Sunday, January 31, 2016

Minnie Driver to Justin Timberlake

Today's challenge...

Happy Birthday to Minnie Driver and Justin Timberlake!

From the Brain
Minnie Driver was in "Good Will Hunting" with Stellan Skarsgard.
Stellan Skarsgard was in "Mamma Mia" with Amanda Seyfried.
Amanda Seyfried was in "In Time" with Justin Timberlake.

From The Oracle of Bacon
Minnie Driver was in "Hope Springs" with Mary Steenburgen.
Mary Steenburgen was in "The Open Road" with Justin Timberlake.

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Christian Bale to Gene Hackman

Today's challenge...

Happy Birthday to Christian Bale and Gene Hackman!

From the Brain
Christian Bale was in "Newsies" with Bill Pullman.
Bill Pullman was in "The Equalizer" with Denzel Washington.
Denzel Washington was in "Crimson Tide" with Gene Hackman.

From The Oracle of Bacon
Christian Bale was in "3:10 to Yuma" with Luce Rains.
Luce Rains was in "Wyatt Earp" with Gene Hackman.

Friday, January 29, 2016

Heather Graham to Tom Selleck

Today's challenge...

Happy Birthday to Heather Graham and Tom Selleck!

From the Brain
Heather Graham was in "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me" with Mike Myers.
Mike Myers was in "So I Married an Axe Murderer" with Nancy Travis.
Nancy Travis was in "Three Men and a Baby" with Tom Selleck.

From The Oracle of Bacon
Heather Graham was in "Diggstown" with Michael McGrady.
Michael McGrady was in "Mr. Baseball" with Tom Selleck.

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Elijah Wood to Alan Alda

Today's challenge...

Happy Birthday to Elijah Wood and Alan Alda!

From the Brain
Elijah Wood was in "Back to the Future: Part 2" with Billy Zane.
Billy Zane was in "Zoolander" with Ben Stiller.
Ben Stiller was in "Tower Heist" with Alan Alda.

From The Oracle of Bacon
Elijah Wood was in "Beyond All Boundaries" with Tom Hanks.
Tom Hanks was in "Bridge of Spies" with Alan Alda.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Rosamund Pike to Alan Cumming; James Cromwell to Mimi Rogers

Today's DOUBLE challenge...

Happy Birthday to Rosamund Pike and Alan Cumming!

From the Brain
Rosamund Pike was in "Die Another Day" with Pierce Brosnan.
Pierce Brosnan was in "Goldeneye" with Alan Cumming.

From The Oracle of Bacon
Rosamund Pike was in "Jackboots on Whitehall" with Alan Cumming.
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Happy Birthday to James Cromwell and Mimi Rogers!

From the Brain
James Cromwell was in "I, Robot" with Will Smith.
Will Smith was in "Enemy of the State" with Seth Green.
Seth Green was in "Austin Powers" with Mimi Rogers.

From The Oracle of Bacon
James Cromwell was in "Murder by Death" with Peter Falk.
Peter Falk was in "The Player" with Mimi Rogers.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Ellen DeGeneres to Paul Newman; Scott Glenn to David Strathairn

Today's DOUBLE challenge...

Ellen, you didn't get back to me via Twitter, so I've decided to connect you to Paul Newman.

Happy Birthday to Ellen DeGeneres and the late Paul Newman!

From the Brain
Ellen DeGeneres was in "Finding Nemo" with John Ratzenberger.
John Ratzenberger was in "Toy Story" with Tom Hanks.
Tom Hanks was in "Road to Perdition" with Paul Newman.

From The Oracle of Bacon
Ellen DeGeneres was in "EDtv" with Diane Amos.
Diane Amos was in "Where the Money Is" with Paul Newman.
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I lucked out with the next one.

Happy Birthday to Scott Glenn and David Strathairn!

From the Brain
Scott Glenn was in "The Bourne Ultimatum" with David Strathairn.

From The Oracle of Bacon









IT'S A MATCH!!! Second Time!!!

Monday, January 25, 2016

Shawna Waldron to Dean Jones

Today's challenge...

Happy Birthday to Shawna Waldron and the late Dean Jones!

From the Brain
Shawna Waldron was in "The American President" with Martin Sheen.
Martin Sheen was in "Apocalypse Now" with Harrison Ford.
Harrison Ford was in "Clear and Present Danger" with Dean Jones.

