Celebrating birthdays today:
Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling turns 38. Additionally, Rowling made Harry’s birthday July 31st; Harry would be turning 23 this year. And Richard Griffiths, who plays Uncle Vernon Dursley in the filmed versions of the Potter books, is 56.
Dean Cain, former Superman in Lois and Clark, turns 37. Actor Michael Biehn is 47, and Barry Van Dyke–Dick Van Dyke’s son–is 52.
My brother-in-law turns 40, as does singer Fatboy Slim.
And Wesley Snipes and I both will be 41 today.
Also born on this day, but now deceased: actor Ted Cassidy, best known as Lurch from The Addams Family, born in 1932; and author Primo Levi, born in 1919.