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D.W. Griffith Biography

He directed the 1915 feature-length work Birth of a Nation, that has been a hit but was also exceptionally racist in content. After work contained Intolerance, Broken Blossoms and Orphans of the Storm. Griffith expired on July 23, 1948. An enthusiastic reader, the youthful Griffith finally worked as a novel clerk ...

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Brooke Astor Biography

They divorced in 1930, and two years afterwards, Astor married Charles H. Marshall. Throughout the length of the marriage, she worked as an editor at House and Garden magazine. Marshall died in 1952. Astor wed her third husband, Vincent Astor, in 1953. After Vincent’s departure in 1959, she ran the ...

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Don Ameche Biography

Ameche made his movie recovery in 1983 in the comedic success Trading Places. A couple of years after, he won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor because of his performance in Cocoon. He continued to appear in movies, including Cocoon: The Return and Corrina, Corrina. BornDominic Felix Amicion May ...

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