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9 hours ago, Desilufan said:

2. Despite being born and raised in Ohio , Dino's first language was Italian having not starting to learn English until the age of 5 when he started school.

His parents were Italian immigrants.

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8.  Was nominated for a Grammy (best male vocal performance)in 1964 for Everybody Loves Somebody.  He lost to Louis Armstrong for "Hello Dolly."   Martin  received a lifetime achievement Grammy in 2009.

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9. Speaking of Everybody Loves Somebody, Dino knocked The Beatles off the Billboard number 1 spot with that song in 64'.  

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4). She was friends with Lucille Ball and made an appearance on the popular I Love Lucy episode L.A. At Last in The Brown Derby Restaurant. Lucy and Ethel mistake her photo for Shelley Winters or Judy Holliday to which she corrects them after they ask her. 😌😂

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10). She has 2 stars on the Walk of Fame for television and radio. 

 

Next: Olivia De Havilland and Joan Fontaine. 

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2) Joan co-starred in a musical with Fred Astaire, " A Damsel in Distress." She may be the only actress to actually appear in a musical with Fred Astaire and not be able to dance reasonably well are dance at all-- she mercifully disappears in the middle of the number. Believe it or not, the reasoning in her Casting was that she would not be compared with Ginger Rogers. LOL

2) Olivia won an Oscar for "The Heiress", which was directed by William Wyler.

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4) Joan's most acclaimed role is in the movie "Rebecca".

Olivia's most acclaimed role is in the movie "The Snake Pit".

Both of the sisters were nominated for these roles, but neither one won the Oscar.

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Paulli, it has been a while since the last entry.   I don't remember another time when we had two actors mentioned at the same time.  Perhaps that's the reason.  Maybe you could suggest another actor?

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3 hours ago, Terrence1 said:

Paulli,  did you want to take this?

How about Mary Astor?

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2. In 1924 she co-starred in "Beau Brummel" with John Barrymore with whom she had a brief affair.  He was 24 years her senior.

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