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Butterfly McQueen

Born in 1911 in Tampa, Florida, actress Butterfly McQueen. Ms. McQueen is famous for her role as Prissy in Gone With The Wind. She also appeared in Cabin In The Sky, Mildred Pierce and Duel In The Sun.

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George Reeves

Reeves, pictured with co-star Noel Neill (a.k.a. Lois Lane)

Born on this day in 1914, in Woolstock, Iowa, actor George Reeves. Reeves is remembered for portraying Superman in the early 1950’s, though he previously had a solid film career. He appeared in Gone With The Wind, The Strawberry Blonde and From Here To Eternity.

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Vivien Leigh

Born on this day in 1913, in Darjeeling, India, actress Vivien Leigh. Leigh was one of Hollywood Golden Era’s biggest stars, starring in the classics Gone With The Wind and A Streetcar Named Desire. She had an even more successful, 30-year career on the stage.

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Olivia de Havilland

Born on this day in 1916, in Tokyo, Japan, actress Olivia de Havilland. De Havilland had a long career with Warner Brothers Pictures. Many of her films, including The Adventures Of Robin Hood, They Died With Their Boots On and Captain Blood, co-starred Erol Flynn.

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Hattie McDaniel

Born on this day in 1893 in Wichita, Kansas, actress Hattie McDaniel. McDaniel had a lengthy career, but is perhaps best-known for her Oscar-winning role in the Civil War epic, Gone With The Wind.