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Jack Webb (1920 - 1982)

Find a Grave Birth: Apr. 2, 1920 Death: Dec. 23, 1982 Actor. He is best remembered for his role of Police Sgt. Joe Friday on the television series "Dragnet" in the 1960s and 1970s. Born John Ra...

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Julie London (1926 - 2000)

Find a Grave Birth: Sep. 26, 1926 Death: Oct. 18, 2000 Popular Actress and Singer. She had roles in movies including "Jungle Woman" (1944), "The Red House" (1947), with Edward G. Robinson, Task...

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Guy Lombardo MP (1902 - 1977)

Find a Grave Birth: Jun. 19, 1902 Death: Nov. 5, 1977 Orchestra Leader. The band was a tightly knit group created around the brothers, Guy, Carmen and Lebert and later joined by younger brother...

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Roger Barkley (1936 - 1997)

Roger Barkley (September 11, 1936 Odebolt, Iowa, USA – December 21, 1997, Duarte, California) was an American radio personality, based in Los Angeles, California, best remembered for his work ...

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Joshua Lockwood Logan, III (1908 - 1988)

Joshua Lockwood Logan III (October 5, 1908 – July 12, 1988) was an American stage and film director and writer. Early years Logan was born in Texarkana, Texas, the son of Susan (n�...

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Harold Lloyd (1893 - 1971)

Harold Clayton Lloyd, Sr. (April 20, 1893 – March 8, 1971) was an American actor, comedian, film director, film producer, screenwriter, and stunt performer who is most famous for his silent co...

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Mary Livingstone (1905 - 1983)

Mary Livingstone (born Sadie Marks, June 23, 1905 – June 30, 1983), was an American radio comedienne and actress. She was the wife and radio partner of comedy great Jack Benny. Enlisted almost...

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Jay Livingston (1915 - 2001)

Jay Livingston (March 28, 1915 – October 17, 2001) was an American composer and singer best known as half of a songwriting duo with Ray Evans that specialized in songs composed for films. Livi...

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Art Linkletter (1912 - 2010)

Arthur Gordon "Art" Linkletter (July 17, 1912 – May 26, 2010) was a Canadian-born American radio and television personality. He was the host of House Party, which ran on CBS radio and televisi...

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Margaret Lindsay (1910 - 1981)

Margaret Lindsay (September 19, 1910 – May 9, 1981) was an American film actress. Her time as a Warner Bros. contract player during the 1930s was particularly productive. She was noted for her s...

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Beatrice Lillie (1894 - 1989)

Beatrice Gladys "Bea" Lillie (May 29, 1894 – January 20, 1989) was an actress and comedic performer. Following her 1920 marriage to Sir Robert Peel in England, she was known in private life as...

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Shari Lewis (1933 - 1998)

Sonia Phyllis Hurwitz (January 17, 1933 – August 2, 1998) better known as Shari Lewis was an American ventriloquist, puppeteer, and children's entertainer and television show host, most popula...

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Jerry Lee Lewis MP

Jerry Lee Lewis (born September 29, 1935) is an American rock and roll and country music singer-songwriter and pianist. An early pioneer of rock and roll music, Lewis's career faltered after he marri...

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Fulton Lewis, Jr. (1903 - 1966)

Fulton Lewis, Jr. (30 April 1903 in Washington D.C. – 20 August 1966 in Washington D. C.) was a prominent conservative American radio broadcaster from the 1930s to the 1960s.

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Oscar Levant (1906 - 1972)

Oscar Levant (December 27, 1906 – August 14, 1972) was an American pianist, composer, author, comedian, and actor. He was as famous for his mordant character and witticisms, on the radio and i...

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<private> Caldwell (Brodel)

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Jack Lescoulie (1912 - 1987)

Jack Lescoulie (November 17, 1912—July 22, 1987) was a radio and television announcer and host, notably on NBC's Today during the 1950s and 1960s. His parents were both in vaudeville along wit...

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Mervyn LeRoy (1900 - 1987)

Mervyn LeRoy (October 15, 1900 – September 13, 1987) was an American film director, film producer and occasional actor. Early life LeRoy was born in San Francisco, to Jewish parents Edna (...

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Stan Lee MP

From Wikipedia Stan Lee (born Stanley Martin Lieber ; December 28, 1922 ) is an American comic book writer, editor, actor, producer, publisher, television personality, and the former president and ch...

