Here are 10 things you should know about Ann Rutherford, born 101 years ago today. She appeared in more than 60 movies, nearly one-fifth of which were Andy Hardy pictures.
Here are 10 things you should know about the inimitable Mickey Rooney, born 98 years ago today. He enjoyed a truly memorable career in show business and was, as the saying goes, a piece of work.
Here are 10 things you should know about aquatic actress Esther Williams, born 97 years ago today. She’s one gal who quickly made a big splash in Hollywood.
We interviewed Ms. Williams some years ago, so after viewing the video, you might want to check out what we think is a pretty entertaining Q&A.
Here are 10 things you should know about the legendary (and justifiably so) Judy Garland, born 96 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.
We were sorry to learn of the passing on Sunday of Mickey Rooney. His performing career spanned 92 years (he first appeared onstage, in his parents’ vaudeville act, at the age of 17 months); that’s a record that will likely never be broken.
And we are not ashamed to admit that we are suckers for Andy Hardy movies. Rest in peace, Mickey.