Today John Capodice is 80, Jimmy Buffet and Stuart Wilson are 75, Stefan Ruzowitzky is 60, and Justin Trudeau is 50. Today is also the birthday of Sissy Spacek, Jeremy Strong, Hanna Schygulla, CCH Pounder, Annie Lennox, Nicholas Hope, Gary Sandy, Paul Willson, Karl Rove, and the late Humphrey Bogart, Cab Calloway, Rod Serling, Dick Miller, Mabel King, Mike Mazurki, Ismail Merchant, Frank Ferguson, Barton MacLane, Tony Martin, J. Edward Bromberg, and Conrad Hilton. W.C. Fields died 75 years ago in 1946 at age 66. Charlie Chaplin died 44 years ago in 1977 at age 88. Joan Blondell died 42 years ago in 1979 at age 73. Dean Martin died 26 years ago in 1995 at age 78. Denver Pyle died 24 years ago in 1997 at age 77. James Brown died fifteen years ago in 2006 at age 73. Eartha Kitt died thirteen years ago in 2008 at age 81. George Michael died five years ago in 2016 at age 53.
Today Jeff Sessions is 75, Ricky Martin is 50, and Louis Tomlinson is 30. Today is also the birthday of Ryan Seacrest, Lee Daniels, Thure Lindhardt, Diedrich Bader, Michael Raymond-James, Anil Kapoor, Austin Stowell, Nicholas Meyer, Gavin O’Connor, Stephenie Meyer, Scott Spiegel, and the late Ava Gardner, Michael Curtiz, Howard Hughes, Jonas Mekas, Ruth Chatterton, and Franz Waxman. Bernard Herrmann died 46 years ago in 1975 at age 64. Peter Lawford died 37 years ago in 1984 at 61. Toshirô Mifune died 24 years ago in 1997 at age 77. Harold Pinter died thirteen years ago in 2008 at age 78. Charles Durning and Jack Krugman died nine years ago in 2012. Durning was 89. Klugman was 90.
Today Ronnie Schell is 90, Frederic Forrest is 85, and Susan Lucci is 75. Today is also the birthday of Harry Shearer, Eddie Vedder, Finn Wolfhard, Alison Sudol, Carla Bruni, Noël Wells, Nick Moran, Jess Harnell, Peter Medak, Anatole Taubman, William Kristol, Holly Madison, The Naked Cowboy (Robert John Burck), and the late Corey Haim, who would be 50, Chet Baker, Joseph Smith, James Stacy, Elizabeth Hartman, James Gregory, Harry Guardino, Dino Risi, John Cromwell, and Kumar Pallana. Jack Webb died 39 years ago in 1982 at age 62. Billy Barty died 21 years ago in 2000 at age 76.
Today Hector Elizondo is 85. Today is also the birthday of Ralph Fiennes, Diane Sawyer, David S. Goyer, Lenny von Dohlen, Heather Donahue, Sergi López, Gregor Fisher, Graham Beckel, Jay Brazeau, Meghan Trainor, Jordin Sparks, Chris Carmack, Jim McBride (Mr. Skin), Ted Cruz, and the late Barbara Billingsley, Jean Michel Basquiat, Robin and Maurice Gibb, Peggy Ashcroft, Ruth Roman, Gene Rayburn, Lady Bird Johnson, Pierre Brasseur, Emil Sitka, Peggie Castle, Lynne Thigpen, Frankie Darro, Minor Watson, Alan Carney, Freddie Francis, and Károly Makk. Beatrix Potter died 78 years ago in 1943 at age 77. Harry Langdon died 77 years ago in 1944 at age 60. Al Ritz died 56 years ago in 1965 at age 64. Josef von Sternberg died 52 years ago in 1969 at age 75. Samuel Beckett died 32 years ago in 1989 at age 83. Butterfly McQueen died 26 years ago in 1995 at age 84. Joe Cocker died seven years ago in 2014 at age 70.
Today Josh Mostel is 75, and Kaitlyn Dever is 25. Today is also the birthday of Jane Fonda, Samuel L. Jackson, Kiefer Sutherland, Ray Romano, Julie Delpy, Phil Donahue, Andy Dick, Jane Kaczmarek, Steven Yeun, Emmanuel Macron, Rutina Wesley, Michael Horse, Fabiana Udenio, Dennis Boutsikaris, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Steven Mnuchin, and the late Frank Zappa, Paul Winchell, John G. Avildsen, Jack Nance, Ulli Lommel, Ed Nelson, Carl Wilson, and Joe Paterno. Ted Healy died 84 years ago in 1937 at age 41. F. Scott Fitzgerald died 81 years ago in 1940 at age 44. Stella Adler died 29 years ago in 1992 at age 91. Billie Whitelaw died seven years ago in 2014 at age 82.
