, Jason Segel, Dave Attell, Mark Rylance, Takeshi Kitano, Dave Bautista, Joanna Newsom, M.C. Gainey, John Boorman, David Ayer, Jesse L. Martin, Paul Freeman, Jay Chou, Maulik Pancholy, Nicolas Pesce, and the late Cary Grant, Oliver Hardy, Danny Kaye, and A.A. Milne. Curly Howard died 69 years ago in 1952 at age 48. Sydney Greenstreet died 67 years ago in 1954 at age 74.
Today Betty White is 99, James Earl Jones is 90, and Kid Rock is 50. Today is also the birthday of Jim Carrey, Michelle Obama, Zooey Deschanel, Steve Harvey, Maury Povich, Denis O’Hare, Freddy Rodriguez, Naveen Andrews, Kang-ho Song, Kelly Marie Tran, Joanna David, Robert Kennedy Jr., Leigh Whannell, Joshua Malina, Susanna Hoffs, Steve Earle, Genndy Tartakovsky, Lukas Moodysson, Kevin Reynolds, Brian Helgeland, Sebastian Junger, and the late Andy Kaufman, Muhammad Ali, Benjamin Franklin, Al Capone, Eartha Kitt, Mack Sennett, Sheree North, Noah Beery, and Keith Chegwin. Doodles Weaver died 38 years ago in 1983 at age 71. Emil Sitka died 23 years ago in 1998 at age 83. Richard Crenna died eighteen years ago in 2003 at age 76. Virginia Mayo died sixteen years ago in 2005 at age 84.
Today is the birthday of John Carpenter, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Debbie Allen, Ricardo Darín, Richard T. Jones, Marwan Kenzari, Birgitte Hjort Sørensen, Caroline Munro, Atticus Ross, FKA Twigs, James May, Kate Moss, Jason Friedberg, and the late Ethel Merman, Harry Carey, Aaliyah, Susan Sontag, Elliott Reid, Katy Jurado, Alexander Knox, John Hamilton, Diana Wynyard, Karl Freund, Leslie H. Martinson, Stirling Silliphant, Buddy Lester, and Ralph Ince. Carole Lombard died 79 years ago in 1942 at age 33. Ted Cassidy died 42 years ago in 1979 at age 46. Bernard Lee died forty years ago in 1981 at age 73.
Today Regina King is 50. Today is also the birthday of Margaret O’Brien, Andrea Martin, Chad Lowe, James Nesbitt, Mario Van Peebles, Phyllis Coates, Joanne Linville, Jamie Clayton, Kellita Smith, Skrillex, DJ Jazzy Jeff (Jeffrey A. Townes), and the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Lloyd Bridges, Ronnie Van Zant, Maria Schell, Marjorie Bennett, Kirin Kiki, Patricia Blair, Ernest Thesiger, Ivor Novello, and Rex Ingram. Ray Bolger died 34 years ago in 1987 at age 83. Brad Renfro died thirteen years ago in 2008 at age 25. Nagisa Ôshima died eight years ago in 2013 at age 80. Dan Haggerty died five years ago in 2016 at age 73. Carol Channing died two year ago in 2019 at age 97.
Today Carole Cook is 97, Faye Dunaway is 80, and Pitbull is 40. Today is also the birthday of Emily Watson, Jason Bateman, Steven Soderbergh, Dave Grohl, Carl Weathers, LL Cool J, Holland Taylor, Lawrence Kasdan, Kevin Durand, T Bone Burnett, Jordan Ladd, Grant Gustin, Mark Addy, Dan Schneider, Shepard Smith, and the late Stan Brakhage, Hal Roach, Bebe Daniels, Guy Williams, William Bendix, Harold Russell, Tom Tryon, Andy Rooney, Joseph Losey, Mary Ann Jackson, and Warren Mitchell. Lewis Carroll died 123 years ago in 1898 at age 65. Humphrey Bogart died 63 years ago in 1957 at age 57. Barry Fitzgerald died sixty years ago in 1961 at age 72. Peter Finch died 44 years ago in 1977 at age 60. Donna Reed died 35 years ago in 1986 at age 64. Douglas Sirk died 34 years in 1987 at age 89. Shelley Winters died fifteen years ago in 2006 at age 85. Ricardo Montalban died twelve years ago in 2009 at age 88.
Today Julia Louis-Dreyfus is 60. Today is also the birthday of Orlando Bloom, Michael Peña, Patrick Dempsey, Liam Hemsworth, Shonda Rhimes, Penelope Ann Miller, Ruth Wilson, Carol Cleveland, Bill Bailey, Nicole Eggert, Frances Sternhagen, Trace Adkins, Nick Clooney, William B. Davis, Jon Cypher, Billy Gray, John McNaughton, and the late Robert Stack, Rip Taylor, Kay Francis, Rosemary Murphy, Charles Nelson Reilly, Paul Birch, Gwen Verdon, Jack Mercer, Albert Lamorisse, Horatio Alger, Michael Bond, and Gregory Walcott. Ernie Kovacs died 59 years ago in 1962 at age 42. Joe Spinell died 32 years ago in 1989 at age 52. Ted Demme died nineteen years ago in 2002 at age 38. Dick Gautier died four years ago in 2017 at age 85.
Today Kirstie Alley and Rush Limbaugh are 70, and Simon Russell Beale is 60. Today is also the birthday of Howard Stern, Rob Zombie, Oliver Platt, Issa Rae, John Lasseter, Anthony Andrews, Rachael Harris, Alexandra Wentworth, Christiane Amanpour, Wayne Wang, Mary Harron, Shirley Eaton, Zayn Malik, Aaron Seltzer, Liliana Cavani, Jeff Bezos, and the late Luise Rainer, Jack London, Tex Ritter, Ray Teal, Joe E. Lewis, Patsy Kelly, Joe Frazier, and Matti Kassila. Henri-Georges Clouzot died 44 years ago in 1977 at age 69. Keye Luke died thirty years ago in 1991 at age 86. Maurice Gibb died eighteen years ago in 2003 at age 53. William Peter Blatty died four years ago in 2017 at age 89.