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W.C. Fields William Claude Dukenfield (January 29, 1880 – December 25, 1946), better known as W. C. Fields, was an American comedian, actor, juggler and writer. Fields was known for his comic persona as a misanthropic and hard-drinking egotist who remained a sympathetic character despite his snarling contempt for dogs, children and women. Photo by Paul Hesse, 1934.
Moms Mabley, I remember her on the Merv Griffin Show!! Adorable.
Soupy Sales, Comedian and Children’s Host, a Native of Franklinton
January 8, 1926: children’s show #television host Soupy Sales, noted for taking pies in the face, was born Milton Supman in Franklinton.
Danny Kaye (American actor comedian dancer) He first was known for his radio show and his string of movies in the 1940's and 1950's. Next he was known for his television variety show which he hosted on CBS. A wonderful actor with his own style of humor noted to be always entertaining and upbeat.