Maurice Wilson

Maurice Wilson was born April 21, 1898 in Bradford, England. The day he turned 18, he enlisted in the British Army and served in World War I. In the Battle of Passchendaele, he fought alone to protect his injured unit against the German forces. He received the Military Cross for his bravery. Shortly after, he … Continue reading Maurice Wilson

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Bobby Pickett and Boris Karloff

Robert "Bobby" George Pickett was born February 11, 1938 in Somerville, Massachusetts.  Growing up, he watched a lot of films at the movie theater his father managed. He became very good at impersonating famous actors, most notably, Boris Karloff.  Bobby died of leukemia in Los Angeles, California on April 25, 2007. He was 69 years … Continue reading Bobby Pickett and Boris Karloff