Comedic genius Christopher Guest celebrates his birthday today (February 5.) He’s written some of the most celebrated comedies of the past few decades (Waiting For Guffman, Best In Show, A Mighty Wind,) but his most iconic creation/role is Nigel Tufnel, lead guitarist of Spinal Tap from the 1984 classic This Is Spinal Tap.
Legendary comedic actor Harry Shearer celebrates his birthday today (December 23), and while most remember him most for providing the voices for Mr. Burns, Waylon Smithers, Principal Skinner and Ned Flanders on The Simpsons, he’ll always be Derek Smalls, bassist for Spinal Tap.
Judd Apatow is celebrating a birthday today (December 6), and while the writer/director/producer will probably be getting gifts from loved ones, he's gifted all of us with dozens of hilarious, quotable movies over the years. In honor of Apatow's big day, here are some of our favorite movies he's put out over the course of…
Henry Winkler celebrates his 72nd birthday today (October 30), and while he’ll forever be known as Arthur Fonzarelli from Happy Days, “The Fonz” has had a bit of a career renaissance since his hilarious turn as Coach Klein in 1998’s The Waterboy.
Jon Favreau, who celebrates his 51st birthday today (October 19), has made a name for himself as of late as a major producer/director, but let’s never forget the film that started it all: 1996’s Swingers.