Today Charles Haid is 75, Jerry Mathers is 70, Navid Negahban and Beetlejuice are 50, and Dominic Cooper and Justin Long are 40. Today is also the birthday of Dana Carvey, Zachary Quinto, Stacy Keach, Charlie Watts, Dennis Haysbert, Wentworth Miller, Morena Baccarin, Liam Cunningham, Wayne Brady, Sally Kellerman, James Ransone, Dr. Cornel West, Joanna Gleason, A.J. Styles, Lasse Hallström, Kevin Feige, Lisandro Alonso, and the late Johnny Weissmuller, Marvin Hamlisch, Thomas Hardy, Marquis de Sade, Milo O’Shea, Max Showalter, Chief John Big Tree, Bruno S., and Lotte Reiniger. Jean Hersholt died 62 years ago in 1956 at age 69. George S. Kaufman died 57 years ago in 1961 at age 71. Leo Gorcey died 49 years ago in 1969 at age 51. Stephen Boyd died 41 years ago in 1977 at age 45. Jim Hutton died 39 years ago in 1979 at age 45. Rex Harrison and Jack Gilford died 28 years ago in 1990. Harrison was 82. Gilford was 81. Imogene Coca died 17 years ago in 2001 at age 92. Mel Ferrer and Bo Diddley died ten years ago in 2008. Ferrer was 90. Diddley was 79. Richard Dawson and Kathryn Joosten died six years ago in 2012. Dawson was 79. Joosten was 72. Peter Sallis died one year ago in 2017 at age 96.
Today is the birthday of Morgan Freeman, Amy Schumer, Brian Cox, Alanis Morissette, Ronnie Wood, Tom Holland, Jonathan Pryce, Rene Auberjonois, Pat Boone, Richard Erdman, Paula Malcomson, Teri Polo, Sarah Wayne Callies, Rick Gomez, Heidi Klum, Gareth Edwards, and the late Marilyn Monroe, Andy Griffith, Powers Boothe, Edward Woodward, Cleavon Little, Frank Morgan, and Aubrey Morris. Leslie Howard died 75 years ago in 1943 at age 50. Adolf Eichmann was hanged 56 years ago in 1962 at age 56. Helen Keller died fifty years ago in 1968 at age 87.
Today Sharon Gless and Joe Namath are 75. Today is also the birthday of Clint Eastwood, Colin Farrell, Brooke Shields, Tom Berenger, Chris Elliott, Lea Thompson, Susie Essman, Paolo Sorrentino, Eric Christian Olsen, Jonathan Tucker, Sebastian Koch, and the late Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Don Ameche, Walt Whitman, Denholm Elliott, Jim Hutton, Alida Valli, Fred Allen, John Bonham, Jack Holt, Barbara Pepper, Madge Blake, and Menahem Golan. William Castle died 41 years ago in 1977 at age 63. Jean Stapleton died five years ago in 2013 at age 90.
Today Jimmy Lydon is 95, Agnès Varda is 90, and Ted McGinley is 60. Today is also the birthday of Keir Dullea, Idina Menzel, Ruta Lee, Stephen Tobolowsky, Colm Meaney, Michael J. Pollard, Wynonna Judd, CeeLo Green, Duncan Jones, Antoine Fuqua, Ryûhei Kitamura, and the late Mel Blanc, Howard Hawks, Hugh Griffith, Clint Walker, Benny Goodman, Douglas Fowley, Franklin J. Schaffner, Meredith MacRae, Stepin Fetchit (Lincoln Theodore Monroe Andrew Perry), Irving Thalberg, Christine Jorgensen, and Jamie Uys. Dooley Wilson died 65 years ago in 1953 at age 67. Claude Rains died 51 years ago in 1967 at age 77. Michel Simon died 43 years ago in 1975 at age 80.
Today Annette Bening is 60. Today is also the birthday of Rupert Everett, Riley Keough, Laverne Cox, Ted Levine, Helmut Berger, Melissa Etheridge, Danny Elfman, La Toya Jackson, Noel Gallagher, Melanie Brown (Mel B), Justin Chon, Robert Logan, Kevin Conway, Mohsen Makhmalbaf, Aaron McGruder, Daniel Tosh, and the late Bob Hope, John F. Kennedy, Josef von Sternberg, Clifton James, Sebastian Shaw, Stacy Keach Sr., and Gregg Toland. John Barrymore died 76 years ago in 1942 at age 60. James Whale died 61 years ago in 1957 at age 67. Mary Pickford died 39 years ago in 1979 at age 87. Harvey Korman died ten years ago in 2008 at age 81. Dennis Hopper died eight years ago in 2010 at age 74.
Today Kylie Minogue is 50, and Jake Johnson is 40. Today is also the birthday of Carey Mulligan, Jean-Pierre Leaud, Sondra Locke, Carroll Baker, Romain Duris, Christa Miller, Anne Reid, Patricia Quinn, Gladys Knight, John Fogerty, Justin Kirk, Nonso Anozie, Irwin Winkler, Rudy Giuliani, Marco Rubio, Steve King, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, and the late Ian Fleming, Glenn Quinn, Martha Vickers, Beth Howland, Zelda Rubinstein, Gordon Willis, Hank Mann, Rob Ford, and Edith Massey, who would be 100. Phil Hartman was murdered twenty years in 1998 at age 49. Gary Coleman died eight years ago in 2010 at age 42. Maya Angelou died four years ago in 2014 at age 86.
Today Henry Kissinger and Sumner Redstone are 95, Bruce Weitz is 75, Ken Lerner is 70, and Linnea Quigley is 60. Today is also the birthday of Paul Bettany, Joseph Fiennes, Louis Gossett Jr., André Benjamin, Chris Colfer, Jack McBrayer, Ben Feldman, Richard Schiff, Adam Carolla, Lee Meriwether, Bella Heathcote, Todd Bridges, Peri Gilpin, Jamie Oliver, Jee-woon Kim, Giuseppe Tornatore, Simon Blackwell, Lily-Rose Depp, and the late Vincent Price, Christopher Lee, Dashiell Hammett, John Cheever, Steve Franken, Willie Best, Lucile Watson, Antonia Bird, Dolores Hope, Hubert Humphrey, Wild Bill Hickok, and Cornelius Vanderbilt. George Zucco died 58 years ago in 1960 at age 74. Jeff Conway died seven years ago in 2011 at age 60. Gregg Allman died one year ago in 2017 at age 69.