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Counting down today's few birthdays: Esteemed playwright Edward Albee ("Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?") is 78; he was awarded the Kennedy Center Honor in 1996.

Unlucky in love Liza Minelli turns 60 today. She was charming once — Netflix Arthur.

Put that away! Porn stud Ron Jeremy is 53.

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Troubled former Mets slugger Darryl Strawberry celebrates his 44th today.

Actor Aaron Eckhart turns 38.

And although we rarely include the deceased in our birthday roster, today we toast the departed Jack Kerouac. He would have been 84.