Actress Gloria Grahame would have been 89 today. Unfortunately, Grahame passed in the early 1980's, well before her time.
We've profiled Ms. Grahame here before, and it's likely she'll get mentioned here again in the future.
Ms. Grahame is a bright point in the constellation of lady-actors from a certain era whose work I go out of my way to find. It's hard not to love the work she does in movies like Crossfire and The Big Heat.
A little digging will turn up a lot of evidence that Ms. Grahame led a deeply complicated life, but its hard not to love what she did on the screen.
Here's to Ms. Grahame.