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Happy Birthday, Art Van Harvey!

Happy Birthday, Art Van Harvey!

Posted by Ivan G. Shreve, Jr. on Aug 23rd 2021

The actor born Arthur Harvey Van Berschot in Chicago, Illinois on this date in 1883 had much in common with the fictional V
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Happy Birthday, Marvin Miller!

Happy Birthday, Marvin Miller!

Posted by Ivan G. Shreve, Jr. on Jul 18th 2021

Though his show business career of nearly half-a-century extended to radio, TV, and motion pictures, the actor-announcer bo
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Happy Birthday, John McIntire!

Happy Birthday, John McIntire!

Posted by Ivan G. Shreve, Jr. on Jun 27th 2021

In the mid-1930s, actor-announcer John Herrick McIntire—born in Spokane, Washington on this date in 1907—decided, along wit
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Happy Birthday, Tom Collins!

Happy Birthday, Tom Collins!

Posted by Ivan G. Shreve, Jr. on Jun 7th 2021

When actor Walter Paterson committed suicide in 1942, One Man’s Family creator Carlton E. Morse made the decision to elimi
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Happy Birthday, Herb Vigran!

Happy Birthday, Herb Vigran!

Posted by Ivan G. Shreve, Jr. on Jun 5th 2021

The man born Herbert (some sources spell it “Herburt”) Vigran in Cincinnati, Ohio on this date in 1910 would become one
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Happy Birthday, Ben Wright!

Happy Birthday, Ben Wright!

Posted by Ivan G. Shreve, Jr. on May 5th 2021

“Ben was one of the last of the true English gentlemen in the Edwardian sense of the word, with an accent on the gentle,” r
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