Here are 10 things you should know about Edmond O’Brien, born 107 years ago today. Though he’s closely associated with the genre of film noir, he was a versatile actor who played a wide range of roles on Broadway, in pictures and on television.
10 Things You Should Know About Laura La Plante
Here are 10 things you should know about Laura La Plante, born 117 years ago today. After making nearly 90 movies from 1919-1935, she retired and lived mostly out of the spotlight for the rest of her life.
Wish you were here
Our mom, Karen Oakes Leveridge, would have been 79 years old today, if it were not for Alzheimer’s disease, that rat bastard. She beat cancer twice, but there’s no winning with Alzheimer’s.
We miss her dearly—even desperately, sometimes. She was a remarkable woman, and everything we are that’s worthwhile, we owe to her and my wonderful father.
This picture of them was taken around 1960 — no later, certainly, than 1964.
What a couple they were, and how grateful we are that Dad’s still going strong.