Profile of the Day: Will Rogers

Posted November 4, 2013 by Amanda | No Comment

Will Rogers

On November 4, 1879, American cowboy and actor Will Rogers was born. Known as “Oklahoma’s Favorite Son,” Rogers was born to a prominent Cherokee Nation family in Indian territory now a part of Oklahoma. After performing in Wild West shows as a young man, he broke out in vaudeville and film to become one of the most famous actors in the world in the 1920s and ’30s.

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