Newest Stiffs:

  • Wilford Brimley

    Wilford Brimley · 85

    September 27th, 1934 — August 1st, 2020

    Believe it or not, in 1985 he was 20 years younger than all the other actors in Cocoon.


  • Herman Cain

    Herman Cain · 74

    December 13th, 1945 — July 30th, 2020

    Crazy. He was completely healthy at a rally in Tulsa last month, and now he's dead of Covid. Hard to imagine.


  • Olivia de Havilland

    Olivia de Havilland · 104

    July 1st, 1916 — July 26th, 2020

    Do you know how many ways there are for deadpoolers to spell this name wrong? Well, we do. SO glad she's dead.


  • Lou Henson

    Lou Henson · 88

    January 10th, 1932 — July 25th, 2020

    Somehow the winningest basketball coach at Illinois made it through the Fame Committee. They probably thought he was the Muppets guy.


  • Regis Philbin

    Regis Philbin · 88

    August 25th, 1931 — July 24th, 2020

    Final answer?


Today's Celebrity Birthdays:

  • Ryan Lochte

    Ryan Lochte · 36

    (b) August 3rd, 1984


  • Evangeline Lilly

    Evangeline Lilly · 41

    (b) August 3rd, 1979


  • Tom Brady

    Tom Brady · 43

    (b) August 3rd, 1977


  • Martha Stewart

    Martha Stewart · 79

    (b) August 3rd, 1941


  • Tony Bennett

    Tony Bennett · 94

    (b) August 3rd, 1926


  • Marv Levy

    Marv Levy · 95

    (b) August 3rd, 1925


  • Leon Uris

    Leon Uris

    would have been 96 today
    August 3rd, 1924 — June 21st, 2003

    Exodus.

  • John S. Service

    John S. Service

    would have been 111 today
    August 3rd, 1909 — February 3rd, 1999

    A distant relative of John Q. Customer, Mr. Service had been ailing for some time. He is survived by wife Cybil and estranged nephews Bud J. Etcuts and Ed Vertisingexpenses.

Today's Celebrity Deaths:

  • Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

    Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn · 89

    died 12 years ago today
    December 11th, 1918 — August 3rd, 2008

    A somewhat harsher form of exile than the usual, imposed by a somewhat higher authority.

  • Lou Teicher

    Lou Teicher · 83

    died 12 years ago today
    August 24th, 1924 — August 3rd, 2008

    Exodus.

  • Skip Caray

    Skip Caray · 68

    died 12 years ago today
    August 12th, 1939 — August 3rd, 2008

    Might as well, now.

  • Arthur Lee

    Arthur Lee · 61

    died 14 years ago today
    March 7th, 1945 — August 3rd, 2006

    Seven and seven isn't.

  • Christopher Hewett

    Christopher Hewett · 80

    died 19 years ago today
    April 5th, 1921 — August 3rd, 2001

    That will be all, Belvedere.

  • Ida Lupino

    Ida Lupino · 77

    died 25 years ago today
    February 4th, 1918 — August 3rd, 1995

    Isn't "lupino" Italian for werewolf?

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