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Claim To Fame : Entertainers

3,193 memorials found


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Fred Allen

31 May 1894 – 17 Mar 1956

Radio Entertainer, Actor. Born John Florence Sullivan, he began...

Phineas Taylor “P.T.” Barnum

5 Jul 1810 – 7 Apr 1891

Businessman. He was a legendary 19th Century American showman and...

Nora Bayes

3 Oct 1880 – 19 Mar 1928

Comedienne, Singer, Songwriter. She is best remembered for...

Robert Benchley

15 Sep 1889 – 21 Nov 1945

Humorist. Author. Born Robert Charles Benchley in Worcester,...

Jack Benny

14 Feb 1894 – 26 Dec 1974

Actor, Producer, Comedian. He is best remembered for his...

Gertrude Edelstein Berg

3 Oct 1899 – 14 Sep 1966

Entertainer. Emmy award-winning actress known for over 5000...

Edgar Bergen

16 Feb 1903 – 30 Sep 1978

Comedian. A ventriloquist and one of the last of the great...

Mel Blanc

30 May 1908 – 10 Jul 1989

Voice Actor. His career spanned radio, movies and television...

Charles Blondin

28 Feb 1824 – 22 Feb 1897

Aerialist. Born Jean-François Gravelet in St. Omer, Pas de Calais...

Ben Blue

12 Sep 1901 – 7 Mar 1975

Vaudeville Comedian. Born Benjamin Bernstein, Ben Blue...

Edward Bowes

14 Jun 1874 – 13 Jun 1946

Radio Entertainer. Born in San Francisco, California, he was a...

Fanny Brice

29 Oct 1891 – 29 May 1951

Entertainer. Born Fannie Borach, the daughter of saloon...

Fanny Brice

29 Oct 1891 – 29 May 1951

Entertainer. Born Fania Borach in New York City, New York, the...

Lenny Bruce

13 Oct 1925 – 3 Aug 1966

Writer and Comedian. He is best remembered for his social...

George Burns

20 Jan 1896 – 9 Mar 1996

Comedian, Actor. He gained international fame with wife

Eddie Cantor

31 Jan 1892 – 10 Oct 1964

Actor, Composer, Author. Born Edward Israel Iskovitz on New...

Frank Capra

18 May 1897 – 3 Sep 1991

Motion Picture Director, Producer, Screenwriter. One of the...

Irene Foote Castle

7 Apr 1893 – 25 Jan 1969

Dancer. Born Irene Foote in New Rochelle, New York, together with...

Vernon Castle

2 May 1887 – 15 Feb 1918

Dancer. Born in Norwich, Norfolk, England, together with his wife...

Buffalo Bill Cody

26 Feb 1846 – 10 Jan 1917

Western Frontiersman, Entertainer, Indian Wars Congressional...

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