Wednesday, July 18, 2018

6word Portrait: Nelson Mandela

From political prisoner to revered President.



Born 100 years ago today (d. 2013)


Tuesday, July 17, 2018

6word Portrait: James Cagney

Archetypal tough guy; Yankee Doodle Dandy



Born this day in 1899 (d. 1986)

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Monday, July 16, 2018

6word Portrait: Ginger Rogers

Danced with Astaire, backwards in heels. 



Born this day in 1911 (d. 1995)

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Sunday, July 15, 2018

6word Portrait: Rembrandt

Dutch master of the expressive portrait.



Born this day in 1606 (d. 1669)



Saturday, July 14, 2018

6word Portrait: Ingmar Bergman

Influential Swedish director/screenwriter made Wild Strawberries



Born 100 years ago today (d. 2007)

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Friday, July 13, 2018

6word Portrait: Roger McGuinn

From Chicago folkie to high-flying Byrd.



Born this day in 1942.



Thursday, July 12, 2018

6word Portrait: Milton Berle

"Uncle Miltie" was TV's first superstar. 



Born 110 years ago today (d. 2002)

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

6word Portrait: Tab Hunter

Secretly gay actor, singer and heartthrob.



Born this day in 1931 (d. 2018)



Tuesday, July 10, 2018

6word Portrait: Arthur Ashe

African-American tennis champion; battled against AIDS.


Born 75 years ago today (d. 1993)

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Monday, July 9, 2018

6word Portrait: Brian Dennehy

Screen, stage stalwart; frequently at Goodman.


Born 80 years ago today.

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