We begin this week's celebration on January 24 with a 60th birthday for Nastassja Kinski, who by 1982 had already earned her place in DiD history with her famous nude spreadeagle in Cat People. We've just added a new HD edit of that scene, but we've also got three new clips from the extremely bondage-friendly 2001 film Cold Heart, and we're highlighting Ms. Kinski's scene from that set here.
January 25 brings us a couple notable birthdays: Mia Kirshner and Christine Lakin. Ms. Kirshner's resumé includes a couple kinky little scenes from The L Word that we're happy to pass along, while Ms. Lakin's primary claim to DiD fame is a certain lengthy scene from 2008's Red Canyon in which she's tied to a bed in her undies.
The following day is a quiet one on the birthday front, but January 27 comes roaring back with Bridget Fonda: DiD scenes don't get much more famous than the one in Single White Female where she's tightly taped up and terrorized by Jennifer Jason Leigh. She shares the day with Tamlyn Tomita, now 55, who turned up tied in an episode of short-lived '90s series The Burning Zone.
On January 28, it's Lynda Boyd's turn to light the candles. Her scene from The Outer Limits runs afoul of our policy with respect to youthful costars, but we've got a couple others to share, including a lengthy chair tie from Tin Star (albeit with some male interference). MacKenzie Porter is celebrating on January 29, and while we don't imagine that her big group scene on R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour will turn up on many lists of all-time greats, she does get gagged with a cloth cleave and an apple in a single episode. Surely that counts for something?
January 30 closes out the week with three birthdays of note. First there's legendary "triple crown" actress Vanessa Redgrave, whose big DiD moment (though the script requires her character to look somewhat the worse for wear) happens in the 1991 remake of What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?. Then we have Olivia Colman: The Lobster, anyone? And last but definitely not least, there's Eiza González, whose harness gag in the aptly-named "Bondage" episode of From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series is truly off the hook.