Here are 10 things you should know about Jimmy Conlin, born 136 years ago today. The prolific character actor transitioned from vaudeville to motion pictures in the early 1930s.
Here are 10 things you should know about Douglass Dumbrille, born 131 years ago today. The prolific character actor amassed more than 210 film and TV credits.
Here are 10 things you should know about Bing Crosby, born 117 years ago today. His personal life was a mixed bag (to put it mildly), but he was a major figure in the popular culture of the 1920s, ’30s and ’40s.
We’ll be featuring Bing’s music all today, so why not tune in right now?
Here are 10 things you should know about Fred MacMurray, born 110 years ago today. We can’t think of another actor as widely underestimated as MacMurray. He is most remembered today for the latter phase of his career—his Disney movies and his television work—but in the 1930s, ’40s and ’50s, he exhibited a wider range than most My Three Sons fan might ever imagine.
Bob Hope, whose 112th birthday it is today, might have overstayed his show-biz welcome by a decade or two, but he was pretty darned funny for much of his career.
And he made it to the century mark, passing away just over a month after his 100th birthday, a feat that always deserves a tip of the ol’ fedora.
Happy birthday, Mr. Hope, and thanks for the memories!