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.
We were saddened to learn of the passing on September 7, 2022, of actress and humanitarian Marsha Hunt at the age of 104. Here are 10 things you should know about this remarkable woman, who enjoyed success on stage, in pictures and on television.
Here are 10 things you should know about Sydney Greenstreet, born 142 years ago today. His film career was brief, but the legacy he left is a lasting one.
Mary Astor, born Lucile Vasconcellos Langhanke 110 years ago today in Quincy, Illinois, is probably best remembered now for her portrayal of Brigid O’Shaughnessy opposite Humphrey Bogart in John Huston‘s 1941 cinematic adaptation of Dashiell Hammett‘s The Maltese Falcon, but she had an impressively long career, appearing in more than 120 motion pictures, including 45 silent films, and notching more than 30 credits on television in the 1950s and ’60s. Astor won the Best Actress in a Supporting Role Oscar for her work in The Great Lie (1941).
Mary Astor also was the author of five novels, an autobiography and a career memoir.
Happy birthday, Ms. Astor, wherever you may be!
The great Humphrey Bogart passed away on this day in 1957. Here’s an NBC radio tribute that aired on January 16, the day before his funeral.