Newest Stiffs:

  • Keith Jackson

    Keith Jackson · 89

    October 18th, 1928 — January 13th, 2018

    Something about Nellie goes here. Hey Nellie? Go Nellie? Run, nellie, run? Something like that.


  • Doug Harvey

    Doug Harvey · 87

    March 13th, 1930 — January 13th, 2018

    He was a silver-haired MLB umpire -- nicknamed "God" -- from the days when the Fame Committee was comprised nearly entirely of total dorks.


  • Jerry Van Dyke

    Jerry Van Dyke · 86

    July 27th, 1931 — January 5th, 2018

    Tough life when you always have to play second fiddle to a Dick.


  • Rose Marie

    Rose Marie · 94

    August 15th, 1923 — December 28th, 2017

    She was at opening night of the Flamingo Hotel in Vegas. 16 YEARS after she started in radio. This chick had some miles on her.


  • Dick Enberg

    Dick Enberg · 82

    January 9th, 1935 — December 21st, 2017

    Oh, my.


Today's Celebrity Birthdays:

  • Rainn Wilson

    Rainn Wilson · 52

    (b) January 20th, 1966


  • Bill Maher

    Bill Maher · 62

    (b) January 20th, 1956


  • David Lynch

    David Lynch · 72

    (b) January 20th, 1946


  • Ron Townson

    Ron Townson

    would have been 85 today
    January 20th, 1933 — August 2nd, 2001

    One less man to pick up after.

  • Buzz Aldrin

    Buzz Aldrin · 88

    (b) January 20th, 1930


  • Arte Johnson

    Arte Johnson · 89

    (b) January 20th, 1929


  • Patricia Neal

    Patricia Neal

    would have been 92 today
    January 20th, 1926 — August 8th, 2010

    Breakfast, lunch, and dinner now six feet under.

  • Slim Whitman

    Slim Whitman

    would have been 94 today
    January 20th, 1924 — June 19th, 2013

    Now yodelling in that Great Infomercial In The Sky.

  • DeForest Kelley

    DeForest Kelley

    would have been 98 today
    January 20th, 1920 — June 11th, 1999

    All together, everybody ... "He's dead, Jim!"

  • Esquivel!

    Esquivel!

    would have been 100 today
    January 20th, 1918 — January 3rd, 2002

    What the hell was the deal with this fruitcake?

  • Willard Munger

    Willard Munger

    would have been 107 today
    January 20th, 1911 — July 11th, 1999

    The man known as "Mr. Environment" in Minnesota is now part of the environment in Minnesota.

  • George Burns

    George Burns

    would have been 122 today
    January 20, 1896 — March 9th, 1996

    The granddaddy of 'em all, G.B. appeared on more Dead Pool lists than any other celebrity in history. We understand he was once famous for something other than being old.

Today's Celebrity Deaths:

  • Claudio Abbado

    Claudio Abbado · 80

    died 4 years ago today
    June 26th, 1933 — January 20th, 2014

    Never heard of him? How have you not heard of him? He won the Grand cross of the Légion d'honneur, Bundesverdienstkreuz for chrissakes. Try reading the paper every once in a while. Sheesh.

  • Etta James

    Etta James · 73

    died 6 years ago today
    January 25th, 1938 — January 20th, 2012

    We know what you're expecting us to write here, but guess what: no go. It's just too easy, and besides - she kicked her drug habit 20+ years ago, and only got sick about a year ago. So now will you leave us alone about it - At Last?

  • Al Hirschfeld

    Al Hirschfeld · 99

    died 15 years ago today
    June 21st, 1903 — January 20th, 2003

    The end of the line.

  • Carrie Hamilton

    Carrie Hamilton · 38

    died 16 years ago today
    December 5th, 1963 — January 20th, 2002

    Seems she just got started, and before you know it ....

  • Edith Brown

    Edith Brown · 100

    died 21 years ago today
    October 27, 1896 — January 20th, 1997

    The sinkable Edith Brown.

  • Curt Flood

    Curt Flood · 59

    died 21 years ago today
    January 18th, 1938 — January 20th, 1997

    We can only hope that the Major Leaguers of today fully appreciate the enormous personal sacrifices made on their behalf by this courageous man and great ballplayer.

  • Audrey Hepburn

    Audrey Hepburn · 63

    died 25 years ago today
    May 4th, 1929 — January 20th, 1993

    Went lightly.

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