Happy Birthday to the Best Shatner We Could Ever Hope For

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William Shatner Born March 22, 1931       Courtesy Star Trek Daily Pic                             Detail from the 1967 “Star Blecch” parody Shatner and Nimoy were reading in the pictures above. You can find my Flickr set of all the original artwork by Mort Drucker from this parody here.     This detail of the 1976 Mad Magazine parody courtesy My Star Trek Scrapbook, where you can find the entire “Star Trek: The Musical.”     Kirstie Alley asking herself, “Why didn’t I think of that?”     Album picture courtesy Frank’s Vinyl Museum.     Shatner!    

Happy Birthday, Marie!

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Marie Prevost as Scheherazade Alberto Vargas, 1921

Happy Birthday, El!

El Brendel Born March 25, 1890 Pictured here with Janet Gaynor in Sunnyside Up (1929)

Happy Birthday, Henry Daniell!

Henry Daniell March 5, 1894 – October 31, 1963 (Photo: Daniell and Greta Garbo in Camille (1936))

Happy Birthday, Mr. Benny!

Jack Benny February 14, 1894 – December 26, 1974

Happy Birthday, Charles Nelson Reilly

Charles Nelson Reilly Born January 13, 1931 Seen here during rehearsals for the 1964 Broadway production of Hello, Dolly! A plethora of terrific pictures from the production can be found here.