Here are 10 things you should know about Gregory Peck, born 104 years ago today. He played a wide variety of roles, but will always be most closely associated with a certain fictional Alabama lawyer he played in a movie he cited as his favorite.
Here are 10 things you should know about Samuel S. Hinds, born 145 years ago today. One of the most prolific character actors in Hollywood, he is a familiar face to every old-movie buff.
Here are 10 things you should know about Leslie Howard, born 127 years ago today. Though he amassed just 33 film credits in his too-brief life, his legacy is a lasting one.
Here are 10 things you should know about Toshirō Mifune, born 100 years ago today. He was arguably the greatest international star Japan has ever produced.
Today, Turner Classic Movies is airing 10 classic films Mifune made with director Akira Kurosawa, and the Criterion Channel is currently featuring twenty-six—count ’em, 26—Mifune films, plus a documentary about his life and career (and the Criterion Channel offers a two-week free trial… just sayin’).