From The Oracle of Bacon
Shawna Waldron was in "Cyrus" with Patricia Belcher.
Patricia Belcher was in "Clear and Present Danger" with Dean Jones.

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Kristen Schaal to John Belushi; Ed Helms to Ernest Borgnine

Today's DOUBLE challenge...

Happy Birthday to Kristen Schaal and the late John Belushi!

From the Brain
Kristen Schaal was in "Toy Story 3" with Tom Hanks.
Tom Hanks was in "Apollo 13" with Kevin Bacon.
Kevin Bacon was in "Animal House" with John Belushi.

From The Oracle of Bacon
Kristen Schaal was in "A Walk in the Woods" with Mary Steenburgen.
Mary Steenburgen was in "Goin' South" with John Belushi.
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Happy Birthday to Ed Helms and the late Ernest Borgnine!

From the Brain
Ed Helms was in "Evan Almighty" with Morgan Freeman.
Morgan Freeman was in "RED" with Ernest Borgnine.

From The Oracle of Bacon















IT'S A MATCH!!! First Time!!!

Saturday, January 23, 2016

Mariska Hargitay to Tiffani Thiessen

Today's challenge...

Happy Birthday to Mariska Hargitay and one of my childhood crushes, Tiffani Thiessen!

From the Brain
Mariska Hargitay was in "The Love Guru" with Mike Myers.
Mike Myers was in "Austin Powers" with Will Ferrell.
Will Ferrell was in "The Ladies Man" with Tiffani Thiessen.

From The Oracle of Bacon
Mariska Hargitay was in "Leaving Las Vegas" with Valeria Golino.
Valeria Golino was in "Ivansxtc" with Tiffani Thiessen.

Friday, January 22, 2016

Diane Lane to John Hurt

Today's challenge...

Happy Birthday to Diane Lane and John Hurt!

From the Brain
Diane Lane was in "Must Love Dogs" with Christopher Plummer.
Christopher Plummer was in "Inside Man" with Jodie Foster.
Jodie Foster was in "Contact" with John Hurt.

From The Oracle of Bacon
Diane Lane was in "Wild Bill" with John Hurt.


Clearly I need to see "Wild Bill" since I didn't know they were in the movie together.

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Ken Leung to Michael Wincott

Today's Challenge...

Happy Birthday to Ken Leung and Michael Wincott!

From the Brain
Ken Leung was in "Rush Hour" with Tom Wilkinson. (Juntao!!!)
Tom Wilkinson was in "Sense and Sensibility" with Alan Rickman.
Alan Rickman was in "Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves" with Michael Wincott. ("Because it's dull you twit!")

From The Oracle of Bacon
Ken Leung was in "Face" with Bai Ling.
Bai Ling was in "The Crow" with Michael Wincott.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Rainn Wilson to David Lynch

Today's challenge...

Happy Birthday to Rainn Wilson and David Lynch!

From the Brain
Rainn Wilson was in "Sahara" with Penelope Cruz.
Penelope Cruz was in "When in Rome" with Alec Baldwin.
Alec Baldwin was in "Hunt For Red October" with Richard Jordan.
Richard Jordan was in "Dune" with David Lynch.

From The Oracle of Bacon
Rainn Wilson was in "Full Frontal" with Mike Malone.
Mike Malone was in "Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me" with David Lynch.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Drea de Matteo to Shawn Wayans

Today's challenge...

Happy Birthday to Drea de Matteo and Shawn Wayans!

From the Brain
Drea de Matteo was in "Swordfish" with Don Cheadle.
Don Cheadle was in "Pick Your Ocean's Movie" with Bernie Mac
Bernie Mac was in "Don't Be a Menace..." with Shawn Wayans.

From The Oracle of Bacon
Drea de Matteo was in "Farce of the Penguins" with Tracy Morgan.
Tracy Morgan was in "Littleman" with Shawn Wayans.

Monday, January 18, 2016

Kevin Costner to Jason Segel

Today's challenge...

Happy Birthday to Kevin Costner and Jason Segel!

From the Brain
Kevin Costner was in "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit" with Keira Knightley.
Keira Knightley was in "Seeking a Friend for the End of the World" with Steve Carell.
Steve Carell was in "Despicable Me" with Jason Segel.

From The Oracle of Bacon
Kevin Costner was in "Waterworld" with Jack Black.
Jack Black was in "The Muppets" with Jason Segel.

