Here are 10 things you should know about Harold Huber, born 109 years ago today. If you’ve seen even a half-dozen movies from the 1930s, there’s a pretty good chance you’ve seen this prolific character actor at work.
Here are 10 things you should know about the delightful Edna May Oliver, born 135 years ago today. Oliver was born with a face for comedy, and she knew it. “With a horse’s face,” she once quipped, “what more can I play?” But she acquitted herself well in dramatic roles, too.
Here are 10 things you should know about Bela Lugosi, born 136 years ago today, in what is now Lugoj, Romania. He was frustrated at being typecast in sinister roles, expressing the desire to “play just an interesting, down-to-earth person.”
Here are 10 things you should know about Miriam Hopkins, born 116 years ago today. Ask the average person on the street about Hopkins, and you’ll likely receive a blank stare. But movie buffs well recall her many standout performances.
Here are 10 things you should know about the legendary Lillian Gish, born 125 years ago today, whose acting career spanned nine decades.