Here are 10 things you should know about Constance Bennett, born 116 years ago today. She was a glamorous star who downplayed her own talents, but her career spanned a full half-century.
Here are 10 things you should know about Helen Hayes, born 120 years ago today. She was known as the First Lady of American Theatre, but she left a legacy in Hollywood, too.
Here are 10 things you should know about Jane Wyman, born 103 years ago today. She overcame a tough childhood to enjoy a successful career that spanned more than 60 years.
Janet Gaynor‘s 112th birthday is timed perfectly, what with the third remake of the film for which she won an Oscar, A Star Is Born (1937), opening this weekend. Here are 10 things you should know about Gaynor, who was a huge star in the late 1920s and into the ’30s.
By the way, Gaynor’s A Star Is Born, in which she stars opposite Fredric March, is available via a number of streaming services: Amazon Prime, FilmStruck, Kanopy, Fandor and (with ads) Tubi TV. You could do much worse in priming yourself for the new remake than to watch the original on Gaynor’s birthday.
The sui generis Bette Davis was born Ruth Elizabeth Davis 110 years ago today.
Here are 10 things you should know about Bette Davis…