Ronald Reagan Overview:

Legendary actor, Ronald Reagan, was born Ronald Wilson Regan on Feb 6, 1911 in Tampico, IL. Reagan appeared in over 75 film and TV roles. His best known films include Dark Victory (as Alec), Knute Rockne All American (as George Gipp), Santa Fe Trail (as George Custer), Bedtime for Bonzo (as Prof. Peter Boyd), and The Killers (as Jack Browning). He also appeared in 34 episodes of TV's GE True Theater from 1954 to 1962. Reagan died at the age of 93 on Jun 5, 2004 in Bel Air, Los Angeles, CA and was laid to rest in Ronald W. Reagan Presidential Library Cemetery in Simi Valley, Ventura County, CA.

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Ronald Reagan was a loyal 'servant' to Warner Brothers for 13 years playing easy-going types, without quite getting into the mainstream of their films. When his features hardened with middle age, he played tough westerns for a while before going into politics, becoming Governor of California from 1966 to 1973. He was elected President of the United States in 1980, and re-elected for a second term in 1984. He was married to actress Jane Wyman from 1940 to 1948 and to Nancy Davis from then onwards (first and second wives).

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He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Television. In addition, Reagan was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame and National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum . Reagan was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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Ronald Reagan Quotes:

Sister Parker: He's a foundling, his father left his mother before he was born. Do you know what that means?
Yank: He sure is!


George Gipp: Win one for the Gipper!


Flying Officer Johnny Hammond: [has just double-talked, sucker punched and knocked out Baumeister] The iron fist has a glass jaw!


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At the time of his death, he was the longest-living President of the United States, at age 93 years and 120 days, equaling 34,088 days. This record was broken by former President Gerald Ford on Monday, November 12th, 2006. Their age difference, in days alone, was only 45 days. Ronald Reagan's lifetime lasted 34,088 days, and Gerald Ford's lifetime lasted 34,133 days. Only 45 days differ in the two oldest Presidents' lifetimes.

A month after his death, items from the 40th president's funeral, burial and week-long public viewing were selling fast on the online auction site eBay. The company has sold 780 pieces of Reagan funeral memorabilia since June 11, 2004 for a total of $66,000. The items range from programs (sold for up to $1,525 each) from the interment at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley to gratitude cards given to mourners who visited his casket.

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