Birthday boys and girls

Leonard Nimoy, to be known forever as Mr. Spock, is 73 today.

Alan Arkin is 70. Arkin was twice nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role — for The Russians are Coming, the Russians Are Coming and The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter.

James Caan is 65. Caan was nominated for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his portrayal of Sonny Corleone in The Godfather.

Diana Ross is 60. According to news reports Miss Ross celebrated early by persuading an appeals board to reduce her estimated $168,000 annual property tax bill by $30,000. According to Newsday:

Ross contested the town’s $13.4 million appraisal of her 5-acre Belle Haven estate, which includes a 12,562-square-foot mansion with 11 bedrooms, six bathrooms, five fireplaces, a hot tub, pool, tennis court and two apartments.

The person who used to look like Jennifer Grey is 44 today.