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1920 – Shirley Schrift was born on August 18th in St. Louis, Montana. Two-time Oscar-winning actress Shelley Winters borrowed her stage name from her favorite poet, Percy Bysshe Shelley, and her mother’s maiden name, Winter. 1935 – She left school at 15 to work as a counter clerk and model while studying drama and entering ..

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1883 – Born on the 24th of January. 1916 – She moved to the United States and made her Broadway debut. 1920 – She expressed a distaste for films and resisted the offers she received. 1930 – She divided her time between New York and London. 1933 – Her official film debut came The House ..

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1919 – Emily Marie Bertelsen, born on the 11th of December in Marysvale, Piute County, Utah. She was one of the 500 stars nominated to become one of the 50 greatest American screen legends as part of the American Film Institute’s 100 years. 1940 – She studied acting under Russian stage and screen luminary Maria ..

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1954 – Born on the 29th of January in Kosciusko, Mississippi. American talk show host. 1971 – She won the "Miss Black Tennessee" when she was 18.- Graduated from East Nashville High School in Nashville, Tennessee. 1976 – Graduated from Tennessee State University. 1985 – Starred in movie "The Color Purple" as Sofia. 1986 – Host ..

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1955 – Mary Debra Winger was born in Cleveland, Ohio on May 16th to a Jewish family. 1970-1980 – Graduated from Oliver Wendell Holmes Junior High School, Northridge, California.          – She did commercials and guest-starred on 70s TV shows like "Police Woman" and "Wonder Woman" where she played Lynda Carter’s little sister, "Wonder ..

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1975 – Kate Elizabeth Winslet born on the 5th of October in Reading, Berkshire, England to Roger Winslet and Sally Bridges, both of whom were actors. She is an English actress. 1991 – Her career began on television, with a co-starring role in the BBC children’s science fiction serial "Dark Season", followed by appearances in ..

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1963 – Born on March 18th in Tarrytown, New York. American singer-songwriter and actress. 1981 – She won a musical theatre scholarship to Syracuse University. 1982 – Attended New York’s prestigious School of Performing Arts, the high school that was the setting for the movie and TV series "Fame". 1983 – Became the first African-American ..

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1948 – Born in Kansas City, Missouri on the 28th of  March. 1976 – She went to the Eugene O’Neill National Playwrights Conference and played leading roles in Amlin Gray’s "Pirates" and Christopher Durang’s "A History of the American Film." Shortly after that, she left Arena Stage, and performed more in New York City. 1980 ..

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1922 – Born on January 17th in Oak Park, Illinois. An American actress.   1945 – Married her first husband, Dick Barker. 1947 – Married her second husband, Lane Allen. 1949 – She began her career in show biz as ‘girl Friday’ for the almost legendary Al Jarvis on Los Angeles’ KLAC. 1952 – When ..

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1893 – Born on August 17th in Brooklyn, New York. Mae West was an American screen legend and erotic icon famous for her voluptuous figure, sexy innuendos, and irrepressible wit. 1898-1911 – She started Mae off in show business as early as age 5, according to some reports, and by age 7 Mae had won ..

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