Friday, July 17, 2009

Noteworthy Birthday: James Cagney

American screen legend James Cagney (born July 17, 1899 in New York City, died March 30, 1986 in New York) was rated the 8th Greatest Male Star of All Time by the American Film Institute in 1999. Although best remembered for his roles in gangster films, Cagney also starred in comedies and musicals. A 1942 Academy Award Best Actor Winner, James Cagney's films include The Public Enemy (1931), Angels with Dirty Faces (1938), The Strawberry Blonde (1941), Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942), White Heat (1949) and Mister Roberts (1955).

Wikipedia Biography on James Cagney

Check out the acting legend at CDPL: James Cagney

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