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‘’HEY MISTER DILLON”

SLIDESHOW: Dennis Weaver's characters ranged from Dodge City to ...
Dennis Weaver as Chester Goode on Gunsmoke — Old Chester was
part of the Gunsmoke cast from 1955-1964 on CBS television.

One of Chester’s most noticeable features is his stiff right leg — the cause
of which is never explicitly stated, though it’s implied that he was injured
during the Civil War. In an interview conducted four years before his death,
Dennis revealed that he invented the character’s disability during his
audition.
 

Gunsmoke (1955)   Photos with Amanda Blake, Milburn Stone, Dennis Weaver
From left: Dennis Weaver, Amanda Blake, and Melburn Stone.  

CTVA US Western - "Gunsmoke" (CBS)(1955-75) James Arness
James Arness (James King Aurness) starred as U.S. Marshal Matt
Dillon.
 

Gunsmoke' actor Dennis Weaver dies – Orange County Register
William Dennis Weaver (June 4, 1924 – February 24, 2006)

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PORTLAND STAR BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1929

Jane Powell | National Museum of American History

Tinseltown Talks: Jane Powell reflects as she celebrates her ...
Jane Powell (born Suzanne Lorraine Burce in Portland, Oregon) 
is a singer, dancer and actress who rose to fame in the mid-
1940s with roles in various
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer musicals.

Jane Powell | Hometowns to Hollywood

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Jane Powell - Hollywood Star Walk - Los Angeles Times

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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TINA LOUISE IS 86 TODAY!

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Actress Tina Louise played Ginger on Gilligan’s Island
(CBS) from 1964 – 1967. Her role in the 1958 film God’s
Little Acre earned her a Golden Globe Award for New
Star of the Year. In 1962, she made an appearance on
the TV series The Real McCoys (ABC/CBS). She began
studying acting, singing, and dancing at the age of
seventeen.

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THE FIRST ACADEMY AWARDS WAS IN 1929

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The first Academy Awards ceremony was held in Hollywood on May 16, 1929
with a mere 270 guests. The name Oscar would not used for another few
years. Emil Jannings was the first Best Actor and Janet Gaynor Best Actress.

The first 12 winners (and the 20 films that were given an honorary scroll of commendation) had already been revealed in the Los Angeles Times three
months earlier.

The inaugural awards were the only time in Academy history that the
ceremony wasn’t broadcast in some way; even a year later it was covered
live on radio.

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Emil Jannings with his Best Actor statuette.

Douglas Fairbanks presents Janet Gaynor with the first Academy Award for Best Actress, for her work in Seventh Heaven   
Douglas Fairbanks presents Janet Gaynor with the
first Academy Award for Best Actress, for her work
in Seventh Heaven.

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William C Demille, President Of The Academy Of Motion Picture
Arts And Sciences hands an Oscar to Mary Pickford (with Warner
Baxter and Hans Kraly looking on) at the first ceremony in 1929.

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