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Lefty Birthdays, January 29

Lefty Celebrants, January 29

  • W.C. Fields, Comedian
  • Greg Louganis, Diver, Olympic gold medalist
  • Oprah Winfrey, TV talk show host

Lefty Birthdays, December 1

Lefty Celebrants, December 1

Lou Rawls, Singer

Richard Pryor, Comedian

Treat Williams, Actor

Lefty Birthdays

Dateline: Lefty Birthdays,  November 29

Lefty Birthday Celebrants:

  • Joel Coen, Director
  • Howie Mandel, Comedian
  • Chuck Mangione, Musician
  • Andrew McCarthy, Actor
  • Francis McDormand, Actress

Lefty Birthday – Actor and Comedian Jerry Van Dyke

Famous Lefthander Birthday, July 27

Actor and Comedian Jerry Van Dyke

Jerry Van Dyke, Actor and Comedian

Jerry Van Dyke, American comedian and actor, was born on July 27, 1931, in Danville, Illinois. He is the younger brother of comedian and actor Dick Van Dyke. Jerry made his acting debut on The Dick Van Dyke show.

Photo Source: Wikimedia by Alan Light

Lefty Comedian Danny Kaye

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.

Lefty Comedian Harpo Marx

Famous Lefthander Birthday, November 23

Comedian Harpo Marx

Being a lefty, Harpo Marx had to play his harp on the wrong shoulder.

Lefty Actor Dick Smothers

Famous Lefthander Birthday, November 20, 2009

Actor, Comedian, musician Dick Smothers

Lefty Actress and Comedian Whoopi Goldberg

Famous lefthander birthday, November 13

Actress & Comedian Whoopi Goldberg

Whoopi Goldberg in NY City, Nov 2008

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

Lefty Birthday – Comedian Fred Travalena

Famous Lefthander

Comedian Fred Travalena

Frederick Albert Travalena III (October 6, 1942 – June 28, 2009), was born in New York and raised in Long Island. He was an American entertainer who specialized in comedy and impersonations.

Travalena moved to Los Angeles and developed a multi-faceted career with his characterizations of visible public figures.

Lefty Birthday, October 5 – Comedian Larry Fine

Famous Lefthander Birthday, October 5

Comedian and actor Larry Fine

Larry Fine (October 5, 1902 – January 24, 1975) was an American comedian and actor, a member of the comedy act The Three Stooges.

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