Swackett salutes Octavia Lenora Spencer; an American actress best known for her role as Minny, the outspoken maid in the 2011 film The Help, for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and the BAFTA for Best Supporting Actress, among other accolades. (born May 25th)
Swackett remembers the late James Maitland Stewart; an American film and stage actor known for his distinctive drawl voice and down-to-earth persona — shown here in the film It’s A Wonderful Life. (born May 20th).
Swackett remembers Audrey Hepburn, a British actress and humanitarian. Born as Audrey Kathleen Ruston in Ixelles, Brussels, she rose to stardom in the romantic comedy Roman Holiday (1953), alongside Gregory Peck. She was the first actress to win an Oscar, a Golden Globe Award, and a BAFTA Award for a single performance.
Recognized as a film and fashion icon, she was ranked by the American Film Institute as the third-greatest female screen legend in Golden Age Hollywood. (born May 4th)
Swackett salutes Uma Thurman, an American actress and model. She has performed in a variety of films, from romantic comedies and dramas to science fiction and action films. (born April 29)
Thurman is peeped here in her roll from Pulp Fiction, a 1994 American neo-noir dark comedy crime film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. It stars John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Willis, Tim Roth, Ving Rhames, and Uma Thurman.
Johnny Galecki and Kunal Nayyar are Swackett’s Peeps of the Day!
Swackett wishes a very happy birthday to John Mark “Johnny” Galecki and Kunal Nayyar; actors best known for their roles as Leonard Hofstadter and Rajesh Koothrappali on The Big Bang Theory. (both born April 30th)