50 Famous Celebrities turning 80 This Year Actresses include (16): Barbara Bain, Cinamon Carter on Mission Impossible. Caroll Baker “Baby Doll”. Barbara Barrie “Mrs. Barney Miller. Patricia Blair “Rebecca from Daniel Boone”. Claire Bloom “Crimes and Misdemeanors and most recently the Kings speech”. Leslie Caron “Gigi”. Angie Dickinson “Police woman”. Olympia Dukakis “Moonstruck and […]
Tony’s first break “tipping point” occurred In 1950 when Pearl Bailey asked him to join her at a Greenwich Village night club after hearing him sing at a small club. After several weeks of singing with Bailey’s act (The only white face in the act) Bailey introduced Bennetto to a friend — Bob Hope. And […]
The studio’s official motto, “Ars Gratia Artis”, is a Latin phrase meaning “Art for art’s sake.” It was chosen by Howard Dietz, the studio’s chief publicist, in 1924. The studio’s logo is a roaring lion surrounded by a circle inscribed with the studio’s motto. The logo, which features “Leo the Lion,” was created by Dietz […]
John McPhee is one of the most prolific and talented non fiction writers and essayist in American history. Winner of the 1999 Pulitzer prize along with his decades of writing for the New Yorker, McPhee finds away to make the most ubiquitous items or landscapes we all take for granted into the most interesting essays.
Alan Sues is best remembered for his role in Laugh-In. The 1968-1973 television program. Sues’ on-screen persona was outrageous and contained cutting edge verbal slapstick.
For most of Robert Conrad’s career he has been listed as born in 1935, with an occasional reference to 1929. recently 1930 has become the official date, alas a typo all these years? it is LWT’s best guess that those pesky references to 1929 were true. Happy 81st Birthday or 80th or 75? Robert Conrad […]
Celebrity Tipping Point: Philbin was a writer for Los Angeles talk show host Tom Duggan, one day the hard-drinking Duggan didn’t show up and Regis had to nervously fill in for him. jittery, nervous and stumbling at first but within a few minutes Philbin realized he liked being in front of the camera. The rest is history….