Here are 10 things you should know about character actor Robert Warwick, born 143 years ago today. He was the epitome of a trouper, compiling more than 300 credits on stage, in pictures and on television.
Here are 10 things you should know about Mayo Methot, born 117 years ago today. Though she enjoyed some success, her Hollywood story proved to be a sad one.
Here are 10 things you should know about Marie Dressler was born—wait for it—152 years ago today. That she is still a prominent pop-cultural figure (at least among old-movie buffs) is a remarkable thing.
Here are 10 things you should know about Dickie Moore, born 95 years ago today. Some years ago, we were lucky enough to attend a special event at NYC’s Film Forum: a Q&A with Moore and his wife, actress Jane Powell.
It was a delight to see these two Hollywood veterans in tandem that night. They couldn’t have been more charming, and their mutual affection and respect was readily apparent—in short, they were darned cute together—as they delighted those assembled with insider tales of Hollywood’s glory days.
Moore was darned cute in the movies back in the day, too. He’s one of our favorite child actors of the 1930s.
Here are 10 things you should know about William Powell, born 128 years ago today. Of all the stars of Hollywood’s Golden Age, it is Powell we would choose to model ourselves after. He came off as suave, sophisticated, elegant, witty, warm and decent.