Lorne Greene: Golden Voiced Thespian of The Ponderosa
Today is the birthday of Lorne Greene (Lyon Himan Green, 1915-1987). The son of Russian Jewish immigrants, Greene grew up in Ottawa and took up dramatics and radio broadcasting while at college, eventually abandoning his chemical engineering studies. With that rich, deep voice and his terrific diction it should come as no surprise to anybody…
Norman Jewison is a Canadian film director, producer, actor and founder of the Canadian Film Centre. Some of the movies he directed: The Cincinnati Kid, The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming, In the Heat of the Night , The Thomas Crown Affair, Fiddler on the Roof, Jesus Christ Superstar, F.I.S.T, Justice for All, Moonstruck, Other People's Money, The Hurricane and The Statement
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