October 17th- A Birthday Trifecta!

I discovered recently that three of my favorite performers (Rita Hayworth, Jean Arthur and Montgomery Clift) all share the same birthday!

Rita Hayworthrita

Born: 1918, Brooklyn NY

Died: May 14, 1987, New York, NY

Best known for: Gilda Munson, Gilda

My favorite films of Hayworth’s: Gilda, You Were Never Lovelier, You’ll Never Get Rich, Only Angels Have Wings, The Strawberry Blond, Cover Girl and The Lady From Shanghai

 Jean Arthur jean

Born: 1900, Plattsburgh, NY

Died: June 19, 1991, Carmel, CA

Best known for: Connie Milligan, The More the Merrier

My favorite films of Arthur’s: The More the Merrier, The Devil and Miss Jones, Talk of the Town, Only Angels Have Wings, The Ex-Mrs. Bradford, A Foreign Affair

Montgomery Cliftmonty

Born: 1920, Omaha, NE

Died: July 23, 1966, New York, NY

Best known for: Private Robert E. Lee Prewitt, From Here to Eternity

My favorite films of Clift’s: From Here to Eternity, A Place in the Sun, Red River, The Heiress, The Misfits and Suddenly Last Summer

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