CHARLES FARRELL was born today (d: 1990); Farrell was an American film actor of the 1920s silent era and into the 1930s, and later a television actor. Farrell is probably best recalled for his onscreen romances with gay actress Janet Gaynor in more than a dozen films, including 7th HeavenStreet Angel, and Lucky Star.

Later in life he starred on TV in the 1950s sitcoms My Little Margie and playing himself in The Charles Farrell Show. He was active in business and civic affairs in Palm Springs, California, serving for a time as mayor.