Here are 10 things you should know about Robert Young, born 114 years ago today. Young is best remembered nowadays for his television roles on Father Knows Best and Marcus Welby, M.D., but he also enjoyed a successful movie career in the 1930s and ’40s.
Here are 10 things you should know about William Haines, born 121 years ago today. Not widely remembered nowadays, he was a huge star in the late 1920s and ‘early 30s.
Here are 10 things you should know about Norma Shearer, born 118 years ago today (or thereabouts). She portrayed strong, modern and independent women and was, in our view, a pivotal figure in Hollywood.
Here are 10 things you should know about John Gilbert, born 123 years ago today. He was a huge star in the silent era, but his career waned quickly with the ascent of talkies and he died far too young.
Here are 10 things you should know about the legendary (and justifiably so) Judy Garland, born 98 years ago today. Hers was a complicated life and career, not easily summed up in 100 items, much less 10, so we’ve focused on the positives (it’s her birthday, after all) of her early career.