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Nan Grey

Nan Gray in Dracula's Daughter
Biography of Nan Grey (July 25, 1918 – July 25, 1993) Nan Grey was born Eschal Loleet Grey Miller on July 25, 1918 in Houston, Texas.  Onn a vacation to Hollywood with her mother, a friend persuaded her to take a screen test.  She began a career in...
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Peter Cushing biography

Peter Cushing as Dr. Franck, Frankenstein's new alias -- and new body as well
Peter Cushing, OBE (26 May 1913 — 11 August 1994) was an English actor and a BAFTA TV Award Best Actor winner in 1956. He is mainly known for his many appearances in Hammer Films, in which he played the sinister scientist Baron Frankenstein, Sherlock Holmes and the...
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Vincent Price biography

Vincent Price as Robar, captain of the Albatross, The Master of the World
Vincent Price biography (1911-1993) Vincent Leonard Price, Jr. (May 27, 1911 — October 25, 1993) was an American actor, well known for his distinctive voice and serio-comic performances in a series of horror films made in the latter part of his career.
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Peter Lorre biography

Peter Lorre as the Commodore in Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea
Peter Lorre biography (1904-1964) Peter Lorre caused an international sensation with his portrayal of a serial killer who preys on little girls in the German film M (1931). He later became a popular featured player in Hollywood crime films and mysteries (in particular with Humphrey Bogart and Sydney...
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Lon Chaney Jr. biography

Lon Chaney Jr. biography
Lon Chaney, Jr. (February  10, 1906 — July   12, 1973), born Creighton Tull Chaney, son of the iconic silent film actor Lon Chaney, was an American actor known for playing the titular role in the 1941 film The Wolf Man and its various crossovers, as well as...
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Mickey Rooney biography

With parents who were actors, it comes as no surprise that the young Joe Yule Jr. made his debut on the stage at the age of only 15 months. He became part of the family act. Under his stage name of Mickey Rooney, he  became well known for...
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Lust for Life

Kirk Douglas as Vincent van Gogh in Lust for Life
Lust for Life (1956) starring Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quinn, directed by Vincente Minelli  In short, Kirk Douglas shines in his performance as Vincent van Gogh. Kirk Douglas gave many great performances in his career, but none better than in  Lust for Life. He portrays the Dutch painter, a...
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Miss Piggy

Miss Piggy autographed photo
Not technically a ‘biography’, since the wonderful Miss Piggy is a fictional character, but as close as we can get …
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Orson Welles biography

Citizen Kane, written, produced by and starring Orson Welles
Orson Welles biography, writer, director, producer and actor — €”one of the most influential filmmakers of the 20th Century Orson Welles biography (May 6, 1915 — €“ October 10, 1985) George Orson Welles was an iconic Academy Award-winning American director, writer, actor and producer for film, stage, radio...
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