DANVILLE HAS BEEN HOME TO A NUMBER OF PROMINENT ENTERTAINERS
The famous stage and screen star
was born and raised in Danville. Morgan starred in the Broadway production
and later the motion picture of America's classic "Show Boat"
Currently Danville boasts the favorite sons below. Long
time cabaret singer and TV-Movie --Recording artist
considered the be the world's foremost interpreter of Cole Porter's music.
Academy award winner
spent most of his youth in Danville. See
Both Movie-TV-Stage stars
DICK VAN DYKE and
JERRY VAN DYKE are also from Danville.
Motion Picture star and dancer
O'CONNOR always called his Danville home.
Above is a photograph taken in Danville at the Julius W Hegeler III
Foundation home for a fund raiser to restore the Fischer Theater. All five
Stars were together in Danville for the first time.
MORRIS ANKRUM, born in Danville August 27, 1896, died Sept. 2, 1964,
instantly recognizable character actor in Hollywood (Sic Fics) and TV. His
bio can be found by clicking his name above, Also see pics from his films
Currently Danville has a number of rising Stars in Sports,
TV, Dance, Theater, and Art. Danville Also is the home of