Television and Film Stars
In this section you will find interesting facts and fun trivia for some of your favorite TV and movie stars. If you cannot find your favorite, feel free to contact us and we will write something about that topic. Also, please use our “Search” page to quickly find what you’re looking for. Have fun!
We’ll be covering such TV and Movie stars as Carroll O’Conner, Chuck Norris, Elizabeth Montgomery, James Arness, Paul Newman, Ted Danson, Bill Bixby, David Carradine, Ed O’Neil, Homer Simpson, Rob Reiner, Sally Fields, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Katie Segal, Bruce Lee, Marlon Brando, Audrey Hepburn, James Dean, Bob Saget, Milton Berle, Bob Hope, Alan Alda, Jerry Seinfeld, William Shatner, Penny Marshall, Henry Winkler and many more!
“Nip it in the bud!” – Don Knotts as Barney Fife In the realm of comedy and television, few names evoke as much nostalgia and laughter as Don Knotts. From his memorable portrayal of Deputy Barney Fife in “The Andy Griffith Show” to his comedic brilliance in “Three’s Company,” Knotts captivated audiences with his impeccable…Keep reading
The Original Queen of Crime If you’re a fan of classic American TV shows, then you’ve definitely heard of “Murder, She Wrote.” This iconic show premiered in 1984 and ran for an impressive 12 seasons, with more than 260 episodes airing over time. If you’re a fan, then keep reading! In today’s article, we’ll look…Keep reading
Written by Cavan O’Grady Mork Who? The character of Mork originated on Happy Days when creator and executive producer Garry Marshall came in one day very excited and shared an idea that his eight-year-old son Scotty had after seeing Star Wars. “Let’s put a spaceman on Happy Days!” Garry then walked out of the room. The…Keep reading
Farrah Fawcett: An Icon of Beauty and Strength Farrah Fawcett was a true icon of the 1970s, known for her stunning looks, undeniable talent, and fearless spirit. From her iconic feathered hair to her unforgettable smile, Fawcett captivated audiences with her beauty. It was her strength, however, and resilience that truly made her a legend.…Keep reading
The Early Years It was back on August 6, 1911 that Lucille Désirée Ball was born into this world. Her hometown was Jamestown NY, where she was raised by Baptist parents. Her father, Henry Ball worked for Bell Telephone as a linesman. Henry died of Typhoid fever when he was only 27 years old. Lucy…Keep reading
The World of Jackie Gleason Jackie Gleason – The Great One: On an ordinary day, on the 26th of February 1916 in Bushwick, NY, Herbert Walton Gleason was brought into the world. The baby would be baptized John Herbert Gleason and would come to be known as “The Great One”. Jacke Jacke, as his mother…Keep reading
Why Did Dick York Leave Bewitched? Why did Dick York Leave Bewitched? This has been a very popular question amongst retro TV aficionados throughout the years. Let get into the meat of the problem by first exploring the genesis of the hit television show Bewitched. We have a full article on this subject on it’s…Keep reading
Here are 10 fun facts about everybody’s favorite bus driver, Ralph Kramden from The Honeymooners #1 – Ralph Kramden’s apartment was intentionally made to look depressing and very modestly furnished. Because Jackie Gleason grew up in the slums of Brooklyn, he knew how to put the sets together. Although Ed Norton made the same salary…Keep reading
John Carroll O’Connor Carroll O’Connor was born on August 2, 1924, in New York City. His father, Edward Joseph, was a lawyer, and his mother a teacher. Growing up in Elmhurst and Forest Hills, Queens, New York he spent his early years with family. Carroll had two brothers, Hugh and Robert. Hugh sadly died in…Keep reading
1) Chuck Norris is Cool Because: 5 Reasons Chuck Norris is Cool. Born in 1940, Chuck Norris has achieved 3 black belts in his lifetime. One in Tang Soo Du, a Korean art based on Karate. Secondly, he has a black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Thirdly, he has a black belt in Judo (…Keep reading
What Happened to Bruce Lee? How did Bruce Lee die? The death of Bruce Lee has been a topic of controversy for many years but we are here to set the record straight! First, there are many myths that we must dispel. Killed by Organized Crime? NO! Bruce Lee and his son Brandon were not…Keep reading
Who Is Elizabeth Montgomery? 2. After studying at the Spence School in Manhattan and attending The Academy of Dramatic Arts, Elizabeth made her TV debut appearing on her dad’s show “Robert Montgomery Presents”. She got that job based on her own merits, although being related to a famous actor couldn’t have hurt. 3. Elizabeth won…Keep reading