Today's Birthdays 9/10 - Kate Burton, Amy Irving, Harry Groener

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Paul Harvey 09/10/1882 - Dec 5, 1955 performer - UPSTAIRS & DOWN (Leo Carillo); THE AWFUL TRUTH; BRIEF MOMENT (Louis Calhern, Alexander Woolcot)

Adele Astaire 09/10/1897 - Jan 25, 1981 Fred's sis - LADY BE GOOD; THE BANDWAGON

Robert Wise 9/10/1914 - Academy Award-winning director: The Sound of Music [1965], West Side Story [1961]; Two for the Seesaw, The Andromeda Strain, Star Trek: The Motion Picture

Edmond O'Brien 09/10/1915 - May 9, 1985 performer, Husband of Nancy Kelly (2/19/1941 - 2/2/1942) divorced, Husband of Olga San Juan (1948 - 1976) divorced - ROMEO & JULIET (Laurence Olivier, Vivien Leigh, Cornel Wild; Dame Edna Whitty); I'VE GOT SIXPENCE (Viveca Lindfors); film's Academy Award-winning actor: The Barefoot Contessa [1954]; Seven Days in May, Birdman of Alcatraz, Fantastic Voyage, Pete Kelly’s Blues, The Long Hot Summer

Yma Sumac 09/10/1927 Composer, Performer, Comments: aka The Peruvian Songbird and "Amy Camus" from Brooklyn - FLAHOOLY (Barbara Cook, Louis Nye); (Zoila Emperatriz Chavarri del Castillo) Peruvian singer, of Inca descent, w/4-octave range

Harry Groener 09/10/1951 performer - OH, BROTHER! (Judy Kaye, Larry Marshall, Mary Mastrantonio, Pamela Khoury); IS THERE LIFE AFTER HIGH SCHOOL (Maureen Silliman); CATS; HARRIGAN 'N HART (Christine Ebersole, Mark Hamill); CRAZY FOR YOU (Jodi Benson, Michele Pawk, Jane Connell, Ken Lundie, u/s Jessica Molaskey); IMAGINARY FRIENDS

Amy Irving 09/10/1953 performer - Daughter of Jules Irving Daughter of Priscilla Pointer Husband of Steven Spielberg (1985 - 1989) divorced - 1983 HEARTBREAK HOUSE (Rex Harrison, Rosemary Harris, Philip Bosco, Dana Ivy); BROKEN GLASS (David Dukes, Ron Rifkin); 3 SISTERS (Calista Flockhart, Billy Crudup, Jerry Stiller, Eric Stoltz); film's Yentl, Crossing Delancy, The Competition, Carrie; singing voice of Jessica Rabbit: Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Nora Cole 09/10/1953 performer - YOUR ARMS TOO SHORT TO BOX WITH GOD (Patti LaBelle, Al Green); 1998 ON THE TOWN (Annie Golden, Mary Testa)

Kate Burton 09/10/1957 Daughter of Richard Burton, Daughter of Sybil Christopher, Step-daughter of Elizabeth Taylor (1964-1974 and 1975-1976), Wife of Michael Ritchie (1957- present) 2 children: son Morgan, 1988, and daughter Charlotte, 1998, Comments: Graduated Brown University (1979), majoring in Russian Studies and European history, and Yale Drama School (1983), performer - 1982 PRESENT LAUGHTER; DOONSBURY (Ralph Bruneau, Gary Beach, Reathel Bean); JAKE'S WOMEN (Alan Alda, Joyce Van Patten, Brenda Vaccaro); HEDDA GABLER

1960 - Colin Firth 9/10/1960 performer - film's Pride and Prejudice, Circle of Friends, BRIDGET JONES'S DIARY

ON THIS DAY IN:

1959 The Crooked Mile opens at London's Cambridge Theater. There are164 performances of this musical by Peter Wildblood. This tale of about two SoHo street gangs starred Millicent Martin and Elisabeth Welch.

(sources: IBDB, NYT's ON THIS DAY, 440.com’s Those Were The Days, Playbill.com)

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