Today Dick Wolf and Uri Geller are 75. Today is also the birthday of Jonah Hill, Peter Criss, Todd Phillips, Michael Badalucco, Jenny Agutter, Ramon Rodriguez, Brian O’Halloran, Joe Cornish, Terry George, Eduardo Sánchez, and the late Irene Dunne, Dennis Morgan, George Roy Hill, who would be 100, Audrey Totter, John Spencer, Charlie Callas, Kathryn Joosten, Ki-duk Kim, John Hillerman, Mala Powers, Charley Grapewin, and Albert Dekker. John Steinbeck died 53 years ago in 1968 at age 66. Bobby Darin died 48 years ago in 1973 at age 37. Carl Sagan died 25 years ago in 1996 at age 62. Foster Brooks died twenty years ago in 2001 at age 89. Brittany Murphy and Arnold Stang died twelve years ago in 2009. Murphy was 32. Stang was 91.
Today Keiynan Lonsdale is 30. Today is also the birthday of Jake Gyllenhaal, Jennifer Beals, Ronan Farrow, Alyssa Milano, Kristy Swanson, Béatrice Dalle, Ken Marino, Criss Angel, Til Schweiger, Richard Hammond, Paul Rhys, Tim Reid, Mike Lookinland, Robert MacNaughton, Jill Talley, Jack Fisk, and the late Cicely Tyson, Edith Piaf, Jean Genet, Ralph Richardson, Maurice White, Robert Urich, Gordon Jackson, Paul Brinegar, and Robert B. Sherman. Marcello Mastroiani died 25 years ago in 1996 at age 72. Hope Lange died eighteen years ago in 2003 at age 70.
Today Steven Spielberg is 75, and Billie Eilish is 20. Today is also the birthday of Brad Pitt, Ray Liotta, Katie Holmes, Keith Richards, Leonard Maltin, Casper Van Dien, Christina Aguilera, Sia, Ashley Benson, Stone Cold Steve Austin, Ron White, Rachel Griffiths, Jason Mantzoukas, Koyuki, Alan Rudolph, Ravi Patel, and the late Betty Grable, Ossie Davis, Gladys Cooper, Roger Smith, George Stevens, Jules Dassin, Peggy Cummins, and Joseph Stalin. Chris Farley died 24 years ago in 1997 at age 33. Robert Bresson died 22 years ago in 1999 at age 98. Joseph Barbera died fifteen years ago in 2006 at age 95. Zsa Zsa Gabor died five years ago in 2016 at age 99.
Today Pope Francis and Tommy Steele are 85, and Eugene Levy is 75. Today is also the birthday of Sarah Paulson, Bill Pullman, Milla Jovovich, Giovanni Ribisi, Ernie Hudson, Chris Mathews, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Wes Studi, Laurie Holden, Bernard Hill, Nat Wolff, Rian Johnson, Peter Farrelly, Shannon Woodward, Steve Zissis, Gregg Araki, Ari Folman, Manny Pacquiao, Jack Rebney (Winnebago Man), Chelsea Manning, and the late Richard Long, George Lindsey, Patrice Wymore, Katina Paxinou, James Booker, and Sally Menke. Dana Andrews died 29 years ago in 1992 at age 83. Jennifer Jones died twelve years ago in 2009 at age 90. Captain Beefhart (Don Van Vliet) died eleven years ago in 2010 at age 69. Penny Marshall died three years ago in 2018 at age 75.
Today Lesley Stahl is 80, Jon Tenney, Shane Black, and Sam Robards are 60, and Krysten Ritter is 40. Today is also the birthday of Liv Ullmann, J.B. Smoove, Miranda Otto, Billy Gibbons, Anna Popplewell, Benjamin Bratt, Joyce Bulifant, Stephan James, Theo James, Xander Berkeley, James Mangold, Paul and Peter Allen Vogt, Jeff Kanew, Flo Rida, and the late Ludwig van Beethoven, Jane Austen, Philip K. Dick, Arthur C. Clarke, Noël Coward, Bill Hicks, who would be 60, Ben Cross, Max Linder, Steven Bochco, Patti Deutsch, Margaret Mead, N!xau, and Robert Kerman. Thelma Todd died 86 years ago in 1935 at age 29. Harland Sanders died 41 years ago in 1980 at age 90. Lee Van Cleef died 32 years ago in 1989 at age 64. John Spencer died sixteen years ago in 2005 at age 58.