Actor, Comedian, Singer
Al Jolson (born Asa Yoelson; May 26, c. 1886 – October 23, 1950) was an American singer, film actor, and comedian. At the peak of his career, he was dubbed "The World's Greatest Entertainer". Wikipedia
Age: 64 (age at death)
Born: 26th May, 1886, Seredžius, Lithuania, Russian Empire
Died: 23rd October, 1950, San Francisco, California
Height: 5' 8" (173 cm)
Claim to Fame: The Jazz Singer
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[on Jack L. Warner] I can`t see what J.W. can do with an Oscar. It can`t say yes.
[reported last words] Oh, God, this is it! I`m going!
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Silver screen star Beverly Roberts has died. She was 96. The actress passed away of natural causes at her home in Laguna Niguel, California on Monday. Roberts kicked off her Hollywood career in The Singing Kid with Al Jolson in 1936, before co-starring with Humphrey Bogart in Two Around the World that same year. She left Warner Bros. studio in 1940 to pursue a career as a singer, touring the U.S. with the Dorsey Brothers band. The star was later appointed an administrator of the Theater Authority union, a job title she kept for 25 years. Roberts never... Read More
Posted by Atomic_Sunshine 5 years ago
By BOB THOMAS, Associated Press Writer
LOS ANGELES - Evelyn Keyes, who played Scarlett O`Hara`s younger sister Suellen in "Gone With the Wind" and counted director John Huston and bandleader Artie Shaw among her famous husbands, has died. She was 91.
The actress died July 4 of uterine cancer at her home in Montecito, near Santa Barbara, producer and close friend Allan Glaser said Friday.
Glaser said the news was withheld because lawyers wanted to wait until the death certificate was filed.
Keyes` personal life often overshadowed her acting career.... Read More
Posted by NewsHound 6 years ago