Tuesday, 15 January 2019

Lillian Roth

Born: 13 December 1910, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Died: 12 May 1980, New York City, New York, USA

Lillian Roth was an actress and singer from the 1930s who briefly re-appeared on television in the 1950s and again in the 1970s when she made a handful of film appearances before her death in 1980.

Honey (1930) as Cora Falkner

Jobyna Howland

Born: 31 March 1880, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Died: 7 June 1936, Los Angeles, California, USA

Honey (1930) as Mrs. Falkner

Friday, 11 January 2019

Sam Balter

Born: 8 November 1909, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 8 August 1998, Los Angeles, California, USA

Sam Balter was a basketball player who played guard in the gold medal winning 1936 U.S. Olympic basketball team. After the end of his career he became a sports commentator and occasionally appeared in films as one.

Kill the Umpire (1950) as Television Announcer (uncredited)

Joyce Grenfell

Born: 10 February 1910, Knightsbridge, London, England, UK
Died: 30 November 1979, Chelsea, London, England, UK

Joyce Grenfell was a comedienne and actress of the stage, radio, films and later television.

The Happiest Days of Your Life (1950) as Miss Gossage

Joyce Grenfell is on the right, with Margaret Rutherford.

Monday, 31 December 2018

Pat Hingle

Born: 19 July 1924, Miami, Florida, USA
Died: 3 January 2009, Carolina Beach, North Carolina, USA

Bastard Out of Carolina (1996) as Mr. Waddell

Friday, 28 December 2018

J.D. Cannon

Born: 24 April 1922, Salmon, Idaho, USA
Died: 20 May 2005, Binnewater, New York, USA

Cool Hand Luke (1967) as Society Red