Newest Stiffs:

  • Bernie Madoff

    Bernie Madoff · 82

    April 29th, 1938 — April 14th, 2021

    The thing about pyramids is that there’s *always* a little prick at the top.


  • Prince Philip

    Prince Philip · 99

    June 10th, 1921 — April 9th, 2021

    Well, well, well. Looks like QE2 is on the market again, fellas.


  • Beverly Cleary

    Beverly Cleary · 104

    April 12th, 1916 — March 25th, 2021

    She was a beloved author who inspired tens of millions of children to read. Her biggest scandal was - gasp! - marrying a Roman Catholic in 1940. YOU try to think of a witty obituary, smartass.


  • George Segal

    George Segal · 87

    February 13th, 1934 — March 23rd, 2021

    Yet another highly-acclaimed Jewish banjo-playing actor passes away.


  • Yaphet Kotto

    Yaphet Kotto · 81

    November 15th, 1939 — March 15th, 2021

    As Dr. Kananga, he had one of the best Bond villain deaths ever. In real life, probably less dramatic.


Today's Celebrity Birthdays:

  • Henry Nasiff

    Henry Nasiff

    would have been 59 today
    April 20th, 1962 — September 4th, 2001

    He had the body of a dwarf, but the talent of a midget.

  • Luther Vandross

    Luther Vandross

    would have been 70 today
    April 20th, 1951 — July 1st, 2005

    Not here. Not now.

  • Steve Spurrier

    Steve Spurrier · 76

    (b) April 20th, 1945


  • Ryan O'Neal

    Ryan O'Neal · 80

    (b) April 20th, 1941


  • George Takei

    George Takei · 84

    (b) April 20th, 1937


  • Tito Puente

    Tito Puente

    would have been 98 today
    April 20th, 1923 — May 31st, 2000

    We've been listening to him for years. Oye como fue.

  • Mother Angelica

    Mother Angelica

    would have been 98 today
    April 20th, 1923 — March 27th, 2016

    She dedicated her life to serving the church, and in return had a stroke on Christmas Eve and died on Easter. Nice, God. Real nice.

  • Stanley Marcus

    Stanley Marcus

    would have been 101 today
    April 20th, 1920 — January 22nd, 2002

    And take that bastard Nieman with you!

  • John Paul Stevens

    John Paul Stevens

    would have been 101 today
    April 20th, 1920 — July 16th, 2019

    In the matter of Grim Reaper v. Stevens, the finding is for the plaintiff.

  • Betty Gerson

    Betty Gerson

    would have been 107 today
    April 20th, 1914 — January 12th, 1999

    If she doesn't scare you, no evil thing will.

  • Lionel Hampton

    Lionel Hampton

    would have been 113 today
    April 20th, 1908 — August 31st, 2002

    Flying home.

Today's Celebrity Deaths:

  • Chyna

    Chyna · 45

    died 5 years ago today
    December 27th, 1970 — April 20th, 2016

    She wrestled chicks, filmed with dicks, and now she's on the river Styx.

  • Rubin

    Rubin "Hurricane" Carter · 76

    died 7 years ago today
    May 6th, 1937 — April 20th, 2014

    Today's forecast: 0% chance of hurricane.

  • Charlie Whittingham

    Charlie Whittingham · 86

    died 22 years ago today
    April 13th, 1913 — April 20th, 1999

    Looks like it's the glue factory for ol' Charlie.

  • Senor Wences

    Senor Wences · 103

    died 22 years ago today
    April 17, 1896 — April 20th, 1999

    He made it to 103. Apparently, the extraordinary relationship he enjoyed with his right hand didn't hurt him any.

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