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Actress Luise Rainer Passes At 104

12/30/2014 7:37pm EST
Luise Rainer
Actress Luise Rainer, who was the first actress to win back-to-back Academy Awards for Best Actress ("The Great Ziegfeld," 1937, and "The Good Earth," 1938), has died. She was 104.

The German-born star died at her London home on Tuesday following a battle with pneumonia.

Rainer's daughter Francesca Knittel-Bowyer confirmed the news to the Associated Press, saying, "She was bigger than life and can charm the birds out of the trees... If you saw her, you'd never forget her."

Rainer first starred in several German and Austrian films before landing a contract that would take her to Hollywood...
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Celebrity Birthdays, January 12

1/12/2010 3:00am EST
Howard Stern
Happy Birthday to:

Shock Jock Howard Stern (1954)

Spice Girl Melanie Chisholm (1974)

Rapper Raekwon (1970)

Rage Against the Machine singer Zack De La Rocha (1970)

Rocker/horror film director Rob Zombie (1966)

"Huff" actor Oliver Platt (1960)

Dittohead Rush Limbaugh (1951)

"Fat Actress" star Kirstie Alley (1951)

Singer Ruth Brown (1928)

"The Great Ziegfeld" actress Luise Rainer (1910)

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Celebrity Birthdays, January 12

1/12/2009 3:00am EST
Melanie Chisholm
Happy Birthday to Spice Girl Melanie Chisholm (1974), rapper Raekwon (1970), ex-Rage Against the Machine singer Zack de la Rocha (1970), rocker/horror film director Rob Zombie (1966), "Huff" actor Oliver Platt (1960), radio hosts Howard Stern (1954) and Rush Limbaugh (1951), Fat Actress" star Kirstie Alley (1951), singer Ruth Brown (1928), "The Great Ziegfeld" actress Luise Rainer (1910), and "Call of the Wild" author Jack London (1876; d. 1916).

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Celebrity Birthdays, January 12

1/12/2008 3:00am EST
Melanie Chisholm
Happy Birthday to Spice Girl Melanie Chisholm (1974), rapper Raekwon (1970), ex-Rage Against the Machine singer Zack de la Rocha (1970), rocker/horror film director Rob Zombie (1966), "Huff" actor Oliver Platt (1960), radio hosts Howard Stern (1954) and Rush Limbaugh (1951), Fat Actress" star Kirstie Alley (1951), singer Ruth Brown (1928), "The Great Ziegfeld" actress Luise Rainer (1910), and "Call of the Wild" author Jack London (1876; d. 1916).
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Celebrity Birthdays, January 12

1/12/2007 3:00am EST
Howard Stern
Happy Birthday to Spice Girl Melanie Chisholm (1974), rapper Raekwon (1970), ex-Rage Against the Machine singer Zack de la Rocha (1970), rocker/horror film director Rob Zombie (1966), "Huff" actor Oliver Platt (1960), radio hosts Howard Stern (1954) and Rush Limbaugh (1951), "Fat Actress" star Kirstie Alley (1951), singer Ruth Brown (1928), "The Great Ziegfeld" actress Luise Rainer (1910), and "Call of the Wild" author Jack London (1876; d. 1916).
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Celebrity Birthdays, January 12

1/12/2006 3:00am EST
Rob Zombie
Happy Birthday to Spice Girl Melanie Chisholm (1974), rapper Raekwon (1970), ex-Rage Against the Machine singer Zack de la Rocha (1970), rocker/horror film director Rob Zombie (1966), "Huff" actor Oliver Platt (1960), radio hosts Howard Stern (1954) and Rush Limbaugh (1951), "Fat Actress" star Kirstie Alley (1951), singer Ruth Brown (1928), "The Great Ziegfeld" actress Luise Rainer (1910), and "Call of the Wild" author Jack London (1876; d. 1916).
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