#252 Ginger Rogers / Sonny Tufts – 16 July 1911

Ginger Rogers

Ginger Rogers (July 16, 1911 – April 25, 1995) was an American actress, dancer, and singer who appeared in film, and on stage, radio, and television throughout much of the 20th century. During her long career, she made a total of 73 films, and is noted for her role as Fred Astaire’s romantic interest and dancing partner in a series of ten Hollywood musical films that revolutionized the genre. She also achieved great success in a variety of film roles and won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in Kitty Foyle (1940). She ranks #14 on the AFI’s 100 Years…100 Stars list of actress screen legends.

Sonny Tufts

Sonny Tufts (born Bowen Charlton Tufts III, July 16, 1911, Boston, Massachusetts – June 4, 1970, Santa Monica, California) was a United States film actor. In the 1950s, his career was mired in drunkenness and scandal.

Links:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ginger_Rogers
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sonny_Tufts

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