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Rowland V. Lee (1891 - 1975)

Rowland Vance Lee (September 6, 1891, Findlay, Ohio – December 21, 1975, Palm Desert, California) was an American film director, writer and producer. In 1929, he directed The Wolf of Wall Street...

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Anna Lee (1913 - 2004)

Anna Lee, MBE (born Joan Boniface Winnifrith, 2 January 1913 – 14 May 2004) was an English actress. Career Lee studied at the Royal Albert Hall, then debuted with a bit part in the film Hi...

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Francis Lederer (deceased)

Francis Lederer (November 6, 1899 – May 25, 2000) was a film and stage actor with a successful career, first in Europe, then in the United States. Selected filmography

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Fritz Lang MP (1890 - 1976)

Friedrich Christian Anton "Fritz" Lang (December 5, 1890 – August 2, 1976) was an Austrian-American filmmaker, screenwriter, and occasional film producer and actor. His most famous films are the...

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Eddie Albert MP (1906 - 2005)

(1) findagrave.... ; ; en.wikipedia... ; Edward Albert Heimberger was born in Rock Island, Illinois, on April 22, 1906, the oldest of the five children of Frank Daniel Heimberger (1874–1970), ...

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Norman Lear MP

Norman Milton Lear (born July 27, 1922) is an American television writer and producer who produced such 1970s sitcoms as All in the Family, Sanford and Son, One Day at a Time, The Jeffersons, Good Ti...

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Barbara Lawrence (1930 - 2014)

Barbara Jo Lawrence (February 24, 1930 – November 13, 2013) was an American writer and real estate agent, actress and model. Career Born to Morris Lawrence and Berniece (or Bernice) Eaton ...

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Peter Sydney Ernest Lawford (1923 - 1984)

Peter Lawford the British born leading man who was seen as the suave Englishman in many Hollywood films died in Los Angeles on December 24. He was 61 and had been ill for some time. Altogether Lawford,...

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Jesse L. Lasky MP (1880 - 1958)

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Laura La Plante MP (1904 - 1996)

Laura La Plante (November 1, 1904 – October 14, 1996) was an American actress, best known for her silent film roles. Updated from California Deaths, 1940 - 1997 by SmartCopy : Oct 26 2014,...

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Walter Lantz (1899 - 1994)

Walter Benjamin Lantz (April 27, 1899[1] – March 22, 1994) was an American cartoonist, animator, film producer, and director, best known for founding Walter Lantz Productions and creating Wood...

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Joi Lansing (1928 - 1972)

Joi Lansing (April 6, 1928 – August 7, 1972) was an American model, film and television actress, as well as a nightclub singer. She was noted for her pin-up photos and minor roles in B-movie...

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Richard Cromwell (1910 - 1960)

) Richard Cromwell, born LeRoy Melvin Radabaugh (January 8, 1910 – October 11, 1960), was an American actor. His family and friends called him Roy, though he was also professionally known and ...

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Elissa Landi (1904 - 1948)

Elissa Landi (December 6, 1904 – October 21, 1948) was an Italian born actress who was popular in Hollywood films of the 1920s and 1930s. Rumoured to be a descendant of Emperor Franz Joseph ...

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Jack LaLanne (1914 - 2011)

Francois Henri "Jack" LaLanne (September 26, 1914 – January 23, 2011) was an American fitness, exercise, and nutritional expert and motivational speaker who is sometimes called "the godfather ...

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Arthur Lake (1905 - 1987)

) Arthur Lake (April 17, 1905—January 9, 1987) was an American actor known best for bringing Dagwood Bumstead, the bumbling husband of Blondie, to life in film, radio and television. Early l...

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Alice Lake (1895 - 1967)

Alice Lake (September 12, 1895 – November 15, 1967) was an American film actress. She began her career during the silent film era and often appeared in comedy shorts opposite Roscoe Arbuckle. ...

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Gregory La Cava (1892 - 1952)

Gregory La Cava (March 10, 1892 – March 1, 1952) was an American film director best known for his films of the 1930s, including My Man Godfrey and Stage Door, which earned him nominations for ...

