Today James Lipton is 92, Rosemary Harris is 91, David McCallum is 85, and Jeremy Irons is 70. Today is also the birthday of Jimmy Fallon, Paul Williams, Cheri Oteri, Twiggy, Danielle Panabaker, Sanaa Lathan, Alison Sweeney, Kim Richards, David Bamber, Victor Williams, Randolph Mantooth, Sally Potter, Jean-Claude Carrière, Soledad O’Brien, Mario Batali, and the late Adam West, Cass Elliot, Frances Farmer, Ben Turpin, William Hickey, Ray Danton, and Jóhann Jóhannsson. Rex Ingram died 49 years ago in 1969 at age 73. Bernie Casey and Jake LaMotta died one year ago in 2017. Casey was 78. LaMotta was 95.
Today Robert Blake is 85, and Billy Eichner is 40. Today is also the birthday of James Marsden, Jada Pinkett Smith, Jason Sudeikis, Fred Willard, Frankie Avalon, Aisha Tyler, Alison Lohman, Xzibit, Lance Armstrong, Anna Levine, Beth Grant, Christopher Heyerdahl, Anna Deavere Smith, Gailard Sartain, Mark Romanek, David Mirkin, Ben Carson, and the late Greta Garbo, James Gandolfini, Jack Warden, Samuel Johnson, Eddie ‘Rochester’ Anderson, June Foray, Grayson Hall, Rossano Brazzi, and Jack Cardiff. Frank Morgan died 69 years ago in 1949 at age 59. Franchot Tone died fifty years ago in 1968 at age 63. Russ Meyer died fourteen years ago in 2004 at age 82.
Today Pat Crowley is 85. Today is also the birthday of Kyle Chandler, Cassandra Peterson (Elvira), Baz Luhrmann, Bryan Singer, Paul Feig, Neill Blomkamp, Bobby Lee, Rita Rudner, Matthew Settle, Bruce Spencer, Sam Esmail, Kevin Clash, Nate Berkus, Mark Osborne, Narendra Modi, and the late Hank Williams, Anne Bancroft, John Ritter, Roddy McDowall, Lupe Ontiveros, David Huddleston, Ken Kesey, Paul Benedict, Dolores Costello, Jerry Colonna, Harold Bennett, George Cleveland, and Edgar G. Ulmer. Richard Basehart died 34 years ago in 1984 at age 70. Grady Sutton died 23 years ago in 1995 at age 89. Red Skelton died 21 years ago in 1997 at age 84.
Today Janis Paige is 96, Morgan Woodward is 93, Jennifer Tilly is 60, and Marc Anthony is 50. Today is also the birthday of Amy Poehler, Mickey Rourke, Molly Shannon, Ed Begley Jr., George Chakiris, Nick Jonas, David Copperfield, Bingbing Fan, Danny John-Jules, Alexis Bledel, Max Minghella, Madeline Zima, Jayne Brook, Kurt Fuller, Linda Henning, Jim McBride, Henry Louis Gates Jr., Roger Ross Williams, and the late Lauren Bacall, Peter Falk, B.B. King, Anne Francis, Tommy Bond, Allen Funt, and Guy Hamilton. Mary Travers died nine years ago in 2009 at age 72.
Today Norm Crosby and Margaret Keane are 91, Henry Silva is 90, and Danny Nucci is 50. Today is also the birthday of Tommy Lee Jones, Tom Hardy, Oliver Stone, Josh Charles, Rebecca Miller, Jimmy Carr, Carmen Maura, Ron Shelton, Pawel Pawlikowski, Mike Reiss, Prince Harry, Lisa Vanderpump, Heidi Montag, and the late Jean Renoir, Jackie Cooper, Fay Wray, Nipsey Russell, who would be 100, Agatha Christie, Robert Benchley, Penny Singleton, Margaret Lockwood, Jacques Becker, William Howard Taft, Wendie Jo Sperber, and Shôhei Imamura. Richard Wright died ten years ago in 2008 at age 65. Frances Bay died seven years ago in 2011 at age 92. Harry Dean Stanton died one year ago in 2017 at age 91.
Today is the birthday of Melissa Leo, Sam Neill, Andrew Lincoln, Walter Koenig, Joon-ho Bong, Robert Wisdom, Faith Ford, Robert Ben Garant, Nas, Callum Keith Rennie, Joey Heatherton, Howard Deutch, Christian Petzold, Corneliu Porumboiu, and the late Amy Winehouse, Nicol Williamson, Harve Presnell, Kay Medford, Clayton Moore, Jack Hawkins, and Robert Florey. Irving Thalberg died 82 years ago in 1936 at age 37. Grace Kelly died 36 years ago in 1982 at age 52. Janet Gaynor died 34 years ago in 1984 at age 77. Patrick Swayze and Henry Gibson died nine years ago in 2009. Swayze was 57. Gibson was 73.
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.