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Will Rogers Overview:

Legendary actor, Will Rogers, was born William Penn Adair Rogers on Nov 4, 1879 in Oologah, OK. Rogers died at the age of 55 on Aug 15, 1935 in near Point Barrow, AK .

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He was honored with two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the categories of Motion Pictures and Radio. Rogers was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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Which Clip Should Poli Sci Fans See?

By Judy on Mar 12, 2016 From Cary Grant Won't Eat You

I keep thinking of one of ’ famous lines as I observe the loopholes the GOP leadership is exploring to oust Trump: “If stupidity got us into this mess, why can’t it get us out?” (Don’t you think Lindsey Graham, with his recent political zingers, and clear fut... Read full article


He never met a man he didn’t like: A visit to the Museum

on Nov 5, 2013 From Comet Over Hollywood

He never met a man he didn’t like. was born in Oologah, OK, and his final resting place is at the Memorial Museum in Claremore, OK. Rogers made a name for himself in vaudeville as doing roping tricks, eventually making it to the Ziegfeld Follies. He then made silent fil... Read full article


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Will Rogers Quotes:

New Moses: I've got souls to save.
Doctor John Pearly: No, you got a life to save, and the Lord don't care which one of your jobs you do first.


[first lines]
Judge William 'Billy' Priest: Hear! Hear! Hear! Court's called to order!


Judge William 'Billy' Priest: That's sort of a novelty, Herman, - the barber gettin' cut up! Whoever cut him up couldn't have cut him up much if they used the barber's razor.


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Will Rogers Facts
Rogers had four children with wife, Betty. They were: Fred (died 1920), Mary (died 1989), Will Rogers Jr. (died 1993) and Jimmy Rogers (died 2000).

Served as Honorary Mayor of Beverly Hills, California, from 1926-1928.

Died in the Arctic crash of a plane piloted by the world-renowned, one-eyed pioneer aviator, Wiley Post (in which Post died as well).

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