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In honor of HIS birthday:

 

Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams b.04/26/99 d.6/06/62

 

 

Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams, actor, 218 films, Lucille Ball early film-career co-star, Muss 'em Up, as 'Red' Cable, 1936; Don't Tell The Wife, as Lazarus Hubert Gregory 'Cupid' Dougal, 1937; as well as William Frawley (Lucy's Fred Mertz), co-star, Six Lessons From Madame LaZonga, as Alvin, 1941, is born this date in 1899.

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Vincent Gardenia, b. 1/07/20 d. 12/09/92

 

 

Vincent Gardenia, guest, Desilu Productions', The Untouchables, as Jake Petrie, “The Troubleshooter”, 1961; guest, Desilu Studios'-filmed, The Bing Crosby Show, as Desk Sergeant,“The Green Couch”, 1964; guest, Desilu Productions', Mannix, as Eddie Cortino, “Skid Marks on a Dry Run”, 1967, Mission: Impossible, as Vito Lugana, “The Council: Part I”, 1967, “The Execution”, as Lewis George Parma, 1968; guest, Mission Impossible Versus The Mob, as Vito Lugana, 1969; as well as with Lucie Arnaz and Lucille Ball, Night of 100 Stars, II, 1985; is born this date in 1920.

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Vincent Gardenia, b. 1/07/20 d. 12/09/92

 

 

Vincent Gardenia, guest, Desilu Productions', The Untouchables, as Jake Petrie, “The Troubleshooter”, 1961; guest, Desilu Studios'-filmed, The Bing Crosby Show, as Desk Sergeant,“The Green Couch”, 1964; guest, Desilu Productions', Mannix, as Eddie Cortino, “Skid Marks on a Dry Run”, 1967, Mission: Impossible, as Vito Lugana, “The Council: Part I”, 1967, “The Execution”, as Lewis George Parma, 1968; guest, Mission Impossible Versus The Mob, as Vito Lugana, 1969; as well as with Lucie Arnaz and Lucille Ball, Night of 100 Stars, II, 1985; is born this date in 1920.

 

Another under the "gone too soon" category....sigh. Loved him as Cher's dad in the Moonstruck ensemble -- what a cast, what a film! Oy! lucythrill.JPG

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Lillian Gish, b. 10/14/93 d. 02/27/93

 

 

Lillian Gish, Lucille Ball once mistakes her for Zasu Pitts, whom Lucille greatly admired for her red hair; years later, apologizes to Lillian; appears with Lucille, AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Henry Fonda, 1978; with Lucie Arnaz, Night of 100 Stars, and The 36th Annual Tony Awards, 1982; with Lucille, Happy 100th Birthday, Hollywood, 1987; as well as with Lucille and Lucie, Night of 100 Stars II, 1985, is born this date in 1893.

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Lillian Gish, b. 10/14/93 d. 02/27/93

 

 

Lillian Gish, Lucille Ball once mistakes her for Zasu Pitts, whom Lucille greatly admired for her red hair; years later, apologizes to Lillian; appears with Lucille, AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Henry Fonda, 1978; with Lucie Arnaz, Night of 100 Stars, and The 36th Annual Tony Awards, 1982; with Lucille, Happy 100th Birthday, Hollywood, 1987; as well as with Lucille and Lucie, Night of 100 Stars II, 1985, is born this date in 1893.

 

Ghost--what Cleopatra Carmichael became, and what Lucy looked like running up the stairs hiding under a tablecloth in "Lucy meets a millionaire."

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Stewart Granger, b. 05/06/13d. 08/16/93

 

 

Stewart Granger, actor, 76 films; appears with Lucille Ball, Hollywood the Golden Years: The RKO Story “Howard's Way”, 1987; as well as Desi Arnaz co-star, credits only, The Virginian, 24 episodes, as Col. Alan MacKenzie, “The Best Man”, 1970, is born this date in 1913.

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Greta Garbo b. 9/18/05

d. 4/15/90

 

 

Greta Garbo, Lucille Ball’s early film-career friend; appears with Lucille and many other famous ‘faces’, in George Bungarda, color oil painting Hollywood Drive-In; (Karl ‘Papa’ Freund, legendary Oscar-winner television mentor of Lucille’s, photographed three Greta MGM films); appears with Lucille, archivally, Hollywood Without Make-Up, 1963, with Lucille, The Big Parade of Comedy, 1964; as well as with Lucille, archivally, That's Entertainment III, 1994; is born this date in 1905.

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