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Whose performances keep your eyes glued to the screen? Bogart in Casablanca… Fonda in The Grapes of Wrath… Streep in Sophie’s Choice… Megan Fox in Jennifer’s Body. Wait – Megan Fox? Don’t worry, she’s not in here.

Actor: Bob Newhart

Posted by on Nov 6, 2011 in Actor, Featured | Comments Off on Actor: Bob Newhart

Okay, which Bob Newhart TV show did you prefer? Was it The Bob Newhart Show, with Bob as a Chicago psychologist, wife Emily (Suzanne...

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Actor: Gene Kelly

Posted by on Oct 20, 2011 in Actor, Featured | 2 comments

Recently, my wife and I had the opportunity to see Singin’ in the Rain shown on a big screen at a restored movie house near here, and...

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Actor: James Dean

Posted by on Sep 21, 2011 in Actor, Featured | 2 comments

Three movies. That’s all it took to create one of Hollywood’s most enduring legends. Oh, he had a couple of bit parts before...

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Actor: Will Ferrell

Posted by on Aug 25, 2011 in Actor, Featured | Comments Off on Actor: Will Ferrell

I don’t think anyone will be comparing Will Ferrell’s acting ability with, say, Robert DeNiro anytime soon. I hope they never...

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Actress: Lucille Ball

Posted by on Aug 7, 2011 in Actor | Comments Off on Actress: Lucille Ball

I love Lucy. Everybody loves Lucy. With her husband Desi Arnaz, she virtually invented the situation comedy, a genre that has thrived on...

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Person: Bill Cosby

Posted by on Jul 25, 2011 in Actor | 1 comment

Which Bill Cosby do you like best? Maybe the stand-up comedian, who broke ground with memories of his childhood – Rudy, Mushmouth,...

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Actor: Kevin Costner

Posted by on Jul 7, 2011 in Actor | Comments Off on Actor: Kevin Costner

Kevin Costner is the greatest sports movie actor of all time. Now, that in itself may not be enough to secure a place on a list like this....

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Actress: Doris Day

Posted by on Jun 30, 2011 in Actor | 2 comments

Here’s a fact that may surprise you. I admit, I was completely shocked: Doris Day is the number one female box office star of all...

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Actor: Tim Conway

Posted by on May 31, 2011 in Actor | Comments Off on Actor: Tim Conway

Tim Conway had a successful run on a very popular sitcom as Ensign Charles Parker on McHale’s Navy (1962-66.) He had leading roles in...

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Actress: Barbara Stanwyck

Posted by on May 10, 2011 in Actor | Comments Off on Actress: Barbara Stanwyck

Barbara Stanwyck had a long career in films, then followed that with success in television. She made an amazing 85 movies in 38 years, then...

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