Tag Archive: People we love

Jun 11 2014

People We Love: Gene Wilder

Whether he’s Willy Wonka, Leopold Bloom, or Dr. Frankenstein, Gene Wilder is funny, memorable and one of our favorites. The actor, director, screenwriter, author and activist was born Jerome Silberman on June 11, 1933. His third wife, Gilda Radner of Saturday Night Live fame died from ovarian cancer and led Wilder to become active in …

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May 23 2014

People we love: Betty Garrett

Betty Garrett was born on this day in 1919. The actress, singer and dancer began on Broadway before signing a film contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer where she appeared in several musical films including On the Town with Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelley, Ann Miller and Vera Ellen. Garrett later returned to Broadway and became known to 1970s …

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