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Fay Bainter (1893 - 1968)

Fay Okell Bainter (December 7, 1893 – April 16, 1968) was an American film and stage actress. Early life She was born in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of Charles F. Bainter and Mar...

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Jack Bailey (1907 - 1980)

John Wesley "Jack" Bailey, Jr. (September 15, 1907 – February 1, 1980) was an American actor and daytime game show host. He was born in Hampton, Iowa, and died in Santa Monica, California. C...

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Gene Austin (1900 - 1972)

Gene Austin (June 24, 1900 – January 24, 1972) was an American singer and songwriter, one of the first "crooners". His 1920s compositions "When My Sugar Walks Down the Street" and "The Lonesom...

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Jean Arthur (1900 - 1991)

Jean Arthur (October 17, 1900 – June 19, 1991) was an American actress and a major film star of the 1930s and 1940s. Arthur is best remembered for her feature roles in three Frank Capra film...

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George Arliss (1868 - 1946)

George Arliss (10 April 1868 – 5 February 1946) was an English actor, author, playwright and filmmaker who found success in the United States. He was the first British actor to win an Academy ...

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Eve Arden MP (1908 - 1990)

nytimes.com... ; en.wikipedia.... ; findagrave... ; She had two daughters, Liza and Constance, and two sons, Douglas and Duncan.

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Adrienne Ames (1907 - 1947)

Adrienne Ames (August 3, 1907 – May 31, 1947) was an American film actress. Life and career Born Adrienne Ruth McClure in Fort Worth, Texas, Ames began her film career in 1927 as a stand-i...

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Fran Allison (1907 - 1989)

Frances Helen "Fran" Allison (November 20, 1907 – June 13, 1989) was an American television and radio comedian, personality and singer. She is best known for her starring role on the weekday N...

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Rex Allen (1920 - 1999)

Rex Elvie Allen (December 31, 1920 – December 17, 1999) was an American film actor, singer and songwriter, known as the Arizona Cowboy, particularly known as the narrator in many Disney nature...

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Art Acord (1890 - 1931)

Arthemus Ward "Art" Acord (April 17, 1890 – January 4, 1931) was an American silent film actor and rodeo champion. Early life and career Art (Artumus Ward) Acord was born to Mormon parents...

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Pierce Brendan Brosnan MP

Pierce Brendan Brosnan (born 16 May 1953) is an Irish actor, film producer and environmentalist. After leaving comprehensive school at 16, Brosnan began training in commercial illustration. He then w...

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Alex Trebek MP

George Alexander "Alex" Trebek (born July 22, 1940) is a Canadian-American television personality. He has been the host of the syndicated game show Jeopardy! since 1984; he also hosted a number of othe...

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June Haver (1926 - 2005)

June Haver (June 10, 1926 – July 4, 2005) was an American film actress. She is best remembered as a popular alternative to the musical film stars Betty Grable and Alice Faye in several musical...

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Fred MacMurray (1908 - 1991)

Frederick Martin "Fred" MacMurray (August 30, 1908 – November 5, 1991) was an American actor who appeared in more than 100 movies and a successful television series during a career that spanne...

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Ruth Hussey (1911 - 2005)

Ruth Carol Hussey (October 30, 1911 – April 19, 2005) was an American actress best known for her Academy Award-nominated role as photographer Elizabeth Imbrie in The Philadelphia Story. Earl...

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Constance DeMille (1874 - 1960)

Constance Adams was an American Actress, The Daughter of Judge Frederic Adams and Ella Adams. Shortly leaving school as a teenager and getting into acting, she met silent movie director, Cecil B. deMil...

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Drew Pearson MP (1897 - 1969)

) Andrew Russell Pearson (December 13, 1897 – September 1, 1969), known professionally as Drew Pearson, was one of the best-known American columnists of his day, noted for his yellow press jou...

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Ann B. Davis MP (1926 - 2014)

Ann Bradford Davis (May 5, 1926 – June 1, 2014) was an American television actress. Davis achieved prominence for her role in The Bob Cummings Show (1955–59) for which she twice won t...

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John Garfield MP (1913 - 1952)

John Garfield (March 4, 1913 – May 21, 1952) was an American actor adept at playing brooding, rebellious, working-class characters. He grew up in poverty in Depression-era New York City and in t...

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William Dennis Weaver (1924 - 2006)

William Dennis Weaver[1] (June 4, 1924 – February 24, 2006) was an American actor, best known for his work in television, including his role as Matt Dillon's trusty helper Chester Goode on the l...

