Today Alejandro Jodorowsky and Patricia Routledge are 90, and Barry Humphries is 85. Today is also the birthday of Hal Holbrook, Michael Jordan, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Rene Russo, Jim Brown, Michael Bay, Lou Diamond Phillips, Brenda Fricker, Larry The Cable Guy, Jerry O’Connell, Jason Ritter, Ed Sheeran, Denise Richards, Lucy Davis, Billie Joe Armstrong, Paris Hilton, Rory Kinnear, Richard Karn, Christina Pickles, Becky Ann Baker, Dieter Laser, Bonnie Wright, Don Coscarelli, and the late Alan Bates, Arthur Kennedy, Kathleen Freeman, who would be 100, Huey P. Newton, Jeremy Slate, Ralphie May, and Arthur Hunnicutt. Lee Strasberg died 37 years ago in 1982 at age 80.
Today John McEnroe is 60, and Elizabeth Olsen is 30. Today is also the birthday of Mahershala Ali, LeVar Burton, Ice-T, Troy Evans, The Weeknd (Abel Makkonen Tesfaye), Christopher Eccleston, William Katt, Agyness Deyn, Janice Dickinson, Lisa Loring, and the late Sonny Bono, Edgar Bergen, John Schlesinger, Chester Morris, Hugh Beaumont, Brian Bedford, Robert J. Flaherty, James Baskett, Ken Takakura, Carlos Rivas, Vernon Dent, Mack Swain, and Kim Jong-il. Len Lesser died eight years ago in 2011 at age 88. Lesley Gore died four years ago in 2015 at age 68.
Today is the birthday of Matt Groening, Claire Bloom, Jane Seymour, Alex Borstein, Sherry Jackson, Marisa Berenson, Christopher McDonald, Miranda July, Amber Riley, Brendon Small, Samira Makhmalbaf, Omarosa Manigault, and the late Chris Farley, Cesar Romero, Harvey Korman, Kevin McCarthy, John Barrymore, Allan Arbus, Galileo Galilei, Susan B. Anthony, Arthur Shields, Meg Wyllie, and Gale Sondergaard. Wally Cox and Tim Holt died 46 years ago in 1973. Cox was 48, and Holt was 54. Ethel Merman died 35 years in 1984 at age 76. George Gaynes died three years ago in 2016 at age 98.
Today Hugh Downs is 98, Allan Miller is 90, and Carl Bernstein and Alan Parker are 75. Today is also the birthday of Simon Pegg, Meg Tilly, Freddie Highmore, Michael Bloomberg, Harriet Andersson, Teller, Danai Gurira, Andrew Robinson, Zach Galligan, Terry Gross, Jackie Martling, Joan O’Brien, Rob Thomas, Anton Lesser, Andrew Prine, Sakina Jaffrey, Frank Collison, Brett Dier, Angela Robinson, and the late Jack Benny, who would be 125, Florence Henderson, Thelma Ritter, Vic Morrow, Gregory Hines, Lois Maxwell, Edward Platt, Jimmy Hoffa, Woody Hayes, Tim Buckley, Stuart Erwin, and Masaki Kobayashi. Sig Ruman died 52 years ago in 1967 at age 82. Louis Jourdan died four years ago in 2015 at age 93.
Today George Segal is 85, Stockard Channing and Jerry Springer are 75, and Mena Suvari is 40. Today is also the birthday of Kim Novak, Henry Rollins, Peter Tork, Peter Gabriel, Chuck Yeager, Robbie Williams, Carol Lynley, Richard Tyson, Bo Svenson, Neal McDonough, David Naughton, Donald Sumpter, Joe Estevez, and the late Oliver Reed and Tennessee Ernie Ford, who would be 100. Martin Balsam died 23 years ago in 1996 at age 76. Stacy Keach Sr. died sixteen years ago in 2003 at age 88. Seijun Suzuki died two years ago in 2017 at age 93.
Today Annette Crosbie is 85, and Darren Aronofsky is 50. Today is also the birthday of Josh Brolin, Christina Ricci, Franco Zeffirelli, Costa-Gavras, John Michael Higgins, Arsenio Hall, Joe Don Baker, Judy Blume, Lochlyn Munro, Michael Ironside, Tara Strong, Raphael Sbarge, Iko Uwais, Josef Altin, Cliff De Young, Zach Grenier, and the late Abraham Lincoln and Charles Darwin, both born 210 years ago in 1809, Forrest Tucker, who would be 100, Louis Zorich, Lorne Greene, Simon MacCorkindale, Richard Lynch, Ann Gillis, Wallace Ford, and Joseph Kearns. Dziga Vertov died 65 years ago in 1954 at age 58. Sal Mineo died 43 years ago in 1976 at age 37. Jean Renoir died forty years ago in 1979 at age 84. Charles M. Schulz died nineteen years ago in 2000 at age 77. Sid Caesar died five years ago in 2014 at age 91.
Today Tina Louise is 85, and Jennifer Aniston is 50. Today is also the birthday of Damian Lewis, Sheryl Crow, Taylor Lautner, Brandy Norwood, Diane Franklin, Natalie Dormer, Q’orianka Kilcher, Jeb Bush, Sarah Palin, and Alex Jones, and the late Burt Reynolds, Leslie Nielsen, Eva Gabor, who would be 100, Thomas A. Edison, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Kim Stanley, Sonny Landham, Billy Halop, Max Baer, and Sidney Sheldon. Sergei Eisenstein died 71 years ago in 1948 at age 50. Sylvia Plath died 56 years ago in 1963 at age 30. Lee J. Cobb died 43 years ago in 1976 at age 64. Whitney Houston died seven years ago in 2012 at age 48.