Here are 10 things you should know about Richard Arlen, born 123 years ago today. Though not as well remembered today as some actors of his era, his career in pictures and television spanned 56 years.
Here are 10 things you should know about Eleanor Boardman, born 124 years ago today. She was a star for the then-newly formed MGM studios in the 1920s, but she retired from pictures after appearing in just seven talkies.
Here are 10 things you should know about Donald Crisp, born 140 years ago today. He tended to play characters who were forthright and true, but offscreen he had few equals as a teller of tall tales. He claimed that he was born in Scotland (he wasn’t), 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 Tom Kennedy, born 137 years ago today. The brawny character actor amassed nearly 400 film and television credits over the course of a career that spanned a half-century.
Here are 10 things you should know about Tom Powers, born 132 years ago today. He’s remembered today as a prolific character actor, but he had a much more diverse career than you might think.