Actor Lau Tak Wah holds his trophy during the awarding ceremony of the 48th Golden Horse Awards in Hsin-chu, southeast China's Taiwan, Nov. 26, 2011. Lau won the 48th Golden Horse Awards for Best Actor In A Leading Role in the film A Simple Life. [Xinhua]
Dale Robertson | Actor - westerns | He entered World War II service as a private in the Horse Cavalry at Fort Riley, Kansas in September, 1942. He was then stationed at Fort Knox and finally at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. After stateside training he served as a tank commander in the 777th Tank Battalion in the North African campaign. He rose to 1st Lieutenant with the 332nd Combat Engineers, attached to Patton's Third Army. He was wounded twice while serving.
Gig Young, (11/4/13-10/19/78) played supporting actor roles over a 38yr. span career. Upon receiving Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in "They Shoot Horses, Don't They" in 1969. His dream died of ever becoming a leading man. He sunk into alcoholism and 3 weeks after marrying 5th wife at age 64, Kim Schmidt, 34, the couple were found dead in there Manhatten Apt., he committed a Murder- Suicide. No clear motive was ever known.
Ray Milland (3 January 1907 – 10 March 1986) was a Welsh actor and director. His screen career ran from 1929 to 1985, and he is best remembered for his Academy Award–winning portrayal of an alcoholic writer in The Lost Weekend (1945), a sophisticated leading man opposite a corrupt John Wayne in Reap the Wild Wind (1942), the murder-plotting husband in Dial M for Murder (1954), and as Oliver Barrett III in Love Story (1970).