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Janis, Dorothy b. February 19, 1910 d. March 10, 2010 Actress. A typecast in "exotic beauty", she had a brief career in the late 1920s and was one of the last performers to have had a starring turn in silent films. Born Dorothy Penelope Jones she was discovered by Hollywood talent scouts while still in high school and signed by MGM to a five year contract. She made her 1928 screen debut in "Kit Carson" and after two more westerns, "The Overland Express" and "Fleetwing", had her best remembered role as Ramon Novarro's leading lady in 1929's smash...[Read More] (Bio by: Bob Hufford) All Saints Episcopal Church Cemetery, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
King, Wayne 'The Waltz King' b. February 18, 1901 d. July 16, 1985 Bandleader. Born Harold Wayne King, he was raised in Illinois, studied music from an early age, and was a stand-out athlete in high school, briefly playing for the legendary Canton Bulldogs. He attended Indiana's Valpariso University, played saxophone for Paul Whiteman, then formed the Wayne King Orchestra in 1927. King is credited with re-arranging the Carrie Jacobs-Bond classic "I Love You Truly" into the form now usually heard; thru the 1930s, the group was kept busy on radio, and in...[Read More] (Bio by: Bob Hufford) All Saints Episcopal Church Cemetery, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA