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Born: on May 31, 1810


American politician, 18th Governor of New York

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AmericanBo BRINKMAN born Chester Harry BRINKMAN

American actor

Bo Brinkman was born on September 17, 1956 in Pasadena, Texas, USA as Chester Harry Brinkman III. He is an actor and director, known for Gettysburg (1993), Gods and Generals (2003) and Ice House (1989).

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AmericanJack DODSON born John Smeaton DODSON

1931 - 1994
American television actor

In 1966, Andy Griffith hired Dodson for the Howard Sprague role, having previously seen him in Broadway's Hughie. Dodson also portrayed insurance agent Ed Jenkins in the Lost and Found episode of The Andy Griffith Show. Dodson also appeared in[...]

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AmericanAmanda QUAID born Amanda Marie QUAID

American actress

Amanda Quaid was born on May 29, 1983 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Amanda Marie Quaid. She is an actress and director, known for Non-Stop (2014), Frankenstein (1992) and English (2014).

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EnglishHayley MILLS born Hayley Catherine Rose Vivien MILLS

British actress

Mills was born in London. She was 12 when she was discovered by J. Lee Thompson, who was initially looking for a boy to play the lead role in Tiger Bay, which co-starred her father, veteran British actor Sir John Mills. Bill Anderson, one of[...]

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AmericanMargaret SULLAVAN born Margaret Brooke SULLAVAN

1909 - 1960
American stage and film actress

Sullavan was born in Norfolk, Virginia, the daughter of a wealthy stockbroker, Cornelius Sullavan, and his wife, Garland Brooke. The first years of her childhood were spent isolated from other children. She suffered from a painful muscular[...]

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Actor - Singer & Musician


AmericanSheb WOOLEY born Shelby Frederick WOOLEY

1921 - 2003
American character actor and singer, best known for his 1958 novelty song "The Purple People Eater"

Wooley was born in Erick, Oklahoma, and was raised on a farm. He learned to ride horses at an early age and was a working cowboy and rodeo rider. He also played in a country-western band. Wooley tried to enlist during World War II, but was[...]

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