Here are 10 things you should know about Fred MacMurray, born 113 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.
Here are 10 things you should know about Virginia Grey, born 104 years ago today. She was never an A-list star, but she worked steadily in films and on TV for 50 years.
Here are 10 things you should know about William Haines, born 121 years ago today. Not widely remembered nowadays, he was a huge star in the late 1920s and ‘early 30s.
Here are 10 things you should know about Carole Lombard, born 112 years ago today. Her life and career were cut short, but her legacy still shimmers.
Here are 10 things you should know about William Powell, born 128 years ago today. Of all the stars of Hollywood’s Golden Age, it is Powell we would choose to model ourselves after. He came off as suave, sophisticated, elegant, witty, warm and decent.