Charles Coburn

(1877-1961) Readers of a certain age will readily recognize Charles Coburn from his career in the movies. From 1933 until his death in 1961 he appeared in ninety-three films and television shows; he became such a celebrity that he made personal guest appearances in eleven additional programs as himself. Along the way he picked up an Academy Award (Best Supporting Actor, The More the Merrier, 1943) as well as several nominations for his film roles. He was born in Macon andRead more

Ivah Wills Coburn

(1882-1937) Ivah Wills was co-founder in 1905 of the Coburn Shakespearean Players with Charles Coburn, whom she married the following year in 1905. They performed together, primarily in the plays of Shakespeare, for many years until her death in 1937 due to heart disease.Read more