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Arthur Lee Hunnicutt (1910-1979) - Find A Grave...

Actor. He is remembered for portraying of wise, grizzled, old rural characters in films and on Broadway. After graduating from high school in Yell County, Arkansas, he attended Arkansas State Teachers College (now the University of Central Arkansas), in Conway, Arkansas. The lack of money forced him to drop out in his...

Thomas Mitchell

Born July 11, 1892 in Elizabeth, N.J.. Died Dec. 17, 1962 of cancer in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Stewart Granger (1913-1993) - Find A Grave...

English Actor. He started out in British films in the 1930's and appeared in some sixty movies during his career. He became an overnight star in England after his appearance in The Man in Grey attracting Hollywood's attention leading to a contract with MGM where he appeared in a number of swashbuckler and white hunter...

Ethel Barrymore

Born Ethel Mae Blythe on Aug. 15, 1879 in Philadelphia, PA. Died June 18, 1959 of heart ailment in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Raymond Burr (1917-1993) - Find A Grave Memorial

Actor. He is best remembered for his roles in the CBS drama series Perry Mason as the defense lawyer by the same name, that aired from September 1957 until May 1966 and continues to run in syndication, and the NBC television crime show Ironside, as the paraplegic Chief of Detectives 'Robert T. Ironside', that aired...

Tom Mix, Scottsdale, and my Birthday Cake

We left the chilly precincts of Saddlebrook mid-morning and headed north on friendly Hwy 79 toward Scottsdale and the home of my cousin Bill and his wife Val. . Not far along we made a quick stop to pay respects to radio and movie cowboy,Tom Mix, whose monument is in a little highway pulloff. We'll let Wikipedia take up the story here. "On the afternoon of October 12, 1940, Mix was driving his 1937 Cord 812 Phaeton near Florence, Arizona, (between Tucson and Phoenix) on Arizona State Route…

Eugene Pallette (1889-1954) - Find A Grave...

Actor. One of the most distinctive character players of Hollywood's Golden Age. With his barrel build and unforgettable frog voice, he was equally effective in comic or villainous roles. Pallette is probably best remembered as the exasperated patriarch of the screwball comedy My Man Godfrey (1936) and as Friar Tuck...

Eugene Pallette (1889-1954) - Find A Grave...

Actor. One of the most distinctive character players of Hollywood's Golden Age. With his barrel build and unforgettable frog voice, he was equally effective in comic or villainous roles. Pallette is probably best remembered as the exasperated patriarch of the screwball comedy My Man Godfrey (1936) and as Friar Tuck...

Irene Handl (1902-1987) - Find A Grave Memorial

Actress. A popular British comic actress, she appeared in countless television series and movies. Her movie appearances came in the likes of The Italian Job(1969)Spellbound(1940) and Carry On Constable(1960), whilst television roles came in Metal Mickey, The Rag Trade and Educating Archie.

James Gleason (1882-1959) - Find A Grave Memorial

Actor. Born in New York City, he was a popular character performer for three decades appearing in over 150 films. After serving in World War I, he began performing on Broadway and made his film debut in Count of Ten (1928). In the 1930s, he played police Inspector Oscar Piper in a series of murder mystery films. He...

Louis Calhern (1895-1956) - Find A Grave Memorial

Actor. Born Carl Henry Vogt, he began his career performing in the theatre and after military service in France, during World War I, he made his film debut in What's Worth While (1921). A veteran of over 70 feature films, some of his best performances were in Duck Soup (1933), The Last Days of Pompeii (1935), Up in...

Robert Taylor

Born Spangler Arlington Brugh on Aug. 5, 1911 in Filley, Neb.. Died June 8, 1969 of lung cancer in St. John's Hospital, CA

Mildred Natwick (1905 - 1994)

Mildred Natwick was born on June 19, 1905, in Baltimore, Maryland. After graduating from the Bryn Mawr School in Baltimore she went on to earn a drama degree from Bennett College in New York. Her career in entertainment began as a stage actress. She joined the Vagabonds during the late 1920s and toured with them before made a career switch to join the University Players at Cape Cod, Massachusetts. She had her Broadway debut in Carry Nation in 1932, followed by roles in such stage productions…

Ruth Warrick

Born June 29, 1916 in St. Louis, MO. Died Jan. 15, 2005 of pneumonia in Manhattan, NY

Claire Trevor

Born Claire Wemlinger on March 8, 1910 in New York, NY. Died April 8, 2000 in Newport Beach, CA