Today Christopher Masterson is 40. Today is also the birthday of Piper Laurie, Diane Lane, Jim Jarmusch, Linda Blair, Guy Fieri, Min-sik Choi, Tamra Davis, Raquel Cassidy, and the late D.W. Griffith, Sergei M. Eisenstein, John Hurt, Seymour Cassel, Bill Bixby, Conrad Veidt, Ann Southern, and Diana Douglas. Alan Hale died seventy years ago in 1950 at age 57. Telly Savalas died 26 years ago in 1994 at age 72, one day after his birthday. Ann Miller died sixteen years ago in 2004 at age 80. Heath Ledger died twelve years ago in 2008 at age 28. Jean Simmons died ten years ago in 2010 at age 80.
Today Martin Shaw is 75, and Ken Leung is 50. Today is also the birthday of Geena Davis, Mac Davis, Placido Domingo, Michael Wincott, Charlotte Ross, Robby Benson, Jill Eikenberry, Luke Grimes, John Early, Craig Roberts, Emma Bunton, Victoria Carroll, Yoshiko Kuga, and the late Telly Savalas, Benny Hill, Paul Scofield, Steve Reeves, Wolfman Jack, J. Carrol Naish, John Doucette, Arthur Wontner, John M. Stahl, and Blue Iris. George Orwell died seventy years ago in 1950 at age 46. Cecil B. DeMille died 61 years ago in 1959 at age 77. Ann Sheridan died 53 years ago in 1967 at age 51. Peggy Lee died eighteen years ago in 2002 at age 81. Michael Winner died seven years ago in 2013 at age 77.
Weathering with You
Today Buzz Aldrin is 90, and Skeet Ulrich and Kerri Kenney are 50. Today is also the birthday of David Lynch, Bill Maher, Rainn Wilson, Evan Peters, Questlove (Ahmir-Khalib Thompson), Omar Sy, Lorenzo Lamas, Melissa Rivers, Tom Baker, Stacey Dash, Sophie Thompson, Kellyanne Conway, and the late Federico Fellini and DeForest Kelley, who would both be 100, George Burns, Patricia Neal, Arte Johnson, Peter Donat, Dorothy Provine, Colin Clive, Leon Ames, Norma Varden, and Finlay Currie. Johnny Weissmuller died 36 years ago in 1984 at age 79. Barbara Stanwyck died thirty years ago in 1990 at age 82. Audrey Hepburn died 27 years ago in 1993 at age 63. Etta James died eight years ago in 2012 at age 73.
Today Tippi Hedren is 90. Today is also the birthday of Dolly Parton, Shawn Wayans, Katey Sagal, Logan Lerman, Richard Lester, Damien Chazelle, Antoine Fuqua, Rob Delaney, Larry Clark, Michael Crawford, Desi Arnaz Jr., Javier Cámara, Roger Ashton-Griffiths, Shelley Fabares, Frank Caliendo, Kim Henkel, Susan Lowe, Paula Deen, and the late Edgar Allan Poe, Janis Joplin, Jean Stapleton, Phil Everly, Patricia Highsmith, Guy Madison, Fritz Weaver, and Harry Davenport. ‘Snub’ Pollard died 58 years ago in 1962 at age 72. Hedy Lamarr died twenty years ago in 2000 at age 85. Suzanne Pleshette died twelve years ago in 2008 at age 70. Miguel Ferrer died three years ago in 2017 at age 61. Dorothy Malone died two years ago in 2018 at age 93.
Today Mark Rylance is 60, Jason Segel is 40, and Nicolas Pesce is 30. Today is also the birthday of Kevin Costner, Dave Attell, Takeshi Kitano, Dave Bautista, Joanna Newsom, M.C. Gainey, John Boorman, David Ayer, Jesse L. Martin, Paul Freeman, Jay Chou, Maulik Pancholy, Bob Peterson, and the late Cary Grant, Oliver Hardy, Danny Kaye, and A.A. Milne. Curly Howard died 68 years ago in 1952 at age 48. Sydney Greenstreet died 66 years ago in 1954 at age 74.
Today Betty White is 98, Genndy Tartakovsky is 50, and Zooey Deschanel is 40. Today is also the birthday of Jim Carrey, James Earl Jones, Michelle Obama, Steve Harvey, Kid Rock, 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, 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 37 years ago in 1983 at age 71. Emil Sitka died 22 years ago in 1998 at age 83. Richard Crenna died seventeen years ago in 2003 at age 76. Virginia Mayo died fifteen years ago in 2005 at age 84.