On August 21 Kim Cattrall was born…

On August 21, 1956 Kim Cattrall was born. Even though she has had an extensive film and television career, debuting in 1975 and 1977, respectively, Cattrall is best known for playing the role of Samantha Jones on the acclaimed television series “Sex and the City,” based on the book of the same name by Candace…

On August 17 Mae West was born…

On August 17, 1893 Hollywood icon Mae West was born. She is best known for being a sex symbol during the days in which censorship was prominent in Hollywood, as well as having a career that spanned seven decades. Before appearing on film, she made a name for herself in vaudeville, before moving to Hollywood…

On August 15 Jennifer Lawrence was born…

On August 15, 1990 Jennifer Lawrence was born.  She began her acting career in 2007, appearing on the “The Bill Engvall Show,” and subsequently appearing in the 2008 film, “The Burning Plain.” She attained further critical success by appearing in 2010’s “Winter’s Bone,” for which she received her first Academy Award nomination for Best Actress.…

On August 10 Antonio Banderas was born…

On August 10, 1960 Antonio Banderas was born. The Spanish actor broke into mainstream success in the 1990s with a slew of successful films such as: “Assassins,” “Evita,” “Interview with the Vampire,” “Desperado,” and “The Mask of Zorro.” Most recently, Banderas’ career reached new heights thanks to his voice work in the “Shrek” movies as…

On August 6 Lucille Ball was born…

On August 6, 1911 Lucille Ball was born. ” Lucille Ball — whose career in front of the camera spanned five decades — served as a pioneer for female comedians, as well as for the television industry itself. Named TV Guide’s “Biggest TV Star of All Time,” Ball was only one of two women to…

On August 5 Marilyn Monroe died…

On August 5, 1962 Marilyn Monroe passed away at the age of 36. Monroe is arguably one of the biggest sex symbols ever (if not, the biggest), who gained fame during the 1950s and 1960s, which was often labeled Hollywood’s “Golden Era.” She was often known for her soft voice, curvy body, and bouncy blonde…

On July 31 “Death Becomes Her” was released…

On July 31, 1992 “Death Becomes Her” was released. The dark fantasy comedy film starred Academy Award winners Meryl Streep and Goldie Hawn, alongside Bruce Willis and Isabella Rossellini, and directed by Robert Zemeckis (best known at the time for directing “Back to the Future”  and the Academy Award-winning “Who Framed Roger Rabbit,” and went…

On July 30 Lisa Kudrow was born…

On July 30, 1963 Lisa Kudrow was born. The actress is best known for her extensive television and film career, most notably for playing the role of overly eccentric Phoebe Buffay (and her twin Ursula Buffay) on the television show “Friends” for 10 seasons. For the role of Phoebe Buffay, Kudrow won an Emmy Award,…

On July 28 Elizabeth Berkley was born…

On July 28, 1972 Elizabeth Berkley was born.  She is best known for playing the role of Jessie Spano on the NBC television series, “Saved by the Bell,” a role she played for five seasons from 1989 – 1993, as well as in the reunion special “Saved by the Bell: Wedding in Las Vegas.” Jessie…

On July 26 Vivian Vance was born…

On July 26, 1909 Vivian Vance was born. Besides having an extensive background in theater, including stints on Broadway, Vance is best known for playing the role of Ethel Mertz in the sitcom “I Love Lucy,” “The Lucy Desi Comedy Hour,” as well as appearing on the “The Lucy Show.” When casting for “I Love Lucy” began,…