Category Archives: Legends Tribute

5 Things You May Not Know about Bela Lugosi

  5 Things You May Not Know about Bela Lugosi Like today is his birthday. Happy 135th Birthday to the legend Bela Lugosi! ..… 1) He was born to play Dracula For real tho… Bela Lugosi was born Bela Ferenc Dezso … Continue reading

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Breaking Barriers: Rita Moreno

Breaking Barriers Rita Moreno  To quote Barack Obama at the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors, “[Rita Moreno] is still a leading lady of her era, a trailblazer with courage to break through barriers and forge new paths.” That’s not the only … Continue reading

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Breaking Barriers: Dorothy Dandrige

  Breaking Barriers Dorothy Dandridge Multi-talented, incredibly beautiful, and disciplined in the performing arts since childhood, Dorothy Dandridge could have been as big as Beyonce if she was just born 80 years later. Instead she was born in 1922. A … Continue reading

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National Women’s History Month: Breaking Barriers

  Women’s History Month Breaking Barriers When it comes to being a person of color in Hollywood, it’s never been easy. Even today there is still a troubling lack of non-white faces on the silver screen as demonstrated by last … Continue reading

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5 Things You May Not Know about Harry Belafonte

5 Things You May Not Know about Harry Belafonte  Like today is his birthday. Happy 90th Birthday to the legend Harry Belafonte! ….. In the Navy… OK, so this may be a promotional picture of Belafonte from Carmen Jones (1954, director Otto … Continue reading

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5 Things You May Not Know about Merle Oberon

5 Things You May Not Know about Merle Oberon   Like that today would have been her birthday. Happy 106th Birthday to the legend Merle Oberon! ….. She was not always who she said she was…. The face of deception We … Continue reading

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5 Things You May Not Know about Thelma Ritter

  5 Things You May Not Know about Thelma Ritter Like that today would have been her birthday. Happy 115th Birthday to the legend Thelma Ritter! 1.) She was a born romantic The face of romantic… Well, perhaps she wasn’t … Continue reading

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5 Things You May Not Know about Richard Burton

5 Things You May Not Know about Richard Burton   Like the fact that he was very handsome but, then again, I guess we already knew that ….. 1.) English was his second language His native Wales in the background … Continue reading

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5 Things You May Not Know about Kathryn Grayson

  5 Things You May Not Know about Kathryn Grayson   Like that today, February 9th, 2017, would have been her 95th birthday!  ….. 1.) She owes her singing Career to a Janitor I just really want to draw your attention … Continue reading

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5 Things You May Not Know about Busby Berkeley

  5 Things You May Not Know about Busby Berkeley   Like that today is his birthday. Happy 121st Birthday to the legend Busby Berkeley! ….. 1) He was a performer and a fighter  I couldn’t find a a picture … Continue reading

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