Here are 10 things you should know about Mantan Moreland, born 119 years ago today. As with so many Black performers of the era, the range of his roles was limited but he made the most of them.
Here are 10 things you should know about Preston Foster, born 121 years ago today. Foster, who made more than 100 movies, also enjoyed success on stage, in radio and nightclubs, and on television.
Here are 10 things you should know about Mae West, born 128 years ago today. She did it all in show business: actress, singer, playwright, screenwriter, comedian and sex symbol.
Here are 10 things you should know about Ann Dvorak, born 110 years ago today. She never became quite the star she might have been, but she delivered many a memorable turn, particularly during the Precode Era, and remains a favorite among discerning movie buffs.
Here are 10 things you should know about Clarence Kolb, born 147 years ago today. After a lengthy career in vaudeville and on the stage, he became an in-demand character actor in pictures.