Born On This Day — October 27

Roberto Benigni

The first movie I saw—and I don’t know if it influenced me—was Ben Hur. We watched it outside in a cornfield, and it ran backwards. So the first movie I ever saw was Ben Hur, backwards.

—Roberto Benigni
John Cleese

You don’t have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life’s about change.

—John Cleese
Ivan Reitman
Ivan Reitman