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David Carradine (1936 - 2009)

David Carradine (born John Arthur Carradine; December 8, 1936 – June 3, 2009) was an American actor and martial artist, best known for his leading role as a warrior monk, Kwai Chang Caine, in ...

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John Carradine (1906 - 1988)

John Carradine (born Richmond Reed Carradine; February 5, 1906 – November 27, 1988) was an American actor, best known for his roles in horror films and Westerns as well as Shakespearean theatr...

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Cate Blanchett MP

Catherine Élise "Cate" Blanchett (English pronunciation: /ˈblɑːntʃ.ət/; born 14 May 1969) is an Australian actress. She came to international attention for her...

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Sid Caesar MP (1922 - 2014)

Sid Caesar, a comedic force of nature who became one of television’s first stars in the early 1950s and influenced generations of comedians and comedy writers, died on Wednesday 12 February 2014...

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Louis Daniel "Satchmo" Armstrong MP (1901 - 1971)

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James Coburn (1928 - 2002)

James Harrison Coburn III (August 31, 1928 – November 18, 2002) was an American film and television actor. Coburn appeared in nearly 70 films and made more than 100 television appearances duri...

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Frank Capra (1897 - 1991)

Frank Russell Capra (May 18, 1897 – September 3, 1991) was an Italian-born American film director, producer and writer who worked his way from Los Angeles's Italian ghetto to become the creati...

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Jack Lemmon (1925 - 2001)

John Uhler "Jack" Lemmon III (February 8, 1925 – June 27, 2001) was an American actor and musician. He starred in more than 60 films, including Some Like It Hot, The Apartment, Mister Roberts ...

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Robert Wise (1914 - 2005)

Robert Earl Wise (September 10, 1914 – September 14, 2005) was an American film director, producer and editor. He won Academy Awards for Best Director and Best Picture for West Side Story (196...

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Stanley Kramer MP (1913 - 2001)

Stanley Earl Kramer (September 29, 1913 – February 19, 2001) was an American film director and producer, responsible for making many of Hollywood's most famous "message movies", and becoming o...

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George Stevens (1904 - 1975)

George Stevens (December 18, 1904 – March 8, 1975) was an American film director, producer, screenwriter and cinematographer. Among his most notable films are A Place in the Sun (1951; winne...

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Darryl F. Zanuck MP (1902 - 1979)

Darryl Francis Zanuck (September 5, 1902 – December 22, 1979) was an American film studio executive and producer; he also contributed to the scripts of the films on which he worked. He played ...

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Elsie Janis (1889 - 1956)

Elsie Janis (March 16, 1889 – February 26, 1956) was an American singer, songwriter, actress, and screenwriter. Entertaining the troops during World War I immortalized her as "the sweetheart o...

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Cliff Robertson (1923 - 2011)

Clifford Parker "Cliff" Robertson III (September 9, 1923 – September 10, 2011) was an American actor with a film and television career that spanned half a century. Robertson portrayed a young ...

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George Peppard (1928 - 1994)

George Peppard, Jr. (/pəˈpɑrd/; October 1, 1928 – May 8, 1994) was an American film and television actor and producer. Peppard secured a major role when he starred along...

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Brian Keith (1921 - 1997)

Brian Keith (November 14, 1921 – June 24, 1997) was an American film, television, and stage actor who in his four decade-long career gained recognition for his work in movies such as the 1961 ...

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Tyrone Edmund Power, Jr. MP (1913 - 1958)

Tyrone Edmund Power, Jr., (May 5, 1914 – November 15, 1958) was an American film and stage actor. From 1930s to the 1950s Power appeared in dozens of films, often in swashbuckler roles or roma...

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Eleanor Torrey Powell (1912 - 1982)

Eleanor Torrey Powell (November 21, 1912 – February 11, 1982) was an American film actress and dancer of the 1930s and 1940s, known for her exuberant solo tap dancing. Early life Powell wa...

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Glenn Ford (1916 - 2006)

Glenn Ford (May 1, 1916 – August 30, 2006) was a Canadian-born American actor from Hollywood's Golden Era with a career that lasted over fifty years. Despite his versatility, Ford was best kno...

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Peter Falk MP (1927 - 2011)

findagrave... ; Peter Michael Falk (September 16, 1927 – June 23, 2011) was an American actor, best known for his role as Lieutenant Columbo in the television series Columbo . He appeared in...

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Carlton E. Morse (1901 - 1993)

Carlton Errol Morse (June 4, 1901 - May 24, 1993) was a Louisiana-born producer/journalist best known for his creation of the radio serial One Man's Family, which debuted in 1932 and ran until 1959 a...

