Rags Ragland
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Rags Ragland

Actor
Male
Born Aug 23, 1905
Hometown Louisville, Kentucky
Died Aug 20, 1946
Death Place U.S.
Other Names John Lee Morgan B...

John Lee Morgan Beauregard "Rags" Ragland was an American comedian and character actor. Ragland first made his reputation in burlesque, where he was one of the house comics for the famed Minsky burlesque shows. One of the Minsky striptease stars, Georgia Sothern, remembered him fondly in her 1971 memoir, saying she considered Ragland a close friend and the funniest comedian the Minskys had ever produced.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1905 Birth Born on August 23, 1905.

THIRTIES

1942 36 Years Old After burlesque in its classic style died, Ragland made his way to films, best known for playing good-natured oafs with a knack for fracturing the English language, in various films. He was strictly an MGM player, beginning with 1942's Panama Hattie, in which he repeated a role he played on Broadway, with Ann Sothern taking to film the lead role played by Ethel Merman. … Read More

FORTIES

1946 41 Years Old Died on August 20, 1946.
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