Donald, Basil, Ralph, Arthur, Van and Ronnie

16 Mar

May 25, 1974 Donald Crisp, actor and director (Beloved Brat, Dawn Patrol, Sea Hawk), dies at 91


Basil Rathbone:  Born: Johannesburg, South Africa, of British parents, 13 June 1892. Education: Attended Repton School, England. Family: Married 1) Ethel Marian Forman (divorced), one son; 2) the writer Ouida Bergere, late 1920s, daughter: Cynthia.  Died: 21 July 1967.  Captain Blood, Dawn Patrol

Ralph Bellamy, a veteran character actor who appeared in more than 100 movies but who attained his greatest recognition on Broadway as the stricken Franklin D. Roosevelt struggling to walk in “Sunrise at Campobello,” died November 29, 1991 at St. Johns Hospital and Health Center in Los Angeles. He was 87 years old.  Ralph Rexford Bellamy was born in Chicago on June 17, 1904.  Among his recent films were “Trading Places” (1983), with Eddie Murphy, Dan Aykroyd and Don Ameche, and “Pretty Woman” (1990), with Julia Roberts and Richard Gere. He also played a canny defense counsel in “The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell” (1955) and a satanic doctor in “Rosemary's Baby” (1968). In 1987, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences presented him with an honorary Oscar for his body of work.  His autobiography, “When the Smoke Hit the Fan,” was published in 1979.

Dive Bomber, Footsteps in the Dark

Arthur Kennedy

Born February 17, 1914 in Worcester, Massachusetts
Died January 5, 1990 in  Branford, Connecticut (brain tumor)
They Died With Their Boots On

Van Heflin

Born Dec. 13, 1910 in Walters, OK
Died July 23, 1971 of heart attack in Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, CA
Santa Fe Trail
Ronald Wilson Reagan was born Feb. 6, 1911, in Tampico, Ill., the second son of John Edward Reagan and Nelle Wilson Reagan.  became one of the most popular presidents of the 20th century and transformed the political landscape of an era with his vision of conservative government, died Saturday, June 6, 2004, at his home in the Bel-Air neighborhood of Los Angeles. He was 93.
Santa Fe Trail, Desperate Journey

— Kathleen

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  1. Anonymous

    March 16, 2010 at 5:57 am

    Hi Kathlee;
    You are making great headway on your sleuthing of co-actors with Errol.
    You are digging up fantastic stuff!