On this date- May 1

Today James Badge Dale is 40. Today is also the birthday of Wes Anderson, Jamie Dornan, Julie Benz, Judy Collins, Joanna Lumley, Bailey Chase, Tim McGraw, Diahnne Abbott, Stephen Macht, Dann Florek, Maia Morgenstern, and the late Jack Paar, who would be 100, Glenn Ford, Danielle Darrieux, Dan O’Herlihy, John Meillon, Louis Nye, Joseph Heller, Leila Hyams, Terry Southern, Henry Koster, and Calamity Jane.

On this date- April 30

Today Allan Arkush is 70, and Ana de Armas is 30. Today is also the birthday of Cloris Leachman, Kirsten Dunst, Gal Gadot, Lars von Trier, Jane Campion, Burt Young, Johnny Galecki, Kunal Nayyar, Adrian Pasdar, Jacques Audiard, James Marsh, Bill Plympton, and the late Eve Arden, Jill Clayburgh, Al Lewis, Alice B. Toklas, Johnny Horton, and Dick Elliott. Agnes Moorehead died 44 years ago in 1974 at age 73. Muddy Waters died 35 years ago in 1983 at age 68. Sergio Leone died 29 years ago in 1989 at age 60. Tom Poston died eleven years ago in 2007 at age 85. Ben E. King died three years ago in 2015 at age 76.

On this date- April 29

Today Willie Nelson is 85, Michelle Pfeiffer is 60, and Tyler Labine is 40. Today is also the birthday of Daniel Day-Lewis, Jerry Seinfeld, Uma Thurman, Kate Mulgrew, Leslie Jordan, Richard Kline, Phillip Noyce, Andrew Bujalski, and the late Duke Ellington, Jean Rochefort, Celeste Holm, Fred Zinnemann, Irvin Kershner, Tom Ewell, Maya Deren, Wayne Robson, Richard Carlson, King Hu, William Randolph Hearst, and Dale Earnhardt. Anthony Mann died 51 years ago in 1967 at age 60. Alfred Hitchcock died 38 years ago in 1980 at age 80. Bob Hoskins died four years ago in 2014 at age 71.

On this date- April 27

Today Cristian Mungiu is 50. Today is also the birthday of Sally Hawkins, Anouk Aimée, Jenna Coleman, Ari Graynor, James Le Gros, Kevin McNally, Matt Reeves, Ace Frehley, Cory Booker, and the late Jack Klugman, Sandy Dennis, Robert Donner, Casey Kasem, Cuba Gooding, August Wilson, Theodoros Angelopoulos, Coretta Scott King, and Ulysses S. Grant.

On this date- April 26

Today Carol Burnett is 85, Giancarlo Esposito is 60, and Pablo Schreiber is 40. Today is also the birthday of Channing Tatum, Jet Li, Kevin James, Joan Chen, Jemima Kirke, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Bobby Rydell, Jordana Brewster, Claudine Auger, Tom Welling, Ivana Milicevic, Debra Wilson, Melania Trump, and the late Douglas Sirk, Jean Vigo, Warren Clarke, Edgar Kennedy, William Desmond Taylor, and Stafford Repp, who would be 100. Gypsy Rose Lee died 48 years ago in 1970 at age 59. Irene Ryan died 45 years ago in 1973 at age 70. Broderick Crawford died 32 years ago in 1986 at age 74. Lucille Ball died 29 years ago in 1989 at age 77. Jonathan Demme died one year ago in 2017 at age 73.

On this date- April 25

Today is the birthday of Al Pacino, Renée Zellweger, Thalia Shire, Hank Azaria, Jason Lee, Marguerite Moreau, Gina Torres, Melonie Diaz, Jillian Bell, Björn Ulvaeus, Jeffrey DeMunn, Bertrand Tavernier, Dinesh D’Souza, and the late Ella Fitzgerald, Paul Mazursky, Edward R. Murrow, Russ Conway, Cy Twombly, and Oliver Cromwell. Ginger Rogers died 23 years ago in 1995 at age 83. Bea Arthur died nine years ago in 2009 at age 86.