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#1581 Terrence1

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Posted 24 May 2014 - 08:17 PM

6.) She was one of two favorite co-stars of John Wayne (the other being Maureen O'Hara.)

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Posted 24 May 2014 - 06:41 PM

5.) She won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role in Key Largo.



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Posted 24 May 2014 - 11:11 AM

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



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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.



#1587 Terrence1

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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.

 

 

Next:   Claire Trevor



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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.

 

 

Next: Howard Keel

 

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



#1597 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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