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 Dickie Moore, born 93 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.
Joel McCrea, born 112 years ago today, is a favorite of ours. Though he eventually settled into a long run of western pictures, he was also adept at many other types of roles, from screwball and romantic comedies to thrillers and dramas.
Here are 10 things you should know about Joel McCrea…
Fredric March was born Ernest Frederick McIntyre Bickel 120 years ago today in Racine, Wisconsin. Happy birthday, Mr. March, wherever you may be!
Here are 10 things you should know about Fredric March…
The lovely Sylvia Sidney was born 107 years ago today in the Bronx. Her star was at its peak in the 1930s, but she continued to work well into the ’90s.
Here are 10 things you should know about Sylvia Sidney…