Legendary journalist Ernie Pyle tabbed character actor Harold Huber as “a sort of assistant gangster.” Following is a biography of the youthful actor with the scarred cheek who appeared in so many 1930s gangster roles.
You’ve seen Robert Warwick dozens of times. Born Robert Taylor Bien the aspiring opera singer went to Broadway and became a Silent Film Matinee idol long before talkies came into play.
A look at the life of Hollywood character actor Alan Dinehart headlines the Immortal Archives for October 3. Also includes TCM Picks for the day and more.
A biography of gruff character actor David Landau including his background, stage career and brief movie career as Hollywood’s bitter man of the pre-code era.
A look at Turner Classic Movies Guy Kibbee birthday schedule for March 6 with a brief Guy Kibbee biography and some commentary upon TCM’s choices.
A biographical look at the stage, film and television career of popular character actor Alan Mowbray written by the actor’s son, Alan Mowbray, Jr.
Over 40 years after his death the memoirs of character actor Alan Mowbray have been published by his son, Alan, Jr. A look at Mowbray’s life and the memories he left us.
A brief biography of character actor Edward Everett Horton, star of stage, screen and television. Famed as Fred Astaire’s sidekick in several Astaire and Ginger Rogers musicals and later the voice of Fractured Fairy Tales on the Rocky & Bullwinkle Show.
A brief look at the life and career of Edward Arnold before he arrived in Hollywood and became the beloved character actor we remember him as today. Illustrated by period stills.
A look at William Frawley in the years before he achieved his greatest fame as Fred Mertz on I Love Lucy. Special attention is paid to his baseball movies and his early days on the vaudeville circuit and Broadway. The article is illustrated with seven promotional photos from the 1939 film St. Louis Blues.