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Frankie Laine (1913 - 2007)

Frankie Laine (March 30, 1913 – February 6, 2007), born Francesco Paolo LoVecchio, was a successful American singer, songwriter, and actor whose career spanned 75 years, from his first concert...

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Carole King MP

Carole King (born February 9, 1942) is a Grammy Award-winning American singer and songwriter. "It was 1971’s Tapestry that took King to the pinnacle .... It spoke personally to every one of ...

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Kay Kyser (1905 - 1985)

James Kern "Kay" Kyser (June 18, 1905 – July 23, 1985) was an American popular bandleader and radio personality of the 1930s and 1940s. Early years Kay Kyser was born in Rocky Mount, North...

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Friedrich "Fritz" Max Kreisler MP (1875 - 1962)

Fritz Kreisler plays Liebesfreud by him Caprice Viennois Kreisler plays Hungarian Rondo by Haydn Kreisler Plays Smetana Bohemian Fantasie Friedrich "Fritz" Kreisler (February 2, 1875 –...

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Ernie Kovacs (1919 - 1962)

Ernie Kovacs (January 23, 1919 – January 13, 1962) was an American comedian, actor, and writer. Kovacs' uninhibited, often ad-libbed, and visually experimental comedic style came to influenc...

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Andre Kostelanetz (1901 - 1980)

André Kostelanetz (Russian: Андрей Костеланец, December 22, 1901 – Januar...

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Evelyn Knight (1917 - 2007)

Evelyn Knight (December 31, 1917, Reedville, Virginia – September 28, 2007, San Jose, California) was a popular American singer of the 1940s and 1950s. In 1948, she recorded "A Little Bird Tol...

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Jack Klugman, Actor MP (1922 - 2012)

Jacob Joachim "Jack" Klugman (April 27, 1922 – December 24, 2012) was an American stage, film and television actor. ( ) Klugman began his career in 1950. He later moved on to television and fi...

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Dorothy Kirsten (1910 - 1992)

Dorothy Kirsten (July 6, 1910, Montclair, New Jersey – November 18, 1992, Los Angeles, California) was an American operatic soprano. Biography Kirsten's mother was an organist and music te...

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Henry King (1886 - 1982)

Henry King (January 24, 1886 – June 29, 1982) was an American film director. Before coming to film, King worked as an actor in various repertoire theatres, and first started to take small film...

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Andrea King (1919 - 2003)

Andrea King (February 1, 1919 – April 22, 2003) was an American stage, film, and television actress, sometimes billed as Georgette McKee. Early life Andrea King was born Georgette Andr�...

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Jimmy Kimmel MP

James Christian "Jimmy" Kimmel (born November 13, 1967) is an American comedian, voice actor, actor, screenwriter, producer, musician, television host, and radio personality. He is the host and creator...

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Stan Kenton (1911 - 1979)

Stanley Newcomb "Stan" Kenton (December 15, 1911 – August 25, 1979) was a pianist, composer, and arranger who led an innovative, influential, and often controversial American jazz orchestra. I...

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Madge Kennedy (1891 - 1987)

Madge Kennedy (April 19, 1891 – June 9, 1987) was a movie and stage actress of the silent film era. Kennedy came to New York City with her mother to paint. She was admitted to the Art Stud...

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Edmond O'Brien (1915 - 1985)

Edmond O'Brien (September 10, 1915 – May 9, 1985) was an American actor who appeared in more than 100 films from the 1940s to the 1970s, often playing character parts. He received an Academy A...

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Nancy Kelly (1921 - 1995)

Nancy Kelly (March 25, 1921 – January 2, 1995) was an American actress. A child actress and model, she was a repertory cast member of CBS Radio's The March of Time and became a movie leading l...

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Gene Kelly MP (1912 - 1996)

biography... ; Eugene Curran "Gene" Kelly (August 23, 1912 – February 2, 1996) was an American dancer, actor, singer, film director and producer, and choreographer. Kelly was known for his e...

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Ruby Keeler (1909 - 1993)

Actress, Dancer. Ruby Keeler, who appeared in some of Hollywood's best known golden age musicals, was born Ethel Hilda Keeler on August 25, 1909 (sometimes shown as 1910). Her family moved to New Yor...

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Edward James Olmos MP

Edward James Olmos (born February 24, 1947) is an American, with Mexican citizenship, actor and director. Among his most memorable roles are William Adama in the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica, Lt....

