Here are 10 things you should know about Grant Withers, born 118 years ago today. He enjoyed leading man status early in his career, but by the 1940s had transitioned to character parts.
Here are 10 things you should know about Winnie Lightner, born 123 years ago today. After starring on in vaudeville and on Broadway, she made just 15 films, but her legacy endures.
Here are 10 things you should know about Donald Crisp, born 140 years ago today. He tended to play characters who were forthright and true, but offscreen he had few equals as a teller of tall tales. He claimed that he was born in Scotland (he wasn’t), that his father was Royal Surgeon to the King (he wasn’t even a physician)—we could go on and on.
We think we have the facts straight for this video tribute, but don’t hold it against us if we get a detail or two wrong. Blame Crisp!
Here are 10 things you should know about Henry Armetta, born 134 years ago today. He enjoyed success as a character actor over the course of a prolific 30-year film career.
Here are 10 things you should know about Cliff “Ukulele Ike” Edwards, born 127 years ago today. Edwards was a much bigger star in his heyday than many would guess today.