Wednesday, February 15, 2012
On This Date: February 15
1907: Cesar Romero was born in New York City. His long-running film career included roles as the Cisco Kid and as Zorro’s uncle. In the 1960s, he played the Joker in 19 episodes of the Batman television series as well as the eponymous film spinoff.
1914: Kevin McCarthy was born in Seattle, Wash. Nominated for an Academy Award for his role in Death of a Salesman (1951) and star of the original Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956), he played Grandpa Addams in Addams Family Reunion (1998).
1927: Harvey Korman was born in Chicago, Ill. A four-time Emmy Award winner for his work on the The Carol Burnett Show, Corman also appeared in the 1963 episode “My Four Boys” of Dennis the Menace.
(Image: Cesar Romero as the Joker. 20th Century Fox)