On this date- June 2

Today Charles Haid is 75, Jerry Mathers is 70, Navid Negahban and Beetlejuice are 50, and Dominic Cooper and Justin Long are 40. Today is also the birthday of Dana Carvey, Zachary Quinto, Stacy Keach, Charlie Watts, Dennis Haysbert, Wentworth Miller, Morena Baccarin, Liam Cunningham, Wayne Brady, Sally Kellerman, James Ransone, Dr. Cornel West, Joanna Gleason, A.J. Styles, Lasse Hallström, Kevin Feige, Lisandro Alonso, and the late Johnny Weissmuller, Marvin Hamlisch, Thomas Hardy, Marquis de Sade, Milo O’Shea, Max Showalter, Chief John Big Tree, Bruno S., and Lotte Reiniger. Jean Hersholt died 62 years ago in 1956 at age 69. George S. Kaufman died 57 years ago in 1961 at age 71. Leo Gorcey died 49 years ago in 1969 at age 51. Stephen Boyd died 41 years ago in 1977 at age 45. Jim Hutton died 39 years ago in 1979 at age 45. Rex Harrison and Jack Gilford died 28 years ago in 1990. Harrison was 82. Gilford was 81. Imogene Coca died 17 years ago in 2001 at age 92. Mel Ferrer and Bo Diddley died ten years ago in 2008. Ferrer was 90. Diddley was 79. Richard Dawson and Kathryn Joosten died six years ago in 2012. Dawson was 79. Joosten was 72. Peter Sallis died one year ago in 2017 at age 96.

One thought on “On this date- June 2”

  1. The Simpsons had an episode with Mr. Burns saying “I’m no young matinee idol, like Rex Harrison.”. Two days before the episode was to air, Harrison died. So they recut it and changed the name to Red Foxx. Foxx died the day the episode aired.


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