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 .

HONORS and AWARDS:

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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:

Judge William 'Billy' Priest: Ain't you gonna put your shoes on?
Jeff Poindexter: Well, I'm savin' 'em in case my feet wear out, and then I'll have 'em.
Judge William 'Billy' Priest: Hmmm.
[Chuckles]
Judge William 'Billy' Priest: As much sittin' around as you do, it won't be your feet that will wear out.


Fleety Belle: I feel like the Lord's just shamin' me for having hated you so.
Doctor John Pearly: Yeah - Don't have to -
[clears throat]
Doctor John Pearly: worry about - The Lord's a lot broad-minded than you think he is anyhow.


Sergeant Jimmy Bagby: [Offering Priest a drink] Have a snifter? Good corn!
Judge William 'Billy' Priest: You can smell the feet of the boy that ploughed it!


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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).

Is portrayed by Buff Brady in W.C. Fields and Me (1976)

Was part Cherokee Indian.

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