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Hugh Laurie is 50 today. Jean Alesi is 45. Sir Jackie Stewart is 70. Most bewilderingly Gene Wilder is 74!!
so that's less of a shock. I thought he was older infact. Jean Alesi on the otherhand! Wow. I remember a family friend getting his autograph for me on a flight to Japan when I was about 12. Now that makes me feel quite old.
that I just can't quite put my finger on.
GOD FOR MAKING ME THIS WAY!
Famous people are ageless. Michael Owen will ALWAYS by 17. Rolf Harris will ALWAYS be about 50, or thereabouts.
I think I've always thought those people you've mentioned were about those ages anyway. Alesi was always well old when I first started watching him, and Wilder has never exactly looked young in my world.
That's why it's a shock when they die.
Aged hack, Stefan Applebamosby, is approached by his editor.
Editor:"'Former football star Michael Owen passed away today, aged 17.'"
SA: "Yeah. What of it?"
E: "He was 81, you old fool!"
he looks more like 51
It's a bit of a double-edged compliment.
and i'm 23 and look it
Good to know I have such great company in the birthday stakes.