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Happy Birthday, Jay Novello!

Happy Birthday, Jay Novello!

Posted by Ivan G. Shreve, Jr. on Aug 22nd 2020

Radio actors learned practically from their introduction to the medium that their fortunes were set if their talents includ
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Happy Birthday, Billy Idelson!

Happy Birthday, Billy Idelson!

Posted by Ivan G. Shreve, Jr. on Aug 21st 2020

When Vic and Sade writer-creator Paul Rhymer decided to add a third character to his program in July of 1932, he had only o
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Happy Birthday, Barbara Eiler!

Happy Birthday, Barbara Eiler!

Posted by Ivan G. Shreve, Jr. on Jul 27th 2020

You’re familiar with the old cliché: a young girl leaves her hometown and heads for Hollywood, determined to become an actr
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Happy Birthday, Francis “Dink” Trout!

Happy Birthday, Francis “Dink” Trout!

Posted by Ivan G. Shreve, Jr. on Jun 18th 2020

In the Golden Age of Radio, actors were often called upon to play “meek” individuals—or whatever nickname you prefer: wimp,
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Happy Birthday, Don Diamond!

Happy Birthday, Don Diamond!

Posted by Ivan G. Shreve, Jr. on Jun 4th 2020

The actor born Donald Alan Diamond in Brooklyn, NY on this date in 1921 was in real life a rather nondescript individual…bu
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Happy Birthday, Betty Lou Gerson!

Happy Birthday, Betty Lou Gerson!

Posted by Ivan G. Shreve, Jr. on Apr 20th 2020

George Allen took over as director of the West Coast radio mystery anthology The Whistler beginning in the mid-40s, and one
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