On this Day in Movie History, June 19, 1897: Moe Howard Born

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On this day in history, Moses Harry Horwitz known professionally as Moe Howard was born. An American actor and comedian best known as the leader of The Three Stooges, the farce comedy team starred in motion pictures and television for four decades.

Birthdays
1905 – Mildred Natwick (actress: Dangerous Liaisons, Barefoot in the Park, The Snoop Sisters, Tammy and the Bachelor; died Oct 25, 1994)

1912 – Martin Gabel (actor: Smile Jenny You�re Dead, Lady in Cement; TV game show panelist: What’s My Line?; died May 22, 1986)

1921 – Louis Jourdan (Gendre) (actor: Gigi, Three Coins in the Fountain, The VIPs, Columbo: Murder Under Glass, Octopussy)

1928 – Nancy Marchand (actress: The Sopranos, Lou Grant, Brain Donors, The Naked Gun, North and South Book 2; died June 18, 2000)

1930 – Gena Rowlands (actress: Peyton Place, A Woman under the Influence, Night on Earth; daughter of Wisconsin State Senator)

1932 – Pier Angeli (Anna Pierangeli) (actress: Battle of the Bulge, One Step to Hell, The Silver Chalice, S.O.S. Pacific; died Sep 10, 1971)

1932 – Marisa Pavan (actress: Diary of Anne Frank, The Rose Tattoo, What Price Glory?, The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit)

1954 – (Mary) Kathleen Turner (actress: Body Heat, Peggy Sue Got Married, Romancing the Stone, The Jewel of the Nile, Serial Mom, Naked in New York, House of Cards, Accidental Tourist, The War of the Roses, The Doctors, The Virgin Suicides; voice of Jessica Rabbit in Roger Rabbit)

1967 – Mia Sara (actress: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Timecop, Caroline at Midnight, Bullet to Beijing)

1972 – Robin Tunney (actress: The Craft, Encino Man, Empire Records, Niagara, Niagara, Vertical Limit)

1975 – Poppy Montgomery (actress: Unforgettable, Blonde, Devil in a Blue Dress, Dead Man on Campus, The Beat)

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