Neil Crone articles


Blue Facts About Redd Foxx, Comedy's Raunchy King

The IRS took so much money from Redd Foxx that there was none left for a funeral when he died—until one legendary comedian stepped up and paid for the lavish send-off that Foxx deserved.
February 20, 2024 Neil Crone
Australian actor Rod Taylor as H George Wells in a publicity still for 'The Time Machine', directed by George Pal, 1960.

A Fistful Of Facts About Rod Taylor, Hollywood's Brawling Aussie

Old Hollywood star Rod Taylor had a reputation for boozing and brawling—but that’s just one small part of his utterly twisted story.
January 31, 2024 Neil Crone
Sai Jinhua in 1887 in black

Charming Facts About Sai Jinhua, The Diplomatic Courtesan

When she was only a child, Sai Jinhua was sold into service… She had no clue that she’d become one of the most tragic courtesans in history.
January 12, 2024 Neil Crone

Funny Facts About Art Carney, TV’s Troubled Second Banana

When Art Carney won the Best Actor Oscar, it seemed like the troubled actor had finally got his life together—but he had unfinished business to deal with.
December 21, 2023 Neil Crone
Irving Berlin

Legendary Facts About Irving Berlin, The Christmas Genius

Despite his reputation as a feel-good songwriter, the story of Irving Berlin is not for the faint of heart.
December 7, 2023 Neil Crone

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