The great Fred Astaire was born on May 10, 1899, in Omaha, Nebraska. He’s been gone nearly 35 years, and if you wanted to make a list of the things that are wrong with the world today, the fact that Mr. Astaire no longer walks—nay, glides—among us would be on that list. We’ll be featuring Astaire’s music all day today on Cladrite Radio, so why not tune in now?
Here are 10 things to know about Edward Everett Horton, born 136 years ago today. His name in the credits is enough to convince us to watch just about any picture he’s in.
Here are 10 things you should know about Lee Patrick, born 120 years ago today. After more than a decade of Broadway success, she became a versatile character actress in films, radio and TV.
Here are 10 things you should know about Claire Dodd, born 109 years ago today. Her career was brief, but she made her mark in Hollywood as one of the loveliest actresses of the 1930s.
Here are 10 things you should know about Eric Blore, born 133 years ago today. The character actor’s comedic skills enlivened nearly 90 motion pictures over the course of his career.