DCS: emmaline henry

Emmaline Henry began her career as a singer on local Philadelphia radio before heading to Hollywood in the 1950s. She got work in the chorus of several musicals. Producers, though, began to notice that her skills at comedy outshined her singing abilities. She was featured in the touring company of the Phil Silvers musical comedy …

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DCS: john candy

Following a few small, uncredited film roles, John Candy came into prominence with his comic talents in Canada’s SCTV, a skit-based version of the respected Second City comedy group. Portraying such memorable (and hysterical) characters as horror host “Dr. Tongue,” sleazy “Johnny LaRue,” folksy fishin’ musician “Gil Fisher” and talk-show sidekick “William B. Williams,” John was …

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DCS: greg guidry

Greg Guidry liked to sing gospel and play piano. As a teenager, he formed a band with future Doobie Brothers keyboardist/vocalist Michael McDonald. In 1977, with his friend and collaborator Rich Lang, Greg drove from his native St. Louis to New York City to pursue a career in the music industry. The pair wrote and …

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