Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Lionel Barrymore Birthday April 28

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Today marks the birthday of Lionel Barrymore, who played Henry F. Potter in the film, It's a Wonderful Life. He was born April 28, 1878, (137 years ago) in Philadelphia, PA.

Barrymore, who is also know for his roles in films such as You Can't Take it With You, Key Largo, and many more, won one Oscar for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his part in A Free Soul (1931). He was nominated for Best Director for Madame X in 1947.

He was also a radio actor, composer and painter, and author. He died Nov. 15, 1954, in Van Nuys, CA.

Learn more about Lionel Barrymore here or here.

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