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Lawrence Mervil Tibbett (1896 - 1960)

Lawrence Mervil Tibbett (November 16, 1896 – July 15, 1960) was a famous American opera singer and recording artist who also performed as a film actor and radio personality. A baritone, he san...

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Charles Douville Coburn (1877 - 1961)

Charles Douville Coburn (June 19, 1877 – August 30, 1961) was an American film and theater actor. Biography Coburn was born in Macon, Georgia,[2] the son of Scots-Irish Americans Emma Loui...

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Ferlin Husky MP (1925 - 2011)

Find a Grave Birth: Dec. 3, 1925 Cantwell St. Francois County Missouri, USA Death: Mar. 17, 2011 Westmoreland Sumner County Tennessee, USA Country Musician, Actor. Born Ferlin Eugene Husky, he ...

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Spade Cooley MP (1910 - 1969)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Donnell Clyde Cooley (December 17, 1910 – November 23, 1969), better known as Spade Cooley, was an American Western swing musician, big band leader, actor...

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Fay Wray MP (1907 - 2004)

Vina Fay Wray (September 15, 1907 – August 8, 2004) was a Canadian–American actress and the first ever scream queen. In 1928, director Erich von Stroheim cast Wray as the main female ...

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Dorothy Lamour MP (1914 - 1996)

[ Born Mary Leta Dorothy Slaton December 10, 1914 New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. Died September 22, 1996 (aged 81) Los Angeles, California, U.S. Resting place Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood ...

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Bill Stern (1907 - 1971)

Bill Stern (July 1, 1907 – November 19, 1971) was a U.S. actor and sportscaster who announced the nation's first remote sports broadcast and the first telecast of a Major League Baseball gam...

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Fred Allen (1894 - 1956)

Fred Allen (born John Florence Sullivan; May 31, 1894 – March 17, 1956) was an American comedian whose absurdist, topically pointed radio show (1932–1949) made him one of the most pop...

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Howie Mandel MP

Howard Michael "Howie" Mandel (born November 29, 1955) is a Canadian comedian, actor, television host, and voice actor. He is well known as host of the NBC game show Deal or No Deal, as well as the s...

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William Denby "Bill" Hanna (1910 - 2001)

William Denby "Bill" Hanna (July 14, 1910 – March 22, 2001) was an American animator, director, producer, voice actor, and cartoon artist, whose film and television cartoon characters entertai...

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Roger Joseph Ebert MP (1942 - 2013)

Roger Joseph Ebert (pron.: /ˈiːbərt/) (June 18, 1942 – April 4, 2013) was an American journalist, film critic and screenwriter, who was described by Forbes as "the most powe...

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Merian Caldwell Cooper (1893 - 1973)

Merian Caldwell Cooper - amerykański filmowiec, reżyser i scenarzysta, a także podpułkownik pilot Wojska Polskiego, służący w lotnictwie polskim podczas...

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Charles M. Schulz MP (1922 - 2000)

Wikipedia Charles Monroe Schulz (November 26, 1922 – February 12, 2000), nicknamed Sparky, was an American cartoonist, best known for the comic strip Peanuts . Early life and education B...

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Dr. Jerry Buss MP (1933 - 2013)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Gerald Hatten "Jerry" Buss (January 27, 1933 – February 18, 2013) was an American businessman, real estate investor and chemist. He was the majority owner...

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Celeste Holm (1917 - 2012)

Celeste Holm (April 29, 1917 – July 15, 2012) was an American stage, film and television actress. Holm won an Academy Award for her performance in Gentleman's Agreement (1947), and was Osc...

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Andy Devine (1905 - 1978)

Andrew Vabre "Andy" Devine (October 7, 1905 – February 18, 1978) was an American character actor and comic cowboy sidekick known for his distinctive raspy voice. Early life Born in Fla...

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Frank Morgan (1890 - 1949)

Frank Morgan (born Frank Phillip Wuppermann; June 1, 1890 – September 18, 1949) was an American actor. He is best known for playing five separate characters, including the title character, in ...

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Patti Page (1927 - 2013)

How much is that doggie in the window? Clara Ann Fowler (November 8, 1927 – January 1, 2013), known by her professional name Patti Page, was an American singer and one of the best-known ...

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John (Jackie) Cooper, Jr. (1922 - 2011)

Prominent actor and director. Actor, Director. Born John Cooper, Jr, nephew of director Norman Taurog, he entered the entertainment industry at the age of three appearing in Bobby Clark and Lloyd Ham...

