Laughton's brothers invited a procession of priests to attend the dying man, as he lay drugged and gasping for air. Laughton mused, "I wish they were more intelligent."
It was on this date, June 25, 1961, that English comedian, writer and actor Ricky Gervais was born Ricky Dene Gervais in Whitley, Berkshire, England. He attended University College, London, to study biology but changed to philosophy and earned an upper second-class honours degree in the subject. Gervais achieved mainstream fame with his television series […]