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Zooey Deschanel to Jim Carrey and James Earl Jones to Betty White

Today's DOUBLE challenge...

Happy Birthday to Zooey Deschanel and Jim Carrey!

From the Brain
Zooey Deschanel was in "Elf" with Will Ferrell.
Will Ferrell was in "The Other Guys" with Rob Riggle.
Rob Riggle was in "Dumb and Dumber To" with Jim Carrey.

From The Oracle of Bacon
Zooey Deschanel was in "Yes Man" with Jim Carrey.

*Clearly this shows that I have not seen "Yes Man" so I apologize to Zooey and Jim for not doing so. I will remedy the situation as soon as I can.
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Happy Birthday to James Earl Jones and Betty White!

From the Brain
James Earl Jones was in "The Sandlot" with Denis Leary.
Denis Leary was in "Demolition Man" with Sandra Bullock.
Sandra Bullock was in "The Proposal" with Betty White.

From The Oracle of Bacon
James Earl Jones was in "Sneakers" with Stephen Tobolowsky.
Stephen Tobolowsky was in "The Lorax" with Betty White.


Saturday, January 16, 2016

Aaliyah to Michael Pataki

Today's challenge...

Happy Birthday to the late Aaliyah and the late Michael Pataki!

From the Brain
Aaliyah was in "Romeo Must Die" with Jet Li.
Jet Li was in "The Expendables" with Sylvester Stallone.
Sylvester Stallone was in "Rocky IV" with Michael Pataki.

From The Oracle of Bacon
Aaliyah was in "Queen of the Damned" with Marguerite Moreau.
Marguerite Moreau was in "The Mighty Ducks" with Bob Miller.
Bob Miller was in "Dracula's Dog" with Michael Pataki.

Friday, January 15, 2016

Regina King to James Nesbitt

Today's challenge...

Happy Birthday to Regina King and James Nesbitt!

From the Brain
Regina King was in "Enemy of the State" with Tom Sizemore.
Tom Sizemore was in "Saving Private Ryan" with Matt Damon.
Matt Damon was in "Monuments Men" with Cate Blanchett.
Cate Blanchett was in "The Hobbit" with James Nesbitt.

From The Oracle of Bacon
Regina King was in "Enemy of the State" with Gabriel Byrne.
Gabriel Byrne was in "This Is The Sea" with James Nesbitt.

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Carl Weathers to Jason Bateman

Today's challenge...

Happy Birthday to Carl Weathers and Jason Bateman!

From the Brain
Carl Weathers was in "Happy Gilmore" with Adam Sandler.
Adam Sandler was in "50 First Dates" with Sean Astin.
Sean Astin was in "Rudy" with Vince Vaughn.
Vince Vaughn was in "The Break-Up" with Jason Bateman.

From The Oracle of Bacon
Carl Weathers was in "Think Like a Man Too" with Taraji P. Henson.
Taraji P. Henson was in "Smokin' Aces" with Jason Bateman.

Special Tribute Challenge to Alan Rickman

                                             (source: www.imdb.com)

One of my favorite villain/semi-villain actors. Hans. The Sheriff of Nottingham. Severus Snape. I like him so much as an actor I can hear his voice when I quote his lines from movies. One of my best friends, Como, is the same way. His life was cut short due to cancer, but he will live on forever in our memories and in his work as an actor. Alan Rickman, you will truly be missed.


*Alan Rickman to Kevin Bacon*

From the Brain
Alan Rickman was in "Galaxy Quest" with Sam Rockwell.
Sam Rockwell was in "The Green Mile" with Tom Hanks.
Tom Hanks was in "Apollo 13" with Kevin Bacon.

From The Oracle of Bacon
Alan Rickman was in "Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows Pt 1" with John Hurt
John Hurt was in "Jayne Mansfield's Car" with Kevin Bacon.


Wednesday, January 13, 2016

SUPER Celebrity Birthday Challenge!!!

Today's SUPER challenge...

Happy Birthday to Liam Hemsworth and Orlando Bloom!

From the Brain
Liam Hemsworth was in "The Hunger Games" with Donald Sutherland.
Donald Sutherland was in "Pride and Prejudice" with Keira Knightley.
Keira Knightley was in "Pirates of the Caribbean" with Orlando Bloom.

