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January 20 Notable Births and Deaths, with Quotes

Published by: Carolyn Brooks Fleming on Jan 19, 2022.

Let’s explore notable birth and death anniversaries for January 20.

Rainn Wilson, actor (January 20, 1966–present)

“This guy is in my DNA. I have cousins who are really not that different from Dwight Schrute.” —Rainn Wilson
Gallucci, Nicole. “Rainn Wilson shares memories of ‘The Office,’ his co-stars, and more.” Mashable, October 13, 2021, https://mashable.com/article/the-office-ladies-rainn-wilson-interview-golden-ticket.

“I’d love to revisit ‘The Office.’” —Rainn Wilson
Chitwood, Adam. “Rainn Wilson says He’d ‘love to’ Revisit ‘The Office’ and Reveals His Favorite Dwight Moment.” Collider, September 29, 2020, https://collider.com/the-office-reunion-rainn-wilson/.

Bill Maher, comedian and television host (January 20, 1956–present)

“The word ‘problematic’ to me is problematic. I don’t like that word. I don’t like a lot of these weasel words. Problematic. That’s such a cheap way to be enlightened, to find something that’s problematic, probably because somebody did it years ago, when everybody was okay with it, and if you were around then, you would have been okay with it.” —Bill Maher
Illing, Sean. “Bill Maher on free speech, comedy, and his haters.” Vox, August 16, 2021, https://www.vox.com/vox-conversations-podcast/2021/8/16/22620070/vox-conversations-bill-maher-politics-comedy.

Audrey Hepburn, actor and humanitarian (May 4, 1929–January 20, 1993)

“Clothes always give me a great deal of self-confidence.” —Audrey Hepburn
Frederick, Candice. “‘Audrey’ Cracks The Myth Of Perfection.” Elle, January 13, 2021, https://www.elle.com/culture/movies-tv/a35205313/audrey-hepburn-documentary-review/.

“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. This is something I can’t see. I see the problems when I get up in the morning.” —Audrey Hepburn
Frederick, Candice. “‘Audrey’ Cracks The Myth Of Perfection.” Elle, January 13, 2021, https://www.elle.com/culture/movies-tv/a35205313/audrey-hepburn-documentary-review/.

“I wanted to be a mother. Ever since I was a child I loved babies, and when I was grown up I was going to have lots of babies.” —Audrey Hepburn
BBC. “Audrey Hepburn unheard interview in new documentary.” BBC, December 1, 2020, https://www.bbc.com/news/av/entertainment-arts-55136374.

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