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.
10 Things You Should Know About Isabel Jewell
Here are 10 things you should know about Isabel Jewell, born 115 years ago today. Hers was a promising career and but she never achieved stardom and her final years were difficult.
10 Things You Should Know About Tom Powers
Here are 10 things you should know about Tom Powers, born 132 years ago today. He’s remembered today as a prolific character actor, but he had a much more diverse career than you might think.
10 Things You Should Know About Victor Mature
Here are 10 things you should know about Victor Mature, born 109 years ago today. A handsome hunk of man, he put in a quick 20 years in Hollywood and then (mostly) retired to play golf.
10 Things You Should Know About Arthur Lake
Here are 10 things to know about Arthur Lake, born 115 years ago today. Few, if any, actors have been so identified with not just a particular role or a memorable line of dialogue, but with a single word, delivered at top volume: “Blondie!”