Full Name: James Cagney
Why Famous: Best remembered for playing a wide variety of tough guys.
- 1922-09-28 Stage and film actor James Cagney (23) weds dancer Frances Vernon
- 1942-05-29 "Yankee Doodle Dandy", directed by Michael Curtiz, starring James Cagney and Joan Lesley, premieres in NYC (Academy Awards Best Actor 1943)
- 1943-03-04 15th Academy Awards: "Mrs. Miniver", James Cagney & Greer Garson win