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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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:

Thomas Brown: I feel like an old lion being thrown to the Christians.


[last lines]
Jubilo: The man was right, mother ~ There never was another hat like it ~~


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.


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Will Rogers Facts
While growing up on the family ranch, he worked with cattle and learned to ride and lasso from a young age. He grew so talented with a rope, in fact, that he was placed in the Guinness Book of World Records for throwing three lassos at once. One went around the horse's neck, another circled around the rider, and the third flew under the horse, looping all four legs together.

Has a turnpike named in his honor. The Will Rogers Turnpike is in northeast Oklahoma running from just outside of Tulsa, through Will's hometown of Claremore to the Missouri state line.

He was awarded 2 Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Radio at 6608 Hollywood Boulevard and for Motion Pictures at 6401 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.

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