I was just browsing IMDb and happened to notice that two Fried Green Tomatoes stars are celebrating a birthday today: Mary Stuart Masterson is 41, and Kathy Bates is 59.
That seems kind of unlikely, doesn’t it? Maybe not; maybe their stars led them to the Whistlestop Cafe. That movie does seem to be touched by some kind of magic: It’s one of a handful of films I can watch with my mother without getting bored, and is definitely the only lesbianish one in that category. Triple happiness!
In celebration, here’s a picture to feed my enduring crush on Mary Stuart Masterson: