Newest Stiffs:

  • Tab Hunter

    Tab Hunter · 86

    July 11th, 1931 — July 8th, 2018

    If you're a closeted gay Hollywood heartthrob, you just can't stick with Arthur Kelm.

  • Harlan Ellison

    Harlan Ellison · 84

    May 27th, 1934 — June 28th, 2018

    He was an award-winning science fiction writer who frequently sued studios for stealing his work. James Cameron hated him, so he couldn't have been that bad.

  • Joe Jackson (Michaels Dad)

    Joe Jackson (Michaels Dad) · 89

    July 26th, 1928 — June 27th, 2018

    Whereas Michael just looked KINDA weird, Joe was actually SCARY weird looking. That's saying something.

  • Anthony Bourdain

    Anthony Bourdain · 61

    June 25th, 1956 — June 8th, 2018

    Reservations for one, actually.

  • Red Schoendienst

    Red Schoendienst · 95

    February 2nd, 1923 — June 6th, 2018

    "Mr. Cardinal" ended up working for the Cards for 74 years - right up until the day he died. That's quite a retirement plan there, Red.

Today's Celebrity Birthdays:

  • Robin Williams

    Robin Williams

    would have been 67 today
    July 21st, 1951 — August 11th, 2014

    Dead People's Society.

  • Paul Wellstone

    Paul Wellstone

    would have been 74 today
    July 21st, 1944 — October 25th, 2002

    Sorry for the delay. Couldn't find anything funny here. Except maybe Walter Mondale.

  • Edward Herrmann

    Edward Herrmann

    would have been 75 today
    July 21st, 1943 — December 31st, 2014

    He was a GOD at sea.

  • John Negroponte · 79

    (b) July 21st, 1939

  • Janet Reno

    Janet Reno

    would have been 80 today
    July 21st, 1938 — November 7th, 2016

    They say she was the first female attorney general, but we're just not sure.

  • Don Knotts

    Don Knotts

    would have been 94 today
    July 21st, 1924 — February 24th, 2006

    You don't even want to know what Mr. Furley did to that poor girl.

  • Ernest Hemingway

    Ernest Hemingway

    would have been 119 today
    July 21, 1899 — July 2nd, 1961

    The bell tolled.

Today's Celebrity Deaths:

  • Theo Bikel

    Theo Bikel · 91

    died 3 years ago today
    May 2nd, 1924 — July 21st, 2015

    That should put an end to all that damned fiddling.

  • Milly Del Rubio

    Milly Del Rubio · 89

    died 7 years ago today
    August 23rd, 1921 — July 21st, 2011

    The reunion tour starts this winter.

  • Ralph Houk

    Ralph Houk · 90

    died 8 years ago today
    August 9th, 1919 — July 21st, 2010

    Totally out.

  • John Baldry

    John Baldry · 64

    died 13 years ago today
    January 12th, 1941 — July 21st, 2005

    He was hailed as a British blues legend, a phrase with about as much meaning as "French war hero."

  • Robert Young

    died 20 years ago today
    — July 21st, 1998

    While the titles of the two shows he's best known for, Father Knows Best and Marcus Welby, M.D., would indicate a man of some intelligence, the truth is that behind that bemused smile lurked a complete moron.

  • Alan Shepard

    died 20 years ago today
    — July 21st, 1998

    The right stiff.

  • Herb Edelman

    died 22 years ago today
    — July 21st, 1996

    One of the poker buddies from The Odd Couple. Stay away from the brown sandwiches.

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