Here are 10 things you should know about Hattie McDaniel, born 128 years ago today. Her legacy is a lasting one, but one can only wonder what might have been if Hollywood’s systemic racism had not held her back, as it did so many others.
Here are 10 things you should know about Gene Kelly, born 108 years ago. He enjoyed success as a dancer, of course, but also as an actor, director, choreographer, screenwriter and producer.
Here are 10 things you should know about Sir Alfred Hitchcock, born 121 years ago today. Not many motion-picture directors have inspired an adjective, but the term “Hitchcockian” is still heard frequently today.
Here are 10 things you should know about Cathy O’Donnell, born 97 years ago today. She had a lovely, wistful quality onscreen, and both her life and career were all too brief.
Here are 10 things you should know about Gregory Peck, born 104 years ago today. He played a wide variety of roles, but will always be most closely associated with a certain fictional Alabama lawyer he played in a movie he cited as his favorite.