#BornThisDay: Comic Writer, Bruce Vilanch

November 23, 1948- I could not quite fathom the idea of Bruce Vilanch being hired by those homophobes Brett Ratner & Eddie Murphy to write the ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Rock Hudson

  November 17, 1925- Rock Hudson was blessed with the desirability, dashing good looks, & the driving virile masculinity of Hollywood's classic matinee idol ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Actor, Montgomery Clift

October 17, 1920- Montgomery Clift made his Broadway debut at 13 years old in something titled Fly Away Home (actually, it was a hit comedy starring ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Angela Lansbury

October 16, 1925- Angela Lansbury: “Actors are not made, they are born.” In Seattle, 1984, the producer/writer & the director of a brand new TV show had ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Actor, Laurence Harvey

October 1, 1928- Laurence Harvey was born Zvi Mosheh Hirsh Skikne in Joniškis, Lithuania. Thin, dry, Harvey was one of film history’s strangest success stories. ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Actor, Roddy McDowall

September 17, 1928- I ran into Roddy McDowall twice. The first time was at the 50th Anniversary of MGM Ball at the Beverley Wilshire Hotel in 1973, which I had successfully ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Actor, Joan Blondell

August 30, 1906- Joan Blondell was one of the most versatile & enduring stars of The Golden Age Of Hollywood. She never reached the very top of the firmament ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Billionaire, Malcolm Forbes

August 19, 1999- Malcolm Forbes: “Men who never get carried away should be.” The personality trait I most deplore in others? Entitlement. Here is a little tale: Malcolm ... See the Rest