Lincoln Perry (May 30, 1902 - November 19, 1985) was Hollywood's first black movie star and first millionaire. Acting under the name Stepin Fetchit, his lazy and ignorant screen persona was criticized as a crude stereotype, but later seen as a survival technique and a way to subvert the status quo. Perry received a Special NAACP Image Award in 1972 from the Hollywood NAACP Branch. His career started at the age of 12 in vaudeville and he also wrote for the Chicago Defender…
May 28th, 1971 - Audie Murphy, actor (Whispering Smiths), died at 45. Audie Leon Murphy (b. 1925) was one of the most famous and decorated American combat soldiers of World War II. Murphy died in a plane crash in Virginia in 1971, just 23 days before what would have been his 46th birthday.
Fields was known for his comic persona as a misanthropic and hard-drinking egotist who remained a sympathetic character despite his snarling contempt for dogs, children and women. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images
President John F. Kennedy and his brothers, Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy and Senator Edward M. Kennedy outside the Oval Office, White House ~ August 28, 1963
Comedian, Red Skeleton ~ Red Skeleton was a pantomimist and radio and television comedian but first and foremost, he considered himself a clown. His numerous characters, including Clem Kaddiddlehopper, George Appleby, and the seagulls Gertrude and Heathcliffe. The Red Skeleton Hour tv show debuted in 1951 and he entertained and delighted audiences for 2 decades until 1971.
TIM ALLEN, comedian and actor on TV (Home Improvement) and film (Toy Story, Wild Hogs, The Santa Claus), graduated from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, MI.
Little Buddy: The Life of Bob Denver
Bob Denver Born January 9, 1935 New Rochelle, New York, U.S. Died September 2, 2005 (aged 70) Winston-Salem, North Carolina, U.S. Died from complications from treatment he was receiving for cancer,