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Today's Birthday for February 1 - Clark Gable

Born today in 1901—Clark Gable: "Hell, if I'd jumped on all the dames I'm supposed to have jumped on, I'd have had no time to go fishing." The American stage and film actor worked in theatre, including three shows on Broadway for ten years and appeared as an extra in 1 films before landing his first contract with MGM.

Today's Birthday for January 31 - Tallulah Bankhead

Born today in 1902—Tallulah Bankhead: "I read Shakespeare and the Bible, and I can shoot dice. That's what I call a liberal education." The American actress of stage and screen appeared in 56 stage productions in her career, 25 of them on Broadway and 16 in London.

Today's Birthday for January 30 - Vanessa Redgrave

Today's Birthday for January 29 - Anton Chekhov

Today's Birthday for January 28 - Alan Alda

Today's Birthday for January 27 - Alan Cumming

Today's Birthday for January 26 - Paul Newman

Born today in 1925—Paul Newman:

Today's Birthday for January 25 - William Somerset Maugham

Born today in 1874—William Somerset Maugham:
"There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are." This British playwright, novelist and short story writer was among the most popular writers of his era and reputedly the highest paid author during the 1930s.

Today's Birthday for January 24 - Ernest Borgnine

Born today in 1917 —Ernest Borgnine:
"My mother made me do all the housework as a boy. I still do it, even in hotels. To this day, I clean better than most maids." The American film and television actor whose career spanned more than six decades, He won an Academy award in 1955 for Marty.

Today's Birthday for January 23 - Chita Rivera

Chita Rivera
Born today in 1933—Chita Rivera:
"You take a plug and put it in a socket, and that's what the theatre is—it lights up right away!"

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