"Neither highbrows nor lowbrows nor midbrows, but elastic-brows.” — George Orwell
Tori Spelling
Categories: Cuspers, HiLo Heroes, Movies


We’ve fallen out of touch with TORI SPELLING (born 1973) lately. We haven’t read her best-selling autobiography or seen any of her three reality shows, but never mind. We’ll always have 90210. Her casting as the virginal Donna Martin was nepotistic… and spot-on. She embodied the eponymous zip code — but sweetly.


On his or her birthday, HiLobrow irregularly pays tribute to one of our high-, low-, no-, or hilobrow heroes. Also born this date: Chester Brown, Yvonne Craig, Studs Terkel, Margret Rey, Jonathan Richman.

READ MORE about men and women born on the cusp between the Reconstructionist (1964–73) and Revivalist (1974-82) Generations.