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Katy Jurado had a successful film career both in Mexico and in Hollywood

Katy Jurado (January 16, 1924 – July 5, 2002) was a Mexican and American film, stage and television actress who had a successful film career both in Mexico and in Hollywood. Jurado began her acting career in Mexico in 1943 … Continue reading

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Ray Milland’s screen career spanned six decades

Ray Milland (January 03, 1907 – March 10, 1986) was a Welsh actor and director whose screen career ran from 1929 to 1985, spanning six decades. Milland is best remembered for his Academy Award–winning portrayal of an alcoholic writer in … Continue reading

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Gene Kelly popular dancer, actor, and choreographer

Gene Kelly (August 23, 1912 – February 2, 1996) American dancer, actor, singer, film director, producer and choreographer known for his energetic and athletic dancing style, his good looks, and the likeable characters that he played on screen. Kelly’s best … Continue reading

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Nancy Kelly made 36 movies between 1926 and 1977

Nancy Kelly (March 25, 1921 – January 2, 1995) American actress made 36 movies between 1926 and 1977, including portraying Tyrone Power’s love interest in the classic “Jesse James” (1939) which also featured Henry Fonda; “Stanley and Livingstone” (1939) with … Continue reading

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Mary Astor a Hollywood Film Actress and Academy Award Winner

Mary Astor (May 3, 1906 – September 25, 1987) was an American actress best remembered for her role as Brigid O’Shaughnessy in “The Maltese Falcon” (1941) with Humphrey Bogart. Astor began her long motion picture career as a teenager in … Continue reading

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