June 15 in Sci-Fi History: Neil Birthday Harris

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Jun 15, 2017, 10:30 AM EDT

On this day in 1973, Neil Patrick Harris was born. Our own Doogie Howser, M.D., came into the world, and from there he was in amazing things.

Starship Troopers. Yup.


And, wow, Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog.


Today also happens to be Helen Hunt's birthday. Born in 1963, Hunt has been in a few notable sci-fi things and also has an Oscar for As Good as It Gets. She was also in Twister (1996), lent her voice to Jock the Hero Dog (2011) and was in the short film Trancers: City of Lost Angels (2013), reprising her role from Trancers II (1991) and III (1992). 

Tomorrow: Eat Your Veggies, with John Cho.