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:

Grover Cleveland Alexander: You must be so tired, Dear!
Aimee Alexander: Why should I be tired?
Grover Cleveland Alexander: I've been stealing strength from you all season - every game, every pitch. Without you there, I couldn't have done any of it. God must think a lot of me. He's given me you.


Jack Browning: I approve of larceny; homicide is against my principles.


[referring to his purchase of a farm back in Scotland]
Cpl. Lachlan 'Lachie' MacLachlan: I put my money to better use. It's in Scotland - in the earth.
Yank: I knew it! He's got it buried in a tin can!


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While President of the USA, his Secret Service codename was "Rawhide".

Amidst the panic at the hospital after Reagan's assassination attempt, a Secret Service agent was asked information for Reagan's admission forms. The intern asked for Reagan's last name. The agent, who was quite surprised at the question, responded "Reagan". The intern then asked for Reagan's first name. The agent, again surprised, responded "Ronald". The intern didn't look up, instead he unassumingly asked for Reagan's address. The agent paused for a few moments in great surprise before saying "1600 Pennsylvania Avenue". That got the intern's attention.

When he was a young man, he had a part-time job as a lifeguard. He once had to retrieve an old man's dentures at the bottom of the pool and did so without hesitating.

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