Newest Stiffs:

  • Bob Dole

    Bob Dole · 98

    July 22nd, 1923 — December 5th, 2021

    Being dead is something Bob Dole would do. It's not something Bob Dole has done before, and not likely to be something Bob Dole ever does again.

  • Stephen Sondheim

    Stephen Sondheim · 91

    March 22nd, 1930 — November 26th, 2021

    The dude won eight Tony Awards, an Academy Award, eight Grammy Awards, a Pulitzer Prize, a Laurence Olivier Award, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. But the one thing he wanted most - a national bull riding title - eluded him.

  • Dean Stockwell

    Dean Stockwell · 85

    March 5th, 1936 — November 7th, 2021

    How do you think it felt to start acting in movies and TV in 1945, all the way through 2015, and be BEST known for Quantum Leap? Not great, is our guess.

  • Mort Sahl

    Mort Sahl · 94

    May 11th, 1927 — October 26th, 2021

    He didn't curse, drink, smoke or use drugs. And he died anyway. Go figure.

  • Colin Powell

    Colin Powell · 84

    April 5th, 1937 — October 18th, 2021

    The guy was a soldier for 35 years, including being the Secretary of State and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and somehow didn't know not to use an AOL email address to send dirty messages to some chick who wasn't your wife of SIXTY YEARS? COME ON!

Today's Celebrity Birthdays:

  • Morton Downey

    Morton Downey

    would have been 78 today
    December 9th, 1943 — March 12th, 2001

    Maybe those skinheads finally got him ....

  • Junior Wells

    Junior Wells

    would have been 87 today
    December 9th, 1934 — January 6th, 1998

    Now learning to play a whole new kind of harp.

  • Dame Judi Dench · 87

    (b) December 9th, 1934

  • Buck Henry

    Buck Henry

    would have been 91 today
    December 9th, 1930 — January 8th, 2020

    Say what you will about the guy who played the pedophile babysitter on SNL - we liked him.

  • Dick Van Patten

    Dick Van Patten

    would have been 93 today
    December 9th, 1928 — June 23rd, 2015

    Eight is clearly no longer enough.

  • Kirk Douglas

    Kirk Douglas

    would have been 105 today
    December 9th, 1916 — February 5th, 2020

    Now in a gunfight at the way, WAY less than OK Corral.

  • Douglas Fairbanks

    Douglas Fairbanks

    would have been 112 today
    December 9th, 1909 — May 7th, 2000

    Gunga done.

  • Dalton Trumbo

    Dalton Trumbo

    would have been 116 today
    December 9th, 1905 — September 10th, 1976

    Who are we kidding? He was probably a commie.

Today's Celebrity Deaths:

  • Mary Ann Mobley

    Mary Ann Mobley · 75

    died 7 years ago today
    February 17th, 1939 — December 9th, 2014


  • Gene Barry

    Gene Barry · 90

    died 12 years ago today
    June 14th, 1919 — December 9th, 2009

    A longtime cabaret and touring stage performer, Mr. Barry played President Richard M. Nixon in a 1982 Atlanta production of "Watergate: A Musical." Can't believe that wasn't a bigger hit.

  • Paul Simon

    Paul Simon · 75

    died 18 years ago today
    November 29th, 1928 — December 9th, 2003

    There goes two-timin' Simon

  • Archie Moore

    Archie Moore · 81

    died 23 years ago today
    December 13th, 1916 — December 9th, 1998

    In his amazing 27-year career, he knocked out more opponents than any other boxer (141), and was the only man to face both Rocky Marciano and Muhammad Ali. Sure, he lost this battle, but look how much softening up it took before Death could count him out.

  • Mary Leakey

    Mary Leakey · 83

    died 25 years ago today
    February 6th, 1913 — December 9th, 1996

    Night night, monkey lady.

  • Douglas

    Douglas "Wrong Way" Corrigan · 88

    died 26 years ago today
    January 22nd, 1907 — December 9th, 1995

    Probably blames this on an instrument malfunction, too.

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