Here are 10 things you should know about Dick Powell, born 115 years ago today. For our money, he executed one of the most impressive career reinventions in Hollywood history.
Here are 10 things you should know about Dickie Moore, born 97 years ago today. Some years ago, we were lucky enough to attend a special event at NYC’s Film Forum: a Q&A with Moore and his wife, actress Jane Powell.
It was a delight to see these two Hollywood veterans in tandem that night. They couldn’t have been more charming, and their mutual affection and respect was readily apparent—in short, they were darned cute together—as they delighted those assembled with insider tales of Hollywood’s glory days.
Moore was darned cute in the movies back in the day, too. He’s one of our favorite child actors of the 1930s.
Here are 10 things you should know about Edmond O’Brien, born 107 years ago today. Though he’s closely associated with the genre of film noir, he was a versatile actor who played a wide range of roles on Broadway, in pictures and on television.
Here are 10 things you should know about Cecil Kellaway, born 132 years ago today. He enjoyed stage success in South Africa and Australia before making his way to Hollywood.
Here are 10 things you should know about film comedian Hugh Herbert, born 138 years ago (or thereabouts) today. He enjoyed a long career in vaudeville before launching his prolific movie career.