Here are 10 things you should know about Barbara Jo Allen, born 117 years ago today. She was a dramatic actress working on stage, in pictures and in radio, but when she created a comedic character named Vera Vague, her career veered off in a new direction.
Here are 10 things you should know about actor Ben Lyon, born 122 years ago today. He enjoyed as much success in England as he did in the United States.
Here are 10 things you should know about Butterfly McQueen, born 112 years ago today. Hers was a memorable, if disappointing, career; she had much more to offer than Hollywood allowed her to share.
Here are 10 things you should know about Fredi Washington, born 119 years ago today. Due to the racial restrictions of the era, she enjoyed limited success in Hollywood, but she worked often on stage and was a passionate civil rights activist.
Here are 10 things you should know about Evelyn Keyes, born 106 years ago today. She achieved success in motion pictures, theatre and television and as an author.