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Howard Keel MP (1919 - 2004)

Harold Clifford Keel (April 13, 1919 – November 7, 2004), known professionally as Howard Keel, was an American actor and singer. He starred in many film musicals of the 1950s. He is bes...

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Elia Kazan (1909 - 2003)

Elia Kazan (born Elias Kazantzoglou, Greek: Ηλίας Καζαντζόγλου; Turkish: Elias K...

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Casey Kasem MP (1932 - 2014)

From Wikipedia (English) : Kemal Amin "Casey" Kasem (April 27, 1932 – June 15, 2014) was an American disc jockey, radio personality and actor, best known for being the host of the music radio ...

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Boris Karloff MP (1887 - 1969)

from the New York Times obituary, which ran Tuesday, February 4, 1969: In his later years the actor lived in and near London. His films were still billed as horror movies, although he objected to t...

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Herbert T. Kalmus (1881 - 1963)

Herbert Thomas Kalmus (November 9, 1881 – July 11, 1963) was an American scientist and engineer who played a key role in developing color motion picture film. Kalmus was the co-founder and pre...

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Katy Jurado (1924 - 2002)

Katy Jurado (January 16, 1924 – July 5, 2002), born María Cristina Estela Marcela Jurado García in Mexico, D.F., was a Mexican actress who had a successful film career both in Me...

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Janis Lyn Joplin MP (1943 - 1970)

Janis Lyn Joplin (January 19, 1943 – October 4, 1970) was an American singer, songwriter and music arranger. She rose to prominence in the late 1960s as the lead singer of Big Brother and the Ho...

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Tommy Lee Jones MP

Tommy Lee Jones (born September 15, 1946) is an American actor and film director. He has received three Academy Award nominations, winning one as Best Supporting Actor for his performance as U.S. Marsh...

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Spike Jones (1911 - 1965)

Lindley Armstrong "Spike" Jones (December 14, 1911 – May 1, 1965) was an American musician and bandleader specializing in performing satirical arrangements of popular songs. Ballads and classi...

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Quincy Delightt Jones MP

Quincy Delightt Jones, Jr. (born March 14, 1933) is an American record producer and musician. A conductor, musical arranger, film composer, television producer, and trumpeter. His career spans five dec...

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Gordon Jones (1911 - 1963)

) Gordon Jones (April 5, 1911 - June 12, 1963) was an American character actor, a member of John Wayne's informal acting company best known for playing Lou Costello's TV nemesis "Mike the Cop" and ap...

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Chuck Jones (1912 - 2002)

Charles Martin "Chuck" Jones (September 21, 1912 – February 22, 2002) was an American animator, cartoon artist, screenwriter, producer, and director of animated films, most memorably of Looney...

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Buck Jones (1891 - 1942)

Buck Jones (December 12, 1891 – November 30, 1942) was an American motion picture star of the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s, known for his work starring in many popular western movies. In his early ...

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Van Johnson MP (1916 - 2008)

His bobbysoxer popularity was such that he was nicknamed "The Voiceless Sinatra.". From imdb Born Charles Van Johnson on August 25, 1916, in Newport, Rhode Island, he was of Swedish (not Irish, as ...

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Nunnally Johnson (1897 - 1977)

Nunnally Hunter Johnson (December 5, 1897 – March 25, 1977) was an American filmmaker who wrote, produced, and directed motion pictures. Career He began his career as a journalist, writing...

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Ben Johnson (1918 - 1996)

)) Ben "Son" Johnson, Jr. (June 13, 1918 – April 8, 1996) was an American stuntman, world champion rodeo cowboy and actor. The son of a rancher, Johnson arrived in Hollywood to deliver a con...

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Isabel Jewell MP (1907 - 1972)

From the Blog Shadow and Satin: The Funny Lady Blogathon: Isabel Jewell What’s your best-remembered Isabel Jewell performance? Is it the ill-fated Laury Palmer, who meets her end in Born...

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Ann Sothern (1909 - 2001)

Ann Sothern (January 22, 1909 – March 15, 2001) was an American stage, radio, film and television actress whose career spanned six decades. Sothern began her career in the late 1920s in bit pa...

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Robert Sterling (1917 - 2006)

Robert Sterling (November 13, 1917 – May 30, 2006) was an American film and television actor. Early life He was born William Sterling Hart in New Castle, Pennsylvania, 50 miles (80 km) nor...

