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Henry Travers

Travers (L) with James Stewart (R), in It’s A Wonderful Life.

Born on this day in 1874, in Northumberland, England, actor Henry Travers. Travers was one of Hollywood’s most reliable character actors, and usually played doctors, fathers and other similar types. He is lovingly remembered by million, as the angel, Clarence Odbody, in the holiday classic, It’s A Wonderful Life.

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Ann Sheridan

Born on this day in 1915, in Los Angeles, California, actress Ann Sheridan. Sheridan appeared in dozens of films during Hollywoo’s Golden Era, including The Man Who Came To Dinner, Nora Prentiss, King’s Row and George Washington Slept Here. She was also a credible singer, and a favorite pin-up girl during WWII.