Here are 10 things you should know about Jack Oakie, born 119 years ago today. The prolific Oakie was a go-to character actor for comedic second banana roles.
Here are 10 things you should know about Dickie Moore, born 97 years ago today. Some years ago, we were lucky enough to attend a special event at NYC’s Film Forum: a Q&A with Moore and his wife, actress Jane Powell.
It was a delight to see these two Hollywood veterans in tandem that night. They couldn’t have been more charming, and their mutual affection and respect was readily apparent—in short, they were darned cute together—as they delighted those assembled with insider tales of Hollywood’s glory days.
Moore was darned cute in the movies back in the day, too. He’s one of our favorite child actors of the 1930s.
Here are 10 things you should know about Gene Raymond, born 114 years ago today. He was a child actor who managed to continue his career into adulthood, on Broadway, in pictures and on television.
Here are 10 things you should know about Robert Taylor, born 111 years ago today. Though not a critical favorite, Taylor, one of the handsomest men to ever appear on the silver screen, was very popular at the box office.
Here are 10 things you should know about Barbara Stanwyck, born 115 years ago today. For our money, she was the finest actress Hollywood’s Golden Age.