Tuesday, June 21, 2005

The Walk of Fame: Vol. C, Part 2

Nancy Carroll MP

Nancy appeared in over 40 films starting with the 1918 film Riders of the Purple Sage. Among her other credits was Woman Accused where she starred opposite Cary Grant and the 1929 film Sweetie which sadly was not about me.

Jack Carson Radio
Jack Carson TV

Host of the 1954 TV series "The Jack Carson Show", Jack was primarily a comic actor but also was gifted at drama. One of his last films was Cat on a Hot Tin Roof in which he appeared with Paul Newman and Elizabeth Taylor.

Jeannie Carson TV

Jeannie rocketed to fame in the 1956 comedy series "Hey Jeannie!" Born in England, Jeannie's birth name was "Jean Shufflebottom" which, while not the best name for an actress, was a great name for a blackjack dealer or someone with an itchy butt.

Johnny Carson TV

Host of TVs "The Tonight Show", one of the most famous men in TV history.

Benny Carter Rec

Saxophonist and songwriter of such songs as "Because of You" and "Hot Toddy".

Enrico Caruso Rec

Considered to be the greatest opera singer of all time. Enrico was born in Italy in 1873 and was a worldwide star by the time of his death in 1921.

Robert Casadesus Rec

French concert pianist who became director of the American Conservatory at Fontainebleau in 1945.

Johnny Cash Rec

Known as "The Man in Black", Johnny Cash sung such hits as "Ring of Fire".

Syd Cassyd TV

Founder of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in 1946.

Peggy Castle TV

Star of the TV series "Lawman", Peggy worked in the film industry as well. Most of her films and TV appearances were in the Western genre.

Gil Cates MP

Producer of several Academy Award ceremonies (including 2005), Gil is also an accomplished director of one of my favorite films Oh God: Book II.

Walter Catlett MP

Star of over 100 films from 1924-1957 including starring alongside James Cagney in Yankee Doodle Dandy.

Joan Caulfied TV

A beautiful actress who played Sarah McCoy in the 1975 series The Hatfields and the McCoys.

Carmen Cavallaro Rec

Popular pianist in 1940s radio. Started out as part of Rudy Vallee's orchestra.

Bennett Cerf TV

Humorist and publisher, one of the founding editors of Random House Inc. Bennett is perhaps best known for his work on the TV series "What's My Line".

Feodor Chaliapin Rec

Born in Russia in 1873m Fedor was considered to be the first opera singer to act as he sung.

John Chambers MP

Perhaps Hollywood's most sought-after makeup designer. Won the 1968 Academy Award for his for his work in Planet of the Apes. Get yer stinking paws off me you damn dirty person with exquisite makeup by John Chambers.

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