John Payne (May 23, 1912 – December 6, 1989), Born in Roanoke, VA. Served in US Army Air Corps during WW II. Actor best known for film noir crime films and musicals, and for his leading roles in Miracle on 34th Street and television series The Restless Gun.
Donald O'Conner, In 1944, O'Connor was drafted into the Army. Before he reported for induction, Universal Pictures rushed him through production of three feature films simultaneously and released them when he was overseas.