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David Janssen (1931 - 1980)

David Janssen (March 27, 1931 – February 13, 1980) was an American film and television actor who is best known for his starring role as Dr. Richard Kimble in the television series The Fugitive...

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Harry James (1916 - 1983)

Henry Haag “Harry” James (March 15, 1916 – July 5, 1983) was a trumpeter who led a jazz swing band during the Big Band Era of the 1930s and 1940s. He was especially known among m...

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Dennis James (1917 - 1997)

Dennis James (August 24, 1917–June 3, 1997), born Demie James Sposa, was an American television personality, actor, and announcer. He is credited as the host of television's first network game...

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Dean Jagger (1903 - 1991)

Ira Dean Jagger (November 7, 1903 – February 5, 1991) was a film actor who received an Academy Award for his role in Henry King's Twelve O'Clock High (1949). Career Born in Columbus Grove,...

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Hugh Michael Jackman MP

A star in his native Australia thanks to his work on television and in musical theatre, actor Hugh Jackman became known to American audiences through his role as Logan/Wolverine in Bryan Singer's lavis...

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Julio Iglesias MP

Julio Iglesias is a Spanish singer who has sold over 300 million records worldwide. More here: . -------------------- Julio Iglesias (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈxuljo iˈɣlesjas...

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Marlin Hurt (1905 - 1946)

Marlin Hurt (May 27, 1905 – March 21, 1946) was an American stage entertainer and radio actor who was best known for originating the dialect comedy role of Beulah made famous on the Fibber McG...

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Jeffrey Hunter (1926 - 1969)

Jeffrey "Jeff" Hunter (November 25, 1926 – May 27, 1969) was an American film and television actor and producer. His most famous roles are as the sidekick to John Wayne's character in The Sear...

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Frazier Hunt (1885 - 1967)

Frazier Hunt (born 1885, Rock Island, Illinois, died 1967, Newtown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania at Lincoln Avenue and Frost Lane) was an American radio announcer, writer and war correspondent during...

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Warren Hull (1903 - 1974)

John Warren Hull (January 17, 1903 – September 14, 1974), known professionally as Warren Hull, was an American actor and television personality, active from the 1930s through the 1960s. He was...

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Josephine Hull (1877 - 1957)

Josephine Hull (January 3, 1877 – March 12, 1957) was an American stage and film actress who also was a director of plays. She had a successful 50-year career on stage while taking some of her...

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Rochelle Hudson (1914 - 1972)

Rochelle Hudson (born Rochelle Elizabeth Hudson, March 6, 1916 – January 17, 1972) was an American film actress from the 1930s through the 1960s. Hudson was a WAMPAS Baby Star in 1931. Caree...

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John Howard (1913 - 1995)

) John Howard (April 14, 1913 – February 19, 1995) was an American actor noted for his work in both film and television. Early life Born John Richard Cox, Jr. in Cleveland, Ohio, he was a ...

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Edward Everett Horton (1886 - 1970)

Edward Everett Horton (March 18, 1886 – September 29, 1970) was an American character actor. He had a long career in film, theater, radio, and television, especially in the arena of voice work...

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Vladimir Samoylovich Horowitz MP (1903 - 1989)

Considered one of the greatest pianists of the 20th century. Vladimir Samoylovich Horowitz (Russian: Владимир Само...

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Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins, CBE MP

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins, CBE (born 31 December 1937), best known as Anthony Hopkins, is a Welsh actor of film, stage and television. Considered to be one of the greatest living actors, is perhaps be...

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Jack Holt (1888 - 1951)

) Jack Holt (May 31, 1888 – January 18, 1951) was an American motion picture actor in both silent and sound movies, particularly Westerns. Early life Born in 1888 as Charles John Holt, in ...

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Phillips Holmes (1907 - 1942)

Phillips Holmes (July 22, 1907 – August 12, 1942) was an American film actor who appeared in 44 films between 1928 and 1938. Early life, education and career Born in Grand Rapids, Michigan...

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Taylor Holmes (1878 - 1959)

Taylor Holmes (May 16, 1878 – September 30, 1959) was an actor who appeared in over 100 Broadway plays in his five-decade career. However, he is probably best remembered for his film roles, wh...

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