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

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7.) Claire's Emmy and Oscar statuettes are on display at the Claire Trevor School of the Arts at the University of California, Irvine. 

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8.)  One of her most memorable performances was opposite Edward G. Robinson in "Key Largo." 
Two decades later, they were re-teamed in "Two Weeks in Another Town."

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9.)  Even though John Wayne is considered the star of "Stagecoach", Claire gets top billing in the credits.

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10.)  In the remake of "Stagecoach", Claire's part was played byAnn-Margret.

 

 

Time for the name of another actor.  Any suggestions?

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How about Ann-Margret? I'll start.

 

1. She was born Ann-Margret Olsson in Sweden on April 21, 1941.

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3.) She made her film debut in 1961 in "Pocketful of Miracles" with Bette Davis.

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5.) In 1963, she voiced herself in an episode of "THE FLINTSTONES" as "Ann - Margrock".

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6. Her second Oscar nomination was for Best Actress in "Tommy" (1975).

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7.)  One of her earliest performances of note was when she sang "Bachelor in Paradise" on the Oscar show the year that it was nominated for Best Song.  .  She was a sensation.

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8.) She was portrayed by Rose McGowan in the 2005 CBS miniseries "ELVIS" in which her affair with Elvis Presley is depicted during the filming of "VIVA LAS VEGAS".

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9. After five Primetime Emmy nominations without a win since 1983, she finally won a television statuette in 2010. She received the award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for her performance as Rita Wills in the "Bedtime" episode of NBC's "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit."

 

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10.)  "Bye Bye, Birde"  was her only movie based on a Broaway musical.

 

 

Next:   Jack Lemmon

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1. Jack Lemmon was the first person to win Oscars in the Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor categories. He received the 1955 Best Supporting Actor award for his comedic performance as Ensign Pulver in "Mister Roberts." He picked up the 1973 Best Actor award for his dramatic work as troubled businessman Harry Stoner in "Save the Tiger." Only five other actors have duplicated the feat: Robert De Niro, Jack Nicholson, Gene Hackman, Kevin Spacey and Denzel Washington.

In 1971, Helen Hayes became the first person to win Oscars in both the leading and supporting categories for acting. Other women who have done it were Ingrid Bergman, Dame Maggie Smith, Jessica Lange, Meryl Streep and Cate Blanchett.

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2.) He was born John Uhler Lemmon III in  1925.

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4.) He appeared in the following films with good friend, Walter Matthau.

 

1.) "The Fortune Cookie"

2.) "The Odd Couple"

3.) "The Front Page"

4.) "Buddy Buddy"

5.) " JFK"

6.) "Out To Sea"

7.) "Grumpy Old Men"

8.) "Grumpier Old Men"

9.) "The Odd Couple II"

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6.)  There are many in Hollywood that feel he was cheated out of an Oscar for his brilliant performance in "Days of Wine and Roses."

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7.) In "THE DAYS OF WINE AND ROSE", he portrays an alcoholic, three and a half decades later on "Inside The Actor's Studio", he stated he was a recovering alcoholic.

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