There never was a greater perfectionist, there never was, and never will be, a better dancer, and I never knew anybody more kind, more considerate, or more completely a gentleman…I love Fred, and I admire and respect him. I guess it’s because he’s so many things I’d like to be and I’m not. -Bing Crosby
Happy birthday Fred Astaire! | 10 May 1899 - 22 June 1987
He is such a fucking wonderful nerd.
Chuck Jones with a few of his Oscars. For those keeping count, Chuck won the gold for “The Dot and the Line”, and was given an honorary Oscar in 1996 for his contributions to filmmaking. He never won or was even nominated for his Looney Tunes work, though.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY JACK LEMMON | February 8, 1925 - June 27, 2001
“I think whatever you do, if you are going to do well or even if you don’t do it well, you have to have a passion for it, and I am passionate about it. I love it. I respect it and it gets me. I get off on acting.”