Today Angela Lansbury is 93, Christopher Mitchum is 75, and Tim Robbins is 60. Today is also the birthday of Flea, John Mayer, Suzanne Somers, Barry Corbin, David Zucker, Gary Kemp, Paul Sparks, Kim Wayans, Todd Stashwick, Peter Bowles, Kenneth Lonergan, and the late Oscar Wilde, Eugene O’Neill, Linda Darnell, Ann Morgan Guilbert, Alice Pearce, Berry Kroeger, Michael Conrad, Bill Elliott, and Nico. Leo G. Carroll died 46 years ago in 1982 at age 85. Cornel Wilde died 29 years ago in 1989 at age 77. Shirley Booth died 26 years ago in 1992 at age 94. Audra Lindley died 21 years ago in 1997 at age 79. Deborah Kerr died eleven years ago in 2007 at age 86. Barbara Billingsley died eight years ago in 2010 at age 94.
Today Penny Marshall is 75, and Matteo Garrone is 50. Today is also the birthday of Dominic West, John Getz, Tanya Roberts, Ali Fazal, Larry Miller, Jere Burns, Zak Orth, Todd Solondz, Linda Lavin, Mira Nair, Lynn Lowry, Brandon Jay McLaren, Michael Caton-Jones, Eileen Ryan, Virginia Leith, Michael Lewis, and the late Friedrich Nietzsche, P.G. Wodehouse, Mario Puzo, Mark Lenard, Jane Darwell, Mervyn LeRoy, Michel Foucault, Jean Peters, Nigel Green, and Fritz Feld. Cole Porter died 54 years ago in 1964 at age 73. Frank DeKova died 37 years ago in 1981 at age 71. Pat O’Brien died 35 years ago in 1983 at age 83. Delphine Seyrig died 28 years ago in 1990 at age 58. Edie Adams died ten years ago in 2008 at age 81. I Love Lucy premiered 67 years ago in 1951. Curb Your Enthusiasm premiered eighteen years ago in 2000.
Today Usher Raymond is 40, and Max Thieriot is 30. Today is also the birthday of Steve Coogan, Ben Whishaw, Mia Wasikowska, Jay Pharoah, Udo Kier, Natalie Maines, Lori Petty, Jon Seda, Chen Chang, Ben Zeitlin, Stephen A. Smith, and the late Roger Moore, Lillian Gish, e.e. cummings, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Harry Anderson, Robert Webber, Rick Aviles, Allan Jones, and Jack Arnold. Errol Flynn died 59 years ago in 1959 at age 50. Bing Crosby died 41 years ago in 1977 at age 74. Keenan Wynn died 32 years ago in 1986 at age 70. Leonard Bernstein died 28 years ago in 1990 at age 72. Elizabeth Peña died four years ago in 2014 at age 55.
Today Tisha Campbell-Martin is 50, and Tiffany Trump is 25. Today is also the birthday of Paul Simon, Sacha Baron Cohen, Melinda Dillon, Kelly Preston, Marie Osmond, Kate Walsh, Matt Walsh, Ashanti, Kiele Sanchez, Demond Wilson, Susan Blommaert, Hiro Kanagawa, Rutanya Alda, Chris Carter, Dusan Makavejev, Abderrahmane Sissako, Nancy Kerrigan, Jason Friedberg, Billy Bush, and the late Lenny Bruce, Cornel Wilde, Yves Montand, Laraine Day, Robert Walker and Jack MacGowran, who would both be 100, Robert Bray, and Margaret Thatcher. Maya Deren died 57 years ago in 1961 at age 44. Clifton Webb died 52 years ago in 1966 at age 76. Ed Sullivan died 44 years ago in 1974 at age 73.
Today Lin Shaye is 75, and Hugh Jackman is 50. Today is also the birthday of Josh Hutcherson, Hiroyuki Sanada, Kirk Cameron, Deborah Foreman, Tony Cavalero, David Threlfall, Les Dennis, Richard Price, Tom Guiry, Iris Apatow, Chris Wallace, Ilich Ramírez Sánchez (Carlos the Jackal), and the late Dick Gregory, Luciano Pavarotti, Daliah Lavi, Satoshi Kon, Josephine Hutchinson, and Randy Stuart. John Denver died in a plane crash 21 years ago in 1997 at age 53. Gillo Pontecorvo died twelve years ago in 2006 at age 86.
Today John Nettles is 75, and Jane Krakowski and Brett Morgen are 50. Today is also the birthday of Joan Cusack, Artie Lange, Matt Bomer, Dawn French, Emily Deschanel, Stephen Moyer, Luke Perry, David Morse, Ron Leibman, Michelle Trachtenberg, Constance Zimmer, Cardi B, Sean Patrick Flanery, Lennie James, Michael J Nelson, Justin Lin, Doona Bae, Amitabh Bachchan, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Hany Abu-Assad, Amos Gitai, Shawn Ryan, and the late Elmore Leonard, Eleanor Roosevelt, Sig Ruman, Jean Vander Pyl, Earle Hyman, Jerome Robbins, who would be 100, and Fred Trump. Chico Marx died 57 years ago in 1961. Édith Piaf and Jean Cocteau died 55 years ago in 1963. Piaf was 47. Cocteau was 74. Redd Foxx died 27 years ago in 1991 at age 68. The first episode of Saturday Night Live aired 43 years ago in 1975.
Today Rose McIver is 30. Today is also the birthday of Dan Stevens, Bai Ling, Julia Sweeney, Ben Vereen, Bradley Whitford, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Charles Dance, John Prine, Mario Lopez, Jessica Harper, David Lee Roth, Peter Coyote, Joelle Carter, Rebecca Pidgeon, Carlos Reygadas, Jodi Benson, Chiaki Kuriyama, Morgan Neville, Michael Oliver, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Brett Favre, and the late Edward D. Wood Jr., Helen Hayes, Thelonious Monk, Harold Pinter, Chris Penn, Richard Jaeckel, Anita Mui, Dana Elcar, and Daniel Massey. Eddie Cantor died 54 years ago in 1964 at age 72. Ralph Richardson died 35 years ago in 1983 at age 80. Orson Welles and Yul Brynner died 33 years ago in 1985. Welles was 70. Brynner was 65. Christopher Reeve died fourteen years ago in 2004 at age 52.