From The Oracle of Bacon
Liam Hemsworth was in "The Dressmaker" with Hugo Weaving.
Hugo Weaving was in "The Lord of the Rings" with Orlando Bloom.
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Happy Birthday to Michael Pena and Patrick Dempsey!

From the Brain
Michael Pena was in "American Hustle" with Amy Adams.
Amy Adams was in "Enchanted" with Patrick Dempsey.

From The Oracle of Bacon
Michael Pena was in "The Lincoln Lawyer" with Matt Cinquanta.
Matt Cinquanta was in "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" with Patrick Dempsey.
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Happy Birthday to Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Penelope Ann Miller!

From the Brain
Julia Louis-Dreyfus was in "A Bug's Life" with Kevin Spacey.
Kevin Spacey was in "Seven" with Brad Pitt.
Brad Pitt was in "Ocean's 13" with Al Pacino.
Al Pacino was in "Carlito's Way" with Penelope Ann Miller.

From The Oracle of Bacon
Julia Louis-Dreyfus was in "North" with Kim Delgado.
Kim Delgado was in "Kindergarten Cop" with Penelope Ann Miller.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Kirstie Alley to Oliver Platt

Today's challenge...

Happy Birthday to Kirstie Alley and Oliver Platt!

From the Brain
Kirstie Alley was in "Look Who's Talking" with Bruce Willis.
Bruce Willis was in "Die Hard With a Vengeance" with Samuel L. Jackson.
Samuel L. Jackson was in "A Time to Kill" with Oliver Platt.

From The Oracle of Bacon
Kirstie Alley was in "For Richer or Poorer" with Miguel A. Nunez, Jr.
Miguel A. Nunez, Jr. was in "Zig Zag" with Oliver Platt.

Monday, January 11, 2016

Devin Ratray to Jason Connery

Today's challenge...

Happy Birthday to Devin Ratray and Jason Connery!

From the Brain
Devin Ratray was in "Home Alone 2" with Brenda Fricker.
Brenda Fricker was in "A Time to Kill" with Chris Cooper.
Chris Cooper was in "Bourne Identity" with Walton Goggins.
Walton Goggins was in "Shanghai Noon" with Jason Connery.

From The Oracle of Bacon
Devin Ratray was in "The Prince & Me" with Joanne Baron.
Joanne Baron was in "Chinaman's Chance: America's Other Slaves" with Jason Connery.

Sunday, January 10, 2016

Jemaine Clement to Ray Bolger

Today's challenge...

Happy Birthday to Jemaine Clement and the late Ray Bolger!

From the Brain
Jemaine Clement was in "Men in Black 3" with Will Smith.
Will Smith was in "The Legend of Bagger Vance" with Matt Damon.
Matt Damon was in "Ocean's 12" with Albert Finney.
Albert Finney was in "Annie" with Ray Bolger.

From The Oracle of Bacon
Jemaine Clement was in "Rio 2" with Rita Moreno.
Rita Moreno was in "Latin Lovers" with Jack Chefe.
Jack Chefe was in "April in Paris" with Ray Bolger.

Saturday, January 9, 2016

J.K. Simmons to Imelda Staunton

Today's challenge...

Happy Birthday to J.K. Simmons to Imelda Staunton!

From the Brain
J.K. Simmons was in "The Ladykillers" with Tom Hanks.
Tom Hanks was in "Philadelphia" with Denzel Washington.
Denzel Washington was in "Much Ado About Nothing" with Imelda Staunton.

From The Oracle of Bacon
J.K. Simmons was in "Post Grad" with Demetri Martin.
Demetri Martin was in "Taking Woodstock" with Imelda Staunton.

Friday, January 8, 2016

Gaby Hoffman to David Bowie

Today's challenge...

Happy Birthday to Gaby Hoffman and David Bowie!

From the Brain
Gaby Hoffman was in "Sleepless in Seattle" with Victor Garber.
Victor Garber was in "Titanic" with Billy Zane.
Billy Zane was in "Zoolander" with David Bowie.

From The Oracle of Bacon
Gaby Hoffman was in "Perfume" with Andre Royo.
Andre Royo was in "August" with David Bowie.

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Nicolas Cage to Jeremy Renner

Today's challenge...

Happy Birthday to Nicolas Cage and Jeremy Renner!

From the Brain
Nicolas Cage was in "Captain Corelli's Mandolin" with Christian Bale.
Christian Bale was in "American Hustle" with Jeremy Renner.

