Here are 10 things you should know about Roscoe Karns, born 128 years ago today. The prolific character actor, who had a way with a wisecrack, enjoyed a career that spanned nearly 60 years.
Here are 10 things you should know about Billie Burke, born 135 years ago today. It’s rare that an actress achieves as long a career as she did and ends up so closely associated with a single role.
Here are 10 things you should know about Donald Crisp, born 137 years ago today. Crisp tended to play characters who were forthright and true, but offscreen he had few equals as a teller of tall tales. He claimed he was born in Scotland (he wasn’t), that he was a British spy in Russia right after World War I (nope), that his father was Royal Surgeon to the King (he wasn’t even a physician)—we could go on and on.
We think we have the facts straight for this video tribute, but don’t hold it against us if we get a detail or two wrong. Blame Crisp!
Here are 10 things you should know about Chester Morris, born 118 years ago today. Morris began acting as a teenager and enjoyed a career that spanned more than half a century.
Here are 10 things you should know about horror icon Boris Karloff, born 131 years ago today.