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Sylvia Sidney MP (1910 - 1999)

Sylvia Sidney (born Sophia Kosow; August 8, 1910 – July 1, 1999) was an American character actress of stage, screen and film, who rose to prominence in the 1930s appearing in numerous crime ...

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Fanny Brice MP (1891 - 1951)

; Fanny Brice grave... ; Fanny Brice (October 29, 1891 – May 29, 1951) was a popular and influential American illustrated song model, comedian, singer, theater and film actress, who made many ...

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Cole Albert Porter (1891 - 1964)

Cole Albert Porter (June 9, 1891 – October 15, 1964) was an American composer and songwriter. Born to a wealthy family in Indiana, he defied the wishes of his domineering grandfather and took ...

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Lilli Thompson (1914 - 1986)

Lilli Palmer (24 May 1914 – 27 January 1986), born Lilli Marie Peiser, was a German actress. She won the Volpi Cup, the Deutscher Filmpreis three times, and was nominated twice for a Golden Gl...

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Melvyn Douglas MP (1901 - 1981)

Melvyn Edouard Hesselberg (April 5, 1901 – August 4, 1981), better known as Melvyn Douglas, was an American actor. Coming to prominence in the 1930s as a suave leading man (perhaps best ...

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Whoopi Goldberg MP

Whoopi Goldberg (pron.: /ˈhwʊpi/, born Caryn Elaine Johnson; November 13, 1955) is an American comedian, actress, singer-songwriter, political activist, author and talk show host. G...

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Victor Edwin Jory (1902 - 1982)

Victor Jory (November 23, 1902 – February 12, 1982) was an American actor. Biography Born in Dawson City, Yukon, of American parents, he was the boxing and wrestling champion of the Co...

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Ruth Chatterton (1892 - 1961)

Ruth Chatterton (24 December 1892 – 24 November 1961) was an American actress, novelist, and early aviatrix. Early life Chatterton was born in New York City, on Christmas Eve 1892, to ...

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George Brent (1899 - 1979)

George Brent (15 March 1899 – 26 May 1979) was an Irish film and television actor in American cinema. Early life He was born George Brendan Nolan in Raharabeg, County Roscommon on the ...

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Ann Sheridan (1915 - 1967)

Ann Sheridan (February 21, 1915 – January 21, 1967) was an American actress. She worked regularly from 1934 to her death in 1967, first in film and later in television. Notable roles include A...

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Raymond Hart Massey MP (1896 - 1983)

Raymond Hart Massey (August 30, 1896 – July 29, 1983) was a Canadian/American actor. Early life Massey was born in Toronto, Ontario, the son of Anna (née Vincent), who was America...

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Hilary Ann Swank MP

Hilary Ann Swank (born July 30, 1974) is an American film actress. She has won the Academy Award for Best Actress twice, as Brandon Teena in Boys Don't Cry (1999) and as struggling waitress-turned-bo...

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Gower Carlyle Champion MP (1919 - 1980)

Gower Carlyle Champion (June 22, 1919 – August 25, 1980) was an American actor, theatre director, choreographer, and dancer. Early years Champion was born in Geneva, Illinois, the son ...

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Ted Danson MP

Edward Bridge "Ted" Danson III (born December 29, 1947) is an American actor, author and producer, well known for his role as lead character Sam Malone in the sitcom Cheers, and his role as Dr. John ...

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Angela Brigid Lansbury MP

Angela Brigid Lansbury, CBE (born 16 October 1925) is a British actress and singer in theatre, television and films. Her career has spanned eight decades and earned an unsurpassed number of performan...

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Dave Brubeck MP (1920 - 2012)

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia David Warren "Dave" Brubeck (born December 6, 1920 - died December 5, 2012) was an American jazz pianist. He has written a number of jazz standards, including "In You...

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Georgia Gibbs MP (1919 - 2006)

Find a Grave Birth: Aug. 17, 1919 Death: Dec. 9, 2006 Singer. A native of Worcester, Massachusetts, Gibbs was one of the more popular singers of the 1950s. Known as 'Her Nibs, Miss Georgia Gi...

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Roger Williams MP (1924 - 2011)

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Find a Grave Birth: Oct. 1, 1924 Omaha Douglas County Nebraska, USA Death: Oct. 8, 2011 Encino Los Angeles County California, USA Pianist. A celebrated musici...

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Yul Brynner MP (1920 - 1985)

Yul Brynner: A Biography *  Family Photos ]

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Edna Best (1900 - 1974)

Miss Edna Best, for many years a popular actress on the London stage, died yesterday in a Geneva clinic. She was 74. A player who had proved there was much more in her than audiences suspecte...

