Here are 10 things you should know about John Ridgely, born 110 years ago today. The name may not ring a bell, but the face certainly should, as this nearly ubiquitous actor kept as busy in the 1930s and ’40s as anyone in Hollywood.
Here are 10 things you should know about the legendary Jack Benny, born 125 years ago today. Benny was a show business icon who was said to be the very opposite of the parsimonious, vain and persnickety figure he portrayed for so long. We suspect the American public knew it all along.
Here are 10 things you should know about the legendary Lillian Gish, born 125 years ago today, whose acting career spanned nine decades.
Here are 10 things you should know about Fred MacMurray, born 110 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.