Buddy Rogers

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Birthday
13, 1904
Birthplace
Olathe, KS
Death Date
Apr 21, 1999 (94)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
13, 1904
Birthplace
Olathe, KS
Death Date
Apr 21, 1999 (94)

About

Recipient of The Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award in 1986, he is well remembered for his performance in the very first Academy Award winning film for Best Picture, Wings.

Before Fame

He began to appear in films starting in 1926, occasionally showcasing his skills as a trombonist and overall musician as part of a jazz band in such movies and on radio as well.

Trivia

He made other appearances in films such as My Best Girl, Safety in Numbers, and Let's Make a Night of It.

Family Life

After the death of his first wife, he married Beverly Ricondo.

Associated With

His first wife was legendary silent film actress Mary Pickford.