Will Rogers was a one of America's brightest media stars during the 1920s and '30s, a Cherokee cowboy-philosopher who did rope tricks while making pointed -- and humorous -- political observations. Rogers grew up on a ranch in Indian Territory...
Name at Birth:
William Penn Adair Rogers
November 4, 1879,
Oolagah, Indian Territory(now Oklahoma)
August 15, 1935
Another widely quoted Will Rogers comment was "I don't make jokes. I just watch
the government and report the facts." Rogers even provided an epigram on his ...
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wisdom on Broadway and in the movies, visit Biography.com.
Will Rogers (William Penn Adair Rogers), 1879-1935, American humorist, b.
Oolagah ... Encyclopedia of World Biography The Columbia Encyclopedia,...
Industry awards in 1999 include NARM's Chairman's Award for Sustained Achievement; the RIAA's inagural Diamond Award for sales in excess of 10 million units for a single album title (Kenny Rogers
' Greatest Hits); and the Sammy Cahn Lifetime Achievement Award at the 30th... More »
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Rogers, Cherokee Indian, Entertainer, Cowboy, And Activist.
World-famous, widely popular American humorist of the vaudeville stage and of
silent and sound films, Will Rogers graduated from military school, but...
On this day in History, Will Rogers is born in Oklahoma on Nov 04, 1879. Learn
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Will Rogers: A Brief Biography. “An actor is a fellow that just has a little more
monkey in him than the fellow that can't act.” – Will Rogers ...