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Ray Bolger

Born on this day in 1904, in Dorchester, Massachusetts, actor and dancer, Ray Bolger. Though Bolger achieved cinema immortality for his role as The Scarecrow in The Wizard of Oz, he starred in a number of successful films, had his own TV show, and toured with The Harry James Band.

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Bert Lahr

Born on this day in 1895, in New York City, actor Bert Lahr. Though Lahr appeared in more than two dozen films, his most famous role was as The Cowardly Lion in The Wizard Of Oz.

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Jack Haley

Born on this day in 1898, in Boston, Massachusetts, actor Jack Haley. While Haley appeared in dozens of films, he is best remembered as The Tin Man in The Wizard Of Oz.

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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.