Here are 10 things you should know about Ricardo Cortez, born 119 years ago today. He appeared in more than 100 movies and directed a few more.
Here are 10 things you should know about Will Rogers, born 129 years ago today. He was a hugely influential figure in American culture: stage and motion picture actor, vaudeville performer, cowboy, humorist, newspaper columnist, social commentator. Few have ever matched what he accomplished in such a relatively short time. We could use wry sanity and common sense today, that’s for sure.
Here are 10 things you should know Greta Garbo, born 113 years ago today. She was the rare actress who continued to fascinate the public every bit as much after she retired as she did during her motion picture career.
Here are 10 things you should know about Ann Harding, born 116 years ago today. Her time in the spotlight was relatively brief, though she worked steadily for 35 years on the stage, in motion pictures and on television. As with Kay Francis, TCM has gone a long way in renewing interest in—and appreciation of—Harding’s movie career.