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#1561 Terrence1

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Posted 24 May 2014 - 11:11 AM

4.)  She made a total of four movies with John Wayne.



#1562 GIPPER

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Posted 23 May 2014 - 09:30 PM

3.) She was born Claire Welminger in 1910.



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Posted 23 May 2014 - 08:51 PM

2. Her last feature film was the romantic comedy "Kiss Me Goodbye" (1982), in which she co-starred with Sally Field, James Caan and Jeff Bridges. The picture, her first in 15 years, was released when she was 72 years old.



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Posted 23 May 2014 - 08:33 PM

1.) Although her screen time was brief, she was nominated for a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role in Dead End.



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Posted 23 May 2014 - 07:52 PM

10.)  All three of his movies with Kathryn Grayson were originally hit Broadway shows.

 

 

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Posted 23 May 2014 - 06:02 PM

#9) In 1996, a Golden Palm Star on the Palm Springs, California, Walk of Stars was dedicated to him.


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Posted 23 May 2014 - 04:50 PM

8.) Commenced his first solo recording at age 64.



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Posted 23 May 2014 - 03:54 PM

6.)  Howard's most frequent co-star was Kathryn Grayson.

7) He was a Texas native.



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Posted 23 May 2014 - 03:11 PM

6.)  Howard's most frequent co-star was Kathryn Grayson.



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Posted 22 May 2014 - 04:21 PM

4. Keel's daughter Kaija married Emmy Award-winning actor Edward James Olmos ("Miami Vice"). Their son Bodie Olmos co-starred with his dad in the "Battlestar Gallactica" television series that aired from 2004 to 2009.

5--His real name was Harry Keel.



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Posted 22 May 2014 - 04:03 PM

4. Keel's daughter Kaija married Emmy Award-winning actor Edward James Olmos ("Miami Vice"). Their son Bodie Olmos co-starred with his dad in the "Battlestar Gallactica" television series that aired from 2004 to 2009.



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Posted 22 May 2014 - 02:23 PM

3.) He appeared with Nancy Davis (Reagan) in her screen test at MGM.



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Posted 22 May 2014 - 02:12 PM

2.) While filming Annie Get Your Gun, he broke his leg when a horse fell on it.



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Posted 22 May 2014 - 02:00 PM

10.) She won a Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture Actress ("Too Young To Kiss") in 1951.

 

 

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1.) Starred in the 1980's prime time drama "DALLAS" as Clayton Farlow.



#1575 Terrence1

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Posted 22 May 2014 - 10:41 AM

Sorry.  That should have read:  9.)



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Posted 22 May 2014 - 10:40 AM

She replaced Judy Garland in "Royal Wedding", only to be replaced by Jane Powell when she became pregnant.



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Posted 21 May 2014 - 09:01 PM

8.) While married to Dick Powell, she appeared with his ex-wife Joan Blondell in The Opposite Sex.



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Posted 21 May 2014 - 06:47 PM

7.) June co-starred with Jimmy Stewart in three films:

 

1.) " THE STRATTON STORY" (1949)

 

2.) "THE GLENN MILLER STORY" (1954)

 

3.) "STRATEGIC AIR COMMAND" (1955)

 

 



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Posted 21 May 2014 - 06:17 PM

6. Co-starred with Van Johnson in five films, beginning with "Two Girls and a Sailor" (1944). The others: "High Barbaree" (1947), "The Bride Goes Wild" (1948), "Too Young to Kiss" (1951) and  "Remains to Be Seen" (1953).



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Posted 21 May 2014 - 05:54 PM

5. Played the Katharine Hepburn role in the remake of Little Women, the Claudette Colbert role in the remake of It Happened One Night and the Carole Lombard role in the remake of My Man Godfrey.






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