16 June 1890: Birth of Stan Laurel, English Comic Actor

As one half of the comedy duo Laurel and Hardy, Stan Laurel starred in over a hundred comedy shorts and feature films. But he also had a successful acting and writing career before his partnership with Oliver Hardy.

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3 March 1920: Birth of James Doohan, Canadian Actor

James Montgomery Doohan was born in Vancouver, in the Canadian Province of British Columbia, on 3 March 1920. His parents, William and Sarah, had emigrated from Ireland and had three older children. The family later moved to Ontario where Doohan was educated at the Sarnia Collegiate Institute and Technical School. Continue reading 3 March 1920: Birth of James Doohan, Canadian Actor