Wednesday, 27 February 2019

Richard Bright

Born: 28 June 1937, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died: 18 February 2006, New York City, New York, USA

Two of a Kind (1983) as Stuart















Beatrice Straight

Born: 2 August 1914, Old Westbury, New York, USA
Died: 7 April 2001, Los Angeles, California, USA

Two of a Kind (1983) as Ruth
















Charles Durning

Born: 28 February 1923, Highland Falls, New York, USA
Died: 24 December 2012, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA

Two of a Kind (1983) as Charlie

With Scatman Crothers.













Thursday, 14 February 2019

Ida Moore

Born: 1 March 1882, Altoona, Kansas, USA
Died: 26 September 1964, Los Angeles, California, USA

Comin' Round the Mountain (1951) as Granny McCoy


















Russell Simpson

Born: 17 June 1877, Danville, California, USA
Died: 12 December 1959, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

Comin' Round the Mountain (1951) as Judge


















Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Jane Lee

Born: 1912, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Died: 17 March 1957, New York City, New York, USA

The Soul of Broadway (1915) as Grace's daughter

Jane Lee is the child, with Valeska Suratt. This film is now considered lost probably owing to the 20th Century Fox vault fire of 1937.




















Tuesday, 12 February 2019

Valeska Suratt

Born: 28 June 1882, Terre Haute, Indiana, USA
Died: 2 July 1962, Washington, District of Columbia, USA

Valeska Suratt was a stage actress who often appeared on Broadway. She moved into film in 1915 and is believed to have made a total of 11 films.

The Soul of Broadway (1915) as Grace Leonard, aka La Valencia

With child actress Jane Lee. Sadly all of Valeska Suratt's 11 known film appearances are now lost. It is possible that they were all destroyed in the 20th Century Fox vault fire of 1937.





Sunday, 10 February 2019

George Arliss

Born: 10 April 1868, London, England, UK
Died: 5 February 1946, London, England, UK

The Millionaire (1931) as James Alden

With James Cagney.
















Harpo Marx

Born: 23 November 1888 in New York City, New York, USA
Died: 28 September 1964, Los Angeles, California, USA

Too Many Kisses (1925) as The Village Peter Pan