Classic Hollywood Birthdays


Jane Fonda, actress, writer & political activist (1937- )

About these ads

Classic Hollywood Birthdays


Cary Grant & Irene Dunne in Penny Serenade (1941)

Irene Dunne, actress & singer (1898-1990)
See Irene Dunn in The Awful Truth (1937) at 9:45PM (ET) followed by My Favorite Wife (1940) on December 22nd as part of a night of films devoted to Star of the Month Cary Grant.

Audrey Totter, actress (1917-2013)
George Roy Hill, director (1921-2002)

Classic Hollywood Birthdays


Cicely Tyson, actress (1933- )

Sir Ralph Richardson, actor (1902-1983)
Edith Piaf, singer & actress (1915-1963)
Edmund Purdom, actor (1924-2009)
James Booth, actor & screenwriter (1927-2005)

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Jules Dassin

Jules Dassin, director (1911-2008)
In celebration of Jules Dassin’s birthday today, TCM will spend part of the day featuring several of his films:
The Affairs of Martha (1942) at 6:30AM (ET)
Nazi Agent (1942) at 8:00AM (ET)
A Letter for Evie (1945) at 9:30AM (ET)
Never on Sunday (1960) at 11:15AM (ET)
Phaedra (1962) at 1:00PM (ET)

Gladys Cooper, actress (1888-1971)
Celia Johnson, actress (1908-1982)
Lynn Bari, actress (1913-1989)
Betty Grable, actress, dancer, & singer (1916-1973)
Ossie Davis, actor, director, poet, playwright, author, & social activist (1917-2005)
Roger Smith, actor & screenwriter (1932- )
Leonard Maltin, film critic, historian & author (1950- )

Wednesday Hollywood Words

12-17-14_N. Coward

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Aubrey Mather

Aubrey Mather, actor (1885-1958)
See Aubrey Mather tomorrow in The Affairs of Martha (1942) at 6:30AM (ET)

Ray Noble, bandleader, composer, arranger, radio comedian, & actor (1903-1978)
Tommy Steele, actor, singer & entertainer (1936- )

Classic Hollywood Birthdays


Noël Coward, playwright, composer, director, actor & singer (1899-1973)

Max Linder, actor, director, screenwriter, producer & comedian (1883-1925)
Barbara Kent, actress (1907-2011)
Liv Ullmann, actress & director (1938- )

Gareth Rhodes Film Reviews

Spoiler free film reviews

Lesley Teare

Thoughts on design

Catch * all

an entertainment & culture blog.


a classic hollywood geek lives here


Being a web log for the observations of actor, author, cartoonist, comedian, critic, director, humorist, journalist, master of ceremonies, performance artist, playwright, producer, publicist, public speaker, songwriter, and variety booker Trav S.D.

The Blonde at the Film

a fresh look at old films

The Media Informer

Bringing you the latest reviews of all forms of Media

The Voices: FILM Saga Continues...

The Voices: FILM Saga Continues...


Where Suspense Lives!

The Bogie Film Blog

A Film by Film Affair with Humphrey Bogart


Covering All of Pre-Code Hollywood Cinema, 1930 - 1934

A Small Press Life

Not just a blog, a philosophy

Nitrate Diva

Old Movies. Fresh Takes.

Vienna's Classic Hollywood

Vintage Hollywood films and stars

The Joy and Agony of Movies

Inside the mind of a film nerd


The views and opinions of a Midwest mom of seven

Let's Go To The Movies

My reviews and views on the movies . . . new and old . . .


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,265 other followers