Today Jackie Joseph is 85, and Joni Mitchell and Michael Byrne are 75. Today is also the birthday of Lorde, Adam Devine, Jason and Jeremy London, Morgan Spurlock, Lindsay Duncan, Judy Parfitt, Christopher Knight, Dakin Matthews, Earl Boen, Lawrence O’Donnell, David Petraeus, and the late Marie Curie, Herman J. Mankiewicz, Dean Jagger, Dana Plato, Joe Cobb, Miriam Cooper, Lucille La Verne, Edith Bouvier Beale, James Cook, Billy Graham, who would be 100, Edward F. Cline, Edward Sedgwick, and Leon Trotsky. Dwight Frye died 75 years ago in 1943 at age 44. Victor McLaglen died 59 years ago in 1959 at age 72. Steve McQueen died 38 years ago in 1980 at age 50. Slappy White died 23 years ago in 1995 at age 74. Howard Keel died fourteen years ago in 2004 at age 85. Gunnar Hansen died three years ago in 2015 at age 68. Leonard Cohen died two years ago in 2016 at age 82.
Today Trace Beaulieu is 60, Kelly Rutherford is 50, Taryn Manning is 40, and Emma Stone and Conchita Wurst are 30. Today is also the birthday of Ethan Hawke, Sally Field, Thandie Newton, Maria Shriver, June Squibb, Rebecca Romijn, Nigel Havers, Ron Underwood, Frank DeCaro, Sal Vulcano, Lamar Odom, and the late Mike Nichols, Glenn Frey, Brad Davis, Edward Yang, James Jones, Jonathan Harris, Francis Lederer, John Philip Sousa, and Pat Tillman. Gene Tierney died 27 years ago in 1991 at age 70.
Today Robert Patrick and Eddie Pepitone are 60, and Sam Rockwell, Seth Gilliam, and Aitana Sánchez-Gijón are 50. Today is also the birthday of Tilda Swinton, Art Garfunkel, Famke Janssen, Tatum O’Neal, Elke Sommer, Jonny Greenwood, Harris Yulin, Judy Reyes, Chris Addison, Armin Shimerman, Ryan Adams, Bryan Adams, Michael Gaston, Kevin Jonas, Kris Jenner, and the late Vivien Leigh, Sam Shepard, Joel McCrea, Roy Rogers, Ike Turner, John McGiver, Victor Argo, Herb Edelman, Natalie Schafer, Ralph Moody, Charles Bradley, and Jessie Ralph. George M. Cohan died 76 years ago in 1942 at age 64. Mack Sennett and Ward Bond both died 58 years ago in 1960. Sennett was 80. Bond was 57. Reginald Owen died 46 years ago in 1972 at age 85. Georges Franju died 31 years ago in 1987 at age 75. Fred MacMurray died 27 years ago in 1991 at age 83. Jill Clayburgh died eight years ago in 2010 at age 66.
Today is the birthday of Matthew McConaughey, Kathy Griffin, Ralph Macchio, Sean Diddy Combs, Loretta Swit, Anthony Ruivivar, Tabu, Markie Post, Peter Lord, Jeff Probst, Bethenny Frankel, Laura Bush, and the late Art Carney and Cameron Mitchell, who would both be 100, Will Rogers, Gig Young, Walter Cronkite, Doris Roberts, Martin Balsam, Leonardo Cimino, Darla Hood, Virginia Field, Ian Wolfe, and Forbes Murray. Michael Crichton died ten years ago in 2008 at age 66.
Today Lois Smith is 88, Ken Berry is 85, and Lulu Kennedy-Cairns is 70. Today is also the birthday of Roseanne Barr, Dennis Miller, Dolph Lundgren, Monica Vitti, Tom Savini, Anna Wintour, Kathy Kinney, Dylan Moran, Colin Kaepernick, Vincent Franklin, Kate Capshaw, Hal Hartley, Gary Ross, Jim Cummings, Brian Henson, Kevin Murphy, Davis Guggenheim, Kendall Jenner, and the late Charles Bronson, Jeremy Brett, Aneta Corsaut, John Barry, Wanda Hendrix, Mike Evans, Peggy McCary, and Jean Rollin. Mary Martin died 28 years ago in 1990 at age 76. Bob Kane died twenty years ago in 1998 at age 83.
