Here are 10 things you should know about Leon Ames, born 121 years ago today. Best remembered for Meet Me in St. Louis (1944), he played a range of roles in many different genres on Broadway, in pictures and on television.
Here are 10 things you should know about Irene Dunne, born 124 years ago today. She prepared for an opera career but ended up one of the most popular—and versatile—movie stars of the 1930s and ’40s, excelling in musicals, comedies and dramas.
Here are 10 things you should know about Cole Porter, born 131 years ago today. Porter is among the greatest American composers and songwriters and a favorite here at Cladrite Radio. We’re featuring Porter’s songs, as performed by a wide variety of artists, all day today, so tune in now!
Here are 10 things you should know about Anne Baxter, born 99 years ago today. Baxter made her Broadway debut at 13 and worked steadily in films, television and on stage for the next 50 years.
Here are 10 things you should know about James Baskett, born 118 years ago today. Though he appeared in just 10 motion pictures, he left a lasting legacy.