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Will Rogers

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Birthday
4, 1879
Birthplace
Oklahoma
Death Date
Aug 15, 1935 (55)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
4, 1879
Birthplace
Oklahoma
Death Date
Aug 15, 1935 (55)

About

Actor, aviator, and cowboy well known for his appearances in 1930s films such as Judge Priest and Steamboat Round the Bend. As one of the leaders of the Progressive Era, he became the highest-paid actor in Hollywood.

Before Fame

In his youth, he spent time trying to become a successful ranch owner in Argentina.

Trivia

He was an American Cowboy and actor, which is ironic because he was a quarter Cherokee.

Family Life

His father was Clement Rogers, a Cherokee judge and Confederate veteran. He married Betty Blake in 1908 and had four children with her before he died in a plane crash in 1935. 

Associated With

He once performed in front of Woodrow Wilson, who thoroughly enjoyed his performance.