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Ronald Reagan

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Birthday
6, 1911
Birthplace
Tampico, IL
Death Date
Jun 5, 2004 (93)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
6, 1911
Birthplace
Tampico, IL
Death Date
Jun 5, 2004 (93)

About

40th president of the United States whose controversial economics philosophy, Reaganomics, impacted the latter part of the 20th century.

Before Fame

He was a film star during the Golden Age of Hollywood and appeared in movies such as 1939's Dark Victory, 1940's Knute Rockne, All American, and 1942's Kings Row.

Trivia

He gave a 1964 televised speech called A Time for Choosing in support of presidential contender Barry Goldwater, a speech that would be credited with jumpstarting his political career.

Family Life

He and his first wife, Academy Award-winner Jane Wyman, divorced in 1948. He married Nancy Davis in 1952. He had four biological children, Ronald Jr., Patti, Christine and Maureen, and adopted a son named Michael.

Associated With

He and Lee Marvin co-starred in his final film, 1964's The Killers.