Here are 10 things you should know about Claude Rains, born 129 years ago today. He was an actor’s actor, and we’ll never say no to watching a movie he appears in.
Here are 10 things you should know about the delightful Edna May Oliver, born 135 years ago today. Oliver was born with a face for comedy, and she knew it. “With a horse’s face,” she once quipped, “what more can I play?” But she acquitted herself well in dramatic roles, too.
Here are 10 things you should know about Will Rogers, born 129 years ago today. He was a hugely influential figure in American culture: stage and motion picture actor, vaudeville performer, cowboy, humorist, newspaper columnist, social commentator. Few have ever matched what he accomplished in such a relatively short time. We could use wry sanity and common sense today, that’s for sure.
Here are 10 things you should know about Ann Rutherford, born 101 years ago today. She appeared in more than 60 movies, nearly one-fifth of which were Andy Hardy pictures.
Here are 10 things you should know about Ethel Waters, born 122 years ago today. Water was a monumental figure in American show business, achieving success in vaudeville, on Broadway, on radio, in movies, on television and in the recording industry.