From The Oracle of Bacon
Nicolas Cage was in "Trapped in Paradise" with Richard Jenkins.
Richard Jenkins was in "North Country" with Jeremy Renner.

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Eddie Redmayne to Norman Reedus

Today's challenge...

Happy Birthday to Eddie Redmayne and Norman Reedus!

From the Brain
Eddie Redmayne was in "Les Miserables" with Russell Crowe.
Russell Crowe was in "American Gangster" with Norman Reedus.

From The Oracle of Bacon
Eddie Redmayne was in "Glorious 39" with Jeremy Northam.
Jeremy Northam was in "Mimic" with Norman Reedus.

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Bradley Cooper to Diane Keaton and Robert Duvall

Today's challenge...

This will be a special type of challenge, not the typical TRIPLE challenge.

Happy Birthday to Bradley Cooper, Diane Keaton, and Robert Duvall!

From the Brain
Bradley Cooper was in "Silver Linings Playbook" with Robert DeNiro.
Robert DeNiro was in "The Godfather: Part II" with Diane Keaton/Robert Duvall.

From The Oracle of Bacon
Bradley Cooper was in "Valentine's Day" with Barbara Marshall.
Barbara Marshall was in "The Other Sister" with Diane Keaton.

Bradley Cooper was in "The Words" with J.K. Simmons.
J.K. Simmons was in "Thank You for Smoking" with Robert Duvall.

Monday, January 4, 2016

Julia Ormond to Dave Foley

Today's challenge...

Happy Birthday to Julia Ormond and Dave Foley!

From the Brain
Julia Ormond was in "Legends of the Fall" with Brad Pitt.
Brad Pitt was in "Seven" with Kevin Spacey.
Kevin Spacey was in "A Bug's Life" with Dave Foley.

From The Oracle of Bacon
Julia Ormond was in "Inland Empire" with Amanda Foreman.
Amanda Foreman was in "On the Line" with Dave Foley.

Sunday, January 3, 2016

Danica McKellar, Mel Gibson, Graham McTavish, Robert Loggia

Today's DOUBLE challenge...

Happy Birthday to Danica McKellar and Mel Gibson!

From the Brain
Danica McKellar was in "Good Neighbor" with Billy Dee Williams.
Billy Dee Williams was in "Batman" with Jack Nicholson.
Jack Nicholson was in "As Good as it Gets" with Helen Hunt.
Helen Hunt was in "What Women Want" with Mel Gibson.

From The Oracle of Bacon
Danica McKellar was in "21 and a Wake-Up" with Tom Sizemore.
Tom Sizemore was in "Paparazzi" with Mel Gibson.


Happy Birthday to Graham McTavish and the late Robert Loggia!

From the Brain
Graham McTavish was in "The Hobbit" with Orlando Bloom.
Orlando Bloom was in "Pirates of the Caribbean" with Johnny Depp.
Johnny Depp was in "Donnie Brasco" with Al Pacino.
Al Pacino was in "Scarface" with Robert Loggia.

From The Oracle of Bacon
Graham McTavish was in "Erik the Viking" with Freddie Jones.
Freddie Jones was in "Spies, Inc." with Robert Loggia.

Saturday, January 2, 2016

Tia Carrere to Cuba Gooding, Jr.

Today's challenge...

Happy Birthday to Tia Carrere and Cuba Gooding, Jr.!

From the Brain
Tia Carrere was in "Wayne's World" with Mike Myers.
Mike Myers was in "Austin Powers" with Seth Green.
Seth Green was in "Rat Race" with Cuba Gooding, Jr.

From The Oracle of Bacon
Tia Carrere was in "Aloha Summer" with Yuji Okumoto.
Yuji Okumoto was in "End Game" with Cuba Gooding, Jr.

Friday, January 1, 2016

Verne Troyer to Frank Langella

Today's challenge...

Happy Birthday to Verne Troyer and Frank Langella!

From the Brain
Verne Troyer was in "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" with Alan Rickman.
Alan Rickman was in "Galaxy Quest" with Sigourney Weaver.
Sigourney Weaver was in "Dave" with Frank Langella.

From The Oracle of Bacon
Verne Troyer was in "Men in Black" with Tom Bysiek.
Tom Bysiek was in "Dave" with Frank Langella.