Photo and autograph courtesy of the G Archives.
Happy birthday to Sir Ian McKellen. In addition to being a fabulous actor who speaks out for gays everywhere, he has also collaborated with two of my favorite bands. Ian appeared in the Pet Shop Boys video to “Heart” and has a “Thriller-esque” voice over on the Scissor Sisters track “Invisible Light.”
Also born today: actor Mike Myers, puppeteer Frank Oz and poet Ralph Waldo Emerson.