Today Pat Buchanan is 80. Today is also the birthday of David Schwimmer, Stefanie Powers, Peter Mullan, Marisol Nichols, Katharine Isabelle, Shah Rukh Khan, Luna Lauren Velez, Nelly, Jon Dore, Ron McGovney, David Andrews, Jon M. Chu, and the late Burt Lancaster, Luchino Visconti, Ray Walston, Marie Antoinette, Ann Rutherford, Paul Ford, Alice Brady, Warren Stevens, Patrice Chéreau, Jack Starrett, James Dunn, Claire McDowell, Warren G. Harding, James K. Polk, Steve Ditko, Walter Woolf King, and Sidney Luft. George Bernard Shaw died 68 years ago in 1950 at age 94. Pier Paolo Pasolini was murdered 43 years ago in 1975 at age 53. Irwin Allen died 27 years ago in 1991 at age 75. Hal Roach died 26 years ago in 1992 at age 100. Theo van Gogh was murdered fourteen years ago in 2004 at age 47. Sid Melton died seven years ago in 2011 at age 94.
Today Marcel Ophüls is 91, and Rachel Ticotin is 60. Today is also the birthday of Toni Collette, Larry Flynt, Lyle Lovett, Anthony Kiedis, Logan Marshall-Green, Natalia Tena, Alex Wolff, Barbara Bosson, Tim Cook, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Penn Badgley, Kinky Friedman, Matt Jones, Anthony Ramos, Robert Foxworth, Jeannie Berlin, David Foster, Jenny McCarthy, Peter Ostrum, Helene Udy, Lucky McKee, and the late Marcia Wallace, Edward Van Sloan, Betsy Palmer, Emmaline Henry, Laura La Plante, and Lil Peep. Ezra Pound died 46 years ago in 1972 at age 87. King Vidor died 36 years ago in 1982 at age 88. Phil Silvers died 33 years ago in 1985 at age 74. Adrienne Shelly died twelve years ago in 2006 at age 40. Fred Thompson died three years ago in 2015 at age 73.
Today Lee Grant is 93, Dermot Mulroney, Rob Schneider, and Johnny Marr are 55, and Letitia Wright is 25. Today is also the birthday of Peter Jackson, Stephen Rea, Dan Rather, Ron Rifkin, Sally Kirkland, Adam Horovitz (Ad-Rock), Brian Doyle-Murray, David Dencik, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Kether Donohue, Mike O’Malley, Randy Jackson, Michael J. Anderson, Jane Pauley, Arnaud Desplechin, Ruben Fleischer, Nora Twomey, Willow Smith, Vanilla Ice, and the late John Candy, Ethel Waters, Dale Evans, Michael Landon, John Keats, David Ogden Stiers, Bud Spencer, Barbara Bel Geddes, Frank Silva, Eduard Franz, Sara Allgood, Ollie Johnston, and Jimmy Savile. Harry Houdini died 92 years ago in 1926 at age 52. John Houseman died thirty years ago in 1988 at age 86. Federico Fellini and River Phoenix died 25 years ago in 1993. Fellini was 73. Phoenix was 23.
Today Matthew Morrison is 40, and Brett Kelly is 25. Today is also the birthday of Henry Winkler, Kevin Pollak, Nia Long, Larry Wilmore, Harry Hamlin, Gavin Rossdale, Maria Thayer, Michael Beach, Joe Berlinger, Leon Rippy, Mark Steven Johnson, Fiona Dourif, Claude Lelouch, Jessica Hynes, Juliet Stevenson, Richard LaGravenese, Charles Martin Smith, Andrea Mitchell, Ivanka Trump, and the late John Adams, Ruth Gordon, Louis Malle, Ezra Pound, Ruth Hussey, Jane Randolph, Herschel Bernardi, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Michael Winner, Ed Lauter, and Dick Gautier. Samuel Fuller died 21 years ago in 1997 at age 85. Steve Allen died eighteen years ago in 2000 at age 78. Jam Master Jay died sixteen years ago in 2002 at age 37. Robert Goulet died eleven years ago in 2007 at age 73. Al Molinaro died three years ago in 2015 at age 96.
Today Ralph Bakshi is 80, and Kate Jackson is 70. Today is also the birthday of Richard Dreyfuss, Winona Ryder, Ben Foster, Gabrielle Union, Peter Green, Dan Castellaneta, Tracee Ellis Ross, Rufus Sewell, Joely Fisher, Lee Child, Peter Watkins, Michael Schur, Beth Chapman, and the late Bob Ross, Fanny Brice, Akim Tamiroff, Robert Hardy, Geraldine Brooks, Eddie Constantine, Isao Takahata, and Joseph Goebbels. Adolphe Menjou died 55 years ago in 1963 at age 73. Vaughn Meader died fourteen years ago in 2004 at age 68.