Lefty Birthdays, January 29
Lefty Celebrants, January 29
- W.C. Fields, Comedian
- Greg Louganis, Diver, Olympic gold medalist
- Oprah Winfrey, TV talk show host
Lou Rawls, Singer
Richard Pryor, Comedian
Treat Williams, Actor
Lefty Birthday Celebrants:
Famous Lefthander Birthday, July 27
Actor and Comedian Jerry Van Dyke
Photo Source: Wikimedia by Alan Light
Famous Left-hander Birthday, January 18
Comedian Danny Kaye
Danny Kaye was born David Daniel Kaminsky (January 18, 1913 – March 3, 1987) in Brooklyn, New York. He was an American actor, singer and comedian.
He sang and danced at school before beginning his successful career in the entertainment world.
Famous Lefthander Birthday, November 23
Comedian Harpo Marx
Being a lefty, Harpo Marx had to play his harp on the wrong shoulder.
Famous Lefthander Birthday, November 20, 2009
Actor, Comedian, musician Dick Smothers
Famous lefthander birthday, November 13
Actress & Comedian Whoopi Goldberg
Since African American Hattie McDonald who won the Academy Award (more than 50 years ago) for her role in Gone with the Wind, Whoopi Goldberg was the first African American to win the same award. Goldberg won the best supporting actress for her role in the movie Ghost, with Demi Moore and Patrick Swayze.
Lefthanded Whoopi Goldberg (born Caryn Johnson), started performing at 8 years old with the Helena Rubinstein Children’s Theater in New York. Her looks were thought to be too unconventional to land her job as an actress, however, she went on to become a highly successful Hollywood actress and comedian.
Photo Credit: David Shankbone, Wikimedia Commons
Comedian Fred Travalena
Travalena moved to Los Angeles and developed a multi-faceted career with his characterizations of visible public figures.
Famous Lefthander Birthday, October 5
Comedian and actor Larry Fine