Thursday, February 16, 2012

On This Date: February 16

1958: Lisa Loring was born in Kwajalein, Marshall Islands. From 1964 to 1966, she portrayed Wednesday Addams on The Addams Family.

1958: Rapper Ice-T (né Tracy Morrow) was born in Newark, New Jersey. He played T-Saint in Tank Girl (1995), based on the eponymous comic by Jamie Hewlett and Alan Martin.

1968: Writer Warren Ellis was born in Essex, England. His comic book mini-series Red was adapted into a live-action film in 2010 starring Bruce Willis, Mary-Louise Parker, Karl Urban, Morgan Freeman, John Malkovich, James Remar, Ernest Borgnine, Brian Cox, Helen Mirren, Richard Dreyfuss, and Julian McMahon.

2011: Len Lesser died in Burbank, Calif., at the age of 88. Best known for his role as Uncle Leo in the television series Seinfeld, Lesser also appeared in the 1977 pilot episode of The Amazing Spider-Man.

(Image: Len Lesser)

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