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Herbert Brough Falcon Marshall (1890 - 1966)

Herbert Marshall (23 May 1890 – 22 January 1966), born Herbert Brough Falcon Marshall, was an English actor. His parents were Percy F. Marshall and Ethel May Turner. He graduated from St. ...

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Ted Weems (1901 - 1963)

Wilfred Theodore (Ted) Weems (originally Wemyes) (26 September 1901 - 6 May 1963) was an American bandleader and musician. Weems' work in music was recognized with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fam...

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James Cagney (1899 - 1986)

Born in New York City in 1899, James Cagney was an American actor best known for playing "tough guys," notably as a gangster in the 1931 film, The Public Enemy. He also starred in Angels with Dirty Fac...

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William H. Macy MP

William Hall Macy, Jr. (born March 13, 1950) is an American actor and writer. He was nominated for an Academy Award for his role as Jerry Lundegaard in Fargo. He is also a teacher and director in the...

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Melissa Gilbert MP

Melissa Ellen Gilbert (born May 8, 1964) is an American actress, writer, and producer, primarily in film and television. Gilbert is best known as a child actress who starred as Laura Ingalls Wilder, ...

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Michael Ansara MP (1922 - 2013)

Though best known for his Native American characterizations, Michael Ansara is actually of Lebanese extraction. He is best known for his portrayal of Cochise in the American television series Broken Ar...

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Barbara Eden MP

One of television’s most enduring icons, bouncy blonde actress Barbara Eden never escaped the shadow of Jeannie, the television alter ego she so iconically created over four decades ago. As the ...

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Neil Armstrong MP (1930 - 2012)

Neil Alden Armstrong (born August 5, 1930) is an American former astronaut , test pilot, aerospace engineer, university professor, United States Naval Aviator, and the first person to set foot upon the...

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Harry Stephen Ackerman (1912 - 1991)

During his tenor as Vice President of Production at Screen Gems (1958-19740, American television producer Harry Ackerman delivered the classic sitcoms: Father Knows Best, Dennis the Menace, The Donna R...

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Walter Marvin Koenig MP

Although Walter Koenig is best known for his role as Ensign Chekhov on the TV series Star Trek , after the series’ cancelation he moved on to other projects, including work as a writer on the an...

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Gene Roddenberry MP (1921 - 1991)

Eugene Wesley "Gene" Roddenberry (August 19, 1921 – October 24, 1991) was an American television screenwriter, producer and futurist, best known for creating the science fiction series Star Trek...

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Telly Savalas MP (1922 - 1994)

Television and film actor Telly Savalas produced of his own talk show, Telly's Coffee House during the 1950s, for which he earned a Peabody Award. In 1973, he landed the part of tough-talking New York ...

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John Derek MP (1926 - 1998)

American actor John Derek's good looks quickly got him supporting roles, most notably as the son of Willie Stark played by Broderick Crawford in All the King's Men (1949), but he also enjoyed leads suc...

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Linda Evans MP

United States

Actress Linda Evans rose to fame playing Audra Barkley in the 1960s Western TV series, The Big Valley (1965–1969). Her most prominent role was that of Krystle Carrington in the 1980s ABC prime t...

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Amy Lee Grant MP

Amy Lee Grant (born November 25, 1960) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, author, media personality and actress, best known for her Christian music. She has been referred to as "The Queen of...

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Vince Gill MP

Vincent Grant "Vince" Gill (born April 12, 1957) is an American country singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He has achieved commercial success and fame both as frontman to the country rock b...

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Lee Ann Gowans (1935 - 1991)

Lee Ann Remick (December 14, 1935 – July 2, 1991) was an American film and television actress. Among her best-known films are Anatomy of a Murder (1959), Days of Wine and Roses (1962), and The...

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Jack Benny (1894 - 1974)

Jack Benny (born Benjamin Kubelsky, February 14, 1894 – December 26, 1974) was an American comedian, vaudevillian, radio, television, and film actor, and also a notable violinist. Widely rec...

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Phyllis Diller MP (1917 - 2012)

Recognizable by her trademark laugh, American actress and comedienne Phyllis Diller created a stage persona of a wild-haired, eccentrically dressed housewife who makes self-deprecating jokes about her ...

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Noah "Pidge" Lindsey Beery (1913 - 1994)

Noah Lindsey Beery (August 10, 1913 – November 1, 1994), known professionally as Noah Beery, Jr. or just Noah Beery, was an American actor specializing in warm, friendly character parts similar ...

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