Here are 10 things you should know about actor Joe E. Brown, born 127 years ago today. Best remembered today for the role of millionaire Osgood Fielding III in Billy Wilder‘s Some Like It Hot (1959), Brown starred in dozens of feature-length comedies in the 1930s and ’40s.
Here are 10 things you should know about singer and actor Cliff “Ukulele Ike” Edwards, who was a much bigger star in his heyday than most would guess today.
Here are 10 things you should know about the legendary (and justifiably so) Judy Garland, born 96 years ago today. Hers was a complicated life and career, not easily summed up in 100 items, much less 10, so we’ve focused on the positives (it’s her birthday, after all) of her early career.
Here are 10 things you should know about the great Fred Astaire, born on May 10, 1899. For our part, we admire Astaire almost as much for his sartorial panache as for his legendary dancing and singing abilities.
Here are 10 things you should know about model, vaudevillian and motion picture actress Leila Hyams, born 113 years ago today.