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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.

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Billie Burke

Born on this day in 1884, in Washington, D.C., actress Billie Burke. Burke had a 50+ year career in radio, television and film, but is best-remembered for playing Glinda, the good witch, in the classic Wizard Of Oz.

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Mary Wickes

Mary Wickes with Monty Wooley, “The Man Who Came To Dinner.

Born on this day in 1910, in St. Louis, Missouri, character actress Mary Wickes. Wickes had a 50-year run in feature films, beginning in 1942 with The Man Who Came To Dinner, and ending in 1996 with the animated Hunchback Of Notre Dame.