Mar 16, 2008

Did You Know?

Prized pinup Betty Grable's first of two marriages was to famed child star Jackie Coogan, known in his later years as Uncle Fester on the 1960s television series The Addams Family. The two were married in 1937, when Grable was 20 years old and Coogan, 23; their marriage lasted less than 2 years.

Grable went on to marry famed trumpter Harry James and experience immense box-office success at Fox Studios in the 1940's, while Coogan, married three subsequent times, served as a Flight Officer in WWII and made various minor film appearances before becoming a tv regular in the 1950's and 60's.

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